Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 86 62
Rank change year-on-year -42 -24 -8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 139 278 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.21% 3.24% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.55% 12.91% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 125 230 383
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £75,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +1.19% +16.67%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1317 2153 2690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.91% 25.06% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 1551 2006
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Berkshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for DNS in Berkshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Berkshire

DNS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Reading -3 69 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Slough -16 20 £43,750 -16.67% 1
Bracknell -11 17 £42,500 -5.56%
Windsor +22 6 £29,000 -22.67%
Maidenhead +13 5 £30,000 -9.25%
Wokingham +6 4 £42,500 +70.00%
Newbury -22 4 £33,500 -1.47% 1
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 93 (66.91%) Windows
2 81 (58.27%) TCP/IP
3 79 (56.83%) Active Directory
4 74 (53.24%) DHCP
5 72 (51.80%) Firewall
6 67 (48.20%) Cisco
7 62 (44.60%) VMware
8 56 (40.29%) Microsoft
8 56 (40.29%) Linux
9 49 (35.25%) Windows Server
10 44 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 39 (28.06%) Windows Server 2012
12 38 (27.34%) Cisco ASA
12 38 (27.34%) SQL Server
13 37 (26.62%) Juniper
14 35 (25.18%) ITIL
15 34 (24.46%) MS Exchange
15 34 (24.46%) Hyper-V
16 33 (23.74%) VLAN
16 33 (23.74%) SQL
17 31 (22.30%) Cisco Certification
17 31 (22.30%) Windows Server 2008
18 29 (20.86%) F5
19 28 (20.14%) Microsoft Azure
19 28 (20.14%) VPN
20 26 (18.71%) SAN
20 26 (18.71%) MPLS
20 26 (18.71%) WAN
20 26 (18.71%) Degree
21 25 (17.99%) Amazon AWS

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 34 (24.46%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.51%) IIS
3 14 (10.07%) Apache
4 10 (7.19%) SharePoint
5 9 (6.47%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (6.47%) Tomcat
6 6 (4.32%) OpenStack
7 5 (3.60%) Confluence
8 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.88%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.72%) Moodle
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.72%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 20 (14.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (0.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (20.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (17.99%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (16.55%) SaaS
4 17 (12.23%) Office 365
5 7 (5.04%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.88%) G Suite
7 3 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (1.44%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.44%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.44%) IaaS
8 2 (1.44%) PaaS
9 1 (0.72%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.72%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 81 (58.27%) TCP/IP
2 74 (53.24%) DHCP
3 72 (51.80%) Firewall
4 38 (27.34%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (23.74%) VLAN
6 28 (20.14%) VPN
7 26 (18.71%) MPLS
7 26 (18.71%) SAN
7 26 (18.71%) WAN
8 24 (17.27%) HTTP
9 23 (16.55%) BGP
10 22 (15.83%) LAN
11 21 (15.11%) IPsec
12 19 (13.67%) OSPF
13 15 (10.79%) FTP
13 15 (10.79%) Internet
13 15 (10.79%) VoIP
14 13 (9.35%) iSCSI
14 13 (9.35%) Remote Desktop
15 11 (7.91%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.07%) MySQL
4 9 (6.47%) Redis
4 9 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (6.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (5.76%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (5.04%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.16%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.44%) InfluxDB
8 2 (1.44%) SQLite
9 1 (0.72%) DB2
9 1 (0.72%) Informix
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) JIRA
2 4 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.44%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.44%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.72%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.72%) Subversion
5 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (15.11%) Finance
2 18 (12.95%) Telecoms
3 15 (10.79%) Manufacturing
4 13 (9.35%) Marketing
5 10 (7.19%) Back Office
5 10 (7.19%) Electronics
6 7 (5.04%) Retail
7 6 (4.32%) Legal
8 2 (1.44%) Advertising
8 2 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.72%) Banking
9 1 (0.72%) Front Office
9 1 (0.72%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 31 (22.30%) Administrator
2 27 (19.42%) Analyst
2 27 (19.42%) Support Analyst
2 27 (19.42%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (15.11%) Network Engineer
4 17 (12.23%) IT Support
5 16 (11.51%) Support Engineer
6 15 (10.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (9.35%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 12 (8.63%) Linux Administrator
8 12 (8.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 11 (7.91%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (7.91%) Systems Engineer
10 10 (7.19%) Architect
10 10 (7.19%) IT Analyst
10 10 (7.19%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (7.19%) Technical Support
11 9 (6.47%) IT Engineer
11 9 (6.47%) Linux Support
11 9 (6.47%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) POSIX
2 4 (2.88%) HTML
2 4 (2.88%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (2.88%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (2.16%) Java SE
3 3 (2.16%) Web Services
4 1 (0.72%) .NET
4 1 (0.72%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.72%) CSS
4 1 (0.72%) JSON
4 1 (0.72%) LAMP
4 1 (0.72%) Middleware
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.72%) REST
4 1 (0.72%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.23%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.07%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.32%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (4.32%) Virtual Team
4 5 (3.60%) Clustering
5 3 (2.16%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.16%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.16%) Replication
5 3 (2.16%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.44%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.44%) Handset
6 2 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.44%) iPad
6 2 (1.44%) iPhone
6 2 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.72%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 93 (66.91%) Windows
2 56 (40.29%) Linux
3 49 (35.25%) Windows Server
4 39 (28.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (22.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (17.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (12.95%) Ubuntu
8 16 (11.51%) CentOS
9 14 (10.07%) Unix
9 14 (10.07%) Windows 7
10 13 (9.35%) Windows 10
11 8 (5.76%) Windows 8
12 3 (2.16%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.44%) Kali Linux
13 2 (1.44%) Solaris
13 2 (1.44%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.72%) Debian
14 1 (0.72%) Fedora
14 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.18%) ITIL
2 19 (13.67%) DevOps
3 13 (9.35%) Mentoring
4 12 (8.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (7.19%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (7.19%) Digital Marketing
5 10 (7.19%) Programme Management
6 9 (6.47%) Configuration Management
6 9 (6.47%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (6.47%) Load Balancing
7 8 (5.76%) Presales
8 7 (5.04%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (5.04%) Project Planning
8 7 (5.04%) Validation
9 6 (4.32%) CRM
9 6 (4.32%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (4.32%) Virtual Team Management
10 5 (3.60%) Migration
10 5 (3.60%) Network Architecture
10 5 (3.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.74%) SQL
2 21 (15.11%) Bash Shell
3 17 (12.23%) PowerShell
4 16 (11.51%) Python
5 15 (10.79%) Perl
6 8 (5.76%) Java
7 4 (2.88%) Shell Script
8 3 (2.16%) Google Apps Script
8 3 (2.16%) Ruby
9 2 (1.44%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.72%) C
10 1 (0.72%) C#
10 1 (0.72%) C++
10 1 (0.72%) Go
10 1 (0.72%) PHP
10 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (22.30%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (18.71%) Degree
3 16 (11.51%) CCNA
4 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (9.35%) CCIE
5 13 (9.35%) CCNP
6 12 (8.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (7.19%) MCSA
8 4 (2.88%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.16%) CCA
9 3 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.16%) CWNA
9 3 (2.16%) MCP
9 3 (2.16%) MCSE
9 3 (2.16%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.44%) CCDP
10 2 (1.44%) HND
10 2 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.44%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.32%) SLA
3 3 (2.16%) COBIT
3 3 (2.16%) ISO 22301
3 3 (2.16%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (56.83%) Active Directory
2 44 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (24.46%) Hyper-V
4 15 (10.79%) Terminal Services
5 14 (10.07%) KVM
5 14 (10.07%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (8.63%) XenApp
7 11 (7.91%) Docker
8 10 (7.19%) XenServer
9 9 (6.47%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (6.47%) vSphere
10 8 (5.76%) NFS
11 4 (2.88%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (2.16%) FreeRADIUS
12 3 (2.16%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.44%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.72%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.72%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (11.51%) WSUS
2 14 (10.07%) Puppet
3 13 (9.35%) Ansible
4 12 (8.63%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (6.47%) ZABBIX
6 5 (3.60%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.60%) SCOM
7 4 (2.88%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.88%) SCVMM
8 3 (2.16%) EdgeSight
8 3 (2.16%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (2.16%) Nagios
8 3 (2.16%) NetBackup
8 3 (2.16%) Opsview
8 3 (2.16%) SCCM
8 3 (2.16%) vMotion
8 3 (2.16%) WMI
9 2 (1.44%) Graphite
9 2 (1.44%) Riemann
9 2 (1.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 67 (48.20%) Cisco
2 62 (44.60%) VMware
3 56 (40.29%) Microsoft
4 37 (26.62%) Juniper
5 29 (20.86%) F5
6 22 (15.83%) Citrix
7 15 (10.79%) CheckPoint
8 13 (9.35%) Red Hat
9 12 (8.63%) SAP
10 11 (7.91%) McAfee
11 10 (7.19%) Dell
11 10 (7.19%) Oracle
12 9 (6.47%) HP
13 8 (5.76%) Aruba
14 7 (5.04%) Fortinet
14 7 (5.04%) SolarWinds
15 6 (4.32%) Extreme Networks
16 5 (3.60%) Veeam
17 4 (2.88%) Palo Alto
17 4 (2.88%) Rackspace