The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
UK
Rank 134 124 96
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -28
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2018 2530 3251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.40% 2.53% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.33% 15.08% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1668 2101 2675
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
14078 16773 18893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.77% 16.75% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11489 13935 15340
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 1899 £42,500 +3.65% 281
London -29 689 £50,000 +11.11% 86
South East +3 502 £45,000 +8.43% 70
North West -14 158 £35,000 +7.69% 20
Yorkshire +19 148 £35,000 -12.50% 24
East of England -15 134 £42,500 +13.33% 28
City of London +32 127 £45,000 - 26
Manchester +23 120 £35,000 +25.00% 13
West Yorkshire +24 110 £37,500 -6.25% 14
West Midlands +30 108 £45,000 +21.62% 19
Berkshire +1 108 £46,500 -15.45% 14
Surrey -4 102 £40,000 +14.28% 13
South West +1 101 £35,000 -9.09% 18
Leeds +28 93 £37,500 -11.24% 6
Hampshire -13 89 £45,000 +20.00% 10
Oxfordshire +59 78 £50,000 +11.11% 11
East Midlands +21 71 £40,000 - 10
Reading +7 45 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Northamptonshire +6 44 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +6 44 £43,750 -1.68% 9
Hertfordshire -33 44 £40,000 +0.62% 9
Kent +17 43 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Scotland +2 42 £37,750 -1.94% 6
Basingstoke +23 41 £45,000 -
Cambridge -8 37 £45,000 +1.12% 4
Oxford +43 35 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Wiltshire +13 32 £36,250 +3.57% 4
East Sussex +36 28 £40,000 +73.91% 4
Brighton +36 28 £40,000 +53.84% 3
Northampton -1 27 £34,500 -13.75%

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DNS.

1 2704 (59.65%) Windows
2 2681 (59.14%) DHCP
3 2406 (53.08%) Active Directory
4 1985 (43.79%) Firewall
5 1850 (40.81%) Microsoft
6 1779 (39.25%) VMware
7 1637 (36.11%) Windows Server
8 1614 (35.61%) TCP/IP
9 1541 (34.00%) Cisco
10 1415 (31.22%) Linux
11 1287 (28.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1123 (24.77%) WAN
13 1108 (24.44%) LAN
14 1075 (23.71%) Windows Server 2008
15 992 (21.88%) MS Exchange
16 984 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
17 971 (21.42%) VPN
18 962 (21.22%) ITIL
19 957 (21.11%) Cisco Certification
20 777 (17.14%) SQL Server
21 748 (16.50%) SQL
22 742 (16.37%) MS Excel
23 710 (15.66%) Hyper-V
24 691 (15.24%) Data Centre
25 632 (13.94%) Finance
26 630 (13.90%) Citrix
27 608 (13.41%) IIS
28 603 (13.30%) Office 365
29 575 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
30 571 (12.60%) CCNA

DNS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 992 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 608 (13.41%) IIS
3 437 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 389 (8.58%) Apache
5 281 (6.20%) Skype for Business
6 272 (6.00%) SharePoint
7 241 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 215 (4.74%) Tomcat
9 141 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 119 (2.63%) nginx
11 110 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 92 (2.03%) JBoss
13 77 (1.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 49 (1.08%) OpenStack
15 47 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
16 36 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
17 31 (0.68%) CMS
17 31 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
18 29 (0.64%) IBM Notes
19 27 (0.60%) WebSphere
Applications
1 742 (16.37%) MS Excel
2 444 (9.79%) MS Office
3 74 (1.63%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (0.44%) MS Project
6 17 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.044%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 2 (0.044%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.044%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 2 (0.044%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.022%) Autodesk Flame
8 1 (0.022%) HipChat
8 1 (0.022%) Houdini
8 1 (0.022%) Maya
8 1 (0.022%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 24 (0.53%) assyst
2 15 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.24%) SAP BPC
4 10 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
5 9 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.15%) Sentinel
7 6 (0.13%) Visualfiles
8 4 (0.088%) Infor CRM
8 4 (0.088%) Magento
8 4 (0.088%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.066%) Bankmaster
9 3 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.044%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.044%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.044%) Payment Gateway
11 1 (0.022%) Eikon
11 1 (0.022%) Misys Opics
11 1 (0.022%) Oracle BPM
11 1 (0.022%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 603 (13.30%) Office 365
2 507 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
3 406 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 105 (2.32%) IaaS
5 91 (2.01%) PaaS
6 81 (1.79%) SaaS
7 78 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
8 54 (1.19%) Mimecast
9 42 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
10 32 (0.71%) Google Cloud Platform
11 31 (0.68%) Amazon S3
11 31 (0.68%) G Suite
12 30 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 28 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
14 23 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
14 23 (0.51%) SoftLayer
15 17 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (0.31%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 14 (0.31%) Route 53
17 13 (0.29%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2681 (59.14%) DHCP
2 1985 (43.79%) Firewall
3 1614 (35.61%) TCP/IP
4 1123 (24.77%) WAN
5 1108 (24.44%) LAN
6 971 (21.42%) VPN
7 542 (11.96%) SAN
8 528 (11.65%) Network Security
9 520 (11.47%) Internet
10 470 (10.37%) MPLS
11 467 (10.30%) VoIP
12 454 (10.02%) VLAN
13 452 (9.97%) Wireless
14 427 (9.42%) SSL
15 416 (9.18%) BGP
16 387 (8.54%) HTTP
17 384 (8.47%) OSPF
18 359 (7.92%) Cisco ASA
19 334 (7.37%) SMTP
20 264 (5.82%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 777 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 253 (5.58%) MySQL
3 184 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 94 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
5 82 (1.81%) Relational Database
6 71 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 57 (1.26%) Oracle Database
8 51 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
9 50 (1.10%) MongoDB
10 44 (0.97%) NoSQL
11 36 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 34 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
13 33 (0.73%) Big Data
14 29 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
15 27 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
16 26 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (0.55%) SQL Server 2014
18 21 (0.46%) Redis
19 20 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 17 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 178 (3.93%) Git (software)
2 131 (2.89%) Jenkins
3 51 (1.13%) Subversion
3 51 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 35 (0.77%) JIRA
5 32 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 28 (0.62%) TeamCity
7 25 (0.55%) Vagrant
8 20 (0.44%) MSI
9 19 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (0.42%) Selenium
10 18 (0.40%) Ant
11 17 (0.38%) Maven
12 14 (0.31%) WinDbg
13 12 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (0.24%) Gatling
14 11 (0.24%) Grunt
14 11 (0.24%) JMeter
15 10 (0.22%) Bower
15 10 (0.22%) gulp
General
1 632 (13.94%) Finance
2 372 (8.21%) Telecoms
3 130 (2.87%) Banking
4 116 (2.56%) Publishing
5 111 (2.45%) Retail
6 89 (1.96%) Marketing
7 68 (1.50%) Manufacturing
8 64 (1.41%) Back Office
9 60 (1.32%) Legal
10 47 (1.04%) Law
11 38 (0.84%) Advertising
12 35 (0.77%) Games
13 30 (0.66%) French Language
14 27 (0.60%) Electronics
15 26 (0.57%) Spanish Language
16 19 (0.42%) Billing
17 16 (0.35%) Financial Institution
18 12 (0.26%) Investment Banking
19 11 (0.24%) Aerospace
20 9 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 673 (14.85%) Network Engineer
2 613 (13.52%) Analyst
3 598 (13.19%) Support Engineer
4 571 (12.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 422 (9.31%) Administrator
6 314 (6.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 314 (6.93%) Systems Administrator
7 305 (6.73%) IT Support
8 285 (6.29%) Support Analyst
9 255 (5.63%) IT Engineer
10 227 (5.01%) 3rd Line Support
11 224 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
12 221 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
13 218 (4.81%) Architect
14 201 (4.43%) Linux Engineer
15 192 (4.24%) Windows Engineer
16 166 (3.66%) Infrastructure Support
17 159 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
18 156 (3.44%) Cisco Engineer
19 150 (3.31%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (5.58%) Web Services
2 155 (3.42%) .NET
3 144 (3.18%) LAMP
4 120 (2.65%) HTML
5 87 (1.92%) 802.1X
6 80 (1.76%) CSS
7 62 (1.37%) REST
8 55 (1.21%) XML
9 51 (1.13%) Middleware
10 47 (1.04%) LEMP Stack
11 44 (0.97%) HTML5
12 40 (0.88%) Ajax
13 38 (0.84%) ASP.NET
14 36 (0.79%) AngularJS
15 30 (0.66%) CSS3
15 30 (0.66%) JSON
16 28 (0.62%) LAPP Stack
17 27 (0.60%) jQuery
17 27 (0.60%) Node.js
18 25 (0.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 691 (15.24%) Data Centre
2 453 (9.99%) Analytical Skills
3 226 (4.99%) Clustering
4 216 (4.77%) Management Information System
5 199 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 134 (2.96%) PKI
7 122 (2.69%) Blackberry
7 122 (2.69%) Driving Licence
8 100 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
9 86 (1.90%) Replication
10 82 (1.81%) Public Cloud
11 60 (1.32%) NHS
12 56 (1.24%) Client/Server
13 55 (1.21%) Hybrid Cloud
14 51 (1.13%) CMDB
14 51 (1.13%) User Experience
15 46 (1.01%) iPad
16 41 (0.90%) Mathematics
17 40 (0.88%) iPhone
18 32 (0.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2704 (59.65%) Windows
2 1637 (36.11%) Windows Server
3 1415 (31.22%) Linux
4 1075 (23.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 984 (21.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 543 (11.98%) Windows 7
7 459 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 389 (8.58%) Unix
9 280 (6.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 278 (6.13%) Windows 10
11 270 (5.96%) Windows 8
12 148 (3.26%) CentOS
13 137 (3.02%) Ubuntu
14 135 (2.98%) Mac OS X
15 131 (2.89%) Windows XP
16 110 (2.43%) Solaris
17 78 (1.72%) Debian
18 68 (1.50%) Android
19 55 (1.21%) Apple iOS
20 48 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 962 (21.22%) ITIL
2 398 (8.78%) Load Balancing
3 354 (7.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 315 (6.95%) DevOps
5 301 (6.64%) Service Management
6 279 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
7 274 (6.04%) Service Delivery
8 271 (5.98%) High Availability
9 258 (5.69%) Project Management
10 247 (5.45%) Change Management
11 241 (5.32%) Network Design
12 227 (5.01%) Migration
13 212 (4.68%) Information Security
14 205 (4.52%) Problem Management
15 201 (4.43%) Network Management
16 193 (4.26%) Mentoring
17 191 (4.21%) Configuration Management
18 190 (4.19%) Open Source
19 176 (3.88%) Root Cause Analysis
20 164 (3.62%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 748 (16.50%) SQL
2 526 (11.60%) PowerShell
3 400 (8.82%) Python
4 325 (7.17%) Perl
5 267 (5.89%) Bash Shell
6 252 (5.56%) Java
7 207 (4.57%) PHP
8 144 (3.18%) Ruby
9 137 (3.02%) JavaScript
10 111 (2.45%) C#
11 101 (2.23%) C
12 91 (2.01%) Shell Script
13 70 (1.54%) C++
14 69 (1.52%) VB
15 68 (1.50%) VBScript
16 35 (0.77%) T-SQL
17 28 (0.62%) Go
18 21 (0.46%) VBA
19 18 (0.40%) PL/SQL
20 16 (0.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 957 (21.11%) Cisco Certification
2 575 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 571 (12.60%) CCNA
4 557 (12.29%) CCNP
5 469 (10.35%) Degree
6 393 (8.67%) MCSE
7 279 (6.15%) Security Cleared
8 200 (4.41%) MCSA
9 171 (3.77%) SC Cleared
10 156 (3.44%) MCP
11 151 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 150 (3.31%) CCIE
13 132 (2.91%) MCITP
14 106 (2.34%) CISSP
15 69 (1.52%) DV Cleared
16 66 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
17 48 (1.06%) CISM
18 47 (1.04%) CEH
19 45 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
20 44 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 363 (8.01%) SLA
2 215 (4.74%) PCI DSS
3 129 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (0.95%) Disclosure Scotland
5 37 (0.82%) QA
6 21 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 13 (0.29%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.22%) FISMA
9 5 (0.11%) GCP
10 4 (0.088%) SSAE 16
11 3 (0.066%) GPG13
12 2 (0.044%) GDPR
12 2 (0.044%) ISO27002
12 2 (0.044%) PA-DSS
13 1 (0.022%) COBIT
13 1 (0.022%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.022%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.022%) ISO22301
System Software
1 2406 (53.08%) Active Directory
2 1287 (28.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 710 (15.66%) Hyper-V
4 394 (8.69%) vSphere
5 265 (5.85%) XenApp
6 185 (4.08%) VMware ESX
7 155 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
8 117 (2.58%) Terminal Services
9 113 (2.49%) XenDesktop
10 103 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
11 101 (2.23%) Firmware
12 96 (2.12%) NFS
13 89 (1.96%) vCloud
14 80 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
15 75 (1.65%) Docker
16 56 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 52 (1.15%) Squid
17 52 (1.15%) XenServer
18 45 (0.99%) Samba
19 42 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 434 (9.57%) SCCM
2 334 (7.37%) Puppet
3 333 (7.35%) SCOM
4 204 (4.50%) Nagios
5 172 (3.79%) Ansible
6 158 (3.49%) Backup Exec
7 155 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
8 140 (3.09%) WSUS
9 123 (2.71%) NetBackup
10 87 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
11 69 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
12 47 (1.04%) Red Hat Satellite
13 46 (1.01%) AirWatch
14 44 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
15 39 (0.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 38 (0.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 37 (0.82%) ZABBIX
18 36 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
19 34 (0.75%) Terraform
20 32 (0.71%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1850 (40.81%) Microsoft
2 1779 (39.25%) VMware
3 1541 (34.00%) Cisco
4 630 (13.90%) Citrix
5 452 (9.97%) HP
6 420 (9.27%) Juniper
7 334 (7.37%) Red Hat
8 299 (6.60%) CheckPoint
9 277 (6.11%) Palo Alto
10 263 (5.80%) F5
11 230 (5.07%) Oracle
12 186 (4.10%) Dell
13 181 (3.99%) Apple
14 172 (3.79%) SolarWinds
15 166 (3.66%) Veeam
16 151 (3.33%) EMC
17 150 (3.31%) Symantec
18 148 (3.26%) IBM
18 148 (3.26%) NetApp
19 135 (2.98%) Avaya
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Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
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West Midlands
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Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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