Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 112 121
Rank change year-on-year +41 +9 -25
Permanent jobs citing DNS 376 332 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.71% 2.76% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.55% 14.46% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 249 285 320
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +11.84%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,250 £65,000 £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 1,923 2,296 2,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.95% 19.07% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,350 1,919 1,720
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,200 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 2018. 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 +4 198 £50,000 +14.29% 22
Cambridgeshire +69 86 £38,000 +26.67% 15
Essex +13 41 £26,500 -49.52% 7
Bedfordshire +9 20 £42,500 +19.72% 6
Suffolk +3 18 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Norfolk +15 13 £35,000 +3.70% 2
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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.

1 246 (65.43%) Windows
2 221 (58.78%) DHCP
3 216 (57.45%) Active Directory
4 203 (53.99%) Microsoft
5 195 (51.86%) TCP/IP
6 147 (39.10%) Firewall
7 138 (36.70%) VMware
8 131 (34.84%) Windows Server
9 123 (32.71%) PowerShell
10 118 (31.38%) VPN
11 113 (30.05%) Microsoft Azure
12 112 (29.79%) Linux
13 104 (27.66%) Office 365
14 81 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
15 78 (20.74%) Amazon AWS
16 75 (19.95%) VMware Infrastructure
17 71 (18.88%) Python
17 71 (18.88%) Windows Server 2012
18 70 (18.62%) MS Exchange
19 67 (17.82%) Hyper-V
20 64 (17.02%) Degree
20 64 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 60 (15.96%) LAN
22 58 (15.43%) WAN
22 58 (15.43%) Cisco
22 58 (15.43%) Windows 10
23 57 (15.16%) Data Centre
23 57 (15.16%) SSL
23 57 (15.16%) ITIL
24 55 (14.63%) Citrix

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 (18.62%) MS Exchange
2 28 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 27 (7.18%) OpenStack
4 24 (6.38%) IIS
5 23 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (5.59%) Skype for Business
7 18 (4.79%) WebLogic
8 16 (4.26%) WebSphere
9 13 (3.46%) GlassFish
9 13 (3.46%) JBoss
9 13 (3.46%) MQSeries
9 13 (3.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (2.39%) Apache
10 9 (2.39%) SharePoint
11 7 (1.86%) Confluence
11 7 (1.86%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (1.60%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.60%) CMS
12 6 (1.60%) Kentico
12 6 (1.60%) SAS
Applications
1 50 (13.30%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.66%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.80%) Documaker
2 2 (0.53%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.27%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 113 (30.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 104 (27.66%) Office 365
3 78 (20.74%) Amazon AWS
4 32 (8.51%) IaaS
5 25 (6.65%) PaaS
6 22 (5.85%) Cloud Computing
7 20 (5.32%) AWS CloudFormation
7 20 (5.32%) SaaS
8 15 (3.99%) GitHub
9 11 (2.93%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (2.93%) Mimecast
10 9 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
11 8 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 7 (1.86%) Amazon S3
12 7 (1.86%) AWS CloudTrail
12 7 (1.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 6 (1.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (1.60%) Amazon Glacier
13 6 (1.60%) Amazon SQS
14 1 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 221 (58.78%) DHCP
2 195 (51.86%) TCP/IP
3 147 (39.10%) Firewall
4 118 (31.38%) VPN
5 60 (15.96%) LAN
6 58 (15.43%) WAN
7 57 (15.16%) SSL
8 45 (11.97%) HTTP
9 44 (11.70%) SAN
10 43 (11.44%) Internet
10 43 (11.44%) MPLS
11 37 (9.84%) VLAN
12 33 (8.78%) SNMP
13 30 (7.98%) Network Security
14 29 (7.71%) VoIP
15 28 (7.45%) BGP
16 27 (7.18%) Wireless
17 21 (5.59%) Reverse Proxy
18 20 (5.32%) ICMP
19 18 (4.79%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.66%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (2.66%) Power BI
3 8 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.60%) Apache Hive
4 6 (1.60%) Apache Zeppelin
4 6 (1.60%) HBase
4 6 (1.60%) MySQL
4 6 (1.60%) Sqoop
5 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.06%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.06%) MS Access
6 4 (1.06%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (5.05%) JIRA
2 14 (3.72%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.46%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.60%) gulp
4 6 (1.60%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.33%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.06%) Subversion
6 4 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.80%) Burp Suite
7 3 (0.80%) Gerrit
7 3 (0.80%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.80%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (0.80%) Vagrant
8 2 (0.53%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.27%) Selenium
9 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 39 (10.37%) Finance
2 27 (7.18%) Retail
3 10 (2.66%) French Language
3 10 (2.66%) German Language
3 10 (2.66%) Swedish Language
3 10 (2.66%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.13%) Electronics
5 6 (1.60%) Advertising
6 4 (1.06%) Banking
6 4 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.80%) Legal
8 2 (0.53%) Automotive
8 2 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (15.16%) Analyst
2 54 (14.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (10.37%) 2nd Line Support
4 38 (10.11%) Network Engineer
5 34 (9.04%) Support Engineer
6 31 (8.24%) IT Support
7 27 (7.18%) Architect
7 27 (7.18%) Systems Engineer
8 24 (6.38%) Security Engineer
9 21 (5.59%) Support Analyst
10 19 (5.05%) Infrastructure Architect
10 19 (5.05%) IT Engineer
11 16 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
11 16 (4.26%) IT Analyst
11 16 (4.26%) Support Technician
12 14 (3.72%) Cloud Architect
12 14 (3.72%) Consultant
12 14 (3.72%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (3.72%) Server Engineer
12 14 (3.72%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (12.77%) Web Services
2 20 (5.32%) LDAP
3 19 (5.05%) ActiveMQ
4 16 (4.26%) YAML
5 15 (3.99%) SOAP
6 13 (3.46%) EJB
6 13 (3.46%) EJB 3.0
6 13 (3.46%) HornetQ
6 13 (3.46%) Java EE
6 13 (3.46%) Java SE
6 13 (3.46%) JMS
6 13 (3.46%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (2.93%) .NET
8 10 (2.66%) AngularJS
9 9 (2.39%) Flash
9 9 (2.39%) HTML
9 9 (2.39%) RESTful
10 8 (2.13%) CSS
10 8 (2.13%) jQuery
10 8 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 81 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (15.16%) Data Centre
3 53 (14.10%) Management Information System
4 45 (11.97%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (6.91%) Replication
6 23 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
6 23 (6.12%) Security Operations Centre
7 18 (4.79%) Linux Command Line
8 15 (3.99%) Public Cloud
9 13 (3.46%) Computer Science
10 8 (2.13%) PKI
11 7 (1.86%) Clustering
12 6 (1.60%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.60%) iPhone
12 6 (1.60%) Private Cloud
12 6 (1.60%) Smartphone
13 5 (1.33%) Apple TV
13 5 (1.33%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 5 (1.33%) Driving Licence
13 5 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 246 (65.43%) Windows
2 131 (34.84%) Windows Server
3 112 (29.79%) Linux
4 71 (18.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (15.43%) Windows 10
6 55 (14.63%) Windows 7
7 49 (13.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 40 (10.64%) Windows 8
9 33 (8.78%) Mac OS X
10 24 (6.38%) Unix
11 22 (5.85%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (3.72%) CentOS
13 12 (3.19%) Ubuntu
