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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 65 39 61
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +22
Permanent jobs citing DNS 94 134 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.81% 5.51% 4.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.40% 18.21% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 62 81 78
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,550 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
758 736 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.70% 30.29% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 404 488 647
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 28 April 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Reading

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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.

1 115 (62.50%) Windows
2 103 (55.98%) TCP/IP
3 81 (44.02%) DHCP
3 81 (44.02%) Active Directory
4 79 (42.93%) Firewall
5 73 (39.67%) Microsoft
6 70 (38.04%) VMware
7 54 (29.35%) HP
8 52 (28.26%) Cisco
9 50 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (27.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 46 (25.00%) Linux
11 45 (24.46%) VPN
12 42 (22.83%) Oracle
13 40 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
14 37 (20.11%) Project Management
15 36 (19.57%) SAN
15 36 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 36 (19.57%) WAN
15 36 (19.57%) SharePoint
16 33 (17.93%) LAN
17 32 (17.39%) MPLS
17 32 (17.39%) Network Security
18 31 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
18 31 (16.85%) MS Exchange
18 31 (16.85%) MS Excel
19 30 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
20 29 (15.76%) SQL
20 29 (15.76%) OSPF
20 29 (15.76%) BGP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (19.57%) SharePoint
2 31 (16.85%) MS Exchange
3 26 (14.13%) IIS
4 21 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (6.52%) Apache
6 11 (5.98%) Lync
7 10 (5.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.63%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.09%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
12 1 (0.54%) nginx
12 1 (0.54%) ExpressionEngine
12 1 (0.54%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.54%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.54%) WordPress
12 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 31 (16.85%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.70%) MS Office
3 10 (5.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (4.89%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.61%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.26%) Office 365
3 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 103 (55.98%) TCP/IP
2 81 (44.02%) DHCP
3 79 (42.93%) Firewall
4 45 (24.46%) VPN
5 36 (19.57%) SAN
5 36 (19.57%) WAN
6 33 (17.93%) LAN
7 32 (17.39%) MPLS
7 32 (17.39%) Network Security
8 29 (15.76%) OSPF
8 29 (15.76%) BGP
8 29 (15.76%) IPsec
9 27 (14.67%) VLAN
10 24 (13.04%) SSL
10 24 (13.04%) NAS
11 21 (11.41%) EIGRP
12 20 (10.87%) VoIP
13 18 (9.78%) Internet
13 18 (9.78%) SNMP
14 13 (7.07%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.33%) Oracle Database
3 12 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 12 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (4.35%) DB2
5 7 (3.80%) MySQL
6 6 (3.26%) EDRMS
6 6 (3.26%) IDOL
6 6 (3.26%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
8 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (4.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (1.09%) WinRunner
2 2 (1.09%) TestDirector
2 2 (1.09%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.09%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.09%) Subversion
2 2 (1.09%) Bugzilla
2 2 (1.09%) JIRA
2 2 (1.09%) Selenium
2 2 (1.09%) MSTest
3 1 (0.54%) ClearQuest
3 1 (0.54%) Dreamweaver
General
1 24 (13.04%) Finance
2 16 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 13 (7.07%) Legal
4 10 (5.43%) Retail
4 10 (5.43%) Billing
5 9 (4.89%) Banking
6 4 (2.17%) Front Office
6 4 (2.17%) Back Office
7 2 (1.09%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.09%) Advertising
8 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 26 (14.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 23 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 22 (11.96%) Security Engineer
5 21 (11.41%) Administrator
6 17 (9.24%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (7.07%) Architect
8 10 (5.43%) Technical Architect
8 10 (5.43%) IT Security Engineer
9 9 (4.89%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 9 (4.89%) Storage Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) Support Specialist
