The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 43 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 113 125 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.95% 5.20% 3.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.90% 16.49% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 65 90 74
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £30,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,750 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
DNS
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
598 758 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.21% 31.50% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 364 442 569
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Reading

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 140 (69.31%) TCP/IP
2 93 (46.04%) Windows
3 90 (44.55%) DHCP
4 82 (40.59%) VMware
5 79 (39.11%) Microsoft
6 76 (37.62%) Active Directory
7 67 (33.17%) Firewall
8 66 (32.67%) Cisco
9 63 (31.19%) Linux
10 55 (27.23%) HP
11 54 (26.73%) Perl
12 53 (26.24%) VMware Infrastructure
13 50 (24.75%) LAN
14 46 (22.77%) VPN
15 42 (20.79%) Oracle
15 42 (20.79%) Degree
16 39 (19.31%) MS Excel
17 38 (18.81%) ITIL
17 38 (18.81%) Cisco Certification
18 37 (18.32%) Security Cleared
18 37 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
19 36 (17.82%) Data Centre
19 36 (17.82%) SMTP
20 35 (17.33%) SSL
21 34 (16.83%) UNIX
21 34 (16.83%) OSPF
21 34 (16.83%) BGP
22 33 (16.34%) Juniper
23 32 (15.84%) Red Hat
23 32 (15.84%) MPLS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (15.35%) SharePoint
2 29 (14.36%) MS Exchange
3 22 (10.89%) Apache
3 22 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (7.92%) IIS
5 13 (6.44%) Tomcat
6 12 (5.94%) nginx
6 12 (5.94%) JBoss
6 12 (5.94%) OpenStack
6 12 (5.94%) WebLogic
6 12 (5.94%) Lync
7 9 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.98%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.99%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.50%) Drupal
11 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (19.31%) MS Excel
2 18 (8.91%) MS Office
3 11 (5.45%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.92%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.97%) PaaS
3 6 (2.97%) IaaS
4 5 (2.48%) Office 365
5 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.50%) SaaS
6 1 (0.50%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 140 (69.31%) TCP/IP
2 90 (44.55%) DHCP
3 67 (33.17%) Firewall
4 50 (24.75%) LAN
5 46 (22.77%) VPN
6 36 (17.82%) SMTP
7 35 (17.33%) SSL
8 34 (16.83%) OSPF
8 34 (16.83%) BGP
9 32 (15.84%) MPLS
10 28 (13.86%) WAN
11 27 (13.37%) SAN
12 26 (12.87%) VoIP
13 25 (12.38%) VLAN
14 22 (10.89%) LDAP
15 21 (10.40%) SNMP
16 20 (9.90%) HTTP
17 19 (9.41%) Network Security
18 17 (8.42%) Cisco IOS
19 16 (7.92%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 24 (11.88%) MySQL
3 20 (9.90%) Oracle Database
4 19 (9.41%) Relational Database
5 11 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (1.98%) DB2
6 4 (1.98%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.99%) OLTP
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.50%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.50%) Fiddler
General
1 28 (13.86%) Finance
2 27 (13.37%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.95%) Legal
3 10 (4.95%) Retail
3 10 (4.95%) Billing
4 9 (4.46%) Banking
4 9 (4.46%) Front Office
4 9 (4.46%) Back Office
5 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.49%) Advertising
6 2 (0.99%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (22.77%) Support Engineer
2 32 (15.84%) Network Engineer
3 30 (14.85%) Administrator
4 26 (12.87%) Systems Administrator
5 18 (8.91%) Architect
6 17 (8.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (6.93%) Applications Support
8 13 (6.44%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (5.94%) Applications Support Engineer
10 10 (4.95%) Technical Architect
11 9 (4.46%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 8 (3.96%) Security Engineer
12 8 (3.96%) Cloud Engineer
13 7 (3.47%) Network Architect
13 7 (3.47%) Senior Support Engineer
13 7 (3.47%) Consultant
14 6 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support
14 6 (2.97%) Technical Support
14 6 (2.97%) Back Office Engineer
15 5 (2.48%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.43%) Web Services
2 14 (6.93%) CSS
3 10 (4.95%) Software Packaging
4 9 (4.46%) MCollective
5 6 (2.97%) Esper
5 6 (2.97%) Memcached
6 2 (0.99%) HTML
6 2 (0.99%) SOAP
7 1 (0.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.50%) .NET
7 1 (0.50%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.50%) XML
7 1 (0.50%) LAMP
7 1 (0.50%) Ajax
7 1 (0.50%) REST
7 1 (0.50%) CSS3
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 1 (0.50%) FastCGI
7 1 (0.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (17.82%) Data Centre
2 32 (15.84%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (13.37%) Computer Science
4 16 (7.92%) Client/Server
5 15 (7.43%) Management Information System
6 14 (6.93%) Clustering
7 12 (5.94%) Statistics
8 11 (5.45%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.98%) Replication
10 3 (1.49%) CMDB
11 2 (0.99%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.50%) Handset
12 1 (0.50%) PKI
12 1 (0.50%) Celerra
12 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.50%) User Experience
12 1 (0.50%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
12 1 (0.50%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.50%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 93 (46.04%) Windows
2 63 (31.19%) Linux
3 37 (18.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (16.83%) UNIX
5 32 (15.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (12.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (9.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (9.41%) Windows 7
9 18 (8.91%) Solaris
10 16 (7.92%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.47%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.47%) SUSE
12 4 (1.98%) Debian
12 4 (1.98%) HPUX
12 4 (1.98%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 4 (1.98%) CentOS
13 3 (1.49%) AIX
14 2 (0.99%) Android
15 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.81%) ITIL
2 30 (14.85%) Load Balancing
3 26 (12.87%) Project Management
4 24 (11.88%) Migration
5 23 (11.39%) Configuration Management
6 22 (10.89%) Network Management
6 22 (10.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 21 (10.40%) Project Planning
8 19 (9.41%) Network Design
9 16 (7.92%) Validation
10 15 (7.43%) Mentoring
11 13 (6.44%) Problem Management
12 11 (5.45%) SOA
12 11 (5.45%) Change Control
12 11 (5.45%) Capacity Management
13 10 (4.95%) Business Development
13 10 (4.95%) DoDAF
13 10 (4.95%) Incident Management
13 10 (4.95%) Security Patching
13 10 (4.95%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 54 (26.73%) Perl
2 25 (12.38%) Python
3 20 (9.90%) SQL
4 15 (7.43%) PowerShell
4 15 (7.43%) Bash Shell
5 11 (5.45%) PHP
6 4 (1.98%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.99%) Ruby
7 2 (0.99%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.99%) C#
7 2 (0.99%) Java
7 2 (0.99%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.50%) C++
8 1 (0.50%) VBScript
8 1 (0.50%) AWK
Qualifications
1 42 (20.79%) Degree
2 38 (18.81%) Cisco Certification
3 37 (18.32%) Security Cleared
4 30 (14.85%) SC Cleared
5 29 (14.36%) CCNP
6 20 (9.90%) DV Cleared
7 18 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (7.43%) MCSE
9 13 (6.44%) CCNA
9 13 (6.44%) Check Point Certification
9 13 (6.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 12 (5.94%) MCITP
11 11 (5.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (3.96%) CCDP
13 7 (3.47%) CISSP
13 7 (3.47%) CCSP
13 7 (3.47%) JNCIS
14 5 (2.48%) A+ Certification
14 5 (2.48%) CEH
14 5 (2.48%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.91%) SLA
2 11 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (5.45%) COBIT
3 2 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 76 (37.62%) Active Directory
2 53 (26.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (13.37%) Hyper-V
4 20 (9.90%) vSphere
5 17 (8.42%) VMware ESX
6 15 (7.43%) vCloud
7 13 (6.44%) Xen
8 12 (5.94%) Squid
8 12 (5.94%) qmail
9 10 (4.95%) Terminal Services
9 10 (4.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.50%) UAG
10 1 (0.50%) VMFS
10 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.50%) Samba
10 1 (0.50%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.50%) Snort
10 1 (0.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 31 (15.35%) WSUS
2 25 (12.38%) SCCM
3 24 (11.88%) SCOM
3 24 (11.88%) Nagios
4 20 (9.90%) HP SIM
4 20 (9.90%) EMC NetWorker
5 18 (8.91%) ZABBIX
6 17 (8.42%) Puppet
7 15 (7.43%) Cacti
7 15 (7.43%) Ganglia
7 15 (7.43%) collectd
7 15 (7.43%) logstash
7 15 (7.43%) Graphite
8 12 (5.94%) Backup Exec
9 10 (4.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 8 (3.96%) FortiGate
11 6 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (2.97%) Salt
12 5 (2.48%) Oracle ZFS
13 4 (1.98%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 82 (40.59%) VMware
2 79 (39.11%) Microsoft
3 66 (32.67%) Cisco
4 55 (27.23%) HP
5 42 (20.79%) Oracle
6 33 (16.34%) Juniper
7 32 (15.84%) Red Hat
8 26 (12.87%) F5
9 22 (10.89%) CheckPoint
10 21 (10.40%) SolarWinds
11 20 (9.90%) ArcSight
11 20 (9.90%) Lumension
12 18 (8.91%) Symantec
13 14 (6.93%) Sun
14 12 (5.94%) Veritas
15 10 (4.95%) EMC
16 9 (4.46%) Splunk
17 8 (3.96%) IBM
18 7 (3.47%) Dell
19 6 (2.97%) Citrix
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