The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 37 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 3.48% 4.90% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 27.40% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 7
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +64.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
DNS
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 73 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 13.91% 17.89% 31.71%
Number of salaries quoted 43 64 107
Average salary £42,500 £56,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £31,331
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

DNS
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Luton region.

DNS Salary Trend in Luton

DNS
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Luton region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Luton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) ITIL
3 10 (76.92%) DHCP
4 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
4 9 (69.23%) Capacity Planning
5 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (61.54%) Citrix
5 8 (61.54%) VMware
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
7 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
7 6 (46.15%) SLA
7 6 (46.15%) Cisco
7 6 (46.15%) SAN
7 6 (46.15%) Terminal Services
8 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
8 5 (38.46%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (38.46%) Web Services
8 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
8 5 (38.46%) Office 365
8 5 (38.46%) Akamai
8 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 3 (23.08%) IIS
1 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 5 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (15.38%) IaaS
3 2 (15.38%) SaaS
3 2 (15.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DHCP
2 7 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 6 (46.15%) iSCSI
3 6 (46.15%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) FTP
4 3 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
6 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (46.15%) Windows 8
4 5 (38.46%) Windows XP
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (38.46%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Project Management
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Coaching
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Office Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Terminal Services
4 4 (30.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
6 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) Akamai
5 2 (15.38%) F5