Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 119 99
Rank change year-on-year +12 -20 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 341 296 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.88% 2.38% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.64% 14.90% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 289 291 336
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 2,181 1,986 2,570
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.40% 15.97% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,800 1,578 2,070
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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
Hertfordshire +52 219 £50,000 +14.29% 22
Cambridgeshire -60 58 £35,000 -17.65% 8
Essex +6 34 £45,000 +22.45% 4
Norfolk +18 12 £32,500 +13.04% 4
Bedfordshire +20 10 £41,250 -25.00% 2
Suffolk +3 9 £37,000 +27.59% 1
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for DNS.

1 223 (65.40%) DHCP
2 209 (61.29%) Windows
3 170 (49.85%) Active Directory
4 162 (47.51%) Microsoft
5 147 (43.11%) Firewall
6 130 (38.12%) VMware
6 130 (38.12%) TCP/IP
7 129 (37.83%) Windows Server
8 106 (31.09%) PowerShell
9 94 (27.57%) Linux
10 87 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 84 (24.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 83 (24.34%) VPN
13 75 (21.99%) Windows 7
14 74 (21.70%) Windows Server 2012
15 73 (21.41%) Office 365
15 73 (21.41%) Data Centre
16 72 (21.11%) Cisco
17 69 (20.23%) SQL Server
18 67 (19.65%) LAN
19 66 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
20 65 (19.06%) Citrix
21 63 (18.48%) ITIL
22 62 (18.18%) MS Exchange
23 61 (17.89%) Hyper-V
24 59 (17.30%) Microsoft Office
25 58 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
26 57 (16.72%) Cisco Certification
27 55 (16.13%) SQL
27 55 (16.13%) WAN

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 62 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 28 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (6.16%) Skype for Business
5 18 (5.28%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.81%) CMS
6 13 (3.81%) OpenStack
7 10 (2.93%) IIS
8 8 (2.35%) Apache
9 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.88%) Kentico
10 3 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.88%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.88%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.59%) nginx
12 1 (0.29%) Confluence
12 1 (0.29%) Drupal
12 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 59 (17.30%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.59%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 73 (21.41%) Office 365
2 47 (13.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (10.85%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (4.99%) Akamai
5 16 (4.69%) PaaS
6 14 (4.11%) IaaS
7 12 (3.52%) SaaS
8 11 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (2.35%) Mimecast
10 7 (2.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 4 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.17%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.88%) Route 53
13 2 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.59%) GitHub
14 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 223 (65.40%) DHCP
2 147 (43.11%) Firewall
3 130 (38.12%) TCP/IP
4 83 (24.34%) VPN
5 67 (19.65%) LAN
6 55 (16.13%) WAN
7 45 (13.20%) VoIP
8 44 (12.90%) Internet
9 43 (12.61%) SAN
9 43 (12.61%) VLAN
10 34 (9.97%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (9.97%) FTP
11 33 (9.68%) BGP
12 31 (9.09%) HTTP
13 30 (8.80%) OSPF
14 28 (8.21%) Network Security
15 27 (7.92%) MPLS
16 20 (5.87%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (5.87%) NetScaler
16 20 (5.87%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (20.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (5.87%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (5.57%) SQL Server 2016
5 18 (5.28%) MS Access
5 18 (5.28%) Power BI
5 18 (5.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (4.99%) SAP Data Services
6 17 (4.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (4.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 17 (4.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 14 (4.11%) GIS
8 12 (3.52%) SAP BW
9 9 (2.64%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (2.35%) MySQL
11 5 (1.47%) Geospatial Data
11 5 (1.47%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (5.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (2.93%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.47%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.17%) JIRA
5 3 (0.88%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.88%) gulp
5 3 (0.88%) MSI
5 3 (0.88%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.88%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.59%) GitLab
7 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.29%) GoCD
7 1 (0.29%) LabVIEW
7 1 (0.29%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 29 (8.50%) Finance
2 24 (7.04%) Retail
3 9 (2.64%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.35%) Back Office
4 8 (2.35%) Military
5 7 (2.05%) Games
6 6 (1.76%) Dutch Language
7 5 (1.47%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.17%) Automotive
8 4 (1.17%) Electronics
9 3 (0.88%) Banking
10 1 (0.29%) German Language
10 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (15.54%) Support Engineer
2 43 (12.61%) Systems Engineer
3 41 (12.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 41 (12.02%) Network Engineer
4 35 (10.26%) IT Support
5 30 (8.80%) IT Engineer
6 29 (8.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (7.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 25 (7.33%) Developer
8 23 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
8 23 (6.74%) Analyst
8 23 (6.74%) Linux Engineer
9 22 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
10 21 (6.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 21 (6.16%) Windows Engineer
11 19 (5.57%) Administrator
11 19 (5.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 18 (5.28%) IT Support Engineer
12 18 (5.28%) Security Engineer
12 18 (5.28%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (11.14%) Web Services
2 32 (9.38%) HTML
3 28 (8.21%) .NET
4 21 (6.16%) SOAP
5 19 (5.57%) REST
6 17 (4.99%) MDX
7 15 (4.40%) CSS
8 13 (3.81%) XML
9 9 (2.64%) POSIX
10 8 (2.35%) AngularJS
11 7 (2.05%) 802.1X
12 6 (1.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (1.76%) jQuery
12 6 (1.76%) WCF
13 5 (1.47%) Django
13 5 (1.47%) React
14 4 (1.17%) Ajax
14 4 (1.17%) ASP.NET
14 4 (1.17%) HTML5
15 3 (0.88%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 73 (21.41%) Data Centre
2 58 (17.01%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (10.26%) Management Information System
4 28 (8.21%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 9 (2.64%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.64%) iPhone
6 9 (2.64%) Replication
7 7 (2.05%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.05%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.05%) Thin Client
8 6 (1.76%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.76%) Handset
8 6 (1.76%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (1.47%) CMDB
10 4 (1.17%) Data Protection Act
10 4 (1.17%) FMCG
10 4 (1.17%) User Experience
11 3 (0.88%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 209 (61.29%) Windows
2 129 (37.83%) Windows Server
3 94 (27.57%) Linux
4 84 (24.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 75 (21.99%) Windows 7
6 74 (21.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (8.80%) Windows 8
8 23 (6.74%) Windows 10
9 22 (6.45%) Windows XP
10 19 (5.57%) CentOS
11 15 (4.40%) Ubuntu
12 14 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (3.23%) Unix
13 11 (3.23%) Windows Vista
14 10 (2.93%) Mac OS X
14 10 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (2.64%) Windows Phone
16 7 (2.05%) Debian
17 6 (1.76%) Mac OS
18 4 (1.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (18.48%) ITIL
2 48 (14.08%) DevOps
3 30 (8.80%) Disaster Recovery
4 29 (8.50%) Change Management
5 27 (7.92%) Kalman Filter
5 27 (7.92%) Software Engineering
6 25 (7.33%) Data Modelling
6 25 (7.33%) Mentoring
7 24 (7.04%) Migration
8 22 (6.45%) SIEM
9 20 (5.87%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (5.87%) E-Commerce
9 20 (5.87%) Network Management
9 20 (5.87%) Performance Tuning
10 19 (5.57%) Problem Management
11 18 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (5.28%) Business Continuity
11 18 (5.28%) ETL
12 17 (4.99%) Database Tuning
12 17 (4.99%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 106 (31.09%) PowerShell
2 55 (16.13%) SQL
3 52 (15.25%) Python
4 34 (9.97%) Bash Shell
5 21 (6.16%) JavaScript
5 21 (6.16%) T-SQL
6 17 (4.99%) VBA
7 14 (4.11%) VBScript
8 13 (3.81%) Shell Script
9 12 (3.52%) Java
10 6 (1.76%) C#
11 2 (0.59%) Perl
11 2 (0.59%) PHP
11 2 (0.59%) Ruby
12 1 (0.29%) C++
12 1 (0.29%) Go
12 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.29%) Rust
12 1 (0.29%) Tcl
12 1 (0.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (16.72%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (12.90%) CCNA
3 44 (12.90%) MCSE
4 37 (10.85%) Degree
5 29 (8.50%) CCNP
6 22 (6.45%) MCSA
7 17 (4.99%) MCITP
7 17 (4.99%) MCP
8 15 (4.40%) SC Cleared
8 15 (4.40%) Security Cleared
9 14 (4.11%) MCTS
10 13 (3.81%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (2.35%) CCAA
11 8 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (2.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.05%) A+ Certification
12 7 (2.05%) DBS Check
13 6 (1.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.28%) SLA
2 14 (4.11%) PCI DSS
3 13 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (0.88%) PMO
6 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 170 (49.85%) Active Directory
2 87 (25.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (17.89%) Hyper-V
4 33 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (5.87%) Docker
6 13 (3.81%) Terminal Services
6 13 (3.81%) vSphere
7 9 (2.64%) Xen
8 8 (2.35%) XenApp
9 7 (2.05%) LXC
10 6 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (1.76%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (1.76%) VMware NSX
10 6 (1.76%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.17%) NFS
12 3 (0.88%) iptables
12 3 (0.88%) KVM
12 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (0.59%) Samba
Systems Management
1 35 (10.26%) Puppet
2 34 (9.97%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (7.62%) Ansible
3 26 (7.62%) SCCM
4 15 (4.40%) Kubernetes
5 13 (3.81%) Cacti
6 12 (3.52%) WSUS
7 11 (3.23%) vCenter Server
8 10 (2.93%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (2.35%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.76%) SmokePing
11 5 (1.47%) vRealize
12 4 (1.17%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (1.17%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.88%) Salt
13 3 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 3 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.88%) WMI
14 2 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 162 (47.51%) Microsoft
2 130 (38.12%) VMware
3 72 (21.11%) Cisco
4 65 (19.06%) Citrix
5 38 (11.14%) HP
6 33 (9.68%) CheckPoint
7 26 (7.62%) Juniper
8 25 (7.33%) Red Hat
9 23 (6.74%) SAP
10 18 (5.28%) IBM
11 17 (4.99%) Cognos
12 16 (4.69%) Blue Coat
12 16 (4.69%) Meraki
13 15 (4.40%) Fortinet
13 15 (4.40%) Palo Alto
14 13 (3.81%) Splunk
15 12 (3.52%) Google
16 11 (3.23%) Avaya
16 11 (3.23%) Dell
16 11 (3.23%) NetApp