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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 55 37
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 14 14 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.44% 2.37% 4.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.69% 10.45% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 29
Average salary £46,500 £41,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.37% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,900 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,689 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 134 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 22.82% 22.67% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 108 116 147
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 March 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Slough

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 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 (82.14%) Windows
2 44 (78.57%) DHCP
3 43 (76.79%) Active Directory
4 27 (48.21%) OpenUP
5 24 (42.86%) SQL
6 22 (39.29%) Linux
6 22 (39.29%) Change Management
7 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 19 (33.93%) MS Exchange
8 19 (33.93%) VMware
9 18 (32.14%) Cisco
9 18 (32.14%) Lync
10 17 (30.36%) ITIL
10 17 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (30.36%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (28.57%) CCNA
11 16 (28.57%) Red Hat
12 14 (25.00%) SCCM
13 13 (23.21%) SLA
13 13 (23.21%) SAN
13 13 (23.21%) WSUS
13 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (19.64%) IIS
14 11 (19.64%) MS Office
14 11 (19.64%) Firewall
14 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
15 10 (17.86%) MS Visio
15 10 (17.86%) HP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 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 (33.93%) MS Exchange
2 18 (32.14%) Lync
3 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (19.64%) IIS
5 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (7.14%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.79%) Apache
8 1 (1.79%) Site Server
8 1 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (19.64%) MS Office
2 10 (17.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (78.57%) DHCP
2 13 (23.21%) SAN
3 11 (19.64%) Firewall
4 10 (17.86%) Network Security
5 9 (16.07%) WAN
6 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 8 (14.29%) VPN
7 6 (10.71%) SSL
8 5 (8.93%) LAN
8 5 (8.93%) DAB
8 5 (8.93%) VLAN
9 4 (7.14%) RTP
9 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
9 4 (7.14%) ISDN
9 4 (7.14%) VoIP
9 4 (7.14%) SNMP
10 3 (5.36%) MPLS
10 3 (5.36%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Support Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (10.71%) Server Engineer
2 6 (10.71%) Server Support
3 5 (8.93%) Systems Support
3 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (8.93%) Platform Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Platform Manager
4 4 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (5.36%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) Server Specialist
6 2 (3.57%) Windows Support Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Test Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) SOAP
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) CLARiiON
2 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 46 (82.14%) Windows
2 22 (39.29%) Linux
3 11 (19.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.93%) UNIX
6 5 (8.93%) Solaris
7 4 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.79%) CentOS
8 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) OpenUP
2 22 (39.29%) Change Management
3 17 (30.36%) ITIL
4 10 (17.86%) Data Security
4 10 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (8.93%) People Management
5 5 (8.93%) Transition Management
5 5 (8.93%) Workflow
5 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.93%) Workflow Management
5 5 (8.93%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.79%) Security Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.79%) Time Management
7 1 (1.79%) V-Model
7 1 (1.79%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.79%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.79%) Migration
7 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (16.07%) Java
3 5 (8.93%) Perl
3 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
4 4 (7.14%) C#
4 4 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (28.57%) CCNA
3 8 (14.29%) Degree
3 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (14.29%) MCSE
4 5 (8.93%) JNCIA
5 4 (7.14%) MCTS
5 4 (7.14%) CNE
5 4 (7.14%) Novell Certification
5 4 (7.14%) CCVP
6 3 (5.36%) MCSA
6 3 (5.36%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.21%) SLA
2 10 (17.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 10 (17.86%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (76.79%) Active Directory
2 17 (30.36%) VMware ESXi
3 10 (17.86%) ISA Server
4 8 (14.29%) vSphere
5 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (8.93%) NFS
6 5 (8.93%) XenDesktop
7 4 (7.14%) XenApp
7 4 (7.14%) Samba
8 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) SCCM
2 13 (23.21%) WSUS
3 9 (16.07%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.79%) Plesk
4 1 (1.79%) cPanel
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (33.93%) VMware
3 18 (32.14%) Cisco
4 16 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 10 (17.86%) McAfee
5 10 (17.86%) Websense
5 10 (17.86%) HP
5 10 (17.86%) ServiceNow
6 9 (16.07%) F5
6 9 (16.07%) EMC
6 9 (16.07%) Citrix
7 5 (8.93%) Juniper
7 5 (8.93%) Redknee
8 4 (7.14%) Brocade
8 4 (7.14%) Oracle
8 4 (7.14%) Lotus
8 4 (7.14%) ProCurve
8 4 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.14%) 3PAR
9 3 (5.36%) Polycom