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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 39 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3 24 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.06% 6.65% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 22.02% 8.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 24 15
Average salary £30,500 £47,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.78% +28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £28,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
54 109 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.08% 30.19% 34.77%
Number of salaries quoted 37 88 133
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) DHCP
3 9 (69.23%) MS Office
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) WAN
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix
6 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (30.77%) SCCM
6 4 (30.77%) FMCG
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) Lync
7 2 (15.38%) Office 365
7 2 (15.38%) Aruba
7 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (15.38%) CCNA
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) Network Security
7 2 (15.38%) Handset
7 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
1 4 (30.77%) Lync
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
4 2 (15.38%) RIP
4 2 (15.38%) MPLS
4 2 (15.38%) OSPF
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Network Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Service Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) FMCG
2 2 (15.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
1 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) ACTC
2 1 (7.69%) MCITP
2 1 (7.69%) ACMT
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix
3 2 (15.38%) Juniper
3 2 (15.38%) Apple
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) Aruba
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) Kerio