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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 119 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2484 2985 3234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.64% 2.73% 2.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.59% 16.44% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2011 2577 2551
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £25,000
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
15936 18158 20922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.60% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13080 15107 16498
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -16 2319 £40,000 - 303
London -36 788 £45,000 - 93
South East +8 627 £42,500 +1.19% 66
North West +6 188 £40,000 +14.28% 35
South West +12 179 £35,000 -4.10% 18
West Midlands +63 177 £35,000 +7.69% 25
Berkshire -1 163 £45,000 -10.00% 8
East of England -22 160 £42,500 +13.33% 29
City of London +18 140 £45,000 - 13
Hampshire +6 135 £35,000 -17.15% 13
Yorkshire -25 125 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Surrey +1 123 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Manchester -8 107 £44,000 +46.66% 23
Birmingham +32 91 £33,750 -3.57% 9
West Yorkshire -15 85 £38,000 +8.57% 12
Reading -6 76 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Hertfordshire -10 71 £47,500 +26.66% 13
East Midlands +8 67 £32,500 -14.00% 7
Scotland +19 66 £40,000 +45.45% 8
Leeds -27 57 £37,500 +10.29% 7
Oxfordshire +19 55 £36,000 -4.00% 14
Wales -1 55 £38,000 +1.33% 4
Kent +29 53 £28,500 -18.57% 7
Bristol +18 50 £44,000 +20.54% 8
Cambridgeshire +8 47 £36,000 -19.10% 5
Wiltshire -7 41 £35,000 -10.25% 2
Reigate +38 40 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Edinburgh +31 39 £40,000 +42.85% 3
East Sussex +31 37 £42,500 +84.78% 3
Cambridge +9 37 £36,000 -19.10% 4

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 3149 (62.37%) Windows
2 2829 (56.03%) DHCP
3 2826 (55.97%) Active Directory
4 2168 (42.94%) VMware
5 2144 (42.46%) Microsoft
6 2079 (41.18%) Firewall
7 1853 (36.70%) Windows Server
8 1832 (36.28%) TCP/IP
9 1724 (34.15%) Linux
10 1667 (33.02%) Cisco
11 1499 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1320 (26.14%) MS Exchange
13 1186 (23.49%) Windows Server 2008
14 1126 (22.30%) ITIL
15 1072 (21.23%) VPN
16 1064 (21.07%) WAN
17 1045 (20.70%) Windows Server 2012
18 1010 (20.00%) LAN
19 902 (17.86%) SQL Server
20 885 (17.53%) MS Excel
21 853 (16.89%) Hyper-V
22 835 (16.54%) SQL
23 818 (16.20%) SAN
24 773 (15.31%) Cisco Certification
25 747 (14.80%) Citrix
26 682 (13.51%) Finance
27 654 (12.95%) Office 365
28 651 (12.89%) HP
29 641 (12.70%) Data Centre
30 608 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification

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 1320 (26.14%) MS Exchange
2 600 (11.88%) IIS
3 558 (11.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 457 (9.05%) Apache
5 344 (6.81%) SharePoint
6 301 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 235 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 235 (4.65%) Skype for Business
8 222 (4.40%) Tomcat
9 168 (3.33%) nginx
10 133 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 103 (2.04%) JBoss
12 82 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 81 (1.60%) WebLogic
14 75 (1.49%) CMS
15 74 (1.47%) OpenStack
16 59 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
17 58 (1.15%) WebSphere
18 44 (0.87%) IBM Notes
19 38 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 885 (17.53%) MS Excel
2 490 (9.70%) MS Office
3 58 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 34 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 7 (0.14%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 6 (0.12%) Photoshop
8 5 (0.099%) MS Project
9 2 (0.040%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.040%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.020%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.020%) HipChat
10 1 (0.020%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 43 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (0.55%) assyst
3 16 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 15 (0.30%) Sentinel
5 14 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 12 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.18%) SAP BPC
8 7 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.099%) Magento
9 5 (0.099%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.079%) FastStats
10 4 (0.079%) HiPortfolio
10 4 (0.079%) Infor M3
10 4 (0.079%) Sage 50
10 4 (0.079%) Unica
11 3 (0.059%) Cognos Planning
11 3 (0.059%) HFM
11 3 (0.059%) Misys Opics
11 3 (0.059%) ResourceLink
11 3 (0.059%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 654 (12.95%) Office 365
2 473 (9.37%) Amazon AWS
3 438 (8.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 142 (2.81%) SaaS
5 124 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
6 96 (1.90%) IaaS
7 70 (1.39%) PaaS
8 47 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 46 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 44 (0.87%) Mimecast
11 35 (0.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 31 (0.61%) Amazon S3
13 22 (0.44%) Google Apps
14 20 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
15 18 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
16 17 (0.34%) GitHub
16 17 (0.34%) SoftLayer
17 16 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
18 15 (0.30%) Route 53
19 13 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2829 (56.03%) DHCP
2 2079 (41.18%) Firewall
3 1832 (36.28%) TCP/IP
4 1072 (21.23%) VPN
5 1064 (21.07%) WAN
6 1010 (20.00%) LAN
7 818 (16.20%) SAN
8 565 (11.19%) HTTP
9 543 (10.75%) Internet
10 480 (9.51%) VoIP
11 477 (9.45%) MPLS
12 449 (8.89%) Network Security
13 445 (8.81%) SMTP
14 441 (8.73%) VLAN
15 440 (8.71%) SSL
16 431 (8.54%) Wireless
17 367 (7.27%) BGP
18 358 (7.09%) OSPF
19 346 (6.85%) Cisco ASA
20 327 (6.48%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 902 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 367 (7.27%) MySQL
3 171 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 92 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 90 (1.78%) MongoDB
6 82 (1.62%) PostgreSQL
7 77 (1.53%) Relational Database
8 65 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 63 (1.25%) Oracle Database
10 57 (1.13%) NoSQL
11 50 (0.99%) Redis
12 46 (0.91%) Big Data
13 40 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
14 38 (0.75%) Hadoop
15 34 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
16 33 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
17 30 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 29 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
19 25 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 19 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 174 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 155 (3.07%) Jenkins
3 65 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 62 (1.23%) JIRA
5 48 (0.95%) Visual Studio
6 47 (0.93%) Vagrant
7 43 (0.85%) Subversion
8 37 (0.73%) Selenium
9 35 (0.69%) JMeter
10 33 (0.65%) Maven
11 32 (0.63%) LoadRunner
12 30 (0.59%) Gatling
13 27 (0.53%) Ant
14 26 (0.51%) TestNG
15 25 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
16 23 (0.46%) TeamCity
17 22 (0.44%) WinDbg
18 19 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 16 (0.32%) Introscope
20 13 (0.26%) Grunt
General
1 682 (13.51%) Finance
2 476 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 170 (3.37%) Banking
4 140 (2.77%) Retail
5 117 (2.32%) Publishing
6 92 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 91 (1.80%) Marketing
8 74 (1.47%) Law
9 73 (1.45%) Legal
10 58 (1.15%) Back Office
11 46 (0.91%) French Language
12 43 (0.85%) Games
13 32 (0.63%) Electronics
13 32 (0.63%) Spanish Language
14 28 (0.55%) German Language
15 23 (0.46%) Financial Institution
15 23 (0.46%) Investment Banking
16 20 (0.40%) Advertising
17 17 (0.34%) Billing
18 11 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 755 (14.95%) Support Engineer
2 711 (14.08%) Analyst
3 689 (13.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 594 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 475 (9.41%) Administrator
6 368 (7.29%) Systems Administrator
7 344 (6.81%) IT Engineer
8 339 (6.71%) IT Support
9 323 (6.40%) Support Analyst
10 304 (6.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 282 (5.59%) Systems Engineer
12 252 (4.99%) 3rd Line Support
13 246 (4.87%) Windows Engineer
14 238 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
15 223 (4.42%) Linux Engineer
16 216 (4.28%) Architect
17 192 (3.80%) Server Engineer
18 179 (3.55%) Linux Administrator
19 176 (3.49%) IT Support Engineer
20 166 (3.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 239 (4.73%) Web Services
2 208 (4.12%) LAMP
3 184 (3.64%) .NET
4 155 (3.07%) HTML
5 100 (1.98%) LEMP Stack
6 85 (1.68%) Middleware
7 80 (1.58%) CSS
8 71 (1.41%) XML
9 64 (1.27%) ASP.NET
10 61 (1.21%) 802.1X
10 61 (1.21%) REST
11 48 (0.95%) JSON
12 46 (0.91%) Node.js
13 43 (0.85%) Ajax
14 37 (0.73%) HTML5
15 34 (0.67%) LAPP Stack
16 33 (0.65%) jQuery
17 32 (0.63%) SOAP
18 31 (0.61%) Regular Expression
19 29 (0.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 641 (12.70%) Data Centre
2 413 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 250 (4.95%) Clustering
4 210 (4.16%) Computer Science
4 210 (4.16%) Management Information System
5 169 (3.35%) Blackberry
6 136 (2.69%) PKI
7 132 (2.61%) Replication
8 106 (2.10%) Driving Licence
9 91 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
10 71 (1.41%) iPhone
11 70 (1.39%) Public Cloud
12 65 (1.29%) iPad
13 54 (1.07%) Client/Server
14 53 (1.05%) Statistics
15 50 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
16 45 (0.89%) Hedge funds
16 45 (0.89%) Mathematics
17 42 (0.83%) Virtual Team
18 38 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3149 (62.37%) Windows
2 1853 (36.70%) Windows Server
3 1724 (34.15%) Linux
4 1186 (23.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 1045 (20.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 587 (11.63%) Windows 7
7 519 (10.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 504 (9.98%) Unix
9 318 (6.30%) Windows 8
10 299 (5.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 274 (5.43%) Windows 10
12 238 (4.71%) CentOS
13 177 (3.51%) Solaris
14 160 (3.17%) Ubuntu
15 154 (3.05%) Windows XP
16 124 (2.46%) Mac OS X
17 115 (2.28%) Android
18 76 (1.51%) Debian
19 65 (1.29%) AIX
20 61 (1.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1126 (22.30%) ITIL
2 447 (8.85%) Load Balancing
3 398 (7.88%) DevOps
4 380 (7.53%) Agile Software Development
5 295 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
6 276 (5.47%) High Availability
7 275 (5.45%) Service Management
8 273 (5.41%) Project Management
9 244 (4.83%) Migration
10 223 (4.42%) Change Management
11 222 (4.40%) Information Security
12 205 (4.06%) Configuration Management
13 204 (4.04%) Service Delivery
14 200 (3.96%) Mentoring
15 194 (3.84%) Network Design
16 193 (3.82%) Root Cause Analysis
17 190 (3.76%) Presales
18 179 (3.55%) Problem Management
19 177 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
20 172 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 835 (16.54%) SQL
2 589 (11.67%) PowerShell
3 480 (9.51%) Python
4 467 (9.25%) Perl
5 354 (7.01%) Bash Shell
6 299 (5.92%) Java
7 251 (4.97%) PHP
8 194 (3.84%) JavaScript
9 190 (3.76%) Ruby
10 147 (2.91%) Shell Script
11 133 (2.63%) C
12 97 (1.92%) C++
13 87 (1.72%) C#
14 84 (1.66%) VBScript
15 65 (1.29%) VB
16 36 (0.71%) Korn
17 27 (0.53%) T-SQL
18 20 (0.40%) Go
19 19 (0.38%) VBA
20 17 (0.34%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 773 (15.31%) Cisco Certification
2 608 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 558 (11.05%) CCNA
4 518 (10.26%) Degree
5 445 (8.81%) MCSE
6 361 (7.15%) CCNP
7 251 (4.97%) MCSA
8 241 (4.77%) Security Cleared
9 191 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 157 (3.11%) SC Cleared
11 149 (2.95%) MCP
12 132 (2.61%) MCITP
13 113 (2.24%) CISSP
14 92 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
15 91 (1.80%) CCIE
16 72 (1.43%) CEH
17 56 (1.11%) DV Cleared
18 51 (1.01%) RHCE
19 46 (0.91%) RHCSA
20 42 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 408 (8.08%) SLA
2 187 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 165 (3.27%) PCI DSS
4 57 (1.13%) QA
5 29 (0.57%) ISO 9001
6 23 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
7 19 (0.38%) FISMA
8 17 (0.34%) COBIT
9 14 (0.28%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.099%) PA-DSS
10 5 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.079%) ISAE 3402
11 4 (0.079%) ISO27002
12 3 (0.059%) SSAE 16
13 2 (0.040%) DICOM
14 1 (0.020%) GPG13
System Software
1 2826 (55.97%) Active Directory
2 1499 (29.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 853 (16.89%) Hyper-V
4 522 (10.34%) vSphere
5 283 (5.61%) XenApp
6 214 (4.24%) VMware ESX
7 208 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
8 147 (2.91%) NFS
9 131 (2.59%) XenDesktop
10 121 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
11 106 (2.10%) Terminal Services
12 105 (2.08%) Docker
13 103 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
14 95 (1.88%) KVM
15 93 (1.84%) vCloud
16 70 (1.39%) Firmware
17 61 (1.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 60 (1.19%) Xen
19 51 (1.01%) Squid
20 39 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 519 (10.28%) SCCM
2 378 (7.49%) Puppet
3 354 (7.01%) SCOM
4 258 (5.11%) Nagios
5 204 (4.04%) Ansible
6 184 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
7 170 (3.37%) WSUS
8 153 (3.03%) Backup Exec
9 149 (2.95%) NetBackup
10 77 (1.53%) Norton AntiVirus
11 75 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
12 68 (1.35%) AirWatch
13 58 (1.15%) ZABBIX
14 57 (1.13%) HAProxy
15 48 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 47 (0.93%) logstash
17 39 (0.77%) Cacti
18 37 (0.73%) Tivoli
19 36 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
20 35 (0.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 2168 (42.94%) VMware
2 2144 (42.46%) Microsoft
3 1667 (33.02%) Cisco
4 747 (14.80%) Citrix
5 651 (12.89%) HP
6 374 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 353 (6.99%) Juniper
8 335 (6.63%) Oracle
9 322 (6.38%) CheckPoint
10 256 (5.07%) F5
11 220 (4.36%) EMC
12 216 (4.28%) Veeam
13 203 (4.02%) Dell
14 201 (3.98%) IBM
15 192 (3.80%) Symantec
16 170 (3.37%) Apple
17 156 (3.09%) NetApp
18 145 (2.87%) SolarWinds
19 135 (2.67%) Palo Alto
20 115 (2.28%) Avaya
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% shift allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £25,000 + £2,500 On Call Allowance plus benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + training, development
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Tyneside
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Global Company
Posted: Yesterday
Shepperton, Middlesex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training, certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Basildon, Essex
Online Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum £20,000 - £25,000 per annum dependin
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ringwood, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago