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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
Rank 896 922 885
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -37
Permanent jobs citing DDNS 6 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.002% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.033% 0.010% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £27,750 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.18% +18.08%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £27,750 £23,500
% change year-on-year
+80.18% +18.08%

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
18408 21006 19116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 18.09% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15295 16594 15434
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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 +30 6 £50,000 +66.66%
South East - 3 £50,000 -
Surrey - 3 £50,000 -
West Midlands -4 2 £31,500 +5.00%
Staffordshire - 2 £31,500 -
Tamworth - 2 £31,500 -
City of London - 1 - -
London - 1 - -

DDNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) VPN
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) DHCP
2 10 (66.67%) IPsec
3 9 (60.00%) SAN
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (60.00%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) LAN
3 9 (60.00%) WAN
3 9 (60.00%) DNS
3 9 (60.00%) HP
3 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (53.33%) IPv6
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (40.00%) CCNA
6 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 6 (40.00%) VBScript
6 6 (40.00%) VB
6 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (40.00%) Network Design
7 5 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (33.33%) IP Telephony
7 5 (33.33%) IPv4
7 5 (33.33%) VLAN
7 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA

DDNS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DHCP
1 10 (66.67%) VPN
1 10 (66.67%) IPsec
2 9 (60.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) DNS
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) WAN
2 9 (60.00%) SAN
3 8 (53.33%) IPv6
4 6 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) IPv4
5 5 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 5 (33.33%) VLAN
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (26.67%) Wireless
6 4 (26.67%) DSL
7 3 (20.00%) TACACS
7 3 (20.00%) 3G
7 3 (20.00%) MPLS
General
1 4 (26.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Server Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) PKI
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (40.00%) Network Design
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Information Management
3 3 (20.00%) Operations Management
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V2
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) VBScript
1 6 (40.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (13.33%) MCSE
5 2 (13.33%) MCSA
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (13.33%) MCITP
6 1 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (6.67%) CCSA
6 1 (6.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) Terminal Server
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.67%) Snort
5 1 (6.67%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (26.67%) Websense
5 3 (20.00%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) Brocade
5 3 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 3 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.67%) Nokia
7 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint