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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 77 87 97
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 781 690 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.45% 3.13% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.81% 13.51% 12.69%
Number of salaries quoted 598 567 600
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.71%
Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4939 5106 5200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.81% 23.16% 22.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3747 3974 4308
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 29 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 29 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 +28 300 £42,250 +5.62% 23
Surrey -31 146 £37,500 - 20
Hampshire +29 130 £32,500 -13.33% 15
Oxfordshire +14 60 £32,000 -12.32% 9
West Sussex -9 57 £37,500 +3.44% 7
East Sussex 0 48 £30,000 - 4
Kent -16 30 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Buckinghamshire -18 25 £47,500 +26.66% 5
Middlesex -11 11 £47,500 -
Thames Valley - 2 £60,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 929 (62.73%) Windows
2 734 (49.56%) DHCP
3 633 (42.74%) Microsoft
4 631 (42.61%) Active Directory
5 547 (36.93%) VMware
6 542 (36.60%) Firewall
7 528 (35.65%) TCP/IP
8 510 (34.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 423 (28.56%) Linux
10 418 (28.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 414 (27.95%) MS Exchange
12 394 (26.60%) Cisco
13 392 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
14 340 (22.96%) Citrix
15 315 (21.27%) MS Excel
16 312 (21.07%) VPN
16 312 (21.07%) SQL
17 287 (19.38%) ITIL
17 287 (19.38%) WAN
18 272 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
19 257 (17.35%) HP
20 254 (17.15%) LAN
21 231 (15.60%) SQL Server
22 227 (15.33%) SAN
22 227 (15.33%) Windows Server 2012
23 224 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2010
24 221 (14.92%) Internet
25 211 (14.25%) Finance
26 203 (13.71%) Cisco Certification
27 201 (13.57%) Juniper

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 414 (27.95%) MS Exchange
2 224 (15.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 185 (12.49%) IIS
4 151 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 150 (10.13%) Apache
6 149 (10.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 118 (7.97%) Tomcat
8 113 (7.63%) SharePoint
9 61 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 58 (3.92%) Lync
11 47 (3.17%) SharePoint 2010
12 38 (2.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 29 (1.96%) Exchange Server 5.5
14 27 (1.82%) WebSphere
15 22 (1.49%) CMS
15 22 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
17 14 (0.95%) Lotus Domino
18 12 (0.81%) IBM Notes
18 12 (0.81%) GroupWise
Applications
1 315 (21.27%) MS Excel
2 149 (10.06%) MS Office
3 13 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.14%) MS Project
5 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.068%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 10 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.41%) RMDS
2 6 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
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 59 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 59 (3.98%) Office 365
2 29 (1.96%) SaaS
3 26 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
4 25 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (1.15%) IaaS
6 16 (1.08%) Basecamp
7 14 (0.95%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.14%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.14%) Route 53
9 1 (0.068%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 734 (49.56%) DHCP
2 542 (36.60%) Firewall
3 528 (35.65%) TCP/IP
4 312 (21.07%) VPN
5 287 (19.38%) WAN
6 254 (17.15%) LAN
7 227 (15.33%) SAN
8 221 (14.92%) Internet
9 167 (11.28%) SSL
10 155 (10.47%) HTTP
11 142 (9.59%) SMTP
12 140 (9.45%) Wireless
13 135 (9.12%) VoIP
14 128 (8.64%) FTP
15 121 (8.17%) Network Security
16 119 (8.04%) LDAP
17 118 (7.97%) BGP
18 112 (7.56%) OSPF
19 110 (7.43%) VLAN
20 97 (6.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 231 (15.60%) SQL Server
2 146 (9.86%) MySQL
3 50 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 26 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (1.76%) EDRMS
7 25 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
9 20 (1.35%) IDOL
10 18 (1.22%) Relational Database
11 14 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 12 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (0.61%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
14 6 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
15 5 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 19 (1.28%) MSI
3 17 (1.15%) JIRA
4 13 (0.88%) Selenium
5 7 (0.47%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.34%) Subversion
7 4 (0.27%) Maven
7 4 (0.27%) SilkTest
7 4 (0.27%) NUnit
7 4 (0.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.27%) LoadRunner
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%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.27%) PHPUnit
8 3 (0.20%) WebLOAD
9 2 (0.14%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.068%) IntelliJ
General
1 211 (14.25%) Finance
2 139 (9.39%) Telecoms
3 103 (6.95%) Retail
4 41 (2.77%) Billing
5 21 (1.42%) German Language
6 20 (1.35%) Advertising
7 18 (1.22%) Marketing
8 13 (0.88%) Legal
9 12 (0.81%) French Language
10 11 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.68%) Law
12 9 (0.61%) Publishing
12 9 (0.61%) Banking
13 8 (0.54%) Back Office
14 7 (0.47%) Electronics
15 5 (0.34%) Italian Language
16 4 (0.27%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.20%) Online Betting
18 2 (0.14%) Games
19 1 (0.068%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 256 (17.29%) Support Engineer
2 204 (13.77%) Analyst
3 166 (11.21%) Administrator
4 133 (8.98%) Systems Administrator
5 132 (8.91%) Network Engineer
6 107 (7.22%) 3rd Line Support
7 102 (6.89%) Support Analyst
8 80 (5.40%) Consultant
9 79 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 79 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
10 78 (5.27%) 2nd Line Support
11 76 (5.13%) IT Support
12 75 (5.06%) Security Engineer
13 67 (4.52%) Technical Support
14 63 (4.25%) Linux Administrator
15 52 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 48 (3.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
16 48 (3.24%) Developer
16 48 (3.24%) Server Engineer
17 46 (3.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (5.47%) CSS
2 77 (5.20%) HTML
3 76 (5.13%) LAMP
4 49 (3.31%) XML
5 46 (3.11%) SOAP
6 42 (2.84%) .NET
7 39 (2.63%) jQuery
8 35 (2.36%) Ajax
9 19 (1.28%) ASP.NET
9 19 (1.28%) Web Services
10 18 (1.22%) COM
11 17 (1.15%) WAMP
12 16 (1.08%) Rendezvous
13 10 (0.68%) XHTML
14 9 (0.61%) Java EE
14 9 (0.61%) Software Packaging
15 8 (0.54%) SAML
15 8 (0.54%) Flash
15 8 (0.54%) J2EE
16 7 (0.47%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 106 (7.16%) Clustering
2 73 (4.93%) Blackberry
3 54 (3.65%) Management Information System
4 51 (3.44%) Statistics
5 49 (3.31%) Replication
6 36 (2.43%) Smartphone
7 33 (2.23%) Fat Client
7 33 (2.23%) Thin Client
8 31 (2.09%) iPhone
9 29 (1.96%) Computer Science
10 22 (1.49%) PKI
11 19 (1.28%) Mathematics
12 18 (1.22%) CESG
12 18 (1.22%) Firmware
13 16 (1.08%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.01%) Open Source
14 15 (1.01%) iPad
15 14 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
15 14 (0.95%) Mobile App
16 13 (0.88%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 929 (62.73%) Windows
2 510 (34.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 423 (28.56%) Linux
4 392 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 227 (15.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 189 (12.76%) Windows 7
7 171 (11.55%) Windows XP
8 157 (10.60%) UNIX
9 135 (9.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 108 (7.29%) Windows 8
11 74 (5.00%) Solaris
12 65 (4.39%) CentOS
13 53 (3.58%) Windows Vista
14 35 (2.36%) Windows 2000
15 29 (1.96%) Android
16 28 (1.89%) Debian
17 25 (1.69%) Apple iOS
18 24 (1.62%) Ubuntu
19 18 (1.22%) SUSE
20 16 (1.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 287 (19.38%) ITIL
2 150 (10.13%) Load Balancing
3 93 (6.28%) Network Management
4 88 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 75 (5.06%) Service Management
6 72 (4.86%) Incident Management
7 66 (4.46%) Service Delivery
8 65 (4.39%) Problem Management
9 54 (3.65%) Time Management
10 51 (3.44%) Project Management
11 49 (3.31%) Configuration Management
12 46 (3.11%) Change Management
13 45 (3.04%) Migration
13 45 (3.04%) DevOps
14 43 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
15 40 (2.70%) Capacity Management
15 40 (2.70%) Information Security
16 37 (2.50%) Business Continuity
17 36 (2.43%) Software Distribution
18 35 (2.36%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 312 (21.07%) SQL
2 102 (6.89%) PowerShell
3 99 (6.68%) Java
4 96 (6.48%) Perl
5 89 (6.01%) PHP
6 73 (4.93%) Bash Shell
7 70 (4.73%) JavaScript
8 55 (3.71%) Python
9 44 (2.97%) C++
10 43 (2.90%) C#
11 31 (2.09%) VB
12 30 (2.03%) VBScript
13 25 (1.69%) T-SQL
14 24 (1.62%) PHP5
15 22 (1.49%) C
16 18 (1.22%) VB.NET
17 16 (1.08%) Ruby
18 15 (1.01%) Shell Script
19 6 (0.41%) Google Apps Script
20 4 (0.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 272 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 203 (13.71%) Cisco Certification
3 188 (12.69%) MCSE
4 179 (12.09%) Security Cleared
5 143 (9.66%) CCNA
6 142 (9.59%) Degree
7 138 (9.32%) SC Cleared
8 134 (9.05%) MCITP
9 109 (7.36%) CCNP
10 106 (7.16%) DV Cleared
11 104 (7.02%) MCSA
12 66 (4.46%) MCP
13 62 (4.19%) MCTS
14 57 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 36 (2.43%) CCIE
16 35 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
17 28 (1.89%) CISSP
18 24 (1.62%) CCSP
18 24 (1.62%) CISM
19 22 (1.49%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 192 (12.96%) SLA
2 41 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 35 (2.36%) PCI DSS
4 27 (1.82%) QA
5 20 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 14 (0.95%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.14%) BS7799
7 2 (0.14%) HL7
8 1 (0.068%) DICOM
8 1 (0.068%) COBIT
System Software
1 631 (42.61%) Active Directory
2 418 (28.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 191 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 101 (6.82%) XenApp
5 83 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
6 82 (5.54%) VMware ESX
7 80 (5.40%) vSphere
8 72 (4.86%) XenDesktop
9 69 (4.66%) ISA Server
10 47 (3.17%) UAG
11 41 (2.77%) NFS
11 41 (2.77%) Terminal Services
12 34 (2.30%) Snort
12 34 (2.30%) Forefront TMG
13 29 (1.96%) Postfix
14 25 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 20 (1.35%) XenServer
15 20 (1.35%) Xen
16 18 (1.22%) KVM
17 16 (1.08%) Samba
Systems Management
1 124 (8.37%) SCCM
2 109 (7.36%) Backup Exec
3 64 (4.32%) Norton AntiVirus
3 64 (4.32%) NetBackup
4 61 (4.12%) SCOM
5 57 (3.85%) Puppet
6 46 (3.11%) WSUS
7 43 (2.90%) Nagios
8 23 (1.55%) HP SIM
9 21 (1.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 21 (1.42%) SCVMM
10 20 (1.35%) CiscoWorks
10 20 (1.35%) HP NNM
11 19 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (0.95%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 13 (0.88%) Plesk
13 13 (0.88%) ARCserve
14 12 (0.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 12 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
15 11 (0.74%) Cacti
Vendors
1 633 (42.74%) Microsoft
2 547 (36.93%) VMware
3 394 (26.60%) Cisco
4 340 (22.96%) Citrix
5 257 (17.35%) HP
6 201 (13.57%) Juniper
7 168 (11.34%) Red Hat
8 138 (9.32%) Symantec
9 117 (7.90%) Oracle
10 102 (6.89%) F5
11 96 (6.48%) Apple
12 87 (5.87%) Veeam
13 79 (5.33%) Dell
14 69 (4.66%) EMC
14 69 (4.66%) CheckPoint
15 52 (3.51%) Veritas
16 49 (3.31%) Fujitsu
17 42 (2.84%) Meru Networks
18 35 (2.36%) Sourcefire
18 35 (2.36%) IBM
Surrey
Yoh
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £71000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
SDL Plc
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gillingham, Kent
Henry Schein
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £60,000 per annum + 7% on-call + 10% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Corporate Package
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Car + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Theale, Berkshire
i-KMP Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 4 days ago