Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 95 146
Rank change year-on-year +14 +51 -50
Permanent jobs citing DNS 69 108 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.04% 2.78% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.47% 14.40% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 53
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +23.08% -27.78%
10th Percentile £30,825 £25,900 £21,590
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,100 £51,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +17.14% -12.50%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 446 750 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 19.67% 19.30% 21.42%
Number of salaries quoted 313 452 646
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,125
90th Percentile £61,000 £65,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for DNS in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for DNS in Cambridgeshire

DNS
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +53 43 £40,000 -10.61%
Cambridge -12 13 £36,750 +0.68% 17
Huntingdon - 13 £32,500 -
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 65 (94.20%) DHCP
2 63 (91.30%) Windows
3 58 (84.06%) Microsoft
4 54 (78.26%) VMware
5 49 (71.01%) Active Directory
6 48 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (68.12%) MS Exchange
8 40 (57.97%) Office 365
9 39 (56.52%) Windows Server
9 39 (56.52%) Hyper-V
10 36 (52.17%) TCP/IP
11 35 (50.72%) Windows Server 2012
12 34 (49.28%) CommVault
13 33 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2013
14 32 (46.38%) Citrix
14 32 (46.38%) XenApp
15 31 (44.93%) Exchange Server 2010
16 29 (42.03%) Microsoft Azure
17 26 (37.68%) Analytical Skills
17 26 (37.68%) PowerShell
18 23 (33.33%) Skype for Business
19 22 (31.88%) Skype
19 22 (31.88%) Self-Motivation
19 22 (31.88%) Problem-Solving
19 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2003
20 21 (30.43%) SCCM
21 20 (28.99%) Firewall
21 20 (28.99%) NetScaler
22 19 (27.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
22 19 (27.54%) Zscaler

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 47 (68.12%) MS Exchange
2 33 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (44.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (33.33%) Skype for Business
5 5 (7.25%) SharePoint
6 4 (5.80%) IIS
7 2 (2.90%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (57.97%) Office 365
2 29 (42.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (13.04%) OneDrive
4 8 (11.59%) Mimecast
5 5 (7.25%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.90%) Power Platform
7 2 (2.90%) Yammer
8 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 65 (94.20%) DHCP
2 36 (52.17%) TCP/IP
3 22 (31.88%) Skype
4 20 (28.99%) Firewall
4 20 (28.99%) NetScaler
5 19 (27.54%) SSL
6 17 (24.64%) SAN
7 14 (20.29%) LAN
7 14 (20.29%) WAN
7 14 (20.29%) Wireless
8 8 (11.59%) SMTP
9 5 (7.25%) FTP
9 5 (7.25%) Internet
10 3 (4.35%) VPN
11 2 (2.90%) DKIM
11 2 (2.90%) DMARC
11 2 (2.90%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (2.90%) IMAP
11 2 (2.90%) POP3
12 1 (1.45%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.90%) Power BI
3 1 (1.45%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (24.64%) Retail
2 2 (2.90%) Back Office
3 1 (1.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Analyst
2 19 (27.54%) Administrator
2 19 (27.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 19 (27.54%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (20.29%) IT Administrator
3 14 (20.29%) IT Systems Administrator
4 9 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
5 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.80%) Applications Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.35%) Consultant
7 3 (4.35%) IT Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) IT Support
7 3 (4.35%) Server Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Server Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) LDAP
2 2 (2.90%) MAPI
2 2 (2.90%) Web Services
3 1 (1.45%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.68%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (31.88%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (26.09%) Data Centre
4 17 (24.64%) Replication
5 15 (21.74%) PKI
6 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
7 4 (5.80%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (5.80%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (5.80%) e-Learning
7 4 (5.80%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.45%) Online Games
8 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 63 (91.30%) Windows
2 48 (69.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (56.52%) Windows Server
4 35 (50.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (31.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.25%) Linux
6 5 (7.25%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.80%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.90%) Debian
9 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (21.74%) Data Protection
2 15 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (14.49%) Network Management
5 9 (13.04%) Break/Fix
6 6 (8.70%) Line Management
7 5 (7.25%) ITIL
7 5 (7.25%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (5.80%) Coaching
8 4 (5.80%) Computer Science
8 4 (5.80%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (5.80%) Email Filtering
8 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.80%) Security Operations
8 4 (5.80%) SIEM
9 3 (4.35%) Migration
10 2 (2.90%) Change Management
10 2 (2.90%) Scrum
10 2 (2.90%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.68%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.90%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.45%) C#
3 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.45%) Perl
3 1 (1.45%) SQL
3 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) MCSA
1 12 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.49%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (14.49%) MCSE
3 4 (5.80%) CISSP
3 4 (5.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.80%) Degree
3 4 (5.80%) GIAC
4 2 (2.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (2.90%) LPIC
5 1 (1.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (71.01%) Active Directory
2 39 (56.52%) Hyper-V
3 32 (46.38%) XenApp
4 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (4.35%) vSphere
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (30.43%) SCCM
2 19 (27.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 16 (23.19%) SCOM
4 2 (2.90%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (2.90%) Puppet
5 1 (1.45%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 58 (84.06%) Microsoft
2 54 (78.26%) VMware
3 34 (49.28%) CommVault
4 32 (46.38%) Citrix
5 19 (27.54%) Ivanti
5 19 (27.54%) Symantec
5 19 (27.54%) Zscaler
6 9 (13.04%) NetApp
7 8 (11.59%) Sophos
8 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.90%) Dell
9 2 (2.90%) F5
9 2 (2.90%) Forcepoint
9 2 (2.90%) Google
9 2 (2.90%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.90%) Oracle
10 1 (1.45%) Cisco
10 1 (1.45%) HP
10 1 (1.45%) Intel
10 1 (1.45%) ServiceNow