Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 126 134
Rank change year-on-year +40 +8 -50
Permanent jobs citing DNS 394 301 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.26% 2.41% 2.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.94% 13.93% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 271 243 318
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -1.35% -5.13%
10th Percentile £24,750 £21,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 2,196 2,161 2,432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.16% 17.29% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,632 1,737 2,010
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,525 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +8 173 £53,750 +43.33% 23
Cambridgeshire +42 109 £40,000 - 24
Suffolk +17 38 £55,000 +89.66% 3
Essex +21 36 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Bedfordshire +19 24 £27,000 -13.60% 1
Norfolk +25 14 £35,000 +25.00% 4
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, 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.

1 253 (64.21%) Windows
2 219 (55.58%) DHCP
3 211 (53.55%) TCP/IP
4 202 (51.27%) Active Directory
5 180 (45.69%) Linux
6 172 (43.65%) Microsoft
7 152 (38.58%) VMware
8 143 (36.29%) Firewall
9 141 (35.79%) PowerShell
10 133 (33.76%) Windows Server
11 124 (31.47%) Amazon AWS
12 110 (27.92%) Python
13 108 (27.41%) DevOps
14 105 (26.65%) VPN
15 104 (26.40%) Microsoft Azure
16 101 (25.63%) VMware Infrastructure
17 94 (23.86%) Cisco
18 86 (21.83%) Citrix
19 81 (20.56%) Puppet
20 77 (19.54%) Data Centre
21 74 (18.78%) Office 365
22 70 (17.77%) MS Exchange
22 70 (17.77%) vSphere
22 70 (17.77%) Bash Shell
23 69 (17.51%) SQL Server
23 69 (17.51%) Opscode Chef
24 68 (17.26%) Degree
25 67 (17.01%) ITIL
25 67 (17.01%) HTTP
26 66 (16.75%) Configuration Management

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 70 (17.77%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.36%) OpenStack
3 23 (5.84%) Apache
4 21 (5.33%) IIS
5 18 (4.57%) SharePoint
5 18 (4.57%) WebLogic
6 17 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (3.81%) Confluence
8 14 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (3.55%) WebSphere
9 11 (2.79%) nginx
9 11 (2.79%) Skype for Business
10 7 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (1.52%) Tomcat
12 5 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
13 4 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.51%) GlassFish
14 2 (0.51%) JBoss
14 2 (0.51%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.51%) SAS
Applications
1 47 (11.93%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (3.05%) Documaker
1 12 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.51%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.25%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 124 (31.47%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (26.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 74 (18.78%) Office 365
4 27 (6.85%) IaaS
5 25 (6.35%) GitHub
6 14 (3.55%) Akamai
6 14 (3.55%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (2.54%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (2.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (2.03%) SaaS
10 5 (1.27%) Mimecast
11 4 (1.02%) PaaS
12 2 (0.51%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.51%) G Suite
13 1 (0.25%) AWS CloudTrail
13 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.25%) Route 53
13 1 (0.25%) Sumo Logic
13 1 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 219 (55.58%) DHCP
2 211 (53.55%) TCP/IP
3 143 (36.29%) Firewall
4 105 (26.65%) VPN
5 67 (17.01%) HTTP
6 60 (15.23%) SAN
7 55 (13.96%) SNMP
8 53 (13.45%) MPLS
9 51 (12.94%) SSL
10 50 (12.69%) WAN
11 40 (10.15%) Internet
11 40 (10.15%) LAN
12 38 (9.64%) Network Security
13 37 (9.39%) BGP
14 35 (8.88%) IPsec
15 32 (8.12%) OSPF
16 31 (7.87%) NAS
17 27 (6.85%) HTTPS
17 27 (6.85%) ICMP
17 27 (6.85%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (17.51%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.35%) Oracle Database
3 15 (3.81%) MongoDB
4 13 (3.30%) NoSQL
5 12 (3.05%) MySQL
6 10 (2.54%) Oracle Database 10g
6 10 (2.54%) SQLPlus
7 7 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.52%) Power BI
8 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.02%) MS Access
9 4 (1.02%) SAP Data Services
9 4 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
9 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.51%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 45 (11.42%) Jenkins
2 29 (7.36%) Git (software)
3 28 (7.11%) JIRA
4 12 (3.05%) ClearCase
4 12 (3.05%) Gerrit
4 12 (3.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 8 (2.03%) ClearQuest
6 6 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.27%) Subversion
8 4 (1.02%) LabVIEW
9 2 (0.51%) AutoIt
9 2 (0.51%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.51%) Rational Team Concert
9 2 (0.51%) Toad
10 1 (0.25%) AdminStudio
10 1 (0.25%) MSI
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.25%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.25%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 35 (8.88%) Finance
2 28 (7.11%) Retail
3 18 (4.57%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.05%) Marketing
5 10 (2.54%) Electronics
6 9 (2.28%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.27%) Banking
8 2 (0.51%) French Language
8 2 (0.51%) Games
8 2 (0.51%) German Language
8 2 (0.51%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Military
9 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 62 (15.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 50 (12.69%) Support Engineer
3 45 (11.42%) Analyst
4 35 (8.88%) Network Engineer
5 34 (8.63%) Security Engineer
6 33 (8.38%) IT Support
7 29 (7.36%) 2nd Line Support
8 26 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
9 20 (5.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 20 (5.08%) Senior Network Engineer
9 20 (5.08%) Team Leader
10 19 (4.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 19 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
10 19 (4.82%) Automation Engineer
11 18 (4.57%) Windows Engineer
12 17 (4.31%) Architect
12 17 (4.31%) IT Technician
13 15 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (3.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 14 (3.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.17%) Middleware
2 39 (9.90%) Web Services
3 20 (5.08%) SOAP
4 19 (4.82%) HTML
5 17 (4.31%) 802.1X
5 17 (4.31%) XML
6 16 (4.06%) .NET
6 16 (4.06%) LDAP
7 12 (3.05%) RESTful
7 12 (3.05%) YAML
8 10 (2.54%) JSON
9 9 (2.28%) REST
10 8 (2.03%) LAMP
10 8 (2.03%) LEMP Stack
11 7 (1.78%) .NET Framework
12 6 (1.52%) Flash
13 5 (1.27%) Django
14 4 (1.02%) Java EE
14 4 (1.02%) MDX
14 4 (1.02%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 77 (19.54%) Data Centre
2 52 (13.20%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (12.69%) Public Cloud
4 45 (11.42%) Self-Motivation
5 39 (9.90%) Linux Command Line
6 35 (8.88%) Management Information System
7 22 (5.58%) Computer Science
8 20 (5.08%) Replication
9 18 (4.57%) Security Operations Centre
10 12 (3.05%) Driving Licence
10 12 (3.05%) Private Cloud
11 11 (2.79%) User Experience
12 8 (2.03%) Fat Client
12 8 (2.03%) Thin Client
13 7 (1.78%) CMDB
14 5 (1.27%) Apple TV
14 5 (1.27%) Clustering
15 4 (1.02%) CCTV
15 4 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
15 4 (1.02%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 253 (64.21%) Windows
2 180 (45.69%) Linux
3 133 (33.76%) Windows Server
4 61 (15.48%) Unix
5 54 (13.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (11.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 43 (10.91%) Windows 7
8 40 (10.15%) Windows 10
9 30 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (6.09%) Mac OS X
11 18 (4.57%) Android
11 18 (4.57%) CentOS
12 16 (4.06%) Solaris
12 16 (4.06%) Windows 8
13 8 (2.03%) Apple iOS
13 8 (2.03%) VMS
14 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (1.52%) Windows XP
16 4 (1.02%) AIX
16 4 (1.02%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (27.41%) DevOps
2 67 (17.01%) ITIL
3 66 (16.75%) Configuration Management
4 59 (14.97%) Load Balancing
5 48 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
6 37 (9.39%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (9.39%) Continuous Integration
7 36 (9.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 36 (9.14%) SIEM
7 36 (9.14%) Test Automation
8 34 (8.63%) Service Management
9 32 (8.12%) Continuous Deployment
9 32 (8.12%) Mentoring
10 30 (7.61%) Security Operations
11 27 (6.85%) Performance Monitoring
12 25 (6.35%) High Availability
12 25 (6.35%) Runbook
12 25 (6.35%) SDLC
13 24 (6.09%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 24 (6.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 141 (35.79%) PowerShell
2 110 (27.92%) Python
3 70 (17.77%) Bash Shell
4 59 (14.97%) JavaScript
5 54 (13.71%) SQL
6 52 (13.20%) Java
7 31 (7.87%) Ruby
8 26 (6.60%) PHP
9 20 (5.08%) Perl
10 16 (4.06%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.54%) C
11 10 (2.54%) VBA
12 5 (1.27%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.02%) ActionScript
13 4 (1.02%) ActionScript 2.0
13 4 (1.02%) C++
13 4 (1.02%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.02%) Tcl
14 3 (0.76%) VBScript
15 2 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 68 (17.26%) Degree
2 53 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 39 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (7.36%) MCSE
5 25 (6.35%) CCNA
6 24 (6.09%) GCIA
7 23 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
7 23 (5.84%) MCP
8 20 (5.08%) CCNP
9 16 (4.06%) GCIH
9 16 (4.06%) GSEC
9 16 (4.06%) SSCP
10 15 (3.81%) CEH
10 15 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.79%) CompTIA Security+
11 11 (2.79%) MCITP
11 11 (2.79%) MCSA
12 10 (2.54%) JNCIP
12 10 (2.54%) Sun Certification
13 7 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.30%) SLA
3 8 (2.03%) QA
4 7 (1.78%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.76%) PMO
6 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 202 (51.27%) Active Directory
2 101 (25.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (17.77%) vSphere
4 59 (14.97%) Hyper-V
5 40 (10.15%) VMware ESXi
6 33 (8.38%) Virtual Servers
7 31 (7.87%) Virtual Desktop
8 25 (6.35%) XenApp
9 23 (5.84%) Docker
10 13 (3.30%) Terminal Services
11 12 (3.05%) Samba
11 12 (3.05%) VirtualBox
12 10 (2.54%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (2.54%) XenDesktop
13 8 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
13 8 (2.03%) VMware NSX
14 5 (1.27%) Xen
15 4 (1.02%) LXC
16 3 (0.76%) NFS
16 3 (0.76%) Squid
Systems Management
1 81 (20.56%) Puppet
2 69 (17.51%) Opscode Chef
3 59 (14.97%) Ansible
4 50 (12.69%) vRealize
5 38 (9.64%) vCenter Server
6 23 (5.84%) Terraform
7 19 (4.82%) SCCM
8 13 (3.30%) Nagios
9 12 (3.05%) QRadar
9 12 (3.05%) Rancher
9 12 (3.05%) Sysdig
10 11 (2.79%) Backup Exec
11 9 (2.28%) WSUS
12 8 (2.03%) HP Quality Center
12 8 (2.03%) Kubernetes
13 7 (1.78%) cPanel
13 7 (1.78%) Plesk
14 6 (1.52%) FortiGate
15 5 (1.27%) CSIRT
16 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 172 (43.65%) Microsoft
2 152 (38.58%) VMware
3 94 (23.86%) Cisco
4 86 (21.83%) Citrix
5 62 (15.74%) Splunk
6 45 (11.42%) Fortinet
7 44 (11.17%) F5
8 42 (10.66%) AppDynamics
8 42 (10.66%) BMC
8 42 (10.66%) WorldPay
9 38 (9.64%) Juniper
10 36 (9.14%) HP
11 35 (8.88%) ServiceNow
12 31 (7.87%) Oracle
13 29 (7.36%) Red Hat
14 28 (7.11%) IBM
15 23 (5.84%) Google
16 21 (5.33%) Draytek
16 21 (5.33%) SonicWALL
17 18 (4.57%) SAP