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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 72 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Permanent jobs citing DNS 178 292 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.54% 5.31% 4.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.32% 18.42% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 106 205 192
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% -5.33%
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
1336 1585 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.57% 28.84% 31.37%
Number of salaries quoted 834 1038 1247
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,700 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -24 100 £47,500 +26.66% 26
Maidenhead +8 18 £63,750 +27.50% 1
Bracknell -8 17 £50,000 +14.94%
Newbury +5 11 £42,500 +21.42%
Slough -13 7 £45,000 -3.22% 3
Windsor -13 2 £43,750 +84.21%
Wokingham - 2 - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 257 (62.38%) Windows
2 196 (47.57%) Active Directory
3 194 (47.09%) DHCP
4 188 (45.63%) TCP/IP
5 167 (40.53%) Microsoft
6 136 (33.01%) Firewall
7 120 (29.13%) Cisco
8 118 (28.64%) VMware
9 105 (25.49%) SQL
10 100 (24.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 100 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 99 (24.03%) Linux
12 91 (22.09%) VPN
13 89 (21.60%) Cisco Certification
14 88 (21.36%) MS Exchange
15 83 (20.15%) HP
15 83 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
16 76 (18.45%) SharePoint
17 74 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
18 72 (17.48%) PowerShell
19 70 (16.99%) Security Cleared
20 65 (15.78%) Telecoms
21 64 (15.53%) Data Centre
22 63 (15.29%) LAN
23 62 (15.05%) WAN
23 62 (15.05%) SAN
23 62 (15.05%) MS Excel
24 60 (14.56%) ITIL
25 59 (14.32%) SC Cleared
26 56 (13.59%) SQL Server

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 88 (21.36%) MS Exchange
2 76 (18.45%) SharePoint
3 55 (13.35%) IIS
4 34 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (7.52%) Apache
6 26 (6.31%) Lync
7 22 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (3.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (2.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 9 (2.18%) CMS
11 9 (2.18%) JBoss
11 9 (2.18%) IBM Notes
12 8 (1.94%) Tomcat
12 8 (1.94%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (1.94%) WordPress
13 7 (1.70%) Drupal
13 7 (1.70%) Alfresco
13 7 (1.70%) OpenStack
Applications
1 62 (15.05%) MS Excel
2 37 (8.98%) MS Office
3 13 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (0.49%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.40%) Office 365
3 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.46%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.49%) PaaS
5 2 (0.49%) IaaS
5 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.24%) Nimbula
6 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 194 (47.09%) DHCP
2 188 (45.63%) TCP/IP
3 136 (33.01%) Firewall
4 91 (22.09%) VPN
5 63 (15.29%) LAN
6 62 (15.05%) WAN
6 62 (15.05%) SAN
7 52 (12.62%) SSL
8 51 (12.38%) OSPF
9 50 (12.14%) BGP
9 50 (12.14%) Internet
10 45 (10.92%) Network Security
11 44 (10.68%) MPLS
12 41 (9.95%) VLAN
13 37 (8.98%) VoIP
14 36 (8.74%) SMTP
15 33 (8.01%) SNMP
16 30 (7.28%) IPsec
16 30 (7.28%) EIGRP
17 28 (6.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (13.59%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.10%) MySQL
3 20 (4.85%) Oracle Database
4 15 (3.64%) EDRMS
5 12 (2.91%) Oracle Database 10g
5 12 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 11 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 11 (2.67%) IDOL
7 10 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.94%) DB2
10 7 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (1.46%) MS Access
12 4 (0.97%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (1.46%) Subversion
2 3 (0.73%) Maven
2 3 (0.73%) Selenium
2 3 (0.73%) Eclipse
2 3 (0.73%) NUnit
2 3 (0.73%) Moq
3 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.24%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.24%) TestComplete
3 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
General
1 65 (15.78%) Telecoms
2 54 (13.11%) Finance
3 31 (7.52%) Retail
4 20 (4.85%) Back Office
5 16 (3.88%) Legal
6 14 (3.40%) Billing
7 9 (2.18%) Banking
8 8 (1.94%) Marketing
9 5 (1.21%) Front Office
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%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.73%) Advertising
12 2 (0.49%) Games
12 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 95 (23.06%) Support Engineer
2 42 (10.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (9.47%) Network Engineer
4 31 (7.52%) Technical Support
4 31 (7.52%) Analyst
5 27 (6.55%) Consultant
5 27 (6.55%) Administrator
6 25 (6.07%) Architect
7 23 (5.58%) Security Engineer
8 20 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
9 19 (4.61%) Technical Specialist
9 19 (4.61%) Support Analyst
10 18 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (4.13%) Active Directory Specialist
12 16 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 16 (3.88%) Technical Engineer
12 16 (3.88%) Technical Support Engineer
13 15 (3.64%) 2nd Line Support
13 15 (3.64%) Linux Engineer
14 12 (2.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.91%) .NET
2 11 (2.67%) Web Services
3 10 (2.43%) Software Packaging
