The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 48 61 41
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 22 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.55% 1.59% 4.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.10% 6.94% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 23
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,450 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,300 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,878 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.65% -
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
156 144 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.20% 22.97% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 112 122 123
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

DNS
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Slough region.

DNS Salary Trend in Slough

DNS
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Slough region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Slough

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 46 (80.70%) Windows
2 43 (75.44%) DHCP
3 42 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 27 (47.37%) OpenUP
5 24 (42.11%) SQL
6 23 (40.35%) Change Management
7 22 (38.60%) Linux
7 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
8 21 (36.84%) VMware
9 19 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (33.33%) Lync
10 18 (31.58%) Cisco
10 18 (31.58%) MS Exchange
11 17 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (29.82%) CCNA
11 17 (29.82%) Red Hat
12 16 (28.07%) ITIL
13 15 (26.32%) SLA
14 14 (24.56%) SCCM
15 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2007
15 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (21.05%) WSUS
16 12 (21.05%) Firewall
16 12 (21.05%) VPN
16 12 (21.05%) SAN
16 12 (21.05%) IIS
17 11 (19.30%) HP
17 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (19.30%) Kalman Filter
18 10 (17.54%) ServiceNow

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 19 (33.33%) Lync
2 18 (31.58%) MS Exchange
3 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (21.05%) IIS
5 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (7.02%) IBM Notes
6 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (3.51%) Apache
8 1 (1.75%) Drupal
8 1 (1.75%) Alfresco
8 1 (1.75%) WordPress
8 1 (1.75%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Office
1 10 (17.54%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 43 (75.44%) DHCP
2 12 (21.05%) VPN
2 12 (21.05%) SAN
2 12 (21.05%) Firewall
3 10 (17.54%) Network Security
3 10 (17.54%) SSL
4 8 (14.04%) WAN
5 7 (12.28%) TCP/IP
6 6 (10.53%) VLAN
7 5 (8.77%) Multicast
7 5 (8.77%) DAB
7 5 (8.77%) IPsec
7 5 (8.77%) MPLS
7 5 (8.77%) OSPF
7 5 (8.77%) BGP
8 4 (7.02%) RTP
8 4 (7.02%) SNMP
8 4 (7.02%) VoIP
8 4 (7.02%) ISDN
8 4 (7.02%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Support Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (10.53%) Server Support
2 6 (10.53%) Server Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Platform Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.02%) Systems Support
4 4 (7.02%) Technical Support
5 3 (5.26%) Server Specialist
5 3 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.51%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Analyst
7 1 (1.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) SOAP
2 4 (7.02%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) CLARiiON
2 5 (8.77%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 46 (80.70%) Windows
2 22 (38.60%) Linux
3 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.77%) Solaris
6 5 (8.77%) UNIX
7 4 (7.02%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (3.51%) CentOS
8 2 (3.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) OpenUP
2 23 (40.35%) Change Management
3 16 (28.07%) ITIL
4 11 (19.30%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (17.54%) Data Security
6 5 (8.77%) Workflow
6 5 (8.77%) Workflow Management
6 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
6 5 (8.77%) Performance Management
6 5 (8.77%) Transition Management
6 5 (8.77%) People Management
7 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.75%) Security Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.75%) Time Management
8 1 (1.75%) Migration
8 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.75%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.75%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.75%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) Java
3 5 (8.77%) Perl
4 4 (7.02%) C#
4 4 (7.02%) C++
4 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) CCNA
1 17 (29.82%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (17.54%) Degree
3 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.28%) MCSE
4 5 (8.77%) JNCIA
4 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.02%) MCTS
5 4 (7.02%) CNE
5 4 (7.02%) Novell Certification
5 4 (7.02%) CCVP
6 3 (5.26%) MCSA
7 1 (1.75%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.32%) SLA
2 10 (17.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (17.54%) PCI DSS
3 5 (8.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 19 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (17.54%) ISA Server
4 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (15.79%) vSphere
5 5 (8.77%) XenDesktop
5 5 (8.77%) NFS
6 4 (7.02%) XenApp
6 4 (7.02%) Samba
7 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) SCCM
2 12 (21.05%) WSUS
3 9 (15.79%) ARCserve
4 2 (3.51%) Plesk
4 2 (3.51%) cPanel
5 1 (1.75%) Zenoss
5 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 21 (36.84%) VMware
3 18 (31.58%) Cisco
4 17 (29.82%) Red Hat
5 11 (19.30%) HP
6 10 (17.54%) McAfee
6 10 (17.54%) Websense
6 10 (17.54%) Citrix
6 10 (17.54%) ServiceNow
7 9 (15.79%) EMC
7 9 (15.79%) F5
8 5 (8.77%) Redknee
8 5 (8.77%) Polycom
8 5 (8.77%) Juniper
9 4 (7.02%) Lotus
9 4 (7.02%) Oracle
9 4 (7.02%) ProCurve
9 4 (7.02%) SolarWinds
9 4 (7.02%) 3PAR
9 4 (7.02%) Brocade