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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 61 92 51
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -41
Permanent jobs citing DNS 56 35 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.68% 1.90% 4.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.45% 15.63% 23.80%
Number of salaries quoted 47 35 53
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,060 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £46,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -
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
204 224 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.40% 12.19% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 163 196 281
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 November 2014.

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 21 November 2014. 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 +23 21 £26,000 -25.71% 2
Abingdon +6 13 £33,000 -17.50%
Witney +31 6 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Henley-on-Thames 0 4 £26,500 +3.92%
Wallingford - 3 £30,000 -
Thame - 2 £36,750 -
Banbury - 1 £30,000 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

1 111 (82.22%) Windows
2 89 (65.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (60.74%) VMware
4 81 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (58.52%) DHCP
6 59 (43.70%) Active Directory
6 59 (43.70%) SAN
6 59 (43.70%) Wireless
7 57 (42.22%) MS Excel
8 56 (41.48%) Apple
8 56 (41.48%) Juniper
9 55 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 54 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 52 (38.52%) MCSE
12 48 (35.56%) HP
12 48 (35.56%) Citrix
13 44 (32.59%) EMC
13 44 (32.59%) MCSA
13 44 (32.59%) MCITP
13 44 (32.59%) Veeam
13 44 (32.59%) Microsoft Azure
13 44 (32.59%) MCTS
13 44 (32.59%) Meru Networks
14 39 (28.89%) Cisco
15 32 (23.70%) Microsoft
16 30 (22.22%) Backup Exec
16 30 (22.22%) Symantec
17 29 (21.48%) Norton AntiVirus
17 29 (21.48%) Hyper-V
17 29 (21.48%) Mentoring

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 23 (17.04%) IIS
2 16 (11.85%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.70%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.96%) Lync
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.74%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (42.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.41%) MS Office
3 5 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.74%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) BPCS
1 2 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 44 (32.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 79 (58.52%) DHCP
2 59 (43.70%) SAN
2 59 (43.70%) Wireless
3 28 (20.74%) Firewall
4 24 (17.78%) HTTP
5 20 (14.81%) TCP/IP
6 18 (13.33%) SMTP
7 15 (11.11%) SSL
8 13 (9.63%) OSPF
8 13 (9.63%) BGP
8 13 (9.63%) VPN
8 13 (9.63%) FTP
8 13 (9.63%) SNMP
9 11 (8.15%) IPv4
10 10 (7.41%) MPLS
11 9 (6.67%) iSCSI
11 9 (6.67%) SSH
11 9 (6.67%) LAN
12 8 (5.93%) VLAN
12 8 (5.93%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.44%) MySQL
3 4 (2.96%) Big Data
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Ant
2 5 (3.70%) Subversion
2 5 (3.70%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (8.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.48%) Billing
3 1 (0.74%) Marketing
3 1 (0.74%) German Language
3 1 (0.74%) Back Office
3 1 (0.74%) Electronics
3 1 (0.74%) Finance
3 1 (0.74%) Legal
3 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (43.70%) Support Engineer
2 35 (25.93%) Analyst
3 31 (22.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (19.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 24 (17.78%) Network Engineer
6 21 (15.56%) Support Analyst
7 19 (14.07%) IT Support
8 16 (11.85%) Network Support Engineer
8 16 (11.85%) Network Support
9 13 (9.63%) Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (9.63%) Service Analyst
10 11 (8.15%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (8.15%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (8.15%) Technical Support
11 10 (7.41%) Administrator
11 10 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (5.93%) IT Support Engineer
13 7 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (5.19%) IT Support Analyst
13 7 (5.19%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.44%) Web Services
2 5 (3.70%) XML
2 5 (3.70%) LAMP
3 2 (1.48%) COM
4 1 (0.74%) HTML
4 1 (0.74%) .NET
4 1 (0.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.19%) Clustering
3 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.44%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.70%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.70%) Open Source
6 2 (1.48%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.48%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.74%) New Media
7 1 (0.74%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 111 (82.22%) Windows
2 89 (65.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (16.30%) Windows 8
5 21 (15.56%) Linux
6 19 (14.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.41%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.93%) Windows Vista
9 7 (5.19%) Windows XP
10 6 (4.44%) UNIX
11 5 (3.70%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.96%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (2.96%) Android
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.74%) Solaris
13 1 (0.74%) SELinux
13 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.74%) CentOS
13 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.48%) Mentoring
2 12 (8.89%) ITIL
3 11 (8.15%) Network Design
4 8 (5.93%) Project Management
5 7 (5.19%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.19%) Data Management
5 7 (5.19%) Analytics
6 5 (3.70%) Server Monitoring
6 5 (3.70%) Service Management
7 4 (2.96%) ERP
7 4 (2.96%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (2.22%) CRM
8 3 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.48%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.48%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (1.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.48%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.48%) Time Management
9 2 (1.48%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.52%) SQL
2 9 (6.67%) VBScript
2 9 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.70%) PHP
4 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.74%) C
4 1 (0.74%) Perl
4 1 (0.74%) Python
4 1 (0.74%) Tcl
4 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (38.52%) MCSE
3 44 (32.59%) MCSA
3 44 (32.59%) MCTS
3 44 (32.59%) MCITP
4 28 (20.74%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (15.56%) CCNA
6 15 (11.11%) Degree
7 9 (6.67%) MCP
8 8 (5.93%) CCNP
9 7 (5.19%) MCT
10 6 (4.44%) CCIE
10 6 (4.44%) CCIP
10 6 (4.44%) CCDP
10 6 (4.44%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.74%) RHCE
11 1 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.74%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.48%) QA
System Software
1 59 (43.70%) Active Directory
2 54 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (21.48%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.93%) Terminal Server
5 5 (3.70%) Postfix
5 5 (3.70%) Sendmail
5 5 (3.70%) DFS Replication
5 5 (3.70%) NFS
6 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.74%) Docker
6 1 (0.74%) XenApp
6 1 (0.74%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 29 (21.48%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (4.44%) SCVMM
4 5 (3.70%) Cacti
4 5 (3.70%) Nagios
5 4 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.96%) SmokePing
6 2 (1.48%) SCOM
7 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.74%) SCCM
7 1 (0.74%) Ansible
Vendors
1 82 (60.74%) VMware
2 56 (41.48%) Juniper
2 56 (41.48%) Apple
3 48 (35.56%) Citrix
3 48 (35.56%) HP
4 44 (32.59%) EMC
4 44 (32.59%) Veeam
4 44 (32.59%) Meru Networks
5 39 (28.89%) Cisco
6 32 (23.70%) Microsoft
7 30 (22.22%) Symantec
8 13 (9.63%) Fortinet
9 7 (5.19%) Brocade
10 6 (4.44%) Redback
11 5 (3.70%) Lotus
11 5 (3.70%) IBM
12 4 (2.96%) Avaya
12 4 (2.96%) Huawei
13 2 (1.48%) Kaspersky
13 2 (1.48%) CommVault
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