Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 115 119
Rank change year-on-year +27 +4 +10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 159 112 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.38% 2.24% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.52% 14.09% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 136 81 126
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,688
90th Percentile £48,750 £56,250 £67,500
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 775 795 1,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.48% 15.93% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 598 649 794
East Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.60% +2.67% -5.66%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -15 47 £32,500 +8.33% 5
Nottinghamshire +33 43 £31,000 -22.50% 5
Leicestershire +11 37 £39,500 +11.05% 3
Derbyshire +28 32 £33,500 +21.82% 2
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 133 (83.65%) Active Directory
2 126 (79.25%) Microsoft
2 126 (79.25%) Windows
3 123 (77.36%) DHCP
4 97 (61.01%) Windows Server
5 69 (43.40%) TCP/IP
6 66 (41.51%) Cisco
7 62 (38.99%) VMware
8 58 (36.48%) Hyper-V
9 54 (33.96%) SCCM
10 52 (32.70%) Microsoft Azure
10 52 (32.70%) Office 365
11 51 (32.08%) MS Exchange
12 48 (30.19%) SQL Server
13 46 (28.93%) VMware Infrastructure
13 46 (28.93%) Windows Server 2008
14 43 (27.04%) VLAN
15 41 (25.79%) Windows Server 2012
16 39 (24.53%) Microsoft Office
17 37 (23.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 36 (22.64%) Windows 7
19 35 (22.01%) ITIL
20 34 (21.38%) LAN
20 34 (21.38%) Problem-Solving
21 33 (20.75%) Windows 10
22 29 (18.24%) PowerShell
22 29 (18.24%) WAN
23 27 (16.98%) Linux
24 25 (15.72%) Dell
24 25 (15.72%) Firewall

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 51 (32.08%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.06%) IIS
2 16 (10.06%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.14%) Site Server
4 4 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.26%) Confluence
6 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (24.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 52 (32.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 52 (32.70%) Office 365
2 23 (14.47%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (9.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (6.29%) G Suite
5 7 (4.40%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (3.14%) Mimecast
7 3 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (1.26%) IaaS
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.63%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.63%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.63%) PaaS
9 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (77.36%) DHCP
2 69 (43.40%) TCP/IP
3 43 (27.04%) VLAN
4 34 (21.38%) LAN
5 29 (18.24%) WAN
6 25 (15.72%) Firewall
7 17 (10.69%) Remote Desktop
7 17 (10.69%) SAN
8 15 (9.43%) Skype
9 14 (8.81%) IPsec
9 14 (8.81%) VoIP
10 11 (6.92%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (6.29%) MPLS
11 10 (6.29%) VPN
12 8 (5.03%) Wireless
12 8 (5.03%) WLAN
13 6 (3.77%) BGP
13 6 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (3.77%) OSPF
13 6 (3.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.77%) MySQL
3 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Hudson
1 2 (1.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.26%) JIRA
1 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (10.69%) Retail
2 16 (10.06%) Finance
3 10 (6.29%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.52%) Marketing
5 3 (1.89%) Back Office
6 2 (1.26%) Banking
6 2 (1.26%) Games
7 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (26.42%) Support Engineer
2 33 (20.75%) Analyst
2 33 (20.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 32 (20.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 26 (16.35%) IT Support
5 25 (15.72%) Support Analyst
6 23 (14.47%) Administrator
7 22 (13.84%) Network Engineer
8 21 (13.21%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (13.21%) 3rd Line Support
9 18 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
10 17 (10.69%) IT Engineer
11 16 (10.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 15 (9.43%) Technical Support
13 14 (8.81%) IT Support Engineer
13 14 (8.81%) Team Leader
14 13 (8.18%) Infrastructure Support
15 12 (7.55%) IT Analyst
15 12 (7.55%) Technical Engineer
15 12 (7.55%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.40%) LDAP
1 7 (4.40%) WSH
2 5 (3.14%) COM
3 4 (2.52%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.89%) CSS
4 3 (1.89%) HTML
4 3 (1.89%) jQuery
5 2 (1.26%) .NET
5 2 (1.26%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.26%) ADSI
5 2 (1.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.26%) JSON
5 2 (1.26%) XML
6 1 (0.63%) CakePHP
6 1 (0.63%) Laravel
6 1 (0.63%) WAP
6 1 (0.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.72%) Clustering
2 11 (6.92%) Replication
3 9 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (3.14%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.14%) PKI
7 4 (2.52%) Fintech
8 3 (1.89%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Licensing
8 3 (1.89%) NHS
9 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.26%) EPoS
9 2 (1.26%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.26%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.63%) Handset
10 1 (0.63%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 126 (79.25%) Windows
2 97 (61.01%) Windows Server
3 46 (28.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (25.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (22.64%) Windows 7
6 33 (20.75%) Windows 10
7 27 (16.98%) Linux
8 19 (11.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (6.92%) Mac OS
10 7 (4.40%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (3.77%) Apple iOS
11 6 (3.77%) Mac OS X
12 5 (3.14%) Windows 8
13 4 (2.52%) Android
13 4 (2.52%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.26%) CentOS
14 2 (1.26%) Debian
14 2 (1.26%) Fedora
15 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 35 (22.01%) ITIL
3 34 (21.38%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (12.58%) Patch Management
5 16 (10.06%) Network Load Balancing
6 14 (8.81%) Incident Management
6 14 (8.81%) Presales
7 13 (8.18%) Mobile Device Management
8 12 (7.55%) Server Virtualisation
9 10 (6.29%) Antivirus Management
9 10 (6.29%) Matrix Management
9 10 (6.29%) Matrix Organization
9 10 (6.29%) Server Management
10 9 (5.66%) Migration
10 9 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.03%) Change Management
11 8 (5.03%) Problem Management
12 7 (4.40%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (4.40%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.24%) PowerShell
2 19 (11.95%) SQL
3 7 (4.40%) VBScript
4 4 (2.52%) C#
5 3 (1.89%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.26%) Java
6 2 (1.26%) Perl
7 1 (0.63%) PHP
7 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (15.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (11.95%) MCSE
3 18 (11.32%) CCNA
3 18 (11.32%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (4.40%) MCSA
6 6 (3.77%) CCNP
7 2 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.26%) Degree
8 1 (0.63%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.63%) CCA
8 1 (0.63%) CCDA
8 1 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.63%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.63%) HNC
8 1 (0.63%) JNCIE
8 1 (0.63%) MCP
8 1 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.58%) SLA
2 6 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.89%) PMO
4 2 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 133 (83.65%) Active Directory
2 58 (36.48%) Hyper-V
3 46 (28.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (8.81%) Terminal Services
5 12 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (5.66%) vSphere
7 6 (3.77%) Firmware
8 4 (2.52%) Snort
9 3 (1.89%) BitLocker
9 3 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.89%) XenServer
10 2 (1.26%) Docker
10 2 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 54 (33.96%) SCCM
2 8 (5.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (5.03%) SCOM
3 7 (4.40%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (3.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (3.14%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (2.52%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.52%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.52%) Snorby
6 4 (2.52%) Suricata
7 3 (1.89%) HP NNM
7 3 (1.89%) Nagios
7 3 (1.89%) RANCID
7 3 (1.89%) WSUS
8 2 (1.26%) Grafana
8 2 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.26%) Puppet
9 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 126 (79.25%) Microsoft
2 66 (41.51%) Cisco
3 62 (38.99%) VMware
4 25 (15.72%) Dell
5 24 (15.09%) HP
6 20 (12.58%) Veeam
7 19 (11.95%) McAfee
8 18 (11.32%) Citrix
9 11 (6.92%) Symantec
10 9 (5.66%) Oracle
10 9 (5.66%) Red Hat
10 9 (5.66%) Sophos
11 8 (5.03%) NetApp
11 8 (5.03%) SolarWinds
12 7 (4.40%) Juniper
12 7 (4.40%) Mitel
13 5 (3.14%) arcserve
13 5 (3.14%) Kaspersky
13 5 (3.14%) WatchGuard
13 5 (3.14%) Webroot