Period
to 25 February 2021

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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 152 175
Rank change year-on-year -56 +23 -13
Permanent jobs citing DNS 447 1,151 1,270
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.62% 2.26% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.88% 17.14% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 425 994 1,123
Median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,325 £29,000
90th Percentile £84,800 £75,875 £76,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -3.49% +1.18%

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 2,815 6,716 8,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.18% 13.21% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,304 5,591 6,807
Median annual salary £62,750 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.09% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in London

DNS
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in London.

Salary trend for DNS in London

DNS
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in London over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

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 25 February 2021. 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 -28 95 £60,000 +14.29% 23
West London +24 27 £50,000 +11.11% 11
South London +14 23 £46,500 -9.27% 5
North London +29 4 £51,250 +28.13% 3
East London -6 3 £40,000 +29.03% 6
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, 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.

1 281 (62.86%) DHCP
2 259 (57.94%) Windows
3 242 (54.14%) Active Directory
4 220 (49.22%) Microsoft
5 213 (47.65%) VMware
6 179 (40.04%) Microsoft 365
7 178 (39.82%) Firewall
8 172 (38.48%) Azure
9 163 (36.47%) Windows Server
10 157 (35.12%) TCP/IP
11 150 (33.56%) Cisco
12 138 (30.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 136 (30.43%) PowerShell
14 114 (25.50%) Linux
15 107 (23.94%) Finance
16 106 (23.71%) VPN
17 99 (22.15%) Citrix
17 99 (22.15%) AWS
18 88 (19.69%) WAN
19 87 (19.46%) Python
19 87 (19.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 85 (19.02%) ITIL
21 78 (17.45%) LAN
21 78 (17.45%) Ansible
22 72 (16.11%) VoIP
23 68 (15.21%) Hyper-V
24 66 (14.77%) DevOps
24 66 (14.77%) Azure Active Directory
25 64 (14.32%) Windows 10
26 63 (14.09%) SCCM

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 58 (12.98%) SharePoint
2 57 (12.75%) MS Exchange
3 30 (6.71%) Skype for Business
4 28 (6.26%) IIS
5 23 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (3.80%) Confluence
7 13 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
9 11 (2.46%) Apache
10 9 (2.01%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.34%) Apache Spark
12 5 (1.12%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.67%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.45%) CMS
14 2 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 47 (10.51%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (3.58%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.45%) Gephi
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.46%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.67%) Eikon
3 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.45%) Relativity
3 2 (0.45%) Tradar
4 1 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 179 (40.04%) Microsoft 365
2 172 (38.48%) Azure
3 99 (22.15%) AWS
4 66 (14.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 47 (10.51%) GCP
6 34 (7.61%) IaaS
7 30 (6.71%) PaaS
8 27 (6.04%) SaaS
9 23 (5.15%) Serverless
10 21 (4.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 20 (4.47%) Route 53
12 18 (4.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 16 (3.58%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (3.58%) AWS Lambda
13 16 (3.58%) Slack
14 13 (2.91%) Amazon ELB
14 13 (2.91%) Amazon S3
14 13 (2.91%) Mimecast
15 11 (2.46%) Akamai
16 10 (2.24%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 281 (62.86%) DHCP
2 178 (39.82%) Firewall
3 157 (35.12%) TCP/IP
4 106 (23.71%) VPN
5 88 (19.69%) WAN
6 78 (17.45%) LAN
7 72 (16.11%) VoIP
8 61 (13.65%) HTTP
9 48 (10.74%) Network Security
10 46 (10.29%) SAN
10 46 (10.29%) VLAN
11 39 (8.72%) NetScaler
12 38 (8.50%) Wireless
13 36 (8.05%) SSL
13 36 (8.05%) Wi-Fi
14 31 (6.94%) BGP
15 30 (6.71%) Cisco ASA
16 29 (6.49%) Skype
16 29 (6.49%) SMTP
16 29 (6.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 25 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (5.15%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (2.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 11 (2.46%) MongoDB
5 9 (2.01%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.57%) BigQuery
7 6 (1.34%) Big Data
7 6 (1.34%) Bigtable
7 6 (1.34%) Cloud Spanner
7 6 (1.34%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.12%) MySQL
8 5 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.89%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.67%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (0.67%) Looker
10 3 (0.67%) Redis
10 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (8.05%) Jenkins
2 30 (6.71%) Git (software)
3 26 (5.82%) JIRA
4 11 (2.46%) Artifactory
4 11 (2.46%) Gerrit
5 10 (2.24%) Subversion
6 9 (2.01%) Sonatype Nexus
7 6 (1.34%) Bitbucket
8 5 (1.12%) Maven
9 4 (0.89%) Ant
9 4 (0.89%) Gradle
10 2 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.45%) Bitbucket Server
10 2 (0.45%) CircleCI
10 2 (0.45%) Cypress.io
10 2 (0.45%) git-flow
10 2 (0.45%) GitLab
10 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.22%) IDA Disassembler
11 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
General
1 107 (23.94%) Finance
2 47 (10.51%) Banking
3 16 (3.58%) Legal
3 16 (3.58%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.91%) Law
5 10 (2.24%) Games
6 9 (2.01%) Marketing
7 7 (1.57%) German Language
7 7 (1.57%) Retail
8 6 (1.34%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.34%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.12%) Electronics
9 5 (1.12%) Public Sector
10 4 (0.89%) French Language
10 4 (0.89%) Front Office
10 4 (0.89%) Italian Language
10 4 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (0.89%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.67%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (13.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 56 (12.53%) Support Engineer
3 53 (11.86%) Network Engineer
4 37 (8.28%) Analyst
5 32 (7.16%) Administrator
6 31 (6.94%) Systems Administrator
7 28 (6.26%) Architect
8 27 (6.04%) Windows Engineer
9 26 (5.82%) DevOps Engineer
10 25 (5.59%) 3rd Line Support
11 24 (5.37%) AWS Engineer
11 24 (5.37%) IT Support
12 23 (5.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 23 (5.15%) Cloud Engineer
13 22 (4.92%) IT Engineer
14 21 (4.70%) Consultant
15 20 (4.47%) Linux Engineer
16 19 (4.25%) VMware Engineer
17 18 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
18 17 (3.80%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (5.82%) LDAP
2 24 (5.37%) Web Services
3 14 (3.13%) YAML
4 13 (2.91%) Elastic Stack
5 11 (2.46%) XML
6 6 (1.34%) HTML
7 5 (1.12%) Middleware
7 5 (1.12%) XMPP
8 4 (0.89%) .NET
8 4 (0.89%) CSS
8 4 (0.89%) JSON
8 4 (0.89%) POSIX
8 4 (0.89%) RESTful
9 3 (0.67%) Kafka
9 3 (0.67%) WSH
10 2 (0.45%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.45%) LAMP
10 2 (0.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (0.45%) Unreal Engine
10 2 (0.45%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.30%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.04%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.92%) Hedge funds
4 20 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (4.03%) PKI
6 16 (3.58%) Cloud Native
7 13 (2.91%) Replication
7 13 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (2.68%) Clustering
8 12 (2.68%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (2.46%) FMCG
10 8 (1.79%) Reinsurance
11 7 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.89%) Blog
13 4 (0.89%) User Experience
14 3 (0.67%) Algorithms
14 3 (0.67%) Data Structures
14 3 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 259 (57.94%) Windows
2 163 (36.47%) Windows Server
3 114 (25.50%) Linux
4 64 (14.32%) Windows 10
5 54 (12.08%) Windows Server 2016
6 49 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (8.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 30 (6.71%) Windows 7
9 28 (6.26%) Mac OS X
10 25 (5.59%) Unix
11 19 (4.25%) CentOS
12 17 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (3.80%) Windows Server 2019
13 16 (3.58%) Mac OS
14 14 (3.13%) Android
14 14 (3.13%) Windows 8
15 9 (2.01%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.79%) Apple iOS
17 6 (1.34%) Debian
17 6 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (19.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 85 (19.02%) ITIL
3 66 (14.77%) DevOps
4 50 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
5 39 (8.72%) Migration
6 37 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (7.16%) Configuration Management
8 29 (6.49%) Disaster Recovery
8 29 (6.49%) Infrastructure as Code
9 27 (6.04%) B2B
9 27 (6.04%) Load Balancing
9 27 (6.04%) Microservices
10 25 (5.59%) Cybersecurity
10 25 (5.59%) Scrum
11 24 (5.37%) Network Monitoring
12 23 (5.15%) Kanban
13 21 (4.70%) Identity Management
13 21 (4.70%) Information Security
13 21 (4.70%) Patch Management
14 19 (4.25%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 136 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 87 (19.46%) Python
3 50 (11.19%) SQL
4 41 (9.17%) Bash Shell
5 30 (6.71%) Java
6 27 (6.04%) Perl
7 25 (5.59%) Ruby
8 24 (5.37%) Shell Script
9 19 (4.25%) Go
10 11 (2.46%) Groovy
11 8 (1.79%) AWK
11 8 (1.79%) C
11 8 (1.79%) VB
12 7 (1.57%) sed
13 6 (1.34%) JavaScript
13 6 (1.34%) VBScript
14 4 (0.89%) PHP
14 4 (0.89%) R
15 3 (0.67%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (7.83%) CCNA
3 34 (7.61%) CCNP
4 24 (5.37%) Degree
5 23 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (4.70%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (3.58%) MCSE
8 13 (2.91%) CISSP
8 13 (2.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 13 (2.91%) MCSA
9 11 (2.46%) CISM
9 11 (2.46%) MCP
9 11 (2.46%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.79%) JNCIP
11 7 (1.57%) SC Cleared
11 7 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
13 4 (0.89%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.89%) MCITP
13 4 (0.89%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.82%) SLA
2 18 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (2.46%) GDPR
4 8 (1.79%) NIST
5 4 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (0.67%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.45%) GLBA
8 1 (0.22%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.22%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 242 (54.14%) Active Directory
2 138 (30.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (15.21%) Hyper-V
4 44 (9.84%) Docker
5 42 (9.40%) XenDesktop
6 34 (7.61%) vSphere
7 30 (6.71%) XenApp
8 23 (5.15%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (2.91%) Virtual Servers
10 10 (2.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 10 (2.24%) VMware NSX
11 9 (2.01%) KVM
12 8 (1.79%) DFS Replication
13 6 (1.34%) VMware Server
14 5 (1.12%) Firmware
14 5 (1.12%) NFS
14 5 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 4 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
16 3 (0.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 78 (17.45%) Ansible
2 63 (14.09%) SCCM
3 56 (12.53%) Puppet
4 49 (10.96%) Kubernetes
5 44 (9.84%) Terraform
6 43 (9.62%) Opscode Chef
7 39 (8.72%) Microsoft Intune
8 25 (5.59%) SCOM
9 20 (4.47%) Single Sign-On
10 19 (4.25%) Nagios
11 11 (2.46%) AirWatch
11 11 (2.46%) Failover Clustering
12 9 (2.01%) Backup Exec
12 9 (2.01%) Istio
12 9 (2.01%) vCenter Server
13 8 (1.79%) WSUS
14 6 (1.34%) Prometheus
14 6 (1.34%) SCOrch
15 5 (1.12%) Grafana
16 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 220 (49.22%) Microsoft
2 213 (47.65%) VMware
3 150 (33.56%) Cisco
4 99 (22.15%) Citrix
5 46 (10.29%) Meraki
6 37 (8.28%) Dell
6 37 (8.28%) Google
7 33 (7.38%) HP
8 28 (6.26%) Avaya
9 25 (5.59%) Palo Alto
10 23 (5.15%) NetApp
11 22 (4.92%) EMC
12 20 (4.47%) CheckPoint
12 20 (4.47%) Riverbed
13 19 (4.25%) SolarWinds
14 18 (4.03%) F5
15 16 (3.58%) Apple
15 16 (3.58%) Juniper
15 16 (3.58%) Sophos
15 16 (3.58%) Veeam