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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 128 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1026 1269 1131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.32% 2.63% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.91% 16.12% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1112 907
Average salary £46,000 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.12% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
6880 7873 7564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.52% 16.33% 17.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5834 6534 6206
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 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 30 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 -16 198 £47,500 -5.00% 30
Kingston Upon Thames -11 10 £38,066 -4.83% 2
Harrow +9 8 £30,250 -53.46% 1
Chiswick +8 8 £45,000 +95.65%
Greenford - 8 £29,000 -
Hammersmith +9 6 £34,750 -0.71% 1
Canary Wharf -1 6 £27,000 -75.45%
Wembley - 4 £19,250 -
Docklands, London +4 3 £45,000 +32.35%
Croydon 0 3 £25,500 -12.06% 3
Wimbledon -3 2 £38,250 +27.50%
Dagenham - 2 £27,500 -
Feltham - 2 £24,000 -
Lewisham - 2 £32,500 -
Hounslow +13 1 £25,000 -29.57%
Westminster +8 1 - -
Bromley +3 1 - -
Brentford +2 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Twickenham -21 1 £27,500 -26.66%
Romford - 1 £25,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 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 1542 (67.01%) Windows
2 1120 (48.67%) DHCP
3 1110 (48.24%) Active Directory
4 1068 (46.41%) VMware
5 1000 (43.46%) Microsoft
6 847 (36.81%) TCP/IP
7 769 (33.42%) Firewall
8 755 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
9 738 (32.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 734 (31.90%) Linux
11 719 (31.25%) Cisco
12 703 (30.55%) MS Exchange
13 543 (23.60%) Windows Server 2012
14 500 (21.73%) VPN
15 484 (21.03%) MS Excel
16 455 (19.77%) SAN
17 454 (19.73%) Citrix
18 449 (19.51%) Finance
19 403 (17.51%) ITIL
20 392 (17.04%) Exchange Server 2010
21 389 (16.91%) SQL
22 377 (16.38%) SQL Server
23 371 (16.12%) HP
24 361 (15.69%) LAN
25 358 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
26 337 (14.65%) WAN
27 335 (14.56%) Cisco Certification
28 323 (14.04%) MS Office
29 304 (13.21%) Apache
30 302 (13.12%) MySQL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 703 (30.55%) MS Exchange
2 392 (17.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 304 (13.21%) Apache
4 255 (11.08%) IIS
5 204 (8.87%) SharePoint
6 185 (8.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 174 (7.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 173 (7.52%) Lync
9 169 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2013
10 113 (4.91%) Tomcat
11 92 (4.00%) nginx
12 74 (3.22%) OpenStack
13 65 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
14 46 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
15 36 (1.56%) JBoss
16 35 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
17 34 (1.48%) Drupal
18 33 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
19 32 (1.39%) Node.js
20 29 (1.26%) CMS
Applications
1 484 (21.03%) MS Excel
2 323 (14.04%) MS Office
3 51 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.26%) Acrobat
5 5 (0.22%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.087%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.087%) MS Project
6 2 (0.087%) InDesign
6 2 (0.087%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.043%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.043%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 22 (0.96%) Dynamics GP
2 16 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
4 10 (0.43%) SAP Business One
5 8 (0.35%) Magento
6 5 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.22%) Infor CRM
7 4 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.13%) HiPortfolio
8 3 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.043%) Bankmaster
9 1 (0.043%) FLEXCUBE
9 1 (0.043%) RMDS
9 1 (0.043%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle Payables
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 1 (0.043%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.043%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 223 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
2 209 (9.08%) Office 365
3 76 (3.30%) Mimecast
4 72 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 72 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
5 36 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
5 36 (1.56%) IaaS
6 32 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (1.35%) SaaS
8 27 (1.17%) PaaS
9 23 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 21 (0.91%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 20 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
11 20 (0.87%) Sumo Logic
11 20 (0.87%) Route 53
12 19 (0.83%) Amazon SQS
12 19 (0.83%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.35%) Google Apps
13 8 (0.35%) Amazon Glacier
14 7 (0.30%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1120 (48.67%) DHCP
2 847 (36.81%) TCP/IP
3 769 (33.42%) Firewall
4 500 (21.73%) VPN
5 455 (19.77%) SAN
6 361 (15.69%) LAN
7 337 (14.65%) WAN
8 266 (11.56%) HTTP
9 260 (11.30%) VLAN
10 208 (9.04%) Internet
11 204 (8.87%) VoIP
12 190 (8.26%) SMTP
13 189 (8.21%) NAS
14 178 (7.74%) LDAP
15 173 (7.52%) BGP
16 172 (7.48%) OSPF
17 171 (7.43%) Cisco ASA
18 146 (6.35%) MPLS
19 124 (5.39%) Wireless
20 111 (4.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 377 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 302 (13.12%) MySQL
3 114 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 71 (3.09%) MongoDB
5 61 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
5 61 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 60 (2.61%) SQL Server 2005
7 59 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 52 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 48 (2.09%) Redis
10 45 (1.96%) Oracle Database
11 44 (1.91%) NoSQL
12 38 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
13 30 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
14 29 (1.26%) Hadoop
15 28 (1.22%) HBase
16 23 (1.00%) Couchbase
16 23 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 16 (0.70%) Big Data
18 12 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 114 (4.95%) Git (software)
2 82 (3.56%) Jenkins
3 76 (3.30%) Subversion
4 39 (1.69%) Maven
5 38 (1.65%) JIRA
6 36 (1.56%) TeamCity
7 32 (1.39%) Grunt
8 21 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 18 (0.78%) Selenium
10 14 (0.61%) ProC
10 14 (0.61%) Visual Studio
10 14 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.39%) MSI
12 8 (0.35%) WebDriver
12 8 (0.35%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (0.30%) Emacs
13 7 (0.30%) Gradle
13 7 (0.30%) Hudson
13 7 (0.30%) InstallShield
13 7 (0.30%) Ant
General
1 449 (19.51%) Finance
2 156 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 122 (5.30%) Banking
4 90 (3.91%) Law
5 80 (3.48%) Legal
6 70 (3.04%) Retail
7 52 (2.26%) Financial Institution
8 48 (2.09%) Advertising
9 32 (1.39%) Back Office
10 28 (1.22%) Games
11 27 (1.17%) Marketing
12 22 (0.96%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.87%) Publishing
14 17 (0.74%) Manufacturing
15 14 (0.61%) Billing
16 11 (0.48%) Electronics
17 10 (0.43%) French Language
18 9 (0.39%) Japanese Language
19 7 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
20 6 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 316 (13.73%) Administrator
2 303 (13.17%) Support Engineer
3 273 (11.86%) Systems Administrator
4 217 (9.43%) Analyst
5 216 (9.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 187 (8.13%) Systems Engineer
7 166 (7.21%) Network Engineer
8 120 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
9 115 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
10 106 (4.61%) Support Analyst
10 106 (4.61%) DevOps Engineer
11 101 (4.39%) 3rd Line Support
12 98 (4.26%) Consultant
12 98 (4.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 92 (4.00%) IT Support
14 90 (3.91%) Technical Support
15 70 (3.04%) Architect
16 68 (2.96%) Senior Network Engineer
17 62 (2.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 60 (2.61%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (5.35%) Web Services
2 77 (3.35%) HTML
3 76 (3.30%) .NET
4 68 (2.96%) LAMP
5 67 (2.91%) CSS
6 45 (1.96%) REST
7 35 (1.52%) CSS3
8 34 (1.48%) HTML5
9 31 (1.35%) jQuery
9 31 (1.35%) AngularJS
10 30 (1.30%) Memcached
10 30 (1.30%) Ajax
11 29 (1.26%) XML
11 29 (1.26%) RabbitMQ
12 26 (1.13%) SOAP
13 23 (1.00%) ASP.NET
14 21 (0.91%) Silverlight
15 18 (0.78%) WCF
16 17 (0.74%) ActiveMQ
17 14 (0.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 252 (10.95%) Data Centre
2 190 (8.26%) Blackberry
3 148 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
4 128 (5.56%) Clustering
5 112 (4.87%) Computer Science
6 99 (4.30%) Management Information System
7 68 (2.96%) Replication
8 63 (2.74%) CLARiiON
9 60 (2.61%) Hedge funds
10 43 (1.87%) Public Cloud
11 41 (1.78%) User Experience
12 38 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
13 32 (1.39%) Private Cloud
13 32 (1.39%) iPhone
14 31 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
15 29 (1.26%) iPad
16 28 (1.22%) Over-the-Top Content
17 26 (1.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 25 (1.09%) EMC VNX
19 22 (0.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1542 (67.01%) Windows
2 738 (32.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 734 (31.90%) Linux
4 543 (23.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 358 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 267 (11.60%) Windows 7
7 233 (10.13%) UNIX
8 177 (7.69%) CentOS
9 162 (7.04%) Windows XP
10 160 (6.95%) Windows 8
11 146 (6.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 124 (5.39%) Ubuntu
13 88 (3.82%) Solaris
14 86 (3.74%) Mac OS X
15 83 (3.61%) Android
16 81 (3.52%) Apple iOS
17 71 (3.09%) Debian
18 40 (1.74%) Windows Mobile
19 38 (1.65%) Windows Vista
20 35 (1.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (17.51%) ITIL
2 221 (9.60%) DevOps
3 200 (8.69%) Load Balancing
4 149 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
5 133 (5.78%) Configuration Management
6 130 (5.65%) Service Delivery
7 125 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 102 (4.43%) Migration
9 94 (4.09%) Network Design
10 89 (3.87%) Project Management
11 87 (3.78%) Performance Tuning
12 82 (3.56%) Network Management
13 80 (3.48%) Open Source
14 77 (3.35%) Service Management
15 76 (3.30%) Mentoring
16 75 (3.26%) Change Management
17 71 (3.09%) E-Commerce
18 64 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
19 61 (2.65%) Patch Management
20 60 (2.61%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 389 (16.91%) SQL
2 299 (12.99%) PowerShell
3 257 (11.17%) Python
4 228 (9.91%) Bash Shell
5 212 (9.21%) Perl
6 183 (7.95%) PHP
7 164 (7.13%) Java
8 146 (6.35%) Ruby
9 103 (4.48%) JavaScript
10 81 (3.52%) Shell Script
11 54 (2.35%) C#
12 29 (1.26%) C++
12 29 (1.26%) C
13 26 (1.13%) VBScript
14 22 (0.96%) Scala
15 20 (0.87%) Go
16 18 (0.78%) Korn
17 15 (0.65%) T-SQL
18 12 (0.52%) PHP5
18 12 (0.52%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 335 (14.56%) Cisco Certification
2 277 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 239 (10.39%) Degree
4 201 (8.74%) CCNA
5 193 (8.39%) MCSE
6 175 (7.61%) CCNP
7 109 (4.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 92 (4.00%) Security Cleared
9 91 (3.95%) CCIE
10 90 (3.91%) MCITP
11 84 (3.65%) MCSA
12 67 (2.91%) MCP
13 65 (2.82%) CCSA
14 49 (2.13%) JNCIP
15 39 (1.69%) CCSE
16 32 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
16 32 (1.39%) MCTS
17 26 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
18 25 (1.09%) CCA
18 25 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (7.30%) SLA
2 46 (2.00%) QA
3 27 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.61%) COBIT
5 9 (0.39%) PCI DSS
6 8 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (0.22%) HL7
8 2 (0.087%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.087%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.043%) JTAG
9 1 (0.043%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1110 (48.24%) Active Directory
2 755 (32.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 281 (12.21%) Hyper-V
4 242 (10.52%) vSphere
5 208 (9.04%) XenApp
6 131 (5.69%) NFS
7 126 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
8 119 (5.17%) VMware ESX
9 77 (3.35%) XenServer
10 56 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
11 55 (2.39%) Terminal Services
12 47 (2.04%) Xen
12 47 (2.04%) Docker
13 46 (2.00%) iptables
14 43 (1.87%) VirtualBox
15 41 (1.78%) Varnish
16 36 (1.56%) UAG
16 36 (1.56%) KVM
16 36 (1.56%) Postfix
17 30 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 255 (11.08%) Puppet
2 194 (8.43%) Nagios
3 170 (7.39%) Opscode Chef
4 167 (7.26%) SCCM
5 104 (4.52%) Ansible
6 99 (4.30%) SCOM
7 93 (4.04%) WSUS
8 86 (3.74%) ZABBIX
9 82 (3.56%) Backup Exec
10 71 (3.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 57 (2.48%) Cacti
12 48 (2.09%) Salt
13 45 (1.96%) NetBackup
14 38 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
15 37 (1.61%) logstash
16 34 (1.48%) AirWatch
16 34 (1.48%) SolarWinds Orion
16 34 (1.48%) Vagrant
17 28 (1.22%) Tivoli
18 22 (0.96%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1068 (46.41%) VMware
2 1000 (43.46%) Microsoft
3 719 (31.25%) Cisco
4 454 (19.73%) Citrix
5 371 (16.12%) HP
6 276 (11.99%) Red Hat
7 216 (9.39%) Juniper
8 209 (9.08%) NetApp
9 198 (8.60%) Oracle
10 186 (8.08%) Symantec
11 166 (7.21%) CheckPoint
12 154 (6.69%) EMC
13 121 (5.26%) F5
14 87 (3.78%) Apple
15 85 (3.69%) Dell
16 67 (2.91%) Reuters
17 66 (2.87%) Splunk
18 63 (2.74%) SolarWinds
19 60 (2.61%) Bloomberg
20 57 (2.48%) Rackspace
London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: £43,000 - 48,000 (inc. bonus) + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
North London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 per annum + Site allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Arden Resourcing
Salary: Bonus + Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West London
Addition Solutions
Salary: From £46,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ferrari Healy
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Cyber Team
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: £28K - £31K (inc. bonus) + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago