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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 80 93 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 38 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.09% 1.32% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.00% 5.63% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38 17 29
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,650 £34,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
422 373 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 23.25% 23.41% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 324 308 305
Average salary £44,250 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 27 August 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 47 (68.12%) DHCP
2 37 (53.62%) Microsoft
3 34 (49.28%) Active Directory
3 34 (49.28%) Linux
4 26 (37.68%) Firewall
4 26 (37.68%) Red Hat
4 26 (37.68%) SQL
5 24 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 23 (33.33%) Windows
7 22 (31.88%) ITIL
7 22 (31.88%) VMware
8 21 (30.43%) TCP/IP
9 19 (27.54%) Perl
9 19 (27.54%) SCCM
10 17 (24.64%) Oracle Database
10 17 (24.64%) Oracle
11 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
11 16 (23.19%) RHCE
11 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
12 15 (21.74%) Oracle RMAN
12 15 (21.74%) EMC NetWorker
12 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (21.74%) vSphere
12 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (21.74%) EMC
12 15 (21.74%) LAN
12 15 (21.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
13 14 (20.29%) Apache

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (23.19%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.29%) Apache
3 12 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (14.49%) SharePoint
5 8 (11.59%) IIS
5 8 (11.59%) Lync
6 6 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.90%) iPlanet
9 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.35%) Office 365
3 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 47 (68.12%) DHCP
2 26 (37.68%) Firewall
3 21 (30.43%) TCP/IP
4 15 (21.74%) LAN
5 12 (17.39%) WAN
6 11 (15.94%) OSPF
7 10 (14.49%) BGP
7 10 (14.49%) LDAP
7 10 (14.49%) NAS
8 6 (8.70%) Internet
8 6 (8.70%) Ethernet
9 5 (7.25%) VoIP
9 5 (7.25%) MPLS
10 4 (5.80%) VPLS
10 4 (5.80%) HTTP
11 2 (2.90%) SAN
11 2 (2.90%) VPN
12 1 (1.45%) SSL
12 1 (1.45%) EIGRP
12 1 (1.45%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) Oracle Database
2 8 (11.59%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.25%) Bugzilla
1 5 (7.25%) JIRA
2 1 (1.45%) Hudson
2 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (15.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (7.25%) Finance
3 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Administrator
2 24 (34.78%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (27.54%) Linux Administrator
4 16 (23.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 15 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Security Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Architect
8 7 (10.14%) Consultant
9 6 (8.70%) IT Security Analyst
10 5 (7.25%) IT Support
10 5 (7.25%) Test Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Design Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Systems Test Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Support Consultant
11 4 (5.80%) IP Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Systems Integration Engineer
11 4 (5.80%) Network Architect
12 3 (4.35%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) Web Services
2 1 (1.45%) SAML
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.84%) PKI
2 9 (13.04%) Firmware
3 6 (8.70%) Client/Server
4 5 (7.25%) Streaming Media
5 4 (5.80%) IPTV
6 3 (4.35%) Clustering
7 2 (2.90%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.90%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.45%) Biometrics
8 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (49.28%) Linux
2 24 (34.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (33.33%) Windows
4 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (17.39%) CentOS
6 11 (15.94%) UNIX
6 11 (15.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (14.49%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.35%) SUSE
8 3 (4.35%) Debian
8 3 (4.35%) FreeBSD
8 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.90%) SELinux
9 2 (2.90%) HPUX
9 2 (2.90%) Solaris
10 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) ITIL
2 15 (21.74%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (20.29%) Migration
4 13 (18.84%) Data Analysis
5 12 (17.39%) ERP
6 8 (11.59%) Validation
6 8 (11.59%) Load Balancing
7 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.14%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (7.25%) Scrum
8 5 (7.25%) Regression Testing
9 4 (5.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.80%) Information Security
9 4 (5.80%) Network Design
9 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
9 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (4.35%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 2 (2.90%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) SQL
2 19 (27.54%) Perl
3 13 (18.84%) T-SQL
4 12 (17.39%) Python
5 8 (11.59%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.90%) PHP
6 2 (2.90%) C++
7 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.45%) VBScript
7 1 (1.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (23.19%) RHCE
2 13 (18.84%) OCP
2 13 (18.84%) Oracle Certification
3 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (10.14%) Degree
6 6 (8.70%) MCSA
6 6 (8.70%) CCNA
6 6 (8.70%) MCITP
7 5 (7.25%) CCNP
8 4 (5.80%) CCIP
8 4 (5.80%) CCDP
8 4 (5.80%) CCIE
8 4 (5.80%) JNCIE
9 2 (2.90%) MCP
10 1 (1.45%) MCSE
10 1 (1.45%) MCDST
10 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) PCI DSS
2 6 (8.70%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 6 (8.70%) GAMP
2 6 (8.70%) GCP
2 6 (8.70%) GMP
3 2 (2.90%) QA
System Software
1 34 (49.28%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
3 15 (21.74%) vSphere
3 15 (21.74%) Oracle RMAN
4 13 (18.84%) VMware ESX
5 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.90%) NFS
6 2 (2.90%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 19 (27.54%) SCCM
2 15 (21.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 15 (21.74%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (14.49%) SCOM
4 6 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (8.70%) Puppet
5 3 (4.35%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.90%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.45%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.45%) Ansible
7 1 (1.45%) Nagios
7 1 (1.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 37 (53.62%) Microsoft
2 26 (37.68%) Red Hat
3 22 (31.88%) VMware
4 17 (24.64%) Oracle
5 15 (21.74%) EMC
6 12 (17.39%) SAP
7 6 (8.70%) Cisco
7 6 (8.70%) Dell
8 5 (7.25%) HP
8 5 (7.25%) Perforce
9 4 (5.80%) Juniper
9 4 (5.80%) Redback
10 3 (4.35%) Citrix
11 2 (2.90%) IBM
11 2 (2.90%) Splunk
11 2 (2.90%) Vertica
12 1 (1.45%) Google
12 1 (1.45%) Trapeze
12 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
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