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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 57 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing DNS 26 9 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.59% 1.11% 4.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.23% 7.09% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 9 42
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £37,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,000 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
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
86 127 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 11.86% 15.70% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 84 112 180
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% -15.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,769 £55,000 £57,500
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 28 January 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Oxford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 40 (70.18%) Active Directory
2 35 (61.40%) Windows
3 29 (50.88%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (49.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (45.61%) Cisco
6 25 (43.86%) VMware
6 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (42.11%) HTTP
7 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
8 22 (38.60%) CCNA
9 20 (35.09%) Hyper-V
10 18 (31.58%) DHCP
10 18 (31.58%) SSL
11 17 (29.82%) SMTP
11 17 (29.82%) Fortinet
12 10 (17.54%) SQL
12 10 (17.54%) Firewall
13 9 (15.79%) IIS
13 9 (15.79%) MS Office
13 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (12.28%) Linux
14 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
15 6 (10.53%) Network Design
15 6 (10.53%) Redback
15 6 (10.53%) JNCIE
15 6 (10.53%) ITIL
15 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
15 6 (10.53%) Juniper
15 6 (10.53%) MPLS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (15.79%) IIS
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.26%) Lync
3 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.75%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Office
2 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.02%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (42.11%) HTTP
2 18 (31.58%) DHCP
2 18 (31.58%) SSL
3 17 (29.82%) SMTP
4 10 (17.54%) Firewall
5 6 (10.53%) MPLS
5 6 (10.53%) OSPF
5 6 (10.53%) BGP
5 6 (10.53%) Ethernet
5 6 (10.53%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.53%) VPLS
6 5 (8.77%) Wireless
7 4 (7.02%) Internet
8 3 (5.26%) SAN
9 2 (3.51%) GPRS
9 2 (3.51%) WLAN
9 2 (3.51%) WAN
10 1 (1.75%) LAN
10 1 (1.75%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) MySQL
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Big Data
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
1 1 (1.75%) Legal
1 1 (1.75%) Advertising
1 1 (1.75%) Games
1 1 (1.75%) German Language
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) Analyst
1 18 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 17 (29.82%) Support Engineer
2 17 (29.82%) Network Support Engineer
2 17 (29.82%) Network Support
3 9 (15.79%) Support Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Service Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Administrator
5 6 (10.53%) Design Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Network Architect
5 6 (10.53%) IP Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) IT Support
7 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
7 4 (7.02%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) COM
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Visualisation
2 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.75%) Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.75%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (61.40%) Windows
2 28 (49.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (43.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (12.28%) Linux
6 6 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.02%) CentOS
8 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.75%) Android
10 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.53%) ITIL
1 6 (10.53%) Network Design
1 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 5 (8.77%) DevOps
3 4 (7.02%) Analytics
3 4 (7.02%) Data Management
3 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (7.02%) Project Management
4 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.26%) CRM
4 3 (5.26%) ERP
5 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.51%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.75%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.75%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.75%) Line Management
6 1 (1.75%) Software License Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) Perl
2 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.02%) PHP
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) VBScript
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) Ruby
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (50.88%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (38.60%) CCNA
3 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (10.53%) JNCIE
4 6 (10.53%) CCDP
4 6 (10.53%) CCIE
4 6 (10.53%) CCNP
4 6 (10.53%) CCIP
5 5 (8.77%) MCSE
6 4 (7.02%) MCT
6 4 (7.02%) Degree
6 4 (7.02%) MCP
7 1 (1.75%) CCAA
7 1 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.75%) CCA
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.75%) CCEA
System Software
1 40 (70.18%) Active Directory
2 20 (35.09%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.75%) XenApp
4 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.75%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.75%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.51%) SCCM
4 1 (1.75%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Cisco
2 25 (43.86%) VMware
3 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 17 (29.82%) Fortinet
5 6 (10.53%) Redback
5 6 (10.53%) Juniper
6 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.02%) Apple
6 4 (7.02%) Citrix
7 2 (3.51%) Avaya
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle
8 1 (1.75%) SAP
8 1 (1.75%) IBM
8 1 (1.75%) HP
8 1 (1.75%) Lotus
8 1 (1.75%) Google
8 1 (1.75%) Brocade
8 1 (1.75%) LANDesk