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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 98 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2849 2982 2757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.86% 2.72% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.08% 15.64% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2325 2507 2278
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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
17713 19069 19894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.77% 17.39% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14262 15325 16193
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 £27,000 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +14 1148 £45,500 +1.11% 129
South East +9 722 £39,500 -1.25% 115
East of England -2 256 £40,000 +6.66% 31
North West +30 189 £32,500 -3.70% 42
South West +21 174 £34,000 +6.25% 38
Yorkshire -11 163 £35,000 - 27
East Midlands +10 101 £36,000 +7.46% 8
West Midlands -42 91 £29,000 -17.14% 17
North East 0 17 £32,500 +32.65% 2
Midlands -5 1 £70,000 +141.37% 1
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4046 (69.77%) Windows
2 3278 (56.53%) DHCP
3 3087 (53.23%) Active Directory
4 2697 (46.51%) VMware
5 2683 (46.27%) Microsoft
6 2232 (38.49%) TCP/IP
7 2001 (34.51%) Firewall
8 1899 (32.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1876 (32.35%) MS Exchange
10 1860 (32.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 1814 (31.28%) Cisco
12 1694 (29.21%) Linux
13 1353 (23.33%) MS Excel
14 1323 (22.81%) Citrix
15 1319 (22.75%) Windows Server 2012
16 1224 (21.11%) VPN
17 1158 (19.97%) ITIL
17 1158 (19.97%) Windows Server 2003
18 1134 (19.56%) SAN
19 1070 (18.45%) LAN
20 1062 (18.31%) WAN
21 1055 (18.19%) SQL Server
22 1027 (17.71%) SQL
23 967 (16.68%) Exchange Server 2010
24 927 (15.99%) Hyper-V
25 915 (15.78%) HP
26 877 (15.12%) Cisco Certification
27 843 (14.54%) Microsoft Certification
28 839 (14.47%) Finance
29 829 (14.30%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1876 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 967 (16.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 671 (11.57%) IIS
4 542 (9.35%) SharePoint
5 524 (9.04%) Apache
6 455 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 396 (6.83%) Lync
8 393 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 303 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2003
10 289 (4.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 214 (3.69%) Tomcat
12 183 (3.16%) nginx
13 87 (1.50%) OpenStack
14 84 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
15 80 (1.38%) CMS
16 69 (1.19%) JBoss
17 66 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
18 45 (0.78%) WebSphere
19 42 (0.72%) WebLogic
20 40 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1353 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 787 (13.57%) MS Office
3 82 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 44 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.21%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (0.10%) Acrobat
9 5 (0.086%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.052%) ProjectWise
10 3 (0.052%) PowerPivot
10 3 (0.052%) MS Project
11 2 (0.034%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.017%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.017%) SPSS
12 1 (0.017%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 35 (0.60%) Dynamics GP
2 21 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.26%) Magento
5 14 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 10 (0.17%) SAP Business One
7 8 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.10%) Oracle BRM
9 4 (0.069%) RMDS
9 4 (0.069%) Tridion
10 3 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.052%) Primavera
10 3 (0.052%) HiPortfolio
11 2 (0.034%) Line 50
11 2 (0.034%) Infor CRM
11 2 (0.034%) Nortel Periphonics
11 2 (0.034%) MFGPRO
12 1 (0.017%) RiskWrite
12 1 (0.017%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 392 (6.76%) Office 365
2 353 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
3 126 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 108 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
5 73 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
6 65 (1.12%) SaaS
7 52 (0.90%) Mimecast
8 40 (0.69%) IaaS
9 38 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
9 38 (0.66%) PaaS
9 38 (0.66%) Amazon S3
10 36 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 27 (0.47%) Google Apps
12 25 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
13 22 (0.38%) Route 53
14 20 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
15 17 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
15 17 (0.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 14 (0.24%) Sumo Logic
17 12 (0.21%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3278 (56.53%) DHCP
2 2232 (38.49%) TCP/IP
3 2001 (34.51%) Firewall
4 1224 (21.11%) VPN
5 1134 (19.56%) SAN
6 1070 (18.45%) LAN
7 1062 (18.31%) WAN
8 594 (10.24%) VLAN
9 563 (9.71%) VoIP
10 542 (9.35%) Internet
11 518 (8.93%) HTTP
12 457 (7.88%) SMTP
13 429 (7.40%) Network Security
14 421 (7.26%) SSL
15 387 (6.67%) MPLS
16 381 (6.57%) BGP
16 381 (6.57%) NAS
17 367 (6.33%) Cisco ASA
18 352 (6.07%) OSPF
18 352 (6.07%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1055 (18.19%) SQL Server
2 569 (9.81%) MySQL
3 296 (5.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 135 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 131 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 122 (2.10%) Relational Database
7 109 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
8 86 (1.48%) Oracle Database
9 59 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 59 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
10 55 (0.95%) MongoDB
11 50 (0.86%) NoSQL
12 47 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 46 (0.79%) SQL Server 2000
13 46 (0.79%) Redis
14 38 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 32 (0.55%) RDBMS
16 26 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 23 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 22 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 125 (2.16%) Git (software)
2 113 (1.95%) Subversion
3 92 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 48 (0.83%) JIRA
5 41 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 37 (0.64%) Behat
7 36 (0.62%) PHPUnit
8 34 (0.59%) Maven
9 31 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 31 (0.53%) MSI
10 28 (0.48%) Selenium
11 23 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 23 (0.40%) TeamCity
12 15 (0.26%) Hudson
13 12 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 12 (0.21%) Grunt
14 10 (0.17%) JMeter
15 9 (0.16%) WebDriver
16 8 (0.14%) NeoLoad
16 8 (0.14%) Emacs
General
1 839 (14.47%) Finance
2 420 (7.24%) Telecoms
3 159 (2.74%) Banking
4 137 (2.36%) Legal
5 133 (2.29%) Law
6 131 (2.26%) Retail
7 106 (1.83%) Marketing
8 84 (1.45%) Games
9 82 (1.41%) Advertising
10 81 (1.40%) Back Office
11 63 (1.09%) Manufacturing
12 53 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 36 (0.62%) Billing
14 33 (0.57%) Publishing
15 31 (0.53%) Electronics
16 26 (0.45%) French Language
17 23 (0.40%) Online Betting
18 19 (0.33%) Investment Banking
19 17 (0.29%) Aerospace
19 17 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 928 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 699 (12.05%) Analyst
3 692 (11.93%) Administrator
4 628 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 580 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 501 (8.64%) Network Engineer
7 343 (5.91%) Systems Engineer
8 310 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
9 296 (5.10%) Support Analyst
10 275 (4.74%) 3rd Line Support
11 272 (4.69%) Consultant
12 267 (4.60%) IT Support
13 229 (3.95%) Technical Support
14 219 (3.78%) Linux Administrator
15 182 (3.14%) Architect
16 178 (3.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 171 (2.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 169 (2.91%) Developer
19 149 (2.57%) Technical Engineer
20 145 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (5.40%) Web Services
2 218 (3.76%) HTML
3 207 (3.57%) .NET
4 178 (3.07%) CSS
5 134 (2.31%) LAMP
6 100 (1.72%) XML
7 79 (1.36%) jQuery
8 70 (1.21%) REST
9 55 (0.95%) HTML5
10 52 (0.90%) SOAP
11 51 (0.88%) Ajax
12 50 (0.86%) ASP.NET
13 49 (0.84%) Software Packaging
14 48 (0.83%) CSS3
15 41 (0.71%) Application Packaging
16 39 (0.67%) Memcached
17 33 (0.57%) WCF
17 33 (0.57%) .NET Framework
18 30 (0.52%) Middleware
19 27 (0.47%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 504 (8.69%) Analytical Skills
2 419 (7.23%) Clustering
3 394 (6.79%) Blackberry
4 216 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 204 (3.52%) Replication
6 159 (2.74%) Open Source
7 149 (2.57%) Computer Science
8 120 (2.07%) Thin Client
8 120 (2.07%) Fat Client
9 111 (1.91%) iPhone
10 87 (1.50%) Client/Server
11 79 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
12 71 (1.22%) PKI
13 65 (1.12%) EqualLogic
14 62 (1.07%) iPad
15 59 (1.02%) User Experience
16 54 (0.93%) Hedge funds
17 48 (0.83%) CMDB
18 44 (0.76%) Mathematics
19 42 (0.72%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 4046 (69.77%) Windows
2 1860 (32.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 1694 (29.21%) Linux
4 1319 (22.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 1158 (19.97%) Windows Server 2003
6 829 (14.30%) Windows 7
7 630 (10.86%) UNIX
8 492 (8.48%) Windows XP
9 458 (7.90%) Windows 8
10 410 (7.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 288 (4.97%) CentOS
12 197 (3.40%) Solaris
13 195 (3.36%) Ubuntu
14 147 (2.53%) Debian
15 134 (2.31%) Windows Vista
15 134 (2.31%) Android
16 117 (2.02%) Mac OS X
17 113 (1.95%) Apple iOS
18 83 (1.43%) Windows 2000
19 56 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1158 (19.97%) ITIL
2 455 (7.85%) Load Balancing
3 416 (7.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 312 (5.38%) Migration
5 299 (5.16%) Service Delivery
6 293 (5.05%) DevOps
7 269 (4.64%) Project Management
8 251 (4.33%) Configuration Management
9 241 (4.16%) Agile Software Development
10 235 (4.05%) Change Management
11 224 (3.86%) Mentoring
12 189 (3.26%) Network Design
13 186 (3.21%) Business Continuity
14 180 (3.10%) Service Management
15 178 (3.07%) Performance Tuning
16 163 (2.81%) Network Management
17 157 (2.71%) Time Management
18 155 (2.67%) E-Commerce
19 153 (2.64%) Capacity Planning
20 146 (2.52%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1027 (17.71%) SQL
2 620 (10.69%) PowerShell
3 483 (8.33%) Perl
4 431 (7.43%) Python
5 388 (6.69%) PHP
6 340 (5.86%) Bash Shell
7 305 (5.26%) Java
8 245 (4.22%) JavaScript
9 172 (2.97%) Ruby
10 152 (2.62%) Shell Script
11 126 (2.17%) VBScript
12 117 (2.02%) C#
13 92 (1.59%) C
14 67 (1.16%) VB
15 63 (1.09%) T-SQL
16 59 (1.02%) C++
17 39 (0.67%) Korn
18 25 (0.43%) PHP5
19 22 (0.38%) Bourne shell
20 19 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 877 (15.12%) Cisco Certification
2 843 (14.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 597 (10.29%) MCSE
4 549 (9.47%) CCNA
5 518 (8.93%) Degree
6 442 (7.62%) CCNP
7 346 (5.97%) Security Cleared
8 290 (5.00%) MCP
9 251 (4.33%) MCSA
10 249 (4.29%) MCITP
11 215 (3.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 209 (3.60%) SC Cleared
13 136 (2.35%) DV Cleared
14 133 (2.29%) CCIE
15 113 (1.95%) Citrix Certification
16 110 (1.90%) MCTS
17 107 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
18 99 (1.71%) CCA
19 89 (1.53%) CISSP
20 88 (1.52%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 565 (9.74%) SLA
2 117 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 82 (1.41%) PCI DSS
4 66 (1.14%) QA
5 36 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (0.45%) COBIT
7 24 (0.41%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.17%) HL7
9 6 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.052%) DICOM
10 3 (0.052%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.034%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.034%) FISMA
12 1 (0.017%) JTAG
12 1 (0.017%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3087 (53.23%) Active Directory
2 1899 (32.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 927 (15.99%) Hyper-V
4 621 (10.71%) vSphere
5 522 (9.00%) XenApp
6 347 (5.98%) VMware ESX
7 319 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
8 245 (4.22%) NFS
9 230 (3.97%) XenDesktop
10 201 (3.47%) Terminal Services
11 152 (2.62%) XenServer
12 110 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
13 105 (1.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 94 (1.62%) Xen
14 94 (1.62%) iptables
15 89 (1.53%) vCloud
16 65 (1.12%) KVM
17 62 (1.07%) Samba
17 62 (1.07%) ISA Server
18 60 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 617 (10.64%) SCCM
2 367 (6.33%) Puppet
3 353 (6.09%) SCOM
4 282 (4.86%) Backup Exec
5 262 (4.52%) WSUS
6 260 (4.48%) Nagios
7 231 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
8 183 (3.16%) NetBackup
9 104 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
10 97 (1.67%) Ansible
11 67 (1.16%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 65 (1.12%) Cacti
13 64 (1.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 63 (1.09%) HP SIM
15 60 (1.03%) ZABBIX
16 53 (0.91%) HP Data Protector
17 43 (0.74%) ARCserve
18 39 (0.67%) Tivoli
19 38 (0.66%) Salt
19 38 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2697 (46.51%) VMware
2 2683 (46.27%) Microsoft
3 1814 (31.28%) Cisco
4 1323 (22.81%) Citrix
5 915 (15.78%) HP
6 543 (9.36%) Red Hat
7 461 (7.95%) Symantec
8 441 (7.60%) Juniper
9 396 (6.83%) Oracle
10 378 (6.52%) CheckPoint
11 355 (6.12%) NetApp
12 310 (5.35%) Dell
13 275 (4.74%) F5
14 265 (4.57%) EMC
15 236 (4.07%) Apple
16 184 (3.17%) IBM
17 175 (3.02%) Veritas
18 166 (2.86%) Sophos
19 158 (2.72%) SolarWinds
20 143 (2.47%) Avaya
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Factor 3 Communications LTD
Salary: Excellent company benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits suite
Posted: 18 hours ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
ITR-UK
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + £ neg+bens
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Honiton, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
New Milton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Castleford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Which?
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday