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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 92 126 120
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1313 1113 1068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 3.00% 2.39% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.06% 15.23% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1114 944 932
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -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
7698 7306 8478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.60% 15.68% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6419 5985 6987
Average salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
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 £41,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +38 351 £50,000 +11.11% 34
Greenwich - 29 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +9 28 £57,500 +64.28% 3
Docklands, London +17 19 £40,000 -63.63%
Chessington -3 10 £24,000 +12.94% 1
Chiswick +5 9 £45,000 - 3
Canary Wharf +18 8 £65,000 -40.90%
Ilford +7 6 £26,500 +6.00%
Croydon +6 6 £43,250 +15.33% 4
Wimbledon +2 6 £40,000 +29.03%
Feltham - 6 £30,000 -
Wembley - 4 £31,250 -
Bermondsey - 3 - -
Enfield - 3 £27,500 - 1
Mayfair -5 2 £40,000 -42.85%
Romford - 2 £32,500 - 1
Bromley +12 1 £25,000 -61.53%
Sidcup - 1 £48,000 -
Isleworth - 1 £70,000 -
Southwark - 1 £41,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1811 (70.74%) Windows
2 1350 (52.73%) Active Directory
3 1276 (49.84%) DHCP
4 1221 (47.70%) VMware
5 1159 (45.27%) Microsoft
6 988 (38.59%) TCP/IP
7 868 (33.91%) VMware Infrastructure
8 866 (33.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 859 (33.55%) Firewall
10 850 (33.20%) MS Exchange
11 772 (30.16%) Linux
12 771 (30.12%) Cisco
13 684 (26.72%) MS Excel
14 633 (24.73%) VPN
15 622 (24.30%) Windows Server 2012
16 573 (22.38%) Citrix
17 520 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
18 515 (20.12%) Finance
19 514 (20.08%) SAN
20 468 (18.28%) LAN
21 447 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
22 429 (16.76%) WAN
23 426 (16.64%) MS Office
24 417 (16.29%) SQL Server
25 408 (15.94%) ITIL
26 391 (15.27%) Windows 7
27 360 (14.06%) SQL
27 360 (14.06%) HP
28 345 (13.48%) Cisco Certification
29 341 (13.32%) Hyper-V

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 850 (33.20%) MS Exchange
2 447 (17.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 279 (10.90%) IIS
4 237 (9.26%) Apache
5 204 (7.97%) SharePoint
6 199 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 197 (7.70%) Lync
8 166 (6.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 156 (6.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 123 (4.80%) Tomcat
11 115 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
12 107 (4.18%) nginx
13 46 (1.80%) OpenStack
14 36 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 33 (1.29%) Node.js
16 29 (1.13%) Cloud Foundry
17 25 (0.98%) JBoss
17 25 (0.98%) CMS
18 20 (0.78%) IBM Notes
19 19 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 684 (26.72%) MS Excel
2 426 (16.64%) MS Office
3 38 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.20%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.12%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.078%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.078%) MS Project
10 1 (0.039%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 26 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
2 13 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 12 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.27%) SAP Business One
5 5 (0.20%) RMDS
6 3 (0.12%) HiPortfolio
7 2 (0.078%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.078%) Shopify
8 1 (0.039%) RiskWrite
8 1 (0.039%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.039%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.039%) Magento
8 1 (0.039%) Advent Moxy
8 1 (0.039%) ReMetrica
8 1 (0.039%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.039%) Summit
8 1 (0.039%) Bankmaster
8 1 (0.039%) FLEXCUBE
8 1 (0.039%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 209 (8.16%) Office 365
2 119 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 34 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 33 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (1.21%) SaaS
7 29 (1.13%) IaaS
8 28 (1.09%) PaaS
9 24 (0.94%) AWS CloudFormation
10 22 (0.86%) Google Apps
11 18 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 18 (0.70%) Route 53
12 16 (0.63%) Amazon S3
13 12 (0.47%) Heroku
14 11 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
15 10 (0.39%) Engine Yard
16 6 (0.23%) CloudFront
17 5 (0.20%) ElastiCache
17 5 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 5 (0.20%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 1276 (49.84%) DHCP
2 988 (38.59%) TCP/IP
3 859 (33.55%) Firewall
4 633 (24.73%) VPN
5 514 (20.08%) SAN
6 468 (18.28%) LAN
7 429 (16.76%) WAN
8 268 (10.47%) Internet
9 255 (9.96%) HTTP
10 222 (8.67%) SMTP
11 214 (8.36%) VoIP
12 212 (8.28%) VLAN
13 184 (7.19%) Cisco ASA
14 183 (7.15%) LDAP
15 169 (6.60%) BGP
16 161 (6.29%) NAS
17 157 (6.13%) MPLS
18 154 (6.02%) SSL
19 145 (5.66%) Wireless
20 142 (5.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 243 (9.49%) MySQL
3 106 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 78 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 67 (2.62%) Relational Database
6 59 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 44 (1.72%) MongoDB
8 36 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 36 (1.41%) NoSQL
8 36 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
9 26 (1.02%) RDBMS
10 24 (0.94%) Redis
11 19 (0.74%) Oracle Database
12 14 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 12 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
16 10 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 9 (0.35%) QlikView
18 8 (0.31%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 67 (2.62%) Git (software)
2 62 (2.42%) Jenkins
3 51 (1.99%) Subversion
4 23 (0.90%) JIRA
5 22 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (0.66%) Selenium
6 17 (0.66%) Behat
7 13 (0.51%) PHPUnit
7 13 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 13 (0.51%) Maven
8 8 (0.31%) TeamCity
8 8 (0.31%) WebDriver
9 7 (0.27%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.20%) MSI
11 4 (0.16%) InstallShield
11 4 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.16%) Ant
11 4 (0.16%) RSpec
11 4 (0.16%) Gradle
11 4 (0.16%) Emacs
General
1 515 (20.12%) Finance
2 205 (8.01%) Telecoms
3 124 (4.84%) Banking
4 107 (4.18%) Law
5 69 (2.70%) Legal
6 51 (1.99%) Marketing
7 48 (1.88%) Advertising
8 46 (1.80%) Retail
9 38 (1.48%) Financial Institution
10 35 (1.37%) Investment Banking
11 33 (1.29%) Back Office
11 33 (1.29%) Games
12 31 (1.21%) Publishing
13 21 (0.82%) Electronics
14 20 (0.78%) Manufacturing
15 17 (0.66%) French Language
16 9 (0.35%) Billing
17 8 (0.31%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
18 6 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 359 (14.02%) Support Engineer
2 336 (13.13%) Administrator
3 304 (11.88%) Systems Administrator
4 285 (11.13%) Analyst
5 249 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 213 (8.32%) Network Engineer
7 186 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
8 148 (5.78%) Support Analyst
9 143 (5.59%) 2nd Line Support
10 135 (5.27%) Consultant
11 116 (4.53%) IT Support
12 104 (4.06%) 3rd Line Support
12 104 (4.06%) Linux Administrator
13 100 (3.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 95 (3.71%) Architect
15 88 (3.44%) Technical Support
16 87 (3.40%) Senior Network Engineer
17 78 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
18 75 (2.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 73 (2.85%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (5.31%) Web Services
2 95 (3.71%) .NET
3 87 (3.40%) HTML
4 73 (2.85%) CSS
5 64 (2.50%) LAMP
6 57 (2.23%) XML
7 40 (1.56%) REST
8 31 (1.21%) Application Packaging
9 28 (1.09%) SOAP
10 24 (0.94%) Memcached
11 23 (0.90%) Spring
12 22 (0.86%) ASP.NET
12 22 (0.86%) Silverlight
12 22 (0.86%) WCF
13 21 (0.82%) RESTful
13 21 (0.82%) HTML5
13 21 (0.82%) CSS3
14 19 (0.74%) Ajax
15 18 (0.70%) Apache Flex
16 17 (0.66%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 200 (7.81%) Blackberry
2 196 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
3 158 (6.17%) Clustering
4 109 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 89 (3.48%) Hedge funds
6 78 (3.05%) Replication
7 75 (2.93%) iPhone
7 75 (2.93%) Open Source
8 65 (2.54%) Management Information System
9 38 (1.48%) Over-the-Top Content
10 36 (1.41%) User Experience
11 35 (1.37%) Fat Client
11 35 (1.37%) Thin Client
12 32 (1.25%) CLARiiON
12 32 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
13 30 (1.17%) Smartphone
14 29 (1.13%) Private Cloud
15 26 (1.02%) EqualLogic
16 25 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
17 24 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1811 (70.74%) Windows
2 866 (33.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 772 (30.16%) Linux
4 622 (24.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 520 (20.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 391 (15.27%) Windows 7
7 326 (12.73%) UNIX
8 266 (10.39%) Windows 8
9 263 (10.27%) Windows XP
10 224 (8.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 185 (7.23%) Solaris
12 144 (5.63%) CentOS
13 118 (4.61%) Mac OS X
13 118 (4.61%) Ubuntu
14 83 (3.24%) Windows Vista
15 75 (2.93%) Android
16 62 (2.42%) Apple iOS
17 50 (1.95%) Debian
18 26 (1.02%) AIX
19 24 (0.94%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (15.94%) ITIL
2 211 (8.24%) Load Balancing
3 200 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 166 (6.48%) Migration
5 155 (6.05%) DevOps
6 136 (5.31%) Service Delivery
7 124 (4.84%) Configuration Management
8 117 (4.57%) Agile Software Development
9 105 (4.10%) Capacity Planning
10 100 (3.91%) Network Design
10 100 (3.91%) Project Management
11 96 (3.75%) Business Continuity
11 96 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
12 86 (3.36%) Network Management
13 83 (3.24%) Time Management
14 74 (2.89%) E-Commerce
15 70 (2.73%) Change Management
16 68 (2.66%) Service Management
17 66 (2.58%) Root Cause Analysis
18 59 (2.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 360 (14.06%) SQL
2 281 (10.98%) Perl
3 280 (10.94%) Python
4 276 (10.78%) PowerShell
5 218 (8.52%) Bash Shell
6 149 (5.82%) PHP
7 135 (5.27%) Java
8 111 (4.34%) JavaScript
9 108 (4.22%) Ruby
10 93 (3.63%) Shell Script
11 51 (1.99%) C#
12 48 (1.88%) VBScript
13 43 (1.68%) C
14 26 (1.02%) Bourne shell
15 25 (0.98%) Korn
16 23 (0.90%) VB
17 21 (0.82%) T-SQL
18 20 (0.78%) C++
19 13 (0.51%) Tcl
20 10 (0.39%) AWK
Qualifications
1 345 (13.48%) Cisco Certification
2 340 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 260 (10.16%) Degree
4 252 (9.84%) MCSE
5 200 (7.81%) CCNP
6 186 (7.27%) CCNA
7 131 (5.12%) MCP
8 112 (4.38%) MCSA
9 107 (4.18%) MCITP
10 94 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 74 (2.89%) CCIE
12 60 (2.34%) Security Cleared
13 58 (2.27%) CCSA
14 51 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
15 47 (1.84%) MCTS
16 41 (1.60%) CCA
16 41 (1.60%) Citrix Certification
17 40 (1.56%) JNCIP
18 36 (1.41%) JNCIA
19 27 (1.05%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 197 (7.70%) SLA
2 29 (1.13%) QA
3 21 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.43%) COBIT
6 8 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.27%) HL7
8 2 (0.078%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.039%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.039%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1350 (52.73%) Active Directory
2 868 (33.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 341 (13.32%) Hyper-V
4 282 (11.02%) vSphere
5 270 (10.55%) XenApp
6 167 (6.52%) NFS
7 161 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
8 119 (4.65%) VMware ESX
9 85 (3.32%) Terminal Services
10 64 (2.50%) XenDesktop
11 62 (2.42%) XenServer
12 42 (1.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 42 (1.64%) Firmware
13 40 (1.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 39 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
15 36 (1.41%) Xen
16 35 (1.37%) Varnish
17 32 (1.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 29 (1.13%) VMware Workstation
19 28 (1.09%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 220 (8.59%) SCCM
2 215 (8.40%) Puppet
3 156 (6.09%) Nagios
4 137 (5.35%) Opscode Chef
5 114 (4.45%) SCOM
6 100 (3.91%) Backup Exec
7 80 (3.13%) WSUS
8 70 (2.73%) NetBackup
9 63 (2.46%) Ansible
10 52 (2.03%) Cacti
11 47 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
12 34 (1.33%) Tivoli
13 33 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 31 (1.21%) ZABBIX
15 28 (1.09%) collectd
16 24 (0.94%) Salt
16 24 (0.94%) Cobbler
16 24 (0.94%) yum
17 23 (0.90%) OpenView
18 22 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1221 (47.70%) VMware
2 1159 (45.27%) Microsoft
3 771 (30.12%) Cisco
4 573 (22.38%) Citrix
5 360 (14.06%) HP
6 317 (12.38%) Red Hat
7 242 (9.45%) Juniper
8 217 (8.48%) NetApp
9 187 (7.30%) Symantec
10 185 (7.23%) Oracle
11 184 (7.19%) CheckPoint
12 180 (7.03%) EMC
13 138 (5.39%) Apple
14 117 (4.57%) F5
15 116 (4.53%) Dell
16 96 (3.75%) Veritas
17 68 (2.66%) SolarWinds
18 59 (2.30%) IBM
19 57 (2.23%) Reuters
19 57 (2.23%) Bloomberg
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 59 minutes ago
London
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + Bonus & Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
BrightTALK
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonuses
Posted: Yesterday
Brentford, Middlesex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £31000 per annum + 5K Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified £Neg
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus, health, pension, etc.
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Enfield, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday