Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 72 65
Rank change year-on-year -24 -7 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 203 251 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.04% 3.81% 3.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.36% 16.37% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 145 227 281
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £23,850 £27,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% -

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 1,322 1,533 2,428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.79% 23.30% 25.90%
Number of salaries quoted 968 1,192 1,927
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -1.04% +5.49%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 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
Reading -36 62 £35,000 -22.22% 10
Maidenhead -37 30 £45,500 +6.00% 2
Bracknell -4 29 £48,500 +10.23% 3
Wokingham 0 26 £62,500 +65.56% 2
Slough -11 14 £31,000 -31.11% 6
Newbury -6 7 £47,000 +29.66% 2
Windsor +10 4 £32,500 -5.11%
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 164 (80.79%) DHCP
2 115 (56.65%) Windows
3 112 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 102 (50.25%) Cisco
5 101 (49.75%) VMware
6 94 (46.31%) Windows Server
7 85 (41.87%) Microsoft
8 84 (41.38%) Firewall
9 69 (33.99%) LAN
10 67 (33.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 66 (32.51%) WAN
12 64 (31.53%) Data Centre
13 57 (28.08%) TCP/IP
14 55 (27.09%) CheckPoint
15 54 (26.60%) VPN
16 52 (25.62%) ITIL
17 45 (22.17%) Hyper-V
18 41 (20.20%) Cisco ASA
18 41 (20.20%) Linux
19 40 (19.70%) Citrix
20 38 (18.72%) IIS
20 38 (18.72%) Microsoft Azure
21 37 (18.23%) IBM
22 35 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
23 34 (16.75%) MS Exchange
24 33 (16.26%) SAN
25 31 (15.27%) Juniper
26 30 (14.78%) SQL Server
26 30 (14.78%) Disaster Recovery
26 30 (14.78%) Retail

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 38 (18.72%) IIS
2 34 (16.75%) MS Exchange
3 13 (6.40%) Oracle Service Bus
4 10 (4.93%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.96%) Apache
6 5 (2.46%) Skype for Business
7 4 (1.97%) OpenStack
7 4 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.48%) JBoss
8 3 (1.48%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.48%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.99%) Confluence
9 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (8.37%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.46%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (9.36%) Office 365
3 17 (8.37%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (6.40%) IBM Cloud
5 10 (4.93%) Akamai
6 9 (4.43%) Amazon S3
7 8 (3.94%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (3.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 7 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (3.45%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (3.45%) Amazon Glacier
8 7 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (2.96%) SaaS
10 5 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.48%) G Suite
12 2 (0.99%) GitHub
12 2 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.99%) IaaS
12 2 (0.99%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 164 (80.79%) DHCP
2 84 (41.38%) Firewall
3 69 (33.99%) LAN
4 66 (32.51%) WAN
5 57 (28.08%) TCP/IP
6 54 (26.60%) VPN
7 41 (20.20%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (16.26%) SAN
9 29 (14.29%) NetScaler
10 27 (13.30%) Cisco IOS
11 24 (11.82%) OSPF
11 24 (11.82%) SSL
11 24 (11.82%) VLAN
12 23 (11.33%) BGP
12 23 (11.33%) SNMP
12 23 (11.33%) WLAN
13 22 (10.84%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (10.34%) Internet
14 21 (10.34%) Network Security
15 20 (9.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.40%) Big Data
3 10 (4.93%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.93%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (2.46%) MySQL
6 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.49%) Firebird
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.97%) AdminStudio
1 4 (1.97%) MSI
1 4 (1.97%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.99%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.99%) JIRA
2 2 (0.99%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.99%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.49%) Maven
3 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 30 (14.78%) Retail
2 16 (7.88%) Finance
3 11 (5.42%) German Language
4 7 (3.45%) Banking
5 6 (2.96%) Back Office
6 2 (0.99%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Billing
7 1 (0.49%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (16.26%) Network Engineer
2 32 (15.76%) Architect
3 29 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 23 (11.33%) IT Engineer
4 23 (11.33%) Support Engineer
5 17 (8.37%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (7.88%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (7.39%) Analyst
7 15 (7.39%) Security Architect
7 15 (7.39%) Security Solutions Architect
7 15 (7.39%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (6.40%) Data Centre Architect
8 13 (6.40%) Infrastructure Architect
8 13 (6.40%) IT Support
8 13 (6.40%) Virtualisation Architect
9 12 (5.91%) Consultant
10 10 (4.93%) ERP Consultant
10 10 (4.93%) Implementation Consultant
10 10 (4.93%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (4.93%) Professional Services Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.40%) Middleware
2 10 (4.93%) CSS
3 4 (1.97%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.48%) Servlets
4 3 (1.48%) SOAP
5 1 (0.49%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.49%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.49%) jBPM
5 1 (0.49%) JDBC
5 1 (0.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (31.53%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.39%) Cyberthreat
2 15 (7.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (6.90%) Public Cloud
4 13 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.40%) IBM Mainframe
4 13 (6.40%) Mainframe
5 10 (4.93%) Life Science
6 9 (4.43%) Replication
7 8 (3.94%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (2.96%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.96%) Driving Licence
8 6 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.97%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.97%) Clustering
9 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.97%) PKI
10 3 (1.48%) Handset
10 3 (1.48%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 115 (56.65%) Windows
2 94 (46.31%) Windows Server
3 41 (20.20%) Linux
4 35 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (8.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (7.39%) Windows 10
8 14 (6.90%) Windows 7
9 11 (5.42%) Windows 8
10 10 (4.93%) Unix
11 9 (4.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (2.96%) Ubuntu
12 6 (2.96%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (1.48%) CentOS
14 3 (1.48%) Debian
15 2 (0.99%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.62%) ITIL
2 30 (14.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 29 (14.29%) Network Design
4 28 (13.79%) Presales
5 24 (11.82%) Load Balancing
6 20 (9.85%) E-Commerce
7 18 (8.87%) Incident Management
7 18 (8.87%) SIEM
7 18 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (8.37%) Project Management
9 16 (7.88%) ITIL V3
10 15 (7.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 15 (7.39%) Migration
10 15 (7.39%) Software Optimisation
10 15 (7.39%) Vulnerability Management
11 14 (6.90%) Analytics
11 14 (6.90%) Validation
12 13 (6.40%) Big Data Analytics
12 13 (6.40%) Converged Infrastructure
12 13 (6.40%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (13.79%) PowerShell
2 13 (6.40%) Java
2 13 (6.40%) SQL
3 12 (5.91%) Python
4 10 (4.93%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.94%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.45%) Perl
6 7 (3.45%) Ruby
6 7 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.48%) Google Apps Script
8 2 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (11.82%) CCNP
1 24 (11.82%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (9.36%) Degree
3 16 (7.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (7.39%) CCDP
4 15 (7.39%) CCSE
4 15 (7.39%) CISSP
4 15 (7.39%) IISP
4 15 (7.39%) ISSAP
4 15 (7.39%) JNCIP
5 14 (6.90%) MCSE
6 6 (2.96%) MCP
6 6 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.46%) CCA
7 5 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (2.46%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.97%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.97%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.97%) MCTS
8 4 (1.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.94%) GAMP
1 8 (3.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.46%) SLA
3 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.99%) QA
4 1 (0.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 112 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 67 (33.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (22.17%) Hyper-V
4 24 (11.82%) VMware NSX
5 23 (11.33%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (9.36%) XenDesktop
7 18 (8.87%) vSphere
8 15 (7.39%) XenApp
9 14 (6.90%) NFS
10 10 (4.93%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (3.45%) Samba
12 5 (2.46%) Firmware
12 5 (2.46%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (2.46%) XenServer
13 4 (1.97%) iptables
13 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (1.48%) Terminal Services
14 3 (1.48%) vCloud
15 2 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (9.36%) vCenter Server
2 15 (7.39%) QRadar
3 13 (6.40%) Puppet
3 13 (6.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 12 (5.91%) Cisco Prime
5 11 (5.42%) Ansible
5 11 (5.42%) SCCM
6 10 (4.93%) Cisco CME
7 9 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (3.45%) Terraform
8 7 (3.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 5 (2.46%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (2.46%) SCOM
9 5 (2.46%) WSUS
10 4 (1.97%) NetBackup
10 4 (1.97%) WMI
10 4 (1.97%) ZABBIX
11 3 (1.48%) EdgeSight
11 3 (1.48%) OSSEC
11 3 (1.48%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 102 (50.25%) Cisco
2 101 (49.75%) VMware
3 85 (41.87%) Microsoft
4 55 (27.09%) CheckPoint
5 40 (19.70%) Citrix
6 37 (18.23%) IBM
7 31 (15.27%) Juniper
8 30 (14.78%) Palo Alto
9 26 (12.81%) Oracle
10 20 (9.85%) Forcepoint
11 19 (9.36%) Fortinet
11 19 (9.36%) HP
12 17 (8.37%) F5
12 17 (8.37%) Splunk
13 16 (7.88%) Veeam
14 15 (7.39%) CommVault
14 15 (7.39%) LogRhythm
14 15 (7.39%) Tufin
14 15 (7.39%) Zscaler
15 14 (6.90%) Apple