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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 15 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 195 177 120
Rank change year-on-year -18 -57 -8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 102 72 110
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.31% 1.29% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.57% 14.04% 16.20%
Number of salaries quoted 86 60 103
10th Percentile £34,250 £39,750 £35,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% -27.59% +45.00%
75th Percentile £71,625 £66,563 £83,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,075 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% -16.00% +25.00%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 700 513 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.97% 9.17% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 560 449 608
10th Percentile £35,475 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year - - +4.17%
75th Percentile £80,875 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £101,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in the City of London

DNS
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in the City of London.

Salary trend for DNS in the City of London

DNS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in the City of London over the 6 months to 15 August 2022.

Salary histogram for DNS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 15 August 2022, 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 City of London region with a requirement for DNS.

1 80 (78.43%) Active Directory
2 70 (68.63%) Microsoft
3 62 (60.78%) Windows
4 60 (58.82%) DHCP
5 55 (53.92%) Azure
6 53 (51.96%) Microsoft 365
7 32 (31.37%) SCCM
8 29 (28.43%) ITIL
8 29 (28.43%) Windows Server
9 28 (27.45%) VMware
10 26 (25.49%) Social Skills
11 25 (24.51%) PowerShell
12 24 (23.53%) Finance
12 24 (23.53%) Firewall
12 24 (23.53%) Cisco
12 24 (23.53%) TCP/IP
13 20 (19.61%) Data Centre
13 20 (19.61%) Windows 10
14 19 (18.63%) AWS
15 18 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (16.67%) SharePoint
17 15 (14.71%) WAN
17 15 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 14 (13.73%) Active Directory Federation Services
18 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Intune
18 14 (13.73%) Patch Management
18 14 (13.73%) Juniper
18 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
18 14 (13.73%) LDAP

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 17 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.90%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.94%) IIS
4 1 (0.98%) Apache
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Airflow
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.98%) Confluence
4 1 (0.98%) JBoss
4 1 (0.98%) nginx
4 1 (0.98%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.98%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 55 (53.92%) Azure
2 53 (51.96%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (18.63%) AWS
4 9 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (7.84%) OneDrive
6 7 (6.86%) SaaS
7 4 (3.92%) GCP
7 4 (3.92%) IaaS
7 4 (3.92%) Mimecast
7 4 (3.92%) Power Platform
8 3 (2.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (2.94%) Amazon S3
8 3 (2.94%) PaaS
8 3 (2.94%) Serverless
8 3 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (1.96%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (1.96%) DigitalOcean
9 2 (1.96%) Google Workspace
9 2 (1.96%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 60 (58.82%) DHCP
2 24 (23.53%) Firewall
2 24 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 15 (14.71%) WAN
4 13 (12.75%) Kerberos
5 8 (7.84%) Internet
5 8 (7.84%) VPN
5 8 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (6.86%) HTTP
6 7 (6.86%) LAN
7 6 (5.88%) MPLS
7 6 (5.88%) SSL
7 6 (5.88%) VoIP
8 5 (4.90%) SAN
8 5 (4.90%) SD-WAN
8 5 (4.90%) SMTP
9 3 (2.94%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.96%) RTMP
11 1 (0.98%) Skype
11 1 (0.98%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.98%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.98%) OLAP
3 1 (0.98%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (0.98%) OLTP
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (0.98%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (0.98%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.98%) JIRA
2 1 (0.98%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 26 (25.49%) Social Skills
2 24 (23.53%) Finance
3 7 (6.86%) Legal
4 6 (5.88%) Banking
5 4 (3.92%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 3 (2.94%) Advertising
6 3 (2.94%) French Language
6 3 (2.94%) German Language
6 3 (2.94%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.94%) Retail
6 3 (2.94%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.96%) Law
8 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.98%) Agriculture
8 1 (0.98%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (0.98%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (0.98%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (0.98%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (32.35%) Analyst
2 24 (23.53%) Desktop Support
3 20 (19.61%) Support Analyst
4 17 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (9.80%) Desktop Analyst
6 10 (9.80%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 10 (9.80%) Infrastructure Support
6 10 (9.80%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 9 (8.82%) Technical Support
8 8 (7.84%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (7.84%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (7.84%) Technical Support Analyst
9 7 (6.86%) Architect
10 6 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Network Manager
10 6 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.73%) LDAP
2 3 (2.94%) JSON
2 3 (2.94%) YAML
3 1 (0.98%) .NET
3 1 (0.98%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.98%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (0.98%) Middleware
3 1 (0.98%) REST
3 1 (0.98%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.61%) Data Centre
2 10 (9.80%) iPhone
2 10 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 10 (9.80%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (6.86%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.92%) Replication
4 4 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.98%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 62 (60.78%) Windows
2 29 (28.43%) Windows Server
3 20 (19.61%) Windows 10
4 14 (13.73%) Linux
5 12 (11.76%) Windows Server 2019
6 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (4.90%) Unix
9 4 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.96%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.98%) CentOS
11 1 (0.98%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.43%) ITIL
2 15 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 14 (13.73%) Patch Management
4 13 (12.75%) Application Virtualisation
4 13 (12.75%) Change Management
4 13 (12.75%) Push Notifications
5 9 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.84%) Migration
7 7 (6.86%) Project Delivery
8 6 (5.88%) Change Control
8 6 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
8 6 (5.88%) DevOps
8 6 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.88%) Information Security
8 6 (5.88%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.90%) Agile
9 5 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.90%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.90%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.90%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.51%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.84%) Python
3 7 (6.86%) SQL
4 6 (5.88%) Bash
5 3 (2.94%) C
6 1 (0.98%) Perl
6 1 (0.98%) Ruby
6 1 (0.98%) Scala
6 1 (0.98%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.98%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (11.76%) CCNP
3 9 (8.82%) CCIE
4 8 (7.84%) CCNA
4 8 (7.84%) Degree
4 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.88%) A+ Certification
5 6 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (3.92%) Master's Degree
6 4 (3.92%) TOGAF Certification
7 3 (2.94%) CISSP
7 3 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.96%) CISM
8 2 (1.96%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.96%) MCSA
9 1 (0.98%) CISA
9 1 (0.98%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.98%) GXPN
9 1 (0.98%) OSCP
9 1 (0.98%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (5.88%) SLA
3 3 (2.94%) GDPR
4 2 (1.96%) NIST
5 1 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.98%) GRC
5 1 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 80 (78.43%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.90%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.94%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.96%) vSphere
6 1 (0.98%) Postfix
6 1 (0.98%) Sendmail
6 1 (0.98%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (31.37%) SCCM
2 14 (13.73%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 14 (13.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.92%) Kubernetes
3 4 (3.92%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.94%) Puppet
5 2 (1.96%) Ansible
5 2 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.96%) Terraform
6 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.98%) Packer
6 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 70 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 28 (27.45%) VMware
3 24 (23.53%) Cisco
4 14 (13.73%) Juniper
5 11 (10.78%) Meraki
6 10 (9.80%) Palo Alto
7 6 (5.88%) Citrix
7 6 (5.88%) Dell
7 6 (5.88%) EMC
7 6 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.90%) Aruba
8 5 (4.90%) F5
8 5 (4.90%) Forcepoint
8 5 (4.90%) ForeScout
8 5 (4.90%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.92%) Arista
9 4 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.92%) Commvault
9 4 (3.92%) Darktrace
9 4 (3.92%) Zscaler