Period
to 20 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
London > Central London
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 136 119 127
Rank change year-on-year -17 +8 +23
Permanent jobs citing DNS 108 301 315
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 2.14% 2.62% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.15% 19.41% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 115 299 311
Median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.81% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £32,783 £28,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £80,000 £76,250
London median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +5.26%

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 564 1,551 1,605
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 11.17% 13.48% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 502 1,380 1,443
Median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £39,388 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,025 £87,500
London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% - -

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 20 January 2021.

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 January 2021. 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 -6 80 £72,500 +38.10% 18
West End of London -3 8 £40,996 -18.01%
City of Westminster -1 3 £33,492 -29.49%
DNS
London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, 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 62 (57.41%) DHCP
2 57 (52.78%) Active Directory
3 54 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 53 (49.07%) Windows
5 49 (45.37%) PowerShell
6 48 (44.44%) VMware
7 43 (39.81%) Office 365
8 38 (35.19%) Cisco
8 38 (35.19%) Azure
9 37 (34.26%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (34.26%) Finance
10 35 (32.41%) Windows Server
11 30 (27.78%) Python
11 30 (27.78%) AWS
12 28 (25.93%) TCP/IP
12 28 (25.93%) Firewall
13 26 (24.07%) Citrix
14 25 (23.15%) DevOps
14 25 (23.15%) Data Centre
15 23 (21.30%) ITIL
16 22 (20.37%) SharePoint
17 21 (19.44%) VPN
17 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (18.52%) Ansible
19 19 (17.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 19 (17.59%) Linux
19 19 (17.59%) Configuration Management
20 18 (16.67%) XenDesktop
20 18 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
21 17 (15.74%) Problem-Solving

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 22 (20.37%) SharePoint
2 13 (12.04%) IIS
3 10 (9.26%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.48%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.78%) Confluence
5 3 (2.78%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.85%) Apache
6 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (10.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.41%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (2.78%) Eikon
3 1 (0.93%) Relativity
3 1 (0.93%) Tradar
Cloud Services
1 43 (39.81%) Office 365
2 38 (35.19%) Azure
3 30 (27.78%) AWS
4 18 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
5 15 (13.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 12 (11.11%) SaaS
7 9 (8.33%) IaaS
8 8 (7.41%) Akamai
8 8 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
8 8 (7.41%) Amazon S3
8 8 (7.41%) Amazon SQS
8 8 (7.41%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (7.41%) PaaS
8 8 (7.41%) Serverless
8 8 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (5.56%) OneDrive
10 4 (3.70%) Mimecast
11 2 (1.85%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.93%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 62 (57.41%) DHCP
2 28 (25.93%) Firewall
2 28 (25.93%) TCP/IP
3 21 (19.44%) VPN
4 15 (13.89%) WAN
5 14 (12.96%) NetScaler
6 13 (12.04%) VoIP
7 10 (9.26%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (8.33%) BGP
8 9 (8.33%) DMZ
9 8 (7.41%) FTP
9 8 (7.41%) HTTP
9 8 (7.41%) MPLS
9 8 (7.41%) OSPF
9 8 (7.41%) SMTP
9 8 (7.41%) SSH
10 7 (6.48%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (6.48%) LAN
10 7 (6.48%) Unified Communications
10 7 (6.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.96%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (10.19%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 3 (2.78%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Subversion
2 6 (5.56%) JIRA
3 4 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (34.26%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Banking
3 6 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.63%) Advertising
5 4 (3.70%) Law
6 2 (1.85%) French Language
6 2 (1.85%) Front Office
6 2 (1.85%) German Language
6 2 (1.85%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.85%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.93%) International Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Legal
7 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
7 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (12.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (12.04%) Architect
4 12 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 12 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 11 (10.19%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (10.19%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (10.19%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 10 (9.26%) Support Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) Analyst
8 8 (7.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) Python Engineer
8 8 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Azure Engineer
9 7 (6.48%) Senior DevOps
10 6 (5.56%) Administrator
10 6 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.19%) Web Services
2 4 (3.70%) XMPP
3 3 (2.78%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.85%) LDAP
4 2 (1.85%) POSIX
5 1 (0.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.41%) Cloud Native
3 7 (6.48%) FMCG
3 7 (6.48%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (5.56%) PKI
4 6 (5.56%) Replication
4 6 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (4.63%) Clustering
6 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.70%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.85%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.85%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.93%) Blog
8 1 (0.93%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 53 (49.07%) Windows
2 35 (32.41%) Windows Server
3 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (17.59%) Linux
5 14 (12.96%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (8.33%) Windows Server 2019
8 8 (7.41%) Unix
8 8 (7.41%) Windows 10
9 6 (5.56%) Mac OS
10 5 (4.63%) Android
11 4 (3.70%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.78%) Debian
12 3 (2.78%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.93%) Check Point GAiA
13 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.15%) DevOps
2 23 (21.30%) ITIL
3 19 (17.59%) Configuration Management
3 19 (17.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (15.74%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
6 11 (10.19%) Change Control
6 11 (10.19%) Load Balancing
7 10 (9.26%) Artificial Intelligence
7 10 (9.26%) High Availability
8 9 (8.33%) Project Delivery
9 8 (7.41%) B2B
9 8 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (7.41%) Migration
9 8 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (7.41%) Proactive Monitoring
9 8 (7.41%) Process Improvement
10 7 (6.48%) B2C
10 7 (6.48%) Business Transformation
10 7 (6.48%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 49 (45.37%) PowerShell
2 30 (27.78%) Python
3 13 (12.04%) SQL
4 7 (6.48%) Go
4 7 (6.48%) Java
4 7 (6.48%) Ruby
5 5 (4.63%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.78%) PHP
7 2 (1.85%) VB
8 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (11.11%) CCNP
3 7 (6.48%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (5.56%) CCNA
4 6 (5.56%) CISSP
5 5 (4.63%) Degree
6 3 (2.78%) CCIE
6 3 (2.78%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.78%) MCSA
6 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.85%) CISM
7 2 (1.85%) MCP
7 2 (1.85%) MCSE
8 1 (0.93%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (0.93%) CCMSE
8 1 (0.93%) VCAP
8 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 2 (1.85%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 57 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 37 (34.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 13 (12.04%) Hyper-V
5 11 (10.19%) Docker
6 9 (8.33%) XenApp
7 6 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.78%) DFS Replication
8 3 (2.78%) vSphere
9 1 (0.93%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (18.52%) Ansible
2 16 (14.81%) Puppet
3 15 (13.89%) Single Sign-On
4 14 (12.96%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (10.19%) SCCM
7 10 (9.26%) Kubernetes
8 6 (5.56%) SCOM
9 5 (4.63%) Failover Clustering
9 5 (4.63%) SCOrch
9 5 (4.63%) vCenter Server
10 4 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
10 4 (3.70%) Terraform
11 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (2.78%) SCDPM
11 3 (2.78%) WSUS
12 2 (1.85%) Packer
13 1 (0.93%) DatAdvantage
13 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.93%) Nessus
Vendors
1 54 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 48 (44.44%) VMware
3 38 (35.19%) Cisco
4 26 (24.07%) Citrix
5 13 (12.04%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.26%) HP
7 8 (7.41%) Adobe
7 8 (7.41%) hybris
7 8 (7.41%) Ivanti
7 8 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (7.41%) SAP
8 7 (6.48%) New Relic
9 6 (5.56%) Apple
9 6 (5.56%) Infoblox
9 6 (5.56%) Meraki
9 6 (5.56%) Palo Alto
10 5 (4.63%) F5
10 5 (4.63%) Veeam
11 4 (3.70%) Bloomberg
11 4 (3.70%) NICE Systems