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

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 66 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 80 71 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.19% 3.08% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.93% 10.22% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 61 51 56
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
732 695 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.15% 30.18% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 415 506 402
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 £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 23 September 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Reading

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 103 (46.61%) TCP/IP
2 98 (44.34%) Firewall
3 91 (41.18%) Windows
4 87 (39.37%) Cisco
5 84 (38.01%) Microsoft
6 73 (33.03%) Active Directory
7 72 (32.58%) DHCP
8 71 (32.13%) Linux
8 71 (32.13%) VMware
9 68 (30.77%) HP
10 66 (29.86%) OSPF
10 66 (29.86%) BGP
11 57 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
12 53 (23.98%) MPLS
13 52 (23.53%) Internet
13 52 (23.53%) Network Management
14 50 (22.62%) SNMP
14 50 (22.62%) VoIP
15 49 (22.17%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (21.27%) SSL
17 45 (20.36%) Analytical Skills
18 43 (19.46%) SMTP
19 41 (18.55%) Juniper
20 39 (17.65%) Red Hat
20 39 (17.65%) MS Excel
21 38 (17.19%) F5
22 37 (16.74%) WAN
22 37 (16.74%) HTTP
22 37 (16.74%) ITIL
23 33 (14.93%) Telecoms

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (14.48%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.05%) Apache
3 18 (8.14%) IIS
4 17 (7.69%) WebSphere
5 15 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (4.52%) Tomcat
7 10 (4.52%) SharePoint
8 8 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (3.17%) Lync
10 4 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.81%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (1.81%) GroupWise
10 4 (1.81%) Exchange Server 5.5
11 3 (1.36%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 39 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.71%) MS Office
3 4 (1.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.07%) SaaS
2 2 (0.90%) Office 365
2 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Route 53
3 1 (0.45%) CloudFront
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 103 (46.61%) TCP/IP
2 98 (44.34%) Firewall
3 72 (32.58%) DHCP
4 66 (29.86%) OSPF
4 66 (29.86%) BGP
5 53 (23.98%) MPLS
6 52 (23.53%) Internet
7 50 (22.62%) SNMP
7 50 (22.62%) VoIP
8 47 (21.27%) SSL
9 43 (19.46%) SMTP
10 37 (16.74%) HTTP
10 37 (16.74%) WAN
11 32 (14.48%) LAN
11 32 (14.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (14.03%) LDAP
12 31 (14.03%) VPN
13 30 (13.57%) FTP
14 28 (12.67%) EIGRP
15 25 (11.31%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.98%) MySQL
3 6 (2.71%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.90%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.90%) IDOL
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (14.93%) Telecoms
2 24 (10.86%) Finance
2 24 (10.86%) Retail
3 23 (10.41%) Billing
4 3 (1.36%) French Language
4 3 (1.36%) German Language
4 3 (1.36%) Italian Language
4 3 (1.36%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (21.27%) Administrator
2 34 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
3 30 (13.57%) Support Engineer
4 25 (11.31%) Security Engineer
5 22 (9.95%) Network Engineer
6 20 (9.05%) Consultant
7 19 (8.60%) Technical Design Authority
8 17 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
9 14 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 13 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (5.43%) Security Consultant
11 12 (5.43%) Senior Systems Administrator
12 11 (4.98%) Technical Support
12 11 (4.98%) Network Consultant
13 9 (4.07%) Applications Support
13 9 (4.07%) Design Engineer
13 9 (4.07%) Team Leader
13 9 (4.07%) Senior Security Engineer
13 9 (4.07%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.33%) SOAP
2 8 (3.62%) COM
3 4 (1.81%) HTML
3 4 (1.81%) Web Services
3 4 (1.81%) ODBC
4 1 (0.45%) OLE
4 1 (0.45%) LAMP
4 1 (0.45%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.45%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 45 (20.36%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.50%) Smartphone
3 12 (5.43%) Enterprise Storage
4 11 (4.98%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.71%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.71%) Statistics
5 6 (2.71%) Clustering
6 4 (1.81%) CLARiiON
6 4 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.81%) Client/Server
