The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 52 100
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +48
Permanent jobs citing DNS 97 85 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.12% 3.74% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 12.04% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 73 66 27
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.71%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
744 706 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.58% 31.10% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 400 539 429
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Berkshire

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

DNS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

DNS Salary Trend in Reading

DNS
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Reading

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 104 (45.61%) Firewall
2 99 (43.42%) Cisco
3 91 (39.91%) TCP/IP
4 81 (35.53%) Windows
5 80 (35.09%) BGP
6 78 (34.21%) Linux
7 77 (33.77%) Microsoft
8 76 (33.33%) OSPF
9 73 (32.02%) HP
10 70 (30.70%) DHCP
11 69 (30.26%) Internet
12 67 (29.39%) Network Management
13 66 (28.95%) VMware
14 64 (28.07%) MPLS
14 64 (28.07%) Active Directory
15 57 (25.00%) SMTP
16 56 (24.56%) VoIP
17 55 (24.12%) SNMP
18 54 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
19 52 (22.81%) HTTP
20 51 (22.37%) Telecoms
21 48 (21.05%) SSL
22 44 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
22 44 (19.30%) Cisco Nexus
23 42 (18.42%) Red Hat
24 40 (17.54%) WAN
24 40 (17.54%) Billing
25 39 (17.11%) Retail
25 39 (17.11%) Juniper
25 39 (17.11%) F5

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 31 (13.60%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.65%) Apache
3 20 (8.77%) WebSphere
4 19 (8.33%) IIS
5 15 (6.58%) Tomcat
6 11 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (4.82%) Lync
7 10 (4.39%) SharePoint
8 8 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 4 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (1.75%) GroupWise
10 4 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.32%) CMS
11 3 (1.32%) Drupal
11 3 (1.32%) Alfresco
11 3 (1.32%) WordPress
12 2 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (16.23%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.07%) MS Office
3 5 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.26%) SaaS
2 4 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.88%) CloudFront
3 2 (0.88%) Route 53
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.88%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.44%) PaaS
4 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (45.61%) Firewall
2 91 (39.91%) TCP/IP
3 80 (35.09%) BGP
4 76 (33.33%) OSPF
5 70 (30.70%) DHCP
6 69 (30.26%) Internet
7 64 (28.07%) MPLS
8 57 (25.00%) SMTP
9 56 (24.56%) VoIP
10 55 (24.12%) SNMP
11 52 (22.81%) HTTP
12 48 (21.05%) SSL
13 44 (19.30%) Cisco Nexus
14 40 (17.54%) WAN
15 38 (16.67%) LDAP
15 38 (16.67%) LAN
16 36 (15.79%) Broadband
17 35 (15.35%) VPN
18 33 (14.47%) FTP
19 30 (13.16%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.82%) MySQL
3 6 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
General
1 51 (22.37%) Telecoms
2 40 (17.54%) Billing
3 39 (17.11%) Retail
4 36 (15.79%) Finance
5 3 (1.32%) French Language
5 3 (1.32%) German Language
5 3 (1.32%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.32%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (22.37%) Administrator
2 34 (14.91%) Systems Administrator
3 33 (14.47%) Security Engineer
4 30 (13.16%) Network Engineer
5 26 (11.40%) Support Engineer
6 21 (9.21%) Linux Administrator
6 21 (9.21%) Linux Engineer
7 20 (8.77%) Senior Security Engineer
7 20 (8.77%) Design Engineer
7 20 (8.77%) Senior Design Engineer
7 20 (8.77%) IP Engineer
7 20 (8.77%) Senior IP Engineer
8 19 (8.33%) Consultant
9 16 (7.02%) Technical Design Authority
10 15 (6.58%) Firewall Engineer
11 13 (5.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 12 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
13 10 (4.39%) Network Consultant
14 9 (3.95%) Technical Support
14 9 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.77%) SOAP
2 8 (3.51%) COM
3 6 (2.63%) Web Services
4 4 (1.75%) ODBC
4 4 (1.75%) .NET
5 3 (1.32%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.44%) HTML
6 1 (0.44%) CSS
6 1 (0.44%) OLE
6 1 (0.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 36 (15.79%) Smartphone
2 12 (5.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.39%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.63%) Clustering
6 5 (2.19%) Statistics
6 5 (2.19%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.75%) iPhone
7 4 (1.75%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.32%) PKI
8 3 (1.32%) Replication
9 2 (0.88%) EPoS
9 2 (0.88%) Firmware
9 2 (0.88%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (0.44%) CMDB
10 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 81 (35.53%) Windows
2 78 (34.21%) Linux
3 44 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (14.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (11.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (7.89%) CentOS
7 16 (7.02%) UNIX
8 13 (5.70%) SUSE
8 13 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (5.26%) Windows XP
9 12 (5.26%) Solaris
10 6 (2.63%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.63%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.19%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.75%) Debian
12 4 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.75%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.75%) Android
13 3 (1.32%) VMS
13 3 (1.32%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (29.39%) Network Management
2 38 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 35 (15.35%) ITIL
4 30 (13.16%) Capacity Management
5 26 (11.40%) Network Design
6 24 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 16 (7.02%) Project Management
8 13 (5.70%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (4.39%) Service Management
9 10 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (4.39%) Product Management
10 8 (3.51%) Change Management
10 8 (3.51%) Software Distribution
11 7 (3.07%) Migration
12 6 (2.63%) Project Planning
13 5 (2.19%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (2.19%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (1.75%) Data Security
14 4 (1.75%) Security Management
14 4 (1.75%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (12.28%) Perl
2 21 (9.21%) SQL
3 20 (8.77%) Bash Shell
4 8 (3.51%) Python
4 8 (3.51%) PHP
5 5 (2.19%) Shell Script
5 5 (2.19%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.32%) Java
8 2 (0.88%) VBScript
9 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 29 (12.72%) Degree
2 28 (12.28%) Security Cleared
3 24 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 24 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (8.77%) CCNP
5 18 (7.89%) SC Cleared
6 13 (5.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (5.26%) CCNA
8 9 (3.95%) MCITP
9 8 (3.51%) MCSE
9 8 (3.51%) CCIE
9 8 (3.51%) RHCE
10 6 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.19%) SCSA
12 4 (1.75%) MCP
13 3 (1.32%) MCSA
13 3 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.88%) MCTS
15 1 (0.44%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.53%) SLA
2 15 (6.58%) QA
3 11 (4.82%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 64 (28.07%) Active Directory
2 54 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (5.26%) VMware ESX
5 11 (4.82%) vCloud
6 9 (3.95%) vSphere
7 8 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.51%) ISA Server
8 6 (2.63%) KVM
9 4 (1.75%) Postfix
9 4 (1.75%) Sendmail
10 3 (1.32%) XenApp
10 3 (1.32%) Squid
10 3 (1.32%) qmail
11 2 (0.88%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 2 (0.88%) Xen
11 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.88%) XenServer
12 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 20 (8.77%) CiscoWorks
1 20 (8.77%) HP NNM
1 20 (8.77%) SCCM
2 16 (7.02%) WSUS
3 14 (6.14%) SCOM
4 12 (5.26%) SCVMM
5 11 (4.82%) HP SIM
5 11 (4.82%) EMC NetWorker
6 9 (3.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (1.75%) Plesk
7 4 (1.75%) ARCserve
7 4 (1.75%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.75%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.88%) Puppet
8 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.88%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.44%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.44%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 99 (43.42%) Cisco
2 77 (33.77%) Microsoft
3 73 (32.02%) HP
4 66 (28.95%) VMware
5 42 (18.42%) Red Hat
6 39 (17.11%) Juniper
6 39 (17.11%) F5
7 33 (14.47%) CheckPoint
8 15 (6.58%) Oracle
8 15 (6.58%) Dell
9 13 (5.70%) SolarWinds
10 12 (5.26%) EMC
10 12 (5.26%) IBM
11 11 (4.82%) Citrix
11 11 (4.82%) ArcSight
11 11 (4.82%) Lumension
11 11 (4.82%) 3PAR
12 10 (4.39%) Huawei
13 6 (2.63%) Aruba
14 5 (2.19%) Veritas
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