The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK / England
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 123 104
Rank change year-on-year +3 -19  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2124 2621 3014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.62% 2.68% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.39% 15.47% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1810 2229 2439
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 12963 16940 19437
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.00% 17.33% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10563 14169 15555
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,597 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in England

DNS
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in England.

Salary trend for DNS in England

DNS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in England over the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in England

DNS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the England region over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +13 902 £50,000 +5.26% 99
South East -10 488 £41,500 +6.41% 67
East of England -6 140 £36,000 +16.12% 14
Yorkshire -28 140 £32,500 -13.33% 36
North West +6 136 £32,500 -0.76% 33
West Midlands +26 128 £31,500 -16.00% 18
South West -21 101 £36,500 -2.66% 14
East Midlands +28 62 £42,500 +63.46% 6
North East +27 38 £30,000 - 9
DNS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for DNS.

1 2625 (65.30%) Windows
2 2406 (59.85%) DHCP
3 2235 (55.60%) Active Directory
4 1703 (42.36%) Microsoft
5 1656 (41.19%) VMware
6 1649 (41.02%) Windows Server
7 1555 (38.68%) Firewall
8 1441 (35.85%) TCP/IP
9 1264 (31.44%) Cisco
10 1197 (29.78%) Linux
11 1061 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1016 (25.27%) Windows Server 2008
13 990 (24.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 941 (23.41%) LAN
15 933 (23.21%) MS Exchange
16 924 (22.99%) WAN
17 794 (19.75%) ITIL
18 758 (18.86%) Cisco Certification
19 731 (18.18%) VPN
20 682 (16.97%) Office 365
21 678 (16.87%) Hyper-V
22 648 (16.12%) Citrix
23 626 (15.57%) SQL Server
24 613 (15.25%) SQL
25 541 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
26 528 (13.13%) PowerShell
27 524 (13.03%) Data Centre
27 524 (13.03%) SAN
28 517 (12.86%) Windows 7
29 503 (12.51%) IIS

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 933 (23.21%) MS Exchange
2 503 (12.51%) IIS
3 422 (10.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 306 (7.61%) Apache
5 303 (7.54%) SharePoint
6 253 (6.29%) Skype for Business
7 227 (5.65%) Exchange Server 2013
8 165 (4.10%) Tomcat
9 146 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 97 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 77 (1.92%) nginx
12 73 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 46 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
14 43 (1.07%) JBoss
14 43 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
15 33 (0.82%) CMS
16 30 (0.75%) WebLogic
17 29 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
18 28 (0.70%) OpenStack
19 21 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 478 (11.89%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (1.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (1.32%) MS Visio
4 39 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 21 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.075%) InDesign
7 3 (0.075%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 3 (0.075%) PTC Creo
8 2 (0.050%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.050%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.050%) Vectorworks
9 1 (0.025%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 26 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.17%) Visualfiles
4 6 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.15%) Magento
4 6 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
5 5 (0.12%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.100%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.050%) assyst
7 2 (0.050%) Eikon
8 1 (0.025%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.025%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.025%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.025%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.025%) RMDS
8 1 (0.025%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.025%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 682 (16.97%) Office 365
2 541 (13.46%) Amazon AWS
3 435 (10.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 124 (3.08%) IaaS
5 105 (2.61%) PaaS
6 93 (2.31%) SaaS
7 59 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
8 54 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 44 (1.09%) Amazon S3
10 38 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
11 37 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
12 35 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
13 31 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
14 26 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
15 25 (0.62%) Mimecast
16 22 (0.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 20 (0.50%) G Suite
18 19 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
19 18 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
20 16 (0.40%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2406 (59.85%) DHCP
2 1555 (38.68%) Firewall
3 1441 (35.85%) TCP/IP
4 941 (23.41%) LAN
5 924 (22.99%) WAN
6 731 (18.18%) VPN
7 524 (13.03%) SAN
8 456 (11.34%) Internet
9 434 (10.80%) VLAN
10 427 (10.62%) Network Security
11 398 (9.90%) VoIP
12 371 (9.23%) BGP
13 358 (8.91%) Wireless
14 349 (8.68%) HTTP
15 320 (7.96%) OSPF
15 320 (7.96%) SSL
16 313 (7.79%) MPLS
17 303 (7.54%) SMTP
18 269 (6.69%) Cisco ASA
19 242 (6.02%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 626 (15.57%) SQL Server
2 214 (5.32%) MySQL
3 133 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 116 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 78 (1.94%) Relational Database
6 71 (1.77%) NoSQL
7 55 (1.37%) MongoDB
8 53 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 51 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
10 46 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
11 44 (1.09%) Oracle Database
12 42 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
13 37 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
14 30 (0.75%) Redis
15 28 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 26 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 22 (0.55%) RDBMS
18 20 (0.50%) Hadoop
19 16 (0.40%) Big Data
20 13 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 155 (3.86%) Git (software)
2 97 (2.41%) Jenkins
3 43 (1.07%) Subversion
4 38 (0.95%) MSI
4 38 (0.95%) TeamCity
5 35 (0.87%) Vagrant
6 34 (0.85%) JIRA
6 34 (0.85%) Visual Studio
7 27 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (0.50%) WinDbg
9 19 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 19 (0.47%) Maven
10 14 (0.35%) Mercurial
11 12 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (0.27%) gulp
13 10 (0.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
14 9 (0.22%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.22%) InstallShield
14 9 (0.22%) MSBuild
14 9 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 409 (10.17%) Finance
2 223 (5.55%) Telecoms
3 95 (2.36%) Retail
4 81 (2.01%) Banking
5 80 (1.99%) Legal
6 78 (1.94%) Marketing
7 68 (1.69%) Law
8 60 (1.49%) Publishing
9 52 (1.29%) Manufacturing
10 51 (1.27%) Back Office
11 40 (1.00%) Games
12 34 (0.85%) Advertising
13 23 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.47%) Automotive
15 18 (0.45%) Electronics
16 17 (0.42%) Aerospace
17 13 (0.32%) French Language
18 11 (0.27%) Investment Banking
19 9 (0.22%) Spanish Language
20 8 (0.20%) German Language
Job Titles
1 615 (15.30%) Network Engineer
2 537 (13.36%) Analyst
3 536 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 496 (12.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 360 (8.96%) Administrator
6 315 (7.84%) IT Support
7 285 (7.09%) Systems Administrator
8 277 (6.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 262 (6.52%) IT Engineer
10 250 (6.22%) Support Analyst
11 241 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
12 226 (5.62%) Windows Engineer
13 213 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support
14 202 (5.02%) 3rd Line Support
15 169 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
16 164 (4.08%) Linux Engineer
17 162 (4.03%) Architect
17 162 (4.03%) Infrastructure Support
18 159 (3.96%) DevOps Engineer
19 158 (3.93%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (6.14%) Web Services
2 148 (3.68%) .NET
3 136 (3.38%) HTML
4 112 (2.79%) LAMP
5 103 (2.56%) CSS
6 75 (1.87%) 802.1X
7 54 (1.34%) ASP.NET
8 53 (1.32%) REST
9 44 (1.09%) XML
10 39 (0.97%) Middleware
11 35 (0.87%) jQuery
12 34 (0.85%) HTML5
13 33 (0.82%) LEMP Stack
14 32 (0.80%) SOAP
15 28 (0.70%) AngularJS
16 27 (0.67%) JSON
17 25 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
18 23 (0.57%) CSS3
19 22 (0.55%) LAPP Stack
20 21 (0.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 524 (13.03%) Data Centre
2 306 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 210 (5.22%) Clustering
4 174 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 147 (3.66%) Management Information System
6 141 (3.51%) Driving Licence
7 130 (3.23%) PKI
8 100 (2.49%) Blackberry
9 94 (2.34%) Public Cloud
10 86 (2.14%) Replication
11 84 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
12 53 (1.32%) Client/Server
13 50 (1.24%) Hedge funds
14 45 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
15 39 (0.97%) iPad
16 37 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 37 (0.92%) iPhone
17 33 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
17 33 (0.82%) User Experience
18 32 (0.80%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2625 (65.30%) Windows
2 1649 (41.02%) Windows Server
3 1197 (29.78%) Linux
4 1016 (25.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 990 (24.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 517 (12.86%) Windows 7
7 410 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 337 (8.38%) Windows 10
9 321 (7.99%) Unix
10 231 (5.75%) Windows 8
11 215 (5.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 184 (4.58%) CentOS
13 137 (3.41%) Windows XP
14 134 (3.33%) Mac OS X
14 134 (3.33%) Ubuntu
15 112 (2.79%) Solaris
16 95 (2.36%) Debian
17 69 (1.72%) Android
18 52 (1.29%) Apple iOS
19 44 (1.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 794 (19.75%) ITIL
2 355 (8.83%) Load Balancing
3 325 (8.08%) DevOps
4 294 (7.31%) Disaster Recovery
5 266 (6.62%) High Availability
6 259 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
7 211 (5.25%) Service Management
8 210 (5.22%) Configuration Management
9 202 (5.02%) Project Management
10 193 (4.80%) Service Delivery
11 191 (4.75%) Network Design
12 179 (4.45%) Change Management
13 168 (4.18%) Migration
14 156 (3.88%) Network Management
15 143 (3.56%) Open Source
16 136 (3.38%) Kalman Filter
17 130 (3.23%) Problem Management
18 126 (3.13%) Mentoring
19 123 (3.06%) Information Security
20 118 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 613 (15.25%) SQL
2 528 (13.13%) PowerShell
3 374 (9.30%) Python
4 255 (6.34%) Perl
5 227 (5.65%) Bash Shell
6 216 (5.37%) Java
7 159 (3.96%) PHP
8 142 (3.53%) JavaScript
9 120 (2.99%) C#
10 110 (2.74%) Ruby
11 105 (2.61%) Shell Script
12 72 (1.79%) VBScript
13 49 (1.22%) C
14 46 (1.14%) VB
15 41 (1.02%) C++
16 27 (0.67%) T-SQL
17 23 (0.57%) VB.NET
18 18 (0.45%) Go
19 14 (0.35%) Groovy
20 13 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 758 (18.86%) Cisco Certification
2 470 (11.69%) CCNP
3 469 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 449 (11.17%) CCNA
5 404 (10.05%) Degree
6 286 (7.11%) MCSE
7 236 (5.87%) Security Cleared
8 172 (4.28%) MCSA
9 158 (3.93%) SC Cleared
10 156 (3.88%) MCP
11 139 (3.46%) CCIE
12 113 (2.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 65 (1.62%) DV Cleared
14 62 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
15 55 (1.37%) CISSP
16 48 (1.19%) MCITP
17 40 (1.00%) Citrix Certification
18 28 (0.70%) JNCIP
19 26 (0.65%) CCDP
19 26 (0.65%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (5.85%) SLA
2 134 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 99 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 34 (0.85%) QA
6 20 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
7 17 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
7 17 (0.42%) ISO27002
8 6 (0.15%) GDPR
9 5 (0.12%) SSAE 16
10 4 (0.100%) COBIT
10 4 (0.100%) FISMA
10 4 (0.100%) PMO
11 3 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (0.075%) GPG13
12 2 (0.050%) ISO 9001
12 2 (0.050%) ISO22301
13 1 (0.025%) GCP
13 1 (0.025%) GxP
13 1 (0.025%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 2235 (55.60%) Active Directory
2 1061 (26.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 678 (16.87%) Hyper-V
4 297 (7.39%) XenApp
5 285 (7.09%) vSphere
6 173 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
7 157 (3.91%) VMware ESX
8 117 (2.91%) XenDesktop
9 109 (2.71%) Terminal Services
10 96 (2.39%) Docker
11 86 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
12 80 (1.99%) NFS
13 77 (1.92%) XenServer
14 54 (1.34%) KVM
15 50 (1.24%) vCloud
16 48 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
17 44 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
18 41 (1.02%) Virtual Servers
19 38 (0.95%) Firmware
20 32 (0.80%) iptables
Systems Management
1 384 (9.55%) SCCM
2 317 (7.89%) Puppet
3 228 (5.67%) SCOM
4 190 (4.73%) Ansible
5 181 (4.50%) Nagios
6 154 (3.83%) WSUS
7 147 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
8 133 (3.31%) Backup Exec
9 92 (2.29%) Microsoft Clustering
10 82 (2.04%) vCenter Server
11 72 (1.79%) NetBackup
12 46 (1.14%) Norton AntiVirus
13 43 (1.07%) Cacti
14 38 (0.95%) ZABBIX
15 37 (0.92%) Salt
16 35 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
17 34 (0.85%) AirWatch
18 33 (0.82%) Kubernetes
19 32 (0.80%) Terraform
20 31 (0.77%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 1703 (42.36%) Microsoft
2 1656 (41.19%) VMware
3 1264 (31.44%) Cisco
4 648 (16.12%) Citrix
5 400 (9.95%) HP
6 304 (7.56%) Juniper
7 268 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 226 (5.62%) CheckPoint
9 224 (5.57%) Palo Alto
10 202 (5.02%) F5
11 186 (4.63%) Dell
12 173 (4.30%) Oracle
13 172 (4.28%) NetApp
14 158 (3.93%) Apple
15 133 (3.31%) Veeam
16 128 (3.18%) Symantec
17 124 (3.08%) SolarWinds
18 118 (2.94%) EMC
19 98 (2.44%) IBM
20 89 (2.21%) SonicWALL
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Car (Including personal use) + Work Mobile
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Shift allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + Excellent Training + Progression
Posted: 12 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £35000 per annum + Flexi hours, Travel Loan,
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + A bag full of bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum c£60K
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Extremely competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Premier IT
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Dot Ones
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 48000 per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
North East
Reed Technology
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday