The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 56 45 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +30
Permanent jobs citing DNS 220 299 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.40% 5.32% 3.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.85% 17.73% 11.84%
Number of salaries quoted 154 193 140
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
DNS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1306 1686 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.11% 29.97% 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 891 950 1132
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Berkshire region.

DNS Salary Trend in Berkshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

DNS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 123 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Maidenhead +31 27 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Newbury +9 22 £39,750 +13.57% 1
Slough -28 13 £42,250 -15.50% 4
Bracknell -31 12 £46,250 +23.33%
Windsor +5 1 - - 1
Wokingham -20 1 - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 217 (52.54%) Windows
2 214 (51.82%) TCP/IP
3 185 (44.79%) DHCP
4 172 (41.65%) Active Directory
5 148 (35.84%) VMware
6 142 (34.38%) Microsoft
7 140 (33.90%) Cisco
8 127 (30.75%) Firewall
9 123 (29.78%) Linux
10 97 (23.49%) VPN
11 90 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
12 89 (21.55%) LAN
13 87 (21.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 85 (20.58%) Degree
15 76 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008
16 73 (17.68%) ITIL
16 73 (17.68%) HP
17 72 (17.43%) Perl
17 72 (17.43%) Windows Server 2003
18 70 (16.95%) Security Cleared
19 69 (16.71%) MS Excel
20 68 (16.46%) WAN
20 68 (16.46%) Data Centre
21 66 (15.98%) SQL
22 64 (15.50%) MS Exchange
23 62 (15.01%) Windows Server 2012
24 60 (14.53%) SMTP
25 59 (14.29%) SSL
25 59 (14.29%) Telecoms
26 58 (14.04%) OSPF

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 64 (15.50%) MS Exchange
2 54 (13.08%) SharePoint
3 40 (9.69%) Apache
4 37 (8.96%) IIS
5 31 (7.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (5.57%) Tomcat
7 21 (5.08%) JBoss
8 19 (4.60%) WebLogic
9 16 (3.87%) Lync
9 16 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (3.87%) nginx
10 15 (3.63%) OpenStack
11 11 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (2.18%) Drupal
12 9 (2.18%) CMS
13 8 (1.94%) Alfresco
13 8 (1.94%) WordPress
14 7 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 69 (16.71%) MS Excel
2 29 (7.02%) MS Office
3 12 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.33%) Cloud Computing
2 21 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.39%) Office 365
4 9 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (1.94%) IaaS
6 6 (1.45%) PaaS
7 3 (0.73%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.24%) Nimbula
8 1 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 214 (51.82%) TCP/IP
2 185 (44.79%) DHCP
3 127 (30.75%) Firewall
4 97 (23.49%) VPN
5 89 (21.55%) LAN
6 68 (16.46%) WAN
7 60 (14.53%) SMTP
8 59 (14.29%) SSL
9 58 (14.04%) OSPF
10 56 (13.56%) BGP
11 52 (12.59%) VoIP
12 51 (12.35%) SAN
13 48 (11.62%) HTTP
14 46 (11.14%) Internet
14 46 (11.14%) MPLS
15 39 (9.44%) Network Security
16 37 (8.96%) SNMP
17 35 (8.47%) VLAN
18 33 (7.99%) LDAP
19 31 (7.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 40 (9.69%) MySQL
3 25 (6.05%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.36%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
6 8 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.45%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.21%) EDRMS
9 4 (0.97%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database 12c
10 3 (0.73%) OLTP
11 2 (0.48%) IDOL
12 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.24%) DB2
12 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (0.97%) Subversion
2 3 (0.73%) Maven
2 3 (0.73%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.48%) NUnit
3 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.48%) Moq
3 2 (0.48%) Selenium
4 1 (0.24%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 33 (7.99%) Finance
3 19 (4.60%) Back Office
4 17 (4.12%) Retail
5 13 (3.15%) Billing
6 12 (2.91%) Legal
7 11 (2.66%) Front Office
8 7 (1.69%) Banking
9 5 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.97%) French Language
10 4 (0.97%) German Language
10 4 (0.97%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.97%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.73%) Marketing
11 3 (0.73%) Advertising
11 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.48%) Games
12 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 100 (24.21%) Support Engineer
2 56 (13.56%) Administrator
3 53 (12.83%) Network Engineer
4 49 (11.86%) Systems Administrator
5 31 (7.51%) Architect
6 27 (6.54%) Technical Support
7 26 (6.30%) Analyst
8 25 (6.05%) Applications Support
9 22 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 21 (5.08%) Security Engineer
11 20 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (4.84%) Technical Support Engineer
11 20 (4.84%) Technical Engineer
12 19 (4.60%) Support Analyst
13 16 (3.87%) Applications Support Engineer
14 15 (3.63%) Active Directory Specialist
14 15 (3.63%) Consultant
14 15 (3.63%) Senior Network Engineer
14 15 (3.63%) Network Administrator
15 14 (3.39%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.81%) Web Services
2 16 (3.87%) CSS
3 14 (3.39%) 802.1X
4 12 (2.91%) MCollective
5 10 (2.42%) Software Packaging
6 7 (1.69%) .NET
6 7 (1.69%) Ajax
7 6 (1.45%) Esper
7 6 (1.45%) Memcached
7 6 (1.45%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.21%) XML
8 5 (1.21%) SOAP
8 5 (1.21%) ZeroMQ
9 4 (0.97%) WAP
9 4 (0.97%) HTML
10 3 (0.73%) XSLT
10 3 (0.73%) JDBC
10 3 (0.73%) Servlets
10 3 (0.73%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.73%) jBPM
Miscellaneous
1 68 (16.46%) Data Centre
2 58 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (9.44%) Computer Science
4 24 (5.81%) Clustering
5 19 (4.60%) Management Information System
6 17 (4.12%) Statistics
7 12 (2.91%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.66%) N-Tier
8 11 (2.66%) Replication
9 5 (1.21%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.73%) CMDB
10 3 (0.73%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.48%) Xbox
11 2 (0.48%) User Experience
11 2 (0.48%) iPad
11 2 (0.48%) BYOD
11 2 (0.48%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.48%) Symmetrix
11 2 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 217 (52.54%) Windows
2 123 (29.78%) Linux
3 76 (18.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (17.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 62 (15.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (9.44%) UNIX
7 38 (9.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 34 (8.23%) Windows XP
9 31 (7.51%) Windows 7
10 24 (5.81%) Solaris
11 17 (4.12%) Windows 8
12 16 (3.87%) CentOS
13 11 (2.66%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.69%) SUSE
15 4 (0.97%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.97%) Windows 2000
15 4 (0.97%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.73%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.73%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (17.68%) ITIL
2 37 (8.96%) Project Management
3 36 (8.72%) Mentoring
4 35 (8.47%) Configuration Management
4 35 (8.47%) Load Balancing
5 34 (8.23%) Migration
6 25 (6.05%) Network Design
6 25 (6.05%) Network Management
7 21 (5.08%) Validation
7 21 (5.08%) Performance Monitoring
8 18 (4.36%) Incident Management
9 17 (4.12%) Problem Management
10 16 (3.87%) Project Planning
11 14 (3.39%) Time Management
11 14 (3.39%) Information Security
12 13 (3.15%) Capacity Management
13 11 (2.66%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (2.66%) Logistics
13 11 (2.66%) Identity Management
13 11 (2.66%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 72 (17.43%) Perl
2 66 (15.98%) SQL
3 49 (11.86%) PowerShell
4 39 (9.44%) Python
5 20 (4.84%) VBScript
6 18 (4.36%) Bash Shell
7 17 (4.12%) Java
8 13 (3.15%) PHP
9 6 (1.45%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.45%) C#
10 3 (0.73%) VB
10 3 (0.73%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.48%) C
11 2 (0.48%) Ruby
11 2 (0.48%) C++
11 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.48%) Google Apps Script
12 1 (0.24%) AWK
12 1 (0.24%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 90 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (20.58%) Degree
3 70 (16.95%) Security Cleared
4 51 (12.35%) SC Cleared
4 51 (12.35%) CCNA
5 48 (11.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (11.38%) CCNP
7 31 (7.51%) MCSE
8 27 (6.54%) DV Cleared
9 19 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (4.36%) MCSA
11 17 (4.12%) Check Point Certification
12 16 (3.87%) CISSP
13 15 (3.63%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (2.91%) MCITP
15 11 (2.66%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (2.66%) CCSA
16 10 (2.42%) CCA
16 10 (2.42%) Citrix Certification
17 9 (2.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.44%) SLA
2 11 (2.66%) COBIT
3 7 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.97%) QA
5 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 172 (41.65%) Active Directory
2 87 (21.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (11.38%) Hyper-V
4 38 (9.20%) vSphere
5 20 (4.84%) Terminal Services
6 19 (4.60%) VMware ESX
7 18 (4.36%) vCloud
8 16 (3.87%) qmail
8 16 (3.87%) Squid
9 15 (3.63%) Xen
10 14 (3.39%) XenApp
10 14 (3.39%) XenDesktop
11 13 (3.15%) Firmware
12 12 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (2.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 9 (2.18%) Microsoft App-V
15 8 (1.94%) ProxySG
16 7 (1.69%) ISA Server
16 7 (1.69%) XenServer
17 4 (0.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 51 (12.35%) SCOM
2 41 (9.93%) SCCM
3 35 (8.47%) Nagios
4 32 (7.75%) WSUS
5 25 (6.05%) Puppet
6 23 (5.57%) ZABBIX
7 20 (4.84%) logstash
8 19 (4.60%) HP SIM
8 19 (4.60%) EMC NetWorker
9 18 (4.36%) Cacti
9 18 (4.36%) Ganglia
9 18 (4.36%) collectd
9 18 (4.36%) Graphite
10 17 (4.12%) FortiGate
11 13 (3.15%) Veritas Storage Foundation
12 11 (2.66%) Backup Exec
12 11 (2.66%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (2.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 9 (2.18%) cPanel
14 8 (1.94%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 148 (35.84%) VMware
2 142 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 140 (33.90%) Cisco
4 73 (17.68%) HP
5 46 (11.14%) Red Hat
6 43 (10.41%) Juniper
7 42 (10.17%) Oracle
7 42 (10.17%) CheckPoint
8 40 (9.69%) Citrix
9 36 (8.72%) F5
10 29 (7.02%) Splunk
11 25 (6.05%) SolarWinds
12 23 (5.57%) Sun
13 21 (5.08%) Veritas
14 20 (4.84%) ArcSight
15 19 (4.60%) Lumension
16 17 (4.12%) Apple
17 14 (3.39%) Huawei
18 13 (3.15%) Meraki
19 12 (2.91%) Blue Coat
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Full Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £13,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: +Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Specialist Solutions UK
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
OH PARSONS PARTNERS
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 15 days ago
Slough
CPS Group
Salary: £35k - 40k per year + Excellence Benefits Package
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 20 days ago
Windsor
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive Salary and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago