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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 112 85 78
Rank change year-on-year -27 -7 -28
Permanent jobs citing DNS 198 150 99
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.82% 3.12% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.50% 19.13% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 147 109 90
10th Percentile £29,600 £30,000 £23,475
25th Percentile £32,500 £34,472 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £41,500 £34,750
Median % change year-on-year +14.46% +19.42% -16.27%
75th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile - £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - - +5.88%

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 of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,200 784 584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.11% 16.29% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 632 498 457
10th Percentile £27,050 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,469 £34,472 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,880 £45,000 £44,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.62% +1.12% -0.52%
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,375 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in the East of England

DNS
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in the East of England.

Salary trend for DNS in the East of England

DNS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in the East of England over the 6 months to 9 August 2022.

Salary histogram for DNS in the East of England

DNS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the East of England region over the 6 months to 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire +7 87 £52,500 +45.03% 16
Hertfordshire -18 66 £42,500 -10.53% 9
Essex -41 30 £33,750 -15.63% 5
Norfolk +2 7 £31,500 -10.00%
Bedfordshire -36 5 £45,000 +8.43%
Suffolk -12 3 £23,000 -47.73% 2
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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 of England region with a requirement for DNS.

1 163 (82.32%) Windows
2 162 (81.82%) Active Directory
3 161 (81.31%) Microsoft
4 139 (70.20%) DHCP
5 121 (61.11%) Azure
6 119 (60.10%) Windows Server
7 109 (55.05%) ITIL
8 106 (53.54%) Microsoft 365
9 86 (43.43%) VMware
10 83 (41.92%) Data Centre
10 83 (41.92%) Social Skills
11 77 (38.89%) AWS
11 77 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 66 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
13 62 (31.31%) PowerShell
14 61 (30.81%) Replication
15 58 (29.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 56 (28.28%) vSphere
17 54 (27.27%) SCCM
18 52 (26.26%) Incident Management
18 52 (26.26%) PKI
18 52 (26.26%) Service Delivery
18 52 (26.26%) IaaS
19 50 (25.25%) SQL Server
20 49 (24.75%) SLA
20 49 (24.75%) Identity Management
21 48 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 44 (22.22%) TCP/IP
23 40 (20.20%) Microsoft Certification
24 39 (19.70%) Microsoft Office

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (15.15%) MS Exchange
2 22 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 22 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 15 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.02%) Apache
4 4 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.02%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.51%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.51%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 39 (19.70%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) Abaqus
3 1 (0.51%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.51%) InVision
3 1 (0.51%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Shopify
1 1 (0.51%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 121 (61.11%) Azure
2 106 (53.54%) Microsoft 365
3 77 (38.89%) AWS
4 66 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 52 (26.26%) IaaS
6 34 (17.17%) PaaS
7 12 (6.06%) OneDrive
8 8 (4.04%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (4.04%) Amazon S3
8 8 (4.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 8 (4.04%) AWS Lambda
8 8 (4.04%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 8 (4.04%) Route 53
8 8 (4.04%) Serverless
8 8 (4.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (2.02%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.52%) GitHub
10 3 (1.52%) Mimecast
10 3 (1.52%) Power Automate
10 3 (1.52%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 139 (70.20%) DHCP
2 44 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 32 (16.16%) Firewall
3 32 (16.16%) SAN
4 28 (14.14%) Fibre Channel
4 28 (14.14%) VPN
5 22 (11.11%) Skype
6 19 (9.60%) VLAN
7 17 (8.59%) LAN
8 13 (6.57%) WAN
9 9 (4.55%) Internet
10 7 (3.54%) Network Security
10 7 (3.54%) WLAN
11 6 (3.03%) MPLS
11 6 (3.03%) SMTP
11 6 (3.03%) VoIP
11 6 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (2.53%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (2.53%) IPv6
12 5 (2.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (25.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.53%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.51%) MS Access
3 1 (0.51%) OLAP
3 1 (0.51%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (0.51%) Power BI
3 1 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.02%) GitLab
3 2 (1.01%) JIRA
4 1 (0.51%) Cypress.io
4 1 (0.51%) ESLint
4 1 (0.51%) Grunt
4 1 (0.51%) gulp
4 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.51%) PostCSS
4 1 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.51%) webpack
General
1 83 (41.92%) Social Skills
2 27 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.55%) Banking
5 7 (3.54%) Back Office
5 7 (3.54%) Finance
6 6 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.53%) German Language
8 4 (2.02%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.52%) Law
10 2 (1.01%) Retail
11 1 (0.51%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.51%) Marketing
11 1 (0.51%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.51%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 57 (28.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 47 (23.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 37 (18.69%) Support Engineer
4 32 (16.16%) Cloud Engineer
5 31 (15.66%) Applications Engineer
6 22 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 22 (11.11%) Analyst
7 20 (10.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 19 (9.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 18 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 18 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
9 18 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
9 18 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (7.58%) Field Engineer
10 15 (7.58%) Field Service Engineer
10 15 (7.58%) Field Support Engineer
10 15 (7.58%) IT Engineer
10 15 (7.58%) Wintel Engineer
10 15 (7.58%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
11 14 (7.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.03%) LDAP
2 4 (2.02%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (2.02%) Middleware
3 2 (1.01%) .NET
3 2 (1.01%) CSS
3 2 (1.01%) HTML
4 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.51%) CSS3
4 1 (0.51%) FHIR
4 1 (0.51%) GatsbyJS
4 1 (0.51%) HTML5
4 1 (0.51%) MDX
4 1 (0.51%) Nuxt
4 1 (0.51%) React
4 1 (0.51%) REST
4 1 (0.51%) Sass
4 1 (0.51%) SOAP
4 1 (0.51%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 83 (41.92%) Data Centre
2 61 (30.81%) Replication
3 52 (26.26%) PKI
4 27 (13.64%) Clustering
5 25 (12.63%) Management Information System
6 18 (9.09%) EMC VNX
7 12 (6.06%) Public Cloud
8 11 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (4.04%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (3.03%) Enterprise Storage
11 5 (2.53%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (2.02%) Biotechnology
13 3 (1.52%) Cloud Native
14 2 (1.01%) CMDB
14 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
14 2 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
14 2 (1.01%) User Experience
15 1 (0.51%) Contract for Difference
15 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
15 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 163 (82.32%) Windows
2 119 (60.10%) Windows Server
3 58 (29.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 37 (18.69%) Windows Server 2016
5 31 (15.66%) Linux
6 18 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (9.09%) Windows Server 2019
7 12 (6.06%) Windows 10
8 11 (5.56%) Ubuntu
9 6 (3.03%) CentOS
9 6 (3.03%) Mac OS
10 5 (2.53%) Debian
10 5 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (1.52%) SUSE
13 1 (0.51%) Android
13 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (55.05%) ITIL
2 52 (26.26%) Incident Management
2 52 (26.26%) Service Delivery
3 49 (24.75%) Identity Management
4 48 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 34 (17.17%) Change Management
6 32 (16.16%) Problem Management
7 31 (15.66%) Service Management
8 30 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
9 25 (12.63%) Mentoring
10 20 (10.10%) Change Control
10 20 (10.10%) Line Management
10 20 (10.10%) Service Design
11 19 (9.60%) Load Balancing
11 19 (9.60%) Server Management
12 17 (8.59%) Business Case
13 15 (7.58%) Business Development
14 14 (7.07%) Data Protection
14 14 (7.07%) Mathematics
15 13 (6.57%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 62 (31.31%) PowerShell
2 23 (11.62%) SQL
3 6 (3.03%) Python
4 4 (2.02%) Bash
4 4 (2.02%) Go
5 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.01%) VBScript
6 1 (0.51%) AppleScript
6 1 (0.51%) C
6 1 (0.51%) C#
6 1 (0.51%) C++
6 1 (0.51%) ES6
6 1 (0.51%) Java
6 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.51%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (20.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (17.17%) MCSE
3 33 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 29 (14.65%) MCSA
5 28 (14.14%) Degree
6 27 (13.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 26 (13.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 20 (10.10%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (8.08%) Computer Science Degree
11 13 (6.57%) CISSP
12 9 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (4.55%) DV Cleared
13 6 (3.03%) CCNA
13 6 (3.03%) MCP
14 5 (2.53%) AWS Certification
15 4 (2.02%) CCNP
15 4 (2.02%) DBS Check
16 3 (1.52%) CCIE
16 3 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (24.75%) SLA
2 15 (7.58%) QA
3 9 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.02%) GDPR
5 3 (1.52%) GxP
5 3 (1.52%) NIST
6 1 (0.51%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.51%) DICOM
6 1 (0.51%) GRC
6 1 (0.51%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.51%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 162 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 77 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (28.28%) vSphere
4 33 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 29 (14.65%) Hyper-V
6 18 (9.09%) Terminal Services
7 12 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (4.04%) XenDesktop
9 7 (3.54%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (2.02%) Docker
10 4 (2.02%) NFS
10 4 (2.02%) Samba
10 4 (2.02%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (1.52%) BitLocker
12 2 (1.01%) DFS Replication
13 1 (0.51%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 54 (27.27%) SCCM
2 30 (15.15%) SCOM
3 29 (14.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 26 (13.13%) Microsoft Clustering
5 24 (12.12%) vCenter Server
6 20 (10.10%) Microsoft Intune
7 19 (9.60%) SCVMM
8 18 (9.09%) SCOrch
9 15 (7.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (5.05%) Kubernetes
11 9 (4.55%) Ansible
11 9 (4.55%) Terraform
12 7 (3.54%) WSUS
13 5 (2.53%) Jamf Pro
14 4 (2.02%) Grafana
14 4 (2.02%) Rancher
14 4 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 3 (1.52%) Argo
15 3 (1.52%) Stealthwatch
16 2 (1.01%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 161 (81.31%) Microsoft
2 86 (43.43%) VMware
3 30 (15.15%) Citrix
4 27 (13.64%) Brocade
5 20 (10.10%) ServiceNow
6 19 (9.60%) Symantec
7 18 (9.09%) 3PAR
7 18 (9.09%) EMC
7 18 (9.09%) jetNEXUS
7 18 (9.09%) Rackspace
7 18 (9.09%) Veeam
8 15 (7.58%) Cisco
8 15 (7.58%) Remedy
9 12 (6.06%) Red Hat
10 11 (5.56%) HP
11 8 (4.04%) CloudEndure
12 6 (3.03%) NetApp
12 6 (3.03%) Nimble Storage
12 6 (3.03%) Varonis
13 5 (2.53%) Mitel