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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 24 48 38
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 41 17 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 8.47% 2.76% 5.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.75% 11.64% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 15 28
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,600 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
118 146 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.38% 23.74% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 103 112 128
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 £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 16 September 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Slough

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 40 (62.50%) Linux
2 38 (59.38%) Cisco
3 33 (51.56%) Windows
3 33 (51.56%) VMware ESXi
4 28 (43.75%) UNIX
4 28 (43.75%) SSL
5 27 (42.19%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (40.63%) CCNA
7 25 (39.06%) TCP/IP
8 23 (35.94%) DHCP
8 23 (35.94%) Firewall
9 22 (34.38%) VMware
9 22 (34.38%) VPN
9 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
9 22 (34.38%) Active Directory
10 21 (32.81%) Red Hat
11 20 (31.25%) Network Security
12 19 (29.69%) Degree
13 18 (28.13%) SCCM
13 18 (28.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 18 (28.13%) SLA
13 18 (28.13%) Juniper
14 17 (26.56%) BGP
14 17 (26.56%) Data Security
14 17 (26.56%) PCI DSS
14 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
15 16 (25.00%) vSphere
15 16 (25.00%) IPsec
15 16 (25.00%) Telecoms

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 15 (23.44%) Lync
2 12 (18.75%) IIS
3 7 (10.94%) Apache
4 5 (7.81%) Alfresco
4 5 (7.81%) WordPress
4 5 (7.81%) Drupal
5 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.13%) CMS
6 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (43.75%) SSL
2 25 (39.06%) TCP/IP
3 23 (35.94%) DHCP
3 23 (35.94%) Firewall
4 22 (34.38%) VPN
5 20 (31.25%) Network Security
6 17 (26.56%) BGP
7 16 (25.00%) IPsec
7 16 (25.00%) MPLS
7 16 (25.00%) OSPF
8 15 (23.44%) HTTP
8 15 (23.44%) LDAP
8 15 (23.44%) Multicast
9 14 (21.88%) SMS
9 14 (21.88%) INAP
10 13 (20.31%) ISUP
10 13 (20.31%) SS7
10 13 (20.31%) Wireshark
11 5 (7.81%) Internet
12 3 (4.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Ant
1 1 (1.56%) IntelliJ
1 1 (1.56%) Subversion
1 1 (1.56%) JIRA
1 1 (1.56%) Selenium
1 1 (1.56%) Gradle
1 1 (1.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.56%) Hudson
1 1 (1.56%) Apache Ivy
General
1 16 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 14 (21.88%) Finance
3 2 (3.13%) German Language
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Electronics
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Analyst
1 14 (21.88%) Test Analyst
2 9 (14.06%) NOC Engineer
2 9 (14.06%) Infrastructure Manager
3 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Operations Manager
4 6 (9.38%) Principle Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Architect
5 5 (7.81%) Team Leader
5 5 (7.81%) Server Engineer
5 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Linux Support
6 4 (6.25%) Senior NOC Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) SOAP
2 13 (20.31%) Rendezvous
2 13 (20.31%) XML
3 3 (4.69%) Web Services
4 2 (3.13%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.56%) LAMP
5 1 (1.56%) CPAN
5 1 (1.56%) X-Windows
5 1 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.44%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (21.88%) Mobile App
2 14 (21.88%) IVR
3 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.13%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) DTV
5 1 (1.56%) Wiki
5 1 (1.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Linux
2 33 (51.56%) Windows
3 28 (43.75%) UNIX
4 15 (23.44%) Solaris
4 15 (23.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (10.94%) CentOS
7 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.81%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.13%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.56%) AIX
10 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.56%) Data Security
2 15 (23.44%) Network Management
3 14 (21.88%) Software Testing
3 14 (21.88%) ITIL
4 13 (20.31%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (14.06%) Supplier Management
6 8 (12.50%) Change Management
6 8 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (6.25%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.13%) Brand Management
8 2 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (1.56%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.56%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.56%) Migration
9 1 (1.56%) Process Management
9 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.56%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.56%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) Java
1 15 (23.44%) Perl
2 3 (4.69%) SQL
2 3 (4.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) Python
3 1 (1.56%) Ruby
3 1 (1.56%) Korn
3 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.56%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 27 (42.19%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (40.63%) CCNA
3 19 (29.69%) Degree
4 16 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 14 (21.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 14 (21.88%) ISEB
6 8 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (6.25%) MCSE
8 2 (3.13%) VCP5
8 2 (3.13%) MCITP
8 2 (3.13%) CEH
8 2 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.13%) CISSP
9 1 (1.56%) RHCE
9 1 (1.56%) CCIE
9 1 (1.56%) CCNP
9 1 (1.56%) CCIP
9 1 (1.56%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (28.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 18 (28.13%) SLA
2 17 (26.56%) PCI DSS
3 15 (23.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (51.56%) VMware ESXi
2 22 (34.38%) Active Directory
3 17 (26.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (25.00%) vSphere
5 15 (23.44%) NFS
5 15 (23.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.13%) Xen
6 2 (3.13%) Nmap
6 2 (3.13%) Samba
6 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.56%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 18 (28.13%) SCCM
2 15 (23.44%) Zenoss
3 8 (12.50%) ARCserve
4 5 (7.81%) Plesk
5 2 (3.13%) Puppet
5 2 (3.13%) SCVMM
5 2 (3.13%) Nessus
5 2 (3.13%) Nagios
6 1 (1.56%) WSUS
6 1 (1.56%) Munin
6 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.56%) YUM
Vendors
1 38 (59.38%) Cisco
2 22 (34.38%) VMware
2 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 21 (32.81%) Red Hat
4 18 (28.13%) Juniper
5 15 (23.44%) Oracle
6 14 (21.88%) F5
7 13 (20.31%) TIBCO
8 11 (17.19%) Citrix
9 10 (15.63%) Redknee
10 9 (14.06%) Polycom
11 8 (12.50%) ServiceNow
12 7 (10.94%) Websense
13 5 (7.81%) HP
14 4 (6.25%) Dell
15 2 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
15 2 (3.13%) Novell
15 2 (3.13%) Lotus
15 2 (3.13%) Sun
15 2 (3.13%) CA
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