Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 111 104 120
Rank change year-on-year -7 +16 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 90 282 305
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.33% 2.81% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.51% 21.61% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 97 252 297
Median annual salary £75,000 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £39,750 £26,288 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £83,750 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% +5.00% +6.38%

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 545 1,305 1,558
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.13% 13.01% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 482 1,154 1,379
Median annual salary £67,500 £59,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.41% +2.61% +4.55%
10th Percentile £39,200 £28,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,675 £91,250 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +4.76%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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
Moorgate - 2 £75,000 -
DNS
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 61 (67.78%) DHCP
2 60 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 54 (60.00%) Cisco
4 51 (56.67%) Finance
5 42 (46.67%) Firewall
6 37 (41.11%) Windows
7 36 (40.00%) WAN
7 36 (40.00%) Active Directory
8 34 (37.78%) Cisco IOS
8 34 (37.78%) Data Centre
9 33 (36.67%) CheckPoint
10 32 (35.56%) OSPF
11 31 (34.44%) VPN
12 30 (33.33%) BGP
12 30 (33.33%) VMware
12 30 (33.33%) PowerShell
12 30 (33.33%) Azure
13 28 (31.11%) Infoblox
13 28 (31.11%) Financial Institution
13 28 (31.11%) NX-OS
13 28 (31.11%) Multicast
13 28 (31.11%) Project Delivery
14 26 (28.89%) Office 365
14 26 (28.89%) TCP/IP
15 23 (25.56%) ITIL
15 23 (25.56%) Information Security
15 23 (25.56%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (24.44%) Python
16 22 (24.44%) Windows Server
17 21 (23.33%) F5

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 14 (15.56%) IIS
2 10 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 9 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.44%) Apache
6 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.22%) JBoss
7 2 (2.22%) Resin
7 2 (2.22%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.11%) Confluence
8 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (4.44%) FastStats
2 4 (4.44%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 30 (33.33%) Azure
2 26 (28.89%) Office 365
3 19 (21.11%) AWS
4 11 (12.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (8.89%) PaaS
5 8 (8.89%) SaaS
6 7 (7.78%) IaaS
7 6 (6.67%) Akamai
8 5 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 4 (4.44%) OneDrive
10 2 (2.22%) Azure Functions
10 2 (2.22%) Serverless
11 1 (1.11%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (1.11%) G Suite
11 1 (1.11%) Lucidchart
11 1 (1.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 61 (67.78%) DHCP
2 42 (46.67%) Firewall
3 36 (40.00%) WAN
4 34 (37.78%) Cisco IOS
5 32 (35.56%) OSPF
6 31 (34.44%) VPN
7 30 (33.33%) BGP
8 28 (31.11%) Multicast
8 28 (31.11%) NX-OS
9 26 (28.89%) TCP/IP
10 23 (25.56%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (22.22%) VLAN
12 19 (21.11%) MPLS
13 17 (18.89%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (16.67%) EIGRP
15 14 (15.56%) DMVPN
15 14 (15.56%) IGMP
15 14 (15.56%) IPv6
15 14 (15.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) MySQL
3 2 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.11%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) JIRA
2 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.11%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 51 (56.67%) Finance
2 28 (31.11%) Financial Institution
3 5 (5.56%) Advertising
3 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.44%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) Banking
6 2 (2.22%) Back Office
7 1 (1.11%) International Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Law
7 1 (1.11%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (37.78%) Network Engineer
2 28 (31.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 14 (15.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (12.22%) Architect
4 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Network Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Senior DevOps
8 4 (4.44%) Administrator
8 4 (4.44%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Senior Architect
9 3 (3.33%) IT Manager
9 3 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (3.33%) Support Technician
9 3 (3.33%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.56%) 802.1X
2 6 (6.67%) Web Services
3 3 (3.33%) LDAP
4 2 (2.22%) .NET
4 2 (2.22%) LAMP
4 2 (2.22%) REST
4 2 (2.22%) SOAP
4 2 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (1.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (37.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.67%) Cloud Native
3 5 (5.56%) FMCG
3 5 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.44%) EFT
4 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.44%) Public Cloud
4 4 (4.44%) Replication
5 3 (3.33%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.22%) User Experience
7 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.11%) Clustering
7 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (41.11%) Windows
2 22 (24.44%) Windows Server
3 13 (14.44%) Linux
3 13 (14.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.67%) Unix
4 6 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (4.44%) Debian
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2016
7 3 (3.33%) Solaris
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.11%) Android
9 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Project Delivery
2 23 (25.56%) Information Security
2 23 (25.56%) ITIL
3 17 (18.89%) Load Balancing
4 15 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 14 (15.56%) DevOps
5 14 (15.56%) Internal Audit
5 14 (15.56%) ITIL V3
6 13 (14.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (8.89%) Identity Access Management
9 7 (7.78%) High Availability
9 7 (7.78%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (7.78%) Scrum
10 6 (6.67%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.67%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Automation
10 6 (6.67%) Project Planning
10 6 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 22 (24.44%) Python
3 11 (12.22%) SQL
4 7 (7.78%) Java
4 7 (7.78%) Ruby
5 5 (5.56%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.56%) Go
6 4 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.33%) Perl
7 3 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.22%) PHP
8 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (18.89%) CCNP
3 3 (3.33%) CCNA
4 2 (2.22%) CCDA
4 2 (2.22%) CCDP
4 2 (2.22%) CEH
4 2 (2.22%) Degree
4 2 (2.22%) GWAPT
4 2 (2.22%) MCSA
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.22%) OSCP
5 1 (1.11%) CCDE
5 1 (1.11%) CCIE
5 1 (1.11%) CISA
5 1 (1.11%) CISM
5 1 (1.11%) CISSP
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MCSE
5 1 (1.11%) VCAP
5 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) GDPR
1 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.56%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.78%) vSphere
4 7 (7.78%) XenApp
5 6 (6.67%) Docker
6 4 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (4.44%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 14 (15.56%) Ansible
2 13 (14.44%) Puppet
3 12 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (6.67%) Nagios
4 6 (6.67%) SCCM
5 5 (5.56%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (5.56%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (4.44%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (4.44%) WSUS
7 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.22%) Terraform
8 1 (1.11%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (1.11%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 60 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 54 (60.00%) Cisco
3 33 (36.67%) CheckPoint
4 30 (33.33%) VMware
5 28 (31.11%) Infoblox
6 21 (23.33%) F5
7 17 (18.89%) Palo Alto
8 14 (15.56%) ForeScout
9 12 (13.33%) Citrix
9 12 (13.33%) HP
10 11 (12.22%) Meraki
11 9 (10.00%) Juniper
12 6 (6.67%) Adobe
12 6 (6.67%) hybris
12 6 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (6.67%) SAP
13 5 (5.56%) Avaya
13 5 (5.56%) IBM
13 5 (5.56%) New Relic
13 5 (5.56%) Veeam