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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 67 84
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 29 47 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.33% 3.16% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.82% 16.43% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 20
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £36,100
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.35% +23.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,000 £32,435
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £46,450
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,689
% change year-on-year +2.66% +2.21%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 268 286 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 21.54% 19.26% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 212 229 283
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £32,435
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for DNS.

1 42 (59.15%) TCP/IP
2 40 (56.34%) DHCP
3 32 (45.07%) Cisco
4 29 (40.85%) LAN
4 29 (40.85%) Windows
5 28 (39.44%) Linux
6 25 (35.21%) VPN
7 24 (33.80%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (32.39%) FTP
8 23 (32.39%) CCIE
9 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
9 22 (30.99%) Active Directory
10 21 (29.58%) WAN
10 21 (29.58%) ITIL
10 21 (29.58%) Firewall
11 20 (28.17%) VLAN
12 19 (26.76%) Network Management
12 19 (26.76%) MS Excel
13 18 (25.35%) VoIP
13 18 (25.35%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (25.35%) Problem Management
14 17 (23.94%) SolarWinds
14 17 (23.94%) IPv4
14 17 (23.94%) CCNP
14 17 (23.94%) Wireless
15 16 (22.54%) VMware
16 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
17 13 (18.31%) SQL
17 13 (18.31%) Windows Server

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 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.04%) IIS
4 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.41%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) Confluence
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 19 (26.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.23%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.23%) Office 365
4 1 (1.41%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (59.15%) TCP/IP
2 40 (56.34%) DHCP
3 29 (40.85%) LAN
4 25 (35.21%) VPN
5 23 (32.39%) FTP
6 21 (29.58%) Firewall
6 21 (29.58%) WAN
7 20 (28.17%) VLAN
8 18 (25.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (25.35%) VoIP
9 17 (23.94%) IPv4
9 17 (23.94%) Wireless
10 12 (16.90%) BGP
11 11 (15.49%) HTTP
12 9 (12.68%) SSH
13 8 (11.27%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (11.27%) SAN
14 7 (9.86%) LDAP
15 6 (8.45%) OSPF
16 5 (7.04%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) MySQL
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.82%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.82%) Redis
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Marketing
3 3 (4.23%) Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Advertising
4 2 (2.82%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Network Engineer
2 13 (18.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Network Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) IP Network Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Juniper Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Network Systems Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Technical Leader
6 6 (8.45%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.04%) Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Network Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Network Operations Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Operations Manager
7 5 (7.04%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.04%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Web Services
2 4 (5.63%) .NET
3 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (4.23%) CSS
3 3 (4.23%) HTML
3 3 (4.23%) Silverlight
3 3 (4.23%) WCF
3 3 (4.23%) WPF
3 3 (4.23%) XML
4 2 (2.82%) Node.js
4 2 (2.82%) WSH
5 1 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.63%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.63%) User Experience
3 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.82%) Internet of Things
4 2 (2.82%) PKI
4 2 (2.82%) Smart Home
5 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.41%) iPad
5 1 (1.41%) iPhone
5 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (40.85%) Windows
2 28 (39.44%) Linux
3 13 (18.31%) Windows Server
4 7 (9.86%) Unix
5 6 (8.45%) Solaris
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.63%) CentOS
6 4 (5.63%) Mac OS X
7 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.41%) Debian
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) ITIL
2 19 (26.76%) Network Management
3 18 (25.35%) Problem Management
4 11 (15.49%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (12.68%) ITIL V3
6 8 (11.27%) Workflow
7 5 (7.04%) Migration
8 4 (5.63%) CRM
8 4 (5.63%) High Availability
8 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
8 4 (5.63%) Low Latency
9 3 (4.23%) DevOps
9 3 (4.23%) ERP
9 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.23%) Line Management
9 3 (4.23%) Project Management
9 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
10 2 (2.82%) OO
10 2 (2.82%) Security Management
10 2 (2.82%) UML
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) Bash Shell
2 10 (14.08%) Perl
3 7 (9.86%) Python
4 5 (7.04%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.23%) C#
6 3 (4.23%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (33.80%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (32.39%) CCIE
3 17 (23.94%) CCNP
4 11 (15.49%) Degree
5 4 (5.63%) JNCIE
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.23%) LPIC
6 3 (4.23%) MCSA
6 3 (4.23%) MCSE
6 3 (4.23%) RHCE
6 3 (4.23%) RHCSA
7 1 (1.41%) CCNA
7 1 (1.41%) CCSA
7 1 (1.41%) CCSE
7 1 (1.41%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (30.99%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.68%) vSphere
3 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.63%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (4.23%) Docker
6 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.41%) iptables
7 1 (1.41%) pfSense
7 1 (1.41%) XenApp
7 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Puppet
2 7 (9.86%) Ansible
2 7 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.63%) Salt
4 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.41%) Consul
4 1 (1.41%) Grafana
4 1 (1.41%) Graphite
4 1 (1.41%) Kibana
4 1 (1.41%) logstash
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.41%) Packer
4 1 (1.41%) SCCM
4 1 (1.41%) SCOM
4 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Cisco
2 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
3 17 (23.94%) SolarWinds
4 16 (22.54%) VMware
5 10 (14.08%) Juniper
6 6 (8.45%) Oracle
6 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.23%) IBM
7 3 (4.23%) Intel
7 3 (4.23%) JD Edwards
7 3 (4.23%) Pegasus
8 2 (2.82%) F5
8 2 (2.82%) Mitel
8 2 (2.82%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.82%) Veeam
9 1 (1.41%) Citrix
9 1 (1.41%) EMC
9 1 (1.41%) HP
9 1 (1.41%) Symantec
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