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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 56 77 83
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 233 177 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.22% 3.28% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.82% 11.78% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 155 126 115
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
1572 1502 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.46% 27.83% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1058 1186
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -13 79 £47,500 +5.55% 18
Bracknell +10 41 £50,000 +27.38%
Maidenhead - 29 £55,000 - 2
Newbury +18 27 £32,500 +12.06%
Slough +17 22 £40,500 -4.70%
Thatcham -4 3 £31,250 +25.00%
Windsor -14 1 £45,000 +5.88%
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 322 (65.71%) Windows
2 265 (54.08%) Active Directory
3 215 (43.88%) DHCP
4 199 (40.61%) Microsoft
5 192 (39.18%) SQL
6 177 (36.12%) TCP/IP
7 171 (34.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 167 (34.08%) VMware
9 161 (32.86%) Firewall
10 129 (26.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 125 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 122 (24.90%) Cisco
13 109 (22.24%) Citrix
13 109 (22.24%) Security Cleared
14 106 (21.63%) IIS
15 103 (21.02%) MS Exchange
16 97 (19.80%) Linux
16 97 (19.80%) VPN
17 90 (18.37%) SharePoint
17 90 (18.37%) SC Cleared
18 87 (17.76%) PowerShell
18 87 (17.76%) Cisco Certification
19 81 (16.53%) ITIL
20 79 (16.12%) SCCM
21 77 (15.71%) Network Security
21 77 (15.71%) DV Cleared
22 71 (14.49%) Windows XP
22 71 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
23 70 (14.29%) Telecoms
23 70 (14.29%) Finance

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 106 (21.63%) IIS
2 103 (21.02%) MS Exchange
3 90 (18.37%) SharePoint
4 57 (11.63%) Apache
5 43 (8.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 39 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2003
7 27 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (5.10%) Lync
9 23 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (4.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 19 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2007
12 8 (1.63%) Live Communications Server
13 6 (1.22%) WebSphere
14 5 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
14 5 (1.02%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.82%) IBM HTTP Server
15 4 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.61%) JBoss
17 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
17 2 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 60 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 46 (9.39%) MS Office
3 13 (2.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.84%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (0.41%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (1.84%) Office 365
3 6 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.22%) SaaS
3 6 (1.22%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 215 (43.88%) DHCP
2 177 (36.12%) TCP/IP
3 161 (32.86%) Firewall
4 97 (19.80%) VPN
5 77 (15.71%) Network Security
6 67 (13.67%) WAN
7 65 (13.27%) SSL
8 64 (13.06%) BGP
9 63 (12.86%) SAN
10 57 (11.63%) OSPF
11 55 (11.22%) Internet
12 54 (11.02%) LAN
13 41 (8.37%) EIGRP
14 37 (7.55%) MPLS
15 32 (6.53%) IPsec
16 30 (6.12%) VLAN
17 28 (5.71%) VoIP
18 27 (5.51%) HTTP
19 26 (5.31%) Wireshark
20 23 (4.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 45 (9.18%) EDRMS
3 42 (8.57%) IDOL
4 12 (2.45%) MySQL
5 11 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.24%) Relational Database
6 10 (2.04%) MS Access
7 9 (1.84%) DB2
7 9 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 9 (1.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (1.02%) Selenium
3 4 (0.82%) Subversion
4 3 (0.61%) MSTest
4 3 (0.61%) JIRA
4 3 (0.61%) Bugzilla
4 3 (0.61%) WinRunner
4 3 (0.61%) TestDirector
4 3 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (0.61%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.41%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.41%) MSI
5 2 (0.41%) NUnit
5 2 (0.41%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.41%) Moq
5 2 (0.41%) Maven
5 2 (0.41%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.41%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.20%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.20%) Introscope
General
1 70 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 70 (14.29%) Finance
2 50 (10.20%) Retail
3 12 (2.45%) Legal
4 10 (2.04%) Back Office
5 9 (1.84%) Marketing
6 6 (1.22%) Banking
7 4 (0.82%) French Language
7 4 (0.82%) Automotive
7 4 (0.82%) Billing
8 3 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 116 (23.67%) Support Engineer
2 45 (9.18%) Security Engineer
3 44 (8.98%) Network Engineer
4 43 (8.78%) 3rd Line Support
5 42 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 38 (7.76%) Technical Support
7 37 (7.55%) Analyst
8 36 (7.35%) Administrator
9 29 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 28 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
11 25 (5.10%) Network Security Engineer
12 24 (4.90%) Consultant
13 21 (4.29%) Support Analyst
14 19 (3.88%) Technical Specialist
15 18 (3.67%) Technical Engineer
16 16 (3.27%) Technical Support Engineer
16 16 (3.27%) Help Desk Support
17 15 (3.06%) Server Engineer
18 14 (2.86%) Support Technician
18 14 (2.86%) Help Desk Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.86%) .NET
2 10 (2.04%) HTML
3 9 (1.84%) Software Packaging
4 7 (1.43%) SOAP
5 5 (1.02%) Web Services
5 5 (1.02%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.02%) Ajax
6 3 (0.61%) XML
6 3 (0.61%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.41%) RESTful
7 2 (0.41%) XSLT
7 2 (0.41%) jBPM
7 2 (0.41%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.41%) JDBC
7 2 (0.41%) Servlets
8 1 (0.20%) jQuery
8 1 (0.20%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.20%) Middleware
8 1 (0.20%) LAMP
8 1 (0.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 44 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (8.57%) Statistics
3 21 (4.29%) Clustering
4 18 (3.67%) Management Information System
5 17 (3.47%) Open Source
6 13 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.24%) Client/Server
8 9 (1.84%) Thin Client
8 9 (1.84%) CLARiiON
8 9 (1.84%) Fat Client
8 9 (1.84%) Celerra
9 5 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.02%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.02%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.02%) User Experience
10 4 (0.82%) Replication
10 4 (0.82%) iPhone
11 3 (0.61%) PKI
11 3 (0.61%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 322 (65.71%) Windows
2 171 (34.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 129 (26.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 97 (19.80%) Linux
5 71 (14.49%) Windows XP
5 71 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (9.39%) UNIX
7 40 (8.16%) Windows 7
8 24 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (4.49%) Windows 2000
10 16 (3.27%) Solaris
11 14 (2.86%) Windows 8
12 12 (2.45%) Debian
13 9 (1.84%) SUSE
14 8 (1.63%) HPUX
14 8 (1.63%) CentOS
15 7 (1.43%) AIX
15 7 (1.43%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.02%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (16.53%) ITIL
2 54 (11.02%) Incident Management
3 51 (10.41%) Problem Management
4 48 (9.80%) Change Management
5 43 (8.78%) Mentoring
6 36 (7.35%) Coaching
7 34 (6.94%) Time Management
8 30 (6.12%) Project Management
9 27 (5.51%) OpenUP
10 24 (4.90%) Software Distribution
10 24 (4.90%) Kalman Filter
11 22 (4.49%) Load Balancing
11 22 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (4.49%) Migration
11 22 (4.49%) Data Management
12 18 (3.67%) Network Design
12 18 (3.67%) Information Security
12 18 (3.67%) Root Cause Analysis
13 16 (3.27%) Server Monitoring
14 15 (3.06%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 192 (39.18%) SQL
2 87 (17.76%) PowerShell
3 19 (3.88%) Java
4 18 (3.67%) Perl
5 15 (3.06%) PHP
5 15 (3.06%) VBScript
6 13 (2.65%) C#
6 13 (2.65%) Bash Shell
7 9 (1.84%) C++
8 8 (1.63%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.63%) C
9 7 (1.43%) VB
9 7 (1.43%) Shell Script
10 6 (1.22%) Python
11 5 (1.02%) Tcl
12 3 (0.61%) AWK
13 2 (0.41%) Google Apps Script
14 1 (0.20%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.20%) Jython
14 1 (0.20%) Korn
Qualifications
1 109 (22.24%) Security Cleared
2 90 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 87 (17.76%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (15.71%) DV Cleared
5 51 (10.41%) CCNA
6 50 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 49 (10.00%) MCSE
8 48 (9.80%) CCNP
9 44 (8.98%) Degree
10 21 (4.29%) MCSA
11 18 (3.67%) CISSP
12 14 (2.86%) MCITP
13 12 (2.45%) CCA
13 12 (2.45%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (1.84%) GIAC
14 9 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.84%) CEH
15 8 (1.63%) HND
16 7 (1.43%) CCSP
16 7 (1.43%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (9.59%) SLA
2 21 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (4.08%) PCI DSS
4 19 (3.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.02%) COBIT
System Software
1 265 (54.08%) Active Directory
2 125 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (14.29%) ISA Server
4 53 (10.82%) Hyper-V
5 34 (6.94%) vSphere
6 28 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
7 22 (4.49%) VMware ESX
8 21 (4.29%) XenApp
9 19 (3.88%) XenDesktop
10 15 (3.06%) Terminal Services
11 12 (2.45%) XenServer
11 12 (2.45%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (1.63%) Samba
13 6 (1.22%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (1.22%) NFS
14 5 (1.02%) Firmware
15 3 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 3 (0.61%) vCloud
16 2 (0.41%) pfSense
16 2 (0.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 79 (16.12%) SCCM
2 69 (14.08%) NetBackup
3 39 (7.96%) SCOM
4 25 (5.10%) WSUS
5 19 (3.88%) ARCserve
6 13 (2.65%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 13 (2.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 12 (2.45%) EdgeSight
8 10 (2.04%) Legato
9 9 (1.84%) Netcool
10 8 (1.63%) Backup Exec
10 8 (1.63%) Unicenter
11 7 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (1.02%) Puppet
13 4 (0.82%) HP SIM
13 4 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
13 4 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
14 3 (0.61%) Plesk
14 3 (0.61%) cPanel
15 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 199 (40.61%) Microsoft
2 167 (34.08%) VMware
3 122 (24.90%) Cisco
4 109 (22.24%) Citrix
5 67 (13.67%) Veritas
6 64 (13.06%) HP
7 53 (10.82%) Meridio
8 51 (10.41%) Juniper
9 47 (9.59%) Oracle
10 45 (9.18%) Fujitsu
11 44 (8.98%) F5
11 44 (8.98%) EMC
12 42 (8.57%) Red Hat
13 24 (4.90%) IBM
14 23 (4.69%) Symantec
15 16 (3.27%) McAfee
16 15 (3.06%) CheckPoint
17 14 (2.86%) Splunk
18 13 (2.65%) Brocade
18 13 (2.65%) NetApp
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £0000 - £9999 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Gym, Pension,Days Out
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: £35,000 - £42,000pa Depending On Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bell Integration
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidenhead
iKonnect
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, or Linlithgow, Scotland
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading, or Linlithgow, Scotland
Oracle
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Reading
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago