Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 91 88
Rank change year-on-year -41 -3 -20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 120 201 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.10% 3.07% 3.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.48% 16.93% 14.23%
Number of salaries quoted 95 182 180
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,150 £24,100 £24,625
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £65,125
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 890 1,187 1,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.57% 18.14% 22.45%
Number of salaries quoted 623 912 1,074
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,550 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -4.49%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -23 68 £40,000 +14.29% 14
Maidenhead +17 11 £50,000 -4.76%
Slough +5 11 £45,000 +41.73% 4
Newbury +6 6 £33,750 -43.75% 6
Bracknell -7 6 £25,500 -48.48% 4
Wokingham -11 5 £42,000 -20.00% 1
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 91 (75.83%) DHCP
2 88 (73.33%) Windows
3 78 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 60 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 58 (48.33%) VMware
6 56 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 51 (42.50%) VPN
8 50 (41.67%) Hyper-V
8 50 (41.67%) Azure
9 48 (40.00%) Firewall
10 46 (38.33%) TCP/IP
11 44 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (30.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 37 (30.83%) Cisco
13 36 (30.00%) Office 365
14 29 (24.17%) Linux
15 28 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
16 26 (21.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 25 (20.83%) Data Centre
18 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (20.00%) ITIL
19 23 (19.17%) PowerShell
20 21 (17.50%) Python
20 21 (17.50%) HP
21 19 (15.83%) LAN
21 19 (15.83%) SQL
21 19 (15.83%) DevOps
22 18 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
22 18 (15.00%) IIS
22 18 (15.00%) Google

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 18 (15.00%) IIS
2 11 (9.17%) MS Exchange
3 10 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 8 (6.67%) Apache
5 6 (5.00%) nginx
6 5 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (4.17%) WebLogic
7 3 (2.50%) Confluence
8 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.83%) JBoss
9 1 (0.83%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 50 (41.67%) Azure
2 36 (30.00%) Office 365
3 17 (14.17%) SaaS
4 12 (10.00%) AWS
5 10 (8.33%) GCP
6 9 (7.50%) G Suite
7 7 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (4.17%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.67%) IaaS
9 2 (1.67%) PaaS
9 2 (1.67%) Power Platform
9 2 (1.67%) Yammer
10 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.83%) Datadog
10 1 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.83%) npm
10 1 (0.83%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 91 (75.83%) DHCP
2 51 (42.50%) VPN
3 48 (40.00%) Firewall
4 46 (38.33%) TCP/IP
5 19 (15.83%) LAN
6 16 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (12.50%) WAN
8 14 (11.67%) VoIP
9 12 (10.00%) SMTP
10 11 (9.17%) Network Security
10 11 (9.17%) SAN
11 9 (7.50%) BGP
11 9 (7.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (7.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (7.50%) Wireless
11 9 (7.50%) WLAN
12 8 (6.67%) OSPF
12 8 (6.67%) SSL
12 8 (6.67%) VLAN
13 7 (5.83%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) MySQL
3 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.67%) Amazon Athena
4 2 (1.67%) Power BI
4 2 (1.67%) Redis
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.50%) Jenkins
3 8 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (2.50%) JIRA
5 3 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.67%) Subversion
6 2 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.83%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.83%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.83%) Gatling
7 1 (0.83%) JMeter
7 1 (0.83%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.83%) Rational Quality Manager
7 1 (0.83%) Rational Team Concert
General
1 11 (9.17%) Legal
2 10 (8.33%) Law
3 6 (5.00%) Finance
4 4 (3.33%) Marketing
5 3 (2.50%) Games
6 2 (1.67%) Automotive
6 2 (1.67%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Back Office
7 1 (0.83%) Electronics
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) French Language
7 1 (0.83%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.83%) Military
7 1 (0.83%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (15.83%) Administrator
1 19 (15.83%) Systems Administrator
2 18 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 13 (10.83%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (10.83%) Network Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) Graduate
6 11 (9.17%) Server Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Security Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) IT Administrator
8 9 (7.50%) IT Systems Administrator
8 9 (7.50%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (5.83%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Architect
10 6 (5.00%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Graduate Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.83%) LDAP
2 5 (4.17%) Elastic Stack
3 3 (2.50%) REST
3 3 (2.50%) Web Services
4 2 (1.67%) CSS
4 2 (1.67%) HTML
4 2 (1.67%) MAPI
4 2 (1.67%) SOAP
5 1 (0.83%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.83%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.83%) Middleware
5 1 (0.83%) Node.js
5 1 (0.83%) RESTful
5 1 (0.83%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.83%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.33%) Clustering
3 4 (3.33%) EMC VNX
3 4 (3.33%) IVR
3 4 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (2.50%) Life Science
4 3 (2.50%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.67%) Fibre Optics
5 2 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) CMDB
6 1 (0.83%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 88 (73.33%) Windows
2 60 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 37 (30.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (24.17%) Linux
5 24 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (10.83%) Windows 10
8 10 (8.33%) CentOS
9 7 (5.83%) Unix
10 6 (5.00%) VMS
10 6 (5.00%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.33%) Mac OS
11 4 (3.33%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.83%) Debian
14 1 (0.83%) Fedora
14 1 (0.83%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (20.00%) ITIL
3 19 (15.83%) DevOps
4 18 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (14.17%) Server Management
6 14 (11.67%) Storage Management
7 11 (9.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (9.17%) Validation
8 10 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 10 (8.33%) Proactive Management
9 9 (7.50%) Coaching
9 9 (7.50%) Release Management
10 8 (6.67%) Technical Leadership
11 7 (5.83%) Change Management
11 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
11 7 (5.83%) Configuration Management
12 6 (5.00%) Migration
12 6 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.17%) PowerShell
2 21 (17.50%) Python
3 19 (15.83%) SQL
4 13 (10.83%) Java
5 12 (10.00%) Ruby
6 9 (7.50%) Bash Shell
7 8 (6.67%) Go
8 6 (5.00%) Perl
9 5 (4.17%) Google Apps Script
10 4 (3.33%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.67%) C#
12 1 (0.83%) C
12 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (15.00%) Degree
2 16 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (10.83%) CCNA
4 11 (9.17%) DV Cleared
4 11 (9.17%) Security Cleared
5 8 (6.67%) CCNP
6 7 (5.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.50%) CCDP
8 3 (2.50%) JNCIS
9 2 (1.67%) AWS Certification
9 2 (1.67%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.67%) PMP
10 1 (0.83%) CCIE
10 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.83%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.83%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) GDPR
2 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.83%) COBIT
4 1 (0.83%) PSD2
4 1 (0.83%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 78 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 50 (41.67%) Hyper-V
3 44 (36.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (11.67%) Docker
5 13 (10.83%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (8.33%) iptables
6 10 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (5.00%) VirtualBox
7 6 (5.00%) Xen
8 5 (4.17%) NFS
9 4 (3.33%) ProxySG
10 2 (1.67%) Firmware
10 2 (1.67%) vSphere
11 1 (0.83%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.83%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (13.33%) SCCM
2 12 (10.00%) Nagios
2 12 (10.00%) WSUS
3 10 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
3 10 (8.33%) NetBackup
3 10 (8.33%) Puppet
3 10 (8.33%) SCOM
3 10 (8.33%) SCVMM
4 9 (7.50%) ZABBIX
5 7 (5.83%) Kibana
5 7 (5.83%) Kubernetes
5 7 (5.83%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (5.00%) Graphite
7 5 (4.17%) Ansible
8 4 (3.33%) Cacti
8 4 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (3.33%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (3.33%) Cisco UCCX
8 4 (3.33%) vCenter Server
8 4 (3.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 58 (48.33%) VMware
2 56 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 37 (30.83%) Cisco
4 21 (17.50%) HP
5 18 (15.00%) Google
6 14 (11.67%) EMC
7 13 (10.83%) Symantec
8 12 (10.00%) Citrix
8 12 (10.00%) F5
9 9 (7.50%) CheckPoint
10 8 (6.67%) Red Hat
11 6 (5.00%) Centreon
11 6 (5.00%) Meraki
11 6 (5.00%) Oracle
12 5 (4.17%) Juniper
12 5 (4.17%) Palo Alto
12 5 (4.17%) ServiceNow
13 4 (3.33%) Apple
13 4 (3.33%) Atlassian
13 4 (3.33%) Siebel