The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 86 81 96
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 722 735 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.01% 3.27% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.56% 13.88% 11.53%
Number of salaries quoted 598 624 569
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4958 5295 5576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.65% 23.57% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3860 4223 4687
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,125 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 239 £42,250 +12.66% 29
Hampshire -2 151 £35,000 -6.66% 10
Surrey -15 125 £38,500 +2.66% 10
West Sussex -5 67 £35,000 -17.64% 7
Buckinghamshire +12 46 £40,500 +8.00% 4
Oxfordshire -21 42 £35,000 -5.40% 8
East Sussex +5 30 £40,000 +28.00% 4
Kent -13 26 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Middlesex +16 23 £47,500 +28.37% 1
M4 Corridor +8 4 £26,000 -35.00%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

1 891 (66.20%) Windows
2 670 (49.78%) Active Directory
3 651 (48.37%) DHCP
4 604 (44.87%) Microsoft
5 558 (41.46%) Firewall
6 524 (38.93%) VMware
7 508 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 507 (37.67%) TCP/IP
9 439 (32.62%) MS Exchange
10 430 (31.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 386 (28.68%) Linux
12 384 (28.53%) Cisco
13 353 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
14 310 (23.03%) Citrix
15 299 (22.21%) ITIL
16 297 (22.07%) Microsoft Certification
17 287 (21.32%) VPN
18 248 (18.42%) MS Excel
19 241 (17.90%) SAN
20 240 (17.83%) SQL
21 237 (17.61%) Exchange Server 2010
22 223 (16.57%) HP
23 208 (15.45%) WAN
24 205 (15.23%) Internet
25 204 (15.16%) LAN
26 203 (15.08%) Cisco Certification
27 198 (14.71%) MCSE
28 195 (14.49%) SLA
29 191 (14.19%) IIS
30 187 (13.89%) Finance

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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
1 439 (32.62%) MS Exchange
2 237 (17.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 191 (14.19%) IIS
4 168 (12.48%) Exchange Server 2007
5 157 (11.66%) Exchange Server 2003
6 104 (7.73%) SharePoint
7 90 (6.69%) Apache
8 77 (5.72%) Lync
9 50 (3.71%) Tomcat
10 46 (3.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 44 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
12 28 (2.08%) CMS
13 24 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
14 22 (1.63%) WebSphere
15 20 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
16 16 (1.19%) Drupal
17 14 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
17 14 (1.04%) IBM Notes
18 13 (0.97%) SAS
18 13 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 248 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 147 (10.92%) MS Office
3 11 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.15%) MS Project
7 1 (0.074%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.074%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 17 (1.26%) Google Analytics
2 8 (0.59%) Oracle BRM
3 4 (0.30%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.30%) RMDS
3 4 (0.30%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.074%) Magento
6 1 (0.074%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.074%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 64 (4.75%) Office 365
2 39 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (2.90%) SaaS
3 25 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.74%) IaaS
6 8 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.59%) Google Apps
6 8 (0.59%) PaaS
7 7 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.45%) Basecamp
9 4 (0.30%) Heroku
9 4 (0.30%) Engine Yard
10 2 (0.15%) CloudFront
10 2 (0.15%) Route 53
11 1 (0.074%) Joyent
Communications & Networking
1 651 (48.37%) DHCP
2 558 (41.46%) Firewall
3 507 (37.67%) TCP/IP
4 287 (21.32%) VPN
5 241 (17.90%) SAN
6 208 (15.45%) WAN
7 205 (15.23%) Internet
8 204 (15.16%) LAN
9 153 (11.37%) HTTP
10 146 (10.85%) SMTP
11 107 (7.95%) VLAN
12 104 (7.73%) VoIP
12 104 (7.73%) LDAP
13 103 (7.65%) Wireless
14 101 (7.50%) SNMP
15 100 (7.43%) SSL
16 96 (7.13%) MPLS
17 94 (6.98%) BGP
18 92 (6.84%) FTP
19 91 (6.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 94 (6.98%) MySQL
3 70 (5.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 47 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 30 (2.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 29 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
8 22 (1.63%) Relational Database
9 21 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 21 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 16 (1.19%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.11%) RDBMS
12 12 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
13 7 (0.52%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.37%) NoSQL
15 5 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
16 4 (0.30%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 20 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 19 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 14 (1.04%) Subversion
3 14 (1.04%) Selenium
4 10 (0.74%) JIRA
4 10 (0.74%) Maven
4 10 (0.74%) Ant
4 10 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
5 9 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (0.45%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.37%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.30%) SilkTest
8 4 (0.30%) WATIR
8 4 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (0.30%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.30%) NUnit
8 4 (0.30%) TestComplete
8 4 (0.30%) Gradle
9 3 (0.22%) Apache Ivy
9 3 (0.22%) K2 blackpoint
General
1 187 (13.89%) Finance
2 135 (10.03%) Telecoms
3 110 (8.17%) Retail
4 56 (4.16%) Billing
5 50 (3.71%) Back Office
6 36 (2.67%) Marketing
7 20 (1.49%) French Language
8 17 (1.26%) German Language
9 16 (1.19%) Advertising
10 10 (0.74%) Law
11 9 (0.67%) Banking
12 6 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.37%) Legal
13 5 (0.37%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.37%) Publishing
14 4 (0.30%) Games
14 4 (0.30%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.30%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.22%) Online Betting
15 3 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 182 (13.52%) Support Engineer
2 159 (11.81%) Analyst
3 147 (10.92%) Administrator
4 125 (9.29%) Systems Administrator
5 114 (8.47%) Network Engineer
6 87 (6.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 86 (6.39%) Security Engineer
8 85 (6.32%) IT Support
9 80 (5.94%) Support Analyst
10 74 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support
11 61 (4.53%) Consultant
12 60 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 58 (4.31%) Systems Engineer
14 56 (4.16%) Technical Support
15 49 (3.64%) IP Engineer
16 44 (3.27%) Design Engineer
17 43 (3.19%) Server Engineer
18 41 (3.05%) Developer
19 39 (2.90%) Linux Administrator
20 38 (2.82%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (5.27%) .NET
2 67 (4.98%) HTML
3 59 (4.38%) CSS
4 44 (3.27%) Web Services
5 34 (2.53%) SOAP
6 31 (2.30%) XML
7 26 (1.93%) LAMP
8 24 (1.78%) ASP.NET
8 24 (1.78%) jQuery
9 17 (1.26%) Ajax
10 15 (1.11%) J2EE
11 14 (1.04%) Silverlight
12 13 (0.97%) RESTful
13 12 (0.89%) COM
14 11 (0.82%) XHTML
15 10 (0.74%) Java EE
16 7 (0.52%) WAMP
16 7 (0.52%) ADSI
17 6 (0.45%) JMS
17 6 (0.45%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 145 (10.77%) Clustering
2 58 (4.31%) Blackberry
3 56 (4.16%) Replication
3 56 (4.16%) Computer Science
4 43 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 42 (3.12%) Thin Client
5 42 (3.12%) Fat Client
6 36 (2.67%) iPhone
7 35 (2.60%) Smartphone
8 33 (2.45%) Open Source
9 25 (1.86%) Statistics
10 22 (1.63%) Firmware
11 21 (1.56%) Client/Server
12 20 (1.49%) Device Driver
12 20 (1.49%) iPad
13 17 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
14 14 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.04%) PKI
14 14 (1.04%) CESG
15 12 (0.89%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 891 (66.20%) Windows
2 508 (37.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 430 (31.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 386 (28.68%) Linux
5 161 (11.96%) Windows 7
6 159 (11.81%) Windows XP
7 151 (11.22%) UNIX
7 151 (11.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 93 (6.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 84 (6.24%) Windows 8
10 80 (5.94%) Solaris
11 49 (3.64%) CentOS
12 33 (2.45%) Android
12 33 (2.45%) Windows Vista
13 31 (2.30%) SUSE
14 25 (1.86%) Ubuntu
15 24 (1.78%) Windows 2000
16 22 (1.63%) AIX
17 19 (1.41%) Windows Phone
18 18 (1.34%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 299 (22.21%) ITIL
2 94 (6.98%) Problem Management
3 83 (6.17%) Load Balancing
4 78 (5.79%) Service Delivery
5 77 (5.72%) Incident Management
6 74 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 73 (5.42%) Project Management
8 69 (5.13%) Network Management
9 64 (4.75%) CRM
10 55 (4.09%) Service Management
11 49 (3.64%) Business Continuity
12 47 (3.49%) Migration
13 43 (3.19%) Change Management
13 43 (3.19%) Time Management
14 42 (3.12%) Business Intelligence
15 37 (2.75%) Capacity Management
16 35 (2.60%) Configuration Management
17 33 (2.45%) Change Control
18 32 (2.38%) E-Commerce
18 32 (2.38%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 240 (17.83%) SQL
2 103 (7.65%) PowerShell
3 89 (6.61%) Perl
4 72 (5.35%) Java
5 68 (5.05%) PHP
6 63 (4.68%) Python
7 54 (4.01%) JavaScript
8 53 (3.94%) Bash Shell
9 39 (2.90%) Shell Script
10 38 (2.82%) C++
11 36 (2.67%) C#
12 29 (2.15%) VB.NET
13 27 (2.01%) C
13 27 (2.01%) T-SQL
14 24 (1.78%) Ruby
15 15 (1.11%) VBScript
16 11 (0.82%) PHP5
17 7 (0.52%) Korn
18 6 (0.45%) VB
18 6 (0.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 297 (22.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 203 (15.08%) Cisco Certification
3 198 (14.71%) MCSE
4 158 (11.74%) Degree
5 141 (10.48%) CCNA
6 140 (10.40%) Security Cleared
7 126 (9.36%) MCITP
8 112 (8.32%) SC Cleared
9 102 (7.58%) CCNP
10 81 (6.02%) MCSA
11 71 (5.27%) DV Cleared
12 70 (5.20%) MCP
13 48 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 34 (2.53%) CCIE
14 34 (2.53%) Citrix Certification
15 28 (2.08%) CCA
16 26 (1.93%) MCTS
17 22 (1.63%) RHCE
18 18 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
19 17 (1.26%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (14.49%) SLA
2 32 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.71%) QA
4 20 (1.49%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.15%) GAMP
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.074%) GxP
7 1 (0.074%) GCP
7 1 (0.074%) GMP
7 1 (0.074%) HL7
7 1 (0.074%) DICOM
7 1 (0.074%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 670 (49.78%) Active Directory
2 353 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (11.52%) Hyper-V
4 142 (10.55%) XenApp
5 109 (8.10%) vSphere
6 75 (5.57%) VMware ESX
7 74 (5.50%) XenDesktop
8 54 (4.01%) Terminal Services
9 50 (3.71%) VMware ESXi
10 43 (3.19%) ISA Server
11 33 (2.45%) Forefront TMG
12 25 (1.86%) UAG
13 22 (1.63%) ProxySG
13 22 (1.63%) Xen
13 22 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 20 (1.49%) XenServer
15 19 (1.41%) NFS
16 18 (1.34%) Terminal Server
16 18 (1.34%) Snort
17 17 (1.26%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 113 (8.40%) SCCM
2 87 (6.46%) Backup Exec
3 83 (6.17%) SCOM
4 77 (5.72%) NetBackup
5 68 (5.05%) WSUS
6 43 (3.19%) Nagios
6 43 (3.19%) Puppet
7 33 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
8 31 (2.30%) HP SIM
9 20 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
9 20 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
10 19 (1.41%) HP NNM
10 19 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
10 19 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 17 (1.26%) OpenView
12 15 (1.11%) ARCserve
12 15 (1.11%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.74%) Legato
13 10 (0.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 9 (0.67%) Plesk
Vendors
1 604 (44.87%) Microsoft
2 524 (38.93%) VMware
3 384 (28.53%) Cisco
4 310 (23.03%) Citrix
5 223 (16.57%) HP
6 117 (8.69%) Juniper
7 115 (8.54%) Symantec
8 113 (8.40%) Red Hat
9 101 (7.50%) CheckPoint
10 88 (6.54%) F5
11 71 (5.27%) Dell
11 71 (5.27%) Oracle
12 60 (4.46%) Apple
13 56 (4.16%) McAfee
14 53 (3.94%) Blue Coat
15 51 (3.79%) SolarWinds
16 50 (3.71%) Veritas
17 47 (3.49%) NetApp
17 47 (3.49%) IBM
17 47 (3.49%) Veeam
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