Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 74 95
Rank change year-on-year +16 +21 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 36 13 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.86% 1.47% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.78% 10.08% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 11 13
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,500 £35,571 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.05% +48.21% -22.58%
10th Percentile £30,000 £20,000 £20,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £48,750 £42,750
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -6.67%

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 182 129 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 19.51% 14.61% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 147 117 171
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% +23.46%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £46,500
East Midlands median annual salary £39,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.95% +1.33% -4.05%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -4 14 £47,500 +7.18% 1
Loughborough - 3 - -
Hinckley +2 1 £30,000 -
DNS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 31 (86.11%) Active Directory
2 30 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 30 (83.33%) Windows
3 28 (77.78%) DHCP
3 28 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 27 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (47.22%) SCCM
6 16 (44.44%) Windows 7
6 16 (44.44%) Windows 10
6 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
7 15 (41.67%) Dell
7 15 (41.67%) Cisco
7 15 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (36.11%) LAN
9 12 (33.33%) Office 365
10 11 (30.56%) Linux
11 9 (25.00%) WAN
11 9 (25.00%) Replication
12 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (22.22%) G Suite
12 8 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (22.22%) Veeam
12 8 (22.22%) Mac OS
13 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
13 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (13.89%) VLAN
14 5 (13.89%) VMware
15 4 (11.11%) Firewall
15 4 (11.11%) BGP

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 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Office 365
2 8 (22.22%) G Suite
3 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 28 (77.78%) DHCP
3 13 (36.11%) LAN
4 9 (25.00%) WAN
5 8 (22.22%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (13.89%) VLAN
7 4 (11.11%) BGP
7 4 (11.11%) Firewall
7 4 (11.11%) MPLS
7 4 (11.11%) OSPF
7 4 (11.11%) SNMP
8 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (8.33%) DWDM
8 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
8 3 (8.33%) IPsec
8 3 (8.33%) L2TP
8 3 (8.33%) PPP
8 3 (8.33%) RSVP
8 3 (8.33%) TACACS
8 3 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (2.78%) Billing
1 1 (2.78%) Retail
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 11 (30.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 9 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Network Engineer
4 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Technical Support
6 5 (13.89%) Project Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Network Support
7 4 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (8.33%) Core Network Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) COM
2 1 (2.78%) LDAP
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Replication
2 4 (11.11%) Fintech
3 1 (2.78%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 28 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 16 (44.44%) Windows 10
3 16 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 11 (30.56%) Linux
5 8 (22.22%) Mac OS
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.78%) Unix
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
4 3 (8.33%) Presales
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.78%) DevOps
5 1 (2.78%) ERP
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Management
5 1 (2.78%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) CCNA
1 3 (8.33%) CCNP
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCSA
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (86.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (47.22%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) RANCID
3 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
3 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) Cisco
2 15 (41.67%) Dell
3 8 (22.22%) Veeam
4 5 (13.89%) VMware
5 4 (11.11%) Aruba
5 4 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) Remedy
7 1 (2.78%) Citrix