Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 138 79
Rank change year-on-year +47 -59 +12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 70 31 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.69% 1.14% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.79% 5.38% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 26 30 78
Cambridge median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,950 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,250 £53,225
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -24.44% +16.88%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 417 576 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 16.04% 21.18% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 252 475 434
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,618 £28,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Cambridge

DNS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Cambridge.

Salary trend for DNS in Cambridge

DNS
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Cambridge over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for DNS.

1 61 (87.14%) Windows
2 60 (85.71%) Linux
3 55 (78.57%) VMware
4 49 (70.00%) Bash Shell
5 48 (68.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 48 (68.57%) Active Directory
6 46 (65.71%) Firewall
7 45 (64.29%) Python
8 44 (62.86%) Cisco
8 44 (62.86%) PowerShell
8 44 (62.86%) Amazon AWS
8 44 (62.86%) Ansible
9 42 (60.00%) DevOps
9 42 (60.00%) AppDynamics
9 42 (60.00%) Splunk
9 42 (60.00%) WorldPay
9 42 (60.00%) vRealize
9 42 (60.00%) BMC
9 42 (60.00%) Middleware
9 42 (60.00%) JavaScript
10 41 (58.57%) Puppet
11 39 (55.71%) Citrix
11 39 (55.71%) Load Balancing
12 36 (51.43%) Configuration Management
13 33 (47.14%) Microsoft Azure
14 32 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (45.71%) DHCP
14 32 (45.71%) Unix
14 32 (45.71%) Data Centre
14 32 (45.71%) Continuous Deployment

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 14 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 13 (18.57%) MS Exchange
3 12 (17.14%) Confluence
3 12 (17.14%) WebLogic
3 12 (17.14%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.57%) Apache
4 6 (8.57%) IIS
4 6 (8.57%) Office Communications Server
4 6 (8.57%) Skype for Business
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.86%) Apache Pig
6 2 (2.86%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.86%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.86%) nginx
6 2 (2.86%) SAS
6 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 44 (62.86%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (47.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (18.57%) IaaS
4 12 (17.14%) GitHub
5 5 (7.14%) Office 365
6 2 (2.86%) G Suite
7 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.43%) PaaS
7 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (65.71%) Firewall
2 32 (45.71%) DHCP
3 24 (34.29%) TCP/IP
4 20 (28.57%) SSH
5 18 (25.71%) SSL
6 16 (22.86%) FTP
6 16 (22.86%) HTTP
7 12 (17.14%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (17.14%) HTTPS
7 12 (17.14%) ICMP
7 12 (17.14%) IMAP
7 12 (17.14%) IPsec
7 12 (17.14%) OpenVPN
7 12 (17.14%) POP3
7 12 (17.14%) SMTP
7 12 (17.14%) SNMP
7 12 (17.14%) Telnet
7 12 (17.14%) WPA2
8 8 (11.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.14%) MongoDB
2 12 (17.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.86%) Apache Zeppelin
3 2 (2.86%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.86%) HBase
3 2 (2.86%) Power BI
3 2 (2.86%) Sqoop
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 18 (25.71%) Git (software)
3 12 (17.14%) Gerrit
3 12 (17.14%) JIRA
3 12 (17.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Marketing
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (27.14%) Automation Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Analyst
3 12 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (17.14%) Senior DevOps
3 12 (17.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 11 (15.71%) Automation Analyst
4 11 (15.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 10 (14.29%) Administrator
6 8 (11.43%) IT Support
7 7 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (8.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 6 (8.57%) Active Directory Support
8 6 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.86%) Consultant
11 2 (2.86%) Hadoop Administrator
11 2 (2.86%) Software Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (60.00%) Middleware
2 14 (20.00%) Web Services
3 12 (17.14%) RESTful
3 12 (17.14%) SOAP
3 12 (17.14%) YAML
4 6 (8.57%) LDAP
5 2 (2.86%) Kafka
5 2 (2.86%) OAuth
5 2 (2.86%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 32 (45.71%) Data Centre
2 30 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
2 30 (42.86%) Public Cloud
3 6 (8.57%) Apple TV
4 2 (2.86%) Wiki
5 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 61 (87.14%) Windows
2 60 (85.71%) Linux
3 32 (45.71%) Unix
4 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
5 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (18.57%) Android
7 12 (17.14%) CentOS
7 12 (17.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (17.14%) Solaris
8 8 (11.43%) Mac OS X
9 7 (10.00%) Apple iOS
10 4 (5.71%) VMS
11 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
11 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
11 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.43%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (60.00%) DevOps
2 39 (55.71%) Load Balancing
3 36 (51.43%) Configuration Management
4 32 (45.71%) Continuous Deployment
4 32 (45.71%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 20 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 19 (27.14%) Service Management
8 15 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
10 13 (18.57%) High Availability
11 12 (17.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
11 12 (17.14%) Integration Testing
11 12 (17.14%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (17.14%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (17.14%) Project Management
11 12 (17.14%) Release Management
11 12 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
11 12 (17.14%) Runbook
11 12 (17.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (70.00%) Bash Shell
2 45 (64.29%) Python
3 44 (62.86%) PowerShell
4 42 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 30 (42.86%) Ruby
6 14 (20.00%) PHP
6 14 (20.00%) SQL
7 8 (11.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (68.57%) Active Directory
1 48 (68.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (44.29%) vSphere
3 30 (42.86%) Virtual Desktop
3 30 (42.86%) Virtual Servers
4 18 (25.71%) Docker
5 12 (17.14%) Samba
5 12 (17.14%) VirtualBox
6 9 (12.86%) Hyper-V
7 6 (8.57%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.86%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 2 (2.86%) Ceph
8 2 (2.86%) HDFS
8 2 (2.86%) Varnish
8 2 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.86%) XenApp
9 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 44 (62.86%) Ansible
2 42 (60.00%) vRealize
3 41 (58.57%) Puppet
4 31 (44.29%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (42.86%) vCenter Server
6 19 (27.14%) Terraform
7 12 (17.14%) Nagios
7 12 (17.14%) Rancher
7 12 (17.14%) Sysdig
8 6 (8.57%) FortiGate
9 4 (5.71%) Kubernetes
10 3 (4.29%) Backup Exec
11 2 (2.86%) Ambari
11 2 (2.86%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (2.86%) Nessus
11 2 (2.86%) NetBackup
11 2 (2.86%) Oozie
11 2 (2.86%) Salt
11 2 (2.86%) yum
12 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (78.57%) VMware
2 44 (62.86%) Cisco
3 42 (60.00%) AppDynamics
3 42 (60.00%) BMC
3 42 (60.00%) Splunk
3 42 (60.00%) WorldPay
4 39 (55.71%) Citrix
5 31 (44.29%) Fortinet
5 31 (44.29%) ServiceNow
6 30 (42.86%) F5
7 18 (25.71%) HP
8 14 (20.00%) Oracle
9 13 (18.57%) Microsoft
10 12 (17.14%) IBM
10 12 (17.14%) Intel
10 12 (17.14%) New Relic
10 12 (17.14%) Red Hat
11 7 (10.00%) Apple
11 7 (10.00%) Dell
12 6 (8.57%) Meru Networks