6 4 (1.81%) iPhone
7 3 (1.36%) HP StorageWorks
8 2 (0.90%) EPoS
8 2 (0.90%) Firmware
8 2 (0.90%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.90%) Replication
8 2 (0.90%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.90%) PKI
9 1 (0.45%) CMDB
9 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 91 (41.18%) Windows
2 71 (32.13%) Linux
3 49 (22.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (14.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (13.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (11.31%) UNIX
7 16 (7.24%) CentOS
8 15 (6.79%) Solaris
9 12 (5.43%) SUSE
9 12 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (4.52%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.71%) Windows 7
12 5 (2.26%) Debian
12 5 (2.26%) Windows 2000
13 4 (1.81%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.81%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (1.81%) Android
14 3 (1.36%) FreeBSD
14 3 (1.36%) VMS
15 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.53%) Network Management
2 37 (16.74%) ITIL
3 25 (11.31%) Load Balancing
4 23 (10.41%) Mentoring
5 19 (8.60%) Network Design
6 18 (8.14%) Capacity Management
7 17 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (6.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 14 (6.33%) Problem Management
9 10 (4.52%) Change Management
10 8 (3.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (3.62%) Project Management
10 8 (3.62%) Migration
10 8 (3.62%) Software Distribution
11 6 (2.71%) Line Management
11 6 (2.71%) Project Planning
11 6 (2.71%) Information Security
12 5 (2.26%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (2.26%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.31%) SQL
2 24 (10.86%) Bash Shell
3 21 (9.50%) Perl
4 15 (6.79%) PHP
5 6 (2.71%) Python
5 6 (2.71%) Shell Script
6 5 (2.26%) PowerShell
6 5 (2.26%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.81%) C
7 4 (1.81%) C#
7 4 (1.81%) Java
7 4 (1.81%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.36%) C++
8 3 (1.36%) Tcl
9 1 (0.45%) AWK
9 1 (0.45%) Korn
9 1 (0.45%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.45%) R
9 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (13.12%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (12.22%) Security Cleared
3 25 (11.31%) DV Cleared
3 25 (11.31%) Degree
4 24 (10.86%) CCNP
5 18 (8.14%) SC Cleared
6 15 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.98%) MCSE
8 9 (4.07%) CCNA
8 9 (4.07%) MCITP
9 8 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (3.17%) RHCE
11 5 (2.26%) MCSA
12 4 (1.81%) SCSA
12 4 (1.81%) CCIE
13 3 (1.36%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.90%) MCP
14 2 (0.90%) CWNA
14 2 (0.90%) MCTS
15 1 (0.45%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.60%) SLA
2 11 (4.98%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.07%) QA
4 6 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (1.81%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.90%) COBIT
System Software
1 73 (33.03%) Active Directory
2 57 (25.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (9.95%) Hyper-V
4 17 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 11 (4.98%) vCloud
6 10 (4.52%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (4.52%) ISA Server
7 9 (4.07%) vSphere
8 4 (1.81%) KVM
8 4 (1.81%) XenApp
9 3 (1.36%) qmail
9 3 (1.36%) Postfix
9 3 (1.36%) Sendmail
9 3 (1.36%) Squid
10 2 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.90%) NFS
10 2 (0.90%) XenServer
10 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.90%) Nmap
11 1 (0.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 23 (10.41%) SCCM
2 16 (7.24%) SCOM
2 16 (7.24%) WSUS
3 14 (6.33%) CiscoWorks
3 14 (6.33%) HP NNM
4 12 (5.43%) SCVMM
5 11 (4.98%) EMC NetWorker
5 11 (4.98%) HP SIM
6 9 (4.07%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (2.26%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.81%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.36%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.45%) Plesk
11 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.45%) Zenoss
11 1 (0.45%) Nagios
11 1 (0.45%) WMI
11 1 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 87 (39.37%) Cisco
2 84 (38.01%) Microsoft
3 71 (32.13%) VMware
4 68 (30.77%) HP
5 41 (18.55%) Juniper
6 39 (17.65%) Red Hat
7 38 (17.19%) F5
8 26 (11.76%) CheckPoint
9 17 (7.69%) Huawei
9 17 (7.69%) Citrix
10 13 (5.88%) Oracle
10 13 (5.88%) Dell
11 12 (5.43%) EMC
12 11 (4.98%) ArcSight
12 11 (4.98%) Lumension
12 11 (4.98%) SolarWinds
12 11 (4.98%) 3PAR
13 10 (4.52%) IBM
14 7 (3.17%) Veritas
15 5 (2.26%) NetScout
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