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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 67 49 61
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 197 246 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.63% 4.32% 4.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.31% 15.18% 13.74%
Number of salaries quoted 126 168 190
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £58,250 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
1480 1621 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.31% 28.48% 31.97%
Number of salaries quoted 903 1084 1295
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 £31,250 £29,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 May 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 May 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 91 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Maidenhead +23 29 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Bracknell +2 22 £50,000 +23.45%
Newbury +15 11 £32,500 -23.52%
Slough -11 8 £46,500 +11.37% 3
Windsor - 2 £43,750 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 292 (66.51%) Windows
2 228 (51.94%) Active Directory
3 205 (46.70%) DHCP
4 187 (42.60%) TCP/IP
5 178 (40.55%) Microsoft
6 141 (32.12%) Firewall
7 139 (31.66%) VMware
8 129 (29.38%) SQL
9 126 (28.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 115 (26.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 110 (25.06%) Cisco
12 100 (22.78%) MS Exchange
13 97 (22.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 95 (21.64%) Linux
15 89 (20.27%) VPN
16 88 (20.05%) SharePoint
17 87 (19.82%) Cisco Certification
18 86 (19.59%) Security Cleared
19 84 (19.13%) HP
20 78 (17.77%) PowerShell
20 78 (17.77%) Windows Server 2012
21 73 (16.63%) SC Cleared
21 73 (16.63%) Citrix
21 73 (16.63%) IIS
22 69 (15.72%) SAN
23 68 (15.49%) WAN
23 68 (15.49%) Telecoms
24 63 (14.35%) SCCM
25 61 (13.90%) Finance
25 61 (13.90%) LAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 100 (22.78%) MS Exchange
2 88 (20.05%) SharePoint
3 73 (16.63%) IIS
4 35 (7.97%) Apache
5 34 (7.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (6.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (5.69%) Lync
8 24 (5.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 13 (2.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 13 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (2.05%) CMS
11 8 (1.82%) IBM Notes
12 7 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (1.59%) WordPress
13 6 (1.37%) Drupal
13 6 (1.37%) Alfresco
13 6 (1.37%) Live Communications Server
14 5 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
15 4 (0.91%) JBoss
Applications
1 57 (12.98%) MS Excel
2 45 (10.25%) MS Office
3 17 (3.87%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (2.05%) Oracle BRM
2 2 (0.46%) Nortel Periphonics
Cloud Services
1 19 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
2 13 (2.96%) Office 365
3 9 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.37%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 205 (46.70%) DHCP
2 187 (42.60%) TCP/IP
3 141 (32.12%) Firewall
4 89 (20.27%) VPN
5 69 (15.72%) SAN
6 68 (15.49%) WAN
7 61 (13.90%) LAN
8 55 (12.53%) Network Security
9 52 (11.85%) Internet
10 49 (11.16%) OSPF
11 48 (10.93%) BGP
12 44 (10.02%) SSL
13 41 (9.34%) MPLS
14 38 (8.66%) VLAN
15 36 (8.20%) VoIP
16 35 (7.97%) SNMP
17 33 (7.52%) SMTP
18 32 (7.29%) IPsec
19 30 (6.83%) EIGRP
20 26 (5.92%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.92%) EDRMS
3 22 (5.01%) IDOL
4 20 (4.56%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.19%) MySQL
6 12 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 12 (2.73%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (2.51%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (1.82%) MS Access
9 8 (1.82%) DB2
10 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 9 (2.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (1.37%) Selenium
3 5 (1.14%) Subversion
4 4 (0.91%) Moq
4 4 (0.91%) NUnit
5 2 (0.46%) MSTest
5 2 (0.46%) TestComplete
5 2 (0.46%) JIRA
5 2 (0.46%) Maven
5 2 (0.46%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.46%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (0.46%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.46%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.46%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.23%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.23%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
General
1 68 (15.49%) Telecoms
2 61 (13.90%) Finance
3 36 (8.20%) Retail
4 20 (4.56%) Back Office
4 20 (4.56%) Legal
5 14 (3.19%) Billing
6 9 (2.05%) Banking
6 9 (2.05%) Marketing
7 5 (1.14%) Front Office
8 3 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.68%) Advertising
9 2 (0.46%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.46%) Automotive
9 2 (0.46%) Games
10 1 (0.23%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.23%) French Language
10 1 (0.23%) German Language
10 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 97 (22.10%) Support Engineer
2 44 (10.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 38 (8.66%) Analyst
4 35 (7.97%) Network Engineer
5 31 (7.06%) Administrator
6 30 (6.83%) Technical Support
7 29 (6.61%) 3rd Line Support
8 28 (6.38%) Security Engineer
9 24 (5.47%) Support Analyst
10 22 (5.01%) Technical Specialist
10 22 (5.01%) Systems Administrator
11 20 (4.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 20 (4.56%) Consultant
12 19 (4.33%) Architect
13 17 (3.87%) Active Directory Specialist
14 14 (3.19%) Help Desk Support
14 14 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
14 14 (3.19%) Support Technician
15 13 (2.96%) Technical Engineer
15 13 (2.96%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.96%) .NET
2 10 (2.28%) Software Packaging
3 9 (2.05%) Ajax
4 8 (1.82%) ASP.NET
4 8 (1.82%) Web Services
4 8 (1.82%) HTML
5 7 (1.59%) SOAP
6 5 (1.14%) XML
7 4 (0.91%) .NET Framework
7 4 (0.91%) CSS
8 2 (0.46%) CSS3
8 2 (0.46%) HTML5
8 2 (0.46%) RESTful
8 2 (0.46%) jBPM
8 2 (0.46%) jQuery
8 2 (0.46%) XSLT
8 2 (0.46%) JDBC
8 2 (0.46%) Servlets
8 2 (0.46%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.15%) Statistics
3 23 (5.24%) Management Information System
4 20 (4.56%) Clustering
5 19 (4.33%) Open Source
6 16 (3.64%) Client/Server
7 10 (2.28%) N-Tier
8 9 (2.05%) Celerra
9 6 (1.37%) User Experience
9 6 (1.37%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.37%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.37%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.37%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.14%) CLARiiON
10 5 (1.14%) Replication
10 5 (1.14%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.14%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.68%) CMDB
11 3 (0.68%) PKI
12 2 (0.46%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 292 (66.51%) Windows
2 126 (28.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 115 (26.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 95 (21.64%) Linux
5 78 (17.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (13.90%) Windows XP
7 35 (7.97%) UNIX
8 32 (7.29%) Windows 7
9 24 (5.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (3.64%) Windows 2000
11 13 (2.96%) Solaris
12 10 (2.28%) Windows 8
12 10 (2.28%) CentOS
13 9 (2.05%) Debian
13 9 (2.05%) Ubuntu
14 8 (1.82%) HPUX
14 8 (1.82%) SUSE
15 6 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (1.37%) AIX
16 5 (1.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (13.44%) ITIL
2 37 (8.43%) Project Management
3 36 (8.20%) Migration
4 34 (7.74%) Incident Management
5 31 (7.06%) Load Balancing
6 29 (6.61%) Problem Management
7 28 (6.38%) Change Management
8 24 (5.47%) Network Design
9 23 (5.24%) Time Management
10 22 (5.01%) Mentoring
10 22 (5.01%) Project Planning
11 21 (4.78%) Data Management
11 21 (4.78%) Coaching
12 19 (4.33%) Kalman Filter
13 17 (3.87%) Performance Monitoring
14 16 (3.64%) Software Distribution
15 15 (3.42%) OpenUP
15 15 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
16 14 (3.19%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (2.96%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 129 (29.38%) SQL
2 78 (17.77%) PowerShell
3 24 (5.47%) Perl
4 19 (4.33%) VBScript
5 13 (2.96%) Java
6 9 (2.05%) Python
7 8 (1.82%) PHP
7 8 (1.82%) C#
8 7 (1.59%) VB
9 6 (1.37%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.91%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.91%) C++
10 4 (0.91%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.46%) Google Apps Script
11 2 (0.46%) C
12 1 (0.23%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 87 (19.82%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (19.59%) Security Cleared
3 73 (16.63%) SC Cleared
4 58 (13.21%) DV Cleared
5 52 (11.85%) CCNP
6 47 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 46 (10.48%) MCSE
8 43 (9.79%) CCNA
9 34 (7.74%) Degree
10 23 (5.24%) CISSP
11 18 (4.10%) MCSA
12 15 (3.42%) MCITP
13 13 (2.96%) CCDP
13 13 (2.96%) JNCIS
14 12 (2.73%) CCA
14 12 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
14 12 (2.73%) CCSP
15 11 (2.51%) GIAC
15 11 (2.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (2.51%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.25%) SLA
2 18 (4.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (2.51%) COBIT
5 10 (2.28%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 228 (51.94%) Active Directory
2 97 (22.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 58 (13.21%) Hyper-V
4 40 (9.11%) ISA Server
5 38 (8.66%) vSphere
6 21 (4.78%) VMware ESX
6 21 (4.78%) Terminal Services
7 18 (4.10%) XenDesktop
8 17 (3.87%) XenApp
9 14 (3.19%) vCloud
10 13 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (2.51%) XenServer
12 10 (2.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (1.82%) Samba
14 5 (1.14%) NFS
14 5 (1.14%) ProxySG
15 2 (0.46%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.46%) KVM
15 2 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 63 (14.35%) SCCM
2 49 (11.16%) SCOM
3 39 (8.88%) NetBackup
4 33 (7.52%) WSUS
5 19 (4.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 15 (3.42%) ARCserve
7 13 (2.96%) EMC NetWorker
7 13 (2.96%) HP SIM
8 12 (2.73%) Backup Exec
8 12 (2.73%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 11 (2.51%) EdgeSight
10 10 (2.28%) Legato
11 9 (2.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 9 (2.05%) cPanel
12 8 (1.82%) Plesk
12 8 (1.82%) FortiGate
13 6 (1.37%) Puppet
13 6 (1.37%) Oracle RMAN
13 6 (1.37%) Unicenter
13 6 (1.37%) Netcool
Vendors
1 178 (40.55%) Microsoft
2 139 (31.66%) VMware
3 110 (25.06%) Cisco
4 84 (19.13%) HP
5 73 (16.63%) Citrix
6 57 (12.98%) Oracle
7 54 (12.30%) Veritas
8 39 (8.88%) Red Hat
9 38 (8.66%) Juniper
10 34 (7.74%) EMC
11 32 (7.29%) Meridio
12 26 (5.92%) IBM
13 25 (5.69%) Symantec
14 23 (5.24%) F5
15 22 (5.01%) Fujitsu
16 21 (4.78%) CheckPoint
17 18 (4.10%) Splunk
18 17 (3.87%) SolarWinds
19 14 (3.19%) Brocade
19 14 (3.19%) NetApp
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading OR Manchester
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading OR Manchester
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Bonus + Training
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Salary: DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago