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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 48 61 40
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Permanent jobs citing DNS 30 17 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 4.10% 1.81% 4.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.97% 11.56% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 25
Average salary £26,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £33,800 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
79 147 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 10.79% 15.65% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 67 132 107
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Oxford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
3 19 (51.35%) Cisco
4 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (43.24%) VMware
6 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (37.84%) DHCP
7 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
7 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (32.43%) HTTP
8 12 (32.43%) Linux
8 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
9 11 (29.73%) OSPF
9 11 (29.73%) BGP
10 10 (27.03%) CCNA
10 10 (27.03%) SSL
11 9 (24.32%) SQL
11 9 (24.32%) Juniper
11 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
12 8 (21.62%) Firewall
12 8 (21.62%) Brocade
13 7 (18.92%) Fortinet
13 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (18.92%) Cacti
13 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
13 7 (18.92%) Network Design
13 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (18.92%) Internet
13 7 (18.92%) Nagios
13 7 (18.92%) IIS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (18.92%) IIS
2 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
2 5 (13.51%) Lotus Domino
2 5 (13.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (8.11%) Lync
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
1 5 (13.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) DHCP
2 12 (32.43%) HTTP
3 11 (29.73%) OSPF
3 11 (29.73%) BGP
4 10 (27.03%) SSL
5 8 (21.62%) Firewall
6 7 (18.92%) Internet
6 7 (18.92%) SMTP
7 5 (13.51%) SSH
7 5 (13.51%) LLU
7 5 (13.51%) DSL
7 5 (13.51%) ICMP
7 5 (13.51%) RIP
7 5 (13.51%) SNMP
7 5 (13.51%) Broadband
8 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.81%) SAN
8 4 (10.81%) Ethernet
8 4 (10.81%) VPLS
8 4 (10.81%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Support Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Network Support Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Network Support
4 4 (10.81%) Network Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Design Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) IP Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Network Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) IT Support
6 2 (5.41%) Support Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) .NET
1 2 (5.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) Online Games
3 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (70.27%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (32.43%) Linux
5 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
6 7 (18.92%) UNIX
6 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
8 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
1 7 (18.92%) Network Design
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) Data Management
3 3 (8.11%) Analytics
4 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) ERP
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.03%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) CCDP
3 4 (10.81%) CCIE
3 4 (10.81%) CCNP
3 4 (10.81%) CCIP
3 4 (10.81%) JNCIE
4 3 (8.11%) Degree
4 3 (8.11%) MCP
4 3 (8.11%) MCSE
4 3 (8.11%) MCT
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (35.14%) Hyper-V
3 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.51%) DFS Replication
5 3 (8.11%) vSphere
6 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.70%) XenApp
7 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Nagios
1 7 (18.92%) Cacti
2 5 (13.51%) SmokePing
3 2 (5.41%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (51.35%) Cisco
2 16 (43.24%) VMware
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (24.32%) Juniper
5 8 (21.62%) Brocade
6 7 (18.92%) Fortinet
7 6 (16.22%) Apple
8 5 (13.51%) Huawei
8 5 (13.51%) Lotus
8 5 (13.51%) IBM
9 4 (10.81%) Redback
10 3 (8.11%) Citrix
11 2 (5.41%) Avaya
12 1 (2.70%) HP
12 1 (2.70%) Dell
12 1 (2.70%) Fujitsu
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