Period
to 14 November 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 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 160 146
Rank change year-on-year +23 -14 +13
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1,332 1,517 1,845
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.43% 2.25% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.40% 16.68% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,148 1,326 1,606
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £27,175 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% - +3.66%

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 7,241 9,094 10,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.22% 13.46% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5,959 7,443 8,935
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.38% +3.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 November 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 November 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 +16 372 £52,500 +15.38% 64
West London +5 82 £40,000 - 35
South London -28 54 £46,500 +24.00% 11
East London +27 23 £30,250 -51.60% 14
North London -3 16 £29,250 -41.50% 4
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 912 (68.47%) Windows
2 889 (66.74%) DHCP
3 841 (63.14%) Active Directory
4 605 (45.42%) Microsoft
5 555 (41.67%) Office 365
6 494 (37.09%) Windows Server
7 489 (36.71%) VMware
8 478 (35.89%) TCP/IP
9 426 (31.98%) Firewall
10 386 (28.98%) Azure
11 378 (28.38%) Finance
12 325 (24.40%) PowerShell
13 314 (23.57%) Cisco
14 288 (21.62%) Linux
15 272 (20.42%) AWS
16 265 (19.89%) VMware Infrastructure
17 260 (19.52%) ITIL
18 254 (19.07%) Windows 10
19 240 (18.02%) MS Exchange
20 226 (16.97%) Citrix
21 223 (16.74%) Windows Server 2012
22 208 (15.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 207 (15.54%) LAN
24 205 (15.39%) WAN
25 198 (14.86%) Microsoft Office
26 197 (14.79%) VPN
27 196 (14.71%) DevOps
28 169 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
29 167 (12.54%) SQL
29 167 (12.54%) Python

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 (18.02%) MS Exchange
2 123 (9.23%) SharePoint
3 116 (8.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 111 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 84 (6.31%) IIS
6 59 (4.43%) Skype for Business
7 44 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 27 (2.03%) Confluence
8 27 (2.03%) Tomcat
9 23 (1.73%) Apache
9 23 (1.73%) nginx
10 17 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (0.98%) CMS
13 11 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.75%) WordPress
15 6 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.30%) Alfresco
17 3 (0.23%) Apache Solr
17 3 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 198 (14.86%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.45%) CINEMA 4D
4 6 (0.45%) Maya
4 6 (0.45%) MODO
4 6 (0.45%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.45%) NUKE
5 4 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.30%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.23%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.075%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.075%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (0.68%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.23%) SnowdropKCS
3 2 (0.15%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.075%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.075%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.075%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 555 (41.67%) Office 365
2 386 (28.98%) Azure
3 272 (20.42%) AWS
4 75 (5.63%) Azure Active Directory
4 75 (5.63%) SaaS
5 49 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
6 47 (3.53%) IaaS
7 46 (3.45%) Amazon S3
7 46 (3.45%) OneDrive
8 43 (3.23%) GCP
9 41 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 32 (2.40%) Mimecast
11 31 (2.33%) G Suite
12 29 (2.18%) PaaS
13 28 (2.10%) Serverless
14 25 (1.88%) Route 53
15 24 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
16 16 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
17 15 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
17 15 (1.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 889 (66.74%) DHCP
2 478 (35.89%) TCP/IP
3 426 (31.98%) Firewall
4 207 (15.54%) LAN
5 205 (15.39%) WAN
6 197 (14.79%) VPN
7 141 (10.59%) SAN
8 128 (9.61%) VoIP
9 116 (8.71%) Wireless
10 95 (7.13%) Network Security
11 94 (7.06%) VLAN
12 93 (6.98%) HTTP
13 87 (6.53%) Internet
14 75 (5.63%) SSL
15 74 (5.56%) Skype
16 69 (5.18%) SMTP
17 54 (4.05%) Wi-Fi
18 53 (3.98%) BGP
19 52 (3.90%) Cisco ASA
20 50 (3.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (11.41%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.55%) MySQL
2 34 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
3 28 (2.10%) NoSQL
4 23 (1.73%) SQL Server 2016
5 22 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
7 17 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
7 17 (1.28%) Big Data
7 17 (1.28%) Redis
8 13 (0.98%) Hadoop
8 13 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
11 9 (0.68%) Amazon Aurora
11 9 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (0.68%) Relational Database
12 7 (0.53%) Cosmos DB
13 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 57 (4.28%) JIRA
2 50 (3.75%) Jenkins
3 37 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 35 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 29 (2.18%) TeamCity
6 25 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
7 21 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.13%) GitLab
9 14 (1.05%) Zephyr
10 13 (0.98%) Ant
10 13 (0.98%) Artifactory
10 13 (0.98%) Bower
10 13 (0.98%) Chocolatey
10 13 (0.98%) Maven
10 13 (0.98%) MSBuild
10 13 (0.98%) SonarQube
10 13 (0.98%) Subversion
10 13 (0.98%) TestRail
11 7 (0.53%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.45%) Terragrunt
General
1 378 (28.38%) Finance
2 81 (6.08%) Law
3 72 (5.41%) Banking
4 43 (3.23%) Legal
5 40 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 29 (2.18%) Marketing
7 25 (1.88%) Retail
8 15 (1.13%) Advertising
9 14 (1.05%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.90%) French Language
11 11 (0.83%) Publishing
12 10 (0.75%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.68%) Aerospace
13 9 (0.68%) Back Office
13 9 (0.68%) Games
14 7 (0.53%) Billing
14 7 (0.53%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.53%) Military
15 6 (0.45%) German Language
15 6 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 185 (13.89%) Support Engineer
2 168 (12.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 166 (12.46%) Analyst
4 118 (8.86%) IT Support
5 96 (7.21%) IT Engineer
6 95 (7.13%) Network Engineer
7 90 (6.76%) Administrator
8 88 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 87 (6.53%) Support Analyst
10 84 (6.31%) Systems Administrator
11 74 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
12 58 (4.35%) IT Analyst
13 56 (4.20%) IT Support Engineer
14 55 (4.13%) Architect
14 55 (4.13%) Windows Engineer
15 54 (4.05%) Infrastructure Support
16 48 (3.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 45 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
18 44 (3.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 43 (3.23%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (4.05%) LDAP
2 40 (3.00%) Web Services
3 33 (2.48%) Kafka
4 29 (2.18%) Node.js
5 24 (1.80%) LAMP
6 21 (1.58%) RabbitMQ
7 20 (1.50%) Elastic Stack
8 18 (1.35%) REST
9 14 (1.05%) HTML
10 12 (0.90%) CSS
10 12 (0.90%) Flask
11 11 (0.83%) .NET
12 9 (0.68%) Django
12 9 (0.68%) GraphQL
12 9 (0.68%) LEMP Stack
12 9 (0.68%) Middleware
12 9 (0.68%) Regular Expression
13 8 (0.60%) XML
14 7 (0.53%) ADO
15 6 (0.45%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 79 (5.93%) Analytical Skills
1 79 (5.93%) Management Information System
2 69 (5.18%) Data Centre
3 65 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
4 52 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
5 48 (3.60%) Replication
6 33 (2.48%) Hedge funds
7 28 (2.10%) Clustering
7 28 (2.10%) Public Cloud
8 23 (1.73%) Blackberry
8 23 (1.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 23 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
9 22 (1.65%) Virtual Team
10 21 (1.58%) User Experience
11 18 (1.35%) Hybrid Cloud
12 15 (1.13%) iPhone
13 12 (0.90%) SWIFT
14 11 (0.83%) Cloud Native
14 11 (0.83%) iPad
15 10 (0.75%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 912 (68.47%) Windows
2 494 (37.09%) Windows Server
3 288 (21.62%) Linux
4 254 (19.07%) Windows 10
5 223 (16.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 157 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 134 (10.06%) Windows 7
8 64 (4.80%) Unix
9 57 (4.28%) Windows Server 2003
10 39 (2.93%) Windows 8
11 38 (2.85%) Android
11 38 (2.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 33 (2.48%) Ubuntu
13 31 (2.33%) Mac OS X
14 30 (2.25%) Apple iOS
15 21 (1.58%) Solaris
16 19 (1.43%) Mac OS
17 17 (1.28%) CentOS
18 11 (0.83%) Debian
19 7 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (19.52%) ITIL
2 208 (15.62%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 196 (14.71%) DevOps
4 165 (12.39%) Problem-Solving
5 110 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (8.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 106 (7.96%) Migration
8 96 (7.21%) Configuration Management
9 75 (5.63%) Load Balancing
10 71 (5.33%) Change Management
11 70 (5.26%) Project Management
12 67 (5.03%) Incident Management
13 64 (4.80%) High Availability
13 64 (4.80%) Infrastructure as Code
14 63 (4.73%) Cybersecurity
15 62 (4.65%) Fintech
15 62 (4.65%) Mentoring
16 59 (4.43%) Patch Management
16 59 (4.43%) Service Delivery
17 50 (3.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 325 (24.40%) PowerShell
2 167 (12.54%) Python
2 167 (12.54%) SQL
3 125 (9.38%) Bash Shell
4 63 (4.73%) Ruby
5 56 (4.20%) C
6 37 (2.78%) Java
7 32 (2.40%) Go
8 30 (2.25%) Perl
9 28 (2.10%) C#
10 22 (1.65%) C++
11 21 (1.58%) Shell Script
12 19 (1.43%) PHP
12 19 (1.43%) T-SQL
13 17 (1.28%) JavaScript
13 17 (1.28%) VB
14 13 (0.98%) VBScript
15 12 (0.90%) TypeScript
16 6 (0.45%) Lua
16 6 (0.45%) Rust
Qualifications
1 169 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 166 (12.46%) Cisco Certification
3 146 (10.96%) Degree
4 123 (9.23%) CCNA
5 93 (6.98%) MCSE
6 92 (6.91%) MCSA
7 76 (5.71%) CCNP
8 55 (4.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 38 (2.85%) MCP
10 31 (2.33%) A+ Certification
10 31 (2.33%) CCSA
11 27 (2.03%) MCITP
12 26 (1.95%) Security Cleared
13 24 (1.80%) CCIE
13 24 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
14 23 (1.73%) Computer Science Degree
15 20 (1.50%) CCA
15 20 (1.50%) DBS Check
15 20 (1.50%) JNCIP
16 19 (1.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (5.78%) SLA
2 18 (1.35%) PCI DSS
3 17 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.05%) QA
5 12 (0.90%) GDPR
6 4 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (0.23%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.23%) PMO
8 2 (0.15%) NIST
9 1 (0.075%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.075%) FedRAMP
9 1 (0.075%) FISMA
9 1 (0.075%) ISO 15022
9 1 (0.075%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 841 (63.14%) Active Directory
2 265 (19.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 108 (8.11%) XenDesktop
5 89 (6.68%) vSphere
6 86 (6.46%) XenApp
7 84 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
8 75 (5.63%) Docker
9 34 (2.55%) Virtual Servers
10 23 (1.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 23 (1.73%) NFS
11 22 (1.65%) Firmware
12 21 (1.58%) Virtual Machines
13 16 (1.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 11 (0.83%) BitLocker
14 11 (0.83%) KVM
15 10 (0.75%) Terminal Services
16 9 (0.68%) Cronacle
16 9 (0.68%) etcd
16 9 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 157 (11.79%) SCCM
2 128 (9.61%) Ansible
3 102 (7.66%) Puppet
4 97 (7.28%) Terraform
5 58 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
6 43 (3.23%) Kubernetes
6 43 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
7 37 (2.78%) WSUS
8 27 (2.03%) SCOM
9 24 (1.80%) FortiGate
10 23 (1.73%) Consul
11 22 (1.65%) Jamf Pro
12 19 (1.43%) vCenter Server
13 17 (1.28%) Grafana
13 17 (1.28%) Nessus
14 13 (0.98%) Backup Exec
15 12 (0.90%) Istio
15 12 (0.90%) linkerd
16 11 (0.83%) Nagios
16 11 (0.83%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 605 (45.42%) Microsoft
2 489 (36.71%) VMware
3 314 (23.57%) Cisco
4 226 (16.97%) Citrix
5 92 (6.91%) HP
6 83 (6.23%) F5
7 79 (5.93%) SolarWinds
8 68 (5.11%) Juniper
9 64 (4.80%) Veeam
10 59 (4.43%) Dell
10 59 (4.43%) Splunk
11 58 (4.35%) CheckPoint
12 54 (4.05%) Red Hat
13 50 (3.75%) Apple
13 50 (3.75%) Palo Alto
14 45 (3.38%) Meraki
15 42 (3.15%) Google
15 42 (3.15%) SonicWALL
16 37 (2.78%) Sophos
17 32 (2.40%) Fortinet