The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 82 98 83
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 29 28 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.95% 1.54% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.98% 6.70% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 36
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
DNS
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
323 418 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.74% 23.04% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 286 339 285
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £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 Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

DNS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Cambridge region.

DNS Salary Trend in Cambridge

DNS
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 45 (66.18%) DHCP
2 36 (52.94%) Linux
2 36 (52.94%) Windows
3 33 (48.53%) Firewall
4 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
6 22 (32.35%) VMware
7 21 (30.88%) SQL
8 20 (29.41%) UNIX
9 17 (25.00%) Cisco
9 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 16 (23.53%) ITIL
10 16 (23.53%) Perl
10 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
12 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
13 12 (17.65%) Project Management
13 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (16.18%) CentOS
14 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
15 10 (14.71%) Python
15 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
15 10 (14.71%) SCCM
16 9 (13.24%) Degree
16 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
16 9 (13.24%) MySQL
16 9 (13.24%) IIS
17 8 (11.76%) LDAP
17 8 (11.76%) Dell

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
1 9 (13.24%) IIS
2 7 (10.29%) Apache
2 7 (10.29%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.35%) Lync
3 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.35%) nginx
3 5 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.35%) CMS
3 5 (7.35%) Zope
3 5 (7.35%) Plone
4 4 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.41%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.94%) iPlanet
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (66.18%) DHCP
2 33 (48.53%) Firewall
3 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.76%) LDAP
4 8 (11.76%) Network Security
5 7 (10.29%) VPN
5 7 (10.29%) Internet
6 6 (8.82%) HTTP
6 6 (8.82%) SSL
7 5 (7.35%) NAS
7 5 (7.35%) iSCSI
7 5 (7.35%) SAN
8 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
9 2 (2.94%) SMTP
9 2 (2.94%) OSPF
9 2 (2.94%) BGP
9 2 (2.94%) SNMP
9 2 (2.94%) FTP
9 2 (2.94%) VoIP
9 2 (2.94%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.24%) MySQL
3 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.35%) MariaDB
3 5 (7.35%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.88%) QlikView
5 2 (2.94%) Big Data
6 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) TestLink
2 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
General
1 6 (8.82%) Marketing
2 5 (7.35%) Back Office
3 3 (4.41%) Electronics
4 2 (2.94%) Finance
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Administrator
2 27 (39.71%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (13.24%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (13.24%) IT Support
3 9 (13.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.29%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Manager
6 5 (7.35%) Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Technical Support
7 4 (5.88%) Support Consultant
7 4 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.88%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (4.41%) Junior IT Support
8 3 (4.41%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Junior Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Services Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) CSS
1 5 (7.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.29%) Clustering
1 7 (10.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.35%) PKI
2 5 (7.35%) User Experience
2 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.41%) Open Source
3 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.94%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.94%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.94%) Informatics
4 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Telematics
5 1 (1.47%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 36 (52.94%) Linux
1 36 (52.94%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) UNIX
3 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.18%) CentOS
4 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (11.76%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (4.41%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.94%) Debian
8 2 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.53%) ITIL
2 12 (17.65%) Project Management
3 7 (10.29%) Incident Management
3 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
4 6 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (7.35%) Configuration Management
5 5 (7.35%) Data Security
6 4 (5.88%) Biostatistics
7 3 (4.41%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.94%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.94%) Information Security
8 2 (2.94%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.94%) Line Management
8 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (1.47%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.47%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.47%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.47%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) SQL
2 16 (23.53%) Perl
3 10 (14.71%) Python
3 10 (14.71%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.35%) Bash Shell
4 5 (7.35%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.35%) Java
5 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) CCNA
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.94%) CCNP
3 2 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.82%) vSphere
5 5 (7.35%) Varnish
5 5 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (7.35%) qmail
5 5 (7.35%) Postfix
6 4 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (5.88%) Terminal Server
7 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.94%) NFS
8 2 (2.94%) XenApp
8 2 (2.94%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.94%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) SCCM
2 5 (7.35%) Puppet
2 5 (7.35%) SCOM
2 5 (7.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (7.35%) HAProxy
2 5 (7.35%) systemd
2 5 (7.35%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.88%) ARCserve
3 4 (5.88%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.94%) CFEngine
4 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.94%) Ansible
4 2 (2.94%) Salt
5 1 (1.47%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 22 (32.35%) VMware
3 17 (25.00%) Cisco
4 11 (16.18%) Red Hat
5 8 (11.76%) Dell
6 6 (8.82%) HP
6 6 (8.82%) Citrix
7 5 (7.35%) IBM
7 5 (7.35%) Symantec
8 4 (5.88%) Mitel
8 4 (5.88%) Epicor
8 4 (5.88%) NetApp
9 3 (4.41%) Juniper
9 3 (4.41%) EMC
10 2 (2.94%) Sun
10 2 (2.94%) Oracle
10 2 (2.94%) WorldPay
10 2 (2.94%) Vertica
11 1 (1.47%) Apple
11 1 (1.47%) Perforce
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