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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 54 55 90
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +35
Permanent jobs citing DNS 107 105 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.10% 4.09% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.64% 12.93% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 81 56 32
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +22.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £53,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
919 812 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.22% 31.60% 29.78%
Number of salaries quoted 464 550 494
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £71,000
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 18 December 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Reading

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 102 (54.55%) Windows
2 95 (50.80%) Firewall
3 89 (47.59%) TCP/IP
4 72 (38.50%) Active Directory
5 68 (36.36%) Cisco
6 67 (35.83%) VMware
7 54 (28.88%) DHCP
8 52 (27.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (27.27%) VPN
9 51 (27.27%) Microsoft
10 48 (25.67%) OSPF
10 48 (25.67%) BGP
11 47 (25.13%) Juniper
11 47 (25.13%) Linux
12 46 (24.60%) Windows Server 2003
12 46 (24.60%) Network Security
13 45 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 45 (24.06%) SSL
14 42 (22.46%) Citrix
15 41 (21.93%) Problem Management
16 39 (20.86%) SQL
17 37 (19.79%) Cisco Certification
17 37 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
18 36 (19.25%) WAN
19 32 (17.11%) MPLS
19 32 (17.11%) EIGRP
19 32 (17.11%) F5
20 29 (15.51%) HP
20 29 (15.51%) IIS
21 27 (14.44%) NetBackup

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 29 (15.51%) IIS
2 24 (12.83%) MS Exchange
3 20 (10.70%) Apache
4 15 (8.02%) SharePoint
5 12 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (5.35%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (2.67%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.67%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.60%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (1.07%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.07%) Lync
12 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 26 (13.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 95 (50.80%) Firewall
2 89 (47.59%) TCP/IP
3 54 (28.88%) DHCP
4 51 (27.27%) VPN
5 48 (25.67%) OSPF
5 48 (25.67%) BGP
6 46 (24.60%) Network Security
7 45 (24.06%) SSL
8 36 (19.25%) WAN
9 32 (17.11%) MPLS
9 32 (17.11%) EIGRP
10 23 (12.30%) Internet
11 22 (11.76%) VoIP
12 21 (11.23%) SNMP
13 20 (10.70%) LAN
13 20 (10.70%) IPsec
13 20 (10.70%) VLAN
14 19 (10.16%) SAN
15 18 (9.63%) HTTP
15 18 (9.63%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.35%) EDRMS
2 10 (5.35%) IDOL
3 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.21%) MySQL
4 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.53%) DB2
6 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.60%) WinRunner
2 3 (1.60%) TestDirector
2 3 (1.60%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.60%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.60%) JIRA
2 3 (1.60%) Selenium
2 3 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.60%) MSTest
2 3 (1.60%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.07%) Subversion
3 2 (1.07%) ClearQuest
General
1 6 (3.21%) Finance
2 4 (2.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.60%) Legal
4 2 (1.07%) Retail
5 1 (0.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (19.25%) Security Engineer
2 31 (16.58%) Network Engineer
3 24 (12.83%) Network Security Engineer
4 22 (11.76%) Administrator
5 20 (10.70%) Support Engineer
5 20 (10.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (10.16%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (6.42%) Consultant
8 11 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
9 10 (5.35%) Technical Design Authority
9 10 (5.35%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 10 (5.35%) Security Consultant
10 8 (4.28%) Technical Support
10 8 (4.28%) Linux Administrator
10 8 (4.28%) IT Security Engineer
11 7 (3.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 7 (3.74%) Storage Engineer
12 6 (3.21%) Team Leader
12 6 (3.21%) Technical Engineer
12 6 (3.21%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.21%) HTML
2 2 (1.07%) SOAP
2 2 (1.07%) Web Services
3 1 (0.53%) LAMP
3 1 (0.53%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.53%) .NET
3 1 (0.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.79%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.49%) Open Source
3 12 (6.42%) Clustering
4 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.74%) Celerra
5 5 (2.67%) Statistics
6 4 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.60%) iPhone
7 3 (1.60%) HP StorageWorks
7 3 (1.60%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.07%) EPoS
8 2 (1.07%) Replication
9 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.53%) Handset
9 1 (0.53%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 102 (54.55%) Windows
2 52 (27.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (25.13%) Linux
4 46 (24.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (12.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (9.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (9.63%) UNIX
7 13 (6.95%) Solaris
8 9 (4.81%) CentOS
9 6 (3.21%) Debian
9 6 (3.21%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.67%) Ubuntu
10 5 (2.67%) Windows 7
11 4 (2.14%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.60%) VMS
12 3 (1.60%) AIX
13 2 (1.07%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.07%) Android
13 2 (1.07%) OpenBSD
13 2 (1.07%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (21.93%) Problem Management
2 23 (12.30%) Change Management
3 19 (10.16%) ITIL
4 18 (9.63%) Mentoring
5 16 (8.56%) Network Management
6 15 (8.02%) Data Management
6 15 (8.02%) Network Design
6 15 (8.02%) Server Monitoring
7 14 (7.49%) Project Management
8 12 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (5.88%) Cyber Security
10 9 (4.81%) Information Security
10 9 (4.81%) Migration
11 8 (4.28%) SIEM
11 8 (4.28%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (4.28%) Line Management
12 7 (3.74%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (2.67%) Service Delivery
13 5 (2.67%) Project Planning
13 5 (2.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.86%) SQL
2 18 (9.63%) Bash Shell
3 15 (8.02%) PHP
4 13 (6.95%) PowerShell
5 11 (5.88%) Perl
6 6 (3.21%) C
6 6 (3.21%) C#
6 6 (3.21%) Java
6 6 (3.21%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.67%) C++
7 5 (2.67%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.67%) Tcl
7 5 (2.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.60%) AWK
8 3 (1.60%) Python
9 1 (0.53%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.53%) Korn
9 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (19.79%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (12.83%) CCNP
3 18 (9.63%) Security Cleared
4 16 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (8.02%) MCSE
5 15 (8.02%) DV Cleared
6 14 (7.49%) SC Cleared
7 13 (6.95%) CCNA
8 11 (5.88%) MCITP
9 9 (4.81%) Degree
10 7 (3.74%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.14%) SCSA
11 4 (2.14%) MCSA
11 4 (2.14%) RHCE
12 3 (1.60%) ISEB
12 3 (1.60%) HND
12 3 (1.60%) ISTQB
12 3 (1.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (1.07%) CISSP
13 2 (1.07%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.09%) SLA
2 6 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.14%) ISO 9001
3 4 (2.14%) QA
3 4 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.07%) COBIT
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 72 (38.50%) Active Directory
2 45 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (13.37%) ISA Server
4 13 (6.95%) Hyper-V
5 12 (6.42%) VMware ESX
6 9 (4.81%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.67%) vSphere
8 4 (2.14%) XenApp
9 2 (1.07%) pfSense
9 2 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.07%) Nmap
10 1 (0.53%) Squid
10 1 (0.53%) Xen
10 1 (0.53%) qmail
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.53%) KVM
10 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.53%) NFS
Systems Management
1 27 (14.44%) NetBackup
2 25 (13.37%) SCCM
3 9 (4.81%) SCOM
4 8 (4.28%) Legato
4 8 (4.28%) ARCserve
5 5 (2.67%) WSUS
5 5 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (2.14%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.07%) HP NNM
7 2 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.07%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.53%) Zenoss
8 1 (0.53%) Plesk
8 1 (0.53%) Puppet
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.53%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.53%) Nagios
8 1 (0.53%) WMI
Vendors
1 68 (36.36%) Cisco
2 67 (35.83%) VMware
3 51 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 47 (25.13%) Juniper
5 42 (22.46%) Citrix
6 32 (17.11%) F5
7 29 (15.51%) HP
8 23 (12.30%) Red Hat
9 22 (11.76%) Veritas
10 17 (9.09%) Huawei
11 15 (8.02%) EMC
12 13 (6.95%) Oracle
13 11 (5.88%) IBM
14 10 (5.35%) Brocade
14 10 (5.35%) NetScout
14 10 (5.35%) NetApp
14 10 (5.35%) CheckPoint
14 10 (5.35%) Meridio
15 9 (4.81%) Symantec
16 5 (2.67%) Imperva
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