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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 96 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2909 2664 2738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.90% 2.56% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.85% 14.96% 13.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2375 2213 2338
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
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
18357 17812 20583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.29% 17.09% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14738 14146 16684
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 March 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 March 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 +39 1287 £47,500 +5.55% 149
South East +10 701 £40,000 +2.56% 104
East of England -10 232 £37,500 - 25
Yorkshire +2 192 £35,000 +25.91% 22
North West +35 159 £34,000 +4.61% 37
South West +14 146 £34,250 +10.48% 38
West Midlands +3 101 £32,500 -7.14% 16
East Midlands +2 92 £35,500 -5.33% 16
North East -8 17 £37,500 +37.61% 2
Midlands +6 2 £70,000 +141.37%
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4291 (70.36%) Windows
2 3464 (56.80%) DHCP
3 3278 (53.75%) Active Directory
4 2886 (47.32%) VMware
5 2785 (45.66%) Microsoft
6 2425 (39.76%) TCP/IP
7 2061 (33.79%) Firewall
8 2038 (33.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 1998 (32.76%) MS Exchange
10 1976 (32.40%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1852 (30.37%) Cisco
12 1723 (28.25%) Linux
13 1477 (24.22%) Citrix
14 1463 (23.99%) MS Excel
15 1369 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
15 1369 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
16 1254 (20.56%) VPN
17 1218 (19.97%) SAN
18 1147 (18.81%) LAN
19 1119 (18.35%) WAN
20 1105 (18.12%) ITIL
21 1067 (17.49%) SQL
22 1055 (17.30%) SQL Server
23 990 (16.23%) Exchange Server 2010
24 975 (15.99%) HP
25 927 (15.20%) Windows 7
26 921 (15.10%) Hyper-V
27 914 (14.99%) MS Office
28 905 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
29 888 (14.56%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1998 (32.76%) MS Exchange
2 990 (16.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 684 (11.21%) IIS
4 551 (9.03%) SharePoint
5 533 (8.74%) Apache
6 510 (8.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 379 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2013
8 365 (5.98%) Lync
8 365 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 281 (4.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 213 (3.49%) Tomcat
11 196 (3.21%) nginx
12 98 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
13 75 (1.23%) OpenStack
14 67 (1.10%) CMS
15 54 (0.89%) JBoss
15 54 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
16 44 (0.72%) WebLogic
17 43 (0.71%) IBM Notes
18 39 (0.64%) Node.js
Applications
1 1463 (23.99%) MS Excel
2 914 (14.99%) MS Office
3 86 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 50 (0.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.18%) Fireworks
7 10 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.098%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.082%) PowerPivot
10 4 (0.066%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.066%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.049%) MS Project
12 2 (0.033%) S-PLUS
12 2 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 1 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.016%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 32 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
2 29 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
6 8 (0.13%) SAP Business One
6 8 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (0.098%) SalesLogix
7 6 (0.098%) RMDS
8 5 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.066%) Magento
9 4 (0.066%) GoldMine
10 3 (0.049%) Tridion
10 3 (0.049%) HiPortfolio
11 2 (0.033%) BPCS
11 2 (0.033%) Nortel Periphonics
11 2 (0.033%) Sage 50
11 2 (0.033%) Shopify
12 1 (0.016%) RiskWrite
12 1 (0.016%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 397 (6.51%) Office 365
2 220 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 126 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
4 82 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 71 (1.16%) SaaS
6 60 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
7 48 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 44 (0.72%) PaaS
9 41 (0.67%) IaaS
10 36 (0.59%) Google Apps
11 35 (0.57%) Amazon S3
12 31 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 21 (0.34%) Route 53
14 14 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
15 13 (0.21%) IBM SmartCloud
16 12 (0.20%) Heroku
17 11 (0.18%) CloudFront
17 11 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 10 (0.16%) Engine Yard
19 7 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3464 (56.80%) DHCP
2 2425 (39.76%) TCP/IP
3 2061 (33.79%) Firewall
4 1254 (20.56%) VPN
5 1218 (19.97%) SAN
6 1147 (18.81%) LAN
7 1119 (18.35%) WAN
8 629 (10.31%) Internet
9 584 (9.58%) VLAN
10 530 (8.69%) HTTP
11 520 (8.53%) VoIP
12 481 (7.89%) SMTP
13 450 (7.38%) Network Security
14 433 (7.10%) SSL
15 408 (6.69%) BGP
16 395 (6.48%) Wireless
17 385 (6.31%) MPLS
18 375 (6.15%) NAS
19 374 (6.13%) OSPF
20 363 (5.95%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1055 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 499 (8.18%) MySQL
3 275 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 163 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 112 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 107 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 69 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
8 62 (1.02%) Oracle Database
9 60 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
10 55 (0.90%) NoSQL
11 52 (0.85%) MongoDB
12 43 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
13 38 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
14 33 (0.54%) EDRMS
14 33 (0.54%) RDBMS
15 32 (0.52%) IDOL
16 30 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
17 26 (0.43%) Redis
18 22 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
19 21 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 115 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 99 (1.62%) Subversion
3 79 (1.30%) Jenkins
4 45 (0.74%) JIRA
5 44 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 38 (0.62%) PHPUnit
6 38 (0.62%) Behat
7 37 (0.61%) MSI
8 29 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 28 (0.46%) Selenium
10 24 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (0.31%) Maven
12 16 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 10 (0.16%) Bugzilla
14 8 (0.13%) JMeter
14 8 (0.13%) TeamCity
14 8 (0.13%) WebDriver
15 7 (0.11%) Hudson
16 6 (0.098%) NeoLoad
16 6 (0.098%) Ant
General
1 862 (14.13%) Finance
2 434 (7.12%) Telecoms
3 172 (2.82%) Banking
4 146 (2.39%) Retail
5 131 (2.15%) Law
6 117 (1.92%) Legal
7 92 (1.51%) Marketing
8 81 (1.33%) Advertising
9 77 (1.26%) Back Office
10 68 (1.11%) Games
11 57 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 44 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 40 (0.66%) Publishing
14 37 (0.61%) Investment Banking
15 35 (0.57%) Electronics
16 34 (0.56%) Billing
17 25 (0.41%) French Language
17 25 (0.41%) Aerospace
18 12 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 989 (16.22%) Support Engineer
2 756 (12.40%) Analyst
3 657 (10.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 644 (10.56%) Administrator
5 565 (9.26%) Systems Administrator
6 543 (8.90%) Network Engineer
7 346 (5.67%) Support Analyst
8 343 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
9 330 (5.41%) IT Support
10 318 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
11 315 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
12 297 (4.87%) Consultant
13 262 (4.30%) Technical Support
14 207 (3.39%) Linux Administrator
15 176 (2.89%) Architect
16 171 (2.80%) Developer
17 170 (2.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 169 (2.77%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 149 (2.44%) Technical Engineer
20 147 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (4.69%) Web Services
2 216 (3.54%) HTML
3 213 (3.49%) .NET
4 166 (2.72%) CSS
5 121 (1.98%) LAMP
6 117 (1.92%) XML
7 80 (1.31%) jQuery
8 72 (1.18%) REST
9 50 (0.82%) SOAP
10 46 (0.75%) Ajax
11 45 (0.74%) HTML5
12 44 (0.72%) ASP.NET
13 39 (0.64%) Software Packaging
14 38 (0.62%) Application Packaging
15 37 (0.61%) JSON
15 37 (0.61%) CSS3
16 36 (0.59%) .NET Framework
17 34 (0.56%) Middleware
18 31 (0.51%) Memcached
19 30 (0.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 504 (8.26%) Analytical Skills
2 445 (7.30%) Clustering
3 421 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 215 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 187 (3.07%) Replication
6 167 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 160 (2.62%) Open Source
8 141 (2.31%) iPhone
9 128 (2.10%) Fat Client
9 128 (2.10%) Thin Client
10 96 (1.57%) Hedge funds
11 92 (1.51%) Client/Server
12 67 (1.10%) User Experience
13 65 (1.07%) PKI
14 61 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
15 59 (0.97%) iPad
16 51 (0.84%) EqualLogic
16 51 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
17 48 (0.79%) CMDB
18 45 (0.74%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4291 (70.36%) Windows
2 2038 (33.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 1723 (28.25%) Linux
4 1369 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1369 (22.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 927 (15.20%) Windows 7
6 711 (11.66%) UNIX
7 628 (10.30%) Windows XP
8 588 (9.64%) Windows 8
9 423 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 283 (4.64%) Solaris
11 263 (4.31%) CentOS
12 188 (3.08%) Windows Vista
13 181 (2.97%) Ubuntu
14 151 (2.48%) Android
15 150 (2.46%) Mac OS X
16 131 (2.15%) Apple iOS
17 113 (1.85%) Debian
18 106 (1.74%) Windows 2000
19 67 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1105 (18.12%) ITIL
2 430 (7.05%) Load Balancing
3 426 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 353 (5.79%) Service Delivery
5 350 (5.74%) Migration
6 270 (4.43%) Project Management
7 254 (4.16%) Configuration Management
8 245 (4.02%) DevOps
9 227 (3.72%) Change Management
10 210 (3.44%) Mentoring
11 207 (3.39%) Agile Software Development
12 192 (3.15%) Business Continuity
13 190 (3.12%) Network Design
13 190 (3.12%) Service Management
14 185 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
15 171 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
16 169 (2.77%) Time Management
17 156 (2.56%) E-Commerce
18 154 (2.53%) Network Management
19 152 (2.49%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1067 (17.49%) SQL
2 619 (10.15%) PowerShell
3 552 (9.05%) Perl
4 452 (7.41%) Python
5 383 (6.28%) PHP
6 370 (6.07%) Bash Shell
7 269 (4.41%) Java
8 253 (4.15%) JavaScript
9 189 (3.10%) Shell Script
10 160 (2.62%) Ruby
11 120 (1.97%) VBScript
12 114 (1.87%) C#
13 107 (1.75%) C
14 72 (1.18%) T-SQL
15 70 (1.15%) VB
16 63 (1.03%) C++
17 45 (0.74%) Korn
18 26 (0.43%) Bourne shell
18 26 (0.43%) VB.NET
19 22 (0.36%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 905 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 888 (14.56%) Cisco Certification
3 676 (11.08%) MCSE
4 563 (9.23%) Degree
5 545 (8.94%) CCNA
6 465 (7.62%) CCNP
7 385 (6.31%) Security Cleared
8 333 (5.46%) MCP
9 304 (4.98%) MCSA
10 279 (4.57%) SC Cleared
11 245 (4.02%) MCITP
12 194 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 170 (2.79%) DV Cleared
14 127 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
15 116 (1.90%) CCIE
16 109 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
16 109 (1.79%) MCTS
17 107 (1.75%) CCA
18 86 (1.41%) CISSP
19 74 (1.21%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 515 (8.44%) SLA
2 110 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 82 (1.34%) PCI DSS
4 58 (0.95%) QA
5 43 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 42 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.31%) COBIT
8 11 (0.18%) HL7
9 6 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 4 (0.066%) DICOM
11 2 (0.033%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.033%) Solvency II
12 1 (0.016%) FISMA
12 1 (0.016%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.016%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3278 (53.75%) Active Directory
2 1976 (32.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 921 (15.10%) Hyper-V
4 644 (10.56%) vSphere
5 564 (9.25%) XenApp
6 354 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
7 321 (5.26%) VMware ESX
8 256 (4.20%) NFS
9 247 (4.05%) XenDesktop
10 209 (3.43%) Terminal Services
11 138 (2.26%) XenServer
12 100 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 99 (1.62%) ISA Server
14 97 (1.59%) vCloud
15 94 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
15 94 (1.54%) Xen
16 73 (1.20%) Firmware
16 73 (1.20%) iptables
17 66 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 63 (1.03%) Samba
Systems Management
1 626 (10.26%) SCCM
2 353 (5.79%) Puppet
3 340 (5.57%) Backup Exec
4 328 (5.38%) SCOM
5 268 (4.39%) Nagios
6 244 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
7 240 (3.94%) WSUS
8 235 (3.85%) NetBackup
9 150 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
10 84 (1.38%) Ansible
11 83 (1.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 68 (1.11%) Cacti
13 64 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 62 (1.02%) HP SIM
15 49 (0.80%) HP Data Protector
15 49 (0.80%) ARCserve
16 45 (0.74%) Tivoli
17 43 (0.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 40 (0.66%) OpenView
19 35 (0.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2886 (47.32%) VMware
2 2785 (45.66%) Microsoft
3 1852 (30.37%) Cisco
4 1477 (24.22%) Citrix
5 975 (15.99%) HP
6 579 (9.49%) Red Hat
7 528 (8.66%) Symantec
8 486 (7.97%) Juniper
9 407 (6.67%) CheckPoint
10 390 (6.39%) NetApp
11 373 (6.12%) Oracle
12 331 (5.43%) EMC
13 319 (5.23%) Dell
14 309 (5.07%) F5
15 283 (4.64%) Apple
16 227 (3.72%) Veritas
17 171 (2.80%) IBM
18 170 (2.79%) Sophos
19 148 (2.43%) SolarWinds
20 118 (1.93%) SonicWALL
Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing IT
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sussex
Next Ventures Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
b2m Solutions
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Sola Technology Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
RDF Resources Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: Car allowance
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greenwich, London
Lorien
Salary: £50k - £60k per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday, Pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: 7 hours ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
Integral-Talent
Salary: Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum To 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension + Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: £Competitive + good benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Pension, Holidays
Posted: 12 hours ago