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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 86 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3073 2521 2747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.12% 2.61% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 15.04% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2556 2123 2362
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -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
17827 16760 20796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.13% 17.33% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 14563 13230 17360
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 January 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 January 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 +18 1235 £45,000 - 159
South East +21 793 £37,500 -6.25% 80
Yorkshire +18 245 £40,000 +35.59% 26
East of England +7 225 £40,000 +14.28% 25
North West +28 182 £34,000 -15.00% 21
South West +36 172 £35,000 +6.06% 26
West Midlands +48 133 £31,000 -17.33% 19
East Midlands -5 80 £31,025 -17.26% 16
North East -5 18 £37,500 +15.38% 1
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4443 (72.97%) Windows
2 3423 (56.22%) DHCP
3 3300 (54.20%) Active Directory
4 2853 (46.85%) VMware
5 2780 (45.66%) Microsoft
6 2499 (41.04%) TCP/IP
7 2197 (36.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 2038 (33.47%) Firewall
9 2004 (32.91%) MS Exchange
10 1913 (31.42%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1760 (28.90%) Cisco
12 1736 (28.51%) Linux
13 1563 (25.67%) Citrix
14 1534 (25.19%) Windows Server 2003
15 1454 (23.88%) MS Excel
16 1369 (22.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 1251 (20.55%) VPN
18 1236 (20.30%) SAN
19 1174 (19.28%) ITIL
20 1100 (18.07%) SQL
21 1076 (17.67%) WAN
22 1073 (17.62%) LAN
23 1061 (17.42%) SQL Server
24 991 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
25 982 (16.13%) Windows 7
26 951 (15.62%) Microsoft Certification
27 924 (15.17%) HP
28 921 (15.13%) MS Office
29 884 (14.52%) Hyper-V
30 868 (14.26%) Finance

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2004 (32.91%) MS Exchange
2 991 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 786 (12.91%) IIS
4 624 (10.25%) Apache
5 590 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 532 (8.74%) SharePoint
7 428 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2003
8 380 (6.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 372 (6.11%) Lync
10 287 (4.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 225 (3.70%) Tomcat
12 202 (3.32%) nginx
13 132 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
14 57 (0.94%) JBoss
15 56 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
16 52 (0.85%) CMS
17 51 (0.84%) IBM Notes
18 47 (0.77%) OpenStack
19 45 (0.74%) Node.js
19 45 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1454 (23.88%) MS Excel
2 921 (15.13%) MS Office
3 62 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 53 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.099%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.082%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.066%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.033%) MS Project
11 2 (0.033%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.016%) Maya
12 1 (0.016%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.016%) SPSS
12 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.016%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 35 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
3 14 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.15%) SAP Business One
4 9 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
4 9 (0.15%) Eikon
5 8 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
6 7 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.099%) SalesLogix
7 6 (0.099%) Magento
8 5 (0.082%) Sage 50
8 5 (0.082%) Shopify
8 5 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
8 5 (0.082%) RMDS
9 4 (0.066%) Advent Moxy
9 4 (0.066%) Summit
9 4 (0.066%) GoldMine
10 2 (0.033%) ReMetrica
10 2 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.033%) BPCS
Cloud Services
1 319 (5.24%) Office 365
2 241 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 148 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 91 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 85 (1.40%) SaaS
6 61 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 45 (0.74%) IaaS
8 38 (0.62%) Google Apps
9 32 (0.53%) PaaS
10 21 (0.34%) Route 53
11 20 (0.33%) Amazon S3
12 11 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
13 9 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.13%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.099%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.082%) Amazon ELB
