Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 115 131
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 95 124 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.27% 2.42% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.01% 18.48% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 75 90 140
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,350 £21,250 £26,900
90th Percentile £58,250 £55,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.66% +2.50%

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 678 671 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.18% 13.07% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 451 551 682
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -10 41 £32,500 -18.75% 9
Nottinghamshire +30 35 £47,000 +30.56% 9
Leicestershire -30 15 £31,000 -11.43% 6
Derbyshire +19 4 £37,000 +34.55%
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 76 (80.00%) DHCP
3 75 (78.95%) Windows
4 62 (65.26%) Active Directory
5 58 (61.05%) Windows Server
6 46 (48.42%) VMware
7 45 (47.37%) TCP/IP
7 45 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 43 (45.26%) Microsoft Azure
9 42 (44.21%) Hyper-V
10 40 (42.11%) Cisco
11 37 (38.95%) MS Exchange
12 35 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 32 (33.68%) MCSE
13 32 (33.68%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (32.63%) VLAN
14 31 (32.63%) Clustering
15 30 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
16 27 (28.42%) Office 365
16 27 (28.42%) Patch Management
17 26 (27.37%) Amazon AWS
17 26 (27.37%) Network Load Balancing
17 26 (27.37%) CCNA
17 26 (27.37%) Cisco Certification
17 26 (27.37%) Citrix
18 24 (25.26%) Azure Active Directory
19 23 (24.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 22 (23.16%) VMware Infrastructure
21 21 (22.11%) SCCM
21 21 (22.11%) Linux

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 (38.95%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (4.21%) IIS
4 4 (4.21%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.05%) Confluence
5 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.05%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 43 (45.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (28.42%) Office 365
3 26 (27.37%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (25.26%) Azure Active Directory
5 14 (14.74%) IaaS
6 9 (9.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (6.32%) PaaS
8 4 (4.21%) GitHub
9 3 (3.16%) G Suite
10 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (80.00%) DHCP
2 45 (47.37%) TCP/IP
3 31 (32.63%) VLAN
4 18 (18.95%) WAN
5 12 (12.63%) LAN
6 8 (8.42%) Firewall
7 7 (7.37%) Network Security
8 6 (6.32%) VPN
9 5 (5.26%) HTTP
9 5 (5.26%) IPsec
9 5 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (4.21%) IPv4
10 4 (4.21%) IPv6
11 3 (3.16%) Ethernet
11 3 (3.16%) PPP
11 3 (3.16%) SAN
11 3 (3.16%) SNMP
11 3 (3.16%) SSL
11 3 (3.16%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.05%) MySQL
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.58%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.05%) JIRA
General
1 15 (15.79%) Retail
2 4 (4.21%) Finance
3 3 (3.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (28.42%) Analyst
2 14 (14.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (14.74%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 12 (12.63%) Active Directory Analyst
4 12 (12.63%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (12.63%) Network Engineer
4 12 (12.63%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 12 (12.63%) Support Analyst
5 10 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 10 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (9.47%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Citrix Support
8 4 (4.21%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.42%) Web Services
2 4 (4.21%) JSON
2 4 (4.21%) Protocol Buffers
2 4 (4.21%) REST
2 4 (4.21%) RESTful
2 4 (4.21%) XML
3 3 (3.16%) LDAP
4 2 (2.11%) ADSI
4 2 (2.11%) WAP
5 1 (1.05%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.05%) CakePHP
5 1 (1.05%) CSS
5 1 (1.05%) HTML
5 1 (1.05%) jQuery
5 1 (1.05%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.63%) Clustering
2 14 (14.74%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (8.42%) Private Cloud
3 8 (8.42%) Public Cloud
4 7 (7.37%) Replication
5 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Cloud
6 3 (3.16%) PKI
7 2 (2.11%) Handset
8 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.05%) NHS
8 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (78.95%) Windows
2 58 (61.05%) Windows Server
3 45 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (33.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (22.11%) Linux
7 19 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 12 (12.63%) Windows 10
9 5 (5.26%) Apple iOS
9 5 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.21%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.05%) CentOS
12 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (28.42%) Patch Management
2 26 (27.37%) Network Load Balancing
3 18 (18.95%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (16.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (14.74%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (14.74%) Scrum
6 13 (13.68%) DevOps
6 13 (13.68%) ITIL
6 13 (13.68%) Presales
7 12 (12.63%) High Availability
7 12 (12.63%) Server Management
8 10 (10.53%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.47%) OO
10 8 (8.42%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 8 (8.42%) Software Testing
10 8 (8.42%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.32%) Incident Management
11 6 (6.32%) Kanban
12 5 (5.26%) Computer Science
12 5 (5.26%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.63%) Python
1 12 (12.63%) Ruby
2 10 (10.53%) C#
2 10 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 9 (9.47%) Java
4 5 (5.26%) Perl
5 4 (4.21%) Go
5 4 (4.21%) VBScript
6 3 (3.16%) SQL
7 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.05%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (33.68%) MCSE
3 26 (27.37%) CCNA
3 26 (27.37%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (24.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (6.32%) Degree
6 5 (5.26%) CCNP
6 5 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (4.21%) CISM
7 4 (4.21%) CISSP
7 4 (4.21%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.11%) VCP6
10 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
10 1 (1.05%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.05%) HNC
10 1 (1.05%) MCP
10 1 (1.05%) MCSA
10 1 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.05%) PMO
2 1 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (65.26%) Active Directory
2 42 (44.21%) Hyper-V
3 22 (23.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.37%) Docker
5 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.11%) DFS Replication
6 2 (2.11%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.11%) XenApp
7 1 (1.05%) vCloud
7 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.05%) vSphere
7 1 (1.05%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (22.11%) SCCM
2 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
2 10 (10.53%) Puppet
3 9 (9.47%) Terraform
4 8 (8.42%) Ansible
5 5 (5.26%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.21%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (3.16%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (3.16%) RANCID
8 2 (2.11%) Grafana
8 2 (2.11%) SCOM
9 1 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (1.05%) FortiGate
9 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 80 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 46 (48.42%) VMware
3 40 (42.11%) Cisco
4 26 (27.37%) Citrix
5 10 (10.53%) Google
6 7 (7.37%) HP
7 6 (6.32%) Dell
7 6 (6.32%) McAfee
8 4 (4.21%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.21%) F5
8 4 (4.21%) Symantec
8 4 (4.21%) Veeam
9 3 (3.16%) Remedy
10 2 (2.11%) EqualLogic
10 2 (2.11%) IBM
10 2 (2.11%) Ivanti
10 2 (2.11%) NetApp
10 2 (2.11%) Oracle
10 2 (2.11%) Sun
11 1 (1.05%) ProCurve