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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 64 80 97
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 39 38 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.81% 2.10% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.33% 8.88% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 16
Average salary £41,250 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £34,650 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,150 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
225 428 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.20% 23.70% 23.52%
Number of salaries quoted 208 324 305
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 47 (68.12%) Windows
2 42 (60.87%) Linux
3 41 (59.42%) Firewall
4 28 (40.58%) Perl
5 22 (31.88%) Python
6 21 (30.43%) Apache
6 21 (30.43%) UNIX
6 21 (30.43%) SQL
7 20 (28.99%) TCP/IP
8 19 (27.54%) VMware
8 19 (27.54%) CentOS
9 18 (26.09%) DHCP
9 18 (26.09%) Red Hat
10 17 (24.64%) HTTP
11 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
11 16 (23.19%) SSL
11 16 (23.19%) Digital Marketing
11 16 (23.19%) Marketing
12 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
13 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (18.84%) MySQL
14 13 (18.84%) ITIL
15 12 (17.39%) Subversion
16 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
16 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (15.94%) Mac OS X
16 11 (15.94%) Disaster Recovery
17 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
17 10 (14.49%) Shell Script
17 10 (14.49%) IIS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 21 (30.43%) Apache
2 10 (14.49%) Tomcat
2 10 (14.49%) IIS
3 9 (13.04%) Zope
4 8 (11.59%) Plone
4 8 (11.59%) CMS
4 8 (11.59%) nginx
5 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
6 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (5.80%) Lync
8 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (2.90%) OpenStack
10 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (59.42%) Firewall
2 20 (28.99%) TCP/IP
3 18 (26.09%) DHCP
4 17 (24.64%) HTTP
5 16 (23.19%) SSL
6 8 (11.59%) SSH
7 7 (10.14%) LDAP
8 6 (8.70%) SAN
9 5 (7.25%) VPN
9 5 (7.25%) SMTP
9 5 (7.25%) NAS
10 4 (5.80%) LAN
10 4 (5.80%) FTP
11 3 (4.35%) WAN
11 3 (4.35%) Internet
12 2 (2.90%) OSPF
12 2 (2.90%) BGP
12 2 (2.90%) SNMP
12 2 (2.90%) IP Telephony
12 2 (2.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.84%) MySQL
2 9 (13.04%) MariaDB
3 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Subversion
2 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.90%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) TestLink
4 1 (1.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (23.19%) Marketing
2 2 (2.90%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Administrator
2 22 (31.88%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (18.84%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (14.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Analyst
9 5 (7.25%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (7.25%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.80%) Technical Support
10 4 (5.80%) Windows Administrator
10 4 (5.80%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.80%) Web Analyst
11 3 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
11 3 (4.35%) Consultant
12 2 (2.90%) Support Consultant
12 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) HTML
1 8 (11.59%) CSS
2 4 (5.80%) Web Services
3 2 (2.90%) SAML
3 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.90%) .NET
3 2 (2.90%) Classic ASP
3 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) User Experience
2 5 (7.25%) Client/Server
3 4 (5.80%) Statistics
4 3 (4.35%) Chemistry
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) Replication
5 2 (2.90%) Clustering
5 2 (2.90%) e-Health
5 2 (2.90%) SecurID
5 2 (2.90%) Life Science
6 1 (1.45%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 47 (68.12%) Windows
2 42 (60.87%) Linux
3 21 (30.43%) UNIX
4 19 (27.54%) CentOS
5 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (15.94%) Mac OS X
6 10 (14.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.80%) Debian
9 4 (5.80%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.90%) Solaris
11 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.19%) Digital Marketing
2 13 (18.84%) ITIL
3 11 (15.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (14.49%) Configuration Management
5 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (10.14%) DevOps
6 6 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.70%) Migration
7 5 (7.25%) Scrum
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.80%) Project Management
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.35%) Kanban
9 3 (4.35%) Data Protection
10 2 (2.90%) Product Management
10 2 (2.90%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.90%) Security Testing
10 2 (2.90%) Kernel Tuning
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.58%) Perl
2 22 (31.88%) Python
3 21 (30.43%) SQL
4 11 (15.94%) PowerShell
5 10 (14.49%) Shell Script
6 9 (13.04%) Bash Shell
7 8 (11.59%) Java
8 2 (2.90%) C#
8 2 (2.90%) PHP
8 2 (2.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (7.25%) CCNA
3 5 (7.25%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.80%) MCP
4 4 (5.80%) MCSE
5 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.90%) CCNP
7 1 (1.45%) MCSA
7 1 (1.45%) CCA
7 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.45%) CCEA
7 1 (1.45%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (14.49%) qmail
3 10 (14.49%) Postfix
4 8 (11.59%) vSphere
4 8 (11.59%) Varnish
5 5 (7.25%) NFS
6 4 (5.80%) Hyper-V
6 4 (5.80%) Dovecot
7 2 (2.90%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.90%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.45%) XenApp
8 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) HAProxy
1 8 (11.59%) systemd
2 5 (7.25%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.80%) Puppet
4 2 (2.90%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (27.54%) VMware
2 18 (26.09%) Red Hat
3 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.14%) Cisco
5 5 (7.25%) Juniper
6 4 (5.80%) HP
7 3 (4.35%) Dell
7 3 (4.35%) EMC
7 3 (4.35%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.90%) Citrix
9 1 (1.45%) NetApp
9 1 (1.45%) Websense
9 1 (1.45%) Perforce
9 1 (1.45%) F5
9 1 (1.45%) Nimble Storage
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