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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 52 30 42
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1 29 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.27% 6.64% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.13% 31.52% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 24 7
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
32 92 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 8.70% 21.05% 22.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 83 73
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £36,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (62.50%) SCCM
4 5 (62.50%) SCOM
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) FTP
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) DevOps
5 4 (50.00%) Coaching
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (50.00%) SLA
5 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (50.00%) Project Management
5 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (50.00%) Publishing
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (50.00%) Akamai

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (12.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (12.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) FTP
3 3 (37.50%) iSCSI
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (12.50%) NAS
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) ADSL
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) SMTP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Server Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 4 (50.00%) Coaching
3 4 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 4 (50.00%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Terminal Services
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Xen
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SCCM
1 5 (62.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Akamai
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) Dell