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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 91 115 110
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3235 2621 2842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 3.06% 2.55% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.10% 14.93% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2665 2198 2440
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,576 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +19 3070 £40,000 - 357
London +21 1246 £45,000 - 160
South East +22 781 £37,500 -6.25% 72
City of London +14 286 £50,000 +5.26% 43
Berkshire +14 243 £40,000 -10.61% 24
Yorkshire +25 242 £40,000 +33.33% 27
East of England +9 229 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Surrey +31 200 £38,750 -3.12% 8
North West +29 184 £33,750 -15.62% 20
South West +37 174 £35,000 - 22
West Yorkshire +8 147 £37,000 +27.58% 19
West Midlands +48 129 £31,000 -17.33% 20
Hampshire -26 107 £35,000 -12.50% 9
Leeds -9 102 £37,500 +19.04% 11
Manchester +21 96 £32,000 -8.57% 13
Reading -16 92 £47,500 +5.55% 12
East Midlands -4 81 £31,025 -17.26% 14
Scotland +29 74 £37,000 -5.09% 8
Hertfordshire +2 73 £47,500 +30.13% 6
Essex +23 64 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Gloucestershire +27 62 £32,500 -3.70% 6
Kent +30 60 £32,500 -31.57% 4
West Sussex +28 57 £42,500 +11.84% 7
North Yorkshire +43 54 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Wiltshire +27 48 £38,000 -30.90% 2
Cheshire +4 47 £35,000 -20.45% 5
Cambridgeshire +2 46 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Oxfordshire +4 43 £23,207 -14.04% 3
Bracknell +7 42 £45,000 +23.28% 2
York +36 39 £52,500 +16.66% 4

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4706 (73.20%) Windows
2 3578 (55.65%) DHCP
3 3483 (54.18%) Active Directory
4 2994 (46.57%) VMware
5 2922 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 2583 (40.18%) TCP/IP
7 2331 (36.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 2115 (32.90%) Firewall
9 2076 (32.29%) MS Exchange
10 2014 (31.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1824 (28.37%) Cisco
12 1798 (27.97%) Linux
13 1614 (25.10%) Citrix
14 1592 (24.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 1575 (24.50%) MS Excel
16 1454 (22.62%) Windows Server 2012
17 1297 (20.17%) VPN
18 1280 (19.91%) SAN
19 1230 (19.13%) ITIL
20 1135 (17.65%) SQL
21 1127 (17.53%) WAN
22 1125 (17.50%) LAN
23 1104 (17.17%) SQL Server
24 1069 (16.63%) Windows 7
25 1014 (15.77%) Exchange Server 2010
26 1000 (15.55%) Microsoft Certification
27 964 (14.99%) HP
28 931 (14.48%) MS Office
29 930 (14.47%) Finance
30 920 (14.31%) Hyper-V

DNS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2076 (32.29%) MS Exchange
2 1014 (15.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 839 (13.05%) IIS
4 637 (9.91%) Apache
5 597 (9.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 563 (8.76%) SharePoint
7 434 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2003
8 391 (6.08%) Lync
9 388 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
10 297 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 234 (3.64%) Tomcat
12 203 (3.16%) nginx
13 130 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
14 64 (1.00%) WebSphere
15 63 (0.98%) JBoss
16 60 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
16 60 (0.93%) CMS
17 56 (0.87%) WebLogic
18 51 (0.79%) OpenStack
19 50 (0.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1575 (24.50%) MS Excel
2 931 (14.48%) MS Office
3 61 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 55 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (0.28%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.093%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.078%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.062%) SPSS
9 4 (0.062%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.031%) MS Project
11 2 (0.031%) S-PLUS
12 1 (0.016%) Maya
12 1 (0.016%) 3ds Max
12 1 (0.016%) Acrobat
12 1 (0.016%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 38 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
2 16 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
3 9 (0.14%) Eikon
4 8 (0.12%) SAP Business One
4 8 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 7 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.093%) Dynamics NAV
6 6 (0.093%) SalesLogix
7 5 (0.078%) RMDS
7 5 (0.078%) Sage 50
7 5 (0.078%) Magento
7 5 (0.078%) Shopify
8 4 (0.062%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.062%) Advent Moxy
8 4 (0.062%) Summit
8 4 (0.062%) GoldMine
9 3 (0.047%) Cognos Controller
9 3 (0.047%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 340 (5.29%) Office 365
2 248 (3.86%) Amazon AWS
3 163 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 93 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
5 89 (1.38%) SaaS
6 66 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 53 (0.82%) IaaS
8 39 (0.61%) Google Apps
9 35 (0.54%) PaaS
10 20 (0.31%) Route 53
11 19 (0.30%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
13 12 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
14 10 (0.16%) Google App Engine
15 6 (0.093%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.078%) Heroku
16 5 (0.078%) Amazon ELB
17 4 (0.062%) Yammer
17 4 (0.062%) Rackspace Cloud
17 4 (0.062%) Engine Yard
Communications & Networking
1 3578 (55.65%) DHCP
2 2583 (40.18%) TCP/IP
3 2115 (32.90%) Firewall
4 1297 (20.17%) VPN
5 1280 (19.91%) SAN
6 1127 (17.53%) WAN
7 1125 (17.50%) LAN
8 703 (10.93%) Internet
9 552 (8.59%) HTTP
10 510 (7.93%) SMTP
11 505 (7.86%) VLAN
12 493 (7.67%) VoIP
13 461 (7.17%) SSL
14 428 (6.66%) Network Security
15 427 (6.64%) Wireless
16 397 (6.18%) MPLS
17 381 (5.93%) LDAP
18 374 (5.82%) BGP
19 370 (5.76%) NAS
20 345 (5.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1104 (17.17%) SQL Server
2 483 (7.51%) MySQL
3 278 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 183 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 105 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 76 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 72 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 65 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
9 60 (0.93%) NoSQL
10 58 (0.90%) Oracle Database
11 56 (0.87%) MongoDB
11 56 (0.87%) IDOL
12 54 (0.84%) EDRMS
13 31 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
14 29 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
15 26 (0.40%) Redis
16 25 (0.39%) RDBMS
17 24 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
18 22 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
19 19 (0.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 119 (1.85%) Git (software)
2 97 (1.51%) Subversion
3 76 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 57 (0.89%) JIRA
5 46 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 35 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 29 (0.45%) MSI
8 27 (0.42%) PHPUnit
9 26 (0.40%) Behat
10 21 (0.33%) Maven
11 18 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 14 (0.22%) Selenium
13 14 (0.22%) Ant
14 11 (0.17%) Bugzilla
15 9 (0.14%) JMeter
15 9 (0.14%) LoadRunner
15 9 (0.14%) Hudson
16 8 (0.12%) AdminStudio
17 7 (0.11%) Emacs
General
1 930 (14.47%) Finance
2 428 (6.66%) Telecoms
3 226 (3.52%) Banking
4 180 (2.80%) Retail
5 133 (2.07%) Law
6 106 (1.65%) Marketing
7 102 (1.59%) Advertising
8 100 (1.56%) Legal
9 71 (1.10%) Back Office
10 69 (1.07%) Games
11 66 (1.03%) Manufacturing
12 42 (0.65%) Electronics
13 41 (0.64%) Publishing
14 37 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 36 (0.56%) Investment Banking
16 30 (0.47%) Billing
17 28 (0.44%) Aerospace
18 23 (0.36%) French Language
19 17 (0.26%) German Language
20 12 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1059 (16.47%) Support Engineer
2 852 (13.25%) Analyst
3 663 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 661 (10.28%) Administrator
5 552 (8.59%) Systems Administrator
6 536 (8.34%) Network Engineer
7 390 (6.07%) Support Analyst
8 379 (5.90%) IT Support
9 362 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
10 341 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
11 340 (5.29%) 2nd Line Support
12 308 (4.79%) Consultant
13 258 (4.01%) Technical Support
14 219 (3.41%) Linux Administrator
15 194 (3.02%) Server Engineer
16 192 (2.99%) Support Technician
17 175 (2.72%) Developer
18 169 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 166 (2.58%) Architect
20 165 (2.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (5.04%) Web Services
2 250 (3.89%) .NET
3 214 (3.33%) HTML
4 168 (2.61%) CSS
5 151 (2.35%) XML
6 127 (1.98%) LAMP
7 86 (1.34%) jQuery
8 61 (0.95%) JSON
9 58 (0.90%) ASP.NET
10 54 (0.84%) Ajax
11 51 (0.79%) Application Packaging
12 49 (0.76%) SOAP
12 49 (0.76%) REST
13 43 (0.67%) .NET Framework
14 41 (0.64%) Middleware
15 39 (0.61%) HTML5
16 37 (0.58%) CSS3
17 28 (0.44%) RESTful
17 28 (0.44%) Spring
17 28 (0.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 526 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 518 (8.06%) Clustering
3 461 (7.17%) Blackberry
4 227 (3.53%) Management Information System
5 185 (2.88%) Replication
6 173 (2.69%) Computer Science
7 154 (2.40%) iPhone
8 141 (2.19%) Open Source
9 125 (1.94%) Thin Client
9 125 (1.94%) Fat Client
10 122 (1.90%) Hedge funds
11 99 (1.54%) Client/Server
12 71 (1.10%) PKI
13 65 (1.01%) Statistics
14 62 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
15 55 (0.86%) EqualLogic
16 54 (0.84%) iPad
17 51 (0.79%) Smartphone
18 47 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
19 44 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4706 (73.20%) Windows
2 2331 (36.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1798 (27.97%) Linux
4 1592 (24.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1454 (22.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 1069 (16.63%) Windows 7
7 816 (12.69%) UNIX
8 740 (11.51%) Windows XP
9 657 (10.22%) Windows 8
10 499 (7.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 339 (5.27%) Solaris
12 241 (3.75%) CentOS
13 206 (3.20%) Windows Vista
14 177 (2.75%) Mac OS X
15 155 (2.41%) Ubuntu
16 152 (2.36%) Android
17 136 (2.12%) Apple iOS
18 104 (1.62%) Windows 2000
19 93 (1.45%) AIX
20 78 (1.21%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1230 (19.13%) ITIL
2 466 (7.25%) Load Balancing
3 450 (7.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 413 (6.42%) Service Delivery
5 350 (5.44%) Migration
6 284 (4.42%) Mentoring
7 276 (4.29%) Project Management
8 261 (4.06%) Configuration Management
9 250 (3.89%) Change Management
10 243 (3.78%) DevOps
11 232 (3.61%) Service Management
12 221 (3.44%) Agile Software Development
13 215 (3.34%) Kalman Filter
14 214 (3.33%) E-Commerce
15 199 (3.10%) Performance Tuning
16 194 (3.02%) Capacity Planning
16 194 (3.02%) Time Management
17 178 (2.77%) Network Design
18 171 (2.66%) Information Security
19 170 (2.64%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1135 (17.65%) SQL
2 702 (10.92%) PowerShell
3 574 (8.93%) Perl
4 406 (6.32%) Bash Shell
5 395 (6.14%) PHP
6 394 (6.13%) Python
7 320 (4.98%) Java
8 226 (3.52%) JavaScript
9 222 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 146 (2.27%) Ruby
11 131 (2.04%) C#
12 130 (2.02%) VBScript
13 116 (1.80%) C
14 81 (1.26%) C++
15 79 (1.23%) VB
16 73 (1.14%) T-SQL
17 46 (0.72%) VB.NET
18 40 (0.62%) Korn
19 29 (0.45%) PHP5
20 17 (0.26%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1000 (15.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 810 (12.60%) Cisco Certification
3 724 (11.26%) MCSE
4 607 (9.44%) Degree
5 513 (7.98%) CCNA
6 426 (6.63%) Security Cleared
7 402 (6.25%) CCNP
8 378 (5.88%) MCP
9 363 (5.65%) MCSA
10 344 (5.35%) SC Cleared
11 291 (4.53%) MCITP
12 204 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 192 (2.99%) DV Cleared
14 139 (2.16%) MCTS
15 133 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
16 130 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
17 110 (1.71%) CCA
18 97 (1.51%) CCIE
19 75 (1.17%) CISSP
20 61 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 555 (8.63%) SLA
2 116 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 112 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 52 (0.81%) QA
4 52 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 36 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.25%) COBIT
7 6 (0.093%) HL7
8 4 (0.062%) ISO 14001
9 3 (0.047%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 2 (0.031%) DICOM
10 2 (0.031%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.016%) BS7799
System Software
1 3483 (54.18%) Active Directory
2 2014 (31.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 920 (14.31%) Hyper-V
4 677 (10.53%) vSphere
5 591 (9.19%) XenApp
6 389 (6.05%) VMware ESXi
7 296 (4.60%) VMware ESX
8 259 (4.03%) NFS
9 255 (3.97%) XenDesktop
10 217 (3.38%) Terminal Services
11 139 (2.16%) ISA Server
12 125 (1.94%) XenServer
13 91 (1.42%) Firmware
14 84 (1.31%) vCloud
15 82 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 82 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
16 75 (1.17%) Xen
17 70 (1.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 63 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 54 (0.84%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 658 (10.23%) SCCM
2 362 (5.63%) Puppet
3 359 (5.58%) Backup Exec
4 357 (5.55%) SCOM
5 297 (4.62%) NetBackup
6 276 (4.29%) Opscode Chef
7 251 (3.90%) Nagios
8 221 (3.44%) WSUS
9 207 (3.22%) Norton AntiVirus
10 81 (1.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 78 (1.21%) Ansible
12 68 (1.06%) HP SIM
12 68 (1.06%) SCVMM
13 56 (0.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 55 (0.86%) Cacti
15 52 (0.81%) ARCserve
16 50 (0.78%) Tivoli
17 43 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
18 40 (0.62%) HP Data Protector
18 40 (0.62%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 2994 (46.57%) VMware
2 2922 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 1824 (28.37%) Cisco
4 1614 (25.10%) Citrix
5 964 (14.99%) HP
6 656 (10.20%) Red Hat
7 564 (8.77%) Symantec
8 511 (7.95%) Juniper
9 400 (6.22%) CheckPoint
10 390 (6.07%) Dell
11 377 (5.86%) NetApp
12 361 (5.62%) EMC
13 349 (5.43%) Oracle
14 339 (5.27%) Apple
15 329 (5.12%) F5
16 239 (3.72%) Veritas
17 216 (3.36%) IBM
18 142 (2.21%) Sophos
19 133 (2.07%) SolarWinds
20 124 (1.93%) SonicWALL
York, Yorkshire
Capita
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Yorkshire Building Society
Salary: DEPENDANT ON EXPERIENCE
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Peopleworks
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 to £25,000 Negotiable + Bonu
Posted: 23 hours ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum £18,000 - £22,000 basic + benefits +
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newmarket, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £45k - £50k
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum £45,000 - £55,000 per an
Posted: Yesterday