The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 60 43 72
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +29
Permanent jobs citing DNS 58 82 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.77% 5.33% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.33% 36.44% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 53 68 36
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,200 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
DNS
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
229 225 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.87% 14.62% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 189 186 219
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

DNS Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

DNS
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -10 28 £38,750 +49.03% 2
Abingdon -11 6 £26,750 -18.93% 3
Banbury - 5 £23,000 -
Bicester - 3 £27,500 -
Faringdon - 3 £35,000 - 2
Eynsham - 2 £29,000 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 57 (62.64%) Windows
2 54 (59.34%) Active Directory
3 48 (52.75%) DHCP
3 48 (52.75%) VMware
4 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
5 42 (46.15%) Firewall
6 37 (40.66%) Linux
7 33 (36.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 28 (30.77%) Windows 7
9 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 26 (28.57%) WAN
9 26 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 25 (27.47%) Cisco
11 23 (25.27%) ITIL
12 22 (24.18%) Python
13 21 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
13 21 (23.08%) VPN
14 20 (21.98%) MS Office
15 19 (20.88%) SQL
15 19 (20.88%) LAN
16 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (18.68%) Apache
17 16 (17.58%) MySQL
17 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
17 16 (17.58%) CCNA
17 16 (17.58%) MS Exchange
18 15 (16.48%) PHP
18 15 (16.48%) Nagios
18 15 (16.48%) VLAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 17 (18.68%) Apache
2 16 (17.58%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.79%) SharePoint
4 7 (7.69%) IIS
5 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.49%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (4.40%) Lync
8 3 (3.30%) nginx
8 3 (3.30%) OpenStack
8 3 (3.30%) JBoss
8 3 (3.30%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 20 (21.98%) MS Office
3 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.99%) Office 365
2 5 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.30%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.30%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (52.75%) DHCP
2 42 (46.15%) Firewall
3 26 (28.57%) WAN
3 26 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 21 (23.08%) VPN
5 19 (20.88%) LAN
6 15 (16.48%) VLAN
7 14 (15.38%) SAN
8 13 (14.29%) VoIP
9 12 (13.19%) SMTP
10 11 (12.09%) OSPF
10 11 (12.09%) Internet
11 10 (10.99%) BGP
11 10 (10.99%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (10.99%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (10.99%) Wireless
11 10 (10.99%) IPsec
11 10 (10.99%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (9.89%) SSL
13 8 (8.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.58%) MySQL
1 16 (17.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.49%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.49%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.30%) Big Data
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (13.19%) Subversion
2 5 (5.49%) JIRA
3 4 (4.40%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
5 2 (2.20%) Redmine
5 2 (2.20%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (10.99%) Games
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
3 4 (4.40%) Marketing
4 3 (3.30%) Billing
5 1 (1.10%) Retail
5 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Back Office
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (18.68%) IT Support
2 15 (16.48%) Analyst
3 14 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 11 (12.09%) Technical Support
4 11 (12.09%) Developer
4 11 (12.09%) Consultant
4 11 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (10.99%) Administrator
5 10 (10.99%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (10.99%) PHP Developer
6 9 (9.89%) Network Engineer
7 8 (8.79%) Junior
8 7 (7.69%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.59%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 6 (6.59%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (5.49%) Help Desk Consultant
10 5 (5.49%) Junior PHP Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Junior Developer
10 5 (5.49%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.99%) Ajax
2 5 (5.49%) HTML
2 5 (5.49%) CSS
3 4 (4.40%) LAMP
4 3 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (2.20%) COM
6 1 (1.10%) HTML5
6 1 (1.10%) Flash
6 1 (1.10%) WAP
6 1 (1.10%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.48%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.99%) Social Gaming
3 7 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.30%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.20%) iPhone
6 2 (2.20%) iPad
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.10%) NHS
7 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.10%) DTV
7 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.10%) Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 57 (62.64%) Windows
2 37 (40.66%) Linux
3 28 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 26 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (16.48%) Windows 8
6 13 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (10.99%) CentOS
8 8 (8.79%) UNIX
9 5 (5.49%) SUSE
9 5 (5.49%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
11 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.30%) Mac OS
11 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
11 3 (3.30%) NetWare
12 2 (2.20%) Solaris
12 2 (2.20%) Android
13 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.10%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) ITIL
2 12 (13.19%) Mentoring
3 10 (10.99%) Web Development
3 10 (10.99%) Capacity Management
4 8 (8.79%) Configuration Management
4 8 (8.79%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
5 7 (7.69%) Network Design
6 6 (6.59%) Change Management
6 6 (6.59%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (5.49%) Data Protection
7 5 (5.49%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.49%) Project Management
7 5 (5.49%) Service Management
7 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.49%) DevOps
8 4 (4.40%) Line Management
8 4 (4.40%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (4.40%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 22 (24.18%) Python
2 19 (20.88%) SQL
3 15 (16.48%) PHP
4 12 (13.19%) Perl
5 9 (9.89%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.79%) PowerShell
7 7 (7.69%) Ruby
7 7 (7.69%) C
7 7 (7.69%) Tcl
8 5 (5.49%) PHP5
9 4 (4.40%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.30%) VB
11 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.10%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (17.58%) CCNA
4 9 (9.89%) MCSE
5 7 (7.69%) CCNP
5 7 (7.69%) Degree
6 6 (6.59%) MCSA
7 5 (5.49%) MCITP
8 4 (4.40%) CCIE
9 3 (3.30%) MCP
10 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.20%) MCTS
11 1 (1.10%) CCIP
11 1 (1.10%) MCT
11 1 (1.10%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.10%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (59.34%) Active Directory
2 33 (36.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.30%) Squid
5 3 (3.30%) qmail
5 3 (3.30%) vSphere
5 3 (3.30%) KVM
5 3 (3.30%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.20%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.10%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (16.48%) Nagios
2 9 (9.89%) ZABBIX
3 7 (7.69%) SELinux
4 6 (6.59%) Backup Exec
5 5 (5.49%) WSUS
5 5 (5.49%) Puppet
6 3 (3.30%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (3.30%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (3.30%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (3.30%) Rundeck
7 2 (2.20%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.20%) logstash
7 2 (2.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.10%) Legato
8 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.10%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.10%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (1.10%) SCCM
8 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 48 (52.75%) VMware
2 47 (51.65%) Microsoft
3 25 (27.47%) Cisco
4 10 (10.99%) Perforce
5 7 (7.69%) Sony
5 7 (7.69%) Fujitsu
5 7 (7.69%) Citrix
5 7 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.59%) CommVault
6 6 (6.59%) Sophos
7 5 (5.49%) Apple
7 5 (5.49%) IBM
7 5 (5.49%) Sun
7 5 (5.49%) HP
8 4 (4.40%) Sage
9 3 (3.30%) Symantec
9 3 (3.30%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.20%) Polycom
10 2 (2.20%) Tandberg
10 2 (2.20%) Veeam
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Faringdon, Oxfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + quarterly bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + (inc on-call) + 5% bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: £36,000
Posted: 12 days ago
Abingdon
Sophos
Salary: Competitve DOE + bonus & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago