Period
to 17 January 2022

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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 137 136 132
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 124 76 208
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.03% 1.81% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.20% 16.20% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 106 71 185
10th Percentile £30,250 £37,538 £26,550
25th Percentile £43,750 £51,875 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £72,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.34% +38.10% +10.53%
75th Percentile £75,000 £87,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £94,000 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £54,000 £65,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -16.92% +23.81% +16.02%

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 585 469 1,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.60% 11.15% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 478 416 1,053
10th Percentile £31,250 £40,625 £29,800
25th Percentile £45,000 £50,780 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £67,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% +17.39% +4.55%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £76,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +13.04% +4.55%

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 17 January 2022.

Salary histogram for DNS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 68 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 64 (51.61%) Windows
3 56 (45.16%) Microsoft
4 55 (44.35%) DHCP
5 47 (37.90%) Azure
6 45 (36.29%) AWS
7 43 (34.68%) Windows Server
8 40 (32.26%) Social Skills
9 39 (31.45%) Microsoft 365
9 39 (31.45%) VMware
10 37 (29.84%) Python
11 36 (29.03%) Finance
12 35 (28.23%) Firewall
13 29 (23.39%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (22.58%) DevOps
15 27 (21.77%) PowerShell
15 27 (21.77%) TCP/IP
15 27 (21.77%) Windows Server 2016
16 25 (20.16%) ITIL
17 24 (19.35%) Citrix
18 22 (17.74%) Migration
19 21 (16.94%) Java
19 21 (16.94%) Cisco
19 21 (16.94%) Docker
20 20 (16.13%) Windows 10
21 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
21 19 (15.32%) MS Exchange
22 18 (14.52%) Amazon ECS
23 17 (13.71%) Windows Server 2019
23 17 (13.71%) Unix

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 19 (15.32%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.45%) IIS
3 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.84%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.42%) nginx
7 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.81%) Apache
8 1 (0.81%) Apache Pulsar
8 1 (0.81%) CMS
8 1 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.81%) JBoss
8 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.81%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 47 (37.90%) Azure
2 45 (36.29%) AWS
3 39 (31.45%) Microsoft 365
4 18 (14.52%) Amazon ECS
5 15 (12.10%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (11.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (10.48%) Amazon EC2
8 12 (9.68%) AWS Fargate
9 11 (8.87%) Amazon S3
10 10 (8.06%) GCP
11 8 (6.45%) CloudFront
12 7 (5.65%) Serverless
12 7 (5.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (4.84%) AWS Lambda
13 6 (4.84%) Cloudflare
13 6 (4.84%) SaaS
14 5 (4.03%) Amazon ELB
14 5 (4.03%) IaaS
14 5 (4.03%) Nutanix
14 5 (4.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 55 (44.35%) DHCP
2 35 (28.23%) Firewall
3 27 (21.77%) TCP/IP
4 15 (12.10%) VPN
5 12 (9.68%) Wireless
6 9 (7.26%) LAN
6 9 (7.26%) WAN
7 8 (6.45%) SAN
7 8 (6.45%) SMTP
8 6 (4.84%) AMQP
8 6 (4.84%) Skype
8 6 (4.84%) VLAN
9 4 (3.23%) HTTP
9 4 (3.23%) Network Security
9 4 (3.23%) WebEx
10 3 (2.42%) SSH
10 3 (2.42%) tcpdump
11 2 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.61%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (5.65%) Redis
4 6 (4.84%) Amazon Athena
4 6 (4.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (4.03%) MySQL
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2016
5 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2019
6 4 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
6 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.42%) ArangoDB
8 2 (1.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (1.61%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.81%) Aerospike
9 1 (0.81%) Big Data
9 1 (0.81%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.81%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.81%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.84%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.42%) NUnit
3 3 (2.42%) Subversion
3 3 (2.42%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.42%) Terragrunt
4 2 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.61%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.81%) Ant
5 1 (0.81%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.81%) Burp Suite
5 1 (0.81%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.81%) Gradle
5 1 (0.81%) JIRA
5 1 (0.81%) Maven
5 1 (0.81%) Selenium
5 1 (0.81%) sqlmap
General
1 40 (32.26%) Social Skills
2 36 (29.03%) Finance
3 11 (8.87%) Banking
4 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (7.26%) Law
6 8 (6.45%) Financial Institution
6 8 (6.45%) Legal
7 6 (4.84%) Automotive
7 6 (4.84%) Retail
8 5 (4.03%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (3.23%) Back Office
9 4 (3.23%) Games
9 4 (3.23%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (3.23%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (2.42%) Front Office
11 2 (1.61%) German Language
11 2 (1.61%) Publishing
12 1 (0.81%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.81%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (12.10%) IT Support
2 14 (11.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.87%) Analyst
4 11 (8.87%) Architect
5 10 (8.06%) Developer
5 10 (8.06%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) AWS Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Senior DevOps
6 9 (7.26%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Support Analyst
7 8 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) Desktop Support
7 8 (6.45%) IT Engineer
7 8 (6.45%) Network Architect
8 7 (5.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (4.84%) IT Technician
9 6 (4.84%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.45%) WebSockets
2 6 (4.84%) .NET
2 6 (4.84%) Django
2 6 (4.84%) FastAPI
2 6 (4.84%) Flask
2 6 (4.84%) SQLAlchemy
3 5 (4.03%) CSS
3 5 (4.03%) HTML
3 5 (4.03%) React
4 4 (3.23%) HTML5
4 4 (3.23%) jQuery
4 4 (3.23%) REST
5 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (2.42%) Kafka
5 3 (2.42%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (2.42%) Web Services
6 2 (1.61%) Node.js
6 2 (1.61%) Sensu
6 2 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.06%) Public Cloud
3 8 (6.45%) Replication
4 7 (5.65%) Hedge funds
4 7 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (4.84%) Video on Demand
5 6 (4.84%) Video\Live Streaming
6 5 (4.03%) User Experience
7 4 (3.23%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.23%) Clustering
7 4 (3.23%) PKI
8 3 (2.42%) Legacy Code
9 2 (1.61%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.81%) iPhone
10 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.81%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (51.61%) Windows
2 43 (34.68%) Windows Server
3 27 (21.77%) Windows Server 2016
4 20 (16.13%) Windows 10
5 19 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (13.71%) Unix
6 17 (13.71%) Windows Server 2019
7 15 (12.10%) Linux
8 9 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.42%) Ubuntu
10 3 (2.42%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.81%) Android
12 1 (0.81%) Debian
12 1 (0.81%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.58%) DevOps
2 25 (20.16%) ITIL
3 22 (17.74%) Migration
4 15 (12.10%) Investment Management
5 14 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (8.87%) Change Management
6 11 (8.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (8.87%) Service Delivery
7 10 (8.06%) Infrastructure as Code
8 9 (7.26%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (7.26%) Project Management
9 8 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (6.45%) Data Protection
9 8 (6.45%) Presales
9 8 (6.45%) Service Management
10 7 (5.65%) Full Stack Development
10 7 (5.65%) Server Management
10 7 (5.65%) SIEM
10 7 (5.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 6 (4.84%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 37 (29.84%) Python
2 27 (21.77%) PowerShell
3 21 (16.94%) Java
4 9 (7.26%) SQL
5 6 (4.84%) Bash
6 5 (4.03%) C#
7 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.61%) Ruby
8 2 (1.61%) VBScript
9 1 (0.81%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) Go
9 1 (0.81%) Perl
9 1 (0.81%) PHP
9 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (10.48%) Degree
2 10 (8.06%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (7.26%) CCNP
4 8 (6.45%) CCIE
5 5 (4.03%) MCSE
6 4 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.42%) AWS Certification
7 3 (2.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.61%) CCNA
8 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.61%) MCSA
9 1 (0.81%) CEH
9 1 (0.81%) CISSP
9 1 (0.81%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.81%) GXPN
9 1 (0.81%) LPIC
9 1 (0.81%) MCP
9 1 (0.81%) OSCP
9 1 (0.81%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.90%) SLA
2 7 (5.65%) GDPR
3 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.61%) QA
5 1 (0.81%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 68 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 29 (23.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (16.94%) Docker
4 9 (7.26%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (7.26%) vSphere
5 6 (4.84%) XenApp
6 5 (4.03%) Hyper-V
7 4 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (2.42%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.81%) KVM
10 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (12.90%) SCCM
1 16 (12.90%) Terraform
2 14 (11.29%) Kubernetes
3 9 (7.26%) Ansible
4 8 (6.45%) Puppet
5 7 (5.65%) SCOM
6 6 (4.84%) Grafana
6 6 (4.84%) NetBackup
6 6 (4.84%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Clustering
7 5 (4.03%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (3.23%) HAProxy
8 4 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
8 4 (3.23%) OfficeScan
8 4 (3.23%) Prometheus
8 4 (3.23%) Trend Micro Deep Security
9 3 (2.42%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 3 (2.42%) EMC NetWorker
9 3 (2.42%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 56 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 39 (31.45%) VMware
3 24 (19.35%) Citrix
4 21 (16.94%) Cisco
5 14 (11.29%) HP
6 13 (10.48%) Dell
7 10 (8.06%) F5
7 10 (8.06%) Palo Alto
8 9 (7.26%) EMC
8 9 (7.26%) ServiceNow
9 8 (6.45%) Arista
9 8 (6.45%) Aruba
9 8 (6.45%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.45%) Fortinet
9 8 (6.45%) Juniper
10 6 (4.84%) 3PAR
10 6 (4.84%) Splunk
11 5 (4.03%) Apple
12 4 (3.23%) McAfee
12 4 (3.23%) Veritas