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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 97 105 106
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2965 2968 2798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.86% 2.63% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.60% 15.25% 13.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2398 2470 2359
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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
19006 19456 20952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.31% 17.25% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15192 15452 16992
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +29 1299 £47,500 +5.55% 130
South East +9 726 £40,000 +5.26% 79
East of England -7 243 £37,500 - 31
North West +29 180 £32,500 -3.70% 36
South West +21 161 £33,250 +5.55% 28
Yorkshire -23 161 £35,000 +7.69% 22
East Midlands +2 104 £36,000 +2.85% 14
West Midlands -19 97 £30,500 -12.85% 18
North East -8 15 £37,500 +37.61% 1
Midlands +11 2 £70,000 +141.37% 1
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 4238 (69.95%) Windows
2 3460 (57.11%) DHCP
3 3249 (53.62%) Active Directory
4 2833 (46.76%) VMware
5 2791 (46.06%) Microsoft
6 2407 (39.73%) TCP/IP
7 2070 (34.16%) Firewall
8 1993 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 1963 (32.40%) MS Exchange
10 1945 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1861 (30.71%) Cisco
12 1728 (28.52%) Linux
13 1450 (23.93%) MS Excel
14 1436 (23.70%) Citrix
15 1358 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
16 1314 (21.69%) Windows Server 2003
17 1242 (20.50%) VPN
18 1190 (19.64%) SAN
19 1139 (18.80%) LAN
20 1133 (18.70%) ITIL
21 1109 (18.30%) WAN
22 1051 (17.35%) SQL Server
23 1048 (17.30%) SQL
24 984 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2010
25 971 (16.03%) HP
26 947 (15.63%) Hyper-V
27 912 (15.05%) Windows 7
28 904 (14.92%) MS Office
29 888 (14.66%) Cisco Certification
30 867 (14.31%) Microsoft Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1963 (32.40%) MS Exchange
2 984 (16.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 676 (11.16%) IIS
4 582 (9.61%) SharePoint
5 542 (8.95%) Apache
6 509 (8.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 393 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 371 (6.12%) Lync
9 353 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2003
10 274 (4.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 224 (3.70%) Tomcat
12 196 (3.23%) nginx
13 95 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
14 78 (1.29%) CMS
15 77 (1.27%) OpenStack
16 61 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
17 59 (0.97%) JBoss
18 44 (0.73%) WebLogic
19 40 (0.66%) IBM Notes
19 40 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1450 (23.93%) MS Excel
2 904 (14.92%) MS Office
3 89 (1.47%) MS Visio
4 51 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.21%) Fireworks
7 10 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.099%) InfoPath
10 5 (0.083%) PowerPivot
11 4 (0.066%) MS Project
12 3 (0.050%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.033%) S-PLUS
13 2 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
14 1 (0.017%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.017%) SOLIDWORKS
14 1 (0.017%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (0.58%) Dynamics GP
2 26 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 14 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
5 9 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 8 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (0.12%) SAP Business One
8 5 (0.083%) RMDS
9 4 (0.066%) Magento
10 3 (0.050%) GoldMine
10 3 (0.050%) SalesLogix
10 3 (0.050%) Tridion
10 3 (0.050%) HiPortfolio
11 2 (0.033%) Oracle Applications
11 2 (0.033%) MFGPRO
11 2 (0.033%) Nortel Periphonics
11 2 (0.033%) BPCS
12 1 (0.017%) JDE OneWorld
12 1 (0.017%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 417 (6.88%) Office 365
2 341 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 125 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 90 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
5 62 (1.02%) SaaS
6 61 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
7 49 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
8 44 (0.73%) PaaS
9 41 (0.68%) IaaS
9 41 (0.68%) Mimecast
10 35 (0.58%) Amazon S3
11 34 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 33 (0.54%) Google Apps
13 22 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
14 20 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
15 19 (0.31%) Route 53
16 16 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
17 13 (0.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 13 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 12 (0.20%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3460 (57.11%) DHCP
2 2407 (39.73%) TCP/IP
3 2070 (34.16%) Firewall
4 1242 (20.50%) VPN
5 1190 (19.64%) SAN
6 1139 (18.80%) LAN
7 1109 (18.30%) WAN
8 589 (9.72%) VLAN
9 588 (9.70%) Internet
10 540 (8.91%) VoIP
11 526 (8.68%) HTTP
12 469 (7.74%) SMTP
13 442 (7.29%) Network Security
14 424 (7.00%) SSL
15 395 (6.52%) BGP
16 393 (6.49%) Wireless
17 381 (6.29%) Cisco ASA
17 381 (6.29%) MPLS
18 374 (6.17%) NAS
19 365 (6.02%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1051 (17.35%) SQL Server
2 530 (8.75%) MySQL
3 273 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 145 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 118 (1.95%) Relational Database
6 112 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 83 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
8 70 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 55 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
10 53 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 50 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
12 48 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 46 (0.76%) NoSQL
14 36 (0.59%) Redis
15 35 (0.58%) RDBMS
16 33 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
17 31 (0.51%) EDRMS
18 30 (0.50%) IDOL
19 29 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 25 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 116 (1.91%) Git (software)
2 99 (1.63%) Subversion
3 91 (1.50%) Jenkins
4 48 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 46 (0.76%) JIRA
6 39 (0.64%) MSI
6 39 (0.64%) Behat
7 37 (0.61%) PHPUnit
8 34 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 31 (0.51%) Selenium
10 28 (0.46%) Maven
11 26 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (0.23%) TeamCity
12 14 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 9 (0.15%) JMeter
13 9 (0.15%) Bugzilla
13 9 (0.15%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.13%) Hudson
15 7 (0.12%) NeoLoad
16 6 (0.099%) Grunt
General
1 845 (13.95%) Finance
2 438 (7.23%) Telecoms
3 168 (2.77%) Banking
4 141 (2.33%) Retail
5 135 (2.23%) Law
6 128 (2.11%) Legal
7 99 (1.63%) Marketing
8 85 (1.40%) Advertising
9 82 (1.35%) Games
10 74 (1.22%) Back Office
11 57 (0.94%) Manufacturing
12 49 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 38 (0.63%) Billing
14 35 (0.58%) Investment Banking
14 35 (0.58%) Publishing
15 34 (0.56%) Electronics
16 21 (0.35%) French Language
17 19 (0.31%) Aerospace
18 13 (0.21%) Automotive
18 13 (0.21%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 979 (16.16%) Support Engineer
2 743 (12.26%) Analyst
3 667 (11.01%) Administrator
4 646 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 582 (9.61%) Systems Administrator
6 540 (8.91%) Network Engineer
7 345 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
8 331 (5.46%) Support Analyst
9 328 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 316 (5.22%) IT Support
11 315 (5.20%) 3rd Line Support
12 296 (4.89%) Consultant
13 256 (4.23%) Technical Support
14 204 (3.37%) Linux Administrator
15 185 (3.05%) Architect
16 180 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 174 (2.87%) Developer
18 166 (2.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 155 (2.56%) Technical Engineer
20 150 (2.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 293 (4.84%) Web Services
2 221 (3.65%) HTML
3 210 (3.47%) .NET
4 170 (2.81%) CSS
5 114 (1.88%) LAMP
6 109 (1.80%) XML
7 82 (1.35%) jQuery
8 75 (1.24%) REST
9 51 (0.84%) HTML5
10 49 (0.81%) Software Packaging
10 49 (0.81%) Ajax
10 49 (0.81%) SOAP
11 47 (0.78%) ASP.NET
12 43 (0.71%) CSS3
13 38 (0.63%) Memcached
14 37 (0.61%) Application Packaging
15 36 (0.59%) .NET Framework
16 33 (0.54%) WCF
17 29 (0.48%) Middleware
18 25 (0.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 520 (8.58%) Analytical Skills
2 431 (7.11%) Clustering
3 424 (7.00%) Blackberry
4 228 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 198 (3.27%) Replication
6 165 (2.72%) Open Source
7 152 (2.51%) Computer Science
8 131 (2.16%) iPhone
9 124 (2.05%) Fat Client
9 124 (2.05%) Thin Client
10 99 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 85 (1.40%) Hedge funds
12 73 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
13 64 (1.06%) User Experience
14 63 (1.04%) PKI
15 60 (0.99%) iPad
16 53 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
17 52 (0.86%) EqualLogic
18 50 (0.83%) CMDB
19 43 (0.71%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4238 (69.95%) Windows
2 1993 (32.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 1728 (28.52%) Linux
4 1358 (22.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1314 (21.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 912 (15.05%) Windows 7
7 681 (11.24%) UNIX
8 597 (9.85%) Windows XP
9 547 (9.03%) Windows 8
10 429 (7.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 272 (4.49%) CentOS
12 259 (4.27%) Solaris
13 190 (3.14%) Ubuntu
14 176 (2.90%) Windows Vista
15 144 (2.38%) Android
16 141 (2.33%) Mac OS X
17 130 (2.15%) Debian
18 127 (2.10%) Apple iOS
19 101 (1.67%) Windows 2000
20 62 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1133 (18.70%) ITIL
2 431 (7.11%) Load Balancing
3 430 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
4 342 (5.64%) Service Delivery
5 336 (5.55%) Migration
6 269 (4.44%) Project Management
7 262 (4.32%) DevOps
8 259 (4.27%) Configuration Management
9 228 (3.76%) Agile Software Development
10 222 (3.66%) Change Management
11 211 (3.48%) Mentoring
12 195 (3.22%) Business Continuity
13 194 (3.20%) Service Management
14 183 (3.02%) Network Design
15 182 (3.00%) Performance Tuning
16 168 (2.77%) Time Management
17 153 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
18 148 (2.44%) Incident Management
18 148 (2.44%) E-Commerce
19 146 (2.41%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1048 (17.30%) SQL
2 618 (10.20%) PowerShell
3 516 (8.52%) Perl
4 454 (7.49%) Python
5 393 (6.49%) PHP
6 360 (5.94%) Bash Shell
7 286 (4.72%) Java
8 245 (4.04%) JavaScript
9 187 (3.09%) Shell Script
10 170 (2.81%) Ruby
11 123 (2.03%) VBScript
12 113 (1.86%) C#
13 104 (1.72%) C
14 72 (1.19%) T-SQL
15 62 (1.02%) C++
16 60 (0.99%) VB
17 44 (0.73%) Korn
18 26 (0.43%) Bourne shell
19 21 (0.35%) VB.NET
20 19 (0.31%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 888 (14.66%) Cisco Certification
2 867 (14.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 649 (10.71%) MCSE
4 548 (9.04%) CCNA
5 535 (8.83%) Degree
6 462 (7.63%) CCNP
7 400 (6.60%) Security Cleared
8 313 (5.17%) MCP
9 287 (4.74%) MCSA
10 272 (4.49%) SC Cleared
11 244 (4.03%) MCITP
12 200 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 170 (2.81%) DV Cleared
14 127 (2.10%) CCIE
15 122 (2.01%) Citrix Certification
16 112 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
17 105 (1.73%) MCTS
18 103 (1.70%) CCA
19 95 (1.57%) CISSP
20 87 (1.44%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 525 (8.66%) SLA
2 119 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 72 (1.19%) PCI DSS
4 65 (1.07%) QA
5 41 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 35 (0.58%) ISO 9001
7 23 (0.38%) COBIT
8 11 (0.18%) HL7
9 6 (0.099%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 4 (0.066%) DICOM
11 3 (0.050%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.033%) DO-178B
13 1 (0.017%) JTAG
13 1 (0.017%) FISMA
13 1 (0.017%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3249 (53.62%) Active Directory
2 1945 (32.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 947 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 647 (10.68%) vSphere
5 545 (8.99%) XenApp
6 334 (5.51%) VMware ESXi
7 332 (5.48%) VMware ESX
8 255 (4.21%) NFS
9 244 (4.03%) XenDesktop
10 217 (3.58%) Terminal Services
11 141 (2.33%) XenServer
12 106 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 104 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
14 94 (1.55%) Xen
15 93 (1.53%) vCloud
16 90 (1.49%) ISA Server
17 80 (1.32%) iptables
18 68 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 63 (1.04%) Samba
20 55 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 635 (10.48%) SCCM
2 369 (6.09%) Puppet
3 336 (5.55%) Backup Exec
4 324 (5.35%) SCOM
5 264 (4.36%) Nagios
6 250 (4.13%) WSUS
7 244 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
8 226 (3.73%) NetBackup
9 128 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
10 89 (1.47%) Ansible
11 86 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 70 (1.16%) Cacti
13 64 (1.06%) HP SIM
14 60 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 52 (0.86%) HP Data Protector
16 51 (0.84%) ARCserve
17 48 (0.79%) Tivoli
18 46 (0.76%) ZABBIX
19 40 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
20 37 (0.61%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2833 (46.76%) VMware
2 2791 (46.06%) Microsoft
3 1861 (30.71%) Cisco
4 1436 (23.70%) Citrix
5 971 (16.03%) HP
6 584 (9.64%) Red Hat
7 517 (8.53%) Symantec
8 487 (8.04%) Juniper
9 408 (6.73%) CheckPoint
10 397 (6.55%) Oracle
11 367 (6.06%) NetApp
12 316 (5.22%) Dell
13 300 (4.95%) EMC
14 289 (4.77%) F5
15 275 (4.54%) Apple
16 217 (3.58%) Veritas
17 180 (2.97%) IBM
18 179 (2.95%) Sophos
19 151 (2.49%) SolarWinds
20 126 (2.08%) Avaya
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k Basic + Car Allowance, Pe
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum Up to £75k basic + Excellent Benefit
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70 to £95k (Bonus, Car Allowance, P
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £28,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum £25,000 - £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £50k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 5 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 10% bonus, Stock options, Pension
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Parking
Posted: 6 hours ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
deeserve Limited
Salary: negotiable based on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago