The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 97 114 127
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +13
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1266 1156 1122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.79% 2.55% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.70% 15.84% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 938 1001
Average salary £45,000 £46,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
DNS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7580 7299 9096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.70% 16.12% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6299 6221 7648
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in London

DNS
Salary Trend in London

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

DNS Salary Trend in London

DNS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the London region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in London

DNS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the London region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
City of London +28 340 £45,000 -10.00% 30
Wimbledon +2 23 £37,750 -15.16%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 11 £42,500 -22.72% 4
Harrow - 10 - - 1
New Malden - 8 £40,500 - 2
Croydon -3 5 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Mayfair - 4 £40,000 -
Docklands, London -16 3 £37,500 -42.30%
Hayes +1 2 £51,500 - 1
Hounslow - 2 £21,000 - 1
Morden - 2 - - 1
Romford +7 1 £31,500 +28.57% 1
Uxbridge +1 1 £27,500 -35.29%
Paddington -3 1 £45,000 -
Chiswick -5 1 £42,500 -26.08%
Hammersmith -7 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Twickenham -9 1 £33,500 -6.94%
Westminster - 1 £39,000 -
Sidcup - 1 £50,500 - 1
Beckenham - 1 £30,000 - 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 1846 (72.48%) Windows
2 1357 (53.28%) Active Directory
3 1351 (53.04%) DHCP
4 1176 (46.17%) VMware
5 1160 (45.54%) TCP/IP
6 1112 (43.66%) Microsoft
7 869 (34.12%) MS Exchange
8 867 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 861 (33.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 819 (32.16%) Firewall
11 811 (31.84%) Linux
12 730 (28.66%) Cisco
13 645 (25.32%) VPN
14 613 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
15 583 (22.89%) SAN
16 576 (22.61%) Citrix
17 544 (21.36%) MS Excel
18 534 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
19 532 (20.89%) WAN
20 519 (20.38%) LAN
21 517 (20.30%) Finance
22 454 (17.82%) ITIL
23 439 (17.24%) HP
24 428 (16.80%) MS Office
25 426 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
26 419 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
27 401 (15.74%) SQL Server
28 381 (14.96%) SQL
29 369 (14.49%) Windows 7
30 347 (13.62%) IIS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the London 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
1 869 (34.12%) MS Exchange
2 534 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 347 (13.62%) IIS
4 269 (10.56%) Apache
5 248 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 233 (9.15%) SharePoint
7 231 (9.07%) Lync
8 210 (8.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 163 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 156 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
11 149 (5.85%) Tomcat
12 122 (4.79%) nginx
13 54 (2.12%) JBoss
14 50 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
15 38 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
16 37 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
17 33 (1.30%) WebSphere
18 30 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
18 30 (1.18%) IBM Notes
19 28 (1.10%) Node.js
Applications
1 544 (21.36%) MS Excel
2 428 (16.80%) MS Office
3 33 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.16%) MS Project
7 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.16%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.12%) Maya
8 3 (0.12%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.12%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.039%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.039%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 27 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.75%) Eikon
3 14 (0.55%) Summit
4 11 (0.43%) SAP Business One
4 11 (0.43%) RMDS
5 10 (0.39%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (0.39%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 10 (0.39%) Front Arena
6 8 (0.31%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.27%) Magento
8 6 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.16%) Sage 50
9 4 (0.16%) Shopify
10 3 (0.12%) Advent Moxy
11 1 (0.039%) ReMetrica
11 1 (0.039%) Agresso
11 1 (0.039%) HiPortfolio
11 1 (0.039%) Remedy ITSM
11 1 (0.039%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 126 (4.95%) Office 365
2 110 (4.32%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 40 (1.57%) Amazon EC2
5 38 (1.49%) SaaS
6 32 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (0.90%) Amazon S3
8 14 (0.55%) Google Apps
9 13 (0.51%) IaaS
10 12 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
11 9 (0.35%) Joyent
12 7 (0.27%) Route 53
13 6 (0.24%) PaaS
14 5 (0.20%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.16%) Rackspace Cloud
16 1 (0.039%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1351 (53.04%) DHCP
2 1160 (45.54%) TCP/IP
3 819 (32.16%) Firewall
4 645 (25.32%) VPN
5 583 (22.89%) SAN
6 532 (20.89%) WAN
7 519 (20.38%) LAN
8 278 (10.91%) HTTP
9 248 (9.74%) SSL
9 248 (9.74%) NAS
10 230 (9.03%) LDAP
11 225 (8.83%) SMTP
12 202 (7.93%) Internet
13 200 (7.85%) MPLS
14 172 (6.75%) VoIP
15 166 (6.52%) Wireless
16 153 (6.01%) VLAN
17 148 (5.81%) SSH
17 148 (5.81%) BGP
18 123 (4.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 401 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 258 (10.13%) MySQL
3 139 (5.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 98 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 82 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
6 66 (2.59%) MongoDB
7 60 (2.36%) NoSQL
8 44 (1.73%) Redis
9 34 (1.33%) MariaDB
10 32 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 30 (1.18%) Oracle Database
12 26 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 24 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
14 19 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
15 13 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (0.47%) DB2
16 12 (0.47%) Relational Database
17 11 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (0.39%) Hadoop
19 8 (0.31%) HBase
Development Applications
1 62 (2.43%) Git (software)
2 61 (2.39%) Jenkins
3 39 (1.53%) Subversion
3 39 (1.53%) JIRA
4 15 (0.59%) AdminStudio
5 12 (0.47%) Maven
5 12 (0.47%) TeamCity
6 10 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (0.39%) Ant
6 10 (0.39%) Hudson
7 8 (0.31%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.31%) MSI
8 6 (0.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.16%) Selenium
9 4 (0.16%) Emacs
10 3 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.12%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.12%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.079%) Gradle
General
1 517 (20.30%) Finance
2 148 (5.81%) Banking
3 133 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 114 (4.48%) Law
5 74 (2.91%) Advertising
6 55 (2.16%) Publishing
6 55 (2.16%) Marketing
7 44 (1.73%) Games
8 42 (1.65%) Retail
9 33 (1.30%) Legal
10 30 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 19 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 19 (0.75%) Financial Institution
11 19 (0.75%) French Language
12 18 (0.71%) Back Office
13 17 (0.67%) Electronics
14 10 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 7 (0.27%) Front Office
17 5 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 347 (13.62%) Administrator
2 337 (13.23%) Analyst
3 294 (11.54%) Support Engineer
4 289 (11.35%) Systems Administrator
5 215 (8.44%) Network Engineer
6 202 (7.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 180 (7.07%) Systems Engineer
8 151 (5.93%) Support Analyst
9 128 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 128 (5.03%) Linux Administrator
10 113 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 110 (4.32%) IT Support
12 105 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
13 95 (3.73%) Linux Engineer
14 92 (3.61%) Desktop Support
15 90 (3.53%) Consultant
16 88 (3.46%) Architect
16 88 (3.46%) Server Engineer
17 72 (2.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 67 (2.63%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (5.38%) Web Services
2 85 (3.34%) .NET
3 78 (3.06%) CSS
4 63 (2.47%) HTML
4 63 (2.47%) LAMP
5 61 (2.39%) XML
6 47 (1.85%) Middleware
7 37 (1.45%) Application Packaging
8 35 (1.37%) JSON
9 33 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
10 28 (1.10%) MSMQ
11 22 (0.86%) ASP.NET
12 21 (0.82%) Ajax
13 19 (0.75%) SOAP
14 18 (0.71%) Apache Flex
15 14 (0.55%) Symfony
15 14 (0.55%) HTML5
16 13 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
17 12 (0.47%) Spring
17 12 (0.47%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 292 (11.46%) Blackberry
2 244 (9.58%) Clustering
3 228 (8.95%) Analytical Skills
4 120 (4.71%) Hedge funds
5 109 (4.28%) Computer Science
6 87 (3.42%) Replication
7 62 (2.43%) iPhone
8 59 (2.32%) Open Source
9 51 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 34 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (1.26%) EqualLogic
12 31 (1.22%) LPAR
12 31 (1.22%) DLPAR
13 29 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
13 29 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
13 29 (1.14%) User Experience
14 22 (0.86%) iPad
14 22 (0.86%) Smartphone
15 20 (0.79%) Client/Server
16 19 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1846 (72.48%) Windows
2 861 (33.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 811 (31.84%) Linux
4 613 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 419 (16.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 369 (14.49%) Windows 7
7 299 (11.74%) UNIX
8 228 (8.95%) Windows XP
9 209 (8.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 208 (8.17%) Solaris
11 198 (7.77%) Windows 8
12 126 (4.95%) CentOS
13 112 (4.40%) Mac OS X
14 98 (3.85%) Ubuntu
15 92 (3.61%) Android
16 65 (2.55%) AIX
17 61 (2.39%) Debian
18 59 (2.32%) Apple iOS
19 45 (1.77%) Mac OS
20 40 (1.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 454 (17.82%) ITIL
2 283 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 140 (5.50%) DevOps
4 129 (5.06%) E-Commerce
5 123 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 122 (4.79%) Migration
7 121 (4.75%) Configuration Management
8 117 (4.59%) Change Management
9 112 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
10 108 (4.24%) Project Management
11 107 (4.20%) Capacity Planning
12 95 (3.73%) Network Design
13 89 (3.49%) Service Management
14 88 (3.46%) Performance Tuning
15 80 (3.14%) Mobile Device Management
16 70 (2.75%) Mentoring
16 70 (2.75%) Network Management
17 67 (2.63%) Asset Management
18 66 (2.59%) Network Monitoring
19 64 (2.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 381 (14.96%) SQL
2 272 (10.68%) Perl
3 253 (9.93%) PowerShell
4 237 (9.31%) Python
5 211 (8.28%) Bash Shell
6 154 (6.05%) Java
7 141 (5.54%) Ruby
8 136 (5.34%) PHP
9 96 (3.77%) Shell Script
10 73 (2.87%) JavaScript
11 57 (2.24%) C#
12 43 (1.69%) VBScript
12 43 (1.69%) VB
13 40 (1.57%) C
14 35 (1.37%) Korn
15 14 (0.55%) C++
16 12 (0.47%) AWK
17 9 (0.35%) PHP5
17 9 (0.35%) T-SQL
17 9 (0.35%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 426 (16.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 282 (11.07%) MCSE
3 259 (10.17%) Degree
4 256 (10.05%) Cisco Certification
5 160 (6.28%) MCSA
6 152 (5.97%) CCNA
7 147 (5.77%) MCP
8 146 (5.73%) MCITP
9 139 (5.46%) CCNP
10 87 (3.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 77 (3.02%) MCTS
12 58 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
13 56 (2.20%) Security Cleared
14 38 (1.49%) CCIE
15 32 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
16 30 (1.18%) SC Cleared
17 27 (1.06%) CCA
18 21 (0.82%) CISSP
18 21 (0.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 20 (0.79%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (7.42%) SLA
2 46 (1.81%) PCI DSS
3 43 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (0.90%) ISO 9001
5 18 (0.71%) QA
6 11 (0.43%) COBIT
7 8 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.16%) ISO 14001
8 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.079%) ISO 9000
9 2 (0.079%) BS7799
System Software
1 1357 (53.28%) Active Directory
2 867 (34.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 275 (10.80%) Hyper-V
4 239 (9.38%) XenApp
5 238 (9.34%) vSphere
6 151 (5.93%) VMware ESX
7 150 (5.89%) NFS
8 131 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
9 91 (3.57%) XenDesktop
10 57 (2.24%) XenServer
11 53 (2.08%) Varnish
12 46 (1.81%) Xen
13 40 (1.57%) Terminal Services
14 37 (1.45%) Samba
15 34 (1.33%) Firmware
16 31 (1.22%) UAG
17 30 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 30 (1.18%) Postfix
17 30 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 29 (1.14%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 260 (10.21%) Puppet
2 210 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
3 200 (7.85%) SCCM
4 158 (6.20%) SCOM
5 144 (5.65%) WSUS
6 125 (4.91%) Nagios
7 122 (4.79%) Backup Exec
8 115 (4.52%) NetBackup
9 103 (4.04%) Norton AntiVirus
10 66 (2.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 53 (2.08%) Ansible
12 44 (1.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 38 (1.49%) HP SIM
14 34 (1.33%) Tivoli
15 24 (0.94%) OpenView
16 23 (0.90%) CFEngine
17 22 (0.86%) Vagrant
17 22 (0.86%) Opsview
17 22 (0.86%) SCOrch
17 22 (0.86%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 1176 (46.17%) VMware
2 1112 (43.66%) Microsoft
3 730 (28.66%) Cisco
4 576 (22.61%) Citrix
5 439 (17.24%) HP
6 304 (11.94%) Red Hat
7 260 (10.21%) Symantec
8 231 (9.07%) NetApp
9 193 (7.58%) Juniper
10 190 (7.46%) Dell
11 142 (5.58%) EMC
12 140 (5.50%) Oracle
13 138 (5.42%) CheckPoint
14 130 (5.10%) F5
15 126 (4.95%) Apple
16 84 (3.30%) IBM
17 83 (3.26%) Reuters
18 80 (3.14%) Bloomberg
19 76 (2.98%) Veritas
20 67 (2.63%) Mitel
West London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Newham, London
RM Education
Salary: £30k - £33k per annum + £1k bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, London
Online Resourcing - Domestic & General
Posted: Yesterday
London
University of Westminster
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £58000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sidcup, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40K to 56K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + £1k bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent package and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: Excellent Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Rackspace
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago