Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 74 72
Rank change year-on-year -29 -2 -6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 202 269 381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.89% 3.80% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.06% 15.59% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 129 253 329
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +18.75%
10th Percentile £26,200 £27,000 £26,650
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.26%

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 1,437 1,726 2,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.56% 24.35% 26.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,001 1,295 2,205
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £75,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £42,857 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +0.84% -1.73% +3.22%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -35 65 £43,000 -4.44% 11
Bracknell +13 30 £48,250 -3.50% 1
Wokingham +3 27 £62,500 +66.67% 4
Maidenhead -30 22 £65,000 +51.43% 2
Newbury -23 13 £48,000 -4.00% 1
Slough -19 7 £40,000 -20.00% 1
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 147 (72.77%) DHCP
2 123 (60.89%) Cisco
3 106 (52.48%) Active Directory
4 94 (46.53%) Firewall
5 92 (45.54%) Windows
6 86 (42.57%) Microsoft
7 82 (40.59%) VMware
8 76 (37.62%) WAN
9 73 (36.14%) LAN
9 73 (36.14%) Windows Server
10 72 (35.64%) Data Centre
11 70 (34.65%) TCP/IP
12 60 (29.70%) VPN
13 56 (27.72%) CheckPoint
14 55 (27.23%) Cisco ASA
15 54 (26.73%) Juniper
15 54 (26.73%) ITIL
16 51 (25.25%) SAN
16 51 (25.25%) Hyper-V
17 49 (24.26%) MPLS
18 45 (22.28%) Internet
18 45 (22.28%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (21.78%) IBM
19 44 (21.78%) IIS
20 40 (19.80%) Disaster Recovery
20 40 (19.80%) Retail
21 38 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
21 38 (18.81%) Palo Alto
22 37 (18.32%) Cisco Certification
22 37 (18.32%) MS Exchange

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 44 (21.78%) IIS
2 37 (18.32%) MS Exchange
3 17 (8.42%) Oracle Service Bus
4 11 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (4.46%) Apache
6 6 (2.97%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (2.48%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.98%) JBoss
8 4 (1.98%) WebLogic
8 4 (1.98%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.49%) Confluence
9 3 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.50%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.50%) Site Server
Applications
1 17 (8.42%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.97%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (11.88%) Office 365
3 17 (8.42%) Bluemix
3 17 (8.42%) IBM Cloud
4 9 (4.46%) Akamai
5 8 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (3.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (2.97%) SaaS
8 5 (2.48%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.49%) G Suite
10 2 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.99%) Amazon Glacier
10 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.99%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) IaaS
11 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (72.77%) DHCP
2 94 (46.53%) Firewall
3 76 (37.62%) WAN
4 73 (36.14%) LAN
5 70 (34.65%) TCP/IP
6 60 (29.70%) VPN
7 55 (27.23%) Cisco ASA
8 51 (25.25%) SAN
9 49 (24.26%) MPLS
10 45 (22.28%) Internet
11 35 (17.33%) Cisco IOS
12 32 (15.84%) OSPF
13 30 (14.85%) Cisco Nexus
13 30 (14.85%) Network Security
14 29 (14.36%) SNMP
14 29 (14.36%) VLAN
15 28 (13.86%) NetScaler
15 28 (13.86%) Wireshark
16 27 (13.37%) BGP
16 27 (13.37%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.42%) Big Data
3 8 (3.96%) MySQL
4 7 (3.47%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.50%) Firebird
6 1 (0.50%) Redis
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.98%) AdminStudio
1 4 (1.98%) MSI
1 4 (1.98%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.49%) JIRA
2 3 (1.49%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.49%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.99%) Maven
3 2 (0.99%) Subversion
4 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (19.80%) Retail
2 11 (5.45%) Finance
3 8 (3.96%) German Language
4 4 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.49%) Back Office
5 3 (1.49%) Electronics
5 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.49%) Marketing
6 2 (0.99%) Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Advertising
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (22.77%) Network Engineer
2 41 (20.30%) Architect
3 30 (14.85%) Senior Network Engineer
4 23 (11.39%) Administrator
5 20 (9.90%) Security Architect
5 20 (9.90%) Security Solutions Architect
5 20 (9.90%) Solutions Architect
6 18 (8.91%) Infrastructure Architect
6 18 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (8.91%) Lead Network Engineer
7 17 (8.42%) Data Centre Architect
7 17 (8.42%) Virtualisation Architect
8 15 (7.43%) Network Administrator
8 15 (7.43%) Support Engineer
9 12 (5.94%) Systems Administrator
10 11 (5.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 11 (5.45%) IT Engineer
11 10 (4.95%) IT Support
11 10 (4.95%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.46%) Cisco Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.42%) Middleware
2 9 (4.46%) CSS
2 9 (4.46%) POSIX
3 4 (1.98%) Servlets
3 4 (1.98%) SOAP
4 2 (0.99%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.99%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.99%) jBPM
4 2 (0.99%) JDBC
4 2 (0.99%) Web Services
4 2 (0.99%) XSLT
5 1 (0.50%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.50%) JSON
5 1 (0.50%) LAMP
5 1 (0.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 72 (35.64%) Data Centre
2 20 (9.90%) Cyberthreat
2 20 (9.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 18 (8.91%) Public Cloud
4 17 (8.42%) IBM Mainframe
4 17 (8.42%) Mainframe
5 13 (6.44%) Computer Science
6 12 (5.94%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (3.47%) Life Science
10 6 (2.97%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.98%) PKI
11 4 (1.98%) Replication
12 3 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.99%) Handset
13 2 (0.99%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
14 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
14 1 (0.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 92 (45.54%) Windows
2 73 (36.14%) Windows Server
3 31 (15.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (15.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (12.87%) Linux
5 18 (8.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (6.93%) Windows 10
7 11 (5.45%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.95%) Windows 8
9 8 (3.96%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.48%) CentOS
10 5 (2.48%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.98%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.49%) Kali Linux
12 3 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.49%) Unix
13 2 (0.99%) Debian
13 2 (0.99%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.73%) ITIL
2 40 (19.80%) Disaster Recovery
3 32 (15.84%) Network Design
4 28 (13.86%) Presales
5 26 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (10.89%) SIEM
7 21 (10.40%) E-Commerce
7 21 (10.40%) Incident Management
7 21 (10.40%) ITIL V3
7 21 (10.40%) Load Balancing
8 20 (9.90%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 20 (9.90%) Root Cause Analysis
8 20 (9.90%) Software Optimisation
8 20 (9.90%) Vulnerability Management
9 17 (8.42%) Analytics
9 17 (8.42%) Big Data Analytics
9 17 (8.42%) Converged Infrastructure
9 17 (8.42%) Data Analytics
9 17 (8.42%) Strategic Thinking
9 17 (8.42%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (10.40%) PowerShell
2 14 (6.93%) Bash Shell
2 14 (6.93%) SQL
3 9 (4.46%) Java
4 7 (3.47%) JavaScript
5 6 (2.97%) Python
5 6 (2.97%) VBScript
6 5 (2.48%) Perl
7 2 (0.99%) Google Apps Script
7 2 (0.99%) PHP
7 2 (0.99%) Ruby
7 2 (0.99%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.50%) C
8 1 (0.50%) C#
8 1 (0.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 37 (18.32%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (17.33%) CCNP
3 21 (10.40%) CCSE
4 20 (9.90%) CCDP
4 20 (9.90%) CISSP
4 20 (9.90%) Degree
4 20 (9.90%) IISP
4 20 (9.90%) ISSAP
4 20 (9.90%) JNCIP
5 13 (6.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (4.46%) CCA
6 9 (4.46%) Citrix Certification
7 8 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.97%) CCIE
8 6 (2.97%) MCSE
9 5 (2.48%) Security Cleared
10 4 (1.98%) MCTS
11 3 (1.49%) AWS Certification
11 3 (1.49%) MCP
11 3 (1.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.46%) SLA
2 8 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.47%) GAMP
4 3 (1.49%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 106 (52.48%) Active Directory
2 51 (25.25%) Hyper-V
3 45 (22.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (15.35%) NFS
5 28 (13.86%) VMware ESXi
6 27 (13.37%) VMware NSX
7 12 (5.94%) XenDesktop
8 11 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (5.45%) vSphere
9 10 (4.95%) XenApp
10 9 (4.46%) FreeRADIUS
10 9 (4.46%) XenServer
11 8 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (3.47%) Terminal Services
13 6 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.99%) Docker
15 2 (0.99%) Samba
16 1 (0.50%) DFS Replication
16 1 (0.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (9.90%) QRadar
2 19 (9.41%) vCenter Server
3 18 (8.91%) SCCM
4 17 (8.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 11 (5.45%) Cisco Prime
6 10 (4.95%) SCOM
7 9 (4.46%) Cisco CME
8 8 (3.96%) Ansible
8 8 (3.96%) Puppet
9 7 (3.47%) EdgeSight
9 7 (3.47%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (2.97%) WSUS
11 5 (2.48%) Backup Exec
11 5 (2.48%) Nagios
11 5 (2.48%) PowerCLI
12 4 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (1.98%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (1.98%) WMI
13 3 (1.49%) FortiGate
13 3 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 123 (60.89%) Cisco
2 86 (42.57%) Microsoft
3 82 (40.59%) VMware
4 56 (27.72%) CheckPoint
5 54 (26.73%) Juniper
6 44 (21.78%) IBM
7 38 (18.81%) Palo Alto
8 31 (15.35%) Citrix
9 29 (14.36%) F5
10 28 (13.86%) Oracle
11 24 (11.88%) Fortinet
12 23 (11.39%) Splunk
12 23 (11.39%) Veeam
13 22 (10.89%) Forcepoint
14 20 (9.90%) CommVault
14 20 (9.90%) LogRhythm
14 20 (9.90%) Tufin
15 17 (8.42%) Intel
16 15 (7.43%) SolarWinds
17 14 (6.93%) HP