Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 150 126
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24 +24
Permanent jobs citing DNS 322 317 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 2.48% 2.18% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.65% 14.66% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 310 283 282
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,600 £25,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £70,000
London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 1,639 2,162 2,168
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 12.62% 14.88% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,454 1,929 1,909
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £78,750
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +7 249 £47,500 -11.21% 77
West End of London +4 11 £40,000 -
City of Westminster -2 8 £40,000 - 2
Southwark +91 6 £30,000 -17.24% 1
Kensington and Chelsea -2 4 £38,500 +14.93% 1
Camden +4 1 £36,000 -15.29%
DNS
London

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 252 (78.26%) Windows
2 230 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 210 (65.22%) DHCP
4 172 (53.42%) Microsoft
5 162 (50.31%) Windows Server
6 143 (44.41%) TCP/IP
7 142 (44.10%) VMware
8 125 (38.82%) Finance
9 120 (37.27%) Office 365
10 117 (36.34%) Firewall
10 117 (36.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 110 (34.16%) PowerShell
12 107 (33.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 86 (26.71%) MS Exchange
14 85 (26.40%) Microsoft Azure
15 83 (25.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 82 (25.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 76 (23.60%) Hyper-V
18 74 (22.98%) SQL Server
18 74 (22.98%) Windows 10
19 70 (21.74%) SQL
20 67 (20.81%) Citrix
20 67 (20.81%) SCCM
20 67 (20.81%) DevOps
21 64 (19.88%) SAN
21 64 (19.88%) Cisco
21 64 (19.88%) ITIL
22 63 (19.57%) LAN
23 61 (18.94%) Windows 7
24 59 (18.32%) WAN

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 86 (26.71%) MS Exchange
2 33 (10.25%) IIS
3 26 (8.07%) Apache
4 25 (7.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 25 (7.76%) SharePoint
5 24 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (5.59%) Skype for Business
7 14 (4.35%) nginx
8 10 (3.11%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (1.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.55%) Apache Solr
11 5 (1.55%) CMS
12 3 (0.93%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.62%) Confluence
13 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.62%) JBoss
13 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.62%) WordPress
Applications
1 54 (16.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
2 1 (0.31%) Avid Media Composer
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.62%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 120 (37.27%) Office 365
2 85 (26.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (16.15%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (8.70%) SaaS
5 16 (4.97%) IaaS
6 12 (3.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 12 (3.73%) Mimecast
6 12 (3.73%) PaaS
7 10 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.86%) Cloudflare
10 5 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.24%) Route 53
11 4 (1.24%) Serverless
12 3 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
12 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.62%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 210 (65.22%) DHCP
2 143 (44.41%) TCP/IP
3 117 (36.34%) Firewall
4 64 (19.88%) SAN
5 63 (19.57%) LAN
6 59 (18.32%) VPN
6 59 (18.32%) WAN
7 52 (16.15%) VLAN
8 32 (9.94%) Skype
9 28 (8.70%) Internet
10 26 (8.07%) Wireless
11 23 (7.14%) HTTP
12 22 (6.83%) MPLS
13 21 (6.52%) NetScaler
13 21 (6.52%) SSL
14 17 (5.28%) BGP
15 15 (4.66%) IP Telephony
15 15 (4.66%) OSPF
16 13 (4.04%) VoIP
17 12 (3.73%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (22.98%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (3.42%) MySQL
5 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (1.55%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.24%) IDOL
8 3 (0.93%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.62%) Redis
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.31%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (4.66%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.80%) JIRA
4 6 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (1.86%) Vagrant
5 4 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (1.24%) Subversion
6 3 (0.93%) GitLab
7 2 (0.62%) PEAR
7 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.31%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.31%) FishEye
8 1 (0.31%) FogBugz
8 1 (0.31%) GoCD
8 1 (0.31%) Maven
8 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.31%) TeamCity
General
1 125 (38.82%) Finance
2 22 (6.83%) Telecoms
3 21 (6.52%) Law
3 21 (6.52%) Legal
4 17 (5.28%) Advertising
5 6 (1.86%) Banking
6 3 (0.93%) Retail
7 2 (0.62%) Games
7 2 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Japanese Language
7 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.62%) Publishing
7 2 (0.62%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.31%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.31%) Hungarian Language
8 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (20.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 61 (18.94%) Support Engineer
3 55 (17.08%) Analyst
4 37 (11.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 37 (11.49%) IT Support
5 33 (10.25%) Support Analyst
6 31 (9.63%) Windows Engineer
7 30 (9.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 29 (9.01%) IT Engineer
9 27 (8.39%) IT Analyst
10 26 (8.07%) Server Engineer
11 23 (7.14%) Administrator
11 23 (7.14%) Network Engineer
12 20 (6.21%) IT Support Analyst
12 20 (6.21%) Windows Server Engineer
13 19 (5.90%) 3rd Line Support
13 19 (5.90%) Systems Administrator
14 17 (5.28%) Applications Support
14 17 (5.28%) DevOps Engineer
14 17 (5.28%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.97%) LDAP
2 12 (3.73%) Web Services
3 8 (2.48%) .NET
4 7 (2.17%) Elastic Stack
5 6 (1.86%) XML
6 4 (1.24%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.24%) HTML
6 4 (1.24%) X-Windows
7 3 (0.93%) jQuery
7 3 (0.93%) LAMP
7 3 (0.93%) Node.js
7 3 (0.93%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.62%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.62%) CSS
8 2 (0.62%) JSON
8 2 (0.62%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (0.62%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.62%) REST
8 2 (0.62%) SAML
8 2 (0.62%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.04%) PKI
2 39 (12.11%) Data Centre
3 20 (6.21%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (4.97%) Clustering
5 15 (4.66%) Driving Licence
6 14 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.80%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.48%) Replication
8 8 (2.48%) Smartphone
9 7 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.86%) Fintech
10 6 (1.86%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.86%) Private Cloud
10 6 (1.86%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (1.55%) Xbox
12 4 (1.24%) iPad
12 4 (1.24%) iPhone
12 4 (1.24%) Smartcard
13 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 252 (78.26%) Windows
2 162 (50.31%) Windows Server
3 117 (36.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 107 (33.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (22.98%) Windows 10
6 61 (18.94%) Windows 7
7 59 (18.32%) Linux
8 13 (4.04%) Mac OS
8 13 (4.04%) Mac OS X
9 12 (3.73%) Unix
10 10 (3.11%) Windows 8
11 9 (2.80%) Ubuntu
11 9 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (2.48%) CentOS
13 7 (2.17%) Android
13 7 (2.17%) Apple iOS
13 7 (2.17%) Debian
14 3 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.93%) Solaris
14 3 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (25.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 67 (20.81%) DevOps
3 64 (19.88%) ITIL
4 58 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (13.04%) Scrum
6 36 (11.18%) Systems Engineering
7 35 (10.87%) Migration
8 34 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
9 29 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (8.39%) Root Cause Analysis
11 26 (8.07%) Service Management
12 22 (6.83%) Configuration Management
13 19 (5.90%) Project Management
14 17 (5.28%) ITIL V3
14 17 (5.28%) Kalman Filter
15 16 (4.97%) Patch Management
16 15 (4.66%) Change Management
17 14 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
17 14 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
17 14 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 110 (34.16%) PowerShell
2 70 (21.74%) SQL
3 26 (8.07%) Python
4 25 (7.76%) Java
5 14 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 12 (3.73%) Ruby
7 9 (2.80%) C#
8 8 (2.48%) PHP
9 6 (1.86%) Perl
10 5 (1.55%) C
10 5 (1.55%) C++
11 4 (1.24%) JavaScript
12 3 (0.93%) VB
13 2 (0.62%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.31%) Go
14 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.31%) Scala
14 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (9.63%) Degree
2 28 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 24 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (6.83%) MCSE
5 16 (4.97%) MCSA
6 15 (4.66%) CCNP
7 8 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (2.17%) AWS Certification
8 7 (2.17%) CCNA
9 6 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.24%) MCP
11 3 (0.93%) CCIE
11 3 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (0.93%) MCDST
11 3 (0.93%) MCITP
11 3 (0.93%) VCP5
12 2 (0.62%) CompTIA Security+
12 2 (0.62%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (3.42%) Cyber Essentials
2 11 (3.42%) GDPR
2 11 (3.42%) SLA
3 10 (3.11%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.31%) COBIT
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 230 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 83 (25.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (23.60%) Hyper-V
4 33 (10.25%) XenApp
5 21 (6.52%) vSphere
5 21 (6.52%) XenDesktop
6 19 (5.90%) Docker
7 13 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (2.80%) XenServer
9 6 (1.86%) DFS Replication
9 6 (1.86%) Firmware
9 6 (1.86%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.93%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
10 3 (0.93%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.31%) NFS
11 1 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 67 (20.81%) SCCM
2 54 (16.77%) SCOM
3 29 (9.01%) Opscode Chef
4 28 (8.70%) Ansible
5 26 (8.07%) Backup Exec
6 21 (6.52%) Puppet
7 16 (4.97%) Nagios
8 15 (4.66%) Kubernetes
9 14 (4.35%) WSUS
10 11 (3.42%) Terraform
11 9 (2.80%) XenMobile
12 8 (2.48%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (2.17%) HP SIM
14 6 (1.86%) Cisco CUCM
15 5 (1.55%) HAProxy
15 5 (1.55%) Prometheus
15 5 (1.55%) vCenter Server
15 5 (1.55%) ZABBIX
16 3 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
16 3 (0.93%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 172 (53.42%) Microsoft
2 142 (44.10%) VMware
3 67 (20.81%) Citrix
4 64 (19.88%) Cisco
5 35 (10.87%) HP
6 23 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 20 (6.21%) Veeam
8 14 (4.35%) SolarWinds
9 13 (4.04%) Dell
9 13 (4.04%) NetApp
9 13 (4.04%) Splunk
9 13 (4.04%) Veritas
10 11 (3.42%) Symantec
11 10 (3.11%) Apple
11 10 (3.11%) Avaya
11 10 (3.11%) Oracle
12 9 (2.80%) Nimble Storage
12 9 (2.80%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.80%) Sophos
13 8 (2.48%) Palo Alto