Period
to 22 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 110 97 96
Rank change year-on-year -13 -1 -30
Permanent jobs citing DNS 150 58 200
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 2.55% 2.40% 3.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.24% 12.24% 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 104 49 135
10th Percentile £26,700 £21,250 £24,000
25th Percentile £31,250 £25,500 £32,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,500 £35,000 £40,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.58% +1.25%
75th Percentile £55,313 £48,750 £47,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £59,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -5.17%

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 870 474 1,175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.79% 19.59% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 524 333 911
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,050 £25,000
25th Percentile £31,188 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridgeshire -10 55 £47,500 +18.75% 17
Hertfordshire -46 45 £32,500 -31.58% 21
Essex -14 25 £29,949 -4.93% 3
Bedfordshire - 18 £41,500 - 7
Suffolk -19 4 £25,000 -47.37% 2
Norfolk -13 3 - - 3
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 84 (56.00%) DHCP
2 76 (50.67%) Social Skills
3 74 (49.33%) Windows
4 72 (48.00%) Active Directory
5 66 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 64 (42.67%) Firewall
7 61 (40.67%) Windows Server
8 54 (36.00%) VMware
9 52 (34.67%) Microsoft 365
10 50 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 43 (28.67%) Azure
12 39 (26.00%) WAN
13 38 (25.33%) Linux
14 36 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 35 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (22.00%) LAN
17 31 (20.67%) AWS
18 30 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
19 28 (18.67%) PowerShell
20 26 (17.33%) Hyper-V
20 26 (17.33%) Data Centre
21 24 (16.00%) SQL
21 24 (16.00%) VPN
21 24 (16.00%) Citrix
22 21 (14.00%) ITIL
22 21 (14.00%) SharePoint
22 21 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
23 20 (13.33%) DevOps
23 20 (13.33%) Degree
24 19 (12.67%) Python

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 21 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.33%) IIS
3 10 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 6 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.33%) JBoss
5 5 (3.33%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 3 (2.00%) Apache
7 2 (1.33%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.67%) Traefik
Applications
1 30 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 52 (34.67%) Microsoft 365
2 43 (28.67%) Azure
3 31 (20.67%) AWS
4 14 (9.33%) SaaS
5 13 (8.67%) PaaS
6 12 (8.00%) OneDrive
7 11 (7.33%) IaaS
8 10 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
9 9 (6.00%) Amazon S3
10 6 (4.00%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (4.00%) Cloudflare
10 6 (4.00%) CloudFront
11 5 (3.33%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (3.33%) GCP
11 5 (3.33%) Serverless
11 5 (3.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (2.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 3 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (2.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 84 (56.00%) DHCP
2 64 (42.67%) Firewall
3 50 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 39 (26.00%) WAN
5 33 (22.00%) LAN
6 24 (16.00%) VPN
7 17 (11.33%) HTTP
7 17 (11.33%) Network Security
7 17 (11.33%) Wireless
8 16 (10.67%) SAN
8 16 (10.67%) VLAN
9 15 (10.00%) Internet
10 11 (7.33%) SMTP
11 9 (6.00%) ADSL
11 9 (6.00%) MPLS
11 9 (6.00%) VoIP
12 8 (5.33%) FTP
12 8 (5.33%) SSL
13 6 (4.00%) AMQP
13 6 (4.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (5.33%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (4.67%) Redis
5 6 (4.00%) Amazon Athena
5 6 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.00%) MySQL
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.67%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.67%) MS Access
9 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.67%) Power BI
9 1 (0.67%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2019
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.67%) JIRA
3 6 (4.00%) CircleCI
3 6 (4.00%) Selenium
4 4 (2.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.67%) GitLab
6 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (50.67%) Social Skills
2 17 (11.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.67%) Automotive
4 7 (4.67%) Finance
4 7 (4.67%) Retail
5 6 (4.00%) Documentation Skills
5 6 (4.00%) Organisational Skills
6 3 (2.00%) Law
6 3 (2.00%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.33%) Games
7 2 (1.33%) Legal
7 2 (1.33%) Military
7 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 34 (22.67%) Support Engineer
2 24 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 22 (14.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 20 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 18 (12.00%) Analyst
6 16 (10.67%) IT Support
7 15 (10.00%) Field Engineer
8 14 (9.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 14 (9.33%) Field Service Engineer
8 14 (9.33%) Field Support Engineer
9 13 (8.67%) Network Engineer
9 13 (8.67%) Senior Analyst
10 12 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (7.33%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (7.33%) IT Engineer
12 10 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
13 9 (6.00%) SOC Analyst
14 8 (5.33%) IT Support Engineer
14 8 (5.33%) Principal Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.67%) LDAP
2 6 (4.00%) Celery
2 6 (4.00%) Django
2 6 (4.00%) FastAPI
2 6 (4.00%) Flask
2 6 (4.00%) pytest
2 6 (4.00%) SQLAlchemy
2 6 (4.00%) WebSockets
3 5 (3.33%) Java EE
3 5 (3.33%) Velocity
4 2 (1.33%) LAMP
4 2 (1.33%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.67%) .NET
5 1 (0.67%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.67%) MDX
5 1 (0.67%) Middleware
5 1 (0.67%) REST
5 1 (0.67%) SAML
5 1 (0.67%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.33%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.00%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (5.33%) Analytical Mindset
4 8 (5.33%) Public Cloud
5 7 (4.67%) Cyberattack
5 7 (4.67%) Security Operations Centre
6 6 (4.00%) Video on Demand
6 6 (4.00%) Video\Live Streaming
7 5 (3.33%) Cloud Native
7 5 (3.33%) Replication
8 4 (2.67%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.33%) Clustering
9 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.33%) Online Games
9 2 (1.33%) PKI
10 1 (0.67%) EPoS
10 1 (0.67%) IVR
10 1 (0.67%) Life Science
10 1 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 74 (49.33%) Windows
2 61 (40.67%) Windows Server
3 38 (25.33%) Linux
4 21 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (12.67%) Windows 10
5 19 (12.67%) Windows Server 2019
6 16 (10.67%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (9.33%) Unix
8 11 (7.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (6.00%) Ubuntu
10 8 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.67%) CentOS
12 3 (2.00%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.33%) Android
13 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.67%) VMS
14 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 21 (14.00%) ITIL
3 20 (13.33%) DevOps
4 19 (12.67%) CI/CD
5 16 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (10.67%) SIEM
6 15 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (10.00%) Time Management
7 13 (8.67%) Computer Science
7 13 (8.67%) Load Balancing
7 13 (8.67%) Mentoring
8 12 (8.00%) Change Management
9 11 (7.33%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (7.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.67%) Project Management
11 9 (6.00%) Incident Management
11 9 (6.00%) Migration
11 9 (6.00%) Security Operations
11 9 (6.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 8 (5.33%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.67%) PowerShell
2 24 (16.00%) SQL
3 19 (12.67%) Python
4 10 (6.67%) Bash
5 9 (6.00%) C
5 9 (6.00%) Java
6 8 (5.33%) C++
7 5 (3.33%) C-shell
7 5 (3.33%) R
7 5 (3.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.33%) Perl
9 1 (0.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (13.33%) Degree
2 10 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.00%) MCSA
3 6 (4.00%) MCSE
3 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (3.33%) DBS Check
5 4 (2.67%) CCNP
5 4 (2.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.00%) CCNA
7 2 (1.33%) CCIE
7 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.67%) CCA
8 1 (0.67%) CEH
8 1 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.33%) SLA
2 2 (1.33%) NIST
3 1 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.67%) GDPR
3 1 (0.67%) GRC
System Software
1 72 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 35 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (17.33%) Hyper-V
4 15 (10.00%) vSphere
5 9 (6.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (4.00%) Docker
6 6 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.00%) XenApp
7 5 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.00%) NFS
10 2 (1.33%) iptables
10 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.33%) Postfix
10 2 (1.33%) Samba
11 1 (0.67%) Shibboleth
11 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (9.33%) SCCM
2 12 (8.00%) Terraform
3 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 10 (6.67%) Puppet
5 9 (6.00%) Ansible
6 6 (4.00%) SCVMM
7 4 (2.67%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (2.00%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.00%) SCOM
9 2 (1.33%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (1.33%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.67%) Consul
10 1 (0.67%) Galera Cluster
10 1 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.67%) Packer
10 1 (0.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 66 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 54 (36.00%) VMware
3 24 (16.00%) Citrix
4 15 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 14 (9.33%) Remedy
6 13 (8.67%) Veeam
7 9 (6.00%) Blue Coat
7 9 (6.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (6.00%) Splunk
8 8 (5.33%) Darktrace
8 8 (5.33%) FireEye
8 8 (5.33%) LogRhythm
9 7 (4.67%) Cisco
9 7 (4.67%) McAfee
10 6 (4.00%) HP
11 5 (3.33%) Google
11 5 (3.33%) JD Edwards
12 4 (2.67%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.67%) TOWER Software
13 3 (2.00%) F5