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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 85 75 94
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Permanent jobs citing DNS 27 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.58% 2.23% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.99% 9.30% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 25
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £45,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -
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
338 355 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.84% 23.99% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 258 266 387
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,984 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 November 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 41 (65.08%) DHCP
2 34 (53.97%) Linux
3 31 (49.21%) Firewall
4 27 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 26 (41.27%) VMware
6 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
7 23 (36.51%) Perl
7 23 (36.51%) SQL
8 22 (34.92%) Windows
8 22 (34.92%) Red Hat
9 21 (33.33%) ITIL
10 20 (31.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (26.98%) OSPF
11 17 (26.98%) BGP
11 17 (26.98%) Oracle
11 17 (26.98%) EMC
11 17 (26.98%) Oracle Database
12 16 (25.40%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (23.81%) Data Analysis
13 15 (23.81%) VMware ESX
13 15 (23.81%) Oracle RMAN
13 15 (23.81%) Cisco
13 15 (23.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 15 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
13 15 (23.81%) PKI
13 15 (23.81%) EMC NetWorker
14 14 (22.22%) Degree
14 14 (22.22%) CentOS
14 14 (22.22%) Apache
15 13 (20.63%) T-SQL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (22.22%) Apache
2 6 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.94%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) iPlanet
4 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.59%) Lync
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (65.08%) DHCP
2 31 (49.21%) Firewall
3 17 (26.98%) OSPF
3 17 (26.98%) BGP
4 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
5 10 (15.87%) Ethernet
5 10 (15.87%) WAN
5 10 (15.87%) MPLS
6 8 (12.70%) Internet
7 6 (9.52%) VLAN
7 6 (9.52%) VPLS
7 6 (9.52%) LDAP
7 6 (9.52%) LAN
7 6 (9.52%) VoIP
7 6 (9.52%) SNMP
8 4 (6.35%) HTTP
8 4 (6.35%) VPN
8 4 (6.35%) SAN
8 4 (6.35%) IP Telephony
8 4 (6.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Bugzilla
1 4 (6.35%) JIRA
1 4 (6.35%) TestLink
2 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.87%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (6.35%) Finance
3 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Administrator
2 22 (34.92%) Systems Administrator
3 18 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
4 16 (25.40%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (14.29%) Architect
5 9 (14.29%) IT Support
6 8 (12.70%) Test Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) Network Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) IP Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Network Architect
8 6 (9.52%) Design Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Security Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Systems Test Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) IT Consultant
9 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
1 2 (3.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) PKI
2 8 (12.70%) Client/Server
3 6 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.35%) Streaming Media
4 4 (6.35%) IPTV
5 2 (3.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.17%) Smartcard
5 2 (3.17%) Open Source
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.97%) Linux
2 22 (34.92%) Windows
3 20 (31.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (22.22%) CentOS
5 9 (14.29%) UNIX
6 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.52%) Ubuntu
8 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.17%) HPUX
10 2 (3.17%) Solaris
10 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.17%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) ITIL
2 15 (23.81%) Data Analysis
2 15 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (20.63%) Migration
4 12 (19.05%) ERP
5 8 (12.70%) Regression Testing
5 8 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (9.52%) Network Design
6 6 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
8 4 (6.35%) Configuration Management
8 4 (6.35%) Project Management
8 4 (6.35%) Scrum
8 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.35%) Network Management
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (3.17%) DNA
10 2 (3.17%) Bioinformatics
10 2 (3.17%) Automated Testing
10 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (36.51%) Perl
1 23 (36.51%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) T-SQL
3 10 (15.87%) Python
4 7 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 3 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.17%) C#
6 2 (3.17%) Java
6 2 (3.17%) Ruby
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (22.22%) Degree
3 13 (20.63%) OCP
3 13 (20.63%) Oracle Certification
3 13 (20.63%) RHCE
4 10 (15.87%) JNCIE
4 10 (15.87%) CCNA
4 10 (15.87%) CCIE
5 8 (12.70%) CCNP
6 6 (9.52%) CCIP
6 6 (9.52%) CCDP
7 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.76%) MCP
9 1 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.59%) MCDST
9 1 (1.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.70%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 27 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.81%) VMware ESX
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (20.63%) vSphere
4 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.35%) NFS
6 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.17%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (23.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 15 (23.81%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (17.46%) SCCM
3 10 (15.87%) SCOM
4 7 (11.11%) FortiGate
5 4 (6.35%) Puppet
6 2 (3.17%) CFEngine
6 2 (3.17%) SCOrch
6 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) VMware
2 25 (39.68%) Microsoft
3 22 (34.92%) Red Hat
4 17 (26.98%) Oracle
4 17 (26.98%) EMC
5 15 (23.81%) Cisco
6 12 (19.05%) SAP
7 11 (17.46%) HP
8 10 (15.87%) Juniper
9 7 (11.11%) Dell
10 6 (9.52%) Redback
11 4 (6.35%) Perforce
11 4 (6.35%) Fortinet
11 4 (6.35%) Sourcefire
11 4 (6.35%) Polycom
11 4 (6.35%) Aruba
11 4 (6.35%) F5
12 3 (4.76%) Citrix
13 2 (3.17%) IBM
13 2 (3.17%) Isilon
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