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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 124 106 111
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2554 2988 3168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.60% 2.80% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.21% 15.71% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2175 2421 2660
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,661 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +0.45%

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
16797 19014 20511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.08% 17.82% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13907 15291 16398
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -13 2421 £40,000 - 315
London -12 998 £50,000 +11.11% 109
South East 0 629 £40,000 +3.89% 74
Yorkshire +32 200 £36,500 +4.28% 14
Berkshire +1 159 £45,000 -5.26% 13
South West -3 152 £34,500 +1.47% 31
East of England -34 152 £35,000 -12.50% 19
Surrey +4 149 £42,000 +20.00% 21
West Yorkshire +12 141 £36,500 +7.35% 13
City of London -37 137 £50,000 +6.38% 27
West Midlands +11 119 £39,500 +31.66% 16
Hampshire -25 106 £37,500 +5.63% 14
North West -39 104 £35,500 +9.23% 22
Leeds -5 74 £37,500 +7.14% 9
Reading -7 72 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Manchester -23 72 £35,500 +14.51% 13
Bristol +35 66 £32,500 -13.33% 18
Scotland -18 56 £32,405 -7.41% 2
East Midlands -25 56 £29,000 -19.72% 17
Hertfordshire -36 56 £28,500 -36.66% 4
Cambridgeshire +20 55 £45,500 +18.18% 9
Kent 0 52 £29,000 -10.76% 5
Guildford +15 47 £45,000 +28.57% 5
Oxfordshire +8 47 £28,500 -29.62% 5
Birmingham -3 46 £40,000 +8.84% 6
West Sussex -27 44 £49,000 +22.50% 6
East Sussex +20 42 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Cambridge +11 41 £45,000 +9.09% 6
Bradford +30 36 £35,000 +16.66%
Brighton +20 32 £36,250 -9.37% 5

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 3404 (65.44%) Windows
2 2877 (55.31%) Active Directory
3 2772 (53.29%) DHCP
4 2330 (44.79%) VMware
5 2268 (43.60%) Microsoft
6 2128 (40.91%) Windows Server
7 2072 (39.83%) Firewall
8 1926 (37.02%) TCP/IP
9 1911 (36.74%) Linux
10 1590 (30.57%) Cisco
11 1558 (29.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1428 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 1363 (26.20%) MS Exchange
14 1186 (22.80%) Windows Server 2012
15 1096 (21.07%) VPN
16 1042 (20.03%) MS Excel
17 1030 (19.80%) SAN
18 1022 (19.65%) ITIL
19 958 (18.42%) WAN
20 915 (17.59%) LAN
21 871 (16.74%) SQL Server
22 864 (16.61%) SQL
23 843 (16.21%) Hyper-V
24 788 (15.15%) HP
25 762 (14.65%) Citrix
26 719 (13.82%) Cisco Certification
27 675 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2010
28 667 (12.82%) Office 365
29 650 (12.50%) Finance
30 633 (12.17%) Windows 7

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 1363 (26.20%) MS Exchange
2 675 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 606 (11.65%) IIS
4 521 (10.02%) Apache
5 361 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
6 357 (6.86%) SharePoint
7 306 (5.88%) Tomcat
8 303 (5.82%) Skype for Business
9 233 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 178 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2003
11 140 (2.69%) nginx
12 131 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 125 (2.40%) JBoss
14 105 (2.02%) WebLogic
15 100 (1.92%) OpenStack
16 99 (1.90%) WebSphere
17 66 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
18 63 (1.21%) CMS
19 58 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
20 54 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1042 (20.03%) MS Excel
2 537 (10.32%) MS Office
3 41 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 36 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 8 (0.15%) MS Project
7 5 (0.096%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.096%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.038%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.019%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.019%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.019%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 70 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 22 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 18 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (0.29%) assyst
5 14 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 14 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
6 10 (0.19%) Cognos Planning
6 10 (0.19%) Magento
6 10 (0.19%) ResourceLink
7 9 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 6 (0.12%) Bankmaster
8 6 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
8 6 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.077%) FastStats
9 4 (0.077%) Infor M3
9 4 (0.077%) Sentinel
9 4 (0.077%) Unica
10 3 (0.058%) Documaker
10 3 (0.058%) Infor SunSystems
10 3 (0.058%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 667 (12.82%) Office 365
2 407 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 396 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
4 128 (2.46%) SaaS
5 89 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
5 89 (1.71%) IaaS
6 73 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 61 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 50 (0.96%) PaaS
9 46 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
10 43 (0.83%) Mimecast
11 42 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
12 37 (0.71%) Google Apps
13 36 (0.69%) Google Compute Engine
14 20 (0.38%) OpenShift
15 19 (0.37%) Amazon S3
16 16 (0.31%) GitHub
16 16 (0.31%) Yammer
17 14 (0.27%) OneDrive
18 12 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2772 (53.29%) DHCP
2 2072 (39.83%) Firewall
3 1926 (37.02%) TCP/IP
4 1096 (21.07%) VPN
5 1030 (19.80%) SAN
6 958 (18.42%) WAN
7 915 (17.59%) LAN
8 547 (10.52%) Internet
9 544 (10.46%) HTTP
10 514 (9.88%) SSL
11 495 (9.52%) VoIP
12 430 (8.27%) VLAN
13 424 (8.15%) SMTP
14 375 (7.21%) LDAP
15 369 (7.09%) MPLS
16 340 (6.54%) Wireless
17 328 (6.31%) Cisco ASA
18 324 (6.23%) Network Security
19 318 (6.11%) OSPF
20 283 (5.44%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 871 (16.74%) SQL Server
2 489 (9.40%) MySQL
3 187 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 101 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 97 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 96 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 79 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 77 (1.48%) Oracle Database
9 67 (1.29%) NoSQL
10 63 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
11 51 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
12 50 (0.96%) Big Data
13 48 (0.92%) Redis
14 46 (0.88%) Hadoop
15 32 (0.62%) Relational Database
15 32 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 30 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
17 25 (0.48%) Oracle Database 12c
18 24 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
19 21 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 213 (4.09%) Git (software)
2 205 (3.94%) Jenkins
3 75 (1.44%) JIRA
4 61 (1.17%) Vagrant
5 48 (0.92%) Subversion
6 47 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 46 (0.88%) Visual Studio
8 37 (0.71%) TeamCity
9 33 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 31 (0.60%) Maven
10 31 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (0.48%) Selenium
12 24 (0.46%) Introscope
13 23 (0.44%) PHPUnit
14 21 (0.40%) Ant
15 17 (0.33%) JMeter
16 16 (0.31%) Hudson
17 15 (0.29%) Firebug
17 15 (0.29%) LoadRunner
17 15 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 650 (12.50%) Finance
2 438 (8.42%) Telecoms
3 159 (3.06%) Banking
4 125 (2.40%) Retail
5 110 (2.11%) Manufacturing
6 94 (1.81%) Marketing
7 81 (1.56%) Law
8 69 (1.33%) Publishing
9 68 (1.31%) Back Office
10 49 (0.94%) Legal
11 44 (0.85%) Financial Institution
12 39 (0.75%) Electronics
13 29 (0.56%) Games
14 28 (0.54%) Advertising
15 20 (0.38%) Investment Banking
16 19 (0.37%) Billing
16 19 (0.37%) German Language
17 18 (0.35%) French Language
18 14 (0.27%) Aerospace
18 14 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 820 (15.76%) Support Engineer
2 790 (15.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 644 (12.38%) Analyst
4 621 (11.94%) Administrator
5 546 (10.50%) Network Engineer
6 467 (8.98%) Systems Administrator
7 403 (7.75%) IT Engineer
8 372 (7.15%) IT Support
9 324 (6.23%) Support Analyst
10 298 (5.73%) Systems Engineer
11 289 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 287 (5.52%) Linux Engineer
13 245 (4.71%) Linux Administrator
14 243 (4.67%) Windows Engineer
15 239 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support
16 231 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
17 220 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
18 208 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
19 206 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
20 202 (3.88%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (5.50%) LAMP
2 266 (5.11%) Web Services
3 218 (4.19%) HTML
4 177 (3.40%) .NET
5 176 (3.38%) CSS
6 97 (1.86%) Middleware
7 91 (1.75%) XML
8 77 (1.48%) LEMP Stack
9 75 (1.44%) jQuery
10 58 (1.11%) JSON
11 57 (1.10%) 802.1X
12 50 (0.96%) ASP.NET
13 47 (0.90%) REST
14 39 (0.75%) HTML5
14 39 (0.75%) SOAP
15 38 (0.73%) Sass
16 37 (0.71%) Ajax
17 36 (0.69%) Phalcon
18 34 (0.65%) XHTML
19 30 (0.58%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 586 (11.26%) Data Centre
2 415 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 287 (5.52%) Clustering
4 240 (4.61%) Replication
5 235 (4.52%) Blackberry
6 216 (4.15%) Computer Science
7 209 (4.02%) PKI
8 178 (3.42%) Management Information System
9 104 (2.00%) Driving Licence
10 89 (1.71%) iPhone
11 84 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
12 60 (1.15%) Smartphone
13 58 (1.11%) Visualisation
14 57 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
14 57 (1.10%) iPad
15 56 (1.08%) Client/Server
15 56 (1.08%) EqualLogic
16 47 (0.90%) Fat Client
16 47 (0.90%) Thin Client
16 47 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3404 (65.44%) Windows
2 2128 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 1911 (36.74%) Linux
4 1428 (27.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1186 (22.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 633 (12.17%) Windows 7
7 620 (11.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 591 (11.36%) Unix
9 376 (7.23%) Windows 8
10 348 (6.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 267 (5.13%) CentOS
12 253 (4.86%) Windows 10
13 237 (4.56%) Windows XP
14 194 (3.73%) Ubuntu
15 191 (3.67%) Solaris
16 160 (3.08%) Android
17 130 (2.50%) Debian
17 130 (2.50%) Mac OS X
18 96 (1.85%) Windows Vista
19 74 (1.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1022 (19.65%) ITIL
2 551 (10.59%) Load Balancing
3 444 (8.54%) DevOps
4 441 (8.48%) Agile Software Development
5 336 (6.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 327 (6.29%) High Availability
7 284 (5.46%) Project Management
8 257 (4.94%) Configuration Management
9 229 (4.40%) Migration
10 224 (4.31%) Service Management
11 213 (4.09%) Root Cause Analysis
12 201 (3.86%) Continuous Improvement
12 201 (3.86%) Mentoring
12 201 (3.86%) Open Source
13 199 (3.83%) Change Management
14 189 (3.63%) Service Delivery
15 182 (3.50%) Information Security
16 170 (3.27%) Problem Management
17 167 (3.21%) Network Design
18 153 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 864 (16.61%) SQL
2 617 (11.86%) PowerShell
3 496 (9.53%) Perl
4 490 (9.42%) Python
5 425 (8.17%) Bash Shell
6 326 (6.27%) Java
7 311 (5.98%) PHP
8 253 (4.86%) JavaScript
9 208 (4.00%) Ruby
10 191 (3.67%) Shell Script
11 127 (2.44%) C
12 88 (1.69%) C++
13 73 (1.40%) VBScript
14 63 (1.21%) C#
15 42 (0.81%) VB
16 30 (0.58%) AWK
16 30 (0.58%) sed
17 28 (0.54%) Tcl
18 23 (0.44%) Korn
19 22 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 719 (13.82%) Cisco Certification
2 609 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 519 (9.98%) Degree
4 506 (9.73%) CCNA
5 426 (8.19%) MCSE
6 356 (6.84%) CCNP
7 209 (4.02%) Security Cleared
8 193 (3.71%) MCSA
9 187 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 169 (3.25%) MCP
11 158 (3.04%) MCITP
12 138 (2.65%) SC Cleared
13 99 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
14 84 (1.61%) CISSP
15 68 (1.31%) MCTS
16 66 (1.27%) CCIE
17 65 (1.25%) RHCE
18 47 (0.90%) CEH
19 42 (0.81%) CCDP
20 40 (0.77%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 469 (9.02%) SLA
2 136 (2.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 67 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 41 (0.79%) QA
5 23 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 20 (0.38%) COBIT
7 17 (0.33%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.29%) FISMA
9 10 (0.19%) HIPAA
10 9 (0.17%) SSAE 16
11 8 (0.15%) DICOM
12 7 (0.13%) GPG13
13 5 (0.096%) RMADS
14 4 (0.077%) BS7799
14 4 (0.077%) ISAE 3402
15 3 (0.058%) Disclosure Scotland
15 3 (0.058%) SAS 70
16 2 (0.038%) ISO 9000
16 2 (0.038%) PA-DSS
17 1 (0.019%) GMP
System Software
1 2877 (55.31%) Active Directory
2 1558 (29.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 843 (16.21%) Hyper-V
4 482 (9.27%) vSphere
5 298 (5.73%) XenApp
6 290 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
7 247 (4.75%) NFS
8 164 (3.15%) VMware ESX
9 143 (2.75%) Docker
10 123 (2.36%) XenDesktop
11 112 (2.15%) Xen
12 109 (2.10%) Terminal Services
13 80 (1.54%) Squid
14 68 (1.31%) KVM
15 58 (1.11%) Samba
16 57 (1.10%) vCloud
17 54 (1.04%) XenServer
18 49 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
19 46 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
20 44 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 499 (9.59%) SCCM
2 418 (8.04%) Puppet
3 337 (6.48%) SCOM
4 276 (5.31%) Nagios
5 204 (3.92%) Backup Exec
6 201 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
7 194 (3.73%) Ansible
8 140 (2.69%) WSUS
9 129 (2.48%) NetBackup
10 73 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
11 72 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
12 69 (1.33%) ZABBIX
13 60 (1.15%) HAProxy
14 58 (1.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 53 (1.02%) Cacti
16 51 (0.98%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 50 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
18 49 (0.94%) logstash
19 46 (0.88%) Salt
20 44 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2330 (44.79%) VMware
2 2268 (43.60%) Microsoft
3 1590 (30.57%) Cisco
4 788 (15.15%) HP
5 762 (14.65%) Citrix
6 445 (8.55%) Red Hat
7 354 (6.81%) Oracle
8 325 (6.25%) F5
9 316 (6.07%) Dell
10 309 (5.94%) Juniper
11 270 (5.19%) CheckPoint
12 251 (4.83%) Symantec
13 221 (4.25%) IBM
14 218 (4.19%) NetApp
15 212 (4.08%) Apple
16 195 (3.75%) EMC
17 180 (3.46%) Veeam
18 154 (2.96%) Intel Security
19 132 (2.54%) Google
20 127 (2.44%) 3PAR
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Great Company
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £29,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derbyshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Derbyshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Novate IT Ltd
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40 - 45k plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + 20% monthly bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum £20-30k
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: To £40K + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Flow Communications Uk Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Dunsdon Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits Package
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