Period
to 15 July 2020

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 15 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
6 months to
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 116 93
Rank change year-on-year +18 -23 +24
Permanent jobs citing DNS 31 58 128
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Leeds 1.64% 1.88% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.22% 13.55% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 51 112
Median annual salary £39,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% +28.57%
10th Percentile £19,500 £23,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £67,500 £56,225
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,089 £36,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.07% -14.71% +21.43%

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 180 428 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.50% 13.86% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 133 367 525
Median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £64,000 £62,146 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £41,500 £42,462
% change year-on-year +10.84% -2.26% +13.23%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Leeds

DNS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for DNS in Leeds

DNS
Salary Histogram in Leeds

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in Leeds over the 6 months to 15 July 2020.

Salary histogram for DNS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 15 July 2020, 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 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
3 20 (64.52%) DHCP
3 20 (64.52%) Azure
4 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
4 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
5 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
6 16 (51.61%) IIS
6 16 (51.61%) SharePoint
7 13 (41.94%) Amazon RDS
8 12 (38.71%) Skype for Business
8 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
8 12 (38.71%) VMware
8 12 (38.71%) Proactive Monitoring
8 12 (38.71%) Tech Ops
8 12 (38.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (35.48%) Office 365
10 9 (29.03%) AWS
11 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Management
11 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
12 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
12 7 (22.58%) VoIP
12 7 (22.58%) MCSE
12 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (22.58%) MCP
12 7 (22.58%) SQL
12 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
12 7 (22.58%) Proactive Maintenance

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 16 (51.61%) IIS
1 16 (51.61%) SharePoint
2 12 (38.71%) Skype for Business
3 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (64.52%) Azure
2 11 (35.48%) Office 365
3 9 (29.03%) AWS
4 5 (16.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) GitHub
5 1 (3.23%) IaaS
5 1 (3.23%) PaaS
5 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (64.52%) DHCP
2 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
3 7 (22.58%) VoIP
4 5 (16.13%) Skype
5 4 (12.90%) Firewall
5 4 (12.90%) HTTP
5 4 (12.90%) Internet
6 3 (9.68%) HTTPS
6 3 (9.68%) IPsec
6 3 (9.68%) VLAN
6 3 (9.68%) VPN
6 3 (9.68%) WAN
6 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (9.68%) Wireless
6 3 (9.68%) Wireless Security
7 2 (6.45%) WebEx
8 1 (3.23%) Network Security
8 1 (3.23%) SAN
8 1 (3.23%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (58.06%) SQL Server
2 13 (41.94%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (16.13%) MongoDB
3 5 (16.13%) MySQL
4 4 (12.90%) MS Access
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
2 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.23%) GitLab
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (9.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Operations Engineer
1 12 (38.71%) Technical Engineer
1 12 (38.71%) Technical Operations Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) IT Support
3 8 (25.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) IT Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (12.90%) IT Technician
7 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Support Technician
8 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) SOC Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Azure Specialist
9 2 (6.45%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.23%) COM
1 1 (3.23%) HTML
1 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Social Media
2 3 (9.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.23%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows Server
3 6 (19.35%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.45%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Unix
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 12 (38.71%) Proactive Monitoring
1 12 (38.71%) Tech Ops
2 8 (25.81%) Vulnerability Management
3 7 (22.58%) Proactive Maintenance
4 6 (19.35%) DevOps
5 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (12.90%) High Availability
6 4 (12.90%) Security Operations
7 3 (9.68%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (9.68%) Threat Intelligence
7 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
8 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (6.45%) SIEM
9 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
9 1 (3.23%) Computer Forensics
9 1 (3.23%) Data Management
9 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
1 7 (22.58%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) C#
2 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) MCP
1 7 (22.58%) MCSE
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GDPR
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (83.87%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
3 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.23%) Docker
6 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) WSUS
3 2 (6.45%) SCOrch
4 1 (3.23%) Ansible
4 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.23%) Puppet
4 1 (3.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) Juniper
5 1 (3.23%) CloudEndure