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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 76 94 86
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 795 602 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.57% 2.84% 3.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.98% 12.75% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 611 500 674
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
4976 4721 5273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.33% 22.26% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3704 3651 4309
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,090 £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
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +38 292 £42,500 -3.40% 22
Hampshire +7 151 £32,500 -7.14% 11
Surrey -2 144 £37,500 -6.25% 26
Oxfordshire +32 81 £32,000 -8.57% 17
East Sussex +5 56 £29,000 -9.37% 3
West Sussex -6 44 £41,000 +13.10% 3
Kent -13 18 £47,500 +77.57%
Buckinghamshire -31 11 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Middlesex -9 4 £47,500 -
Thames Valley - 3 £55,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 975 (62.98%) Windows
2 758 (48.97%) DHCP
3 681 (43.99%) Microsoft
4 664 (42.89%) Active Directory
5 592 (38.24%) VMware
6 560 (36.18%) Firewall
7 538 (34.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 525 (33.91%) TCP/IP
9 468 (30.23%) Linux
10 455 (29.39%) VMware Infrastructure
11 434 (28.04%) MS Exchange
12 408 (26.36%) Cisco
13 386 (24.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 365 (23.58%) Citrix
15 351 (22.67%) SQL
16 333 (21.51%) MS Excel
17 306 (19.77%) VPN
18 293 (18.93%) ITIL
19 290 (18.73%) Microsoft Certification
20 268 (17.31%) HP
21 267 (17.25%) WAN
22 263 (16.99%) Windows Server 2012
23 254 (16.41%) SQL Server
24 234 (15.12%) LAN
25 231 (14.92%) SAN
26 226 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2010
27 219 (14.15%) Internet
28 216 (13.95%) IIS
29 214 (13.82%) Juniper
29 214 (13.82%) Security Cleared

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 434 (28.04%) MS Exchange
2 226 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 216 (13.95%) IIS
4 183 (11.82%) Apache
5 152 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2003
6 149 (9.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 137 (8.85%) SharePoint
8 124 (8.01%) Tomcat
9 77 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2013
10 66 (4.26%) Lync
11 59 (3.81%) SharePoint 2010
12 33 (2.13%) Exchange Server 5.5
13 28 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 26 (1.68%) WebSphere
15 24 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
16 17 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
16 17 (1.10%) WebLogic
17 16 (1.03%) Lotus Domino
18 15 (0.97%) IBM Notes
19 13 (0.84%) Resin
Applications
1 333 (21.51%) MS Excel
2 155 (10.01%) MS Office
3 15 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 13 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.065%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (0.45%) Magento
3 4 (0.26%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.19%) RMDS
5 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.065%) assyst
6 1 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.065%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.07%) Office 365
2 62 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (1.74%) SaaS
5 26 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (1.29%) Basecamp
7 15 (0.97%) IaaS
8 13 (0.84%) Google Apps
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.13%) Route 53
9 2 (0.13%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 758 (48.97%) DHCP
2 560 (36.18%) Firewall
3 525 (33.91%) TCP/IP
4 306 (19.77%) VPN
5 267 (17.25%) WAN
6 234 (15.12%) LAN
7 231 (14.92%) SAN
8 219 (14.15%) Internet
9 178 (11.50%) SSL
10 164 (10.59%) HTTP
11 148 (9.56%) Wireless
12 143 (9.24%) VoIP
13 139 (8.98%) SMTP
14 129 (8.33%) LDAP
15 128 (8.27%) Network Security
16 126 (8.14%) FTP
17 117 (7.56%) OSPF
17 117 (7.56%) BGP
18 114 (7.36%) VLAN
19 104 (6.72%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (16.41%) SQL Server
2 185 (11.95%) MySQL
3 49 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 37 (2.39%) EDRMS
5 35 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 31 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 31 (2.00%) IDOL
7 27 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 25 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
9 17 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (1.03%) Relational Database
11 14 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
14 8 (0.52%) MS Access
14 8 (0.52%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.45%) Oracle OLAP
15 7 (0.45%) OLAP
16 6 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 22 (1.42%) MSI
3 21 (1.36%) JIRA
4 10 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (0.58%) Selenium
5 9 (0.58%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.32%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.32%) Subversion
7 4 (0.26%) Ant
7 4 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (0.26%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.26%) PHPUnit
7 4 (0.26%) WATIR
7 4 (0.26%) SilkTest
8 3 (0.19%) WebLOAD
9 2 (0.13%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.13%) Maven
10 1 (0.065%) Hudson
10 1 (0.065%) Gradle
General
1 212 (13.70%) Finance
2 147 (9.50%) Telecoms
3 103 (6.65%) Retail
4 34 (2.20%) Billing
5 27 (1.74%) Marketing
6 20 (1.29%) Advertising
7 19 (1.23%) German Language
8 15 (0.97%) Legal
8 15 (0.97%) Banking
9 13 (0.84%) Law
10 12 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 11 (0.71%) French Language
12 7 (0.45%) Publishing
12 7 (0.45%) Electronics
13 5 (0.32%) Italian Language
13 5 (0.32%) Back Office
14 4 (0.26%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.13%) Games
15 2 (0.13%) Online Betting
16 1 (0.065%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 272 (17.57%) Support Engineer
2 213 (13.76%) Analyst
3 181 (11.69%) Administrator
4 140 (9.04%) Systems Administrator
5 121 (7.82%) Network Engineer
6 111 (7.17%) Support Analyst
7 108 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
8 98 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 80 (5.17%) Systems Engineer
10 78 (5.04%) 2nd Line Support
10 78 (5.04%) Technical Support
11 77 (4.97%) Consultant
12 76 (4.91%) Linux Administrator
13 71 (4.59%) Security Engineer
14 66 (4.26%) IT Support
15 59 (3.81%) Technical Engineer
16 53 (3.42%) Developer
17 52 (3.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 50 (3.23%) Architect
18 50 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (5.68%) CSS
2 84 (5.43%) HTML
2 84 (5.43%) LAMP
3 63 (4.07%) XML
4 49 (3.17%) SOAP
5 43 (2.78%) jQuery
6 35 (2.26%) Ajax
7 29 (1.87%) .NET
8 23 (1.49%) Web Services
9 19 (1.23%) ASP.NET
9 19 (1.23%) COM
10 17 (1.10%) WAMP
11 16 (1.03%) Rendezvous
12 13 (0.84%) Java EE
13 12 (0.78%) XHTML
14 10 (0.65%) Software Packaging
15 8 (0.52%) XSL
15 8 (0.52%) SAML
16 7 (0.45%) JSON
16 7 (0.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 102 (6.59%) Clustering
2 63 (4.07%) Blackberry
3 59 (3.81%) Statistics
4 57 (3.68%) Management Information System
5 41 (2.65%) Replication
6 35 (2.26%) Fat Client
6 35 (2.26%) Thin Client
7 30 (1.94%) Computer Science
8 29 (1.87%) Smartphone
8 29 (1.87%) iPhone
9 22 (1.42%) Mathematics
10 20 (1.29%) PKI
11 19 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
12 18 (1.16%) Firmware
13 17 (1.10%) Mobile App
14 16 (1.03%) CESG
14 16 (1.03%) Client/Server
14 16 (1.03%) Open Source
15 14 (0.90%) IVR
15 14 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 975 (62.98%) Windows
2 538 (34.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 468 (30.23%) Linux
4 386 (24.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 263 (16.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 185 (11.95%) Windows 7
7 183 (11.82%) Windows XP
8 173 (11.18%) UNIX
9 153 (9.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 119 (7.69%) Windows 8
11 77 (4.97%) Solaris
12 74 (4.78%) CentOS
13 66 (4.26%) Windows Vista
14 38 (2.45%) Windows 2000
15 31 (2.00%) Debian
16 29 (1.87%) Apple iOS
17 28 (1.81%) Android
18 17 (1.10%) AIX
19 16 (1.03%) SUSE
19 16 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 293 (18.93%) ITIL
2 144 (9.30%) Load Balancing
3 104 (6.72%) Kalman Filter
4 93 (6.01%) Network Management
5 89 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 78 (5.04%) Incident Management
7 74 (4.78%) Service Management
8 67 (4.33%) Service Delivery
8 67 (4.33%) Problem Management
9 61 (3.94%) Project Management
10 58 (3.75%) Time Management
11 54 (3.49%) DevOps
12 53 (3.42%) Change Management
12 53 (3.42%) Configuration Management
13 43 (2.78%) Capacity Management
14 41 (2.65%) Network Design
14 41 (2.65%) Software Distribution
15 39 (2.52%) Migration
16 38 (2.45%) PRINCE2
17 37 (2.39%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 351 (22.67%) SQL
2 119 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 114 (7.36%) PHP
4 107 (6.91%) Java
5 104 (6.72%) Perl
6 89 (5.75%) Bash Shell
7 76 (4.91%) JavaScript
8 62 (4.01%) Python
9 53 (3.42%) C++
10 47 (3.04%) C#
11 35 (2.26%) VBScript
12 28 (1.81%) VB
13 26 (1.68%) C
14 25 (1.61%) PHP5
15 22 (1.42%) Shell Script
16 16 (1.03%) T-SQL
17 14 (0.90%) VB.NET
18 13 (0.84%) Ruby
19 6 (0.39%) Google Apps Script
20 4 (0.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 290 (18.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 214 (13.82%) Security Cleared
3 205 (13.24%) Cisco Certification
4 203 (13.11%) MCSE
5 167 (10.79%) SC Cleared
6 149 (9.63%) Degree
7 141 (9.11%) CCNA
8 138 (8.91%) MCITP
9 127 (8.20%) DV Cleared
10 117 (7.56%) MCSA
11 96 (6.20%) CCNP
12 64 (4.13%) MCTS
13 63 (4.07%) MCP
14 54 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 37 (2.39%) CCIE
16 36 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
17 33 (2.13%) CISSP
18 25 (1.61%) CISM
19 22 (1.42%) CCSP
20 21 (1.36%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (12.79%) SLA
2 45 (2.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 24 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (1.49%) QA
6 17 (1.10%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.26%) COBIT
8 2 (0.13%) BS7799
8 2 (0.13%) HL7
System Software
1 664 (42.89%) Active Directory
2 455 (29.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 203 (13.11%) Hyper-V
4 98 (6.33%) VMware ESXi
5 95 (6.14%) vSphere
6 92 (5.94%) XenApp
7 80 (5.17%) ISA Server
8 79 (5.10%) VMware ESX
9 65 (4.20%) XenDesktop
10 62 (4.01%) NFS
11 49 (3.17%) Terminal Services
12 48 (3.10%) UAG
13 38 (2.45%) Postfix
14 35 (2.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 32 (2.07%) Forefront TMG
16 30 (1.94%) Snort
17 22 (1.42%) Samba
18 20 (1.29%) XenServer
19 15 (0.97%) Terminal Server
20 14 (0.90%) Squid
Systems Management
1 136 (8.79%) SCCM
2 111 (7.17%) Backup Exec
3 87 (5.62%) NetBackup
4 76 (4.91%) Norton AntiVirus
5 75 (4.84%) Puppet
6 62 (4.01%) SCOM
7 52 (3.36%) Nagios
8 41 (2.65%) WSUS
9 30 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
10 29 (1.87%) SCVMM
11 27 (1.74%) HP SIM
12 24 (1.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 17 (1.10%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 17 (1.10%) HP NNM
13 17 (1.10%) CiscoWorks
14 16 (1.03%) Zenoss
15 15 (0.97%) ARCserve
16 14 (0.90%) Netcool
16 14 (0.90%) Munin
16 14 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 681 (43.99%) Microsoft
2 592 (38.24%) VMware
3 408 (26.36%) Cisco
4 365 (23.58%) Citrix
5 268 (17.31%) HP
6 214 (13.82%) Juniper
7 198 (12.79%) Red Hat
8 148 (9.56%) Symantec
9 143 (9.24%) Oracle
10 98 (6.33%) F5
11 96 (6.20%) Apple
12 91 (5.88%) Veeam
13 86 (5.56%) Dell
14 78 (5.04%) EMC
15 70 (4.52%) Veritas
16 64 (4.13%) CheckPoint
17 57 (3.68%) Fujitsu
18 46 (2.97%) Meru Networks
19 43 (2.78%) IBM
20 42 (2.71%) Meridio
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20 - £30 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £1 - £34907 per annum + DV uplift + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Gosport, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + excellent training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £34,000 to £34,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £24k - £28k per annum + £1k Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £30k - £36k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Medical & Life
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Woodley, Berkshire
TechnoRecruit
Posted: 2 days ago