Period
to 14 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 14 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 145 134
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 +18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1,313 1,643 1,935
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.36% 2.39% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.52% 17.26% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 1,445 1,686
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% -3.52%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +6.25%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,090 9,519 11,247
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.72% 13.83% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 5,753 7,810 9,195
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +2.86%
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,972 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.22% +5.56% -

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in London

DNS
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for DNS in London

DNS
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in London over the 6 months to 14 September 2019.

Salary histogram for DNS in London

DNS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the London region over the 6 months to 14 September 2019. 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
Central London +9 392 £52,500 +2.94% 64
West London -3 70 £40,000 - 32
South London -50 49 £46,500 +43.08% 13
North London +11 24 £26,750 -51.36% 12
East London +28 16 £25,000 -50.00% 13
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 14 September 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for DNS.

1 899 (68.47%) Windows
2 838 (63.82%) DHCP
3 814 (62.00%) Active Directory
4 564 (42.96%) Microsoft
5 514 (39.15%) Office 365
6 482 (36.71%) TCP/IP
7 481 (36.63%) Windows Server
8 471 (35.87%) VMware
9 417 (31.76%) Firewall
10 390 (29.70%) Finance
11 364 (27.72%) Azure
12 308 (23.46%) PowerShell
12 308 (23.46%) Cisco
13 272 (20.72%) Linux
14 270 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
15 257 (19.57%) ITIL
16 256 (19.50%) AWS
17 248 (18.89%) Windows 10
18 240 (18.28%) MS Exchange
19 232 (17.67%) Windows Server 2012
20 222 (16.91%) Citrix
21 214 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 197 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
23 196 (14.93%) VPN
23 196 (14.93%) WAN
24 195 (14.85%) LAN
25 181 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
26 180 (13.71%) SCCM
27 171 (13.02%) DevOps
28 168 (12.80%) SQL

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 240 (18.28%) MS Exchange
2 122 (9.29%) SharePoint
3 99 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 93 (7.08%) Skype for Business
5 90 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 78 (5.94%) IIS
7 49 (3.73%) Apache
8 39 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 36 (2.74%) nginx
10 32 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 21 (1.60%) Tomcat
12 17 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
13 14 (1.07%) Confluence
14 13 (0.99%) CMS
14 13 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.69%) WordPress
16 5 (0.38%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
17 4 (0.30%) Alfresco
18 3 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 197 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.46%) CINEMA 4D
5 6 (0.46%) Maya
5 6 (0.46%) MODO
5 6 (0.46%) NUKE
6 5 (0.38%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.53%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.23%) SnowdropKCS
3 1 (0.076%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.076%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.076%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 514 (39.15%) Office 365
2 364 (27.72%) Azure
3 256 (19.50%) AWS
4 86 (6.55%) SaaS
5 75 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
6 60 (4.57%) Amazon S3
7 48 (3.66%) IaaS
8 47 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
9 40 (3.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 39 (2.97%) G Suite
11 37 (2.82%) GCP
11 37 (2.82%) OneDrive
12 36 (2.74%) PaaS
13 29 (2.21%) Serverless
14 25 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
15 24 (1.83%) Mimecast
16 20 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
16 20 (1.52%) Route 53
17 18 (1.37%) GitHub
18 12 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 838 (63.82%) DHCP
2 482 (36.71%) TCP/IP
3 417 (31.76%) Firewall
4 196 (14.93%) VPN
4 196 (14.93%) WAN
5 195 (14.85%) LAN
6 124 (9.44%) SAN
7 108 (8.23%) Wireless
8 101 (7.69%) VoIP
9 99 (7.54%) Skype
10 89 (6.78%) Network Security
10 89 (6.78%) VLAN
11 76 (5.79%) Internet
12 74 (5.64%) HTTP
13 69 (5.26%) SMTP
14 62 (4.72%) SSL
15 57 (4.34%) Cisco Nexus
16 47 (3.58%) Cisco ASA
17 45 (3.43%) MPLS
18 44 (3.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.34%) MySQL
3 54 (4.11%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (2.28%) Redis
5 29 (2.21%) NoSQL
6 24 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
7 22 (1.68%) SQL Server 2016
8 21 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
10 16 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (0.91%) Relational Database
14 11 (0.84%) MongoDB
15 10 (0.76%) Amazon Aurora
16 8 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 7 (0.53%) RDBMS
18 6 (0.46%) Power BI
19 5 (0.38%) Big Data
19 5 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 63 (4.80%) JIRA
2 36 (2.74%) Git (software)
3 34 (2.59%) Octopus Deploy
4 31 (2.36%) Jenkins
5 25 (1.90%) TeamCity
6 18 (1.37%) Visual Studio Team System
7 12 (0.91%) Subversion
8 10 (0.76%) GitLab
9 8 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (0.61%) Visual Studio
10 7 (0.53%) MSI
11 6 (0.46%) Gradle
11 6 (0.46%) Terragrunt
11 6 (0.46%) Vagrant
12 4 (0.30%) Firebug
13 3 (0.23%) Hudson
13 3 (0.23%) PHPUnit
13 3 (0.23%) Travis CI
14 2 (0.15%) AdminStudio
14 2 (0.15%) InstallShield
General
1 390 (29.70%) Finance
2 75 (5.71%) Banking
3 74 (5.64%) Law
4 51 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 47 (3.58%) Legal
6 29 (2.21%) Retail
7 20 (1.52%) Publishing
8 16 (1.22%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.22%) Marketing
9 11 (0.84%) Advertising
10 10 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.69%) Public Sector
12 8 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 7 (0.53%) Military
14 6 (0.46%) Back Office
15 5 (0.38%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.30%) German Language
16 4 (0.30%) Local Government
16 4 (0.30%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 168 (12.80%) Support Engineer
2 156 (11.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 155 (11.81%) Analyst
4 109 (8.30%) IT Support
5 105 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 104 (7.92%) Administrator
7 96 (7.31%) Systems Administrator
8 95 (7.24%) IT Engineer
9 79 (6.02%) Network Engineer
10 77 (5.86%) Support Analyst
11 60 (4.57%) Architect
11 60 (4.57%) DevOps Engineer
12 57 (4.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 57 (4.34%) IT Support Engineer
13 56 (4.27%) IT Analyst
13 56 (4.27%) Windows Engineer
14 53 (4.04%) Desktop Support
15 49 (3.73%) Infrastructure Support
16 48 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 48 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (3.88%) LDAP
2 50 (3.81%) Web Services
3 31 (2.36%) LAMP
4 26 (1.98%) LEMP Stack
4 26 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
5 22 (1.68%) REST
6 21 (1.60%) LAPP Stack
7 20 (1.52%) Kafka
8 19 (1.45%) .NET
9 16 (1.22%) HTML
9 16 (1.22%) Node.js
10 13 (0.99%) RESTful
10 13 (0.99%) Software Packaging
11 12 (0.91%) CSS
12 11 (0.84%) Middleware
12 11 (0.84%) XML
13 10 (0.76%) Django
13 10 (0.76%) Flask
14 9 (0.69%) GraphQL
14 9 (0.69%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 86 (6.55%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (6.40%) Management Information System
3 78 (5.94%) Data Centre
4 77 (5.86%) Self-Motivation
5 54 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
6 46 (3.50%) Clustering
7 45 (3.43%) Replication
8 31 (2.36%) Hedge funds
9 30 (2.28%) Public Cloud
10 24 (1.83%) iPhone
11 22 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
11 22 (1.68%) Virtual Team
12 21 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 19 (1.45%) Driving Licence
14 17 (1.29%) iPad
14 17 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
15 14 (1.07%) User Experience
16 13 (0.99%) Blackberry
17 11 (0.84%) PKI
17 11 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 899 (68.47%) Windows
2 481 (36.63%) Windows Server
3 272 (20.72%) Linux
4 248 (18.89%) Windows 10
5 232 (17.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 181 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 136 (10.36%) Windows 7
8 64 (4.87%) Unix
9 59 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 41 (3.12%) Windows 8
11 40 (3.05%) Android
12 38 (2.89%) Ubuntu
13 35 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 34 (2.59%) Apple iOS
15 31 (2.36%) Mac OS X
16 21 (1.60%) Mac OS
17 17 (1.29%) CentOS
18 9 (0.69%) Debian
18 9 (0.69%) Solaris
18 9 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (19.57%) ITIL
2 214 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 171 (13.02%) DevOps
4 159 (12.11%) Problem-Solving
5 137 (10.43%) Migration
6 115 (8.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 109 (8.30%) Agile Software Development
8 93 (7.08%) High Availability
9 80 (6.09%) Configuration Management
10 77 (5.86%) Infrastructure as Code
10 77 (5.86%) Project Management
11 71 (5.41%) Incident Management
12 70 (5.33%) Change Management
13 66 (5.03%) Cybersecurity
14 62 (4.72%) Mentoring
15 60 (4.57%) Fintech
15 60 (4.57%) Time Management
16 52 (3.96%) Load Balancing
17 51 (3.88%) Scrum
17 51 (3.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 308 (23.46%) PowerShell
2 168 (12.80%) SQL
3 141 (10.74%) Python
4 98 (7.46%) Bash Shell
5 50 (3.81%) Ruby
6 36 (2.74%) Java
7 35 (2.67%) C
8 30 (2.28%) Perl
9 24 (1.83%) PHP
10 22 (1.68%) Go
10 22 (1.68%) Shell Script
11 20 (1.52%) JavaScript
12 14 (1.07%) C++
13 12 (0.91%) C#
14 11 (0.84%) VB
15 10 (0.76%) VBScript
16 9 (0.69%) T-SQL
17 8 (0.61%) TypeScript
18 4 (0.30%) Korn
18 4 (0.30%) Rust
Qualifications
1 167 (12.72%) Degree
2 142 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
3 140 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 105 (8.00%) CCNA
5 87 (6.63%) MCSE
6 85 (6.47%) MCSA
7 54 (4.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 52 (3.96%) CCNP
9 40 (3.05%) Security Cleared
10 37 (2.82%) MCP
11 32 (2.44%) CCSA
12 27 (2.06%) A+ Certification
12 27 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
12 27 (2.06%) DBS Check
12 27 (2.06%) MCITP
13 20 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
13 20 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (1.45%) CCIE
14 19 (1.45%) Network+ Certification
14 19 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.49%) SLA
2 21 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.14%) GDPR
4 13 (0.99%) QA
5 10 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.38%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.23%) PMO
9 2 (0.15%) NIST
9 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.15%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.076%) COBIT
10 1 (0.076%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.076%) ISO 15022
10 1 (0.076%) ISO 20022
10 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 814 (62.00%) Active Directory
2 270 (20.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 133 (10.13%) Hyper-V
4 92 (7.01%) XenDesktop
5 80 (6.09%) vSphere
6 79 (6.02%) VMware ESXi
7 74 (5.64%) Docker
8 73 (5.56%) XenApp
9 40 (3.05%) Virtual Servers
10 26 (1.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 25 (1.90%) KVM
12 19 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
13 18 (1.37%) BitLocker
14 17 (1.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 15 (1.14%) NFS
16 14 (1.07%) Firmware
17 12 (0.91%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 10 (0.76%) Varnish
18 10 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
19 9 (0.69%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 180 (13.71%) SCCM
2 91 (6.93%) Ansible
3 76 (5.79%) Terraform
4 69 (5.26%) Puppet
5 44 (3.35%) SCOM
6 41 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
7 37 (2.82%) WSUS
8 32 (2.44%) Kubernetes
9 23 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
9 23 (1.75%) Prometheus
10 20 (1.52%) Nessus
11 18 (1.37%) Consul
12 17 (1.29%) Microsoft Clustering
13 16 (1.22%) Backup Exec
13 16 (1.22%) FortiGate
13 16 (1.22%) Jamf Pro
14 15 (1.14%) Grafana
15 13 (0.99%) vCenter Server
16 11 (0.84%) Kibana
17 10 (0.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 564 (42.96%) Microsoft
2 471 (35.87%) VMware
3 308 (23.46%) Cisco
4 222 (16.91%) Citrix
5 99 (7.54%) HP
6 71 (5.41%) Dell
7 70 (5.33%) Veeam
8 65 (4.95%) F5
8 65 (4.95%) Red Hat
9 63 (4.80%) Juniper
10 62 (4.72%) CheckPoint
11 49 (3.73%) Apple
12 48 (3.66%) Google
13 45 (3.43%) Meraki
14 43 (3.27%) SolarWinds
15 38 (2.89%) Palo Alto
15 38 (2.89%) Splunk
16 37 (2.82%) Sophos
17 33 (2.51%) Avaya
18 30 (2.28%) Oracle