Period
to 20 March 2019

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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 112 109
Rank change year-on-year +25 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 100 118 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.14% 2.36% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.14% 23.00% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 95 109 114
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +1.35% -1.33%
10th Percentile £24,800 £22,950 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £59,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +4.87%

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 473 513 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.85% 10.26% 12.64%
Number of salaries quoted 412 419 561
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,500 £27,772 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,100 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.25% +6.67% -6.25%

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 March 2019.

Salary histogram for DNS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 89 (89.00%) Active Directory
2 65 (65.00%) Windows
3 57 (57.00%) DHCP
4 54 (54.00%) VMware
5 53 (53.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 50 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 45 (45.00%) Data Centre
8 42 (42.00%) Windows Server
9 41 (41.00%) Hyper-V
10 40 (40.00%) Firewall
11 31 (31.00%) Migration
12 29 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (27.00%) MS Exchange
13 27 (27.00%) Linux
13 27 (27.00%) DevOps
14 24 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 23 (23.00%) IaaS
15 23 (23.00%) ITIL
15 23 (23.00%) VPN
16 22 (22.00%) Citrix
16 22 (22.00%) SharePoint
16 22 (22.00%) Incident Management
17 21 (21.00%) VLAN
17 21 (21.00%) Change Management
17 21 (21.00%) Office 365
17 21 (21.00%) Problem-Solving
18 20 (20.00%) Skype for Business
19 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
19 18 (18.00%) IIS
19 18 (18.00%) Cisco

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 (27.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (22.00%) SharePoint
3 20 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 18 (18.00%) IIS
5 13 (13.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 4 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.00%) Apache Solr
9 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 53 (53.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (23.00%) IaaS
3 21 (21.00%) Office 365
4 15 (15.00%) PaaS
5 13 (13.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (7.00%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (5.00%) SaaS
8 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (1.00%) G Suite
8 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.00%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 57 (57.00%) DHCP
2 40 (40.00%) Firewall
3 23 (23.00%) VPN
4 21 (21.00%) VLAN
5 17 (17.00%) TCP/IP
6 14 (14.00%) SAN
7 12 (12.00%) LAN
8 11 (11.00%) MPLS
8 11 (11.00%) WAN
9 9 (9.00%) SMTP
9 9 (9.00%) VoIP
10 6 (6.00%) BGP
10 6 (6.00%) SNMP
11 5 (5.00%) HTTP
11 5 (5.00%) IPv6
11 5 (5.00%) Network Security
11 5 (5.00%) OSPF
12 4 (4.00%) FTP
12 4 (4.00%) HSRP
12 4 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.00%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (11.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (17.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Legal
3 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.00%) Retail
5 3 (3.00%) Marketing
6 1 (1.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (14.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 13 (13.00%) IT Manager
4 11 (11.00%) Server Specialist
5 9 (9.00%) Project Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.00%) Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) IT Support
8 5 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Active Directory Specialist
10 3 (3.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.00%) LDAP
1 1 (1.00%) Lucene
1 1 (1.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (12.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (9.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (9.00%) PKI
4 7 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.00%) NHS
6 3 (3.00%) Replication
7 2 (2.00%) HP Storage
7 2 (2.00%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.00%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 65 (65.00%) Windows
2 42 (42.00%) Windows Server
3 27 (27.00%) Linux
4 17 (17.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (13.00%) Unix
5 13 (13.00%) Windows 10
6 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (9.00%) Mac OS
8 5 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.00%) Solaris
9 4 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.00%) VMS
11 2 (2.00%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.00%) Android
12 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.00%) Migration
2 27 (27.00%) DevOps
3 24 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 23 (23.00%) ITIL
5 22 (22.00%) Incident Management
6 21 (21.00%) Change Management
6 21 (21.00%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (11.00%) Capacity Management
7 11 (11.00%) Hardware Maintenance
7 11 (11.00%) Strategic Planning
8 9 (9.00%) Service Delivery
9 8 (8.00%) Business Development
9 8 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (8.00%) ITIL V3
9 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.00%) Change Control
10 7 (7.00%) Coaching
10 7 (7.00%) Network Design
10 7 (7.00%) Problem Management
10 7 (7.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.00%) SQL
3 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.00%) C#
3 1 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.00%) OCP
3 5 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
3 5 (5.00%) RHCE
4 4 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.00%) CCNA
5 2 (2.00%) CCNP
5 2 (2.00%) CISA
5 2 (2.00%) CISM
5 2 (2.00%) CISSP
5 2 (2.00%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (2.00%) GIAC
5 2 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.00%) MCSA
5 2 (2.00%) MCSE
5 2 (2.00%) SANS
6 1 (1.00%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (13.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 10 (10.00%) SLA
4 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (2.00%) ISO 31000
5 2 (2.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (2.00%) PMO
6 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 89 (89.00%) Active Directory
2 41 (41.00%) Hyper-V
3 29 (29.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (14.00%) vSphere
5 8 (8.00%) XenApp
6 7 (7.00%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (7.00%) XenDesktop
7 5 (5.00%) Postfix
8 4 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.00%) Firmware
10 1 (1.00%) Docker
10 1 (1.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (11.00%) Nagios
2 8 (8.00%) NetBackup
3 6 (6.00%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (5.00%) SCCM
4 5 (5.00%) SCOM
5 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.00%) Cacti
5 2 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.00%) OpenNMS
5 2 (2.00%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (1.00%) Nessus
6 1 (1.00%) QRadar
6 1 (1.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (54.00%) VMware
2 50 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 22 (22.00%) Citrix
4 18 (18.00%) Cisco
5 13 (13.00%) Symantec
6 9 (9.00%) 3PAR
7 7 (7.00%) Veeam
8 6 (6.00%) Avaya
8 6 (6.00%) HP
8 6 (6.00%) Juniper
8 6 (6.00%) McAfee
9 5 (5.00%) BMC
9 5 (5.00%) CheckPoint
9 5 (5.00%) Infoblox
9 5 (5.00%) Intel
9 5 (5.00%) Oracle
9 5 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 5 (5.00%) Remedy
9 5 (5.00%) WatchGuard
10 3 (3.00%) Huawei