Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 128 135
Rank change year-on-year +5 +7 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 121 148 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.30% 2.26% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.90% 14.35% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 84 141 122
East Midlands median annual salary £32,923 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.53% +13.33% +19.05%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,500 £22,550
90th Percentile £54,625 £67,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 East Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 761 1031 1013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.43% 15.75% 13.54%
Number of salaries quoted 616 777 812
East Midlands median annual salary £37,496 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.01% -3.85% +5.41%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £63,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in the East Midlands

DNS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for DNS in the East Midlands

DNS
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in the East Midlands

DNS
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Northamptonshire +39 57 £30,000 -29.41% 2
Nottinghamshire +15 33 £40,000 +14.29%
Derbyshire -13 15 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Leicestershire +21 14 £40,000 +66.67%
Lincolnshire -17 2 £27,500 -38.89%
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for DNS.

1 101 (83.47%) Active Directory
2 94 (77.69%) Windows
3 84 (69.42%) DHCP
4 66 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 58 (47.93%) Windows Server
6 56 (46.28%) VMware
7 54 (44.63%) Firewall
7 54 (44.63%) Hyper-V
8 47 (38.84%) Cisco
9 45 (37.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (34.71%) TCP/IP
11 41 (33.88%) ITIL
12 37 (30.58%) MS Exchange
13 36 (29.75%) SQL Server
13 36 (29.75%) SAN
14 35 (28.93%) SCCM
15 33 (27.27%) Office 365
15 33 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (23.97%) Microsoft Office
16 29 (23.97%) Microsoft Azure
17 27 (22.31%) Windows 7
18 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2008
18 23 (19.01%) Linux
19 21 (17.36%) Windows Server 2003
20 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
20 20 (16.53%) Windows 8
21 19 (15.70%) Windows 10
22 18 (14.88%) MCSE
22 18 (14.88%) SQL
23 17 (14.05%) IIS

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 37 (30.58%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.05%) IIS
3 13 (10.74%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (7.44%) OpenStack
5 7 (5.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.96%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.31%) CMS
8 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.65%) Apache
9 2 (1.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.83%) Confluence
Applications
1 29 (23.97%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 33 (27.27%) Office 365
2 29 (23.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (12.40%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.96%) G Suite
5 3 (2.48%) SaaS
6 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (1.65%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (69.42%) DHCP
2 54 (44.63%) Firewall
3 42 (34.71%) TCP/IP
4 36 (29.75%) SAN
5 16 (13.22%) LAN
6 15 (12.40%) WAN
7 12 (9.92%) MPLS
7 12 (9.92%) VPN
8 11 (9.09%) NAS
8 11 (9.09%) SSL
9 10 (8.26%) VLAN
10 9 (7.44%) NetScaler
11 8 (6.61%) WLAN
12 7 (5.79%) Skype
13 6 (4.96%) Network Security
14 5 (4.13%) HTTP
15 4 (3.31%) BIG-IP
15 4 (3.31%) Remote Desktop
15 4 (3.31%) SSH
15 4 (3.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (29.75%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.31%) MySQL
4 2 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.83%) MS Access
5 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.31%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.65%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 7 (5.79%) Finance
2 6 (4.96%) Retail
3 5 (4.13%) Banking
4 2 (1.65%) Legal
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 32 (26.45%) Support Engineer
2 23 (19.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 21 (17.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (15.70%) Administrator
4 19 (15.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (14.05%) Infrastructure Support
5 17 (14.05%) Systems Administrator
6 16 (13.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 14 (11.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 14 (11.57%) IT Administrator
7 14 (11.57%) IT Engineer
7 14 (11.57%) IT Support
8 12 (9.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (9.92%) IT Systems Administrator
9 11 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (8.26%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (7.44%) Analyst
11 9 (7.44%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 9 (7.44%) Server Engineer
11 9 (7.44%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.96%) .NET
2 4 (3.31%) Ajax
2 4 (3.31%) AngularJS
2 4 (3.31%) Backbone.js
2 4 (3.31%) CSS
2 4 (3.31%) CSS3
2 4 (3.31%) DOM
2 4 (3.31%) Ember.js
2 4 (3.31%) HTML
2 4 (3.31%) HTML5
2 4 (3.31%) JSON
2 4 (3.31%) React
2 4 (3.31%) REST
3 3 (2.48%) Web Services
4 2 (1.65%) 802.1X
4 2 (1.65%) LAMP
4 2 (1.65%) Velocity
5 1 (0.83%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.83%) SOAP
5 1 (0.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.74%) User Experience
2 11 (9.09%) Clustering
3 10 (8.26%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.61%) Driving Licence
5 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.13%) NHS
8 3 (2.48%) Replication
9 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.65%) iPad
10 1 (0.83%) PKI
10 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 94 (77.69%) Windows
2 58 (47.93%) Windows Server
3 33 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (22.31%) Windows 7
5 23 (19.01%) Linux
5 23 (19.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (17.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (16.53%) Windows 8
8 19 (15.70%) Windows 10
9 11 (9.09%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.31%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (33.88%) ITIL
2 16 (13.22%) Network Management
2 16 (13.22%) Server Virtualisation
3 15 (12.40%) Time Management
4 14 (11.57%) Load Balancing
4 14 (11.57%) Project Management
5 13 (10.74%) Patch Management
6 10 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (7.44%) Performance Monitoring
7 9 (7.44%) Security Patching
8 8 (6.61%) DevOps
8 8 (6.61%) Matrix Management
8 8 (6.61%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.96%) ITIL V2
9 6 (4.96%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (4.96%) SDLC
10 5 (4.13%) Compliance Management
10 5 (4.13%) Presales
10 5 (4.13%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.88%) SQL
2 16 (13.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.31%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.48%) Perl
4 3 (2.48%) Python
5 2 (1.65%) PHP
5 2 (1.65%) Ruby
6 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (14.88%) MCSE
3 13 (10.74%) CCNA
3 13 (10.74%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (9.09%) CCNP
5 9 (7.44%) DBS Check
5 9 (7.44%) MCP
6 6 (4.96%) A+ Certification
6 6 (4.96%) MCITP
6 6 (4.96%) MCSA
7 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.65%) CEH
8 2 (1.65%) CISSP
8 2 (1.65%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.65%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.65%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.31%) SLA
3 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 101 (83.47%) Active Directory
2 54 (44.63%) Hyper-V
3 45 (37.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (9.92%) XenApp
5 9 (7.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (7.44%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (7.44%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (7.44%) XenDesktop
6 8 (6.61%) Terminal Services
7 7 (5.79%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (5.79%) vCloud
7 7 (5.79%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (5.79%) Xen
8 5 (4.13%) Docker
9 3 (2.48%) vSphere
10 2 (1.65%) Snort
10 2 (1.65%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (28.93%) SCCM
2 7 (5.79%) ThinApp
3 5 (4.13%) Kubernetes
4 4 (3.31%) SCOM
4 4 (3.31%) WSUS
5 3 (2.48%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.48%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.48%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.65%) Ansible
6 2 (1.65%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.65%) Puppet
6 2 (1.65%) Snorby
6 2 (1.65%) Suricata
6 2 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.65%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.83%) CFEngine
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 66 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 56 (46.28%) VMware
3 47 (38.84%) Cisco
4 15 (12.40%) Citrix
5 14 (11.57%) HP
5 14 (11.57%) Symantec
5 14 (11.57%) Veeam
6 13 (10.74%) NetApp
7 10 (8.26%) Juniper
7 10 (8.26%) McAfee
7 10 (8.26%) Sophos
8 9 (7.44%) Autodesk
8 9 (7.44%) Barracuda Networks
8 9 (7.44%) CommVault
8 9 (7.44%) Dell
8 9 (7.44%) EMC
8 9 (7.44%) Veritas
9 8 (6.61%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.61%) IBM
10 7 (5.79%) AppSense