The table below looks at the statistics for DDNS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DDNS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
Rank 857 885 868
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Permanent jobs citing DDNS 24 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.007% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.039% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 5
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +89.18%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £35,000 £18,500
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +89.18%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19260 17864 21476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.96% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15487 13977 17553
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DDNS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DDNS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DDNS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DDNS within the UK.

DDNS Salary Trend in the UK

DDNS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DDNS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

DDNS Salary Histogram in the UK

DDNS
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DDNS within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England +10 23 £31,000 -11.42%
West Midlands +2 20 £31,000 -22.50%
Shropshire 0 17 £30,500 -23.75%
Telford +9 14 £30,500 -23.75%
London - 3 £72,500 -
Kidderminster - 2 £31,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £31,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -

DDNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing DDNS 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 DDNS.

1 35 (97.22%) DNS
2 34 (94.44%) Windows
3 30 (83.33%) VMware
4 27 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (61.11%) Hyper-V
6 22 (61.11%) Firewall
7 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
8 19 (52.78%) Cisco
8 19 (52.78%) HP
8 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (50.00%) Citrix
9 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
10 17 (47.22%) CCNA
10 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
10 17 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (44.44%) VPN
11 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
12 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (36.11%) IP Telephony
13 13 (36.11%) SAN
14 12 (33.33%) VLAN
15 11 (30.56%) Brocade
15 11 (30.56%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (30.56%) Clustering
15 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (30.56%) Linux
15 11 (30.56%) SQL
16 10 (27.78%) IPv4
16 10 (27.78%) IPv6

DDNS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing DDNS 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 DDNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (47.22%) MS Exchange
2 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (25.00%) Apache
4 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (16.67%) IIS
4 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (16.67%) Lync
4 6 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (97.22%) DNS
2 22 (61.11%) Firewall
3 21 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 16 (44.44%) VPN
5 13 (36.11%) IP Telephony
5 13 (36.11%) SAN
6 12 (33.33%) VLAN
7 11 (30.56%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (27.78%) NAS
8 10 (27.78%) IPv4
8 10 (27.78%) IPv6
9 9 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (22.22%) LAN
10 8 (22.22%) WAN
11 6 (16.67%) DHCP
11 6 (16.67%) LDAP
12 5 (13.89%) iSCSI
13 3 (8.33%) SNMP
14 2 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (13.89%) MySQL
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 10 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Network Support
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Cisco Support
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Architect
9 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) Analyst
10 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
10 1 (2.78%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
10 1 (2.78%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Clustering
2 6 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 5 (13.89%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 34 (94.44%) Windows
2 27 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (30.56%) Linux
6 6 (16.67%) Ubuntu
7 5 (13.89%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.56%) Windows NT
9 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Network Design
2 6 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 6 (16.67%) Migration
3 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
3 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (47.22%) CCNA
1 17 (47.22%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (19.44%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (8.33%) MCSE
4 3 (8.33%) MCITP
5 2 (5.56%) CCNP
6 1 (2.78%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) Hyper-V
2 16 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.00%) vSphere
4 6 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.56%) Terminal Services
5 2 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Nagios
2 6 (16.67%) WSUS
2 6 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 30 (83.33%) VMware
2 19 (52.78%) Cisco
2 19 (52.78%) HP
3 18 (50.00%) Citrix
3 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (30.56%) Brocade
5 9 (25.00%) SonicWALL
6 5 (13.89%) Dell
6 5 (13.89%) IBM
6 5 (13.89%) NetApp
7 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.56%) Lotus