Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
London > Central London
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 145 174 132
Rank change year-on-year +29 -42 -18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 168 96 160
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 1.90% 1.48% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.14% 14.86% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 149 84 145
10th Percentile £33,500 £36,075 £35,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £44,375 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £53,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.29% -3.18% +13.99%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,025 £83,750
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - - +10.00%

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 Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 926 646 1,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.47% 9.98% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 733 578 879
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,653 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £44,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £76,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £98,750 £88,750
London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +9.09%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Central London

DNS
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in Central London.

Salary trend for DNS in Central London

DNS
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in Central London over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Salary histogram for DNS in Central London

DNS
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Central London region over the 6 months to 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
City of London -5 121 £50,000 -9.09% 34
West End of London +11 20 £67,500 +24.42% 3
City of Westminster +11 18 £72,500 +87.12% 1
Kensington and Chelsea 0 5 £56,500 +21.51% 1
Southwark - 5 £80,000 - 1
Camden -10 3 £50,000 +81.82%
DNS
London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 Central London region with a requirement for DNS.

1 117 (69.64%) Active Directory
2 100 (59.52%) Windows
3 98 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 96 (57.14%) DHCP
5 89 (52.98%) Microsoft 365
6 86 (51.19%) Azure
7 57 (33.93%) Windows Server
8 54 (32.14%) VMware
9 51 (30.36%) TCP/IP
10 50 (29.76%) Firewall
10 50 (29.76%) Social Skills
11 47 (27.98%) AWS
12 45 (26.79%) PowerShell
13 42 (25.00%) Cisco
14 40 (23.81%) ITIL
15 39 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 38 (22.62%) Windows 10
17 37 (22.02%) SCCM
18 32 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 30 (17.86%) Windows Server 2016
20 29 (17.26%) Finance
20 29 (17.26%) Windows Server 2012
21 28 (16.67%) WAN
22 26 (15.48%) VPN
22 26 (15.48%) Linux
22 26 (15.48%) Migration
23 24 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
24 23 (13.69%) SharePoint
25 22 (13.10%) Patch Management
26 21 (12.50%) Data Centre

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 23 (13.69%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.98%) IIS
4 3 (1.79%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.19%) Apache
6 1 (0.60%) CMS
6 1 (0.60%) Confluence
6 1 (0.60%) JBoss
6 1 (0.60%) nginx
6 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 24 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.60%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 89 (52.98%) Microsoft 365
2 86 (51.19%) Azure
3 47 (27.98%) AWS
4 17 (10.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (8.93%) SaaS
6 13 (7.74%) GCP
7 11 (6.55%) OneDrive
8 7 (4.17%) Amazon S3
9 5 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (2.38%) Cloudflare
10 4 (2.38%) CloudFront
10 4 (2.38%) Mimecast
10 4 (2.38%) OpenShift
10 4 (2.38%) Power Platform
10 4 (2.38%) Serverless
11 3 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (1.79%) Google Workspace
11 3 (1.79%) PaaS
11 3 (1.79%) Route 53
11 3 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 96 (57.14%) DHCP
2 51 (30.36%) TCP/IP
3 50 (29.76%) Firewall
4 28 (16.67%) WAN
5 26 (15.48%) VPN
6 15 (8.93%) Wireless
7 14 (8.33%) LAN
7 14 (8.33%) VLAN
8 13 (7.74%) Kerberos
8 13 (7.74%) SAN
9 9 (5.36%) VoIP
10 8 (4.76%) BGP
10 8 (4.76%) Internet
10 8 (4.76%) SMTP
10 8 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (4.17%) HTTP
12 6 (3.57%) MPLS
12 6 (3.57%) SD-WAN
13 5 (2.98%) NAS
14 4 (2.38%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.38%) Redis
3 3 (1.79%) Amazon Athena
3 3 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.79%) MySQL
3 3 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.19%) DynamoDB
4 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.60%) Big Data
5 1 (0.60%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.60%) Power BI
5 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.76%) Bitbucket
1 8 (4.76%) JIRA
2 7 (4.17%) GCC
2 7 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.79%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.19%) Metasploit
4 2 (1.19%) NUnit
4 2 (1.19%) Subversion
4 2 (1.19%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.60%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.60%) Selenium
General
1 50 (29.76%) Social Skills
2 29 (17.26%) Finance
3 11 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.95%) Banking
5 7 (4.17%) Law
5 7 (4.17%) Legal
6 5 (2.98%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (2.38%) Front Office
7 4 (2.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 4 (2.38%) International Banking
8 3 (1.79%) Retail
9 2 (1.19%) Aviation
9 2 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.19%) French Language
9 2 (1.19%) Games
9 2 (1.19%) German Language
9 2 (1.19%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.19%) Presentation Skills
9 2 (1.19%) Publishing
9 2 (1.19%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (21.43%) Analyst
2 23 (13.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (13.10%) Desktop Support
3 22 (13.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 18 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 14 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 14 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 12 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (5.95%) Infrastructure Support
7 10 (5.95%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 9 (5.36%) Network Manager
8 9 (5.36%) Technical Support
9 8 (4.76%) Architect
9 8 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
9 8 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 8 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
9 8 (4.76%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.12%) LDAP
2 7 (4.17%) PyXLL
3 5 (2.98%) .NET
4 4 (2.38%) WebSockets
5 3 (1.79%) CSS
5 3 (1.79%) Django
5 3 (1.79%) FastAPI
5 3 (1.79%) Flask
5 3 (1.79%) HTML
5 3 (1.79%) HTML5
5 3 (1.79%) jQuery
5 3 (1.79%) React
5 3 (1.79%) SQLAlchemy
6 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.19%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (1.19%) REST
7 1 (0.60%) Celery
7 1 (0.60%) Kafka
7 1 (0.60%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 12 (7.14%) User Experience
4 9 (5.36%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 7 (4.17%) iPhone
6 6 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.98%) Clustering
8 4 (2.38%) Replication
9 3 (1.79%) PKI
9 3 (1.79%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.79%) Video on Demand
9 3 (1.79%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.60%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.60%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.60%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 100 (59.52%) Windows
2 57 (33.93%) Windows Server
3 38 (22.62%) Windows 10
4 30 (17.86%) Windows Server 2016
5 29 (17.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (15.48%) Linux
7 19 (11.31%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.57%) Mac OS X
9 6 (3.57%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.57%) Unix
10 4 (2.38%) CentOS
11 3 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (1.19%) Kali Linux
12 2 (1.19%) VMS
13 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.60%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.81%) ITIL
2 32 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 26 (15.48%) Migration
4 22 (13.10%) Patch Management
5 18 (10.71%) Change Management
6 13 (7.74%) Application Virtualisation
6 13 (7.74%) DevOps
6 13 (7.74%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (7.74%) Push Notifications
6 13 (7.74%) Service Management
7 12 (7.14%) Computer Science
7 12 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 11 (6.55%) Project Delivery
9 10 (5.95%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (5.95%) Data Loss Prevention
9 10 (5.95%) Infrastructure as Code
10 9 (5.36%) Mentoring
10 9 (5.36%) Project Management
11 8 (4.76%) Agile
11 8 (4.76%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (26.79%) PowerShell
2 21 (12.50%) Python
3 20 (11.90%) SQL
4 10 (5.95%) Bash
5 7 (4.17%) VBA
6 4 (2.38%) C
6 4 (2.38%) C#
7 2 (1.19%) Java
7 2 (1.19%) Perl
7 2 (1.19%) Ruby
7 2 (1.19%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.60%) Bicep
8 1 (0.60%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.60%) PHP
8 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (11.31%) Degree
3 15 (8.93%) CCIE
3 15 (8.93%) CCNP
4 14 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (5.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (4.76%) CCNA
6 8 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 6 (3.57%) Master's Degree
8 4 (2.38%) A+ Certification
8 4 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.38%) MCSE
8 4 (2.38%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (2.38%) TOGAF Certification
9 3 (1.79%) CISSP
10 2 (1.19%) CEH
10 2 (1.19%) GWAPT
10 2 (1.19%) GXPN
10 2 (1.19%) MCSA
10 2 (1.19%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.55%) SLA
2 7 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.79%) GDPR
3 3 (1.79%) QA
4 1 (0.60%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.60%) NIST
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (69.64%) Active Directory
2 39 (23.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.14%) vSphere
4 10 (5.95%) Hyper-V
5 9 (5.36%) Docker
6 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (2.98%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (2.38%) NFS
8 3 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.79%) XenApp
9 1 (0.60%) Postfix
9 1 (0.60%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 37 (22.02%) SCCM
2 16 (9.52%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 16 (9.52%) Kubernetes
3 15 (8.93%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (5.95%) Terraform
5 6 (3.57%) Ansible
5 6 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Clustering
6 5 (2.98%) Puppet
7 2 (1.19%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.19%) Packer
7 2 (1.19%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.60%) Avamar
8 1 (0.60%) Istio
8 1 (0.60%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.60%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.60%) vRealize
8 1 (0.60%) WSUS
Vendors
1 98 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 54 (32.14%) VMware
3 42 (25.00%) Cisco
4 14 (8.33%) Citrix
4 14 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 13 (7.74%) Juniper
5 13 (7.74%) Meraki
6 11 (6.55%) CheckPoint
6 11 (6.55%) Dell
7 9 (5.36%) Aruba
7 9 (5.36%) F5
7 9 (5.36%) ServiceNow
8 7 (4.17%) Arista
8 7 (4.17%) EMC
8 7 (4.17%) Fortinet
8 7 (4.17%) Okta
9 6 (3.57%) Google
9 6 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.57%) Speakerbus
9 6 (3.57%) Veeam