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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 103 103 123
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3001 2860 2566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.63% 2.70% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.36% 13.48% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2492 2416 2245
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19540 21218 21275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.09% 20.02% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15531 17216 17879
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -12 1212 £45,000 -5.26% 136
South East -4 728 £39,000 +4.00% 78
East of England -5 320 £38,500 -3.75% 33
Yorkshire +2 229 £32,000 -9.85% 20
North West +18 149 £32,500 +8.33% 28
East Midlands +46 127 £35,000 +2.18% 13
South West -37 110 £31,500 -16.00% 24
West Midlands -16 106 £37,500 +7.14% 11
North East -13 19 £24,500 -38.75% 2
Midlands +3 4 £29,000 -14.70%
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3861 (70.37%) Windows
2 2918 (53.18%) DHCP
3 2815 (51.30%) Active Directory
4 2595 (47.29%) Microsoft
5 2412 (43.96%) TCP/IP
6 2393 (43.61%) VMware
7 2135 (38.91%) Firewall
8 2119 (38.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 1761 (32.09%) Linux
10 1730 (31.53%) MS Exchange
11 1643 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1569 (28.59%) Cisco
13 1567 (28.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 1262 (23.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 1258 (22.93%) Citrix
16 1217 (22.18%) MS Excel
17 1180 (21.51%) VPN
18 1134 (20.67%) LAN
19 1112 (20.27%) ITIL
20 1100 (20.05%) WAN
21 1082 (19.72%) SAN
22 1049 (19.12%) SQL
23 991 (18.06%) SQL Server
24 958 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
25 945 (17.22%) Finance
26 917 (16.71%) Windows 7
27 868 (15.82%) IIS
28 860 (15.67%) MCSE
29 857 (15.62%) HP
30 813 (14.82%) MS Office

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1730 (31.53%) MS Exchange
2 958 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 868 (15.82%) IIS
4 601 (10.95%) Apache
5 561 (10.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 533 (9.71%) SharePoint
7 462 (8.42%) Exchange Server 2003
8 347 (6.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 299 (5.45%) Lync
10 280 (5.10%) Tomcat
11 227 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2013
12 108 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 104 (1.90%) WebSphere
14 84 (1.53%) CMS
15 77 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
16 75 (1.37%) SharePoint Server
17 59 (1.08%) Confluence
18 50 (0.91%) nginx
19 43 (0.78%) WebLogic
20 41 (0.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1217 (22.18%) MS Excel
2 813 (14.82%) MS Office
3 53 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 45 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 33 (0.60%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.24%) MS Project
7 10 (0.18%) Fireworks
8 7 (0.13%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.073%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.055%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.036%) SPSS
11 2 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.018%) Maya
12 1 (0.018%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 44 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.40%) SAP Business One
3 19 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
4 17 (0.31%) Google Analytics
5 15 (0.27%) Magento
6 10 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 10 (0.18%) Oracle CRM
6 10 (0.18%) Eikon
6 10 (0.18%) Sage 1000
7 9 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.15%) RMDS
8 8 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
9 4 (0.073%) SunGard AvantGard
9 4 (0.073%) WebTrends
9 4 (0.073%) RiskWrite
9 4 (0.073%) Towers Watson Igloo
9 4 (0.073%) Sage 200
10 3 (0.055%) Oracle General Ledger
10 3 (0.055%) Agresso
10 3 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 243 (4.43%) Office 365
2 185 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 150 (2.73%) SaaS
4 107 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
5 89 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
6 69 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
7 55 (1.00%) Amazon S3
8 40 (0.73%) IaaS
9 35 (0.64%) PaaS
10 29 (0.53%) Joyent
11 19 (0.35%) Google Apps
12 16 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
12 16 (0.29%) Heroku
12 16 (0.29%) Engine Yard
13 14 (0.26%) Google App Engine
14 13 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
15 12 (0.22%) Route 53
16 9 (0.16%) CloudFront
16 9 (0.16%) IBM SmartCloud
17 5 (0.091%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2918 (53.18%) DHCP
2 2412 (43.96%) TCP/IP
3 2135 (38.91%) Firewall
4 1180 (21.51%) VPN
5 1134 (20.67%) LAN
6 1100 (20.05%) WAN
7 1082 (19.72%) SAN
8 711 (12.96%) Internet
9 598 (10.90%) HTTP
10 596 (10.86%) SMTP
11 520 (9.48%) SSL
12 425 (7.75%) Wireless
12 425 (7.75%) LDAP
13 393 (7.16%) VLAN
14 367 (6.69%) VoIP
15 339 (6.18%) BGP
16 338 (6.16%) OSPF
17 337 (6.14%) MPLS
18 324 (5.90%) NAS
19 299 (5.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 991 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 466 (8.49%) MySQL
3 304 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 216 (3.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 113 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
6 90 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
7 89 (1.62%) Relational Database
8 83 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 81 (1.48%) NoSQL
10 77 (1.40%) MongoDB
11 59 (1.08%) RDBMS
12 58 (1.06%) Redis
13 57 (1.04%) SQL Server 2000
14 46 (0.84%) Oracle Database
15 35 (0.64%) MariaDB
16 31 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 30 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
18 27 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 26 (0.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 23 (0.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 152 (2.77%) Subversion
2 114 (2.08%) Git (software)
3 113 (2.06%) Jenkins
4 99 (1.80%) JIRA
5 66 (1.20%) Maven
6 50 (0.91%) Ant
7 30 (0.55%) Hudson
8 28 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (0.47%) Selenium
10 17 (0.31%) FishEye
11 15 (0.27%) Visual Studio
12 14 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 11 (0.20%) Mercurial
14 11 (0.20%) TeamCity
15 10 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
16 9 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
17 7 (0.13%) Eclipse
18 5 (0.091%) FitNesse
18 5 (0.091%) JUnit
General
1 945 (17.22%) Finance
2 307 (5.60%) Telecoms
3 196 (3.57%) Retail
4 173 (3.15%) Banking
5 115 (2.10%) Marketing
6 113 (2.06%) Law
7 104 (1.90%) Legal
7 104 (1.90%) Back Office
8 72 (1.31%) Games
9 61 (1.11%) Billing
10 56 (1.02%) Advertising
11 46 (0.84%) Publishing
12 41 (0.75%) French Language
13 36 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 34 (0.62%) Financial Institution
15 30 (0.55%) German Language
16 29 (0.53%) Online Betting
17 21 (0.38%) Investment Banking
18 17 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 12 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 720 (13.12%) Analyst
2 710 (12.94%) Administrator
3 694 (12.65%) Support Engineer
4 554 (10.10%) Systems Administrator
5 438 (7.98%) Systems Engineer
6 414 (7.55%) Network Engineer
7 363 (6.62%) Support Analyst
8 361 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 291 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
10 290 (5.29%) IT Support
11 266 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 263 (4.79%) Consultant
13 200 (3.64%) Linux Administrator
14 188 (3.43%) Technical Support
15 173 (3.15%) Team Leader
15 173 (3.15%) Architect
16 159 (2.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 157 (2.86%) Developer
18 144 (2.62%) Linux Engineer
19 137 (2.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 276 (5.03%) .NET
2 213 (3.88%) HTML
3 212 (3.86%) Web Services
4 198 (3.61%) CSS
5 169 (3.08%) XML
6 129 (2.35%) SOAP
7 107 (1.95%) LAMP
8 73 (1.33%) jQuery
9 70 (1.28%) RabbitMQ
10 68 (1.24%) ASP.NET
11 67 (1.22%) JSON
12 66 (1.20%) COM
13 59 (1.08%) J2EE
14 46 (0.84%) Middleware
15 41 (0.75%) Ajax
16 35 (0.64%) MSMQ
17 33 (0.60%) HTML5
18 28 (0.51%) WSH
19 26 (0.47%) .NET Framework
20 25 (0.46%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 583 (10.63%) Clustering
2 473 (8.62%) Blackberry
3 192 (3.50%) Replication
4 165 (3.01%) Open Source
5 157 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 138 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 137 (2.50%) Thin Client
7 137 (2.50%) Fat Client
8 107 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
9 91 (1.66%) iPhone
10 80 (1.46%) Hedge funds
10 80 (1.46%) Firmware
11 71 (1.29%) iPad
12 68 (1.24%) Client/Server
13 65 (1.18%) Statistics
14 55 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
14 55 (1.00%) Smartphone
15 43 (0.78%) PKI
16 40 (0.73%) Mathematics
17 39 (0.71%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3861 (70.37%) Windows
2 2119 (38.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 1761 (32.09%) Linux
4 1567 (28.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 917 (16.71%) Windows 7
6 765 (13.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 747 (13.61%) UNIX
8 561 (10.22%) Windows XP
9 422 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 375 (6.83%) Windows 8
11 331 (6.03%) Solaris
12 252 (4.59%) CentOS
13 208 (3.79%) Windows Vista
14 149 (2.72%) Ubuntu
15 148 (2.70%) Android
16 120 (2.19%) Mac OS X
17 113 (2.06%) Debian
18 101 (1.84%) AIX
19 88 (1.60%) Apple iOS
20 62 (1.13%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1112 (20.27%) ITIL
2 537 (9.79%) Load Balancing
3 318 (5.80%) Service Delivery
4 314 (5.72%) E-Commerce
5 304 (5.54%) Project Management
6 286 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 248 (4.52%) Network Management
8 245 (4.47%) Problem Management
9 239 (4.36%) Service Management
10 231 (4.21%) Configuration Management
11 211 (3.85%) Change Management
12 180 (3.28%) Network Design
13 167 (3.04%) CRM
14 163 (2.97%) Migration
15 162 (2.95%) Performance Tuning
16 149 (2.72%) Incident Management
17 144 (2.62%) Business Continuity
18 141 (2.57%) Network Monitoring
19 140 (2.55%) Capacity Management
20 125 (2.28%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1049 (19.12%) SQL
2 683 (12.45%) PowerShell
3 499 (9.09%) Perl
4 424 (7.73%) Java
5 325 (5.92%) Bash Shell
6 324 (5.90%) Python
7 269 (4.90%) Shell Script
8 254 (4.63%) PHP
9 201 (3.66%) JavaScript
10 152 (2.77%) Ruby
11 147 (2.68%) C#
12 128 (2.33%) C
13 117 (2.13%) VBScript
14 76 (1.39%) T-SQL
15 71 (1.29%) C++
16 65 (1.18%) VB.NET
17 59 (1.08%) Korn
18 54 (0.98%) VB
19 17 (0.31%) Clojure
20 16 (0.29%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1262 (23.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 860 (15.67%) MCSE
3 676 (12.32%) Cisco Certification
4 535 (9.75%) Degree
5 482 (8.78%) CCNA
6 421 (7.67%) MCITP
7 367 (6.69%) MCSA
8 348 (6.34%) CCNP
9 337 (6.14%) MCP
10 220 (4.01%) Security Cleared
11 198 (3.61%) MCTS
12 175 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 143 (2.61%) SC Cleared
14 126 (2.30%) Citrix Certification
15 100 (1.82%) CCA
16 97 (1.77%) DV Cleared
17 81 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
18 69 (1.26%) CCSE
19 63 (1.15%) CCIE
20 58 (1.06%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 451 (8.22%) SLA
2 112 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 89 (1.62%) QA
4 84 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.40%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.16%) GAMP
7 8 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 8 (0.15%) GCP
7 8 (0.15%) GMP
8 1 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.018%) HL7
8 1 (0.018%) DICOM
8 1 (0.018%) GxP
System Software
1 2815 (51.30%) Active Directory
2 1643 (29.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 800 (14.58%) Hyper-V
4 501 (9.13%) XenApp
5 420 (7.65%) vSphere
6 317 (5.78%) VMware ESX
7 256 (4.67%) VMware ESXi
8 225 (4.10%) XenDesktop
9 211 (3.85%) NFS
10 204 (3.72%) Terminal Services
11 162 (2.95%) XenServer
12 119 (2.17%) ISA Server
13 101 (1.84%) UAG
14 100 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
15 89 (1.62%) KVM
16 83 (1.51%) MetaFrame
17 71 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
18 60 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
19 59 (1.08%) Samba
20 57 (1.04%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 458 (8.35%) SCCM
2 402 (7.33%) Puppet
3 332 (6.05%) SCOM
4 325 (5.92%) Backup Exec
5 310 (5.65%) WSUS
6 263 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
7 247 (4.50%) Nagios
8 157 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
9 144 (2.62%) NetBackup
10 99 (1.80%) CiscoWorks
11 82 (1.49%) HP NNM
12 79 (1.44%) McAfee ePO
13 70 (1.28%) Tivoli
14 68 (1.24%) Cacti
15 52 (0.95%) HP SIM
16 50 (0.91%) OpenView
17 48 (0.87%) SCVMM
17 48 (0.87%) CFEngine
18 47 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
19 42 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2595 (47.29%) Microsoft
2 2393 (43.61%) VMware
3 1569 (28.59%) Cisco
4 1258 (22.93%) Citrix
5 857 (15.62%) HP
6 620 (11.30%) Red Hat
7 460 (8.38%) Symantec
8 404 (7.36%) Juniper
9 376 (6.85%) Oracle
10 357 (6.51%) CheckPoint
11 305 (5.56%) Dell
12 276 (5.03%) F5
13 272 (4.96%) NetApp
14 239 (4.36%) IBM
15 196 (3.57%) EMC
16 182 (3.32%) Apple
17 157 (2.86%) McAfee
18 148 (2.70%) SolarWinds
19 143 (2.61%) Sun
20 124 (2.26%) Veritas
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