Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 155 70
Rank change year-on-year +51 -85 +10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 36 27 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.79% 0.85% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.97% 4.51% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 123
Cambridge median annual salary £32,500 £26,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -38.82% -5.03%
10th Percentile £23,975 £22,635 £32,500
90th Percentile £47,000 £48,125 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -29.41% -4.49%

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 361 599 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 17.97% 18.96% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 260 504 425
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 £30,000 £23,950
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 31 (86.11%) Active Directory
2 25 (69.44%) Windows
3 24 (66.67%) Firewall
4 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 19 (52.78%) DHCP
5 19 (52.78%) VMware
6 17 (47.22%) Linux
7 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 16 (44.44%) TCP/IP
8 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
8 13 (36.11%) SQL
9 12 (33.33%) LAN
9 12 (33.33%) WAN
9 12 (33.33%) VLAN
10 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
10 11 (30.56%) LDAP
10 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
11 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (27.78%) Server Monitoring
11 10 (27.78%) VPN
11 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
11 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
11 10 (27.78%) Puppet
12 9 (25.00%) SSL
12 9 (25.00%) CRM
13 8 (22.22%) Citrix
13 8 (22.22%) BGP
13 8 (22.22%) Veeam
13 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
13 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing

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 13 (36.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) IIS
2 6 (16.67%) Skype for Business
3 5 (13.89%) Apache Pig
3 5 (13.89%) Apache Solr
3 5 (13.89%) Apache Spark
3 5 (13.89%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (13.89%) SAS
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.78%) IaaS
4 1 (2.78%) PaaS
4 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (66.67%) Firewall
2 19 (52.78%) DHCP
3 16 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 12 (33.33%) LAN
4 12 (33.33%) VLAN
4 12 (33.33%) WAN
5 10 (27.78%) VPN
6 9 (25.00%) SSL
7 8 (22.22%) BGP
8 7 (19.44%) DMZ
9 6 (16.67%) Wireless
10 5 (13.89%) Kerberos
11 2 (5.56%) NAS
11 2 (5.56%) SSH
11 2 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (2.78%) IPv6
12 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
12 1 (2.78%) Network Security
12 1 (2.78%) Skype
12 1 (2.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) Hadoop
3 5 (13.89%) Apache Hive
3 5 (13.89%) Apache Zeppelin
3 5 (13.89%) HBase
3 5 (13.89%) Power BI
3 5 (13.89%) Sqoop
4 2 (5.56%) Big Data
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (13.89%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Administrator
2 7 (19.44%) IT Support
3 6 (16.67%) Hadoop Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support
6 3 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 2 (5.56%) Data Administrator
7 2 (5.56%) Deskside Support
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (5.56%) IT Technician
7 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (30.56%) LDAP
2 5 (13.89%) Kafka
2 5 (13.89%) SparkR
3 2 (5.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Apple TV
2 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (69.44%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (19.44%) Mac OS X
6 6 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.89%) Unix
7 5 (13.89%) VMS
7 5 (13.89%) Windows 10
8 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
10 2 (5.56%) CentOS
10 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
10 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
11 1 (2.78%) Android
11 1 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Configuration Management
1 10 (27.78%) Server Monitoring
2 9 (25.00%) CRM
3 8 (22.22%) High Availability
3 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
4 7 (19.44%) Project Management
5 6 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (13.89%) Analytics
6 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (13.89%) MapReduce
6 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.56%) Change Management
8 2 (5.56%) DevOps
8 2 (5.56%) ITIL
8 2 (5.56%) Network Management
8 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.56%) SDLC
9 1 (2.78%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.56%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) CCNA
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 31 (86.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) Hyper-V
3 7 (19.44%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (13.89%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (13.89%) HDFS
5 5 (13.89%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.56%) XenApp
7 1 (2.78%) Docker
7 1 (2.78%) KVM
7 1 (2.78%) VirtualBox
7 1 (2.78%) vSphere
7 1 (2.78%) Xen
7 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) Puppet
2 5 (13.89%) Ambari
2 5 (13.89%) FortiGate
2 5 (13.89%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (13.89%) Oozie
3 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.56%) Salt
5 1 (2.78%) Ansible
5 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 19 (52.78%) VMware
3 8 (22.22%) Citrix
3 8 (22.22%) Veeam
4 7 (19.44%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (16.67%) Apple
5 6 (16.67%) Dell
6 5 (13.89%) Cisco
6 5 (13.89%) HP
6 5 (13.89%) Meru Networks
6 5 (13.89%) Oracle
6 5 (13.89%) SAP
7 3 (8.33%) NetApp
8 2 (5.56%) Bomgar
8 2 (5.56%) Snow
9 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.78%) Sophos