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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 75 59 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Permanent jobs citing DNS 184 236 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.56% 4.26% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.55% 14.52% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 155 156 140
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £29,000 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
1358 1625 1534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.28% 29.30% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 1063 1102
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £65,000
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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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 +6 91 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Maidenhead +4 20 £60,000 +87.50% 3
Slough -11 17 £46,250 +14.19% 3
Bracknell -23 12 £41,750 -7.22%
Newbury -1 7 £44,250 +36.15%
Wokingham - 4 £34,000 - 2
Ascot - 1 £29,000 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 225 (55.69%) Active Directory
2 214 (52.97%) Windows
3 182 (45.05%) VMware
4 154 (38.12%) TCP/IP
5 153 (37.87%) Microsoft
6 145 (35.89%) DHCP
7 136 (33.66%) Linux
8 132 (32.67%) Cisco
9 131 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 129 (31.93%) Windows Server
11 122 (30.20%) Firewall
12 98 (24.26%) Degree
13 86 (21.29%) HTTP
14 84 (20.79%) ITIL
15 83 (20.54%) SMTP
16 79 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
16 79 (19.55%) Hyper-V
17 76 (18.81%) VPN
18 73 (18.07%) MS Exchange
19 72 (17.82%) Data Centre
20 71 (17.57%) LAN
21 68 (16.83%) Cisco Certification
22 66 (16.34%) SQL
23 62 (15.35%) Microsoft Azure
24 61 (15.10%) Windows Server 2012
25 58 (14.36%) Perl
26 57 (14.11%) SSL
26 57 (14.11%) Internet
27 55 (13.61%) WAN
28 54 (13.37%) MS Excel

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 73 (18.07%) MS Exchange
2 48 (11.88%) Apache
3 44 (10.89%) OpenStack
4 33 (8.17%) IIS
5 31 (7.67%) SharePoint
6 29 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 27 (6.68%) JBoss
7 27 (6.68%) nginx
8 21 (5.20%) Tomcat
9 19 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (3.71%) Skype for Business
10 15 (3.71%) WebLogic
11 12 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (2.48%) IBM Domino
13 8 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (1.49%) Office Communications Server
15 5 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
15 5 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
16 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
16 3 (0.74%) WordPress
Applications
1 54 (13.37%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 62 (15.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
3 41 (10.15%) SaaS
4 17 (4.21%) SoftLayer
5 15 (3.71%) IaaS
6 14 (3.47%) Office 365
7 9 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.73%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 154 (38.12%) TCP/IP
2 145 (35.89%) DHCP
3 122 (30.20%) Firewall
4 86 (21.29%) HTTP
5 83 (20.54%) SMTP
6 76 (18.81%) VPN
7 71 (17.57%) LAN
8 57 (14.11%) Internet
8 57 (14.11%) SSL
9 55 (13.61%) WAN
10 49 (12.13%) SAN
11 35 (8.66%) LDAP
12 34 (8.42%) BGP
13 31 (7.67%) VoIP
14 28 (6.93%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (6.93%) VLAN
15 27 (6.68%) MPLS
16 26 (6.44%) IPsec
17 24 (5.94%) Wireless
18 22 (5.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.14%) MySQL
2 43 (10.64%) SQL Server
3 25 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (5.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (2.97%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 7 (1.73%) Power BI
8 7 (1.73%) PowerPivot
8 7 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
8 7 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.49%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.24%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 14 (3.47%) Jenkins
2 12 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.50%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.50%) JIRA
3 2 (0.50%) Subversion
3 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (9.41%) Telecoms
2 32 (7.92%) Finance
3 6 (1.49%) Legal
4 5 (1.24%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.24%) Retail
5 3 (0.74%) Back Office
5 3 (0.74%) Front Office
5 3 (0.74%) Publishing
6 2 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.25%) Banking
7 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 69 (17.08%) Support Engineer
2 63 (15.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 60 (14.85%) Architect
4 49 (12.13%) Network Engineer
5 41 (10.15%) Administrator
6 38 (9.41%) Analyst
7 36 (8.91%) Linux Engineer
8 30 (7.43%) Windows Engineer
9 28 (6.93%) IT Engineer
9 28 (6.93%) Systems Administrator
10 27 (6.68%) Systems Engineer
11 23 (5.69%) Support Analyst
11 23 (5.69%) Technical Support
12 22 (5.45%) IT Support
12 22 (5.45%) Technical Engineer
13 21 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support
14 19 (4.70%) Applications Support
14 19 (4.70%) Cloud Architect
15 18 (4.46%) Applications Engineer
15 18 (4.46%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.65%) LAMP
2 36 (8.91%) Web Services
3 15 (3.71%) LEMP Stack
4 13 (3.22%) LAPP Stack
5 11 (2.72%) MCollective
6 10 (2.48%) CSS
7 9 (2.23%) 802.1X
8 7 (1.73%) MDX
9 5 (1.24%) .NET
9 5 (1.24%) Middleware
9 5 (1.24%) ZeroMQ
10 4 (0.99%) HTML
