Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 142 122 127
Rank change year-on-year -20 +5 -7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 184 247 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.05% 2.39% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.21% 18.75% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 155 229 219
City of London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +22.22%
10th Percentile £30,800 £31,150 £31,100
90th Percentile £73,750 £78,750 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -7.22% +7.78%

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 1,135 1,317 1,597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.64% 12.76% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1,180 1,432
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £82,950
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,750
% change year-on-year - +4.27% -4.09%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 - 1 £29,500 -
DNS
Central London

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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.

1 127 (69.02%) Active Directory
2 123 (66.85%) DHCP
3 120 (65.22%) Windows
4 101 (54.89%) Microsoft
5 83 (45.11%) Office 365
6 77 (41.85%) VMware
7 76 (41.30%) Windows Server
8 75 (40.76%) Azure
9 69 (37.50%) PowerShell
10 68 (36.96%) TCP/IP
11 54 (29.35%) Firewall
12 51 (27.72%) Cisco
13 48 (26.09%) Finance
14 45 (24.46%) VMware Infrastructure
15 40 (21.74%) AWS
16 38 (20.65%) Windows 10
16 38 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
16 38 (20.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 37 (20.11%) VPN
17 37 (20.11%) Citrix
17 37 (20.11%) Microsoft Certification
18 35 (19.02%) ITIL
19 32 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
19 32 (17.39%) Windows 7
20 31 (16.85%) Linux
20 31 (16.85%) MS Exchange
21 30 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
22 28 (15.22%) Python
23 27 (14.67%) VoIP
24 24 (13.04%) LAN

