Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 101 87
Rank change year-on-year +43 -14 -7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 39 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.85% 0.81% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.77% 7.91% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39 9 23
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £32,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +28.00% -21.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £20,800 £21,050
90th Percentile £47,500 £38,750 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £39,250 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.65% +30.77% -5.80%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 131 139 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 12.94% 10.18% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 126 122 141
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -9.09%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,664 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £51,250
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Leicestershire

DNS
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for DNS in Leicestershire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 24 April 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Leicestershire

DNS
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +28 15 £40,000 - 2
Loughborough +12 1 £57,500 +155.56%
Hinckley - 1 £35,000 -
DNS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 33 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 33 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 28 (71.79%) DHCP
4 27 (69.23%) TCP/IP
4 27 (69.23%) SQL Server
5 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 23 (58.97%) Windows 7
6 23 (58.97%) Windows 10
7 22 (56.41%) SCCM
7 22 (56.41%) Dell
7 22 (56.41%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (28.21%) VMware
9 9 (23.08%) Firewall
9 9 (23.08%) WAN
9 9 (23.08%) SAN
9 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (20.51%) LAN
11 7 (17.95%) VPN
11 7 (17.95%) Linux
11 7 (17.95%) CCNP
11 7 (17.95%) CCNA
11 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
12 6 (15.38%) vSphere
12 6 (15.38%) Wireless
12 6 (15.38%) Retail
13 5 (12.82%) Billing

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (71.79%) DHCP
2 27 (69.23%) TCP/IP
3 9 (23.08%) Firewall
3 9 (23.08%) SAN
3 9 (23.08%) WAN
4 8 (20.51%) LAN
5 7 (17.95%) VPN
6 6 (15.38%) Wireless
7 5 (12.82%) BGP
8 3 (7.69%) VLAN
9 2 (5.13%) Internet
9 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
9 2 (5.13%) WLAN
10 1 (2.56%) NAS
10 1 (2.56%) Softphone
10 1 (2.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) MySQL
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 5 (12.82%) Billing
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (53.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 21 (53.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 10 (25.64%) Team Leader
4 9 (23.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 9 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support
4 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Project Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Network Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) Server Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Server Support
8 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 33 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 23 (58.97%) Windows 10
3 23 (58.97%) Windows 7
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (17.95%) Linux
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (12.82%) CentOS
7 5 (12.82%) Debian
8 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) DevOps
1 5 (12.82%) Open Source
2 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (5.13%) ITIL
2 2 (5.13%) Network Management
2 2 (5.13%) Patch Management
3 1 (2.56%) Contract Management
3 1 (2.56%) Data Security
3 1 (2.56%) ERP
3 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.56%) Information Security
3 1 (2.56%) IT Strategy
3 1 (2.56%) Line Management
3 1 (2.56%) Network Design
3 1 (2.56%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) CCNA
1 7 (17.95%) CCNP
1 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) MCP
3 1 (2.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.38%) vSphere
3 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (56.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (56.41%) Dell
3 11 (28.21%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) Juniper
4 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.13%) Sophos
6 2 (5.13%) WatchGuard