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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 106 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1148 1196 1095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.64% 2.46% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.02% 15.54% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 987 1012 906
Average salary £45,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,100 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
7167 7697 7982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.50% 15.82% 18.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6052 6374 6549
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +48 292 £47,500 -5.00% 29
Kingston Upon Thames +22 26 £42,500 +21.42%
Greenwich -1 17 £55,000 +150.00%
Docklands, London +13 15 £47,500 +11.76%
Croydon +8 8 £26,500 -33.75% 2
Chessington - 5 £24,000 -
Bermondsey - 5 - -
Wimbledon -8 4 £44,000 +25.71%
Wembley - 4 £22,500 -
Chiswick +6 3 £45,000 -
Brentford -3 3 £35,000 +29.62%
Harrow -3 3 £23,000 -36.11%
Canary Wharf -9 3 £75,000 -31.81%
Uxbridge - 3 £32,500 -
Feltham - 3 £27,500 -
Ilford +3 2 - -
Hammersmith -5 2 £45,500 - 1
Hounslow +6 1 £25,000 -47.91%
Westminster +5 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £32,500 -
Coulsdon - 1 £23,000 -
Dagenham - 1 £31,250 -
Southwark - 1 £41,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1656 (69.17%) Windows
2 1201 (50.17%) Active Directory
3 1168 (48.79%) DHCP
4 1138 (47.54%) VMware
5 1068 (44.61%) Microsoft
6 862 (36.01%) TCP/IP
7 833 (34.80%) VMware Infrastructure
8 804 (33.58%) Firewall
9 754 (31.50%) MS Exchange
10 751 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 750 (31.33%) Linux
12 730 (30.49%) Cisco
13 610 (25.48%) MS Excel
14 560 (23.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 534 (22.31%) VPN
16 527 (22.01%) Citrix
17 499 (20.84%) Finance
18 450 (18.80%) SAN
19 414 (17.29%) Windows Server 2003
20 396 (16.54%) ITIL
21 391 (16.33%) SQL Server
21 391 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
22 385 (16.08%) LAN
23 362 (15.12%) WAN
23 362 (15.12%) SQL
24 341 (14.24%) Cisco Certification
25 339 (14.16%) MS Office
26 332 (13.87%) HP
26 332 (13.87%) Hyper-V
27 310 (12.95%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 754 (31.50%) MS Exchange
2 391 (16.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 249 (10.40%) IIS
4 239 (9.98%) Apache
5 207 (8.65%) SharePoint
6 197 (8.23%) Lync
7 185 (7.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 168 (7.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 153 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 108 (4.51%) Tomcat
11 94 (3.93%) nginx
12 83 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2003
13 59 (2.46%) OpenStack
14 39 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
15 36 (1.50%) Node.js
16 31 (1.29%) JBoss
17 25 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
18 22 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
19 19 (0.79%) CMS
20 18 (0.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 610 (25.48%) MS Excel
2 339 (14.16%) MS Office
3 41 (1.71%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.25%) Acrobat
5 5 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.21%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.084%) MS Project
7 1 (0.042%) InDesign
7 1 (0.042%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (1.25%) Dynamics GP
2 15 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 12 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 10 (0.42%) SAP Business One
5 9 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
6 3 (0.13%) Magento
6 3 (0.13%) RMDS
7 2 (0.084%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.042%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.042%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.042%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.042%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.042%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.042%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.042%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.042%) Bankmaster
8 1 (0.042%) RiskWrite
8 1 (0.042%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 198 (8.27%) Office 365
2 195 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
3 71 (2.97%) Microsoft Azure
4 54 (2.26%) Amazon EC2
5 48 (2.01%) Mimecast
6 36 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
7 29 (1.21%) IaaS
8 27 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
9 25 (1.04%) SaaS
10 24 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 24 (1.00%) PaaS
11 21 (0.88%) Route 53
12 19 (0.79%) Amazon S3
12 19 (0.79%) Google Apps
13 17 (0.71%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 16 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
15 14 (0.58%) Sumo Logic
16 12 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
16 12 (0.50%) Heroku
17 11 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1168 (48.79%) DHCP
2 862 (36.01%) TCP/IP
3 804 (33.58%) Firewall
4 534 (22.31%) VPN
5 450 (18.80%) SAN
6 385 (16.08%) LAN
7 362 (15.12%) WAN
8 260 (10.86%) HTTP
9 228 (9.52%) Internet
10 218 (9.11%) VLAN
11 213 (8.90%) VoIP
12 198 (8.27%) SMTP
13 191 (7.98%) Cisco ASA
14 188 (7.85%) LDAP
15 155 (6.47%) BGP
15 155 (6.47%) NAS
16 152 (6.35%) MPLS
17 138 (5.76%) OSPF
18 132 (5.51%) SSL
19 127 (5.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 262 (10.94%) MySQL
3 109 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (2.97%) Relational Database
5 61 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
6 60 (2.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 51 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 46 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
9 41 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
10 37 (1.55%) Redis
11 32 (1.34%) Oracle Database
12 30 (1.25%) NoSQL
13 27 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
14 22 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
15 21 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 19 (0.79%) RDBMS
17 15 (0.63%) Hadoop
18 14 (0.58%) Couchbase
19 13 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 12 (0.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 82 (3.43%) Git (software)
2 66 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 54 (2.26%) Subversion
4 28 (1.17%) JIRA
5 23 (0.96%) TeamCity
6 21 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 19 (0.79%) Selenium
7 19 (0.79%) Maven
8 18 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 17 (0.71%) Behat
10 12 (0.50%) Grunt
10 12 (0.50%) PHPUnit
11 11 (0.46%) Visual Studio
12 9 (0.38%) WebDriver
13 8 (0.33%) Emacs
13 8 (0.33%) MSI
14 7 (0.29%) InstallShield
15 5 (0.21%) Ant
16 4 (0.17%) MSBuild
16 4 (0.17%) Hudson
General
1 499 (20.84%) Finance
2 189 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 114 (4.76%) Banking
4 107 (4.47%) Law
5 80 (3.34%) Legal
6 44 (1.84%) Retail
6 44 (1.84%) Marketing
7 43 (1.80%) Advertising
8 42 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 32 (1.34%) Back Office
10 29 (1.21%) Games
11 22 (0.92%) Publishing
12 20 (0.84%) Manufacturing
13 19 (0.79%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.67%) Electronics
15 12 (0.50%) Billing
15 12 (0.50%) French Language
16 6 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
16 6 (0.25%) Private Banking
16 6 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 334 (13.95%) Support Engineer
2 327 (13.66%) Administrator
3 298 (12.45%) Systems Administrator
4 246 (10.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 243 (10.15%) Analyst
6 197 (8.23%) Network Engineer
7 178 (7.44%) Systems Engineer
8 126 (5.26%) Consultant
9 118 (4.93%) Support Analyst
10 116 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
11 102 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
12 101 (4.22%) 3rd Line Support
12 101 (4.22%) DevOps Engineer
13 95 (3.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 85 (3.55%) IT Support
14 85 (3.55%) Technical Support
15 81 (3.38%) Senior Network Engineer
16 79 (3.30%) Architect
17 65 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 61 (2.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (5.89%) Web Services
2 86 (3.59%) .NET
3 79 (3.30%) HTML
4 71 (2.97%) LAMP
5 70 (2.92%) CSS
6 45 (1.88%) REST
7 43 (1.80%) XML
8 31 (1.29%) Memcached
9 29 (1.21%) Application Packaging
10 27 (1.13%) SOAP
11 26 (1.09%) CSS3
11 26 (1.09%) RabbitMQ
11 26 (1.09%) WCF
12 25 (1.04%) ASP.NET
12 25 (1.04%) HTML5
13 24 (1.00%) Silverlight
14 19 (0.79%) ActiveMQ
15 18 (0.75%) Spring
15 18 (0.75%) Ajax
15 18 (0.75%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 182 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 170 (7.10%) Blackberry
3 139 (5.81%) Clustering
4 97 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 80 (3.34%) Open Source
6 78 (3.26%) Replication
7 67 (2.80%) Management Information System
8 51 (2.13%) Hedge funds
9 47 (1.96%) iPhone
10 42 (1.75%) CLARiiON
11 38 (1.59%) Over-the-Top Content
12 36 (1.50%) Public Cloud
13 33 (1.38%) Fat Client
13 33 (1.38%) Thin Client
14 31 (1.29%) User Experience
15 27 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
16 26 (1.09%) Smartphone
17 23 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
18 22 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
18 22 (0.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1656 (69.17%) Windows
2 751 (31.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 750 (31.33%) Linux
4 560 (23.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 414 (17.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 310 (12.95%) Windows 7
7 302 (12.61%) UNIX
8 195 (8.15%) Windows XP
9 193 (8.06%) Windows 8
10 189 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 158 (6.60%) CentOS
12 127 (5.30%) Solaris
13 126 (5.26%) Ubuntu
14 86 (3.59%) Mac OS X
15 66 (2.76%) Apple iOS
16 62 (2.59%) Android
17 54 (2.26%) Debian
17 54 (2.26%) Windows Vista
18 31 (1.29%) Fedora
19 24 (1.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 396 (16.54%) ITIL
2 213 (8.90%) Load Balancing
3 191 (7.98%) DevOps
4 169 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 136 (5.68%) Service Delivery
6 133 (5.56%) Migration
7 130 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
8 122 (5.10%) Configuration Management
9 97 (4.05%) Performance Tuning
10 94 (3.93%) Network Design
11 86 (3.59%) Network Management
12 82 (3.43%) Business Continuity
13 78 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
14 76 (3.17%) Service Management
15 73 (3.05%) Project Management
15 73 (3.05%) E-Commerce
16 71 (2.97%) Time Management
17 69 (2.88%) Change Management
18 66 (2.76%) Mentoring
19 63 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 362 (15.12%) SQL
2 270 (11.28%) Python
3 255 (10.65%) PowerShell
4 243 (10.15%) Perl
5 226 (9.44%) Bash Shell
6 168 (7.02%) PHP
7 156 (6.52%) Java
8 118 (4.93%) Ruby
9 103 (4.30%) JavaScript
10 84 (3.51%) Shell Script
11 53 (2.21%) C#
12 34 (1.42%) VBScript
13 33 (1.38%) C
14 28 (1.17%) C++
15 23 (0.96%) T-SQL
16 22 (0.92%) Bourne shell
17 21 (0.88%) Korn
18 15 (0.63%) Scala
19 11 (0.46%) Tcl
19 11 (0.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 341 (14.24%) Cisco Certification
2 300 (12.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 235 (9.82%) Degree
4 220 (9.19%) MCSE
5 196 (8.19%) CCNP
6 187 (7.81%) CCNA
7 102 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 91 (3.80%) MCITP
9 86 (3.59%) CCIE
9 86 (3.59%) Security Cleared
10 84 (3.51%) MCP
11 78 (3.26%) MCSA
12 75 (3.13%) CCSA
13 60 (2.51%) JNCIP
14 45 (1.88%) CCSE
15 42 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
16 40 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
17 39 (1.63%) CCA
18 34 (1.42%) JNCIA
19 27 (1.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (7.69%) SLA
2 29 (1.21%) QA
3 21 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 15 (0.63%) COBIT
5 11 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.29%) HL7
7 2 (0.084%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.042%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.042%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.042%) JTAG
System Software
1 1201 (50.17%) Active Directory
2 833 (34.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 332 (13.87%) Hyper-V
4 256 (10.69%) XenApp
5 251 (10.48%) vSphere
6 156 (6.52%) NFS
7 149 (6.22%) VMware ESXi
8 123 (5.14%) VMware ESX
9 89 (3.72%) Terminal Services
10 68 (2.84%) XenServer
11 51 (2.13%) XenDesktop
12 50 (2.09%) Microsoft App-V
13 38 (1.59%) Xen
14 37 (1.55%) iptables
15 36 (1.50%) Varnish
16 35 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 35 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 34 (1.42%) Docker
18 31 (1.29%) VMware Workstation
19 30 (1.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 239 (9.98%) Puppet
2 186 (7.77%) SCCM
3 163 (6.81%) Nagios
4 149 (6.22%) Opscode Chef
5 96 (4.01%) WSUS
5 96 (4.01%) SCOM
6 88 (3.68%) Backup Exec
7 74 (3.09%) Ansible
8 56 (2.34%) NetBackup
9 51 (2.13%) ZABBIX
9 51 (2.13%) Cacti
10 42 (1.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 36 (1.50%) Norton AntiVirus
12 35 (1.46%) Salt
13 34 (1.42%) Tivoli
14 30 (1.25%) logstash
15 26 (1.09%) Cobbler
16 22 (0.92%) Vagrant
16 22 (0.92%) HAProxy
16 22 (0.92%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1138 (47.54%) VMware
2 1068 (44.61%) Microsoft
3 730 (30.49%) Cisco
4 527 (22.01%) Citrix
5 332 (13.87%) HP
6 298 (12.45%) Red Hat
7 240 (10.03%) Juniper
8 205 (8.56%) Oracle
9 203 (8.48%) NetApp
10 183 (7.64%) CheckPoint
11 177 (7.39%) Symantec
12 158 (6.60%) EMC
13 121 (5.05%) F5
14 109 (4.55%) Apple
15 102 (4.26%) Dell
16 78 (3.26%) Veritas
17 64 (2.67%) Reuters
18 63 (2.63%) Bloomberg
19 62 (2.59%) SolarWinds
20 56 (2.34%) IBM
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum bonus, healthcare, training, gym mem
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £38k - 45k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Which?
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JPS Selection
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus, shares, health, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £46000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago