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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 63 98 64
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -34
Permanent jobs citing DNS 55 32 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.56% 1.77% 3.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 14.61% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 46 32 51
Average salary £29,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,950 £20,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £49,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
209 219 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.52% 12.14% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 167 194 299
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 27 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 27 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 +22 21 £22,750 -35.00% 1
Abingdon +2 13 £33,000 -17.50%
Witney +33 6 £27,500 +22.22% 1
Henley-on-Thames - 4 £26,500 -
Thame - 2 £36,750 -
Wallingford - 2 £30,000 -
Banbury - 1 £30,000 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 (82.84%) Windows
2 88 (65.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 81 (60.45%) VMware
4 80 (59.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 78 (58.21%) DHCP
6 61 (45.52%) Active Directory
7 58 (43.28%) Wireless
8 57 (42.54%) SAN
9 55 (41.04%) Apple
9 55 (41.04%) MS Excel
10 54 (40.30%) Juniper
11 53 (39.55%) Microsoft Certification
12 52 (38.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 50 (37.31%) MCSE
14 46 (34.33%) HP
14 46 (34.33%) Citrix
15 42 (31.34%) EMC
15 42 (31.34%) MCSA
15 42 (31.34%) MCITP
15 42 (31.34%) Veeam
15 42 (31.34%) Microsoft Azure
15 42 (31.34%) MCTS
15 42 (31.34%) Meru Networks
16 40 (29.85%) Cisco
17 33 (24.63%) Microsoft
18 30 (22.39%) Hyper-V
19 29 (21.64%) Cisco Certification
20 28 (20.90%) Symantec
20 28 (20.90%) Firewall
20 28 (20.90%) Backup Exec

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (17.16%) IIS
2 17 (12.69%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (7.46%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.73%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.73%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (3.73%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.99%) Lync
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.75%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (41.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.21%) MS Office
3 5 (3.73%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) BPCS
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 42 (31.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 78 (58.21%) DHCP
2 58 (43.28%) Wireless
3 57 (42.54%) SAN
4 28 (20.90%) Firewall
5 25 (18.66%) HTTP
6 21 (15.67%) TCP/IP
7 19 (14.18%) SMTP
8 16 (11.94%) SSL
9 13 (9.70%) VPN
9 13 (9.70%) FTP
9 13 (9.70%) SNMP
10 12 (8.96%) OSPF
10 12 (8.96%) BGP
11 11 (8.21%) IPv4
12 10 (7.46%) MPLS
13 9 (6.72%) iSCSI
13 9 (6.72%) SSH
13 9 (6.72%) LAN
14 8 (5.97%) VLAN
14 8 (5.97%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.48%) MySQL
3 4 (2.99%) Big Data
4 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Ant
2 5 (3.73%) Subversion
2 5 (3.73%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (8.21%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.49%) Billing
3 1 (0.75%) Marketing
3 1 (0.75%) German Language
3 1 (0.75%) Back Office
3 1 (0.75%) Electronics
3 1 (0.75%) Finance
3 1 (0.75%) Legal
3 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (44.03%) Support Engineer
2 34 (25.37%) Analyst
3 30 (22.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (18.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 24 (17.91%) Network Engineer
6 21 (15.67%) Support Analyst
7 20 (14.93%) IT Support
8 17 (12.69%) Network Support Engineer
8 17 (12.69%) Network Support
9 12 (8.96%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (8.96%) Service Analyst
10 11 (8.21%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (8.21%) Technical Support
11 10 (7.46%) Administrator
11 10 (7.46%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (5.97%) IT Support Engineer
13 7 (5.22%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (5.22%) IT Support Analyst
13 7 (5.22%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.48%) Web Services
2 5 (3.73%) XML
2 5 (3.73%) LAMP
3 2 (1.49%) COM
4 1 (0.75%) HTML
4 1 (0.75%) .NET
4 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.46%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.72%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.22%) Clustering
3 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.48%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.73%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.73%) Open Source
6 2 (1.49%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.49%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.75%) New Media
7 1 (0.75%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 111 (82.84%) Windows
2 88 (65.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 80 (59.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (16.42%) Windows 8
5 20 (14.93%) Linux
6 19 (14.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.46%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.97%) Windows Vista
9 7 (5.22%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.73%) Ubuntu
10 5 (3.73%) UNIX
11 4 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (2.99%) Android
12 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.75%) Solaris
12 1 (0.75%) SELinux
12 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.75%) CentOS
12 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.15%) Mentoring
2 13 (9.70%) ITIL
3 11 (8.21%) Network Design
4 8 (5.97%) Project Management
5 7 (5.22%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.22%) Data Management
5 7 (5.22%) Analytics
6 6 (4.48%) Service Management
7 5 (3.73%) Server Monitoring
8 4 (2.99%) ERP
8 4 (2.99%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.24%) CRM
9 3 (2.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.49%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.49%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (1.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.49%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.49%) Time Management
10 2 (1.49%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (18.66%) SQL
2 9 (6.72%) VBScript
2 9 (6.72%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.73%) PHP
4 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.75%) C
4 1 (0.75%) Perl
4 1 (0.75%) Python
4 1 (0.75%) Tcl
4 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 53 (39.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (37.31%) MCSE
3 42 (31.34%) MCSA
3 42 (31.34%) MCTS
3 42 (31.34%) MCITP
4 29 (21.64%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (16.42%) CCNA
6 15 (11.19%) Degree
7 9 (6.72%) MCP
8 8 (5.97%) CCNP
9 7 (5.22%) MCT
10 6 (4.48%) CCIE
10 6 (4.48%) CCIP
10 6 (4.48%) CCDP
10 6 (4.48%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.75%) RHCE
11 1 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.75%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) SLA
2 2 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 61 (45.52%) Active Directory
2 52 (38.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (22.39%) Hyper-V
4 8 (5.97%) Terminal Server
5 5 (3.73%) Postfix
5 5 (3.73%) Sendmail
5 5 (3.73%) DFS Replication
5 5 (3.73%) NFS
6 1 (0.75%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.75%) Docker
6 1 (0.75%) XenApp
6 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 28 (20.90%) Backup Exec
2 27 (20.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (4.48%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.99%) Cacti
4 4 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.99%) Nagios
4 4 (2.99%) SmokePing
5 2 (1.49%) SCOM
6 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.75%) SCCM
6 1 (0.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 81 (60.45%) VMware
2 55 (41.04%) Apple
3 54 (40.30%) Juniper
4 46 (34.33%) Citrix
4 46 (34.33%) HP
5 42 (31.34%) EMC
5 42 (31.34%) Veeam
5 42 (31.34%) Meru Networks
6 40 (29.85%) Cisco
7 33 (24.63%) Microsoft
8 28 (20.90%) Symantec
9 14 (10.45%) Fortinet
10 7 (5.22%) Brocade
11 6 (4.48%) Redback
12 5 (3.73%) Lotus
12 5 (3.73%) IBM
13 4 (2.99%) Avaya
13 4 (2.99%) Huawei
14 2 (1.49%) Kaspersky
14 2 (1.49%) CommVault
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