Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 109 93
Rank change year-on-year -14 -16 -5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 94 133 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.93% 2.50% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.78% 16.90% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 81 108 192
Leeds median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,759
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +4.87% +2.17%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,250 £63,750 £52,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £32,750 £37,500 £36,018
% change year-on-year -12.67% +4.11% +2.91%

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 636 787 1141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.04% 14.77% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 552 669 951
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,250 £23,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,650 £61,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.33% -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 17 December 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for DNS.

1 65 (69.15%) Active Directory
2 64 (68.09%) DHCP
3 59 (62.77%) Windows
4 50 (53.19%) Microsoft
5 40 (42.55%) TCP/IP
6 39 (41.49%) Windows Server
7 31 (32.98%) Microsoft Azure
7 31 (32.98%) VMware
8 28 (29.79%) Firewall
9 27 (28.72%) Cisco
10 26 (27.66%) Office 365
11 25 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (25.53%) WAN
13 23 (24.47%) ITIL
14 22 (23.40%) Finance
15 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 20 (21.28%) MPLS
16 20 (21.28%) VPN
17 19 (20.21%) LAN
18 18 (19.15%) SLA
18 18 (19.15%) SAN
18 18 (19.15%) PKI
19 17 (18.09%) SCCM
19 17 (18.09%) VoIP
19 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
19 17 (18.09%) Data Centre
20 16 (17.02%) Linux
20 16 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
20 16 (17.02%) VLAN
21 15 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008

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 15 (15.96%) SharePoint
2 13 (13.83%) IIS
3 10 (10.64%) Skype for Business
4 9 (9.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.26%) CMS
6 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.06%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (32.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (27.66%) Office 365
3 12 (12.77%) IaaS
4 10 (10.64%) PaaS
4 10 (10.64%) SaaS
5 6 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (5.32%) OneDrive
7 4 (4.26%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (1.06%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 64 (68.09%) DHCP
2 40 (42.55%) TCP/IP
3 28 (29.79%) Firewall
4 24 (25.53%) WAN
5 20 (21.28%) MPLS
5 20 (21.28%) VPN
6 19 (20.21%) LAN
7 18 (19.15%) SAN
8 17 (18.09%) VoIP
9 16 (17.02%) VLAN
10 15 (15.96%) HTTP
11 13 (13.83%) BGP
12 12 (12.77%) Network Security
12 12 (12.77%) OSPF
13 10 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (9.57%) HTTPS
14 9 (9.57%) IPsec
15 8 (8.51%) SMTP
15 8 (8.51%) Wireless
16 7 (7.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.45%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.32%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.06%) Redis
6 1 (1.06%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Subversion
2 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (21.28%) Analyst
2 16 (17.02%) Support Analyst
3 15 (15.96%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (15.96%) IT Support
3 15 (15.96%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 10 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) Architect
6 9 (9.57%) Network Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) IT Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) IT Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) IT Support Analyst
7 8 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Network Specialist
8 7 (7.45%) Security Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Service Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Service Desk Support
8 7 (7.45%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) SAML
2 2 (2.13%) CSS
2 2 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) PKI
2 17 (18.09%) Data Centre
3 9 (9.57%) Clustering
4 7 (7.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (4.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.13%) NHS
6 2 (2.13%) Replication
7 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.06%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.06%) New Media
7 1 (1.06%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
7 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (62.77%) Windows
2 39 (41.49%) Windows Server
3 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (17.02%) Linux
5 15 (15.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (11.70%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.38%) Windows 10
8 6 (6.38%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.26%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.19%) Mac OS
10 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.13%) Unix
11 2 (2.13%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.06%) Android
12 1 (1.06%) CentOS
12 1 (1.06%) Debian
12 1 (1.06%) Fedora
12 1 (1.06%) SUSE
12 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) ITIL
2 16 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (11.70%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (11.70%) Coaching
4 10 (10.64%) Patch Management
5 8 (8.51%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.51%) TOGAF
6 7 (7.45%) DevOps
6 7 (7.45%) Immutable Infrastructure
6 7 (7.45%) IT Strategy
6 7 (7.45%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (7.45%) Security Operations
6 7 (7.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.38%) Network Design
7 6 (6.38%) Project Management
7 6 (6.38%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (5.32%) Change Management
8 5 (5.32%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (5.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.38%) SQL
3 3 (3.19%) Bourne shell
3 3 (3.19%) Python
4 1 (1.06%) C
4 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) CCNA
1 13 (13.83%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.70%) CCNP
3 8 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (6.38%) MCSE
4 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.26%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.19%) CISA
6 3 (3.19%) CISM
6 3 (3.19%) CISSP
6 3 (3.19%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (3.19%) Degree
6 3 (3.19%) GIAC
6 3 (3.19%) MCP
6 3 (3.19%) MCSA
6 3 (3.19%) SANS
7 1 (1.06%) ISEB
7 1 (1.06%) MCTS
7 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.15%) SLA
2 7 (7.45%) PCI DSS
3 6 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (3.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (3.19%) ISO 31000
5 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.06%) GDPR
6 1 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (1.06%) PMO
System Software
1 65 (69.15%) Active Directory
2 25 (26.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (15.96%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.51%) XenDesktop
5 7 (7.45%) vSphere
6 6 (6.38%) XenApp
7 5 (5.32%) XenServer
8 4 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.19%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (2.13%) VMware NSX
11 1 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) SCCM
2 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 7 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (7.45%) SCOM
3 6 (6.38%) Puppet
3 6 (6.38%) ServiceCenter
4 5 (5.32%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.32%) Nagios
5 4 (4.26%) Nessus
6 3 (3.19%) Ansible
6 3 (3.19%) OpenNMS
6 3 (3.19%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.19%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 50 (53.19%) Microsoft
2 31 (32.98%) VMware
3 27 (28.72%) Cisco
4 13 (13.83%) Juniper
5 11 (11.70%) Citrix
6 10 (10.64%) Avaya
6 10 (10.64%) HP
7 8 (8.51%) Brocade
7 8 (8.51%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.45%) CommVault
8 7 (7.45%) Dell
9 6 (6.38%) F5
9 6 (6.38%) Veeam
10 4 (4.26%) Palo Alto
10 4 (4.26%) Qualys
10 4 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (3.19%) NetApp
11 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.13%) Oracle
12 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds