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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 72 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 814 731 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.87% 3.20% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.30% 14.92% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 665 576 644
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
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
4448 4901 5289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.17% 21.46% 23.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3491 3817 4212
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 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 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 7 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 -14 204 £45,000 +7.14% 23
Surrey +40 190 £37,500 - 20
Hampshire +24 161 £37,500 +19.04% 14
West Sussex +4 67 £42,500 +41.66% 7
Kent +32 57 £32,292 -28.24% 5
Oxfordshire +11 51 £37,500 +17.18% 5
Buckinghamshire +17 49 £42,000 -11.57% 11
East Sussex +6 23 £32,500 +4.00% 6
Middlesex +11 17 £34,000 -28.42%
Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £55,500 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 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 1034 (66.50%) Windows
2 886 (56.98%) DHCP
3 767 (49.32%) Active Directory
4 720 (46.30%) Microsoft
5 651 (41.86%) VMware
6 637 (40.96%) TCP/IP
7 602 (38.71%) Firewall
8 507 (32.60%) Cisco
9 488 (31.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 456 (29.32%) VMware Infrastructure
10 456 (29.32%) Linux
11 440 (28.30%) MS Exchange
12 390 (25.08%) LAN
12 390 (25.08%) WAN
13 352 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 340 (21.86%) MS Excel
15 328 (21.09%) ITIL
16 322 (20.71%) VPN
17 314 (20.19%) SQL Server
18 306 (19.68%) Windows Server 2003
19 299 (19.23%) SQL
20 296 (19.04%) Cisco Certification
21 287 (18.46%) SAN
22 282 (18.14%) HP
23 255 (16.40%) Windows 7
24 250 (16.08%) Citrix
25 249 (16.01%) Exchange Server 2010
26 246 (15.82%) Hyper-V
27 240 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
28 229 (14.73%) SCCM

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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
1 440 (28.30%) MS Exchange
2 249 (16.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 202 (12.99%) IIS
4 191 (12.28%) SharePoint
5 132 (8.49%) Lync
6 118 (7.59%) Apache
7 91 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 83 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 79 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 61 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
11 56 (3.60%) Tomcat
12 36 (2.32%) nginx
13 32 (2.06%) CMS
14 30 (1.93%) WebLogic
15 27 (1.74%) JBoss
16 21 (1.35%) OpenStack
16 21 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
17 20 (1.29%) WebSphere
18 17 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
19 16 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 340 (21.86%) MS Excel
2 174 (11.19%) MS Office
3 27 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.22%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.64%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.39%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.13%) Magento
2 2 (0.13%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.13%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.064%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.064%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.064%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.064%) Cognos Controller
3 1 (0.064%) Nortel Periphonics
3 1 (0.064%) JDE OneWorld
3 1 (0.064%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 66 (4.24%) Office 365
2 45 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (2.19%) SaaS
4 32 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.96%) IaaS
6 14 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (0.84%) Google Compute Engine
7 13 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (0.45%) PaaS
8 7 (0.45%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.26%) Symantec.cloud
10 3 (0.19%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.13%) Joyent
12 1 (0.064%) Nimbula
12 1 (0.064%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.064%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 886 (56.98%) DHCP
2 637 (40.96%) TCP/IP
3 602 (38.71%) Firewall
4 390 (25.08%) WAN
4 390 (25.08%) LAN
5 322 (20.71%) VPN
6 287 (18.46%) SAN
7 198 (12.73%) VoIP
8 194 (12.48%) VLAN
9 167 (10.74%) SSL
10 160 (10.29%) Internet
11 143 (9.20%) HTTP
12 142 (9.13%) SMTP
13 127 (8.17%) BGP
14 120 (7.72%) MPLS
15 119 (7.65%) Network Security
16 117 (7.52%) OSPF
17 107 (6.88%) IPsec
18 103 (6.62%) Wireless
19 100 (6.43%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (20.19%) SQL Server
2 154 (9.90%) MySQL
3 67 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 49 (3.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 47 (3.02%) Relational Database
6 35 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (1.93%) Oracle Database
8 21 (1.35%) NoSQL
9 19 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 17 (1.09%) Redis
10 17 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (0.90%) MS Access
13 12 (0.77%) RDBMS
14 10 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (0.51%) OLAP
15 8 (0.51%) Oracle OLAP
15 8 (0.51%) EDRMS
16 5 (0.32%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 29 (1.86%) Subversion
2 24 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 16 (1.03%) Visual Studio
4 15 (0.96%) Maven
4 15 (0.96%) PHPUnit
5 14 (0.90%) Jenkins
6 11 (0.71%) Behat
6 11 (0.71%) MSI
7 8 (0.51%) Selenium
8 7 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.26%) JIRA
10 3 (0.19%) Bugzilla
10 3 (0.19%) NUnit
10 3 (0.19%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.19%) Moq
11 2 (0.13%) Redmine
11 2 (0.13%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.064%) JUnit
12 1 (0.064%) TestComplete
General
1 151 (9.71%) Finance
2 118 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 43 (2.77%) Retail
4 41 (2.64%) Back Office
5 34 (2.19%) Marketing
6 20 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 20 (1.29%) Legal
7 19 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.16%) Banking
9 15 (0.96%) Billing
10 13 (0.84%) Games
11 12 (0.77%) German Language
11 12 (0.77%) Online Betting
12 10 (0.64%) Spanish Language
12 10 (0.64%) French Language
12 10 (0.64%) Front Office
13 9 (0.58%) Advertising
14 7 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.39%) Aerospace
15 6 (0.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 301 (19.36%) Support Engineer
2 197 (12.67%) Administrator
3 193 (12.41%) Analyst
4 188 (12.09%) Network Engineer
5 167 (10.74%) Systems Administrator
6 138 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 99 (6.37%) Systems Engineer
8 92 (5.92%) Support Analyst
9 82 (5.27%) Technical Support
10 78 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support
11 76 (4.89%) Developer
12 70 (4.50%) Security Engineer
13 69 (4.44%) Architect
14 62 (3.99%) Consultant
14 62 (3.99%) IT Support
15 57 (3.67%) Technical Engineer
16 56 (3.60%) Technical Support Engineer
17 54 (3.47%) 3rd Line Support
18 51 (3.28%) Systems Support
19 49 (3.15%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (6.11%) HTML
2 92 (5.92%) Web Services
3 88 (5.66%) .NET
4 82 (5.27%) CSS
5 33 (2.12%) Ajax
6 32 (2.06%) LAMP
7 30 (1.93%) jQuery
8 26 (1.67%) XML
8 26 (1.67%) XHTML
9 18 (1.16%) JTAPI
9 18 (1.16%) TAPI
10 16 (1.03%) Sass
11 15 (0.96%) Application Packaging
12 13 (0.84%) VXML
12 13 (0.84%) CCXML
12 13 (0.84%) Phalcon
13 12 (0.77%) REST
13 12 (0.77%) Servlets
14 11 (0.71%) ASP.NET
14 11 (0.71%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 196 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
2 186 (11.96%) Data Centre
3 127 (8.17%) Clustering
4 105 (6.75%) Blackberry
5 68 (4.37%) Management Information System
6 57 (3.67%) Replication
6 57 (3.67%) Computer Science
7 49 (3.15%) PKI
8 34 (2.19%) EqualLogic
9 31 (1.99%) Fat Client
9 31 (1.99%) Thin Client
10 29 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
11 28 (1.80%) Client/Server
12 27 (1.74%) iPhone
13 25 (1.61%) IVR
14 24 (1.54%) HP Storage
15 21 (1.35%) Statistics
16 20 (1.29%) User Experience
17 16 (1.03%) iPad
18 15 (0.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1034 (66.50%) Windows
2 488 (31.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 456 (29.32%) Linux
4 352 (22.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 306 (19.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 255 (16.40%) Windows 7
7 140 (9.00%) Windows XP
8 139 (8.94%) UNIX
9 102 (6.56%) Windows 8
10 93 (5.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 42 (2.70%) Windows Vista
12 41 (2.64%) Solaris
13 38 (2.44%) Ubuntu
13 38 (2.44%) CentOS
14 35 (2.25%) Debian
15 25 (1.61%) 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
1 328 (21.09%) ITIL
2 139 (8.94%) Load Balancing
3 116 (7.46%) Configuration Management
4 104 (6.69%) Project Management
5 102 (6.56%) Migration
6 94 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 82 (5.27%) Mentoring
8 79 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
9 71 (4.57%) Change Management
10 67 (4.31%) Information Security
11 63 (4.05%) Patch Management
12 62 (3.99%) Agile Software Development
13 60 (3.86%) Capacity Management
14 58 (3.73%) CRM
15 57 (3.67%) Incident Management
16 56 (3.60%) Performance Monitoring
17 55 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
18 51 (3.28%) Network Management
19 50 (3.22%) DevOps
20 49 (3.15%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 299 (19.23%) SQL
2 194 (12.48%) PowerShell
3 124 (7.97%) Perl
4 112 (7.20%) PHP
5 101 (6.50%) Python
6 90 (5.79%) Java
7 81 (5.21%) JavaScript
8 60 (3.86%) VBScript
9 49 (3.15%) Bash Shell
10 42 (2.70%) C#
11 33 (2.12%) VB
12 32 (2.06%) Ruby
13 26 (1.67%) Shell Script
14 24 (1.54%) T-SQL
15 20 (1.29%) C
15 20 (1.29%) PHP5
16 12 (0.77%) C++
17 6 (0.39%) AWK
17 6 (0.39%) Tcl
18 5 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 296 (19.04%) Cisco Certification
2 240 (15.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 194 (12.48%) CCNA
4 193 (12.41%) Security Cleared
5 171 (11.00%) Degree
6 161 (10.35%) MCSE
7 146 (9.39%) CCNP
8 131 (8.42%) SC Cleared
9 103 (6.62%) MCP
10 95 (6.11%) DV Cleared
11 82 (5.27%) MCITP
12 80 (5.14%) MCSA
13 55 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 52 (3.34%) CISSP
15 34 (2.19%) A+ Certification
16 31 (1.99%) Citrix Certification
17 30 (1.93%) CCA
17 30 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
18 24 (1.54%) CEH
19 23 (1.48%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (12.99%) SLA
2 36 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (2.25%) QA
4 32 (2.06%) PCI DSS
5 17 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 11 (0.71%) COBIT
7 9 (0.58%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.19%) HL7
8 3 (0.19%) DICOM
9 1 (0.064%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.064%) FISMA
System Software
1 767 (49.32%) Active Directory
2 456 (29.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 246 (15.82%) Hyper-V
4 180 (11.58%) vSphere
5 88 (5.66%) XenApp
6 77 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
7 73 (4.69%) VMware ESX
8 68 (4.37%) XenDesktop
9 50 (3.22%) Terminal Services
10 44 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
11 39 (2.51%) Xen
12 31 (1.99%) XenServer
13 29 (1.86%) KVM
14 27 (1.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 27 (1.74%) ISA Server
15 23 (1.48%) NFS
16 22 (1.41%) UAG
16 22 (1.41%) vCloud
17 19 (1.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
18 15 (0.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 229 (14.73%) SCCM
2 190 (12.22%) SCOM
3 120 (7.72%) WSUS
4 98 (6.30%) Backup Exec
5 65 (4.18%) Puppet
6 60 (3.86%) Nagios
7 59 (3.79%) NetBackup
8 46 (2.96%) HP SIM
9 42 (2.70%) HP Data Protector
10 34 (2.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 26 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
11 26 (1.67%) SCVMM
12 25 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (1.61%) ZABBIX
13 23 (1.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 21 (1.35%) ARCserve
15 20 (1.29%) EMC NetWorker
15 20 (1.29%) Cisco UCCX
16 18 (1.16%) SCSM
17 17 (1.09%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 720 (46.30%) Microsoft
2 651 (41.86%) VMware
3 507 (32.60%) Cisco
4 282 (18.14%) HP
5 250 (16.08%) Citrix
6 139 (8.94%) Symantec
7 107 (6.88%) Dell
8 101 (6.50%) CheckPoint
9 85 (5.47%) Juniper
10 84 (5.40%) Oracle
11 81 (5.21%) Red Hat
12 62 (3.99%) F5
13 51 (3.28%) SolarWinds
14 49 (3.15%) Avaya
15 45 (2.89%) Apple
16 43 (2.77%) 3PAR
17 42 (2.70%) IBM
18 40 (2.57%) EMC
18 40 (2.57%) Veritas
19 37 (2.38%) NetApp
Kent
JNC Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits Package (inc. Bonus, Pens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Company Bonus Scheme
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 11 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £42000 - £47000 Per Annum + On call + Bonus + Excellent Bene
Posted: 15 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40-45k+
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45k - 50k per year
Posted: 17 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus overtime
Posted: 17 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 to 35,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Canterbury Christ Church University
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £26000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 45,000 plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Richmond, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 2 days ago