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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 73 80 94
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Permanent jobs citing DNS 786 798 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 3.83% 3.54% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.48% 15.68% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 652 613 512
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
4253 5090 4837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.75% 22.56% 22.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3409 3776 3748
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -9 222 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Surrey +29 181 £40,000 +6.66% 19
Hampshire +6 143 £41,750 +28.46% 13
Buckinghamshire +44 64 £40,000 - 11
Oxfordshire -15 58 £37,500 +17.18% 7
West Sussex +3 52 £40,000 -2.43% 7
Kent +19 38 £35,000 -26.31% 5
Middlesex +19 21 £40,000 -15.78%
East Sussex -29 11 £23,000 -20.68% 1
Sussex - 10 £40,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £55,500 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1017 (66.25%) Windows
2 843 (54.92%) DHCP
3 721 (46.97%) Active Directory
4 714 (46.51%) Microsoft
5 646 (42.08%) VMware
6 628 (40.91%) Firewall
7 625 (40.72%) TCP/IP
8 531 (34.59%) Cisco
9 493 (32.12%) Windows Server 2008
10 487 (31.73%) Linux
11 441 (28.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 412 (26.84%) MS Exchange
13 396 (25.80%) LAN
14 385 (25.08%) WAN
15 364 (23.71%) Windows Server 2012
16 358 (23.32%) VPN
17 356 (23.19%) ITIL
18 316 (20.59%) MS Excel
19 312 (20.33%) Cisco Certification
20 279 (18.18%) SQL Server
21 266 (17.33%) SQL
22 264 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
23 262 (17.07%) Windows 7
24 256 (16.68%) Microsoft Certification
25 255 (16.61%) Windows Server 2003
26 253 (16.48%) Hyper-V
27 244 (15.90%) SAN
28 231 (15.05%) VoIP
29 213 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
30 211 (13.75%) HP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 412 (26.84%) MS Exchange
2 264 (17.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 199 (12.96%) IIS
4 163 (10.62%) SharePoint
5 129 (8.40%) Lync
6 104 (6.78%) Apache
7 98 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
8 83 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 81 (5.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 57 (3.71%) Tomcat
11 54 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
12 33 (2.15%) WebLogic
12 33 (2.15%) JBoss
13 30 (1.95%) nginx
14 28 (1.82%) CMS
15 26 (1.69%) OpenStack
16 22 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
17 13 (0.85%) Drupal
17 13 (0.85%) WebSphere
18 12 (0.78%) SAS
Applications
1 316 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 167 (10.88%) MS Office
3 16 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.39%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.20%) Sage 200
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.13%) MFGPRO
4 2 (0.13%) Magento
5 1 (0.065%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.065%) Cognos Controller
5 1 (0.065%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.065%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 80 (5.21%) Office 365
2 45 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (2.28%) SaaS
4 27 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
5 26 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 17 (1.11%) IaaS
7 17 (1.11%) Google Compute Engine
8 7 (0.46%) PaaS
9 6 (0.39%) Google Apps
10 5 (0.33%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.26%) Symantec.cloud
11 4 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.20%) Mimecast
12 3 (0.20%) Joyent
13 2 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.065%) Nimbula
14 1 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.065%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 843 (54.92%) DHCP
2 628 (40.91%) Firewall
3 625 (40.72%) TCP/IP
4 396 (25.80%) LAN
5 385 (25.08%) WAN
6 358 (23.32%) VPN
7 244 (15.90%) SAN
8 231 (15.05%) VoIP
9 202 (13.16%) Internet
10 184 (11.99%) SSL
11 176 (11.47%) VLAN
12 161 (10.49%) SMTP
13 152 (9.90%) HTTP
14 134 (8.73%) Cisco ASA
15 123 (8.01%) MPLS
16 115 (7.49%) BGP
16 115 (7.49%) Network Security
17 114 (7.43%) IPsec
18 110 (7.17%) OSPF
19 104 (6.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 147 (9.58%) MySQL
3 71 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 61 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 49 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 37 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
7 25 (1.63%) NoSQL
8 24 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 19 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 17 (1.11%) Redis
11 15 (0.98%) RDBMS
12 12 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
14 7 (0.46%) Oracle Database 11g
14 7 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (0.46%) MS Access
15 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 4 (0.26%) Oracle OLAP
16 4 (0.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 27 (1.76%) Subversion
2 21 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 14 (0.91%) Maven
4 13 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.39%) PHPUnit
7 5 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.33%) JIRA
7 5 (0.33%) Selenium
8 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.20%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.20%) Behat
9 2 (0.13%) Moq
9 2 (0.13%) Redmine
9 2 (0.13%) Bugzilla
9 2 (0.13%) NUnit
10 1 (0.065%) MSI
10 1 (0.065%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.065%) JUnit
General
1 149 (9.71%) Finance
2 141 (9.19%) Telecoms
3 51 (3.32%) Back Office
4 35 (2.28%) Marketing
5 30 (1.95%) Retail
6 26 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 23 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 17 (1.11%) Online Betting
9 15 (0.98%) Legal
10 14 (0.91%) Advertising
11 13 (0.85%) Front Office
11 13 (0.85%) Billing
12 12 (0.78%) German Language
12 12 (0.78%) Games
13 10 (0.65%) French Language
13 10 (0.65%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.59%) Banking
14 9 (0.59%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.52%) Publishing
16 6 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 276 (17.98%) Support Engineer
2 222 (14.46%) Administrator
3 190 (12.38%) Analyst
4 188 (12.25%) Network Engineer
5 185 (12.05%) Systems Administrator
6 129 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 108 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
8 90 (5.86%) 2nd Line Support
9 86 (5.60%) Support Analyst
10 80 (5.21%) Security Engineer
11 78 (5.08%) Architect
12 71 (4.63%) IT Support
13 69 (4.50%) Technical Support
14 66 (4.30%) Developer
15 65 (4.23%) Consultant
16 58 (3.78%) Desktop Support
17 54 (3.52%) 3rd Line Support
18 53 (3.45%) Systems Support
19 49 (3.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
20 48 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (5.47%) Web Services
2 82 (5.34%) HTML
3 74 (4.82%) CSS
4 62 (4.04%) .NET
5 30 (1.95%) Ajax
6 27 (1.76%) XHTML
6 27 (1.76%) 802.1X
7 23 (1.50%) jQuery
8 20 (1.30%) Sass
9 18 (1.17%) TAPI
9 18 (1.17%) JTAPI
10 17 (1.11%) LAMP
10 17 (1.11%) XML
10 17 (1.11%) Phalcon
11 16 (1.04%) MCollective
12 15 (0.98%) Application Packaging
13 13 (0.85%) VXML
13 13 (0.85%) CCXML
14 10 (0.65%) HTML5
15 8 (0.52%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 213 (13.88%) Analytical Skills
2 173 (11.27%) Data Centre
3 127 (8.27%) Clustering
4 103 (6.71%) Blackberry
5 58 (3.78%) Computer Science
6 53 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 51 (3.32%) Replication
8 47 (3.06%) PKI
9 38 (2.48%) Video Conferencing
10 34 (2.21%) EqualLogic
10 34 (2.21%) IVR
11 25 (1.63%) iPhone
12 24 (1.56%) Client/Server
13 22 (1.43%) CESG
13 22 (1.43%) HP Storage
14 19 (1.24%) iPad
14 19 (1.24%) Fat Client
14 19 (1.24%) Thin Client
15 16 (1.04%) Statistics
16 13 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1017 (66.25%) Windows
2 493 (32.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 487 (31.73%) Linux
4 364 (23.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 262 (17.07%) Windows 7
6 255 (16.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 127 (8.27%) Windows XP
8 119 (7.75%) UNIX
9 109 (7.10%) Windows 8
10 83 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 46 (3.00%) CentOS
12 37 (2.41%) Ubuntu
13 35 (2.28%) Solaris
14 33 (2.15%) Debian
14 33 (2.15%) Windows Vista
15 26 (1.69%) Android
16 15 (0.98%) Mac OS
17 14 (0.91%) Mac OS X
18 13 (0.85%) AIX
19 11 (0.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 356 (23.19%) ITIL
2 132 (8.60%) Load Balancing
3 129 (8.40%) Configuration Management
4 103 (6.71%) Migration
5 102 (6.64%) Project Management
6 92 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 81 (5.28%) Change Management
8 79 (5.15%) Mentoring
9 75 (4.89%) Patch Management
10 72 (4.69%) Information Security
10 72 (4.69%) Capacity Management
11 65 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
12 62 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
13 57 (3.71%) Network Management
14 56 (3.65%) Network Design
15 54 (3.52%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (3.32%) Performance Tuning
16 51 (3.32%) Performance Monitoring
17 49 (3.19%) CRM
18 47 (3.06%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 266 (17.33%) SQL
2 188 (12.25%) PowerShell
3 126 (8.21%) Perl
4 95 (6.19%) Python
5 89 (5.80%) PHP
6 72 (4.69%) Java
7 70 (4.56%) JavaScript
8 50 (3.26%) VBScript
9 47 (3.06%) Bash Shell
10 29 (1.89%) VB
11 27 (1.76%) Ruby
12 25 (1.63%) C#
13 24 (1.56%) Shell Script
14 23 (1.50%) PHP5
15 20 (1.30%) C
16 16 (1.04%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.52%) Tcl
18 6 (0.39%) C++
19 5 (0.33%) AWK
20 4 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 312 (20.33%) Cisco Certification
2 256 (16.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 206 (13.42%) CCNA
4 182 (11.86%) Degree
5 175 (11.40%) Security Cleared
6 158 (10.29%) MCSE
7 157 (10.23%) CCNP
8 117 (7.62%) MCP
9 104 (6.78%) SC Cleared
10 101 (6.58%) MCITP
11 95 (6.19%) MCSA
12 68 (4.43%) DV Cleared
13 47 (3.06%) CISSP
14 43 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 36 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
16 26 (1.69%) A+ Certification
16 26 (1.69%) MCTS
16 26 (1.69%) CCVP
17 23 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 19 (1.24%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 206 (13.42%) SLA
2 34 (2.21%) QA
3 33 (2.15%) PCI DSS
4 32 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.46%) COBIT
7 4 (0.26%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.13%) FISMA
9 1 (0.065%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.065%) HL7
9 1 (0.065%) DICOM
System Software
1 721 (46.97%) Active Directory
2 441 (28.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 253 (16.48%) Hyper-V
4 178 (11.60%) vSphere
5 74 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
6 68 (4.43%) VMware ESX
7 63 (4.10%) XenApp
8 47 (3.06%) Terminal Services
9 45 (2.93%) XenDesktop
10 34 (2.21%) Xen
11 32 (2.08%) Firmware
12 30 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
13 28 (1.82%) ISA Server
14 24 (1.56%) UAG
15 22 (1.43%) XenServer
15 22 (1.43%) Squid
16 21 (1.37%) qmail
17 19 (1.24%) vCloud
17 19 (1.24%) KVM
18 18 (1.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 202 (13.16%) SCCM
2 183 (11.92%) SCOM
3 125 (8.14%) WSUS
4 88 (5.73%) Backup Exec
5 80 (5.21%) Nagios
6 59 (3.84%) Puppet
7 46 (3.00%) NetBackup
8 38 (2.48%) HP SIM
9 37 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
9 37 (2.41%) ZABBIX
10 35 (2.28%) HP Data Protector
11 34 (2.21%) Cisco UCCX
12 28 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 26 (1.69%) logstash
14 24 (1.56%) SCVMM
14 24 (1.56%) Cacti
15 23 (1.50%) Graphite
16 22 (1.43%) collectd
16 22 (1.43%) FortiGate
16 22 (1.43%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 714 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 646 (42.08%) VMware
3 531 (34.59%) Cisco
4 211 (13.75%) HP
5 201 (13.09%) Citrix
6 125 (8.14%) CheckPoint
6 125 (8.14%) Symantec
7 85 (5.54%) Dell
8 81 (5.28%) Juniper
9 76 (4.95%) Red Hat
10 68 (4.43%) Avaya
11 64 (4.17%) Oracle
12 63 (4.10%) F5
13 44 (2.87%) SolarWinds
14 41 (2.67%) IBM
15 37 (2.41%) Apple
16 32 (2.08%) Sun
17 31 (2.02%) EMC
17 31 (2.02%) Google
17 31 (2.02%) SonicWALL
Surrey
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum £22,000 to £27,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42500 - £47000 per annum + ben
Posted: 14 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing
Salary: quarterly bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £36k - £42k per annum + (inc on-call) + 5% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 24 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £45-55k+
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £63000 - £68000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + solid benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £23000 - £29000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago