Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
London > Central London
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 140 115 125
Rank change year-on-year -25 +10 -16
Permanent jobs citing DNS 232 343 387
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 2.09% 2.63% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 20.55% 16.70%
Number of salaries quoted 230 335 349
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £77,000 £77,500
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 1,438 1,669 2,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 12.95% 12.80% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,250 1,503 2,064
Median annual salary £56,514 £55,000 £53,615
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.75% +2.58% +2.12%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £82,500
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -25 165 £47,500 -5.00% 29
City of Westminster +9 14 £52,500 +5.00%
West End of London -6 12 £52,500 +31.25%
Lambeth - 2 £29,500 -
Kensington and Chelsea -1 1 £42,500 +10.39%
Southwark -12 1 £29,500 -1.67%
DNS
London

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 151 (65.09%) DHCP
2 150 (64.66%) Windows
3 145 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 133 (57.33%) Microsoft
5 107 (46.12%) Office 365
6 103 (44.40%) Azure
7 98 (42.24%) TCP/IP
8 96 (41.38%) PowerShell
9 95 (40.95%) VMware
10 87 (37.50%) Firewall
11 83 (35.78%) Windows Server
12 68 (29.31%) Cisco
13 59 (25.43%) Finance
13 59 (25.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 54 (23.28%) AWS
15 52 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 49 (21.12%) Citrix
16 49 (21.12%) Python
16 49 (21.12%) MS Exchange
17 46 (19.83%) Microsoft Certification
18 45 (19.40%) VPN
18 45 (19.40%) Linux
19 44 (18.97%) Bash Shell
20 40 (17.24%) LAN
20 40 (17.24%) Windows 10
21 37 (15.95%) VoIP
21 37 (15.95%) Windows Server 2012
22 33 (14.22%) WAN
23 32 (13.79%) ITIL
24 31 (13.36%) HTTP

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 49 (21.12%) MS Exchange
2 25 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (10.34%) IIS
4 18 (7.76%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.31%) Apache
6 9 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (3.45%) nginx
8 6 (2.59%) Skype for Business
9 5 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.29%) LiveCycle
10 3 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.86%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.43%) JBoss
12 1 (0.43%) Resin
12 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (11.64%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (5.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (4.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.29%) Acrobat
4 3 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.29%) Gliffy
4 3 (1.29%) InDesign
4 3 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.29%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Elite 3E
2 3 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.86%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.43%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.43%) Sage 50
4 1 (0.43%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 107 (46.12%) Office 365
2 103 (44.40%) Azure
3 54 (23.28%) AWS
4 26 (11.21%) Azure Active Directory
5 19 (8.19%) Mimecast
6 11 (4.74%) SaaS
7 9 (3.88%) GCP
8 8 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (2.16%) IaaS
10 4 (1.72%) Datadog
10 4 (1.72%) PaaS
11 2 (0.86%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.86%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.43%) Serverless
12 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 151 (65.09%) DHCP
2 98 (42.24%) TCP/IP
3 87 (37.50%) Firewall
4 45 (19.40%) VPN
5 40 (17.24%) LAN
6 37 (15.95%) VoIP
7 33 (14.22%) WAN
8 31 (13.36%) HTTP
9 25 (10.78%) SAN
10 23 (9.91%) Network Security
11 21 (9.05%) Remote Desktop
12 20 (8.62%) Wireless
13 17 (7.33%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (5.17%) VLAN
15 10 (4.31%) IPsec
15 10 (4.31%) NAS
15 10 (4.31%) NetScaler
15 10 (4.31%) SSL
16 9 (3.88%) OSPF
17 8 (3.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.19%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.60%) MySQL
3 12 (5.17%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.29%) Big Data
4 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.43%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.74%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.45%) git-flow
3 3 (1.29%) JIRA
4 2 (0.86%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.86%) Gradle
4 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.86%) MSI
4 2 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.43%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.43%) InstallShield
General
1 59 (25.43%) Finance
2 16 (6.90%) Law
3 12 (5.17%) Legal
4 10 (4.31%) Banking
5 8 (3.45%) Advertising
5 8 (3.45%) French Language
6 6 (2.59%) Front Office
6 6 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.72%) Back Office
8 4 (1.72%) Marketing
9 3 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.86%) Electronics
10 2 (0.86%) Retail
11 1 (0.43%) International Banking
11 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (22.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (16.38%) Analyst
3 22 (9.48%) Support Engineer
4 19 (8.19%) Network Engineer
5 14 (6.03%) Administrator
5 14 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (5.60%) Support Analyst
7 12 (5.17%) Desktop Support
7 12 (5.17%) IT Analyst
7 12 (5.17%) IT Support
7 12 (5.17%) Penetration Tester
7 12 (5.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (5.17%) Tester
8 11 (4.74%) Developer
9 10 (4.31%) IT Engineer
10 9 (3.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 9 (3.88%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.88%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (3.88%) Windows Engineer
11 8 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.78%) REST
2 20 (8.62%) XML
3 15 (6.47%) SOAP
4 9 (3.88%) LAMP
5 8 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
5 8 (3.45%) CSS
5 8 (3.45%) HTML
5 8 (3.45%) JSON
5 8 (3.45%) Laravel
5 8 (3.45%) LEMP Stack
5 8 (3.45%) Symfony
6 3 (1.29%) Kafka
6 3 (1.29%) LDAP
6 3 (1.29%) OAuth
7 2 (0.86%) Django
7 2 (0.86%) Flask
7 2 (0.86%) GraphQL
8 1 (0.43%) .NET
8 1 (0.43%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.05%) Blackberry
1 21 (9.05%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.17%) Clustering
3 11 (4.74%) Public Cloud
3 11 (4.74%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 8 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (3.45%) Replication
6 5 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.72%) iPhone
7 4 (1.72%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.29%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.29%) NHS
9 2 (0.86%) CCTV
9 2 (0.86%) PKI
9 2 (0.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 150 (64.66%) Windows
2 83 (35.78%) Windows Server
3 45 (19.40%) Linux
4 40 (17.24%) Windows 10
5 37 (15.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (12.93%) Windows 7
6 30 (12.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (11.21%) Windows Server 2016
8 19 (8.19%) Android
9 18 (7.76%) Apple iOS
10 12 (5.17%) Unix
11 7 (3.02%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (2.16%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.72%) Solaris
15 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.43%) CentOS
16 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
16 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 32 (13.79%) ITIL
3 27 (11.64%) Information Security
4 25 (10.78%) DevOps
5 21 (9.05%) Load Balancing
6 17 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
6 17 (7.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 16 (6.90%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (5.17%) DevSecOps
8 12 (5.17%) Ethical Hacking
8 12 (5.17%) Manual Testing
8 12 (5.17%) Mentoring
8 12 (5.17%) Migration
8 12 (5.17%) OWASP
8 12 (5.17%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (5.17%) Test Automation
9 10 (4.31%) Incident Management
9 10 (4.31%) Microservices
10 9 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 96 (41.38%) PowerShell
2 49 (21.12%) Python
3 44 (18.97%) Bash Shell
4 27 (11.64%) SQL
5 23 (9.91%) Ruby
6 18 (7.76%) Perl
7 9 (3.88%) PHP
8 8 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.45%) PHP 7
9 6 (2.59%) C#
10 5 (2.16%) C
11 2 (0.86%) C++
11 2 (0.86%) Java
11 2 (0.86%) Java 8
11 2 (0.86%) Scala
11 2 (0.86%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.86%) VBScript
12 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.43%) VB
12 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (19.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (12.50%) MCSA
3 28 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (10.34%) MCSE
5 18 (7.76%) CCNA
6 13 (5.60%) CCNP
7 12 (5.17%) CEH
7 12 (5.17%) GWAPT
7 12 (5.17%) OSCP
8 11 (4.74%) Degree
8 11 (4.74%) MCP
9 9 (3.88%) MCITP
9 9 (3.88%) Network+ Certification
10 8 (3.45%) CCIE
11 5 (2.16%) A+ Certification
11 5 (2.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.29%) CISA
12 3 (1.29%) CISSP
12 3 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.29%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.03%) SLA
2 11 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.16%) GDPR
4 3 (1.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.43%) NIST
5 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 145 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 52 (22.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (10.78%) XenApp
4 23 (9.91%) Hyper-V
4 23 (9.91%) XenDesktop
5 20 (8.62%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (7.33%) vSphere
7 7 (3.02%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.29%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.29%) Docker
8 3 (1.29%) Firmware
8 3 (1.29%) NFS
8 3 (1.29%) Xen
9 2 (0.86%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (12.07%) Ansible
2 23 (9.91%) Terraform
3 22 (9.48%) vCenter Server
4 20 (8.62%) Puppet
5 14 (6.03%) SCCM
6 9 (3.88%) Grafana
6 9 (3.88%) ZABBIX
7 7 (3.02%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.59%) SCOM
9 5 (2.16%) Nagios
9 5 (2.16%) NetVault Backup
10 4 (1.72%) Kubernetes
10 4 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.72%) Packer
11 3 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (1.29%) PowerCLI
11 3 (1.29%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
12 2 (0.86%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 133 (57.33%) Microsoft
2 95 (40.95%) VMware
3 68 (29.31%) Cisco
4 49 (21.12%) Citrix
5 22 (9.48%) Splunk
6 20 (8.62%) NetApp
7 19 (8.19%) HP
8 17 (7.33%) F5
9 16 (6.90%) Veeam
10 14 (6.03%) Apple
10 14 (6.03%) Meraki
11 13 (5.60%) McAfee
12 11 (4.74%) Avaya
13 10 (4.31%) iManage
14 9 (3.88%) Arista
14 9 (3.88%) Dell
14 9 (3.88%) Dynatrace
14 9 (3.88%) Juniper
14 9 (3.88%) Palo Alto
14 9 (3.88%) SolarWinds