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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 64 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 88 80 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.41% 3.23% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.07% 10.28% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 72 50 59
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
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
795 778 552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.78% 31.46% 27.53%
Number of salaries quoted 432 544 412
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 24 October 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Reading

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 105 (56.76%) TCP/IP
2 90 (48.65%) Windows
3 87 (47.03%) Firewall
4 73 (39.46%) Cisco
5 70 (37.84%) Active Directory
6 67 (36.22%) Microsoft
7 64 (34.59%) DHCP
8 59 (31.89%) VMware
9 53 (28.65%) OSPF
9 53 (28.65%) BGP
10 52 (28.11%) Juniper
10 52 (28.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 51 (27.57%) SSL
12 50 (27.03%) HP
13 47 (25.41%) Analytical Skills
14 46 (24.86%) Linux
15 42 (22.70%) VPN
15 42 (22.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (21.62%) F5
17 39 (21.08%) Windows Server 2003
18 35 (18.92%) EIGRP
19 34 (18.38%) Network Security
20 32 (17.30%) MS Exchange
21 31 (16.76%) WAN
21 31 (16.76%) SQL
22 30 (16.22%) MPLS
22 30 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
23 29 (15.68%) Problem Management
24 28 (15.14%) ITIL
24 28 (15.14%) VoIP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (17.30%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.73%) IIS
2 18 (9.73%) Apache
3 12 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (6.49%) WebSphere
3 12 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (4.86%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.24%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.70%) Lync
8 4 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 3 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.62%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (1.08%) GroupWise
10 2 (1.08%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (14.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.16%) MS Office
3 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.62%) SaaS
1 3 (1.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (56.76%) TCP/IP
2 87 (47.03%) Firewall
3 64 (34.59%) DHCP
4 53 (28.65%) OSPF
4 53 (28.65%) BGP
5 51 (27.57%) SSL
6 42 (22.70%) VPN
7 35 (18.92%) EIGRP
8 34 (18.38%) Network Security
9 31 (16.76%) WAN
10 30 (16.22%) MPLS
11 28 (15.14%) VoIP
12 27 (14.59%) SNMP
13 26 (14.05%) LAN
13 26 (14.05%) SMTP
14 25 (13.51%) HTTP
15 24 (12.97%) Internet
16 21 (11.35%) FTP
17 20 (10.81%) LDAP
18 18 (9.73%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.32%) MySQL
3 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.16%) EDRMS
5 4 (2.16%) IDOL
6 3 (1.62%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (7.03%) Finance
2 10 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.62%) Retail
4 2 (1.08%) French Language
4 2 (1.08%) German Language
4 2 (1.08%) Italian Language
4 2 (1.08%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 30 (16.22%) Network Engineer
1 30 (16.22%) Administrator
1 30 (16.22%) Security Engineer
2 27 (14.59%) Support Engineer
3 20 (10.81%) Systems Administrator
4 19 (10.27%) Network Security Engineer
5 15 (8.11%) Consultant
6 12 (6.49%) Security Consultant
7 11 (5.95%) Technical Support
8 10 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
9 9 (4.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.86%) Team Leader
10 8 (4.32%) Applications Support
10 8 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.32%) Network Consultant
10 8 (4.32%) Technical Design Authority
11 7 (3.78%) Security Support Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.86%) SOAP
2 6 (3.24%) HTML
3 3 (1.62%) COM
4 2 (1.08%) Web Services
4 2 (1.08%) ODBC
5 1 (0.54%) OLE
5 1 (0.54%) LAMP
5 1 (0.54%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.54%) CSS
5 1 (0.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.41%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.32%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.78%) Clustering
4 6 (3.24%) Statistics
4 6 (3.24%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.16%) iPhone
5 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (1.62%) HP StorageWorks
6 3 (1.62%) EPoS
7 2 (1.08%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.08%) Replication
7 2 (1.08%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.08%) PKI
8 1 (0.54%) CMDB
8 1 (0.54%) Open Source
8 1 (0.54%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.54%) Handset
8 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 90 (48.65%) Windows
2 52 (28.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (24.86%) Linux
4 39 (21.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (12.43%) UNIX
6 20 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (8.65%) Solaris
8 15 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.78%) CentOS
9 7 (3.78%) Windows XP
10 6 (3.24%) Windows 7
11 5 (2.70%) Windows 2000
12 4 (2.16%) Debian
12 4 (2.16%) Android
13 3 (1.62%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.62%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.62%) VMS
14 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.08%) AIX
14 2 (1.08%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (15.68%) Problem Management
2 28 (15.14%) ITIL
3 27 (14.59%) Network Management
4 21 (11.35%) Mentoring
5 14 (7.57%) Load Balancing
6 13 (7.03%) Network Design
7 12 (6.49%) Performance Monitoring
8 11 (5.95%) Kalman Filter
9 10 (5.41%) Change Management
10 9 (4.86%) Migration
10 9 (4.86%) Capacity Management
11 8 (4.32%) Line Management
11 8 (4.32%) Information Security
11 8 (4.32%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (3.78%) Project Planning
12 7 (3.78%) Server Monitoring
13 6 (3.24%) Software Distribution
13 6 (3.24%) Service Delivery
13 6 (3.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (2.70%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.76%) SQL
2 17 (9.19%) Bash Shell
3 14 (7.57%) PHP
4 11 (5.95%) Perl
5 8 (4.32%) Shell Script
6 7 (3.78%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.24%) T-SQL
7 6 (3.24%) C
7 6 (3.24%) C#
7 6 (3.24%) Java
7 6 (3.24%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.70%) C++
8 5 (2.70%) Tcl
9 3 (1.62%) AWK
10 2 (1.08%) Python
11 1 (0.54%) Korn
11 1 (0.54%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.54%) R
11 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (14.05%) CCNP
2 26 (14.05%) Security Cleared
3 24 (12.97%) DV Cleared
4 15 (8.11%) SC Cleared
5 14 (7.57%) Degree
5 14 (7.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (6.49%) MCSE
7 10 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (4.86%) MCITP
9 6 (3.24%) CCNA
10 5 (2.70%) RHCE
10 5 (2.70%) MCSA
10 5 (2.70%) SCSA
11 2 (1.08%) HND
11 2 (1.08%) MCTS
11 2 (1.08%) CCIE
11 2 (1.08%) CWNA
12 1 (0.54%) CCSA
12 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.49%) SLA
2 9 (4.86%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.70%) QA
4 4 (2.16%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.08%) COBIT
5 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 42 (22.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (8.65%) VMware ESX
4 14 (7.57%) ISA Server
5 13 (7.03%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.32%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.70%) vSphere
8 4 (2.16%) vCloud
9 3 (1.62%) qmail
9 3 (1.62%) Squid
9 3 (1.62%) XenApp
10 2 (1.08%) XenServer
10 2 (1.08%) Postfix
10 2 (1.08%) Sendmail
10 2 (1.08%) Nmap
10 2 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (1.08%) NFS
10 2 (1.08%) Firmware
10 2 (1.08%) pfSense
11 1 (0.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (12.43%) SCCM
2 14 (7.57%) SCOM
3 13 (7.03%) WSUS
4 12 (6.49%) NetBackup
5 9 (4.86%) HP NNM
5 9 (4.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 9 (4.86%) CiscoWorks
6 7 (3.78%) EMC NetWorker
6 7 (3.78%) HP SIM
7 4 (2.16%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.62%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.54%) XenMobile
10 1 (0.54%) Plesk
10 1 (0.54%) Zenoss
10 1 (0.54%) WMI
10 1 (0.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 73 (39.46%) Cisco
2 67 (36.22%) Microsoft
3 59 (31.89%) VMware
4 52 (28.11%) Juniper
5 50 (27.03%) HP
6 40 (21.62%) F5
7 24 (12.97%) Citrix
7 24 (12.97%) Red Hat
8 20 (10.81%) CheckPoint
9 18 (9.73%) Huawei
10 13 (7.03%) Oracle
10 13 (7.03%) Dell
11 10 (5.41%) IBM
11 10 (5.41%) Veritas
12 8 (4.32%) NetScout
13 7 (3.78%) SolarWinds
13 7 (3.78%) EMC
13 7 (3.78%) ArcSight
13 7 (3.78%) Lumension
14 5 (2.70%) Sun
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Websense
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 days ago
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83Zero
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus full benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum + £1,200 DV allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago