The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Westminster region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 8 - 3
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 14.29% - 37.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 57.14% - 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £42,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
DNS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Westminster region.

Communications & Networking Category
Westminster
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Westminster 25.00% 12.00% 43.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +81.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,700 £29,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Westminster region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Westminster

DNS
Salary Trend in Westminster

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Westminster region.

DNS Salary Trend in Westminster

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Westminster

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Westminster region 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) Network Management
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (20.00%) Agresso
5 1 (20.00%) SCOM
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) Apache
5 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (20.00%) IaaS
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (20.00%) Lync

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Westminster by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Westminster region 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 1 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SAN Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft