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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 54 67 85
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 93 74 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.78% 3.17% 2.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.22% 10.57% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 72 56 37
Average salary £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.02% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
761 700 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.91% 30.02% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 423 520 422
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Reading

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 101 (44.10%) Firewall
2 97 (42.36%) TCP/IP
3 94 (41.05%) Cisco
4 86 (37.55%) Windows
5 81 (35.37%) Microsoft
6 76 (33.19%) Linux
7 75 (32.75%) BGP
8 74 (32.31%) DHCP
9 73 (31.88%) OSPF
10 71 (31.00%) HP
11 70 (30.57%) Active Directory
12 69 (30.13%) VMware
13 62 (27.07%) MPLS
13 62 (27.07%) Internet
14 61 (26.64%) Network Management
15 60 (26.20%) VMware Infrastructure
16 56 (24.45%) VoIP
17 55 (24.02%) SMTP
17 55 (24.02%) SNMP
18 48 (20.96%) Windows Server 2008
19 47 (20.52%) SSL
20 46 (20.09%) HTTP
21 45 (19.65%) Telecoms
22 41 (17.90%) Red Hat
22 41 (17.90%) Cisco Nexus
23 39 (17.03%) Juniper
24 38 (16.59%) WAN
24 38 (16.59%) MS Excel
25 37 (16.16%) F5
26 36 (15.72%) ITIL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 36 (15.72%) MS Exchange
2 20 (8.73%) Apache
3 17 (7.42%) IIS
3 17 (7.42%) WebSphere
4 15 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (5.24%) Tomcat
7 11 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (4.37%) SharePoint
8 10 (4.37%) Lync
8 10 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.75%) GroupWise
9 4 (1.75%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 2 (0.87%) CMS
10 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.87%) Drupal
10 2 (0.87%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 38 (16.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.49%) MS Office
3 5 (2.18%) 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 11 (4.80%) SaaS
2 3 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.87%) CloudFront
3 2 (0.87%) Office 365
3 2 (0.87%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 101 (44.10%) Firewall
2 97 (42.36%) TCP/IP
3 75 (32.75%) BGP
4 74 (32.31%) DHCP
5 73 (31.88%) OSPF
6 62 (27.07%) Internet
6 62 (27.07%) MPLS
7 56 (24.45%) VoIP
8 55 (24.02%) SMTP
8 55 (24.02%) SNMP
9 47 (20.52%) SSL
10 46 (20.09%) HTTP
11 41 (17.90%) Cisco Nexus
12 38 (16.59%) WAN
13 36 (15.72%) VPN
14 34 (14.85%) LDAP
14 34 (14.85%) LAN
15 30 (13.10%) Broadband
15 30 (13.10%) FTP
15 30 (13.10%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.80%) MySQL
3 6 (2.62%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.87%) Git (software)
General
1 45 (19.65%) Telecoms
2 35 (15.28%) Finance
3 34 (14.85%) Billing
4 33 (14.41%) Retail
5 3 (1.31%) French Language
5 3 (1.31%) German Language
5 3 (1.31%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.31%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (21.83%) Administrator
2 34 (14.85%) Systems Administrator
3 29 (12.66%) Security Engineer
4 27 (11.79%) Support Engineer
5 26 (11.35%) Network Engineer
6 22 (9.61%) Consultant
7 20 (8.73%) Linux Administrator
7 20 (8.73%) Linux Engineer
8 19 (8.30%) Technical Design Authority
9 14 (6.11%) IP Engineer
9 14 (6.11%) Senior IP Engineer
9 14 (6.11%) Senior Design Engineer
9 14 (6.11%) Senior Security Engineer
9 14 (6.11%) Design Engineer
10 13 (5.68%) Network Consultant
10 13 (5.68%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 12 (5.24%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 12 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (5.24%) Firewall Engineer
12 11 (4.80%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.42%) SOAP
2 8 (3.49%) COM
3 6 (2.62%) Web Services
4 4 (1.75%) ODBC
5 1 (0.44%) OLE
5 1 (0.44%) LAMP
5 1 (0.44%) CSS
5 1 (0.44%) HTML
5 1 (0.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.10%) Smartphone
2 12 (5.24%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (4.80%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.37%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.62%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.62%) Clustering
6 5 (2.18%) Statistics
6 5 (2.18%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.75%) PKI
7 4 (1.75%) iPhone
7 4 (1.75%) Replication
7 4 (1.75%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.31%) HP StorageWorks
9 2 (0.87%) EPoS
9 2 (0.87%) Firmware
10 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.44%) CMDB
10 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 86 (37.55%) Windows
2 76 (33.19%) Linux
3 48 (20.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (13.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (8.30%) UNIX
7 18 (7.86%) CentOS
8 15 (6.55%) Solaris
9 14 (6.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (5.68%) SUSE
11 12 (5.24%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.18%) Windows 2000
12 5 (2.18%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.18%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.75%) Android
13 4 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.75%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.75%) Debian
14 3 (1.31%) FreeBSD
14 3 (1.31%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (26.64%) Network Management
2 36 (15.72%) ITIL
3 34 (14.85%) Load Balancing
4 27 (11.79%) Capacity Management
5 23 (10.04%) Network Design
6 21 (9.17%) Problem Management
7 18 (7.86%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (6.99%) Project Management
9 13 (5.68%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (4.37%) Service Management
10 10 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.37%) Product Management
11 9 (3.93%) Migration
12 8 (3.49%) Change Management
12 8 (3.49%) Software Distribution
13 6 (2.62%) Project Planning
14 5 (2.18%) Service Delivery
14 5 (2.18%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (2.18%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (1.75%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.04%) Perl
2 21 (9.17%) Bash Shell
3 19 (8.30%) SQL
4 8 (3.49%) PHP
5 6 (2.62%) Python
6 5 (2.18%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.18%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.75%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.87%) VBScript
9 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.44%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (11.79%) Degree
2 26 (11.35%) Security Cleared
2 26 (11.35%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (10.48%) DV Cleared
4 21 (9.17%) CCNP
5 17 (7.42%) SC Cleared
6 15 (6.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.80%) CCNA
8 10 (4.37%) MCSE
9 9 (3.93%) MCITP
10 7 (3.06%) RHCE
11 6 (2.62%) CCIE
11 6 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (2.18%) MCSA
13 4 (1.75%) MCP
13 4 (1.75%) SCSA
14 3 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.87%) MCTS
15 2 (0.87%) CWNA
16 1 (0.44%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.73%) SLA
2 15 (6.55%) QA
3 11 (4.80%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.75%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.87%) COBIT
System Software
1 70 (30.57%) Active Directory
2 60 (26.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (8.73%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.11%) VMware ESX
5 11 (4.80%) vCloud
6 9 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.49%) vSphere
7 8 (3.49%) ISA Server
8 6 (2.62%) KVM
9 4 (1.75%) Postfix
9 4 (1.75%) Sendmail
10 3 (1.31%) XenApp
10 3 (1.31%) qmail
10 3 (1.31%) Squid
11 2 (0.87%) Xen
11 2 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.87%) XenServer
11 2 (0.87%) Nmap
11 2 (0.87%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 20 (8.73%) SCCM
2 17 (7.42%) CiscoWorks
2 17 (7.42%) HP NNM
3 16 (6.99%) WSUS
4 14 (6.11%) SCOM
5 12 (5.24%) SCVMM
6 11 (4.80%) HP SIM
6 11 (4.80%) EMC NetWorker
7 9 (3.93%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (2.18%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.75%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.75%) ARCserve
10 3 (1.31%) Plesk
11 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.87%) Puppet
11 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.87%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.44%) Zenoss
12 1 (0.44%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 94 (41.05%) Cisco
2 81 (35.37%) Microsoft
3 71 (31.00%) HP
4 69 (30.13%) VMware
5 41 (17.90%) Red Hat
6 39 (17.03%) Juniper
7 37 (16.16%) F5
8 31 (13.54%) CheckPoint
9 15 (6.55%) Dell
10 13 (5.68%) EMC
10 13 (5.68%) Oracle
10 13 (5.68%) Citrix
10 13 (5.68%) Huawei
10 13 (5.68%) SolarWinds
11 12 (5.24%) IBM
12 11 (4.80%) 3PAR
12 11 (4.80%) ArcSight
12 11 (4.80%) Lumension
13 6 (2.62%) Aruba
14 4 (1.75%) MobileIron
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