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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 100 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 38 38 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.54% 1.60% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.77% 7.88% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 47
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
489 482 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.81% 20.26% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 405 395 390
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
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 30 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 30 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 +11 32 £42,000 +5.00% 5
Peterborough -4 1 - -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 58 (75.32%) DHCP
2 46 (59.74%) Microsoft
2 46 (59.74%) Active Directory
3 33 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 33 (42.86%) Windows
4 27 (35.06%) ITIL
5 26 (33.77%) Linux
5 26 (33.77%) VMware
5 26 (33.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (32.47%) Firewall
7 24 (31.17%) LAN
8 23 (29.87%) SQL
8 23 (29.87%) SCCM
9 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (25.97%) Red Hat
10 20 (25.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (24.68%) MS Office
11 19 (24.68%) MS Exchange
12 18 (23.38%) Hyper-V
13 17 (22.08%) WAN
13 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
14 16 (20.78%) SharePoint
14 16 (20.78%) Exchange Server 2010
15 15 (19.48%) vSphere
15 15 (19.48%) NAS
15 15 (19.48%) Perl
16 14 (18.18%) IIS
16 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (18.18%) RHCE

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 19 (24.68%) MS Exchange
2 16 (20.78%) SharePoint
2 16 (20.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (18.18%) IIS
4 12 (15.58%) Apache
5 10 (12.99%) Lync
6 8 (10.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (10.39%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (24.68%) MS Office
2 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
2 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Google Apps
3 2 (2.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (75.32%) DHCP
2 33 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 25 (32.47%) Firewall
4 24 (31.17%) LAN
5 17 (22.08%) WAN
6 15 (19.48%) NAS
7 9 (11.69%) OSPF
8 8 (10.39%) LDAP
9 6 (7.79%) Wireless
9 6 (7.79%) SAN
9 6 (7.79%) BGP
9 6 (7.79%) VPN
9 6 (7.79%) VoIP
9 6 (7.79%) NetScaler
10 5 (6.49%) HTTP
10 5 (6.49%) SSL
11 4 (5.19%) Internet
11 4 (5.19%) Ethernet
12 3 (3.90%) HSRP
12 3 (3.90%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
1 3 (3.90%) Bugzilla
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.30%) Hudson
General
1 12 (15.58%) Pharmaceutical
2 7 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.60%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Back Office
4 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Administrator
2 21 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (20.78%) Analyst
4 15 (19.48%) Linux Administrator
5 14 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (15.58%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
8 8 (10.39%) Security Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
10 5 (6.49%) Network Engineer
10 5 (6.49%) Consultant
11 4 (5.19%) IT Support
12 3 (3.90%) Server Support
12 3 (3.90%) Test Engineer
12 3 (3.90%) Server Engineer
12 3 (3.90%) Server Support Engineer
12 3 (3.90%) Linux Consultant
12 3 (3.90%) Linux Engineer
13 2 (2.60%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) HTML
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) Classic ASP
2 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.30%) CSS
2 1 (1.30%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Firmware
2 11 (14.29%) PKI
3 5 (6.49%) Thin Client
3 5 (6.49%) Fat Client
4 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.19%) Blackberry
4 4 (5.19%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.90%) Streaming Media
6 2 (2.60%) IPTV
6 2 (2.60%) Web 2.0
6 2 (2.60%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.60%) Clustering
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.30%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.86%) Windows
2 26 (33.77%) Linux
2 26 (33.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (25.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (11.69%) CentOS
6 7 (9.09%) UNIX
7 6 (7.79%) Ubuntu
8 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.90%) FreeBSD
9 3 (3.90%) SUSE
9 3 (3.90%) Debian
10 2 (2.60%) HPUX
10 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.60%) SELinux
11 1 (1.30%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.30%) Android
11 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.06%) ITIL
2 13 (16.88%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (15.58%) Migration
4 11 (14.29%) ERP
4 11 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 11 (14.29%) Validation
5 9 (11.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 6 (7.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.19%) Information Security
9 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.19%) Change Control
10 3 (3.90%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (3.90%) Regression Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Scrum
10 3 (3.90%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.90%) Logistics
11 2 (2.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) SQL
2 15 (19.48%) Perl
3 11 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 10 (12.99%) Python
5 4 (5.19%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.60%) PHP
6 2 (2.60%) C++
7 1 (1.30%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.30%) VBScript
7 1 (1.30%) C#
7 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (18.18%) RHCE
2 11 (14.29%) OCP
2 11 (14.29%) Oracle Certification
2 11 (14.29%) MCITP
3 9 (11.69%) MCSA
4 6 (7.79%) Degree
4 6 (7.79%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.79%) MCP
5 4 (5.19%) CCA
5 4 (5.19%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (5.19%) CCNA
5 4 (5.19%) CCIA
6 3 (3.90%) CCNP
7 2 (2.60%) MCSE
8 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.30%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 7 (9.09%) GAMP
2 7 (9.09%) GCP
2 7 (9.09%) GMP
3 4 (5.19%) SLA
4 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 46 (59.74%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.38%) Hyper-V
3 15 (19.48%) vSphere
4 13 (16.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 12 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (14.29%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.49%) XenApp
7 5 (6.49%) XenDesktop
8 4 (5.19%) XenServer
9 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (1.30%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 23 (29.87%) SCCM
2 13 (16.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 13 (16.88%) EMC NetWorker
3 9 (11.69%) SCOM
4 7 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (5.19%) Puppet
5 4 (5.19%) FortiGate
6 3 (3.90%) Nagios
6 3 (3.90%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (2.60%) WSUS
7 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.30%) Ansible
8 1 (1.30%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 46 (59.74%) Microsoft
2 26 (33.77%) VMware
3 20 (25.97%) Red Hat
4 13 (16.88%) Oracle
4 13 (16.88%) EMC
4 13 (16.88%) Citrix
5 11 (14.29%) SAP
6 8 (10.39%) HP
7 7 (9.09%) Cisco
8 5 (6.49%) Dell
9 4 (5.19%) Wyse
9 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.19%) Splunk
10 3 (3.90%) Trapeze
10 3 (3.90%) Perforce
11 2 (2.60%) Google
11 2 (2.60%) Sourcefire
11 2 (2.60%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.60%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.60%) F5
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