Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 64 76 76
Rank change year-on-year +12 0 +20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 27 20 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.06% 1.88% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.37% 11.30% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 18
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +19.72% -35.45%
10th Percentile £22,650 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £43,750
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 202 177 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 22.93% 16.62% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 170 143 172
Bedfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -4.04%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £60,000 £65,900
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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +2 21 £38,750 -18.42% 2
Luton +11 2 £45,000 +76.47%
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 16 (59.26%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) Azure
3 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 11 (40.74%) Linux
4 11 (40.74%) DHCP
4 11 (40.74%) SSL
4 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) VMware
4 11 (40.74%) DevOps
5 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
5 10 (37.04%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) VRRP
6 9 (33.33%) Ansible
7 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
7 8 (29.63%) SaaS
7 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
8 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (25.93%) IIS
8 7 (25.93%) WAN
8 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
9 6 (22.22%) Docker
9 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (22.22%) LAN
9 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (22.22%) Internet
9 6 (22.22%) CCNA
10 5 (18.52%) PKI
10 5 (18.52%) VLAN

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 7 (25.93%) IIS
2 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 5 (18.52%) nginx
3 3 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Azure
2 8 (29.63%) SaaS
3 3 (11.11%) AWS
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Stack
3 3 (11.11%) Office 365
4 1 (3.70%) Akamai
4 1 (3.70%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) DHCP
2 11 (40.74%) SSL
3 9 (33.33%) VRRP
4 7 (25.93%) WAN
4 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (22.22%) Internet
5 6 (22.22%) LAN
5 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 5 (18.52%) BGP
6 5 (18.52%) HTTP
6 5 (18.52%) OSPF
6 5 (18.52%) VLAN
7 4 (14.81%) VoIP
7 4 (14.81%) VPLS
7 4 (14.81%) Wireshark
8 3 (11.11%) NAS
9 2 (7.41%) SAN
9 2 (7.41%) Wireless
10 1 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (14.81%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (14.81%) Mercurial
3 3 (11.11%) Selenium
3 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (11.11%) Police
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Juniper Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support
4 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) LAMP
3 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) PKI
2 3 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) NHS
2 3 (11.11%) Wiki
3 1 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Linux
2 10 (37.04%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server
4 5 (18.52%) CentOS
4 5 (18.52%) Solaris
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (11.11%) Unix
7 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) DevOps
2 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
2 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
2 5 (18.52%) Workflow
3 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
3 4 (14.81%) Open Source
3 4 (14.81%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) Data Security
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Automation
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Microservices
4 3 (11.11%) Network Management
4 3 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.41%) Presales
6 1 (3.70%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
2 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) PHP
4 5 (18.52%) PHP 5
4 5 (18.52%) PHP 7
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CCNA
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) CCNP
2 4 (14.81%) JNCIE
2 4 (14.81%) JNCIP
2 4 (14.81%) JNCIS
3 2 (7.41%) CCENT
3 2 (7.41%) MCSA
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 3 (11.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) Docker
3 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (11.11%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Ansible
2 5 (18.52%) HAProxy
2 5 (18.52%) Kubernetes
2 5 (18.52%) Nagios
2 5 (18.52%) Prometheus
2 5 (18.52%) Terraform
2 5 (18.52%) yum
3 3 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (11.11%) Kibana
3 3 (11.11%) logstash
3 3 (11.11%) Puppet
3 3 (11.11%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
1 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 5 (18.52%) Sybase
3 4 (14.81%) Juniper
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
5 2 (7.41%) Meraki
5 2 (7.41%) Veeam
6 1 (3.70%) F5
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat