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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 287 178 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.92% 3.18% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.32% 11.22% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 177 122 160
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
1759 1587 1434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.18% 28.38% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1126 1136
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 +12 78 £42,500 -4.49% 9
Bracknell +39 76 £26,750 -33.12% 3
Slough +27 41 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Newbury +9 27 £37,000 +19.35%
Wokingham +2 17 £30,000 -35.48%
Maidenhead -10 12 £57,500 +15.00% 4
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 354 (58.90%) Windows
2 293 (48.75%) Active Directory
3 288 (47.92%) Microsoft
4 271 (45.09%) DHCP
5 236 (39.27%) VMware
6 229 (38.10%) Firewall
7 219 (36.44%) TCP/IP
8 200 (33.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 174 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 171 (28.45%) Cisco
11 170 (28.29%) SQL
12 162 (26.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 153 (25.46%) Linux
14 145 (24.13%) Citrix
15 133 (22.13%) Security Cleared
16 124 (20.63%) MS Exchange
17 121 (20.13%) Finance
18 115 (19.13%) Telecoms
19 114 (18.97%) VPN
20 100 (16.64%) IIS
20 100 (16.64%) SSL
20 100 (16.64%) HP
20 100 (16.64%) DV Cleared
21 97 (16.14%) BGP
22 95 (15.81%) SC Cleared
23 92 (15.31%) OSPF
24 91 (15.14%) ITIL
25 90 (14.98%) Internet
26 85 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
26 85 (14.14%) Red Hat

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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
1 124 (20.63%) MS Exchange
2 100 (16.64%) IIS
3 73 (12.15%) Apache
4 65 (10.82%) SharePoint
5 59 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 52 (8.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 45 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 33 (5.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 33 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (3.83%) Lync
10 22 (3.66%) WebSphere
11 18 (3.00%) Tomcat
12 14 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
13 13 (2.16%) Lotus Domino
14 12 (2.00%) Resin
15 10 (1.66%) Live Communications Server
16 8 (1.33%) GroupWise
17 7 (1.16%) IBM Notes
17 7 (1.16%) Drupal
18 6 (1.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 83 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 60 (9.98%) MS Office
3 12 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.50%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.50%) SaaS
3 12 (2.00%) Office 365
4 8 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.16%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.17%) Route 53
7 1 (0.17%) IaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 271 (45.09%) DHCP
2 229 (38.10%) Firewall
3 219 (36.44%) TCP/IP
4 114 (18.97%) VPN
5 100 (16.64%) SSL
6 97 (16.14%) BGP
7 92 (15.31%) OSPF
8 90 (14.98%) Internet
9 77 (12.81%) MPLS
10 72 (11.98%) WAN
11 69 (11.48%) SMTP
12 66 (10.98%) HTTP
13 61 (10.15%) VoIP
14 60 (9.98%) LDAP
15 59 (9.82%) SNMP
16 56 (9.32%) LAN
16 56 (9.32%) Network Security
17 46 (7.65%) SAN
18 41 (6.82%) IPsec
19 40 (6.66%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (11.31%) SQL Server
2 45 (7.49%) EDRMS
3 39 (6.49%) IDOL
4 38 (6.32%) MySQL
5 17 (2.83%) Oracle Database
6 15 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (2.16%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (1.66%) MS Access
10 7 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (3.66%) MSI
2 3 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.17%) Hudson
4 1 (0.17%) Gradle
4 1 (0.17%) Ant
4 1 (0.17%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.17%) Subversion
4 1 (0.17%) Maven
4 1 (0.17%) JIRA
4 1 (0.17%) Selenium
4 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
General
1 121 (20.13%) Finance
2 115 (19.13%) Telecoms
3 84 (13.98%) Retail
4 26 (4.33%) Billing
5 15 (2.50%) German Language
6 7 (1.16%) French Language
6 7 (1.16%) Electronics
7 4 (0.67%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.50%) Back Office
9 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Marketing
10 1 (0.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 130 (21.63%) Support Engineer
2 70 (11.65%) Administrator
3 50 (8.32%) 3rd Line Support
4 47 (7.82%) Systems Administrator
5 42 (6.99%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 41 (6.82%) Network Engineer
7 39 (6.49%) Analyst
8 37 (6.16%) Consultant
9 35 (5.82%) Security Engineer
10 33 (5.49%) Technical Support
11 28 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 28 (4.66%) Linux Administrator
12 27 (4.49%) Technical Engineer
13 25 (4.16%) Linux Engineer
14 23 (3.83%) Systems Engineer
15 22 (3.66%) Support Technician
15 22 (3.66%) Support Analyst
16 20 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
16 20 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
16 20 (3.33%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (5.16%) SOAP
2 21 (3.49%) XML
3 13 (2.16%) Rendezvous
4 12 (2.00%) Java EE
4 12 (2.00%) COM
5 9 (1.50%) HTML
5 9 (1.50%) Web Services
6 7 (1.16%) Ajax
7 6 (1.00%) .NET
8 5 (0.83%) Servlets
8 5 (0.83%) SAML
8 5 (0.83%) XSLT
8 5 (0.83%) Software Packaging
9 4 (0.67%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.67%) ODBC
9 4 (0.67%) Flash
9 4 (0.67%) XHTML
9 4 (0.67%) MAPI
9 4 (0.67%) CGI
9 4 (0.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.82%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (8.82%) Statistics
3 34 (5.66%) Clustering
4 23 (3.83%) Smartphone
5 15 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 14 (2.33%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.33%) IVR
6 14 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 14 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 14 (2.33%) Blackberry
7 12 (2.00%) Mathematics
7 12 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.50%) Replication
8 9 (1.50%) Firmware
9 8 (1.33%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.16%) PKI
10 7 (1.16%) iPhone
11 4 (0.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 354 (58.90%) Windows
2 174 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 162 (26.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 153 (25.46%) Linux
5 83 (13.81%) Windows XP
6 67 (11.15%) UNIX
7 63 (10.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 62 (10.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (6.99%) Windows 7
10 39 (6.49%) CentOS
11 37 (6.16%) Solaris
11 37 (6.16%) Windows 2000
12 17 (2.83%) Windows Vista
13 12 (2.00%) SUSE
14 9 (1.50%) Ubuntu
14 9 (1.50%) Windows 8
15 7 (1.16%) Android
16 5 (0.83%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (15.14%) ITIL
2 71 (11.81%) Network Management
3 64 (10.65%) Mentoring
4 58 (9.65%) Incident Management
5 57 (9.48%) Load Balancing
6 42 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 40 (6.66%) Time Management
8 39 (6.49%) Coaching
9 38 (6.32%) Software Distribution
10 34 (5.66%) Kalman Filter
11 29 (4.83%) Problem Management
12 27 (4.49%) Change Management
13 25 (4.16%) Migration
14 23 (3.83%) Network Design
14 23 (3.83%) Project Management
15 22 (3.66%) Capacity Management
16 21 (3.49%) Data Security
17 18 (3.00%) Service Management
18 17 (2.83%) Performance Monitoring
19 15 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 170 (28.29%) SQL
2 84 (13.98%) PowerShell
3 41 (6.82%) Bash Shell
4 39 (6.49%) Perl
5 37 (6.16%) Java
6 25 (4.16%) VB
6 25 (4.16%) Python
7 23 (3.83%) VBScript
8 16 (2.66%) PHP
9 9 (1.50%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 8 (1.33%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.16%) C#
12 5 (0.83%) C
13 3 (0.50%) Tcl
13 3 (0.50%) C++
13 3 (0.50%) Google Apps Script
14 2 (0.33%) Korn
15 1 (0.17%) R
15 1 (0.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 133 (22.13%) Security Cleared
2 100 (16.64%) DV Cleared
3 95 (15.81%) SC Cleared
4 85 (14.14%) Cisco Certification
5 72 (11.98%) Degree
6 59 (9.82%) CCNA
7 47 (7.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (6.66%) MCSE
9 32 (5.32%) CCNP
10 27 (4.49%) MCITP
11 16 (2.66%) ITIL Certification
12 14 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (2.33%) MCSA
12 14 (2.33%) ISEB
12 14 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 12 (2.00%) MCP
14 9 (1.50%) RHCE
15 7 (1.16%) MCDBA
16 6 (1.00%) CCIE
16 6 (1.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (7.49%) SLA
2 33 (5.49%) PCI DSS
3 28 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (3.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 13 (2.16%) QA
6 4 (0.67%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 293 (48.75%) Active Directory
2 200 (33.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (13.81%) VMware ESXi
4 71 (11.81%) Hyper-V
5 53 (8.82%) ISA Server
6 49 (8.15%) VMware ESX
7 39 (6.49%) vSphere
8 29 (4.83%) XenApp
9 22 (3.66%) XenDesktop
10 20 (3.33%) NFS
11 18 (3.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 11 (1.83%) vCloud
13 8 (1.33%) KVM
13 8 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.83%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.83%) XenServer
15 5 (0.83%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.67%) Sendmail
16 4 (0.67%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 74 (12.31%) SCCM
2 56 (9.32%) NetBackup
3 24 (3.99%) SCOM
4 23 (3.83%) WSUS
4 23 (3.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 16 (2.66%) CiscoWorks
5 16 (2.66%) HP NNM
5 16 (2.66%) Zenoss
6 15 (2.50%) Puppet
6 15 (2.50%) Nagios
7 14 (2.33%) SCVMM
8 13 (2.16%) Munin
9 12 (2.00%) HP SIM
9 12 (2.00%) ARCserve
9 12 (2.00%) Netcool
10 11 (1.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 11 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
11 10 (1.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 10 (1.66%) Unicenter
12 9 (1.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 288 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 236 (39.27%) VMware
3 171 (28.45%) Cisco
4 145 (24.13%) Citrix
5 100 (16.64%) HP
6 85 (14.14%) Red Hat
7 83 (13.81%) Juniper
8 77 (12.81%) Oracle
9 76 (12.65%) F5
10 62 (10.32%) Veritas
11 59 (9.82%) Fujitsu
12 52 (8.65%) Meridio
13 34 (5.66%) CheckPoint
14 27 (4.49%) EMC
15 22 (3.66%) Veeam
16 21 (3.49%) WatchGuard
16 21 (3.49%) Dell
17 17 (2.83%) IBM
17 17 (2.83%) Huawei
18 13 (2.16%) JBoss
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Reed Business Information Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £42,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £39000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Greythorn
Salary: £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITMS
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + + Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £250.00 - £320.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 22 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £45-65,000 + Bens
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
ADP Dealer Services
Salary: Competitive salary with excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Bracknell
Capita - ITMS
Salary: Car Allowance+Bonus+Further Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago