The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 25 36 48
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 3.79% 3.35% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 8.45% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Median salary - £33,750 -
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,939
% change year-on-year +2.66% +1.51%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 20 71 59
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 15.15% 39.66% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 70 52
Median salary £65,000 £67,000 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.98% +46.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Bedford

DNS
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for DNS in Bedford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 across the Bedford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) CCNP
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (94.74%) Wireless
2 18 (94.74%) IPv4
2 18 (94.74%) CCIE
2 18 (94.74%) WAN
2 18 (94.74%) DHCP
2 18 (94.74%) FTP
2 18 (94.74%) TCP/IP
2 18 (94.74%) VPN
2 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 18 (94.74%) VoIP
2 18 (94.74%) SolarWinds
2 18 (94.74%) VLAN
2 18 (94.74%) Network Management
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (89.47%) Problem Management
4 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.79%) Riverbed
6 3 (15.79%) Mitel
6 3 (15.79%) DMVPN
6 3 (15.79%) F5
6 3 (15.79%) ISDN
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
6 3 (15.79%) IPsec
6 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 3 (15.79%) H.323

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.26%) PaaS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco Nexus
1 18 (94.74%) DHCP
1 18 (94.74%) FTP
1 18 (94.74%) IPv4
1 18 (94.74%) LAN
1 18 (94.74%) TCP/IP
1 18 (94.74%) VLAN
1 18 (94.74%) VoIP
1 18 (94.74%) VPN
1 18 (94.74%) WAN
1 18 (94.74%) Wireless
2 3 (15.79%) DMVPN
2 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) H.323
2 3 (15.79%) IPsec
2 3 (15.79%) ISDN
2 3 (15.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Network Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Leader
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Network Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Network Operations Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Operations Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Telephony Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ITIL
2 18 (94.74%) Network Management
3 17 (89.47%) Problem Management
4 6 (31.58%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.26%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CCNP
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (94.74%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) CCIP
3 1 (5.26%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCSP
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (94.74%) SolarWinds
3 3 (15.79%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.79%) F5
3 3 (15.79%) Mitel
3 3 (15.79%) Riverbed
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft