Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 132 145
Rank change year-on-year +50 +13 -21
Permanent jobs citing DNS 171 102 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.48% 1.89% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.47% 12.69% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 157 78 101
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £34,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.79% +8.73% -16.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,375 £21,250
90th Percentile £48,750 £56,250 £55,000
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 761 804 1,000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.51% 14.88% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 632 646 818
East Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £58,750 £52,500
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 14 August 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 14 August 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
Nottinghamshire +45 48 £40,000 +5.26% 4
Northamptonshire -18 44 £40,000 - 4
Leicestershire +31 42 £39,500 +58.00% 2
Derbyshire +15 32 £32,000 +14.29%
Lincolnshire - 4 £37,500 -
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 140 (81.87%) Active Directory
2 128 (74.85%) Windows
3 127 (74.27%) DHCP
4 120 (70.18%) Microsoft
5 98 (57.31%) Windows Server
6 66 (38.60%) TCP/IP
7 65 (38.01%) VMware
8 61 (35.67%) Office 365
9 60 (35.09%) Cisco
9 60 (35.09%) SQL Server
10 58 (33.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 57 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 55 (32.16%) SCCM
13 53 (30.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 51 (29.82%) Hyper-V
15 45 (26.32%) LAN
16 43 (25.15%) MS Exchange
17 42 (24.56%) Firewall
18 41 (23.98%) ITIL
19 40 (23.39%) VLAN
20 39 (22.81%) Microsoft Office
21 38 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
21 38 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
22 37 (21.64%) PowerShell
23 36 (21.05%) Linux
24 35 (20.47%) WAN
25 34 (19.88%) Dell
26 32 (18.71%) Windows 10
27 31 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
27 31 (18.13%) SAN

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 43 (25.15%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 16 (9.36%) IIS
4 8 (4.68%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.92%) Site Server
6 4 (2.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.17%) Apache
8 2 (1.17%) Confluence
9 1 (0.58%) JBoss
9 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (22.81%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 61 (35.67%) Office 365
2 57 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (5.85%) G Suite
5 6 (3.51%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.92%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.75%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.58%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.58%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.58%) GitHub
8 1 (0.58%) IaaS
8 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.58%) PaaS
8 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (74.27%) DHCP
2 66 (38.60%) TCP/IP
3 45 (26.32%) LAN
4 42 (24.56%) Firewall
5 40 (23.39%) VLAN
6 35 (20.47%) WAN
7 31 (18.13%) SAN
8 24 (14.04%) VoIP
9 18 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
9 18 (10.53%) Skype
10 16 (9.36%) Wireless
11 15 (8.77%) WLAN
12 14 (8.19%) IPsec
13 12 (7.02%) VPN
14 11 (6.43%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (5.26%) MPLS
15 9 (5.26%) SSL
15 9 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (4.68%) Unified Communications
17 7 (4.09%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (35.09%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.26%) MySQL
3 4 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Hudson
1 2 (1.17%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.17%) JIRA
1 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (11.70%) Finance
2 12 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 11 (6.43%) Retail
4 5 (2.92%) Back Office
4 5 (2.92%) Banking
4 5 (2.92%) Marketing
5 3 (1.75%) Billing
6 2 (1.17%) Games
6 2 (1.17%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.17%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (24.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 40 (23.39%) Support Engineer
3 35 (20.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 28 (16.37%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (16.37%) IT Support
5 25 (14.62%) Administrator
5 25 (14.62%) Network Engineer
6 21 (12.28%) 3rd Line Support
6 21 (12.28%) Analyst
6 21 (12.28%) IT Engineer
7 20 (11.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 20 (11.70%) Systems Administrator
7 20 (11.70%) Team Leader
8 18 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
8 18 (10.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 18 (10.53%) Support Analyst
9 15 (8.77%) Technical Support
10 14 (8.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 14 (8.19%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 14 (8.19%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.85%) LDAP
2 7 (4.09%) WSH
3 5 (2.92%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.92%) COM
4 4 (2.34%) .NET
5 3 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (1.75%) HTML
6 2 (1.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.17%) CSS
6 2 (1.17%) jQuery
6 2 (1.17%) JSON
6 2 (1.17%) XML
7 1 (0.58%) ADSI
7 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.58%) Middleware
7 1 (0.58%) REST
7 1 (0.58%) WAP
7 1 (0.58%) WCF
7 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.28%) Data Centre
2 10 (5.85%) Replication
3 9 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (4.68%) Clustering
5 7 (4.09%) PKI
6 4 (2.34%) Fintech
6 4 (2.34%) NHS
7 3 (1.75%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.75%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Licensing
7 3 (1.75%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.75%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.17%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.17%) EPoS
8 2 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.17%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 128 (74.85%) Windows
2 98 (57.31%) Windows Server
3 38 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (21.05%) Linux
5 32 (18.71%) Windows 10
6 31 (18.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (16.37%) Windows 7
8 11 (6.43%) Mac OS
9 10 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (4.68%) Mac OS X
10 8 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (4.09%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (3.51%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.92%) Android
14 4 (2.34%) CentOS
14 4 (2.34%) Debian
15 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
16 2 (1.17%) Fedora
16 2 (1.17%) Unix
17 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 41 (23.98%) ITIL
3 38 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (8.77%) Server Management
5 14 (8.19%) Mobile Device Management
6 13 (7.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (7.02%) Antivirus Management
7 12 (7.02%) Incident Management
7 12 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (7.02%) Server Building
8 11 (6.43%) Matrix Management
8 11 (6.43%) Matrix Organization
8 11 (6.43%) Migration
8 11 (6.43%) Server Virtualisation
9 9 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
9 9 (5.26%) DevOps
9 9 (5.26%) Patch Management
9 9 (5.26%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.68%) Data Security
10 8 (4.68%) Hardware Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 37 (21.64%) PowerShell
2 21 (12.28%) SQL
3 7 (4.09%) VBScript
4 4 (2.34%) C#
4 4 (2.34%) Java
4 4 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.75%) Perl
6 2 (1.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (10.53%) CCNA
1 18 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.36%) CCNP
3 12 (7.02%) MCSA
3 12 (7.02%) MCSE
4 7 (4.09%) Degree
5 6 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (2.34%) CCDA
6 4 (2.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.17%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.58%) CCA
8 1 (0.58%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.58%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.58%) MCP
8 1 (0.58%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.58%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.45%) SLA
2 8 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.92%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.34%) PMO
5 2 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.58%) GDPR
System Software
1 140 (81.87%) Active Directory
2 58 (33.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (29.82%) Hyper-V
4 22 (12.87%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (8.77%) vSphere
6 13 (7.60%) Terminal Services
7 11 (6.43%) Firmware
8 5 (2.92%) Snort
9 4 (2.34%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (1.75%) BitLocker
10 3 (1.75%) Docker
10 3 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.75%) XenServer
11 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.58%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 55 (32.16%) SCCM
2 8 (4.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (4.68%) SCOM
3 7 (4.09%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (4.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 6 (3.51%) WSUS
5 5 (2.92%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.92%) Nagios
5 5 (2.92%) NetBackup
5 5 (2.92%) Snorby
5 5 (2.92%) Suricata
6 4 (2.34%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.34%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.75%) Ansible
7 3 (1.75%) HP NNM
7 3 (1.75%) Puppet
8 2 (1.17%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 120 (70.18%) Microsoft
2 65 (38.01%) VMware
3 60 (35.09%) Cisco
4 34 (19.88%) Dell
5 24 (14.04%) Veeam
6 20 (11.70%) HP
7 19 (11.11%) Citrix
8 18 (10.53%) McAfee
9 14 (8.19%) Red Hat
10 12 (7.02%) Symantec
11 11 (6.43%) Juniper
12 10 (5.85%) Sophos
13 9 (5.26%) Oracle
14 8 (4.68%) SolarWinds
15 7 (4.09%) Mitel
15 7 (4.09%) NetApp
16 5 (2.92%) arcserve
16 5 (2.92%) Veritas
16 5 (2.92%) WatchGuard
16 5 (2.92%) Webroot