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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 74 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 32 32 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.27% 1.74% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.29% 7.80% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 29
Average salary £39,250 £38,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,435 £30,600 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
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
311 410 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.07% 22.28% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 275 315 264
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 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
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 22 May 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 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 46 (64.79%) DHCP
2 39 (54.93%) Linux
3 38 (53.52%) Windows
4 35 (49.30%) Firewall
5 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
6 25 (35.21%) Active Directory
7 23 (32.39%) SQL
7 23 (32.39%) VMware
8 21 (29.58%) UNIX
9 19 (26.76%) Perl
10 18 (25.35%) ITIL
11 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
11 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
11 16 (22.54%) Cisco
12 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (21.13%) CentOS
13 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
14 13 (18.31%) Red Hat
15 12 (16.90%) Python
16 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
17 10 (14.08%) SCCM
17 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
17 10 (14.08%) IIS
18 9 (12.68%) MySQL
18 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
18 9 (12.68%) Apache
18 9 (12.68%) Project Management
18 9 (12.68%) vSphere

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 10 (14.08%) MS Exchange
1 10 (14.08%) IIS
2 9 (12.68%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.68%) Apache
3 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.04%) Tomcat
4 5 (7.04%) CMS
4 5 (7.04%) Zope
4 5 (7.04%) Plone
4 5 (7.04%) nginx
4 5 (7.04%) Lync
4 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (5.63%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.23%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.82%) iPlanet
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (64.79%) DHCP
2 35 (49.30%) Firewall
3 16 (22.54%) TCP/IP
4 8 (11.27%) NAS
4 8 (11.27%) Network Security
4 8 (11.27%) Internet
4 8 (11.27%) LDAP
4 8 (11.27%) SSL
4 8 (11.27%) SAN
5 6 (8.45%) VPN
5 6 (8.45%) HTTP
6 5 (7.04%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.23%) SMTP
7 3 (4.23%) SNMP
7 3 (4.23%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.82%) SSH
8 2 (2.82%) NetScaler
8 2 (2.82%) FTP
8 2 (2.82%) WAN
9 1 (1.41%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.54%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) MySQL
3 5 (7.04%) Crystal Reports
3 5 (7.04%) MariaDB
3 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.63%) QlikView
5 2 (2.82%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.41%) TestLink
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 8 (11.27%) Marketing
2 5 (7.04%) Back Office
3 3 (4.23%) Electronics
4 2 (2.82%) Finance
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Administrator
2 31 (43.66%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (14.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (14.08%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (9.86%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) IT Support
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) UNIX Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Support Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) HTML
1 5 (7.04%) CSS
2 1 (1.41%) .NET
2 1 (1.41%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.41%) SAML
2 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Management Information System
2 7 (9.86%) Clustering
3 6 (8.45%) User Experience
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
4 5 (7.04%) PKI
5 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.82%) Informatics
6 2 (2.82%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.82%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.41%) Replication
7 1 (1.41%) Telematics
7 1 (1.41%) Open Source
7 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.41%) SecurID
7 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.93%) Linux
2 38 (53.52%) Windows
3 21 (29.58%) UNIX
4 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (21.13%) CentOS
5 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.04%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.63%) Debian
9 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.82%) Solaris
10 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) ITIL
2 9 (12.68%) Project Management
3 8 (11.27%) Digital Marketing
4 7 (9.86%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.04%) Data Security
5 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.63%) Biostatistics
7 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.23%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.23%) Information Security
7 3 (4.23%) Line Management
7 3 (4.23%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (4.23%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.82%) Change Management
8 2 (2.82%) Data Modelling
9 1 (1.41%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) SQL
2 19 (26.76%) Perl
3 12 (16.90%) Python
4 11 (15.49%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.04%) Java
5 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
5 5 (7.04%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.41%) VBScript
6 1 (1.41%) PHP
6 1 (1.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) CCNA
2 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.82%) CCNP
4 2 (2.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) MCSA
5 1 (1.41%) CCA
5 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CCEA
5 1 (1.41%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 25 (35.21%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.68%) vSphere
4 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.04%) qmail
5 5 (7.04%) Postfix
5 5 (7.04%) Varnish
5 5 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (5.63%) Terminal Server
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.82%) Sendmail
8 2 (2.82%) XenApp
8 2 (2.82%) NFS
9 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) SCCM
2 5 (7.04%) Backup Exec
2 5 (7.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (7.04%) HAProxy
2 5 (7.04%) systemd
2 5 (7.04%) Puppet
2 5 (7.04%) SCOM
3 4 (5.63%) ARCserve
4 3 (4.23%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.82%) Salt
5 2 (2.82%) Ansible
5 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.82%) CFEngine
6 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 23 (32.39%) VMware
3 16 (22.54%) Cisco
4 13 (18.31%) Red Hat
5 7 (9.86%) Citrix
5 7 (9.86%) Dell
6 6 (8.45%) HP
7 5 (7.04%) IBM
7 5 (7.04%) Symantec
8 4 (5.63%) Mitel
8 4 (5.63%) EMC
8 4 (5.63%) Epicor
8 4 (5.63%) NetApp
9 3 (4.23%) Juniper
10 2 (2.82%) WorldPay
10 2 (2.82%) Vertica
10 2 (2.82%) Sun
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle
11 1 (1.41%) Perforce
11 1 (1.41%) Apple
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridgeshire County Council
Salary: £28455.00 - £38392.00 per annum + MB(New).1
Posted: 6 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hinxton near Cambridge, UK
EMBL
Salary: Monthly salary starting at £2,387.20 free of UK income tax plus mobility and other allowances where applicable
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Accumuli
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago