Period
to 5 June 2020

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 5 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
5 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 112 83
Rank change year-on-year +17 -29 -17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 91 141 224
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.74% 2.51% 3.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.12% 14.02% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57 120 156
Median annual salary £49,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.50% -20.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,250 £28,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £66,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%

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 602 1,006 1,431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.10% 17.91% 20.96%
Number of salaries quoted 400 770 1,031
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,475 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £72,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Berkshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in Berkshire.

Salary trend for DNS in Berkshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in Berkshire over the 6 months to 5 June 2020.

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 5 June 2020. 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 +33 56 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Slough +17 7 £67,500 +50.00%
Bracknell +14 6 £25,500 -36.25%
Newbury +24 4 £57,500 +35.29% 1
Maidenhead +17 3 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Ascot - 1 £60,000 -
Hungerford - 1 £34,000 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 5 June 2020, 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 63 (69.23%) Windows
1 63 (69.23%) DHCP
2 56 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 49 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 42 (46.15%) Windows Server
5 40 (43.96%) Hyper-V
6 32 (35.16%) SCCM
6 32 (35.16%) VMware
6 32 (35.16%) Data Centre
7 31 (34.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (31.87%) HP
9 28 (30.77%) Server Management
10 27 (29.67%) WSUS
11 26 (28.57%) PowerShell
12 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 25 (27.47%) Azure
12 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2016
13 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (25.27%) Firewall
14 23 (25.27%) Cisco
15 22 (24.18%) Performance Monitoring
16 21 (23.08%) TCP/IP
16 21 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
17 20 (21.98%) NetBackup
17 20 (21.98%) Validation
17 20 (21.98%) Symantec
17 20 (21.98%) EMC
17 20 (21.98%) Citrix
17 20 (21.98%) DV Cleared
17 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared

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 9 (9.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.79%) IIS
3 6 (6.59%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.30%) Apache
4 3 (3.30%) CMS
4 3 (3.30%) Drupal
4 3 (3.30%) Joomla!
4 3 (3.30%) WordPress
5 2 (2.20%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.10%) Confluence
6 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.30%) Adobe XD
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Exchequer
1 3 (3.30%) Line 50
1 3 (3.30%) Magento
1 3 (3.30%) Pegasus Opera
1 3 (3.30%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.10%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 25 (27.47%) Azure
2 15 (16.48%) AWS
2 15 (16.48%) SaaS
3 10 (10.99%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (8.79%) Office 365
5 5 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (5.49%) Azure Functions
5 5 (5.49%) IaaS
5 5 (5.49%) PaaS
5 5 (5.49%) Power Platform
5 5 (5.49%) PowerApps
5 5 (5.49%) Serverless
6 3 (3.30%) G Suite
6 3 (3.30%) Google Analytics
6 3 (3.30%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 63 (69.23%) DHCP
2 23 (25.27%) Firewall
3 21 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 16 (17.58%) Wireless
5 12 (13.19%) iSCSI
6 11 (12.09%) LAN
6 11 (12.09%) VPN
6 11 (12.09%) WAN
7 10 (10.99%) NAS
7 10 (10.99%) SAN
8 9 (9.89%) Internet
9 8 (8.79%) SSL
10 7 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (6.59%) HTTP
12 5 (5.49%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (4.40%) DMZ
13 4 (4.40%) IPv6
13 4 (4.40%) Network Security
13 4 (4.40%) WLAN
14 3 (3.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) MySQL
2 6 (6.59%) Hadoop
2 6 (6.59%) HBase
3 5 (5.49%) Apache Hive
3 5 (5.49%) DB2
3 5 (5.49%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.40%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Redis
5 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) JIRA
2 4 (4.40%) Selenium
3 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.20%) Bugzilla
4 2 (2.20%) CruiseControl
4 2 (2.20%) JMeter
5 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.10%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (15.38%) Games
2 10 (10.99%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.20%) Electronics
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
6 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) Server Engineer
2 17 (18.68%) IT Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Developer
5 7 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) IT Support
6 6 (6.59%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.49%) Applications Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Java Applications Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Java Developer
7 5 (5.49%) Security Specialist
8 4 (4.40%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.40%) Data Centre Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Graduate
8 4 (4.40%) IT Graduate
9 3 (3.30%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) Kafka
2 5 (5.49%) AngularJS
2 5 (5.49%) Node.js
3 4 (4.40%) .NET
4 3 (3.30%) Backbone.js
4 3 (3.30%) CSS
4 3 (3.30%) CSS3
4 3 (3.30%) HTML
4 3 (3.30%) HTML5
4 3 (3.30%) jQuery
5 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.20%) LAMP
5 2 (2.20%) LDAP
6 1 (1.10%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.10%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.10%) Keycloak
6 1 (1.10%) OAuth
6 1 (1.10%) Spring
6 1 (1.10%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 32 (35.16%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.09%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (8.79%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.69%) Clustering
4 7 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (7.69%) Private Cloud
5 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.49%) PKI
6 4 (4.40%) Cloud Native
6 4 (4.40%) Social Network
7 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.30%) BYOD
7 3 (3.30%) Smart Meter
7 3 (3.30%) User Experience
8 1 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.10%) NHS
8 1 (1.10%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 63 (69.23%) Windows
2 42 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2016
4 24 (26.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (15.38%) Linux
6 7 (7.69%) Unix
7 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.20%) CentOS
9 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.10%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Server Management
2 22 (24.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 21 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (21.98%) Proactive Management
4 20 (21.98%) Storage Management
4 20 (21.98%) Validation
5 15 (16.48%) Virtual Environments
6 14 (15.38%) Decision-Making
6 14 (15.38%) Security Patching
7 13 (14.29%) Security Management
8 9 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (7.69%) Break/Fix
10 7 (7.69%) DevOps
11 6 (6.59%) Anomaly Detection
11 6 (6.59%) Information Security
11 6 (6.59%) Information Security Management
11 6 (6.59%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.59%) Open Source
11 6 (6.59%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 18 (19.78%) SQL
3 17 (18.68%) Python
4 15 (16.48%) Java
5 8 (8.79%) Bash Shell
5 8 (8.79%) C#
5 8 (8.79%) Perl
6 6 (6.59%) C++
7 5 (5.49%) AWK
7 5 (5.49%) Korn
7 5 (5.49%) sed
7 5 (5.49%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.30%) Google Apps Script
8 3 (3.30%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.30%) PHP
8 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) DV Cleared
1 20 (21.98%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.89%) Degree
3 5 (5.49%) CCNP
3 5 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.40%) CCNA
5 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.10%) MCSA
6 1 (1.10%) MCSE
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) GDPR
1 7 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (7.69%) NIST
1 7 (7.69%) NIST 800
2 4 (4.40%) SLA
3 3 (3.30%) GxP
3 3 (3.30%) QA
3 3 (3.30%) WCAG
System Software
1 56 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 40 (43.96%) Hyper-V
3 31 (34.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.69%) Firmware
4 7 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (5.49%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.30%) NFS
6 3 (3.30%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.20%) Docker
7 2 (2.20%) iptables
7 2 (2.20%) KVM
7 2 (2.20%) QEMU
7 2 (2.20%) Xen
8 1 (1.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (1.10%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 32 (35.16%) SCCM
2 27 (29.67%) WSUS
3 20 (21.98%) EMC NetWorker
3 20 (21.98%) NetBackup
3 20 (21.98%) SCOM
3 20 (21.98%) SCVMM
4 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (5.49%) Terraform
6 3 (3.30%) HP ALM
7 2 (2.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (2.20%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (2.20%) SELinux
8 1 (1.10%) Ansible
8 1 (1.10%) Grafana
8 1 (1.10%) Icinga
8 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 32 (35.16%) VMware
3 29 (31.87%) HP
4 23 (25.27%) Cisco
5 20 (21.98%) Citrix
5 20 (21.98%) EMC
5 20 (21.98%) Symantec
6 10 (10.99%) CheckPoint
7 9 (9.89%) Oracle
7 9 (9.89%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (7.69%) Arista
8 7 (7.69%) Brocade
8 7 (7.69%) Emulex
9 6 (6.59%) Google
10 5 (5.49%) Meraki
10 5 (5.49%) Nimble Storage
10 5 (5.49%) Palo Alto
10 5 (5.49%) Splunk
10 5 (5.49%) Synology
11 3 (3.30%) HubSpot