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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 69 90 95
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 793 619 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.83% 3.06% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.52% 14.69% 12.73%
Number of salaries quoted 627 506 537
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-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
4526 4215 5144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.84% 20.84% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3445 3308 4299
Average salary £42,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.61% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +20 249 £40,000 -10.61% 16
Surrey +27 204 £39,000 -2.50% 13
Hampshire -20 112 £35,000 -10.25% 11
Kent +35 62 £32,500 -27.77% 4
West Sussex +26 55 £42,500 +11.84% 8
Oxfordshire +11 46 £24,000 -7.69% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 35 £37,500 +7.14% 8
East Sussex -20 18 £38,000 +8.57% 5
Middlesex +6 9 £25,000 -44.44% 1
Home Counties - 3 £27,500 -
M4 Corridor +9 1 £29,000 +34.88%
Sussex +1 1 £55,000 +57.14%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1043 (66.18%) Windows
2 843 (53.49%) DHCP
3 786 (49.87%) Active Directory
4 669 (42.45%) Microsoft
5 658 (41.75%) VMware
6 571 (36.23%) TCP/IP
7 535 (33.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 530 (33.63%) Firewall
9 464 (29.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 444 (28.17%) MS Exchange
11 441 (27.98%) Linux
12 440 (27.92%) SQL
13 436 (27.66%) Cisco
14 432 (27.41%) Windows Server 2003
15 417 (26.46%) Citrix
16 300 (19.04%) MS Excel
17 297 (18.85%) WAN
18 293 (18.59%) Windows Server 2012
19 282 (17.89%) ITIL
20 262 (16.62%) HP
21 253 (16.05%) LAN
22 249 (15.80%) Cisco Certification
23 248 (15.74%) Security Cleared
24 239 (15.16%) VPN
24 239 (15.16%) MS Office
25 237 (15.04%) SAN
26 236 (14.97%) SQL Server
27 227 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
28 219 (13.90%) Hyper-V
28 219 (13.90%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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
1 444 (28.17%) MS Exchange
2 213 (13.52%) IIS
3 210 (13.32%) Apache
4 170 (10.79%) SharePoint
5 166 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 124 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 118 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 90 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 85 (5.39%) Lync
10 72 (4.57%) SharePoint 2010
11 51 (3.24%) nginx
12 38 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 29 (1.84%) Tomcat
14 27 (1.71%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 21 (1.33%) WebLogic
16 15 (0.95%) Moodle
17 13 (0.82%) WebSphere
18 12 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
18 12 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
18 12 (0.76%) Live Communications Server
Applications
1 300 (19.04%) MS Excel
2 239 (15.16%) MS Office
3 24 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.063%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 10 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.57%) Oracle BRM
3 6 (0.38%) SalesLogix
4 4 (0.25%) GoldMine
5 3 (0.19%) Magento
6 2 (0.13%) BPCS
6 2 (0.13%) Nortel Periphonics
6 2 (0.13%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.063%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.063%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.063%) RMDS
7 1 (0.063%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.063%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 62 (3.93%) Office 365
2 48 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.27%) SaaS
3 20 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.38%) Google Apps
5 6 (0.38%) IaaS
6 4 (0.25%) Basecamp
7 1 (0.063%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 843 (53.49%) DHCP
2 571 (36.23%) TCP/IP
3 530 (33.63%) Firewall
4 297 (18.85%) WAN
5 253 (16.05%) LAN
6 239 (15.16%) VPN
7 237 (15.04%) SAN
8 184 (11.68%) Internet
9 166 (10.53%) VLAN
10 155 (9.84%) HTTP
11 146 (9.26%) SSL
12 128 (8.12%) VoIP
13 116 (7.36%) BGP
14 111 (7.04%) OSPF
14 111 (7.04%) Network Security
15 108 (6.85%) MPLS
16 99 (6.28%) Wireless
17 90 (5.71%) LDAP
18 84 (5.33%) SMTP
19 83 (5.27%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (14.97%) SQL Server
2 168 (10.66%) MySQL
3 56 (3.55%) EDRMS
4 53 (3.36%) IDOL
5 41 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 40 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (1.33%) Oracle Database
8 20 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (0.95%) MS Access
10 10 (0.63%) Relational Database
11 9 (0.57%) DB2
12 7 (0.44%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.38%) OLAP
13 6 (0.38%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
14 5 (0.32%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.25%) Big Data
15 4 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 28 (1.78%) MSI
2 14 (0.89%) Subversion
2 14 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (0.82%) JIRA
4 11 (0.70%) Behat
4 11 (0.70%) PHPUnit
4 11 (0.70%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.57%) Bugzilla
6 9 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (0.51%) Selenium
8 6 (0.38%) Ant
8 6 (0.38%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (0.38%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.25%) WinRunner
9 4 (0.25%) TestDirector
9 4 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (0.25%) MSTest
9 4 (0.25%) StarTeam
9 4 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 147 (9.33%) Finance
2 112 (7.11%) Telecoms
3 62 (3.93%) Retail
4 34 (2.16%) Marketing
5 25 (1.59%) Legal
6 21 (1.33%) Banking
7 15 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.57%) Law
8 9 (0.57%) Advertising
8 9 (0.57%) Games
9 8 (0.51%) Automotive
9 8 (0.51%) Military
10 7 (0.44%) Back Office
11 6 (0.38%) French Language
12 5 (0.32%) Multimedia
12 5 (0.32%) Electronics
13 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.25%) Billing
14 3 (0.19%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 312 (19.80%) Support Engineer
2 201 (12.75%) Analyst
3 147 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 145 (9.20%) Network Engineer
5 135 (8.57%) Administrator
6 109 (6.92%) Technical Support
7 108 (6.85%) Support Analyst
8 107 (6.79%) Systems Administrator
9 80 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
10 76 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
11 63 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
11 63 (4.00%) Security Engineer
12 62 (3.93%) IT Support
13 60 (3.81%) Consultant
14 59 (3.74%) Support Technician
15 58 (3.68%) Linux Administrator
16 57 (3.62%) Developer
17 55 (3.49%) Network Support
18 54 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support
19 53 (3.36%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (4.76%) HTML
2 58 (3.68%) Web Services
3 52 (3.30%) CSS
4 41 (2.60%) jQuery
5 40 (2.54%) LAMP
6 39 (2.47%) .NET
7 29 (1.84%) XML
8 25 (1.59%) Ajax
9 21 (1.33%) SOAP
10 19 (1.21%) REST
11 17 (1.08%) ASP.NET
12 10 (0.63%) .NET Framework
13 9 (0.57%) Software Packaging
13 9 (0.57%) MAPI
14 8 (0.51%) XHTML
14 8 (0.51%) JSON
15 7 (0.44%) XSL
16 6 (0.38%) COM
17 5 (0.32%) Java EE
17 5 (0.32%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 178 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
2 108 (6.85%) Clustering
3 75 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 62 (3.93%) Blackberry
5 59 (3.74%) Statistics
6 47 (2.98%) Fat Client
6 47 (2.98%) Open Source
6 47 (2.98%) Thin Client
7 45 (2.86%) iPhone
8 34 (2.16%) Computer Science
9 26 (1.65%) iPad
9 26 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
10 21 (1.33%) CMDB
11 19 (1.21%) Mathematics
12 15 (0.95%) PKI
12 15 (0.95%) Replication
13 14 (0.89%) HACMP
14 13 (0.82%) PDA
14 13 (0.82%) VLE
15 12 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1043 (66.18%) Windows
2 535 (33.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 441 (27.98%) Linux
4 432 (27.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 293 (18.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 219 (13.90%) Windows 7
7 202 (12.82%) Windows XP
8 190 (12.06%) UNIX
9 113 (7.17%) Windows 8
10 109 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 72 (4.57%) Windows Vista
12 67 (4.25%) CentOS
13 53 (3.36%) Solaris
14 40 (2.54%) Windows 2000
15 39 (2.47%) Apple iOS
16 32 (2.03%) Android
17 28 (1.78%) AIX
18 26 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
19 20 (1.27%) Ubuntu
20 18 (1.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (17.89%) ITIL
2 120 (7.61%) Mentoring
3 105 (6.66%) Kalman Filter
4 102 (6.47%) Change Management
5 93 (5.90%) Incident Management
6 92 (5.84%) Project Management
7 80 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 78 (4.95%) Configuration Management
9 72 (4.57%) Problem Management
10 68 (4.31%) Load Balancing
11 62 (3.93%) Service Delivery
12 57 (3.62%) Service Management
12 57 (3.62%) Network Monitoring
13 55 (3.49%) Time Management
14 54 (3.43%) Coaching
15 52 (3.30%) Network Design
16 51 (3.24%) Software Distribution
17 50 (3.17%) Migration
18 48 (3.05%) DevOps
18 48 (3.05%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 440 (27.92%) SQL
2 166 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 156 (9.90%) PHP
4 137 (8.69%) Perl
5 87 (5.52%) Bash Shell
6 81 (5.14%) Python
7 70 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 59 (3.74%) Java
9 55 (3.49%) VBScript
10 54 (3.43%) C++
11 49 (3.11%) C#
12 43 (2.73%) Shell Script
13 33 (2.09%) C
14 24 (1.52%) T-SQL
15 18 (1.14%) PHP5
16 15 (0.95%) VB
17 9 (0.57%) VB.NET
18 7 (0.44%) Ruby
19 6 (0.38%) Tcl
20 3 (0.19%) AWK
Qualifications
1 249 (15.80%) Cisco Certification
2 248 (15.74%) Security Cleared
3 227 (14.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 214 (13.58%) SC Cleared
5 185 (11.74%) CCNA
6 182 (11.55%) MCSE
7 158 (10.03%) DV Cleared
8 155 (9.84%) Degree
9 104 (6.60%) CCNP
10 82 (5.20%) MCP
11 77 (4.89%) MCSA
12 48 (3.05%) MCITP
13 32 (2.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 31 (1.97%) A+ Certification
15 28 (1.78%) CCA
15 28 (1.78%) Citrix Certification
16 27 (1.71%) CISSP
17 22 (1.40%) MCTS
18 20 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
19 18 (1.14%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (12.56%) SLA
2 54 (3.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.16%) ISO 9001
4 28 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 25 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.25%) COBIT
7 2 (0.13%) BS7799
7 2 (0.13%) HL7
7 2 (0.13%) DICOM
7 2 (0.13%) QA
System Software
1 786 (49.87%) Active Directory
2 464 (29.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 219 (13.90%) Hyper-V
4 140 (8.88%) XenApp
5 126 (7.99%) vSphere
6 111 (7.04%) VMware ESXi
7 102 (6.47%) ISA Server
8 74 (4.70%) XenDesktop
9 62 (3.93%) Terminal Services
10 57 (3.62%) VMware ESX
11 45 (2.86%) NFS
12 24 (1.52%) Postfix
13 23 (1.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 22 (1.40%) Microsoft App-V
15 18 (1.14%) XenServer
15 18 (1.14%) Squid
16 17 (1.08%) Firmware
17 16 (1.02%) Sendmail
17 16 (1.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 14 (0.89%) KVM
Systems Management
1 215 (13.64%) SCCM
2 122 (7.74%) Backup Exec
3 121 (7.68%) NetBackup
4 98 (6.22%) Puppet
5 78 (4.95%) SCOM
6 64 (4.06%) Opscode Chef
7 60 (3.81%) WSUS
8 55 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
9 51 (3.24%) Nagios
10 44 (2.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 30 (1.90%) SCVMM
12 26 (1.65%) ARCserve
13 20 (1.27%) HP Data Protector
14 19 (1.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 17 (1.08%) Netcool
16 15 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 15 (0.95%) EdgeSight
17 14 (0.89%) HP SIM
18 12 (0.76%) Control-M
18 12 (0.76%) Legato
Vendors
1 669 (42.45%) Microsoft
2 658 (41.75%) VMware
3 436 (27.66%) Cisco
4 417 (26.46%) Citrix
5 262 (16.62%) HP
6 177 (11.23%) Symantec
7 170 (10.79%) Juniper
8 162 (10.28%) Red Hat
9 116 (7.36%) Oracle
10 106 (6.73%) Veritas
10 106 (6.73%) F5
11 96 (6.09%) Dell
12 84 (5.33%) EMC
13 73 (4.63%) Apple
14 68 (4.31%) Meridio
15 62 (3.93%) Fujitsu
16 61 (3.87%) CheckPoint
17 47 (2.98%) IBM
18 46 (2.92%) Veeam
19 43 (2.73%) Websense
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 to £25,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 9 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27790.00 - £30800.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Performanced bonus, 25 days hol
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago