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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 24 44 35
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 21 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.92% 1.17% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.00% 4.94% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 11
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £39,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
60 81 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.90% 23.75% 48.66%
Number of salaries quoted 49 71 61
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Middlesex

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 12 (50.00%) LAN
3 12 (50.00%) WAN
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
4 11 (45.83%) VPN
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco
4 11 (45.83%) CCNP
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (41.67%) SSL
5 10 (41.67%) VoIP
5 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 10 (41.67%) Internet
5 10 (41.67%) CCVP
5 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco UCCX
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 6 (25.00%) DHCP
7 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
7 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (25.00%) SCOM
8 5 (20.83%) SLA
8 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (16.67%) SAN
9 4 (16.67%) Windows XP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (41.67%) MS Exchange
1 10 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) Firewall
2 12 (50.00%) LAN
2 12 (50.00%) WAN
3 11 (45.83%) VPN
4 10 (41.67%) SSL
4 10 (41.67%) VoIP
4 10 (41.67%) Internet
5 6 (25.00%) DHCP
6 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 4 (16.67%) NAS
7 4 (16.67%) SAN
8 2 (8.33%) Intranet
9 1 (4.17%) IPv4
9 1 (4.17%) SNMP
9 1 (4.17%) OSPF
9 1 (4.17%) BGP
9 1 (4.17%) VRRP
9 1 (4.17%) IPsec
9 1 (4.17%) Ethereal
9 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
1 16 (66.67%) Administrator
2 12 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) Network Administrator
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) Cisco Administrator
4 6 (25.00%) Project Administrator
4 6 (25.00%) Systems Support
4 6 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Administrator
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Data Network Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Data Network Administrator
6 4 (16.67%) Data Administrator
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) AS400
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.33%) OS/400
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) AIX
5 2 (8.33%) UNIX
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) Change Management
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
2 2 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) CCNP
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCVP
3 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) ACMT
4 1 (4.17%) ACTC
4 1 (4.17%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (25.00%) SCOM
3 2 (8.33%) Nagios
3 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (4.17%) Cacti
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) CheckPoint
2 11 (45.83%) Cisco
3 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (8.33%) NetScout
4 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
5 1 (4.17%) Kerio
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
5 1 (4.17%) Brocade
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Adobe