The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 80 73 62
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 11 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.00% 1.57% 3.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.53% 9.70% 17.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 33
Average salary £29,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
DNS
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
146 165 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.32% 16.22% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 111 123 219
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

DNS
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Milton Keynes region.

DNS Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) DHCP
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco
5 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
6 8 (47.06%) Firewall
7 7 (41.18%) ITIL
7 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
7 7 (41.18%) Citrix
7 7 (41.18%) VMware
8 6 (35.29%) LAN
8 6 (35.29%) WAN
8 6 (35.29%) SAN
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
8 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
8 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
8 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
8 6 (35.29%) XenApp
9 5 (29.41%) HP
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
10 4 (23.53%) SQL
10 4 (23.53%) IIS
10 4 (23.53%) MCSA
10 4 (23.53%) SLA
10 4 (23.53%) CCNP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 7 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) IIS
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) DHCP
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) SAN
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) FCoE
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (11.76%) SMTP
5 2 (11.76%) VoIP
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) HTTP
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) BIG-IP
5 2 (11.76%) VLAN
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) ICT Technician
3 2 (11.76%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Backup Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
3 1 (5.88%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Incident Management
3 3 (17.65%) Time Management
3 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (23.53%) MCSA
3 4 (23.53%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
2 6 (35.29%) XenApp
3 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
4 4 (23.53%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (23.53%) UAG
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.88%) vSphere
6 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) WSUS
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) Citrix
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 5 (29.41%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) Symantec
5 4 (23.53%) Remedy
5 4 (23.53%) Websense
5 4 (23.53%) F5
6 2 (11.76%) Juniper
6 2 (11.76%) Radware
6 2 (11.76%) IBM
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) Mitel
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £42000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago