Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 108 66 48
Rank change year-on-year -42 -18 +45
Permanent jobs citing DNS 104 151 361
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.33% 4.00% 4.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.31% 19.95% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 77 130 243
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,500 £25,100
25th Percentile £34,472 £29,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -5.03%
75th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £59,750 £55,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 727 757 1,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.26% 20.04% 19.60%
Number of salaries quoted 446 594 1,138
10th Percentile £29,875 £25,861 £26,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16% -4.44%
75th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% -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 22 June 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 22 June 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
Hertfordshire -32 44 £47,500 +37.68% 13
Cambridgeshire -14 30 £34,472 -18.89% 5
Essex +2 19 £41,250 +13.79% 3
Norfolk -7 6 £35,250 +21.97% 7
Bedfordshire -4 3 £43,250 -3.89% 4
Suffolk +8 2 £55,000 +10.00%
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 65 (62.50%) DHCP
2 64 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 59 (56.73%) Windows
4 58 (55.77%) Azure
5 52 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 51 (49.04%) VMware
7 49 (47.12%) Windows Server
8 45 (43.27%) Active Directory
9 42 (40.38%) TCP/IP
10 41 (39.42%) PowerShell
11 34 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 32 (30.77%) Microsoft 365
12 32 (30.77%) Firewall
13 28 (26.92%) vSphere
13 28 (26.92%) VLAN
14 27 (25.96%) MS Exchange
15 26 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (25.00%) Social Skills
16 24 (23.08%) Management Information System
17 20 (19.23%) XenDesktop
18 19 (18.27%) AWS
19 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Intune
19 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (16.35%) Hyper-V
20 17 (16.35%) HTTP
20 17 (16.35%) Linux
20 17 (16.35%) SQL
20 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
21 16 (15.38%) Citrix
22 15 (14.42%) Windows 10

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 27 (25.96%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.46%) SharePoint
3 11 (10.58%) IIS
4 5 (4.81%) Apache
5 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.88%) nginx
7 2 (1.92%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.92%) Gephi
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 58 (55.77%) Azure
2 32 (30.77%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (18.27%) AWS
4 13 (12.50%) IaaS
5 11 (10.58%) PaaS
5 11 (10.58%) SaaS
6 8 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (6.73%) GCP
8 4 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (1.92%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.96%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.96%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 65 (62.50%) DHCP
2 42 (40.38%) TCP/IP
3 32 (30.77%) Firewall
4 28 (26.92%) VLAN
5 17 (16.35%) HTTP
6 14 (13.46%) VPN
7 12 (11.54%) MPLS
7 12 (11.54%) SSL
8 10 (9.62%) FTP
8 10 (9.62%) Network Security
8 10 (9.62%) SMTP
8 10 (9.62%) VoIP
9 8 (7.69%) LAN
9 8 (7.69%) WAN
10 5 (4.81%) NAS
10 5 (4.81%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (3.85%) ADSL
11 4 (3.85%) Internet
11 4 (3.85%) SAN
12 3 (2.88%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.92%) Apache Hive
2 2 (1.92%) Big Data
2 2 (1.92%) Impala
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2019
2 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.96%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.92%) Bitbucket
3 2 (1.92%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (1.92%) git-flow
3 2 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 26 (25.00%) Social Skills
2 18 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.81%) Legal
3 5 (4.81%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.85%) Finance
4 4 (3.85%) Organisational Skills
5 3 (2.88%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) Back Office
7 1 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 44 (42.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (24.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 21 (20.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (17.31%) IT Engineer
5 16 (15.38%) Analyst
6 15 (14.42%) Support Engineer
7 13 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 11 (10.58%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (9.62%) SOC Analyst
10 7 (6.73%) Architect
11 6 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (4.81%) Cloud Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) Principal Architect
13 4 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 4 (3.85%) IT Support
13 4 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (3.85%) Server Engineer
13 4 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
14 3 (2.88%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.62%) LDAP
2 2 (1.92%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.92%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.92%) Kafka
3 1 (0.96%) ADO
3 1 (0.96%) ADSI
3 1 (0.96%) CSS
3 1 (0.96%) EDI
3 1 (0.96%) Flutter
3 1 (0.96%) JSON
3 1 (0.96%) LAMP
3 1 (0.96%) OAuth
3 1 (0.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 12 (11.54%) Analytical Mindset
3 10 (9.62%) Cyberattack
3 10 (9.62%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (9.62%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (8.65%) Public Cloud
5 7 (6.73%) Data Centre
6 4 (3.85%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.88%) Clustering
7 3 (2.88%) EMC VNX
7 3 (2.88%) Replication
7 3 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 2 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.92%) Handset
8 2 (1.92%) PKI
9 1 (0.96%) EPoS
9 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.96%) Life Science
9 1 (0.96%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (56.73%) Windows
2 49 (47.12%) Windows Server
3 34 (32.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (16.35%) Linux
5 15 (14.42%) Windows 10
6 14 (13.46%) Windows Server 2016
7 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2019
8 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (8.65%) Unix
10 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (3.85%) CentOS
12 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
12 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.96%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (10.58%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (9.62%) Information Management
4 10 (9.62%) Information Security
4 10 (9.62%) Network Packet Capture
4 10 (9.62%) Security Operations
4 10 (9.62%) SIEM
4 10 (9.62%) Threat Detection
5 9 (8.65%) DevOps
5 9 (8.65%) IT Strategy
5 9 (8.65%) ITIL
5 9 (8.65%) Migration
6 6 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.81%) Change Control
7 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.81%) Computer Security
7 5 (4.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.81%) SDLC
7 5 (4.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.42%) PowerShell
2 17 (16.35%) SQL
3 12 (11.54%) Python
4 9 (8.65%) Bash Shell
5 7 (6.73%) C
6 5 (4.81%) C++
7 4 (3.85%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.92%) Perl
8 2 (1.92%) R
8 2 (1.92%) VBScript
9 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Degree
2 9 (8.65%) MCSE
2 9 (8.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.73%) MCSA
4 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.81%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.88%) CCNA
7 2 (1.92%) CCIE
7 2 (1.92%) CEH
7 2 (1.92%) CISSP
7 2 (1.92%) GIAC
7 2 (1.92%) JNCIE
7 2 (1.92%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.92%) JNCIS
7 2 (1.92%) Linux+ Certification
7 2 (1.92%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (1.92%) SSCP
7 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.92%) SLA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (43.27%) Active Directory
2 28 (26.92%) vSphere
3 26 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (19.23%) XenDesktop
5 17 (16.35%) Hyper-V
6 8 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (4.81%) XenApp
8 4 (3.85%) NFS
8 4 (3.85%) Xen
9 3 (2.88%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.88%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.92%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (17.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (7.69%) Ansible
2 8 (7.69%) SCCM
3 7 (6.73%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 6 (5.77%) HAProxy
5 5 (4.81%) Puppet
5 5 (4.81%) SCOM
6 4 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.85%) Salt
7 3 (2.88%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (2.88%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.88%) SCOrch
7 3 (2.88%) vCenter Server
7 3 (2.88%) WSUS
8 2 (1.92%) Kibana
8 2 (1.92%) Nagios
8 2 (1.92%) Oozie
9 1 (0.96%) SCSM
9 1 (0.96%) Terraform
Vendors
1 64 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 51 (49.04%) VMware
3 16 (15.38%) Citrix
4 14 (13.46%) Veeam
5 12 (11.54%) Splunk
6 11 (10.58%) McAfee
7 10 (9.62%) Blue Coat
7 10 (9.62%) CheckPoint
7 10 (9.62%) Darktrace
7 10 (9.62%) FireEye
7 10 (9.62%) LogRhythm
8 8 (7.69%) Cisco
9 7 (6.73%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.85%) Juniper
10 4 (3.85%) NetApp
10 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
11 3 (2.88%) Aruba
11 3 (2.88%) Dell
11 3 (2.88%) EMC
11 3 (2.88%) Symantec