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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 69 91 92
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 853 664 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.90% 3.07% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.52% 14.43% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 678 534 585
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
4869 4602 5474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.28% 21.25% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3627 3536 4585
Average salary £40,250 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £64,000
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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 +16 274 £36,500 -14.11% 21
Surrey +21 236 £37,500 -3.22% 17
Hampshire -17 123 £37,500 -1.31% 9
Oxfordshire +23 53 £29,000 +4.50% 5
Kent +23 51 £32,500 -23.52%
West Sussex +17 42 £42,500 +11.84% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 37 £33,750 -10.00% 9
East Sussex -16 27 £28,000 -20.00% 2
Home Counties +8 5 £27,500 -57.69%
Middlesex -7 5 £30,000 -33.33%
Sussex +9 1 £55,000 +46.66%
M4 Corridor +3 1 £29,000 +34.88%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1093 (66.48%) Windows
2 831 (50.55%) DHCP
3 800 (48.66%) Active Directory
4 695 (42.27%) VMware
5 687 (41.79%) Microsoft
6 584 (35.52%) TCP/IP
7 557 (33.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 554 (33.70%) Firewall
9 500 (30.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 492 (29.93%) Linux
11 460 (27.98%) SQL
12 448 (27.25%) MS Exchange
13 439 (26.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 437 (26.58%) Citrix
15 436 (26.52%) Cisco
16 318 (19.34%) MS Excel
17 304 (18.49%) Windows Server 2012
18 296 (18.00%) WAN
19 282 (17.15%) ITIL
20 278 (16.91%) VPN
21 269 (16.36%) Security Cleared
22 258 (15.69%) HP
23 251 (15.27%) SQL Server
24 248 (15.09%) LAN
25 241 (14.66%) SAN
26 229 (13.93%) Cisco Certification
26 229 (13.93%) Microsoft Certification
26 229 (13.93%) IIS
27 228 (13.87%) MS Office
28 227 (13.81%) Hyper-V

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 448 (27.25%) MS Exchange
2 229 (13.93%) IIS
3 217 (13.20%) Apache
4 173 (10.52%) SharePoint
5 167 (10.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 134 (8.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 124 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 85 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 76 (4.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 70 (4.26%) Lync
11 57 (3.47%) Tomcat
12 40 (2.43%) nginx
13 33 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 32 (1.95%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 23 (1.40%) WebLogic
16 16 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
17 15 (0.91%) JBoss
17 15 (0.91%) Moodle
18 13 (0.79%) Live Communications Server
19 12 (0.73%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 318 (19.34%) MS Excel
2 228 (13.87%) MS Office
3 19 (1.16%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.24%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.061%) MS Project
6 1 (0.061%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.43%) Oracle BRM
3 6 (0.36%) Magento
3 6 (0.36%) SalesLogix
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.24%) GoldMine
5 2 (0.12%) Cognos Controller
5 2 (0.12%) BPCS
6 1 (0.061%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.061%) Nortel Periphonics
6 1 (0.061%) assyst
6 1 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.061%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.41%) Office 365
2 40 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (2.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 19 (1.16%) SaaS
5 16 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (0.61%) IaaS
7 9 (0.55%) Basecamp
8 4 (0.24%) Google Apps
9 1 (0.061%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.061%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 831 (50.55%) DHCP
2 584 (35.52%) TCP/IP
3 554 (33.70%) Firewall
4 296 (18.00%) WAN
5 278 (16.91%) VPN
6 248 (15.09%) LAN
7 241 (14.66%) SAN
8 197 (11.98%) Internet
9 171 (10.40%) VLAN
10 166 (10.10%) HTTP
11 165 (10.04%) SSL
12 141 (8.58%) VoIP
13 120 (7.30%) Network Security
14 119 (7.24%) BGP
15 116 (7.06%) Wireless
16 114 (6.93%) OSPF
17 108 (6.57%) LDAP
18 107 (6.51%) MPLS
19 100 (6.08%) SMTP
20 93 (5.66%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 193 (11.74%) MySQL
3 60 (3.65%) EDRMS
4 55 (3.35%) IDOL
5 47 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 45 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 25 (1.52%) Oracle Database
8 23 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 14 (0.85%) MS Access
10 12 (0.73%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (0.55%) Oracle OLAP
12 9 (0.55%) OLAP
13 7 (0.43%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
15 4 (0.24%) Big Data
15 4 (0.24%) DB2
15 4 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
15 4 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (2.19%) MSI
2 18 (1.09%) JIRA
3 14 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 12 (0.73%) Subversion
4 12 (0.73%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.61%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 9 (0.55%) Bugzilla
7 7 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 7 (0.43%) Behat
7 7 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.43%) PHPUnit
7 7 (0.43%) Selenium
8 6 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (0.36%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.36%) Ant
9 4 (0.24%) WinRunner
9 4 (0.24%) TestDirector
9 4 (0.24%) MSTest
10 3 (0.18%) StarTeam
General
1 160 (9.73%) Finance
2 116 (7.06%) Telecoms
3 67 (4.08%) Retail
4 40 (2.43%) Marketing
5 25 (1.52%) Legal
6 21 (1.28%) Banking
7 18 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.61%) Advertising
8 10 (0.61%) Law
9 9 (0.55%) Back Office
10 8 (0.49%) Games
10 8 (0.49%) Military
11 7 (0.43%) Automotive
12 6 (0.36%) French Language
13 5 (0.30%) Electronics
13 5 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.24%) Billing
15 3 (0.18%) Publishing
15 3 (0.18%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 322 (19.59%) Support Engineer
2 222 (13.50%) Analyst
3 150 (9.12%) Administrator
4 142 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 138 (8.39%) Network Engineer
6 122 (7.42%) Systems Administrator
7 119 (7.24%) Support Analyst
8 106 (6.45%) Technical Support
9 90 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
10 79 (4.81%) Systems Engineer
11 70 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
11 70 (4.26%) Linux Administrator
11 70 (4.26%) IT Support
12 69 (4.20%) Security Engineer
13 67 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support
14 63 (3.83%) Support Technician
15 62 (3.77%) Consultant
16 54 (3.28%) Developer
17 52 (3.16%) Network Support
18 50 (3.04%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (4.99%) HTML
2 64 (3.89%) CSS
3 53 (3.22%) LAMP
4 43 (2.62%) Web Services
5 41 (2.49%) jQuery
6 34 (2.07%) .NET
7 32 (1.95%) XML
8 29 (1.76%) Ajax
9 26 (1.58%) SOAP
10 19 (1.16%) ASP.NET
11 15 (0.91%) REST
12 10 (0.61%) XHTML
12 10 (0.61%) Software Packaging
13 9 (0.55%) JSON
13 9 (0.55%) XSL
14 8 (0.49%) .NET Framework
15 7 (0.43%) Java EE
16 6 (0.36%) MAPI
16 6 (0.36%) COM
16 6 (0.36%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 172 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (6.45%) Clustering
3 76 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 66 (4.01%) Statistics
5 64 (3.89%) Blackberry
6 49 (2.98%) Thin Client
6 49 (2.98%) Fat Client
7 41 (2.49%) Open Source
8 37 (2.25%) Computer Science
9 34 (2.07%) iPhone
10 28 (1.70%) Video Conferencing
11 20 (1.22%) Mathematics
11 20 (1.22%) iPad
11 20 (1.22%) Replication
12 16 (0.97%) PKI
13 15 (0.91%) CMDB
14 11 (0.67%) VLE
15 10 (0.61%) HACMP
15 10 (0.61%) PDA
16 9 (0.55%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 1093 (66.48%) Windows
2 557 (33.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 492 (29.93%) Linux
4 439 (26.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 304 (18.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 219 (13.32%) Windows 7
7 209 (12.71%) Windows XP
8 200 (12.17%) UNIX
9 128 (7.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 111 (6.75%) Windows 8
11 78 (4.74%) CentOS
12 70 (4.26%) Windows Vista
13 67 (4.08%) Solaris
14 43 (2.62%) Windows 2000
15 40 (2.43%) Apple iOS
16 28 (1.70%) Android
17 25 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
18 24 (1.46%) Ubuntu
18 24 (1.46%) AIX
19 19 (1.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 282 (17.15%) ITIL
2 139 (8.45%) Mentoring
3 112 (6.81%) Kalman Filter
4 107 (6.51%) Change Management
5 93 (5.66%) Incident Management
6 78 (4.74%) Problem Management
6 78 (4.74%) Project Management
7 76 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 73 (4.44%) Configuration Management
9 67 (4.08%) Load Balancing
10 66 (4.01%) Service Delivery
11 62 (3.77%) Time Management
12 55 (3.35%) Service Management
13 51 (3.10%) Information Security
13 51 (3.10%) Coaching
14 50 (3.04%) Network Design
14 50 (3.04%) DevOps
15 49 (2.98%) Software Distribution
15 49 (2.98%) Network Management
16 48 (2.92%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 460 (27.98%) SQL
2 174 (10.58%) PowerShell
3 168 (10.22%) PHP
4 133 (8.09%) Perl
5 103 (6.27%) Bash Shell
6 81 (4.93%) Python
7 80 (4.87%) JavaScript
8 75 (4.56%) Java
9 67 (4.08%) VBScript
10 60 (3.65%) C++
11 51 (3.10%) C#
12 39 (2.37%) Shell Script
13 37 (2.25%) C
14 27 (1.64%) VB
15 25 (1.52%) T-SQL
16 21 (1.28%) PHP5
17 11 (0.67%) VB.NET
18 10 (0.61%) Ruby
19 6 (0.36%) Tcl
20 3 (0.18%) AWK
Qualifications
1 269 (16.36%) Security Cleared
2 229 (13.93%) Cisco Certification
2 229 (13.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 225 (13.69%) SC Cleared
4 186 (11.31%) MCSE
5 170 (10.34%) CCNA
6 169 (10.28%) DV Cleared
7 154 (9.37%) Degree
8 95 (5.78%) CCNP
9 88 (5.35%) MCSA
10 65 (3.95%) MCITP
11 62 (3.77%) MCP
12 32 (1.95%) MCTS
13 31 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 27 (1.64%) CISSP
15 26 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
16 22 (1.34%) A+ Certification
17 19 (1.16%) CCA
17 19 (1.16%) Citrix Certification
18 15 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 207 (12.59%) SLA
2 57 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (2.37%) PCI DSS
4 36 (2.19%) ISO 9001
5 27 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.43%) QA
7 4 (0.24%) COBIT
8 2 (0.12%) BS7799
9 1 (0.061%) HL7
9 1 (0.061%) DICOM
System Software
1 800 (48.66%) Active Directory
2 500 (30.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 227 (13.81%) Hyper-V
4 124 (7.54%) XenApp
5 121 (7.36%) vSphere
6 119 (7.24%) VMware ESXi
7 116 (7.06%) ISA Server
8 62 (3.77%) XenDesktop
9 58 (3.53%) VMware ESX
10 57 (3.47%) Terminal Services
11 47 (2.86%) NFS
12 36 (2.19%) Postfix
13 22 (1.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 19 (1.16%) Firmware
15 18 (1.09%) Squid
15 18 (1.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 16 (0.97%) UAG
17 15 (0.91%) Sendmail
17 15 (0.91%) Snort
17 15 (0.91%) KVM
Systems Management
1 206 (12.53%) SCCM
2 130 (7.91%) NetBackup
3 126 (7.66%) Backup Exec
4 94 (5.72%) Puppet
5 67 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
6 66 (4.01%) SCOM
7 58 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
8 54 (3.28%) Nagios
9 51 (3.10%) WSUS
10 41 (2.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 30 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 26 (1.58%) ARCserve
13 24 (1.46%) SCVMM
14 19 (1.16%) Netcool
14 19 (1.16%) OpenView Configuration Management
15 16 (0.97%) Zenoss
16 14 (0.85%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 14 (0.85%) HP SIM
17 13 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
17 13 (0.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 695 (42.27%) VMware
2 687 (41.79%) Microsoft
3 437 (26.58%) Citrix
4 436 (26.52%) Cisco
5 258 (15.69%) HP
6 193 (11.74%) Juniper
7 191 (11.62%) Red Hat
8 170 (10.34%) Symantec
9 135 (8.21%) Oracle
10 117 (7.12%) F5
11 110 (6.69%) Veritas
12 99 (6.02%) Dell
13 90 (5.47%) EMC
14 85 (5.17%) Apple
15 73 (4.44%) Meridio
16 67 (4.08%) Fujitsu
17 62 (3.77%) Veeam
18 55 (3.35%) CheckPoint
19 49 (2.98%) Websense
20 45 (2.74%) IBM
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Salary: From £12,000 to £19,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + company car
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Surrey
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Salary: £20,000-£25,000 per annum
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Salary: £20,000-£25,000 per annum
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Tadley, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £36107 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £36000 - £41384 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
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High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent career development
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Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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