Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 107 122 113
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 88 98 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.50% 2.31% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.04% 14.39% 19.53%
Number of salaries quoted 70 77 109
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,571
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.45% -16.30%
10th Percentile £19,750 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £58,750 £52,750
England median annual salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.68% +3.53% -

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 585 681 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.63% 16.05% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 469 461 572
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £24,000 £24,525
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 22 February 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 22 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
Nottinghamshire +2 36 £33,750 -28.19% 12
Leicestershire +36 24 £43,750 +9.38% 8
Northamptonshire -13 13 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Derbyshire +13 10 £21,500 -27.12% 6
Lincolnshire -3 4 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Rutland - 1 £27,500 -
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for DNS.

1 80 (90.91%) Windows
2 67 (76.14%) DHCP
3 55 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 48 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 48 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 44 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (47.73%) Office 365
7 39 (44.32%) WAN
8 35 (39.77%) VMware
9 33 (37.50%) Cisco
10 32 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (34.09%) LAN
12 27 (30.68%) TCP/IP
13 26 (29.55%) ITIL
14 25 (28.41%) Firewall
14 25 (28.41%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (28.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 22 (25.00%) Windows 10
15 22 (25.00%) Azure
16 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (22.73%) VLAN
16 20 (22.73%) Change Management
17 19 (21.59%) MS Exchange
18 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (19.32%) Finance
20 16 (18.18%) VPN
20 16 (18.18%) Problem Management
21 15 (17.05%) VoIP
22 14 (15.91%) Proactive Monitoring
22 14 (15.91%) Service Delivery

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 (21.59%) MS Exchange
2 13 (14.77%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (7.95%) IIS
4 5 (5.68%) Apache
4 5 (5.68%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.14%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 42 (47.73%) Office 365
2 22 (25.00%) Azure
3 10 (11.36%) AWS
4 7 (7.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (6.82%) IaaS
6 3 (3.41%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.27%) Datadog
7 2 (2.27%) GCP
7 2 (2.27%) PaaS
7 2 (2.27%) SaaS
8 1 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (76.14%) DHCP
2 39 (44.32%) WAN
3 30 (34.09%) LAN
4 27 (30.68%) TCP/IP
5 25 (28.41%) Firewall
6 20 (22.73%) VLAN
7 16 (18.18%) VPN
8 15 (17.05%) VoIP
9 13 (14.77%) Wireless
10 10 (11.36%) WLAN
11 7 (7.95%) HTTP
11 7 (7.95%) HTTPS
11 7 (7.95%) Internet
12 6 (6.82%) MPLS
13 5 (5.68%) ADSL
13 5 (5.68%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (5.68%) NetScaler
13 5 (5.68%) Network Security
13 5 (5.68%) Skype
13 5 (5.68%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 13 (14.77%) Telecoms
3 9 (10.23%) Retail
4 4 (4.55%) Public Sector
5 3 (3.41%) Local Government
6 1 (1.14%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.14%) French Language
6 1 (1.14%) German Language
6 1 (1.14%) Legal
6 1 (1.14%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (1.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) IT Engineer
2 22 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (17.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (17.05%) Support Engineer
4 14 (15.91%) IT Support
5 11 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (11.36%) Network Engineer
7 9 (10.23%) Analyst
7 9 (10.23%) Office 365 Engineer
7 9 (10.23%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (10.23%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) Server Engineer
8 8 (9.09%) Windows Server Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (5.68%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) XML
2 2 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (2.27%) LDAP
2 2 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (2.27%) SAML
2 2 (2.27%) Web Services
3 1 (1.14%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.55%) Private Cloud
3 4 (4.55%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.41%) CMDB
4 3 (3.41%) Replication
5 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.27%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 80 (90.91%) Windows
2 48 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 44 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 11 (12.50%) Linux
8 6 (6.82%) Unix
8 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.55%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.55%) ITIL
2 25 (28.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (28.41%) Problem-Solving
3 20 (22.73%) Change Management
4 16 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 14 (15.91%) Proactive Monitoring
5 14 (15.91%) Service Delivery
6 12 (13.64%) DevOps
6 12 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 12 (13.64%) Project Management
7 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (7.95%) Server Management
9 6 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (6.82%) Migration
10 5 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.68%) Creative Thinking
10 5 (5.68%) IT Strategy
10 5 (5.68%) Logistics
10 5 (5.68%) Network Architecture
10 5 (5.68%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.91%) SQL
2 12 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.41%) Python
3 3 (3.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.27%) C#
4 2 (2.27%) Java
4 2 (2.27%) Ruby
5 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (15.91%) CCNA
2 14 (15.91%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (13.64%) MCSE
4 6 (6.82%) Degree
4 6 (6.82%) MCSA
5 4 (4.55%) CCNP
5 4 (4.55%) MCITP
5 4 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.41%) AWS Certification
6 3 (3.41%) MCTS
7 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.14%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) SLA
2 7 (7.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 32 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (15.91%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.09%) XenApp
5 7 (7.95%) vSphere
6 6 (6.82%) Terminal Services
6 6 (6.82%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (5.68%) VirtualBox
7 5 (5.68%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (5.68%) XenDesktop
8 4 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (2.27%) Firmware
9 2 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 10 (11.36%) WSUS
2 7 (7.95%) SCCM
3 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (5.68%) vCenter Server
5 4 (4.55%) Ansible
5 4 (4.55%) Puppet
5 4 (4.55%) Terraform
6 3 (3.41%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (3.41%) SCOM
7 2 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.27%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.14%) Cacti
8 1 (1.14%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 35 (39.77%) VMware
3 33 (37.50%) Cisco
4 13 (14.77%) Citrix
5 10 (11.36%) HP
6 6 (6.82%) Mitel
7 5 (5.68%) Apple
7 5 (5.68%) Google
8 4 (4.55%) Avaya
8 4 (4.55%) Ivanti
8 4 (4.55%) Oracle
9 2 (2.27%) Alibaba
9 2 (2.27%) Dell
9 2 (2.27%) EMC
9 2 (2.27%) McAfee
9 2 (2.27%) Sophos
10 1 (1.14%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.14%) Sage
10 1 (1.14%) SAP
10 1 (1.14%) Veeam