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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 31 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 42 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 6.32% 2.60% 3.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.85% 10.14% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 13
Average salary £41,750 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £38,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
169 148 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.41% 25.61% 21.94%
Number of salaries quoted 96 117 103
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £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 24 December 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Slough

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 55 (65.48%) Windows
2 46 (54.76%) DHCP
3 45 (53.57%) Active Directory
4 42 (50.00%) Linux
5 41 (48.81%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (47.62%) Cisco
7 34 (40.48%) Microsoft
8 33 (39.29%) VMware
9 30 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (34.52%) CCNA
11 28 (33.33%) SSL
12 27 (32.14%) SLA
13 26 (30.95%) VPN
14 25 (29.76%) Change Management
15 24 (28.57%) Firewall
15 24 (28.57%) Degree
15 24 (28.57%) Lync
16 23 (27.38%) IIS
16 23 (27.38%) Red Hat
16 23 (27.38%) Network Security
17 22 (26.19%) SQL
17 22 (26.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 22 (26.19%) SCCM
18 21 (25.00%) ITIL
18 21 (25.00%) UNIX
18 21 (25.00%) Data Security
18 21 (25.00%) PCI DSS
18 21 (25.00%) OpenUP
19 20 (23.81%) MPLS
19 20 (23.81%) OSPF

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 24 (28.57%) Lync
2 23 (27.38%) IIS
3 13 (15.48%) MS Exchange
4 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (8.33%) Apache
6 6 (7.14%) IBM Notes
7 4 (4.76%) Drupal
7 4 (4.76%) Alfresco
7 4 (4.76%) WordPress
8 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.19%) CMS
9 1 (1.19%) nginx
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Office
1 10 (11.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (54.76%) DHCP
2 28 (33.33%) SSL
3 26 (30.95%) VPN
4 24 (28.57%) Firewall
5 23 (27.38%) Network Security
6 20 (23.81%) MPLS
6 20 (23.81%) OSPF
6 20 (23.81%) BGP
7 19 (22.62%) IPsec
7 19 (22.62%) Multicast
8 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
9 8 (9.52%) SAN
10 7 (8.33%) WAN
11 5 (5.95%) LDAP
11 5 (5.95%) HTTP
11 5 (5.95%) Wireshark
12 4 (4.76%) ISDN
12 4 (4.76%) VoIP
12 4 (4.76%) SMS
12 4 (4.76%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 13 (15.48%) NOC Engineer
3 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (9.52%) Senior NOC Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.14%) Operations Manager
5 6 (7.14%) Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Server Support
5 6 (7.14%) Technical Support
6 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Team Leader
6 5 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Platform Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Linux Support
7 4 (4.76%) Platform Manager
7 4 (4.76%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Linux Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.52%) SOAP
2 4 (4.76%) XML
2 4 (4.76%) Rendezvous
2 4 (4.76%) .NET
3 3 (3.57%) Web Services
4 2 (2.38%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (10.71%) CLARiiON
3 8 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.76%) IVR
6 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 55 (65.48%) Windows
2 42 (50.00%) Linux
3 21 (25.00%) UNIX
4 12 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (9.52%) Solaris
7 5 (5.95%) Ubuntu
7 5 (5.95%) CentOS
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.38%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Change Management
2 21 (25.00%) Data Security
2 21 (25.00%) ITIL
2 21 (25.00%) OpenUP
3 18 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
4 15 (17.86%) Network Management
5 9 (10.71%) Supplier Management
6 6 (7.14%) People Management
7 5 (5.95%) Transition Management
7 5 (5.95%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.95%) Workflow
7 5 (5.95%) Workflow Management
8 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.76%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.76%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.38%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.38%) Brand Management
9 2 (2.38%) Customer Engagement
10 1 (1.19%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.19%) SQL
2 12 (14.29%) Java
3 8 (9.52%) Perl
4 4 (4.76%) C#
4 4 (4.76%) C++
5 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (34.52%) CCNA
3 24 (28.57%) Degree
4 19 (22.62%) Security Cleared
5 8 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (7.14%) MCSE
7 4 (4.76%) CNE
7 4 (4.76%) Novell Certification
7 4 (4.76%) CCVP
7 4 (4.76%) ISEB
7 4 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (4.76%) JNCIA
7 4 (4.76%) MCTS
8 2 (2.38%) CISSP
8 2 (2.38%) CEH
9 1 (1.19%) CCIE
9 1 (1.19%) CCNP
9 1 (1.19%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.14%) SLA
2 22 (26.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 21 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 19 (22.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 41 (48.81%) VMware ESXi
3 20 (23.81%) vSphere
3 20 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 10 (11.90%) ISA Server
6 8 (9.52%) NFS
7 2 (2.38%) Samba
7 2 (2.38%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.38%) Nmap
7 2 (2.38%) Hyper-V
8 1 (1.19%) Xen
8 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (26.19%) SCCM
2 17 (20.24%) ARCserve
3 15 (17.86%) Zenoss
4 8 (9.52%) WSUS
5 5 (5.95%) Plesk
5 5 (5.95%) cPanel
6 2 (2.38%) Nessus
7 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (47.62%) Cisco
2 34 (40.48%) Microsoft
3 33 (39.29%) VMware
4 23 (27.38%) Red Hat
5 18 (21.43%) ServiceNow
6 17 (20.24%) Websense
6 17 (20.24%) Oracle
7 16 (19.05%) F5
8 15 (17.86%) Juniper
9 13 (15.48%) Polycom
10 10 (11.90%) McAfee
11 9 (10.71%) EMC
11 9 (10.71%) Citrix
12 8 (9.52%) Redknee
13 7 (8.33%) HP
14 6 (7.14%) Lotus
15 4 (4.76%) TIBCO
16 2 (2.38%) Novell
17 1 (1.19%) Dell
17 1 (1.19%) Ericsson
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Salary: £20,000-£25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Microsoft Certs + Package
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