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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 43 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 28 12 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.37% 2.01% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 8.11% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 14
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £36,650 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
154 148 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.02% 24.83% 22.74%
Number of salaries quoted 99 125 115
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £50,500
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 30 January 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Slough

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (68.49%) Windows
2 43 (58.90%) DHCP
2 43 (58.90%) Active Directory
3 35 (47.95%) Linux
4 33 (45.21%) Microsoft
5 29 (39.73%) VMware ESXi
6 28 (38.36%) Cisco
7 27 (36.99%) VMware
7 27 (36.99%) OpenUP
8 26 (35.62%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (35.62%) CCNA
8 26 (35.62%) SQL
9 25 (34.25%) Change Management
9 25 (34.25%) Lync
10 21 (28.77%) Red Hat
10 21 (28.77%) SLA
11 20 (27.40%) SSL
11 20 (27.40%) Firewall
12 19 (26.03%) VPN
12 19 (26.03%) ITIL
12 19 (26.03%) Degree
13 16 (21.92%) Network Security
13 16 (21.92%) vSphere
13 16 (21.92%) IIS
14 15 (20.55%) SCCM
14 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (19.18%) PCI DSS
15 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
15 14 (19.18%) Video Conferencing
15 14 (19.18%) ISO/IEC 27001

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 25 (34.25%) Lync
2 16 (21.92%) IIS
3 14 (19.18%) MS Exchange
4 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (12.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (8.22%) IBM Notes
7 5 (6.85%) Apache
8 2 (2.74%) Alfresco
8 2 (2.74%) WordPress
8 2 (2.74%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.74%) Drupal
8 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.74%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.37%) nginx
9 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) MS Office
1 10 (13.70%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (58.90%) DHCP
2 20 (27.40%) SSL
2 20 (27.40%) Firewall
3 19 (26.03%) VPN
4 16 (21.92%) Network Security
5 14 (19.18%) Multicast
5 14 (19.18%) IPsec
5 14 (19.18%) MPLS
5 14 (19.18%) OSPF
5 14 (19.18%) BGP
5 14 (19.18%) TCP/IP
6 9 (12.33%) SAN
7 7 (9.59%) WAN
8 5 (6.85%) DAB
9 4 (5.48%) Wireshark
9 4 (5.48%) LDAP
9 4 (5.48%) VoIP
9 4 (5.48%) ISDN
9 4 (5.48%) RTP
10 3 (4.11%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.74%) MySQL
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Support Engineer
2 12 (16.44%) NOC Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (8.22%) Server Support
4 6 (8.22%) Technical Support
4 6 (8.22%) Server Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Platform Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Platform Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Test Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.48%) Systems Support
6 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.11%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Server Specialist
8 2 (2.74%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) SOAP
2 4 (5.48%) .NET
3 3 (4.11%) Rendezvous
3 3 (4.11%) Web Services
3 3 (4.11%) XML
4 2 (2.74%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (12.33%) CLARiiON
3 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.11%) IVR
6 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 50 (68.49%) Windows
2 35 (47.95%) Linux
3 14 (19.18%) UNIX
4 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (10.96%) Solaris
7 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.48%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.11%) CentOS
9 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.74%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.99%) OpenUP
2 25 (34.25%) Change Management
3 19 (26.03%) ITIL
4 14 (19.18%) Data Security
5 13 (17.81%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (13.70%) Network Management
7 5 (6.85%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.85%) Workflow Management
7 5 (6.85%) Workflow
7 5 (6.85%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.85%) People Management
7 5 (6.85%) Transition Management
8 3 (4.11%) Software Testing
8 3 (4.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.74%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.74%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.74%) Supplier Management
10 1 (1.37%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (1.37%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) SQL
2 12 (16.44%) Java
3 8 (10.96%) Perl
4 4 (5.48%) C#
4 4 (5.48%) C++
5 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (35.62%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (35.62%) CCNA
2 19 (26.03%) Degree
3 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) MCSE
4 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.85%) JNCIA
6 4 (5.48%) CNE
6 4 (5.48%) Novell Certification
6 4 (5.48%) MCTS
6 4 (5.48%) CCVP
7 3 (4.11%) ISEB
7 3 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.74%) CISSP
8 2 (2.74%) CEH
9 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.77%) SLA
2 14 (19.18%) PCI DSS
2 14 (19.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (19.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 43 (58.90%) Active Directory
2 29 (39.73%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (21.92%) vSphere
4 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (13.70%) ISA Server
6 8 (10.96%) NFS
7 3 (4.11%) Samba
8 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.74%) Nmap
9 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.37%) Firmware
9 1 (1.37%) XenApp
9 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) SCCM
2 13 (17.81%) WSUS
3 11 (15.07%) ARCserve
4 10 (13.70%) Zenoss
5 3 (4.11%) Plesk
5 3 (4.11%) cPanel
6 2 (2.74%) Nessus
7 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (45.21%) Microsoft
2 28 (38.36%) Cisco
3 27 (36.99%) VMware
4 21 (28.77%) Red Hat
5 12 (16.44%) Polycom
5 12 (16.44%) ServiceNow
5 12 (16.44%) Websense
6 11 (15.07%) F5
7 10 (13.70%) McAfee
7 10 (13.70%) Oracle
7 10 (13.70%) Citrix
8 9 (12.33%) Juniper
8 9 (12.33%) EMC
9 8 (10.96%) Redknee
9 8 (10.96%) HP
10 6 (8.22%) Lotus
11 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
12 2 (2.74%) Novell
13 1 (1.37%) Brocade
13 1 (1.37%) NetApp