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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 82 85 94
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 751 701 661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.33% 3.16% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.30% 13.63% 12.76%
Number of salaries quoted 576 582 602
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,036 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4907 5143 5181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.75% 23.18% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3754 4026 4286
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +26 287 £42,000 +5.00% 26
Surrey -33 140 £37,500 - 19
Hampshire +18 124 £32,500 -13.33% 20
West Sussex -6 58 £33,500 -7.58% 5
Oxfordshire +22 57 £32,000 -12.32% 10
East Sussex -1 46 £30,000 - 7
Kent -6 29 £45,000 +50.00% 3
Buckinghamshire -19 25 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Middlesex -7 11 £47,500 - 1
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 921 (62.82%) Windows
2 731 (49.86%) DHCP
3 631 (43.04%) Active Directory
4 625 (42.63%) Microsoft
5 545 (37.18%) VMware
6 540 (36.83%) Firewall
7 522 (35.61%) TCP/IP
8 506 (34.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 425 (28.99%) Linux
10 416 (28.38%) MS Exchange
11 408 (27.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 391 (26.67%) Cisco
13 390 (26.60%) Windows Server 2003
14 336 (22.92%) Citrix
15 313 (21.35%) VPN
16 310 (21.15%) MS Excel
17 302 (20.60%) SQL
18 290 (19.78%) WAN
19 284 (19.37%) ITIL
20 270 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
21 259 (17.67%) LAN
22 251 (17.12%) HP
23 229 (15.62%) Exchange Server 2010
24 227 (15.48%) SAN
24 227 (15.48%) SQL Server
25 222 (15.14%) Internet
26 218 (14.87%) Windows Server 2012
27 207 (14.12%) Finance
28 206 (14.05%) Cisco Certification
29 192 (13.10%) Juniper

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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
1 416 (28.38%) MS Exchange
2 229 (15.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 181 (12.35%) IIS
4 152 (10.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 151 (10.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 146 (9.96%) Apache
7 116 (7.91%) Tomcat
8 113 (7.71%) SharePoint
9 59 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2013
10 58 (3.96%) Lync
11 46 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
12 37 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 28 (1.91%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 25 (1.71%) WebSphere
15 24 (1.64%) CMS
16 23 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
17 18 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
18 14 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
19 13 (0.89%) Drupal
20 12 (0.82%) Alfresco
Applications
1 310 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 146 (9.96%) MS Office
3 13 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.068%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.41%) RMDS
2 6 (0.41%) Google Analytics
2 6 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.27%) Magento
3 4 (0.27%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.068%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 60 (4.09%) Office 365
2 58 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.91%) SaaS
4 26 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (1.23%) IaaS
6 16 (1.09%) Basecamp
7 14 (0.95%) Google Apps
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.14%) PaaS
9 2 (0.14%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.14%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 731 (49.86%) DHCP
2 540 (36.83%) Firewall
3 522 (35.61%) TCP/IP
4 313 (21.35%) VPN
5 290 (19.78%) WAN
6 259 (17.67%) LAN
7 227 (15.48%) SAN
8 222 (15.14%) Internet
9 159 (10.85%) SSL
10 154 (10.50%) HTTP
11 140 (9.55%) SMTP
12 135 (9.21%) Wireless
13 134 (9.14%) VoIP
14 130 (8.87%) FTP
15 119 (8.12%) LDAP
16 117 (7.98%) Network Security
17 116 (7.91%) BGP
18 110 (7.50%) VLAN
19 109 (7.44%) OSPF
20 98 (6.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 140 (9.55%) MySQL
3 51 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 27 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (1.77%) Oracle Database
7 25 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (1.64%) EDRMS
8 24 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (1.23%) IDOL
9 18 (1.23%) Relational Database
10 14 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
11 12 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 12 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 12 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (0.61%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (1.50%) Jenkins
2 17 (1.16%) JIRA
3 15 (1.02%) MSI
4 13 (0.89%) Selenium
5 7 (0.48%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.34%) Subversion
7 4 (0.27%) Maven
7 4 (0.27%) SilkTest
7 4 (0.27%) WATIR
7 4 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.27%) TestComplete
7 4 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.27%) NUnit
7 4 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.27%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.27%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.20%) WebLOAD
8 3 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.14%) Dreamweaver
General
1 207 (14.12%) Finance
2 138 (9.41%) Telecoms
3 105 (7.16%) Retail
4 43 (2.93%) Billing
5 21 (1.43%) German Language
6 20 (1.36%) Advertising
7 19 (1.30%) Marketing
8 13 (0.89%) Legal
9 12 (0.82%) French Language
10 11 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.75%) Law
11 10 (0.68%) Back Office
11 10 (0.68%) Banking
12 9 (0.61%) Publishing
13 7 (0.48%) Electronics
14 5 (0.34%) Italian Language
15 4 (0.27%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.27%) Online Betting
16 2 (0.14%) Games
17 1 (0.068%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 247 (16.85%) Support Engineer
2 205 (13.98%) Analyst
3 162 (11.05%) Administrator
4 133 (9.07%) Systems Administrator
5 129 (8.80%) Network Engineer
6 106 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 101 (6.89%) Support Analyst
8 81 (5.53%) Consultant
9 80 (5.46%) Systems Engineer
10 76 (5.18%) 2nd Line Support
11 75 (5.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 75 (5.12%) Security Engineer
12 71 (4.84%) IT Support
13 66 (4.50%) Technical Support
14 60 (4.09%) Linux Administrator
15 51 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 48 (3.27%) Developer
17 47 (3.21%) Architect
17 47 (3.21%) Server Engineer
18 46 (3.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (5.59%) CSS
2 78 (5.32%) HTML
3 76 (5.18%) LAMP
4 47 (3.21%) XML
5 43 (2.93%) .NET
5 43 (2.93%) SOAP
6 39 (2.66%) jQuery
7 34 (2.32%) Ajax
8 20 (1.36%) Web Services
9 18 (1.23%) ASP.NET
9 18 (1.23%) COM
10 17 (1.16%) WAMP
11 15 (1.02%) Rendezvous
12 10 (0.68%) XHTML
13 9 (0.61%) Software Packaging
14 8 (0.55%) SAML
14 8 (0.55%) Flash
14 8 (0.55%) J2EE
14 8 (0.55%) Java EE
15 7 (0.48%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 105 (7.16%) Clustering
2 73 (4.98%) Blackberry
3 54 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 49 (3.34%) Statistics
5 47 (3.21%) Replication
6 38 (2.59%) Smartphone
7 33 (2.25%) iPhone
8 32 (2.18%) Fat Client
8 32 (2.18%) Thin Client
9 28 (1.91%) Computer Science
10 22 (1.50%) PKI
11 18 (1.23%) Mathematics
11 18 (1.23%) Firmware
12 17 (1.16%) Client/Server
12 17 (1.16%) CESG
13 16 (1.09%) iPad
14 14 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
15 13 (0.89%) Mobile App
15 13 (0.89%) Open Source
15 13 (0.89%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 921 (62.82%) Windows
2 506 (34.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 425 (28.99%) Linux
4 390 (26.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 218 (14.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 184 (12.55%) Windows 7
7 168 (11.46%) Windows XP
8 158 (10.78%) UNIX
9 135 (9.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 107 (7.30%) Windows 8
11 77 (5.25%) Solaris
12 61 (4.16%) CentOS
13 52 (3.55%) Windows Vista
14 34 (2.32%) Windows 2000
15 30 (2.05%) Android
16 27 (1.84%) Debian
17 25 (1.71%) Apple iOS
18 23 (1.57%) Ubuntu
19 19 (1.30%) SUSE
20 16 (1.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (19.37%) ITIL
2 147 (10.03%) Load Balancing
3 92 (6.28%) Network Management
4 89 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 74 (5.05%) Service Management
5 74 (5.05%) Incident Management
6 68 (4.64%) Service Delivery
7 67 (4.57%) Problem Management
8 50 (3.41%) Project Management
9 49 (3.34%) Time Management
10 46 (3.14%) Migration
10 46 (3.14%) Configuration Management
11 44 (3.00%) Change Management
11 44 (3.00%) DevOps
12 42 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
13 40 (2.73%) Information Security
14 39 (2.66%) Business Continuity
15 37 (2.52%) Capacity Management
16 35 (2.39%) Software Distribution
17 34 (2.32%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 302 (20.60%) SQL
2 96 (6.55%) Java
3 95 (6.48%) Perl
3 95 (6.48%) PowerShell
4 88 (6.00%) PHP
5 70 (4.77%) Bash Shell
6 69 (4.71%) JavaScript
7 54 (3.68%) Python
8 43 (2.93%) C++
9 42 (2.86%) C#
10 27 (1.84%) VB
11 26 (1.77%) VBScript
12 25 (1.71%) T-SQL
13 24 (1.64%) PHP5
14 22 (1.50%) C
15 18 (1.23%) VB.NET
16 16 (1.09%) Ruby
17 15 (1.02%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.41%) Google Apps Script
19 4 (0.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 270 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 206 (14.05%) Cisco Certification
3 188 (12.82%) MCSE
4 175 (11.94%) Security Cleared
5 145 (9.89%) CCNA
6 137 (9.35%) Degree
7 135 (9.21%) SC Cleared
8 134 (9.14%) MCITP
9 112 (7.64%) CCNP
10 102 (6.96%) MCSA
10 102 (6.96%) DV Cleared
11 66 (4.50%) MCP
12 60 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 58 (3.96%) MCTS
14 37 (2.52%) CCIE
15 34 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
16 27 (1.84%) CISSP
17 24 (1.64%) CCSP
18 23 (1.57%) CISM
18 23 (1.57%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (12.82%) SLA
2 36 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (2.46%) PCI DSS
3 27 (1.84%) QA
4 18 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.14%) HL7
7 1 (0.068%) DICOM
7 1 (0.068%) COBIT
System Software
1 631 (43.04%) Active Directory
2 408 (27.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 186 (12.69%) Hyper-V
4 104 (7.09%) XenApp
5 87 (5.93%) VMware ESX
6 82 (5.59%) vSphere
7 81 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
8 75 (5.12%) XenDesktop
9 67 (4.57%) ISA Server
10 48 (3.27%) UAG
11 41 (2.80%) Terminal Services
12 39 (2.66%) NFS
13 36 (2.46%) Snort
13 36 (2.46%) Forefront TMG
14 29 (1.98%) Postfix
15 23 (1.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 21 (1.43%) Xen
17 20 (1.36%) XenServer
18 17 (1.16%) KVM
19 16 (1.09%) Samba
Systems Management
1 118 (8.05%) SCCM
2 109 (7.44%) Backup Exec
3 64 (4.37%) NetBackup
4 62 (4.23%) SCOM
5 60 (4.09%) Norton AntiVirus
6 54 (3.68%) Puppet
7 46 (3.14%) WSUS
8 43 (2.93%) Nagios
9 23 (1.57%) HP SIM
10 21 (1.43%) SCVMM
11 18 (1.23%) HP NNM
11 18 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
11 18 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
12 17 (1.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 13 (0.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 13 (0.89%) Plesk
14 12 (0.82%) EMC NetWorker
14 12 (0.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 12 (0.82%) ARCserve
15 11 (0.75%) Cacti
Vendors
1 625 (42.63%) Microsoft
2 545 (37.18%) VMware
3 391 (26.67%) Cisco
4 336 (22.92%) Citrix
5 251 (17.12%) HP
6 192 (13.10%) Juniper
7 163 (11.12%) Red Hat
8 138 (9.41%) Symantec
9 108 (7.37%) Oracle
10 100 (6.82%) F5
11 95 (6.48%) Apple
12 84 (5.73%) Veeam
13 81 (5.53%) Dell
14 69 (4.71%) EMC
14 69 (4.71%) CheckPoint
15 51 (3.48%) Veritas
16 46 (3.14%) Fujitsu
17 40 (2.73%) Meru Networks
18 37 (2.52%) Sourcefire
19 36 (2.46%) IBM
Godalming, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £220,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + £1000 bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Generous Shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday