Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 97 94
Rank change year-on-year +39 -3 +3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 45 8 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.50% 0.66% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.16% 6.15% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 44 7 18
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,500 £30,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.67% +25.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £20,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,750 £38,750 £37,125
East Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £36,250 £31,500
% change year-on-year +8.97% +15.08% -16.00%

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 172 130 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 17.22% 10.80% 12.56%
Number of salaries quoted 163 112 149
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £23,750 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 - 22 £45,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £57,500 -
Hinckley - 1 £35,000 -
DNS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 38 (84.44%) TCP/IP
2 38 (84.44%) Active Directory
2 38 (84.44%) Windows Server
3 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 33 (73.33%) DHCP
4 25 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 24 (53.33%) Microsoft Office
5 24 (53.33%) Windows 7
5 24 (53.33%) Windows 10
6 23 (51.11%) SCCM
6 23 (51.11%) Dell
7 14 (31.11%) LAN
8 13 (28.89%) Cisco
9 12 (26.67%) Linux
10 11 (24.44%) WAN
11 10 (22.22%) VMware
12 8 (17.78%) Firewall
13 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
13 7 (15.56%) Office 365
14 6 (13.33%) VLAN
14 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
15 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
15 5 (11.11%) Veeam
15 5 (11.11%) G Suite
15 5 (11.11%) DevOps
15 5 (11.11%) Remote Desktop

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Office 365
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.11%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 38 (84.44%) TCP/IP
2 33 (73.33%) DHCP
3 14 (31.11%) LAN
4 11 (24.44%) WAN
5 8 (17.78%) Firewall
6 6 (13.33%) VLAN
7 5 (11.11%) BGP
7 5 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (11.11%) SAN
8 4 (8.89%) VPN
9 3 (6.67%) Internet
9 3 (6.67%) Wireless
9 3 (6.67%) WLAN
10 2 (4.44%) NAS
11 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
11 1 (2.22%) MPLS
11 1 (2.22%) OSPF
11 1 (2.22%) SNMP
11 1 (2.22%) Softphone
11 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 5 (11.11%) Billing
1 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 20 (44.44%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 20 (44.44%) Team Leader
2 17 (37.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 17 (37.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Project Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Network Support
6 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Project Leader
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) COM
1 4 (8.89%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Public Cloud
2 5 (11.11%) Replication
3 4 (8.89%) Fintech
4 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 38 (84.44%) Windows Server
3 24 (53.33%) Windows 10
3 24 (53.33%) Windows 7
4 12 (26.67%) Linux
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.11%) Mac OS
6 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.89%) CentOS
7 4 (8.89%) Debian
8 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) DevOps
1 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (8.89%) Open Source
2 4 (8.89%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (4.44%) ITIL
3 2 (4.44%) Network Management
3 2 (4.44%) Patch Management
4 1 (2.22%) Contract Management
4 1 (2.22%) Data Security
4 1 (2.22%) ERP
4 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.22%) Information Security
4 1 (2.22%) IT Strategy
4 1 (2.22%) Line Management
4 1 (2.22%) Network Design
4 1 (2.22%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) CCNA
1 4 (8.89%) CCNP
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) MCSA
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (84.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (51.11%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (51.11%) Dell
3 13 (28.89%) Cisco
4 10 (22.22%) VMware
5 5 (11.11%) Veeam
6 4 (8.89%) Aruba
6 4 (8.89%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) Juniper
6 4 (8.89%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.44%) Sophos