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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.10% 8.08% 6.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 23.48% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 27 19
Average salary £33,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £28,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% -5.33%
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
50 115 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 18.32% 34.43% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 101 119
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) MS Office
3 7 (58.33%) DHCP
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) SCCM
5 4 (33.33%) FMCG
5 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (33.33%) Lync
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco
6 2 (16.67%) MPLS
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (16.67%) VoIP
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
7 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DHCP
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (33.33%) WAN
3 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) OSPF
5 1 (8.33%) RIP
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Project Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Network Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 2000
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCVP
2 1 (8.33%) ACTC
2 1 (8.33%) ACMT
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) SCOM
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) Juniper
4 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (8.33%) Kerio
4 1 (8.33%) Aruba