DNS Jobs in England

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > England

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 23 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 118 174 199
Rank change year-on-year +56 +25 -44
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1,995 2,053 2,649
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.36% 2.18% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.41% 14.14% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,671 1,577 2,136
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,500 £26,627
25th Percentile £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,927 £42,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.00% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £58,000 £60,144
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 12,158 14,521 17,583
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 14.37% 15.42% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8,632 7,567 10,471
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £88,283 £85,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in England

DNS
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in England.

Salary trend for DNS in England

DNS
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in England over the 6 months to 23 April 2024.

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 23 April 2024. 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
Jobs
London +56 511 £55,000 - 101
South East +2 455 £42,500 +6.25% 89
North of England +24 353 £41,500 +3.75% 76
Midlands +83 312 £39,750 +2.58% 69
South West +26 224 £37,500 -10.71% 30
North West +11 185 £45,000 - 48
West Midlands +64 172 £42,500 +9.68% 45
East Midlands +57 136 £37,500 -1.96% 24
East of England -9 135 £40,000 -5.88% 42
Yorkshire +55 122 £32,500 -12.50% 23
North East +16 52 £42,500 +13.33% 6
DNS
UK

DNS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 504 (25.26%) Microsoft Exchange
2 317 (15.89%) SharePoint
3 122 (6.12%) IIS
4 37 (1.85%) WordPress
5 35 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 34 (1.70%) CMS
7 33 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 28 (1.40%) WebLogic
9 25 (1.25%) Confluence
10 23 (1.15%) nginx
11 22 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
12 21 (1.05%) Apache
13 11 (0.55%) Tomcat
14 10 (0.50%) Skype for Business
15 7 (0.35%) Umbraco
16 5 (0.25%) SAS
17 4 (0.20%) Apache Solr
17 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
18 2 (0.10%) Moodle
18 2 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 242 (12.13%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (0.35%) Trello
4 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.15%) SPSS
6 2 (0.10%) CATIA
6 2 (0.10%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.10%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 28 (1.40%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 16 (0.80%) Fidessa
3 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.20%) Epicor Tropos
3 4 (0.20%) Sage 200
3 4 (0.20%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (0.10%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.050%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.050%) Eikon
6 1 (0.050%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.050%) Salesforce CRM
6 1 (0.050%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.050%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.050%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1,098 (55.04%) Azure
2 959 (48.07%) Microsoft 365
3 399 (20.00%) AWS
4 352 (17.64%) Entra ID
5 117 (5.86%) IaaS
6 112 (5.61%) OneDrive
7 78 (3.91%) GCP
7 78 (3.91%) SaaS
8 77 (3.86%) PaaS
9 71 (3.56%) Power Platform
10 55 (2.76%) Azure DevOps
11 52 (2.61%) Mimecast
12 48 (2.41%) Nutanix
13 42 (2.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 40 (2.01%) GitHub
15 37 (1.85%) OpenShift
16 33 (1.65%) Amazon EKS
17 28 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
18 27 (1.35%) Azure Monitor
18 27 (1.35%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 1,279 (64.11%) DHCP
2 823 (41.25%) Firewall
3 648 (32.48%) TCP/IP
4 414 (20.75%) VPN
5 404 (20.25%) WAN
6 360 (18.05%) LAN
7 288 (14.44%) VLAN
8 232 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
9 192 (9.62%) SAN
10 191 (9.57%) Wireless
11 146 (7.32%) HTTP
12 143 (7.17%) SSL
13 118 (5.91%) VoIP
14 96 (4.81%) Internet
15 93 (4.66%) Network Security
16 91 (4.56%) SD-WAN
17 88 (4.41%) BGP
18 66 (3.31%) SNMP
19 63 (3.16%) OSPF
20 59 (2.96%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 79 (3.96%) Amazon RDS
3 52 (2.61%) MySQL
4 38 (1.90%) Oracle Database
4 38 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 37 (1.85%) Power BI
6 33 (1.65%) RDBMS
7 21 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 17 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (0.65%) MongoDB
11 12 (0.60%) Redis
11 12 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 11 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
13 9 (0.45%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.20%) Data Lake
16 3 (0.15%) Amazon Aurora
16 3 (0.15%) Crystal Reports
16 3 (0.15%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 57 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 49 (2.46%) JIRA
3 38 (1.90%) Git
4 16 (0.80%) GitLab
5 10 (0.50%) Trac
6 8 (0.40%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (0.35%) Bitbucket
8 5 (0.25%) Katalon Studio
8 5 (0.25%) Subversion
9 4 (0.20%) Charles Proxy
9 4 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.20%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.10%) Browser DevTools
10 2 (0.10%) git-flow
10 2 (0.10%) Hudson
10 2 (0.10%) JUnit
10 2 (0.10%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.10%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.10%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 580 (29.07%) Social Skills
2 240 (12.03%) Finance
3 201 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 61 (3.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 54 (2.71%) Law
7 50 (2.51%) Public Sector
8 48 (2.41%) Banking
9 35 (1.75%) Marketing
10 33 (1.65%) Organisational Skills
11 30 (1.50%) Legal
12 29 (1.45%) Manufacturing
13 28 (1.40%) Documentation Skills
14 27 (1.35%) Presentation Skills
15 25 (1.25%) Retail
16 21 (1.05%) Aerospace
17 16 (0.80%) Games
18 9 (0.45%) Electronics
18 9 (0.45%) Financial Institution
19 8 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 391 (19.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 281 (14.09%) Senior
3 256 (12.83%) Support Engineer
4 252 (12.63%) IT Support
5 239 (11.98%) IT Engineer
6 238 (11.93%) Analyst
7 132 (6.62%) Network Engineer
8 124 (6.22%) IT Support Engineer
9 114 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 113 (5.66%) Lead
11 104 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
12 100 (5.01%) Architect
13 87 (4.36%) Support Analyst
14 84 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support
15 78 (3.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 78 (3.91%) Administrator
16 77 (3.86%) IT Technician
17 76 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
18 69 (3.46%) IT Analyst
19 65 (3.26%) Azure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (4.21%) HTML
2 66 (3.31%) .NET
3 63 (3.16%) SAML
4 51 (2.56%) REST
5 47 (2.36%) OpenID
6 45 (2.26%) CSS
7 40 (2.01%) ARM Templates
8 35 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
8 35 (1.75%) React
9 33 (1.65%) LDAP
10 32 (1.60%) 802.1X
11 31 (1.55%) ASP.NET
12 30 (1.50%) YAML
13 28 (1.40%) jQuery
13 28 (1.40%) Spring Boot
14 23 (1.15%) RESTful
15 22 (1.10%) AngularJS
15 22 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (1.10%) Vue
16 20 (1.00%) Tailwind CSS
Miscellaneous
1 155 (7.77%) Data Centre
2 119 (5.96%) Self-Motivation
3 118 (5.91%) Driving Licence
4 103 (5.16%) PKI
5 85 (4.26%) Public Cloud
6 69 (3.46%) Replication
7 63 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 61 (3.06%) Onboarding
9 55 (2.76%) Cyberattack
10 46 (2.31%) Management Information System
11 38 (1.90%) Cloud Native
11 38 (1.90%) Clustering
12 37 (1.85%) Client/Server
13 31 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
14 27 (1.35%) Security Posture
15 25 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
16 23 (1.15%) IoT
16 23 (1.15%) Smartphone
17 19 (0.95%) CMDB
18 17 (0.85%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1,329 (66.62%) Windows
2 812 (40.70%) Windows Server
3 420 (21.05%) Linux
4 258 (12.93%) Windows 10
5 218 (10.93%) Windows Server 2016
6 192 (9.62%) Windows Server 2019
7 171 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 92 (4.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 79 (3.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 73 (3.66%) Android
11 65 (3.26%) Apple iOS
12 60 (3.01%) Unix
13 48 (2.41%) Mac OS
14 38 (1.90%) Windows 7
15 36 (1.80%) CentOS
16 34 (1.70%) Ubuntu
16 34 (1.70%) VMS
17 32 (1.60%) Windows 8
18 21 (1.05%) Windows Server 2003
19 20 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (23.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 421 (21.10%) Problem-Solving
3 418 (20.95%) ITIL
4 262 (13.13%) Customer Service
5 255 (12.78%) Agile
6 243 (12.18%) Cybersecurity
7 236 (11.83%) DevOps
8 212 (10.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 170 (8.52%) Migration
10 121 (6.07%) Project Management
11 117 (5.86%) Infrastructure as Code
12 101 (5.06%) Load Balancing
13 99 (4.96%) Mentoring
14 98 (4.91%) Collaborative Working
15 94 (4.71%) CI/CD
16 92 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
17 90 (4.51%) Information Security
18 87 (4.36%) Service Management
19 86 (4.31%) Roadmaps
20 85 (4.26%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 442 (22.16%) PowerShell
2 209 (10.48%) Python
3 197 (9.87%) SQL
4 129 (6.47%) Bash
5 87 (4.36%) Java
6 74 (3.71%) C#
7 65 (3.26%) JavaScript
8 58 (2.91%) Perl
9 31 (1.55%) T-SQL
10 30 (1.50%) VBScript
11 26 (1.30%) PHP
12 23 (1.15%) Ruby
13 21 (1.05%) VB
14 20 (1.00%) Bicep
15 19 (0.95%) XAML
16 16 (0.80%) C++
17 11 (0.55%) C
18 10 (0.50%) PL/SQL
19 6 (0.30%) Go
19 6 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 254 (12.73%) Degree
2 243 (12.18%) Security Cleared
3 138 (6.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 132 (6.62%) DV Cleared
5 131 (6.57%) SC Cleared
6 130 (6.52%) Cisco Certification
7 115 (5.76%) CCNA
8 96 (4.81%) Azure Certification
9 77 (3.86%) AWS Certification
10 61 (3.06%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 58 (2.91%) MCSE
12 49 (2.46%) DBS Check
13 47 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
14 46 (2.31%) CCNP
15 45 (2.26%) MCSA
16 44 (2.21%) A+ Certification
17 35 (1.75%) Network+ Certification
18 32 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 30 (1.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 28 (1.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (6.37%) SLA
2 59 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (2.41%) Cyber Essentials
4 31 (1.55%) GDPR
5 16 (0.80%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.70%) COBIT
6 14 (0.70%) NIST
7 13 (0.65%) SOC 2
8 9 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 9 (0.45%) PMO
9 8 (0.40%) PCI DSS
10 7 (0.35%) QA
11 6 (0.30%) Accessibility
12 5 (0.25%) NCSC
13 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.10%) HIPAA
15 1 (0.050%) ISO 20022
15 1 (0.050%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1,276 (63.96%) Active Directory
2 477 (23.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 416 (20.85%) Hyper-V
4 114 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 94 (4.71%) Docker
6 90 (4.51%) Virtual Machines
7 72 (3.61%) vSphere
8 68 (3.41%) Virtual Servers
9 47 (2.36%) Virtual Desktop
10 21 (1.05%) Firmware
11 20 (1.00%) Terminal Services
12 19 (0.95%) NFS
13 18 (0.90%) pfSense
14 13 (0.65%) XenApp
15 9 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.45%) VMware NSX
16 8 (0.40%) XenDesktop
17 7 (0.35%) DFS Replication
17 7 (0.35%) Embedded Firmware
17 7 (0.35%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 311 (15.59%) Microsoft Intune
2 149 (7.47%) SCCM
3 138 (6.92%) Terraform
4 125 (6.27%) Ansible
4 125 (6.27%) WSUS
5 106 (5.31%) Kubernetes
6 79 (3.96%) SCOM
7 77 (3.86%) Puppet
8 69 (3.46%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 57 (2.86%) vCenter Server
10 49 (2.46%) Single Sign-On
11 35 (1.75%) FortiGate
11 35 (1.75%) Grafana
12 29 (1.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 25 (1.25%) Jamf Pro
14 23 (1.15%) ZABBIX
15 21 (1.05%) NetBackup
16 20 (1.00%) Nagios
16 20 (1.00%) Progress Chef
17 18 (0.90%) CASB
Vendors
1 1,081 (54.19%) Microsoft
2 668 (33.48%) VMware
3 294 (14.74%) Cisco
4 191 (9.57%) Veeam
5 167 (8.37%) Citrix
6 99 (4.96%) HP
7 94 (4.71%) Dell
8 91 (4.56%) Oracle
9 82 (4.11%) Apple
9 82 (4.11%) Red Hat
10 78 (3.91%) Fortinet
11 75 (3.76%) Juniper
12 72 (3.61%) Meraki
13 70 (3.51%) SolarWinds
14 59 (2.96%) Google
15 48 (2.41%) Sophos
16 45 (2.26%) Aruba
17 42 (2.11%) Palo Alto
18 40 (2.01%) Bloomberg
19 36 (1.80%) ServiceNow