The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 94 96 127
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +31
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3114 3283 2431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.81% 2.86% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.88% 15.77% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2660 2619 1977
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%

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
18448 20813 18849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.66% 18.12% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15302 16464 15218
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% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DNS
Salary Trend

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

DNS Salary Trend in the UK

DNS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

DNS Salary Histogram in the UK

DNS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 -2 2968 £40,000 - 314
London -17 1135 £45,000 - 107
South East +9 813 £40,000 +14.28% 64
East of England +12 259 £37,500 -3.22% 25
Berkshire -7 230 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Yorkshire -15 219 £35,000 -12.50% 31
City of London -22 207 £47,250 -0.52% 24
North West +40 204 £33,500 -1.47% 32
Surrey +24 189 £40,000 +6.66% 18
South West +16 164 £35,000 +32.07% 23
Hampshire +10 148 £42,250 +30.00% 12
West Yorkshire -34 131 £37,000 +5.71% 21
Reading +17 122 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Manchester +26 115 £30,000 -11.76% 20
Leeds -15 108 £35,000 - 18
Hertfordshire +15 103 £40,000 -5.88% 9
West Midlands -36 99 £32,500 +8.33% 12
Cheshire +26 80 £37,500 +15.38% 10
Wiltshire +33 67 £39,000 +56.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +40 66 £41,500 +3.75% 10
East Midlands -9 64 £39,000 +4.00% 14
Wales +17 62 £39,000 +30.00% 7
North Yorkshire +28 60 £37,500 -25.00% 6
Oxfordshire -22 59 £36,250 +13.28% 5
West Sussex +3 55 £40,000 -2.43% 4
South Wales +9 52 £39,000 +30.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +12 50 £38,500 -8.33% 10
Essex +7 50 £41,250 +47.32% 2
Scotland -47 45 £28,500 -18.57% 10
Gloucestershire +7 43 £31,500 -10.00% 7

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 4192 (69.15%) Windows
2 3437 (56.70%) DHCP
3 3138 (51.77%) Active Directory
4 2856 (47.11%) Microsoft
5 2697 (44.49%) VMware
6 2416 (39.85%) TCP/IP
7 2182 (35.99%) Firewall
8 1987 (32.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 1950 (32.17%) Cisco
10 1880 (31.01%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1860 (30.68%) MS Exchange
12 1788 (29.50%) Linux
13 1472 (24.28%) Windows Server 2012
14 1407 (23.21%) ITIL
15 1366 (22.53%) VPN
16 1277 (21.07%) MS Excel
17 1237 (20.41%) LAN
18 1176 (19.40%) WAN
19 1163 (19.19%) SAN
20 1142 (18.84%) Citrix
21 1058 (17.45%) SQL
22 1044 (17.22%) Windows Server 2003
23 1030 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2010
24 1008 (16.63%) Cisco Certification
25 1000 (16.50%) SQL Server
26 912 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
27 869 (14.34%) HP
27 869 (14.34%) Finance
28 852 (14.05%) Hyper-V
29 836 (13.79%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1860 (30.68%) MS Exchange
2 1030 (16.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 742 (12.24%) IIS
4 567 (9.35%) Apache
5 550 (9.07%) SharePoint
6 490 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 479 (7.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 444 (7.32%) Lync
9 306 (5.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 267 (4.40%) Exchange Server 2003
11 244 (4.03%) Tomcat
12 174 (2.87%) nginx
13 113 (1.86%) OpenStack
14 99 (1.63%) JBoss
15 86 (1.42%) CMS
16 81 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
17 77 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
18 67 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
19 65 (1.07%) WebSphere
20 58 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1277 (21.07%) MS Excel
2 756 (12.47%) MS Office
3 96 (1.58%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 26 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 16 (0.26%) Fireworks
7 12 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 9 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.099%) Acrobat
9 6 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.066%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.066%) InDesign
10 4 (0.066%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.049%) MS Project
11 3 (0.049%) ProjectWise
12 2 (0.033%) CorelDRAW
13 1 (0.016%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 52 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (0.48%) Magento
3 19 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 15 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
5 14 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.15%) SAP Business One
8 5 (0.082%) Infor CRM
9 4 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
9 4 (0.066%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (0.066%) Agresso
10 3 (0.049%) Primavera
10 3 (0.049%) Tridion
10 3 (0.049%) MFGPRO
10 3 (0.049%) Oracle Applications
10 3 (0.049%) Cognos Planning
10 3 (0.049%) ResourceLink
10 3 (0.049%) Sage 200
11 2 (0.033%) Oracle Payables
11 2 (0.033%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 475 (7.84%) Office 365
2 384 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 168 (2.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 119 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
5 98 (1.62%) Amazon EC2
6 90 (1.48%) Mimecast
7 82 (1.35%) SaaS
8 70 (1.15%) IaaS
9 57 (0.94%) PaaS
10 44 (0.73%) Amazon S3
10 44 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
11 39 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
12 30 (0.49%) Route 53
13 24 (0.40%) Sumo Logic
14 23 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 21 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 20 (0.33%) Google Apps
17 19 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
18 17 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
18 17 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3437 (56.70%) DHCP
2 2416 (39.85%) TCP/IP
3 2182 (35.99%) Firewall
4 1366 (22.53%) VPN
5 1237 (20.41%) LAN
6 1176 (19.40%) WAN
7 1163 (19.19%) SAN
8 734 (12.11%) VoIP
9 630 (10.39%) VLAN
10 601 (9.91%) Internet
11 584 (9.63%) HTTP
12 493 (8.13%) SMTP
13 489 (8.07%) SSL
14 429 (7.08%) NAS
15 427 (7.04%) Wireless
16 426 (7.03%) MPLS
17 425 (7.01%) Network Security
18 402 (6.63%) OSPF
19 399 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
20 387 (6.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1000 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 590 (9.73%) MySQL
3 304 (5.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 166 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 135 (2.23%) PostgreSQL
6 130 (2.14%) Relational Database
7 113 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 100 (1.65%) Oracle Database
9 87 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
10 80 (1.32%) NoSQL
10 80 (1.32%) MongoDB
11 72 (1.19%) Redis
12 61 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
13 50 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
14 46 (0.76%) Hadoop
15 41 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 39 (0.64%) Big Data
17 38 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
18 37 (0.61%) RDBMS
19 34 (0.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 171 (2.82%) Git (software)
2 139 (2.29%) Subversion
3 128 (2.11%) Jenkins
4 78 (1.29%) Maven
5 69 (1.14%) JIRA
6 50 (0.82%) TeamCity
7 46 (0.76%) Grunt
8 41 (0.68%) Visual Studio
9 31 (0.51%) Hudson
10 26 (0.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 20 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (0.30%) ProC
13 17 (0.28%) Selenium
14 15 (0.25%) MSI
15 11 (0.18%) Karma Test Runner
15 11 (0.18%) Bower
15 11 (0.18%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (0.18%) QUnit
15 11 (0.18%) webpack
16 10 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 869 (14.34%) Finance
2 461 (7.60%) Telecoms
3 163 (2.69%) Retail
4 156 (2.57%) Banking
5 136 (2.24%) Marketing
6 127 (2.10%) Legal
7 114 (1.88%) Back Office
8 110 (1.81%) Advertising
8 110 (1.81%) Law
9 94 (1.55%) Manufacturing
10 91 (1.50%) Financial Institution
11 81 (1.34%) Games
12 33 (0.54%) Publishing
12 33 (0.54%) Electronics
13 31 (0.51%) Online Betting
14 30 (0.49%) Billing
15 23 (0.38%) Multimedia
16 22 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
17 20 (0.33%) Front Office
17 20 (0.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 945 (15.59%) Support Engineer
2 767 (12.65%) Administrator
3 700 (11.55%) Analyst
4 609 (10.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 603 (9.95%) Systems Administrator
6 526 (8.68%) Network Engineer
7 404 (6.66%) Systems Engineer
8 321 (5.30%) Support Analyst
9 314 (5.18%) 2nd Line Support
10 313 (5.16%) IT Support
11 276 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
12 232 (3.83%) Technical Support
13 229 (3.78%) Consultant
14 210 (3.46%) Linux Administrator
15 202 (3.33%) Architect
16 173 (2.85%) Developer
17 164 (2.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 163 (2.69%) Desktop Support
18 163 (2.69%) Security Engineer
19 162 (2.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (5.05%) Web Services
2 227 (3.74%) HTML
3 204 (3.37%) .NET
4 192 (3.17%) CSS
5 127 (2.10%) LAMP
6 84 (1.39%) HTML5
7 83 (1.37%) jQuery
8 70 (1.15%) CSS3
9 67 (1.11%) Ajax
9 67 (1.11%) XML
10 64 (1.06%) 802.1X
11 57 (0.94%) ASP.NET
12 51 (0.84%) REST
13 42 (0.69%) AngularJS
14 41 (0.68%) SOAP
15 38 (0.63%) Software Packaging
16 37 (0.61%) Sass
17 36 (0.59%) Memcached
18 35 (0.58%) Middleware
19 34 (0.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 610 (10.06%) Data Centre
2 539 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 384 (6.33%) Clustering
4 366 (6.04%) Blackberry
5 231 (3.81%) Replication
6 220 (3.63%) Management Information System
7 212 (3.50%) Computer Science
8 126 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
9 92 (1.52%) PKI
10 82 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
11 80 (1.32%) EqualLogic
12 78 (1.29%) Client/Server
13 69 (1.14%) Thin Client
13 69 (1.14%) Fat Client
14 67 (1.11%) iPhone
15 65 (1.07%) Mathematics
16 58 (0.96%) User Experience
17 57 (0.94%) iPad
18 56 (0.92%) CLARiiON
19 54 (0.89%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4192 (69.15%) Windows
2 1987 (32.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1788 (29.50%) Linux
4 1472 (24.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1044 (17.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 836 (13.79%) Windows 7
7 519 (8.56%) UNIX
8 468 (7.72%) Windows 8
9 405 (6.68%) Windows XP
10 363 (5.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 333 (5.49%) CentOS
12 169 (2.79%) Ubuntu
13 166 (2.74%) Solaris
14 158 (2.61%) Debian
15 135 (2.23%) Android
16 134 (2.21%) Mac OS X
17 109 (1.80%) Apple iOS
18 88 (1.45%) Windows Vista
19 65 (1.07%) Mac OS
20 52 (0.86%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1407 (23.21%) ITIL
2 478 (7.89%) Load Balancing
3 429 (7.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 345 (5.69%) Configuration Management
5 341 (5.63%) DevOps
6 340 (5.61%) Project Management
7 299 (4.93%) Mentoring
8 284 (4.68%) Migration
9 279 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
9 279 (4.60%) Change Management
10 268 (4.42%) Service Delivery
11 202 (3.33%) Network Management
12 201 (3.32%) Network Design
13 200 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
14 179 (2.95%) Information Security
15 178 (2.94%) E-Commerce
16 177 (2.92%) Performance Tuning
17 172 (2.84%) Capacity Planning
18 168 (2.77%) Service Management
19 167 (2.75%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1058 (17.45%) SQL
2 710 (11.71%) PowerShell
3 430 (7.09%) Python
3 430 (7.09%) Perl
4 353 (5.82%) PHP
5 348 (5.74%) Bash Shell
6 332 (5.48%) Java
7 238 (3.93%) JavaScript
8 208 (3.43%) Ruby
9 132 (2.18%) Shell Script
10 128 (2.11%) VBScript
11 119 (1.96%) C#
12 82 (1.35%) C
13 63 (1.04%) VB
14 51 (0.84%) C++
15 42 (0.69%) PHP5
16 38 (0.63%) T-SQL
17 32 (0.53%) Go
18 29 (0.48%) Scala
19 21 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1008 (16.63%) Cisco Certification
2 912 (15.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 679 (11.20%) CCNA
4 598 (9.86%) Degree
5 587 (9.68%) MCSE
6 511 (8.43%) CCNP
7 337 (5.56%) Security Cleared
8 332 (5.48%) MCSA
9 322 (5.31%) MCITP
10 291 (4.80%) MCP
11 258 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 156 (2.57%) SC Cleared
13 140 (2.31%) CCIE
14 135 (2.23%) ITIL Certification
15 127 (2.10%) MCTS
16 95 (1.57%) DV Cleared
17 85 (1.40%) CISSP
18 73 (1.20%) Citrix Certification
19 65 (1.07%) CCSA
19 65 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 631 (10.41%) SLA
2 105 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 100 (1.65%) QA
4 65 (1.07%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.35%) COBIT
6 20 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 14 (0.23%) FISMA
8 13 (0.21%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.066%) HL7
10 3 (0.049%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 3 (0.049%) BS25999
11 2 (0.033%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.033%) ISO 9000
12 1 (0.016%) DICOM
12 1 (0.016%) JTAG
System Software
1 3138 (51.77%) Active Directory
2 1880 (31.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 852 (14.05%) Hyper-V
4 657 (10.84%) vSphere
5 445 (7.34%) XenApp
6 390 (6.43%) VMware ESX
7 305 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
8 176 (2.90%) Terminal Services
9 169 (2.79%) NFS
10 158 (2.61%) XenDesktop
11 139 (2.29%) XenServer
12 112 (1.85%) Xen
13 98 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
13 98 (1.62%) vCloud
14 81 (1.34%) iptables
15 79 (1.30%) KVM
16 71 (1.17%) Firmware
17 69 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 64 (1.06%) UAG
19 57 (0.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 620 (10.23%) SCCM
2 425 (7.01%) SCOM
3 379 (6.25%) Puppet
4 318 (5.25%) Nagios
5 269 (4.44%) WSUS
6 263 (4.34%) Backup Exec
7 225 (3.71%) Opscode Chef
8 139 (2.29%) NetBackup
9 137 (2.26%) ZABBIX
9 137 (2.26%) Ansible
10 96 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
11 86 (1.42%) Cacti
12 85 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 68 (1.12%) logstash
14 67 (1.11%) HP SIM
15 65 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
16 63 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
17 61 (1.01%) SCVMM
17 61 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
18 58 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2856 (47.11%) Microsoft
2 2697 (44.49%) VMware
3 1950 (32.17%) Cisco
4 1142 (18.84%) Citrix
5 869 (14.34%) HP
6 514 (8.48%) Red Hat
7 395 (6.52%) Symantec
8 380 (6.27%) CheckPoint
9 363 (5.99%) Juniper
10 357 (5.89%) Oracle
11 340 (5.61%) NetApp
12 291 (4.80%) Dell
13 275 (4.54%) F5
14 224 (3.70%) EMC
15 208 (3.43%) Apple
16 182 (3.00%) IBM
17 179 (2.95%) SolarWinds
18 173 (2.85%) Avaya
19 161 (2.66%) Veeam
20 123 (2.03%) McAfee
London
Wavex Technology Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South East London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions Careers
Posted: 8 hours ago
United Kingdom
Assurant Solutions Careers
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Salary: Band 6 £31,249 - £41,218 pa + HCAS
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Red - The Global SAP Solutions Provider
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Parallel Consulting
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Roc Search Limited
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £21k - 26k per year + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: 23 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £32,000 to £40,000 per annum Superb base with excellent bonus and
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago