The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 41 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.16% 3.63% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.06% 7.56% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 10
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
DNS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
79 172 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.97% 48.04% 22.25%
Number of salaries quoted 70 61 85
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £67,500 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

DNS
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

DNS Salary Trend in Middlesex

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) DHCP
3 28 (90.32%) Microsoft
4 27 (87.10%) MS Exchange
5 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
6 24 (77.42%) Firewall
7 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (74.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (70.97%) VLAN
8 22 (70.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (70.97%) VMware
9 21 (67.74%) Exchange Server 2007
9 21 (67.74%) WatchGuard
9 21 (67.74%) Wireless
9 21 (67.74%) Citrix
9 21 (67.74%) XenApp
9 21 (67.74%) XenDesktop
9 21 (67.74%) Veeam
9 21 (67.74%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (19.35%) VPN
11 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
12 3 (9.68%) SMTP
12 3 (9.68%) SLA
12 3 (9.68%) Cisco
12 3 (9.68%) Linux
12 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
12 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
12 3 (9.68%) MCITP
12 3 (9.68%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 27 (87.10%) MS Exchange
2 23 (74.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (67.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.45%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) DHCP
2 24 (77.42%) Firewall
3 22 (70.97%) VLAN
4 21 (67.74%) Wireless
5 6 (19.35%) VPN
6 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
7 3 (9.68%) SMTP
8 2 (6.45%) LAN
8 2 (6.45%) WAN
8 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
8 2 (6.45%) FTP
8 2 (6.45%) HTTP
8 2 (6.45%) SAN
9 1 (3.23%) HTTPS
9 1 (3.23%) SNMP
9 1 (3.23%) ADSL
9 1 (3.23%) LDAP
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (3.23%) Network Security
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Field Engineer
2 3 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.23%) Support Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Support Consultant
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Firmware
3 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) SUSE
4 2 (6.45%) NetWare
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.45%) Migration
2 1 (3.23%) DNA
2 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (3.23%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (9.68%) MCITP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 22 (70.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (67.74%) XenApp
3 21 (67.74%) XenDesktop
3 21 (67.74%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.45%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP SIM
1 2 (6.45%) ARCserve
1 2 (6.45%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Microsoft
2 22 (70.97%) VMware
3 21 (67.74%) WatchGuard
3 21 (67.74%) Citrix
3 21 (67.74%) Veeam
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) HP
5 2 (6.45%) Dell
5 2 (6.45%) NetApp
5 2 (6.45%) Novell
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) Brocade
6 1 (3.23%) F5