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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 68 78
Rank change year-on-year -38 +10  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 38 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.87% 3.25% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 15.38% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 35
Median salary £40,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £52,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +1.36% -  

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 267 247 294
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 19.40% 21.15% 20.23%
Number of salaries quoted 224 209 257
Median salary £50,000 £48,500 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +10.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 24 (58.54%) DHCP
2 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
2 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
3 19 (46.34%) VMware
4 18 (43.90%) Windows
5 17 (41.46%) Linux
5 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
6 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
6 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
7 14 (34.15%) Firewall
8 13 (31.71%) Cisco
8 13 (31.71%) ITIL
8 13 (31.71%) SQL
9 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
10 10 (24.39%) CCIE
10 10 (24.39%) FTP
10 10 (24.39%) BGP
10 10 (24.39%) Oracle
11 9 (21.95%) LAN
11 9 (21.95%) HTTP
12 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (19.51%) MCSA
12 8 (19.51%) Puppet
13 7 (17.07%) Solaris
13 7 (17.07%) IIS
13 7 (17.07%) OSPF
13 7 (17.07%) Juniper
13 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V

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 7 (17.07%) IIS
2 5 (12.20%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.32%) Apache
4 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) DHCP
2 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
3 14 (34.15%) Firewall
4 10 (24.39%) BGP
4 10 (24.39%) FTP
5 9 (21.95%) HTTP
5 9 (21.95%) LAN
6 7 (17.07%) OSPF
7 6 (14.63%) SSH
7 6 (14.63%) VLAN
7 6 (14.63%) VPN
8 5 (12.20%) LDAP
8 5 (12.20%) VoIP
8 5 (12.20%) WAN
9 4 (9.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (9.76%) IPv4
9 4 (9.76%) Junos
9 4 (9.76%) SAN
9 4 (9.76%) Wireless
10 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (7.32%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
2 3 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.32%) Redis
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (12.20%) Banking
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Network Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Server Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) CRM Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
6 3 (7.32%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Network Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Network Operations Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Network Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Operations Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (7.32%) CSS
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) Node.js
3 3 (7.32%) Silverlight
3 3 (7.32%) WCF
3 3 (7.32%) WPF
3 3 (7.32%) XML
4 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (4.88%) REST
5 1 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.32%) Internet of Things
2 3 (7.32%) PKI
2 3 (7.32%) Smart Home
3 2 (4.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Linux
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server
4 7 (17.07%) Solaris
5 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Project Management
3 5 (12.20%) Line Management
3 5 (12.20%) Migration
4 4 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.76%) ITIL V3
4 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.76%) Low Latency
4 4 (9.76%) Network Management
4 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) ERP
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.32%) Workflow
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.88%) Front End Development
6 2 (4.88%) Service Design
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 13 (31.71%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
3 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
4 3 (7.32%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (24.39%) CCIE
3 8 (19.51%) MCSA
3 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (14.63%) CCNP
5 5 (12.20%) Degree
5 5 (12.20%) LPIC
5 5 (12.20%) MCSE
5 5 (12.20%) RHCE
6 4 (9.76%) JNCIE
7 3 (7.32%) RHCSA
8 1 (2.44%) CCNA
8 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.07%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.76%) vSphere
5 3 (7.32%) Docker
5 3 (7.32%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (4.88%) iptables
6 2 (4.88%) pfSense
6 2 (4.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.44%) Consul
3 1 (2.44%) Grafana
3 1 (2.44%) Graphite
3 1 (2.44%) Kibana
3 1 (2.44%) logstash
3 1 (2.44%) Packer
3 1 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
2 19 (46.34%) VMware
3 13 (31.71%) Cisco
4 10 (24.39%) Oracle
5 7 (17.07%) Juniper
6 5 (12.20%) Red Hat
7 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds
8 3 (7.32%) Citrix
8 3 (7.32%) JD Edwards
8 3 (7.32%) Pegasus
9 2 (4.88%) F5
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ECM Selection
Salary: to £60k depending on experience
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £65k - 68k per year + Pension + Bonus + Package
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Salary: to £60k DoE + benefits
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