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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 96 123 108
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3026 2292 2907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.84% 2.30% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.65% 13.12% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2425 1865 2533
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
19336 17466 21031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.14% 17.54% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15411 14245 17427
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +15 1237 £45,000 -2.70% 130
South East +25 794 £35,000 -12.50% 94
Yorkshire +69 279 £35,000 +20.68% 29
East of England +18 219 £38,000 +8.57% 20
North West +27 150 £33,500 +3.07% 19
South West -11 127 £27,000 -22.85% 26
West Midlands +32 122 £30,000 -4.76% 17
East Midlands +11 79 £36,000 -4.00% 8
North East -23 12 £24,500 -38.75% 4
Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 4347 (70.43%) Windows
2 3339 (54.10%) DHCP
3 3096 (50.16%) Active Directory
4 2765 (44.80%) Microsoft
5 2710 (43.91%) VMware
6 2586 (41.90%) TCP/IP
7 2128 (34.48%) Firewall
8 2104 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 1929 (31.25%) Linux
9 1929 (31.25%) MS Exchange
10 1927 (31.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1727 (27.98%) Cisco
12 1502 (24.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 1393 (22.57%) Citrix
14 1381 (22.38%) MS Excel
15 1333 (21.60%) VPN
16 1297 (21.01%) SAN
17 1212 (19.64%) ITIL
18 1194 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
19 1136 (18.41%) WAN
20 1109 (17.97%) LAN
21 1094 (17.73%) Exchange Server 2010
22 1063 (17.22%) SQL
23 1060 (17.17%) SQL Server
24 1012 (16.40%) Windows Server 2012
25 1010 (16.36%) HP
26 947 (15.34%) Finance
27 935 (15.15%) IIS
28 887 (14.37%) MS Office
29 858 (13.90%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 1929 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 1094 (17.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 935 (15.15%) IIS
4 718 (11.63%) Apache
5 609 (9.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 533 (8.64%) SharePoint
7 454 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 450 (7.29%) Lync
9 364 (5.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 344 (5.57%) Tomcat
11 334 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 146 (2.37%) nginx
13 130 (2.11%) SharePoint 2010
14 94 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
15 88 (1.43%) Lotus Domino
16 87 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
17 79 (1.28%) CMS
18 77 (1.25%) WebSphere
19 65 (1.05%) IBM Notes
20 57 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 1381 (22.38%) MS Excel
2 887 (14.37%) MS Office
3 61 (0.99%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 13 (0.21%) MS Project
7 12 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.081%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.065%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.065%) Acrobat
10 3 (0.049%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.049%) Maya
10 3 (0.049%) 3ds Max
10 3 (0.049%) Final Cut Pro
11 2 (0.032%) SPSS
12 1 (0.016%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 54 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.36%) Magento
3 19 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
4 16 (0.26%) Eikon
5 14 (0.23%) Summit
6 13 (0.21%) RMDS
7 12 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.19%) SAP Business One
8 10 (0.16%) Sage 1000
8 10 (0.16%) 3000 Xtra
8 10 (0.16%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 10 (0.16%) Front Arena
9 9 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
11 7 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
13 4 (0.065%) Oracle Assets
14 3 (0.049%) IntelliMatch
14 3 (0.049%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 294 (4.76%) Office 365
2 213 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 171 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 120 (1.94%) SaaS
5 84 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
6 78 (1.26%) Amazon EC2
7 41 (0.66%) IaaS
8 35 (0.57%) Google Apps
9 30 (0.49%) Amazon S3
10 22 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
11 21 (0.34%) PaaS
12 20 (0.32%) Basecamp
13 16 (0.26%) Joyent
14 11 (0.18%) CloudFront
15 8 (0.13%) Route 53
16 7 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
16 7 (0.11%) Google App Engine
17 6 (0.097%) IBM SmartCloud
18 2 (0.032%) Amazon SQS
19 1 (0.016%) ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 3339 (54.10%) DHCP
2 2586 (41.90%) TCP/IP
3 2128 (34.48%) Firewall
4 1333 (21.60%) VPN
5 1297 (21.01%) SAN
6 1136 (18.41%) WAN
7 1109 (17.97%) LAN
8 667 (10.81%) Internet
9 617 (10.00%) SMTP
10 607 (9.83%) HTTP
11 577 (9.35%) SSL
12 507 (8.21%) LDAP
13 446 (7.23%) MPLS
14 441 (7.15%) Wireless
15 437 (7.08%) NAS
16 408 (6.61%) VoIP
17 386 (6.25%) BGP
18 367 (5.95%) VLAN
19 335 (5.43%) Network Security
20 330 (5.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1060 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 633 (10.26%) MySQL
3 247 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 192 (3.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 150 (2.43%) PostgreSQL
6 94 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 84 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 79 (1.28%) NoSQL
9 77 (1.25%) MongoDB
10 59 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 54 (0.87%) Redis
12 51 (0.83%) Relational Database
13 48 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
14 43 (0.70%) EDRMS
15 37 (0.60%) IDOL
15 37 (0.60%) MariaDB
16 36 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
17 33 (0.53%) Oracle Database 11g
18 27 (0.44%) Big Data
19 25 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 93 (1.51%) Jenkins
2 92 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 85 (1.38%) JIRA
3 85 (1.38%) Subversion
4 30 (0.49%) MSI
4 30 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 24 (0.39%) Maven
6 22 (0.36%) Visual Studio
7 18 (0.29%) Ant
8 16 (0.26%) JMeter
9 15 (0.24%) Hudson
10 14 (0.23%) AdminStudio
10 14 (0.23%) Selenium
11 13 (0.21%) TeamCity
12 10 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (0.11%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.097%) Bugzilla
15 5 (0.081%) JUnit
15 5 (0.081%) PHPUnit
16 4 (0.065%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 947 (15.34%) Finance
2 347 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 222 (3.60%) Retail
4 199 (3.22%) Banking
5 131 (2.12%) Law
6 122 (1.98%) Marketing
7 104 (1.69%) Advertising
8 70 (1.13%) Legal
9 69 (1.12%) Back Office
10 68 (1.10%) Publishing
11 65 (1.05%) Games
12 54 (0.87%) Manufacturing
13 39 (0.63%) German Language
14 38 (0.62%) French Language
15 36 (0.58%) Financial Institution
16 32 (0.52%) Investment Banking
17 31 (0.50%) Billing
18 30 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
19 20 (0.32%) Electronics
20 19 (0.31%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 885 (14.34%) Analyst
2 875 (14.18%) Support Engineer
3 742 (12.02%) Administrator
4 584 (9.46%) Systems Administrator
5 566 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 450 (7.29%) Network Engineer
7 413 (6.69%) Systems Engineer
8 397 (6.43%) Support Analyst
9 373 (6.04%) 3rd Line Support
10 311 (5.04%) IT Support
11 298 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
12 261 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
13 236 (3.82%) Technical Support
14 231 (3.74%) Consultant
15 205 (3.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 198 (3.21%) Server Engineer
17 188 (3.05%) Architect
18 180 (2.92%) Developer
19 154 (2.50%) Team Leader
20 152 (2.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (3.84%) Web Services
2 234 (3.79%) HTML
3 210 (3.40%) .NET
4 207 (3.35%) CSS
5 190 (3.08%) LAMP
6 185 (3.00%) XML
7 108 (1.75%) jQuery
8 82 (1.33%) SOAP
9 77 (1.25%) Middleware
10 69 (1.12%) Ajax
11 65 (1.05%) COM
12 63 (1.02%) JSON
13 60 (0.97%) Application Packaging
14 55 (0.89%) ASP.NET
15 46 (0.75%) XHTML
16 41 (0.66%) HTML5
17 36 (0.58%) RabbitMQ
18 32 (0.52%) J2EE
19 30 (0.49%) MSMQ
20 23 (0.37%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 539 (8.73%) Clustering
2 537 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 511 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
4 222 (3.60%) Replication
5 192 (3.11%) Computer Science
6 182 (2.95%) Management Information System
7 121 (1.96%) Hedge funds
8 119 (1.93%) PKI
9 116 (1.88%) iPhone
10 90 (1.46%) Fat Client
10 90 (1.46%) Thin Client
11 88 (1.43%) Statistics
11 88 (1.43%) Open Source
12 70 (1.13%) Firmware
13 68 (1.10%) Client/Server
14 67 (1.09%) SecurID
14 67 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
15 64 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
16 61 (0.99%) iPad
17 57 (0.92%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4347 (70.43%) Windows
2 2104 (34.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1929 (31.25%) Linux
4 1502 (24.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 1012 (16.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 858 (13.90%) Windows 7
7 814 (13.19%) UNIX
8 681 (11.03%) Windows XP
9 585 (9.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 460 (7.45%) Windows 8
11 350 (5.67%) Solaris
12 275 (4.46%) CentOS
13 186 (3.01%) Windows Vista
14 185 (3.00%) Android
15 161 (2.61%) Ubuntu
16 136 (2.20%) Mac OS X
17 128 (2.07%) Debian
18 116 (1.88%) Apple iOS
19 109 (1.77%) AIX
20 75 (1.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1212 (19.64%) ITIL
2 679 (11.00%) Load Balancing
3 374 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 351 (5.69%) E-Commerce
5 290 (4.70%) Mentoring
6 271 (4.39%) DevOps
6 271 (4.39%) Change Management
7 257 (4.16%) Service Delivery
8 252 (4.08%) Service Management
9 243 (3.94%) Configuration Management
10 231 (3.74%) Migration
11 229 (3.71%) Kalman Filter
12 216 (3.50%) Performance Tuning
13 213 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
14 209 (3.39%) Project Management
15 191 (3.09%) Network Management
16 175 (2.84%) Incident Management
17 165 (2.67%) Time Management
18 159 (2.58%) Network Design
19 147 (2.38%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1063 (17.22%) SQL
2 652 (10.56%) PowerShell
3 556 (9.01%) Perl
4 431 (6.98%) Bash Shell
5 430 (6.97%) Java
6 396 (6.42%) PHP
7 352 (5.70%) Python
8 280 (4.54%) Shell Script
9 222 (3.60%) JavaScript
10 196 (3.18%) Ruby
11 133 (2.15%) C#
12 108 (1.75%) VBScript
13 107 (1.73%) C
14 84 (1.36%) VB
15 80 (1.30%) C++
16 57 (0.92%) VB.NET
17 46 (0.75%) T-SQL
18 42 (0.68%) PHP5
19 37 (0.60%) Korn
20 15 (0.24%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1194 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 797 (12.91%) MCSE
3 673 (10.90%) Cisco Certification
4 558 (9.04%) Degree
5 471 (7.63%) CCNA
6 447 (7.24%) MCSA
7 423 (6.85%) MCITP
8 351 (5.69%) Security Cleared
9 315 (5.10%) CCNP
10 294 (4.76%) MCP
11 261 (4.23%) SC Cleared
12 238 (3.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 209 (3.39%) MCTS
14 149 (2.41%) DV Cleared
15 125 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
16 99 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
17 81 (1.31%) CCA
17 81 (1.31%) CCIE
18 70 (1.13%) CISSP
19 52 (0.84%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 511 (8.28%) SLA
2 198 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 118 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 64 (1.04%) QA
5 47 (0.76%) ISO 9001
6 39 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 20 (0.32%) COBIT
8 6 (0.097%) BS7799
9 4 (0.065%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.049%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.032%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.032%) GAMP
11 2 (0.032%) GCP
11 2 (0.032%) GMP
11 2 (0.032%) ISO 9000
11 2 (0.032%) HL7
System Software
1 3096 (50.16%) Active Directory
2 1927 (31.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 858 (13.90%) Hyper-V
4 542 (8.78%) vSphere
5 499 (8.08%) XenApp
6 430 (6.97%) VMware ESX
7 378 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
8 276 (4.47%) NFS
9 229 (3.71%) XenDesktop
10 175 (2.84%) Terminal Services
11 131 (2.12%) UAG
12 124 (2.01%) ISA Server
13 123 (1.99%) XenServer
14 81 (1.31%) Xen
15 79 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
16 77 (1.25%) Squid
17 74 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 74 (1.20%) Postfix
18 71 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 70 (1.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 548 (8.88%) SCCM
2 406 (6.58%) Puppet
3 400 (6.48%) Backup Exec
4 328 (5.31%) SCOM
5 283 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
6 277 (4.49%) WSUS
7 253 (4.10%) Norton AntiVirus
8 248 (4.02%) NetBackup
9 224 (3.63%) Nagios
10 90 (1.46%) HP SIM
11 88 (1.43%) SCVMM
12 86 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 63 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
14 48 (0.78%) Cacti
14 48 (0.78%) Ansible
15 44 (0.71%) Tivoli
15 44 (0.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 43 (0.70%) OpenView
17 39 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 38 (0.62%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2765 (44.80%) Microsoft
2 2710 (43.91%) VMware
3 1727 (27.98%) Cisco
4 1393 (22.57%) Citrix
5 1010 (16.36%) HP
6 769 (12.46%) Red Hat
7 622 (10.08%) Symantec
8 466 (7.55%) Juniper
9 465 (7.53%) Oracle
10 424 (6.87%) Dell
11 373 (6.04%) NetApp
12 306 (4.96%) EMC
13 300 (4.86%) CheckPoint
14 281 (4.55%) F5
15 274 (4.44%) Apple
16 228 (3.69%) IBM
17 177 (2.87%) Veritas
18 163 (2.64%) Veeam
19 150 (2.43%) Avaya
20 133 (2.15%) SolarWinds
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Spring Technology
Salary: £29000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
IT People First
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus pension and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Honiton, Devon
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sidcup, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: £45,000 per annum plus Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Salary: £39000 - £42500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 13 hours ago