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

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 79 76
Rank change year-on-year -41 -3 -21
Permanent jobs citing DNS 152 259 394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.34% 3.30% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.57% 13.24% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 125 231 352
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £21,500 £27,500 £25,775
90th Percentile £67,000 £73,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +13.33%

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 1,314 1,956 2,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.21% 24.94% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1,376 2,079
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £72,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,141
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.95% +10.35%

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 January 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 January 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 -29 68 £46,000 -8.00% 18
Bracknell -8 17 £42,500 -5.56% 5
Wokingham 0 11 £45,000 +24.14% 2
Newbury -24 11 £48,000 +20.00% 1
Maidenhead -1 10 £30,000 -10.75% 1
Slough -19 9 £32,500 -38.10% 2
Windsor - 5 £29,000 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 91 (59.87%) DHCP
2 83 (54.61%) Active Directory
3 82 (53.95%) Windows
4 81 (53.29%) Cisco
5 77 (50.66%) TCP/IP
6 73 (48.03%) Firewall
7 67 (44.08%) Microsoft
8 52 (34.21%) VMware
8 52 (34.21%) Windows Server
9 48 (31.58%) WAN
10 41 (26.97%) LAN
10 41 (26.97%) Juniper
11 39 (25.66%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (24.34%) MPLS
12 37 (24.34%) VPN
13 34 (22.37%) SAN
13 34 (22.37%) Hyper-V
14 33 (21.71%) ITIL
15 31 (20.39%) MS Exchange
15 31 (20.39%) Linux
15 31 (20.39%) Data Centre
16 30 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (19.74%) Internet
17 29 (19.08%) Windows Server 2012
18 28 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
19 27 (17.76%) Office 365
19 27 (17.76%) Cisco Certification
20 26 (17.11%) CheckPoint
21 25 (16.45%) CCNP
21 25 (16.45%) 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 31 (20.39%) MS Exchange
2 24 (15.79%) IIS
3 9 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (4.61%) Apache
4 7 (4.61%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.95%) Confluence
5 6 (3.95%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.95%) Oracle Service Bus
5 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.95%) WebSphere
6 5 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.32%) JBoss
9 2 (1.32%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.32%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.66%) Moodle
10 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.66%) Site Server
10 1 (0.66%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 25 (16.45%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (0.66%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (17.76%) Office 365
3 14 (9.21%) SaaS
4 11 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (3.95%) Bluemix
5 6 (3.95%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (3.29%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.97%) Akamai
8 3 (1.97%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.32%) G Suite
9 2 (1.32%) IaaS
9 2 (1.32%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.32%) PaaS
10 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 91 (59.87%) DHCP
2 77 (50.66%) TCP/IP
3 73 (48.03%) Firewall
4 48 (31.58%) WAN
5 41 (26.97%) LAN
6 39 (25.66%) Cisco ASA
7 37 (24.34%) MPLS
7 37 (24.34%) VPN
8 34 (22.37%) SAN
9 30 (19.74%) Internet
10 22 (14.47%) OSPF
11 21 (13.82%) HTTP
12 19 (12.50%) SSH
12 19 (12.50%) VLAN
13 18 (11.84%) BGP
13 18 (11.84%) SNMP
14 17 (11.18%) Cisco IOS
14 17 (11.18%) iSCSI
14 17 (11.18%) WLAN
15 16 (10.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.95%) MySQL
2 6 (3.95%) Redis
3 5 (3.29%) Big Data
3 5 (3.29%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.95%) JIRA
2 5 (3.29%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.97%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.97%) Subversion
3 3 (1.97%) TeamCity
3 3 (1.97%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.32%) Maven
5 1 (0.66%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (12.50%) Retail
2 8 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 8 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.95%) Finance
3 6 (3.95%) Marketing
4 5 (3.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.97%) Electronics
6 2 (1.32%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (21.71%) Network Engineer
2 23 (15.13%) Senior Network Engineer
3 22 (14.47%) Administrator
4 19 (12.50%) IT Support
5 18 (11.84%) Analyst
5 18 (11.84%) Architect
6 16 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 16 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
7 13 (8.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (8.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.55%) Support Engineer
8 12 (7.89%) IT Analyst
9 11 (7.24%) IT Engineer
10 10 (6.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (6.58%) Desktop Support
10 10 (6.58%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (6.58%) Lead Network Engineer
10 10 (6.58%) Network Administrator
11 9 (5.92%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 8 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.61%) POSIX
2 6 (3.95%) Middleware
3 4 (2.63%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (2.63%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (1.97%) CSS
5 2 (1.32%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.32%) HTML
5 2 (1.32%) jBPM
5 2 (1.32%) JDBC
5 2 (1.32%) Servlets
5 2 (1.32%) SOAP
5 2 (1.32%) Web Services
5 2 (1.32%) XSLT
6 1 (0.66%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.66%) JSON
6 1 (0.66%) LAMP
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.66%) REST
6 1 (0.66%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 31 (20.39%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.26%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (4.61%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.95%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.29%) IBM Mainframe
6 5 (3.29%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.63%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.97%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.97%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.97%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.32%) Handset
9 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.32%) iPad
9 2 (1.32%) iPhone
9 2 (1.32%) PKI
9 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (53.95%) Windows
2 52 (34.21%) Windows Server
3 31 (20.39%) Linux
4 29 (19.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (9.21%) Windows 10
7 13 (8.55%) Windows 7
8 11 (7.24%) CentOS
8 11 (7.24%) Ubuntu
8 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (6.58%) Windows 8
10 4 (2.63%) Unix
11 3 (1.97%) Kali Linux
12 2 (1.32%) Debian
12 2 (1.32%) Solaris
12 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.32%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.32%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (21.71%) ITIL
2 17 (11.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (9.21%) Load Balancing
4 14 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (7.89%) DevOps
5 12 (7.89%) Migration
5 12 (7.89%) Network Design
6 10 (6.58%) Mentoring
6 10 (6.58%) Presales
7 9 (5.92%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (5.92%) SIEM
8 8 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 8 (5.26%) Incident Management
8 8 (5.26%) ITIL V3
8 8 (5.26%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 8 (5.26%) Software Optimisation
8 8 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (4.61%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (4.61%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.18%) Bash Shell
2 14 (9.21%) PowerShell
3 12 (7.89%) SQL
4 10 (6.58%) Python
5 9 (5.92%) Perl
6 5 (3.29%) Java
7 4 (2.63%) VBScript
8 2 (1.32%) C
8 2 (1.32%) C++
8 2 (1.32%) PHP
8 2 (1.32%) Ruby
9 1 (0.66%) C#
9 1 (0.66%) Go
9 1 (0.66%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (0.66%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (17.76%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (16.45%) CCNP
3 18 (11.84%) Degree
4 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
6 10 (6.58%) MCSA
7 9 (5.92%) CCDP
7 9 (5.92%) CCSE
8 8 (5.26%) CCIE
8 8 (5.26%) CISSP
8 8 (5.26%) IISP
8 8 (5.26%) ISSAP
8 8 (5.26%) JNCIP
9 4 (2.63%) CCA
9 4 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.97%) MCP
10 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.32%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.92%) SLA
2 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 83 (54.61%) Active Directory
2 34 (22.37%) Hyper-V
3 30 (19.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (10.53%) NFS
5 14 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (7.24%) vSphere
7 10 (6.58%) FreeRADIUS
8 8 (5.26%) Docker
8 8 (5.26%) VMware NSX
9 5 (3.29%) Terminal Services
10 4 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.63%) XenApp
10 4 (2.63%) XenDesktop
10 4 (2.63%) XenServer
11 3 (1.97%) KVM
11 3 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (1.32%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.66%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.66%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (8.55%) Puppet
2 12 (7.89%) Ansible
3 11 (7.24%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (5.92%) SCCM
5 8 (5.26%) QRadar
6 7 (4.61%) SCOM
7 6 (3.95%) vCenter Server
8 5 (3.29%) Backup Exec
8 5 (3.29%) Kubernetes
8 5 (3.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (2.63%) EdgeSight
9 4 (2.63%) Nagios
10 3 (1.97%) Cisco CME
10 3 (1.97%) Cisco Prime
10 3 (1.97%) FortiGate
10 3 (1.97%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (1.97%) Nessus
10 3 (1.97%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.97%) Nmap
10 3 (1.97%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 81 (53.29%) Cisco
2 67 (44.08%) Microsoft
3 52 (34.21%) VMware
4 41 (26.97%) Juniper
5 26 (17.11%) CheckPoint
6 20 (13.16%) Citrix
6 20 (13.16%) F5
7 19 (12.50%) Palo Alto
8 18 (11.84%) Fortinet
9 17 (11.18%) IBM
10 14 (9.21%) Oracle
11 13 (8.55%) Dell
11 13 (8.55%) HP
11 13 (8.55%) SolarWinds
12 11 (7.24%) Splunk
13 10 (6.58%) Veeam
14 9 (5.92%) Forcepoint
14 9 (5.92%) Red Hat
15 8 (5.26%) CommVault
15 8 (5.26%) Tufin