Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 121 122
Rank change year-on-year -20 +1 -11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 166 260 285
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.89% 2.51% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.12% 19.45% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 163 242 252
Median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.06% -9.68% +20.56%
10th Percentile £32,750 £30,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,000 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +15.56% -11.76% +13.33%

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 1,098 1,337 1,642
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.48% 12.89% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 968 1,204 1,477
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,875 £89,625 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £55,138 £55,000 £53,615
% change year-on-year +0.25% +2.58% +2.12%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 - 1 £52,500 -
London Bridge - 1 £29,500 -
DNS
Central London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 112 (67.47%) Windows
2 111 (66.87%) Active Directory
3 109 (65.66%) DHCP
4 97 (58.43%) Microsoft
5 82 (49.40%) Office 365
6 73 (43.98%) Azure
7 72 (43.37%) TCP/IP
8 71 (42.77%) VMware
9 68 (40.96%) Windows Server
10 67 (40.36%) PowerShell
11 51 (30.72%) Firewall
12 43 (25.90%) Finance
12 43 (25.90%) Cisco
13 41 (24.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 41 (24.70%) AWS
14 40 (24.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 38 (22.89%) Microsoft Certification
16 37 (22.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 35 (21.08%) MS Exchange
18 33 (19.88%) Windows 10
19 30 (18.07%) Windows 7
19 30 (18.07%) Citrix
20 29 (17.47%) VPN
20 29 (17.47%) Python
21 27 (16.27%) Linux
21 27 (16.27%) ITIL
21 27 (16.27%) VoIP
21 27 (16.27%) Windows Server 2008
22 26 (15.66%) Microsoft Office
23 25 (15.06%) Windows Server 2016

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 35 (21.08%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (8.43%) IIS
4 10 (6.02%) SharePoint
5 9 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.01%) Skype for Business
7 4 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.81%) LiveCycle
8 3 (1.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.60%) Apache
9 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (15.66%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (7.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (6.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.81%) Acrobat
4 3 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.81%) Gliffy
4 3 (1.81%) InDesign
4 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.81%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.41%) Elite 3E
2 3 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.20%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 82 (49.40%) Office 365
2 73 (43.98%) Azure
3 41 (24.70%) AWS
4 16 (9.64%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (5.42%) GCP
6 5 (3.01%) IaaS
6 5 (3.01%) Mimecast
7 4 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.41%) Datadog
7 4 (2.41%) PaaS
8 2 (1.20%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (1.20%) SaaS
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.60%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.60%) Serverless
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 109 (65.66%) DHCP
2 72 (43.37%) TCP/IP
3 51 (30.72%) Firewall
4 29 (17.47%) VPN
5 27 (16.27%) VoIP
6 24 (14.46%) LAN
7 22 (13.25%) HTTP
8 21 (12.65%) Remote Desktop
9 19 (11.45%) WAN
10 17 (10.24%) Network Security
11 16 (9.64%) SAN
11 16 (9.64%) Wireless
12 12 (7.23%) VLAN
13 10 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (4.82%) MPLS
14 8 (4.82%) SSL
15 7 (4.22%) Internet
15 7 (4.22%) NetScaler
16 6 (3.61%) Skype
16 6 (3.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.01%) MySQL
3 4 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.81%) Big Data
4 3 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.81%) JIRA
2 2 (1.20%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.20%) Gradle
2 2 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.20%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.60%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.60%) InstallShield
General
1 43 (25.90%) Finance
2 8 (4.82%) French Language
3 7 (4.22%) Legal
4 6 (3.61%) Front Office
4 6 (3.61%) Law
4 6 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.01%) Banking
5 5 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.41%) Advertising
6 4 (2.41%) Back Office
7 3 (1.81%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.81%) Marketing
8 2 (1.20%) Electronics
8 2 (1.20%) Retail
9 1 (0.60%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (21.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (16.27%) Analyst
3 17 (10.24%) Support Engineer
4 14 (8.43%) Administrator
4 14 (8.43%) Network Engineer
5 13 (7.83%) IT Support
6 11 (6.63%) Penetration Tester
6 11 (6.63%) Support Analyst
6 11 (6.63%) Tester
7 9 (5.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (5.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.42%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Desktop Support
8 8 (4.82%) IT Engineer
8 8 (4.82%) Office 365 Administrator
9 7 (4.22%) IT Analyst
10 6 (3.61%) Architect
10 6 (3.61%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (3.61%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 5 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.64%) REST
2 14 (8.43%) SOAP
3 11 (6.63%) XML
4 3 (1.81%) Kafka
4 3 (1.81%) LDAP
4 3 (1.81%) OAuth
5 2 (1.20%) Django
5 2 (1.20%) Flask
5 2 (1.20%) GraphQL
6 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.60%) J2EE
6 1 (0.60%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.05%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.64%) Blackberry
3 11 (6.63%) Clustering
3 11 (6.63%) Public Cloud
3 11 (6.63%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (5.42%) Hybrid Cloud
4 9 (5.42%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.82%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.61%) Replication
7 5 (3.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (3.01%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.41%) iPhone
9 3 (1.81%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.81%) NHS
10 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.20%) CCTV
10 2 (1.20%) iPad
10 2 (1.20%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.20%) User Experience
11 1 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 112 (67.47%) Windows
2 68 (40.96%) Windows Server
3 37 (22.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (19.88%) Windows 10
5 30 (18.07%) Windows 7
6 27 (16.27%) Linux
6 27 (16.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (15.06%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (6.63%) Android
8 11 (6.63%) Unix
9 10 (6.02%) Apple iOS
10 7 (4.22%) Windows Server 2019
11 6 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.81%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.81%) Solaris
13 1 (0.60%) FreeNAS
13 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 27 (16.27%) ITIL
3 22 (13.25%) Information Security
4 16 (9.64%) Vulnerability Management
5 15 (9.04%) DevOps
6 13 (7.83%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (7.23%) Cybersecurity
7 12 (7.23%) Load Balancing
8 11 (6.63%) DevSecOps
8 11 (6.63%) Ethical Hacking
8 11 (6.63%) Manual Testing
8 11 (6.63%) Migration
8 11 (6.63%) OWASP
8 11 (6.63%) Penetration Testing
8 11 (6.63%) Test Automation
9 9 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.42%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.82%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.82%) ITSM
10 8 (4.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 67 (40.36%) PowerShell
2 29 (17.47%) Python
3 23 (13.86%) Bash Shell
4 13 (7.83%) Ruby
5 6 (3.61%) SQL
6 5 (3.01%) C
7 2 (1.20%) C++
7 2 (1.20%) Java 8
7 2 (1.20%) Perl
7 2 (1.20%) Scala
7 2 (1.20%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.20%) VBScript
8 1 (0.60%) Java
8 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 38 (22.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (13.86%) MCSA
3 17 (10.24%) MCSE
4 15 (9.04%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (7.23%) MCP
6 11 (6.63%) CEH
6 11 (6.63%) GWAPT
6 11 (6.63%) OSCP
7 10 (6.02%) Degree
8 8 (4.82%) CCNP
9 7 (4.22%) MCITP
10 6 (3.61%) CCNA
11 4 (2.41%) CCIE
11 4 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.81%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.81%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.81%) Network+ Certification
12 3 (1.81%) RHCE
13 2 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.43%) SLA
2 7 (4.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.81%) GDPR
4 1 (0.60%) NIST
4 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 111 (66.87%) Active Directory
2 41 (24.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (12.65%) Hyper-V
4 16 (9.64%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (9.64%) vSphere
5 15 (9.04%) XenDesktop
6 13 (7.83%) XenApp
7 3 (1.81%) DFS Replication
7 3 (1.81%) Docker
7 3 (1.81%) Firmware
7 3 (1.81%) NFS
7 3 (1.81%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.81%) Xen
8 2 (1.20%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 2 (1.20%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.60%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (8.43%) Ansible
2 13 (7.83%) Terraform
3 12 (7.23%) SCCM
3 12 (7.23%) vCenter Server
4 7 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.22%) Puppet
5 6 (3.61%) SCOM
6 4 (2.41%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (2.41%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (2.41%) Nagios
6 4 (2.41%) Packer
7 3 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.81%) PowerCLI
7 3 (1.81%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (1.20%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.20%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.20%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.20%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.20%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 97 (58.43%) Microsoft
2 71 (42.77%) VMware
3 43 (25.90%) Cisco
4 30 (18.07%) Citrix
5 17 (10.24%) F5
6 16 (9.64%) HP
7 12 (7.23%) Apple
8 11 (6.63%) Avaya
8 11 (6.63%) Meraki
9 9 (5.42%) Arista
9 9 (5.42%) Juniper
9 9 (5.42%) NetApp
10 8 (4.82%) Bloomberg
10 8 (4.82%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.82%) Reuters
10 8 (4.82%) Sophos
11 7 (4.22%) McAfee
11 7 (4.22%) Splunk
12 6 (3.61%) SonicWALL
12 6 (3.61%) Veeam