The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England 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 East of England region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 82 93 120
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +27
Permanent jobs citing DNS 242 215 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 3.06% 2.78% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.53% 13.35% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 203 174 153
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,600 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1558 1610 1596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.71% 20.82% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1281 1322
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 £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
England

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

DNS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

DNS Salary Trend in the East of England

DNS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

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

DNS Salary Histogram in the East of England

DNS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the East of England 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
Hertfordshire +7 90 £49,500 +45.58% 9
Bedfordshire +17 48 £33,000 -30.52% 10
Essex -22 36 £36,250 +3.57% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 32 £42,000 +5.00% 8
Suffolk +11 24 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Norfolk +23 12 £22,500 -19.64%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

1 407 (72.94%) Windows
2 352 (63.08%) DHCP
3 262 (46.95%) Firewall
4 252 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 252 (45.16%) Active Directory
5 233 (41.76%) VMware
6 229 (41.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 206 (36.92%) TCP/IP
8 184 (32.97%) VPN
9 175 (31.36%) MS Exchange
10 174 (31.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 172 (30.82%) Linux
12 171 (30.65%) SAN
13 165 (29.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 164 (29.39%) MS Excel
14 164 (29.39%) Cisco
15 158 (28.32%) Citrix
16 157 (28.14%) SQL
17 148 (26.52%) LAN
18 139 (24.91%) WAN
19 125 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
20 112 (20.07%) IIS
21 109 (19.53%) Hyper-V
22 108 (19.35%) MCSE
23 107 (19.18%) Exchange Server 2010
24 102 (18.28%) Windows 7
25 100 (17.92%) ITIL
26 99 (17.74%) SQL Server
27 94 (16.85%) Cisco Certification
28 92 (16.49%) MS Office

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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
1 175 (31.36%) MS Exchange
2 112 (20.07%) IIS
3 107 (19.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 73 (13.08%) Apache
5 66 (11.83%) SharePoint
6 60 (10.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 56 (10.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 51 (9.14%) Lotus Domino
9 43 (7.71%) Lync
10 39 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2003
11 35 (6.27%) Tomcat
12 33 (5.91%) SharePoint Server
13 27 (4.84%) CMS
14 19 (3.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 16 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
16 14 (2.51%) IBM Notes
17 8 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
18 5 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
18 5 (0.90%) WebSphere
19 4 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 164 (29.39%) MS Excel
2 92 (16.49%) MS Office
3 14 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.72%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (1.61%) Oracle CRM
1 9 (1.61%) Magento
2 8 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.18%) GoldMine
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 52 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (5.56%) SaaS
3 26 (4.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (4.30%) Office 365
5 7 (1.25%) PaaS
6 4 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.72%) IaaS
7 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.18%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 352 (63.08%) DHCP
2 262 (46.95%) Firewall
3 206 (36.92%) TCP/IP
4 184 (32.97%) VPN
5 171 (30.65%) SAN
6 148 (26.52%) LAN
7 139 (24.91%) WAN
8 75 (13.44%) HTTP
9 56 (10.04%) Internet
10 48 (8.60%) Wi-Fi
11 45 (8.06%) VoIP
12 38 (6.81%) Reverse Proxy
12 38 (6.81%) NAS
13 37 (6.63%) Network Security
14 34 (6.09%) iSCSI
15 33 (5.91%) VLAN
16 32 (5.73%) MPLS
17 31 (5.56%) FTP
18 30 (5.38%) SSL
19 27 (4.84%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 58 (10.39%) MySQL
3 39 (6.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (2.87%) NoSQL
7 13 (2.33%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.72%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.72%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (0.54%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.18%) DB2
11 1 (0.18%) Navicat
11 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Subversion
2 2 (0.36%) Maven
2 2 (0.36%) JIRA
2 2 (0.36%) Ant
2 2 (0.36%) JUnit
2 2 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.36%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.18%) Hudson
3 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.18%) Zend Studio
General
1 83 (14.87%) Finance
2 38 (6.81%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.12%) Games
4 19 (3.41%) Online Betting
5 18 (3.23%) Retail
5 18 (3.23%) Back Office
6 11 (1.97%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.61%) Marketing
9 6 (1.08%) Legal
10 5 (0.90%) Banking
11 3 (0.54%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.36%) Advertising
12 2 (0.36%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Automotive
13 1 (0.18%) Billing
13 1 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 98 (17.56%) Administrator
2 89 (15.95%) Support Engineer
3 83 (14.87%) Network Engineer
4 76 (13.62%) Systems Administrator
5 69 (12.37%) Analyst
6 67 (12.01%) 3rd Line Support
7 64 (11.47%) Systems Engineer
8 58 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 41 (7.35%) Network Support
10 40 (7.17%) Linux Administrator
11 38 (6.81%) Support Analyst
12 37 (6.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 33 (5.91%) PC Support
13 33 (5.91%) PC Engineer
14 29 (5.20%) 2nd Line Support
15 27 (4.84%) Server Support
16 26 (4.66%) Architect
16 26 (4.66%) Server Engineer
17 22 (3.94%) Senior Systems Administrator
17 22 (3.94%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (11.11%) Web Services
2 27 (4.84%) .NET
3 24 (4.30%) XML
4 21 (3.76%) JSON
5 12 (2.15%) CSS
5 12 (2.15%) HTML
6 11 (1.97%) COM
7 7 (1.25%) JSP
8 6 (1.08%) SOAP
9 5 (0.90%) jQuery
10 4 (0.72%) WSH
10 4 (0.72%) WebSphere MQ
10 4 (0.72%) Middleware
11 3 (0.54%) LAMP
11 3 (0.54%) EDI
12 2 (0.36%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.36%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.36%) Google Maps API
12 2 (0.36%) HTML5
12 2 (0.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 66 (11.83%) Blackberry
2 49 (8.78%) Replication
3 38 (6.81%) SecurID
4 30 (5.38%) PKI
5 28 (5.02%) Firmware
6 22 (3.94%) Online Games
7 21 (3.76%) Thin Client
7 21 (3.76%) Fat Client
8 17 (3.05%) Clustering
9 14 (2.51%) Computer Science
10 12 (2.15%) Mathematics
10 12 (2.15%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (1.25%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.25%) CLARiiON
12 7 (1.25%) FlexPod
13 5 (0.90%) Open Source
13 5 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
14 4 (0.72%) iPad
14 4 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 407 (72.94%) Windows
2 229 (41.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 174 (31.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 172 (30.82%) Linux
5 102 (18.28%) Windows 7
6 82 (14.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 80 (14.34%) UNIX
8 64 (11.47%) Windows XP
9 45 (8.06%) Android
10 43 (7.71%) Windows Vista
11 39 (6.99%) Windows Phone 8
11 39 (6.99%) Windows Phone
12 38 (6.81%) VMS
13 34 (6.09%) Windows 8
14 29 (5.20%) CentOS
15 22 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (2.87%) Ubuntu
17 11 (1.97%) Solaris
17 11 (1.97%) Apple iOS
18 8 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (17.92%) ITIL
2 68 (12.19%) E-Commerce
3 52 (9.32%) Performance Tuning
4 41 (7.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 38 (6.81%) Service Delivery
6 30 (5.38%) Problem Management
7 27 (4.84%) Network Monitoring
8 22 (3.94%) Incident Management
8 22 (3.94%) Time Management
9 21 (3.76%) Service Management
10 20 (3.58%) Release Management
10 20 (3.58%) Load Balancing
11 19 (3.41%) Migration
12 18 (3.23%) ERP
13 16 (2.87%) Configuration Management
13 16 (2.87%) Capacity Management
14 15 (2.69%) Database Security
14 15 (2.69%) DevOps
14 15 (2.69%) Project Management
15 14 (2.51%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 157 (28.14%) SQL
2 78 (13.98%) PowerShell
3 50 (8.96%) Java
3 50 (8.96%) Shell Script
4 36 (6.45%) PHP
5 25 (4.48%) Perl
6 14 (2.51%) VB.NET
6 14 (2.51%) Bash Shell
7 13 (2.33%) Python
7 13 (2.33%) JavaScript
8 11 (1.97%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.79%) C#
10 7 (1.25%) VBScript
11 6 (1.08%) C
12 5 (0.90%) Ruby
12 5 (0.90%) Korn
13 3 (0.54%) Bourne shell
13 3 (0.54%) C-shell
13 3 (0.54%) VBA
14 2 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 165 (29.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 108 (19.35%) MCSE
3 94 (16.85%) Cisco Certification
4 74 (13.26%) CCNP
5 70 (12.54%) CCNA
6 48 (8.60%) MCP
7 39 (6.99%) MCSA
8 34 (6.09%) Degree
9 32 (5.73%) MCITP
10 31 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (3.94%) Citrix Certification
12 15 (2.69%) CCA
12 15 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (2.51%) CCSP
13 14 (2.51%) CCIP
14 13 (2.33%) MCTS
14 13 (2.33%) CCIA
15 12 (2.15%) RHCE
16 10 (1.79%) Sun Certification
16 10 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (8.78%) SLA
2 11 (1.97%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 7 (1.25%) GAMP
3 7 (1.25%) GCP
3 7 (1.25%) GMP
4 4 (0.72%) QA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 252 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 125 (22.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (19.53%) Hyper-V
4 85 (15.23%) vSphere
5 67 (12.01%) XenApp
6 50 (8.96%) VMware ESXi
7 48 (8.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 37 (6.63%) VMware ESX
9 34 (6.09%) Terminal Services
10 33 (5.91%) KVM
11 30 (5.38%) XenDesktop
12 17 (3.05%) ISA Server
12 17 (3.05%) XenServer
13 16 (2.87%) NFS
14 15 (2.69%) Microsoft App-V
14 15 (2.69%) Forefront TMG
14 15 (2.69%) UAG
15 11 (1.97%) Oracle RMAN
16 6 (1.08%) MetaFrame
17 5 (0.90%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 82 (14.70%) Backup Exec
2 51 (9.14%) SCCM
3 42 (7.53%) McAfee ePO
4 35 (6.27%) SCOM
5 28 (5.02%) Puppet
6 22 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
7 21 (3.76%) Norton AntiVirus
8 18 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
9 15 (2.69%) WSUS
10 12 (2.15%) Nessus
11 11 (1.97%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 11 (1.97%) HP SIM
12 7 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (1.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 6 (1.08%) Tivoli
14 5 (0.90%) OpenView
14 5 (0.90%) MOM
14 5 (0.90%) Nagios
15 4 (0.72%) NetBackup
15 4 (0.72%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 252 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 233 (41.76%) VMware
3 164 (29.39%) Cisco
4 158 (28.32%) Citrix
5 81 (14.52%) Symantec
6 62 (11.11%) Oracle
7 59 (10.57%) McAfee
8 58 (10.39%) HP
9 56 (10.04%) Red Hat
10 52 (9.32%) Lotus
11 40 (7.17%) CheckPoint
12 38 (6.81%) Clearswift
13 28 (5.02%) NetApp
14 23 (4.12%) EMC
15 19 (3.41%) SAP
16 18 (3.23%) IBM
16 18 (3.23%) Dell
17 16 (2.87%) Juniper
17 16 (2.87%) Veritas
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