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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 54 46 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 17 26 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.62% 4.08% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.78% 16.05% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 9
Average salary £46,250 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.11% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,500 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
133 162 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 20.52% 25.39% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 118 111 120
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Slough

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 40 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 33 (75.00%) VMware
3 29 (65.91%) vSphere
4 28 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (61.36%) Cisco
6 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
7 24 (54.55%) Hyper-V
8 21 (47.73%) SLA
8 21 (47.73%) DHCP
8 21 (47.73%) PCI DSS
9 20 (45.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 20 (45.45%) Windows
10 17 (38.64%) Demand Management
11 16 (36.36%) Windows Server
12 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
12 15 (34.09%) NetApp
13 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (29.55%) ITIL
13 13 (29.55%) Firewall
14 12 (27.27%) vCloud
14 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (25.00%) OpenStack
15 11 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
15 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
15 11 (25.00%) FlexPod
15 11 (25.00%) SoftLayer
15 11 (25.00%) VCDX
15 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
15 11 (25.00%) VCE vBlock
15 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (34.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (25.00%) SoftLayer
2 10 (22.73%) IaaS
2 10 (22.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) DHCP
2 13 (29.55%) Firewall
3 11 (25.00%) VPN
4 10 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (18.18%) Software-Defined Networking
7 7 (15.91%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.82%) SAN
9 2 (4.55%) LAN
9 2 (4.55%) Network Security
10 1 (2.27%) DMZ
10 1 (2.27%) HTTP
10 1 (2.27%) Internet
10 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.27%) MPLS
10 1 (2.27%) SSL
10 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.27%) WAN
10 1 (2.27%) Wireless
10 1 (2.27%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Architect
2 11 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
3 10 (22.73%) Network Architect
4 7 (15.91%) IT Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) IT Support
5 5 (11.36%) Senior IT Support
6 4 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior IT Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
6 4 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) IT Architect
7 3 (6.82%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Server Support
7 3 (6.82%) VMware Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) J2EE
1 1 (2.27%) Java EE
1 1 (2.27%) JSON
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.27%) REST
1 1 (2.27%) SOAP
1 1 (2.27%) Web Services
1 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (45.45%) Hybrid Cloud
2 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (25.00%) FlexPod
2 11 (25.00%) VCE vBlock
3 9 (20.45%) Clustering
4 5 (11.36%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (6.82%) EqualLogic
5 3 (6.82%) Symmetrix
6 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (45.45%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.64%) Linux
7 5 (11.36%) Unix
8 4 (9.09%) AIX
8 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (6.82%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
10 2 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Demand Management
2 13 (29.55%) ITIL
3 11 (25.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 9 (20.45%) Presales
5 7 (15.91%) Coaching
5 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
5 7 (15.91%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Project Management
8 2 (4.55%) Change Management
8 2 (4.55%) Data Security
8 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.27%) BPEL
9 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.27%) Information Security
9 1 (2.27%) ITSM
9 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
9 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (25.00%) VCDX
3 10 (22.73%) CCIE
4 4 (9.09%) Degree
4 4 (9.09%) MCSE
4 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.55%) CCNP
6 2 (4.55%) MCITP
6 2 (4.55%) MCSA
6 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.27%) CCNA
7 1 (2.27%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (2.27%) CCVP
7 1 (2.27%) CEH
7 1 (2.27%) CISSP
7 1 (2.27%) GIAC
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (47.73%) PCI DSS
1 21 (47.73%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 29 (65.91%) vSphere
3 28 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 24 (54.55%) Hyper-V
5 12 (27.27%) vCloud
6 5 (11.36%) VMware ESX
7 4 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.27%) XenApp
8 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) WSUS
2 7 (15.91%) Backup Exec
3 5 (11.36%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (11.36%) SCCM
3 5 (11.36%) Tivoli
3 5 (11.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.27%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) VMware
2 27 (61.36%) Cisco
3 26 (59.09%) Microsoft
4 15 (34.09%) NetApp
5 10 (22.73%) HP
5 10 (22.73%) IBM
6 7 (15.91%) Dell
7 5 (11.36%) Symantec
7 5 (11.36%) Veritas
8 4 (9.09%) Oracle
8 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
9 3 (6.82%) 3PAR
9 3 (6.82%) Citrix
9 3 (6.82%) EMC
10 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.27%) Avaya
11 1 (2.27%) Crossbeam
11 1 (2.27%) F5
11 1 (2.27%) Juniper
11 1 (2.27%) Redknee
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