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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 71 94 59
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -35
Permanent jobs citing DNS 37 23 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.39% 1.54% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.05% 6.35% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 46
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £39,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,275 £30,250 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £44,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
368 362 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.79% 24.17% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 272 301 306
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £66,000
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 3 March 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (69.70%) DHCP
2 32 (48.48%) Windows
3 26 (39.39%) Linux
4 25 (37.88%) Firewall
5 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 23 (34.85%) Cisco
7 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 21 (31.82%) VMware
9 20 (30.30%) Active Directory
10 16 (24.24%) UNIX
11 14 (21.21%) ITIL
11 14 (21.21%) SQL
11 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
11 14 (21.21%) Degree
12 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
13 11 (16.67%) Perl
13 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (15.15%) HP
14 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (15.15%) Internet
14 10 (15.15%) OSPF
14 10 (15.15%) BGP
15 9 (13.64%) IIS
15 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
15 9 (13.64%) SCCM
16 8 (12.12%) CCNA
16 8 (12.12%) SNMP
16 8 (12.12%) Project Management
17 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (13.64%) IIS
2 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.55%) Lync
6 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.03%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (69.70%) DHCP
2 25 (37.88%) Firewall
3 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 10 (15.15%) Internet
4 10 (15.15%) OSPF
4 10 (15.15%) BGP
5 8 (12.12%) SNMP
6 7 (10.61%) Network Security
6 7 (10.61%) iSCSI
7 6 (9.09%) VLAN
7 6 (9.09%) SAN
7 6 (9.09%) MPLS
7 6 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 6 (9.09%) HTTP
8 5 (7.58%) LDAP
8 5 (7.58%) VPN
8 5 (7.58%) IP Telephony
8 5 (7.58%) NAS
9 4 (6.06%) Junos
9 4 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.06%) QlikView
4 3 (4.55%) MySQL
5 2 (3.03%) Big Data
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Back Office
3 3 (4.55%) Electronics
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Administrator
2 21 (31.82%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (13.64%) Network Engineer
3 9 (13.64%) IT Support
4 8 (12.12%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.55%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Graduate
8 3 (4.55%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
1 2 (3.03%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Clustering
1 7 (10.61%) PKI
1 7 (10.61%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) User Experience
3 5 (7.58%) Blackberry
4 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.55%) Open Source
5 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (3.03%) Internet of Things
6 2 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (3.03%) Smartcard
6 2 (3.03%) Informatics
7 1 (1.52%) Telematics
7 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (48.48%) Windows
2 26 (39.39%) Linux
3 16 (24.24%) UNIX
4 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.09%) CentOS
5 6 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.03%) Ubuntu
8 2 (3.03%) Solaris
8 2 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) ITIL
2 8 (12.12%) Project Management
3 7 (10.61%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.61%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.58%) Data Security
4 5 (7.58%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 4 (6.06%) Regression Testing
5 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.06%) Network Management
5 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.55%) Biostatistics
6 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.55%) DNA
6 3 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 3 (4.55%) Bioinformatics
7 2 (3.03%) Automated Testing
7 2 (3.03%) Information Security
7 2 (3.03%) Network Design
7 2 (3.03%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) SQL
2 11 (16.67%) Perl
3 9 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 6 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (3.03%) Ruby
5 2 (3.03%) C#
5 2 (3.03%) Java
5 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) Degree
2 10 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.12%) CCNA
4 6 (9.09%) CCIE
4 6 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (9.09%) JNCIE
5 5 (7.58%) CCNP
6 3 (4.55%) VCP4
7 2 (3.03%) MCP
7 2 (3.03%) CCIP
7 2 (3.03%) CCDP
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 4 (6.06%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 20 (30.30%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.58%) vSphere
3 5 (7.58%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (6.06%) NFS
5 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.03%) Sendmail
6 2 (3.03%) XenApp
6 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.03%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) SCCM
2 5 (7.58%) SCOM
2 5 (7.58%) Backup Exec
2 5 (7.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (6.06%) ARCserve
3 4 (6.06%) FortiGate
3 4 (6.06%) Puppet
4 2 (3.03%) CFEngine
4 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.03%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.03%) Ansible
4 2 (3.03%) Salt
5 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 23 (34.85%) Cisco
3 21 (31.82%) VMware
4 10 (15.15%) HP
5 7 (10.61%) Juniper
6 6 (9.09%) Citrix
7 5 (7.58%) Dell
7 5 (7.58%) IBM
7 5 (7.58%) Symantec
8 4 (6.06%) Mitel
8 4 (6.06%) Epicor
8 4 (6.06%) Sourcefire
8 4 (6.06%) Fortinet
8 4 (6.06%) Polycom
8 4 (6.06%) Aruba
8 4 (6.06%) F5
9 3 (4.55%) NetApp
9 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.55%) EMC
10 2 (3.03%) Oracle
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