The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 92 113 112
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3085 2467 2687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.82% 2.43% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.95% 13.20% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2530 2002 2311
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,213 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19338 18686 19987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.68% 18.39% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15600 15094 16701
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
UK

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 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
London +10 1284 £47,500 - 124
South East +12 776 £37,500 - 96
East of England +11 245 £40,000 +14.28% 24
Yorkshire +53 244 £40,000 +33.33% 29
North West +56 160 £34,000 -2.85% 22
South West -2 146 £29,500 -15.71% 14
West Midlands +28 134 £30,000 -9.09% 16
East Midlands -6 65 £37,500 +7.14% 20
North East -13 15 £24,250 -8.49% 4
Midlands - 3 £62,500 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4186 (69.34%) Windows
2 3263 (54.05%) DHCP
3 2975 (49.28%) Active Directory
4 2713 (44.94%) Microsoft
5 2579 (42.72%) TCP/IP
6 2554 (42.31%) VMware
7 2184 (36.18%) Firewall
8 2054 (34.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 1908 (31.61%) Linux
10 1894 (31.37%) MS Exchange
11 1798 (29.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1694 (28.06%) Cisco
13 1477 (24.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 1363 (22.58%) VPN
15 1322 (21.90%) MS Excel
16 1297 (21.48%) Citrix
17 1239 (20.52%) SAN
18 1227 (20.32%) Microsoft Certification
19 1173 (19.43%) LAN
20 1161 (19.23%) WAN
21 1155 (19.13%) ITIL
22 1066 (17.66%) Exchange Server 2010
23 1052 (17.43%) SQL
24 1042 (17.26%) SQL Server
25 981 (16.25%) HP
26 940 (15.57%) Finance
27 903 (14.96%) Windows Server 2012
28 894 (14.81%) IIS
29 873 (14.46%) Windows 7
30 858 (14.21%) MS Office

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1894 (31.37%) MS Exchange
2 1066 (17.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 894 (14.81%) IIS
4 680 (11.26%) Apache
5 593 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 553 (9.16%) SharePoint
7 436 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2003
8 419 (6.94%) Lync
9 352 (5.83%) Tomcat
10 345 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 296 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
12 120 (1.99%) nginx
13 119 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
14 106 (1.76%) SharePoint 2013
15 98 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
15 98 (1.62%) CMS
16 87 (1.44%) Lotus Domino
17 84 (1.39%) WebSphere
18 65 (1.08%) WordPress
19 53 (0.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1322 (21.90%) MS Excel
2 858 (14.21%) MS Office
3 62 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 33 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.25%) MS Project
7 8 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.099%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.066%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.050%) Final Cut Pro
12 2 (0.033%) Maya
12 2 (0.033%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.033%) SPSS
12 2 (0.033%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.017%) Doxygen
13 1 (0.017%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.40%) Magento
3 20 (0.33%) Eikon
3 20 (0.33%) RMDS
4 18 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.22%) SAP Business One
6 12 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.18%) Summit
7 11 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 11 (0.18%) Sage 1000
8 10 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 10 (0.17%) 3000 Xtra
8 10 (0.17%) Front Arena
9 9 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
10 8 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
11 6 (0.099%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (0.066%) Sage 200
13 4 (0.066%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 300 (4.97%) Office 365
2 205 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 146 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 119 (1.97%) SaaS
5 85 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 80 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
7 38 (0.63%) Amazon S3
8 37 (0.61%) IaaS
9 32 (0.53%) Google Apps
10 25 (0.41%) PaaS
11 24 (0.40%) Joyent
12 21 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
13 17 (0.28%) Basecamp
14 13 (0.22%) CloudFront
15 10 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
16 8 (0.13%) Route 53
17 7 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
18 5 (0.083%) Amazon SQS
19 2 (0.033%) Google App Engine
19 2 (0.033%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3263 (54.05%) DHCP
2 2579 (42.72%) TCP/IP
3 2184 (36.18%) Firewall
4 1363 (22.58%) VPN
5 1239 (20.52%) SAN
6 1173 (19.43%) LAN
7 1161 (19.23%) WAN
8 719 (11.91%) Internet
9 653 (10.82%) HTTP
10 640 (10.60%) SMTP
11 606 (10.04%) SSL
12 486 (8.05%) LDAP
13 456 (7.55%) Wireless
14 434 (7.19%) MPLS
15 426 (7.06%) NAS
16 412 (6.82%) VoIP
17 387 (6.41%) BGP
18 381 (6.31%) VLAN
19 344 (5.70%) OSPF
20 324 (5.37%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1042 (17.26%) SQL Server
2 593 (9.82%) MySQL
3 265 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 189 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 156 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
6 94 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 87 (1.44%) Oracle Database
8 74 (1.23%) NoSQL
9 73 (1.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 70 (1.16%) Relational Database
11 65 (1.08%) MongoDB
12 57 (0.94%) Redis
13 38 (0.63%) RDBMS
14 34 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
14 34 (0.56%) SQL Server 2000
15 29 (0.48%) MariaDB
16 28 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
17 27 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (0.43%) EDRMS
19 25 (0.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 108 (1.79%) Subversion
2 104 (1.72%) Jenkins
3 94 (1.56%) JIRA
3 94 (1.56%) Git (software)
4 37 (0.61%) Maven
5 27 (0.45%) Ant
6 26 (0.43%) MSI
7 23 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (0.35%) Selenium
9 20 (0.33%) Visual Studio
10 16 (0.27%) Hudson
10 16 (0.27%) TeamCity
11 13 (0.22%) JMeter
12 12 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (0.13%) AdminStudio
14 6 (0.099%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.099%) JUnit
15 5 (0.083%) QuickTest Pro
15 5 (0.083%) LoadRunner
15 5 (0.083%) Bugzilla
General
1 940 (15.57%) Finance
2 331 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 199 (3.30%) Retail
4 156 (2.58%) Banking
5 128 (2.12%) Law
6 121 (2.00%) Marketing
7 101 (1.67%) Advertising
8 70 (1.16%) Publishing
9 66 (1.09%) Games
9 66 (1.09%) Back Office
10 61 (1.01%) Legal
11 49 (0.81%) Manufacturing
12 45 (0.75%) French Language
12 45 (0.75%) German Language
13 43 (0.71%) Billing
14 35 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 35 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 26 (0.43%) Online Betting
15 26 (0.43%) Investment Banking
16 18 (0.30%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 837 (13.86%) Analyst
2 832 (13.78%) Support Engineer
3 757 (12.54%) Administrator
4 584 (9.67%) Systems Administrator
5 497 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 455 (7.54%) Network Engineer
7 424 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
8 372 (6.16%) Support Analyst
9 364 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support
10 308 (5.10%) IT Support
11 299 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
12 262 (4.34%) Linux Administrator
13 258 (4.27%) Consultant
14 237 (3.93%) Technical Support
15 211 (3.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 196 (3.25%) Developer
17 195 (3.23%) Architect
18 165 (2.73%) Server Engineer
19 147 (2.43%) Desktop Support
20 143 (2.37%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 245 (4.06%) .NET
2 243 (4.03%) HTML
3 226 (3.74%) Web Services
4 225 (3.73%) CSS
5 182 (3.01%) LAMP
6 175 (2.90%) XML
7 114 (1.89%) SOAP
8 106 (1.76%) jQuery
9 82 (1.36%) Middleware
10 70 (1.16%) COM
11 68 (1.13%) Ajax
12 67 (1.11%) JSON
13 60 (0.99%) ASP.NET
14 50 (0.83%) Application Packaging
15 44 (0.73%) HTML5
16 41 (0.68%) XHTML
17 39 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
18 28 (0.46%) Software Packaging
18 28 (0.46%) WebCenter
18 28 (0.46%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 526 (8.71%) Clustering
2 520 (8.61%) Blackberry
3 238 (3.94%) Replication
4 180 (2.98%) Computer Science
5 175 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 118 (1.95%) PKI
7 107 (1.77%) Open Source
8 104 (1.72%) Fat Client
8 104 (1.72%) iPhone
8 104 (1.72%) Thin Client
9 100 (1.66%) Hedge funds
10 86 (1.42%) Statistics
11 76 (1.26%) Client/Server
11 76 (1.26%) Firmware
12 75 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
13 72 (1.19%) SecurID
14 61 (1.01%) iPad
15 57 (0.94%) Smartphone
16 56 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
17 52 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4186 (69.34%) Windows
2 2054 (34.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 1908 (31.61%) Linux
4 1477 (24.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 903 (14.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 873 (14.46%) Windows 7
7 784 (12.99%) UNIX
8 651 (10.78%) Windows XP
9 510 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 440 (7.29%) Windows 8
11 315 (5.22%) Solaris
12 276 (4.57%) CentOS
13 189 (3.13%) Windows Vista
14 182 (3.01%) Android
15 166 (2.75%) Ubuntu
16 134 (2.22%) Debian
17 131 (2.17%) Mac OS X
18 106 (1.76%) Apple iOS
19 88 (1.46%) AIX
20 80 (1.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1155 (19.13%) ITIL
2 712 (11.79%) Load Balancing
3 372 (6.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 355 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 304 (5.04%) Service Delivery
6 270 (4.47%) Change Management
7 258 (4.27%) Service Management
7 258 (4.27%) DevOps
8 238 (3.94%) Network Management
9 230 (3.81%) Configuration Management
10 212 (3.51%) Project Management
11 211 (3.50%) Migration
12 198 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
13 186 (3.08%) Network Design
14 174 (2.88%) Incident Management
15 169 (2.80%) Problem Management
16 161 (2.67%) Business Continuity
17 149 (2.47%) Time Management
18 135 (2.24%) Network Monitoring
19 134 (2.22%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1052 (17.43%) SQL
2 648 (10.73%) PowerShell
3 535 (8.86%) Perl
4 446 (7.39%) Java
5 390 (6.46%) Bash Shell
6 370 (6.13%) PHP
7 334 (5.53%) Python
8 267 (4.42%) Shell Script
9 242 (4.01%) JavaScript
10 178 (2.95%) Ruby
11 138 (2.29%) C#
12 112 (1.86%) C
13 103 (1.71%) VBScript
14 71 (1.18%) VB
14 71 (1.18%) C++
15 64 (1.06%) VB.NET
16 48 (0.80%) T-SQL
17 43 (0.71%) PHP5
18 28 (0.46%) Korn
19 13 (0.22%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1227 (20.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 824 (13.65%) MCSE
3 663 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
4 551 (9.13%) Degree
5 480 (7.95%) CCNA
6 430 (7.12%) MCITP
7 422 (6.99%) MCSA
8 330 (5.47%) CCNP
9 301 (4.99%) MCP
10 295 (4.89%) Security Cleared
11 215 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 197 (3.26%) SC Cleared
13 195 (3.23%) MCTS
14 126 (2.09%) DV Cleared
15 110 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
16 98 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
17 73 (1.21%) CCA
18 70 (1.16%) CCIE
19 59 (0.98%) CISSP
20 51 (0.84%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 479 (7.93%) SLA
2 177 (2.93%) PCI DSS
3 119 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 73 (1.21%) QA
5 38 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 32 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (0.17%) COBIT
8 7 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (0.12%) GAMP
8 7 (0.12%) GCP
8 7 (0.12%) GMP
9 5 (0.083%) BS7799
10 4 (0.066%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.033%) HL7
12 1 (0.017%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.017%) DICOM
12 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2975 (49.28%) Active Directory
2 1798 (29.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 853 (14.13%) Hyper-V
4 508 (8.41%) vSphere
5 458 (7.59%) XenApp
6 423 (7.01%) VMware ESX
7 356 (5.90%) VMware ESXi
8 273 (4.52%) NFS
9 228 (3.78%) XenDesktop
10 187 (3.10%) Terminal Services
11 132 (2.19%) ISA Server
12 128 (2.12%) UAG
13 113 (1.87%) XenServer
14 88 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
15 87 (1.44%) Forefront TMG
16 85 (1.41%) KVM
17 81 (1.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 77 (1.28%) Xen
19 69 (1.14%) Squid
20 64 (1.06%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 520 (8.61%) SCCM
2 401 (6.64%) Backup Exec
3 394 (6.53%) Puppet
4 297 (4.92%) WSUS
5 288 (4.77%) SCOM
6 255 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
7 226 (3.74%) Norton AntiVirus
8 213 (3.53%) Nagios
9 181 (3.00%) NetBackup
10 82 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 77 (1.28%) HP SIM
12 71 (1.18%) SCVMM
13 64 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
14 63 (1.04%) CiscoWorks
15 57 (0.94%) HP NNM
16 50 (0.83%) Cacti
17 44 (0.73%) Tivoli
17 44 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 37 (0.61%) ARCserve
19 35 (0.58%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2713 (44.94%) Microsoft
2 2554 (42.31%) VMware
3 1694 (28.06%) Cisco
4 1297 (21.48%) Citrix
5 981 (16.25%) HP
6 707 (11.71%) Red Hat
7 593 (9.82%) Symantec
8 479 (7.93%) Oracle
9 443 (7.34%) Juniper
10 375 (6.21%) Dell
11 331 (5.48%) NetApp
12 313 (5.18%) CheckPoint
13 286 (4.74%) F5
14 253 (4.19%) Apple
15 244 (4.04%) EMC
16 223 (3.69%) IBM
17 153 (2.53%) Veritas
18 139 (2.30%) Avaya
18 139 (2.30%) Veeam
19 133 (2.20%) SolarWinds
Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Microsoft Certifications Funded
Posted: 2 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £12 - £16 per hour
Posted: 2 hours ago
Matlock, Derbyshire
Derbyshire County Council
Salary: From £33,435 to £36,420 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits inc. bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Burford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £39000 - £49522 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 6 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
EC2 IT Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Benefits detailed in job spec.
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Kent
Gerrard White
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £23000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
CSC
Salary: From £45 to £85 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Resolve Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum £££ On Experience + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 22 hours ago