14 10 (2.66%) Apple iOS
14 10 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 10 (2.66%) Windows XP
15 9 (2.39%) Android
16 8 (2.13%) Kali Linux
16 8 (2.13%) VMS
17 6 (1.60%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 57 (15.16%) ITIL
3 52 (13.83%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (11.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 43 (11.44%) Mentoring
6 42 (11.17%) DevOps
7 39 (10.37%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (10.37%) Security Operations
8 38 (10.11%) SIEM
9 36 (9.57%) Change Management
10 32 (8.51%) Identity Access Management
10 32 (8.51%) Migration
11 30 (7.98%) Cybersecurity
12 29 (7.71%) Security Architecture
13 27 (7.18%) Information Security
14 26 (6.91%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (6.65%) Presales
15 25 (6.65%) Service Management
16 23 (6.12%) Configuration Management
16 23 (6.12%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 123 (32.71%) PowerShell
2 71 (18.88%) Python
3 48 (12.77%) Java
4 45 (11.97%) SQL
5 41 (10.90%) Bash Shell
6 29 (7.71%) JavaScript
6 29 (7.71%) Perl
7 20 (5.32%) Shell Script
8 13 (3.46%) VBA
8 13 (3.46%) VBScript
9 11 (2.93%) AWK
10 10 (2.66%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.13%) C#
12 5 (1.33%) C
12 5 (1.33%) PHP
13 3 (0.80%) C++
13 3 (0.80%) Ruby
14 2 (0.53%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.53%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 64 (17.02%) Degree
2 53 (14.10%) Cisco Certification
3 51 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (10.90%) CCNA
5 34 (9.04%) GCIA
6 26 (6.91%) MCSE
7 24 (6.38%) CEH
8 22 (5.85%) MCSA
9 20 (5.32%) AWS Certification
9 20 (5.32%) GCIH
10 19 (5.05%) CompTIA Security+
11 17 (4.52%) CCNP
11 17 (4.52%) GSEC
11 17 (4.52%) SSCP
12 13 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (3.19%) CCIE
13 12 (3.19%) MCP
14 11 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (2.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (2.66%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.38%) SLA
2 10 (2.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (2.39%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.33%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.53%) SAS 70
6 1 (0.27%) GDPR
6 1 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 216 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 75 (19.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 67 (17.82%) Hyper-V
4 42 (11.17%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (9.31%) vSphere
6 19 (5.05%) Terminal Services
7 16 (4.26%) XenApp
8 14 (3.72%) XenDesktop
9 11 (2.93%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (2.39%) Docker
11 8 (2.13%) BitLocker
11 8 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (1.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 6 (1.60%) HDFS
12 6 (1.60%) VMware NSX
13 4 (1.06%) VirtualBox
14 3 (0.80%) NFS
14 3 (0.80%) Samba
14 3 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 44 (11.70%) Puppet
2 37 (9.84%) SCOM
3 33 (8.78%) SCCM
4 31 (8.24%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (6.12%) Backup Exec
6 20 (5.32%) QRadar
7 11 (2.93%) CSIRT
8 9 (2.39%) vRealize
9 8 (2.13%) Ansible
9 8 (2.13%) FortiGate
9 8 (2.13%) PowerCLI
10 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Intune
11 6 (1.60%) Ambari
11 6 (1.60%) Hadoop YARN
11 6 (1.60%) Oozie
11 6 (1.60%) Terraform
12 5 (1.33%) Nagios
12 5 (1.33%) vRealize Orchestrator
13 4 (1.06%) Kubernetes
13 4 (1.06%) WSUS
Vendors
1 203 (53.99%) Microsoft
2 138 (36.70%) VMware
3 58 (15.43%) Cisco
4 55 (14.63%) Citrix
5 39 (10.37%) HP
6 33 (8.78%) Splunk
7 30 (7.98%) Oracle
8 26 (6.91%) Juniper
9 24 (6.38%) Veeam
10 21 (5.59%) Avaya
10 21 (5.59%) Dell
10 21 (5.59%) IBM
11 17 (4.52%) NetApp
12 14 (3.72%) Apple
13 12 (3.19%) Brocade
13 12 (3.19%) SAP
14 10 (2.66%) Draytek
15 9 (2.39%) Google
15 9 (2.39%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (2.39%) SonicWALL