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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 32 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 35 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.04% 2.81% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.97% 11.76% 12.60%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 15
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £45,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
146 136 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.22% 23.86% 24.85%
Number of salaries quoted 87 108 113
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 24 November 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Slough

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 50 (65.79%) Windows
2 41 (53.95%) DHCP
2 41 (53.95%) Active Directory
2 41 (53.95%) VMware ESXi
3 39 (51.32%) Linux
4 33 (43.42%) Cisco
4 33 (43.42%) VMware
5 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
6 27 (35.53%) SSL
7 25 (32.89%) VPN
8 24 (31.58%) Change Management
9 23 (30.26%) Firewall
9 23 (30.26%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (30.26%) Network Security
10 22 (28.95%) SCCM
10 22 (28.95%) CCNA
10 22 (28.95%) IIS
10 22 (28.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 21 (27.63%) Data Security
11 21 (27.63%) Degree
11 21 (27.63%) SQL
11 21 (27.63%) ITIL
11 21 (27.63%) SLA
11 21 (27.63%) PCI DSS
12 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
12 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (26.32%) Lync
12 20 (26.32%) vSphere
12 20 (26.32%) Red Hat
12 20 (26.32%) MPLS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 22 (28.95%) IIS
2 20 (26.32%) Lync
3 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (11.84%) MS Exchange
3 9 (11.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.89%) Apache
5 4 (5.26%) Drupal
5 4 (5.26%) Alfresco
5 4 (5.26%) WordPress
6 2 (2.63%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.63%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.63%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.32%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Office
1 9 (11.84%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (53.95%) DHCP
2 27 (35.53%) SSL
3 25 (32.89%) VPN
4 23 (30.26%) Firewall
4 23 (30.26%) Network Security
5 20 (26.32%) MPLS
5 20 (26.32%) OSPF
5 20 (26.32%) BGP
6 19 (25.00%) IPsec
6 19 (25.00%) Multicast
7 13 (17.11%) TCP/IP
8 8 (10.53%) SAN
9 6 (7.89%) HTTP
9 6 (7.89%) LDAP
9 6 (7.89%) Wireshark
10 5 (6.58%) SS7
10 5 (6.58%) ISUP
10 5 (6.58%) INAP
10 5 (6.58%) SMS
11 3 (3.95%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) MySQL
2 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (19.74%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Support Engineer
2 13 (17.11%) NOC Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (10.53%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Server Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Test Analyst
6 6 (7.89%) Server Support
6 6 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.89%) Operations Manager
7 5 (6.58%) Team Leader
7 5 (6.58%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Platform Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Linux Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Linux Support
8 4 (5.26%) Platform Manager
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
9 3 (3.95%) IT Manager
10 2 (2.63%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.58%) SOAP
1 5 (6.58%) XML
1 5 (6.58%) Rendezvous
2 3 (3.95%) Web Services
3 2 (2.63%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.32%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (11.84%) CLARiiON
3 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.58%) IVR
5 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.32%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 50 (65.79%) Windows
2 39 (51.32%) Linux
3 18 (23.68%) UNIX
4 8 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.58%) CentOS
5 5 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.58%) Solaris
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (5.26%) Ubuntu
7 2 (2.63%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.58%) Change Management
2 21 (27.63%) Data Security
2 21 (27.63%) ITIL
3 17 (22.37%) OpenUP
3 17 (22.37%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (19.74%) Network Management
5 9 (11.84%) Supplier Management
6 6 (7.89%) People Management
7 5 (6.58%) Transition Management
7 5 (6.58%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.58%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.58%) Workflow
7 5 (6.58%) Performance Management
7 5 (6.58%) Workflow Management
7 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.26%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.63%) Brand Management
9 2 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (2.63%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.32%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) SQL
2 5 (6.58%) Java
2 5 (6.58%) Perl
3 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.32%) Python
4 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (28.95%) CCNA
3 21 (27.63%) Degree
4 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 8 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (6.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (6.58%) ISEB
7 2 (2.63%) CISSP
7 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.63%) MCSE
7 2 (2.63%) CEH
8 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.32%) CCIE
8 1 (1.32%) CCNP
8 1 (1.32%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 21 (27.63%) SLA
2 21 (27.63%) PCI DSS
3 19 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (53.95%) Active Directory
1 41 (53.95%) VMware ESXi
2 20 (26.32%) vSphere
2 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (11.84%) ISA Server
5 5 (6.58%) NFS
6 2 (2.63%) Samba
6 2 (2.63%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.63%) Nmap
6 2 (2.63%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.32%) Xen
7 1 (1.32%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (28.95%) SCCM
2 17 (22.37%) ARCserve
3 15 (19.74%) Zenoss
4 8 (10.53%) WSUS
5 4 (5.26%) Plesk
6 2 (2.63%) Nessus
7 1 (1.32%) Nagios
7 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.32%) Munin
7 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (43.42%) Cisco
1 33 (43.42%) VMware
2 30 (39.47%) Microsoft
3 20 (26.32%) Red Hat
4 17 (22.37%) F5
4 17 (22.37%) ServiceNow
5 16 (21.05%) Websense
6 14 (18.42%) Oracle
7 13 (17.11%) Polycom
8 12 (15.79%) Juniper
9 9 (11.84%) EMC
9 9 (11.84%) McAfee
10 7 (9.21%) HP
11 5 (6.58%) Citrix
11 5 (6.58%) TIBCO
12 4 (5.26%) Redknee
13 2 (2.63%) Novell
13 2 (2.63%) Lotus
14 1 (1.32%) Ericsson
14 1 (1.32%) NetApp
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago