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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 56 25 56
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +31
Permanent jobs citing DNS 13 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.04% 8.18% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.47% 30.83% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12 39 14
Average salary £39,750 £46,500 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
174 133 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.36% 26.55% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 137 119 107
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £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 28 August 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Slough

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (50.00%) DHCP
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) Firewall
4 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (25.00%) NetApp
6 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (25.00%) Nagios
6 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (25.00%) Apache
6 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (25.00%) Python
6 5 (25.00%) LDAP
6 5 (25.00%) Perl
6 5 (25.00%) SUSE
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) CentOS
6 5 (25.00%) ZABBIX
6 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (20.00%) vSphere
7 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
7 4 (20.00%) WSUS
7 4 (20.00%) Telecoms

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (25.00%) Apache
1 5 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 3 (15.00%) nginx
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) Site Server
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (50.00%) DHCP
3 7 (35.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) LDAP
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (15.00%) SMTP
6 3 (15.00%) HTTP
6 3 (15.00%) SSL
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) MPLS
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
8 1 (5.00%) DAB
8 1 (5.00%) VPN
8 1 (5.00%) VLAN
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Architect
1 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (10.00%) Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Voice Architect
2 2 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.00%) AWS Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Symmetrix
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) EqualLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) CentOS
2 5 (25.00%) SUSE
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Solaris
4 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (5.00%) UNIX
6 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL
1 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) Information Security
2 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Perl
1 5 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) CCVP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (15.00%) qmail
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (15.00%) Squid
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) pfSense
5 1 (5.00%) Xen
5 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Nagios
1 5 (25.00%) ZABBIX
2 4 (20.00%) WSUS
3 2 (10.00%) logstash
4 1 (5.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) NetApp
4 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 4 (20.00%) Avaya
6 3 (15.00%) Dell
7 2 (10.00%) EMC
7 2 (10.00%) Intel
7 2 (10.00%) Citrix
7 2 (10.00%) IBM
7 2 (10.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) Sophos
7 2 (10.00%) Websense
8 1 (5.00%) Apple
8 1 (5.00%) Redknee
8 1 (5.00%) Crossbeam
8 1 (5.00%) F5
8 1 (5.00%) Sandvine