The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 2 14 3
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 15.38% 1.45% 20.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% 12.50% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £27,500 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.69% +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
DNS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 15.38% 11.59% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Average salary £27,500 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.69% +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

DNS
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

DNS Salary Trend in the Home Counties

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Home Counties

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) YAML
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Control-M

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the Home Counties by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Home Counties 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 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) VLAN
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Project Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (50.00%) Control-M
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Veritas
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix