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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 57 42 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 206 306 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.08% 5.47% 4.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.70% 18.55% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 129 209 177
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -1.35%
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
1312 1650 1551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.95% 29.50% 28.65%
Number of salaries quoted 848 1042 1185
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -9 113 £46,250 +23.33% 12
Maidenhead +18 27 £42,500 -26.08% 3
Newbury +1 19 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Bracknell -20 14 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Slough -16 7 £43,750 -7.89% 1
Windsor -5 2 £43,750 +75.00% 1
Wokingham -13 2 - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 228 (55.21%) Windows
2 212 (51.33%) TCP/IP
3 194 (46.97%) DHCP
4 181 (43.83%) Active Directory
5 156 (37.77%) Microsoft
6 136 (32.93%) VMware
7 129 (31.23%) Cisco
8 127 (30.75%) Firewall
9 106 (25.67%) Linux
10 91 (22.03%) VPN
11 88 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 87 (21.07%) Cisco Certification
13 86 (20.82%) SQL
14 83 (20.10%) LAN
15 82 (19.85%) Windows Server 2003
15 82 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
16 78 (18.89%) HP
17 75 (18.16%) MS Exchange
17 75 (18.16%) Security Cleared
18 74 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
19 73 (17.68%) ITIL
20 72 (17.43%) Degree
21 68 (16.46%) SharePoint
22 67 (16.22%) MS Excel
23 61 (14.77%) WAN
23 61 (14.77%) SSL
23 61 (14.77%) PowerShell
24 60 (14.53%) SCOM
24 60 (14.53%) SQL Server
24 60 (14.53%) Data Centre

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 75 (18.16%) MS Exchange
2 68 (16.46%) SharePoint
3 40 (9.69%) IIS
4 34 (8.23%) Apache
5 33 (7.99%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (5.57%) Lync
7 17 (4.12%) Tomcat
7 17 (4.12%) JBoss
8 16 (3.87%) WebLogic
8 16 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (3.39%) OpenStack
10 12 (2.91%) nginx
11 10 (2.42%) CMS
12 9 (2.18%) WordPress
12 9 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (2.18%) Drupal
13 8 (1.94%) Alfresco
13 8 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 67 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.51%) MS Office
3 12 (2.91%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Nortel Periphonics
1 1 (0.24%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
2 20 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (3.39%) Office 365
4 7 (1.69%) IaaS
5 6 (1.45%) PaaS
5 6 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.21%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.24%) Nimbula
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 212 (51.33%) TCP/IP
2 194 (46.97%) DHCP
3 127 (30.75%) Firewall
4 91 (22.03%) VPN
5 83 (20.10%) LAN
6 61 (14.77%) WAN
6 61 (14.77%) SSL
7 58 (14.04%) OSPF
8 57 (13.80%) BGP
8 57 (13.80%) SAN
9 49 (11.86%) SMTP
10 45 (10.90%) VoIP
10 45 (10.90%) MPLS
11 42 (10.17%) Network Security
12 40 (9.69%) Internet
13 38 (9.20%) HTTP
14 37 (8.96%) VLAN
15 36 (8.72%) SNMP
16 27 (6.54%) IPsec
17 26 (6.30%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 33 (7.99%) MySQL
3 21 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 20 (4.84%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.66%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (2.66%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (1.94%) EDRMS
7 8 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.21%) IDOL
10 4 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
10 4 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.97%) DB2
11 3 (0.73%) MS Access
12 2 (0.48%) OLTP
13 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
13 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Subversion
2 4 (0.97%) Maven
2 4 (0.97%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.73%) Selenium
3 3 (0.73%) NUnit
3 3 (0.73%) Moq
4 1 (0.24%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.24%) TestComplete
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 56 (13.56%) Telecoms
2 43 (10.41%) Finance
3 23 (5.57%) Retail
4 17 (4.12%) Back Office
5 13 (3.15%) Billing
6 11 (2.66%) Legal
7 9 (2.18%) Banking
8 8 (1.94%) Front Office
9 4 (0.97%) French Language
9 4 (0.97%) German Language
9 4 (0.97%) Italian Language
9 4 (0.97%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.73%) Advertising
10 3 (0.73%) Marketing
11 2 (0.48%) Games
11 2 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.48%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 104 (25.18%) Support Engineer
2 51 (12.35%) Network Engineer
3 44 (10.65%) Administrator
4 35 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
5 29 (7.02%) Technical Support
6 27 (6.54%) Architect
7 26 (6.30%) Analyst
8 25 (6.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 22 (5.33%) Applications Support
10 21 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (4.84%) Technical Support Engineer
11 20 (4.84%) Technical Engineer
11 20 (4.84%) Consultant
12 19 (4.60%) Security Engineer
12 19 (4.60%) Active Directory Specialist
13 18 (4.36%) Technical Specialist
14 17 (4.12%) Support Analyst
15 16 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 14 (3.39%) Linux Engineer
17 13 (3.15%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.84%) Web Services
2 15 (3.63%) CSS
3 10 (2.42%) Software Packaging
4 9 (2.18%) .NET
4 9 (2.18%) Ajax
4 9 (2.18%) MCollective
5 8 (1.94%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.69%) HTML
7 6 (1.45%) SOAP
7 6 (1.45%) XML
7 6 (1.45%) Memcached
7 6 (1.45%) Esper
8 5 (1.21%) ZeroMQ
9 4 (0.97%) Hibernate
9 4 (0.97%) jBPM
9 4 (0.97%) .NET Framework
9 4 (0.97%) XSLT
9 4 (0.97%) JDBC
9 4 (0.97%) Servlets
10 2 (0.48%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.53%) Data Centre
2 53 (12.83%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (8.23%) Computer Science
4 23 (5.57%) Management Information System
5 21 (5.08%) Clustering
6 19 (4.60%) Statistics
7 17 (4.12%) Client/Server
8 11 (2.66%) N-Tier
8 11 (2.66%) Replication
9 6 (1.45%) User Experience
10 4 (0.97%) Blackberry
11 3 (0.73%) CMDB
11 3 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.48%) BYOD
12 2 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.48%) Xbox
12 2 (0.48%) Fat Client
12 2 (0.48%) Thin Client
12 2 (0.48%) PKI
13 1 (0.24%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 228 (55.21%) Windows
2 106 (25.67%) Linux
3 82 (19.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 82 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 74 (17.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (10.65%) Windows XP
6 39 (9.44%) UNIX
7 31 (7.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (7.51%) Windows 7
8 21 (5.08%) Solaris
9 13 (3.15%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.91%) CentOS
11 8 (1.94%) Ubuntu
11 8 (1.94%) Windows 2000
12 7 (1.69%) SUSE
13 5 (1.21%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.97%) Debian
14 4 (0.97%) AIX
14 4 (0.97%) HPUX
14 4 (0.97%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (17.68%) ITIL
2 38 (9.20%) Migration
3 37 (8.96%) Load Balancing
4 34 (8.23%) Project Management
4 34 (8.23%) Mentoring
5 26 (6.30%) Configuration Management
5 26 (6.30%) Incident Management
6 23 (5.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 22 (5.33%) Network Management
7 22 (5.33%) Network Design
8 21 (5.08%) Project Planning
9 18 (4.36%) Problem Management
9 18 (4.36%) Time Management
10 17 (4.12%) Validation
11 14 (3.39%) Logistics
11 14 (3.39%) Information Security
11 14 (3.39%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (3.15%) Change Control
12 13 (3.15%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (2.66%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 86 (20.82%) SQL
2 61 (14.77%) PowerShell
3 57 (13.80%) Perl
4 29 (7.02%) Python
5 24 (5.81%) VBScript
6 13 (3.15%) PHP
6 13 (3.15%) Java
6 13 (3.15%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.94%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.69%) C#
9 5 (1.21%) VB
10 4 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.73%) C
12 2 (0.48%) Ruby
12 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.48%) Google Apps Script
13 1 (0.24%) C++
13 1 (0.24%) AWK
13 1 (0.24%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 87 (21.07%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (18.16%) Security Cleared
3 72 (17.43%) Degree
4 56 (13.56%) SC Cleared
5 48 (11.62%) CCNP
6 46 (11.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 44 (10.65%) CCNA
8 33 (7.99%) MCSE
9 32 (7.75%) DV Cleared
10 19 (4.60%) MCSA
10 19 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (3.87%) CISSP
12 14 (3.39%) Check Point Certification
13 13 (3.15%) CCA
13 13 (3.15%) Citrix Certification
13 13 (3.15%) MCITP
14 12 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (2.66%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (2.42%) JNCIS
16 10 (2.42%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.47%) SLA
2 12 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (2.66%) COBIT
4 5 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.97%) QA
6 3 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 181 (43.83%) Active Directory
2 88 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (11.38%) Hyper-V
4 39 (9.44%) vSphere
5 21 (5.08%) Terminal Services
6 20 (4.84%) VMware ESX
7 18 (4.36%) vCloud
8 17 (4.12%) XenDesktop
9 15 (3.63%) XenApp
10 13 (3.15%) Xen
11 12 (2.91%) qmail
11 12 (2.91%) Squid
12 11 (2.66%) Microsoft App-V
13 10 (2.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 10 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (2.18%) ISA Server
14 9 (2.18%) XenServer
15 8 (1.94%) Samba
16 7 (1.69%) Firmware
17 6 (1.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 60 (14.53%) SCOM
2 47 (11.38%) SCCM
3 41 (9.93%) WSUS
4 25 (6.05%) Nagios
5 20 (4.84%) HP SIM
5 20 (4.84%) Puppet
5 20 (4.84%) EMC NetWorker
6 18 (4.36%) ZABBIX
7 15 (3.63%) Cacti
7 15 (3.63%) Ganglia
7 15 (3.63%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 15 (3.63%) collectd
7 15 (3.63%) logstash
7 15 (3.63%) Graphite
8 13 (3.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 13 (3.15%) FortiGate
9 12 (2.91%) Backup Exec
10 11 (2.66%) NetBackup
10 11 (2.66%) EdgeSight
11 10 (2.42%) cPanel
Vendors
1 156 (37.77%) Microsoft
2 136 (32.93%) VMware
3 129 (31.23%) Cisco
4 78 (18.89%) HP
5 48 (11.62%) Oracle
6 40 (9.69%) CheckPoint
7 39 (9.44%) Red Hat
7 39 (9.44%) Juniper
8 37 (8.96%) Citrix
9 33 (7.99%) F5
10 29 (7.02%) Splunk
11 27 (6.54%) Veritas
12 26 (6.30%) SolarWinds
13 21 (5.08%) Sun
14 20 (4.84%) ArcSight
14 20 (4.84%) Lumension
15 19 (4.60%) Symantec
16 14 (3.39%) EMC
17 13 (3.15%) IBM
17 13 (3.15%) Apple
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Company Bonus Scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Company Pension scheme, Life Insuran
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: +Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Newbury
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Health
Posted: 20 days ago