Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East of England
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 69 114
Rank change year-on-year -16 +45 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 221 393 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.38% 3.97% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.70% 20.33% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 150 260 285
East of England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £24,675 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £59,125 £62,625 £65,000
England median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +3.66%

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 1,323 1,933 2,258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.21% 19.54% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 995 1,345 1,863
East of England median annual salary £43,500 £44,400 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.03% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,118 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -9 104 £42,500 -5.56% 21
Cambridgeshire +21 64 £40,500 +11.72% 15
Bedfordshire +12 24 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Essex -20 13 £44,735 +78.94% 9
Suffolk +3 8 £27,500 -31.25% 9
Norfolk -6 8 £31,500 -10.00% 8
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 130 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 126 (57.01%) DHCP
3 125 (56.56%) Windows
4 119 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 102 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 99 (44.80%) Windows Server
7 87 (39.37%) VMware
8 85 (38.46%) Office 365
9 80 (36.20%) Firewall
10 79 (35.75%) Azure
11 70 (31.67%) MS Exchange
12 63 (28.51%) Hyper-V
13 54 (24.43%) Citrix
14 52 (23.53%) PowerShell
15 50 (22.62%) LAN
15 50 (22.62%) Linux
16 49 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2010
17 48 (21.72%) Data Centre
18 47 (21.27%) DevOps
19 45 (20.36%) XenApp
20 44 (19.91%) WAN
21 43 (19.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 41 (18.55%) Cisco
22 41 (18.55%) Windows Server 2012
23 38 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
23 38 (17.19%) VPN
24 37 (16.74%) Exchange Server 2013
25 35 (15.84%) Cisco Certification
26 34 (15.38%) Puppet
27 33 (14.93%) Bash Shell

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 (31.67%) MS Exchange
2 49 (22.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (16.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 32 (14.48%) Skype for Business
5 24 (10.86%) SharePoint
6 14 (6.33%) IIS
7 10 (4.52%) nginx
8 7 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (2.26%) OpenStack
9 5 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.81%) Apache
11 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.71%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.90%) Gephi
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 85 (38.46%) Office 365
2 79 (35.75%) Azure
3 28 (12.67%) AWS
4 24 (10.86%) OneDrive
5 21 (9.50%) GCP
6 13 (5.88%) SaaS
7 10 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (4.07%) Mimecast
9 8 (3.62%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (3.62%) IaaS
9 8 (3.62%) Stackdriver
10 7 (3.17%) GitHub
11 3 (1.36%) Azure Stack
11 3 (1.36%) Cloudflare
11 3 (1.36%) G Suite
12 2 (0.90%) PaaS
12 2 (0.90%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.90%) Yammer
13 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.45%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 126 (57.01%) DHCP
2 102 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 80 (36.20%) Firewall
4 50 (22.62%) LAN
5 44 (19.91%) WAN
6 38 (17.19%) VPN
7 33 (14.93%) Skype
8 29 (13.12%) NetScaler
9 28 (12.67%) SSL
10 24 (10.86%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (10.41%) VoIP
12 22 (9.95%) BGP
12 22 (9.95%) OSPF
12 22 (9.95%) VLAN
13 17 (7.69%) Wireless
14 16 (7.24%) Internet
15 14 (6.33%) HTTP
15 14 (6.33%) Network Security
16 13 (5.88%) EIGRP
17 12 (5.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.24%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.17%) Big Data
4 5 (2.26%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.90%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (0.90%) Impala
5 2 (0.90%) Power BI
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.45%) MySQL
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (12.22%) Jenkins
2 23 (10.41%) Git (software)
3 14 (6.33%) Artifactory
3 14 (6.33%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (2.26%) GitLab
5 3 (1.36%) Selenium
5 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.90%) JIRA
7 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (10.41%) Finance
1 23 (10.41%) Retail
2 6 (2.71%) Police
2 6 (2.71%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.81%) Automotive
3 4 (1.81%) Electronics
3 4 (1.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.81%) Marketing
3 4 (1.81%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.36%) Banking
5 1 (0.45%) Billing
5 1 (0.45%) French Language
5 1 (0.45%) Games
5 1 (0.45%) German Language
5 1 (0.45%) Law
5 1 (0.45%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (16.29%) Analyst
2 35 (15.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 33 (14.93%) Network Engineer
4 28 (12.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 21 (9.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 18 (8.14%) IT Engineer
6 18 (8.14%) IT Support
7 17 (7.69%) Support Engineer
8 15 (6.79%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (6.79%) Linux Engineer
9 12 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
10 9 (4.07%) Administrator
10 9 (4.07%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (4.07%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (3.62%) IT Support Engineer
12 7 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (3.17%) Field Engineer
12 7 (3.17%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.17%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.14%) Web Services
2 12 (5.43%) Elastic Stack
3 9 (4.07%) WSH
4 8 (3.62%) LDAP
5 7 (3.17%) Kafka
6 5 (2.26%) OAuth
6 5 (2.26%) OAuth2
6 5 (2.26%) OpenID
6 5 (2.26%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (2.26%) REST
7 4 (1.81%) .NET
7 4 (1.81%) Node.js
8 3 (1.36%) SAML
9 2 (0.90%) COM
9 2 (0.90%) MAPI
10 1 (0.45%) CSS
10 1 (0.45%) HTML
10 1 (0.45%) LAMP
10 1 (0.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (21.72%) Data Centre
2 30 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.62%) Public Cloud
6 7 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (3.17%) PKI
7 6 (2.71%) Clustering
7 6 (2.71%) NHS
7 6 (2.71%) Private Cloud
7 6 (2.71%) Replication
8 5 (2.26%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (1.36%) Wiki
10 2 (0.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 2 (0.90%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.45%) Blog
11 1 (0.45%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.45%) Online Games
11 1 (0.45%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 125 (56.56%) Windows
2 99 (44.80%) Windows Server
3 50 (22.62%) Linux
4 41 (18.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (9.50%) Windows 10
7 15 (6.79%) Windows 7
7 15 (6.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.52%) CentOS
9 7 (3.17%) Mac OS X
10 6 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.26%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.26%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.36%) Unix
13 2 (0.90%) Solaris
14 1 (0.45%) Debian
14 1 (0.45%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.27%) DevOps
2 43 (19.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 31 (14.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 31 (14.03%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (13.57%) ITIL
4 30 (13.57%) Load Balancing
5 25 (11.31%) Microservices
6 20 (9.05%) Network Management
7 19 (8.60%) Service Management
8 18 (8.14%) Incident Management
9 17 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (7.69%) Performance Measurement
10 16 (7.24%) Performance Tuning
11 15 (6.79%) Break/Fix
12 14 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (6.33%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.33%) Server Management
13 10 (4.52%) Analytics
13 10 (4.52%) Patch Management
14 9 (4.07%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 52 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 33 (14.93%) Bash Shell
3 30 (13.57%) Python
4 20 (9.05%) SQL
5 17 (7.69%) Perl
5 17 (7.69%) Ruby
6 9 (4.07%) JavaScript
6 9 (4.07%) VBScript
7 8 (3.62%) PHP
8 7 (3.17%) Java
9 5 (2.26%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.36%) Go
10 3 (1.36%) VBA
11 2 (0.90%) PHP 5
11 2 (0.90%) PHP 7
11 2 (0.90%) R
12 1 (0.45%) C
12 1 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 35 (15.84%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (13.12%) CCNA
3 24 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (8.60%) MCSA
5 16 (7.24%) CCNP
5 16 (7.24%) MCSE
6 15 (6.79%) Degree
7 10 (4.52%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (3.62%) CCIE
8 8 (3.62%) JNCIE
8 8 (3.62%) JNCIP
9 7 (3.17%) JNCIS
10 6 (2.71%) CCDP
10 6 (2.71%) DBS Check
11 5 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (2.26%) MCP
12 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.90%) CCENT
13 2 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.24%) SLA
2 7 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.36%) GDPR
4 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 119 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 63 (28.51%) Hyper-V
3 45 (20.36%) XenApp
4 30 (13.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (9.95%) vSphere
6 16 (7.24%) Docker
7 9 (4.07%) XenDesktop
8 5 (2.26%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.36%) LXC
9 3 (1.36%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.90%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.90%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 34 (15.38%) Puppet
2 30 (13.57%) Ansible
3 28 (12.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 16 (7.24%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (5.43%) Kubernetes
6 11 (4.98%) SCCM
6 11 (4.98%) Single Sign-On
7 10 (4.52%) Kibana
8 8 (3.62%) HAProxy
8 8 (3.62%) logstash
9 7 (3.17%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (3.17%) WSUS
10 6 (2.71%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (2.71%) SCOM
10 6 (2.71%) Terraform
11 5 (2.26%) Backup Exec
11 5 (2.26%) Jamf Pro
11 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (1.36%) AirWatch
12 3 (1.36%) Opsgenie
Vendors
1 130 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 87 (39.37%) VMware
3 54 (24.43%) Citrix
4 41 (18.55%) Cisco
5 28 (12.67%) CommVault
5 28 (12.67%) Symantec
6 20 (9.05%) Google
7 19 (8.60%) F5
7 19 (8.60%) Ivanti
7 19 (8.60%) Zscaler
8 17 (7.69%) Meraki
9 16 (7.24%) HP
10 14 (6.33%) Dell
10 14 (6.33%) Percona
11 10 (4.52%) Juniper
11 10 (4.52%) SolarWinds
12 9 (4.07%) Red Hat
13 8 (3.62%) New Relic
14 7 (3.17%) Palo Alto
14 7 (3.17%) SonicWALL