Period
to 18 September 2018

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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 162 82
Rank change year-on-year +69 -80 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 104 40 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.74% 1.08% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.58% 5.04% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 54 40 109
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £40,500 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.62% -27.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,025 £22,950 £26,650
90th Percentile £49,500 £52,500 £54,000
East of England median annual salary £41,500 £37,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +12.16% -11.90% +5.00%

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 766 794 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 20.17% 21.49% 18.53%
Number of salaries quoted 472 637 562
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £67,500
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 September 2018.

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 September 2018. 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
Cambridge +56 64 £30,000 - 31
Peterborough -18 33 £44,750 +72.12% 1
St Neots - 4 £37,500 -
DNS
East of England

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

1 70 (67.31%) Windows
2 63 (60.58%) Active Directory
3 62 (59.62%) Linux
4 53 (50.96%) Firewall
5 51 (49.04%) VMware
6 50 (48.08%) TCP/IP
7 48 (46.15%) JavaScript
8 46 (44.23%) DHCP
9 44 (42.31%) Python
10 43 (41.35%) SSL
10 43 (41.35%) PowerShell
11 38 (36.54%) Citrix
12 37 (35.58%) Cisco
12 37 (35.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 34 (32.69%) Amazon AWS
13 34 (32.69%) Puppet
14 33 (31.73%) Bash Shell
14 33 (31.73%) DevOps
15 32 (30.77%) HTTP
15 32 (30.77%) SQL Server
15 32 (30.77%) Configuration Management
16 31 (29.81%) Middleware
17 30 (28.85%) VPN
17 30 (28.85%) Load Balancing
18 29 (27.88%) Splunk
18 29 (27.88%) BMC
18 29 (27.88%) AppDynamics
18 29 (27.88%) WorldPay
18 29 (27.88%) Ansible
18 29 (27.88%) Windows Server

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 26 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (12.50%) Confluence
2 13 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 11 (10.58%) OpenStack
3 11 (10.58%) WebSphere
4 10 (9.62%) IIS
5 8 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
5 8 (7.69%) Skype for Business
6 7 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (4.81%) Apache
7 5 (4.81%) Apache Pig
7 5 (4.81%) Apache Solr
7 5 (4.81%) Apache Spark
7 5 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.81%) SAS
8 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Documaker
2 2 (1.92%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 34 (32.69%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (24.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (11.54%) IaaS
4 11 (10.58%) GitHub
5 10 (9.62%) Office 365
6 4 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.92%) G Suite
8 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.96%) PaaS
8 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (50.96%) Firewall
2 50 (48.08%) TCP/IP
3 46 (44.23%) DHCP
4 43 (41.35%) SSL
5 32 (30.77%) HTTP
6 30 (28.85%) VPN
7 20 (19.23%) SSH
8 19 (18.27%) FTP
9 18 (17.31%) MPLS
10 17 (16.35%) HTTPS
11 13 (12.50%) LAN
11 13 (12.50%) WAN
12 11 (10.58%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (10.58%) ICMP
12 11 (10.58%) IMAP
12 11 (10.58%) IPsec
12 11 (10.58%) POP3
12 11 (10.58%) SMTP
12 11 (10.58%) SNMP
12 11 (10.58%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.58%) MongoDB
2 11 (10.58%) Oracle Database
3 6 (5.77%) Hadoop
4 5 (4.81%) Apache Hive
4 5 (4.81%) Apache Zeppelin
4 5 (4.81%) HBase
4 5 (4.81%) Power BI
4 5 (4.81%) Sqoop
5 1 (0.96%) Big Data
5 1 (0.96%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.96%) GIS
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 18 (17.31%) Jenkins
3 13 (12.50%) JIRA
4 11 (10.58%) Gerrit
4 11 (10.58%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (3.85%) Subversion
6 2 (1.92%) Bitbucket
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 9 (8.65%) Marketing
3 7 (6.73%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.81%) Banking
4 5 (4.81%) Manufacturing
4 5 (4.81%) Retail
5 4 (3.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 22 (21.15%) Analyst
2 14 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (13.46%) Support Engineer
3 13 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (11.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 12 (11.54%) Automation Engineer
4 12 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (11.54%) IT Support
5 11 (10.58%) Administrator
5 11 (10.58%) Senior DevOps
5 11 (10.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 10 (9.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) Security Engineer
8 8 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
9 7 (6.73%) IT Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) SOC Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) Automation Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) Consultant
10 6 (5.77%) SIEM Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (29.81%) Middleware
2 15 (14.42%) SOAP
3 14 (13.46%) LDAP
4 13 (12.50%) Web Services
5 11 (10.58%) RESTful
5 11 (10.58%) YAML
6 5 (4.81%) Kafka
6 5 (4.81%) SparkR
7 4 (3.85%) REST
8 3 (2.88%) HTML
9 2 (1.92%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.92%) CSS
9 2 (1.92%) J2EE
9 2 (1.92%) jQuery
9 2 (1.92%) OAuth
9 2 (1.92%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.27%) Data Centre
2 18 (17.31%) Linux Command Line
2 18 (17.31%) Public Cloud
3 13 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.77%) Apple TV
4 6 (5.77%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.88%) CMDB
6 3 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.92%) Clustering
7 2 (1.92%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 70 (67.31%) Windows
2 62 (59.62%) Linux
3 29 (27.88%) Windows Server
4 23 (22.12%) Unix
5 22 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (17.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 15 (14.42%) CentOS
9 13 (12.50%) Android
10 12 (11.54%) Mac OS X
11 11 (10.58%) Solaris
12 10 (9.62%) Apple iOS
13 9 (8.65%) VMS
14 7 (6.73%) Windows 7
15 6 (5.77%) Windows 10
16 4 (3.85%) AIX
16 4 (3.85%) Windows 8
17 2 (1.92%) Mac OS
17 2 (1.92%) Ubuntu
17 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.73%) DevOps
2 32 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 30 (28.85%) Load Balancing
4 22 (21.15%) ITIL
5 18 (17.31%) Continuous Deployment
5 18 (17.31%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (17.31%) Cybersecurity
5 18 (17.31%) Security Operations
5 18 (17.31%) SIEM
5 18 (17.31%) Test Automation
6 17 (16.35%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
7 16 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
8 15 (14.42%) Malware Analysis
9 14 (13.46%) Change Management
10 13 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 13 (12.50%) Release Management
10 13 (12.50%) Server Monitoring
11 12 (11.54%) High Availability
11 12 (11.54%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 48 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 44 (42.31%) Python
3 43 (41.35%) PowerShell
4 33 (31.73%) Bash Shell
5 18 (17.31%) Ruby
5 18 (17.31%) SQL
6 14 (13.46%) Perl
7 11 (10.58%) PHP
8 9 (8.65%) VBA
9 4 (3.85%) ActionScript
9 4 (3.85%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (1.92%) Java
10 2 (1.92%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (20.19%) Degree
2 19 (18.27%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (16.35%) CCNA
4 16 (15.38%) CEH
5 14 (13.46%) CompTIA Security+
5 14 (13.46%) GCIA
6 5 (4.81%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.92%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.92%) GISF
7 2 (1.92%) JNCIA
7 2 (1.92%) JNCIS
7 2 (1.92%) Master's Degree
7 2 (1.92%) MCP
8 1 (0.96%) MCSA
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.69%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (60.58%) Active Directory
2 37 (35.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (18.27%) vSphere
4 18 (17.31%) Virtual Desktop
4 18 (17.31%) Virtual Servers
5 17 (16.35%) Hyper-V
6 14 (13.46%) Docker
7 11 (10.58%) Samba
7 11 (10.58%) VirtualBox
7 11 (10.58%) XenApp
8 8 (7.69%) Terminal Services
9 6 (5.77%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (5.77%) XenDesktop
10 5 (4.81%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (4.81%) HDFS
11 2 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (32.69%) Puppet
2 29 (27.88%) Ansible
2 29 (27.88%) vRealize
3 23 (22.12%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (17.31%) vCenter Server
5 15 (14.42%) QRadar
6 12 (11.54%) Terraform
7 11 (10.58%) CSIRT
7 11 (10.58%) Nagios
7 11 (10.58%) Rancher
7 11 (10.58%) Sysdig
8 8 (7.69%) FortiGate
9 5 (4.81%) Ambari
9 5 (4.81%) Hadoop YARN
9 5 (4.81%) Oozie
10 4 (3.85%) Backup Exec
11 3 (2.88%) Kubernetes
12 2 (1.92%) Salt
13 1 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (49.04%) VMware
2 38 (36.54%) Citrix
3 37 (35.58%) Cisco
4 29 (27.88%) AppDynamics
4 29 (27.88%) BMC
4 29 (27.88%) Splunk
4 29 (27.88%) WorldPay
5 28 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 23 (22.12%) ServiceNow
7 19 (18.27%) Fortinet
7 19 (18.27%) HP
8 18 (17.31%) F5
8 18 (17.31%) Oracle
9 15 (14.42%) IBM
10 11 (10.58%) Intel
10 11 (10.58%) New Relic
10 11 (10.58%) Red Hat
11 10 (9.62%) Apple
12 9 (8.65%) Dell
12 9 (8.65%) SAP