Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 127 114
Rank change year-on-year +36 -13 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 131 107 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.94% 2.16% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.80% 15.37% 17.10%
Number of salaries quoted 119 80 116
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £32,774 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.30% -12.60% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,400 £21,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,000 £70,125 £53,125
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,125 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +22.10% -8.00% +7.14%

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 601 696 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.48% 14.02% 14.60%
Number of salaries quoted 522 587 707
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +9.09% -3.75%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% - -5.00%

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 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 97 (74.05%) Active Directory
2 81 (61.83%) DHCP
3 80 (61.07%) Windows
4 69 (52.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 60 (45.80%) Microsoft
6 48 (36.64%) VMware
7 38 (29.01%) TCP/IP
7 38 (29.01%) Windows Server
8 36 (27.48%) Office 365
8 36 (27.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 35 (26.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 33 (25.19%) SQL
11 29 (22.14%) PowerShell
12 27 (20.61%) MS Exchange
13 26 (19.85%) ITIL
13 26 (19.85%) Finance
14 25 (19.08%) Amazon AWS
15 24 (18.32%) VPN
16 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
17 22 (16.79%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (16.79%) Hyper-V
18 20 (15.27%) Identity Management
18 20 (15.27%) Linux
19 19 (14.50%) Citrix
19 19 (14.50%) PKI
19 19 (14.50%) VLAN
20 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
20 18 (13.74%) Azure SQL Database
20 18 (13.74%) Skype for Business
20 18 (13.74%) SharePoint

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 (20.61%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.74%) SharePoint
2 18 (13.74%) Skype for Business
3 15 (11.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (11.45%) IIS
4 7 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.53%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.53%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.76%) Confluence
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (11.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 69 (52.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (27.48%) Office 365
3 25 (19.08%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (8.40%) IaaS
5 7 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (4.58%) PaaS
7 3 (2.29%) SaaS
8 2 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 81 (61.83%) DHCP
2 38 (29.01%) TCP/IP
3 24 (18.32%) VPN
4 19 (14.50%) VLAN
5 18 (13.74%) Firewall
6 17 (12.98%) HTTP
6 17 (12.98%) HTTPS
6 17 (12.98%) WAN
7 14 (10.69%) IPsec
7 14 (10.69%) VoIP
8 13 (9.92%) Wireless
9 12 (9.16%) SAN
10 9 (6.87%) LAN
11 8 (6.11%) Network Security
12 6 (4.58%) DWDM
12 6 (4.58%) VPLS
12 6 (4.58%) Wireless Security
13 5 (3.82%) FTP
13 5 (3.82%) SMTP
13 5 (3.82%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.74%) Azure SQL Database
1 18 (13.74%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.34%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.82%) Big Data
5 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) MySQL
5 1 (0.76%) RavenDB
5 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (12.21%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (5.34%) JIRA
3 6 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.82%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.29%) MSBuild
General
1 26 (19.85%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Retail
3 8 (6.11%) Marketing
4 6 (4.58%) Back Office
4 6 (4.58%) Legal
5 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.76%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (16.79%) Support Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) Platform Engineer
3 17 (12.98%) Wintel Engineer
4 13 (9.92%) Active Directory Engineer
5 12 (9.16%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (8.40%) Analyst
6 11 (8.40%) Support Analyst
7 10 (7.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (7.63%) PowerShell Engineer
7 10 (7.63%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Infrastructure Support
8 8 (6.11%) IT Support
8 8 (6.11%) Network Engineer
8 8 (6.11%) Technical Specialist
9 7 (5.34%) Desktop Support
9 7 (5.34%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (5.34%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.58%) XML
2 3 (2.29%) .NET
3 2 (1.53%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.53%) Lucene
4 1 (0.76%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) PKI
2 18 (13.74%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.63%) Clustering
4 8 (6.11%) Cloud Native
5 7 (5.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (4.58%) Replication
7 5 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.29%) CCTV
8 3 (2.29%) HP Storage
8 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.76%) NHS
10 1 (0.76%) Social Media
10 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (61.07%) Windows
2 38 (29.01%) Windows Server
3 23 (17.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (16.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (15.27%) Linux
6 9 (6.87%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.82%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 26 (19.85%) ITIL
3 20 (15.27%) Identity Management
4 18 (13.74%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (13.74%) Scrum
5 17 (12.98%) Analytics
5 17 (12.98%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (12.98%) DevOps
6 16 (12.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (11.45%) Security Management
8 13 (9.92%) Runbook
9 12 (9.16%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (8.40%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.63%) Kalman Filter
11 10 (7.63%) Web Filtering
12 9 (6.87%) Network Design
12 9 (6.87%) Project Management
13 8 (6.11%) Coaching
14 7 (5.34%) High Availability
14 7 (5.34%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 33 (25.19%) SQL
2 29 (22.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (8.40%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (7.63%) CCNA
3 7 (5.34%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.58%) Degree
4 6 (4.58%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (3.05%) CCNP
5 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (2.29%) MCSE
7 2 (1.53%) MCP
7 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.74%) SLA
2 6 (4.58%) GDPR
3 5 (3.82%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.29%) PMO
5 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 97 (74.05%) Active Directory
2 36 (27.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (16.79%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.16%) XenApp
5 9 (6.87%) vSphere
6 6 (4.58%) XenDesktop
7 5 (3.82%) Docker
7 5 (3.82%) Firmware
8 4 (3.05%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (12.21%) SCCM
2 13 (9.92%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (6.11%) NetBackup
4 7 (5.34%) Nessus
4 7 (5.34%) Single Sign-On
5 5 (3.82%) Nagios
5 5 (3.82%) SmoothWall
6 4 (3.05%) SCOM
7 3 (2.29%) Kubernetes
7 3 (2.29%) PowerCLI
8 2 (1.53%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.53%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.76%) Ansible
9 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (45.80%) Microsoft
2 48 (36.64%) VMware
3 19 (14.50%) Citrix
4 16 (12.21%) McAfee
5 14 (10.69%) Cisco
6 13 (9.92%) Atlassian
6 13 (9.92%) Intel
7 10 (7.63%) Dell
7 10 (7.63%) Juniper
8 8 (6.11%) CheckPoint
9 7 (5.34%) Qualys
9 7 (5.34%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (4.58%) Brocade
10 6 (4.58%) HP
11 5 (3.82%) NetApp
11 5 (3.82%) Symantec
12 3 (2.29%) Hitachi
13 2 (1.53%) CommVault
13 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.53%) Veeam