Period
to 25 April 2019

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

Domain Name System (DNS)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 122 131 96
Rank change year-on-year +9 -35 -15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 21 60 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.16% 1.74% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.54% 11.56% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 81
Cambridge median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £51,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,750 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.86% -17.65% -5.56%

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 246 519 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 13.58% 15.07% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 170 353 422
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,850 £27,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,000 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,344
% change year-on-year -5.56% -0.76% +1.90%

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 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for DNS in Cambridge

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 Cambridge region with a requirement for DNS.

1 14 (66.67%) Linux
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 13 (61.90%) DHCP
3 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 9 (42.86%) Line Management
5 8 (38.10%) Office 365
5 8 (38.10%) Firewall
5 8 (38.10%) VMware
5 8 (38.10%) ITIL
6 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (28.57%) IIS
8 5 (23.81%) MySQL
8 5 (23.81%) Python
8 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
8 5 (23.81%) Migration
9 4 (19.05%) Debian
9 4 (19.05%) Retail
9 4 (19.05%) jQuery
9 4 (19.05%) LPIC
9 4 (19.05%) Scrum
9 4 (19.05%) MariaDB
9 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (19.05%) Puppet

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 6 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
3 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
4 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
5 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (14.29%) PaaS
3 3 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (19.05%) Internet
5 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 3 (14.29%) VLAN
5 3 (14.29%) VPN
5 3 (14.29%) WAN
6 2 (9.52%) VoIP
7 1 (4.76%) HTTP
7 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (4.76%) Skype
7 1 (4.76%) SMTP
7 1 (4.76%) SSL
7 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) MySQL
3 4 (19.05%) MariaDB
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
3 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (19.05%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Support
2 4 (19.05%) Applications Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Applications Support
2 4 (19.05%) Senior Support Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Systems Support
3 3 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (14.29%) DevOps Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) jQuery
1 4 (19.05%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Fintech
3 1 (4.76%) Apple TV
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (19.05%) Debian
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Line Management
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL V3
5 4 (19.05%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) RAD
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) B2B
6 3 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (14.29%) High Availability
6 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 3 (14.29%) Tech Ops
7 2 (9.52%) Decision-Making
7 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (4.76%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) PHP
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) LPIC
2 2 (9.52%) A+ Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) GDPR
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (14.29%) Docker
5 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
4 4 (19.05%) F5
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Apple
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Meru Networks