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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 91 123 108
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3080 2291 2837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.83% 2.30% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.76% 12.98% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2491 1868 2445
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,717 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
19538 17652 20409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.98% 17.73% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15610 14350 16905
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +19 1257 £45,000 -5.26% 112
South East +22 800 £35,000 -6.66% 83
Yorkshire +69 280 £40,000 +37.93% 30
East of England +25 240 £38,750 +10.71% 24
North West +43 152 £34,000 -3.54% 17
West Midlands +30 129 £30,000 -7.69% 11
South West -15 127 £26,500 -24.28% 15
East Midlands -3 73 £37,500 - 12
North East -18 11 £27,500 -31.25% 1
Midlands - 2 £53,750 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4262 (70.25%) Windows
2 3274 (53.96%) DHCP
3 3030 (49.94%) Active Directory
4 2740 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 2647 (43.63%) VMware
6 2557 (42.15%) TCP/IP
7 2114 (34.84%) Firewall
8 2081 (34.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 1915 (31.56%) MS Exchange
10 1900 (31.32%) Linux
11 1880 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1687 (27.81%) Cisco
13 1480 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 1357 (22.37%) MS Excel
15 1336 (22.02%) Citrix
16 1326 (21.86%) VPN
17 1272 (20.97%) SAN
18 1209 (19.93%) Microsoft Certification
19 1188 (19.58%) ITIL
20 1113 (18.35%) WAN
21 1105 (18.21%) LAN
22 1094 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
23 1055 (17.39%) SQL
24 1053 (17.36%) SQL Server
25 995 (16.40%) HP
26 971 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
27 936 (15.43%) Finance
28 909 (14.98%) IIS
29 883 (14.55%) MS Office
30 860 (14.18%) Hyper-V

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1915 (31.56%) MS Exchange
2 1094 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 909 (14.98%) IIS
4 704 (11.60%) Apache
5 601 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 564 (9.30%) SharePoint
7 453 (7.47%) Lync
8 441 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
9 355 (5.85%) Tomcat
10 345 (5.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 323 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
12 138 (2.27%) nginx
13 127 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
14 103 (1.70%) SharePoint 2013
15 95 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
16 89 (1.47%) Lotus Domino
17 82 (1.35%) CMS
18 70 (1.15%) WebSphere
19 66 (1.09%) IBM Notes
20 59 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 1357 (22.37%) MS Excel
2 883 (14.55%) MS Office
3 64 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 32 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.21%) MS Project
7 10 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.099%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.066%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.066%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.049%) Maya
10 3 (0.049%) 3ds Max
10 3 (0.049%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.033%) SPSS
12 1 (0.016%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.016%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 55 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (0.40%) Magento
3 19 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 15 (0.25%) RMDS
4 15 (0.25%) Eikon
5 13 (0.21%) Summit
6 12 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.18%) SAP Business One
7 11 (0.18%) Sage 1000
8 10 (0.16%) Front Arena
8 10 (0.16%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.16%) 3000 Xtra
8 10 (0.16%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 9 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.082%) Oracle CRM
13 4 (0.066%) Sage 200
13 4 (0.066%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 300 (4.94%) Office 365
2 218 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
3 163 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 120 (1.98%) SaaS
5 85 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
5 85 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
6 39 (0.64%) IaaS
7 34 (0.56%) Google Apps
8 33 (0.54%) Amazon S3
9 25 (0.41%) Amazon ELB
10 22 (0.36%) PaaS
11 20 (0.33%) Basecamp
12 16 (0.26%) Joyent
13 13 (0.21%) CloudFront
14 9 (0.15%) Route 53
15 7 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
15 7 (0.12%) IBM SmartCloud
16 6 (0.099%) Google App Engine
17 4 (0.066%) Amazon SQS
18 1 (0.016%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 3274 (53.96%) DHCP
2 2557 (42.15%) TCP/IP
3 2114 (34.84%) Firewall
4 1326 (21.86%) VPN
5 1272 (20.97%) SAN
6 1113 (18.35%) WAN
7 1105 (18.21%) LAN
8 692 (11.41%) Internet
9 628 (10.35%) HTTP
10 627 (10.33%) SMTP
11 587 (9.68%) SSL
12 480 (7.91%) LDAP
13 442 (7.29%) MPLS
13 442 (7.29%) Wireless
14 439 (7.24%) NAS
15 403 (6.64%) VoIP
16 364 (6.00%) BGP
17 363 (5.98%) VLAN
18 321 (5.29%) Network Security
19 319 (5.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1053 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 629 (10.37%) MySQL
3 251 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 191 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 150 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
6 97 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 85 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 79 (1.30%) NoSQL
9 78 (1.29%) MongoDB
10 64 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 57 (0.94%) Relational Database
12 54 (0.89%) Redis
13 43 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
14 39 (0.64%) EDRMS
15 36 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
16 34 (0.56%) MariaDB
17 33 (0.54%) IDOL
18 30 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
19 29 (0.48%) RDBMS
20 28 (0.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 99 (1.63%) Jenkins
2 94 (1.55%) JIRA
3 93 (1.53%) Subversion
4 88 (1.45%) Git (software)
5 29 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 29 (0.48%) MSI
6 27 (0.45%) Maven
7 21 (0.35%) Visual Studio
8 20 (0.33%) Ant
9 16 (0.26%) JMeter
9 16 (0.26%) Selenium
10 15 (0.25%) Hudson
11 13 (0.21%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.16%) AdminStudio
13 9 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (0.12%) Talend Open Studio
15 6 (0.099%) Bugzilla
15 6 (0.099%) JUnit
16 5 (0.082%) QuickTest Pro
16 5 (0.082%) LoadRunner
General
1 936 (15.43%) Finance
2 337 (5.55%) Telecoms
3 216 (3.56%) Retail
4 186 (3.07%) Banking
5 131 (2.16%) Law
6 121 (1.99%) Marketing
7 102 (1.68%) Advertising
8 69 (1.14%) Publishing
9 66 (1.09%) Back Office
10 65 (1.07%) Legal
11 63 (1.04%) Games
12 54 (0.89%) Manufacturing
13 42 (0.69%) German Language
14 40 (0.66%) French Language
15 36 (0.59%) Financial Institution
16 35 (0.58%) Billing
17 33 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
18 29 (0.48%) Investment Banking
19 19 (0.31%) Online Betting
20 16 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 867 (14.29%) Analyst
2 841 (13.86%) Support Engineer
3 742 (12.23%) Administrator
4 579 (9.54%) Systems Administrator
5 544 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 428 (7.05%) Network Engineer
7 415 (6.84%) Systems Engineer
8 389 (6.41%) Support Analyst
9 366 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support
10 305 (5.03%) IT Support
11 294 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 261 (4.30%) Linux Administrator
13 240 (3.96%) Technical Support
14 233 (3.84%) Consultant
15 210 (3.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 192 (3.16%) Server Engineer
17 187 (3.08%) Architect
18 184 (3.03%) Developer
19 150 (2.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
19 150 (2.47%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (3.96%) HTML
2 236 (3.89%) Web Services
3 217 (3.58%) .NET
4 210 (3.46%) CSS
5 187 (3.08%) LAMP
6 182 (3.00%) XML
7 107 (1.76%) jQuery
8 85 (1.40%) SOAP
9 76 (1.25%) Middleware
10 71 (1.17%) Ajax
11 68 (1.12%) COM
12 63 (1.04%) JSON
13 57 (0.94%) ASP.NET
14 55 (0.91%) Application Packaging
15 46 (0.76%) XHTML
16 41 (0.68%) HTML5
17 36 (0.59%) RabbitMQ
18 30 (0.49%) MSMQ
18 30 (0.49%) J2EE
19 25 (0.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 529 (8.72%) Clustering
2 528 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 230 (3.79%) Replication
4 182 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 181 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 118 (1.94%) PKI
7 112 (1.85%) Hedge funds
8 106 (1.75%) iPhone
9 90 (1.48%) Open Source
10 87 (1.43%) Statistics
11 84 (1.38%) Fat Client
11 84 (1.38%) Thin Client
12 73 (1.20%) SecurID
13 72 (1.19%) Firmware
14 71 (1.17%) Client/Server
15 69 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
16 67 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
17 59 (0.97%) iPad
18 53 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
19 50 (0.82%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4262 (70.25%) Windows
2 2081 (34.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 1900 (31.32%) Linux
4 1480 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 971 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 833 (13.73%) Windows 7
7 801 (13.20%) UNIX
8 673 (11.09%) Windows XP
9 567 (9.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 435 (7.17%) Windows 8
11 333 (5.49%) Solaris
12 274 (4.52%) CentOS
13 189 (3.12%) Windows Vista
14 179 (2.95%) Android
15 160 (2.64%) Ubuntu
16 130 (2.14%) Debian
17 129 (2.13%) Mac OS X
18 113 (1.86%) Apple iOS
19 104 (1.71%) AIX
20 73 (1.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1188 (19.58%) ITIL
2 683 (11.26%) Load Balancing
3 384 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 341 (5.62%) E-Commerce
5 279 (4.60%) Service Delivery
6 267 (4.40%) Change Management
7 264 (4.35%) DevOps
8 255 (4.20%) Service Management
9 241 (3.97%) Configuration Management
10 230 (3.79%) Kalman Filter
11 218 (3.59%) Migration
12 217 (3.58%) Project Management
13 208 (3.43%) Performance Tuning
14 198 (3.26%) Network Management
15 174 (2.87%) Incident Management
16 164 (2.70%) Time Management
17 161 (2.65%) Problem Management
18 159 (2.62%) Network Design
19 146 (2.41%) Business Continuity
20 133 (2.19%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1055 (17.39%) SQL
2 649 (10.70%) PowerShell
3 547 (9.02%) Perl
4 435 (7.17%) Java
5 417 (6.87%) Bash Shell
6 392 (6.46%) PHP
7 338 (5.57%) Python
8 269 (4.43%) Shell Script
9 223 (3.68%) JavaScript
10 189 (3.12%) Ruby
11 137 (2.26%) C#
12 104 (1.71%) C
13 100 (1.65%) VBScript
14 79 (1.30%) C++
15 74 (1.22%) VB
16 59 (0.97%) VB.NET
17 47 (0.77%) T-SQL
18 44 (0.73%) PHP5
19 30 (0.49%) Korn
20 14 (0.23%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1209 (19.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 800 (13.19%) MCSE
3 653 (10.76%) Cisco Certification
4 542 (8.93%) Degree
5 474 (7.81%) CCNA
6 438 (7.22%) MCSA
7 430 (7.09%) MCITP
8 338 (5.57%) Security Cleared
9 299 (4.93%) CCNP
10 292 (4.81%) MCP
11 242 (3.99%) SC Cleared
12 234 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 206 (3.40%) MCTS
14 141 (2.32%) DV Cleared
15 117 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
16 91 (1.50%) Citrix Certification
17 74 (1.22%) CCA
18 73 (1.20%) CCIE
19 68 (1.12%) CISSP
20 50 (0.82%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 501 (8.26%) SLA
2 186 (3.07%) PCI DSS
3 115 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 68 (1.12%) QA
5 43 (0.71%) ISO 9001
6 35 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.30%) COBIT
8 6 (0.099%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 6 (0.099%) GAMP
8 6 (0.099%) GCP
8 6 (0.099%) GMP
9 5 (0.082%) BS7799
10 4 (0.066%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.033%) HL7
11 2 (0.033%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.016%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3030 (49.94%) Active Directory
2 1880 (30.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 860 (14.18%) Hyper-V
4 537 (8.85%) vSphere
5 471 (7.76%) XenApp
6 431 (7.10%) VMware ESX
7 371 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
8 276 (4.55%) NFS
9 224 (3.69%) XenDesktop
10 184 (3.03%) Terminal Services
11 134 (2.21%) UAG
12 133 (2.19%) ISA Server
13 118 (1.94%) XenServer
14 81 (1.34%) Xen
15 78 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
16 77 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
17 74 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 73 (1.20%) Squid
19 69 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 68 (1.12%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 557 (9.18%) SCCM
2 402 (6.63%) Backup Exec
3 398 (6.56%) Puppet
4 319 (5.26%) SCOM
5 288 (4.75%) WSUS
6 272 (4.48%) Opscode Chef
7 242 (3.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 223 (3.68%) NetBackup
9 213 (3.51%) Nagios
10 89 (1.47%) SCVMM
10 89 (1.47%) HP SIM
11 86 (1.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 62 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
13 48 (0.79%) Cacti
14 45 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 43 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 41 (0.68%) Tivoli
17 40 (0.66%) OpenView
18 39 (0.64%) Ansible
19 37 (0.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 2740 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 2647 (43.63%) VMware
3 1687 (27.81%) Cisco
4 1336 (22.02%) Citrix
5 995 (16.40%) HP
6 748 (12.33%) Red Hat
7 604 (9.96%) Symantec
8 469 (7.73%) Oracle
9 441 (7.27%) Juniper
10 404 (6.66%) Dell
11 371 (6.12%) NetApp
12 302 (4.98%) CheckPoint
13 290 (4.78%) EMC
14 262 (4.32%) Apple
14 262 (4.32%) F5
15 227 (3.74%) IBM
16 174 (2.87%) Veritas
17 152 (2.51%) Veeam
18 146 (2.41%) Avaya
19 136 (2.24%) SolarWinds
Surbiton, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum Overtime available
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Stock + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Open Select Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Mirfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 5% bonus + 10% pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hessle, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits + car
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday