Period
to 9 July 2020

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 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East of England
6 months to
9 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 47 89
Rank change year-on-year -18 +42 +46
Permanent jobs citing DNS 137 356 397
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.83% 4.68% 3.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.98% 23.37% 17.87%
Number of salaries quoted 122 257 273
Median annual salary £40,625 £45,000 £44,400
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.72% +1.35% +20.82%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,900 £24,300
90th Percentile £59,500 £70,000 £69,750
England median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% - -

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 722 1,523 2,222
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.21% 20.01% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 555 1,162 1,673
Median annual salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.11% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,300
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

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 July 2020.

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 July 2020. 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
Hertfordshire -4 74 £34,500 -31.00% 1
Essex -1 23 £53,000 +15.85% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 22 £42,500 +13.33% 12
Norfolk +4 9 £28,900 +13.33%
Bedfordshire +11 6 £45,000 +2.86% 2
Suffolk +15 3 £50,000 +31.58%
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 9 July 2020, 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.

1 118 (86.13%) Windows
2 110 (80.29%) DHCP
3 108 (78.83%) Active Directory
4 89 (64.96%) Microsoft
4 89 (64.96%) Office 365
5 87 (63.50%) Windows Server
6 71 (51.82%) VMware
7 66 (48.18%) Firewall
8 65 (47.45%) Azure
9 60 (43.80%) TCP/IP
10 51 (37.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 44 (32.12%) AWS
12 43 (31.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 42 (30.66%) Windows Server 2016
13 42 (30.66%) VPN
14 41 (29.93%) Microsoft Office
14 41 (29.93%) Hyper-V
15 40 (29.20%) LAN
15 40 (29.20%) WAN
16 38 (27.74%) Citrix
17 37 (27.01%) SQL Server
17 37 (27.01%) SharePoint
18 36 (26.28%) MS Exchange
19 34 (24.82%) vSphere
20 31 (22.63%) Exchange Server 2010
20 31 (22.63%) Windows 10
21 30 (21.90%) Cisco
21 30 (21.90%) Windows Server 2008
21 30 (21.90%) Wireless
22 28 (20.44%) SQL

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 37 (27.01%) SharePoint
2 36 (26.28%) MS Exchange
3 31 (22.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (16.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (7.30%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.65%) IIS
7 1 (0.73%) Apache
7 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 41 (29.93%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.73%) Gephi
3 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 89 (64.96%) Office 365
2 65 (47.45%) Azure
3 44 (32.12%) AWS
4 22 (16.06%) OneDrive
5 18 (13.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 13 (9.49%) GCP
7 4 (2.92%) Cloudflare
8 3 (2.19%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (2.19%) G Suite
8 3 (2.19%) IaaS
9 2 (1.46%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.73%) Akamai
10 1 (0.73%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (80.29%) DHCP
2 66 (48.18%) Firewall
3 60 (43.80%) TCP/IP
4 42 (30.66%) VPN
5 40 (29.20%) LAN
5 40 (29.20%) WAN
6 30 (21.90%) Wireless
7 23 (16.79%) SAN
8 17 (12.41%) VLAN
9 16 (11.68%) VoIP
10 12 (8.76%) Internet
10 12 (8.76%) Skype
10 12 (8.76%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (6.57%) PBX
12 8 (5.84%) Cisco Wireless
13 6 (4.38%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (4.38%) HTTP
14 4 (2.92%) BGP
14 4 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (2.92%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (27.01%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.38%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.19%) MySQL
4 2 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.46%) Power BI
4 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2017
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.73%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.73%) Big Data
5 1 (0.73%) Impala
Development Applications
1 5 (3.65%) JIRA
2 3 (2.19%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.46%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.46%) Postman
3 2 (1.46%) Selenium
3 2 (1.46%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.46%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.73%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.73%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (0.73%) git-flow
General
1 12 (8.76%) Finance
1 12 (8.76%) Retail
2 5 (3.65%) Advertising
3 4 (2.92%) Law
4 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.73%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (25.55%) IT Support
2 33 (24.09%) Support Engineer
3 32 (23.36%) IT Engineer
4 26 (18.98%) Analyst
5 20 (14.60%) Network Support
6 18 (13.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 18 (13.14%) Network Engineer
7 15 (10.95%) Support Analyst
8 14 (10.22%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (10.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (9.49%) Server Engineer
9 13 (9.49%) Server Support
10 12 (8.76%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (8.76%) Cloud Engineer
10 12 (8.76%) Network Support Engineer
10 12 (8.76%) Server Support Engineer
11 10 (7.30%) Field Engineer
12 9 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 9 (6.57%) Network Analyst
12 9 (6.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.76%) Web Services
2 11 (8.03%) WSH
3 4 (2.92%) HTML
4 3 (2.19%) LDAP
4 3 (2.19%) REST
4 3 (2.19%) SOAP
4 3 (2.19%) XML
5 2 (1.46%) OAuth
6 1 (0.73%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.73%) CSS
6 1 (0.73%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.73%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.73%) jQuery
6 1 (0.73%) Kafka
6 1 (0.73%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.30%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.30%) Replication
3 9 (6.57%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.84%) Driving Licence
5 7 (5.11%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.65%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.19%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.19%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.19%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.46%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.46%) Clustering
8 2 (1.46%) EPoS
8 2 (1.46%) iPad
8 2 (1.46%) PKI
9 1 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.73%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.73%) Eurex
9 1 (0.73%) Handset
9 1 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 118 (86.13%) Windows
2 87 (63.50%) Windows Server
3 43 (31.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (30.66%) Windows Server 2016
5 31 (22.63%) Windows 10
6 30 (21.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (18.25%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (9.49%) Linux
9 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (4.38%) Windows 7
11 5 (3.65%) Android
11 5 (3.65%) Apple iOS
12 4 (2.92%) Windows XP
13 3 (2.19%) Mac OS
13 3 (2.19%) Mac OS X
13 3 (2.19%) Ubuntu
13 3 (2.19%) Unix
14 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.73%) CentOS
15 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 21 (15.33%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (13.87%) ITIL
4 17 (12.41%) Service Delivery
5 16 (11.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 15 (10.95%) Server Management
7 14 (10.22%) Change Management
7 14 (10.22%) Incident Management
8 12 (8.76%) Patch Management
9 10 (7.30%) Decision-Making
10 9 (6.57%) Kalman Filter
11 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
11 8 (5.84%) DevOps
11 8 (5.84%) Email Filtering
11 8 (5.84%) ITSM
11 8 (5.84%) Migration
11 8 (5.84%) Technical Analysis
11 8 (5.84%) Web Filtering
12 7 (5.11%) Business Continuity
12 7 (5.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.44%) SQL
2 25 (18.25%) PowerShell
3 11 (8.03%) VBScript
4 7 (5.11%) Python
5 4 (2.92%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.46%) C
6 2 (1.46%) C#
6 2 (1.46%) Java
7 1 (0.73%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.73%) Perl
7 1 (0.73%) PHP
7 1 (0.73%) R
7 1 (0.73%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (8.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.57%) Degree
3 8 (5.84%) MCSA
4 7 (5.11%) MCSE
5 6 (4.38%) MCP
6 4 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.19%) CCNP
7 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.73%) CCIE
9 1 (0.73%) CCNA
9 1 (0.73%) CEH
9 1 (0.73%) CISSP
9 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.73%) GIAC
9 1 (0.73%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.73%) MCITP
9 1 (0.73%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.73%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (15.33%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (78.83%) Active Directory
2 51 (37.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (29.93%) Hyper-V
4 34 (24.82%) vSphere
5 18 (13.14%) XenApp
6 12 (8.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 12 (8.76%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.46%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.73%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.73%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.73%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.73%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.73%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 21 (15.33%) SCCM
2 6 (4.38%) Backup Exec
3 5 (3.65%) WSUS
4 3 (2.19%) Opsgenie
4 3 (2.19%) Puppet
4 3 (2.19%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.46%) Jamf Pro
5 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.46%) SCOM
5 2 (1.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.46%) Terraform
6 1 (0.73%) Ansible
6 1 (0.73%) Kibana
6 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.73%) Oozie
6 1 (0.73%) PaperCut
6 1 (0.73%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.73%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.73%) vRealize
Vendors
1 89 (64.96%) Microsoft
2 71 (51.82%) VMware
3 38 (27.74%) Citrix
4 30 (21.90%) Cisco
5 26 (18.98%) HP
6 15 (10.95%) Google
7 12 (8.76%) SonicWALL
8 10 (7.30%) CheckPoint
9 8 (5.84%) NetApp
9 8 (5.84%) Veeam
10 7 (5.11%) Mitel
11 6 (4.38%) Asigra
11 6 (4.38%) Juniper
11 6 (4.38%) Meraki
12 5 (3.65%) Brocade
12 5 (3.65%) ServiceNow
13 4 (2.92%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.92%) F5
13 4 (2.92%) Zscaler
14 3 (2.19%) Okta