4 9 (2.18%) Ajax
4 9 (2.18%) CSS
4 9 (2.18%) SOAP
5 8 (1.94%) HTML
5 8 (1.94%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.46%) XML
7 4 (0.97%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.73%) Hibernate
8 3 (0.73%) jBPM
8 3 (0.73%) XSLT
8 3 (0.73%) JDBC
8 3 (0.73%) Servlets
8 3 (0.73%) MCollective
9 2 (0.49%) Esper
9 2 (0.49%) CSS3
9 2 (0.49%) jQuery
9 2 (0.49%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.53%) Data Centre
2 45 (10.92%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.10%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.85%) Statistics
5 18 (4.37%) Clustering
6 16 (3.88%) Client/Server
7 11 (2.67%) N-Tier
7 11 (2.67%) Computer Science
8 7 (1.70%) Replication
9 6 (1.46%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.46%) Celerra
9 6 (1.46%) User Experience
10 5 (1.21%) Mobile App
10 5 (1.21%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.97%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.97%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.73%) CMDB
12 3 (0.73%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.49%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 257 (62.38%) Windows
2 100 (24.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 100 (24.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 99 (24.03%) Linux
4 74 (17.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (13.11%) Windows XP
6 38 (9.22%) UNIX
7 31 (7.52%) Windows 7
8 26 (6.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (3.88%) Solaris
10 14 (3.40%) Windows 2000
11 13 (3.16%) CentOS
12 11 (2.67%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.43%) Ubuntu
13 10 (2.43%) SUSE
14 9 (2.18%) Debian
15 8 (1.94%) HPUX
16 6 (1.46%) AIX
16 6 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (1.21%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (14.56%) ITIL
2 39 (9.47%) Migration
3 37 (8.98%) Load Balancing
4 36 (8.74%) Project Management
5 28 (6.80%) Incident Management
6 23 (5.58%) Network Design
7 22 (5.34%) Time Management
8 21 (5.10%) Problem Management
8 21 (5.10%) Project Planning
9 19 (4.61%) Performance Monitoring
10 18 (4.37%) Change Management
11 17 (4.13%) Mentoring
12 16 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (3.88%) Data Management
13 15 (3.64%) Root Cause Analysis
13 15 (3.64%) Coaching
14 14 (3.40%) Open Source
14 14 (3.40%) Logistics
15 12 (2.91%) Validation
15 12 (2.91%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (25.49%) SQL
2 72 (17.48%) PowerShell
3 33 (8.01%) Perl
4 23 (5.58%) VBScript
5 16 (3.88%) Python
6 15 (3.64%) Java
7 11 (2.67%) PHP
8 9 (2.18%) C#
9 6 (1.46%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.46%) VB
10 5 (1.21%) C++
11 4 (0.97%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.49%) Google Apps Script
12 2 (0.49%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.49%) C
13 1 (0.24%) Ruby
13 1 (0.24%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 89 (21.60%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (16.99%) Security Cleared
3 59 (14.32%) SC Cleared
4 47 (11.41%) CCNP
5 46 (11.17%) CCNA
6 45 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 43 (10.44%) DV Cleared
8 41 (9.95%) MCSE
9 40 (9.71%) Degree
10 21 (5.10%) CISSP
11 16 (3.88%) MCSA
12 14 (3.40%) MCITP
13 13 (3.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 13 (3.16%) JNCIS
13 13 (3.16%) CCDP
13 13 (3.16%) CCA
13 13 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (2.91%) CCSP
15 11 (2.67%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (2.43%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.92%) SLA
2 13 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (2.67%) COBIT
4 10 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 196 (47.57%) Active Directory
2 83 (20.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (11.65%) Hyper-V
4 36 (8.74%) vSphere
5 22 (5.34%) Terminal Services
6 19 (4.61%) ISA Server
7 18 (4.37%) VMware ESX
7 18 (4.37%) XenDesktop
8 16 (3.88%) XenApp
9 15 (3.64%) vCloud
10 12 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (2.43%) XenServer
11 10 (2.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 8 (1.94%) Samba
13 6 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (1.21%) NFS
14 5 (1.21%) ProxySG
14 5 (1.21%) qmail
14 5 (1.21%) Squid
15 3 (0.73%) Xen
Systems Management
1 55 (13.35%) SCOM
2 49 (11.89%) SCCM
3 37 (8.98%) WSUS
4 21 (5.10%) NetBackup
5 17 (4.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 17 (4.13%) EMC NetWorker
5 17 (4.13%) HP SIM
6 13 (3.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 12 (2.91%) EdgeSight
8 11 (2.67%) Puppet
8 11 (2.67%) Backup Exec
9 10 (2.43%) cPanel
10 9 (2.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 9 (2.18%) Nagios
10 9 (2.18%) FortiGate
10 9 (2.18%) Plesk
11 7 (1.70%) ZABBIX
12 6 (1.46%) ARCserve
12 6 (1.46%) Legato
12 6 (1.46%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 167 (40.53%) Microsoft
2 120 (29.13%) Cisco
3 118 (28.64%) VMware
4 83 (20.15%) HP
5 53 (12.86%) Citrix
6 51 (12.38%) Oracle
7 40 (9.71%) Juniper
8 39 (9.47%) Veritas
9 37 (8.98%) Red Hat
10 30 (7.28%) CheckPoint
11 25 (6.07%) EMC
12 23 (5.58%) Symantec
12 23 (5.58%) F5
13 22 (5.34%) Splunk
13 22 (5.34%) IBM
14 21 (5.10%) SolarWinds
15 19 (4.61%) Meridio
16 17 (4.13%) Fujitsu
16 17 (4.13%) ArcSight
16 17 (4.13%) Lumension
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