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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 79 94 87
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 36 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.04% 1.53% 1.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.93% 6.33% 9.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35 19 32
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,700 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
403 379 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.79% 24.20% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 305 316 329
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £55,000
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 22 September 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 36 (60.00%) DHCP
2 33 (55.00%) Linux
3 27 (45.00%) Firewall
4 26 (43.33%) Red Hat
4 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 25 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 25 (41.67%) SQL
6 24 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (36.67%) VMware
7 22 (36.67%) ITIL
8 20 (33.33%) Perl
9 17 (28.33%) Oracle
9 17 (28.33%) Oracle Database
10 16 (26.67%) RHCE
11 15 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
11 15 (25.00%) Windows
11 15 (25.00%) EMC
11 15 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 15 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
12 14 (23.33%) Apache
12 14 (23.33%) Migration
13 13 (21.67%) VMware ESX
13 13 (21.67%) Python
13 13 (21.67%) T-SQL
13 13 (21.67%) OCP
13 13 (21.67%) Oracle Certification
13 13 (21.67%) Data Analysis
13 13 (21.67%) PKI
13 13 (21.67%) vSphere

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (23.33%) Apache
2 10 (16.67%) IIS
3 6 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.33%) iPlanet
5 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (5.00%) Office 365
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (60.00%) DHCP
2 27 (45.00%) Firewall
3 12 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (20.00%) OSPF
3 12 (20.00%) BGP
4 11 (18.33%) WAN
5 10 (16.67%) LDAP
6 9 (15.00%) Internet
7 8 (13.33%) Ethernet
8 6 (10.00%) MPLS
8 6 (10.00%) VPLS
9 4 (6.67%) LAN
9 4 (6.67%) VoIP
9 4 (6.67%) HTTP
10 2 (3.33%) VPN
10 2 (3.33%) SAN
11 1 (1.67%) SSH
11 1 (1.67%) NAS
11 1 (1.67%) IPsec
11 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
3 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) JIRA
1 5 (8.33%) Bugzilla
2 3 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.67%) Hudson
General
1 10 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Administrator
2 23 (38.33%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (28.33%) Linux Administrator
4 16 (26.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (18.33%) Analyst
6 9 (15.00%) Architect
7 8 (13.33%) Security Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) Consultant
8 6 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) Design Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) Network Architect
8 6 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) IP Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 4 (6.67%) IT Support
10 3 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
10 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) REST
2 1 (1.67%) SAML
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) PKI
2 9 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 5 (8.33%) Streaming Media
4 4 (6.67%) IPTV
5 3 (5.00%) Clustering
6 2 (3.33%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.33%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.67%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Linux
2 24 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 15 (25.00%) Windows
4 12 (20.00%) CentOS
5 11 (18.33%) UNIX
6 10 (16.67%) Ubuntu
7 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (5.00%) SUSE
8 3 (5.00%) Debian
8 3 (5.00%) FreeBSD
9 2 (3.33%) HPUX
9 2 (3.33%) Solaris
9 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.33%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.67%) ITIL
2 15 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (23.33%) Migration
4 13 (21.67%) Data Analysis
5 12 (20.00%) ERP
6 10 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (13.33%) Load Balancing
8 6 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 6 (10.00%) Network Design
9 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 5 (8.33%) Scrum
10 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.00%) Line Management
11 3 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 2 (3.33%) E-business
12 2 (3.33%) Information Security
12 2 (3.33%) Multithreading
12 2 (3.33%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) SQL
2 20 (33.33%) Perl
3 13 (21.67%) Python
3 13 (21.67%) T-SQL
4 8 (13.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.33%) PHP
6 2 (3.33%) C#
6 2 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.67%) Java
7 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) RHCE
2 13 (21.67%) OCP
2 13 (21.67%) Oracle Certification
3 12 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (11.67%) Degree
4 7 (11.67%) CCNP
5 6 (10.00%) CCIP
5 6 (10.00%) CCNA
5 6 (10.00%) CCDP
5 6 (10.00%) CCIE
5 6 (10.00%) JNCIE
6 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.33%) MCP
7 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.67%) MCDST
8 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 25 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 13 (21.67%) VMware ESX
3 13 (21.67%) vSphere
4 7 (11.67%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (3.33%) NFS
6 2 (3.33%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 15 (25.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 11 (18.33%) SCCM
3 10 (16.67%) SCOM
4 4 (6.67%) Puppet
5 3 (5.00%) FortiGate
6 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.33%) CFEngine
7 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Red Hat
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (36.67%) VMware
3 17 (28.33%) Oracle
4 15 (25.00%) EMC
5 12 (20.00%) SAP
6 7 (11.67%) Cisco
7 6 (10.00%) Dell
7 6 (10.00%) Juniper
7 6 (10.00%) Redback
8 5 (8.33%) Perforce
8 5 (8.33%) HP
9 3 (5.00%) Citrix
10 2 (3.33%) IBM
10 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.33%) Vertica
11 1 (1.67%) Google
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