Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 116 136
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20 -6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 130 150 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.46% 2.47% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.40% 17.10% 12.34%
Number of salaries quoted 107 148 98
East Midlands median annual salary £35,571 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.30% +13.33% +20.87%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £22,675
90th Percentile £53,000 £67,500 £45,750
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 670 877 1,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.69% 14.46% 15.99%
Number of salaries quoted 566 639 841
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +13 63 £38,750 -8.82% 4
Leicestershire +43 31 £35,571 +20.58% 5
Nottinghamshire +7 23 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Lincolnshire -5 8 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Derbyshire -32 5 £24,000 -46.67% 3
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 108 (83.08%) Active Directory
2 94 (72.31%) Windows
3 89 (68.46%) DHCP
4 72 (55.38%) Microsoft
5 61 (46.92%) Windows Server
6 47 (36.15%) VMware
7 46 (35.38%) TCP/IP
7 46 (35.38%) SCCM
8 45 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
9 40 (30.77%) ITIL
10 38 (29.23%) SQL Server
10 38 (29.23%) Cisco
11 37 (28.46%) Microsoft Azure
11 37 (28.46%) Windows 7
12 36 (27.69%) Firewall
13 32 (24.62%) Office 365
13 32 (24.62%) Windows 10
14 30 (23.08%) MS Exchange
14 30 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (23.08%) Hyper-V
15 26 (20.00%) LAN
15 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 24 (18.46%) PowerShell
17 23 (17.69%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (17.69%) Cisco Certification
17 23 (17.69%) CCNP
17 23 (17.69%) CCNA
18 22 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
18 22 (16.92%) VMware ESXi
19 21 (16.15%) 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 30 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (5.38%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.85%) Apache
6 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.85%) IIS
7 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.77%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.77%) Confluence
9 1 (0.77%) JBoss
9 1 (0.77%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (34.62%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 37 (28.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (24.62%) Office 365
3 22 (16.92%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.54%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.54%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (1.54%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.54%) SaaS
4 2 (1.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.77%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 89 (68.46%) DHCP
2 46 (35.38%) TCP/IP
3 36 (27.69%) Firewall
4 26 (20.00%) LAN
5 21 (16.15%) SAN
6 20 (15.38%) VLAN
7 18 (13.85%) WAN
7 18 (13.85%) Wireless
8 13 (10.00%) MPLS
9 12 (9.23%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (8.46%) BGP
10 11 (8.46%) OSPF
11 8 (6.15%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (6.15%) Ethernet
11 8 (6.15%) VPN
12 6 (4.62%) Skype
13 5 (3.85%) NAS
13 5 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (3.85%) SSL
14 4 (3.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.38%) MySQL
3 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.31%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.31%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.77%) JIRA
General
1 14 (10.77%) Finance
2 11 (8.46%) Retail
3 5 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.08%) Marketing
5 3 (2.31%) Billing
6 2 (1.54%) Back Office
6 2 (1.54%) Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Legal
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (29.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 38 (29.23%) Support Engineer
2 31 (23.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 23 (17.69%) IT Engineer
4 21 (16.15%) IT Support
5 20 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 20 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 18 (13.85%) Administrator
6 18 (13.85%) IT Support Engineer
7 16 (12.31%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (11.54%) Network Engineer
9 11 (8.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Support
9 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) Field Engineer
10 9 (6.92%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (6.15%) Field Support Engineer
11 8 (6.15%) IT Administrator
11 8 (6.15%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.85%) .NET
2 2 (1.54%) LAMP
2 2 (1.54%) Web Services
3 1 (0.77%) ADSI
3 1 (0.77%) COM
3 1 (0.77%) LDAP
3 1 (0.77%) Middleware
3 1 (0.77%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) Data Centre
1 10 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (6.92%) User Experience
3 7 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.62%) NHS
5 5 (3.85%) Clustering
5 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.31%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.31%) PKI
6 3 (2.31%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.54%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.54%) PMI
7 2 (1.54%) Replication
8 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 94 (72.31%) Windows
2 61 (46.92%) Windows Server
3 37 (28.46%) Windows 7
4 32 (24.62%) Windows 10
5 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (17.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (16.15%) Linux
8 15 (11.54%) Windows 8
9 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (5.38%) Windows XP
11 5 (3.85%) Mac OS X
12 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
13 3 (2.31%) CentOS
13 3 (2.31%) Debian
13 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.77%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.77%) ITIL
2 13 (10.00%) DevOps
3 12 (9.23%) Matrix Management
3 12 (9.23%) Matrix Organization
4 11 (8.46%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (8.46%) Project Management
4 11 (8.46%) Server Virtualisation
5 10 (7.69%) Patch Management
6 9 (6.92%) Presales
7 8 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (5.38%) Load Balancing
8 7 (5.38%) Performance Monitoring
8 7 (5.38%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.62%) Incident Management
9 6 (4.62%) Migration
9 6 (4.62%) Network Management
9 6 (4.62%) PRINCE2
9 6 (4.62%) SDLC
9 6 (4.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (18.46%) PowerShell
2 12 (9.23%) SQL
3 4 (3.08%) Perl
4 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.31%) Python
5 2 (1.54%) PHP
5 2 (1.54%) Ruby
6 1 (0.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (17.69%) CCNA
1 23 (17.69%) CCNP
1 23 (17.69%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (13.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (11.54%) MCSE
4 12 (9.23%) MCSA
5 5 (3.85%) DBS Check
5 5 (3.85%) MCITP
6 4 (3.08%) CCIE
6 4 (3.08%) MCSD
6 4 (3.08%) MOS
7 3 (2.31%) MCP
7 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.31%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.54%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.77%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.77%) CCDA
9 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) SLA
2 4 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.77%) PMO
System Software
1 108 (83.08%) Active Directory
2 30 (23.08%) Hyper-V
2 30 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (16.92%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (6.15%) vSphere
5 7 (5.38%) Terminal Services
6 6 (4.62%) XenApp
7 5 (3.85%) Docker
7 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (3.08%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (2.31%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.31%) XenServer
10 1 (0.77%) Firmware
10 1 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 46 (35.38%) SCCM
2 9 (6.92%) Nagios
3 8 (6.15%) SCOM
4 6 (4.62%) WSUS
5 5 (3.85%) Kubernetes
6 4 (3.08%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.08%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.31%) Puppet
8 2 (1.54%) Ansible
8 2 (1.54%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.54%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.77%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.77%) CFEngine
9 1 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.77%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.77%) Opsview
9 1 (0.77%) SELinux
9 1 (0.77%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 72 (55.38%) Microsoft
2 47 (36.15%) VMware
3 38 (29.23%) Cisco
4 20 (15.38%) Dell
5 18 (13.85%) Citrix
6 10 (7.69%) Veeam
7 7 (5.38%) NetApp
8 6 (4.62%) HP
8 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.62%) Sophos
8 6 (4.62%) Veritas
9 5 (3.85%) Autodesk
9 5 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (3.85%) CommVault
9 5 (3.85%) Juniper
9 5 (3.85%) Symantec
9 5 (3.85%) WatchGuard
10 4 (3.08%) Apple
10 4 (3.08%) McAfee
11 3 (2.31%) CheckPoint