Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 109 74
Rank change year-on-year +1 -35 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 172 155 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.75% 2.54% 3.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.27% 11.81% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 170 137 245
Berkshire median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,250 £28,700
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,500 £75,000
South East median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% -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 1,057 1,312 2,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.92% 21.54% 25.11%
Number of salaries quoted 807 998 1,568
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,925 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £74,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +4 70 £37,500 -16.67% 5
Slough -5 24 £29,500 -32.57% 3
Maidenhead -22 20 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Bracknell -9 17 £62,500 +47.06% 4
Wokingham +12 12 £41,250 -2.94% 2
Windsor -12 9 £33,000 +13.79% 2
Newbury +12 4 £60,000 +71.43% 1
Thatcham - 1 £41,000 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 126 (73.26%) DHCP
2 115 (66.86%) Windows
3 103 (59.88%) Active Directory
4 78 (45.35%) Windows Server
5 74 (43.02%) TCP/IP
6 73 (42.44%) VMware
7 65 (37.79%) Cisco
8 63 (36.63%) Linux
9 62 (36.05%) Firewall
10 57 (33.14%) Microsoft
11 54 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
12 53 (30.81%) VPN
13 47 (27.33%) WAN
13 47 (27.33%) LAN
14 40 (23.26%) Hyper-V
14 40 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
15 33 (19.19%) Office 365
16 32 (18.60%) Citrix
17 31 (18.02%) Data Centre
18 30 (17.44%) ITIL
18 30 (17.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 29 (16.86%) CheckPoint
20 27 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
21 25 (14.53%) Windows 10
22 24 (13.95%) MS Exchange
22 24 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
22 24 (13.95%) Windows 7
23 23 (13.37%) Python
24 22 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
24 22 (12.79%) HP

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 24 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.21%) IIS
3 11 (6.40%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.65%) Skype for Business
5 7 (4.07%) Confluence
6 5 (2.91%) Apache
7 4 (2.33%) nginx
7 4 (2.33%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.74%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.58%) JBoss
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Service Bus
10 1 (0.58%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.56%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (19.19%) Office 365
3 24 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.23%) Mimecast
5 8 (4.65%) Amazon S3
5 8 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 7 (4.07%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (4.07%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (4.07%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (4.07%) Amazon Glacier
7 6 (3.49%) IaaS
8 5 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (2.91%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (2.33%) Akamai
9 4 (2.33%) PaaS
9 4 (2.33%) SaaS
10 3 (1.74%) GitHub
11 2 (1.16%) G Suite
11 2 (1.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 126 (73.26%) DHCP
2 74 (43.02%) TCP/IP
3 62 (36.05%) Firewall
4 53 (30.81%) VPN
5 47 (27.33%) LAN
5 47 (27.33%) WAN
6 22 (12.79%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (11.63%) SAN
8 18 (10.47%) Network Security
9 17 (9.88%) Wireless
10 16 (9.30%) SSL
10 16 (9.30%) WLAN
11 15 (8.72%) OSPF
11 15 (8.72%) SNMP
12 14 (8.14%) BGP
12 14 (8.14%) VLAN
13 13 (7.56%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (6.40%) IPsec
14 11 (6.40%) NetScaler
15 10 (5.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.07%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.33%) Big Data
4 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.74%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (5.23%) JIRA
2 3 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.74%) Subversion
3 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.58%) Maven
3 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (11.05%) Finance
2 11 (6.40%) Retail
3 7 (4.07%) Banking
4 4 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.74%) Back Office
5 3 (1.74%) German Language
5 3 (1.74%) Legal
6 2 (1.16%) Billing
7 1 (0.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 32 (18.60%) Support Engineer
2 28 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (14.53%) Analyst
4 24 (13.95%) IT Engineer
5 19 (11.05%) Network Engineer
6 18 (10.47%) IT Support
7 15 (8.72%) Administrator
8 13 (7.56%) Architect
8 13 (7.56%) IT Support Engineer
8 13 (7.56%) Support Analyst
8 13 (7.56%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (5.23%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.65%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.65%) Security Architect
11 8 (4.65%) Security Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.23%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.49%) HTML
3 5 (2.91%) XML
4 4 (2.33%) CSS
5 3 (1.74%) COM
5 3 (1.74%) LDAP
6 2 (1.16%) LAMP
7 1 (0.58%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.58%) jBPM
7 1 (0.58%) JDBC
7 1 (0.58%) Middleware
7 1 (0.58%) Servlets
7 1 (0.58%) SOAP
7 1 (0.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.02%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.81%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.23%) PKI
5 8 (4.65%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.07%) Clustering
6 7 (4.07%) Cyberthreat
6 7 (4.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (4.07%) Replication
7 6 (3.49%) Driving Licence
7 6 (3.49%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (2.33%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.74%) Handset
10 3 (1.74%) Life Science
10 3 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.74%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.74%) Public Cloud
11 2 (1.16%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.16%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 115 (66.86%) Windows
2 78 (45.35%) Windows Server
3 63 (36.63%) Linux
4 27 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (14.53%) Windows 10
6 24 (13.95%) Windows 7
7 17 (9.88%) Unix
8 14 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (6.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (4.07%) Windows 8
10 7 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.91%) Ubuntu
12 4 (2.33%) Solaris
13 2 (1.16%) CentOS
13 2 (1.16%) Debian
14 1 (0.58%) Kali Linux
14 1 (0.58%) VMS
14 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (17.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 30 (17.44%) ITIL
2 20 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (9.30%) Load Balancing
3 16 (9.30%) Presales
4 15 (8.72%) Network Design
5 14 (8.14%) SIEM
6 13 (7.56%) DevOps
7 12 (6.98%) Validation
8 11 (6.40%) E-Commerce
8 11 (6.40%) Line Management
8 11 (6.40%) Migration
8 11 (6.40%) Project Management
9 10 (5.81%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (5.23%) B2B
10 9 (5.23%) Incident Management
10 9 (5.23%) Information Security
10 9 (5.23%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (5.23%) Virtual Environments
11 8 (4.65%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 23 (13.37%) Python
2 22 (12.79%) PowerShell
3 19 (11.05%) Java
4 15 (8.72%) Bash Shell
5 12 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 12 (6.98%) SQL
6 9 (5.23%) JavaScript
7 8 (4.65%) C#
7 8 (4.65%) Perl
7 8 (4.65%) Ruby
8 7 (4.07%) PHP
9 3 (1.74%) Go
10 2 (1.16%) C
10 2 (1.16%) C++
10 2 (1.16%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (12.79%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (11.05%) Degree
3 18 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (9.30%) CCNP
4 16 (9.30%) MCSE
5 7 (4.07%) CCDP
5 7 (4.07%) CCNA
5 7 (4.07%) CCSE
5 7 (4.07%) CISSP
5 7 (4.07%) IISP
5 7 (4.07%) ISSAP
5 7 (4.07%) JNCIP
5 7 (4.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (3.49%) ISTQB
6 6 (3.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.91%) DBS Check
7 5 (2.91%) MCP
8 4 (2.33%) AWS Certification
8 4 (2.33%) MCSA
8 4 (2.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.23%) SLA
2 4 (2.33%) FISMA
3 3 (1.74%) COBIT
3 3 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) GAMP
4 1 (0.58%) GDPR
4 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 103 (59.88%) Active Directory
2 54 (31.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (23.26%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.56%) vSphere
4 13 (7.56%) XenDesktop
5 10 (5.81%) XenApp
6 8 (4.65%) iptables
7 7 (4.07%) Samba
8 5 (2.91%) Firmware
8 5 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.91%) VMware NSX
9 4 (2.33%) Docker
10 3 (1.74%) vCloud
11 2 (1.16%) Varnish
11 2 (1.16%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.58%) Postfix
12 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (9.30%) Ansible
2 13 (7.56%) Terraform
3 12 (6.98%) Puppet
4 9 (5.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.65%) QRadar
6 7 (4.07%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (4.07%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 6 (3.49%) HP ALM
8 5 (2.91%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.91%) vCenter Server
9 4 (2.33%) Cisco CME
9 4 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
9 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (2.33%) Nagios
9 4 (2.33%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.74%) SCCM
10 3 (1.74%) SCOrch
11 2 (1.16%) SELinux
Vendors
1 73 (42.44%) VMware
2 65 (37.79%) Cisco
3 57 (33.14%) Microsoft
4 32 (18.60%) Citrix
5 29 (16.86%) CheckPoint
6 22 (12.79%) HP
7 17 (9.88%) Apple
8 16 (9.30%) Palo Alto
9 12 (6.98%) Fortinet
9 12 (6.98%) Juniper
9 12 (6.98%) Red Hat
10 11 (6.40%) IBM
11 10 (5.81%) Sophos
12 9 (5.23%) F5
12 9 (5.23%) Splunk
12 9 (5.23%) Symantec
13 8 (4.65%) Aruba
13 8 (4.65%) Zscaler
14 7 (4.07%) Centrify
14 7 (4.07%) Tufin