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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 120 106 105
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2504 3075 3216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.56% 2.79% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.12% 16.47% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2112 2567 2626
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 £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
16560 18672 20557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.90% 16.96% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13770 15324 16429
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -22 2334 £42,500 +6.25% 320
London -2 897 £50,000 +7.52% 105
South East -15 609 £42,500 +6.25% 93
South West +28 205 £30,000 -11.24% 24
East of England -32 166 £40,000 +3.89% 24
Yorkshire -3 151 £37,750 +7.85% 26
Berkshire -21 147 £45,000 - 19
City of London +15 146 £50,000 +5.26% 23
Surrey -9 134 £47,500 +23.37% 20
Hampshire -11 134 £37,500 -2.59% 25
North West -32 123 £42,500 +30.76% 20
West Midlands -13 111 £33,000 -5.71% 20
West Yorkshire +5 109 £40,000 +18.51% 20
Manchester -24 78 £45,000 +38.46% 12
East Midlands +18 76 £31,500 -19.40% 5
Scotland 0 62 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Leeds -13 61 £40,000 +20.30% 14
Bristol +51 58 £29,500 -9.23% 10
Wales +16 57 £32,500 -10.95% 2
Hertfordshire -30 56 £40,000 +1.26% 7
Birmingham -1 55 £34,000 -7.48% 6
Cambridgeshire +8 54 £45,000 +16.88% 9
Oxfordshire -23 48 £35,000 -6.66% 10
East Sussex +24 43 £42,253 +20.72% 3
West Sussex -23 42 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Kent +2 40 £30,500 -12.85% 9
Reading -44 40 £47,500 +5.55% 11
Cambridge +9 38 £36,000 -15.29% 7
Brighton +21 36 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Cornwall +17 35 £31,250 +56.25% 2

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 3391 (64.11%) Windows
2 2926 (55.32%) Active Directory
3 2845 (53.79%) DHCP
4 2337 (44.19%) VMware
5 2277 (43.05%) Microsoft
6 2098 (39.67%) Firewall
7 2095 (39.61%) Windows Server
8 1991 (37.64%) TCP/IP
9 1906 (36.04%) Linux
10 1658 (31.35%) Cisco
11 1565 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1420 (26.85%) MS Exchange
13 1341 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
14 1185 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
15 1118 (21.14%) VPN
16 1051 (19.87%) ITIL
17 1025 (19.38%) WAN
18 999 (18.89%) MS Excel
19 982 (18.57%) SAN
20 977 (18.47%) LAN
21 915 (17.30%) SQL Server
22 902 (17.05%) Hyper-V
23 840 (15.88%) SQL
24 784 (14.82%) Citrix
25 764 (14.45%) HP
26 729 (13.78%) Cisco Certification
27 707 (13.37%) Finance
28 706 (13.35%) Office 365
29 647 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2010
30 636 (12.02%) 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 1420 (26.85%) MS Exchange
2 647 (12.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 604 (11.42%) IIS
4 505 (9.55%) Apache
5 359 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 346 (6.54%) SharePoint
7 286 (5.41%) Tomcat
8 263 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 237 (4.48%) Skype for Business
10 166 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 164 (3.10%) nginx
12 135 (2.55%) JBoss
13 129 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 109 (2.06%) WebLogic
15 100 (1.89%) OpenStack
16 85 (1.61%) WebSphere
17 80 (1.51%) CMS
18 51 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
19 50 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
20 49 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 999 (18.89%) MS Excel
2 541 (10.23%) MS Office
3 43 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 42 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.19%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.13%) MS Project
8 5 (0.095%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.038%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.038%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.019%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.019%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.019%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 68 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 19 (0.36%) assyst
4 15 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 13 (0.25%) Unit4 Business World
6 12 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.17%) Cognos Planning
7 9 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.17%) ResourceLink
7 9 (0.17%) Sentinel
8 6 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
9 5 (0.095%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.095%) Temenos T24
10 4 (0.076%) Bankmaster
10 4 (0.076%) FastStats
10 4 (0.076%) Hi Portfolio
10 4 (0.076%) Infor M3
10 4 (0.076%) Sage 50
10 4 (0.076%) Unica
11 3 (0.057%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 706 (13.35%) Office 365
2 455 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 445 (8.41%) Amazon AWS
4 147 (2.78%) SaaS
5 118 (2.23%) Cloud Computing
6 110 (2.08%) IaaS
7 67 (1.27%) PaaS
8 49 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
9 47 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 44 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 39 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
12 38 (0.72%) Mimecast
13 33 (0.62%) Google Apps
14 24 (0.45%) Google Compute Engine
15 18 (0.34%) Amazon S3
15 18 (0.34%) GitHub
16 17 (0.32%) SoftLayer
17 15 (0.28%) OneDrive
18 12 (0.23%) OpenShift
19 11 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 2845 (53.79%) DHCP
2 2098 (39.67%) Firewall
3 1991 (37.64%) TCP/IP
4 1118 (21.14%) VPN
5 1025 (19.38%) WAN
6 982 (18.57%) SAN
7 977 (18.47%) LAN
8 604 (11.42%) HTTP
9 533 (10.08%) Internet
10 500 (9.45%) VoIP
11 470 (8.89%) SMTP
12 462 (8.74%) SSL
13 431 (8.15%) MPLS
14 430 (8.13%) VLAN
15 387 (7.32%) Wireless
16 380 (7.18%) Network Security
17 358 (6.77%) LDAP
18 347 (6.56%) OSPF
19 341 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
20 332 (6.28%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 915 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 439 (8.30%) MySQL
3 141 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 102 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
4 102 (1.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 96 (1.82%) MongoDB
6 86 (1.63%) Oracle Database
7 72 (1.36%) NoSQL
8 68 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 59 (1.12%) Relational Database
10 56 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
11 53 (1.00%) Hadoop
12 51 (0.96%) Redis
13 47 (0.89%) Big Data
14 44 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
15 30 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 26 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
17 22 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
18 20 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
19 18 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 210 (3.97%) Git (software)
2 181 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 72 (1.36%) JIRA
4 59 (1.12%) Vagrant
5 51 (0.96%) Visual Studio
6 50 (0.95%) Subversion
6 50 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (0.66%) TeamCity
8 33 (0.62%) Selenium
8 33 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 32 (0.61%) Maven
10 28 (0.53%) JMeter
11 24 (0.45%) Introscope
11 24 (0.45%) LoadRunner
12 23 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
13 22 (0.42%) Ant
14 21 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 21 (0.40%) Gatling
15 20 (0.38%) TestNG
16 15 (0.28%) WinDbg
General
1 707 (13.37%) Finance
2 456 (8.62%) Telecoms
3 166 (3.14%) Banking
4 150 (2.84%) Retail
5 103 (1.95%) Manufacturing
6 98 (1.85%) Publishing
7 92 (1.74%) Marketing
8 88 (1.66%) Law
9 72 (1.36%) Legal
10 63 (1.19%) Back Office
11 47 (0.89%) Games
12 36 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 33 (0.62%) Electronics
14 29 (0.55%) French Language
15 27 (0.51%) German Language
16 18 (0.34%) Advertising
17 16 (0.30%) Billing
17 16 (0.30%) Multimedia
17 16 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
18 15 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 845 (15.98%) Support Engineer
2 788 (14.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 666 (12.59%) Analyst
4 600 (11.34%) Network Engineer
5 571 (10.80%) Administrator
6 424 (8.02%) Systems Administrator
7 399 (7.54%) IT Engineer
8 375 (7.09%) IT Support
9 333 (6.30%) Support Analyst
10 324 (6.13%) Systems Engineer
11 314 (5.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 279 (5.28%) Linux Engineer
13 255 (4.82%) Windows Engineer
14 254 (4.80%) 3rd Line Support
15 249 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
16 227 (4.29%) Linux Administrator
17 209 (3.95%) IT Support Engineer
18 204 (3.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
19 202 (3.82%) Server Engineer
20 192 (3.63%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (4.95%) LAMP
2 256 (4.84%) Web Services
3 207 (3.91%) HTML
4 187 (3.54%) .NET
5 143 (2.70%) CSS
6 104 (1.97%) Middleware
7 97 (1.83%) LEMP Stack
8 94 (1.78%) XML
9 64 (1.21%) jQuery
10 63 (1.19%) JSON
11 62 (1.17%) ASP.NET
12 51 (0.96%) 802.1X
13 44 (0.83%) Node.js
14 43 (0.81%) Ajax
14 43 (0.81%) REST
15 34 (0.64%) HTML5
15 34 (0.64%) LAPP Stack
15 34 (0.64%) SOAP
16 30 (0.57%) CSS3
17 29 (0.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 633 (11.97%) Data Centre
2 429 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 284 (5.37%) Clustering
4 226 (4.27%) Blackberry
5 221 (4.18%) Computer Science
6 199 (3.76%) Replication
7 178 (3.37%) Management Information System
8 171 (3.23%) PKI
9 118 (2.23%) Driving Licence
10 100 (1.89%) iPhone
11 72 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
12 64 (1.21%) iPad
13 61 (1.15%) Public Cloud
14 53 (1.00%) Hybrid Cloud
15 49 (0.93%) Client/Server
15 49 (0.93%) EqualLogic
16 48 (0.91%) Smartphone
17 46 (0.87%) Fat Client
17 46 (0.87%) Hedge funds
17 46 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3391 (64.11%) Windows
2 2095 (39.61%) Windows Server
3 1906 (36.04%) Linux
4 1341 (25.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1185 (22.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 636 (12.02%) Windows 7
7 600 (11.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 562 (10.63%) Unix
9 401 (7.58%) Windows 8
10 355 (6.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 303 (5.73%) Windows 10
12 278 (5.26%) CentOS
13 229 (4.33%) Windows XP
14 213 (4.03%) Solaris
15 176 (3.33%) Ubuntu
16 152 (2.87%) Android
17 141 (2.67%) Mac OS X
18 118 (2.23%) Debian
19 88 (1.66%) Windows Vista
20 77 (1.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1051 (19.87%) ITIL
2 529 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 424 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
4 418 (7.90%) DevOps
5 339 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 312 (5.90%) High Availability
7 286 (5.41%) Project Management
8 256 (4.84%) Migration
9 236 (4.46%) Configuration Management
10 232 (4.39%) Service Management
11 207 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
12 204 (3.86%) Change Management
13 202 (3.82%) Continuous Improvement
14 201 (3.80%) Information Security
15 186 (3.52%) Network Design
16 183 (3.46%) Mentoring
17 175 (3.31%) Service Delivery
18 174 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
19 169 (3.20%) Kalman Filter
19 169 (3.20%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 840 (15.88%) SQL
2 622 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 537 (10.15%) Perl
4 529 (10.00%) Python
5 429 (8.11%) Bash Shell
6 332 (6.28%) Java
7 297 (5.62%) PHP
8 253 (4.78%) JavaScript
9 205 (3.88%) Ruby
10 171 (3.23%) Shell Script
11 126 (2.38%) C
12 91 (1.72%) C++
13 86 (1.63%) C#
14 73 (1.38%) VBScript
15 53 (1.00%) VB
16 37 (0.70%) Korn
17 30 (0.57%) Tcl
18 25 (0.47%) AWK
18 25 (0.47%) sed
19 20 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 729 (13.78%) Cisco Certification
2 585 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 533 (10.08%) CCNA
4 524 (9.91%) Degree
5 401 (7.58%) MCSE
6 342 (6.47%) CCNP
7 232 (4.39%) Security Cleared
8 221 (4.18%) MCSA
9 197 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 161 (3.04%) MCP
11 157 (2.97%) SC Cleared
12 112 (2.12%) MCITP
13 102 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
14 96 (1.82%) CISSP
15 73 (1.38%) CCIE
16 59 (1.12%) CEH
17 58 (1.10%) RHCE
18 45 (0.85%) MCTS
19 41 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
19 41 (0.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 436 (8.24%) SLA
2 155 (2.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 96 (1.82%) PCI DSS
4 51 (0.96%) QA
5 26 (0.49%) ISO 9001
6 19 (0.36%) COBIT
7 17 (0.32%) FISMA
8 15 (0.28%) HIPAA
9 9 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (0.13%) DICOM
10 7 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (0.095%) RMADS
12 4 (0.076%) ISAE 3402
12 4 (0.076%) ISO27002
12 4 (0.076%) PA-DSS
12 4 (0.076%) SSAE 16
13 3 (0.057%) BS7799
14 2 (0.038%) GPG13
14 2 (0.038%) SAS 70
15 1 (0.019%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2926 (55.32%) Active Directory
2 1565 (29.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 902 (17.05%) Hyper-V
4 538 (10.17%) vSphere
5 296 (5.60%) VMware ESXi
6 295 (5.58%) XenApp
7 202 (3.82%) NFS
8 184 (3.48%) VMware ESX
9 132 (2.50%) Docker
9 132 (2.50%) XenDesktop
10 115 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
11 112 (2.12%) Virtual Servers
12 108 (2.04%) Terminal Services
13 102 (1.93%) KVM
14 91 (1.72%) Xen
15 80 (1.51%) vCloud
16 63 (1.19%) Squid
17 53 (1.00%) XenServer
18 50 (0.95%) Firmware
19 49 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 526 (9.95%) SCCM
2 431 (8.15%) Puppet
3 339 (6.41%) SCOM
4 288 (5.45%) Nagios
5 208 (3.93%) Ansible
6 198 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
7 187 (3.54%) Backup Exec
8 162 (3.06%) WSUS
9 135 (2.55%) NetBackup
10 98 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
11 83 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
12 68 (1.29%) HAProxy
13 62 (1.17%) ZABBIX
14 60 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
15 57 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 55 (1.04%) AirWatch
17 53 (1.00%) Cacti
18 52 (0.98%) logstash
18 52 (0.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
19 45 (0.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2337 (44.19%) VMware
2 2277 (43.05%) Microsoft
3 1658 (31.35%) Cisco
4 784 (14.82%) Citrix
5 764 (14.45%) HP
6 451 (8.53%) Red Hat
7 373 (7.05%) Oracle
8 337 (6.37%) Juniper
9 304 (5.75%) CheckPoint
10 281 (5.31%) F5
11 247 (4.67%) Dell
12 237 (4.48%) EMC
13 230 (4.35%) Veeam
14 224 (4.24%) Apple
15 216 (4.08%) NetApp
16 214 (4.05%) Symantec
17 210 (3.97%) IBM
18 143 (2.70%) 3PAR
19 139 (2.63%) Intel Security
20 124 (2.34%) SolarWinds
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