11 3 (0.74%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (0.74%) XML
12 2 (0.50%) EDI
12 2 (0.50%) IBM Integration Bus
12 2 (0.50%) JSON
12 2 (0.50%) POSIX
12 2 (0.50%) SOAP
12 2 (0.50%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (17.82%) Data Centre
2 52 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (9.16%) Hybrid Cloud
4 30 (7.43%) Computer Science
5 21 (5.20%) Clustering
6 19 (4.70%) Client/Server
7 17 (4.21%) FlexPod
7 17 (4.21%) VCE vBlock
8 14 (3.47%) Enterprise Storage
9 12 (2.97%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.97%) Visualisation
10 11 (2.72%) FMCG
10 11 (2.72%) Replication
11 7 (1.73%) PKI
12 6 (1.49%) Public Cloud
12 6 (1.49%) Smartphone
13 5 (1.24%) Driving Licence
13 5 (1.24%) Statistics
13 5 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.99%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 214 (52.97%) Windows
2 136 (33.66%) Linux
3 129 (31.93%) Windows Server
4 79 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 61 (15.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (7.92%) Unix
8 27 (6.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (3.96%) Windows 7
10 13 (3.22%) CentOS
11 12 (2.97%) Debian
12 11 (2.72%) Windows 8
13 10 (2.48%) Ubuntu
13 10 (2.48%) Windows XP
14 7 (1.73%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.73%) Solaris
15 5 (1.24%) AIX
15 5 (1.24%) Windows NT
15 5 (1.24%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.99%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (20.79%) ITIL
2 48 (11.88%) Project Management
3 43 (10.64%) ITIL V3
4 38 (9.41%) Load Balancing
4 38 (9.41%) Mentoring
5 36 (8.91%) Presales
6 35 (8.66%) High Availability
7 31 (7.67%) Information Security
8 28 (6.93%) Configuration Management
8 28 (6.93%) Demand Management
9 24 (5.94%) DevOps
9 24 (5.94%) Problem Management
10 23 (5.69%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (5.69%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (5.69%) Product Management
11 21 (5.20%) Capacity Management
12 20 (4.95%) Root Cause Analysis
12 20 (4.95%) Service Management
13 18 (4.46%) Change Management
13 18 (4.46%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 66 (16.34%) SQL
2 58 (14.36%) Perl
3 45 (11.14%) Python
4 35 (8.66%) PowerShell
5 22 (5.45%) Java
6 17 (4.21%) VBScript
7 16 (3.96%) PHP
8 14 (3.47%) Ruby
9 12 (2.97%) PHP 5
10 11 (2.72%) Bash Shell
11 10 (2.48%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.73%) C++
12 7 (1.73%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 6 (1.49%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.74%) C
14 3 (0.74%) C#
15 2 (0.50%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.25%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 98 (24.26%) Degree
2 68 (16.83%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (7.18%) CCNP
5 26 (6.44%) CCNA
5 26 (6.44%) MCSE
6 22 (5.45%) CCIE
7 17 (4.21%) VCDX
8 14 (3.47%) Security Cleared
9 13 (3.22%) MCITP
10 11 (2.72%) MCP
11 10 (2.48%) Check Point Certification
11 10 (2.48%) SC Cleared
12 8 (1.98%) CCVP
13 7 (1.73%) JNCIP
13 7 (1.73%) MCSA
14 6 (1.49%) CEH
14 6 (1.49%) CISSP
14 6 (1.49%) MOS
15 5 (1.24%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.39%) SLA
2 32 (7.92%) PCI DSS
3 15 (3.71%) QA
4 1 (0.25%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.25%) SAS 70
System Software
1 225 (55.69%) Active Directory
2 131 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 79 (19.55%) Hyper-V
4 47 (11.63%) vSphere
5 25 (6.19%) VMware ESX
6 18 (4.46%) vCloud
7 16 (3.96%) Squid
8 15 (3.71%) NFS
8 15 (3.71%) qmail
9 12 (2.97%) Docker
9 12 (2.97%) XenApp
10 11 (2.72%) Terminal Services
11 10 (2.48%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (1.73%) Firmware
12 7 (1.73%) Samba
12 7 (1.73%) XenDesktop
13 5 (1.24%) ISA Server
13 5 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
13 5 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
13 5 (1.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 43 (10.64%) SCCM
2 32 (7.92%) Nagios
2 32 (7.92%) Puppet
3 27 (6.68%) Backup Exec
4 18 (4.46%) Graphite
4 18 (4.46%) logstash
4 18 (4.46%) ZABBIX
5 17 (4.21%) WSUS
6 15 (3.71%) Cacti
6 15 (3.71%) collectd
6 15 (3.71%) Ganglia
6 15 (3.71%) SCOM
7 12 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (2.48%) Cisco UCCX
9 9 (2.23%) HP Data Protector
10 7 (1.73%) Simpana
10 7 (1.73%) Tivoli
10 7 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (1.24%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 182 (45.05%) VMware
2 153 (37.87%) Microsoft
3 132 (32.67%) Cisco
4 48 (11.88%) HP
5 46 (11.39%) Citrix
6 39 (9.65%) Red Hat
7 31 (7.67%) F5
8 30 (7.43%) CheckPoint
9 29 (7.18%) Juniper
10 27 (6.68%) EMC
11 26 (6.44%) Dell
11 26 (6.44%) IBM
12 24 (5.94%) NetApp
13 18 (4.46%) Splunk
14 14 (3.47%) Symantec
15 13 (3.22%) Oracle
16 11 (2.72%) Avaya
16 11 (2.72%) Google
16 11 (2.72%) Sun
17 10 (2.48%) Veeam
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Golfbreaks.com
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Salary dependent on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £38500 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
AAP3
Salary: £26000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £82000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Liveperson
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sogeti
Posted: 20 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago
Maidenhead
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago