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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 29 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 9 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.00% 1.32% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 8.16% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 11
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% -22.72%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
33 49 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 14.67% 16.23% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32 46 83
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £26,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £54,300
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 19 December 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Luton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (96.97%) Windows
1 32 (96.97%) DHCP
2 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
4 21 (63.64%) IIS
5 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (51.52%) E-Commerce
5 17 (51.52%) FTP
6 16 (48.48%) SLA
7 15 (45.45%) SCOM
7 15 (45.45%) PowerShell
7 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
8 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
9 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
9 13 (39.39%) Database Security
9 13 (39.39%) DevOps
9 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (39.39%) Network Load Balancing
10 12 (36.36%) Web Services
11 10 (30.30%) Cisco
12 9 (27.27%) VMware
12 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (24.24%) Back Office
13 8 (24.24%) Finance
13 8 (24.24%) COM
13 8 (24.24%) HP
14 6 (18.18%) Linux
14 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (18.18%) SAN
15 5 (15.15%) VPN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (63.64%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (42.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (12.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (96.97%) DHCP
2 17 (51.52%) FTP
3 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
4 6 (18.18%) SAN
5 5 (15.15%) iSCSI
5 5 (15.15%) VPN
5 5 (15.15%) WAN
6 4 (12.12%) Firewall
7 3 (9.09%) SMTP
7 3 (9.09%) MPLS
8 2 (6.06%) OSPF
8 2 (6.06%) BGP
8 2 (6.06%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.06%) ATM
8 2 (6.06%) ISDN
8 2 (6.06%) LAN
8 2 (6.06%) VoIP
8 2 (6.06%) Wireless
8 2 (6.06%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
General
1 8 (24.24%) Back Office
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (51.52%) Web Engineer
3 15 (45.45%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Web Services
2 8 (24.24%) COM
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Replication
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) SecurID
3 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.03%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 32 (96.97%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) E-Commerce
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (39.39%) Network Load Balancing
2 13 (39.39%) Database Security
2 13 (39.39%) DevOps
3 5 (15.15%) ITIL
4 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 3 (9.09%) Coaching
6 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
6 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Change Control
6 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.03%) Service Management
7 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (15.15%) VCP5
2 3 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (48.48%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) VMware ESX
4 4 (12.12%) Terminal Services
4 4 (12.12%) vSphere
5 3 (9.09%) VMware Server
5 3 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (6.06%) VMFS
6 2 (6.06%) XenApp
6 2 (6.06%) XenServer
6 2 (6.06%) ISA Server
6 2 (6.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.03%) Xen
7 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (45.45%) SCOM
2 4 (12.12%) HP SIM
3 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
4 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
3 9 (27.27%) VMware
4 8 (24.24%) HP
5 5 (15.15%) Dell
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
6 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) Websense
7 2 (6.06%) BT
7 2 (6.06%) 3Com
7 2 (6.06%) Avaya
7 2 (6.06%) Juniper
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 2 (6.06%) NetApp
7 2 (6.06%) Veritas
7 2 (6.06%) Lotus
7 2 (6.06%) Mitel
7 2 (6.06%) Brocade
7 2 (6.06%) SonicWALL