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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 99 110 106
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3041 2569 2765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.85% 2.55% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.88% 14.70% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2483 2087 2407
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
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
19146 17475 20892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.95% 17.38% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 15297 14207 17174
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +18 1288 £45,000 -3.22% 147
South East +20 786 £35,000 -12.50% 85
Yorkshire +28 256 £35,000 +7.69% 40
East of England +8 209 £37,500 +2.04% 13
North West +16 162 £34,000 -2.85% 27
South West +6 145 £31,000 -8.82% 30
West Midlands +2 115 £29,000 -9.37% 19
East Midlands -15 71 £27,500 -21.42% 13
North East -28 10 £27,500 -31.25% 4
Midlands +5 1 £62,500 +66.66%
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 4379 (71.40%) Windows
2 3312 (54.00%) DHCP
3 3114 (50.77%) Active Directory
4 2749 (44.82%) VMware
5 2694 (43.93%) Microsoft
6 2643 (43.09%) TCP/IP
7 2157 (35.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2042 (33.30%) Firewall
9 1937 (31.58%) MS Exchange
10 1931 (31.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1890 (30.82%) Linux
12 1685 (27.47%) Cisco
13 1546 (25.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 1417 (23.10%) Citrix
15 1350 (22.01%) MS Excel
16 1291 (21.05%) VPN
17 1244 (20.28%) SAN
18 1207 (19.68%) ITIL
19 1139 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
20 1091 (17.79%) WAN
21 1075 (17.53%) SQL
22 1054 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
23 1039 (16.94%) Exchange Server 2010
24 1038 (16.92%) LAN
25 1005 (16.39%) SQL Server
26 965 (15.73%) HP
27 936 (15.26%) IIS
28 919 (14.98%) Finance
29 900 (14.67%) Windows 7
30 875 (14.27%) MS Office

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 1937 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 1039 (16.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 936 (15.26%) IIS
4 710 (11.58%) Apache
5 610 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 507 (8.27%) SharePoint
7 451 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2003
8 414 (6.75%) Lync
9 328 (5.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 323 (5.27%) Exchange Server 2013
11 307 (5.01%) Tomcat
12 168 (2.74%) nginx
13 129 (2.10%) SharePoint 2010
14 90 (1.47%) JBoss
15 80 (1.30%) CMS
16 73 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
17 67 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
18 66 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
19 65 (1.06%) WebSphere
20 61 (0.99%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1350 (22.01%) MS Excel
2 875 (14.27%) MS Office
3 57 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 39 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 8 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.098%) MS Project
9 5 (0.082%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.065%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.049%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.049%) Maya
11 3 (0.049%) 3ds Max
11 3 (0.049%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.033%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.016%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.016%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 54 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.31%) Eikon
3 16 (0.26%) Magento
4 15 (0.24%) Summit
5 14 (0.23%) RMDS
5 14 (0.23%) SAP Business One
6 12 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 10 (0.16%) Front Arena
7 10 (0.16%) 3000 Xtra
7 10 (0.16%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 8 (0.13%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 7 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.098%) Sage 50
11 5 (0.082%) SalesLogix
11 5 (0.082%) Sage 1000
12 4 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
12 4 (0.065%) Oracle Assets
12 4 (0.065%) Shopify
12 4 (0.065%) Advent Moxy
Cloud Services
1 245 (3.99%) Office 365
2 228 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
3 171 (2.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 105 (1.71%) SaaS
5 89 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
6 78 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
7 38 (0.62%) IaaS
8 31 (0.51%) Google Apps
9 24 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 17 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
11 16 (0.26%) PaaS
11 16 (0.26%) Basecamp
12 10 (0.16%) Route 53
13 8 (0.13%) Joyent
14 7 (0.11%) IBM SmartCloud
15 6 (0.098%) CloudFront
15 6 (0.098%) Google App Engine
16 2 (0.033%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.033%) Rackspace Cloud
17 1 (0.016%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 3312 (54.00%) DHCP
2 2643 (43.09%) TCP/IP
3 2042 (33.30%) Firewall
4 1291 (21.05%) VPN
5 1244 (20.28%) SAN
6 1091 (17.79%) WAN
7 1038 (16.92%) LAN
8 640 (10.44%) Internet
9 590 (9.62%) SMTP
10 574 (9.36%) HTTP
11 545 (8.89%) SSL
12 464 (7.57%) LDAP
13 441 (7.19%) MPLS
14 416 (6.78%) NAS
15 412 (6.72%) VoIP
16 411 (6.70%) Wireless
17 397 (6.47%) BGP
18 393 (6.41%) VLAN
19 363 (5.92%) Network Security
20 334 (5.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1005 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 596 (9.72%) MySQL
3 249 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 192 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 130 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
6 91 (1.48%) Oracle Database
7 88 (1.43%) NoSQL
8 80 (1.30%) MongoDB
9 78 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 56 (0.91%) Redis
11 55 (0.90%) Relational Database
12 53 (0.86%) EDRMS
13 50 (0.82%) IDOL
14 42 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
15 38 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
16 35 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 35 (0.57%) MariaDB
17 33 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
19 23 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 104 (1.70%) Git (software)
2 101 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 81 (1.32%) Subversion
4 72 (1.17%) JIRA
5 37 (0.60%) MSI
6 32 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 23 (0.38%) Visual Studio
8 21 (0.34%) Maven
9 18 (0.29%) Ant
10 16 (0.26%) JMeter
10 16 (0.26%) AdminStudio
11 14 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
12 13 (0.21%) Hudson
12 13 (0.21%) TeamCity
13 12 (0.20%) Bugzilla
14 7 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (0.082%) Selenium
15 5 (0.082%) TestLink
16 4 (0.065%) Emacs
17 3 (0.049%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 919 (14.98%) Finance
2 351 (5.72%) Telecoms
3 193 (3.15%) Banking
4 183 (2.98%) Retail
5 135 (2.20%) Law
6 114 (1.86%) Marketing
7 93 (1.52%) Advertising
8 78 (1.27%) Legal
9 71 (1.16%) Publishing
10 62 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 58 (0.95%) Games
12 57 (0.93%) Back Office
13 34 (0.55%) Investment Banking
13 34 (0.55%) French Language
14 31 (0.51%) Financial Institution
15 29 (0.47%) German Language
16 26 (0.42%) Electronics
16 26 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
17 15 (0.24%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.21%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 904 (14.74%) Analyst
2 902 (14.71%) Support Engineer
3 689 (11.23%) Administrator
4 599 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 553 (9.02%) Systems Administrator
6 482 (7.86%) Network Engineer
7 404 (6.59%) Support Analyst
8 364 (5.94%) Systems Engineer
9 354 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
10 334 (5.45%) IT Support
11 278 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support
12 266 (4.34%) Linux Administrator
13 237 (3.86%) Consultant
14 232 (3.78%) Technical Support
15 213 (3.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 202 (3.29%) Server Engineer
17 184 (3.00%) Developer
18 168 (2.74%) Architect
19 160 (2.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 148 (2.41%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (4.04%) Web Services
2 222 (3.62%) HTML
3 212 (3.46%) .NET
4 186 (3.03%) CSS
5 161 (2.63%) LAMP
6 154 (2.51%) XML
7 102 (1.66%) jQuery
8 77 (1.26%) Middleware
9 71 (1.16%) SOAP
9 71 (1.16%) JSON
10 62 (1.01%) Ajax
11 57 (0.93%) Application Packaging
12 48 (0.78%) ASP.NET
13 45 (0.73%) HTML5
14 41 (0.67%) XHTML
15 37 (0.60%) COM
16 33 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
17 29 (0.47%) J2EE
18 28 (0.46%) CSS3
19 26 (0.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 545 (8.89%) Clustering
2 506 (8.25%) Blackberry
3 505 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
4 198 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 184 (3.00%) Management Information System
6 180 (2.93%) Replication
7 132 (2.15%) Hedge funds
8 118 (1.92%) iPhone
9 109 (1.78%) PKI
10 100 (1.63%) Open Source
11 99 (1.61%) Fat Client
11 99 (1.61%) Thin Client
12 78 (1.27%) Statistics
13 64 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
14 62 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
15 57 (0.93%) EqualLogic
16 56 (0.91%) Client/Server
17 55 (0.90%) iPad
18 53 (0.86%) Enterprise Storage
19 50 (0.82%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4379 (71.40%) Windows
2 2157 (35.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1890 (30.82%) Linux
4 1546 (25.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 1139 (18.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 900 (14.67%) Windows 7
7 794 (12.95%) UNIX
8 697 (11.36%) Windows XP
9 553 (9.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 517 (8.43%) Windows 8
11 346 (5.64%) Solaris
12 261 (4.26%) CentOS
13 197 (3.21%) Windows Vista
14 179 (2.92%) Android
15 162 (2.64%) Mac OS X
16 142 (2.32%) Ubuntu
17 130 (2.12%) Apple iOS
18 103 (1.68%) Debian
19 91 (1.48%) AIX
20 83 (1.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1207 (19.68%) ITIL
2 620 (10.11%) Load Balancing
3 354 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 295 (4.81%) E-Commerce
5 284 (4.63%) Mentoring
6 279 (4.55%) Change Management
7 277 (4.52%) Migration
8 259 (4.22%) Configuration Management
9 257 (4.19%) DevOps
10 256 (4.17%) Service Delivery
11 227 (3.70%) Project Management
11 227 (3.70%) Service Management
12 210 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
13 208 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
14 204 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
15 167 (2.72%) Capacity Planning
16 161 (2.63%) Time Management
17 158 (2.58%) Information Security
18 155 (2.53%) Network Design
19 154 (2.51%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1075 (17.53%) SQL
2 634 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 599 (9.77%) Perl
4 464 (7.57%) Bash Shell
5 409 (6.67%) PHP
6 379 (6.18%) Java
7 378 (6.16%) Python
8 263 (4.29%) Shell Script
9 221 (3.60%) JavaScript
10 188 (3.07%) Ruby
11 122 (1.99%) C#
12 117 (1.91%) VBScript
13 100 (1.63%) C
14 99 (1.61%) VB
15 74 (1.21%) C++
16 53 (0.86%) VB.NET
17 48 (0.78%) T-SQL
18 45 (0.73%) Korn
18 45 (0.73%) PHP5
19 16 (0.26%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1054 (17.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 722 (11.77%) MCSE
3 647 (10.55%) Cisco Certification
4 565 (9.21%) Degree
5 434 (7.08%) CCNA
6 428 (6.98%) MCSA
7 405 (6.60%) Security Cleared
8 376 (6.13%) MCITP
9 323 (5.27%) CCNP
10 316 (5.15%) MCP
11 309 (5.04%) SC Cleared
12 204 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 201 (3.28%) MCTS
14 176 (2.87%) DV Cleared
15 124 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
16 97 (1.58%) Citrix Certification
17 83 (1.35%) CCA
18 79 (1.29%) CCIE
19 74 (1.21%) CISSP
20 53 (0.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 513 (8.36%) SLA
2 196 (3.20%) PCI DSS
3 120 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 51 (0.83%) QA
6 40 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 22 (0.36%) COBIT
8 6 (0.098%) BS7799
9 4 (0.065%) ISO 14001
9 4 (0.065%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.033%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.016%) HL7
11 1 (0.016%) DICOM
System Software
1 3114 (50.77%) Active Directory
2 1931 (31.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 775 (12.64%) Hyper-V
4 596 (9.72%) vSphere
5 508 (8.28%) XenApp
6 379 (6.18%) VMware ESXi
7 356 (5.80%) VMware ESX
8 253 (4.13%) NFS
9 219 (3.57%) XenDesktop
10 157 (2.56%) Terminal Services
11 132 (2.15%) ISA Server
12 113 (1.84%) XenServer
13 92 (1.50%) UAG
14 76 (1.24%) Firmware
15 75 (1.22%) Postfix
16 67 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 67 (1.09%) Samba
17 63 (1.03%) Xen
17 63 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 61 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 564 (9.20%) SCCM
2 398 (6.49%) Puppet
3 383 (6.24%) Backup Exec
4 341 (5.56%) SCOM
5 300 (4.89%) Opscode Chef
6 282 (4.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 278 (4.53%) NetBackup
8 240 (3.91%) Nagios
9 233 (3.80%) WSUS
10 80 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 79 (1.29%) HP SIM
12 78 (1.27%) SCVMM
13 68 (1.11%) Ansible
14 57 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
15 47 (0.77%) OpenView
16 45 (0.73%) Tivoli
17 42 (0.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
18 39 (0.64%) Cacti
18 39 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 38 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2749 (44.82%) VMware
2 2694 (43.93%) Microsoft
3 1685 (27.47%) Cisco
4 1417 (23.10%) Citrix
5 965 (15.73%) HP
6 730 (11.90%) Red Hat
7 607 (9.90%) Symantec
8 496 (8.09%) Juniper
9 416 (6.78%) Dell
10 414 (6.75%) Oracle
11 359 (5.85%) NetApp
12 333 (5.43%) EMC
13 318 (5.19%) CheckPoint
14 305 (4.97%) F5
15 290 (4.73%) Apple
16 195 (3.18%) Veritas
17 179 (2.92%) IBM
18 152 (2.48%) Veeam
19 131 (2.14%) Avaya
20 122 (1.99%) McAfee
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