Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East of England
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 81 94 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 -33 +26
Permanent jobs citing DNS 168 42 303
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.16% 2.20% 4.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.16% 11.76% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 119 40 215
10th Percentile £27,750 £25,575 £25,000
25th Percentile £34,472 £29,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £33,574 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +19.14% -16.07% -
75th Percentile £48,750 £43,375 £55,000
90th Percentile £55,500 £55,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.10% -1.18%

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 794 357 1,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.94% 18.74% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 505 288 1,149
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,168 £25,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £34,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,375 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.90% -2.11%

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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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
Cambridgeshire -18 55 £36,200 -25.74% 10
Hertfordshire -26 53 £47,500 +58.33% 14
Essex +4 28 £30,000 -6.68% 7
Bedfordshire - 20 £41,500 - 9
Norfolk -15 7 £32,500 +30.00% 3
Suffolk -7 5 £28,000 - 1
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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.

1 107 (63.69%) DHCP
2 82 (48.81%) Windows
3 79 (47.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 78 (46.43%) Active Directory
5 76 (45.24%) VMware
6 70 (41.67%) TCP/IP
7 66 (39.29%) Windows Server
7 66 (39.29%) Azure
8 65 (38.69%) Microsoft
9 61 (36.31%) Firewall
10 54 (32.14%) Microsoft 365
11 52 (30.95%) PowerShell
12 46 (27.38%) Linux
13 44 (26.19%) Social Skills
14 41 (24.40%) VMware Infrastructure
15 36 (21.43%) vSphere
16 35 (20.83%) AWS
16 35 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
17 34 (20.24%) Windows 10
18 33 (19.64%) VLAN
19 32 (19.05%) Citrix
19 32 (19.05%) SQL
20 31 (18.45%) WAN
21 29 (17.26%) Degree
22 28 (16.67%) XenDesktop
22 28 (16.67%) LAN
22 28 (16.67%) SQL Server
23 26 (15.48%) Unix
23 26 (15.48%) Python
24 24 (14.29%) IIS

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 24 (14.29%) IIS
2 20 (11.90%) MS Exchange
3 19 (11.31%) SharePoint
4 17 (10.12%) Apache
5 14 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 12 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.17%) OpenEdge
8 5 (2.98%) JBoss
8 5 (2.98%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.79%) nginx
10 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 66 (39.29%) Azure
2 54 (32.14%) Microsoft 365
3 35 (20.83%) AWS
4 15 (8.93%) IaaS
5 13 (7.74%) PaaS
5 13 (7.74%) SaaS
6 11 (6.55%) GCP
7 10 (5.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (2.98%) Serverless
9 3 (1.79%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.19%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (1.19%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.19%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (1.19%) Cloudflare
10 2 (1.19%) CloudFront
10 2 (1.19%) Power Platform
10 2 (1.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.60%) Google Workspace
11 1 (0.60%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 107 (63.69%) DHCP
2 70 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 61 (36.31%) Firewall
4 33 (19.64%) VLAN
5 31 (18.45%) WAN
6 28 (16.67%) LAN
7 21 (12.50%) VPN
8 20 (11.90%) MPLS
9 16 (9.52%) Internet
10 15 (8.93%) HTTP
11 13 (7.74%) VoIP
12 12 (7.14%) NAS
12 12 (7.14%) Wireless
13 10 (5.95%) ADSL
13 10 (5.95%) SMTP
14 8 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (4.17%) IPsec
15 7 (4.17%) PPTP
16 6 (3.57%) SAN
17 5 (2.98%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.17%) MySQL
4 7 (4.17%) SQL Server 2019
5 5 (2.98%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.19%) Amazon Athena
6 2 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.19%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.19%) Power BI
6 2 (1.19%) Redis
7 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.60%) MS Access
7 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.60%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (2.98%) JIRA
4 2 (1.19%) CircleCI
4 2 (1.19%) Selenium
4 2 (1.19%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.60%) JUnit
5 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.60%) TestNG
General
1 44 (26.19%) Social Skills
2 12 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.14%) Organisational Skills
3 11 (6.55%) Finance
4 7 (4.17%) Public Sector
4 7 (4.17%) Retail
4 7 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.79%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 3 (1.79%) Legal
5 3 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.19%) Advertising
6 2 (1.19%) Automotive
6 2 (1.19%) Documentation Skills
6 2 (1.19%) Electronics
6 2 (1.19%) Games
6 2 (1.19%) Law
6 2 (1.19%) Local Government
6 2 (1.19%) Marketing
7 1 (0.60%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 41 (24.40%) Support Engineer
3 29 (17.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 19 (11.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (10.71%) IT Engineer
6 16 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (9.52%) Analyst
7 14 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 14 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 14 (8.33%) Architect
8 12 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
8 12 (7.14%) IT Support
8 12 (7.14%) Principal Architect
9 11 (6.55%) IT Support Engineer
10 10 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.36%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 8 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 8 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.76%) LAMP
2 7 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (2.98%) Middleware
3 5 (2.98%) Velocity
4 2 (1.19%) Celery
4 2 (1.19%) Django
4 2 (1.19%) FastAPI
4 2 (1.19%) Flask
4 2 (1.19%) LDAP
4 2 (1.19%) OAuth
4 2 (1.19%) pytest
4 2 (1.19%) RESTful
4 2 (1.19%) SQLAlchemy
4 2 (1.19%) WebSockets
5 1 (0.60%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.60%) Flutter
5 1 (0.60%) JSON
5 1 (0.60%) Node.js
5 1 (0.60%) REST
5 1 (0.60%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 5 (2.98%) Cloud Native
3 5 (2.98%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (2.38%) EPoS
4 4 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
5 3 (1.79%) Clustering
5 3 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (1.79%) EMC VNX
5 3 (1.79%) Replication
6 2 (1.19%) Cyberattack
6 2 (1.19%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.19%) Handset
6 2 (1.19%) Online Games
6 2 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.19%) Video on Demand
6 2 (1.19%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (0.60%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 82 (48.81%) Windows
2 66 (39.29%) Windows Server
3 46 (27.38%) Linux
4 35 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (20.24%) Windows 10
6 26 (15.48%) Unix
7 19 (11.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (11.31%) Windows Server 2016
7 19 (11.31%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (5.36%) CentOS
8 9 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.79%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.79%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.19%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.60%) Android
12 1 (0.60%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (47.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (11.90%) DevOps
3 17 (10.12%) Time Management
4 16 (9.52%) IT Strategy
4 16 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (7.74%) Computer Science
5 13 (7.74%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (7.14%) Computer Security
6 12 (7.14%) Migration
6 12 (7.14%) SDLC
7 11 (6.55%) ITIL
8 10 (5.95%) Data Migration
8 10 (5.95%) Mentoring
8 10 (5.95%) Presales
9 9 (5.36%) Change Management
9 9 (5.36%) Configuration Management
9 9 (5.36%) Load Balancing
9 9 (5.36%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (4.76%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (30.95%) PowerShell
2 32 (19.05%) SQL
3 26 (15.48%) Python
4 16 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 12 (7.14%) C
5 12 (7.14%) C++
6 9 (5.36%) Shell Script
7 8 (4.76%) Perl
8 5 (2.98%) C-shell
8 5 (2.98%) Java
8 5 (2.98%) R
9 4 (2.38%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.19%) PHP
10 2 (1.19%) VBScript
11 1 (0.60%) Go
11 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (17.26%) Degree
2 15 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (8.33%) MCSA
3 14 (8.33%) MCSE
4 13 (7.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.19%) CCNP
7 1 (0.60%) CCA
7 1 (0.60%) CCIE
7 1 (0.60%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.60%) HNC
7 1 (0.60%) HND
7 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.60%) JNCIE
7 1 (0.60%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.60%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.57%) SLA
2 2 (1.19%) NCSC
3 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.60%) GRC
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 41 (24.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (21.43%) vSphere
4 28 (16.67%) XenDesktop
5 23 (13.69%) Hyper-V
6 16 (9.52%) NFS
6 16 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (7.74%) XenApp
8 7 (4.17%) iptables
8 7 (4.17%) Postfix
8 7 (4.17%) Samba
9 5 (2.98%) Virtual Servers
10 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (1.79%) Terminal Services
12 2 (1.19%) Docker
13 1 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.60%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 18 (10.71%) Puppet
2 12 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 11 (6.55%) HAProxy
4 9 (5.36%) Ansible
4 9 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (5.36%) Salt
5 8 (4.76%) SCCM
6 5 (2.98%) SCOM
7 4 (2.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 4 (2.38%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.79%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.79%) SCOrch
8 3 (1.79%) WSUS
9 2 (1.19%) Kubernetes
9 2 (1.19%) Nagios
9 2 (1.19%) Terraform
10 1 (0.60%) Avamar
10 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 76 (45.24%) VMware
2 65 (38.69%) Microsoft
3 32 (19.05%) Citrix
4 22 (13.10%) Veeam
5 16 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 13 (7.74%) SolarWinds
7 10 (5.95%) Symantec
8 7 (4.17%) Clearswift
9 6 (3.57%) Cisco
10 4 (2.38%) Apple
10 4 (2.38%) Blue Coat
10 4 (2.38%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.79%) 3PAR
11 3 (1.79%) Aruba
11 3 (1.79%) Brocade
11 3 (1.79%) EMC
11 3 (1.79%) jetNEXUS
11 3 (1.79%) Oracle
11 3 (1.79%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.79%) SAP