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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 78 107 107
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 54 37 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.49% 1.51% 1.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.10% 7.66% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 49 33 29
Average salary £38,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
383 483 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.67% 19.71% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 316 393 390
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +21 39 £40,000 -4.76% 8
Huntingdon - 5 - -
St Neots - 2 £33,750 - 2
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 63 (72.41%) Windows
2 44 (50.57%) Linux
2 44 (50.57%) Firewall
3 36 (41.38%) Perl
3 36 (41.38%) DHCP
4 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 29 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 29 (33.33%) SQL
6 28 (32.18%) ITIL
6 28 (32.18%) Active Directory
7 24 (27.59%) VMware
8 22 (25.29%) UNIX
8 22 (25.29%) Python
9 21 (24.14%) Subversion
9 21 (24.14%) CentOS
9 21 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (22.99%) PowerShell
10 20 (22.99%) Apache
11 19 (21.84%) MS Excel
11 19 (21.84%) IIS
11 19 (21.84%) Red Hat
12 18 (20.69%) Degree
12 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 17 (19.54%) SSL
13 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
13 17 (19.54%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (18.39%) Digital Marketing
14 16 (18.39%) Marketing

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (22.99%) Apache
2 19 (21.84%) IIS
3 14 (16.09%) Lync
4 12 (13.79%) MS Exchange
5 10 (11.49%) Tomcat
6 9 (10.34%) Zope
7 8 (9.20%) Plone
7 8 (9.20%) CMS
7 8 (9.20%) nginx
7 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
9 5 (5.75%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (3.45%) OpenStack
12 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (21.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.05%) Office 365
2 2 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (50.57%) Firewall
2 36 (41.38%) DHCP
3 29 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 17 (19.54%) SSL
5 14 (16.09%) SMTP
6 13 (14.94%) SNMP
7 12 (13.79%) Internet
8 10 (11.49%) LDAP
9 9 (10.34%) HTTP
10 8 (9.20%) VPN
10 8 (9.20%) NAS
11 6 (6.90%) SAN
12 4 (4.60%) Network Security
12 4 (4.60%) SSH
13 3 (3.45%) IP Telephony
13 3 (3.45%) OSPF
13 3 (3.45%) WAN
14 2 (2.30%) FTP
14 2 (2.30%) LAN
14 2 (2.30%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.54%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) MySQL
3 11 (12.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (10.34%) MariaDB
5 2 (2.30%) Big Data
6 1 (1.15%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Subversion
2 1 (1.15%) JIRA
2 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.15%) TestLink
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.15%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (18.39%) Marketing
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (29.89%) Administrator
2 22 (25.29%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (14.94%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
5 11 (12.64%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (11.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 8 (9.20%) Support Engineer
8 7 (8.05%) Technical Support
9 6 (6.90%) DBA
9 6 (6.90%) SQL DBA
10 5 (5.75%) UNIX Administrator
10 5 (5.75%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.75%) Consultant
10 5 (5.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.75%) Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Support Consultant
11 4 (4.60%) Field Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Technical Support Engineer
11 4 (4.60%) Windows Administrator
11 4 (4.60%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) .NET
1 11 (12.64%) Classic ASP
1 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET
1 11 (12.64%) SAML
1 11 (12.64%) .NET Framework
2 8 (9.20%) HTML
2 8 (9.20%) CSS
3 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (16.09%) Management Information System
3 12 (13.79%) Replication
4 11 (12.64%) SecurID
5 7 (8.05%) User Experience
6 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.45%) Statistics
7 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.30%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (2.30%) Informatics
8 2 (2.30%) Chemistry
8 2 (2.30%) FMCG
9 1 (1.15%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (1.15%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 63 (72.41%) Windows
2 44 (50.57%) Linux
3 22 (25.29%) UNIX
4 21 (24.14%) CentOS
5 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (16.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (14.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (13.79%) Windows 7
9 11 (12.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (9.20%) Mac OS X
11 4 (4.60%) Windows XP
11 4 (4.60%) Debian
12 3 (3.45%) Ubuntu
13 2 (2.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.18%) ITIL
2 17 (19.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (18.39%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (17.24%) DevOps
5 13 (14.94%) Information Security
6 11 (12.64%) Product Management
6 11 (12.64%) Change Management
6 11 (12.64%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
8 8 (9.20%) Project Management
9 5 (5.75%) Migration
10 4 (4.60%) Scrum
10 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.60%) Biostatistics
10 4 (4.60%) Line Management
11 3 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
11 3 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (3.45%) Load Balancing
11 3 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.38%) Perl
2 29 (33.33%) SQL
3 22 (25.29%) Python
4 20 (22.99%) PowerShell
5 11 (12.64%) VBScript
5 11 (12.64%) C#
6 10 (11.49%) Shell Script
7 8 (9.20%) Java
8 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.45%) PHP
10 1 (1.15%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (20.69%) Degree
2 9 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (10.34%) CCNA
3 4 (4.60%) MCP
3 4 (4.60%) MCSE
3 4 (4.60%) CCNP
4 3 (3.45%) MCSA
5 2 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.15%) CCAA
6 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.15%) CCIE
6 1 (1.15%) CCA
6 1 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.15%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) SLA
2 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 28 (32.18%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.49%) qmail
3 10 (11.49%) Postfix
4 8 (9.20%) Varnish
5 7 (8.05%) vSphere
5 7 (8.05%) XenApp
6 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
7 5 (5.75%) Terminal Server
8 4 (4.60%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.15%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.15%) Xen
9 1 (1.15%) NFS
9 1 (1.15%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) HAProxy
1 8 (9.20%) systemd
2 7 (8.05%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.60%) Puppet
4 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.30%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.30%) Ansible
4 2 (2.30%) Salt
5 1 (1.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 24 (27.59%) VMware
3 19 (21.84%) Red Hat
4 14 (16.09%) Cisco
5 8 (9.20%) Citrix
6 5 (5.75%) Juniper
6 5 (5.75%) HP
7 4 (4.60%) Dell
7 4 (4.60%) EMC
7 4 (4.60%) Apple
7 4 (4.60%) NetApp
8 2 (2.30%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.15%) Nimble Storage
9 1 (1.15%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.15%) F5
9 1 (1.15%) Websense
9 1 (1.15%) Perforce
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