Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 161 77
Rank change year-on-year +65 -84 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 51 18 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.37% 0.66% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 3.15% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 93
Cambridge median annual salary £33,250 £26,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.88% -38.82% -1.62%
10th Percentile £23,800 £22,950 £32,500
90th Percentile £54,560 £48,750 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £38,000 £30,500 £43,900
% change year-on-year +24.59% -30.52% +3.29%

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 374 572 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.36% 21.04% 21.94%
Number of salaries quoted 251 491 434
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
2 37 (72.55%) Windows
3 33 (64.71%) Linux
4 30 (58.82%) Firewall
5 29 (56.86%) DHCP
6 26 (50.98%) VMware
7 24 (47.06%) TCP/IP
7 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
8 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
9 22 (43.14%) Puppet
10 18 (35.29%) PowerShell
10 18 (35.29%) SQL
11 17 (33.33%) SSL
12 16 (31.37%) MS Exchange
12 16 (31.37%) Git (software)
12 16 (31.37%) Windows Server
13 15 (29.41%) Server Monitoring
13 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
13 15 (29.41%) LAN
13 15 (29.41%) WAN
13 15 (29.41%) Configuration Management
13 15 (29.41%) Load Balancing
14 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (27.45%) HP
14 14 (27.45%) Citrix
14 14 (27.45%) Capacity Planning
15 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
15 13 (25.49%) Cisco
15 13 (25.49%) LDAP
15 13 (25.49%) Oracle

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 16 (31.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.69%) IIS
2 8 (15.69%) Office Communications Server
2 8 (15.69%) Skype for Business
3 7 (13.73%) Apache Pig
3 7 (13.73%) Apache Solr
3 7 (13.73%) Apache Spark
3 7 (13.73%) SAS
4 6 (11.76%) Confluence
4 6 (11.76%) OpenStack
4 6 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.92%) Apache
6 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 11 (21.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (15.69%) Office 365
3 7 (13.73%) IaaS
4 6 (11.76%) GitHub
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.92%) G Suite
6 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.96%) PaaS
6 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (58.82%) Firewall
2 29 (56.86%) DHCP
3 24 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 17 (33.33%) SSL
5 15 (29.41%) LAN
5 15 (29.41%) WAN
6 10 (19.61%) SSH
6 10 (19.61%) Wireless
7 9 (17.65%) VLAN
8 8 (15.69%) FTP
8 8 (15.69%) HTTP
8 8 (15.69%) VPN
9 7 (13.73%) Kerberos
10 6 (11.76%) BGP
10 6 (11.76%) HTTPS
10 6 (11.76%) ICMP
10 6 (11.76%) POP3
10 6 (11.76%) SMTP
10 6 (11.76%) SNMP
10 6 (11.76%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) Hadoop
3 7 (13.73%) Apache Hive
3 7 (13.73%) Apache Zeppelin
3 7 (13.73%) HBase
3 7 (13.73%) Power BI
3 7 (13.73%) Sqoop
4 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
4 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.92%) Big Data
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.76%) Gerrit
2 6 (11.76%) JIRA
2 6 (11.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.92%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
1 7 (13.73%) Retail
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Administrator
2 9 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (17.65%) IT Support
3 8 (15.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 8 (15.69%) Active Directory Support
3 8 (15.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Hadoop Administrator
4 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Senior DevOps
5 6 (11.76%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support
9 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Technician
9 2 (3.92%) Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Deskside Support
9 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Software Support Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.49%) LDAP
2 9 (17.65%) Middleware
3 7 (13.73%) Kafka
3 7 (13.73%) SparkR
4 6 (11.76%) RESTful
4 6 (11.76%) SOAP
4 6 (11.76%) Web Services
4 6 (11.76%) YAML
5 2 (3.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Apple TV
2 3 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 37 (72.55%) Windows
2 33 (64.71%) Linux
3 16 (31.37%) Windows Server
4 15 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (23.53%) Mac OS X
6 10 (19.61%) Apple iOS
6 10 (19.61%) Unix
6 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (15.69%) Android
7 8 (15.69%) CentOS
8 7 (13.73%) VMS
9 6 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (11.76%) Solaris
9 6 (11.76%) Windows 10
9 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
10 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
11 2 (3.92%) Mac OS
11 2 (3.92%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.96%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) Configuration Management
1 15 (29.41%) Load Balancing
1 15 (29.41%) Server Monitoring
2 14 (27.45%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (25.49%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (23.53%) High Availability
5 11 (21.57%) DevOps
5 11 (21.57%) Project Management
6 8 (15.69%) SDLC
7 7 (13.73%) Analytics
7 7 (13.73%) CRM
7 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (13.73%) MapReduce
7 7 (13.73%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (11.76%) Application Performance Monitoring
8 6 (11.76%) Integration Testing
8 6 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (11.76%) Release Management
8 6 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (11.76%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) PowerShell
1 18 (35.29%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) Bash Shell
3 11 (21.57%) Python
4 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.76%) PHP
6 4 (7.84%) Perl
7 3 (5.88%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.92%) DBS Check
2 2 (3.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 38 (74.51%) Active Directory
2 14 (27.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
4 9 (17.65%) Docker
4 9 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (15.69%) Terminal Services
6 7 (13.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (13.73%) HDFS
6 7 (13.73%) VirtualBox
7 6 (11.76%) Samba
8 4 (7.84%) vSphere
9 3 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (3.92%) XenApp
11 1 (1.96%) KVM
11 1 (1.96%) Xen
11 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (43.14%) Puppet
2 10 (19.61%) Ansible
3 9 (17.65%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (17.65%) vRealize
4 8 (15.69%) FortiGate
5 7 (13.73%) Ambari
5 7 (13.73%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (13.73%) Oozie
6 6 (11.76%) Nagios
6 6 (11.76%) Rancher
6 6 (11.76%) Sysdig
7 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
7 3 (5.88%) vCenter Server
8 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
8 2 (3.92%) Salt
8 2 (3.92%) Terraform
9 1 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) VMware
2 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
3 14 (27.45%) Citrix
3 14 (27.45%) HP
4 13 (25.49%) Cisco
4 13 (25.49%) Oracle
5 10 (19.61%) Apple
6 9 (17.65%) AppDynamics
6 9 (17.65%) BMC
6 9 (17.65%) Dell
6 9 (17.65%) Splunk
6 9 (17.65%) WorldPay
7 8 (15.69%) Meru Networks
7 8 (15.69%) ServiceNow
8 7 (13.73%) SAP
9 6 (11.76%) IBM
9 6 (11.76%) Intel
9 6 (11.76%) New Relic
9 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
9 6 (11.76%) Veeam