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 31 (16.85%) MS Exchange
2 13 (7.07%) IIS
2 13 (7.07%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.72%) Apache
6 3 (1.63%) LiveCycle
6 3 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.63%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.54%) CMS
8 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.54%) nginx
8 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.72%) Acrobat
5 4 (2.17%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.63%) InDesign
6 3 (1.63%) Photoshop
7 2 (1.09%) Gliffy
7 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (2.17%) Elite 3E
3 3 (1.63%) SnowdropKCS
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 83 (45.11%) Office 365
2 75 (40.76%) Azure
3 40 (21.74%) AWS
4 18 (9.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (4.35%) GCP
6 6 (3.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (2.17%) Datadog
7 4 (2.17%) SaaS
8 3 (1.63%) IaaS
8 3 (1.63%) Mimecast
8 3 (1.63%) PaaS
9 2 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.54%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.54%) G Suite
10 1 (0.54%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.54%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 123 (66.85%) DHCP
2 68 (36.96%) TCP/IP
3 54 (29.35%) Firewall
4 37 (20.11%) VPN
5 27 (14.67%) VoIP
6 24 (13.04%) LAN
6 24 (13.04%) Wireless
7 23 (12.50%) SAN
8 21 (11.41%) HTTP
8 21 (11.41%) Remote Desktop
8 21 (11.41%) WAN
9 14 (7.61%) Network Security
10 12 (6.52%) Internet
10 12 (6.52%) SSL
10 12 (6.52%) VLAN
11 9 (4.89%) BGP
11 9 (4.89%) MPLS
11 9 (4.89%) NAS
12 8 (4.35%) NetScaler
13 7 (3.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.17%) Big Data
3 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (1.09%) MySQL
4 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.54%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.54%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.54%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.54%) JIRA
General
1 48 (26.09%) Finance
2 9 (4.89%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.35%) French Language
4 7 (3.80%) Banking
5 6 (3.26%) Marketing
6 5 (2.72%) Advertising
6 5 (2.72%) Legal
7 4 (2.17%) Electronics
7 4 (2.17%) Law
7 4 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.63%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.63%) Front Office
9 2 (1.09%) Back Office
9 2 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.09%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.09%) Retail
10 1 (0.54%) International Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (17.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (11.41%) Analyst
3 20 (10.87%) IT Support
3 20 (10.87%) Support Engineer
4 19 (10.33%) Network Engineer
5 15 (8.15%) Administrator
6 13 (7.07%) IT Engineer
7 12 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
8 11 (5.98%) Support Analyst
9 10 (5.43%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Desktop Support
10 8 (4.35%) Office 365 Administrator
11 6 (3.26%) Architect
11 6 (3.26%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) Desktop Analyst
11 6 (3.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 6 (3.26%) Penetration Tester
11 6 (3.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.26%) Tester
11 6 (3.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.07%) REST
2 8 (4.35%) SOAP
3 6 (3.26%) XML
4 5 (2.72%) Django
4 5 (2.72%) Flask
4 5 (2.72%) GraphQL
5 4 (2.17%) Kafka
5 4 (2.17%) LDAP
6 3 (1.63%) Web Services
7 2 (1.09%) OAuth
8 1 (0.54%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.54%) J2EE
8 1 (0.54%) libvirt
8 1 (0.54%) ODBC
8 1 (0.54%) POSIX
8 1 (0.54%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.78%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 12 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (5.98%) Clustering
4 11 (5.98%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (4.35%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (4.35%) Replication
6 7 (3.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 6 (3.26%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.72%) Management Information System
9 4 (2.17%) iPhone
10 3 (1.63%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.63%) iPad
10 3 (1.63%) NHS
11 2 (1.09%) CCTV
11 2 (1.09%) Smartphone
12 1 (0.54%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 120 (65.22%) Windows
2 76 (41.30%) Windows Server
3 38 (20.65%) Windows 10
3 38 (20.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 31 (16.85%) Linux
6 30 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (8.70%) Android
8 11 (5.98%) Apple iOS
8 11 (5.98%) Unix
9 8 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.17%) Solaris
11 4 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.63%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.54%) CentOS
14 1 (0.54%) FreeNAS
14 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (19.02%) ITIL
3 19 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (8.70%) DevOps
4 16 (8.70%) Load Balancing
4 16 (8.70%) Migration
5 15 (8.15%) Configuration Management
5 15 (8.15%) Information Security
6 13 (7.07%) Mentoring
7 12 (6.52%) Fintech
7 12 (6.52%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.98%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (5.98%) Service Management
8 11 (5.98%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (5.43%) Patch Management
10 9 (4.89%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (4.35%) Project Management
12 7 (3.80%) Proactive Monitoring
12 7 (3.80%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 28 (15.22%) Python
3 17 (9.24%) Bash Shell
4 12 (6.52%) SQL
5 11 (5.98%) Ruby
6 7 (3.80%) C
7 5 (2.72%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.09%) VBScript
9 1 (0.54%) C#
9 1 (0.54%) Perl
9 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (20.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (11.41%) Degree
2 21 (11.41%) MCSA
3 16 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (8.70%) MCSE
4 13 (7.07%) MCP
5 10 (5.43%) CCNP
6 7 (3.80%) CCNA
6 7 (3.80%) MCITP
7 6 (3.26%) CEH
7 6 (3.26%) GWAPT
7 6 (3.26%) OSCP
7 6 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.17%) RHCE
9 3 (1.63%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.63%) CCA
9 3 (1.63%) CCIE
9 3 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.07%) SLA
2 6 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.63%) QA
4 2 (1.09%) NIST
System Software
1 127 (69.02%) Active Directory
2 45 (24.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.33%) Hyper-V
4 17 (9.24%) VMware ESXi
5 16 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 14 (7.61%) vSphere
7 10 (5.43%) XenApp
8 5 (2.72%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (2.17%) Docker
9 4 (2.17%) Firmware
9 4 (2.17%) NFS
10 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
10 3 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.63%) Xen
11 2 (1.09%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.54%) oVirt
12 1 (0.54%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 15 (8.15%) Ansible
2 13 (7.07%) Terraform
3 12 (6.52%) SCCM
4 8 (4.35%) vCenter Server
5 7 (3.80%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (3.26%) Puppet
7 5 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (2.72%) SCOM
8 4 (2.17%) Backup Exec
8 4 (2.17%) Nagios
8 4 (2.17%) Packer
9 3 (1.63%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.63%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.63%) PowerCLI
9 3 (1.63%) Red Hat Satellite
9 3 (1.63%) WhatsUp Gold
10 2 (1.09%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.09%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (54.89%) Microsoft
2 77 (41.85%) VMware
3 51 (27.72%) Cisco
4 37 (20.11%) Citrix
5 21 (11.41%) F5
6 17 (9.24%) HP
7 14 (7.61%) Juniper
8 12 (6.52%) SolarWinds
8 12 (6.52%) Sophos
8 12 (6.52%) Veeam
9 11 (5.98%) Arista
9 11 (5.98%) CheckPoint
10 10 (5.43%) Apple
10 10 (5.43%) Meraki
11 9 (4.89%) McAfee
12 8 (4.35%) Avaya
12 8 (4.35%) Google
12 8 (4.35%) Splunk
13 7 (3.80%) Palo Alto
14 6 (3.26%) Red Hat