Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East of England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 59 97
Rank change year-on-year -12 +38 +35
Permanent jobs citing DNS 208 384 390
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 3.74% 4.54% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.65% 23.44% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 158 259 293
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £22,700
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £71,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 1,115 1,638 2,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.05% 19.36% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 863 1,208 1,792
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £66,075 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

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 8 April 2020.

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 8 April 2020. 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 -15 107 £35,000 -17.65% 9
Cambridgeshire +25 45 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Essex -17 21 £45,000 +68.22% 1
Bedfordshire 0 13 £45,000 -5.26%
Suffolk +1 12 £50,000 +25.00%
Norfolk -3 10 £32,800 -16.96% 3
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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.

1 159 (76.44%) Windows
2 151 (72.60%) Active Directory
3 142 (68.27%) Microsoft
4 139 (66.83%) DHCP
5 123 (59.13%) Office 365
6 118 (56.73%) Windows Server
7 103 (49.52%) VMware
8 93 (44.71%) Azure
9 87 (41.83%) TCP/IP
10 74 (35.58%) Firewall
11 72 (34.62%) Windows Server 2016
12 64 (30.77%) MS Exchange
12 64 (30.77%) Citrix
12 64 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 62 (29.81%) LAN
14 59 (28.37%) SQL Server
15 57 (27.40%) Exchange Server 2010
15 57 (27.40%) PowerShell
16 55 (26.44%) AWS
16 55 (26.44%) WAN
17 54 (25.96%) Windows 10
18 53 (25.48%) Microsoft Office
19 52 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
20 50 (24.04%) Hyper-V
20 50 (24.04%) vSphere
21 47 (22.60%) XenApp
21 47 (22.60%) Disaster Recovery
22 46 (22.12%) VPN
23 43 (20.67%) VoIP
24 42 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008

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 64 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 57 (27.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (17.79%) SharePoint
4 33 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (10.10%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.85%) IIS
7 2 (0.96%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 53 (25.48%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.96%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.48%) Gephi
Cloud Services
1 123 (59.13%) Office 365
2 93 (44.71%) Azure
3 55 (26.44%) AWS
4 27 (12.98%) Azure Active Directory
4 27 (12.98%) OneDrive
5 16 (7.69%) GCP
6 9 (4.33%) IaaS
6 9 (4.33%) SaaS
7 7 (3.37%) GitHub
8 6 (2.88%) Cloudflare
8 6 (2.88%) G Suite
9 3 (1.44%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.96%) PaaS
10 2 (0.96%) Power Platform
11 1 (0.48%) Akamai
11 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.48%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.48%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 139 (66.83%) DHCP
2 87 (41.83%) TCP/IP
3 74 (35.58%) Firewall
4 62 (29.81%) LAN
5 55 (26.44%) WAN
6 46 (22.12%) VPN
7 43 (20.67%) VoIP
8 40 (19.23%) VLAN
9 27 (12.98%) SAN
10 24 (11.54%) Internet
10 24 (11.54%) Wireless
11 21 (10.10%) Skype
12 15 (7.21%) NetScaler
13 13 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
14 12 (5.77%) BGP
15 10 (4.81%) OSPF
16 9 (4.33%) SSL
16 9 (4.33%) VPLS
17 8 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless
17 8 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (28.37%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.73%) SQL Server 2016
3 5 (2.40%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.44%) MySQL
5 2 (0.96%) Big Data
5 2 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.96%) Power BI
5 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2017
5 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.48%) Impala
6 1 (0.48%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 10 (4.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.40%) GitLab
3 5 (2.40%) JIRA
4 2 (0.96%) Postman
4 2 (0.96%) Selenium
4 2 (0.96%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.96%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.48%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (0.48%) git-flow
5 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (9.13%) Finance
2 14 (6.73%) Retail
3 6 (2.88%) Police
4 5 (2.40%) Advertising
4 5 (2.40%) Law
5 3 (1.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.48%) French Language
6 1 (0.48%) German Language
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (22.60%) IT Support
2 46 (22.12%) IT Engineer
3 40 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (17.31%) Analyst
5 29 (13.94%) Support Engineer
6 22 (10.58%) IT Support Engineer
7 16 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
7 16 (7.69%) Network Engineer
8 15 (7.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 15 (7.21%) Support Analyst
9 13 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 13 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.77%) Network Support
11 11 (5.29%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (4.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.81%) Field Engineer
12 10 (4.81%) Team Leader
13 9 (4.33%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (12.50%) WSH
2 13 (6.25%) LDAP
2 13 (6.25%) Web Services
3 9 (4.33%) REST
4 8 (3.85%) SAML
5 7 (3.37%) OAuth
6 6 (2.88%) Kafka
7 5 (2.40%) HTML
7 5 (2.40%) OAuth2
7 5 (2.40%) OpenID
7 5 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (1.92%) SOAP
9 3 (1.44%) XML
10 2 (0.96%) CSS
10 2 (0.96%) Elastic Stack
10 2 (0.96%) jQuery
11 1 (0.48%) 802.1X
11 1 (0.48%) ADSI
11 1 (0.48%) COM
11 1 (0.48%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.42%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 15 (7.21%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (6.73%) Replication
5 10 (4.81%) Clustering
6 8 (3.85%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.88%) NHS
7 6 (2.88%) PKI
8 5 (2.40%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.40%) Renewable Energy
8 5 (2.40%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.44%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.96%) EPoS
10 2 (0.96%) iPad
11 1 (0.48%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 1 (0.48%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.48%) Handset
11 1 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 159 (76.44%) Windows
2 118 (56.73%) Windows Server
3 72 (34.62%) Windows Server 2016
4 64 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 54 (25.96%) Windows 10
6 42 (20.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 41 (19.71%) Windows Server 2019
8 25 (12.02%) Linux
9 15 (7.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (6.25%) Windows 7
11 7 (3.37%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.88%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.92%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.92%) Windows XP
14 3 (1.44%) Unix
15 2 (0.96%) Android
15 2 (0.96%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.48%) CentOS
16 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.60%) Disaster Recovery
2 41 (19.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 33 (15.87%) Server Management
4 30 (14.42%) Problem-Solving
5 26 (12.50%) DevOps
5 26 (12.50%) Patch Management
6 19 (9.13%) Service Delivery
7 18 (8.65%) ITIL
8 17 (8.17%) Incident Management
9 15 (7.21%) Configuration Management
9 15 (7.21%) Time Management
10 14 (6.73%) Change Management
11 12 (5.77%) Load Balancing
11 12 (5.77%) Mentoring
11 12 (5.77%) Migration
11 12 (5.77%) Project Delivery
12 11 (5.29%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (5.29%) Server Virtualisation
13 10 (4.81%) Information Security
13 10 (4.81%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.40%) PowerShell
2 31 (14.90%) SQL
3 26 (12.50%) VBScript
4 9 (4.33%) Bash Shell
4 9 (4.33%) Java
5 8 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 8 (3.85%) Python
6 3 (1.44%) PHP
7 2 (0.96%) C#
7 2 (0.96%) Perl
7 2 (0.96%) Ruby
8 1 (0.48%) C
8 1 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (8.65%) Degree
2 16 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (5.29%) MCSE
4 10 (4.81%) MCSA
5 6 (2.88%) JNCIE
5 6 (2.88%) JNCIP
5 6 (2.88%) JNCIS
5 6 (2.88%) MCP
6 5 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (1.92%) MCITP
8 3 (1.44%) CCNP
8 3 (1.44%) SSCP
9 2 (0.96%) GCIA
9 2 (0.96%) GCIH
9 2 (0.96%) GSEC
9 2 (0.96%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.42%) SLA
2 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 151 (72.60%) Active Directory
2 52 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (24.04%) Hyper-V
3 50 (24.04%) vSphere
4 47 (22.60%) XenApp
5 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (2.88%) Docker
7 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.96%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.96%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.96%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.48%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.48%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.48%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.48%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (10.58%) SCCM
2 19 (9.13%) Single Sign-On
3 13 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 12 (5.77%) Backup Exec
5 11 (5.29%) Puppet
6 8 (3.85%) Ansible
7 7 (3.37%) Microsoft Clustering
8 6 (2.88%) EMC NetWorker
8 6 (2.88%) Kubernetes
8 6 (2.88%) Opsgenie
9 5 (2.40%) WSUS
10 2 (0.96%) Jamf Pro
10 2 (0.96%) Kibana
10 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.96%) Terraform
11 1 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
11 1 (0.48%) Oozie
11 1 (0.48%) SCOM
11 1 (0.48%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.48%) vRealize
Vendors
1 142 (68.27%) Microsoft
2 103 (49.52%) VMware
3 64 (30.77%) Citrix
4 37 (17.79%) Cisco
5 34 (16.35%) HP
6 18 (8.65%) Google
7 16 (7.69%) Mitel
8 14 (6.73%) Symantec
9 13 (6.25%) Juniper
10 12 (5.77%) Asigra
10 12 (5.77%) SonicWALL
11 11 (5.29%) CommVault
12 10 (4.81%) CheckPoint
13 9 (4.33%) Veeam
14 8 (3.85%) NetApp
14 8 (3.85%) Zscaler
15 6 (2.88%) Atlassian
15 6 (2.88%) Okta
15 6 (2.88%) PagerDuty
16 5 (2.40%) Meraki