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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 62 68 78
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 80 70 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.20% 3.07% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 10.26% 9.94%
Number of salaries quoted 60 55 45
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,900 £50,000 £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
747 682 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.89% 29.94% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 418 505 401
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 1 September 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Reading

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 100 (45.05%) Firewall
2 94 (42.34%) TCP/IP
2 94 (42.34%) Cisco
3 81 (36.49%) Windows
4 79 (35.59%) Microsoft
5 74 (33.33%) BGP
5 74 (33.33%) Linux
6 73 (32.88%) OSPF
7 70 (31.53%) DHCP
8 69 (31.08%) HP
9 66 (29.73%) Active Directory
9 66 (29.73%) VMware
10 61 (27.48%) MPLS
10 61 (27.48%) Network Management
11 60 (27.03%) Internet
12 57 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 56 (25.23%) VoIP
14 55 (24.77%) SNMP
15 54 (24.32%) SMTP
16 46 (20.72%) SSL
17 45 (20.27%) HTTP
17 45 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
18 42 (18.92%) Juniper
19 41 (18.47%) Telecoms
20 39 (17.57%) Red Hat
20 39 (17.57%) Cisco Nexus
21 37 (16.67%) F5
21 37 (16.67%) WAN
21 37 (16.67%) MS Excel
22 35 (15.77%) ITIL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 32 (14.41%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.01%) Apache
3 17 (7.66%) WebSphere
4 16 (7.21%) IIS
5 15 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (5.41%) Tomcat
7 11 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (4.50%) Lync
9 9 (4.05%) SharePoint
10 8 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 4 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (1.80%) Lotus Domino
11 4 (1.80%) GroupWise
12 2 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 37 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.15%) MS Office
3 4 (1.80%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.95%) SaaS
2 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.90%) CloudFront
3 2 (0.90%) Office 365
3 2 (0.90%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 100 (45.05%) Firewall
2 94 (42.34%) TCP/IP
3 74 (33.33%) BGP
4 73 (32.88%) OSPF
5 70 (31.53%) DHCP
6 61 (27.48%) MPLS
7 60 (27.03%) Internet
8 56 (25.23%) VoIP
9 55 (24.77%) SNMP
10 54 (24.32%) SMTP
11 46 (20.72%) SSL
12 45 (20.27%) HTTP
13 39 (17.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 37 (16.67%) WAN
15 34 (15.32%) LDAP
16 33 (14.86%) LAN
17 32 (14.41%) VPN
18 30 (13.51%) EIGRP
19 28 (12.61%) IGRP
19 28 (12.61%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.95%) MySQL
3 6 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (18.47%) Telecoms
2 35 (15.77%) Finance
3 32 (14.41%) Billing
4 31 (13.96%) Retail
5 3 (1.35%) French Language
5 3 (1.35%) German Language
5 3 (1.35%) Italian Language
5 3 (1.35%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (21.62%) Administrator
2 34 (15.32%) Systems Administrator
3 28 (12.61%) Security Engineer
4 26 (11.71%) Network Engineer
5 25 (11.26%) Support Engineer
6 21 (9.46%) Technical Design Authority
7 20 (9.01%) Consultant
8 18 (8.11%) Linux Administrator
8 18 (8.11%) Linux Engineer
9 13 (5.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 13 (5.86%) Network Consultant
10 12 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.41%) Design Engineer
10 12 (5.41%) Senior Security Engineer
10 12 (5.41%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 12 (5.41%) Senior Design Engineer
10 12 (5.41%) Firewall Engineer
10 12 (5.41%) IP Engineer
10 12 (5.41%) Senior IP Engineer
11 11 (4.95%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.66%) SOAP
2 8 (3.60%) COM
3 6 (2.70%) Web Services
4 4 (1.80%) ODBC
5 1 (0.45%) OLE
5 1 (0.45%) LAMP
5 1 (0.45%) CSS
5 1 (0.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.61%) Smartphone
2 12 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
3 11 (4.95%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.50%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.25%) Statistics
6 5 (2.25%) Clustering
7 4 (1.80%) iPhone
7 4 (1.80%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.35%) HP StorageWorks
8 3 (1.35%) PKI
8 3 (1.35%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.90%) Replication
9 2 (0.90%) EPoS
9 2 (0.90%) Firmware
10 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.45%) CMDB
10 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 81 (36.49%) Windows
2 74 (33.33%) Linux
3 45 (20.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (8.56%) UNIX
7 16 (7.21%) CentOS
8 15 (6.76%) Solaris
9 14 (6.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (5.86%) SUSE
11 12 (5.41%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.25%) Windows 2000
12 5 (2.25%) Windows 7
13 4 (1.80%) Android
13 4 (1.80%) Debian
13 4 (1.80%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.80%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.35%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.35%) FreeBSD
14 3 (1.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (27.48%) Network Management
2 35 (15.77%) ITIL
3 34 (15.32%) Load Balancing
4 27 (12.16%) Capacity Management
5 23 (10.36%) Network Design
6 20 (9.01%) Problem Management
7 17 (7.66%) Kalman Filter
8 16 (7.21%) Project Management
9 12 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (4.50%) Service Management
10 10 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.50%) Product Management
11 8 (3.60%) Change Management
11 8 (3.60%) Software Distribution
12 7 (3.15%) Migration
13 6 (2.70%) Project Planning
14 5 (2.25%) Service Delivery
14 5 (2.25%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (1.80%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.91%) Perl
2 21 (9.46%) Bash Shell
3 19 (8.56%) SQL
4 8 (3.60%) PHP
5 6 (2.70%) Python
6 5 (2.25%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.80%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.45%) R
9 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (11.26%) Security Cleared
3 23 (10.36%) Degree
3 23 (10.36%) DV Cleared
4 22 (9.91%) CCNP
5 16 (7.21%) SC Cleared
6 14 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (4.50%) MCSE
7 10 (4.50%) CCNA
8 9 (4.05%) MCITP
9 7 (3.15%) RHCE
10 5 (2.25%) MCSA
10 5 (2.25%) CCIE
10 5 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (1.80%) SCSA
11 4 (1.80%) MCP
12 3 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.90%) MCTS
13 2 (0.90%) CWNA
14 1 (0.45%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.66%) SLA
2 15 (6.76%) QA
3 11 (4.95%) PCI DSS
4 8 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.80%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.90%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (29.73%) Active Directory
2 57 (25.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (8.56%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.31%) VMware ESX
5 11 (4.95%) vCloud
6 9 (4.05%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.60%) vSphere
7 8 (3.60%) ISA Server
8 6 (2.70%) KVM
9 4 (1.80%) Postfix
9 4 (1.80%) Sendmail
10 3 (1.35%) XenApp
10 3 (1.35%) qmail
10 3 (1.35%) Squid
11 2 (0.90%) Xen
11 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.90%) XenServer
11 2 (0.90%) Nmap
12 1 (0.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 19 (8.56%) SCCM
2 17 (7.66%) CiscoWorks
2 17 (7.66%) HP NNM
3 16 (7.21%) WSUS
4 13 (5.86%) SCOM
5 12 (5.41%) SCVMM
6 11 (4.95%) EMC NetWorker
6 11 (4.95%) HP SIM
7 9 (4.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.80%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.35%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.90%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.90%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.90%) Puppet
10 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.45%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.45%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.45%) Plesk
Vendors
1 94 (42.34%) Cisco
2 79 (35.59%) Microsoft
3 69 (31.08%) HP
4 66 (29.73%) VMware
5 42 (18.92%) Juniper
6 39 (17.57%) Red Hat
7 37 (16.67%) F5
8 31 (13.96%) CheckPoint
9 15 (6.76%) Huawei
10 13 (5.86%) SolarWinds
10 13 (5.86%) Oracle
10 13 (5.86%) Citrix
10 13 (5.86%) Dell
11 11 (4.95%) EMC
11 11 (4.95%) 3PAR
11 11 (4.95%) ArcSight
11 11 (4.95%) Lumension
12 10 (4.50%) IBM
13 6 (2.70%) Aruba
14 4 (1.80%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago