The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 41 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 16 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.79% 5.91% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.82% 26.26% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 12
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,486 £46,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
DNS
East of 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 Suffolk region.

Communications & Networking Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 99 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 14.81% 22.50% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 82 77 60
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £31,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

DNS
Salary Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Suffolk region.

DNS Salary Trend in Suffolk

DNS
Salary Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Suffolk

DNS
Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Ipswich -24 12 £27,500 -37.14%
Newmarket +1 3 £26,500 -3.63%
Bury St Edmunds +10 1 £27,500 -11.29%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 27 (79.41%) VPN
3 23 (67.65%) DHCP
3 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
4 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 16 (47.06%) MS Exchange
5 16 (47.06%) MS Office
5 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (47.06%) Hyper-V
6 15 (44.12%) Firewall
7 14 (41.18%) MCP
7 14 (41.18%) Linux
8 13 (38.24%) HP
8 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2010
9 12 (35.29%) SQL
9 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
10 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
10 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
11 10 (29.41%) SonicWALL
11 10 (29.41%) Sophos
11 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (29.41%) Apple
12 9 (26.47%) Lotus
12 9 (26.47%) IBM Notes
13 8 (23.53%) VMware
13 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
14 7 (20.59%) SMTP
14 7 (20.59%) Juniper
14 7 (20.59%) SAN
14 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 16 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (26.47%) IBM Notes
4 3 (8.82%) IIS
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.94%) JBoss
5 1 (2.94%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (47.06%) MS Office
2 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) SaaS
3 1 (2.94%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) VPN
2 23 (67.65%) DHCP
3 15 (44.12%) Firewall
4 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
5 7 (20.59%) SAN
5 7 (20.59%) SMTP
6 6 (17.65%) HTTP
6 6 (17.65%) SSL
7 5 (14.71%) Internet
7 5 (14.71%) VoIP
8 4 (11.76%) HTTPS
8 4 (11.76%) Wireless
8 4 (11.76%) IMAP
8 4 (11.76%) DSL
8 4 (11.76%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (8.82%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
9 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (5.88%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.82%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Support Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Desktop Support
3 9 (26.47%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Desktop Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) NOC Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Junior
6 4 (11.76%) IT Support
7 3 (8.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.82%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Administrator
7 3 (8.82%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) UNIX Administrator
9 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) IT Support Assistant
9 1 (2.94%) IT Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Tandem
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 29 (85.29%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (41.18%) Linux
4 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
4 11 (32.35%) Windows 7
5 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (17.65%) Windows 8
7 5 (14.71%) UNIX
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Vista
9 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.94%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (11.76%) Software Licensing
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL
2 2 (5.88%) DevOps
3 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) MCP
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
3 4 (11.76%) CCNA
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 16 (47.06%) Hyper-V
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 3 (8.82%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (5.88%) KVM
5 2 (5.88%) NFS
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (8.82%) Nagios
1 3 (8.82%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) HP
3 10 (29.41%) Apple
3 10 (29.41%) Sophos
3 10 (29.41%) SonicWALL
4 9 (26.47%) Lotus
5 8 (23.53%) VMware
6 7 (20.59%) CheckPoint
6 7 (20.59%) Juniper
7 6 (17.65%) F5
7 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
8 5 (14.71%) Citrix
9 3 (8.82%) Cisco
9 3 (8.82%) Brocade
9 3 (8.82%) Fujitsu
9 3 (8.82%) ProCurve
9 3 (8.82%) Veeam
10 2 (5.88%) Sage
11 1 (2.94%) Red Hat