Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 115 149 89
Rank change year-on-year +34 -60 +8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 76 58 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.42% 1.37% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.38% 7.72% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 57 52 136
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,005 £32,500
90th Percentile £49,700 £51,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +11.11%

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 668 751 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.26% 17.69% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 449 600 536
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,344
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +4.75% +0.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,250 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Cambridge +40 40 £35,000 +5.26% 15
Peterborough -10 27 £40,000 +18.52% 4
Huntingdon -9 3 £37,500 +11.94%
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 53 (69.74%) Active Directory
2 51 (67.11%) Windows
3 41 (53.95%) Microsoft
4 40 (52.63%) VMware
5 39 (51.32%) Firewall
6 38 (50.00%) DHCP
7 36 (47.37%) TCP/IP
8 27 (35.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (35.53%) Windows Server
9 26 (34.21%) MS Exchange
10 25 (32.89%) Linux
10 25 (32.89%) VPN
11 22 (28.95%) SSL
11 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (28.95%) Hyper-V
12 21 (27.63%) PowerShell
12 21 (27.63%) Office 365
13 19 (25.00%) ITIL
13 19 (25.00%) Retail
14 18 (23.68%) SQL
14 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
14 18 (23.68%) LAN
14 18 (23.68%) WAN
14 18 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (23.68%) VLAN
15 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (22.37%) Citrix
16 16 (21.05%) Cisco
16 16 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
17 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification

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 (34.21%) MS Exchange
2 18 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (19.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (11.84%) IIS
5 5 (6.58%) Apache Pig
5 5 (6.58%) Apache Solr
5 5 (6.58%) Apache Spark
5 5 (6.58%) SAS
5 5 (6.58%) Skype for Business
6 4 (5.26%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.63%) Office 365
2 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.26%) PaaS
5 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (3.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.32%) IaaS
6 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (51.32%) Firewall
2 38 (50.00%) DHCP
3 36 (47.37%) TCP/IP
4 25 (32.89%) VPN
5 22 (28.95%) SSL
6 18 (23.68%) LAN
6 18 (23.68%) VLAN
6 18 (23.68%) WAN
7 12 (15.79%) BGP
8 11 (14.47%) SAN
9 9 (11.84%) VoIP
10 8 (10.53%) DMZ
10 8 (10.53%) Wireless
11 6 (7.89%) HTTP
11 6 (7.89%) MPLS
12 5 (6.58%) Kerberos
12 5 (6.58%) NetScaler
13 4 (5.26%) HSRP
13 4 (5.26%) PPP
13 4 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.21%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.58%) Apache Hive
3 5 (6.58%) Apache Zeppelin
3 5 (6.58%) HBase
3 5 (6.58%) Power BI
3 5 (6.58%) Sqoop
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.95%) MariaDB
5 3 (3.95%) MySQL
5 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 19 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) German Language
Job Titles
1 19 (25.00%) Analyst
2 10 (13.16%) Administrator
3 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 8 (10.53%) Data Protection Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.89%) Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Hadoop Administrator
5 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) IT Support
5 6 (7.89%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Systems Support
7 4 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.26%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) LDAP
2 5 (6.58%) CSS
2 5 (6.58%) Kafka
2 5 (6.58%) SparkR
3 4 (5.26%) HTML
4 3 (3.95%) .NET
4 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.95%) jQuery
5 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (10.53%) PKI
2 8 (10.53%) Replication
3 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.89%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.95%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.95%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.63%) Apple TV
7 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.32%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 51 (67.11%) Windows
2 27 (35.53%) Windows Server
2 27 (35.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (32.89%) Linux
4 22 (28.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.89%) Mac OS X
6 6 (7.89%) Windows 7
7 5 (6.58%) Apple iOS
7 5 (6.58%) Unix
7 5 (6.58%) VMS
7 5 (6.58%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.26%) Debian
9 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.63%) CentOS
10 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.63%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) ITIL
2 16 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (17.11%) Problem-Solving
4 12 (15.79%) High Availability
4 12 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 11 (14.47%) Line Management
6 10 (13.16%) CRM
6 10 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (11.84%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.84%) DevOps
7 9 (11.84%) Server Monitoring
8 8 (10.53%) Change Management
8 8 (10.53%) Data Protection
8 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
8 8 (10.53%) Project Management
9 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.21%) ITIL V3
10 6 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (7.89%) Malware Analysis
10 6 (7.89%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.63%) PowerShell
2 18 (23.68%) SQL
3 10 (13.16%) Python
4 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.26%) C#
5 4 (5.26%) Perl
5 4 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.95%) Java
6 3 (3.95%) PHP
6 3 (3.95%) VBA
7 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (11.84%) CCNA
2 9 (11.84%) Degree
3 6 (7.89%) CEH
3 6 (7.89%) CompTIA Security+
3 6 (7.89%) GCIA
4 5 (6.58%) CCNP
5 4 (5.26%) CCIE
5 4 (5.26%) CCMSE
5 4 (5.26%) CCSA
5 4 (5.26%) JNCIE
5 4 (5.26%) LPIC
5 4 (5.26%) MCP
6 3 (3.95%) MCSA
6 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.32%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.16%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) GDPR
3 2 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.63%) SAS 70
4 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 53 (69.74%) Active Directory
2 22 (28.95%) Hyper-V
3 10 (13.16%) XenApp
4 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (9.21%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (6.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (6.58%) HDFS
7 4 (5.26%) Docker
7 4 (5.26%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.32%) KVM
9 1 (1.32%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 13 (17.11%) Puppet
2 11 (14.47%) SCOM
3 8 (10.53%) SCCM
4 6 (7.89%) CSIRT
4 6 (7.89%) QRadar
5 5 (6.58%) Ambari
5 5 (6.58%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (6.58%) Oozie
6 4 (5.26%) FortiGate
7 3 (3.95%) Kubernetes
8 2 (2.63%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.32%) Ansible
9 1 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (1.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (53.95%) Microsoft
2 40 (52.63%) VMware
3 17 (22.37%) Citrix
4 16 (21.05%) Cisco
5 10 (13.16%) Veeam
6 9 (11.84%) Oracle
7 8 (10.53%) CommVault
7 8 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (6.58%) Apple
8 5 (6.58%) SAP
9 4 (5.26%) Cognizant
9 4 (5.26%) Dell
9 4 (5.26%) F5
9 4 (5.26%) HP
9 4 (5.26%) Meru Networks
9 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.95%) Avaya
10 3 (3.95%) Brocade
10 3 (3.95%) Juniper
10 3 (3.95%) Zscaler