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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 93 125 118
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1312 1184 1123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.95% 2.40% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.74% 15.29% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1113 997 961
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.66%
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
7837 7743 8695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.60% 15.68% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6538 6336 7160
Average salary £52,500 £49,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.59% -1.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +41 356 £50,000 +7.52% 37
Kingston Upon Thames +14 29 £57,500 +64.28% 3
Greenwich - 27 £55,000 -
Docklands, London +13 19 £47,500 -56.81% 1
Chessington -5 9 £24,000 +12.94%
Croydon +10 8 £43,250 +1.76% 2
Canary Wharf +11 7 £65,000 -40.90%
Chiswick +8 7 £45,000 -
Wimbledon +1 7 £40,000 +14.28%
Ilford +7 6 £26,500 +6.00%
Feltham - 6 £30,000 -
Bermondsey - 5 - -
Wembley - 4 £31,250 -
Mayfair -6 2 £40,000 -30.43%
Uxbridge - 2 £31,250 - 1
Bromley +9 1 £25,000 -61.53%
Harrow +1 1 - - 2
Enfield -4 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Hammersmith -5 1 £59,000 -
Dagenham - 1 £31,250 -
Isleworth - 1 £70,000 -
Romford - 1 £32,500 -
Southwark - 1 £41,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1774 (69.90%) Windows
2 1320 (52.01%) Active Directory
3 1263 (49.76%) DHCP
4 1197 (47.16%) VMware
5 1135 (44.72%) Microsoft
6 967 (38.10%) TCP/IP
7 860 (33.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 852 (33.57%) Firewall
9 845 (33.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 821 (32.35%) MS Exchange
11 778 (30.65%) Cisco
12 777 (30.61%) Linux
13 674 (26.56%) MS Excel
14 623 (24.55%) Windows Server 2012
15 594 (23.40%) VPN
16 560 (22.06%) Citrix
17 512 (20.17%) Finance
18 489 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
19 483 (19.03%) SAN
20 440 (17.34%) LAN
21 432 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
22 421 (16.59%) MS Office
23 412 (16.23%) SQL Server
24 408 (16.08%) ITIL
25 400 (15.76%) WAN
26 376 (14.81%) Windows 7
27 357 (14.07%) SQL
28 348 (13.71%) HP
29 342 (13.48%) Hyper-V
30 340 (13.40%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 821 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 432 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 276 (10.87%) IIS
4 245 (9.65%) Apache
5 205 (8.08%) SharePoint
6 202 (7.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 194 (7.64%) Lync
8 162 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
8 162 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 124 (4.89%) Tomcat
10 111 (4.37%) nginx
11 108 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2003
12 48 (1.89%) OpenStack
13 35 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
14 34 (1.34%) Node.js
15 28 (1.10%) JBoss
16 27 (1.06%) Cloud Foundry
17 24 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
18 23 (0.91%) CMS
19 18 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 674 (26.56%) MS Excel
2 421 (16.59%) MS Office
3 39 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.24%) Acrobat
6 5 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.079%) MS Project
9 1 (0.039%) SPSS
9 1 (0.039%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 29 (1.14%) Dynamics GP
2 14 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.28%) SAP Business One
6 5 (0.20%) RMDS
7 3 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
8 2 (0.079%) Oracle Applications
8 2 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.039%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.039%) Visualfiles
9 1 (0.039%) Bankmaster
9 1 (0.039%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.039%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.039%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.039%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.039%) Magento
9 1 (0.039%) Advent Moxy
9 1 (0.039%) ReMetrica
9 1 (0.039%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 217 (8.55%) Office 365
2 186 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
3 76 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 33 (1.30%) Mimecast
7 30 (1.18%) PaaS
7 30 (1.18%) IaaS
8 29 (1.14%) SaaS
8 29 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 22 (0.87%) Google Apps
10 21 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 18 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
12 17 (0.67%) Route 53
13 16 (0.63%) Amazon SQS
13 16 (0.63%) Amazon S3
14 13 (0.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 12 (0.47%) Heroku
16 10 (0.39%) Engine Yard
17 9 (0.35%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1263 (49.76%) DHCP
2 967 (38.10%) TCP/IP
3 852 (33.57%) Firewall
4 594 (23.40%) VPN
5 483 (19.03%) SAN
6 440 (17.34%) LAN
7 400 (15.76%) WAN
8 266 (10.48%) HTTP
9 261 (10.28%) Internet
10 221 (8.71%) SMTP
11 213 (8.39%) VLAN
12 210 (8.27%) VoIP
13 198 (7.80%) Cisco ASA
14 184 (7.25%) LDAP
15 159 (6.26%) BGP
16 153 (6.03%) NAS
17 150 (5.91%) MPLS
18 149 (5.87%) SSL
19 142 (5.59%) Wireless
20 138 (5.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (16.23%) SQL Server
2 254 (10.01%) MySQL
3 102 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (2.80%) Relational Database
5 67 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 63 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 47 (1.85%) MongoDB
8 37 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
9 36 (1.42%) Apache Cassandra
10 31 (1.22%) Redis
11 28 (1.10%) NoSQL
12 25 (0.99%) RDBMS
13 20 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
13 20 (0.79%) Oracle Database
14 14 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (0.35%) QlikView
17 9 (0.35%) Hadoop
17 9 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 71 (2.80%) Jenkins
2 70 (2.76%) Git (software)
3 50 (1.97%) Subversion
4 24 (0.95%) JIRA
5 23 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 18 (0.71%) Selenium
6 18 (0.71%) Maven
6 18 (0.71%) Behat
7 17 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (0.51%) PHPUnit
9 11 (0.43%) TeamCity
10 9 (0.35%) WebDriver
11 8 (0.32%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.24%) MSI
12 6 (0.24%) Grunt
13 5 (0.20%) Gradle
13 5 (0.20%) InstallShield
13 5 (0.20%) Ant
13 5 (0.20%) RSpec
14 4 (0.16%) Emacs
General
1 512 (20.17%) Finance
2 205 (8.08%) Telecoms
3 125 (4.93%) Banking
4 107 (4.22%) Law
5 74 (2.92%) Legal
6 48 (1.89%) Marketing
7 44 (1.73%) Advertising
8 43 (1.69%) Retail
9 40 (1.58%) Financial Institution
10 35 (1.38%) Games
11 34 (1.34%) Investment Banking
12 32 (1.26%) Back Office
13 25 (0.99%) Publishing
14 20 (0.79%) Manufacturing
15 19 (0.75%) Electronics
16 13 (0.51%) French Language
17 9 (0.35%) Billing
18 6 (0.24%) Private Banking
18 6 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
18 6 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 362 (14.26%) Support Engineer
2 338 (13.32%) Administrator
3 307 (12.10%) Systems Administrator
4 268 (10.56%) Analyst
5 249 (9.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 203 (8.00%) Network Engineer
7 192 (7.57%) Systems Engineer
8 138 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 138 (5.44%) Support Analyst
9 133 (5.24%) Consultant
10 113 (4.45%) 3rd Line Support
10 113 (4.45%) IT Support
11 99 (3.90%) Linux Administrator
12 96 (3.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 96 (3.78%) Architect
13 90 (3.55%) Technical Support
14 87 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
15 83 (3.27%) Senior Network Engineer
16 72 (2.84%) Desktop Support
16 72 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (5.20%) Web Services
2 91 (3.59%) HTML
3 88 (3.47%) .NET
4 72 (2.84%) CSS
5 64 (2.52%) LAMP
6 52 (2.05%) XML
7 43 (1.69%) REST
8 30 (1.18%) Memcached
9 29 (1.14%) Application Packaging
10 28 (1.10%) SOAP
11 23 (0.91%) CSS3
11 23 (0.91%) HTML5
11 23 (0.91%) WCF
12 22 (0.87%) Silverlight
12 22 (0.87%) ASP.NET
13 21 (0.83%) Spring
14 20 (0.79%) RabbitMQ
15 19 (0.75%) RESTful
15 19 (0.75%) Ajax
16 18 (0.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 192 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
2 191 (7.53%) Blackberry
3 156 (6.15%) Clustering
4 99 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 86 (3.39%) Replication
6 83 (3.27%) Hedge funds
7 78 (3.07%) Open Source
8 69 (2.72%) iPhone
9 65 (2.56%) Management Information System
10 38 (1.50%) Over-the-Top Content
11 36 (1.42%) Fat Client
11 36 (1.42%) Thin Client
12 35 (1.38%) CLARiiON
13 34 (1.34%) User Experience
13 34 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
15 28 (1.10%) Public Cloud
16 26 (1.02%) Smartphone
17 25 (0.99%) Private Cloud
18 22 (0.87%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 1774 (69.90%) Windows
2 845 (33.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 777 (30.61%) Linux
4 623 (24.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 489 (19.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 376 (14.81%) Windows 7
7 327 (12.88%) UNIX
8 254 (10.01%) Windows XP
9 250 (9.85%) Windows 8
10 219 (8.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 175 (6.90%) Solaris
12 146 (5.75%) CentOS
13 122 (4.81%) Ubuntu
14 113 (4.45%) Mac OS X
15 77 (3.03%) Windows Vista
16 67 (2.64%) Android
17 60 (2.36%) Apple iOS
18 56 (2.21%) Debian
19 28 (1.10%) AIX
20 27 (1.06%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (16.08%) ITIL
2 203 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 198 (7.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 170 (6.70%) DevOps
5 165 (6.50%) Migration
6 139 (5.48%) Service Delivery
7 131 (5.16%) Agile Software Development
8 129 (5.08%) Configuration Management
9 97 (3.82%) Business Continuity
10 93 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
11 92 (3.62%) Capacity Planning
12 90 (3.55%) Network Design
13 84 (3.31%) Project Management
14 80 (3.15%) Network Management
15 79 (3.11%) Time Management
16 74 (2.92%) E-Commerce
17 72 (2.84%) Root Cause Analysis
18 67 (2.64%) Service Management
19 65 (2.56%) Change Management
20 58 (2.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 357 (14.07%) SQL
2 285 (11.23%) Python
3 280 (11.03%) PowerShell
4 266 (10.48%) Perl
5 230 (9.06%) Bash Shell
6 160 (6.30%) PHP
7 144 (5.67%) Java
8 116 (4.57%) Ruby
9 106 (4.18%) JavaScript
10 99 (3.90%) Shell Script
11 48 (1.89%) C#
12 47 (1.85%) VBScript
13 39 (1.54%) C
14 26 (1.02%) Bourne shell
15 25 (0.99%) Korn
16 23 (0.91%) C++
16 23 (0.91%) T-SQL
17 12 (0.47%) VB
18 11 (0.43%) Scala
19 10 (0.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 340 (13.40%) Cisco Certification
2 322 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 246 (9.69%) Degree
4 238 (9.38%) MCSE
5 197 (7.76%) CCNP
6 183 (7.21%) CCNA
7 115 (4.53%) MCP
8 105 (4.14%) MCSA
9 100 (3.94%) MCITP
10 95 (3.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 83 (3.27%) CCIE
12 77 (3.03%) Security Cleared
13 68 (2.68%) CCSA
14 55 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
15 51 (2.01%) JNCIP
16 41 (1.62%) MCTS
17 39 (1.54%) CCSE
17 39 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
18 38 (1.50%) CCA
19 34 (1.34%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (7.49%) SLA
2 29 (1.14%) QA
3 21 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.47%) COBIT
4 12 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 8 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.28%) HL7
7 5 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.079%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.039%) JTAG
9 1 (0.039%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1320 (52.01%) Active Directory
2 860 (33.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 342 (13.48%) Hyper-V
4 282 (11.11%) vSphere
5 262 (10.32%) XenApp
6 167 (6.58%) NFS
7 161 (6.34%) VMware ESXi
8 121 (4.77%) VMware ESX
9 90 (3.55%) Terminal Services
10 59 (2.32%) XenServer
11 52 (2.05%) XenDesktop
12 42 (1.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 41 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
14 40 (1.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 37 (1.46%) Xen
15 37 (1.46%) Varnish
16 31 (1.22%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 30 (1.18%) Firmware
18 29 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
18 29 (1.14%) iptables
Systems Management
1 232 (9.14%) Puppet
2 205 (8.08%) SCCM
3 158 (6.23%) Nagios
4 147 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
5 103 (4.06%) SCOM
6 98 (3.86%) Backup Exec
7 85 (3.35%) WSUS
8 68 (2.68%) NetBackup
9 67 (2.64%) Ansible
10 54 (2.13%) Cacti
11 44 (1.73%) Norton AntiVirus
12 37 (1.46%) Tivoli
12 37 (1.46%) ZABBIX
13 34 (1.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 28 (1.10%) Salt
15 26 (1.02%) collectd
16 25 (0.99%) Cobbler
16 25 (0.99%) logstash
17 23 (0.91%) yum
17 23 (0.91%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1197 (47.16%) VMware
2 1135 (44.72%) Microsoft
3 778 (30.65%) Cisco
4 560 (22.06%) Citrix
5 348 (13.71%) HP
6 320 (12.61%) Red Hat
7 245 (9.65%) Juniper
8 206 (8.12%) NetApp
9 204 (8.04%) Oracle
10 185 (7.29%) CheckPoint
10 185 (7.29%) Symantec
11 173 (6.82%) EMC
12 133 (5.24%) Apple
13 120 (4.73%) F5
14 110 (4.33%) Dell
15 93 (3.66%) Veritas
16 68 (2.68%) SolarWinds
17 61 (2.40%) IBM
17 61 (2.40%) Reuters
18 60 (2.36%) Bloomberg
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum To 55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Great Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum £70 to £95k (Bonus, Car Allowance, P
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South West London
Domestic & General
Salary: Circa £50,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Urban Network UK Limited
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ninesharp
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 36 Days Leave, Pension, Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago