Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 104 126
Rank change year-on-year +38 +22 -26
Permanent jobs citing DNS 393 338 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.17% 2.87% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.07% 15.74% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 257 287 289
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 1,865 2,148 1,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 19.77% 18.23% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,314 1,779 1,557
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,250 £24,400
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £66,250
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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +18 220 £42,500 -15.00% 20
Cambridgeshire +47 74 £37,500 +7.14% 24
Essex +35 47 £25,000 -44.44% 8
Bedfordshire +8 28 £42,500 +3.03% 6
Suffolk +12 15 £40,000 +8.11% 4
Norfolk +18 9 £35,000 +7.69% 2
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 260 (66.16%) Windows
2 250 (63.61%) DHCP
3 241 (61.32%) Active Directory
4 234 (59.54%) Microsoft
5 170 (43.26%) TCP/IP
6 163 (41.48%) VMware
7 152 (38.68%) Firewall
8 133 (33.84%) Windows Server
9 132 (33.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 120 (30.53%) Linux
11 114 (29.01%) PowerShell
11 114 (29.01%) Office 365
12 101 (25.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 98 (24.94%) VPN
14 89 (22.65%) Windows Server 2012
15 81 (20.61%) Analytical Skills
16 77 (19.59%) Citrix
17 75 (19.08%) MS Exchange
18 73 (18.58%) Amazon AWS
19 70 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
19 70 (17.81%) Hyper-V
20 65 (16.54%) Python
20 65 (16.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 64 (16.28%) Data Centre
21 64 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
21 64 (16.28%) Cisco
22 60 (15.27%) LAN
22 60 (15.27%) Windows 10
23 59 (15.01%) SCCM
24 58 (14.76%) Windows 7

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 75 (19.08%) MS Exchange
2 31 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
3 28 (7.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (6.87%) IIS
5 23 (5.85%) OpenStack
6 20 (5.09%) Skype for Business
7 12 (3.05%) GlassFish
7 12 (3.05%) JBoss
7 12 (3.05%) MQSeries
7 12 (3.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (3.05%) WebLogic
7 12 (3.05%) WebSphere
8 10 (2.54%) Apache
8 10 (2.54%) CMS
8 10 (2.54%) Kentico
9 9 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.29%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.27%) Apache Pig
10 5 (1.27%) Apache Spark
10 5 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 64 (16.28%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.56%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 132 (33.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 114 (29.01%) Office 365
3 73 (18.58%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (6.36%) PaaS
5 24 (6.11%) SaaS
6 23 (5.85%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (5.85%) IaaS
7 21 (5.34%) AWS CloudFormation
8 13 (3.31%) Amazon EC2
8 13 (3.31%) Mimecast
9 11 (2.80%) GitHub
9 11 (2.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 9 (2.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (2.29%) Amazon Glacier
10 9 (2.29%) Amazon S3
10 9 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
10 9 (2.29%) AWS CloudTrail
10 9 (2.29%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 250 (63.61%) DHCP
2 170 (43.26%) TCP/IP
3 152 (38.68%) Firewall
4 98 (24.94%) VPN
5 60 (15.27%) LAN
6 53 (13.49%) WAN
7 48 (12.21%) Internet
8 47 (11.96%) SSL
9 38 (9.67%) VLAN
10 37 (9.41%) SAN
10 37 (9.41%) VoIP
11 33 (8.40%) HTTP
12 29 (7.38%) Wireless
13 28 (7.12%) Network Security
14 25 (6.36%) BGP
14 25 (6.36%) MPLS
14 25 (6.36%) SNMP
15 23 (5.85%) SMTP
16 21 (5.34%) Fibre Channel
17 18 (4.58%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.98%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (2.04%) MySQL
4 7 (1.78%) Hadoop
4 7 (1.78%) Power BI
5 6 (1.53%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.27%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.27%) Apache Zeppelin
6 5 (1.27%) HBase
6 5 (1.27%) Sqoop
7 3 (0.76%) MariaDB
7 3 (0.76%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.51%) Big Data
8 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.51%) MS Access
8 2 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (3.31%) JIRA
2 12 (3.05%) Jenkins
3 10 (2.54%) gulp
4 9 (2.29%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.78%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (0.76%) Burp Suite
7 3 (0.76%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.76%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.25%) Selenium
9 1 (0.25%) Subversion
9 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (10.43%) Retail
2 31 (7.89%) Finance
3 18 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.80%) German Language
5 9 (2.29%) Advertising
5 9 (2.29%) French Language
5 9 (2.29%) Swedish Language
6 8 (2.04%) Electronics
7 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.51%) Back Office
8 2 (0.51%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 64 (16.28%) Analyst
2 50 (12.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 40 (10.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 35 (8.91%) Network Engineer
5 33 (8.40%) Support Engineer
6 27 (6.87%) Systems Engineer
7 26 (6.62%) IT Support
8 24 (6.11%) Architect
9 22 (5.60%) Support Analyst
10 19 (4.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 19 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support
11 18 (4.58%) Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (4.33%) Support Technician
13 16 (4.07%) AWS Specialist
13 16 (4.07%) IT Analyst
13 16 (4.07%) IT Engineer
13 16 (4.07%) Security Engineer
14 15 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support Technician
14 15 (3.82%) Developer
15 13 (3.31%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.21%) Web Services
2 21 (5.34%) ActiveMQ
3 16 (4.07%) .NET
3 16 (4.07%) LDAP
3 16 (4.07%) YAML
4 15 (3.82%) CSS
5 14 (3.56%) HTML
6 13 (3.31%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.31%) jQuery
7 12 (3.05%) EJB
7 12 (3.05%) EJB 3.0
7 12 (3.05%) HornetQ
7 12 (3.05%) Java EE
7 12 (3.05%) Java SE
7 12 (3.05%) JMS
7 12 (3.05%) SOAP
7 12 (3.05%) WebSphere MQ
8 11 (2.80%) AngularJS
9 10 (2.54%) Sass
9 10 (2.54%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 81 (20.61%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (16.28%) Data Centre
3 49 (12.47%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (11.96%) Management Information System
5 32 (8.14%) Replication
6 21 (5.34%) Hybrid Cloud
7 19 (4.83%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (3.82%) Public Cloud
9 14 (3.56%) Security Operations Centre
10 12 (3.05%) Driving Licence
10 12 (3.05%) PKI
11 9 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.53%) Cyberattack
13 5 (1.27%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 5 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
13 5 (1.27%) Smartphone
14 4 (1.02%) Blackberry
14 4 (1.02%) Clustering
14 4 (1.02%) EPoS
14 4 (1.02%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 260 (66.16%) Windows
2 133 (33.84%) Windows Server
3 120 (30.53%) Linux
4 89 (22.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 60 (15.27%) Windows 10
7 58 (14.76%) Windows 7
8 44 (11.20%) Windows 8
9 28 (7.12%) Mac OS X
10 27 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
11 21 (5.34%) Unix
12 12 (3.05%) Ubuntu
13 10 (2.54%) CentOS
13 10 (2.54%) Windows XP
14 8 (2.04%) Kali Linux
15 7 (1.78%) Debian
16 6 (1.53%) Apple iOS
16 6 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 5 (1.27%) VMS
18 4 (1.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (16.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 56 (14.25%) ITIL
3 53 (13.49%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (13.49%) Problem-Solving
4 48 (12.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 45 (11.45%) Mentoring
6 40 (10.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 40 (10.18%) Migration
7 39 (9.92%) Technical Leadership
8 37 (9.41%) Change Management
9 32 (8.14%) DevOps
10 28 (7.12%) Cybersecurity
10 28 (7.12%) SIEM
11 27 (6.87%) Identity Access Management
12 25 (6.36%) Server Building
13 24 (6.11%) Project Management
13 24 (6.11%) Service Management
14 22 (5.60%) Incident Management
14 22 (5.60%) Line Management
14 22 (5.60%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 114 (29.01%) PowerShell
2 65 (16.54%) Python
3 47 (11.96%) SQL
4 45 (11.45%) Bash Shell
5 40 (10.18%) Java
6 28 (7.12%) Perl
7 21 (5.34%) JavaScript
8 20 (5.09%) Shell Script
9 18 (4.58%) VBScript
10 15 (3.82%) C#
11 12 (3.05%) T-SQL
12 10 (2.54%) AWK
13 9 (2.29%) C
14 7 (1.78%) PHP
15 5 (1.27%) VBA
16 3 (0.76%) C++
16 3 (0.76%) Ruby
17 1 (0.25%) PHP 5
17 1 (0.25%) PHP 7
17 1 (0.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (12.72%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (11.96%) Degree
4 38 (9.67%) CCNA
5 27 (6.87%) GCIA
6 24 (6.11%) MCSE
7 22 (5.60%) GCIH
7 22 (5.60%) MCSA
8 21 (5.34%) CEH
9 19 (4.83%) AWS Certification
10 18 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (4.07%) GSEC
11 16 (4.07%) SSCP
12 15 (3.82%) CCIE
12 15 (3.82%) CCNP
12 15 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (3.05%) MCP
14 11 (2.80%) CompTIA Security+
15 6 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
15 6 (1.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.91%) SLA
2 13 (3.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (2.29%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.27%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.76%) GDPR
7 2 (0.51%) SAS 70
8 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 241 (61.32%) Active Directory
2 101 (25.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (17.81%) Hyper-V
4 38 (9.67%) VMware ESXi
5 33 (8.40%) vSphere
6 19 (4.83%) XenDesktop
7 14 (3.56%) BitLocker
7 14 (3.56%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (3.31%) XenApp
9 11 (2.80%) Docker
9 11 (2.80%) Terminal Server
10 10 (2.54%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (2.29%) Terminal Services
12 8 (2.04%) XenServer
13 6 (1.53%) NFS
13 6 (1.53%) VMware NSX
14 5 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (1.27%) HDFS
15 3 (0.76%) Postfix
15 3 (0.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 59 (15.01%) SCCM
2 47 (11.96%) Puppet
3 46 (11.70%) SCOM
4 29 (7.38%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (5.34%) Backup Exec
6 12 (3.05%) PowerCLI
7 11 (2.80%) QRadar
8 8 (2.04%) Terraform
9 6 (1.53%) Ansible
9 6 (1.53%) CSIRT
9 6 (1.53%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.53%) vRealize
10 5 (1.27%) Ambari
10 5 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
10 5 (1.27%) Oozie
10 5 (1.27%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 4 (1.02%) FortiGate
11 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (0.76%) SCOrch
12 3 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 234 (59.54%) Microsoft
2 163 (41.48%) VMware
3 77 (19.59%) Citrix
4 64 (16.28%) Cisco
5 41 (10.43%) HP
6 29 (7.38%) Splunk
7 27 (6.87%) Oracle
8 26 (6.62%) Juniper
8 26 (6.62%) Veeam
9 21 (5.34%) Avaya
9 21 (5.34%) Brocade
10 16 (4.07%) NetApp
11 15 (3.82%) Dell
11 15 (3.82%) IBM
12 14 (3.56%) 3PAR
13 13 (3.31%) Sophos
14 12 (3.05%) CommVault
15 11 (2.80%) F5
16 10 (2.54%) Rackspace
16 10 (2.54%) Twitter