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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 22 51 43
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 46 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 9.18% 2.59% 4.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.40% 10.67% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 40 15 27
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,400 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
123 150 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.55% 24.27% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 98 117 118
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 £28,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 1 October 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Slough

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 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 36 (56.25%) Linux
1 36 (56.25%) Cisco
1 36 (56.25%) VMware ESXi
2 32 (50.00%) Windows
3 29 (45.31%) SSL
4 26 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (39.06%) CCNA
5 25 (39.06%) UNIX
6 24 (37.50%) DHCP
7 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
7 23 (35.94%) VPN
8 22 (34.38%) Firewall
9 21 (32.81%) VMware
9 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
9 21 (32.81%) Network Security
10 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
11 19 (29.69%) SLA
11 19 (29.69%) Degree
11 19 (29.69%) BGP
11 19 (29.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 19 (29.69%) SCCM
12 18 (28.13%) PCI DSS
12 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
12 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (28.13%) vSphere
12 18 (28.13%) MPLS
12 18 (28.13%) OSPF
12 18 (28.13%) Data Security
12 18 (28.13%) IPsec
13 17 (26.56%) ISO/IEC 27001

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (25.00%) Lync
2 13 (20.31%) IIS
3 6 (9.38%) Apache
4 4 (6.25%) WordPress
4 4 (6.25%) Drupal
4 4 (6.25%) Alfresco
5 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.13%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (45.31%) SSL
2 24 (37.50%) DHCP
3 23 (35.94%) VPN
4 22 (34.38%) Firewall
5 21 (32.81%) Network Security
6 20 (31.25%) TCP/IP
7 19 (29.69%) BGP
8 18 (28.13%) MPLS
8 18 (28.13%) OSPF
8 18 (28.13%) IPsec
9 17 (26.56%) Multicast
10 13 (20.31%) HTTP
10 13 (20.31%) LDAP
10 13 (20.31%) Wireshark
11 12 (18.75%) ISUP
11 12 (18.75%) INAP
11 12 (18.75%) SS7
11 12 (18.75%) SMS
12 3 (4.69%) WAN
13 2 (3.13%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (21.88%) Telecoms
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Analyst
1 14 (21.88%) Test Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) NOC Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (14.06%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Senior NOC Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Principle Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Operations Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Server Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Support
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
7 3 (4.69%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.75%) Rendezvous
1 12 (18.75%) XML
1 12 (18.75%) SOAP
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
3 2 (3.13%) Regular Expression
4 1 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (20.31%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (18.75%) Mobile App
3 12 (18.75%) IVR
4 2 (3.13%) Smart Meter
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 36 (56.25%) Linux
2 32 (50.00%) Windows
3 25 (39.06%) UNIX
4 12 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (18.75%) Solaris
5 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.81%) CentOS
7 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.25%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.13%) Windows NT
9 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Data Security
2 16 (25.00%) ITIL
3 15 (23.44%) Network Management
4 13 (20.31%) Software Testing
5 12 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (17.19%) Change Management
7 9 (14.06%) Kalman Filter
7 9 (14.06%) Supplier Management
8 4 (6.25%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.13%) Brand Management
9 2 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (3.13%) OpenUP
10 1 (1.56%) Database Tuning
10 1 (1.56%) V-Model
10 1 (1.56%) Security Testing
10 1 (1.56%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.56%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.56%) High Availability
10 1 (1.56%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (1.56%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) Java
1 12 (18.75%) Perl
2 5 (7.81%) SQL
3 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (39.06%) CCNA
3 19 (29.69%) Degree
4 18 (28.13%) Security Cleared
5 13 (20.31%) ISEB
5 13 (20.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.13%) CEH
7 2 (3.13%) CISSP
7 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.13%) MCSE
8 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) CCIE
8 1 (1.56%) CCNP
8 1 (1.56%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.69%) SLA
1 19 (29.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 18 (28.13%) PCI DSS
3 17 (26.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (56.25%) VMware ESXi
2 23 (35.94%) Active Directory
3 18 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (28.13%) vSphere
4 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 12 (18.75%) NFS
6 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
6 2 (3.13%) Samba
6 2 (3.13%) Nmap
7 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.56%) Firmware
7 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) SCCM
2 15 (23.44%) Zenoss
3 9 (14.06%) ARCserve
4 4 (6.25%) Plesk
5 3 (4.69%) WSUS
6 2 (3.13%) Nessus
6 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (1.56%) Munin
7 1 (1.56%) Puppet
7 1 (1.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (56.25%) Cisco
2 21 (32.81%) VMware
2 21 (32.81%) Microsoft
3 17 (26.56%) Juniper
3 17 (26.56%) Red Hat
4 15 (23.44%) F5
5 14 (21.88%) Oracle
6 12 (18.75%) TIBCO
7 11 (17.19%) Polycom
8 9 (14.06%) ServiceNow
8 9 (14.06%) Citrix
9 8 (12.50%) Websense
9 8 (12.50%) Redknee
10 3 (4.69%) HP
11 2 (3.13%) Novell
11 2 (3.13%) Lotus
12 1 (1.56%) Ericsson
12 1 (1.56%) NetApp
12 1 (1.56%) Dell
12 1 (1.56%) EMC
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