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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 38 42 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 29 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.39% 4.24% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.29% 28.99% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 16
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £34,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,939 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.83% -0.66%
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
99 69 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 18.40% 14.62% 13.69%
Number of salaries quoted 64 48 63
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £34,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -6 16 £17,500 -50.00%
Newmarket - 8 £35,000 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 36 (72.00%) DHCP
3 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
4 29 (58.00%) TCP/IP
4 29 (58.00%) SQL
5 28 (56.00%) VPN
6 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 21 (42.00%) MS Exchange
8 19 (38.00%) Linux
8 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (36.00%) Hyper-V
9 18 (36.00%) UNIX
10 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
10 17 (34.00%) HP
10 17 (34.00%) VMware
10 17 (34.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (32.00%) SAN
11 16 (32.00%) Windows XP
12 15 (30.00%) Firewall
12 15 (30.00%) Windows 7
12 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
13 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (28.00%) JSON
13 14 (28.00%) Web Services
13 14 (28.00%) XML
13 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (26.00%) Sophos
14 13 (26.00%) Apple
14 13 (26.00%) MS Office
14 13 (26.00%) MCP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 21 (42.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (34.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (26.00%) MS Office
3 2 (4.00%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) SaaS
3 3 (6.00%) PaaS
3 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (6.00%) IaaS
4 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (72.00%) DHCP
2 29 (58.00%) TCP/IP
3 28 (56.00%) VPN
4 16 (32.00%) SAN
5 15 (30.00%) Firewall
6 11 (22.00%) SMTP
6 11 (22.00%) FTP
7 8 (16.00%) Network Security
8 7 (14.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (6.00%) HTTP
10 2 (4.00%) WAN
10 2 (4.00%) LAN
11 1 (2.00%) VoIP
11 1 (2.00%) ADSL
11 1 (2.00%) ISDN
11 1 (2.00%) SNMP
11 1 (2.00%) IPv4
11 1 (2.00%) IPv6
11 1 (2.00%) MPLS
11 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.00%) MS Access
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.00%) Finance
1 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) IT Support
2 9 (18.00%) IT Support Assistant
2 9 (18.00%) IT Assistant
2 9 (18.00%) Support Assistant
3 8 (16.00%) Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Network Consultant
3 8 (16.00%) Security Consultant
4 7 (14.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Support Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.00%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) JSON
1 14 (28.00%) Web Services
1 14 (28.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Replication
2 9 (18.00%) iPad
3 6 (12.00%) Open Source
4 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Linux
2 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (36.00%) UNIX
4 16 (32.00%) Windows XP
5 15 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (10.00%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
9 1 (2.00%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Service Management
3 6 (12.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.00%) Information Security
5 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.00%) DevOps
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.00%) E-business
6 1 (2.00%) ITSM
6 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) SQL
2 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (18.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (12.00%) Java
5 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) MCP
2 6 (12.00%) Sun Certification
3 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.00%) CCNA
4 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.00%) vSphere
4 3 (6.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) Puppet
1 10 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (14.00%) Backup Exec
3 5 (10.00%) WSUS
4 4 (8.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (8.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.00%) HP
2 17 (34.00%) VMware
3 13 (26.00%) Sophos
3 13 (26.00%) Apple
3 13 (26.00%) SonicWALL
4 11 (22.00%) Citrix
5 9 (18.00%) Juniper
6 8 (16.00%) CheckPoint
7 7 (14.00%) Symantec
8 4 (8.00%) NetApp
8 4 (8.00%) Lotus
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco
9 1 (2.00%) Siemens
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.00%) EMC
9 1 (2.00%) WatchGuard
9 1 (2.00%) NETGEAR