Period
to 18 November 2018

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

Domain Name System (DNS)
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 130 137
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7 +10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 362 344 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.60% 2.51% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.99% 16.69% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 344 314 278
Central London median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,650 £28,500 £26,850
90th Percentile £75,750 £73,750 £72,500
London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -

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 1,811 2,061 2,230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.00% 15.04% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,603 1,820 1,917
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,178 £29,900
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,875 £78,750
London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +5.00%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 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
City of London -2 277 £46,000 -8.00% 50
West End of London -13 23 £52,500 +43.84% 5
City of Westminster 0 11 £45,000 +28.57%
Camden +3 8 £43,750 +14.38%
Southwark +73 4 £34,750 -12.03%
Kensington and Chelsea -6 3 £52,500 +56.72%
DNS
London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Central London region with a requirement for DNS.

1 298 (82.32%) Windows
2 270 (74.59%) Active Directory
3 243 (67.13%) DHCP
4 206 (56.91%) Windows Server
5 197 (54.42%) Microsoft
6 178 (49.17%) VMware
7 135 (37.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 133 (36.74%) Office 365
8 133 (36.74%) TCP/IP
9 124 (34.25%) Firewall
10 122 (33.70%) Windows Server 2008
11 110 (30.39%) PowerShell
12 109 (30.11%) Finance
13 106 (29.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 103 (28.45%) Microsoft Azure
15 102 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 101 (27.90%) MS Exchange
17 90 (24.86%) Cisco
17 90 (24.86%) Windows 10
18 84 (23.20%) ITIL
19 81 (22.38%) SAN
20 77 (21.27%) SQL Server
21 76 (20.99%) Windows 7
22 75 (20.72%) Citrix
23 73 (20.17%) Hyper-V
24 71 (19.61%) SCCM
25 70 (19.34%) Microsoft Office
26 69 (19.06%) Linux
27 67 (18.51%) WAN
28 66 (18.23%) DevOps

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
1 101 (27.90%) MS Exchange
2 34 (9.39%) SharePoint
3 33 (9.12%) Skype for Business
4 32 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 29 (8.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (8.01%) IIS
6 27 (7.46%) Apache
7 14 (3.87%) nginx
8 11 (3.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (2.76%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.93%) CMS
11 5 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (1.38%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.38%) WordPress
12 4 (1.10%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.83%) JBoss
14 2 (0.55%) Confluence
14 2 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 70 (19.34%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.28%) Avid Media Composer
3 1 (0.28%) Maya
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.28%) NUKE
3 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.10%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 133 (36.74%) Office 365
2 103 (28.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 57 (15.75%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (7.46%) SaaS
5 18 (4.97%) Mimecast
6 15 (4.14%) IaaS
7 13 (3.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (3.04%) PaaS
9 7 (1.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (1.66%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (1.10%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (1.10%) GitHub
11 4 (1.10%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.83%) Route 53
12 3 (0.83%) Serverless
12 3 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 243 (67.13%) DHCP
2 133 (36.74%) TCP/IP
3 124 (34.25%) Firewall
4 81 (22.38%) SAN
5 67 (18.51%) WAN
6 62 (17.13%) LAN
7 60 (16.57%) VPN
8 47 (12.98%) Skype
8 47 (12.98%) VLAN
9 30 (8.29%) Wireless
10 22 (6.08%) Internet
10 22 (6.08%) MPLS
11 21 (5.80%) NetScaler
12 19 (5.25%) HTTP
12 19 (5.25%) SSL
13 17 (4.70%) IP Telephony
14 14 (3.87%) FTP
14 14 (3.87%) SMTP
14 14 (3.87%) WLAN
15 13 (3.59%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (21.27%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.80%) MySQL
3 20 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (3.31%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (3.04%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (1.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.10%) IDOL
11 3 (0.83%) Redis
11 3 (0.83%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.55%) Big Data
12 2 (0.55%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.28%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 17 (4.70%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.59%) Jenkins
3 7 (1.93%) JIRA
4 6 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.10%) Subversion
5 4 (1.10%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.83%) GitLab
6 3 (0.83%) PEAR
6 3 (0.83%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.55%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.55%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.55%) Emacs
7 2 (0.55%) GoCD
7 2 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.28%) AppScan
8 1 (0.28%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.28%) Maven
8 1 (0.28%) Toad
General
1 109 (30.11%) Finance
2 36 (9.94%) Law
3 29 (8.01%) Legal
4 23 (6.35%) Telecoms
5 22 (6.08%) Advertising
6 7 (1.93%) Banking
6 7 (1.93%) Retail
7 5 (1.38%) Marketing
8 3 (0.83%) Publishing
9 2 (0.55%) Games
9 2 (0.55%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.28%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.28%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 77 (21.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 75 (20.72%) Support Engineer
3 56 (15.47%) Analyst
4 43 (11.88%) IT Engineer
5 40 (11.05%) IT Support
6 36 (9.94%) Administrator
7 34 (9.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 34 (9.39%) Windows Engineer
8 30 (8.29%) Support Analyst
9 29 (8.01%) Systems Administrator
10 27 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
11 24 (6.63%) IT Support Engineer
11 24 (6.63%) Server Engineer
12 21 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
12 21 (5.80%) IT Analyst
13 20 (5.52%) Windows Server Engineer
14 18 (4.97%) Desktop Support
14 18 (4.97%) Infrastructure Support
14 18 (4.97%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (4.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.70%) LDAP
2 16 (4.42%) Web Services
3 12 (3.31%) .NET
4 10 (2.76%) Node.js
5 8 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (2.21%) LAMP
6 6 (1.66%) XML
6 6 (1.66%) X-Windows
7 4 (1.10%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.10%) jQuery
8 3 (0.83%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.55%) CSS
9 2 (0.55%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.55%) Ext JS
9 2 (0.55%) JSON
9 2 (0.55%) Regular Expression
9 2 (0.55%) REST
9 2 (0.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.15%) PKI
2 33 (9.12%) Data Centre
3 24 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (6.08%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (4.42%) Clustering
6 14 (3.87%) Public Cloud
7 12 (3.31%) Replication
8 11 (3.04%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.49%) Management Information System
10 8 (2.21%) Driving Licence
10 8 (2.21%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.21%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.66%) User Experience
12 5 (1.38%) Private Cloud
13 4 (1.10%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.10%) Fintech
13 4 (1.10%) iPad
13 4 (1.10%) iPhone
13 4 (1.10%) Smartcard
14 3 (0.83%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 298 (82.32%) Windows
2 206 (56.91%) Windows Server
3 135 (37.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 122 (33.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 90 (24.86%) Windows 10
6 76 (20.99%) Windows 7
7 69 (19.06%) Linux
8 22 (6.08%) Unix
9 14 (3.87%) Mac OS
10 12 (3.31%) Android
11 10 (2.76%) Solaris
12 8 (2.21%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.93%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.93%) CentOS
13 7 (1.93%) Debian
14 6 (1.66%) Ubuntu
14 6 (1.66%) Windows 8
15 5 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
16 4 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (29.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 84 (23.20%) ITIL
3 66 (18.23%) DevOps
4 64 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (11.33%) Scrum
6 34 (9.39%) Systems Engineering
7 32 (8.84%) Continuous Improvement
8 31 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (7.73%) Service Management
10 27 (7.46%) Migration
11 26 (7.18%) Configuration Management
12 23 (6.35%) Project Management
12 23 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
13 19 (5.25%) Cybersecurity
13 19 (5.25%) Patch Management
14 18 (4.97%) Disaster Recovery
14 18 (4.97%) Kalman Filter
14 18 (4.97%) Load Balancing
15 16 (4.42%) Mentoring
16 15 (4.14%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 110 (30.39%) PowerShell
2 64 (17.68%) SQL
3 43 (11.88%) Python
4 30 (8.29%) Bash Shell
5 21 (5.80%) Java
6 10 (2.76%) Ruby
7 8 (2.21%) C#
8 6 (1.66%) PHP
9 5 (1.38%) JavaScript
9 5 (1.38%) Perl
10 4 (1.10%) C++
11 3 (0.83%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.55%) C
12 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.28%) Go
13 1 (0.28%) Scala
13 1 (0.28%) VB
13 1 (0.28%) VB6
Qualifications
1 32 (8.84%) Degree
2 31 (8.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 25 (6.91%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (6.08%) MCSE
5 15 (4.14%) CCNP
6 14 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (3.59%) CCNA
7 13 (3.59%) MCSA
8 10 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (2.76%) MCP
9 6 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 6 (1.66%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.10%) CCIE
10 4 (1.10%) CISSP
10 4 (1.10%) RHCE
10 4 (1.10%) VCP5
11 3 (0.83%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.83%) MCDST
12 2 (0.55%) MCITP
12 2 (0.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.14%) GDPR
2 13 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.59%) SLA
3 9 (2.49%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (2.21%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 270 (74.59%) Active Directory
2 102 (28.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (20.17%) Hyper-V
4 37 (10.22%) XenApp
5 26 (7.18%) vSphere
6 21 (5.80%) Docker
6 21 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
6 21 (5.80%) XenDesktop
7 18 (4.97%) XenServer
8 10 (2.76%) DFS Replication
8 10 (2.76%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (2.21%) LXC
10 6 (1.66%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (1.66%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (1.38%) Firmware
12 4 (1.10%) NFS
13 3 (0.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.83%) Terminal Server
13 3 (0.83%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (19.61%) SCCM
2 54 (14.92%) SCOM
3 36 (9.94%) Ansible
3 36 (9.94%) Puppet
4 32 (8.84%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (5.80%) Nagios
6 19 (5.25%) Backup Exec
7 16 (4.42%) Terraform
7 16 (4.42%) WSUS
8 9 (2.49%) Kubernetes
9 8 (2.21%) Single Sign-On
10 7 (1.93%) XenMobile
11 6 (1.66%) HP SIM
11 6 (1.66%) ZABBIX
12 5 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (1.38%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.38%) NetBackup
13 4 (1.10%) Prometheus
13 4 (1.10%) vCenter Server
14 3 (0.83%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 197 (54.42%) Microsoft
2 178 (49.17%) VMware
3 90 (24.86%) Cisco
4 75 (20.72%) Citrix
5 40 (11.05%) HP
6 27 (7.46%) Veeam
7 24 (6.63%) SolarWinds
8 23 (6.35%) CheckPoint
9 20 (5.52%) Dell
10 18 (4.97%) Red Hat
11 17 (4.70%) Apple
12 16 (4.42%) Sophos
13 15 (4.14%) Avaya
13 15 (4.14%) NetApp
14 14 (3.87%) Veritas
15 13 (3.59%) Oracle
15 13 (3.59%) Splunk
16 12 (3.31%) Google
16 12 (3.31%) Juniper
17 10 (2.76%) IBM