The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford 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 51 46 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 29 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.80% 4.04% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.13% 36.25% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 29 15
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,400 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
DNS
Oxfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
111 80 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 14.53% 11.16% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 87 64 133
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

DNS
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

DNS Salary Trend in Oxford

DNS
Salary Histogram in Oxford

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

DNS Salary Histogram in Oxford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 24 (52.17%) VMware
3 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
4 21 (45.65%) Windows
5 20 (43.48%) Firewall
6 19 (41.30%) Linux
6 19 (41.30%) DHCP
7 17 (36.96%) WAN
7 17 (36.96%) Cisco
8 16 (34.78%) Python
9 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (30.43%) VLAN
11 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
11 13 (28.26%) VPN
12 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
13 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
13 11 (23.91%) SAN
13 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
13 11 (23.91%) LAN
13 11 (23.91%) Apache
13 11 (23.91%) Perl
14 10 (21.74%) ITIL
14 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (21.74%) Nagios
14 10 (21.74%) OSPF
15 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
15 9 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (19.57%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (19.57%) BGP
16 8 (17.39%) IPsec

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 11 (23.91%) Apache
1 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (6.52%) nginx
5 3 (6.52%) OpenStack
5 3 (6.52%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.52%) JBoss
5 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) IIS
6 2 (4.35%) Lync
7 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) Firewall
2 19 (41.30%) DHCP
3 17 (36.96%) WAN
4 14 (30.43%) VLAN
5 13 (28.26%) VPN
6 11 (23.91%) SAN
6 11 (23.91%) LAN
6 11 (23.91%) TCP/IP
7 10 (21.74%) OSPF
8 9 (19.57%) BGP
8 9 (19.57%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (17.39%) IPsec
10 7 (15.22%) Wireless
10 7 (15.22%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (13.04%) FCoE
11 6 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (13.04%) Internet
11 6 (13.04%) SSL
11 6 (13.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) MySQL
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.52%) Big Data
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Subversion
2 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) JIRA
3 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.17%) Redmine
4 1 (2.17%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (10.87%) Games
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) IT Support
2 6 (13.04%) Developer
2 6 (13.04%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) PHP Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 4 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Support Manager
4 4 (8.70%) IT Support Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Administrator
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) HTML
1 5 (10.87%) CSS
1 5 (10.87%) Ajax
2 4 (8.70%) LAMP
3 2 (4.35%) COM
4 1 (2.17%) HTML5
4 1 (2.17%) Flash
4 1 (2.17%) WAP
4 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Social Gaming
3 3 (6.52%) Internet of Things
4 2 (4.35%) iPhone
4 2 (4.35%) iPad
5 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (45.65%) Windows
2 19 (41.30%) Linux
3 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
5 8 (17.39%) Windows 8
6 7 (15.22%) CentOS
7 5 (10.87%) SUSE
8 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
9 2 (4.35%) Solaris
10 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
4 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.87%) Web Development
5 4 (8.70%) Line Management
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (6.52%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (6.52%) Change Management
6 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.52%) Service Management
7 2 (4.35%) Information Security
7 2 (4.35%) Logistics
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.35%) DevOps
7 2 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) Python
2 11 (23.91%) Perl
3 8 (17.39%) Bash Shell
4 6 (13.04%) Ruby
4 6 (13.04%) C
4 6 (13.04%) Tcl
4 6 (13.04%) SQL
5 5 (10.87%) PHP
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.04%) CCNP
3 5 (10.87%) CCNA
3 5 (10.87%) Degree
4 4 (8.70%) MCSE
5 3 (6.52%) MCSA
5 3 (6.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 15 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.52%) qmail
4 3 (6.52%) Terminal Services
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
4 3 (6.52%) Squid
5 2 (4.35%) vSphere
6 1 (2.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Nagios
2 6 (13.04%) ZABBIX
2 6 (13.04%) SELinux
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (6.52%) WSUS
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (4.35%) logstash
5 1 (2.17%) Puppet
5 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.17%) SCDPM
5 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.17%) SCCM
5 1 (2.17%) SCOM
5 1 (2.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 27 (58.70%) Microsoft
2 24 (52.17%) VMware
3 17 (36.96%) Cisco
4 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.87%) Perforce
6 4 (8.70%) Sony
6 4 (8.70%) CommVault
6 4 (8.70%) Apple
6 4 (8.70%) Sage
6 4 (8.70%) Fujitsu
7 3 (6.52%) HP
7 3 (6.52%) Sophos
7 3 (6.52%) Citrix
8 2 (4.35%) Websense
8 2 (4.35%) Intel
8 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 2 (4.35%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.17%) Polycom
9 1 (2.17%) Tandberg
9 1 (2.17%) Veeam
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + quarterly bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago