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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 31 47 44
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 23 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 6.65% 1.69% 4.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.33% 6.38% 18.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 16
Average salary £51,250 £41,250 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.24% -4.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £31,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -2.73%
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
60 94 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 17.34% 26.48% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 51 92 92
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 October 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Luton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 37 (97.37%) Windows
1 37 (97.37%) DHCP
2 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
3 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
4 26 (68.42%) IIS
5 22 (57.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (57.89%) E-Commerce
5 22 (57.89%) FTP
6 20 (52.63%) SLA
6 20 (52.63%) MS Excel
6 20 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (52.63%) SCOM
6 20 (52.63%) PowerShell
7 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (47.37%) Network Load Balancing
7 18 (47.37%) Database Security
7 18 (47.37%) DevOps
8 17 (44.74%) Web Services
9 15 (39.47%) TCP/IP
10 13 (34.21%) COM
10 13 (34.21%) Back Office
10 13 (34.21%) Finance
11 10 (26.32%) VMware
11 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (26.32%) Cisco
12 8 (21.05%) HP
13 6 (15.79%) Linux
13 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (15.79%) VCP5
13 6 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 26 (68.42%) IIS
2 2 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (52.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (13.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (97.37%) DHCP
2 22 (57.89%) FTP
3 15 (39.47%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.16%) SAN
4 5 (13.16%) iSCSI
5 4 (10.53%) VPN
5 4 (10.53%) WAN
6 3 (7.89%) Firewall
7 2 (5.26%) Wireless
7 2 (5.26%) Frame Relay
7 2 (5.26%) xDSL
7 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (5.26%) SMTP
7 2 (5.26%) Ethernet
7 2 (5.26%) ATM
7 2 (5.26%) ISDN
7 2 (5.26%) LAN
7 2 (5.26%) VoIP
7 2 (5.26%) DMZ
7 2 (5.26%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 13 (34.21%) Back Office
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (63.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (57.89%) Web Engineer
3 20 (52.63%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Junior
6 1 (2.63%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) Web Services
2 13 (34.21%) COM
3 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Replication
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.26%) SecurID
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (97.37%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) E-Commerce
2 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Network Load Balancing
2 18 (47.37%) Database Security
2 18 (47.37%) DevOps
3 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.53%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.89%) Load Balancing
4 3 (7.89%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.63%) Service Management
6 1 (2.63%) Change Control
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 20 (52.63%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (15.79%) VCP5
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) CCNA
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (52.63%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (81.58%) Active Directory
2 10 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) VMware ESX
3 4 (10.53%) vSphere
3 4 (10.53%) VMware Server
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (7.89%) XenApp
4 3 (7.89%) XenServer
4 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.26%) ISA Server
5 2 (5.26%) VMFS
5 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (52.63%) SCOM
2 5 (13.16%) HP SIM
3 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.63%) WSUS
4 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) Cisco
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 8 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (10.53%) Dell
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) NetApp
5 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
6 2 (5.26%) Websense
6 2 (5.26%) BT
6 2 (5.26%) 3Com
6 2 (5.26%) Veritas
6 2 (5.26%) Lotus
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) Avaya
6 2 (5.26%) Juniper
6 2 (5.26%) Mitel
6 2 (5.26%) Brocade
6 2 (5.26%) SonicWALL