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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 26 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 43 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 7.62% 3.01% 4.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.94% 12.95% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 24
Average salary £37,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.77% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £44,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £52,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -2.73%
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
139 139 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.65% 23.21% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 88 115 109
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 31 October 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Slough

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 47 (61.04%) Windows
2 42 (54.55%) VMware ESXi
3 39 (50.65%) Linux
4 38 (49.35%) DHCP
4 38 (49.35%) Cisco
4 38 (49.35%) Active Directory
5 32 (41.56%) SSL
6 29 (37.66%) VMware
7 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 28 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
8 27 (35.06%) CCNA
9 25 (32.47%) VPN
10 24 (31.17%) Network Security
11 23 (29.87%) SCCM
11 23 (29.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 23 (29.87%) Firewall
12 22 (28.57%) Data Security
12 22 (28.57%) UNIX
12 22 (28.57%) PCI DSS
13 21 (27.27%) ITIL
13 21 (27.27%) SLA
13 21 (27.27%) Degree
14 20 (25.97%) Change Management
14 20 (25.97%) MPLS
14 20 (25.97%) OSPF
14 20 (25.97%) BGP
14 20 (25.97%) Red Hat
14 20 (25.97%) Security Cleared
14 20 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (25.97%) Lync

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 20 (25.97%) Lync
2 18 (23.38%) IIS
3 6 (7.79%) Apache
4 5 (6.49%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.19%) Drupal
5 4 (5.19%) Alfresco
5 4 (5.19%) WordPress
6 2 (2.60%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.60%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.60%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Office
1 5 (6.49%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (49.35%) DHCP
2 32 (41.56%) SSL
3 25 (32.47%) VPN
4 24 (31.17%) Network Security
5 23 (29.87%) Firewall
6 20 (25.97%) MPLS
6 20 (25.97%) OSPF
6 20 (25.97%) BGP
7 19 (24.68%) IPsec
7 19 (24.68%) Multicast
8 17 (22.08%) TCP/IP
9 10 (12.99%) HTTP
9 10 (12.99%) LDAP
9 10 (12.99%) Wireshark
10 9 (11.69%) SS7
10 9 (11.69%) ISUP
10 9 (11.69%) INAP
10 9 (11.69%) SMS
11 6 (7.79%) SAN
12 3 (3.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) MySQL
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 18 (23.38%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 13 (16.88%) NOC Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Test Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Server Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 8 (10.39%) Senior NOC Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Principle Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Operations Manager
8 5 (6.49%) Team Leader
8 5 (6.49%) Architect
8 5 (6.49%) Linux Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Linux Support
9 4 (5.19%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Server Support
9 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.90%) IT Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Platform Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.69%) SOAP
1 9 (11.69%) XML
1 9 (11.69%) Rendezvous
2 3 (3.90%) Web Services
3 2 (2.60%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.69%) Mobile App
3 9 (11.69%) IVR
4 5 (6.49%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.30%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 47 (61.04%) Windows
2 39 (50.65%) Linux
3 22 (28.57%) UNIX
4 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.69%) Solaris
5 9 (11.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (7.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.49%) CentOS
8 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.19%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.60%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Data Security
2 21 (27.27%) ITIL
3 20 (25.97%) Change Management
4 15 (19.48%) Network Management
5 13 (16.88%) Kalman Filter
5 13 (16.88%) OpenUP
6 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (11.69%) Supplier Management
6 9 (11.69%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.19%) People Management
7 4 (5.19%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.90%) Transition Management
8 3 (3.90%) Workflow Management
8 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.90%) Workflow
8 3 (3.90%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.60%) Brand Management
9 2 (2.60%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (2.60%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.30%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.08%) SQL
2 9 (11.69%) Java
2 9 (11.69%) Perl
3 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.30%) Python
4 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (35.06%) CCNA
3 21 (27.27%) Degree
4 20 (25.97%) Security Cleared
5 9 (11.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (11.69%) ISEB
6 8 (10.39%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.60%) CEH
7 2 (2.60%) CISSP
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.60%) MCSE
8 1 (1.30%) CCIE
8 1 (1.30%) CCNP
8 1 (1.30%) CCIP
8 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (29.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 22 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 21 (27.27%) SLA
4 19 (24.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (54.55%) VMware ESXi
2 38 (49.35%) Active Directory
3 20 (25.97%) vSphere
3 20 (25.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (11.69%) NFS
6 5 (6.49%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.60%) Samba
7 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.60%) Nmap
7 2 (2.60%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.30%) Xen
8 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 23 (29.87%) SCCM
2 15 (19.48%) Zenoss
3 13 (16.88%) ARCserve
4 8 (10.39%) WSUS
5 4 (5.19%) Plesk
6 2 (2.60%) Nessus
7 1 (1.30%) Nagios
7 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.30%) Munin
7 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (49.35%) Cisco
2 29 (37.66%) VMware
3 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 20 (25.97%) Red Hat
5 18 (23.38%) F5
6 17 (22.08%) Juniper
7 14 (18.18%) Oracle
8 13 (16.88%) ServiceNow
8 13 (16.88%) Polycom
9 12 (15.58%) Websense
10 9 (11.69%) TIBCO
11 7 (9.09%) Citrix
12 6 (7.79%) Redknee
13 5 (6.49%) McAfee
13 5 (6.49%) EMC
13 5 (6.49%) HP
14 2 (2.60%) Novell
14 2 (2.60%) Lotus
15 1 (1.30%) Dell
15 1 (1.30%) Ericsson
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