11 6 (3.26%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) Information Security Engineer
12 5 (2.72%) IT Support
12 5 (2.72%) IT Support Engineer
13 4 (2.17%) UNIX Administrator
13 4 (2.17%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.43%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.63%) CSS
3 1 (0.54%) MCollective
3 1 (0.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.54%) CSS3
3 1 (0.54%) HTML5
3 1 (0.54%) jQuery
3 1 (0.54%) LAMP
3 1 (0.54%) Web Services
3 1 (0.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.85%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.70%) Clustering
3 15 (8.15%) Open Source
4 14 (7.61%) Client/Server
4 14 (7.61%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.43%) N-Tier
6 9 (4.89%) Celerra
7 4 (2.17%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.63%) CMDB
9 2 (1.09%) Statistics
9 2 (1.09%) iPhone
9 2 (1.09%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.54%) User Experience
10 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 115 (62.50%) Windows
2 50 (27.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (25.00%) Linux
4 36 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (11.96%) UNIX
7 19 (10.33%) Windows XP
8 17 (9.24%) Windows 7
9 16 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (4.89%) Debian
11 8 (4.35%) HPUX
11 8 (4.35%) SUSE
12 7 (3.80%) Solaris
13 6 (3.26%) AIX
13 6 (3.26%) Windows 8
14 3 (1.63%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 3 (1.63%) CentOS
15 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
15 2 (1.09%) OpenBSD
15 2 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.11%) Project Management
2 24 (13.04%) Migration
3 22 (11.96%) ITIL
3 22 (11.96%) Project Planning
4 21 (11.41%) Problem Management
4 21 (11.41%) Data Management
5 20 (10.87%) Network Design
6 18 (9.78%) Change Management
6 18 (9.78%) Load Balancing
7 16 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
8 13 (7.07%) Cyber Security
9 12 (6.52%) Validation
9 12 (6.52%) Server Monitoring
10 11 (5.98%) Change Control
11 10 (5.43%) SOA
11 10 (5.43%) TOGAF
11 10 (5.43%) DoDAF
11 10 (5.43%) Business Development
11 10 (5.43%) SABSA
12 8 (4.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.76%) SQL
2 19 (10.33%) PowerShell
3 13 (7.07%) Perl
4 6 (3.26%) PHP
5 5 (2.72%) Python
6 4 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 4 (2.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (15.22%) Security Cleared
3 25 (13.59%) CCNP
4 24 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 22 (11.96%) DV Cleared
6 18 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (9.78%) MCSE
7 16 (8.70%) CCNA
8 15 (8.15%) MCITP
9 11 (5.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (5.43%) CCDP
10 10 (5.43%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (4.89%) JNCIS
11 9 (4.89%) CCSP
12 8 (4.35%) CISSP
13 7 (3.80%) GIAC
13 7 (3.80%) CEH
14 5 (2.72%) Degree
15 3 (1.63%) CCIE
15 3 (1.63%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.33%) SLA
2 11 (5.98%) COBIT
2 11 (5.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 81 (44.02%) Active Directory
2 50 (27.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (15.22%) Hyper-V
4 20 (10.87%) vSphere
5 16 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 15 (8.15%) ISA Server
7 13 (7.07%) vCloud
8 10 (5.43%) Terminal Services
8 10 (5.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.09%) XenApp
10 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.54%) qmail
10 1 (0.54%) Squid
10 1 (0.54%) Xen
10 1 (0.54%) Snort
Systems Management
1 28 (15.22%) SCCM
2 24 (13.04%) WSUS
3 17 (9.24%) SCOM
3 17 (9.24%) NetBackup
4 13 (7.07%) EMC NetWorker
4 13 (7.07%) HP SIM
5 12 (6.52%) Backup Exec
6 10 (5.43%) ARCserve
6 10 (5.43%) Legato
6 10 (5.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 6 (3.26%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (2.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (1.63%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.63%) Nagios
10 2 (1.09%) Puppet
10 2 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.54%) cPanel
11 1 (0.54%) Graphite
11 1 (0.54%) collectd
Vendors
1 73 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 70 (38.04%) VMware
3 54 (29.35%) HP
4 52 (28.26%) Cisco
5 42 (22.83%) Oracle
6 28 (15.22%) Juniper
7 26 (14.13%) Citrix
7 26 (14.13%) Veritas
8 24 (13.04%) Symantec
9 22 (11.96%) IBM
10 21 (11.41%) EMC
10 21 (11.41%) Red Hat
11 13 (7.07%) F5
11 13 (7.07%) ArcSight
11 13 (7.07%) Lumension
11 13 (7.07%) SolarWinds
12 10 (5.43%) NetApp
13 9 (4.89%) Brocade
13 9 (4.89%) Dell
14 8 (4.35%) Sybase
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