The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 39 27 45
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 11 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.19% 5.77% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.94% 10.89% 8.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 9
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 248 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.64% 52.99% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 76 87 88
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 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
South East

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 25 July 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 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
3 30 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 30 (85.71%) DHCP
4 28 (80.00%) MS Exchange
5 27 (77.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (74.29%) VMware
7 25 (71.43%) Firewall
8 24 (68.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 23 (65.71%) VLAN
9 23 (65.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (62.86%) Exchange Server 2007
10 22 (62.86%) WatchGuard
10 22 (62.86%) VMware ESXi
10 22 (62.86%) XenApp
10 22 (62.86%) XenDesktop
10 22 (62.86%) Veeam
10 22 (62.86%) Wireless
10 22 (62.86%) Citrix
11 6 (17.14%) VPN
12 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
13 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (8.57%) SCCM
13 3 (8.57%) MCITP
13 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
13 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
13 3 (8.57%) SMTP
13 3 (8.57%) SLA
13 3 (8.57%) Cisco

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 28 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (68.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (62.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.71%) GroupWise
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (85.71%) DHCP
2 25 (71.43%) Firewall
3 23 (65.71%) VLAN
4 22 (62.86%) Wireless
5 6 (17.14%) VPN
6 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.57%) SMTP
8 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
8 2 (5.71%) FTP
8 2 (5.71%) HTTP
8 2 (5.71%) LAN
8 2 (5.71%) WAN
8 2 (5.71%) SAN
9 1 (2.86%) LDAP
9 1 (2.86%) ADSL
9 1 (2.86%) SNMP
9 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.86%) Network Security
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Field Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Server Support Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Server Administrator
3 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Server Support
3 3 (8.57%) Server Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
4 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.71%) Firmware
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.71%) NetWare
4 2 (5.71%) SUSE
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.71%) Migration
3 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (2.86%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.57%) MCITP
2 2 (5.71%) MCSE
2 2 (5.71%) MCSA
3 1 (2.86%) CCNA
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 23 (65.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (62.86%) XenApp
3 22 (62.86%) XenDesktop
3 22 (62.86%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.71%) Novell eDirectory
5 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) HP SIM
2 2 (5.71%) ARCserve
2 2 (5.71%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Microsoft
2 26 (74.29%) VMware
3 22 (62.86%) Citrix
3 22 (62.86%) WatchGuard
3 22 (62.86%) Veeam
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) Dell
5 2 (5.71%) NetApp
5 2 (5.71%) Novell
6 1 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) Brocade
6 1 (2.86%) Juniper
6 1 (2.86%) F5