The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 22 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 105 107 101
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 32 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.34% 1.47% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.84% 7.64% 11.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 46
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 £36,750 £31,300 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
468 458 467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.54% 19.30% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 390 378 394
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
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
East of England

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Cambridgeshire region.

DNS Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -3 26 £42,000 +5.00% 5
Peterborough +5 1 - - 1
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 56 (75.68%) DHCP
2 43 (58.11%) Microsoft
2 43 (58.11%) Active Directory
3 34 (45.95%) Windows
4 33 (44.59%) TCP/IP
5 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (35.14%) ITIL
7 25 (33.78%) Firewall
7 25 (33.78%) VMware
8 24 (32.43%) LAN
9 22 (29.73%) Linux
9 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (29.73%) SCCM
10 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (25.68%) MS Office
12 18 (24.32%) SQL
12 18 (24.32%) Hyper-V
13 17 (22.97%) SharePoint
13 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
14 16 (21.62%) Red Hat
14 16 (21.62%) WAN
14 16 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (20.27%) NAS
15 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
15 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (17.57%) IIS
16 13 (17.57%) Citrix
16 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (17.57%) vSphere

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (22.97%) SharePoint
1 17 (22.97%) MS Exchange
2 16 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (17.57%) IIS
4 10 (13.51%) Lync
4 10 (13.51%) Apache
5 8 (10.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (10.81%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (4.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (25.68%) MS Office
2 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) SaaS
2 2 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.70%) Google Apps
2 2 (2.70%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (75.68%) DHCP
2 33 (44.59%) TCP/IP
3 25 (33.78%) Firewall
4 24 (32.43%) LAN
5 16 (21.62%) WAN
6 15 (20.27%) NAS
7 10 (13.51%) OSPF
8 8 (10.81%) NetScaler
8 8 (10.81%) LDAP
8 8 (10.81%) Wireless
9 7 (9.46%) VPN
10 6 (8.11%) SSL
10 6 (8.11%) SAN
10 6 (8.11%) BGP
11 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
11 5 (6.76%) HTTP
11 5 (6.76%) VoIP
12 4 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (5.41%) H.323
12 4 (5.41%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) JIRA
1 2 (2.70%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.35%) Hudson
General
1 11 (14.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (10.81%) Finance
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Back Office
4 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Administrator
2 17 (22.97%) Analyst
3 16 (21.62%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (17.57%) Systems Engineer
5 12 (16.22%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (13.51%) Support Engineer
7 9 (12.16%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 8 (10.81%) Security Analyst
9 7 (9.46%) Support Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Network Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) Consultant
12 4 (5.41%) IT Support
13 3 (4.05%) Server Support
13 3 (4.05%) Server Support Engineer
13 3 (4.05%) Server Engineer
13 3 (4.05%) Linux Consultant
13 3 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
13 3 (4.05%) Firewall Engineer
14 2 (2.70%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) SAML
2 1 (1.35%) HTML
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.22%) Firmware
2 9 (12.16%) PKI
3 6 (8.11%) Fat Client
3 6 (8.11%) Thin Client
4 5 (6.76%) Mathematics
5 4 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (5.41%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.05%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.70%) Web 2.0
7 2 (2.70%) Streaming Media
7 2 (2.70%) Clustering
7 2 (2.70%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.35%) Biometrics
8 1 (1.35%) IPTV
8 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (45.95%) Windows
2 27 (36.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (29.73%) Linux
3 22 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (10.81%) CentOS
7 6 (8.11%) UNIX
8 5 (6.76%) Ubuntu
9 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.05%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.05%) SUSE
10 3 (4.05%) Debian
10 3 (4.05%) FreeBSD
11 2 (2.70%) HPUX
11 2 (2.70%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.70%) SELinux
12 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) ITIL
2 11 (14.86%) Validation
2 11 (14.86%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (13.51%) ERP
3 10 (13.51%) Migration
4 9 (12.16%) Data Analysis
4 9 (12.16%) Performance Monitoring
5 7 (9.46%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (6.76%) Change Control
8 4 (5.41%) Information Security
8 4 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.05%) Business Continuity
9 3 (4.05%) Logistics
9 3 (4.05%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.70%) Multithreading
10 2 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) SQL
2 12 (16.22%) Perl
3 9 (12.16%) T-SQL
4 8 (10.81%) Python
5 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) VBScript
7 1 (1.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (16.22%) MCITP
2 12 (16.22%) RHCE
3 9 (12.16%) OCP
3 9 (12.16%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (12.16%) MCSA
4 7 (9.46%) MCP
5 6 (8.11%) Degree
5 6 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (6.76%) CCA
6 5 (6.76%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (6.76%) CCIA
7 4 (5.41%) CCNP
8 3 (4.05%) CCNA
9 2 (2.70%) MCSE
10 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.35%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.46%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 7 (9.46%) GAMP
2 7 (9.46%) GCP
2 7 (9.46%) GMP
3 5 (6.76%) SLA
4 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 43 (58.11%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.32%) Hyper-V
3 13 (17.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.57%) vSphere
4 11 (14.86%) Oracle RMAN
5 9 (12.16%) VMware ESX
6 6 (8.11%) XenApp
6 6 (8.11%) XenDesktop
7 5 (6.76%) XenServer
8 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.35%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (29.73%) SCCM
2 11 (14.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 11 (14.86%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (10.81%) SCOM
4 7 (9.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (5.41%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (5.41%) Nagios
6 3 (4.05%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (4.05%) FortiGate
6 3 (4.05%) Puppet
7 2 (2.70%) WSUS
8 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.35%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 43 (58.11%) Microsoft
2 25 (33.78%) VMware
3 16 (21.62%) Red Hat
4 13 (17.57%) Citrix
5 11 (14.86%) Oracle
5 11 (14.86%) EMC
6 10 (13.51%) SAP
7 9 (12.16%) Cisco
8 7 (9.46%) HP
9 5 (6.76%) Wyse
9 5 (6.76%) CheckPoint
9 5 (6.76%) Splunk
10 4 (5.41%) Trapeze
11 3 (4.05%) Juniper
11 3 (4.05%) Dell
11 3 (4.05%) Fortinet
11 3 (4.05%) Sourcefire
11 3 (4.05%) Riverbed
11 3 (4.05%) Aruba
11 3 (4.05%) F5
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