The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 91 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3068 2498 2676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.80% 2.45% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.90% 13.33% 13.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2515 2025 2300
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,091 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19294 18739 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.62% 18.40% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15599 15157 16682
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +6 1269 £46,750 -1.57% 130
South East +10 775 £37,500 - 90
Yorkshire +47 246 £40,000 +33.33% 21
East of England +9 245 £40,000 +3.22% 29
North West +58 161 £35,000 +2.94% 18
South West +1 143 £30,000 -14.28% 16
West Midlands +26 138 £30,500 -7.57% 15
East Midlands -5 60 £37,500 +7.14% 15
North East -4 14 £24,000 -9.43% 4
Midlands - 3 £62,500 -
DNS
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DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4155 (69.05%) Windows
2 3251 (54.03%) DHCP
3 2959 (49.18%) Active Directory
4 2692 (44.74%) Microsoft
5 2552 (42.41%) TCP/IP
6 2536 (42.15%) VMware
7 2197 (36.51%) Firewall
8 2038 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 1908 (31.71%) Linux
10 1886 (31.34%) MS Exchange
11 1779 (29.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1679 (27.90%) Cisco
13 1455 (24.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 1364 (22.67%) VPN
15 1316 (21.87%) MS Excel
16 1283 (21.32%) Citrix
17 1229 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
18 1225 (20.36%) SAN
19 1188 (19.74%) LAN
20 1172 (19.48%) WAN
21 1131 (18.80%) ITIL
22 1073 (17.83%) Exchange Server 2010
23 1056 (17.55%) SQL
24 1037 (17.23%) SQL Server
25 974 (16.19%) HP
26 940 (15.62%) Finance
27 897 (14.91%) IIS
28 886 (14.72%) Windows 7
29 877 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
30 855 (14.21%) MS Office

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 1886 (31.34%) MS Exchange
2 1073 (17.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 897 (14.91%) IIS
4 672 (11.17%) Apache
5 590 (9.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 554 (9.21%) SharePoint
7 435 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2003
8 417 (6.93%) Lync
9 353 (5.87%) Tomcat
10 345 (5.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 292 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2013
12 117 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 113 (1.88%) nginx
14 109 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
15 98 (1.63%) CMS
15 98 (1.63%) SharePoint Server
16 89 (1.48%) WebSphere
17 86 (1.43%) Lotus Domino
18 67 (1.11%) WordPress
19 51 (0.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1316 (21.87%) MS Excel
2 855 (14.21%) MS Office
3 60 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 34 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.33%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.25%) MS Project
7 8 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.100%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.066%) PowerPivot
11 3 (0.050%) Final Cut Pro
11 3 (0.050%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.033%) Maya
12 2 (0.033%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.033%) SPSS
13 1 (0.017%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.017%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 50 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.38%) Magento
3 20 (0.33%) Eikon
3 20 (0.33%) RMDS
4 17 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 13 (0.22%) SAP Business One
6 12 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 11 (0.18%) Summit
7 11 (0.18%) Sage 1000
7 11 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.17%) 3000 Xtra
8 10 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 10 (0.17%) Front Arena
9 9 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
10 8 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
11 6 (0.100%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 5 (0.083%) Remedy ITSM
13 4 (0.066%) Oracle Assets
13 4 (0.066%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 295 (4.90%) Office 365
2 200 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
3 145 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 127 (2.11%) SaaS
5 80 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 79 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
7 38 (0.63%) Amazon S3
7 38 (0.63%) IaaS
8 32 (0.53%) Google Apps
9 26 (0.43%) PaaS
10 24 (0.40%) Joyent
11 20 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
12 16 (0.27%) Basecamp
13 14 (0.23%) CloudFront
14 10 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
15 8 (0.13%) Rackspace Cloud
16 7 (0.12%) Route 53
17 5 (0.083%) Amazon SQS
18 3 (0.050%) GitHub
19 1 (0.017%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3251 (54.03%) DHCP
2 2552 (42.41%) TCP/IP
3 2197 (36.51%) Firewall
4 1364 (22.67%) VPN
5 1225 (20.36%) SAN
6 1188 (19.74%) LAN
7 1172 (19.48%) WAN
8 720 (11.97%) Internet
9 651 (10.82%) HTTP
10 635 (10.55%) SMTP
11 615 (10.22%) SSL
12 489 (8.13%) LDAP
13 451 (7.50%) Wireless
14 429 (7.13%) MPLS
15 423 (7.03%) NAS
16 408 (6.78%) VoIP
17 390 (6.48%) BGP
18 368 (6.12%) VLAN
19 350 (5.82%) OSPF
20 319 (5.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1037 (17.23%) SQL Server
2 589 (9.79%) MySQL
3 261 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 188 (3.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 154 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 95 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
7 85 (1.41%) Oracle Database
8 75 (1.25%) NoSQL
9 74 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 72 (1.20%) Relational Database
11 64 (1.06%) MongoDB
12 59 (0.98%) Redis
13 40 (0.66%) RDBMS
14 35 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
15 33 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
16 29 (0.48%) MariaDB
16 29 (0.48%) Oracle ODI
17 26 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
18 25 (0.42%) EDRMS
19 24 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 115 (1.91%) Subversion
2 104 (1.73%) Jenkins
3 100 (1.66%) Git (software)
4 94 (1.56%) JIRA
5 38 (0.63%) Maven
6 29 (0.48%) Ant
7 23 (0.38%) MSI
7 23 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (0.35%) Selenium
9 18 (0.30%) Visual Studio
10 17 (0.28%) TeamCity
10 17 (0.28%) Hudson
11 12 (0.20%) JMeter
12 10 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 8 (0.13%) AdminStudio
14 6 (0.100%) JUnit
14 6 (0.100%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.100%) Talend Open Studio
14 6 (0.100%) FishEye
15 5 (0.083%) PHPUnit
General
1 940 (15.62%) Finance
2 327 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 197 (3.27%) Retail
4 152 (2.53%) Banking
5 129 (2.14%) Law
6 120 (1.99%) Marketing
7 99 (1.65%) Advertising
8 68 (1.13%) Publishing
8 68 (1.13%) Games
8 68 (1.13%) Back Office
9 63 (1.05%) Legal
10 48 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 46 (0.76%) French Language
12 45 (0.75%) Billing
13 43 (0.71%) German Language
14 36 (0.60%) Financial Institution
15 33 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
16 28 (0.47%) Online Betting
16 28 (0.47%) Investment Banking
17 17 (0.28%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 838 (13.93%) Analyst
2 825 (13.71%) Support Engineer
3 756 (12.56%) Administrator
4 584 (9.71%) Systems Administrator
5 490 (8.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 452 (7.51%) Network Engineer
7 423 (7.03%) Systems Engineer
8 376 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 356 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 304 (5.05%) IT Support
11 297 (4.94%) 2nd Line Support
12 261 (4.34%) Consultant
13 256 (4.25%) Linux Administrator
14 232 (3.86%) Technical Support
15 208 (3.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 198 (3.29%) Developer
17 196 (3.26%) Architect
18 160 (2.66%) Server Engineer
19 147 (2.44%) Desktop Support
20 143 (2.38%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 249 (4.14%) .NET
2 244 (4.06%) HTML
3 224 (3.72%) CSS
4 216 (3.59%) Web Services
5 178 (2.96%) LAMP
6 173 (2.88%) XML
7 115 (1.91%) SOAP
8 105 (1.75%) jQuery
9 84 (1.40%) Middleware
10 71 (1.18%) COM
11 67 (1.11%) Ajax
12 65 (1.08%) JSON
13 56 (0.93%) ASP.NET
14 50 (0.83%) Application Packaging
15 46 (0.76%) HTML5
16 41 (0.68%) RabbitMQ
17 38 (0.63%) XHTML
18 29 (0.48%) MSMQ
18 29 (0.48%) WebCenter
19 28 (0.47%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 534 (8.87%) Clustering
2 525 (8.73%) Blackberry
3 239 (3.97%) Replication
4 177 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 173 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 117 (1.94%) PKI
7 109 (1.81%) Open Source
8 108 (1.79%) Fat Client
8 108 (1.79%) Thin Client
9 104 (1.73%) iPhone
10 99 (1.65%) Hedge funds
11 86 (1.43%) Statistics
12 79 (1.31%) Firmware
13 77 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
14 76 (1.26%) Client/Server
15 71 (1.18%) SecurID
16 63 (1.05%) iPad
17 59 (0.98%) Smartphone
18 58 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
19 51 (0.85%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4155 (69.05%) Windows
2 2038 (33.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 1908 (31.71%) Linux
4 1455 (24.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 886 (14.72%) Windows 7
6 877 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 792 (13.16%) UNIX
8 644 (10.70%) Windows XP
9 499 (8.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 442 (7.35%) Windows 8
11 314 (5.22%) Solaris
12 270 (4.49%) CentOS
13 193 (3.21%) Windows Vista
14 183 (3.04%) Android
15 163 (2.71%) Ubuntu
16 132 (2.19%) Debian
17 126 (2.09%) Mac OS X
18 110 (1.83%) Apple iOS
19 86 (1.43%) AIX
20 82 (1.36%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1131 (18.80%) ITIL
2 715 (11.88%) Load Balancing
3 369 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 360 (5.98%) E-Commerce
5 303 (5.04%) Service Delivery
6 266 (4.42%) Change Management
7 258 (4.29%) DevOps
8 251 (4.17%) Service Management
9 239 (3.97%) Network Management
10 232 (3.86%) Configuration Management
11 211 (3.51%) Project Management
12 205 (3.41%) Migration
13 202 (3.36%) Performance Tuning
14 184 (3.06%) Network Design
15 180 (2.99%) Incident Management
16 172 (2.86%) Problem Management
17 161 (2.68%) Business Continuity
18 147 (2.44%) Time Management
19 141 (2.34%) Capacity Management
20 134 (2.23%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1056 (17.55%) SQL
2 661 (10.99%) PowerShell
3 537 (8.92%) Perl
4 443 (7.36%) Java
5 380 (6.32%) Bash Shell
6 358 (5.95%) PHP
7 332 (5.52%) Python
8 275 (4.57%) Shell Script
9 240 (3.99%) JavaScript
10 178 (2.96%) Ruby
11 135 (2.24%) C#
12 115 (1.91%) C
13 99 (1.65%) VBScript
14 70 (1.16%) VB
14 70 (1.16%) C++
15 64 (1.06%) VB.NET
16 48 (0.80%) T-SQL
17 41 (0.68%) PHP5
18 28 (0.47%) Korn
19 11 (0.18%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1229 (20.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 823 (13.68%) MCSE
3 662 (11.00%) Cisco Certification
4 548 (9.11%) Degree
5 475 (7.89%) CCNA
6 423 (7.03%) MCITP
7 414 (6.88%) MCSA
8 336 (5.58%) CCNP
9 303 (5.04%) MCP
10 296 (4.92%) Security Cleared
11 209 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 195 (3.24%) MCTS
13 191 (3.17%) SC Cleared
14 127 (2.11%) DV Cleared
15 108 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
16 100 (1.66%) Citrix Certification
17 76 (1.26%) CCA
18 69 (1.15%) CCIE
19 60 (1.00%) CISSP
20 54 (0.90%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 479 (7.96%) SLA
2 176 (2.93%) PCI DSS
3 117 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 75 (1.25%) QA
5 36 (0.60%) ISO 9001
6 30 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.15%) COBIT
8 7 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 7 (0.12%) GAMP
8 7 (0.12%) GCP
8 7 (0.12%) GMP
9 5 (0.083%) BS7799
10 4 (0.066%) Data Quality
11 2 (0.033%) HL7
12 1 (0.017%) DICOM
12 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.017%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2959 (49.18%) Active Directory
2 1779 (29.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 842 (13.99%) Hyper-V
4 490 (8.14%) vSphere
5 449 (7.46%) XenApp
6 418 (6.95%) VMware ESX
7 346 (5.75%) VMware ESXi
8 272 (4.52%) NFS
9 221 (3.67%) XenDesktop
10 192 (3.19%) Terminal Services
11 136 (2.26%) ISA Server
12 130 (2.16%) UAG
13 116 (1.93%) XenServer
14 92 (1.53%) Forefront TMG
15 88 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
16 87 (1.45%) KVM
17 81 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 75 (1.25%) Xen
19 71 (1.18%) Squid
20 64 (1.06%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 509 (8.46%) SCCM
2 397 (6.60%) Backup Exec
2 397 (6.60%) Puppet
3 306 (5.09%) WSUS
4 285 (4.74%) SCOM
5 253 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
6 223 (3.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 218 (3.62%) Nagios
8 178 (2.96%) NetBackup
9 78 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 70 (1.16%) SCVMM
11 69 (1.15%) CiscoWorks
11 69 (1.15%) HP SIM
12 65 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
13 61 (1.01%) HP NNM
14 53 (0.88%) Cacti
15 44 (0.73%) Tivoli
16 40 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
17 36 (0.60%) ARCserve
17 36 (0.60%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2692 (44.74%) Microsoft
2 2536 (42.15%) VMware
3 1679 (27.90%) Cisco
4 1283 (21.32%) Citrix
5 974 (16.19%) HP
6 702 (11.67%) Red Hat
7 594 (9.87%) Symantec
8 474 (7.88%) Oracle
9 434 (7.21%) Juniper
10 369 (6.13%) Dell
11 319 (5.30%) CheckPoint
12 315 (5.24%) NetApp
13 293 (4.87%) F5
14 253 (4.20%) Apple
15 238 (3.96%) EMC
16 224 (3.72%) IBM
17 153 (2.54%) Veritas
18 138 (2.29%) Avaya
19 137 (2.28%) Veeam
20 134 (2.23%) SolarWinds
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Consult Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £24000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 16 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Oakham, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £55,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Fusion Experience
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Private Medical Cover
Posted: 18 hours ago