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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 53 30 52
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Permanent jobs citing DNS 9 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.48% 5.89% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 18.35% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 16
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £42,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
171 158 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.17% 32.11% 21.68%
Number of salaries quoted 121 142 104
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Slough

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 11 (64.71%) Cisco
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 10 (58.82%) DHCP
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) Firewall
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (35.29%) SAN
6 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 6 (35.29%) LAN
6 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (29.41%) vSphere
7 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (29.41%) VLAN
7 5 (29.41%) WAN
7 5 (29.41%) Citrix
7 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) CCNA
8 4 (23.53%) HP
8 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
8 4 (23.53%) VPN
8 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 4 (23.53%) ITIL
8 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
8 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (17.65%) nginx
4 3 (17.65%) Lync
4 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
4 3 (17.65%) JBoss
4 3 (17.65%) Apache
4 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 3 (17.65%) OpenStack
4 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.88%) Site Server
5 1 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) DHCP
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (35.29%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) SAN
4 5 (29.41%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) VLAN
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications
6 3 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (17.65%) SSL
6 3 (17.65%) LDAP
6 3 (17.65%) SMTP
6 3 (17.65%) HTTP
6 3 (17.65%) SNMP
7 2 (11.76%) Internet
7 2 (11.76%) iSCSI
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) MySQL
General
1 4 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (11.76%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Voice Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Symmetrix
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) EqualLogic
2 1 (5.88%) Xbox
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
1 10 (58.82%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) CentOS
5 3 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (17.65%) SUSE
6 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
7 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
7 1 (5.88%) Solaris
7 1 (5.88%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) Perl
2 3 (17.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCNP
3 3 (17.65%) MCSE
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) MCSA
5 1 (5.88%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) vSphere
3 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (23.53%) XenDesktop
3 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (17.65%) qmail
4 3 (17.65%) XenApp
4 3 (17.65%) Squid
4 3 (17.65%) Samba
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.88%) Terminal Server
6 1 (5.88%) Xen
6 1 (5.88%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Nagios
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
1 3 (17.65%) ZABBIX
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix
3 4 (23.53%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
4 3 (17.65%) Brocade
4 3 (17.65%) ProCurve
4 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
4 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
4 3 (17.65%) Avaya
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
4 3 (17.65%) Red Hat
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) EMC
6 1 (5.88%) Redknee
6 1 (5.88%) F5
6 1 (5.88%) Sandvine
6 1 (5.88%) Sun
6 1 (5.88%) IBM
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