Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 116 91
Rank change year-on-year +3 -25 +12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 323 319 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.71% 2.43% 3.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.22% 15.08% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 276 317 374
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.11% -4.38%
10th Percentile £22,250 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 2271 2116 2662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.06% 16.09% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1886 1711 2074
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +47 205 £43,750 +2.94% 9
Cambridgeshire -84 43 £30,000 -29.41% 8
Essex +27 42 £52,500 +31.25%
Bedfordshire +17 15 £40,000 -27.27%
Suffolk -8 12 £30,000 -18.92%
Norfolk +16 8 £33,750 +14.41%
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for DNS.

1 223 (69.04%) DHCP
2 186 (57.59%) Windows
3 183 (56.66%) Firewall
4 156 (48.30%) Active Directory
5 146 (45.20%) Microsoft
6 122 (37.77%) TCP/IP
7 117 (36.22%) VMware
7 117 (36.22%) Windows Server
8 112 (34.67%) VPN
9 95 (29.41%) LAN
10 93 (28.79%) Cisco
11 87 (26.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 85 (26.32%) WAN
13 84 (26.01%) Office 365
14 80 (24.77%) MS Exchange
14 80 (24.77%) Linux
15 77 (23.84%) ITIL
16 73 (22.60%) Windows Server 2008
17 72 (22.29%) Data Centre
18 71 (21.98%) VoIP
19 70 (21.67%) PowerShell
20 69 (21.36%) Cisco Certification
21 67 (20.74%) Microsoft Office
22 66 (20.43%) Hyper-V
23 65 (20.12%) Windows 7
23 65 (20.12%) Citrix
24 63 (19.50%) Microsoft Certification
25 62 (19.20%) CCNA
25 62 (19.20%) SQL
26 61 (18.89%) VLAN

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 80 (24.77%) MS Exchange
2 37 (11.46%) Skype for Business
3 32 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (8.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 19 (5.88%) CMS
6 16 (4.95%) SharePoint
7 15 (4.64%) Apache
8 13 (4.02%) IIS
9 8 (2.48%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.86%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (1.24%) nginx
11 4 (1.24%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.93%) Confluence
12 3 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.62%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.31%) Drupal
14 1 (0.31%) Kentico
Applications
1 67 (20.74%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.62%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 84 (26.01%) Office 365
2 43 (13.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (8.98%) PaaS
5 14 (4.33%) IaaS
6 13 (4.02%) Akamai
6 13 (4.02%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (2.79%) Mimecast
8 8 (2.48%) SaaS
8 8 (2.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (1.55%) OneDrive
10 4 (1.24%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.93%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.93%) Route 53
12 2 (0.62%) Amazon Glacier
12 2 (0.62%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.62%) Datadog
12 2 (0.62%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 223 (69.04%) DHCP
2 183 (56.66%) Firewall
3 122 (37.77%) TCP/IP
4 112 (34.67%) VPN
5 95 (29.41%) LAN
6 85 (26.32%) WAN
7 71 (21.98%) VoIP
8 61 (18.89%) VLAN
9 48 (14.86%) SAN
10 45 (13.93%) FTP
11 41 (12.69%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (11.46%) BGP
13 36 (11.15%) OSPF
14 34 (10.53%) HTTP
15 32 (9.91%) MPLS
16 31 (9.60%) Internet
17 27 (8.36%) Network Security
18 25 (7.74%) Cisco IOS
19 24 (7.43%) Remote Desktop
19 24 (7.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (4.95%) SQL Server 2016
4 15 (4.64%) MS Access
4 15 (4.64%) Power BI
4 15 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.33%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (4.33%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (4.33%) SAP Data Services
5 14 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (4.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (3.72%) MySQL
7 9 (2.79%) SAP BW
8 4 (1.24%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.24%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.62%) DB2
9 2 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (4.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 6 (1.86%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.24%) JIRA
5 3 (0.93%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.93%) MSI
5 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.93%) Wise Package Studio
6 2 (0.62%) CircleCI
6 2 (0.62%) GitLab
6 2 (0.62%) gulp
6 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.31%) GoCD
7 1 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 35 (10.84%) Finance
2 17 (5.26%) Retail
3 16 (4.95%) Back Office
3 16 (4.95%) Games
3 16 (4.95%) Military
4 7 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.86%) Automotive
6 5 (1.55%) Advertising
6 5 (1.55%) Banking
6 5 (1.55%) Dutch Language
6 5 (1.55%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.93%) Electronics
7 3 (0.93%) German Language
8 2 (0.62%) French Language
8 2 (0.62%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.31%) Local Government
9 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (17.96%) Support Engineer
2 56 (17.34%) Network Engineer
3 54 (16.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 34 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (9.60%) IT Engineer
6 30 (9.29%) IT Support
7 29 (8.98%) 3rd Line Support
8 28 (8.67%) Administrator
9 27 (8.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 26 (8.05%) Cisco Engineer
11 24 (7.43%) Security Engineer
12 22 (6.81%) IT Administrator
13 21 (6.50%) Analyst
14 20 (6.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 19 (5.88%) Cloud Engineer
15 19 (5.88%) Consultant
15 19 (5.88%) Network Administrator
15 19 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
15 19 (5.88%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.38%) Web Services
2 22 (6.81%) .NET
3 19 (5.88%) HTML
4 17 (5.26%) POSIX
4 17 (5.26%) SOAP
5 16 (4.95%) REST
6 14 (4.33%) MDX
7 6 (1.86%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.86%) CSS
8 5 (1.55%) Middleware
8 5 (1.55%) Node.js
9 4 (1.24%) ASP.NET
9 4 (1.24%) Django
9 4 (1.24%) React
10 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (0.93%) HTML5
10 3 (0.93%) jQuery
10 3 (0.93%) LAMP
10 3 (0.93%) WCF
10 3 (0.93%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (22.29%) Data Centre
2 35 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (7.74%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.41%) iPhone
4 11 (3.41%) Replication
5 10 (3.10%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.79%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (2.79%) User Experience
7 8 (2.48%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.86%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.86%) CMDB
8 6 (1.86%) Handset
9 5 (1.55%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.55%) PKI
10 4 (1.24%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.24%) Fintech
10 4 (1.24%) FMCG
11 3 (0.93%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.62%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 186 (57.59%) Windows
2 117 (36.22%) Windows Server
3 80 (24.77%) Linux
4 73 (22.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (20.12%) Windows 7
6 54 (16.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (9.29%) Windows 10
7 30 (9.29%) Windows 8
8 24 (7.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (6.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (6.50%) Windows XP
11 14 (4.33%) CentOS
11 14 (4.33%) Ubuntu
12 13 (4.02%) Unix
13 11 (3.41%) Mac OS
13 11 (3.41%) Mac OS X
13 11 (3.41%) Windows Phone
14 10 (3.10%) Windows Vista
15 7 (2.17%) Android
15 7 (2.17%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (23.84%) ITIL
2 34 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (8.36%) E-Commerce
3 27 (8.36%) Mentoring
4 26 (8.05%) Kalman Filter
5 25 (7.74%) DevOps
5 25 (7.74%) Problem Management
6 21 (6.50%) Change Management
6 21 (6.50%) Network Management
7 20 (6.19%) Migration
7 20 (6.19%) Performance Tuning
8 18 (5.57%) Data Security
8 18 (5.57%) Time Management
9 17 (5.26%) Data Encryption
9 17 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 17 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
9 17 (5.26%) Network Optimisation
9 17 (5.26%) Project Management
9 17 (5.26%) SIEM
10 16 (4.95%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 70 (21.67%) PowerShell
2 62 (19.20%) SQL
3 33 (10.22%) Python
4 24 (7.43%) VBScript
5 17 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 17 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 16 (4.95%) Shell Script
7 14 (4.33%) VBA
8 11 (3.41%) Java
8 11 (3.41%) JavaScript
9 7 (2.17%) Perl
10 4 (1.24%) Ruby
11 3 (0.93%) Bourne shell
11 3 (0.93%) C#
11 3 (0.93%) C-shell
11 3 (0.93%) Go
11 3 (0.93%) PHP
11 3 (0.93%) Scala
12 2 (0.62%) C
12 2 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 69 (21.36%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (19.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 62 (19.20%) CCNA
4 38 (11.76%) MCSE
5 36 (11.15%) Degree
6 33 (10.22%) CCNP
7 25 (7.74%) MCSA
8 24 (7.43%) MCP
8 24 (7.43%) Network+ Certification
9 17 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (4.95%) Citrix Certification
10 16 (4.95%) MCTS
11 15 (4.64%) CCAA
12 10 (3.10%) MCITP
13 8 (2.48%) A+ Certification
14 6 (1.86%) CISSP
15 5 (1.55%) DBS Check
15 5 (1.55%) SC Cleared
15 5 (1.55%) Security Cleared
16 4 (1.24%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.91%) SLA
2 13 (4.02%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (2.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 156 (48.30%) Active Directory
2 87 (26.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (20.43%) Hyper-V
4 36 (11.15%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (6.50%) Terminal Services
6 15 (4.64%) Docker
7 12 (3.72%) vSphere
8 7 (2.17%) XenApp
9 6 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (1.86%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.24%) NFS
12 3 (0.93%) iptables
12 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.93%) VMware NSX
12 3 (0.93%) Xen
13 2 (0.62%) KVM
13 2 (0.62%) LXC
Systems Management
1 24 (7.43%) Cacti
2 22 (6.81%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (6.50%) Puppet
3 21 (6.50%) SCCM
4 19 (5.88%) WSUS
5 18 (5.57%) Ansible
6 11 (3.41%) SmokePing
7 10 (3.10%) Kubernetes
7 10 (3.10%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (2.79%) Backup Exec
9 8 (2.48%) vCenter Server
10 6 (1.86%) Terraform
11 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (1.55%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
12 3 (0.93%) Salt
12 3 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.93%) WMI
13 2 (0.62%) Plesk
13 2 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 146 (45.20%) Microsoft
2 117 (36.22%) VMware
3 93 (28.79%) Cisco
4 65 (20.12%) Citrix
5 45 (13.93%) CheckPoint
5 45 (13.93%) HP
6 23 (7.12%) Juniper
7 22 (6.81%) Meraki
8 19 (5.88%) Red Hat
9 17 (5.26%) Dell
9 17 (5.26%) Xerox
10 15 (4.64%) IBM
10 15 (4.64%) Oracle
10 15 (4.64%) SAP
10 15 (4.64%) SonicWALL
11 14 (4.33%) Blue Coat
11 14 (4.33%) Cognos
11 14 (4.33%) Fortinet
11 14 (4.33%) Palo Alto
12 12 (3.72%) NetApp