Period
to 15 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 6 months to 15 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 65 83
Rank change year-on-year +15 +18 +27
Permanent jobs citing DNS 35 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.63% 2.49% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.11% 14.46% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 16
Bedfordshire median annual salary £43,750 £26,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.09% -21.48% -35.71%
10th Percentile £36,250 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £45,000 £68,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year -5.56% +24.14% +3.57%

DNS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 174 166 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.07% 17.24% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 150 152 116
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26% -2.06%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,525 £23,000
90th Percentile £66,375 £60,100 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £42,720 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year -5.07% +3.45% +2.35%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Bedfordshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for DNS in Bedfordshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

Salary histogram for DNS in Bedfordshire

DNS
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford - 13 £47,500 -
Luton -11 7 £45,000 +69.81%
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 31 (88.57%) DHCP
2 28 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (62.86%) TCP/IP
4 21 (60.00%) Linux
4 21 (60.00%) VMware
5 19 (54.29%) High Availability
6 18 (51.43%) Windows
6 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
7 17 (48.57%) Ansible
8 16 (45.71%) Trend Analysis
8 16 (45.71%) Open Source
8 16 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 16 (45.71%) Load Balancing
8 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (45.71%) SSL
8 16 (45.71%) HTTP
8 16 (45.71%) Solaris
8 16 (45.71%) Sybase
8 16 (45.71%) Terraform
9 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
9 15 (42.86%) SaaS
9 15 (42.86%) Bash Shell
10 14 (40.00%) nginx
10 14 (40.00%) CentOS
10 14 (40.00%) yum
10 14 (40.00%) HAProxy
10 14 (40.00%) PHP
10 14 (40.00%) Apache
10 14 (40.00%) Configuration Management
10 14 (40.00%) Nagios

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 14 (40.00%) Apache
1 14 (40.00%) nginx
2 12 (34.29%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (8.57%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.86%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 28 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (42.86%) SaaS
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (8.57%) Akamai
4 3 (8.57%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (8.57%) IaaS
4 3 (8.57%) PaaS
5 2 (5.71%) Office 365
6 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 31 (88.57%) DHCP
2 22 (62.86%) TCP/IP
3 16 (45.71%) HTTP
3 16 (45.71%) SSL
4 12 (34.29%) VRRP
5 6 (17.14%) Firewall
5 6 (17.14%) WAN
6 5 (14.29%) LAN
7 4 (11.43%) VLAN
8 3 (8.57%) BIG-IP
8 3 (8.57%) VPN
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (5.71%) NAS
9 2 (5.71%) SAN
9 2 (5.71%) SNMP
10 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
10 1 (2.86%) OSPF
10 1 (2.86%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) Azure SQL Database
1 12 (34.29%) Redis
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
1 12 (34.29%) Jenkins
1 12 (34.29%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Team Leader
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
5 2 (5.71%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) IT Support
5 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Support Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 4 (11.43%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) PKI
2 3 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.71%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Linux
2 18 (51.43%) Windows
3 16 (45.71%) Solaris
4 15 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 14 (40.00%) CentOS
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (14.29%) Windows 10
7 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) High Availability
2 16 (45.71%) Load Balancing
2 16 (45.71%) Open Source
2 16 (45.71%) Trend Analysis
3 14 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 12 (34.29%) DevOps
4 12 (34.29%) Workflow
5 8 (22.86%) Coaching
5 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (17.14%) ITIL
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (11.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (11.43%) Performance Improvement
8 4 (11.43%) Proactive Monitoring
8 4 (11.43%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure as Code
9 3 (8.57%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
9 3 (8.57%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 14 (40.00%) PHP
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
4 12 (34.29%) PHP 5
4 12 (34.29%) PHP 7
5 10 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 4 (11.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CISSP
1 2 (5.71%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (5.71%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (22.86%) SLA
3 2 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (45.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (11.43%) Docker
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (48.57%) Ansible
2 16 (45.71%) Terraform
3 14 (40.00%) HAProxy
3 14 (40.00%) Nagios
3 14 (40.00%) yum
4 12 (34.29%) Kibana
4 12 (34.29%) Kubernetes
4 12 (34.29%) logstash
4 12 (34.29%) Prometheus
4 12 (34.29%) Rsyslog
5 2 (5.71%) Observium
5 2 (5.71%) Puppet
5 2 (5.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) VMware
2 16 (45.71%) Sybase
3 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) F5
4 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
5 2 (5.71%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (5.71%) SonicWALL
5 2 (5.71%) Sophos
6 1 (2.86%) Epicor
6 1 (2.86%) Google
6 1 (2.86%) Infor
6 1 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (2.86%) Veeam