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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 23 27 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 16 22 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.21% 6.04% 6.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.19% 22.22% 12.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 21 20
Average salary £35,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%
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
53 99 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 17.26% 27.20% 48.12%
Number of salaries quoted 41 93 111
Average salary £34,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.42% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Middlesex

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
4 10 (43.48%) VPN
5 9 (39.13%) LAN
5 9 (39.13%) WAN
5 9 (39.13%) DHCP
5 9 (39.13%) Firewall
5 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (30.43%) MS Office
7 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
7 6 (26.09%) VoIP
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco
7 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
7 6 (26.09%) SCOM
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (21.74%) CCVP
8 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
8 5 (21.74%) Internet
8 5 (21.74%) SSL
8 5 (21.74%) Citrix
8 5 (21.74%) CCNP
9 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (13.04%) Windows 8

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
2 9 (39.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.70%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) VPN
2 9 (39.13%) LAN
2 9 (39.13%) WAN
2 9 (39.13%) DHCP
2 9 (39.13%) Firewall
3 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
3 6 (26.09%) VoIP
4 5 (21.74%) SSL
4 5 (21.74%) Internet
5 3 (13.04%) NAS
5 3 (13.04%) SAN
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) MPLS
7 1 (4.35%) OSPF
7 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.35%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (4.35%) Intranet
7 1 (4.35%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Administrator
2 11 (47.83%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
4 8 (34.78%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (26.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (26.09%) Systems Support
5 6 (26.09%) Project Administrator
6 5 (21.74%) Network Administrator
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Administrator
6 5 (21.74%) Cisco Administrator
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 4 (17.39%) Voice Network Engineer
7 4 (17.39%) Data Network Engineer
7 4 (17.39%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (17.39%) Data Network Administrator
7 4 (17.39%) Data Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) AS400
3 1 (4.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
6 1 (4.35%) OS/400
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (21.74%) CCNP
2 5 (21.74%) CCVP
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) ACMT
4 1 (4.35%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Terminal Services
3 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCOM
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (8.70%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) Nagios
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.35%) NetScout
4 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.35%) Kerio
4 1 (4.35%) Aruba
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Adobe
Middlesex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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