17 4 (0.066%) Amazon SQS
17 4 (0.066%) Basecamp
17 4 (0.066%) Heroku
18 3 (0.049%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 3423 (56.22%) DHCP
2 2499 (41.04%) TCP/IP
3 2038 (33.47%) Firewall
4 1251 (20.55%) VPN
5 1236 (20.30%) SAN
6 1076 (17.67%) WAN
7 1073 (17.62%) LAN
8 674 (11.07%) Internet
9 530 (8.70%) HTTP
10 499 (8.20%) VLAN
11 495 (8.13%) SMTP
12 454 (7.46%) VoIP
13 449 (7.37%) SSL
14 415 (6.82%) Network Security
15 407 (6.68%) Wireless
16 385 (6.32%) MPLS
17 374 (6.14%) LDAP
18 361 (5.93%) BGP
19 354 (5.81%) NAS
20 335 (5.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1061 (17.42%) SQL Server
2 483 (7.93%) MySQL
3 276 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 177 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
5 102 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 71 (1.17%) Relational Database
7 67 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
8 65 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
9 59 (0.97%) NoSQL
10 57 (0.94%) MongoDB
11 56 (0.92%) IDOL
12 55 (0.90%) EDRMS
13 50 (0.82%) Oracle Database
14 31 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
15 29 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
16 26 (0.43%) Redis
17 23 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
17 23 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
18 22 (0.36%) RDBMS
19 18 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 117 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 92 (1.51%) Subversion
3 75 (1.23%) Jenkins
4 57 (0.94%) JIRA
5 43 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 35 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 31 (0.51%) MSI
8 26 (0.43%) PHPUnit
9 25 (0.41%) Behat
10 21 (0.34%) Maven
11 18 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 14 (0.23%) Ant
14 13 (0.21%) Selenium
15 11 (0.18%) Bugzilla
16 9 (0.15%) Hudson
17 8 (0.13%) JMeter
17 8 (0.13%) AdminStudio
18 7 (0.11%) Emacs
19 6 (0.099%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 868 (14.26%) Finance
2 417 (6.85%) Telecoms
3 197 (3.24%) Banking
4 157 (2.58%) Retail
5 125 (2.05%) Law
6 103 (1.69%) Marketing
7 99 (1.63%) Legal
8 86 (1.41%) Advertising
9 68 (1.12%) Games
10 64 (1.05%) Back Office
11 63 (1.03%) Manufacturing
12 42 (0.69%) Publishing
13 41 (0.67%) Electronics
14 33 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 33 (0.54%) Investment Banking
15 26 (0.43%) Aerospace
16 23 (0.38%) French Language
16 23 (0.38%) Billing
17 15 (0.25%) German Language
18 11 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 997 (16.37%) Support Engineer
2 815 (13.38%) Analyst
3 643 (10.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 630 (10.35%) Administrator
5 532 (8.74%) Systems Administrator
6 515 (8.46%) Network Engineer
7 369 (6.06%) Support Analyst
8 360 (5.91%) IT Support
9 357 (5.86%) Systems Engineer
10 324 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support
11 297 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
12 284 (4.66%) Consultant
13 244 (4.01%) Technical Support
14 210 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
15 191 (3.14%) Server Engineer
15 191 (3.14%) Support Technician
16 169 (2.78%) Developer
17 166 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 158 (2.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 157 (2.58%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (4.99%) Web Services
2 228 (3.74%) .NET
3 203 (3.33%) HTML
4 164 (2.69%) CSS
5 139 (2.28%) XML
6 129 (2.12%) LAMP
7 84 (1.38%) jQuery
8 62 (1.02%) JSON
9 55 (0.90%) ASP.NET
10 51 (0.84%) Ajax
11 50 (0.82%) Application Packaging
12 46 (0.76%) REST
13 45 (0.74%) SOAP
14 41 (0.67%) Middleware
15 40 (0.66%) HTML5
16 37 (0.61%) CSS3
17 31 (0.51%) .NET Framework
18 28 (0.46%) RESTful
19 27 (0.44%) Spring
20 26 (0.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 490 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 474 (7.78%) Clustering
3 448 (7.36%) Blackberry
4 201 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 181 (2.97%) Replication
6 169 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 151 (2.48%) iPhone
8 137 (2.25%) Open Source
9 125 (2.05%) Hedge funds
10 117 (1.92%) Fat Client
10 117 (1.92%) Thin Client
11 73 (1.20%) Client/Server
12 66 (1.08%) Statistics
13 65 (1.07%) PKI
14 60 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
15 53 (0.87%) iPad
16 52 (0.85%) EqualLogic
17 50 (0.82%) Smartphone
18 47 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
19 41 (0.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4443 (72.97%) Windows
2 2197 (36.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1736 (28.51%) Linux
4 1534 (25.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 1369 (22.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 982 (16.13%) Windows 7
7 791 (12.99%) UNIX
8 699 (11.48%) Windows XP
9 592 (9.72%) Windows 8
10 482 (7.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 331 (5.44%) Solaris
12 234 (3.84%) CentOS
13 195 (3.20%) Windows Vista
14 165 (2.71%) Mac OS X
15 145 (2.38%) Android
16 138 (2.27%) Ubuntu
17 124 (2.04%) Apple iOS
18 97 (1.59%) Windows 2000
19 88 (1.45%) AIX
20 77 (1.26%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1174 (19.28%) ITIL
2 444 (7.29%) Load Balancing
3 420 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 336 (5.52%) Migration
5 326 (5.35%) Service Delivery
6 264 (4.34%) Project Management
7 251 (4.12%) Mentoring
8 248 (4.07%) Configuration Management
9 241 (3.96%) Change Management
9 241 (3.96%) DevOps
10 222 (3.65%) Service Management
11 210 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
11 210 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
12 203 (3.33%) E-Commerce
13 189 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
14 184 (3.02%) Capacity Planning
15 178 (2.92%) Time Management
16 167 (2.74%) Network Design
17 164 (2.69%) Business Continuity
17 164 (2.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1100 (18.07%) SQL
2 669 (10.99%) PowerShell
3 558 (9.16%) Perl
4 398 (6.54%) Bash Shell
5 389 (6.39%) PHP
6 381 (6.26%) Python
7 305 (5.01%) Java
8 215 (3.53%) JavaScript
9 211 (3.47%) Shell Script
10 143 (2.35%) Ruby
11 125 (2.05%) VBScript
12 114 (1.87%) C#
13 110 (1.81%) C
14 81 (1.33%) C++
15 74 (1.22%) VB
16 68 (1.12%) T-SQL
17 45 (0.74%) VB.NET
18 38 (0.62%) Korn
19 31 (0.51%) PHP5
20 15 (0.25%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 951 (15.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 774 (12.71%) Cisco Certification
3 683 (11.22%) MCSE
4 578 (9.49%) Degree
5 499 (8.20%) CCNA
6 418 (6.86%) Security Cleared
7 381 (6.26%) CCNP
8 355 (5.83%) MCP
9 350 (5.75%) MCSA
10 342 (5.62%) SC Cleared
11 280 (4.60%) MCITP
12 195 (3.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 191 (3.14%) DV Cleared
14 137 (2.25%) MCTS
15 129 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
16 124 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
17 104 (1.71%) CCA
18 94 (1.54%) CCIE
19 72 (1.18%) CISSP
20 61 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 526 (8.64%) SLA
2 113 (1.86%) PCI DSS
3 106 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 48 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 43 (0.71%) QA
6 35 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.26%) COBIT
8 6 (0.099%) HL7
9 4 (0.066%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.033%) DICOM
12 1 (0.016%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.016%) BS7799
System Software
1 3300 (54.20%) Active Directory
2 1913 (31.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 884 (14.52%) Hyper-V
4 656 (10.77%) vSphere
5 581 (9.54%) XenApp
6 391 (6.42%) VMware ESXi
7 290 (4.76%) VMware ESX
8 253 (4.16%) XenDesktop
9 245 (4.02%) NFS
10 204 (3.35%) Terminal Services
11 136 (2.23%) ISA Server
12 122 (2.00%) XenServer
13 85 (1.40%) Firmware
13 85 (1.40%) vCloud
14 80 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
14 80 (1.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 71 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 64 (1.05%) Xen
17 60 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 55 (0.90%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 641 (10.53%) SCCM
2 359 (5.90%) Backup Exec
3 354 (5.81%) Puppet
4 344 (5.65%) SCOM
5 293 (4.81%) NetBackup
6 272 (4.47%) Opscode Chef
7 244 (4.01%) Nagios
8 210 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 210 (3.45%) WSUS
9 80 (1.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 77 (1.26%) Ansible
11 70 (1.15%) HP SIM
12 63 (1.03%) SCVMM
13 58 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 51 (0.84%) Cacti
15 49 (0.80%) ARCserve
15 49 (0.80%) Tivoli
16 42 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 40 (0.66%) Tivoli Storage Manager
17 40 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2853 (46.85%) VMware
2 2780 (45.66%) Microsoft
3 1760 (28.90%) Cisco
4 1563 (25.67%) Citrix
5 924 (15.17%) HP
6 642 (10.54%) Red Hat
7 556 (9.13%) Symantec
8 490 (8.05%) Juniper
9 382 (6.27%) Dell
10 370 (6.08%) CheckPoint
11 369 (6.06%) NetApp
12 351 (5.76%) EMC
13 333 (5.47%) Oracle
14 309 (5.07%) F5
15 291 (4.78%) Apple
16 229 (3.76%) Veritas
17 184 (3.02%) IBM
18 144 (2.36%) Sophos
19 127 (2.09%) SolarWinds
20 125 (2.05%) Avaya
West London
Vadis People
Salary: c£24,000 - £28,000 plus ex bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 85k per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + on Call + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary with flexible benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 hours ago