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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 132 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1041 1274 1145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.36% 2.61% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.17% 16.16% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 916 1112 931
Average salary £45,250 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.73% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,375 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.78% -5.40%
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
6862 7882 7803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.57% 16.14% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5815 6512 6445
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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
City of London -1 215 £47,500 -5.00% 42
Kingston Upon Thames -2 8 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Greenford - 7 £29,000 -
Docklands, London +10 6 £47,500 +11.76%
Harrow +8 6 £25,500 -60.76% 1
Croydon +6 6 £25,500 -31.08% 2
Hammersmith +6 5 £32,000 -8.57% 1
Chiswick +4 4 £45,000 +95.65% 2
Wembley - 4 £19,250 - 1
Brentford 0 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Greenwich 0 3 £55,000 +150.00%
Wimbledon -8 2 £44,250 +47.50%
Canary Wharf -11 2 £30,000 -72.72%
Lewisham - 2 £32,500 - 1
Dagenham - 2 £27,500 -
Westminster +11 1 - -
Hounslow +10 1 £25,000 -47.91%
Bromley +2 1 - - 2
Twickenham -20 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Uxbridge - 1 £32,500 -
Coulsdon - 1 £23,000 -
Feltham - 1 £24,000 -
Romford - 1 £25,000 -
Bermondsey - 1 - -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 1620 (67.47%) Windows
2 1177 (49.02%) Active Directory
3 1150 (47.90%) DHCP
4 1115 (46.44%) VMware
5 1051 (43.77%) Microsoft
6 878 (36.57%) TCP/IP
7 811 (33.78%) Firewall
8 788 (32.82%) VMware Infrastructure
9 764 (31.82%) Linux
10 759 (31.61%) Cisco
11 752 (31.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 744 (30.99%) MS Exchange
13 555 (23.12%) Windows Server 2012
14 538 (22.41%) MS Excel
15 519 (21.62%) VPN
16 511 (21.28%) Citrix
17 477 (19.87%) Finance
18 448 (18.66%) SAN
19 403 (16.78%) Exchange Server 2010
20 386 (16.08%) Windows Server 2003
20 386 (16.08%) SQL
21 385 (16.03%) ITIL
22 383 (15.95%) SQL Server
23 371 (15.45%) LAN
24 353 (14.70%) HP
25 352 (14.66%) WAN
26 348 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
27 334 (13.91%) MS Office
28 314 (13.08%) Hyper-V
29 295 (12.29%) MySQL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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
1 744 (30.99%) MS Exchange
2 403 (16.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 283 (11.79%) Apache
4 265 (11.04%) IIS
5 205 (8.54%) SharePoint
6 192 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 182 (7.58%) Lync
8 179 (7.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 168 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 114 (4.75%) Tomcat
11 90 (3.75%) nginx
12 77 (3.21%) OpenStack
13 72 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
14 45 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
15 36 (1.50%) JBoss
16 35 (1.46%) Node.js
17 33 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
18 29 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
19 28 (1.17%) Drupal
20 26 (1.08%) CMS
Applications
1 538 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 334 (13.91%) MS Office
3 52 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.25%) Acrobat
5 5 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.083%) MS Project
7 1 (0.042%) SPSS
7 1 (0.042%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.042%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 24 (1.00%) Dynamics GP
2 13 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.42%) SAP Business One
5 7 (0.29%) Magento
6 6 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 5 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.17%) Infor CRM
9 3 (0.12%) RMDS
9 3 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
10 1 (0.042%) Bankmaster
10 1 (0.042%) FLEXCUBE
10 1 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
10 1 (0.042%) SimCorp Dimension
10 1 (0.042%) ReMetrica
10 1 (0.042%) RiskWrite
10 1 (0.042%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.042%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.042%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 225 (9.37%) Amazon AWS
2 204 (8.50%) Office 365
3 72 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 69 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
5 63 (2.62%) Mimecast
6 40 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 33 (1.37%) IaaS
7 33 (1.37%) AWS CloudFormation
8 32 (1.33%) SaaS
9 27 (1.12%) PaaS
10 25 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 22 (0.92%) Route 53
12 21 (0.87%) Amazon S3
13 20 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 19 (0.79%) Sumo Logic
14 19 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
15 17 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
16 13 (0.54%) Google Apps
17 12 (0.50%) Heroku
18 10 (0.42%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 1150 (47.90%) DHCP
2 878 (36.57%) TCP/IP
3 811 (33.78%) Firewall
4 519 (21.62%) VPN
5 448 (18.66%) SAN
6 371 (15.45%) LAN
7 352 (14.66%) WAN
8 270 (11.25%) HTTP
9 242 (10.08%) VLAN
10 221 (9.20%) Internet
11 217 (9.04%) VoIP
12 197 (8.20%) SMTP
13 196 (8.16%) LDAP
14 184 (7.66%) Cisco ASA
15 175 (7.29%) NAS
16 172 (7.16%) BGP
17 160 (6.66%) OSPF
18 159 (6.62%) MPLS
19 118 (4.91%) SSL
20 117 (4.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 295 (12.29%) MySQL
3 109 (4.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 70 (2.92%) MongoDB
5 67 (2.79%) Relational Database
6 60 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 59 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
7 59 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
8 53 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 48 (2.00%) Redis
10 46 (1.92%) NoSQL
10 46 (1.92%) Oracle Database
11 37 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
12 33 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 26 (1.08%) Hadoop
14 24 (1.00%) Couchbase
15 23 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (0.92%) HBase
17 17 (0.71%) Big Data
18 15 (0.62%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 111 (4.62%) Git (software)
2 85 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 81 (3.37%) Subversion
4 38 (1.58%) JIRA
5 34 (1.42%) TeamCity
6 29 (1.21%) Maven
7 23 (0.96%) Grunt
8 21 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (0.79%) Selenium
10 16 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (0.62%) Visual Studio
12 10 (0.42%) ProC
13 9 (0.37%) Behat
13 9 (0.37%) WebDriver
14 8 (0.33%) Gradle
14 8 (0.33%) MSI
15 7 (0.29%) InstallShield
15 7 (0.29%) Emacs
16 6 (0.25%) Liquibase
16 6 (0.25%) Flyway
General
1 477 (19.87%) Finance
2 167 (6.96%) Telecoms
3 120 (5.00%) Banking
4 104 (4.33%) Law
5 88 (3.67%) Legal
6 56 (2.33%) Retail
7 50 (2.08%) Advertising
8 47 (1.96%) Financial Institution
9 35 (1.46%) Back Office
10 29 (1.21%) Games
11 28 (1.17%) Marketing
12 21 (0.87%) Publishing
13 20 (0.83%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.58%) Billing
16 10 (0.42%) French Language
17 6 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
17 6 (0.25%) Japanese Language
17 6 (0.25%) Spanish Language
17 6 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 325 (13.54%) Administrator
2 309 (12.87%) Support Engineer
3 283 (11.79%) Systems Administrator
4 243 (10.12%) Analyst
5 226 (9.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 179 (7.46%) Network Engineer
7 178 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
8 123 (5.12%) 2nd Line Support
9 120 (5.00%) Support Analyst
10 116 (4.83%) Consultant
11 114 (4.75%) DevOps Engineer
12 109 (4.54%) Linux Administrator
13 102 (4.25%) 3rd Line Support
14 96 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
15 90 (3.75%) IT Support
16 86 (3.58%) Technical Support
17 78 (3.25%) Architect
18 73 (3.04%) Senior Network Engineer
19 63 (2.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 61 (2.54%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (5.71%) Web Services
2 79 (3.29%) .NET
3 73 (3.04%) HTML
4 71 (2.96%) LAMP
5 66 (2.75%) CSS
6 42 (1.75%) REST
7 32 (1.33%) Memcached
7 32 (1.33%) XML
8 30 (1.25%) SOAP
8 30 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
9 26 (1.08%) CSS3
9 26 (1.08%) Silverlight
10 25 (1.04%) HTML5
11 24 (1.00%) jQuery
12 23 (0.96%) ASP.NET
13 22 (0.92%) Ajax
14 21 (0.87%) WCF
14 21 (0.87%) AngularJS
15 20 (0.83%) Application Packaging
16 19 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 269 (11.20%) Data Centre
2 185 (7.71%) Blackberry
3 166 (6.91%) Analytical Skills
4 132 (5.50%) Clustering
5 109 (4.54%) Computer Science
6 79 (3.29%) Management Information System
7 72 (3.00%) Replication
8 57 (2.37%) Hedge funds
9 52 (2.17%) CLARiiON
10 48 (2.00%) Public Cloud
11 38 (1.58%) Over-the-Top Content
12 37 (1.54%) iPhone
13 36 (1.50%) User Experience
14 34 (1.42%) Hybrid Cloud
15 30 (1.25%) Private Cloud
15 30 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
16 28 (1.17%) EMC VNX
17 26 (1.08%) Fat Client
17 26 (1.08%) Thin Client
18 25 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1620 (67.47%) Windows
2 764 (31.82%) Linux
3 752 (31.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 555 (23.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 386 (16.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 279 (11.62%) Windows 7
7 257 (10.70%) UNIX
8 179 (7.46%) Windows XP
8 179 (7.46%) CentOS
9 165 (6.87%) Windows 8
10 163 (6.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 132 (5.50%) Ubuntu
12 102 (4.25%) Solaris
13 81 (3.37%) Mac OS X
14 76 (3.17%) Android
15 73 (3.04%) Apple iOS
16 61 (2.54%) Debian
17 46 (1.92%) Windows Vista
18 33 (1.37%) Mac OS
19 29 (1.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 385 (16.03%) ITIL
2 220 (9.16%) DevOps
3 219 (9.12%) Load Balancing
4 152 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 147 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
6 141 (5.87%) Service Delivery
7 136 (5.66%) Configuration Management
8 114 (4.75%) Migration
9 101 (4.21%) Network Design
10 89 (3.71%) Performance Tuning
11 85 (3.54%) Open Source
11 85 (3.54%) Network Management
12 76 (3.17%) Project Management
13 75 (3.12%) Service Management
13 75 (3.12%) Change Management
13 75 (3.12%) Mentoring
14 69 (2.87%) Patch Management
14 69 (2.87%) E-Commerce
14 69 (2.87%) Business Continuity
14 69 (2.87%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 386 (16.08%) SQL
2 290 (12.08%) PowerShell
3 285 (11.87%) Python
4 231 (9.62%) Bash Shell
5 226 (9.41%) Perl
6 186 (7.75%) PHP
7 172 (7.16%) Java
8 143 (5.96%) Ruby
9 107 (4.46%) JavaScript
10 90 (3.75%) Shell Script
11 54 (2.25%) C#
12 33 (1.37%) C
13 30 (1.25%) C++
14 29 (1.21%) VBScript
15 23 (0.96%) Korn
16 20 (0.83%) Scala
17 17 (0.71%) Go
17 17 (0.71%) T-SQL
18 15 (0.62%) Bourne shell
19 11 (0.46%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 348 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
2 277 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 248 (10.33%) Degree
4 202 (8.41%) CCNA
5 199 (8.29%) MCSE
6 182 (7.58%) CCNP
7 105 (4.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 95 (3.96%) CCIE
9 89 (3.71%) MCITP
9 89 (3.71%) Security Cleared
10 78 (3.25%) MCSA
11 73 (3.04%) CCSA
12 64 (2.67%) MCP
13 56 (2.33%) JNCIP
14 46 (1.92%) CCSE
15 41 (1.71%) Citrix Certification
16 36 (1.50%) CCA
17 26 (1.08%) JNCIA
18 25 (1.04%) MCTS
19 23 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (7.04%) SLA
2 46 (1.92%) QA
3 22 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.71%) COBIT
5 10 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.25%) HL7
8 2 (0.083%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.042%) JTAG
9 1 (0.042%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.042%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1177 (49.02%) Active Directory
2 788 (32.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 314 (13.08%) Hyper-V
4 261 (10.87%) vSphere
5 240 (10.00%) XenApp
6 144 (6.00%) NFS
7 127 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
8 126 (5.25%) VMware ESX
9 80 (3.33%) XenServer
10 78 (3.25%) Terminal Services
11 54 (2.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 45 (1.87%) iptables
13 44 (1.83%) Docker
14 42 (1.75%) Varnish
15 39 (1.62%) Xen
15 39 (1.62%) XenDesktop
16 36 (1.50%) VirtualBox
17 35 (1.46%) KVM
18 33 (1.37%) UAG
18 33 (1.37%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 262 (10.91%) Puppet
2 195 (8.12%) Nagios
3 168 (7.00%) SCCM
4 163 (6.79%) Opscode Chef
5 100 (4.16%) WSUS
6 96 (4.00%) Ansible
7 94 (3.92%) SCOM
8 78 (3.25%) Backup Exec
9 73 (3.04%) ZABBIX
10 59 (2.46%) Cacti
11 57 (2.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 52 (2.17%) NetBackup
13 43 (1.79%) Salt
14 41 (1.71%) logstash
15 35 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
16 34 (1.42%) AirWatch
17 33 (1.37%) Tivoli
17 33 (1.37%) Vagrant
18 29 (1.21%) Cobbler
19 28 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1115 (46.44%) VMware
2 1051 (43.77%) Microsoft
3 759 (31.61%) Cisco
4 511 (21.28%) Citrix
5 353 (14.70%) HP
6 283 (11.79%) Red Hat
7 238 (9.91%) Juniper
8 211 (8.79%) NetApp
9 210 (8.75%) Oracle
10 185 (7.71%) Symantec
11 181 (7.54%) CheckPoint
12 164 (6.83%) EMC
13 136 (5.66%) F5
14 90 (3.75%) Dell
15 86 (3.58%) Apple
16 66 (2.75%) Reuters
17 62 (2.58%) Veritas
18 60 (2.50%) Bloomberg
18 60 (2.50%) Splunk
19 59 (2.46%) SolarWinds
Croydon, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus + 25 days holiday
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent bonuses & benefits package
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
MACQUARIE
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
East London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 Per Annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Qualserv Consulting
Salary: to £110K+ package (to £80K base)
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Prism Digital
Salary: £70k - £80k per annum + 10% bonus + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Tuckers Solicitors
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
First Point
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago