Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 51 88 126
Rank change year-on-year +37 +38 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 333 365 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.64% 3.20% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.08% 17.74% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 241 249 252
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,950 £21,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,250 £61,125
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1,508 2,057 2,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.02% 18.02% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,133 1,462 1,736
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 2019. 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 +40 182 £47,500 -13.64% 19
Cambridgeshire +23 70 £38,500 -3.75% 20
Bedfordshire +18 35 £40,000 +48.15% 6
Essex +13 23 £47,367 +26.31% 8
Norfolk +14 19 £27,663 -20.96% 5
Suffolk +4 7 £38,000 -30.91% 8
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2019, 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.

1 231 (69.37%) DHCP
2 200 (60.06%) Windows
3 174 (52.25%) VMware
4 166 (49.85%) Active Directory
5 159 (47.75%) Microsoft
6 140 (42.04%) TCP/IP
7 136 (40.84%) Windows Server
8 127 (38.14%) Microsoft Azure
9 108 (32.43%) Firewall
10 105 (31.53%) Office 365
11 100 (30.03%) Linux
12 89 (26.73%) MS Exchange
13 86 (25.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 85 (25.53%) Cisco
15 81 (24.32%) Hyper-V
16 80 (24.02%) PowerShell
16 80 (24.02%) Windows Server 2008
17 79 (23.72%) ITIL
18 75 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
19 74 (22.22%) Citrix
20 68 (20.42%) Windows Server 2012
21 65 (19.52%) Problem-Solving
22 62 (18.62%) Puppet
23 60 (18.02%) SAN
24 59 (17.72%) SSL
25 57 (17.12%) VPN
25 57 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2013
26 54 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
26 54 (16.22%) Replication
27 53 (15.92%) DevOps

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 89 (26.73%) MS Exchange
2 57 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 46 (13.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (9.01%) Apache
5 29 (8.71%) Skype for Business
6 20 (6.01%) nginx
7 18 (5.41%) IIS
7 18 (5.41%) SharePoint
8 16 (4.80%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (1.80%) OpenStack
11 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (0.90%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.60%) WordPress
14 1 (0.30%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.30%) JBoss
14 1 (0.30%) MQSeries
14 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 33 (9.91%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.90%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.30%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 127 (38.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 105 (31.53%) Office 365
3 49 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (11.41%) SaaS
5 21 (6.31%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (6.01%) IaaS
7 17 (5.11%) OneDrive
8 14 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (4.20%) Mimecast
9 9 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (2.10%) PaaS
11 5 (1.50%) Akamai
11 5 (1.50%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.50%) Stackdriver
12 4 (1.20%) Power Platform
13 3 (0.90%) Azure Stack
13 3 (0.90%) GitHub
14 2 (0.60%) Google Analytics
14 2 (0.60%) MailChimp
14 2 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 231 (69.37%) DHCP
2 140 (42.04%) TCP/IP
3 108 (32.43%) Firewall
4 60 (18.02%) SAN
5 59 (17.72%) SSL
6 57 (17.12%) VPN
7 50 (15.02%) LAN
7 50 (15.02%) WAN
8 43 (12.91%) HTTP
9 37 (11.11%) SMTP
9 37 (11.11%) VLAN
10 33 (9.91%) Wireless
11 32 (9.61%) Internet
11 32 (9.61%) SNMP
11 32 (9.61%) Wi-Fi
12 31 (9.31%) Skype
13 26 (7.81%) BGP
13 26 (7.81%) NetScaler
14 24 (7.21%) OSPF
15 23 (6.91%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.71%) MySQL
3 13 (3.90%) MariaDB
4 12 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
4 12 (3.60%) Redis
5 10 (3.00%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.50%) Big Data
7 4 (1.20%) Power BI
8 3 (0.90%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.90%) Impala
9 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 25 (7.51%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.60%) Mercurial
4 9 (2.70%) Artifactory
4 9 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 7 (2.10%) JIRA
6 2 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.60%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.60%) Selenium
6 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.30%) Subversion
7 1 (0.30%) TestRail
7 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.30%) Zephyr
General
1 33 (9.91%) Retail
2 26 (7.81%) Finance
3 7 (2.10%) Automotive
4 6 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.50%) Advertising
6 3 (0.90%) Public Sector
7 2 (0.60%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.60%) Back Office
7 2 (0.60%) Banking
7 2 (0.60%) Legal
7 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.30%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Games
8 1 (0.30%) Housing Association
8 1 (0.30%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (15.32%) Linux Engineer
2 42 (12.61%) Analyst
3 39 (11.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (10.51%) DevOps Engineer
4 35 (10.51%) Network Engineer
5 27 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
6 26 (7.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 24 (7.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 24 (7.21%) Administrator
7 24 (7.21%) Support Engineer
8 22 (6.61%) Systems Administrator
9 21 (6.31%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 21 (6.31%) Linux/Unix DevOps
10 20 (6.01%) IT Engineer
11 19 (5.71%) Architect
12 16 (4.80%) IT Administrator
12 16 (4.80%) IT Systems Administrator
12 16 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
13 15 (4.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
14 14 (4.20%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.61%) Elastic Stack
2 21 (6.31%) Web Services
3 18 (5.41%) LDAP
4 15 (4.50%) LAMP
5 7 (2.10%) XML
6 5 (1.50%) HTML
7 4 (1.20%) CSS
8 3 (0.90%) .NET
8 3 (0.90%) JSON
8 3 (0.90%) Kafka
9 2 (0.60%) MAPI
9 2 (0.60%) Middleware
9 2 (0.60%) Node.js
10 1 (0.30%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.30%) COM
10 1 (0.30%) CSS3
10 1 (0.30%) EJB
10 1 (0.30%) HTML5
10 1 (0.30%) JMS
10 1 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 54 (16.22%) Replication
2 53 (15.92%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (10.51%) Data Centre
4 34 (10.21%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (9.01%) PKI
6 20 (6.01%) Management Information System
7 10 (3.00%) Hybrid Cloud
8 8 (2.40%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (2.40%) User Experience
9 5 (1.50%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.50%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.20%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
10 4 (1.20%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.90%) Clustering
11 3 (0.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 3 (0.90%) Cybercrime
11 3 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.90%) IVR
11 3 (0.90%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 200 (60.06%) Windows
2 136 (40.84%) Windows Server
3 100 (30.03%) Linux
4 80 (24.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 68 (20.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (12.31%) Windows 7
7 39 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 37 (11.11%) Windows 10
9 33 (9.91%) CentOS
10 26 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (5.11%) Debian
12 14 (4.20%) Solaris
13 11 (3.30%) Ubuntu
14 8 (2.40%) Windows 8
14 8 (2.40%) Windows XP
15 6 (1.80%) Unix
16 4 (1.20%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.90%) Windows 2000
18 1 (0.30%) FreeNAS
18 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (25.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 79 (23.72%) ITIL
3 65 (19.52%) Problem-Solving
4 53 (15.92%) DevOps
5 49 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (10.21%) Load Balancing
7 27 (8.11%) Change Management
7 27 (8.11%) Service Management
8 25 (7.51%) Problem Management
9 24 (7.21%) Network Management
10 22 (6.61%) ITIL V3
11 21 (6.31%) High Availability
11 21 (6.31%) Incident Management
12 20 (6.01%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (5.11%) Configuration Management
14 17 (5.11%) Data Protection
15 16 (4.80%) Break/Fix
15 16 (4.80%) Open Source
16 15 (4.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 80 (24.02%) PowerShell
2 52 (15.62%) Bash Shell
3 49 (14.71%) Python
4 40 (12.01%) Perl
5 25 (7.51%) SQL
6 20 (6.01%) PHP
6 20 (6.01%) VBScript
7 19 (5.71%) Shell Script
8 12 (3.60%) PHP 5
8 12 (3.60%) PHP 7
9 11 (3.30%) Ruby
10 6 (1.80%) Java
10 6 (1.80%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.90%) C
11 3 (0.90%) Go
11 3 (0.90%) R
12 2 (0.60%) VBA
13 1 (0.30%) C#
13 1 (0.30%) VB
13 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 54 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (12.91%) CCNA
3 40 (12.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (8.41%) Degree
5 26 (7.81%) MCSA
6 25 (7.51%) MCSE
7 24 (7.21%) Citrix Certification
8 21 (6.31%) CCNP
9 20 (6.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 19 (5.71%) RHCE
11 17 (5.11%) LPIC
12 16 (4.80%) Computer Science Degree
13 14 (4.20%) MCP
14 13 (3.90%) CCAA
14 13 (3.90%) RHCT
15 12 (3.60%) DBS Check
16 8 (2.40%) CCIE
16 8 (2.40%) MCTS
17 7 (2.10%) Security Cleared
18 6 (1.80%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (9.01%) SLA
3 10 (3.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.90%) GDPR
5 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 166 (49.85%) Active Directory
2 81 (24.32%) Hyper-V
3 75 (22.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (11.41%) XenApp
5 23 (6.91%) vSphere
6 13 (3.90%) VMware Server
7 12 (3.60%) iptables
7 12 (3.60%) NFS
7 12 (3.60%) Postfix
7 12 (3.60%) Samba
7 12 (3.60%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (3.30%) XenDesktop
9 10 (3.00%) DFS Replication
10 8 (2.40%) Docker
11 7 (2.10%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (1.50%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (1.50%) Terminal Server
13 4 (1.20%) BitLocker
14 3 (0.90%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.90%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 62 (18.62%) Puppet
2 51 (15.32%) SCCM
3 45 (13.51%) Ansible
4 31 (9.31%) SCOM
5 27 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
6 20 (6.01%) Kibana
6 20 (6.01%) Nagios
7 19 (5.71%) HAProxy
7 19 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 17 (5.11%) logstash
9 16 (4.80%) Terraform
10 14 (4.20%) Kubernetes
10 14 (4.20%) Microsoft Intune
10 14 (4.20%) yum
11 12 (3.60%) Prometheus
11 12 (3.60%) Rsyslog
12 6 (1.80%) WSUS
13 5 (1.50%) Jamf Pro
13 5 (1.50%) Munin
14 4 (1.20%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 174 (52.25%) VMware
2 159 (47.75%) Microsoft
3 85 (25.53%) Cisco
4 74 (22.22%) Citrix
5 36 (10.81%) CommVault
6 32 (9.61%) Red Hat
7 31 (9.31%) HP
8 24 (7.21%) Meraki
9 22 (6.61%) F5
9 22 (6.61%) Symantec
10 21 (6.31%) Dell
11 20 (6.01%) Zscaler
12 19 (5.71%) Ivanti
13 18 (5.41%) SonicWALL
14 15 (4.50%) Google
15 14 (4.20%) Sybase
16 13 (3.90%) SolarWinds
17 12 (3.60%) Nimble Storage
18 11 (3.30%) NetApp
19 10 (3.00%) Juniper