Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 130 125
Rank change year-on-year +48 -5 -39
Permanent jobs citing DNS 370 302 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.37% 2.60% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.16% 14.15% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 253 249 293
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.71% +5.00%
10th Percentile £24,800 £22,700 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 2,038 2,134 2,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.54% 18.40% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,441 1,768 1,775
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £24,100
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £65,000
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +3 174 £55,000 +37.50% 29
Cambridgeshire +63 101 £40,500 +24.62% 26
Essex +19 41 £35,000 -30.00% 8
Bedfordshire +9 24 £27,000 -12.90% 4
Suffolk +11 18 £40,000 +37.93% 3
Norfolk +23 13 £35,000 +3.70% 4
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 249 (67.30%) Windows
2 220 (59.46%) Active Directory
3 216 (58.38%) DHCP
4 191 (51.62%) TCP/IP
5 184 (49.73%) Microsoft
6 142 (38.38%) VMware
7 131 (35.41%) Linux
8 129 (34.86%) Firewall
9 128 (34.59%) PowerShell
10 127 (34.32%) Windows Server
11 117 (31.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 117 (31.62%) VPN
12 102 (27.57%) Amazon AWS
13 95 (25.68%) Office 365
14 84 (22.70%) VMware Infrastructure
15 78 (21.08%) Python
16 71 (19.19%) MS Exchange
17 70 (18.92%) Hyper-V
18 68 (18.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 67 (18.11%) Citrix
20 66 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
21 62 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
21 62 (16.76%) Cisco
21 62 (16.76%) ITIL
22 60 (16.22%) Puppet
22 60 (16.22%) Degree
23 58 (15.68%) Bash Shell
23 58 (15.68%) Windows 7
23 58 (15.68%) SSL
23 58 (15.68%) Windows 10

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 71 (19.19%) MS Exchange
2 33 (8.92%) OpenStack
3 24 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (6.49%) WebLogic
4 22 (5.95%) IIS
5 21 (5.68%) WebSphere
6 18 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (4.32%) Skype for Business
8 14 (3.78%) Confluence
9 12 (3.24%) Apache
9 12 (3.24%) SharePoint
10 11 (2.97%) GlassFish
10 11 (2.97%) JBoss
10 11 (2.97%) MQSeries
10 11 (2.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (2.16%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (1.62%) Apache Pig
13 6 (1.62%) Apache Solr
13 6 (1.62%) SAS
Applications
1 57 (15.41%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.43%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (2.70%) Documaker
2 2 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.54%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.27%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 117 (31.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 102 (27.57%) Amazon AWS
3 95 (25.68%) Office 365
4 38 (10.27%) IaaS
5 22 (5.95%) PaaS
6 18 (4.86%) GitHub
7 17 (4.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 15 (4.05%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (4.05%) SaaS
9 8 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
10 7 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (1.89%) Mimecast
11 4 (1.08%) Amazon S3
11 4 (1.08%) AWS CloudTrail
11 4 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 3 (0.81%) Amazon Glacier
12 3 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.54%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 216 (58.38%) DHCP
2 191 (51.62%) TCP/IP
3 129 (34.86%) Firewall
4 117 (31.62%) VPN
5 58 (15.68%) SSL
6 53 (14.32%) WAN
7 49 (13.24%) HTTP
8 44 (11.89%) LAN
8 44 (11.89%) SAN
9 42 (11.35%) Internet
9 42 (11.35%) MPLS
10 41 (11.08%) SNMP
11 25 (6.76%) IPsec
12 24 (6.49%) BGP
12 24 (6.49%) Network Security
12 24 (6.49%) Wireless
13 23 (6.22%) OSPF
14 22 (5.95%) Reverse Proxy
14 22 (5.95%) VLAN
15 21 (5.68%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.78%) Oracle Database
3 11 (2.97%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.70%) Power BI
5 7 (1.89%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
6 6 (1.62%) Apache Hive
6 6 (1.62%) Apache Zeppelin
6 6 (1.62%) HBase
6 6 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.62%) Sqoop
7 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.08%) MS Access
8 4 (1.08%) MySQL
8 4 (1.08%) SAP Data Services
8 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (6.49%) Jenkins
2 22 (5.95%) Git (software)
2 22 (5.95%) JIRA
3 10 (2.70%) Gerrit
3 10 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
4 5 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (1.08%) Subversion
6 3 (0.81%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.81%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.54%) AutoIt
7 2 (0.54%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.27%) AdminStudio
8 1 (0.27%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.27%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.27%) gulp
8 1 (0.27%) MSI
8 1 (0.27%) Rational Team Concert
8 1 (0.27%) Toad
8 1 (0.27%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 35 (9.46%) Finance
2 24 (6.49%) Retail
3 14 (3.78%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.97%) Electronics
5 9 (2.43%) Marketing
6 8 (2.16%) French Language
6 8 (2.16%) German Language
6 8 (2.16%) Swedish Language
7 7 (1.89%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.35%) Banking
9 3 (0.81%) Advertising
10 2 (0.54%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Military
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (14.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 42 (11.35%) Analyst
3 41 (11.08%) Support Engineer
4 37 (10.00%) IT Support
5 33 (8.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 31 (8.38%) Network Engineer
7 24 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
8 23 (6.22%) Architect
9 22 (5.95%) Security Engineer
10 21 (5.68%) 3rd Line Support
11 18 (4.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 17 (4.59%) Consultant
12 17 (4.59%) Infrastructure Architect
12 17 (4.59%) Senior Network Engineer
12 17 (4.59%) Support Technician
13 16 (4.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 16 (4.32%) IT Engineer
14 15 (4.05%) Administrator
14 15 (4.05%) Desktop Support
14 15 (4.05%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (12.16%) Web Services
2 27 (7.30%) Middleware
3 21 (5.68%) LDAP
4 19 (5.14%) SOAP
5 16 (4.32%) YAML
6 14 (3.78%) ActiveMQ
7 12 (3.24%) Java EE
8 11 (2.97%) EJB
8 11 (2.97%) EJB 3.0
8 11 (2.97%) HornetQ
8 11 (2.97%) Java SE
8 11 (2.97%) JMS
8 11 (2.97%) RESTful
8 11 (2.97%) WebSphere MQ
9 10 (2.70%) REST
10 9 (2.43%) 802.1X
11 8 (2.16%) Flash
12 7 (1.89%) .NET
12 7 (1.89%) HTML
13 6 (1.62%) SparkR
Miscellaneous
1 62 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (14.86%) Data Centre
3 46 (12.43%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (10.54%) Management Information System
5 30 (8.11%) Linux Command Line
6 26 (7.03%) Public Cloud
7 24 (6.49%) Replication
8 21 (5.68%) Hybrid Cloud
9 17 (4.59%) Security Operations Centre
10 14 (3.78%) Computer Science
11 8 (2.16%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.89%) Clustering
12 7 (1.89%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.62%) Apple TV
13 6 (1.62%) Blackberry
13 6 (1.62%) iPhone
14 5 (1.35%) Smartphone
15 4 (1.08%) PKI
16 3 (0.81%) CCTV
16 3 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 249 (67.30%) Windows
2 131 (35.41%) Linux
3 127 (34.32%) Windows Server
4 66 (17.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (15.68%) Windows 10
5 58 (15.68%) Windows 7
6 49 (13.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (10.54%) Unix
8 29 (7.84%) Mac OS X
9 28 (7.57%) Windows 8
10 20 (5.41%) CentOS
10 20 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (4.32%) Android
12 14 (3.78%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (3.24%) Windows XP
14 11 (2.97%) Apple iOS
15 10 (2.70%) Solaris
15 10 (2.70%) VMS
16 9 (2.43%) Ubuntu
17 7 (1.89%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (18.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 62 (16.76%) ITIL
3 57 (15.41%) DevOps
4 51 (13.78%) Problem-Solving
5 46 (12.43%) Mentoring
6 45 (12.16%) Disaster Recovery
7 44 (11.89%) Load Balancing
8 43 (11.62%) Configuration Management
9 40 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (8.92%) Migration
10 33 (8.92%) Service Management
11 30 (8.11%) Security Operations
11 30 (8.11%) SIEM
12 29 (7.84%) Change Management
13 26 (7.03%) Cybersecurity
14 25 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
15 23 (6.22%) Line Management
16 22 (5.95%) Presales
17 21 (5.68%) Performance Monitoring
18 20 (5.41%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 128 (34.59%) PowerShell
2 78 (21.08%) Python
3 58 (15.68%) Bash Shell
4 49 (13.24%) JavaScript
5 40 (10.81%) SQL
6 39 (10.54%) Java
7 23 (6.22%) Perl
8 16 (4.32%) Shell Script
9 15 (4.05%) Ruby
10 14 (3.78%) PHP
11 13 (3.51%) VBA
12 9 (2.43%) AWK
13 6 (1.62%) VBScript
14 5 (1.35%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.08%) ActionScript
15 4 (1.08%) ActionScript 2.0
15 4 (1.08%) C#
16 2 (0.54%) C
16 2 (0.54%) VB
17 1 (0.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (16.22%) Degree
2 44 (11.89%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (11.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (9.19%) CCNA
4 25 (6.76%) GCIA
4 25 (6.76%) MCSE
5 22 (5.95%) MCP
6 19 (5.14%) CEH
7 17 (4.59%) CompTIA Security+
8 16 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (4.05%) AWS Certification
10 14 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (3.78%) MCSA
11 12 (3.24%) CCNP
12 11 (2.97%) GCIH
12 11 (2.97%) GSEC
12 11 (2.97%) SSCP
13 10 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (2.16%) JNCIE
14 8 (2.16%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.14%) SLA
2 7 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.62%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 220 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 84 (22.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 56 (15.14%) vSphere
5 43 (11.62%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (5.14%) XenApp
7 18 (4.86%) Terminal Services
8 17 (4.59%) Docker
8 17 (4.59%) Virtual Servers
9 16 (4.32%) Virtual Desktop
9 16 (4.32%) XenDesktop
10 10 (2.70%) Samba
10 10 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
10 10 (2.70%) VirtualBox
11 9 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (1.89%) BitLocker
13 6 (1.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 6 (1.62%) HDFS
14 5 (1.35%) VMware NSX
15 4 (1.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 60 (16.22%) Puppet
2 44 (11.89%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (8.11%) vRealize
4 27 (7.30%) Ansible
5 23 (6.22%) SCCM
6 19 (5.14%) Backup Exec
6 19 (5.14%) SCOM
7 18 (4.86%) QRadar
7 18 (4.86%) vCenter Server
8 15 (4.05%) Terraform
9 12 (3.24%) Nagios
10 11 (2.97%) CSIRT
11 10 (2.70%) Rancher
11 10 (2.70%) Sysdig
12 9 (2.43%) FortiGate
13 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
13 8 (2.16%) PowerCLI
13 8 (2.16%) WSUS
14 6 (1.62%) Kubernetes
14 6 (1.62%) Oozie
Vendors
1 184 (49.73%) Microsoft
2 142 (38.38%) VMware
3 67 (18.11%) Citrix
4 62 (16.76%) Cisco
5 47 (12.70%) Splunk
6 41 (11.08%) HP
7 37 (10.00%) Oracle
8 28 (7.57%) IBM
9 27 (7.30%) Juniper
10 25 (6.76%) AppDynamics
10 25 (6.76%) BMC
10 25 (6.76%) F5
10 25 (6.76%) WorldPay
11 23 (6.22%) ServiceNow
12 19 (5.14%) Fortinet
13 18 (4.86%) Dell
14 16 (4.32%) Draytek
14 16 (4.32%) NetApp
15 15 (4.05%) Red Hat
15 15 (4.05%) SonicWALL