Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 103 107 93
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 +50
Permanent jobs citing DNS 382 429 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.96% 3.04% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 20.71% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 345 405 369
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +13.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,850 £29,550 £28,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £75,000 £70,000
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% -4.00%

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 1,719 2,071 2,086
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.30% 14.70% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,522 1,836 1,877
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.91% -3.81%
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £77,500
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 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
City of London +2 289 £50,000 -1.96% 59
West End of London +13 36 £48,000 -4.00%
City of Westminster -1 8 £42,750 -38.93%
Camden -19 4 £35,250 -17.06%
DNS
London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Central London region with a requirement for DNS.

1 278 (72.77%) Windows
2 239 (62.57%) DHCP
3 227 (59.42%) Active Directory
4 170 (44.50%) Microsoft
5 151 (39.53%) Office 365
6 140 (36.65%) Windows Server
7 139 (36.39%) VMware
8 138 (36.13%) Finance
9 137 (35.86%) TCP/IP
10 127 (33.25%) Firewall
11 111 (29.06%) Microsoft Azure
12 94 (24.61%) Windows Server 2012
13 85 (22.25%) Cisco
14 84 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
15 77 (20.16%) Microsoft Office
16 76 (19.90%) Degree
17 75 (19.63%) Linux
18 74 (19.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 73 (19.11%) Windows Server 2008
20 72 (18.85%) PowerShell
21 67 (17.54%) Windows 10
22 65 (17.02%) ITIL
23 64 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
24 62 (16.23%) MS Exchange
25 61 (15.97%) LAN
25 61 (15.97%) WAN
26 53 (13.87%) VPN
26 53 (13.87%) SAN
27 51 (13.35%) Migration
28 50 (13.09%) SCCM

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 62 (16.23%) MS Exchange
2 33 (8.64%) IIS
3 24 (6.28%) Skype for Business
4 22 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (5.50%) SharePoint
6 19 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.31%) CMS
10 4 (1.05%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.05%) Apache
10 4 (1.05%) nginx
11 1 (0.26%) Confluence
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 77 (20.16%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.26%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (0.26%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 151 (39.53%) Office 365
2 111 (29.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 64 (16.75%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (5.50%) SaaS
5 18 (4.71%) PaaS
6 17 (4.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 17 (4.45%) IaaS
7 16 (4.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 14 (3.66%) Amazon S3
9 13 (3.40%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (3.14%) Serverless
11 11 (2.88%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (2.88%) G Suite
12 9 (2.36%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (1.83%) Mimecast
13 7 (1.83%) OneDrive
13 7 (1.83%) Route 53
14 6 (1.57%) Cloudflare
14 6 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (1.31%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 239 (62.57%) DHCP
2 137 (35.86%) TCP/IP
3 127 (33.25%) Firewall
4 61 (15.97%) LAN
4 61 (15.97%) WAN
5 53 (13.87%) SAN
5 53 (13.87%) VPN
6 42 (10.99%) Wireless
7 39 (10.21%) VLAN
8 32 (8.38%) VoIP
9 29 (7.59%) SMTP
9 29 (7.59%) SSL
10 27 (7.07%) Skype
11 24 (6.28%) HTTP
12 18 (4.71%) NAS
13 16 (4.19%) IP Telephony
14 13 (3.40%) Cisco IOS
14 13 (3.40%) Network Security
15 12 (3.14%) MPLS
15 12 (3.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (12.30%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.45%) NoSQL
3 16 (4.19%) MySQL
3 16 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (3.40%) Redis
5 11 (2.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.09%) Amazon RDS
7 8 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (1.31%) Power BI
10 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.79%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.79%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.52%) SAP HANA
14 1 (0.26%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 14 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
2 12 (3.14%) JIRA
3 7 (1.83%) TeamCity
3 7 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (1.57%) MSI
5 3 (0.79%) Hudson
6 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.52%) Subversion
6 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.26%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.26%) Vagrant
General
1 138 (36.13%) Finance
2 32 (8.38%) Law
3 28 (7.33%) Banking
4 17 (4.45%) Telecoms
5 16 (4.19%) Legal
5 16 (4.19%) Publishing
6 9 (2.36%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.57%) Advertising
8 5 (1.31%) Retail
9 3 (0.79%) Marketing
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 52 (13.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 50 (13.09%) IT Support
3 48 (12.57%) Support Engineer
4 46 (12.04%) Analyst
5 41 (10.73%) IT Engineer
6 40 (10.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 36 (9.42%) Administrator
8 34 (8.90%) Systems Administrator
9 26 (6.81%) IT Support Engineer
9 26 (6.81%) Support Analyst
10 24 (6.28%) IT Analyst
10 24 (6.28%) Platform Engineer
11 23 (6.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 21 (5.50%) IT Support Analyst
12 21 (5.50%) Network Engineer
13 20 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 20 (5.24%) Desktop Support
14 19 (4.97%) DevOps Engineer
15 16 (4.19%) Windows Engineer
16 15 (3.93%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.71%) Web Services
2 17 (4.45%) LDAP
3 11 (2.88%) REST
4 9 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
4 9 (2.36%) Regular Expression
5 7 (1.83%) Software Packaging
5 7 (1.83%) XML
6 6 (1.57%) .NET
7 5 (1.31%) Django
7 5 (1.31%) Flask
7 5 (1.31%) GraphQL
8 4 (1.05%) CSS
8 4 (1.05%) HTML
9 3 (0.79%) libvirt
9 3 (0.79%) RESTful
9 3 (0.79%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.79%) Vue.js
10 2 (0.52%) LAMP
11 1 (0.26%) ADO
11 1 (0.26%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
1 28 (7.33%) Video Conferencing
2 26 (6.81%) Data Centre
3 21 (5.50%) Clustering
4 18 (4.71%) Replication
5 17 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.88%) iPad
7 11 (2.88%) iPhone
8 9 (2.36%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.09%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.83%) PKI
10 7 (1.83%) Wiki
11 6 (1.57%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (0.52%) CMDB
14 2 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 2 (0.52%) Driving Licence
14 2 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 278 (72.77%) Windows
2 140 (36.65%) Windows Server
3 94 (24.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 75 (19.63%) Linux
5 73 (19.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 67 (17.54%) Windows 10
7 39 (10.21%) Windows 7
8 20 (5.24%) Android
9 19 (4.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (4.19%) Apple iOS
11 14 (3.66%) Unix
12 12 (3.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (2.88%) Mac OS X
14 10 (2.62%) Mac OS
15 9 (2.36%) Windows 8
16 8 (2.09%) Ubuntu
17 5 (1.31%) Debian
18 4 (1.05%) CentOS
19 2 (0.52%) Solaris
20 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (19.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 65 (17.02%) ITIL
3 51 (13.35%) Migration
4 46 (12.04%) DevOps
5 38 (9.95%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (8.90%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (8.64%) Scrum
8 31 (8.12%) Cybersecurity
9 26 (6.81%) Fintech
10 25 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (6.54%) Information Security
11 24 (6.28%) Incident Management
11 24 (6.28%) Service Delivery
12 21 (5.50%) High Availability
13 19 (4.97%) Data Protection
14 18 (4.71%) Infrastructure as Code
14 18 (4.71%) Problem Management
15 17 (4.45%) Configuration Management
15 17 (4.45%) Kalman Filter
16 16 (4.19%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (18.85%) PowerShell
2 49 (12.83%) SQL
3 31 (8.12%) Python
4 16 (4.19%) Bash Shell
5 11 (2.88%) C
6 8 (2.09%) Java
7 7 (1.83%) PHP
7 7 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 7 (1.83%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.31%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.05%) Ruby
10 2 (0.52%) C#
10 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.52%) Perl
11 1 (0.26%) Go
11 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (19.90%) Degree
2 49 (12.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (7.85%) MCSA
4 25 (6.54%) MCSE
5 20 (5.24%) MCP
6 17 (4.45%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (3.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 12 (3.14%) MCITP
10 10 (2.62%) CCNA
11 9 (2.36%) MCTS
12 8 (2.09%) CISSP
12 8 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (1.83%) AWS Certification
14 6 (1.57%) CISA
15 5 (1.31%) A+ Certification
15 5 (1.31%) CCNP
15 5 (1.31%) Citrix Certification
16 4 (1.05%) CISM
16 4 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.19%) SLA
2 7 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.05%) GDPR
4 2 (0.52%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 15022
5 1 (0.26%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 227 (59.42%) Active Directory
2 84 (21.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (10.73%) Hyper-V
4 24 (6.28%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (5.24%) XenDesktop
6 16 (4.19%) XenApp
7 15 (3.93%) vSphere
8 12 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (2.62%) Docker
10 9 (2.36%) Cronacle
10 9 (2.36%) Veritas File System
10 9 (2.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 6 (1.57%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.31%) DFS Replication
12 5 (1.31%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.31%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.05%) BitLocker
13 4 (1.05%) KVM
13 4 (1.05%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.79%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 50 (13.09%) SCCM
2 25 (6.54%) Terraform
3 20 (5.24%) Ansible
4 16 (4.19%) WSUS
5 7 (1.83%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.83%) Puppet
5 7 (1.83%) vCenter Server
6 6 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (1.57%) SCOM
7 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (1.05%) Packer
8 4 (1.05%) PaperCut
9 3 (0.79%) Kubernetes
10 2 (0.52%) Control-M
10 2 (0.52%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 170 (44.50%) Microsoft
2 139 (36.39%) VMware
3 85 (22.25%) Cisco
4 49 (12.83%) Citrix
5 28 (7.33%) Red Hat
6 27 (7.07%) Veeam
7 18 (4.71%) HP
8 13 (3.40%) Apple
9 12 (3.14%) Avaya
9 12 (3.14%) Dell
10 11 (2.88%) Juniper
10 11 (2.88%) Veritas
11 10 (2.62%) SolarWinds
12 9 (2.36%) Sophos
13 7 (1.83%) CheckPoint
13 7 (1.83%) Google
14 6 (1.57%) F5
14 6 (1.57%) Ivanti
14 6 (1.57%) Meraki
14 6 (1.57%) New Relic