Period
to 20 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 100 117
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17 -11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 130 141 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.74% 2.79% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.70% 22.24% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 114 106 140
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,175 £66,875 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +21.43% -4.11% +4.29%

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 Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 599 634 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 12.63% 12.54% 13.77%
Number of salaries quoted 492 526 718
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £23,925
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Leeds

DNS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for DNS in Leeds

DNS
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Leeds over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for DNS.

1 100 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 83 (63.85%) DHCP
3 76 (58.46%) Windows
4 72 (55.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 71 (54.62%) Microsoft
6 54 (41.54%) VMware
7 51 (39.23%) TCP/IP
8 48 (36.92%) Office 365
9 44 (33.85%) Windows Server
9 44 (33.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (31.54%) VPN
11 35 (26.92%) Firewall
12 33 (25.38%) Hyper-V
13 32 (24.62%) HTTP
14 31 (23.85%) VoIP
14 31 (23.85%) WAN
14 31 (23.85%) HTTPS
14 31 (23.85%) Cisco
14 31 (23.85%) VLAN
15 29 (22.31%) IPsec
15 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
16 28 (21.54%) Wireless
17 27 (20.77%) MS Exchange
18 26 (20.00%) SLA
18 26 (20.00%) Finance
19 25 (19.23%) ITIL
19 25 (19.23%) Linux
20 24 (18.46%) SharePoint
21 23 (17.69%) IIS
21 23 (17.69%) CheckPoint

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 27 (20.77%) MS Exchange
2 24 (18.46%) SharePoint
3 23 (17.69%) IIS
4 22 (16.92%) Skype for Business
5 12 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) assyst
2 1 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.77%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 72 (55.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (36.92%) Office 365
3 20 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (5.38%) IaaS
6 3 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.54%) PaaS
7 2 (1.54%) SaaS
8 1 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.77%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 83 (63.85%) DHCP
2 51 (39.23%) TCP/IP
3 41 (31.54%) VPN
4 35 (26.92%) Firewall
5 32 (24.62%) HTTP
6 31 (23.85%) HTTPS
6 31 (23.85%) VLAN
6 31 (23.85%) VoIP
6 31 (23.85%) WAN
7 29 (22.31%) IPsec
8 28 (21.54%) Wireless
9 22 (16.92%) Network Security
10 20 (15.38%) VPLS
11 19 (14.62%) DWDM
11 19 (14.62%) Wireless Security
12 17 (13.08%) SAN
13 16 (12.31%) LAN
14 7 (5.38%) SMTP
14 7 (5.38%) SNMP
15 6 (4.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.31%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.08%) RavenDB
4 4 (3.08%) Redis
5 3 (2.31%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (6.92%) Visual Studio Team System
2 8 (6.15%) JIRA
2 8 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.38%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.62%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.31%) Subversion
5 3 (2.31%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (7.69%) Retail
3 3 (2.31%) Marketing
4 2 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.77%) Advertising
5 1 (0.77%) Automotive
5 1 (0.77%) Law
5 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (19.23%) Analyst
2 15 (11.54%) Security Specialist
2 15 (11.54%) Support Analyst
2 15 (11.54%) Wintel Engineer
3 14 (10.77%) Network Security Specialist
3 14 (10.77%) Network Specialist
3 14 (10.77%) Support Engineer
4 13 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (9.23%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Active Directory Engineer
6 11 (8.46%) Azure Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) IT Support
7 10 (7.69%) Network Analyst
7 10 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
7 10 (7.69%) Project Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 10 (7.69%) SOC Analyst
7 10 (7.69%) SOC Specialist
8 9 (6.92%) Desktop Support
8 9 (6.92%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) .NET
2 5 (3.85%) XML
3 1 (0.77%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.77%) CSS
3 1 (0.77%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.77%) HTML
3 1 (0.77%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.92%) Data Centre
1 22 (16.92%) PKI
2 20 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 16 (12.31%) Clustering
4 10 (7.69%) Replication
5 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.08%) User Experience
7 3 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.31%) Cloud Native
7 3 (2.31%) HP Storage
7 3 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.54%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.77%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.77%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.77%) Social Media
9 1 (0.77%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 76 (58.46%) Windows
2 44 (33.85%) Windows Server
3 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (19.23%) Linux
5 19 (14.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (6.15%) Windows 7
8 5 (3.85%) Unix
9 2 (1.54%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.23%) ITIL
2 22 (16.92%) DevOps
2 22 (16.92%) Network Design
3 21 (16.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 20 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (15.38%) Threat Intelligence
5 19 (14.62%) Data Analysis
5 19 (14.62%) Security Operations
6 17 (13.08%) Coaching
7 16 (12.31%) Mentoring
7 16 (12.31%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (11.54%) DDoS Mitigation
8 15 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
8 15 (11.54%) Issue Tracking
8 15 (11.54%) Security Patching
9 13 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (9.23%) Identity Management
10 12 (9.23%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (9.23%) Security Management
11 11 (8.46%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 20 (15.38%) SQL
2 2 (1.54%) PHP
3 1 (0.77%) C
3 1 (0.77%) C#
3 1 (0.77%) C++
3 1 (0.77%) Java
3 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.77%) Perl
3 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (8.46%) Degree
2 10 (7.69%) CCNA
3 8 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.62%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (3.85%) MCSE
6 3 (2.31%) MCP
6 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.31%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) CCNP
7 1 (0.77%) CCSA
7 1 (0.77%) CISA
7 1 (0.77%) CISM
7 1 (0.77%) CISSP
7 1 (0.77%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.77%) GIAC
7 1 (0.77%) MCSA
7 1 (0.77%) SANS
7 1 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.00%) SLA
2 16 (12.31%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.38%) GDPR
4 1 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.77%) ISO 31000
4 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 100 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 44 (33.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (25.38%) Hyper-V
4 14 (10.77%) vSphere
4 14 (10.77%) XenApp
5 7 (5.38%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (5.38%) XenDesktop
5 7 (5.38%) XenServer
6 5 (3.85%) Firmware
6 5 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.54%) Docker
8 1 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (16.92%) SCCM
2 20 (15.38%) Nessus
3 11 (8.46%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (6.92%) SCOM
5 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 8 (6.15%) NetBackup
5 8 (6.15%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (5.38%) Backup Exec
6 7 (5.38%) ServiceCenter
7 6 (4.62%) SmoothWall
8 5 (3.85%) Nagios
9 4 (3.08%) Ansible
9 4 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (1.54%) Kubernetes
10 2 (1.54%) PowerCLI
10 2 (1.54%) WSUS
11 1 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.77%) MIMEsweeper
11 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 71 (54.62%) Microsoft
2 54 (41.54%) VMware
3 31 (23.85%) Cisco
4 23 (17.69%) CheckPoint
5 22 (16.92%) Juniper
6 20 (15.38%) Qualys
6 20 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (11.54%) Citrix
8 13 (10.00%) HP
9 12 (9.23%) McAfee
10 11 (8.46%) Dell
10 11 (8.46%) Intel
11 8 (6.15%) CommVault
11 8 (6.15%) Veeam
12 6 (4.62%) Symantec
13 5 (3.85%) Huawei
13 5 (3.85%) NetApp
14 4 (3.08%) F5
14 4 (3.08%) SolarWinds
15 3 (2.31%) Palo Alto