Period
to 26 May 2018

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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 126 147
Rank change year-on-year +32 +21 -39
Permanent jobs citing DNS 161 114 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.17% 2.03% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% 14.49% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 150 92 82
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +30.77% -7.14%
10th Percentile £26,925 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £57,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 667 787 1,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.14% 14.00% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 583 613 801
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,846
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.69% -2.96%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,800 £23,000
90th Percentile £59,800 £56,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 26 May 2018.

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 26 May 2018. 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 -12 65 £41,500 -2.35% 2
Leicestershire +51 49 £37,500 +17.19% 3
Nottinghamshire +26 27 £40,000 - 7
Derbyshire -10 11 £24,000 -34.25% 7
Lincolnshire - 8 £37,500 -
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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.

1 130 (80.75%) Active Directory
2 118 (73.29%) DHCP
3 115 (71.43%) Windows
4 94 (58.39%) Microsoft
5 80 (49.69%) Windows Server
6 60 (37.27%) TCP/IP
7 56 (34.78%) VMware
8 55 (34.16%) SCCM
9 54 (33.54%) Cisco
10 52 (32.30%) Microsoft Azure
11 49 (30.43%) SQL Server
12 48 (29.81%) Microsoft Office
12 48 (29.81%) Firewall
13 46 (28.57%) Hyper-V
14 44 (27.33%) LAN
15 43 (26.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 42 (26.09%) ITIL
16 42 (26.09%) Office 365
17 36 (22.36%) VLAN
18 35 (21.74%) Dell
19 34 (21.12%) Windows 7
19 34 (21.12%) Windows 10
20 32 (19.88%) Cisco Certification
20 32 (19.88%) CCNP
20 32 (19.88%) CCNA
21 31 (19.25%) PowerShell
22 29 (18.01%) WAN
23 28 (17.39%) Linux
23 28 (17.39%) SAN
23 28 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008

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 22 (13.66%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.21%) IIS
2 10 (6.21%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.59%) Skype for Business
4 7 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (2.48%) Apache
6 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.62%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.62%) Confluence
7 1 (0.62%) JBoss
7 1 (0.62%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 48 (29.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 52 (32.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (26.09%) Office 365
3 23 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.48%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.86%) G Suite
6 2 (1.24%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.62%) GitHub
7 1 (0.62%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.62%) SaaS
7 1 (0.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 118 (73.29%) DHCP
2 60 (37.27%) TCP/IP
3 48 (29.81%) Firewall
4 44 (27.33%) LAN
5 36 (22.36%) VLAN
6 29 (18.01%) WAN
7 28 (17.39%) SAN
8 26 (16.15%) Wireless
9 21 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (11.18%) BGP
11 15 (9.32%) VoIP
11 15 (9.32%) VPN
12 14 (8.70%) MPLS
13 13 (8.07%) OSPF
14 12 (7.45%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (7.45%) Ethernet
15 9 (5.59%) Remote Desktop
15 9 (5.59%) WLAN
16 7 (4.35%) IPsec
16 7 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.45%) MySQL
3 2 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.24%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.24%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.62%) Hudson
2 1 (0.62%) JIRA
2 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (11.18%) Finance
2 9 (5.59%) Retail
3 7 (4.35%) Marketing
3 7 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.73%) Billing
5 4 (2.48%) Back Office
5 4 (2.48%) Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.24%) Law
6 2 (1.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (29.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (21.12%) Support Engineer
3 31 (19.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 26 (16.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (16.15%) Network Engineer
5 24 (14.91%) Administrator
6 23 (14.29%) IT Support
7 22 (13.66%) IT Engineer
8 20 (12.42%) Systems Administrator
9 16 (9.94%) IT Support Engineer
10 15 (9.32%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (9.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 15 (9.32%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 15 (9.32%) Team Leader
11 14 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
12 12 (7.45%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (6.83%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
13 11 (6.83%) Analyst
13 11 (6.83%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 10 (6.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.97%) LDAP
2 4 (2.48%) .NET
3 3 (1.86%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (1.86%) HTML
4 2 (1.24%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.24%) COM
4 2 (1.24%) CSS
4 2 (1.24%) jQuery
4 2 (1.24%) JSON
4 2 (1.24%) Web Services
4 2 (1.24%) XML
5 1 (0.62%) ADSI
5 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.62%) LAMP
5 1 (0.62%) Middleware
5 1 (0.62%) REST
5 1 (0.62%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.73%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (3.73%) Public Cloud
4 5 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.11%) PKI
4 5 (3.11%) User Experience
5 4 (2.48%) Clustering
5 4 (2.48%) Fintech
5 4 (2.48%) Replication
6 3 (1.86%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.86%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.86%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.24%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.24%) PMI
8 1 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.62%) NHS
8 1 (0.62%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 115 (71.43%) Windows
2 80 (49.69%) Windows Server
3 34 (21.12%) Windows 10
3 34 (21.12%) Windows 7
4 28 (17.39%) Linux
4 28 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (16.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (4.35%) Debian
8 6 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (3.11%) CentOS
9 5 (3.11%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.11%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.86%) Android
10 3 (1.86%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.86%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.24%) Fedora
11 2 (1.24%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (26.09%) ITIL
2 23 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (8.70%) Matrix Management
3 14 (8.70%) Matrix Organization
4 13 (8.07%) DevOps
5 12 (7.45%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (6.83%) Incident Management
7 10 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.21%) Server Building
8 8 (4.97%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (4.97%) Patch Management
9 7 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (4.35%) Server Virtualisation
10 6 (3.73%) Hardware Maintenance
10 6 (3.73%) Presales
10 6 (3.73%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.73%) Service Design
11 5 (3.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.25%) PowerShell
2 18 (11.18%) SQL
3 5 (3.11%) Java
4 4 (2.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.86%) C#
6 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.24%) Perl
6 2 (1.24%) VB
7 1 (0.62%) PHP
7 1 (0.62%) Python
7 1 (0.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (19.88%) CCNA
1 32 (19.88%) CCNP
1 32 (19.88%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (10.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (8.70%) MCSE
4 13 (8.07%) MCSA
5 5 (3.11%) Degree
6 4 (2.48%) CCDA
6 4 (2.48%) CCIE
6 4 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.48%) MCSD
6 4 (2.48%) MOS
6 4 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.24%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.62%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.62%) MCP
8 1 (0.62%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) SLA
2 7 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.48%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.62%) GDPR
5 1 (0.62%) PMO
System Software
1 130 (80.75%) Active Directory
2 46 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 43 (26.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (16.15%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (6.83%) vSphere
6 7 (4.35%) Firmware
7 4 (2.48%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (2.48%) XenServer
8 3 (1.86%) Snort
8 3 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (1.24%) Docker
9 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.24%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.24%) XenApp
10 1 (0.62%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.62%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 55 (34.16%) SCCM
2 12 (7.45%) Nagios
3 11 (6.83%) SCOM
4 9 (5.59%) WSUS
5 5 (3.11%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.48%) Ansible
6 4 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.48%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.86%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.86%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.86%) Puppet
7 3 (1.86%) Snorby
7 3 (1.86%) Suricata
8 2 (1.24%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.24%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (1.24%) Terraform
9 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 94 (58.39%) Microsoft
2 56 (34.78%) VMware
3 54 (33.54%) Cisco
4 35 (21.74%) Dell
5 24 (14.91%) Citrix
6 15 (9.32%) HP
7 11 (6.83%) Juniper
7 11 (6.83%) Red Hat
7 11 (6.83%) Veeam
8 6 (3.73%) Veritas
9 5 (3.11%) WatchGuard
10 4 (2.48%) Aruba
10 4 (2.48%) Avaya
10 4 (2.48%) Sophos
10 4 (2.48%) Symantec
11 3 (1.86%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.86%) Draytek
11 3 (1.86%) Meraki
11 3 (1.86%) NetApp
11 3 (1.86%) SonicWALL