Period
to 21 October 2018

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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 79 95
Rank change year-on-year +8 +16 -1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 21 21 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.08% 1.88% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.60% 10.34% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 45
Bedfordshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -27.27% +37.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £56,625 £50,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +8.97%

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 181 203 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 17.89% 18.16% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 157 169 201
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,200 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 October 2018.

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 21 October 2018. 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
Luton -2 12 £26,250 -0.94% 2
Bedford +3 7 £40,000 - 3
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
4 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
4 16 (76.19%) DHCP
5 14 (66.67%) TCP/IP
6 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
7 11 (52.38%) VPN
7 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
7 11 (52.38%) Windows 10
8 10 (47.62%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (47.62%) MCP
9 7 (33.33%) Firewall
10 6 (28.57%) VMware
10 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
11 5 (23.81%) Office 365
11 5 (23.81%) IP Telephony
11 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (19.05%) SCCM
12 4 (19.05%) Email Migration
12 4 (19.05%) MPLS
12 4 (19.05%) Finance
12 4 (19.05%) Server Building
13 3 (14.29%) Linux
13 3 (14.29%) HP
13 3 (14.29%) Cisco
13 3 (14.29%) Change Control
13 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

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 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
2 2 (9.52%) IIS
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (23.81%) Office 365
3 2 (9.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) DHCP
2 14 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 11 (52.38%) VPN
4 7 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (23.81%) IP Telephony
6 4 (19.05%) MPLS
7 2 (9.52%) LAN
7 2 (9.52%) SAN
7 2 (9.52%) SSL
7 2 (9.52%) WAN
8 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (4.76%) IPsec
8 1 (4.76%) NAS
8 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) JasperReports
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) Vagrant
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) IT Support
2 7 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
2 7 (33.33%) IT Technician
2 7 (33.33%) Support Technician
3 6 (28.57%) Desktop Support
3 6 (28.57%) Desktop Support Technician
3 6 (28.57%) Desktop Technician
3 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) CCTV
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
3 1 (4.76%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows 10
2 11 (52.38%) Windows 7
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (9.52%) CentOS
6 1 (4.76%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (19.05%) Email Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Server Building
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
3 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Security Patching
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) Decision-Making
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Microservices
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) MCP
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) CCNA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 17 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Docker
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) Squid
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.76%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Juniper
4 2 (9.52%) Meraki
4 2 (9.52%) Nortel
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Nimble Storage
5 1 (4.76%) Trustwave