The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 88 91 94
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 31 26 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.74% 1.57% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.24% 7.69% 8.76%
Number of salaries quoted 29 20 25
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,300 £35,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
376 338 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.15% 20.39% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 303 277 285
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Cambridgeshire

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 28 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cambridge

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 45 (75.00%) DHCP
2 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 32 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 25 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 24 (40.00%) Linux
6 20 (33.33%) Firewall
6 20 (33.33%) Windows
6 20 (33.33%) SQL
6 20 (33.33%) LAN
7 19 (31.67%) Red Hat
7 19 (31.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (30.00%) SCCM
8 18 (30.00%) VMware
8 18 (30.00%) ITIL
9 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
9 17 (28.33%) Hyper-V
10 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (23.33%) Perl
13 13 (21.67%) RHCE
13 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (21.67%) MS Office
13 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
13 13 (21.67%) WAN
13 13 (21.67%) NAS
14 12 (20.00%) vSphere
14 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database
14 12 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 11 (18.33%) Apache
5 10 (16.67%) Lync
6 8 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (11.67%) IIS
8 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) MS Office
1 13 (21.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.67%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (75.00%) DHCP
2 25 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 20 (33.33%) Firewall
3 20 (33.33%) LAN
4 13 (21.67%) WAN
4 13 (21.67%) NAS
5 9 (15.00%) OSPF
6 8 (13.33%) LDAP
7 6 (10.00%) BGP
7 6 (10.00%) VoIP
8 5 (8.33%) Wireless
9 4 (6.67%) Internet
9 4 (6.67%) Ethernet
9 4 (6.67%) HTTP
10 3 (5.00%) HSRP
10 3 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (5.00%) RIP
10 3 (5.00%) SNMP
10 3 (5.00%) SAN
10 3 (5.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) JIRA
1 3 (5.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.67%) Hudson
2 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (11.67%) Finance
3 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Administrator
2 18 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (23.33%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (23.33%) Systems Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (15.00%) Analyst
6 8 (13.33%) Security Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (8.33%) Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Test Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Network Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Support Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Technical Support
10 2 (3.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 2 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.67%) HTML
2 1 (1.67%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
2 1 (1.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Firmware
2 10 (16.67%) PKI
3 4 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.00%) Streaming Media
5 2 (3.33%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.33%) IPTV
5 2 (3.33%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.67%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (40.00%) Linux
2 20 (33.33%) Windows
3 19 (31.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (21.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (13.33%) CentOS
7 7 (11.67%) UNIX
8 6 (10.00%) Ubuntu
9 3 (5.00%) FreeBSD
9 3 (5.00%) SUSE
9 3 (5.00%) Debian
10 2 (3.33%) HPUX
10 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
10 2 (3.33%) SELinux
11 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) ITIL
2 12 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (18.33%) Migration
4 10 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 10 (16.67%) ERP
4 10 (16.67%) Validation
5 8 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.67%) Information Security
8 4 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity
9 3 (5.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.00%) Scrum
10 2 (3.33%) E-business
10 2 (3.33%) Service Management
10 2 (3.33%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.33%) BCP
10 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) Perl
3 10 (16.67%) Python
3 10 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.33%) PHP
5 2 (3.33%) C++
5 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) VBScript
6 1 (1.67%) C#
6 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) RHCE
2 10 (16.67%) OCP
2 10 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
3 8 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (11.67%) MCITP
4 7 (11.67%) MCSA
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (10.00%) Degree
6 4 (6.67%) CCNA
7 3 (5.00%) CCNP
8 1 (1.67%) MCDST
8 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 7 (11.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 7 (11.67%) GAMP
2 7 (11.67%) GCP
2 7 (11.67%) GMP
3 2 (3.33%) SLA
3 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 32 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (28.33%) Hyper-V
3 12 (20.00%) vSphere
3 12 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 10 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (30.00%) SCCM
2 12 (20.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 12 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 8 (13.33%) SCOM
4 7 (11.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (6.67%) Puppet
5 4 (6.67%) FortiGate
6 3 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (5.00%) Nagios
7 2 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.67%) Ansible
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.67%) Red Hat
3 18 (30.00%) VMware
4 12 (20.00%) EMC
4 12 (20.00%) Oracle
5 10 (16.67%) SAP
6 6 (10.00%) Cisco
7 4 (6.67%) Citrix
7 4 (6.67%) HP
7 4 (6.67%) Splunk
8 3 (5.00%) Trapeze
8 3 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.00%) Perforce
9 2 (3.33%) Juniper
9 2 (3.33%) Dell
9 2 (3.33%) Polycom
9 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.33%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.33%) Aruba
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