Period
to 26 January 2020

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 26 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
London > Central London
6 months to
26 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 117 132 149
Rank change year-on-year +15 +17 -24
Permanent jobs citing DNS 292 324 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.57% 2.51% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 19.74% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 276 311 287
Central London median annual salary £54,250 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £77,500
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 1,533 1,641 2,191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.47% 12.69% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,332 1,454 1,945
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £29,775 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,900 £87,500 £81,250
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Central London

DNS
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for DNS in Central London

DNS
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Central London over the 6 months to 26 January 2020.

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 26 January 2020. 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
City of London -7 195 £52,500 +10.53% 28
West End of London +5 22 £50,500 +39.31%
City of Westminster +10 12 £50,000 +25.00%
Kensington and Chelsea +5 6 £57,500 +49.35%
Southwark -11 1 £29,500 -1.67%
Lambeth - 1 £31,000 -
DNS
London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2020, 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.

1 198 (67.81%) Windows
2 194 (66.44%) DHCP
3 186 (63.70%) Active Directory
4 157 (53.77%) Microsoft
5 128 (43.84%) Office 365
6 121 (41.44%) Firewall
7 117 (40.07%) Azure
8 111 (38.01%) VMware
9 106 (36.30%) TCP/IP
10 100 (34.25%) PowerShell
10 100 (34.25%) Windows Server
11 91 (31.16%) Cisco
12 86 (29.45%) Finance
13 68 (23.29%) VPN
14 66 (22.60%) Citrix
15 63 (21.58%) Python
16 61 (20.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 61 (20.89%) AWS
17 55 (18.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 53 (18.15%) Windows Server 2012
19 52 (17.81%) MS Exchange
19 52 (17.81%) WAN
20 50 (17.12%) LAN
20 50 (17.12%) Microsoft Office
20 50 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
21 49 (16.78%) ITIL
22 48 (16.44%) Windows 10
23 45 (15.41%) VoIP
23 45 (15.41%) Bash Shell
24 44 (15.07%) Linux

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 52 (17.81%) MS Exchange
2 30 (10.27%) IIS
3 23 (7.88%) SharePoint
4 21 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (5.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.77%) Apache
8 7 (2.40%) nginx
8 7 (2.40%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (1.03%) LiveCycle
10 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.34%) CMS
11 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (17.12%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.05%) Acrobat
3 3 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.03%) InDesign
3 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.03%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (1.03%) Elite 3E
2 3 (1.03%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 128 (43.84%) Office 365
2 117 (40.07%) Azure
3 61 (20.89%) AWS
4 27 (9.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (4.79%) SaaS
6 12 (4.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 10 (3.42%) Mimecast
8 7 (2.40%) GCP
9 5 (1.71%) IaaS
9 5 (1.71%) PaaS
10 4 (1.37%) Datadog
11 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.03%) G Suite
12 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 1 (0.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.34%) Amazon ECS
13 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
13 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 194 (66.44%) DHCP
2 121 (41.44%) Firewall
3 106 (36.30%) TCP/IP
4 68 (23.29%) VPN
5 52 (17.81%) WAN
6 50 (17.12%) LAN
7 45 (15.41%) VoIP
8 44 (15.07%) Wireless
9 38 (13.01%) SAN
10 30 (10.27%) HTTP
11 26 (8.90%) Network Security
12 22 (7.53%) BGP
13 21 (7.19%) VLAN
14 20 (6.85%) IPsec
14 20 (6.85%) Remote Desktop
14 20 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (6.51%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (6.51%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (6.51%) OSPF
16 16 (5.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.45%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.08%) MySQL
4 8 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.05%) Redis
6 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.37%) Big Data
8 3 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.05%) git-flow
3 4 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.34%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.34%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.34%) MSI
5 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 86 (29.45%) Finance
2 14 (4.79%) Banking
3 12 (4.11%) Law
4 11 (3.77%) French Language
4 11 (3.77%) Marketing
5 9 (3.08%) Advertising
5 9 (3.08%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.71%) Legal
6 5 (1.71%) Retail
7 4 (1.37%) Electronics
8 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.03%) German Language
8 3 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.68%) Front Office
9 2 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.68%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) International Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 51 (17.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (13.01%) Support Engineer
3 33 (11.30%) Network Engineer
4 29 (9.93%) Analyst
5 28 (9.59%) IT Support
6 23 (7.88%) IT Engineer
7 20 (6.85%) Administrator
8 19 (6.51%) DevOps Engineer
9 17 (5.82%) IT Support Engineer
10 16 (5.48%) Windows Engineer
11 14 (4.79%) Desktop Support
12 12 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
12 12 (4.11%) IT Analyst
12 12 (4.11%) Senior Network Engineer
13 11 (3.77%) Developer
13 11 (3.77%) Support Analyst
14 10 (3.42%) Systems Administrator
15 8 (2.74%) AWS Engineer
15 8 (2.74%) Cloud Engineer
15 8 (2.74%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.48%) REST
2 11 (3.77%) XML
3 6 (2.05%) Apache Cordova
3 6 (2.05%) CSS
3 6 (2.05%) Django
3 6 (2.05%) Flask
3 6 (2.05%) GraphQL
3 6 (2.05%) HTML
3 6 (2.05%) JSON
3 6 (2.05%) LAMP
3 6 (2.05%) Laravel
3 6 (2.05%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (2.05%) Symfony
4 5 (1.71%) LDAP
5 4 (1.37%) Kafka
5 4 (1.37%) SOAP
6 3 (1.03%) Web Services
7 1 (0.34%) POSIX
7 1 (0.34%) SAML
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.19%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.51%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (6.16%) Video Conferencing
4 16 (5.48%) Blackberry
5 12 (4.11%) Clustering
5 12 (4.11%) Virtual Team
6 11 (3.77%) Public Cloud
6 11 (3.77%) Replication
7 8 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 6 (2.05%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.71%) iPhone
11 4 (1.37%) iPad
11 4 (1.37%) Private Cloud
12 3 (1.03%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.03%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 198 (67.81%) Windows
2 100 (34.25%) Windows Server
3 53 (18.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (16.44%) Windows 10
5 44 (15.07%) Linux
6 41 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (10.96%) Windows 7
8 24 (8.22%) Android
9 20 (6.85%) Apple iOS
10 13 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (3.42%) Unix
12 9 (3.08%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (1.37%) Solaris
14 4 (1.37%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.34%) CentOS
16 1 (0.34%) FreeNAS
16 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 49 (16.78%) ITIL
3 37 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (10.96%) Load Balancing
5 31 (10.62%) DevOps
6 21 (7.19%) Configuration Management
7 18 (6.16%) Mentoring
7 18 (6.16%) Migration
8 17 (5.82%) Fintech
9 16 (5.48%) Change Management
9 16 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (5.14%) Information Security
11 14 (4.79%) Infrastructure as Code
11 14 (4.79%) Service Delivery
12 13 (4.45%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (4.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 12 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (3.77%) Project Management
14 11 (3.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (34.25%) PowerShell
2 63 (21.58%) Python
3 45 (15.41%) Bash Shell
4 34 (11.64%) SQL
5 30 (10.27%) Ruby
6 19 (6.51%) Perl
7 9 (3.08%) C
8 6 (2.05%) JavaScript
8 6 (2.05%) PHP
8 6 (2.05%) PHP 7
8 6 (2.05%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.37%) C#
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (13.36%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (12.33%) Degree
4 31 (10.62%) MCSA
5 26 (8.90%) CCNP
6 25 (8.56%) CCNA
7 23 (7.88%) MCSE
8 14 (4.79%) MCP
9 11 (3.77%) MCITP
10 10 (3.42%) CCIE
10 10 (3.42%) Citrix Certification
11 9 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (2.74%) CCA
12 8 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (2.05%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (1.37%) A+ Certification
14 4 (1.37%) CCEA
14 4 (1.37%) CEH
14 4 (1.37%) GWAPT
14 4 (1.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.14%) SLA
2 10 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.03%) QA
4 2 (0.68%) NIST
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 15022
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 186 (63.70%) Active Directory
2 61 (20.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (10.62%) XenDesktop
4 29 (9.93%) VMware ESXi
5 27 (9.25%) XenApp
6 19 (6.51%) Hyper-V
7 15 (5.14%) vSphere
8 7 (2.40%) Virtual Servers
9 5 (1.71%) Firmware
9 5 (1.71%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.37%) Docker
10 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (1.37%) NFS
11 3 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.68%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.34%) oVirt
13 1 (0.34%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.34%) QEMU
13 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 37 (12.67%) Ansible
2 29 (9.93%) Terraform
3 28 (9.59%) Puppet
4 16 (5.48%) SCCM
4 16 (5.48%) vCenter Server
5 15 (5.14%) Grafana
5 15 (5.14%) ZABBIX
6 7 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.71%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (1.71%) SCOM
8 4 (1.37%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.37%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.37%) Nagios
8 4 (1.37%) Packer
9 3 (1.03%) NetVault Backup
9 3 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.03%) WhatsUp Gold
9 3 (1.03%) WSUS
10 2 (0.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 157 (53.77%) Microsoft
2 111 (38.01%) VMware
3 91 (31.16%) Cisco
4 66 (22.60%) Citrix
5 26 (8.90%) HP
5 26 (8.90%) Splunk
6 25 (8.56%) F5
7 22 (7.53%) Palo Alto
7 22 (7.53%) Veeam
8 20 (6.85%) SolarWinds
9 19 (6.51%) Juniper
10 15 (5.14%) Arista
10 15 (5.14%) Atlassian
10 15 (5.14%) Dynatrace
11 13 (4.45%) NetApp
11 13 (4.45%) Sophos
12 12 (4.11%) CheckPoint
12 12 (4.11%) McAfee
13 10 (3.42%) Apple
13 10 (3.42%) Meraki