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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 63 77 89
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 53 39 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.51% 2.42% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.26% 10.37% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 11
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
307 376 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.30% 23.33% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 223 281 260
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 February 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 73 (73.74%) Windows
2 66 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 55 (55.56%) Linux
4 51 (51.52%) HTTP
5 48 (48.48%) Windows Server
6 44 (44.44%) IIS
7 39 (39.39%) ITIL
8 36 (36.36%) Firewall
9 32 (32.32%) Degree
10 30 (30.30%) Load Balancing
11 29 (29.29%) PowerShell
11 29 (29.29%) VMware
12 27 (27.27%) DHCP
12 27 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (26.26%) Web Operations
14 24 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (23.23%) Web Services
16 21 (21.21%) Cisco
16 21 (21.21%) Active Directory
16 21 (21.21%) Perl
16 21 (21.21%) Internet
17 20 (20.20%) SQL
18 19 (19.19%) Bash Shell
18 19 (19.19%) Data Centre
18 19 (19.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 18 (18.18%) F5
19 18 (18.18%) Riverbed
19 18 (18.18%) Visual Studio
19 18 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
20 17 (17.17%) SAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 44 (44.44%) IIS
2 15 (15.15%) Apache
3 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.01%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) Office 365
2 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.01%) PaaS
2 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 51 (51.52%) HTTP
3 36 (36.36%) Firewall
4 27 (27.27%) DHCP
5 21 (21.21%) Internet
6 17 (17.17%) SAN
7 16 (16.16%) VoIP
8 15 (15.15%) SSH
9 13 (13.13%) BGP
10 12 (12.12%) OSPF
11 9 (9.09%) Junos
12 8 (8.08%) SMTP
13 7 (7.07%) LAN
13 7 (7.07%) WAN
14 5 (5.05%) FTP
14 5 (5.05%) Wireless
15 4 (4.04%) LDAP
16 3 (3.03%) VLAN
16 3 (3.03%) VPN
17 2 (2.02%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) MySQL
2 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.03%) JIRA
4 1 (1.01%) Appium
4 1 (1.01%) Selenium
General
1 3 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (1.01%) Advertising
2 1 (1.01%) Back Office
2 1 (1.01%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (25.25%) Systems Engineer
2 23 (23.23%) Network Engineer
3 17 (17.17%) Windows Engineer
4 15 (15.15%) Analyst
4 15 (15.15%) Graduate
4 15 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (14.14%) Administrator
5 14 (14.14%) Graduate Systems Engineer
5 14 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (14.14%) Web Engineer
5 14 (14.14%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (13.13%) Web Analyst
7 12 (12.12%) PowerShell Engineer
7 12 (12.12%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (12.12%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
8 11 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
8 11 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (11.11%) Senior Operations Analyst
8 11 (11.11%) WebOps Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.23%) Web Services
2 7 (7.07%) .NET
3 3 (3.03%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.03%) CSS
3 3 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (1.01%) RESTful
4 1 (1.01%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.14%) PKI
3 7 (7.07%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.06%) Client/Server
5 5 (5.05%) Clustering
6 3 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.03%) Life Science
6 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.03%) Statistics
6 3 (3.03%) User Experience
7 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.02%) e-Health
8 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.01%) Biology
8 1 (1.01%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 73 (73.74%) Windows
2 55 (55.56%) Linux
3 48 (48.48%) Windows Server
4 9 (9.09%) Unix
5 8 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.07%) Windows 7
7 6 (6.06%) Mac OS X
7 6 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.02%) Solaris
10 1 (1.01%) Android
10 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.01%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.01%) VMS
10 1 (1.01%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.39%) ITIL
2 30 (30.30%) Load Balancing
3 27 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (26.26%) Web Operations
5 19 (19.19%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 14 (14.14%) Security Testing
6 14 (14.14%) Server Building
6 14 (14.14%) Software Engineering
7 13 (13.13%) Scrum
8 11 (11.11%) Kanban
9 10 (10.10%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.06%) DevOps
11 5 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (5.05%) Migration
11 5 (5.05%) Technical Analysis
12 4 (4.04%) Kernel Tuning
13 3 (3.03%) High Availability
13 3 (3.03%) MVC
13 3 (3.03%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.29%) PowerShell
2 21 (21.21%) Perl
3 20 (20.20%) SQL
4 19 (19.19%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.08%) Python
6 4 (4.04%) C#
6 4 (4.04%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.02%) Java
7 2 (2.02%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.01%) C
8 1 (1.01%) C++
8 1 (1.01%) Ruby
8 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.01%) VB
8 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (32.32%) Degree
2 18 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 16 (16.16%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (15.15%) CCNP
5 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.02%) CCNA
6 2 (2.02%) MCITP
6 2 (2.02%) MCP
7 1 (1.01%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 24 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (21.21%) Active Directory
3 7 (7.07%) NFS
4 5 (5.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.03%) Dovecot
5 3 (3.03%) vSphere
6 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (2.02%) XenApp
6 2 (2.02%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.01%) Docker
7 1 (1.01%) Samba
7 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.07%) Puppet
2 3 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.02%) SCCM
3 2 (2.02%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.02%) WSUS
4 1 (1.01%) Ansible
4 1 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.01%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (29.29%) VMware
2 21 (21.21%) Cisco
3 18 (18.18%) F5
3 18 (18.18%) Riverbed
4 15 (15.15%) CheckPoint
5 13 (13.13%) Juniper
6 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.04%) Veeam
8 2 (2.02%) Citrix
8 2 (2.02%) Dell
8 2 (2.02%) Dell KACE
8 2 (2.02%) EMC
8 2 (2.02%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.02%) Sophos
8 2 (2.02%) Teradata
8 2 (2.02%) Websense
9 1 (1.01%) HP
9 1 (1.01%) NetApp
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle
9 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Darktrace
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + BUPA family health cover
Posted: 12 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 26 days ago