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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 126 122 100
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2259 2732 3372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.52% 2.57% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.73% 15.48% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1834 2298 2729
Median salary £40,750 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.97% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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
15337 17646 20459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 16.62% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12446 14570 16479
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
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 9 December 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 9 December 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
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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 -3 2108 £41,500 -2.35% 261
London -30 733 £45,000 - 81
South East +11 574 £42,500 - 58
North West +1 204 £37,500 +7.14% 32
West Midlands +64 160 £37,500 - 21
East of England -11 147 £42,500 +15.64% 16
Surrey +9 138 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Manchester +26 137 £38,000 +24.59% 20
Yorkshire -11 124 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Berkshire -11 113 £42,500 -22.72% 13
South West -4 99 £36,000 -10.00% 15
City of London -16 95 £43,500 -3.33% 17
Hampshire -6 91 £42,500 +6.25% 13
West Yorkshire -13 89 £37,500 +5.63% 18
East Midlands +9 81 £37,500 - 8
Leeds -4 72 £37,500 +2.01% 13
Oxfordshire +51 71 £38,250 -4.37% 8
Birmingham +21 63 £37,500 -2.59% 6
Buckinghamshire 0 53 £55,000 +25.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +12 51 £42,500 -10.52% 6
Hertfordshire -34 51 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Kent +30 50 £42,500 +21.42%
Reading -10 46 £45,750 -16.81% 8
Scotland +4 44 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Cambridge +4 43 £45,000 -5.26% 6
Wales -8 42 £42,500 +16.43% 5
Basingstoke +11 41 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Reigate +36 40 £47,500 +55.73%
South Wales +1 36 £41,500 +12.16% 3
Northamptonshire -7 35 £41,250 +10.00% 4

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 2934 (60.22%) Windows
2 2820 (57.88%) DHCP
3 2647 (54.33%) Active Directory
4 2103 (43.17%) Firewall
5 2049 (42.06%) Microsoft
6 1939 (39.80%) VMware
7 1761 (36.15%) TCP/IP
8 1729 (35.49%) Windows Server
9 1656 (33.99%) Cisco
10 1595 (32.74%) Linux
11 1434 (29.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1166 (23.93%) MS Exchange
13 1161 (23.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 1156 (23.73%) WAN
15 1139 (23.38%) LAN
16 1056 (21.67%) VPN
17 1035 (21.24%) ITIL
18 1022 (20.98%) Windows Server 2012
19 952 (19.54%) Cisco Certification
20 867 (17.80%) SQL Server
21 843 (17.30%) SQL
22 798 (16.38%) Hyper-V
23 775 (15.91%) MS Excel
24 720 (14.78%) Finance
25 706 (14.49%) Data Centre
26 669 (13.73%) Citrix
27 658 (13.51%) Office 365
28 644 (13.22%) SAN
29 631 (12.95%) IIS
30 616 (12.64%) 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 1166 (23.93%) MS Exchange
2 631 (12.95%) IIS
3 488 (10.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 428 (8.78%) Apache
5 318 (6.53%) SharePoint
6 273 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 267 (5.48%) Skype for Business
8 233 (4.78%) Tomcat
9 185 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2007
10 142 (2.91%) nginx
11 117 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
11 117 (2.40%) JBoss
12 70 (1.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 62 (1.27%) OpenStack
14 56 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
15 46 (0.94%) CMS
16 35 (0.72%) WebSphere
17 34 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
18 33 (0.68%) IBM Notes
19 32 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 775 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 487 (10.00%) MS Office
3 67 (1.38%) MS Visio
4 31 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.21%) MS Project
7 3 (0.062%) Mozilla Thunderbird
8 1 (0.021%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.021%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.021%) Autodesk Flame
8 1 (0.021%) HipChat
8 1 (0.021%) Houdini
8 1 (0.021%) Maya
8 1 (0.021%) NUKE
8 1 (0.021%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.021%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.021%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 24 (0.49%) assyst
2 22 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 18 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
4 11 (0.23%) SAP BPC
4 11 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.18%) Sentinel
6 6 (0.12%) Visualfiles
7 4 (0.082%) Magento
7 4 (0.082%) Sage 50
7 4 (0.082%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.062%) Bankmaster
8 3 (0.062%) HFM
8 3 (0.062%) HiPortfolio
8 3 (0.062%) Infor CRM
8 3 (0.062%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.021%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.021%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.021%) Misys Opics
9 1 (0.021%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 658 (13.51%) Office 365
2 519 (10.65%) Amazon AWS
3 429 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 113 (2.32%) SaaS
