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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 102 118 126
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1234 1083 1169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 2.69% 2.45% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.05% 15.35% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 865 1018
Average salary £45,000 £45,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
7687 7056 8737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.75% 15.94% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6343 5950 7402
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +18 292 £45,000 -10.00% 38
Kingston Upon Thames -3 16 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Harrow -5 10 - - 2
Wimbledon -4 8 £38,000 -14.60%
New Malden - 5 £40,500 - 3
Croydon -12 4 £29,250 -41.50% 1
Docklands, London -8 3 £37,500 -42.30% 1
Hounslow - 3 £35,500 - 1
Hayes +5 2 £51,500 - 3
Brentford -5 2 £40,000 +73.91%
Canary Wharf +15 1 £110,000 +120.00%
Hammersmith -5 1 £27,500 -38.88%
Chiswick -6 1 £42,500 -26.08%
Twickenham -11 1 £35,000 -1.40%
Westminster - 1 £39,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1828 (72.05%) Windows
2 1355 (53.41%) DHCP
2 1355 (53.41%) Active Directory
3 1179 (46.47%) VMware
4 1139 (44.90%) TCP/IP
5 1115 (43.95%) Microsoft
6 891 (35.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 839 (33.07%) MS Exchange
8 832 (32.79%) Firewall
9 823 (32.44%) Linux
9 823 (32.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 747 (29.44%) Cisco
11 619 (24.40%) VPN
12 600 (23.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 597 (23.53%) SAN
14 560 (22.07%) Citrix
15 552 (21.76%) MS Excel
16 550 (21.68%) LAN
17 540 (21.28%) WAN
18 519 (20.46%) Exchange Server 2010
19 505 (19.91%) Finance
20 467 (18.41%) ITIL
21 466 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
22 464 (18.29%) HP
23 439 (17.30%) MS Office
24 396 (15.61%) SQL Server
25 382 (15.06%) SQL
26 372 (14.66%) Windows Server 2012
27 353 (13.91%) Windows 7
28 325 (12.81%) IIS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 839 (33.07%) MS Exchange
2 519 (20.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 325 (12.81%) IIS
4 249 (9.81%) Apache
5 247 (9.74%) SharePoint
5 247 (9.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 235 (9.26%) Lync
7 223 (8.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 168 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2013
9 157 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 143 (5.64%) Tomcat
11 112 (4.41%) nginx
12 45 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
13 44 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
14 40 (1.58%) WebSphere
15 37 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
16 30 (1.18%) Office Communications Server
17 28 (1.10%) IBM Notes
18 22 (0.87%) Node.js
19 21 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 552 (21.76%) MS Excel
2 439 (17.30%) MS Office
3 33 (1.30%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.32%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.16%) MS Project
8 3 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.12%) Maya
8 3 (0.12%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.079%) SPSS
9 2 (0.079%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.039%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 30 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.63%) Eikon
3 13 (0.51%) Summit
4 11 (0.43%) SAP Business One
4 11 (0.43%) RMDS
5 10 (0.39%) Front Arena
5 10 (0.39%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (0.39%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 9 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.28%) Magento
8 6 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 4 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
10 3 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
11 2 (0.079%) Dynamics AX
11 2 (0.079%) Shopify
11 2 (0.079%) Advent Moxy
12 1 (0.039%) ReMetrica
12 1 (0.039%) Sage 50
12 1 (0.039%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 149 (5.87%) Office 365
2 96 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
3 60 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (2.01%) SaaS
5 43 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (0.91%) Amazon S3
8 19 (0.75%) IaaS
9 16 (0.63%) Joyent
10 14 (0.55%) PaaS
11 13 (0.51%) Google Apps
11 13 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.28%) CloudFront
12 7 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
13 4 (0.16%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1355 (53.41%) DHCP
2 1139 (44.90%) TCP/IP
3 832 (32.79%) Firewall
4 619 (24.40%) VPN
5 597 (23.53%) SAN
6 550 (21.68%) LAN
7 540 (21.28%) WAN
8 304 (11.98%) HTTP
9 282 (11.12%) SSL
10 275 (10.84%) NAS
11 259 (10.21%) SMTP
12 241 (9.50%) LDAP
13 236 (9.30%) Internet
14 192 (7.57%) Wireless
15 182 (7.17%) MPLS
16 155 (6.11%) VoIP
17 149 (5.87%) VLAN
18 133 (5.24%) BGP
19 128 (5.05%) SSH
20 126 (4.97%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 396 (15.61%) SQL Server
2 260 (10.25%) MySQL
3 128 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 95 (3.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 86 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
6 65 (2.56%) MongoDB
7 44 (1.73%) Redis
8 43 (1.69%) NoSQL
9 35 (1.38%) MariaDB
10 32 (1.26%) Oracle Database
11 29 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
12 27 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 26 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
14 18 (0.71%) Relational Database
14 18 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 15 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (0.51%) Hadoop
17 12 (0.47%) DB2
17 12 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
17 12 (0.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 62 (2.44%) Git (software)
2 59 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 50 (1.97%) JIRA
3 50 (1.97%) Subversion
4 13 (0.51%) TeamCity
4 13 (0.51%) Maven
4 13 (0.51%) AdminStudio
5 11 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 11 (0.43%) Ant
6 10 (0.39%) Hudson
7 9 (0.35%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.28%) MSI
9 6 (0.24%) Selenium
10 4 (0.16%) Emacs
11 3 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.12%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.12%) Bitbucket
11 3 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (0.12%) FitNesse
11 3 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 505 (19.91%) Finance
2 149 (5.87%) Banking
3 120 (4.73%) Telecoms
4 109 (4.30%) Law
5 76 (3.00%) Advertising
6 64 (2.52%) Marketing
7 47 (1.85%) Publishing
8 45 (1.77%) Games
9 38 (1.50%) Retail
10 34 (1.34%) Legal
11 31 (1.22%) Investment Banking
12 22 (0.87%) Back Office
13 20 (0.79%) French Language
14 18 (0.71%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.71%) Manufacturing
15 12 (0.47%) Electronics
16 11 (0.43%) Front Office
16 11 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.24%) German Language
18 5 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 356 (14.03%) Administrator
2 336 (13.24%) Analyst
3 291 (11.47%) Systems Administrator
4 282 (11.12%) Support Engineer
5 193 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 192 (7.57%) Network Engineer
6 192 (7.57%) Systems Engineer
7 153 (6.03%) Support Analyst
8 119 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 114 (4.49%) Linux Administrator
10 109 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
11 107 (4.22%) IT Support
12 101 (3.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 98 (3.86%) Architect
13 98 (3.86%) Desktop Support
14 94 (3.71%) Linux Engineer
15 88 (3.47%) Consultant
16 83 (3.27%) Server Engineer
17 71 (2.80%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 69 (2.72%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (4.41%) Web Services
2 87 (3.43%) .NET
3 73 (2.88%) CSS
4 71 (2.80%) LAMP
5 63 (2.48%) XML
6 58 (2.29%) HTML
7 42 (1.66%) Middleware
8 36 (1.42%) Application Packaging
9 35 (1.38%) RabbitMQ
10 30 (1.18%) MSMQ
10 30 (1.18%) JSON
11 25 (0.99%) ASP.NET
12 24 (0.95%) SOAP
12 24 (0.95%) Ajax
13 14 (0.55%) XHTML
13 14 (0.55%) COM
13 14 (0.55%) Apache Flex
14 13 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
15 11 (0.43%) Symfony
16 10 (0.39%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 301 (11.86%) Blackberry
2 265 (10.45%) Clustering
3 228 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
4 116 (4.57%) Hedge funds
5 102 (4.02%) Computer Science
6 101 (3.98%) Replication
7 54 (2.13%) Open Source
8 49 (1.93%) iPhone
9 42 (1.66%) Management Information System
10 37 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
11 32 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
12 31 (1.22%) EqualLogic
13 30 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
14 29 (1.14%) LPAR
14 29 (1.14%) DLPAR
15 28 (1.10%) Client/Server
15 28 (1.10%) User Experience
16 23 (0.91%) Firmware
17 22 (0.87%) SecurID
18 21 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1828 (72.05%) Windows
2 823 (32.44%) Linux
2 823 (32.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 600 (23.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 372 (14.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 353 (13.91%) Windows 7
6 303 (11.94%) UNIX
7 229 (9.03%) Windows XP
8 215 (8.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 215 (8.47%) Solaris
9 168 (6.62%) Windows 8
10 127 (5.01%) CentOS
11 107 (4.22%) Ubuntu
12 102 (4.02%) Mac OS X
13 85 (3.35%) Android
14 74 (2.92%) Debian
15 71 (2.80%) AIX
16 57 (2.25%) Apple iOS
17 46 (1.81%) Mac OS
18 38 (1.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 467 (18.41%) ITIL
2 298 (11.75%) Load Balancing
3 155 (6.11%) DevOps
4 154 (6.07%) E-Commerce
5 131 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 128 (5.05%) Configuration Management
7 122 (4.81%) Change Management
8 111 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
9 108 (4.26%) Service Management
10 105 (4.14%) Migration
11 89 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
12 88 (3.47%) Network Design
13 87 (3.43%) Mobile Device Management
14 86 (3.39%) Project Management
15 83 (3.27%) Performance Tuning
15 83 (3.27%) Continuous Improvement
16 79 (3.11%) Network Management
17 72 (2.84%) Mentoring
18 68 (2.68%) Kalman Filter
19 66 (2.60%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 382 (15.06%) SQL
2 263 (10.37%) Perl
3 262 (10.33%) PowerShell
4 227 (8.95%) Python
5 198 (7.80%) Bash Shell
6 160 (6.31%) Java
7 143 (5.64%) Ruby
8 126 (4.97%) PHP
9 101 (3.98%) Shell Script
10 71 (2.80%) JavaScript
11 59 (2.33%) C#
12 39 (1.54%) VBScript
13 36 (1.42%) VB
13 36 (1.42%) C
14 33 (1.30%) Korn
15 14 (0.55%) AWK
16 13 (0.51%) C++
17 10 (0.39%) T-SQL
18 9 (0.35%) PowerHouse
19 5 (0.20%) XPath
Qualifications
1 466 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 298 (11.75%) MCSE
3 251 (9.89%) Degree
4 244 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
5 162 (6.39%) CCNA
6 155 (6.11%) MCSA
7 148 (5.83%) MCITP
8 125 (4.93%) MCP
9 112 (4.41%) CCNP
10 97 (3.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 80 (3.15%) MCTS
12 56 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
13 54 (2.13%) Security Cleared
14 32 (1.26%) CCIE
14 32 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
15 27 (1.06%) SC Cleared
16 23 (0.91%) RHCE
17 22 (0.87%) CCA
18 21 (0.83%) CCSE
19 19 (0.75%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 174 (6.86%) SLA
2 51 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 44 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 27 (1.06%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.75%) QA
6 10 (0.39%) COBIT
7 8 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.16%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.12%) ISO 14001
10 2 (0.079%) BS7799
10 2 (0.079%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1355 (53.41%) Active Directory
2 891 (35.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 303 (11.94%) Hyper-V
4 222 (8.75%) XenApp
5 210 (8.28%) vSphere
6 175 (6.90%) VMware ESX
7 152 (5.99%) NFS
8 124 (4.89%) VMware ESXi
9 77 (3.04%) XenDesktop
10 60 (2.36%) XenServer
11 53 (2.09%) Varnish
12 47 (1.85%) Terminal Services
12 47 (1.85%) Xen
13 38 (1.50%) UAG
14 33 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 31 (1.22%) Samba
16 26 (1.02%) MetaFrame
17 23 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
18 22 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
18 22 (0.87%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 267 (10.52%) Puppet
2 204 (8.04%) Opscode Chef
3 195 (7.69%) SCCM
4 163 (6.42%) WSUS
5 159 (6.27%) SCOM
6 134 (5.28%) Backup Exec
7 120 (4.73%) Nagios
8 110 (4.34%) NetBackup
9 104 (4.10%) Norton AntiVirus
10 71 (2.80%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 43 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 41 (1.62%) Ansible
13 36 (1.42%) HP SIM
14 32 (1.26%) Tivoli
15 26 (1.02%) CFEngine
16 25 (0.99%) OpenView
17 24 (0.95%) Cacti
18 20 (0.79%) Vagrant
19 19 (0.75%) SCVMM
19 19 (0.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1179 (46.47%) VMware
2 1115 (43.95%) Microsoft
3 747 (29.44%) Cisco
4 560 (22.07%) Citrix
5 464 (18.29%) HP
6 311 (12.26%) Red Hat
7 288 (11.35%) Symantec
8 238 (9.38%) NetApp
9 204 (8.04%) Dell
10 182 (7.17%) Juniper
11 158 (6.23%) Oracle
12 140 (5.52%) EMC
13 126 (4.97%) F5
14 121 (4.77%) Apple
15 120 (4.73%) CheckPoint
16 115 (4.53%) IBM
17 91 (3.59%) Reuters
18 86 (3.39%) Bloomberg
19 76 (3.00%) Veritas
20 71 (2.80%) Avaya
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £38000 per annum - to 38k Plus exception benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus large company benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 70-85k base + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Bank of England
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £75000.00 - £90000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £90,000 per annum plus excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday