The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Oxford region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 58 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 15 19 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.96% 1.99% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 13.87% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 13
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,200 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 137 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.85% 14.36% 12.98%
Number of salaries quoted 52 127 70
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Oxfordshire

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 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Oxford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (67.74%) DHCP
2 20 (64.52%) Windows
3 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
4 15 (48.39%) Linux
5 14 (45.16%) VMware
6 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (35.48%) Cisco
7 11 (35.48%) Windows 8
8 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (32.26%) Apple
8 10 (32.26%) BGP
9 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (29.03%) OSPF
9 9 (29.03%) SAN
9 9 (29.03%) SQL
9 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
10 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
10 8 (25.81%) vSphere
10 8 (25.81%) Juniper
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.81%) Dell
10 8 (25.81%) Internet
11 7 (22.58%) Nagios
11 7 (22.58%) ITIL
11 7 (22.58%) UNIX
11 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
11 7 (22.58%) Lync
11 7 (22.58%) SCCM
11 7 (22.58%) Cacti
11 7 (22.58%) Brocade

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (22.58%) Lync
2 6 (19.35%) SAS
3 4 (12.90%) IBM Notes
3 4 (12.90%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 4 (12.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
5 1 (3.23%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Visio
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
3 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (67.74%) DHCP
2 10 (32.26%) BGP
3 9 (29.03%) OSPF
3 9 (29.03%) SAN
4 8 (25.81%) iSCSI
4 8 (25.81%) Internet
5 6 (19.35%) RIP
6 5 (16.13%) DSL
6 5 (16.13%) ICMP
6 5 (16.13%) Broadband
6 5 (16.13%) WAN
6 5 (16.13%) SNMP
6 5 (16.13%) LLU
6 5 (16.13%) Firewall
6 5 (16.13%) SSH
7 3 (9.68%) HTTP
7 3 (9.68%) Kerberos
7 3 (9.68%) SSL
8 2 (6.45%) VLAN
8 2 (6.45%) SMTP
General
1 6 (19.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Games
3 1 (3.23%) French Language
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Support
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support
4 2 (6.45%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) Online Games
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (64.52%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Linux
3 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (35.48%) Windows 8
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (22.58%) UNIX
6 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
7 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.23%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (29.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) CCNA
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.23%) MCP
4 1 (3.23%) MCSE
4 1 (3.23%) MCT
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (29.03%) Hyper-V
4 8 (25.81%) vSphere
5 6 (19.35%) XenApp
5 6 (19.35%) XenDesktop
6 4 (12.90%) DFS Replication
7 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
8 1 (3.23%) Postfix
8 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Nagios
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
1 7 (22.58%) Cacti
2 6 (19.35%) WSUS
3 5 (16.13%) SmokePing
4 3 (9.68%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) VMware
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 10 (32.26%) Apple
4 8 (25.81%) Juniper
4 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.81%) Dell
5 7 (22.58%) Brocade
6 6 (19.35%) Fujitsu
6 6 (19.35%) Citrix
6 6 (19.35%) HP
7 5 (16.13%) Huawei
8 4 (12.90%) Lotus
8 4 (12.90%) IBM
9 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
10 2 (6.45%) Symantec
11 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
11 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
11 1 (3.23%) F5
11 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
11 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
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