Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 133 80
Rank change year-on-year +22 -53 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 152 130 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.54% 2.04% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.93% 10.29% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 155 112 236
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% -14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £73,000 £66,000 £77,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -

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 1,018 1,263 2,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.04% 19.83% 25.03%
Number of salaries quoted 746 930 1,510
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +17 75 £37,500 -21.05% 5
Slough +2 23 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Bracknell -13 15 £58,500 +37.65% 5
Maidenhead -22 13 £50,000 +66.67% 1
Wokingham +17 11 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Windsor 0 5 £33,000 +13.79% 1
Newbury +8 2 £55,000 +41.94% 2
Thatcham - 1 £41,000 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 106 (69.74%) Windows
2 102 (67.11%) DHCP
3 94 (61.84%) Active Directory
4 85 (55.92%) TCP/IP
5 69 (45.39%) Windows Server
6 65 (42.76%) Linux
6 65 (42.76%) VMware
7 54 (35.53%) Hyper-V
8 51 (33.55%) VPN
9 50 (32.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 49 (32.24%) Firewall
11 47 (30.92%) Microsoft
12 42 (27.63%) Cisco
13 41 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
14 38 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 38 (25.00%) WAN
14 38 (25.00%) LAN
15 37 (24.34%) Office 365
16 34 (22.37%) Python
16 34 (22.37%) Citrix
17 32 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
18 26 (17.11%) Bash Shell
18 26 (17.11%) PowerShell
18 26 (17.11%) DevOps
19 25 (16.45%) SQL
19 25 (16.45%) Degree
20 23 (15.13%) IIS
20 23 (15.13%) Disaster Recovery
21 22 (14.47%) Unix
21 22 (14.47%) Information Security

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 23 (15.13%) IIS
2 19 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 15 (9.87%) Apache
4 9 (5.92%) Skype for Business
5 8 (5.26%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.95%) Confluence
6 6 (3.95%) nginx
7 4 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.66%) iPlanet
Applications
1 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (24.34%) Office 365
3 32 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (7.89%) Mimecast
5 8 (5.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (4.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (4.61%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (4.61%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (4.61%) Amazon Glacier
6 7 (4.61%) Amazon S3
7 6 (3.95%) IaaS
8 4 (2.63%) PaaS
8 4 (2.63%) SaaS
9 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (1.32%) G Suite
10 2 (1.32%) GitHub
10 2 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 102 (67.11%) DHCP
2 85 (55.92%) TCP/IP
3 51 (33.55%) VPN
4 49 (32.24%) Firewall
5 38 (25.00%) LAN
5 38 (25.00%) WAN
6 19 (12.50%) SAN
7 14 (9.21%) Wireless
8 12 (7.89%) Network Security
8 12 (7.89%) SSL
9 9 (5.92%) Fibre Channel
9 9 (5.92%) iSCSI
9 9 (5.92%) NAS
9 9 (5.92%) Skype
10 8 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
10 8 (5.26%) IPsec
10 8 (5.26%) SNMP
10 8 (5.26%) VLAN
10 8 (5.26%) WLAN
11 7 (4.61%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.61%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.63%) Big Data
3 4 (2.63%) DB2
4 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.66%) HBase
5 1 (0.66%) MySQL
5 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.66%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (5.26%) JIRA
2 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 15 (9.87%) Finance
2 7 (4.61%) Banking
2 7 (4.61%) Legal
3 6 (3.95%) Retail
4 4 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (23.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 31 (20.39%) Support Engineer
3 24 (15.79%) IT Engineer
4 22 (14.47%) Analyst
5 17 (11.18%) Administrator
6 15 (9.87%) IT Support
6 15 (9.87%) Systems Administrator
7 12 (7.89%) IT Support Engineer
7 12 (7.89%) Support Analyst
8 10 (6.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (6.58%) Network Engineer
8 10 (6.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Architect
10 7 (4.61%) IT Administrator
10 7 (4.61%) Office 365 Administrator
11 6 (3.95%) Azure Administrator
11 6 (3.95%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.26%) XML
2 7 (4.61%) LDAP
3 6 (3.95%) 802.1X
3 6 (3.95%) HTML
4 3 (1.97%) COM
4 3 (1.97%) REST
4 3 (1.97%) SOAP
4 3 (1.97%) Web Services
5 2 (1.32%) LAMP
6 1 (0.66%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.16%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.87%) Data Centre
4 13 (8.55%) PKI
5 11 (7.24%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (5.26%) Clustering
6 8 (5.26%) Mobile App
7 7 (4.61%) Replication
7 7 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (2.63%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.97%) Handset
10 2 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.32%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.32%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.66%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 106 (69.74%) Windows
2 69 (45.39%) Windows Server
3 65 (42.76%) Linux
4 22 (14.47%) Unix
5 21 (13.82%) Windows 10
6 20 (13.16%) Windows 7
7 15 (9.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (7.89%) CentOS
11 5 (3.29%) Solaris
12 3 (1.97%) VMS
12 3 (1.97%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.66%) DC/OS
13 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.66%) Mesosphere
13 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 26 (17.11%) DevOps
3 23 (15.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (14.47%) Information Security
5 21 (13.82%) ITIL
6 14 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.55%) SIEM
8 12 (7.89%) Presales
9 11 (7.24%) Configuration Management
9 11 (7.24%) Line Management
9 11 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (7.24%) Project Management
9 11 (7.24%) Validation
9 11 (7.24%) Vulnerability Management
10 10 (6.58%) Load Balancing
11 9 (5.92%) Coaching
11 9 (5.92%) CRM
11 9 (5.92%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (5.26%) B2B
12 8 (5.26%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.37%) Python
2 26 (17.11%) Bash Shell
2 26 (17.11%) PowerShell
3 25 (16.45%) SQL
4 21 (13.82%) Java
5 15 (9.87%) PHP
6 12 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 10 (6.58%) Ruby
8 9 (5.92%) JavaScript
8 9 (5.92%) Perl
8 9 (5.92%) T-SQL
9 8 (5.26%) C#
10 6 (3.95%) Go
11 3 (1.97%) C
12 2 (1.32%) C++
13 1 (0.66%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 25 (16.45%) Degree
2 16 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.26%) CCNA
4 8 (5.26%) CCNP
4 8 (5.26%) MCSE
5 6 (3.95%) ISTQB
5 6 (3.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.63%) CCDP
6 4 (2.63%) CCSE
6 4 (2.63%) CISSP
6 4 (2.63%) IISP
6 4 (2.63%) ISSAP
6 4 (2.63%) JNCIP
6 4 (2.63%) TOGAF Certification
6 4 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.97%) MCSA
7 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.32%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.29%) SLA
2 4 (2.63%) FISMA
3 3 (1.97%) COBIT
3 3 (1.97%) GAMP
4 2 (1.32%) GDPR
5 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.66%) QA
5 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 94 (61.84%) Active Directory
2 54 (35.53%) Hyper-V
3 50 (32.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (7.24%) XenDesktop
5 9 (5.92%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (5.26%) XenApp
7 7 (4.61%) Docker
7 7 (4.61%) Samba
8 6 (3.95%) iptables
8 6 (3.95%) vSphere
9 4 (2.63%) VirtualBox
10 3 (1.97%) Firmware
10 3 (1.97%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (1.97%) Xen
11 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (1.32%) Postfix
11 2 (1.32%) Squid
11 2 (1.32%) Varnish
11 2 (1.32%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (13.82%) Terraform
2 16 (10.53%) Ansible
3 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (7.24%) Puppet
5 9 (5.92%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (4.61%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 6 (3.95%) HP ALM
7 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (3.29%) Nagios
8 5 (3.29%) NetBackup
8 5 (3.29%) QRadar
8 5 (3.29%) SCCM
9 4 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.97%) Graphite
10 3 (1.97%) Kibana
10 3 (1.97%) SCOrch
11 2 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.32%) Opsview
11 2 (1.32%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 65 (42.76%) VMware
2 47 (30.92%) Microsoft
3 42 (27.63%) Cisco
4 34 (22.37%) Citrix
5 18 (11.84%) HP
6 13 (8.55%) Red Hat
7 11 (7.24%) CheckPoint
8 10 (6.58%) Apple
9 9 (5.92%) McAfee
9 9 (5.92%) Trend Micro
10 8 (5.26%) Google
11 7 (4.61%) Centrify
11 7 (4.61%) Palo Alto
11 7 (4.61%) Qualys
12 6 (3.95%) Atlassian
12 6 (3.95%) Fortinet
12 6 (3.95%) Remedy
12 6 (3.95%) Symantec
13 5 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (3.29%) Splunk