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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
Rank 871 903 899
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -4
Permanent jobs citing DDNS 24 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.003% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.016% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 24 3 5
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +89.18%
UK excluding London average salary £30,750 £35,000 £18,500
% change year-on-year
-12.14% +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
19878 19343 22065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.14% 16.87% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15842 15319 17776
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 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 31 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
England +11 24 £31,000 -11.42%
Shropshire +2 15 £30,500 +12.96%
West Midlands -2 15 £30,500 +12.96%
Telford +7 12 £30,500 +12.96%
London - 6 £51,250 -
Manchester - 3 £47,500 -
North West - 3 £47,500 -
City of London - 2 £51,250 -

DDNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 38 (86.36%) DNS
3 32 (72.73%) VMware
4 28 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (63.64%) Cisco
5 27 (61.36%) TCP/IP
6 25 (56.82%) HP
6 25 (56.82%) Firewall
6 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (54.55%) Hyper-V
7 24 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (50.00%) VPN
9 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
10 20 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
10 20 (45.45%) CCNA
11 19 (43.18%) MS Exchange
11 19 (43.18%) SAN
12 18 (40.91%) Citrix
12 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
13 16 (36.36%) IP Telephony
14 15 (34.09%) VLAN
15 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (31.82%) LAN
15 14 (31.82%) WAN
15 14 (31.82%) Linux
16 13 (29.55%) IPv4
16 13 (29.55%) IPv6
16 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (29.55%) Network Design
17 12 (27.27%) Cisco ASA

DDNS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 19 (43.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (20.45%) Apache
4 8 (18.18%) IIS
5 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (13.64%) Lync
5 6 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.55%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (86.36%) DNS
2 27 (61.36%) TCP/IP
3 25 (56.82%) Firewall
4 22 (50.00%) VPN
5 19 (43.18%) SAN
6 16 (36.36%) IP Telephony
7 15 (34.09%) VLAN
8 14 (31.82%) LAN
8 14 (31.82%) WAN
9 13 (29.55%) IPv4
9 13 (29.55%) IPv6
10 12 (27.27%) DHCP
10 12 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (22.73%) NAS
13 6 (13.64%) LDAP
13 6 (13.64%) IPsec
14 5 (11.36%) iSCSI
15 3 (6.82%) SNMP
16 2 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (11.36%) MySQL
General
1 4 (9.09%) Law
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Network Engineer
2 12 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 11 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Server Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Network Support
7 4 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Cisco Support
7 4 (9.09%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Storage Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Server Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Senior Technical Support
10 1 (2.27%) Solutions Consultant
10 1 (2.27%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (13.64%) Blackberry
3 5 (11.36%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (56.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (31.82%) Linux
6 9 (20.45%) Ubuntu
7 5 (11.36%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (4.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Network Design
2 11 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.64%) Migration
3 6 (13.64%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL
6 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) VBScript
2 6 (13.64%) VB
3 5 (11.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (45.45%) CCNA
1 20 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (15.91%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (11.36%) MCSE
4 5 (11.36%) MCITP
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) MCSA
5 2 (4.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) Hyper-V
2 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
3 9 (20.45%) vSphere
4 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (13.64%) VMware ESX
6 4 (9.09%) Terminal Server
7 2 (4.55%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Nagios
2 6 (13.64%) WSUS
2 6 (13.64%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.27%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) VMware
2 28 (63.64%) Cisco
3 25 (56.82%) HP
4 18 (40.91%) Citrix
4 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 11 (25.00%) Brocade
6 9 (20.45%) SonicWALL
7 5 (11.36%) Dell
7 5 (11.36%) IBM
7 5 (11.36%) NetApp
8 3 (6.82%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.55%) Lotus