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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 66 89 66
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -23
Permanent jobs citing DNS 53 36 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.48% 2.04% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.31% 15.00% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 47 36 59
Average salary £29,000 £27,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.50% -20.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £22,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £50,000 £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
218 240 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.33% 13.62% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 176 216 312
Average salary £35,000 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £53,250 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +19 26 £22,500 -40.00% 3
Witney +30 7 £29,000 +28.88% 1
Abingdon -5 7 £32,500 -18.75%
Thame - 4 £39,250 -
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £22,500 -
Banbury - 1 £30,000 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 102 (77.27%) Windows
2 75 (56.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 71 (53.79%) Active Directory
4 70 (53.03%) DHCP
4 70 (53.03%) VMware
5 67 (50.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (33.33%) SAN
6 44 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 43 (32.58%) Cisco
8 42 (31.82%) MS Excel
8 42 (31.82%) Wireless
9 39 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (29.55%) Apple
10 38 (28.79%) Juniper
10 38 (28.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 34 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (25.76%) MCSE
11 34 (25.76%) Hyper-V
12 31 (23.48%) Citrix
12 31 (23.48%) HP
13 29 (21.97%) Firewall
13 29 (21.97%) HTTP
13 29 (21.97%) SQL
14 27 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
15 26 (19.70%) MCSA
15 26 (19.70%) MCTS
15 26 (19.70%) MCITP
15 26 (19.70%) EMC
15 26 (19.70%) Veeam
15 26 (19.70%) Meru Networks

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (18.18%) IIS
2 17 (12.88%) MS Exchange
3 13 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (7.58%) SharePoint
5 6 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (3.79%) IBM Notes
6 5 (3.79%) Lotus Domino
6 5 (3.79%) Lync
6 5 (3.79%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.76%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 42 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 12 (9.09%) MS Office
3 6 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) BPCS
1 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 27 (20.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.79%) Office 365
4 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (53.03%) DHCP
2 44 (33.33%) SAN
3 42 (31.82%) Wireless
4 29 (21.97%) Firewall
4 29 (21.97%) HTTP
5 21 (15.91%) SMTP
6 20 (15.15%) TCP/IP
7 18 (13.64%) SSL
8 15 (11.36%) VPN
9 13 (9.85%) FTP
9 13 (9.85%) SNMP
9 13 (9.85%) MPLS
10 12 (9.09%) OSPF
10 12 (9.09%) BGP
11 11 (8.33%) IPv4
11 11 (8.33%) WAN
11 11 (8.33%) LAN
11 11 (8.33%) VPLS
12 10 (7.58%) VLAN
13 9 (6.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) MySQL
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.03%) Big Data
4 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Ant
2 5 (3.79%) Subversion
2 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.27%) Billing
3 2 (1.52%) Finance
4 1 (0.76%) Legal
4 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.76%) Advertising
4 1 (0.76%) Games
4 1 (0.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) German Language
4 1 (0.76%) Back Office
4 1 (0.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 53 (40.15%) Support Engineer
2 33 (25.00%) Analyst
3 26 (19.70%) Network Engineer
4 25 (18.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (15.91%) Support Analyst
6 20 (15.15%) Network Support Engineer
6 20 (15.15%) Network Support
6 20 (15.15%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 16 (12.12%) IT Support
8 12 (9.09%) Administrator
9 11 (8.33%) Service Analyst
9 11 (8.33%) Technical Support
9 11 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
12 7 (5.30%) Architect
12 7 (5.30%) Technical Support Analyst
12 7 (5.30%) Technical Analyst
12 7 (5.30%) IT Support Analyst
13 6 (4.55%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.30%) Web Services
2 5 (3.79%) XML
2 5 (3.79%) LAMP
3 3 (2.27%) COM
4 2 (1.52%) .NET
5 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.30%) Clustering
3 7 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.55%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.79%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.79%) Open Source
6 2 (1.52%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.52%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.76%) New Media
7 1 (0.76%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 102 (77.27%) Windows
2 75 (56.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 67 (50.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 20 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (14.39%) Linux
7 10 (7.58%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.06%) Windows Vista
9 7 (5.30%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.79%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (3.03%) Android
12 3 (2.27%) CentOS
13 2 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.76%) UNIX
14 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.39%) Mentoring
2 15 (11.36%) ITIL
3 11 (8.33%) Network Design
4 10 (7.58%) Project Management
5 9 (6.82%) Service Management
6 7 (5.30%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.30%) Data Management
6 7 (5.30%) Analytics
7 6 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (3.79%) Server Monitoring
8 5 (3.79%) ERP
9 4 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.27%) CRM
10 3 (2.27%) DevOps
11 2 (1.52%) Quality Management
11 2 (1.52%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.52%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (1.52%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (1.52%) Performance Analysis
11 2 (1.52%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.97%) SQL
2 9 (6.82%) VBScript
2 9 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 7 (5.30%) PHP
4 4 (3.03%) Perl
4 4 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.52%) Ruby
5 2 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (0.76%) Tcl
6 1 (0.76%) C
6 1 (0.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (28.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (25.76%) MCSE
2 34 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (19.70%) MCTS
3 26 (19.70%) MCITP
3 26 (19.70%) MCSA
4 24 (18.18%) CCNA
5 15 (11.36%) Degree
6 10 (7.58%) CCNP
7 9 (6.82%) MCP
8 7 (5.30%) MCT
9 6 (4.55%) CCIE
9 6 (4.55%) CCDP
9 6 (4.55%) CCIP
9 6 (4.55%) JNCIE
10 1 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.76%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.76%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.06%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 71 (53.79%) Active Directory
2 39 (29.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (25.76%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.06%) Terminal Server
5 5 (3.79%) Postfix
5 5 (3.79%) Sendmail
5 5 (3.79%) DFS Replication
5 5 (3.79%) NFS
6 1 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.76%) Docker
6 1 (0.76%) XenApp
6 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (12.12%) Backup Exec
2 15 (11.36%) Norton AntiVirus
3 6 (4.55%) SCVMM
3 6 (4.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.27%) SCOM
4 3 (2.27%) Puppet
4 3 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.52%) SCCM
6 1 (0.76%) Nagios
6 1 (0.76%) Cacti
6 1 (0.76%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.76%) Ansible
6 1 (0.76%) SELinux
Vendors
1 70 (53.03%) VMware
2 44 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 43 (32.58%) Cisco
4 39 (29.55%) Apple
5 38 (28.79%) Juniper
6 31 (23.48%) HP
6 31 (23.48%) Citrix
7 26 (19.70%) EMC
7 26 (19.70%) Veeam
7 26 (19.70%) Meru Networks
8 16 (12.12%) Fortinet
8 16 (12.12%) Symantec
9 6 (4.55%) Redback
10 5 (3.79%) Lotus
10 5 (3.79%) IBM
11 4 (3.03%) Avaya
11 4 (3.03%) Brocade
12 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.52%) CommVault
13 2 (1.52%) Dell
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