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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 23 54 34
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 42 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 8.37% 2.34% 5.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.22% 10.20% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 40 13 34
Average salary £46,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £57,000 £47,500
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
139 147 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.69% 22.90% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 127 110 145
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 20 August 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Slough

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 42 (61.76%) Linux
2 38 (55.88%) Windows
2 38 (55.88%) Cisco
3 32 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
4 29 (42.65%) TCP/IP
4 29 (42.65%) UNIX
5 28 (41.18%) SSL
6 26 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (36.76%) CCNA
7 25 (36.76%) DHCP
7 25 (36.76%) Red Hat
8 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
9 22 (32.35%) VPN
9 22 (32.35%) Firewall
10 21 (30.88%) VMware
10 21 (30.88%) SLA
10 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
10 21 (30.88%) Degree
11 20 (29.41%) SCCM
11 20 (29.41%) Network Security
12 19 (27.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 18 (26.47%) Juniper
13 18 (26.47%) Data Security
13 18 (26.47%) PCI DSS
14 16 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (23.53%) Telecoms
14 16 (23.53%) NFS
14 16 (23.53%) Solaris
14 16 (23.53%) Java
14 16 (23.53%) Perl

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 13 (19.12%) Lync
2 12 (17.65%) IIS
3 8 (11.76%) Drupal
3 8 (11.76%) Alfresco
3 8 (11.76%) WordPress
4 6 (8.82%) Apache
4 6 (8.82%) CMS
5 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
6 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.94%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) MS Office
2 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (42.65%) TCP/IP
2 28 (41.18%) SSL
3 25 (36.76%) DHCP
4 22 (32.35%) VPN
4 22 (32.35%) Firewall
5 20 (29.41%) Network Security
6 15 (22.06%) BGP
6 15 (22.06%) HTTP
7 14 (20.59%) LDAP
7 14 (20.59%) SMS
7 14 (20.59%) MPLS
7 14 (20.59%) OSPF
7 14 (20.59%) INAP
7 14 (20.59%) IPsec
8 13 (19.12%) Wireshark
8 13 (19.12%) ISUP
8 13 (19.12%) SS7
8 13 (19.12%) Multicast
9 7 (10.29%) Internet
9 7 (10.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.41%) MySQL
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Ant
1 1 (1.47%) IntelliJ
1 1 (1.47%) Subversion
1 1 (1.47%) JIRA
1 1 (1.47%) Selenium
1 1 (1.47%) Hudson
1 1 (1.47%) Gradle
1 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.47%) Apache Ivy
General
1 16 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 15 (22.06%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) German Language
4 1 (1.47%) Electronics
4 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Analyst
2 14 (20.59%) Test Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.24%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (10.29%) NOC Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Operations Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Principle Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Server Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Architect
7 5 (7.35%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior NOC Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.88%) Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) IT Manager
9 3 (4.41%) Linux Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Linux Support
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
10 2 (2.94%) Technical Support Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) SOAP
2 13 (19.12%) XML
2 13 (19.12%) Rendezvous
3 3 (4.41%) Web Services
4 2 (2.94%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.47%) CPAN
5 1 (1.47%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.47%) LAMP
5 1 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Mobile App
2 14 (20.59%) IVR
3 13 (19.12%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.41%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.47%) Wiki
6 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.47%) DTV
6 1 (1.47%) Replication
6 1 (1.47%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (61.76%) Linux
2 38 (55.88%) Windows
3 29 (42.65%) UNIX
4 16 (23.53%) Solaris
4 16 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (14.71%) CentOS
7 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (11.76%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.94%) Windows NT
9 2 (2.94%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.47%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.47%) Data Security
2 14 (20.59%) Software Testing
3 13 (19.12%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (19.12%) ITIL
3 13 (19.12%) Network Management
4 9 (13.24%) Supplier Management
5 8 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (11.76%) Change Management
6 5 (7.35%) Migration
7 4 (5.88%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.94%) Brand Management
8 2 (2.94%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (2.94%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.47%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.47%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.47%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.47%) Kanban
9 1 (1.47%) Database Tuning
9 1 (1.47%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) Java
1 16 (23.53%) Perl
2 3 (4.41%) SQL
2 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.47%) C
3 1 (1.47%) Python
3 1 (1.47%) Ruby
3 1 (1.47%) Korn
3 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.47%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 26 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (36.76%) CCNA
3 21 (30.88%) Degree
4 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
4 14 (20.59%) ISEB
4 14 (20.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.35%) MCSE
7 3 (4.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.41%) VCP5
7 3 (4.41%) MCITP
8 2 (2.94%) CEH
8 2 (2.94%) CISSP
9 1 (1.47%) RHCE
9 1 (1.47%) CCIE
9 1 (1.47%) CCNP
9 1 (1.47%) CCIP
9 1 (1.47%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (30.88%) SLA
2 19 (27.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 18 (26.47%) PCI DSS
4 13 (19.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (47.06%) VMware ESXi
2 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 16 (23.53%) NFS
4 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (22.06%) vSphere
5 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.41%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.94%) Nmap
8 2 (2.94%) Xen
8 2 (2.94%) Samba
9 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.47%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 20 (29.41%) SCCM
2 13 (19.12%) Zenoss
3 9 (13.24%) ARCserve
4 8 (11.76%) Plesk
5 3 (4.41%) SCVMM
6 2 (2.94%) Nessus
6 2 (2.94%) Nagios
6 2 (2.94%) Puppet
7 1 (1.47%) YUM
7 1 (1.47%) WSUS
7 1 (1.47%) SCOM
7 1 (1.47%) Munin
7 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (55.88%) Cisco
2 25 (36.76%) Red Hat
3 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
3 21 (30.88%) VMware
4 18 (26.47%) Juniper
5 15 (22.06%) Oracle
5 15 (22.06%) F5
6 13 (19.12%) TIBCO
7 12 (17.65%) Citrix
8 11 (16.18%) Redknee
9 9 (13.24%) ServiceNow
10 8 (11.76%) Websense
11 7 (10.29%) Polycom
12 6 (8.82%) HP
13 5 (7.35%) Dell
14 3 (4.41%) CA
14 3 (4.41%) Barracuda Networks
15 2 (2.94%) Novell
15 2 (2.94%) Lotus
15 2 (2.94%) Sun
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £12,500 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £16,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago