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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 68 80 92
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 820 780 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.95% 3.44% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.67% 15.63% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 673 597 563
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
4391 4990 5120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.17% 22.03% 23.22%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3755 3985
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -10 215 £45,000 +7.14% 23
Surrey +34 196 £38,500 +2.66% 18
Hampshire +24 162 £42,000 +29.23% 21
West Sussex +10 60 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +34 56 £40,000 -15.78% 12
Kent +29 52 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Oxfordshire 0 51 £36,750 +14.84% 4
Middlesex +17 20 £36,250 -23.68%
East Sussex -8 15 £23,000 -23.33% 4
Sussex - 6 £40,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £55,500 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1037 (66.65%) Windows
2 873 (56.11%) DHCP
3 767 (49.29%) Active Directory
4 734 (47.17%) Microsoft
5 653 (41.97%) VMware
6 627 (40.30%) Firewall
7 623 (40.04%) TCP/IP
8 521 (33.48%) Cisco
9 503 (32.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 458 (29.43%) VMware Infrastructure
10 458 (29.43%) Linux
11 442 (28.41%) MS Exchange
12 399 (25.64%) WAN
13 398 (25.58%) LAN
14 358 (23.01%) Windows Server 2012
15 346 (22.24%) MS Excel
16 344 (22.11%) ITIL
17 332 (21.34%) VPN
18 306 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
19 303 (19.47%) SQL Server
20 291 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
21 282 (18.12%) SQL
22 272 (17.48%) SAN
23 263 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
23 263 (16.90%) Windows 7
24 261 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
25 258 (16.58%) HP
26 254 (16.32%) Hyper-V
27 229 (14.72%) Citrix
28 218 (14.01%) VoIP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 442 (28.41%) MS Exchange
2 263 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 204 (13.11%) IIS
4 184 (11.83%) SharePoint
5 127 (8.16%) Lync
6 106 (6.81%) Apache
7 101 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 84 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2013
9 76 (4.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 60 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2003
11 52 (3.34%) Tomcat
12 31 (1.99%) CMS
12 31 (1.99%) nginx
13 29 (1.86%) WebLogic
14 28 (1.80%) JBoss
15 23 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
16 20 (1.29%) OpenStack
17 16 (1.03%) WebSphere
18 15 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
19 14 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 346 (22.24%) MS Excel
2 176 (11.31%) MS Office
3 20 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.64%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.39%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.19%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.13%) MFGPRO
3 2 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.064%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.064%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.064%) Cognos Controller
4 1 (0.064%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.064%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 73 (4.69%) Office 365
2 40 (2.57%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
4 30 (1.93%) SaaS
5 18 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (1.09%) IaaS
7 15 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (0.90%) Google Compute Engine
9 7 (0.45%) PaaS
10 5 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.26%) Google Apps
11 4 (0.26%) Symantec.cloud
12 2 (0.13%) Joyent
12 2 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.064%) Nimbula
13 1 (0.064%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.064%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 873 (56.11%) DHCP
2 627 (40.30%) Firewall
3 623 (40.04%) TCP/IP
4 399 (25.64%) WAN
5 398 (25.58%) LAN
6 332 (21.34%) VPN
7 272 (17.48%) SAN
8 218 (14.01%) VoIP
9 185 (11.89%) VLAN
10 179 (11.50%) Internet
11 171 (10.99%) SSL
12 148 (9.51%) SMTP
13 145 (9.32%) HTTP
14 122 (7.84%) Network Security
15 121 (7.78%) MPLS
16 119 (7.65%) BGP
16 119 (7.65%) Cisco ASA
17 111 (7.13%) OSPF
18 108 (6.94%) IPsec
19 103 (6.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 303 (19.47%) SQL Server
2 145 (9.32%) MySQL
3 67 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 55 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 48 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 35 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (1.74%) Oracle Database
8 22 (1.41%) NoSQL
9 17 (1.09%) Redis
10 16 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
12 14 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
13 11 (0.71%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (0.64%) MS Access
14 10 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
15 6 (0.39%) Oracle OLAP
15 6 (0.39%) EDRMS
15 6 (0.39%) OLAP
16 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (1.86%) Subversion
2 24 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 15 (0.96%) Maven
4 14 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.84%) Visual Studio
5 13 (0.84%) PHPUnit
6 9 (0.58%) Behat
7 7 (0.45%) Selenium
8 6 (0.39%) MSI
9 5 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (0.26%) JIRA
10 4 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (0.19%) Bugzilla
11 3 (0.19%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.13%) NUnit
12 2 (0.13%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.13%) Moq
12 2 (0.13%) Redmine
13 1 (0.064%) JUnit
13 1 (0.064%) Xdebug
General
1 156 (10.03%) Finance
2 127 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 49 (3.15%) Back Office
4 39 (2.51%) Retail
5 33 (2.12%) Marketing
6 23 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 23 (1.48%) Financial Institution
7 19 (1.22%) Legal
8 17 (1.09%) Online Betting
9 15 (0.96%) Billing
10 13 (0.84%) Games
11 12 (0.77%) Banking
11 12 (0.77%) Front Office
11 12 (0.77%) German Language
12 10 (0.64%) French Language
12 10 (0.64%) Spanish Language
12 10 (0.64%) Advertising
13 8 (0.51%) Publishing
13 8 (0.51%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 285 (18.32%) Support Engineer
2 209 (13.43%) Administrator
3 199 (12.79%) Network Engineer
4 193 (12.40%) Analyst
5 175 (11.25%) Systems Administrator
6 137 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 103 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
8 88 (5.66%) Support Analyst
9 82 (5.27%) 2nd Line Support
10 78 (5.01%) Security Engineer
11 75 (4.82%) Technical Support
11 75 (4.82%) Architect
12 71 (4.56%) Developer
13 64 (4.11%) IT Support
14 61 (3.92%) Consultant
15 56 (3.60%) Desktop Support
16 54 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support
16 54 (3.47%) Technical Engineer
17 53 (3.41%) Technical Support Engineer
18 51 (3.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (5.46%) HTML
2 83 (5.33%) Web Services
3 75 (4.82%) .NET
3 75 (4.82%) CSS
4 30 (1.93%) Ajax
5 26 (1.67%) jQuery
6 25 (1.61%) XHTML
7 24 (1.54%) LAMP
8 22 (1.41%) XML
9 19 (1.22%) 802.1X
10 18 (1.16%) TAPI
10 18 (1.16%) JTAPI
11 17 (1.09%) Sass
12 15 (0.96%) Application Packaging
13 14 (0.90%) Phalcon
14 13 (0.84%) CCXML
14 13 (0.84%) VXML
15 11 (0.71%) Software Packaging
15 11 (0.71%) MCollective
16 10 (0.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 200 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 182 (11.70%) Data Centre
3 130 (8.35%) Clustering
4 103 (6.62%) Blackberry
5 67 (4.31%) Management Information System
6 63 (4.05%) Computer Science
7 57 (3.66%) Replication
8 48 (3.08%) PKI
9 34 (2.19%) Video Conferencing
9 34 (2.19%) EqualLogic
10 28 (1.80%) Fat Client
10 28 (1.80%) IVR
10 28 (1.80%) Thin Client
11 24 (1.54%) Client/Server
12 23 (1.48%) HP Storage
13 22 (1.41%) iPhone
14 20 (1.29%) Statistics
15 18 (1.16%) CESG
16 15 (0.96%) Social Media
16 15 (0.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1037 (66.65%) Windows
2 503 (32.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 458 (29.43%) Linux
4 358 (23.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 291 (18.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 263 (16.90%) Windows 7
7 138 (8.87%) Windows XP
8 134 (8.61%) UNIX
9 112 (7.20%) Windows 8
10 86 (5.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 42 (2.70%) Windows Vista
12 41 (2.63%) CentOS
13 37 (2.38%) Ubuntu
13 37 (2.38%) Solaris
14 34 (2.19%) Debian
15 22 (1.41%) Android
16 17 (1.09%) AIX
17 15 (0.96%) Mac OS X
17 15 (0.96%) Mac OS
18 11 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 344 (22.11%) ITIL
2 140 (9.00%) Load Balancing
3 117 (7.52%) Configuration Management
4 109 (7.01%) Migration
5 101 (6.49%) Project Management
6 93 (5.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 83 (5.33%) Mentoring
8 77 (4.95%) Network Monitoring
9 75 (4.82%) Change Management
10 74 (4.76%) Patch Management
11 72 (4.63%) Information Security
12 62 (3.98%) Capacity Management
13 59 (3.79%) Root Cause Analysis
14 57 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
15 54 (3.47%) Network Design
15 54 (3.47%) Performance Monitoring
16 53 (3.41%) Network Management
17 51 (3.28%) CRM
18 49 (3.15%) Business Continuity
19 48 (3.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 282 (18.12%) SQL
2 193 (12.40%) PowerShell
3 118 (7.58%) Perl
4 96 (6.17%) PHP
4 96 (6.17%) Python
5 81 (5.21%) Java
6 74 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 58 (3.73%) VBScript
8 45 (2.89%) Bash Shell
9 34 (2.19%) C#
10 31 (1.99%) Ruby
11 30 (1.93%) VB
12 21 (1.35%) Shell Script
12 21 (1.35%) T-SQL
12 21 (1.35%) C
13 20 (1.29%) PHP5
14 11 (0.71%) C++
15 7 (0.45%) Tcl
16 6 (0.39%) AWK
17 4 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 306 (19.67%) Cisco Certification
2 261 (16.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 197 (12.66%) CCNA
4 190 (12.21%) Security Cleared
5 181 (11.63%) Degree
6 172 (11.05%) MCSE
7 151 (9.70%) CCNP
8 124 (7.97%) SC Cleared
9 114 (7.33%) MCP
10 94 (6.04%) MCITP
11 90 (5.78%) MCSA
12 86 (5.53%) DV Cleared
13 54 (3.47%) CISSP
14 49 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 37 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
16 28 (1.80%) A+ Certification
17 27 (1.74%) MCTS
18 23 (1.48%) CEH
19 22 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
20 21 (1.35%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 208 (13.37%) SLA
2 36 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.19%) QA
4 33 (2.12%) PCI DSS
5 13 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.71%) COBIT
7 9 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.13%) HL7
8 2 (0.13%) DICOM
9 1 (0.064%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.064%) FISMA
System Software
1 767 (49.29%) Active Directory
2 458 (29.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 254 (16.32%) Hyper-V
4 183 (11.76%) vSphere
5 81 (5.21%) VMware ESXi
6 77 (4.95%) XenApp
7 69 (4.43%) VMware ESX
8 56 (3.60%) XenDesktop
9 50 (3.21%) Terminal Services
10 38 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
11 37 (2.38%) Xen
12 30 (1.93%) ISA Server
13 27 (1.74%) XenServer
14 25 (1.61%) KVM
15 24 (1.54%) UAG
15 24 (1.54%) Firmware
16 22 (1.41%) vCloud
17 21 (1.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 18 (1.16%) NFS
19 16 (1.03%) Squid
Systems Management
1 214 (13.75%) SCCM
2 187 (12.02%) SCOM
3 122 (7.84%) WSUS
4 89 (5.72%) Backup Exec
5 66 (4.24%) Nagios
6 55 (3.53%) Puppet
7 51 (3.28%) NetBackup
8 42 (2.70%) HP SIM
9 36 (2.31%) HP Data Protector
10 31 (1.99%) Cisco CUCM
11 30 (1.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 26 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
12 26 (1.67%) ZABBIX
13 22 (1.41%) SCVMM
13 22 (1.41%) FortiGate
14 21 (1.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 19 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
15 19 (1.22%) Cacti
16 18 (1.16%) ARCserve
16 18 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 734 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 653 (41.97%) VMware
3 521 (33.48%) Cisco
4 258 (16.58%) HP
5 229 (14.72%) Citrix
6 131 (8.42%) Symantec
7 109 (7.01%) CheckPoint
8 100 (6.43%) Dell
9 86 (5.53%) Juniper
10 78 (5.01%) Red Hat
11 77 (4.95%) Oracle
12 63 (4.05%) F5
13 60 (3.86%) Avaya
14 54 (3.47%) SolarWinds
15 42 (2.70%) IBM
15 42 (2.70%) Apple
16 37 (2.38%) 3PAR
17 35 (2.25%) EMC
18 33 (2.12%) Veritas
18 33 (2.12%) SonicWALL
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