Period
to 25 July 2017

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 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 125 107
Rank change year-on-year +3 -18 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4433 4985 5962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.65% 2.62% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.51% 15.31% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3787 4313 5026
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
UK median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 26849 32570 37175
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.07% 17.11% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 21863 27284 30177
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 25 July 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 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
London +10 1950 £50,000 +2.04% 97
South East -12 950 £42,000 +5.00% 56
North of England +4 649 £35,000 -4.11% 53
Midlands +41 364 £35,000 - 26
North West +10 312 £36,500 +2.82% 42
East of England -7 297 £37,000 - 21
Yorkshire -17 288 £32,500 -13.33% 8
West Midlands +34 254 £33,000 -8.33% 18
South West -54 231 £40,000 +19.40% 16
East Midlands +10 110 £35,000 +11.11% 8
North East +27 51 £30,000 - 3
DNS
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2963 (66.84%) Windows
2 2697 (60.84%) DHCP
3 2559 (57.73%) Active Directory
4 1973 (44.51%) Microsoft
5 1867 (42.12%) VMware
6 1830 (41.28%) Windows Server
7 1699 (38.33%) Firewall
8 1511 (34.09%) TCP/IP
9 1374 (30.99%) Cisco
10 1258 (28.38%) Linux
11 1210 (27.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1108 (24.99%) MS Exchange
13 1071 (24.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 1045 (23.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 971 (21.90%) WAN
16 960 (21.66%) LAN
17 931 (21.00%) ITIL
18 881 (19.87%) VPN
19 873 (19.69%) Office 365
20 799 (18.02%) Hyper-V
21 779 (17.57%) SQL
22 737 (16.63%) Cisco Certification
23 702 (15.84%) Citrix
24 681 (15.36%) SAN
25 670 (15.11%) SQL Server
26 665 (15.00%) PowerShell
27 654 (14.75%) Windows 7
28 601 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
29 577 (13.02%) Amazon AWS
30 573 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification

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 1108 (24.99%) MS Exchange
2 459 (10.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 455 (10.26%) IIS
4 404 (9.11%) SharePoint
5 340 (7.67%) Apache
6 310 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2013
7 285 (6.43%) Skype for Business
8 183 (4.13%) Tomcat
9 156 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
10 90 (2.03%) nginx
11 88 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
12 86 (1.94%) CMS
13 85 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 53 (1.20%) WebLogic
15 48 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
16 45 (1.02%) OpenStack
17 40 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
18 34 (0.77%) Confluence
18 34 (0.77%) IBM Notes
19 29 (0.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 527 (11.89%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 62 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 39 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
7 6 (0.14%) InDesign
8 4 (0.090%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.045%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.045%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.045%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 2 (0.045%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.045%) Vectorworks
10 1 (0.023%) MicroStation
10 1 (0.023%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 1 (0.023%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 37 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (0.52%) RMDS
3 12 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
5 8 (0.18%) Visualfiles
6 6 (0.14%) Magento
7 5 (0.11%) Oracle Retail
7 5 (0.11%) SAP CRM
8 4 (0.090%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.090%) iTrent
8 4 (0.090%) ResourceLink
9 3 (0.068%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.045%) Eikon
10 2 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.045%) Sage X3
10 2 (0.045%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.023%) Infor SunSystems
11 1 (0.023%) OpenCart
11 1 (0.023%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 873 (19.69%) Office 365
2 601 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 577 (13.02%) Amazon AWS
4 184 (4.15%) IaaS
5 153 (3.45%) PaaS
6 133 (3.00%) SaaS
7 74 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 74 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 59 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
9 58 (1.31%) Amazon S3
10 56 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
11 49 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
12 36 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
13 32 (0.72%) G Suite
14 31 (0.70%) Mimecast
15 30 (0.68%) Amazon SQS
16 28 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 27 (0.61%) Amazon ELB
18 24 (0.54%) GitHub
19 21 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2697 (60.84%) DHCP
2 1699 (38.33%) Firewall
3 1511 (34.09%) TCP/IP
4 971 (21.90%) WAN
5 960 (21.66%) LAN
6 881 (19.87%) VPN
7 681 (15.36%) SAN
8 511 (11.53%) VLAN
9 439 (9.90%) Internet
10 422 (9.52%) BGP
11 420 (9.47%) HTTP
12 408 (9.20%) VoIP
13 395 (8.91%) MPLS
14 382 (8.62%) Network Security
15 351 (7.92%) Wireless
16 346 (7.81%) OSPF
17 345 (7.78%) SSL
18 321 (7.24%) SMTP
19 282 (6.36%) Cisco ASA
20 217 (4.90%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 670 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 246 (5.55%) MySQL
3 143 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 125 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 90 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 87 (1.96%) Relational Database
7 74 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
8 69 (1.56%) MongoDB
9 64 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
10 58 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
11 46 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
12 45 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
13 44 (0.99%) Oracle Database
14 30 (0.68%) Redis
15 29 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
15 29 (0.65%) RDBMS
16 20 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
17 19 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
18 15 (0.34%) Big Data
19 14 (0.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 195 (4.40%) Git (software)
2 99 (2.23%) Jenkins
3 77 (1.74%) TeamCity
4 68 (1.53%) JIRA
5 46 (1.04%) Vagrant
6 43 (0.97%) Maven
7 40 (0.90%) Visual Studio
8 37 (0.83%) Subversion
9 33 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 25 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 24 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 24 (0.54%) MSI
12 21 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
12 21 (0.47%) WinDbg
13 17 (0.38%) gulp
14 15 (0.34%) Bitbucket
14 15 (0.34%) IDA Disassembler
14 15 (0.34%) Metasploit
14 15 (0.34%) OllyDbg
15 13 (0.29%) Mercurial
General
1 549 (12.38%) Finance
2 210 (4.74%) Telecoms
3 146 (3.29%) Legal
4 145 (3.27%) Banking
5 128 (2.89%) Retail
6 108 (2.44%) Law
7 77 (1.74%) Marketing
8 68 (1.53%) Manufacturing
9 63 (1.42%) Back Office
10 59 (1.33%) Games
11 36 (0.81%) Investment Banking
12 35 (0.79%) Publishing
13 34 (0.77%) Advertising
14 29 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 26 (0.59%) French Language
16 23 (0.52%) Automotive
16 23 (0.52%) Retail Banking
17 18 (0.41%) Electronics
18 16 (0.36%) Military
19 15 (0.34%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 651 (14.69%) Support Engineer
2 618 (13.94%) Analyst
3 591 (13.33%) Network Engineer
4 573 (12.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 401 (9.05%) IT Support
6 377 (8.50%) Administrator
7 309 (6.97%) IT Engineer
8 307 (6.93%) Systems Administrator
9 285 (6.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 285 (6.43%) Support Analyst
10 283 (6.38%) Windows Engineer
11 251 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
12 227 (5.12%) 3rd Line Support
13 224 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
14 205 (4.62%) DevOps Engineer
15 204 (4.60%) Architect
16 196 (4.42%) IT Support Engineer
17 191 (4.31%) Infrastructure Support
18 187 (4.22%) Cisco Engineer
19 157 (3.54%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (5.23%) Web Services
2 175 (3.95%) HTML
3 169 (3.81%) .NET
4 141 (3.18%) CSS
5 134 (3.02%) LAMP
6 86 (1.94%) 802.1X
7 77 (1.74%) REST
8 69 (1.56%) ASP.NET
9 63 (1.42%) JSON
10 52 (1.17%) LEMP Stack
11 48 (1.08%) XML
12 45 (1.02%) AngularJS
13 44 (0.99%) HTML5
14 41 (0.92%) jQuery
15 40 (0.90%) CSS3
16 39 (0.88%) Elastic Stack
17 36 (0.81%) SOAP
18 35 (0.79%) Middleware
19 32 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
19 32 (0.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 485 (10.94%) Data Centre
2 272 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
3 212 (4.78%) Clustering
4 177 (3.99%) Computer Science
5 167 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 121 (2.73%) Replication
7 102 (2.30%) PKI
7 102 (2.30%) Public Cloud
8 92 (2.08%) Driving Licence
9 91 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
10 90 (2.03%) Blackberry
11 61 (1.38%) Hedge funds
11 61 (1.38%) iPad
12 49 (1.11%) Fat Client
12 49 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
12 49 (1.11%) Thin Client
13 44 (0.99%) Private Cloud
14 43 (0.97%) Enterprise Storage
15 42 (0.95%) Client/Server
16 38 (0.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2963 (66.84%) Windows
2 1830 (41.28%) Windows Server
3 1258 (28.38%) Linux
4 1071 (24.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 1045 (23.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 654 (14.75%) Windows 7
7 461 (10.40%) Windows 10
8 441 (9.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 325 (7.33%) Unix
10 273 (6.16%) CentOS
11 260 (5.87%) Windows 8
12 213 (4.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 166 (3.74%) Windows XP
14 163 (3.68%) Ubuntu
15 119 (2.68%) Mac OS X
16 110 (2.48%) Android
17 100 (2.26%) Solaris
18 92 (2.08%) Debian
19 76 (1.71%) Apple iOS
20 61 (1.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 931 (21.00%) ITIL
2 365 (8.23%) DevOps
3 357 (8.05%) Load Balancing
4 329 (7.42%) Agile Software Development
5 263 (5.93%) Configuration Management
6 250 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 227 (5.12%) Project Management
8 226 (5.10%) Change Management
9 206 (4.65%) High Availability
10 193 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
11 189 (4.26%) Migration
12 182 (4.11%) Service Management
13 173 (3.90%) Service Delivery
14 169 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
15 161 (3.63%) Problem Management
16 157 (3.54%) SIEM
17 153 (3.45%) Network Design
18 149 (3.36%) Mentoring
19 145 (3.27%) Open Source
20 140 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 779 (17.57%) SQL
2 665 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 405 (9.14%) Python
4 282 (6.36%) Bash Shell
5 274 (6.18%) Perl
6 232 (5.23%) Java
7 180 (4.06%) JavaScript
8 169 (3.81%) PHP
9 163 (3.68%) Ruby
10 146 (3.29%) Shell Script
11 111 (2.50%) C#
12 72 (1.62%) VBScript
13 61 (1.38%) C
14 45 (1.02%) C++
14 45 (1.02%) VB
15 21 (0.47%) PL/SQL
16 20 (0.45%) T-SQL
17 18 (0.41%) VB.NET
18 17 (0.38%) Groovy
19 16 (0.36%) Scala
Qualifications
1 737 (16.63%) Cisco Certification
2 573 (12.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 502 (11.32%) CCNA
4 447 (10.08%) Degree
5 382 (8.62%) CCNP
6 361 (8.14%) MCSE
7 253 (5.71%) MCSA
8 240 (5.41%) Security Cleared
9 178 (4.02%) MCP
10 174 (3.93%) SC Cleared
11 134 (3.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 102 (2.30%) CCIE
13 94 (2.12%) DV Cleared
14 82 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
15 80 (1.80%) MCITP
16 72 (1.62%) CISSP
17 62 (1.40%) Computer Science Degree
18 59 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
19 55 (1.24%) JNCIP
20 50 (1.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (5.57%) SLA
2 120 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 111 (2.50%) PCI DSS
4 40 (0.90%) QA
5 36 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
6 34 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 26 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 17 (0.38%) PMO
9 14 (0.32%) COBIT
10 12 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 11 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
12 10 (0.23%) GDPR
13 5 (0.11%) ISO 22301
13 5 (0.11%) SSAE 16
14 4 (0.090%) ISO 9001
15 3 (0.068%) GCP
15 3 (0.068%) GPG13
15 3 (0.068%) GxP
16 2 (0.045%) FISMA
16 2 (0.045%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 2559 (57.73%) Active Directory
2 1210 (27.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 799 (18.02%) Hyper-V
4 356 (8.03%) VMware ESXi
5 316 (7.13%) XenApp
6 291 (6.56%) vSphere
7 163 (3.68%) Docker
8 141 (3.18%) Terminal Services
8 141 (3.18%) XenDesktop
9 119 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
10 104 (2.35%) NFS
11 87 (1.96%) KVM
12 74 (1.67%) XenServer
13 56 (1.26%) iptables
13 56 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
14 49 (1.11%) Virtual Servers
15 39 (0.88%) ProxySG
15 39 (0.88%) Snort
16 38 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
17 35 (0.79%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 447 (10.08%) SCCM
2 392 (8.84%) Puppet
3 246 (5.55%) Ansible
4 219 (4.94%) SCOM
5 207 (4.67%) WSUS
6 203 (4.58%) Nagios
7 194 (4.38%) Opscode Chef
8 155 (3.50%) Backup Exec
9 104 (2.35%) vCenter Server
10 86 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
11 82 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
12 69 (1.56%) Cacti
13 59 (1.33%) Terraform
14 55 (1.24%) AirWatch
15 54 (1.22%) NetBackup
16 52 (1.17%) ZABBIX
17 43 (0.97%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 41 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
19 34 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
20 32 (0.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1973 (44.51%) Microsoft
2 1867 (42.12%) VMware
3 1374 (30.99%) Cisco
4 702 (15.84%) Citrix
5 487 (10.99%) HP
6 325 (7.33%) Juniper
7 301 (6.79%) CheckPoint
8 284 (6.41%) Red Hat
9 258 (5.82%) F5
10 237 (5.35%) Dell
11 228 (5.14%) Palo Alto
12 225 (5.08%) NetApp
13 205 (4.62%) Symantec
14 193 (4.35%) Oracle
15 180 (4.06%) Veeam
16 120 (2.71%) Apple
17 116 (2.62%) IBM
17 116 (2.62%) SolarWinds
18 113 (2.55%) EMC
19 92 (2.08%) Blue Coat
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £44000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £26000 per annum + 25 days holidaypension
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Posted: 10 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Resource Group
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £27,038 to £32,861 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £43000.00 - £54000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 10 hours ago
Hebburn, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per day £35,000 plus bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + healthcare / pension / vouchers
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Central Employment
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum + Company car or car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £6000 - £75000 per annum + Flex benefits + Great work place
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £54000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday