The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 77 82 76
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 737 760 828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.54% 3.23% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.44% 15.32% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 597 613 701
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.45% -5.33%
DNS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4482 4962 5281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.51% 21.12% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3421 3903 4259
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DNS
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the South East region.

DNS Salary Trend in the South East

DNS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in the South East

DNS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -22 184 £47,500 +13.09% 22
Hampshire +28 156 £35,500 +7.04% 14
Surrey +26 150 £35,000 -17.64% 17
West Sussex +3 73 £40,000 +26.98% 4
Kent +33 57 £31,750 -30.60% 6
Buckinghamshire -6 49 £45,000 -5.26% 17
East Sussex +15 39 £40,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +4 33 £40,500 +32.78% 2
Middlesex -13 3 £33,000 -30.52% 1
Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 978 (65.77%) Windows
2 863 (58.04%) DHCP
3 730 (49.09%) Active Directory
4 674 (45.33%) Microsoft
5 603 (40.55%) TCP/IP
6 595 (40.01%) VMware
7 526 (35.37%) Firewall
8 468 (31.47%) Cisco
9 449 (30.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 448 (30.13%) Linux
11 428 (28.78%) MS Exchange
12 419 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
13 356 (23.94%) WAN
14 337 (22.66%) LAN
15 335 (22.53%) Windows Server 2003
16 328 (22.06%) MS Excel
17 305 (20.51%) SQL
17 305 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
18 298 (20.04%) HP
19 297 (19.97%) ITIL
20 292 (19.64%) SQL Server
21 278 (18.70%) VPN
21 278 (18.70%) Cisco Certification
22 276 (18.56%) SAN
23 269 (18.09%) Citrix
24 235 (15.80%) Hyper-V
25 230 (15.47%) Windows 7
26 223 (15.00%) SCCM
27 208 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2010
28 207 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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
1 428 (28.78%) MS Exchange
2 208 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 181 (12.17%) SharePoint
4 179 (12.04%) IIS
5 146 (9.82%) Apache
6 112 (7.53%) Lync
7 86 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 80 (5.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 79 (5.31%) Exchange Server 2013
10 73 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2003
11 52 (3.50%) nginx
12 48 (3.23%) Tomcat
13 31 (2.08%) CMS
14 26 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
15 17 (1.14%) SAS
15 17 (1.14%) WebLogic
16 14 (0.94%) WebSphere
16 14 (0.94%) JBoss
17 12 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
18 11 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 328 (22.06%) MS Excel
2 187 (12.58%) MS Office
3 35 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.21%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.61%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.27%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.40%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.13%) Magento
3 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.13%) Nortel Periphonics
3 2 (0.13%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.067%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.067%) RMDS
4 1 (0.067%) Infor CRM
4 1 (0.067%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.067%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.067%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.03%) Office 365
2 54 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (1.55%) SaaS
5 12 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 11 (0.74%) Google Compute Engine
7 7 (0.47%) Google Apps
8 6 (0.40%) IaaS
9 3 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.13%) PaaS
10 2 (0.13%) Symantec.cloud
11 1 (0.067%) Nimbula
11 1 (0.067%) Yammer
11 1 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.067%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 863 (58.04%) DHCP
2 603 (40.55%) TCP/IP
3 526 (35.37%) Firewall
4 356 (23.94%) WAN
5 337 (22.66%) LAN
6 278 (18.70%) VPN
7 276 (18.56%) SAN
8 185 (12.44%) VLAN
9 160 (10.76%) VoIP
10 156 (10.49%) Internet
11 142 (9.55%) SSL
12 141 (9.48%) HTTP
13 135 (9.08%) SMTP
14 122 (8.20%) BGP
15 119 (8.00%) MPLS
16 112 (7.53%) OSPF
17 101 (6.79%) Network Security
18 96 (6.46%) IPsec
19 90 (6.05%) Wireless
20 83 (5.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 149 (10.02%) MySQL
3 54 (3.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
5 33 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 32 (2.15%) Relational Database
7 31 (2.08%) Oracle Database
8 21 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 17 (1.14%) MS Access
10 16 (1.08%) Amazon RDS
11 14 (0.94%) EDRMS
12 13 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
12 13 (0.87%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (0.67%) Redis
14 10 (0.67%) IDOL
14 10 (0.67%) DB2
15 9 (0.61%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 32 (2.15%) Subversion
2 23 (1.55%) PHPUnit
3 21 (1.41%) Git (software)
4 20 (1.34%) Behat
5 17 (1.14%) MSI
6 16 (1.08%) Visual Studio
7 15 (1.01%) Maven
8 14 (0.94%) Jenkins
9 10 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (0.61%) Selenium
11 6 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
12 3 (0.20%) NUnit
12 3 (0.20%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.20%) Moq
13 2 (0.13%) Redmine
13 2 (0.13%) SilkTest
13 2 (0.13%) StarTeam
13 2 (0.13%) WATIR
13 2 (0.13%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 141 (9.48%) Finance
2 104 (6.99%) Telecoms
3 51 (3.43%) Retail
4 36 (2.42%) Back Office
5 35 (2.35%) Marketing
6 27 (1.82%) Legal
7 22 (1.48%) Banking
8 15 (1.01%) Games
8 15 (1.01%) Billing
9 11 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 11 (0.74%) Advertising
10 10 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 8 (0.54%) Automotive
12 7 (0.47%) Aerospace
12 7 (0.47%) Online Betting
12 7 (0.47%) German Language
13 6 (0.40%) Front Office
13 6 (0.40%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.34%) French Language
14 5 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 293 (19.70%) Support Engineer
2 182 (12.24%) Analyst
3 178 (11.97%) Network Engineer
4 151 (10.15%) Administrator
5 143 (9.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 125 (8.41%) Systems Administrator
7 92 (6.19%) Systems Engineer
8 81 (5.45%) Support Analyst
8 81 (5.45%) Technical Support
9 77 (5.18%) Developer
10 74 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support
11 65 (4.37%) Architect
12 61 (4.10%) Consultant
13 57 (3.83%) Security Engineer
14 52 (3.50%) Technical Support Engineer
14 52 (3.50%) Technical Engineer
15 51 (3.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 50 (3.36%) IT Support
17 47 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
18 46 (3.09%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (6.39%) HTML
2 85 (5.72%) Web Services
3 82 (5.51%) CSS
4 79 (5.31%) .NET
5 42 (2.82%) jQuery
6 33 (2.22%) LAMP
7 31 (2.08%) XML
8 28 (1.88%) Ajax
9 22 (1.48%) REST
9 22 (1.48%) XHTML
10 17 (1.14%) MAPI
11 15 (1.01%) .NET Framework
12 14 (0.94%) Sass
13 12 (0.81%) TAPI
13 12 (0.81%) JTAPI
13 12 (0.81%) ASP.NET
13 12 (0.81%) Servlets
14 11 (0.74%) Phalcon
14 11 (0.74%) Software Packaging
15 10 (0.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 188 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
2 182 (12.24%) Data Centre
3 111 (7.46%) Blackberry
4 101 (6.79%) Clustering
5 76 (5.11%) Management Information System
6 48 (3.23%) Replication
7 43 (2.89%) iPhone
8 32 (2.15%) Computer Science
8 32 (2.15%) Fat Client
8 32 (2.15%) Thin Client
9 29 (1.95%) Client/Server
9 29 (1.95%) PKI
10 22 (1.48%) iPad
11 20 (1.34%) Statistics
12 19 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
12 19 (1.28%) EqualLogic
13 18 (1.21%) CMDB
13 18 (1.21%) User Experience
14 16 (1.08%) PDA
15 13 (0.87%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 978 (65.77%) Windows
2 449 (30.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 448 (30.13%) Linux
4 335 (22.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 305 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 230 (15.47%) Windows 7
7 155 (10.42%) UNIX
8 144 (9.68%) Windows XP
9 97 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 77 (5.18%) Windows 8
11 46 (3.09%) Windows Vista
12 40 (2.69%) Debian
13 39 (2.62%) Ubuntu
14 38 (2.56%) CentOS
14 38 (2.56%) Solaris
15 30 (2.02%) Android
16 23 (1.55%) AIX
17 19 (1.28%) Windows 2000
18 18 (1.21%) Mac OS
19 17 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (19.97%) ITIL
2 128 (8.61%) Load Balancing
3 109 (7.33%) Project Management
4 92 (6.19%) Configuration Management
4 92 (6.19%) Migration
5 80 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 76 (5.11%) Change Management
7 71 (4.77%) Network Monitoring
8 62 (4.17%) Incident Management
9 59 (3.97%) Mentoring
10 57 (3.83%) Agile Software Development
11 53 (3.56%) Project Planning
11 53 (3.56%) CRM
11 53 (3.56%) Service Management
12 48 (3.23%) Open Source
13 46 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
13 46 (3.09%) DevOps
13 46 (3.09%) Patch Management
14 45 (3.03%) Business Continuity
15 44 (2.96%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 305 (20.51%) SQL
2 179 (12.04%) PowerShell
3 132 (8.88%) PHP
4 121 (8.14%) Perl
5 99 (6.66%) Python
6 93 (6.25%) Java
7 80 (5.38%) JavaScript
8 52 (3.50%) VBScript
9 47 (3.16%) Bash Shell
10 43 (2.89%) C#
11 33 (2.22%) VB
12 30 (2.02%) Ruby
13 28 (1.88%) C++
14 27 (1.82%) Shell Script
15 25 (1.68%) T-SQL
16 18 (1.21%) PHP5
17 17 (1.14%) C
18 5 (0.34%) AWK
19 4 (0.27%) PL/SQL
20 3 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 278 (18.70%) Cisco Certification
2 207 (13.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 191 (12.84%) CCNA
4 175 (11.77%) Security Cleared
5 160 (10.76%) MCSE
6 149 (10.02%) Degree
7 138 (9.28%) CCNP
8 127 (8.54%) SC Cleared
9 104 (6.99%) DV Cleared
10 103 (6.93%) MCP
11 63 (4.24%) MCITP
12 54 (3.63%) MCSA
13 53 (3.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 51 (3.43%) CISSP
15 41 (2.76%) A+ Certification
16 38 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
17 37 (2.49%) CCA
18 26 (1.75%) CCIE
19 25 (1.68%) CCSP
20 21 (1.41%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 190 (12.78%) SLA
2 48 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.41%) QA
5 19 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.94%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.74%) COBIT
8 3 (0.20%) HL7
8 3 (0.20%) DICOM
9 1 (0.067%) FISMA
System Software
1 730 (49.09%) Active Directory
2 419 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 235 (15.80%) Hyper-V
4 160 (10.76%) vSphere
5 96 (6.46%) XenApp
6 81 (5.45%) XenDesktop
7 78 (5.25%) VMware ESXi
8 75 (5.04%) VMware ESX
9 50 (3.36%) Terminal Services
10 42 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
11 35 (2.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 33 (2.22%) XenServer
13 32 (2.15%) ISA Server
14 31 (2.08%) NFS
15 29 (1.95%) Xen
15 29 (1.95%) KVM
16 23 (1.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 22 (1.48%) iptables
18 18 (1.21%) vCloud
19 14 (0.94%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 223 (15.00%) SCCM
2 158 (10.63%) SCOM
3 104 (6.99%) WSUS
4 95 (6.39%) Backup Exec
5 77 (5.18%) Puppet
6 66 (4.44%) NetBackup
7 42 (2.82%) HP SIM
7 42 (2.82%) HP Data Protector
8 40 (2.69%) Nagios
8 40 (2.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 38 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
10 25 (1.68%) ARCserve
11 23 (1.55%) SCVMM
12 20 (1.34%) EdgeSight
13 18 (1.21%) EMC NetWorker
14 17 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 17 (1.14%) SCSM
14 17 (1.14%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 16 (1.08%) FortiGate
16 13 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 674 (45.33%) Microsoft
2 595 (40.01%) VMware
3 468 (31.47%) Cisco
4 298 (20.04%) HP
5 269 (18.09%) Citrix
6 151 (10.15%) Symantec
7 100 (6.72%) Dell
8 98 (6.59%) Juniper
9 97 (6.52%) Red Hat
10 92 (6.19%) Oracle
11 78 (5.25%) CheckPoint
12 62 (4.17%) F5
13 60 (4.03%) Veritas
14 57 (3.83%) EMC
15 51 (3.43%) IBM
16 48 (3.23%) Apple
17 44 (2.96%) NetApp
18 43 (2.89%) 3PAR
19 42 (2.82%) SolarWinds
20 34 (2.29%) Avaya
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