5 112 (2.30%) IaaS
6 95 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
6 95 (1.95%) PaaS
7 48 (0.99%) Mimecast
8 47 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
9 37 (0.76%) Azure Active Directory
10 35 (0.72%) Amazon S3
11 32 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 29 (0.60%) G Suite
13 26 (0.53%) IBM Cloud
13 26 (0.53%) SoftLayer
14 17 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
15 16 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (0.29%) Route 53
17 13 (0.27%) GitHub
17 13 (0.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2820 (57.88%) DHCP
2 2103 (43.17%) Firewall
3 1761 (36.15%) TCP/IP
4 1156 (23.73%) WAN
5 1139 (23.38%) LAN
6 1056 (21.67%) VPN
7 644 (13.22%) SAN
8 542 (11.12%) Internet
9 530 (10.88%) Network Security
10 496 (10.18%) Wireless
11 492 (10.10%) MPLS
12 487 (10.00%) VLAN
13 477 (9.79%) VoIP
14 457 (9.38%) HTTP
15 428 (8.78%) SSL
16 407 (8.35%) BGP
17 387 (7.94%) OSPF
18 364 (7.47%) Cisco ASA
19 353 (7.25%) SMTP
20 281 (5.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 867 (17.80%) SQL Server
2 289 (5.93%) MySQL
3 184 (3.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 97 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
5 87 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 67 (1.38%) Oracle Database
7 65 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 64 (1.31%) MongoDB
9 59 (1.21%) NoSQL
9 59 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
10 44 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
11 37 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
11 37 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 36 (0.74%) Big Data
13 32 (0.66%) Redis
14 29 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
14 29 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 26 (0.53%) Hadoop
15 26 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
16 21 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 189 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 146 (3.00%) Jenkins
3 64 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
4 47 (0.96%) Subversion
5 41 (0.84%) JIRA
6 36 (0.74%) Vagrant
7 35 (0.72%) Visual Studio
8 32 (0.66%) TeamCity
9 27 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
10 25 (0.51%) Selenium
11 21 (0.43%) Ant
12 19 (0.39%) Maven
13 17 (0.35%) JMeter
14 16 (0.33%) Gatling
15 14 (0.29%) LoadRunner
16 13 (0.27%) Grunt
16 13 (0.27%) WinDbg
17 12 (0.25%) MSI
17 12 (0.25%) TestNG
18 9 (0.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 720 (14.78%) Finance
2 435 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 152 (3.12%) Banking
4 129 (2.65%) Publishing
5 128 (2.63%) Retail
6 92 (1.89%) Marketing
7 77 (1.58%) Manufacturing
8 67 (1.38%) Legal
9 62 (1.27%) Back Office
10 59 (1.21%) Law
11 50 (1.03%) Games
12 43 (0.88%) French Language
13 38 (0.78%) Advertising
14 34 (0.70%) Spanish Language
15 32 (0.66%) Electronics
16 20 (0.41%) Financial Institution
17 18 (0.37%) German Language
18 15 (0.31%) Investment Banking
19 14 (0.29%) Billing
20 12 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 673 (13.81%) Network Engineer
2 668 (13.71%) Support Engineer
3 659 (13.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 654 (13.42%) Analyst
5 451 (9.26%) Administrator
6 344 (7.06%) Systems Administrator
7 334 (6.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 332 (6.81%) IT Support
9 307 (6.30%) Support Analyst
10 279 (5.73%) IT Engineer
11 273 (5.60%) Systems Engineer
12 258 (5.30%) Architect
13 245 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support
14 244 (5.01%) 3rd Line Support
15 220 (4.52%) Windows Engineer
16 218 (4.47%) Linux Engineer
17 178 (3.65%) Infrastructure Support
18 163 (3.35%) Server Engineer
19 157 (3.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 152 (3.12%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (5.56%) Web Services
2 184 (3.78%) .NET
3 163 (3.35%) LAMP
4 132 (2.71%) HTML
5 81 (1.66%) CSS
6 80 (1.64%) 802.1X
7 72 (1.48%) XML
8 67 (1.38%) LEMP Stack
9 61 (1.25%) REST
10 59 (1.21%) Middleware
11 48 (0.99%) ASP.NET
12 44 (0.90%) HTML5
13 42 (0.86%) Ajax
14 39 (0.80%) JSON
15 34 (0.70%) Node.js
16 33 (0.68%) LAPP Stack
17 32 (0.66%) AngularJS
18 30 (0.62%) RESTful
19 28 (0.57%) CSS3
19 28 (0.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 706 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 487 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 236 (4.84%) Clustering
4 226 (4.64%) Management Information System
5 196 (4.02%) Computer Science
6 131 (2.69%) PKI
7 125 (2.57%) Blackberry
8 116 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
9 109 (2.24%) Driving Licence
10 105 (2.16%) Replication
11 80 (1.64%) Public Cloud
12 67 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
13 60 (1.23%) Client/Server
14 59 (1.21%) NHS
15 58 (1.19%) iPad
16 50 (1.03%) User Experience
17 47 (0.96%) CMDB
18 45 (0.92%) iPhone
19 43 (0.88%) Mathematics
19 43 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2934 (60.22%) Windows
2 1729 (35.49%) Windows Server
3 1595 (32.74%) Linux
4 1161 (23.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 1022 (20.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 567 (11.64%) Windows 7
7 496 (10.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 413 (8.48%) Unix
9 319 (6.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 285 (5.85%) Windows 8
11 269 (5.52%) Windows 10
12 179 (3.67%) CentOS
13 157 (3.22%) Solaris
14 150 (3.08%) Windows XP
15 144 (2.96%) Ubuntu
16 139 (2.85%) Mac OS X
17 83 (1.70%) Android
18 72 (1.48%) Debian
19 60 (1.23%) Apple iOS
20 47 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1035 (21.24%) ITIL
2 415 (8.52%) Load Balancing
3 359 (7.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 349 (7.16%) DevOps
5 310 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
6 309 (6.34%) Service Management
7 281 (5.77%) Project Management
8 270 (5.54%) Service Delivery
9 262 (5.38%) Change Management
9 262 (5.38%) High Availability
10 256 (5.25%) Migration
11 242 (4.97%) Network Design
12 237 (4.86%) Information Security
13 221 (4.54%) Problem Management
14 200 (4.11%) Mentoring
15 196 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
16 193 (3.96%) Configuration Management
17 191 (3.92%) Network Management
18 188 (3.86%) Open Source
19 168 (3.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 843 (17.30%) SQL
2 541 (11.10%) PowerShell
3 440 (9.03%) Python
4 388 (7.96%) Perl
5 301 (6.18%) Bash Shell
6 284 (5.83%) Java
7 221 (4.54%) PHP
8 171 (3.51%) Ruby
9 164 (3.37%) JavaScript
10 125 (2.57%) C#
11 115 (2.36%) C
12 96 (1.97%) Shell Script
13 84 (1.72%) C++
14 72 (1.48%) VBScript
15 66 (1.35%) VB
16 32 (0.66%) T-SQL
17 30 (0.62%) Go
18 28 (0.57%) Korn
19 19 (0.39%) PL/SQL
19 19 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 952 (19.54%) Cisco Certification
2 616 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 600 (12.32%) CCNA
4 517 (10.61%) Degree
5 489 (10.04%) CCNP
6 432 (8.87%) MCSE
7 299 (6.14%) Security Cleared
8 240 (4.93%) MCSA
9 190 (3.90%) SC Cleared
10 166 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 158 (3.24%) MCP
12 142 (2.91%) MCITP
13 137 (2.81%) CCIE
14 122 (2.50%) CISSP
15 77 (1.58%) DV Cleared
16 71 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
17 62 (1.27%) CEH
18 55 (1.13%) CISM
19 46 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
19 46 (0.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 388 (7.96%) SLA
2 220 (4.52%) PCI DSS
3 145 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 51 (1.05%) QA
5 37 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
6 18 (0.37%) ISO 9001
7 16 (0.33%) FISMA
8 15 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.12%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.082%) COBIT
10 4 (0.082%) PA-DSS
10 4 (0.082%) SSAE 16
11 3 (0.062%) GPG13
11 3 (0.062%) ISO27002
12 1 (0.021%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 2647 (54.33%) Active Directory
2 1434 (29.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 798 (16.38%) Hyper-V
4 456 (9.36%) vSphere
5 268 (5.50%) XenApp
6 213 (4.37%) VMware ESX
7 169 (3.47%) VMware ESXi
8 124 (2.55%) Terminal Services
9 120 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
10 110 (2.26%) XenDesktop
11 101 (2.07%) Firmware
11 101 (2.07%) vCloud
12 90 (1.85%) NFS
13 87 (1.79%) Docker
14 80 (1.64%) Virtual Machines
15 69 (1.42%) KVM
16 63 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 53 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
18 51 (1.05%) Squid
19 42 (0.86%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 467 (9.59%) SCCM
2 364 (7.47%) Puppet
3 359 (7.37%) SCOM
4 212 (4.35%) Nagios
5 171 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
6 169 (3.47%) Ansible
7 166 (3.41%) Backup Exec
8 156 (3.20%) WSUS
9 129 (2.65%) NetBackup
10 86 (1.77%) Microsoft Clustering
11 76 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
12 69 (1.42%) AirWatch
13 55 (1.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 45 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
15 42 (0.86%) ZABBIX
16 41 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
17 36 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
18 35 (0.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
19 33 (0.68%) HAProxy
19 33 (0.68%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2049 (42.06%) Microsoft
2 1939 (39.80%) VMware
3 1656 (33.99%) Cisco
4 669 (13.73%) Citrix
5 524 (10.76%) HP
6 406 (8.33%) Juniper
7 381 (7.82%) Red Hat
8 324 (6.65%) CheckPoint
9 279 (5.73%) Oracle
10 269 (5.52%) F5
11 242 (4.97%) Palo Alto
12 198 (4.06%) Veeam
13 197 (4.04%) Dell
14 192 (3.94%) EMC
15 187 (3.84%) Apple
16 171 (3.51%) SolarWinds
17 170 (3.49%) IBM
18 164 (3.37%) Symantec
19 158 (3.24%) NetApp
20 142 (2.91%) Avaya
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Company
Posted: 5 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30981 - £36573 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great company + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Loughton, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Devonshire Hayes Recruitment Specialists Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + on call + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Eastbourne, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £400 - £440 Per Annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £20k - 28k per year + vehicle
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + attractive package
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Modis International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £37000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum + Fast progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago