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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 98 97 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2885 3076 2473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.83% 2.82% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.68% 15.81% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2436 2515 2005
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,054
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
17293 19460 18800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.96% 17.87% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14333 15620 15184
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -19 1039 £45,500 -3.19% 140
South East +11 824 £40,000 +6.66% 93
East of England +18 273 £38,500 -3.75% 35
Yorkshire -17 200 £35,000 -12.50% 34
North West +25 198 £32,750 -6.42% 37
South West +9 172 £33,800 +16.55% 20
West Midlands -27 118 £32,500 +8.33% 11
East Midlands -7 56 £39,083 +4.22% 6
North East -12 13 £28,750 +18.55% 3
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4040 (69.23%) Windows
2 3278 (56.17%) DHCP
3 3047 (52.21%) Active Directory
4 2744 (47.02%) Microsoft
5 2654 (45.48%) VMware
6 2296 (39.34%) TCP/IP
7 2087 (35.76%) Firewall
8 1896 (32.49%) Windows Server 2008
9 1882 (32.25%) Cisco
10 1873 (32.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1860 (31.87%) MS Exchange
12 1732 (29.68%) Linux
13 1408 (24.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 1302 (22.31%) VPN
15 1299 (22.26%) ITIL
16 1278 (21.90%) MS Excel
17 1165 (19.96%) LAN
18 1155 (19.79%) Citrix
19 1150 (19.71%) SAN
20 1133 (19.41%) WAN
21 1046 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2010
22 1034 (17.72%) Windows Server 2003
23 1032 (17.68%) SQL Server
24 1022 (17.51%) SQL
25 937 (16.06%) Cisco Certification
26 913 (15.64%) HP
27 893 (15.30%) Microsoft Certification
28 848 (14.53%) Hyper-V
29 822 (14.08%) Finance
30 808 (13.85%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1860 (31.87%) MS Exchange
2 1046 (17.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 705 (12.08%) IIS
4 566 (9.70%) Apache
5 523 (8.96%) SharePoint
6 477 (8.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 448 (7.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 418 (7.16%) Lync
9 291 (4.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 262 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
11 234 (4.01%) Tomcat
12 176 (3.02%) nginx
13 113 (1.94%) OpenStack
14 98 (1.68%) JBoss
15 93 (1.59%) CMS
16 86 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
17 79 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
18 60 (1.03%) WebSphere
19 58 (0.99%) WebLogic
20 57 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1278 (21.90%) MS Excel
2 745 (12.77%) MS Office
3 97 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 33 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 16 (0.27%) Fireworks
7 9 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.10%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.086%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.069%) InDesign
11 4 (0.069%) MS Project
12 3 (0.051%) AutoCAD
12 3 (0.051%) ProjectWise
13 2 (0.034%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.017%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 38 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.50%) Magento
3 22 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
4 15 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 12 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.19%) SAP Business One
7 5 (0.086%) Infor CRM
7 5 (0.086%) Tridion
8 3 (0.051%) HiPortfolio
8 3 (0.051%) Primavera
8 3 (0.051%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.051%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.034%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.034%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 2 (0.034%) Line 50
9 2 (0.034%) MFGPRO
9 2 (0.034%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.017%) Agresso
10 1 (0.017%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 472 (8.09%) Office 365
2 385 (6.60%) Amazon AWS
3 149 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
4 115 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 93 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
6 88 (1.51%) Mimecast
7 78 (1.34%) SaaS
8 64 (1.10%) IaaS
9 52 (0.89%) PaaS
10 46 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 42 (0.72%) Amazon S3
12 40 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
13 33 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 26 (0.45%) Route 53
15 24 (0.41%) Sumo Logic
16 23 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
17 21 (0.36%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 13 (0.22%) Google Compute Engine
18 13 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
18 13 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3278 (56.17%) DHCP
2 2296 (39.34%) TCP/IP
3 2087 (35.76%) Firewall
4 1302 (22.31%) VPN
5 1165 (19.96%) LAN
6 1150 (19.71%) SAN
7 1133 (19.41%) WAN
8 660 (11.31%) VoIP
9 638 (10.93%) VLAN
10 547 (9.37%) Internet
11 533 (9.13%) HTTP
12 470 (8.05%) SMTP
13 438 (7.51%) SSL
14 412 (7.06%) NAS
15 404 (6.92%) MPLS
16 401 (6.87%) Network Security
17 397 (6.80%) BGP
18 390 (6.68%) OSPF
19 384 (6.58%) Wireless
20 380 (6.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1032 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 614 (10.52%) MySQL
3 304 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 158 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 138 (2.36%) Relational Database
6 133 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
7 126 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 95 (1.63%) Oracle Database
9 90 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
10 84 (1.44%) MongoDB
11 82 (1.41%) NoSQL
12 72 (1.23%) Redis
13 66 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
14 54 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
15 46 (0.79%) Hadoop
16 43 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
17 41 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 34 (0.58%) RDBMS
18 34 (0.58%) HBase
19 29 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 160 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 144 (2.47%) Subversion
3 123 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 68 (1.17%) Maven
5 62 (1.06%) JIRA
6 42 (0.72%) TeamCity
7 38 (0.65%) Grunt
8 36 (0.62%) Visual Studio
9 28 (0.48%) Hudson
10 27 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (0.38%) Selenium
12 20 (0.34%) MSI
13 19 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (0.26%) ProC
15 13 (0.22%) PHPUnit
16 12 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 12 (0.21%) Behat
17 11 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
18 10 (0.17%) LoadRunner
19 9 (0.15%) HP UFT
General
1 822 (14.08%) Finance
2 416 (7.13%) Telecoms
3 145 (2.48%) Banking
3 145 (2.48%) Retail
4 137 (2.35%) Legal
5 120 (2.06%) Law
6 115 (1.97%) Marketing
7 91 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 89 (1.53%) Back Office
9 85 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 85 (1.46%) Advertising
10 84 (1.44%) Games
11 42 (0.72%) Publishing
12 34 (0.58%) Online Betting
13 32 (0.55%) Billing
14 25 (0.43%) Electronics
15 24 (0.41%) French Language
16 20 (0.34%) Investment Banking
17 18 (0.31%) Front Office
18 17 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 883 (15.13%) Support Engineer
2 734 (12.58%) Administrator
3 672 (11.51%) Analyst
4 606 (10.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 590 (10.11%) Systems Administrator
6 512 (8.77%) Network Engineer
7 385 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
8 315 (5.40%) 2nd Line Support
9 306 (5.24%) Support Analyst
10 269 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
11 265 (4.54%) IT Support
12 231 (3.96%) Consultant
13 227 (3.89%) Linux Administrator
14 224 (3.84%) Technical Support
15 194 (3.32%) Architect
16 184 (3.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 162 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 158 (2.71%) Developer
19 152 (2.60%) Desktop Support
20 150 (2.57%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (5.24%) Web Services
2 215 (3.68%) HTML
3 191 (3.27%) .NET
4 185 (3.17%) CSS
5 127 (2.18%) LAMP
6 83 (1.42%) jQuery
7 72 (1.23%) XML
7 72 (1.23%) HTML5
8 64 (1.10%) CSS3
9 60 (1.03%) Ajax
10 59 (1.01%) REST
11 49 (0.84%) ASP.NET
12 45 (0.77%) SOAP
13 43 (0.74%) Software Packaging
13 43 (0.74%) 802.1X
14 42 (0.72%) Memcached
15 37 (0.63%) AngularJS
16 32 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
16 32 (0.55%) Application Packaging
17 30 (0.51%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 616 (10.56%) Data Centre
2 510 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 401 (6.87%) Clustering
4 382 (6.55%) Blackberry
5 224 (3.84%) Replication
6 222 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 207 (3.55%) Computer Science
8 108 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
9 90 (1.54%) EqualLogic
10 89 (1.53%) PKI
11 83 (1.42%) Thin Client
11 83 (1.42%) Fat Client
12 77 (1.32%) Client/Server
13 75 (1.29%) iPhone
14 66 (1.13%) User Experience
14 66 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
15 61 (1.05%) CLARiiON
16 60 (1.03%) Hedge funds
16 60 (1.03%) iPad
17 59 (1.01%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4040 (69.23%) Windows
2 1896 (32.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 1732 (29.68%) Linux
4 1408 (24.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1034 (17.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 808 (13.85%) Windows 7
7 527 (9.03%) UNIX
8 434 (7.44%) Windows 8
9 417 (7.15%) Windows XP
10 374 (6.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 329 (5.64%) CentOS
12 183 (3.14%) Ubuntu
13 163 (2.79%) Solaris
14 161 (2.76%) Debian
15 142 (2.43%) Android
16 129 (2.21%) Mac OS X
17 118 (2.02%) Apple iOS
18 97 (1.66%) Windows Vista
19 68 (1.17%) Mac OS
20 61 (1.05%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1299 (22.26%) ITIL
2 457 (7.83%) Load Balancing
3 419 (7.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 341 (5.84%) DevOps
5 323 (5.53%) Configuration Management
6 317 (5.43%) Project Management
7 296 (5.07%) Migration
8 277 (4.75%) Change Management
9 271 (4.64%) Agile Software Development
10 269 (4.61%) Mentoring
11 261 (4.47%) Service Delivery
12 198 (3.39%) Network Design
13 183 (3.14%) Network Management
14 182 (3.12%) Performance Tuning
15 174 (2.98%) Root Cause Analysis
15 174 (2.98%) Information Security
16 169 (2.90%) Service Management
17 165 (2.83%) Business Continuity
18 155 (2.66%) Network Monitoring
19 154 (2.64%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1022 (17.51%) SQL
2 706 (12.10%) PowerShell
3 444 (7.61%) Perl
4 439 (7.52%) Python
5 364 (6.24%) PHP
6 343 (5.88%) Bash Shell
7 322 (5.52%) Java
8 229 (3.92%) JavaScript
9 215 (3.68%) Ruby
10 141 (2.42%) Shell Script
11 137 (2.35%) VBScript
12 120 (2.06%) C#
13 79 (1.35%) C
14 67 (1.15%) VB
15 54 (0.93%) C++
16 46 (0.79%) T-SQL
17 38 (0.65%) PHP5
18 34 (0.58%) Korn
19 28 (0.48%) Scala
20 27 (0.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 937 (16.06%) Cisco Certification
2 893 (15.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 616 (10.56%) CCNA
4 584 (10.01%) MCSE
5 572 (9.80%) Degree
6 455 (7.80%) CCNP
7 347 (5.95%) Security Cleared
8 311 (5.33%) MCSA
9 303 (5.19%) MCITP
10 293 (5.02%) MCP
11 233 (3.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 171 (2.93%) SC Cleared
13 133 (2.28%) CCIE
14 131 (2.24%) MCTS
15 124 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
16 109 (1.87%) DV Cleared
17 86 (1.47%) CISSP
18 81 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
19 80 (1.37%) CCSA
20 63 (1.08%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 608 (10.42%) SLA
2 106 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 93 (1.59%) QA
4 70 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 27 (0.46%) COBIT
6 24 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 18 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.17%) FISMA
9 5 (0.086%) HL7
10 3 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.051%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.051%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.034%) DO-178B
11 2 (0.034%) BS25999
12 1 (0.017%) JTAG
12 1 (0.017%) DICOM
System Software
1 3047 (52.21%) Active Directory
2 1873 (32.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 848 (14.53%) Hyper-V
4 662 (11.34%) vSphere
5 464 (7.95%) XenApp
6 386 (6.61%) VMware ESX
7 322 (5.52%) VMware ESXi
8 181 (3.10%) NFS
8 181 (3.10%) XenDesktop
9 166 (2.84%) Terminal Services
10 159 (2.72%) XenServer
11 109 (1.87%) Xen
12 107 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
13 95 (1.63%) vCloud
14 94 (1.61%) iptables
15 82 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 80 (1.37%) KVM
17 63 (1.08%) Varnish
18 60 (1.03%) UAG
19 56 (0.96%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 593 (10.16%) SCCM
2 396 (6.79%) SCOM
3 380 (6.51%) Puppet
4 314 (5.38%) Nagios
5 275 (4.71%) WSUS
6 269 (4.61%) Backup Exec
7 241 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
8 146 (2.50%) NetBackup
9 140 (2.40%) Ansible
10 121 (2.07%) ZABBIX
11 90 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
12 87 (1.49%) Cacti
13 82 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 65 (1.11%) HP SIM
15 64 (1.10%) Salt
16 61 (1.05%) logstash
17 55 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
18 54 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
19 50 (0.86%) HAProxy
20 48 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2744 (47.02%) Microsoft
2 2654 (45.48%) VMware
3 1882 (32.25%) Cisco
4 1155 (19.79%) Citrix
5 913 (15.64%) HP
6 510 (8.74%) Red Hat
7 420 (7.20%) Symantec
8 365 (6.25%) Oracle
9 364 (6.24%) Juniper
10 351 (6.01%) NetApp
11 342 (5.86%) CheckPoint
12 294 (5.04%) Dell
13 258 (4.42%) F5
14 247 (4.23%) EMC
15 209 (3.58%) Apple
16 177 (3.03%) SolarWinds
17 169 (2.90%) IBM
18 152 (2.60%) Avaya
19 146 (2.50%) Veeam
20 141 (2.42%) Sophos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package/Bonus/Pension
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 10% bonus, training, progression
Posted: 4 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £37500 - £45000 per annum + 25 days + health +
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + 20 days notice, Gym membership
Posted: 6 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Career Progression + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Computer People
Salary: £37000.00 - £46000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £375.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Secretsales.com
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago