Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 114 138
Rank change year-on-year -10 +24 +3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 294 275 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.65% 2.77% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.51% 18.16% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 277 246 225
City of London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,050 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 1,507 1,514 1,834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.59% 15.25% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,349 1,357 1,609
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in the City of London

DNS
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the City of London region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
London Bridge - 2 £52,500 -
DNS
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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.

1 242 (82.31%) Windows
2 220 (74.83%) Active Directory
3 176 (59.86%) DHCP
4 168 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 167 (56.80%) Microsoft
6 140 (47.62%) VMware
7 128 (43.54%) Firewall
8 121 (41.16%) Office 365
9 118 (40.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 117 (39.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 109 (37.07%) PowerShell
12 102 (34.69%) TCP/IP
13 100 (34.01%) Windows Server 2008
14 96 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
15 95 (32.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 90 (30.61%) Finance
17 81 (27.55%) MS Exchange
18 79 (26.87%) Windows 10
19 76 (25.85%) Cisco
20 75 (25.51%) Hyper-V
21 71 (24.15%) ITIL
22 68 (23.13%) Citrix
23 65 (22.11%) Linux
23 65 (22.11%) WAN
24 64 (21.77%) VPN
25 61 (20.75%) Windows 7
26 60 (20.41%) SAN
27 59 (20.07%) Microsoft Office
28 57 (19.39%) DevOps
29 55 (18.71%) SCCM

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 81 (27.55%) MS Exchange
2 34 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (10.20%) SharePoint
4 28 (9.52%) Skype for Business
5 21 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 19 (6.46%) IIS
7 17 (5.78%) Apache
8 8 (2.72%) nginx
9 7 (2.38%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.36%) CMS
10 4 (1.36%) OpenStack
10 4 (1.36%) WordPress
11 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
11 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.68%) Confluence
12 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (20.07%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (1.02%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 121 (41.16%) Office 365
2 118 (40.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (17.01%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (5.78%) SaaS
5 13 (4.42%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (3.74%) IaaS
6 11 (3.74%) Mimecast
6 11 (3.74%) OneDrive
7 10 (3.40%) PaaS
8 7 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (1.70%) Slack
10 4 (1.36%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.36%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.36%) Route 53
10 4 (1.36%) Serverless
11 3 (1.02%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 176 (59.86%) DHCP
2 128 (43.54%) Firewall
3 102 (34.69%) TCP/IP
4 65 (22.11%) WAN
5 64 (21.77%) VPN
6 60 (20.41%) SAN
7 50 (17.01%) LAN
8 42 (14.29%) Skype
9 36 (12.24%) Wireless
10 35 (11.90%) VLAN
11 28 (9.52%) MPLS
12 22 (7.48%) NetScaler
13 21 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (6.12%) Network Security
14 18 (6.12%) SSL
15 17 (5.78%) BGP
15 17 (5.78%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (5.44%) FTP
16 16 (5.44%) IP Telephony
17 14 (4.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.06%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.38%) MySQL
5 6 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.36%) Big Data
8 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.68%) IDOL
9 2 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.68%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.34%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.34%) InfluxDB
10 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.34%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (2.72%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (1.70%) Subversion
4 3 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.02%) Emacs
4 3 (1.02%) GitLab
4 3 (1.02%) JIRA
4 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.34%) Gerrit
6 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.34%) Toad
6 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 90 (30.61%) Finance
2 29 (9.86%) Law
3 24 (8.16%) Legal
4 21 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.10%) Advertising
6 7 (2.38%) Retail
7 6 (2.04%) Banking
8 5 (1.70%) Marketing
9 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Hungarian Language
10 1 (0.34%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (25.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 67 (22.79%) Support Engineer
3 44 (14.97%) IT Engineer
4 31 (10.54%) Windows Engineer
5 29 (9.86%) Administrator
6 27 (9.18%) Analyst
7 26 (8.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 24 (8.16%) IT Support
8 24 (8.16%) Server Engineer
9 23 (7.82%) Systems Administrator
10 22 (7.48%) IT Support Engineer
11 18 (6.12%) Windows Server Engineer
12 17 (5.78%) Infrastructure Support
12 17 (5.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 17 (5.78%) Network Engineer
13 15 (5.10%) Citrix Engineer
13 15 (5.10%) Desktop Support
13 15 (5.10%) Exchange Engineer
14 14 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.76%) Web Services
2 13 (4.42%) X-Windows
3 11 (3.74%) .NET
3 11 (3.74%) LDAP
4 6 (2.04%) LAMP
4 6 (2.04%) XML
5 5 (1.70%) Elastic Stack
6 4 (1.36%) jQuery
7 3 (1.02%) .NET Framework
7 3 (1.02%) LEMP Stack
7 3 (1.02%) Node.js
8 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.68%) CSS
8 2 (0.68%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.68%) Ext JS
8 2 (0.68%) HTML
8 2 (0.68%) JSON
8 2 (0.68%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.59%) PKI
2 31 (10.54%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (4.08%) Public Cloud
6 10 (3.40%) Clustering
6 10 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.40%) Replication
7 9 (3.06%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
9 6 (2.04%) EMC VMAX
10 5 (1.70%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.70%) Fintech
10 5 (1.70%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.36%) Hedge funds
11 4 (1.36%) HP StoreVirtual
11 4 (1.36%) iPhone
11 4 (1.36%) Smartphone
12 3 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 242 (82.31%) Windows
2 168 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 117 (39.80%) Windows Server 2012
4 100 (34.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 79 (26.87%) Windows 10
6 65 (22.11%) Linux
7 61 (20.75%) Windows 7
8 21 (7.14%) Unix
9 15 (5.10%) Android
10 10 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (2.72%) Mac OS
12 6 (2.04%) CentOS
12 6 (2.04%) Debian
12 6 (2.04%) Solaris
13 5 (1.70%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.70%) Windows 8
14 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.68%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.34%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (32.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 71 (24.15%) ITIL
3 57 (19.39%) DevOps
4 52 (17.69%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (10.54%) Scrum
6 25 (8.50%) Problem-Solving
7 24 (8.16%) Configuration Management
7 24 (8.16%) Service Management
8 23 (7.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (7.82%) Migration
9 21 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
10 19 (6.46%) Cybersecurity
10 19 (6.46%) Root Cause Analysis
11 18 (6.12%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 17 (5.78%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (5.78%) Patch Management
13 16 (5.44%) Project Management
14 15 (5.10%) Software Deployment
15 14 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 14 (4.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 109 (37.07%) PowerShell
2 35 (11.90%) SQL
3 33 (11.22%) Python
4 20 (6.80%) Bash Shell
5 13 (4.42%) C#
6 11 (3.74%) Java
7 6 (2.04%) Ruby
8 5 (1.70%) Perl
8 5 (1.70%) PHP
9 4 (1.36%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.34%) C
12 1 (0.34%) C++
12 1 (0.34%) Go
12 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (11.22%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (9.52%) Degree
3 27 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (7.82%) CCNP
5 22 (7.48%) MCSE
6 15 (5.10%) MCSA
7 12 (4.08%) CCNA
8 10 (3.40%) MCITP
9 9 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (3.06%) MCP
9 9 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (2.72%) MCTS
11 7 (2.38%) CCIE
12 6 (2.04%) CISSP
12 6 (2.04%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.36%) CCSE
13 4 (1.36%) CLAS
13 4 (1.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 3 (1.02%) MCDST
14 3 (1.02%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.46%) SLA
2 15 (5.10%) GDPR
3 9 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (2.04%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.34%) COBIT
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 220 (74.83%) Active Directory
2 96 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 75 (25.51%) Hyper-V
4 31 (10.54%) XenApp
5 27 (9.18%) XenDesktop
6 25 (8.50%) XenServer
7 18 (6.12%) vSphere
8 17 (5.78%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (3.40%) Docker
10 8 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
12 6 (2.04%) Firmware
12 6 (2.04%) LXC
12 6 (2.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (1.36%) DFS Replication
13 4 (1.36%) NFS
14 3 (1.02%) Terminal Server
14 3 (1.02%) VirtualBox
15 2 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 55 (18.71%) SCCM
2 42 (14.29%) SCOM
3 27 (9.18%) Puppet
4 25 (8.50%) Ansible
5 17 (5.78%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (5.44%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (4.76%) Terraform
8 13 (4.42%) Nagios
9 12 (4.08%) Backup Exec
9 12 (4.08%) WSUS
10 6 (2.04%) HP Data Protector
11 4 (1.36%) HP SIM
11 4 (1.36%) Kubernetes
11 4 (1.36%) vCenter Server
12 3 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 3 (1.02%) NetBackup
12 3 (1.02%) vRealize
13 2 (0.68%) CFEngine
13 2 (0.68%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 167 (56.80%) Microsoft
2 140 (47.62%) VMware
3 76 (25.85%) Cisco
4 68 (23.13%) Citrix
5 40 (13.61%) HP
6 23 (7.82%) CheckPoint
7 21 (7.14%) Veeam
8 20 (6.80%) Apple
9 18 (6.12%) Dell
9 18 (6.12%) Juniper
9 18 (6.12%) SolarWinds
10 16 (5.44%) Google
11 14 (4.76%) Red Hat
12 13 (4.42%) F5
12 13 (4.42%) Splunk
13 12 (4.08%) Avaya
13 12 (4.08%) IBM
13 12 (4.08%) Infoblox
14 11 (3.74%) Blue Coat
14 11 (3.74%) Imperva