The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 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 Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 54 80 45
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -35
Permanent jobs citing DNS 61 44 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.91% 2.52% 4.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.11% 16.00% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 50 31 55
Average salary £32,000 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.85% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £42,500 £40,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
225 275 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.42% 15.74% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 197 238 198
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
South East

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 August 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 1 August 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
Abingdon +15 36 £33,000 -17.50% 3
Oxford +8 18 £26,000 -35.00% 1
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 85 (84.16%) Windows
2 78 (77.23%) DHCP
3 64 (63.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (62.38%) VMware
5 57 (56.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 56 (55.45%) SAN
6 56 (55.45%) MS Excel
7 54 (53.47%) Citrix
8 53 (52.48%) Apple
9 50 (49.50%) Juniper
10 49 (48.51%) HP
10 49 (48.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 47 (46.53%) Microsoft Certification
11 47 (46.53%) MCSE
12 44 (43.56%) Wireless
13 43 (42.57%) MCITP
14 42 (41.58%) MCTS
14 42 (41.58%) Veeam
14 42 (41.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 42 (41.58%) Meru Networks
14 42 (41.58%) MCSA
14 42 (41.58%) EMC
15 35 (34.65%) Backup Exec
16 34 (33.66%) Symantec
17 32 (31.68%) Norton AntiVirus
17 32 (31.68%) Active Directory
18 23 (22.77%) Microsoft
19 20 (19.80%) Linux
20 18 (17.82%) Cisco
21 17 (16.83%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (7.92%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.93%) Lync
2 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.94%) SAS
4 5 (4.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (4.95%) IBM Notes
4 5 (4.95%) Lotus Domino
4 5 (4.95%) IIS
4 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.99%) Apache
Applications
1 56 (55.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.94%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.95%) MS Office
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (41.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.93%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (77.23%) DHCP
2 56 (55.45%) SAN
3 44 (43.56%) Wireless
4 12 (11.88%) Internet
4 12 (11.88%) WAN
5 10 (9.90%) Firewall
5 10 (9.90%) OSPF
6 9 (8.91%) BGP
7 8 (7.92%) iSCSI
7 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.93%) RIP
8 7 (6.93%) SNMP
9 6 (5.94%) SSH
9 6 (5.94%) Broadband
9 6 (5.94%) ICMP
10 5 (4.95%) DSL
10 5 (4.95%) LAN
10 5 (4.95%) VPN
10 5 (4.95%) HTTP
10 5 (4.95%) LLU
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) MySQL
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (8.91%) Finance
2 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Back Office
4 1 (0.99%) French Language
Job Titles
1 42 (41.58%) Support Engineer
2 25 (24.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (20.79%) Analyst
4 20 (19.80%) IT Support
5 16 (15.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (14.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (14.85%) Network Engineer
7 14 (13.86%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (12.87%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (12.87%) IT Support Engineer
8 13 (12.87%) Service Analyst
8 13 (12.87%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 8 (7.92%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (7.92%) Support Analyst
10 7 (6.93%) Customer Engineer
10 7 (6.93%) Customer Support Engineer
11 6 (5.94%) Support Technician
12 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Technician
13 4 (3.96%) Network Support Engineer
13 4 (3.96%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) .NET
2 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.99%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Thin Client
1 5 (4.95%) Blackberry
1 5 (4.95%) Fat Client
2 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.98%) Online Games
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.99%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 85 (84.16%) Windows
2 64 (63.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (48.51%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (19.80%) Linux
5 17 (16.83%) Windows 7
6 15 (14.85%) Windows 8
7 14 (13.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (7.92%) UNIX
9 6 (5.94%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.99%) Solaris
10 1 (0.99%) CentOS
10 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.89%) Service Delivery
2 9 (8.91%) ITIL
3 4 (3.96%) Project Management
4 3 (2.97%) Problem Management
4 3 (2.97%) Network Design
5 2 (1.98%) Software Engineering
5 2 (1.98%) Incident Management
5 2 (1.98%) Time Management
5 2 (1.98%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (1.98%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (1.98%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (1.98%) Migration
5 2 (1.98%) Configuration Management
6 1 (0.99%) Service Management
6 1 (0.99%) Identity Management
6 1 (0.99%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (0.99%) E-Commerce
6 1 (0.99%) ERP
6 1 (0.99%) CRM
6 1 (0.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.99%) Perl
2 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (46.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 47 (46.53%) MCSE
2 43 (42.57%) MCITP
3 42 (41.58%) MCTS
3 42 (41.58%) MCSA
4 4 (3.96%) Degree
4 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.96%) CCNA
5 1 (0.99%) CCNP
5 1 (0.99%) RHCE
5 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.99%) MCP
5 1 (0.99%) MCT
5 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.99%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) SLA
2 2 (1.98%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) HL7
System Software
1 57 (56.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (31.68%) Active Directory
3 12 (11.88%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.89%) XenApp
4 11 (10.89%) XenDesktop
5 8 (7.92%) vSphere
6 5 (4.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.95%) DFS Replication
7 3 (2.97%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.98%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.99%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 35 (34.65%) Backup Exec
2 32 (31.68%) Norton AntiVirus
3 12 (11.88%) SCCM
4 7 (6.93%) Nagios
4 7 (6.93%) Cacti
5 6 (5.94%) WSUS
6 5 (4.95%) SmokePing
7 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.99%) SCOM
Vendors
1 63 (62.38%) VMware
2 54 (53.47%) Citrix
3 53 (52.48%) Apple
4 50 (49.50%) Juniper
5 49 (48.51%) HP
6 42 (41.58%) Veeam
6 42 (41.58%) Meru Networks
6 42 (41.58%) EMC
7 34 (33.66%) Symantec
8 23 (22.77%) Microsoft
9 18 (17.82%) Cisco
10 9 (8.91%) Brocade
11 7 (6.93%) Dell
12 6 (5.94%) Fujitsu
13 5 (4.95%) IBM
13 5 (4.95%) Lotus
13 5 (4.95%) Huawei
14 4 (3.96%) Fortinet
15 3 (2.97%) NetApp
16 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
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