The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 88 88 68
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 43 45 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.02% 2.03% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.51% 8.86% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 62
Average salary £37,200 £32,750 £38,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.58% -14.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,939 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.83% -0.66%
DNS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
452 508 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.20% 22.96% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 348 426 414
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £28,000 £25,543
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 +10 35 £35,000 - 3
Peterborough -4 2 £32,500 -18.75%
Huntingdon -2 1 £45,000 +80.00%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 60 (73.17%) DHCP
2 46 (56.10%) Windows
3 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
4 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
5 32 (39.02%) Linux
6 30 (36.59%) Cisco
7 28 (34.15%) VMware
8 27 (32.93%) TCP/IP
9 25 (30.49%) Firewall
9 25 (30.49%) MS Excel
10 21 (25.61%) UNIX
11 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
11 18 (21.95%) HP
12 17 (20.73%) MS Exchange
13 15 (18.29%) ITIL
13 15 (18.29%) Perl
13 15 (18.29%) SQL
14 14 (17.07%) Degree
15 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
16 12 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
16 12 (14.63%) Citrix
16 12 (14.63%) SNMP
17 11 (13.41%) SAN
17 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (13.41%) iSCSI
17 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
18 10 (12.20%) CentOS
18 10 (12.20%) NAS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (20.73%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.20%) IIS
4 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
5 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.66%) Lync
7 3 (3.66%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (2.44%) iPlanet
8 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (30.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Tridion
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (73.17%) DHCP
2 27 (32.93%) TCP/IP
3 25 (30.49%) Firewall
4 12 (14.63%) SNMP
5 11 (13.41%) SAN
5 11 (13.41%) iSCSI
6 10 (12.20%) NAS
6 10 (12.20%) Internet
7 9 (10.98%) OSPF
7 9 (10.98%) BGP
8 8 (9.76%) VLAN
8 8 (9.76%) WAN
8 8 (9.76%) SMTP
8 8 (9.76%) LAN
9 7 (8.54%) FTP
9 7 (8.54%) VPN
9 7 (8.54%) Network Security
10 6 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
10 6 (7.32%) MPLS
10 6 (7.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.10%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.88%) QlikView
4 3 (3.66%) MySQL
5 2 (2.44%) Big Data
6 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
1 6 (7.32%) Manufacturing
2 5 (6.10%) Back Office
3 3 (3.66%) Electronics
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Administrator
2 26 (31.71%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (17.07%) Support Engineer
4 12 (14.63%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (12.20%) IT Support
5 10 (12.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (10.98%) Network Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) Analyst
8 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (8.54%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Technical Support
9 5 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Technical Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.88%) UNIX Administrator
10 4 (4.88%) Software Test Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.88%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.44%) REST
1 2 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.98%) Blackberry
3 7 (8.54%) Clustering
3 7 (8.54%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.54%) PKI
3 7 (8.54%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.10%) User Experience
6 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (3.66%) Open Source
8 2 (2.44%) Informatics
8 2 (2.44%) FMCG
8 2 (2.44%) Smartcard
8 2 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.44%) Internet of Things
9 1 (1.22%) AS400
9 1 (1.22%) Replication
9 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 46 (56.10%) Windows
2 32 (39.02%) Linux
3 21 (25.61%) UNIX
4 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.20%) CentOS
7 8 (9.76%) Windows 7
8 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.44%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.44%) Solaris
11 1 (1.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) ITIL
2 9 (10.98%) Project Management
3 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
3 7 (8.54%) Incident Management
4 5 (6.10%) Data Security
4 5 (6.10%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.88%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (4.88%) Network Management
5 4 (4.88%) Regression Testing
5 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.66%) DNA
6 3 (3.66%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.66%) Biostatistics
6 3 (3.66%) Bioinformatics
6 3 (3.66%) Software Engineering
7 2 (2.44%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.44%) Automated Testing
7 2 (2.44%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.29%) Perl
1 15 (18.29%) SQL
2 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
2 10 (12.20%) Python
3 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.44%) Ruby
4 2 (2.44%) C#
4 2 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (1.22%) C
5 1 (1.22%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.22%) Korn
Qualifications
1 14 (17.07%) Degree
2 9 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (9.76%) CCNA
4 6 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (6.10%) CCIE
5 5 (6.10%) JNCIE
6 4 (4.88%) VCP4
6 4 (4.88%) CCNP
7 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.44%) MCP
9 1 (1.22%) MCSA
9 1 (1.22%) CCIP
9 1 (1.22%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.32%) XenApp
4 5 (6.10%) NFS
4 5 (6.10%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.10%) vSphere
5 4 (4.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (3.66%) Terminal Server
6 3 (3.66%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.66%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.44%) Xen
7 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.44%) Sendmail
8 1 (1.22%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) Backup Exec
2 9 (10.98%) SCCM
2 9 (10.98%) SCOM
2 9 (10.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (6.10%) WSUS
4 4 (4.88%) Puppet
4 4 (4.88%) ARCserve
4 4 (4.88%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.44%) CFEngine
5 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.44%) SCOrch
5 2 (2.44%) Ansible
5 2 (2.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 37 (45.12%) Microsoft
2 30 (36.59%) Cisco
3 28 (34.15%) VMware
4 18 (21.95%) HP
5 12 (14.63%) Citrix
6 10 (12.20%) EMC
7 9 (10.98%) Symantec
8 6 (7.32%) Isilon
8 6 (7.32%) Juniper
9 5 (6.10%) Dell
9 5 (6.10%) IBM
10 4 (4.88%) Sourcefire
10 4 (4.88%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.88%) Mitel
10 4 (4.88%) Polycom
10 4 (4.88%) Aruba
10 4 (4.88%) F5
10 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.88%) Epicor
11 3 (3.66%) Oracle
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