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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 100 88
Rank change year-on-year -24 -12  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 137 196 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.22% 2.63% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.84% 13.37% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 109 156 152
Median salary £36,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.76% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,400 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,689
% change year-on-year +2.66% +2.21%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 990 1466 1574
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 16.01% 19.71% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 754 1209 1206
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -30 56 £41,500 +27.69% 10
Cambridgeshire +7 46 £40,750 +1.87% 12
Essex -2 14 £47,500 +79.24% 1
Suffolk +23 12 £29,000 -14.07% 1
Bedfordshire +29 11 £31,250 -7.40%
Norfolk -15 2 £36,500 -14.11% 1
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 191 (69.20%) Windows
2 183 (66.30%) DHCP
3 161 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 130 (47.10%) Microsoft
5 119 (43.12%) TCP/IP
6 112 (40.58%) Windows Server
7 105 (38.04%) Firewall
7 105 (38.04%) VMware
8 99 (35.87%) Linux
9 96 (34.78%) Cisco
10 90 (32.61%) ITIL
11 86 (31.16%) Office 365
12 83 (30.07%) MS Exchange
13 78 (28.26%) VPN
13 78 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 70 (25.36%) LAN
15 66 (23.91%) WAN
16 65 (23.55%) MS Excel
17 63 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
18 60 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
19 59 (21.38%) Windows Server 2012
20 56 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
21 50 (18.12%) VoIP
22 49 (17.75%) SQL
22 49 (17.75%) Hyper-V
23 48 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
24 47 (17.03%) PowerShell
25 46 (16.67%) Windows 7
26 45 (16.30%) Citrix
27 42 (15.22%) SAN

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 83 (30.07%) MS Exchange
2 32 (11.59%) Exchange Server 2010
2 32 (11.59%) Skype for Business
3 25 (9.06%) SharePoint
4 17 (6.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (5.07%) IIS
6 8 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.81%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.81%) WordPress
8 4 (1.45%) Apache
8 4 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.09%) CMS
9 3 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.72%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.72%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.72%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.36%) JBoss
11 1 (0.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 65 (23.55%) MS Excel
2 36 (13.04%) MS Office
3 3 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.72%) assyst
4 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.36%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.36%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 86 (31.16%) Office 365
2 48 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.99%) PaaS
5 10 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.54%) Mimecast
7 5 (1.81%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.09%) IaaS
8 3 (1.09%) SaaS
9 2 (0.72%) iTunes
10 1 (0.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 183 (66.30%) DHCP
2 119 (43.12%) TCP/IP
3 105 (38.04%) Firewall
4 78 (28.26%) VPN
5 70 (25.36%) LAN
6 66 (23.91%) WAN
7 50 (18.12%) VoIP
8 42 (15.22%) SAN
8 42 (15.22%) VLAN
9 33 (11.96%) FTP
10 27 (9.78%) SMTP
11 26 (9.42%) HTTP
12 23 (8.33%) Internet
12 23 (8.33%) Wireless
13 22 (7.97%) BGP
14 21 (7.61%) Remote Desktop
15 20 (7.25%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (6.52%) IPv4
17 17 (6.16%) LDAP
18 16 (5.80%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.49%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.25%) MySQL
3 11 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.72%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.72%) MS Access
8 2 (0.72%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.72%) Redis
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.36%) Power BI
9 1 (0.36%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.45%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.45%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.45%) MSI
3 3 (1.09%) GoCD
3 3 (1.09%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.72%) JIRA
4 2 (0.72%) Subversion
5 1 (0.36%) Toad
General
1 20 (7.25%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.52%) Retail
3 12 (4.35%) Finance
4 10 (3.62%) Manufacturing
4 10 (3.62%) Marketing
5 7 (2.54%) Banking
6 5 (1.81%) Games
7 4 (1.45%) Back Office
7 4 (1.45%) Legal
8 2 (0.72%) Advertising
8 2 (0.72%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (22.10%) Support Engineer
2 41 (14.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (11.96%) Analyst
4 32 (11.59%) IT Support
5 31 (11.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 28 (10.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 24 (8.70%) IT Engineer
8 22 (7.97%) Network Engineer
9 20 (7.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 20 (7.25%) IT Support Engineer
9 20 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (6.52%) Server Engineer
10 18 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
11 17 (6.16%) Support Analyst
12 16 (5.80%) Administrator
12 16 (5.80%) Infrastructure Support
12 16 (5.80%) Server Support
13 15 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
14 14 (5.07%) 2nd Line Support
14 14 (5.07%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (8.33%) Web Services
2 13 (4.71%) HTML
3 12 (4.35%) CSS
4 9 (3.26%) XML
5 6 (2.17%) jQuery
6 5 (1.81%) .NET
6 5 (1.81%) AngularJS
6 5 (1.81%) CSS3
6 5 (1.81%) EDI
6 5 (1.81%) HTML5
6 5 (1.81%) Node.js
6 5 (1.81%) React
6 5 (1.81%) REST
6 5 (1.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (1.45%) SOAP
8 3 (1.09%) ASP.NET
8 3 (1.09%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (1.09%) RESTful
8 3 (1.09%) WSH
8 3 (1.09%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 40 (14.49%) Data Centre
2 19 (6.88%) Driving Licence
3 17 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.71%) Blackberry
5 11 (3.99%) Replication
6 9 (3.26%) Clustering
7 6 (2.17%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.45%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.45%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.45%) User Experience
9 3 (1.09%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.09%) Blog
9 3 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.09%) iPad
9 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.72%) Handset
10 2 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 191 (69.20%) Windows
2 112 (40.58%) Windows Server
3 99 (35.87%) Linux
4 63 (22.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (21.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 32 (11.59%) Windows 10
8 25 (9.06%) Unix
9 20 (7.25%) Windows 8
10 18 (6.52%) Mac OS X
11 16 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (3.26%) Windows XP
14 7 (2.54%) Mac OS
15 6 (2.17%) CentOS
15 6 (2.17%) Solaris
15 6 (2.17%) Ubuntu
16 5 (1.81%) Windows Vista
17 3 (1.09%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.61%) ITIL
2 30 (10.87%) Problem Management
3 26 (9.42%) Network Management
4 23 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (7.25%) Change Management
6 18 (6.52%) E-Commerce
7 17 (6.16%) DevOps
7 17 (6.16%) ITIL V3
7 17 (6.16%) Mentoring
8 15 (5.43%) Load Balancing
9 14 (5.07%) High Availability
9 14 (5.07%) Project Management
9 14 (5.07%) Service Delivery
9 14 (5.07%) Time Management
10 11 (3.99%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (3.99%) Software Engineering
11 10 (3.62%) CRM
11 10 (3.62%) Workflow
12 8 (2.90%) Business Continuity
12 8 (2.90%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 49 (17.75%) SQL
2 47 (17.03%) PowerShell
3 29 (10.51%) Python
4 19 (6.88%) Bash Shell
4 19 (6.88%) VBScript
5 15 (5.43%) Perl
5 15 (5.43%) VB
6 14 (5.07%) JavaScript
7 9 (3.26%) C
7 9 (3.26%) Java
8 7 (2.54%) PHP
9 6 (2.17%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.81%) C#
11 4 (1.45%) Ruby
12 3 (1.09%) Go
12 3 (1.09%) Rust
12 3 (1.09%) Scala
12 3 (1.09%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.72%) VBA
14 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (20.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (14.86%) MCSE
4 40 (14.49%) MCP
5 36 (13.04%) Degree
6 30 (10.87%) CCNP
7 29 (10.51%) MCSA
8 26 (9.42%) CCNA
9 24 (8.70%) CCIE
10 22 (7.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (7.61%) SC Cleared
11 21 (7.61%) Security Cleared
12 10 (3.62%) Citrix Certification
12 10 (3.62%) MCITP
13 7 (2.54%) A+ Certification
13 7 (2.54%) CCAA
13 7 (2.54%) MCTS
14 6 (2.17%) JNCIP
14 6 (2.17%) Network+ Certification
15 5 (1.81%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.43%) SLA
2 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.72%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 161 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 78 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (17.75%) Hyper-V
4 29 (10.51%) VMware ESXi
5 22 (7.97%) vSphere
6 17 (6.16%) XenApp
7 16 (5.80%) VMware ESX
8 11 (3.99%) Terminal Services
8 11 (3.99%) XenDesktop
9 10 (3.62%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (2.90%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (2.17%) Docker
13 4 (1.45%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (1.09%) iptables
15 2 (0.72%) NFS
15 2 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.36%) FreeRADIUS
16 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (9.78%) SCCM
2 19 (6.88%) Puppet
3 15 (5.43%) Backup Exec
4 14 (5.07%) Ansible
4 14 (5.07%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (4.71%) SCOM
6 7 (2.54%) WSUS
7 6 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (2.17%) Nagios
7 6 (2.17%) Salt
8 5 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (1.81%) Terraform
9 4 (1.45%) BladeLogic
9 4 (1.45%) Grafana
9 4 (1.45%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.36%) Kibana
11 1 (0.36%) logstash
11 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.36%) Packer
Vendors
1 130 (47.10%) Microsoft
2 105 (38.04%) VMware
3 96 (34.78%) Cisco
4 45 (16.30%) Citrix
5 29 (10.51%) CheckPoint
6 28 (10.14%) Juniper
7 22 (7.97%) HP
8 21 (7.61%) F5
8 21 (7.61%) SolarWinds
9 17 (6.16%) Veeam
10 16 (5.80%) IBM
11 15 (5.43%) Blue Coat
12 14 (5.07%) Oracle
13 10 (3.62%) NetApp
13 10 (3.62%) Red Hat
14 8 (2.90%) Symantec
14 8 (2.90%) WatchGuard
15 7 (2.54%) Apple
15 7 (2.54%) Dell
15 7 (2.54%) SonicWALL
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