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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 97 95 127
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +32
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2886 3023 2273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 2.83% 2.84% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.86% 15.58% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2491 2441 1852
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
17115 19406 17580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.80% 18.23% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 14312 15461 14271
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 September 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 September 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 -18 1112 £45,000 - 133
South East +1 776 £40,000 +14.28% 82
East of England +9 253 £38,500 +1.31% 28
Yorkshire -16 208 £35,000 -10.25% 33
North West +29 200 £33,000 -2.94% 30
South West +14 160 £35,000 +32.07% 28
West Midlands -24 97 £32,500 +8.33% 10
East Midlands -10 67 £39,000 +4.00% 11
North East +1 14 £30,000 +9.09% 2
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 4007 (68.94%) Windows
2 3295 (56.69%) DHCP
3 3016 (51.89%) Active Directory
4 2737 (47.09%) Microsoft
5 2580 (44.39%) VMware
6 2311 (39.76%) TCP/IP
7 2118 (36.44%) Firewall
8 1903 (32.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 1873 (32.23%) Cisco
10 1809 (31.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1792 (30.83%) MS Exchange
12 1730 (29.77%) Linux
13 1446 (24.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 1358 (23.37%) ITIL
15 1324 (22.78%) VPN
16 1219 (20.97%) MS Excel
17 1177 (20.25%) LAN
18 1117 (19.22%) SAN
19 1105 (19.01%) WAN
20 1104 (19.00%) Citrix
21 1026 (17.65%) SQL
22 996 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
23 990 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
24 965 (16.60%) SQL Server
25 948 (16.31%) Cisco Certification
26 896 (15.42%) Microsoft Certification
27 848 (14.59%) HP
28 835 (14.37%) Hyper-V
29 813 (13.99%) Finance
30 812 (13.97%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1792 (30.83%) MS Exchange
2 996 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 718 (12.35%) IIS
4 552 (9.50%) Apache
5 513 (8.83%) SharePoint
6 468 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 457 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 443 (7.62%) Lync
9 284 (4.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 248 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2003
11 230 (3.96%) Tomcat
12 168 (2.89%) nginx
13 106 (1.82%) OpenStack
14 93 (1.60%) JBoss
15 84 (1.45%) CMS
16 81 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
17 74 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
18 57 (0.98%) WebSphere
18 57 (0.98%) WebLogic
19 53 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1219 (20.97%) MS Excel
2 737 (12.68%) MS Office
3 95 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 16 (0.28%) Fireworks
7 13 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.12%) Acrobat
10 6 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.086%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.069%) InDesign
13 3 (0.052%) MS Project
13 3 (0.052%) ProjectWise
13 3 (0.052%) InfoPath
14 2 (0.034%) CorelDRAW
15 1 (0.017%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 53 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.48%) Magento
3 14 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 14 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
5 12 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 9 (0.15%) SAP Business One
7 5 (0.086%) Infor CRM
8 4 (0.069%) Agresso
9 3 (0.052%) Primavera
9 3 (0.052%) Oracle Applications
9 3 (0.052%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.052%) MFGPRO
9 3 (0.052%) ResourceLink
9 3 (0.052%) Cognos Planning
9 3 (0.052%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.034%) Oracle Payables
10 2 (0.034%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.034%) Line 50
10 2 (0.034%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 469 (8.07%) Office 365
2 368 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 163 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 113 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
5 96 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
6 90 (1.55%) Mimecast
7 77 (1.32%) SaaS
8 72 (1.24%) IaaS
9 53 (0.91%) PaaS
10 46 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
11 40 (0.69%) Amazon S3
12 39 (0.67%) AWS CloudFormation
13 26 (0.45%) Route 53
14 24 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 24 (0.41%) Sumo Logic
15 20 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 20 (0.34%) Google Apps
16 18 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
17 16 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
18 15 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 3295 (56.69%) DHCP
2 2311 (39.76%) TCP/IP
3 2118 (36.44%) Firewall
4 1324 (22.78%) VPN
5 1177 (20.25%) LAN
6 1117 (19.22%) SAN
7 1105 (19.01%) WAN
8 688 (11.84%) VoIP
9 613 (10.55%) VLAN
10 572 (9.84%) Internet
11 568 (9.77%) HTTP
12 480 (8.26%) SSL
13 467 (8.04%) SMTP
14 420 (7.23%) NAS
15 417 (7.17%) Wireless
16 406 (6.99%) Network Security
17 404 (6.95%) MPLS
18 395 (6.80%) Cisco ASA
19 388 (6.68%) OSPF
20 371 (6.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 965 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 580 (9.98%) MySQL
3 295 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 165 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 130 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
6 125 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 106 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 95 (1.63%) Oracle Database
9 88 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
10 81 (1.39%) NoSQL
11 77 (1.32%) MongoDB
12 72 (1.24%) Redis
13 59 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
14 50 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
15 45 (0.77%) Hadoop
16 41 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 37 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
18 36 (0.62%) RDBMS
19 34 (0.58%) HBase
20 29 (0.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 172 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 141 (2.43%) Subversion
3 123 (2.12%) Jenkins
4 74 (1.27%) Maven
5 70 (1.20%) JIRA
6 51 (0.88%) TeamCity
7 47 (0.81%) Grunt
8 38 (0.65%) Visual Studio
9 26 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (0.45%) Hudson
10 21 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (0.31%) ProC
12 17 (0.29%) Selenium
13 15 (0.26%) MSI
14 11 (0.19%) Karma Test Runner
14 11 (0.19%) Bower
14 11 (0.19%) QUnit
14 11 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (0.19%) webpack
15 10 (0.17%) gulp
General
1 813 (13.99%) Finance
2 434 (7.47%) Telecoms
3 161 (2.77%) Retail
4 157 (2.70%) Banking
5 131 (2.25%) Marketing
6 127 (2.19%) Legal
7 107 (1.84%) Law
8 93 (1.60%) Advertising
8 93 (1.60%) Back Office
9 90 (1.55%) Financial Institution
10 85 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 79 (1.36%) Games
12 36 (0.62%) Publishing
13 31 (0.53%) Online Betting
14 29 (0.50%) Billing
15 27 (0.46%) Electronics
16 23 (0.40%) Multimedia
17 20 (0.34%) French Language
17 20 (0.34%) Front Office
17 20 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 877 (15.09%) Support Engineer
2 731 (12.58%) Administrator
3 699 (12.03%) Analyst
4 595 (10.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 572 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
6 504 (8.67%) Network Engineer
7 385 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
8 317 (5.45%) Support Analyst
9 305 (5.25%) 2nd Line Support
10 284 (4.89%) IT Support
11 250 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
12 229 (3.94%) Technical Support
13 223 (3.84%) Consultant
14 205 (3.53%) Linux Administrator
15 200 (3.44%) Architect
16 173 (2.98%) Developer
17 160 (2.75%) Desktop Support
18 159 (2.74%) Security Engineer
19 158 (2.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
20 151 (2.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (5.08%) Web Services
2 228 (3.92%) HTML
3 201 (3.46%) .NET
4 193 (3.32%) CSS
5 127 (2.19%) LAMP
6 85 (1.46%) HTML5
7 84 (1.45%) jQuery
8 70 (1.20%) CSS3
9 68 (1.17%) Ajax
10 57 (0.98%) XML
10 57 (0.98%) 802.1X
11 53 (0.91%) ASP.NET
12 49 (0.84%) REST
13 42 (0.72%) AngularJS
14 40 (0.69%) SOAP
15 39 (0.67%) Sass
16 37 (0.64%) Memcached
17 36 (0.62%) Software Packaging
18 34 (0.58%) Application Packaging
18 34 (0.58%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 588 (10.12%) Data Centre
2 512 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 382 (6.57%) Clustering
4 361 (6.21%) Blackberry
5 223 (3.84%) Replication
6 208 (3.58%) Management Information System
7 205 (3.53%) Computer Science
8 126 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
9 93 (1.60%) PKI
10 82 (1.41%) Hybrid Cloud
11 78 (1.34%) EqualLogic
12 70 (1.20%) Client/Server
13 67 (1.15%) iPhone
14 66 (1.14%) Mathematics
15 64 (1.10%) Fat Client
15 64 (1.10%) Thin Client
16 60 (1.03%) User Experience
17 58 (1.00%) CLARiiON
18 57 (0.98%) iPad
19 53 (0.91%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4007 (68.94%) Windows
2 1903 (32.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 1730 (29.77%) Linux
4 1446 (24.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 990 (17.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 812 (13.97%) Windows 7
7 488 (8.40%) UNIX
8 426 (7.33%) Windows 8
9 389 (6.69%) Windows XP
10 356 (6.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 322 (5.54%) CentOS
12 165 (2.84%) Ubuntu
13 159 (2.74%) Debian
14 157 (2.70%) Solaris
15 134 (2.31%) Android
16 129 (2.22%) Mac OS X
17 105 (1.81%) Apple iOS
18 79 (1.36%) Windows Vista
19 64 (1.10%) Mac OS
20 51 (0.88%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1358 (23.37%) ITIL
2 462 (7.95%) Load Balancing
3 415 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 339 (5.83%) DevOps
5 335 (5.76%) Configuration Management
6 319 (5.49%) Project Management
7 287 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
8 282 (4.85%) Migration
9 281 (4.83%) Change Management
10 273 (4.70%) Mentoring
11 240 (4.13%) Service Delivery
12 201 (3.46%) Root Cause Analysis
13 197 (3.39%) Network Management
14 195 (3.36%) Network Design
15 179 (3.08%) Information Security
15 179 (3.08%) E-Commerce
16 170 (2.92%) Service Management
16 170 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
17 162 (2.79%) Capacity Planning
18 160 (2.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1026 (17.65%) SQL
2 702 (12.08%) PowerShell
3 418 (7.19%) Python
4 416 (7.16%) Perl
5 352 (6.06%) PHP
6 330 (5.68%) Bash Shell
7 313 (5.39%) Java
8 240 (4.13%) JavaScript
9 199 (3.42%) Ruby
10 132 (2.27%) VBScript
11 128 (2.20%) Shell Script
12 112 (1.93%) C#
13 80 (1.38%) C
14 60 (1.03%) VB
15 48 (0.83%) C++
16 43 (0.74%) PHP5
17 36 (0.62%) T-SQL
18 32 (0.55%) Go
19 29 (0.50%) Scala
20 17 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 948 (16.31%) Cisco Certification
2 896 (15.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 631 (10.86%) CCNA
4 583 (10.03%) Degree
5 578 (9.94%) MCSE
6 477 (8.21%) CCNP
7 340 (5.85%) Security Cleared
8 319 (5.49%) MCSA
9 316 (5.44%) MCITP
10 290 (4.99%) MCP
11 242 (4.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 154 (2.65%) SC Cleared
13 130 (2.24%) CCIE
14 127 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
15 120 (2.06%) MCTS
16 96 (1.65%) DV Cleared
17 80 (1.38%) CISSP
18 66 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
19 62 (1.07%) CCSA
20 60 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 578 (9.94%) SLA
2 99 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 91 (1.57%) QA
4 62 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.33%) COBIT
6 18 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.24%) FISMA
8 11 (0.19%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.069%) HL7
10 3 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.052%) BS25999
11 2 (0.034%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.034%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.017%) DICOM
12 1 (0.017%) JTAG
System Software
1 3016 (51.89%) Active Directory
2 1809 (31.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 835 (14.37%) Hyper-V
4 653 (11.24%) vSphere
5 426 (7.33%) XenApp
6 389 (6.69%) VMware ESX
7 304 (5.23%) VMware ESXi
8 172 (2.96%) Terminal Services
9 155 (2.67%) XenDesktop
10 154 (2.65%) NFS
11 136 (2.34%) XenServer
12 109 (1.88%) Xen
13 99 (1.70%) Microsoft App-V
14 96 (1.65%) vCloud
15 80 (1.38%) KVM
16 79 (1.36%) iptables
17 69 (1.19%) Firmware
17 69 (1.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 66 (1.14%) UAG
19 59 (1.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 588 (10.12%) SCCM
2 411 (7.07%) SCOM
3 367 (6.31%) Puppet
4 313 (5.39%) Nagios
5 266 (4.58%) WSUS
6 259 (4.46%) Backup Exec
7 217 (3.73%) Opscode Chef
8 143 (2.46%) NetBackup
9 140 (2.41%) ZABBIX
10 136 (2.34%) Ansible
11 93 (1.60%) Norton AntiVirus
12 88 (1.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 86 (1.48%) Cacti
14 70 (1.20%) logstash
15 69 (1.19%) Cisco CUCM
15 69 (1.19%) HP SIM
16 67 (1.15%) HP Data Protector
17 64 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
18 59 (1.02%) McAfee ePO
19 58 (1.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 2737 (47.09%) Microsoft
2 2580 (44.39%) VMware
3 1873 (32.23%) Cisco
4 1104 (19.00%) Citrix
5 848 (14.59%) HP
6 493 (8.48%) Red Hat
7 396 (6.81%) Symantec
8 358 (6.16%) CheckPoint
9 347 (5.97%) Juniper
10 334 (5.75%) Oracle
11 328 (5.64%) NetApp
12 285 (4.90%) Dell
13 272 (4.68%) F5
14 219 (3.77%) EMC
15 205 (3.53%) Apple
16 170 (2.92%) SolarWinds
17 167 (2.87%) Avaya
18 164 (2.82%) IBM
19 155 (2.67%) Veeam
20 126 (2.17%) McAfee
London
Mortimer Bell International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, medical care
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £26000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
iceConnect
Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Amsys
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Reed Technology
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + quarterly bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £87000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Arden Resourcing
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday