Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 100 123 111
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 76 89 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.26% 2.15% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.84% 13.24% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 66 71 120
Median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £19,750 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £58,750 £48,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 549 672 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.34% 16.21% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 455 452 548
Median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £21,600 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +2.78%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in the East Midlands.

Salary trend for DNS in the East Midlands

DNS
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

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 1 April 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
Nottinghamshire +5 28 £33,750 -30.05% 7
Leicestershire +41 26 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Derbyshire +13 9 £21,500 - 5
Northamptonshire -9 8 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Lincolnshire -1 4 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Rutland - 1 £27,500 -
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DNS.

1 68 (89.47%) Windows
2 58 (76.32%) DHCP
3 51 (67.11%) Active Directory
4 43 (56.58%) Windows Server
5 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
6 40 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (48.68%) Office 365
8 32 (42.11%) VMware
9 31 (40.79%) WAN
10 30 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 28 (36.84%) LAN
11 28 (36.84%) Cisco
12 27 (35.53%) TCP/IP
13 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2016
14 23 (30.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 23 (30.26%) Firewall
15 20 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
16 19 (25.00%) ITIL
16 19 (25.00%) Windows 10
17 15 (19.74%) Azure
17 15 (19.74%) VLAN
17 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (19.74%) Proactive Monitoring
18 14 (18.42%) Problem Management
18 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (18.42%) Hyper-V
19 12 (15.79%) Service Delivery
19 12 (15.79%) Change Management
19 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification

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 19 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.63%) Apache
4 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.32%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.32%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 37 (48.68%) Office 365
2 15 (19.74%) Azure
3 9 (11.84%) AWS
4 4 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.63%) IaaS
5 2 (2.63%) SaaS
6 1 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (76.32%) DHCP
2 31 (40.79%) WAN
3 28 (36.84%) LAN
4 27 (35.53%) TCP/IP
5 23 (30.26%) Firewall
6 15 (19.74%) VLAN
7 11 (14.47%) VoIP
7 11 (14.47%) VPN
7 11 (14.47%) WLAN
8 10 (13.16%) Wireless
9 6 (7.89%) MPLS
10 5 (6.58%) ADSL
10 5 (6.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (5.26%) DMZ
11 4 (5.26%) HTTP
11 4 (5.26%) NAS
11 4 (5.26%) NetScaler
11 4 (5.26%) SAN
11 4 (5.26%) SMTP
11 4 (5.26%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Retail
3 5 (6.58%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.26%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.63%) Local Government
6 1 (1.32%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.32%) French Language
6 1 (1.32%) German Language
6 1 (1.32%) Legal
6 1 (1.32%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) IT Engineer
2 20 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (17.11%) Systems Engineer
4 12 (15.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (14.47%) Analyst
5 11 (14.47%) Support Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) IT Support
6 10 (13.16%) Network Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) Office 365 Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) Windows Engineer
6 10 (13.16%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) 1st Line Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) Server Engineer
7 9 (11.84%) Windows Server Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.58%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Service Analyst
9 5 (6.58%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) XML
2 1 (1.32%) LDAP
2 1 (1.32%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (1.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) CMDB
4 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.32%) iPhone
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
5 1 (1.32%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 68 (89.47%) Windows
2 43 (56.58%) Windows Server
3 40 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (31.58%) Windows Server 2016
5 19 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 14 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 9 (11.84%) Windows Server 2019
9 8 (10.53%) Linux
10 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
12 3 (3.95%) Unix
12 3 (3.95%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.63%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.32%) Android
14 1 (1.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (30.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (25.00%) ITIL
4 15 (19.74%) Proactive Monitoring
5 14 (18.42%) Problem Management
6 12 (15.79%) Change Management
6 12 (15.79%) Service Delivery
7 9 (11.84%) Mentoring
8 8 (10.53%) Project Management
9 6 (7.89%) Migration
10 5 (6.58%) DevOps
10 5 (6.58%) IT Strategy
10 5 (6.58%) Server Management
11 4 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (5.26%) Capacity Management
11 4 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (5.26%) Patch Management
11 4 (5.26%) Planning and Forecasting
11 4 (5.26%) Project Delivery
11 4 (5.26%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 8 (10.53%) SQL
2 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.32%) C
3 1 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.79%) CCNA
2 12 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (15.79%) MCSE
3 5 (6.58%) CCNP
3 5 (6.58%) MCITP
3 5 (6.58%) MCSA
4 4 (5.26%) AWS Certification
4 4 (5.26%) MCTS
4 4 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (1.32%) ACCA
6 1 (1.32%) ECDL
6 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.79%) SLA
2 8 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.32%) GDPR
System Software
1 51 (67.11%) Active Directory
2 30 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (18.42%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.21%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (9.21%) vSphere
4 7 (9.21%) XenApp
5 5 (6.58%) Terminal Services
6 4 (5.26%) Firmware
6 4 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.63%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) WSUS
2 7 (9.21%) vCenter Server
3 6 (7.89%) SCCM
4 4 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (5.26%) SCOM
5 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.63%) Ansible
6 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (2.63%) Puppet
7 1 (1.32%) Cacti
7 1 (1.32%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (1.32%) Nagios
7 1 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 32 (42.11%) VMware
3 28 (36.84%) Cisco
4 11 (14.47%) Citrix
5 10 (13.16%) HP
6 5 (6.58%) Apple
7 4 (5.26%) Oracle
8 3 (3.95%) Google
8 3 (3.95%) Ivanti
8 3 (3.95%) Mitel
9 2 (2.63%) Dell
9 2 (2.63%) EMC
9 2 (2.63%) McAfee
9 2 (2.63%) Sophos
10 1 (1.32%) Avaya
10 1 (1.32%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.32%) Sage
10 1 (1.32%) SAP
10 1 (1.32%) Veeam