Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 106 95 68
Rank change year-on-year -11 -27 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 143 212 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.53% 3.01% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.67% 14.49% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 119 137 254
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,150 £27,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £69,750 £65,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +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 1,046 1,463 1,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.50% 20.76% 24.39%
Number of salaries quoted 795 1,026 1,280
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,125 £27,000
90th Percentile £74,500 £72,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -1.73%

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +10 67 £40,000 - 2
Maidenhead +12 26 £45,000 -33.33%
Slough +5 13 £60,000 +50.00%
Wokingham -5 12 £62,000 -0.80%
Newbury +1 9 £42,500 -11.46% 1
Bracknell -25 9 £40,000 -30.43%
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 96 (67.13%) DHCP
2 90 (62.94%) Windows
3 85 (59.44%) Active Directory
4 73 (51.05%) Microsoft
4 73 (51.05%) Windows Server
5 61 (42.66%) Firewall
6 59 (41.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 58 (40.56%) VMware
8 56 (39.16%) Hyper-V
9 54 (37.76%) TCP/IP
10 50 (34.97%) VPN
11 48 (33.57%) Linux
11 48 (33.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 48 (33.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 46 (32.17%) DevOps
13 40 (27.97%) Amazon AWS
14 35 (24.48%) SQL
15 34 (23.78%) IIS
15 34 (23.78%) Python
16 31 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (21.68%) Degree
17 29 (20.28%) Cisco
17 29 (20.28%) SaaS
18 28 (19.58%) PowerShell
19 27 (18.88%) LAN
19 27 (18.88%) Bash Shell
20 26 (18.18%) Office 365
21 25 (17.48%) Virtual Machines
21 25 (17.48%) Apache
22 23 (16.08%) Microsoft Office

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 (23.78%) IIS
2 25 (17.48%) Apache
3 17 (11.89%) MS Exchange
4 14 (9.79%) Skype for Business
5 11 (7.69%) nginx
6 8 (5.59%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.40%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.70%) iPlanet
8 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.70%) WildFly
Applications
1 23 (16.08%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.70%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 59 (41.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (27.97%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (20.28%) SaaS
4 26 (18.18%) Office 365
5 14 (9.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 9 (6.29%) IaaS
7 7 (4.90%) PaaS
8 6 (4.20%) Mimecast
9 3 (2.10%) G Suite
9 3 (2.10%) Serverless
10 2 (1.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.40%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.40%) CloudFront
10 2 (1.40%) Route 53
10 2 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 96 (67.13%) DHCP
2 61 (42.66%) Firewall
3 54 (37.76%) TCP/IP
4 50 (34.97%) VPN
5 27 (18.88%) LAN
6 22 (15.38%) WAN
7 16 (11.19%) VoIP
8 13 (9.09%) Wireless
9 12 (8.39%) SMTP
10 11 (7.69%) SSH
11 10 (6.99%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (6.99%) HTTP
11 10 (6.99%) SNMP
12 9 (6.29%) Skype
13 8 (5.59%) BGP
13 8 (5.59%) VLAN
14 7 (4.90%) Ethernet
14 7 (4.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 7 (4.90%) MPLS
15 6 (4.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.39%) DB2
3 11 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.29%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (3.50%) HBase
6 4 (2.80%) Big Data
6 4 (2.80%) MySQL
7 2 (1.40%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 11 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (3.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.10%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.70%) Maven
General
1 8 (5.59%) Law
1 8 (5.59%) Legal
2 7 (4.90%) Retail
3 5 (3.50%) Marketing
4 4 (2.80%) Games
5 2 (1.40%) Finance
5 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 43 (30.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (13.29%) IT Engineer
3 17 (11.89%) Administrator
3 17 (11.89%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (10.49%) Support Engineer
5 13 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (8.39%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (7.69%) Analyst
7 11 (7.69%) Architect
7 11 (7.69%) Consultant
7 11 (7.69%) Implementation Consultant
7 11 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
7 11 (7.69%) Technical Implementation Consultant
8 10 (6.99%) Network Engineer
8 10 (6.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.99%) Software Consultant
8 10 (6.99%) Software Implementation Consultant
9 9 (6.29%) Graduate
9 9 (6.29%) IT Support
9 9 (6.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.29%) LDAP
2 15 (10.49%) REST
2 15 (10.49%) SOAP
2 15 (10.49%) Web Services
3 11 (7.69%) XML
4 7 (4.90%) 802.1X
5 5 (3.50%) .NET
5 5 (3.50%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (2.80%) Apache Cordova
6 4 (2.80%) J2EE
6 4 (2.80%) MSMQ
6 4 (2.80%) OpenID
7 3 (2.10%) LAMP
7 3 (2.10%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.70%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.70%) Kafka
8 1 (0.70%) Keycloak
8 1 (0.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.79%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.39%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 10 (6.99%) Public Cloud
5 8 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.59%) PKI
6 7 (4.90%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.10%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (2.10%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.10%) Handset
7 3 (2.10%) Robotics
8 2 (1.40%) Clustering
8 2 (1.40%) Digital Signage
8 2 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.40%) Fintech
8 2 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.70%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.70%) FMCG
9 1 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (62.94%) Windows
2 73 (51.05%) Windows Server
3 48 (33.57%) Linux
4 20 (13.99%) CentOS
5 17 (11.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 10 (6.99%) Windows 10
8 9 (6.29%) VMS
9 8 (5.59%) Unix
10 5 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.80%) Android
11 4 (2.80%) Apple iOS
12 3 (2.10%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.40%) Solaris
13 2 (1.40%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.70%) Debian
14 1 (0.70%) Mesosphere
14 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 46 (32.17%) DevOps
3 31 (21.68%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (16.08%) Project Management
5 21 (14.69%) Mentoring
6 17 (11.89%) Configuration Management
6 17 (11.89%) Information Security
6 17 (11.89%) Presales
7 16 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (10.49%) CRM
8 15 (10.49%) ITIL
8 15 (10.49%) Software Engineering
9 14 (9.79%) Waterfall
10 13 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (8.39%) ERP
11 12 (8.39%) Validation
12 11 (7.69%) Computer Science
12 11 (7.69%) Document Management
12 11 (7.69%) PLM
12 11 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (24.48%) SQL
2 34 (23.78%) Python
3 28 (19.58%) PowerShell
4 27 (18.88%) Bash Shell
5 17 (11.89%) Java
6 12 (8.39%) Ruby
7 11 (7.69%) Go
7 11 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 11 (7.69%) PHP
8 10 (6.99%) T-SQL
9 8 (5.59%) Perl
10 5 (3.50%) C
11 1 (0.70%) C#
11 1 (0.70%) C++
11 1 (0.70%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 31 (21.68%) Degree
2 10 (6.99%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.29%) CCNA
4 6 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.50%) MCSE
6 4 (2.80%) CCIE
7 3 (2.10%) CCNP
7 3 (2.10%) CISA
7 3 (2.10%) CISM
7 3 (2.10%) CISSP
7 3 (2.10%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.10%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.10%) JNCIS
8 2 (1.40%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.70%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.70%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.69%) GAMP
2 7 (4.90%) GDPR
3 5 (3.50%) QA
4 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.40%) SLA
5 1 (0.70%) COBIT
5 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 85 (59.44%) Active Directory
2 56 (39.16%) Hyper-V
3 48 (33.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (17.48%) Virtual Machines
5 16 (11.19%) Docker
6 14 (9.79%) VirtualBox
7 12 (8.39%) iptables
8 9 (6.29%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (6.29%) Xen
9 6 (4.20%) XenDesktop
10 5 (3.50%) NFS
11 4 (2.80%) KVM
12 3 (2.10%) Firmware
12 3 (2.10%) QEMU
13 2 (1.40%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
14 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.70%) NDS
14 1 (0.70%) NetIQ eDirectory
14 1 (0.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 13 (9.09%) Terraform
2 11 (7.69%) Kibana
2 11 (7.69%) Nagios
2 11 (7.69%) Puppet
3 10 (6.99%) ZABBIX
4 9 (6.29%) Graphite
5 8 (5.59%) Ansible
6 7 (4.90%) Kubernetes
7 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (2.80%) SCCM
8 4 (2.80%) WSUS
9 3 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (2.10%) RSA Archer
9 3 (2.10%) SELinux
10 2 (1.40%) Icinga
10 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.70%) QRadar
11 1 (0.70%) Salt
11 1 (0.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 73 (51.05%) Microsoft
2 58 (40.56%) VMware
3 29 (20.28%) Cisco
4 20 (13.99%) Citrix
5 15 (10.49%) Google
5 15 (10.49%) Oracle
6 13 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 10 (6.99%) F5
7 10 (6.99%) HP
8 9 (6.29%) Centreon
9 8 (5.59%) Juniper
10 7 (4.90%) Qualys
10 7 (4.90%) Trend Micro
11 5 (3.50%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.50%) Polycom
11 5 (3.50%) Siebel
11 5 (3.50%) Zscaler
12 4 (2.80%) McAfee
13 3 (2.10%) AlgoSec
13 3 (2.10%) Apple