The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 90 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 28 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.58% 1.63% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 8.23% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 25
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £35,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
378 328 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.37% 19.78% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 307 270 287
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Cambridgeshire

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 23 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 (76.27%) DHCP
2 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
3 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
4 25 (42.37%) TCP/IP
5 22 (37.29%) Linux
6 21 (35.59%) LAN
7 20 (33.90%) Windows
7 20 (33.90%) Firewall
8 19 (32.20%) VMware
9 18 (30.51%) ITIL
9 18 (30.51%) SQL
9 18 (30.51%) SCCM
10 17 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (28.81%) Hyper-V
10 17 (28.81%) Red Hat
11 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
11 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (22.03%) NAS
13 13 (22.03%) WAN
13 13 (22.03%) Perl
13 13 (22.03%) MS Office
13 13 (22.03%) RHCE
13 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (20.34%) Oracle RMAN
14 12 (20.34%) Oracle
14 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
14 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
14 12 (20.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 16 (27.12%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (20.34%) SharePoint
4 11 (18.64%) Apache
5 10 (16.95%) Lync
6 8 (13.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (13.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (10.17%) IIS
8 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) MS Office
2 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (76.27%) DHCP
2 25 (42.37%) TCP/IP
3 21 (35.59%) LAN
4 20 (33.90%) Firewall
5 13 (22.03%) NAS
5 13 (22.03%) WAN
6 10 (16.95%) OSPF
7 8 (13.56%) LDAP
8 7 (11.86%) Wireless
9 6 (10.17%) BGP
9 6 (10.17%) VoIP
10 5 (8.47%) Ethernet
11 4 (6.78%) HTTP
11 4 (6.78%) RIP
11 4 (6.78%) SNMP
11 4 (6.78%) EIGRP
11 4 (6.78%) IGRP
11 4 (6.78%) MGCP
11 4 (6.78%) H.323
11 4 (6.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.39%) JIRA
2 1 (1.69%) Hudson
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.95%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (13.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (38.98%) Administrator
2 16 (27.12%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (22.03%) Systems Engineer
3 13 (22.03%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (16.95%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (15.25%) Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) Security Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Linux Consultant
10 3 (5.08%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Firewall Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 2 (3.39%) IT Support
11 2 (3.39%) Head of Software Engineering
11 2 (3.39%) Technical Support
11 2 (3.39%) Technical Consultant
11 2 (3.39%) Support Consultant
11 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) Web Services
2 1 (1.69%) SAML
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Firmware
2 10 (16.95%) PKI
3 3 (5.08%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.39%) Web 2.0
4 2 (3.39%) Streaming Media
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Biometrics
5 1 (1.69%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) Linux
2 20 (33.90%) Windows
3 17 (28.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (13.56%) CentOS
7 6 (10.17%) UNIX
8 5 (8.47%) Ubuntu
9 3 (5.08%) SUSE
9 3 (5.08%) Debian
9 3 (5.08%) FreeBSD
10 2 (3.39%) HPUX
10 2 (3.39%) SELinux
10 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
11 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) ITIL
2 12 (20.34%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (18.64%) Migration
4 10 (16.95%) ERP
4 10 (16.95%) Data Analysis
4 10 (16.95%) Validation
5 8 (13.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (10.17%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.78%) Information Security
7 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.08%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.39%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.39%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.39%) Product Management
9 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) SQL
2 13 (22.03%) Perl
3 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
4 8 (13.56%) Python
5 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.39%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.69%) VBScript
7 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) RHCE
2 10 (16.95%) OCP
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (11.86%) MCITP
4 7 (11.86%) MCSA
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (10.17%) Degree
6 4 (6.78%) CCNP
7 3 (5.08%) CCNA
8 1 (1.69%) MCP
8 1 (1.69%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) PCI DSS
2 7 (11.86%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 7 (11.86%) GAMP
2 7 (11.86%) GCP
2 7 (11.86%) GMP
3 3 (5.08%) SLA
4 2 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 31 (52.54%) Active Directory
2 17 (28.81%) Hyper-V
3 12 (20.34%) vSphere
3 12 (20.34%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (16.95%) VMware ESX
5 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (30.51%) SCCM
2 12 (20.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 12 (20.34%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (13.56%) SCOM
4 7 (11.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (6.78%) Nagios
5 4 (6.78%) FortiGate
5 4 (6.78%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (5.08%) Puppet
6 3 (5.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.20%) VMware
3 17 (28.81%) Red Hat
4 12 (20.34%) EMC
4 12 (20.34%) Oracle
5 10 (16.95%) SAP
6 8 (13.56%) Cisco
7 5 (8.47%) Splunk
8 4 (6.78%) HP
8 4 (6.78%) Citrix
8 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
8 4 (6.78%) Trapeze
9 3 (5.08%) F5
9 3 (5.08%) Sourcefire
9 3 (5.08%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.08%) Polycom
9 3 (5.08%) Riverbed
9 3 (5.08%) Aruba
9 3 (5.08%) Juniper
10 2 (3.39%) Perforce
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