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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 79 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 726 718 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.37% 2.99% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.35% 14.44% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 584 594 630
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
4729 4974 5324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.94% 20.73% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3584 3872 4247
Average salary £44,183 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.46% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -10 202 £47,500 +11.76% 20
Surrey +35 157 £35,000 -7.89% 14
Hampshire -25 118 £38,000 +8.57% 13
West Sussex -1 62 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Buckinghamshire +18 59 £45,000 +11.11% 12
Kent +49 57 £33,000 -30.52% 6
East Sussex -1 41 £40,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +4 33 £37,000 +5.71% 7
Middlesex -10 4 £31,500 -33.68% 1
Thames Valley - 1 £75,000 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1018 (65.72%) Windows
2 913 (58.94%) DHCP
3 769 (49.64%) Active Directory
4 696 (44.93%) Microsoft
5 639 (41.25%) VMware
6 625 (40.35%) TCP/IP
7 511 (32.99%) Firewall
8 465 (30.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 455 (29.37%) Cisco
9 455 (29.37%) MS Exchange
10 450 (29.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 447 (28.86%) Linux
12 402 (25.95%) Windows Server 2003
13 357 (23.05%) WAN
14 353 (22.79%) SQL
15 341 (22.01%) Citrix
16 334 (21.56%) MS Excel
17 329 (21.24%) LAN
18 302 (19.50%) HP
19 285 (18.40%) ITIL
20 284 (18.33%) Cisco Certification
21 277 (17.88%) SAN
21 277 (17.88%) Windows Server 2012
22 250 (16.14%) SQL Server
23 244 (15.75%) Hyper-V
24 242 (15.62%) VPN
25 237 (15.30%) SCCM
26 228 (14.72%) Windows 7
27 217 (14.01%) MS Office
28 210 (13.56%) SharePoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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
1 455 (29.37%) MS Exchange
2 210 (13.56%) SharePoint
3 186 (12.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 167 (10.78%) Apache
5 166 (10.72%) IIS
6 107 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2007
7 92 (5.94%) Lync
8 86 (5.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 83 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 62 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 56 (3.62%) nginx
12 46 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
13 36 (2.32%) Tomcat
14 29 (1.87%) CMS
15 14 (0.90%) Exchange Server 5.5
15 14 (0.90%) SAS
15 14 (0.90%) WebLogic
15 14 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
16 12 (0.77%) WebSphere
16 12 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 334 (21.56%) MS Excel
2 217 (14.01%) MS Office
3 36 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.45%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.26%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.065%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (0.58%) Oracle BRM
2 4 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.19%) GoldMine
3 3 (0.19%) SalesLogix
3 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.13%) Nortel Periphonics
4 2 (0.13%) BPCS
4 2 (0.13%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.065%) RMDS
5 1 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.065%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.065%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.065%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.065%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.52%) Office 365
2 49 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (0.97%) SaaS
5 7 (0.45%) Google Apps
6 6 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (0.32%) Google Compute Engine
7 5 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.19%) IaaS
8 3 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.13%) Yammer
10 1 (0.065%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 913 (58.94%) DHCP
2 625 (40.35%) TCP/IP
3 511 (32.99%) Firewall
4 357 (23.05%) WAN
5 329 (21.24%) LAN
6 277 (17.88%) SAN
7 242 (15.62%) VPN
8 175 (11.30%) VLAN
9 149 (9.62%) Internet
10 148 (9.55%) VoIP
11 143 (9.23%) HTTP
12 135 (8.72%) SSL
13 121 (7.81%) MPLS
14 120 (7.75%) BGP
15 115 (7.42%) Network Security
16 112 (7.23%) SMTP
17 109 (7.04%) OSPF
18 99 (6.39%) Wireless
19 83 (5.36%) SNMP
20 82 (5.29%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (16.14%) SQL Server
2 138 (8.91%) MySQL
3 37 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (2.00%) EDRMS
5 29 (1.87%) Oracle Database
6 28 (1.81%) SQL Server 2005
7 27 (1.74%) IDOL
8 25 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 24 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (1.23%) MS Access
11 14 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
12 12 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
13 11 (0.71%) DB2
14 8 (0.52%) OLAP
14 8 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
15 7 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
16 6 (0.39%) NoSQL
17 5 (0.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 26 (1.68%) MSI
2 24 (1.55%) Subversion
3 23 (1.48%) PHPUnit
4 21 (1.36%) Behat
5 17 (1.10%) Visual Studio
6 15 (0.97%) Git (software)
7 13 (0.84%) Selenium
8 11 (0.71%) Maven
9 10 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (0.65%) Jenkins
10 9 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 8 (0.52%) Bugzilla
12 6 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
12 6 (0.39%) LoadRunner
13 5 (0.32%) JIRA
14 4 (0.26%) NUnit
14 4 (0.26%) WinRunner
14 4 (0.26%) TestDirector
14 4 (0.26%) MSTest
14 4 (0.26%) Moq
General
1 147 (9.49%) Finance
2 107 (6.91%) Telecoms
3 61 (3.94%) Retail
4 32 (2.07%) Marketing
5 31 (2.00%) Legal
6 27 (1.74%) Back Office
7 25 (1.61%) Banking
8 16 (1.03%) Billing
9 15 (0.97%) Games
10 14 (0.90%) Advertising
11 12 (0.77%) Automotive
12 10 (0.65%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.52%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.39%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.32%) Military
16 4 (0.26%) Front Office
16 4 (0.26%) Electronics
17 3 (0.19%) Publishing
17 3 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 290 (18.72%) Support Engineer
2 204 (13.17%) Analyst
3 185 (11.94%) Network Engineer
4 161 (10.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 134 (8.65%) Administrator
6 118 (7.62%) Systems Administrator
7 106 (6.84%) Technical Support
8 103 (6.65%) Support Analyst
9 86 (5.55%) Systems Engineer
10 73 (4.71%) Developer
11 62 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
11 62 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
12 61 (3.94%) Security Engineer
13 58 (3.74%) Technical Engineer
14 56 (3.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 56 (3.62%) Consultant
15 54 (3.49%) Technical Support Engineer
16 53 (3.42%) IT Support
17 52 (3.36%) Architect
18 51 (3.29%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (5.62%) HTML
2 74 (4.78%) .NET
3 73 (4.71%) Web Services
4 69 (4.45%) CSS
5 43 (2.78%) jQuery
6 31 (2.00%) LAMP
7 29 (1.87%) XML
8 25 (1.61%) REST
9 24 (1.55%) Ajax
10 17 (1.10%) .NET Framework
11 16 (1.03%) MAPI
11 16 (1.03%) XHTML
12 14 (0.90%) ASP.NET
13 12 (0.77%) Software Packaging
14 11 (0.71%) Servlets
15 10 (0.65%) J2EE
16 9 (0.58%) SOAP
17 7 (0.45%) COM
18 6 (0.39%) Sass
18 6 (0.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 199 (12.85%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (6.52%) Clustering
3 100 (6.46%) Blackberry
4 81 (5.23%) Management Information System
5 66 (4.26%) Open Source
6 42 (2.71%) iPhone
7 33 (2.13%) Thin Client
7 33 (2.13%) Fat Client
8 31 (2.00%) Computer Science
9 30 (1.94%) Replication
10 29 (1.87%) Statistics
11 27 (1.74%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.68%) PKI
13 22 (1.42%) CMDB
14 21 (1.36%) iPad
15 20 (1.29%) PDA
16 18 (1.16%) User Experience
17 13 (0.84%) HACMP
18 12 (0.77%) Mathematics
18 12 (0.77%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1018 (65.72%) Windows
2 465 (30.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 447 (28.86%) Linux
4 402 (25.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 277 (17.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 228 (14.72%) Windows 7
7 174 (11.23%) Windows XP
8 154 (9.94%) UNIX
9 93 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 82 (5.29%) Windows 8
11 58 (3.74%) Windows Vista
12 52 (3.36%) CentOS
13 37 (2.39%) Ubuntu
14 35 (2.26%) Solaris
15 31 (2.00%) Apple iOS
16 30 (1.94%) Android
16 30 (1.94%) Debian
17 28 (1.81%) Windows 2000
18 24 (1.55%) AIX
19 20 (1.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (18.40%) ITIL
2 113 (7.30%) Project Management
3 107 (6.91%) Load Balancing
4 87 (5.62%) Change Management
5 82 (5.29%) Migration
6 80 (5.16%) Network Monitoring
7 76 (4.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 74 (4.78%) Configuration Management
9 72 (4.65%) Mentoring
10 71 (4.58%) Kalman Filter
11 62 (4.00%) Incident Management
12 56 (3.62%) Service Management
13 51 (3.29%) Problem Management
14 49 (3.16%) Project Planning
14 49 (3.16%) Agile Software Development
15 45 (2.91%) Network Design
16 44 (2.84%) Line Management
16 44 (2.84%) DevOps
17 43 (2.78%) Service Delivery
18 40 (2.58%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 353 (22.79%) SQL
2 155 (10.01%) PowerShell
3 138 (8.91%) PHP
4 123 (7.94%) Perl
5 94 (6.07%) Python
6 81 (5.23%) Java
7 76 (4.91%) JavaScript
8 55 (3.55%) Bash Shell
9 51 (3.29%) VBScript
10 45 (2.91%) C#
11 35 (2.26%) C++
12 31 (2.00%) Shell Script
13 28 (1.81%) VB
14 26 (1.68%) T-SQL
15 24 (1.55%) C
16 23 (1.48%) Ruby
17 14 (0.90%) PHP5
18 4 (0.26%) AWK
18 4 (0.26%) PL/SQL
19 3 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 284 (18.33%) Cisco Certification
2 209 (13.49%) Security Cleared
3 199 (12.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 193 (12.46%) CCNA
5 167 (10.78%) MCSE
5 167 (10.78%) SC Cleared
6 155 (10.01%) Degree
7 150 (9.68%) CCNP
8 131 (8.46%) DV Cleared
9 98 (6.33%) MCP
10 55 (3.55%) MCSA
10 55 (3.55%) CISSP
11 53 (3.42%) MCITP
12 45 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 44 (2.84%) Citrix Certification
14 43 (2.78%) CCA
15 40 (2.58%) A+ Certification
16 27 (1.74%) CCIE
16 27 (1.74%) CCSP
17 24 (1.55%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (10.85%) SLA
2 50 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 24 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 24 (1.55%) ISO 9001
4 16 (1.03%) QA
4 16 (1.03%) PCI DSS
5 11 (0.71%) COBIT
6 4 (0.26%) HL7
6 4 (0.26%) DICOM
7 1 (0.065%) FISMA
System Software
1 769 (49.64%) Active Directory
2 450 (29.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 244 (15.75%) Hyper-V
4 142 (9.17%) vSphere
5 124 (8.01%) XenApp
6 95 (6.13%) XenDesktop
7 85 (5.49%) VMware ESXi
8 70 (4.52%) VMware ESX
9 60 (3.87%) ISA Server
10 53 (3.42%) Terminal Services
11 37 (2.39%) Microsoft App-V
12 34 (2.19%) XenServer
13 32 (2.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 30 (1.94%) Xen
14 30 (1.94%) KVM
15 29 (1.87%) NFS
16 23 (1.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 23 (1.48%) iptables
17 14 (0.90%) Squid
18 13 (0.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 237 (15.30%) SCCM
2 121 (7.81%) SCOM
3 116 (7.49%) Backup Exec
4 86 (5.55%) WSUS
5 85 (5.49%) NetBackup
6 81 (5.23%) Puppet
7 48 (3.10%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 42 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
9 39 (2.52%) HP Data Protector
10 38 (2.45%) Nagios
11 33 (2.13%) HP SIM
12 27 (1.74%) ARCserve
13 22 (1.42%) EdgeSight
14 19 (1.23%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 16 (1.03%) SCVMM
16 15 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 14 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
18 12 (0.77%) EMC NetWorker
18 12 (0.77%) SCSM
19 11 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 696 (44.93%) Microsoft
2 639 (41.25%) VMware
3 455 (29.37%) Cisco
4 341 (22.01%) Citrix
5 302 (19.50%) HP
6 165 (10.65%) Symantec
7 128 (8.26%) Juniper
8 126 (8.13%) Red Hat
9 99 (6.39%) Oracle
10 95 (6.13%) Dell
11 85 (5.49%) Veritas
12 78 (5.04%) F5
13 76 (4.91%) CheckPoint
14 62 (4.00%) EMC
15 60 (3.87%) Apple
16 50 (3.23%) NetApp
17 47 (3.03%) IBM
18 41 (2.65%) 3PAR
19 37 (2.39%) Meridio
19 37 (2.39%) SonicWALL
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £22k - 25k per year + bonus plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Modis
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Bonus + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + + Shift Alowance + Bonus + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus + Shift Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £47000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday