The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 65 32 47
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 15 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.05% 4.79% 3.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 21.93% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 23
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
DNS
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
153 114 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 20.93% 21.84% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 131 96 127
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

DNS
Salary Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Guildford region.

DNS Salary Trend in Guildford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 23 (79.31%) DHCP
2 22 (75.86%) TCP/IP
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
3 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
3 19 (65.52%) VMware
4 18 (62.07%) SQL
5 17 (58.62%) SAN
5 17 (58.62%) HP
6 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
6 16 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (55.17%) vSphere
7 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
8 13 (44.83%) UNIX
8 13 (44.83%) Citrix
9 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
9 11 (37.93%) MCSE
9 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (34.48%) Linux
11 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (31.03%) Change Management
11 9 (31.03%) Dell
11 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
11 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
11 9 (31.03%) Backup Exec
12 8 (27.59%) SCCM
12 8 (27.59%) SCOM

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 16 (55.17%) MS Exchange
1 16 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 16 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (27.59%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) DHCP
2 22 (75.86%) TCP/IP
3 17 (58.62%) SAN
4 8 (27.59%) VLAN
4 8 (27.59%) iSCSI
4 8 (27.59%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (20.69%) Firewall
6 5 (17.24%) VPN
6 5 (17.24%) WAN
7 4 (13.79%) SMTP
7 4 (13.79%) ATM
7 4 (13.79%) SSL
7 4 (13.79%) IPsec
7 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.45%) 4G
8 1 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (3.45%) 2G
8 1 (3.45%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Team Leader
1 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 7 (24.14%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Junior
3 2 (6.90%) Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) IT Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Junior Systems Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Developer
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Cyber Security Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) SAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Clustering
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (44.83%) UNIX
4 10 (34.48%) Linux
5 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Change Management
2 8 (27.59%) Network Design
2 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (13.79%) Product Management
3 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.79%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.45%) ETL
4 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.45%) Service Management
4 1 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (3.45%) ITSM
4 1 (3.45%) Validation
4 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.45%) Cyber Security
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 18 (62.07%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) VBScript
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) MCSE
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) NCDA
2 8 (27.59%) MCSA
2 8 (27.59%) CCNA
2 8 (27.59%) CCA
2 8 (27.59%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (27.59%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (20.69%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) vSphere
2 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) Backup Exec
2 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 8 (27.59%) SCOM
2 8 (27.59%) SCVMM
2 8 (27.59%) Nagios
3 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Microsoft
1 19 (65.52%) VMware
2 17 (58.62%) HP
3 13 (44.83%) Citrix
4 9 (31.03%) Dell
5 8 (27.59%) EMC
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco
5 8 (27.59%) CommVault
5 8 (27.59%) NetApp
5 8 (27.59%) Symantec
6 4 (13.79%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.45%) Talend
7 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.45%) Ericsson
7 1 (3.45%) Huawei
7 1 (3.45%) Greenplum
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 1 (3.45%) IBM