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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 90 103 111
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3215 2709 2748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 3.10% 2.69% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.23% 15.43% 12.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2669 2233 2383
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
18661 17562 21389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.46% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15164 13877 17958
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +13 1301 £42,500 -8.60% 93
South East +18 841 £35,000 -11.39% 65
Yorkshire +11 235 £40,000 +23.07% 21
East of England +16 234 £40,000 +14.28% 13
North West +29 206 £32,500 -23.52% 14
South West +33 177 £38,000 +15.15% 39
West Midlands +24 139 £30,000 -14.28% 13
East Midlands -26 67 £27,500 -21.42% 10
North East -11 17 £27,500 -19.11% 1
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4520 (73.04%) Windows
2 3442 (55.62%) DHCP
3 3313 (53.54%) Active Directory
4 2889 (46.69%) VMware
5 2798 (45.22%) Microsoft
6 2596 (41.95%) TCP/IP
7 2230 (36.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 2088 (33.74%) Firewall
9 1996 (32.26%) MS Exchange
10 1959 (31.66%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1841 (29.75%) Linux
12 1757 (28.39%) Cisco
13 1582 (25.57%) Windows Server 2003
14 1537 (24.84%) Citrix
15 1426 (23.04%) MS Excel
16 1350 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
17 1298 (20.98%) VPN
18 1285 (20.77%) SAN
19 1202 (19.42%) ITIL
20 1123 (18.15%) SQL
21 1101 (17.79%) WAN
22 1077 (17.40%) LAN
23 1056 (17.07%) SQL Server
24 1008 (16.29%) Exchange Server 2010
25 982 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
26 963 (15.56%) Windows 7
27 937 (15.14%) HP
28 913 (14.75%) MS Office
29 896 (14.48%) Finance
30 870 (14.06%) IIS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1996 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 1008 (16.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 870 (14.06%) IIS
4 677 (10.94%) Apache
5 634 (10.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 554 (8.95%) SharePoint
7 452 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2003
8 374 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 369 (5.96%) Lync
10 291 (4.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 260 (4.20%) Tomcat
12 195 (3.15%) nginx
13 136 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
14 67 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
15 65 (1.05%) JBoss
15 65 (1.05%) CMS
16 63 (1.02%) IBM Notes
17 53 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
18 48 (0.78%) WebLogic
19 47 (0.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1426 (23.04%) MS Excel
2 913 (14.75%) MS Office
3 65 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 42 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 19 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.097%) PowerPivot
7 6 (0.097%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.065%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.048%) MS Project
9 3 (0.048%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.032%) Maya
10 2 (0.032%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.016%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.016%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 45 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.26%) Eikon
3 12 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.18%) Summit
4 11 (0.18%) SAP Business One
5 10 (0.16%) RMDS
6 9 (0.15%) Magento
7 8 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
8 7 (0.11%) Front Arena
8 7 (0.11%) 3000 Xtra
8 7 (0.11%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 7 (0.11%) Oracle BRM
9 6 (0.097%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.097%) SalesLogix
9 6 (0.097%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.081%) Sage 50
10 5 (0.081%) Shopify
10 5 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
10 5 (0.081%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 296 (4.78%) Office 365
2 217 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
3 152 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 96 (1.55%) SaaS
5 87 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
6 59 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
7 42 (0.68%) IaaS
8 38 (0.61%) Google Apps
9 30 (0.48%) PaaS
10 18 (0.29%) Route 53
11 15 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
13 9 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
13 9 (0.15%) Basecamp
14 8 (0.13%) Google App Engine
15 7 (0.11%) CloudFront
16 6 (0.097%) Amazon ELB
17 4 (0.065%) Joyent
17 4 (0.065%) Amazon SQS
18 2 (0.032%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3442 (55.62%) DHCP
2 2596 (41.95%) TCP/IP
3 2088 (33.74%) Firewall
4 1298 (20.98%) VPN
5 1285 (20.77%) SAN
6 1101 (17.79%) WAN
7 1077 (17.40%) LAN
8 684 (11.05%) Internet
9 542 (8.76%) HTTP
10 541 (8.74%) SMTP
11 498 (8.05%) VLAN
12 480 (7.76%) SSL
13 463 (7.48%) VoIP
14 416 (6.72%) Wireless
15 415 (6.71%) LDAP
16 413 (6.67%) MPLS
17 392 (6.33%) Network Security
18 384 (6.21%) BGP
19 379 (6.12%) NAS
20 337 (5.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1056 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 525 (8.48%) MySQL
3 274 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 193 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 98 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 72 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
7 69 (1.12%) NoSQL
8 61 (0.99%) MongoDB
8 61 (0.99%) Relational Database
9 59 (0.95%) IDOL
9 59 (0.95%) EDRMS
10 58 (0.94%) Oracle Database
11 57 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
12 33 (0.53%) Redis
13 31 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
14 28 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
15 24 (0.39%) DB2
16 20 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
17 19 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 19 (0.31%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 115 (1.86%) Git (software)
2 91 (1.47%) Subversion
3 78 (1.26%) Jenkins
4 59 (0.95%) JIRA
5 42 (0.68%) MSI
6 35 (0.57%) Visual Studio
7 33 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 24 (0.39%) Maven
9 18 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (0.29%) Ant
10 16 (0.26%) AdminStudio
10 16 (0.26%) PHPUnit
11 14 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 14 (0.23%) Behat
12 13 (0.21%) Bugzilla
13 10 (0.16%) JMeter
13 10 (0.16%) Hudson
14 8 (0.13%) Selenium
15 7 (0.11%) LoadRunner
15 7 (0.11%) Emacs
General
1 896 (14.48%) Finance
2 391 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 204 (3.30%) Banking
4 166 (2.68%) Retail
5 125 (2.02%) Law
6 114 (1.84%) Marketing
7 87 (1.41%) Legal
8 83 (1.34%) Advertising
9 67 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 66 (1.07%) Games
11 59 (0.95%) Back Office
12 56 (0.90%) Publishing
13 41 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 36 (0.58%) Electronics
15 31 (0.50%) Financial Institution
16 26 (0.42%) Aerospace
17 25 (0.40%) French Language
18 20 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
19 19 (0.31%) German Language
20 15 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 994 (16.06%) Support Engineer
2 839 (13.56%) Analyst
3 646 (10.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 640 (10.34%) Administrator
5 539 (8.71%) Systems Administrator
6 516 (8.34%) Network Engineer
7 377 (6.09%) Support Analyst
8 368 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
9 365 (5.90%) IT Support
10 339 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
11 292 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
12 257 (4.15%) Technical Support
13 255 (4.12%) Consultant
14 241 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
15 209 (3.38%) Server Engineer
16 189 (3.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 181 (2.93%) Support Technician
18 172 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 166 (2.68%) Developer
20 161 (2.60%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (4.35%) Web Services
2 217 (3.51%) .NET
3 209 (3.38%) HTML
4 169 (2.73%) CSS
5 149 (2.41%) XML
6 136 (2.20%) LAMP
7 95 (1.54%) jQuery
8 70 (1.13%) JSON
9 58 (0.94%) Ajax
10 57 (0.92%) Application Packaging
11 55 (0.89%) ASP.NET
12 53 (0.86%) SOAP
13 49 (0.79%) Middleware
14 41 (0.66%) HTML5
15 35 (0.57%) REST
16 32 (0.52%) XHTML
17 31 (0.50%) CSS3
18 28 (0.45%) Software Packaging
19 27 (0.44%) .NET Framework
20 24 (0.39%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 505 (8.16%) Clustering
2 492 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
3 458 (7.40%) Blackberry
4 216 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 188 (3.04%) Replication
6 179 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 148 (2.39%) Hedge funds
8 131 (2.12%) iPhone
9 126 (2.04%) Open Source
10 105 (1.70%) Fat Client
10 105 (1.70%) Thin Client
11 77 (1.24%) PKI
11 77 (1.24%) Statistics
12 73 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
13 72 (1.16%) Client/Server
14 61 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
15 49 (0.79%) iPad
16 48 (0.78%) EqualLogic
17 45 (0.73%) Mathematics
18 44 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4520 (73.04%) Windows
2 2230 (36.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 1841 (29.75%) Linux
4 1582 (25.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1350 (21.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 963 (15.56%) Windows 7
7 815 (13.17%) UNIX
8 716 (11.57%) Windows XP
9 587 (9.49%) Windows 8
10 519 (8.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 356 (5.75%) Solaris
12 236 (3.81%) CentOS
13 194 (3.14%) Windows Vista
14 175 (2.83%) Mac OS X
15 158 (2.55%) Android
16 140 (2.26%) Ubuntu
17 135 (2.18%) Apple iOS
18 95 (1.54%) Windows 2000
19 90 (1.45%) AIX
20 81 (1.31%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1202 (19.42%) ITIL
2 471 (7.61%) Load Balancing
3 391 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 343 (5.54%) Migration
5 297 (4.80%) Service Delivery
6 276 (4.46%) Change Management
7 264 (4.27%) Mentoring
8 255 (4.12%) Configuration Management
9 251 (4.06%) Project Management
10 247 (3.99%) DevOps
11 233 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
12 230 (3.72%) Service Management
12 230 (3.72%) E-Commerce
13 207 (3.35%) Agile Software Development
13 207 (3.35%) Performance Tuning
14 187 (3.02%) Capacity Planning
15 168 (2.71%) Incident Management
16 166 (2.68%) Information Security
17 165 (2.67%) Time Management
18 158 (2.55%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1123 (18.15%) SQL
2 671 (10.84%) PowerShell
3 590 (9.53%) Perl
4 434 (7.01%) Bash Shell
5 418 (6.76%) PHP
6 373 (6.03%) Python
7 343 (5.54%) Java
8 228 (3.68%) Shell Script
9 221 (3.57%) JavaScript
10 149 (2.41%) Ruby
11 133 (2.15%) VBScript
12 120 (1.94%) C#
13 101 (1.63%) C
14 88 (1.42%) C++
14 88 (1.42%) VB
15 68 (1.10%) T-SQL
16 50 (0.81%) VB.NET
17 42 (0.68%) Korn
18 37 (0.60%) PHP5
19 15 (0.24%) AWK
Qualifications
1 982 (15.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 715 (11.55%) Cisco Certification
3 700 (11.31%) MCSE
4 573 (9.26%) Degree
5 476 (7.69%) CCNA
6 435 (7.03%) Security Cleared
7 382 (6.17%) MCSA
8 354 (5.72%) SC Cleared
9 349 (5.64%) CCNP
10 336 (5.43%) MCP
11 305 (4.93%) MCITP
12 203 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 195 (3.15%) DV Cleared
14 156 (2.52%) MCTS
15 129 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
16 105 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
17 90 (1.45%) CCA
18 77 (1.24%) CCIE
19 66 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 65 (1.05%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 525 (8.48%) SLA
2 129 (2.08%) PCI DSS
3 114 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 59 (0.95%) ISO 9001
5 39 (0.63%) QA
6 36 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.26%) COBIT
8 6 (0.097%) BS7799
9 4 (0.065%) ISO 14001
10 3 (0.048%) HL7
11 2 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 2 (0.032%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.016%) DICOM
12 1 (0.016%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3313 (53.54%) Active Directory
2 1959 (31.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 854 (13.80%) Hyper-V
4 666 (10.76%) vSphere
5 548 (8.86%) XenApp
6 407 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
7 304 (4.91%) VMware ESX
8 242 (3.91%) NFS
9 239 (3.86%) XenDesktop
10 175 (2.83%) Terminal Services
11 158 (2.55%) ISA Server
12 111 (1.79%) XenServer
13 87 (1.41%) Firmware
14 78 (1.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 75 (1.21%) vCloud
16 72 (1.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 72 (1.16%) Postfix
17 66 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
18 65 (1.05%) Xen
19 61 (0.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 641 (10.36%) SCCM
2 373 (6.03%) Backup Exec
3 356 (5.75%) Puppet
4 340 (5.49%) SCOM
5 303 (4.90%) NetBackup
6 284 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
7 252 (4.07%) Norton AntiVirus
8 232 (3.75%) Nagios
9 207 (3.35%) WSUS
10 75 (1.21%) Ansible
11 74 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 73 (1.18%) HP SIM
13 62 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 61 (0.99%) SCVMM
15 52 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 51 (0.82%) ARCserve
17 47 (0.76%) Tivoli
18 43 (0.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 43 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
19 42 (0.68%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2889 (46.69%) VMware
2 2798 (45.22%) Microsoft
3 1757 (28.39%) Cisco
4 1537 (24.84%) Citrix
5 937 (15.14%) HP
6 700 (11.31%) Red Hat
7 583 (9.42%) Symantec
8 514 (8.31%) Juniper
9 387 (6.25%) Dell
10 377 (6.09%) NetApp
11 365 (5.90%) Oracle
12 355 (5.74%) EMC
13 347 (5.61%) CheckPoint
14 306 (4.95%) F5
15 302 (4.88%) Apple
16 220 (3.56%) Veritas
17 180 (2.91%) IBM
18 139 (2.25%) Sophos
19 130 (2.10%) Avaya
20 124 (2.00%) SolarWinds
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare + Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £17,000-£18,000pa + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + On Call
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago