The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 65 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 127 208 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.75% 4.07% 4.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.28% 15.62% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 112 175 154
Median salary £47,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%

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
780 1332 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.03% 26.05% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 581 1082 1023
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

DNS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

DNS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 48 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Slough +30 18 £51,250 +28.12%
Maidenhead +7 17 £52,500 +66.66% 1
Bracknell +10 13 £50,000 +26.58% 2
Newbury +7 11 £47,500 -
Wokingham -1 5 £37,500 +10.29%
Hungerford - 1 £45,000 - 1
Thatcham - 1 £37,000 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 176 (69.84%) Windows
2 172 (68.25%) Active Directory
3 124 (49.21%) DHCP
4 115 (45.63%) Windows Server
5 113 (44.84%) Microsoft
6 109 (43.25%) TCP/IP
7 99 (39.29%) VMware
8 91 (36.11%) Linux
9 80 (31.75%) Firewall
10 75 (29.76%) Hyper-V
11 73 (28.97%) Windows Server 2012
12 71 (28.17%) SQL Server
13 69 (27.38%) Cisco
13 69 (27.38%) Windows Server 2008
14 68 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
15 60 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
16 55 (21.83%) MS Excel
17 54 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
18 52 (20.63%) LAN
19 49 (19.44%) MCSE
20 47 (18.65%) WAN
20 47 (18.65%) Office 365
21 43 (17.06%) SAN
22 41 (16.27%) SQL
23 40 (15.87%) CCNA
24 38 (15.08%) IIS
24 38 (15.08%) MS Exchange
25 35 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
25 35 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
26 34 (13.49%) PowerShell

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (15.08%) IIS
1 38 (15.08%) MS Exchange
2 22 (8.73%) Tomcat
3 21 (8.33%) Apache
4 20 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (6.35%) Skype for Business
6 13 (5.16%) SharePoint
6 13 (5.16%) WebSphere
7 10 (3.97%) IBM Notes
7 10 (3.97%) WebLogic
8 9 (3.57%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.59%) CMS
11 3 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.79%) Confluence
12 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 55 (21.83%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.76%) MS Office
3 11 (4.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 47 (18.65%) Office 365
2 35 (13.89%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (6.75%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (4.76%) SaaS
5 10 (3.97%) IBM Cloud
5 10 (3.97%) SoftLayer
6 7 (2.78%) IaaS
7 5 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.98%) PaaS
8 3 (1.19%) OneDrive
8 3 (1.19%) Yammer
9 2 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 124 (49.21%) DHCP
2 109 (43.25%) TCP/IP
3 80 (31.75%) Firewall
4 52 (20.63%) LAN
5 47 (18.65%) WAN
6 43 (17.06%) SAN
7 32 (12.70%) VPN
8 31 (12.30%) SSL
9 29 (11.51%) HTTP
10 24 (9.52%) SMTP
11 23 (9.13%) VoIP
12 21 (8.33%) Network Security
13 20 (7.94%) VLAN
14 17 (6.75%) MPLS
15 13 (5.16%) BGP
15 13 (5.16%) NAS
16 12 (4.76%) LDAP
16 12 (4.76%) SSH
17 11 (4.37%) Intrusion Detection
17 11 (4.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (28.17%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.57%) MySQL
5 8 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.79%) Redis
7 2 (0.79%) SQLite
8 1 (0.40%) DB2
8 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.40%) Informix
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.37%) Vagrant
2 10 (3.97%) JIRA
2 10 (3.97%) WinDbg
3 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.19%) Selenium
3 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.79%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.79%) Gatling
4 2 (0.79%) JMeter
4 2 (0.79%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.40%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.40%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.40%) JUnit
5 1 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.40%) Subversion
5 1 (0.40%) TestNG
General
1 18 (7.14%) Finance
2 13 (5.16%) French Language
3 10 (3.97%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.57%) Spanish Language
5 8 (3.17%) German Language
5 8 (3.17%) Portuguese Language
6 7 (2.78%) Automotive
7 6 (2.38%) Back Office
7 6 (2.38%) Legal
8 5 (1.98%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.19%) Marketing
10 1 (0.40%) Billing
10 1 (0.40%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 43 (17.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (12.70%) Technical Support
4 29 (11.51%) Technical Engineer
5 27 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 27 (10.71%) Technical Support Engineer
5 27 (10.71%) Windows Engineer
6 25 (9.92%) Analyst
7 24 (9.52%) Architect
8 19 (7.54%) Linux Engineer
9 18 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 18 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
10 17 (6.75%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (6.75%) Cloud Engineer
10 17 (6.75%) IT Support
10 17 (6.75%) VMware Engineer
11 16 (6.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (6.35%) Support Analyst
12 15 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 15 (5.95%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.13%) Web Services
2 13 (5.16%) Regular Expression
3 10 (3.97%) HTML
4 8 (3.17%) CSS
5 6 (2.38%) .NET
5 6 (2.38%) FreeSWITCH
6 4 (1.59%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.59%) jQuery
6 4 (1.59%) LAMP
7 3 (1.19%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.19%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.19%) J2EE
7 3 (1.19%) Middleware
8 2 (0.79%) Ajax
9 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.40%) CSS3
9 1 (0.40%) HTML5
9 1 (0.40%) Java EE
9 1 (0.40%) POSIX
9 1 (0.40%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.33%) Clustering
2 21 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 16 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.95%) FlexPod
5 11 (4.37%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 7 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
8 6 (2.38%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.59%) PKI
10 3 (1.19%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (1.19%) Fintech
10 3 (1.19%) Replication
10 3 (1.19%) Smartphone
10 3 (1.19%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.40%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.40%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 176 (69.84%) Windows
2 115 (45.63%) Windows Server
3 91 (36.11%) Linux
4 73 (28.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (27.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 33 (13.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (9.13%) Unix
8 21 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (4.76%) Windows 7
10 10 (3.97%) Mac OS
10 10 (3.97%) Windows NT
11 8 (3.17%) Windows 8
12 7 (2.78%) Windows 10
13 6 (2.38%) CentOS
14 5 (1.98%) Ubuntu
15 4 (1.59%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (1.59%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.79%) AIX
16 2 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (10.32%) Presales
2 25 (9.92%) Load Balancing
3 22 (8.73%) Customer Requirements
4 21 (8.33%) ITIL
5 19 (7.54%) High Availability
5 19 (7.54%) Open Source
6 14 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (5.56%) Data Management
7 13 (5.16%) Mentoring
7 13 (5.16%) Project Management
8 12 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (4.76%) Migration
9 11 (4.37%) DevOps
9 11 (4.37%) Infrastructure Management
10 10 (3.97%) Change Management
10 10 (3.97%) Demand Management
11 9 (3.57%) Converged Infrastructure
11 9 (3.57%) Project Planning
11 9 (3.57%) Service Delivery
11 9 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (16.27%) SQL
2 34 (13.49%) PowerShell
3 30 (11.90%) Python
4 28 (11.11%) Java
5 25 (9.92%) Perl
6 18 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 13 (5.16%) JavaScript
7 13 (5.16%) Ruby
8 10 (3.97%) Shell Script
9 7 (2.78%) C
9 7 (2.78%) VBScript
10 6 (2.38%) PHP
11 5 (1.98%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.59%) C++
13 3 (1.19%) C#
13 3 (1.19%) VB
14 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (19.44%) MCSE
4 40 (15.87%) CCNA
5 28 (11.11%) Degree
6 25 (9.92%) CCNP
7 23 (9.13%) MCSA
8 14 (5.56%) CCIE
8 14 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (4.37%) CISSP
9 11 (4.37%) MCITP
10 10 (3.97%) CEH
11 9 (3.57%) CCDP
11 9 (3.57%) VCDX
11 9 (3.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (3.17%) CompTIA Security+
12 8 (3.17%) Security+ Certification
13 5 (1.98%) CCVP
14 4 (1.59%) MCP
15 3 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (11.90%) SLA
2 18 (7.14%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.79%) QA
5 1 (0.40%) ISO22301
System Software
1 172 (68.25%) Active Directory
2 75 (29.76%) Hyper-V
3 68 (26.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (12.70%) vSphere
5 25 (9.92%) vCloud
6 14 (5.56%) VMware ESX
7 11 (4.37%) Docker
7 11 (4.37%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (3.97%) Samba
9 9 (3.57%) Terminal Services
9 9 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (2.38%) Kamailio
10 6 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (2.38%) XenApp
11 5 (1.98%) ISA Server
12 4 (1.59%) Firmware
12 4 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.19%) KVM
14 2 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.79%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 21 (8.33%) SCCM
2 16 (6.35%) Ansible
3 13 (5.16%) Backup Exec
3 13 (5.16%) NetBackup
3 13 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (4.76%) Puppet
4 12 (4.76%) WSUS
5 10 (3.97%) vRealize
6 9 (3.57%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 8 (3.17%) HP Data Protector
7 8 (3.17%) SCOM
8 5 (1.98%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.59%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.19%) PaperCut
10 3 (1.19%) SafeCom
10 3 (1.19%) vMotion
11 2 (0.79%) Nessus
11 2 (0.79%) Nmap
11 2 (0.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 113 (44.84%) Microsoft
2 99 (39.29%) VMware
3 69 (27.38%) Cisco
4 33 (13.10%) Oracle
5 29 (11.51%) HP
6 24 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 21 (8.33%) NetApp
8 20 (7.94%) Citrix
8 20 (7.94%) Veritas
9 18 (7.14%) arcserve
10 17 (6.75%) Juniper
11 15 (5.95%) CommVault
11 15 (5.95%) Dell
11 15 (5.95%) EMC
11 15 (5.95%) Veeam
12 10 (3.97%) Lotus
12 10 (3.97%) Nimsoft
12 10 (3.97%) Novell
13 9 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (3.57%) Splunk
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