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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 21 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 5 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 2.70% 4.15% 3.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.16% 19.67% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 15
Average salary £50,000 £30,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.28% -32.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
38 61 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 20.54% 21.11% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 87
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
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 12 February 2016, 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 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) VPN
1 14 (93.33%) CCNP
1 14 (93.33%) CheckPoint
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) CCVP
2 13 (86.67%) Internet
2 13 (86.67%) SSL
2 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 13 (86.67%) VoIP
2 13 (86.67%) WAN
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) HSRP
3 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.67%) SafeCom
3 1 (6.67%) PaperCut
3 1 (6.67%) ABBYY
3 1 (6.67%) Equitrac
3 1 (6.67%) SmoothWall
3 1 (6.67%) Presales
3 1 (6.67%) Cacti
3 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (6.67%) Junos
3 1 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (6.67%) Brocade
3 1 (6.67%) Ethereal
3 1 (6.67%) Wireshark

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
1 14 (93.33%) VPN
2 13 (86.67%) Internet
2 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 13 (86.67%) SSL
2 13 (86.67%) VoIP
2 13 (86.67%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) BGP
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) Ethereal
3 1 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (6.67%) HSRP
3 1 (6.67%) IPsec
3 1 (6.67%) IPv4
3 1 (6.67%) Junos
3 1 (6.67%) LDAP
3 1 (6.67%) OSPF
3 1 (6.67%) SNMP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VRRP
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 13 (86.67%) Administrator
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Administrator
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Network Administrator
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 13 (86.67%) Network Administrator
1 13 (86.67%) Network Engineer
1 13 (86.67%) Network Systems Engineer
1 13 (86.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Consultant
2 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Presales
1 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) CCNP
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) CCVP
3 1 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (6.67%) Cacti
2 1 (6.67%) PaperCut
2 1 (6.67%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) CheckPoint
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) ABBYY
2 1 (6.67%) Brocade
2 1 (6.67%) Equitrac
2 1 (6.67%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) Juniper
2 1 (6.67%) Kofax
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
2 1 (6.67%) SafeCom