The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 95 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2973 2468 2746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.98% 2.52% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.37% 14.66% 13.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2453 2067 2345
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
DNS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18163 16838 20270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.21% 17.18% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 14710 13238 16651
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in England

DNS
Salary Trend in England

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

DNS Salary Trend in England

DNS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in England

DNS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the England region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
London +27 1265 £47,500 +5.55% 127
South East +22 750 £39,000 - 79
East of England -1 227 £37,200 -0.80% 21
Yorkshire +8 192 £37,500 +31.57% 21
North West +36 180 £33,500 -4.28% 36
South West +48 174 £35,000 +7.69% 21
West Midlands +31 117 £31,750 -15.33% 15
East Midlands -5 79 £35,000 -7.89% 13
North East -19 12 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Midlands -8 1 £70,000 +100.00%
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the 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 4369 (71.86%) Windows
2 3413 (56.13%) DHCP
3 3291 (54.13%) Active Directory
4 2848 (46.84%) VMware
5 2777 (45.67%) Microsoft
6 2442 (40.16%) TCP/IP
7 2099 (34.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 2042 (33.59%) Firewall
9 2037 (33.50%) MS Exchange
10 1917 (31.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1780 (29.28%) Cisco
12 1701 (27.98%) Linux
13 1518 (24.97%) Citrix
14 1462 (24.05%) MS Excel
15 1457 (23.96%) Windows Server 2003
16 1348 (22.17%) Windows Server 2012
17 1274 (20.95%) VPN
18 1215 (19.98%) SAN
19 1111 (18.27%) WAN
20 1109 (18.24%) LAN
21 1101 (18.11%) ITIL
22 1088 (17.89%) SQL
23 1058 (17.40%) SQL Server
24 996 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2010
25 970 (15.95%) Windows 7
26 950 (15.63%) HP
27 922 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
28 911 (14.98%) MS Office
29 873 (14.36%) Hyper-V
30 863 (14.19%) Finance

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the 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 2037 (33.50%) MS Exchange
2 996 (16.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 748 (12.30%) IIS
4 573 (9.42%) Apache
5 570 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 530 (8.72%) SharePoint
7 396 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 396 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 350 (5.76%) Lync
9 293 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 199 (3.27%) Tomcat
11 197 (3.24%) nginx
12 118 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 70 (1.15%) OpenStack
14 57 (0.94%) JBoss
15 54 (0.89%) CMS
16 53 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
17 47 (0.77%) WebLogic
18 44 (0.72%) IBM Notes
19 42 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 1462 (24.05%) MS Excel
2 911 (14.98%) MS Office
3 70 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 52 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.23%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.082%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.082%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.066%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.049%) S-PLUS
9 3 (0.049%) MS Project
10 2 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.033%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.016%) SPSS
11 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 34 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 25 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
3 14 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 13 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
5 9 (0.15%) Eikon
6 8 (0.13%) SAP Business One
6 8 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.099%) SalesLogix
8 5 (0.082%) RMDS
8 5 (0.082%) Shopify
9 4 (0.066%) Sage 50
9 4 (0.066%) GoldMine
9 4 (0.066%) Advent Moxy
9 4 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.033%) Nortel Periphonics
10 2 (0.033%) Cognos Controller
10 2 (0.033%) HiPortfolio
10 2 (0.033%) Summit
10 2 (0.033%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 353 (5.81%) Office 365
2 230 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
3 146 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 84 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 76 (1.25%) SaaS
6 57 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 43 (0.71%) IaaS
8 37 (0.61%) PaaS
9 32 (0.53%) Google Apps
10 28 (0.46%) Amazon S3
11 22 (0.36%) Route 53
12 14 (0.23%) IBM SmartCloud
13 12 (0.20%) Heroku
14 10 (0.16%) Engine Yard
15 8 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
15 8 (0.13%) CloudFront
16 6 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
17 4 (0.066%) Google Compute Engine
17 4 (0.066%) Yammer
18 3 (0.049%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 3413 (56.13%) DHCP
2 2442 (40.16%) TCP/IP
3 2042 (33.59%) Firewall
4 1274 (20.95%) VPN
5 1215 (19.98%) SAN
6 1111 (18.27%) WAN
7 1109 (18.24%) LAN
8 652 (10.72%) Internet
9 537 (8.83%) VLAN
10 520 (8.55%) HTTP
11 478 (7.86%) SMTP
12 476 (7.83%) VoIP
13 433 (7.12%) Network Security
14 431 (7.09%) SSL
15 405 (6.66%) Wireless
16 379 (6.23%) BGP
17 372 (6.12%) MPLS
18 353 (5.81%) NAS
19 350 (5.76%) Cisco ASA
20 346 (5.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1058 (17.40%) SQL Server
2 475 (7.81%) MySQL
3 277 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 161 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 111 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 97 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 70 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
8 64 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
9 62 (1.02%) NoSQL
10 49 (0.81%) MongoDB
11 48 (0.79%) Oracle Database
12 47 (0.77%) IDOL
13 46 (0.76%) EDRMS
14 41 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
15 35 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
16 32 (0.53%) RDBMS
17 27 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (0.43%) Redis
19 23 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
20 20 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 112 (1.84%) Git (software)
2 97 (1.60%) Subversion
3 67 (1.10%) Jenkins
4 46 (0.76%) Visual Studio
5 44 (0.72%) JIRA
6 35 (0.58%) PHPUnit
7 34 (0.56%) Behat
8 32 (0.53%) MSI
9 26 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 23 (0.38%) Selenium
11 21 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
12 17 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 13 (0.21%) Maven
14 10 (0.16%) Bugzilla
15 8 (0.13%) Ant
16 7 (0.12%) JMeter
16 7 (0.12%) Emacs
16 7 (0.12%) TeamCity
17 6 (0.099%) AdminStudio
17 6 (0.099%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 863 (14.19%) Finance
2 418 (6.88%) Telecoms
3 181 (2.98%) Banking
4 147 (2.42%) Retail
5 131 (2.15%) Law
6 108 (1.78%) Legal
7 94 (1.55%) Marketing
8 90 (1.48%) Advertising
9 69 (1.13%) Games
9 69 (1.13%) Back Office
10 56 (0.92%) Manufacturing
11 46 (0.76%) Publishing
12 41 (0.67%) Investment Banking
13 39 (0.64%) Electronics
14 38 (0.63%) Financial Institution
15 28 (0.46%) Aerospace
15 28 (0.46%) Billing
16 25 (0.41%) French Language
17 14 (0.23%) Local Government
18 11 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 991 (16.30%) Support Engineer
2 777 (12.78%) Analyst
3 655 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 627 (10.31%) Administrator
5 542 (8.91%) Systems Administrator
6 534 (8.78%) Network Engineer
7 358 (5.89%) Support Analyst
8 347 (5.71%) IT Support
9 330 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
10 321 (5.28%) 3rd Line Support
11 314 (5.16%) 2nd Line Support
12 294 (4.84%) Consultant
13 250 (4.11%) Technical Support
14 196 (3.22%) Linux Administrator
15 170 (2.80%) Support Technician
16 168 (2.76%) Architect
17 166 (2.73%) Developer
17 166 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 161 (2.65%) Server Engineer
19 153 (2.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (4.97%) Web Services
2 227 (3.73%) .NET
3 200 (3.29%) HTML
4 161 (2.65%) CSS
5 124 (2.04%) LAMP
6 119 (1.96%) XML
7 79 (1.30%) jQuery
8 65 (1.07%) REST
9 52 (0.86%) JSON
10 47 (0.77%) SOAP
10 47 (0.77%) ASP.NET
11 44 (0.72%) Application Packaging
12 41 (0.67%) Ajax
12 41 (0.67%) HTML5
13 39 (0.64%) CSS3
14 37 (0.61%) .NET Framework
15 36 (0.59%) Middleware
16 30 (0.49%) RESTful
17 29 (0.48%) Software Packaging
18 27 (0.44%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 481 (7.91%) Clustering
2 468 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
3 452 (7.43%) Blackberry
4 203 (3.34%) Management Information System
5 177 (2.91%) Replication
6 174 (2.86%) Computer Science
7 153 (2.52%) iPhone
8 147 (2.42%) Open Source
9 135 (2.22%) Fat Client
9 135 (2.22%) Thin Client
10 108 (1.78%) Hedge funds
11 85 (1.40%) Client/Server
12 69 (1.13%) PKI
13 57 (0.94%) Statistics
14 56 (0.92%) User Experience
15 55 (0.90%) iPad
16 52 (0.86%) EqualLogic
17 50 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
18 49 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
19 46 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4369 (71.86%) Windows
2 2099 (34.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 1701 (27.98%) Linux
4 1457 (23.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1348 (22.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 970 (15.95%) Windows 7
7 752 (12.37%) UNIX
8 664 (10.92%) Windows XP
9 603 (9.92%) Windows 8
10 431 (7.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 308 (5.07%) Solaris
12 235 (3.87%) CentOS
13 201 (3.31%) Windows Vista
14 163 (2.68%) Mac OS X
15 149 (2.45%) Ubuntu
15 149 (2.45%) Android
16 126 (2.07%) Apple iOS
17 98 (1.61%) Windows 2000
18 91 (1.50%) Debian
19 71 (1.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1101 (18.11%) ITIL
2 439 (7.22%) Load Balancing
3 431 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 344 (5.66%) Migration
5 342 (5.63%) Service Delivery
6 255 (4.19%) Project Management
7 244 (4.01%) DevOps
8 238 (3.91%) Configuration Management
9 236 (3.88%) Change Management
10 224 (3.68%) Mentoring
11 210 (3.45%) Service Management
12 209 (3.44%) Agile Software Development
13 185 (3.04%) Business Continuity
14 183 (3.01%) Performance Tuning
15 179 (2.94%) Network Design
16 177 (2.91%) E-Commerce
17 175 (2.88%) Time Management
18 174 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
19 168 (2.76%) Capacity Planning
20 160 (2.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1088 (17.89%) SQL
2 666 (10.95%) PowerShell
3 564 (9.28%) Perl
4 422 (6.94%) Python
5 373 (6.13%) Bash Shell
6 372 (6.12%) PHP
7 271 (4.46%) Java
8 229 (3.77%) JavaScript
9 192 (3.16%) Shell Script
10 144 (2.37%) Ruby
11 130 (2.14%) VBScript
12 115 (1.89%) C#
13 106 (1.74%) C
14 77 (1.27%) VB
15 75 (1.23%) C++
16 68 (1.12%) T-SQL
17 53 (0.87%) Korn
18 36 (0.59%) VB.NET
19 27 (0.44%) PHP5
20 24 (0.39%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 922 (15.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 821 (13.50%) Cisco Certification
3 688 (11.32%) MCSE
4 600 (9.87%) Degree
5 504 (8.29%) CCNA
6 425 (6.99%) CCNP
7 385 (6.33%) Security Cleared
8 348 (5.72%) MCP
9 325 (5.35%) MCSA
10 301 (4.95%) SC Cleared
11 255 (4.19%) MCITP
12 189 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 179 (2.94%) DV Cleared
14 131 (2.15%) Citrix Certification
15 126 (2.07%) MCTS
16 109 (1.79%) CCA
16 109 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
17 108 (1.78%) CCIE
18 97 (1.60%) VCP4
19 82 (1.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 505 (8.31%) SLA
2 109 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 101 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 52 (0.86%) QA
5 48 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 41 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.25%) COBIT
8 9 (0.15%) HL7
9 3 (0.049%) DICOM
9 3 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.033%) ISO 9000
10 2 (0.033%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.033%) DO-178B
11 1 (0.016%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.016%) BS7799
System Software
1 3291 (54.13%) Active Directory
2 1917 (31.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 873 (14.36%) Hyper-V
4 637 (10.48%) vSphere
5 583 (9.59%) XenApp
6 367 (6.04%) VMware ESXi
7 290 (4.77%) VMware ESX
8 257 (4.23%) NFS
9 253 (4.16%) XenDesktop
10 209 (3.44%) Terminal Services
11 123 (2.02%) XenServer
12 116 (1.91%) ISA Server
13 96 (1.58%) vCloud
14 93 (1.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 85 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
16 78 (1.28%) Firmware
17 72 (1.18%) Xen
18 62 (1.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 60 (0.99%) Samba
20 56 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 632 (10.39%) SCCM
2 352 (5.79%) Backup Exec
3 350 (5.76%) Puppet
4 333 (5.48%) SCOM
5 260 (4.28%) NetBackup
6 257 (4.23%) Nagios
7 253 (4.16%) Opscode Chef
8 226 (3.72%) WSUS
9 176 (2.89%) Norton AntiVirus
10 84 (1.38%) Ansible
11 83 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 61 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 60 (0.99%) Cacti
14 57 (0.94%) HP SIM
15 53 (0.87%) ARCserve
16 51 (0.84%) Tivoli
17 45 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
18 43 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
19 42 (0.69%) SCVMM
20 36 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2848 (46.84%) VMware
2 2777 (45.67%) Microsoft
3 1780 (29.28%) Cisco
4 1518 (24.97%) Citrix
5 950 (15.63%) HP
6 578 (9.51%) Red Hat
7 554 (9.11%) Symantec
8 481 (7.91%) Juniper
9 389 (6.40%) CheckPoint
10 358 (5.89%) Dell
11 356 (5.86%) EMC
12 353 (5.81%) NetApp
13 350 (5.76%) Oracle
14 311 (5.12%) F5
15 291 (4.79%) Apple
16 237 (3.90%) Veritas
17 179 (2.94%) IBM
18 148 (2.43%) Sophos
19 132 (2.17%) SolarWinds
20 118 (1.94%) SonicWALL
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum To 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
WebAnyWhere
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits to be discussed
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 to £30,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens & PDP
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago