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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 116 100 101
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2577 3105 3317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.64% 2.83% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.67% 16.87% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2117 2637 2655
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
16448 18407 21200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 16.77% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 13610 15257 16764
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 25 August 2016 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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -19 2392 £40,000 - 324
London -21 848 £48,750 +8.33% 101
South East -2 636 £42,500 +6.25% 73
South West +35 215 £32,500 -3.84% 11
East of England -18 176 £41,000 +9.33% 19
North West -13 160 £42,500 +28.78% 30
Berkshire -14 159 £46,250 +2.77% 22
Hampshire +11 154 £35,000 -17.64% 16
City of London +20 153 £45,000 -5.26% 28
West Midlands +21 145 £35,000 +7.69% 28
Yorkshire -22 143 £38,000 +8.57% 40
Surrey -8 130 £46,000 +15.00% 7
West Yorkshire -11 95 £40,000 +14.28% 24
Manchester -26 93 £46,000 +53.33% 18
Scotland +43 75 £40,000 +40.35% 7
East Midlands +18 69 £32,500 -16.66% 10
Hertfordshire -11 67 £42,500 +3.03% 6
Birmingham +11 64 £32,500 -9.72% 6
Leeds -10 64 £37,000 +5.71% 15
Bristol +50 62 £33,000 +1.53% 6
Wales +1 58 £35,000 -8.49% 1
Reading -37 58 £60,000 +33.33% 9
Cambridgeshire +13 54 £36,000 -6.49% 7
Kent +26 47 £28,500 -18.57% 5
Oxfordshire -21 46 £35,000 -3.44% 12
Wiltshire -5 44 £35,000 -10.25% 2
Cambridge +14 40 £36,000 -8.28% 4
Edinburgh +32 37 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Cornwall +13 37 £27,500 +37.50%
East Sussex +25 36 £42,500 +84.78% 5

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 3295 (63.82%) Windows
2 2872 (55.63%) Active Directory
3 2842 (55.05%) DHCP
4 2241 (43.40%) VMware
5 2201 (42.63%) Microsoft
6 2086 (40.40%) Firewall
7 1949 (37.75%) Windows Server
8 1927 (37.32%) TCP/IP
9 1822 (35.29%) Linux
10 1660 (32.15%) Cisco
11 1516 (29.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1378 (26.69%) MS Exchange
13 1256 (24.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 1120 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 1099 (21.29%) ITIL
16 1095 (21.21%) VPN
17 1045 (20.24%) WAN
18 988 (19.14%) LAN
19 918 (17.78%) MS Excel
20 893 (17.30%) SQL Server
20 893 (17.30%) SAN
21 877 (16.99%) Hyper-V
22 827 (16.02%) SQL
23 778 (15.07%) Citrix
24 733 (14.20%) Cisco Certification
25 713 (13.81%) HP
26 698 (13.52%) Finance
27 668 (12.94%) Office 365
28 635 (12.30%) Windows 7
29 628 (12.16%) Data Centre

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 1378 (26.69%) MS Exchange
2 596 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 589 (11.41%) IIS
4 472 (9.14%) Apache
5 327 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 324 (6.28%) SharePoint
7 248 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 244 (4.73%) Tomcat
9 222 (4.30%) Skype for Business
10 163 (3.16%) nginx
11 152 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
12 112 (2.17%) JBoss
13 111 (2.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 98 (1.90%) WebLogic
15 89 (1.72%) OpenStack
16 75 (1.45%) CMS
17 70 (1.36%) WebSphere
18 49 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
19 43 (0.83%) IBM Notes
20 41 (0.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 918 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 509 (9.86%) MS Office
3 52 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 41 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.097%) MS Project
8 3 (0.058%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.039%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.039%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.019%) HipChat
10 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 57 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.45%) assyst
3 17 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 17 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.25%) Sentinel
5 12 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
7 5 (0.097%) Magento
7 5 (0.097%) SAP BPC
7 5 (0.097%) Temenos T24
8 4 (0.077%) FastStats
8 4 (0.077%) Hi Portfolio
8 4 (0.077%) Infor M3
8 4 (0.077%) Sage 50
8 4 (0.077%) Unica
9 3 (0.058%) Bankmaster
9 3 (0.058%) Cognos Planning
9 3 (0.058%) Misys Opics
9 3 (0.058%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 668 (12.94%) Office 365
2 450 (8.72%) Amazon AWS
3 424 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 142 (2.75%) SaaS
5 121 (2.34%) Cloud Computing
6 110 (2.13%) IaaS
7 72 (1.39%) PaaS
8 46 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
9 41 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
10 39 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 38 (0.74%) Mimecast
12 35 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
13 26 (0.50%) Amazon S3
14 24 (0.46%) Google Apps
15 21 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
16 19 (0.37%) SoftLayer
17 15 (0.29%) GitHub
18 14 (0.27%) Google Compute Engine
18 14 (0.27%) OneDrive
18 14 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2842 (55.05%) DHCP
2 2086 (40.40%) Firewall
3 1927 (37.32%) TCP/IP
4 1095 (21.21%) VPN
5 1045 (20.24%) WAN
6 988 (19.14%) LAN
7 893 (17.30%) SAN
8 585 (11.33%) HTTP
9 513 (9.94%) Internet
10 497 (9.63%) VoIP
11 457 (8.85%) SMTP
12 455 (8.81%) MPLS
13 443 (8.58%) SSL
14 433 (8.39%) VLAN
15 411 (7.96%) Wireless
16 395 (7.65%) Network Security
17 351 (6.80%) OSPF
18 348 (6.74%) LDAP
19 342 (6.62%) BGP
20 335 (6.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 893 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 408 (7.90%) MySQL
3 150 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 99 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 94 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 94 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 79 (1.53%) Relational Database
7 70 (1.36%) NoSQL
8 63 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 62 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
10 54 (1.05%) Redis
11 50 (0.97%) Hadoop
12 45 (0.87%) Big Data
13 42 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
14 41 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
15 35 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
16 31 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 25 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
18 21 (0.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 14 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 183 (3.54%) Git (software)
2 160 (3.10%) Jenkins
3 61 (1.18%) JIRA
4 57 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 55 (1.07%) Vagrant
6 53 (1.03%) Visual Studio
7 44 (0.85%) Subversion
8 38 (0.74%) Maven
9 37 (0.72%) Selenium
10 35 (0.68%) JMeter
11 30 (0.58%) LoadRunner
12 29 (0.56%) TeamCity
13 28 (0.54%) Gatling
14 27 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 26 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
16 25 (0.48%) Ant
16 25 (0.48%) TestNG
17 21 (0.41%) Introscope
18 18 (0.35%) WinDbg
19 14 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 698 (13.52%) Finance
2 473 (9.16%) Telecoms
3 164 (3.18%) Banking
4 149 (2.89%) Retail
5 113 (2.19%) Publishing
6 98 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 95 (1.84%) Marketing
8 86 (1.67%) Law
9 72 (1.39%) Legal
10 56 (1.08%) Back Office
11 43 (0.83%) Games
12 37 (0.72%) French Language
13 35 (0.68%) Electronics
14 34 (0.66%) Financial Institution
15 28 (0.54%) German Language
16 21 (0.41%) Investment Banking
17 20 (0.39%) Spanish Language
18 18 (0.35%) Advertising
19 16 (0.31%) Billing
20 15 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 815 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 740 (14.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 708 (13.71%) Analyst
4 584 (11.31%) Network Engineer
5 495 (9.59%) Administrator
6 381 (7.38%) Systems Administrator
7 374 (7.24%) IT Engineer
8 353 (6.84%) IT Support
9 344 (6.66%) Support Analyst
10 318 (6.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 299 (5.79%) Systems Engineer
12 268 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
13 251 (4.86%) Windows Engineer
14 249 (4.82%) Linux Engineer
15 245 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
16 208 (4.03%) Architect
16 208 (4.03%) Linux Administrator
16 208 (4.03%) Server Engineer
17 192 (3.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 185 (3.58%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (4.69%) Web Services
2 231 (4.47%) LAMP
3 187 (3.62%) .NET
4 182 (3.53%) HTML
5 109 (2.11%) CSS
6 102 (1.98%) LEMP Stack
7 94 (1.82%) Middleware
8 81 (1.57%) XML
9 65 (1.26%) ASP.NET
10 54 (1.05%) 802.1X
10 54 (1.05%) JSON
11 49 (0.95%) REST
12 48 (0.93%) jQuery
13 46 (0.89%) Ajax
14 45 (0.87%) Node.js
15 37 (0.72%) HTML5
15 37 (0.72%) LAPP Stack
16 33 (0.64%) AngularJS
17 31 (0.60%) CSS3
17 31 (0.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 628 (12.16%) Data Centre
2 419 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
3 266 (5.15%) Clustering
4 215 (4.16%) Computer Science
5 207 (4.01%) Blackberry
6 196 (3.80%) Management Information System
7 176 (3.41%) Replication
8 144 (2.79%) PKI
9 118 (2.29%) Driving Licence
10 91 (1.76%) iPhone
11 87 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
12 61 (1.18%) iPad
13 59 (1.14%) Public Cloud
14 53 (1.03%) Client/Server
15 52 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
16 48 (0.93%) Hedge funds
16 48 (0.93%) Statistics
17 47 (0.91%) Virtual Team
18 42 (0.81%) Mathematics
18 42 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3295 (63.82%) Windows
2 1949 (37.75%) Windows Server
3 1822 (35.29%) Linux
4 1256 (24.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1120 (21.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 635 (12.30%) Windows 7
7 568 (11.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 540 (10.46%) Unix
9 382 (7.40%) Windows 8
10 324 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 299 (5.79%) Windows 10
12 263 (5.09%) CentOS
13 200 (3.87%) Solaris
14 199 (3.85%) Windows XP
15 169 (3.27%) Ubuntu
16 143 (2.77%) Android
17 133 (2.58%) Mac OS X
18 106 (2.05%) Debian
19 75 (1.45%) AIX
20 72 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1099 (21.29%) ITIL
2 490 (9.49%) Load Balancing
3 401 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
4 394 (7.63%) DevOps
5 310 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 294 (5.69%) High Availability
7 282 (5.46%) Project Management
8 251 (4.86%) Service Management
9 238 (4.61%) Migration
10 217 (4.20%) Change Management
11 215 (4.16%) Configuration Management
11 215 (4.16%) Information Security
12 203 (3.93%) Root Cause Analysis
13 191 (3.70%) Service Delivery
14 190 (3.68%) Continuous Improvement
15 188 (3.64%) Network Design
16 186 (3.60%) Mentoring
17 176 (3.41%) Problem Management
18 167 (3.23%) Presales
19 164 (3.18%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 827 (16.02%) SQL
2 606 (11.74%) PowerShell
3 514 (9.96%) Perl
4 506 (9.80%) Python
5 383 (7.42%) Bash Shell
6 322 (6.24%) Java
7 280 (5.42%) PHP
8 222 (4.30%) JavaScript
9 194 (3.76%) Ruby
10 157 (3.04%) Shell Script
11 125 (2.42%) C
12 96 (1.86%) C++
13 90 (1.74%) C#
14 85 (1.65%) VBScript
15 59 (1.14%) VB
16 37 (0.72%) Korn
17 24 (0.46%) T-SQL
18 23 (0.45%) Go
18 23 (0.45%) Tcl
19 17 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 733 (14.20%) Cisco Certification
2 589 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 538 (10.42%) CCNA
4 508 (9.84%) Degree
5 410 (7.94%) MCSE
6 348 (6.74%) CCNP
7 233 (4.51%) Security Cleared
8 231 (4.47%) MCSA
9 188 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 160 (3.10%) SC Cleared
11 146 (2.83%) MCP
12 123 (2.38%) MCITP
13 116 (2.25%) CISSP
14 108 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
15 75 (1.45%) CCIE
15 75 (1.45%) CEH
16 52 (1.01%) RHCE
17 51 (0.99%) DV Cleared
18 44 (0.85%) RHCSA
19 42 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 429 (8.31%) SLA
2 169 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 161 (3.12%) PCI DSS
4 56 (1.08%) QA
5 26 (0.50%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.37%) COBIT
7 16 (0.31%) FISMA
8 15 (0.29%) HIPAA
9 11 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
10 7 (0.14%) DICOM
10 7 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (0.097%) PA-DSS
12 4 (0.077%) ISAE 3402
12 4 (0.077%) ISO27002
13 3 (0.058%) RMADS
13 3 (0.058%) SSAE 16
14 1 (0.019%) BS7799
14 1 (0.019%) GMP
14 1 (0.019%) GPG13
14 1 (0.019%) SAS 70
System Software
1 2872 (55.63%) Active Directory
2 1516 (29.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 877 (16.99%) Hyper-V
4 550 (10.65%) vSphere
5 287 (5.56%) XenApp
6 256 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
7 198 (3.83%) VMware ESX
8 166 (3.22%) NFS
9 137 (2.65%) XenDesktop
10 121 (2.34%) Docker
11 116 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
12 102 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
13 101 (1.96%) KVM
14 99 (1.92%) Terminal Services
15 85 (1.65%) vCloud
16 80 (1.55%) Xen
17 55 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 52 (1.01%) Squid
19 47 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
20 46 (0.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 511 (9.90%) SCCM
2 402 (7.79%) Puppet
3 346 (6.70%) SCOM
4 271 (5.25%) Nagios
5 204 (3.95%) Ansible
6 194 (3.76%) Opscode Chef
7 170 (3.29%) WSUS
8 160 (3.10%) Backup Exec
9 155 (3.00%) NetBackup
10 97 (1.88%) Microsoft Clustering
11 87 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
12 65 (1.26%) HAProxy
13 61 (1.18%) ZABBIX
14 60 (1.16%) AirWatch
15 54 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
16 48 (0.93%) Cacti
16 48 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 46 (0.89%) logstash
18 42 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
19 40 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 2241 (43.40%) VMware
2 2201 (42.63%) Microsoft
3 1660 (32.15%) Cisco
4 778 (15.07%) Citrix
5 713 (13.81%) HP
6 406 (7.86%) Red Hat
7 356 (6.90%) Oracle
8 327 (6.33%) Juniper
9 318 (6.16%) CheckPoint
10 255 (4.94%) F5
11 235 (4.55%) EMC
12 224 (4.34%) Veeam
13 211 (4.09%) Dell
14 202 (3.91%) IBM
14 202 (3.91%) Symantec
15 201 (3.89%) Apple
16 183 (3.54%) NetApp
17 142 (2.75%) SolarWinds
18 133 (2.58%) 3PAR
19 123 (2.38%) Intel Security
Kilmarnock, Ayrshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
CPS Group UK
Salary: £21000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Home Working, Flexi-time, 10% Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
East London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
JWResource
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Barking, Essex
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Advantage XPO
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Car or Car Allowance
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ringwood, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k + £Bonus + MS Training !
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + life/medical insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday