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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 57 51 82
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +31
Permanent jobs citing DNS 221 288 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.28% 4.85% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.03% 16.28% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 166 180 122
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
1298 1769 1537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.12% 29.80% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 922 974 1114
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +22 115 £45,000 - 5
Maidenhead +26 26 £50,000 -13.04%
Newbury +1 21 £37,500 +8.69% 1
Slough -31 11 £39,750 -8.62%
Windsor +20 4 £32,500 +30.00%
Bracknell -32 4 £42,000 +24.44%
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 222 (54.81%) TCP/IP
2 206 (50.86%) Windows
3 174 (42.96%) DHCP
4 162 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 157 (38.77%) VMware
6 134 (33.09%) Cisco
6 134 (33.09%) Microsoft
7 133 (32.84%) Linux
8 119 (29.38%) Firewall
9 101 (24.94%) VPN
10 97 (23.95%) Degree
11 95 (23.46%) LAN
12 89 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 88 (21.73%) Perl
14 87 (21.48%) Cisco Certification
15 80 (19.75%) SMTP
16 72 (17.78%) ITIL
17 68 (16.79%) SSL
17 68 (16.79%) Data Centre
18 67 (16.54%) WAN
19 66 (16.30%) MS Excel
20 64 (15.80%) VoIP
20 64 (15.80%) HTTP
20 64 (15.80%) Windows Server 2008
21 63 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
22 61 (15.06%) SQL
23 60 (14.81%) Telecoms
24 58 (14.32%) Security Cleared
25 57 (14.07%) HP
26 56 (13.83%) Internet

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 53 (13.09%) MS Exchange
2 50 (12.35%) Apache
3 48 (11.85%) SharePoint
4 30 (7.41%) IIS
5 29 (7.16%) Tomcat
6 28 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 25 (6.17%) JBoss
8 24 (5.93%) WebLogic
9 23 (5.68%) OpenStack
10 22 (5.43%) nginx
11 13 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (2.22%) Lync
15 7 (1.73%) CMS
15 7 (1.73%) Drupal
16 6 (1.48%) Alfresco
16 6 (1.48%) WordPress
16 6 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 66 (16.30%) MS Excel
2 28 (6.91%) MS Office
3 9 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 30 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
3 15 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.72%) Office 365
5 8 (1.98%) IaaS
6 6 (1.48%) SaaS
6 6 (1.48%) PaaS
7 5 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.25%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 222 (54.81%) TCP/IP
2 174 (42.96%) DHCP
3 119 (29.38%) Firewall
4 101 (24.94%) VPN
5 95 (23.46%) LAN
6 80 (19.75%) SMTP
7 68 (16.79%) SSL
8 67 (16.54%) WAN
9 64 (15.80%) VoIP
9 64 (15.80%) HTTP
10 56 (13.83%) Internet
10 56 (13.83%) OSPF
11 54 (13.33%) BGP
12 46 (11.36%) MPLS
13 44 (10.86%) LDAP
14 42 (10.37%) SAN
15 35 (8.64%) Cisco ASA
16 34 (8.40%) IPsec
16 34 (8.40%) VLAN
17 32 (7.90%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.85%) MySQL
2 40 (9.88%) SQL Server
3 23 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.70%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.72%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (1.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 6 (1.48%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.74%) EDRMS
9 3 (0.74%) OLTP
9 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (0.99%) Subversion
2 3 (0.74%) Maven
2 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.49%) NUnit
3 2 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.49%) Moq
3 2 (0.49%) Selenium
4 1 (0.25%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 28 (6.91%) Finance
3 17 (4.20%) Back Office
4 13 (3.21%) Front Office
5 11 (2.72%) Retail
6 10 (2.47%) Billing
7 9 (2.22%) Legal
8 6 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.48%) Banking
9 4 (0.99%) French Language
9 4 (0.99%) German Language
9 4 (0.99%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.99%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.74%) Marketing
10 3 (0.74%) Advertising
11 2 (0.49%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 89 (21.98%) Support Engineer
2 61 (15.06%) Administrator
3 59 (14.57%) Systems Administrator
4 49 (12.10%) Network Engineer
5 33 (8.15%) Architect
6 28 (6.91%) Applications Support
7 27 (6.67%) Analyst
8 22 (5.43%) Technical Support
8 22 (5.43%) Security Engineer
9 21 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 19 (4.69%) Network Administrator
10 19 (4.69%) Technical Engineer
10 19 (4.69%) Applications Support Engineer
10 19 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (4.69%) Linux Engineer
11 18 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
11 18 (4.44%) Support Analyst
11 18 (4.44%) Technical Support Engineer
12 16 (3.95%) Senior Support Engineer
13 13 (3.21%) Active Directory Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.90%) Web Services
2 21 (5.19%) 802.1X
3 19 (4.69%) CSS
4 17 (4.20%) MCollective
5 7 (1.73%) Software Packaging
6 6 (1.48%) WAP
6 6 (1.48%) Memcached
6 6 (1.48%) Esper
7 5 (1.23%) ZeroMQ
7 5 (1.23%) HTML
7 5 (1.23%) .NET
7 5 (1.23%) SOAP
8 4 (0.99%) Ajax
9 3 (0.74%) jBPM
9 3 (0.74%) Hibernate
9 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.74%) JDBC
9 3 (0.74%) Servlets
9 3 (0.74%) XSLT
10 2 (0.49%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 68 (16.79%) Data Centre
2 63 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (9.88%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.44%) Clustering
5 16 (3.95%) Statistics
6 15 (3.70%) Client/Server
7 13 (3.21%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.98%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.98%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.73%) Replication
10 3 (0.74%) CMDB
10 3 (0.74%) FMCG
10 3 (0.74%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.49%) BYOD
11 2 (0.49%) EqualLogic
11 2 (0.49%) iPad
11 2 (0.49%) Symmetrix
11 2 (0.49%) PKI
11 2 (0.49%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 206 (50.86%) Windows
2 133 (32.84%) Linux
3 64 (15.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (13.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 53 (13.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (10.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 35 (8.64%) UNIX
7 32 (7.90%) Windows 7
8 25 (6.17%) Windows XP
9 23 (5.68%) Solaris
10 15 (3.70%) CentOS
10 15 (3.70%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.22%) Ubuntu
12 7 (1.73%) SUSE
13 4 (0.99%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.74%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.74%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.49%) Android
15 2 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (17.78%) ITIL
2 50 (12.35%) Configuration Management
3 42 (10.37%) Project Management
4 39 (9.63%) Load Balancing
5 38 (9.38%) Mentoring
6 28 (6.91%) Network Management
7 23 (5.68%) Migration
7 23 (5.68%) Network Design
8 22 (5.43%) Problem Management
9 21 (5.19%) Validation
9 21 (5.19%) Incident Management
10 20 (4.94%) Capacity Management
11 18 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
12 15 (3.70%) Identity Management
13 14 (3.46%) Information Security
14 12 (2.96%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (2.96%) Network Architecture
15 11 (2.72%) Time Management
15 11 (2.72%) Project Planning
15 11 (2.72%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 88 (21.73%) Perl
2 61 (15.06%) SQL
3 49 (12.10%) Python
4 38 (9.38%) PowerShell
5 22 (5.43%) Java
6 20 (4.94%) Bash Shell
7 16 (3.95%) VBScript
8 13 (3.21%) PHP
9 6 (1.48%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.74%) C#
10 3 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.74%) VB
10 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.49%) C
11 2 (0.49%) Ruby
11 2 (0.49%) C++
12 1 (0.25%) AWK
12 1 (0.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 97 (23.95%) Degree
2 87 (21.48%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (14.32%) Security Cleared
4 53 (13.09%) CCNA
5 45 (11.11%) CCNP
6 43 (10.62%) SC Cleared
7 41 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (5.19%) MCSE
9 20 (4.94%) Check Point Certification
9 20 (4.94%) DV Cleared
10 16 (3.95%) MCSA
11 15 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (3.21%) CISSP
14 12 (2.96%) MCITP
15 10 (2.47%) A+ Certification
16 8 (1.98%) MCP
16 8 (1.98%) CCA
16 8 (1.98%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (1.98%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.65%) SLA
2 7 (1.73%) COBIT
3 6 (1.48%) QA
4 5 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 162 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 89 (21.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 33 (8.15%) vSphere
5 22 (5.43%) qmail
5 22 (5.43%) Squid
6 19 (4.69%) VMware ESX
7 18 (4.44%) Firmware
7 18 (4.44%) Terminal Services
8 15 (3.70%) vCloud
9 14 (3.46%) Xen
10 10 (2.47%) XenApp
10 10 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (1.98%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.98%) ProxySG
12 7 (1.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (1.73%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.23%) ISA Server
13 5 (1.23%) XenServer
13 5 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 49 (12.10%) Nagios
2 38 (9.38%) SCOM
3 37 (9.14%) Puppet
4 32 (7.90%) SCCM
5 30 (7.41%) ZABBIX
6 29 (7.16%) WSUS
7 26 (6.42%) logstash
8 24 (5.93%) Graphite
9 23 (5.68%) collectd
9 23 (5.68%) Cacti
9 23 (5.68%) Ganglia
10 17 (4.20%) FortiGate
11 16 (3.95%) HP SIM
11 16 (3.95%) EMC NetWorker
12 13 (3.21%) Backup Exec
13 11 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
14 8 (1.98%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 7 (1.73%) cPanel
16 6 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 6 (1.48%) Salt
Vendors
1 157 (38.77%) VMware
2 134 (33.09%) Cisco
2 134 (33.09%) Microsoft
3 57 (14.07%) HP
4 48 (11.85%) CheckPoint
5 46 (11.36%) Red Hat
6 44 (10.86%) Juniper
7 38 (9.38%) F5
8 34 (8.40%) Citrix
9 33 (8.15%) Oracle
10 26 (6.42%) Splunk
11 24 (5.93%) Sun
12 19 (4.69%) Meraki
12 19 (4.69%) SolarWinds
13 17 (4.20%) Huawei
13 17 (4.20%) ArcSight
13 17 (4.20%) Dell
14 16 (3.95%) Lumension
15 14 (3.46%) Apple
16 13 (3.21%) Veritas
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