Period
to 22 April 2018

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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 148 143
Rank change year-on-year -3 -5 -38
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1,601 1,615 2,004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.29% 2.35% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.97% 14.90% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,406 1,398 1,749
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 10,028 10,837 13,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.33% 15.80% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8,314 9,152 11,203
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,050 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.65%

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 22 April 2018.

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 22 April 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
Central London -22 399 £52,500 +16.67% 54
West London +5 141 £47,500 +24.47% 37
South London +11 67 £27,000 -22.86% 8
East London -12 32 £32,000 -17.42% 11
North London +5 14 £62,500 +13.64% 6
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 London region with a requirement for DNS.

1 1,023 (63.90%) Windows
2 993 (62.02%) DHCP
3 875 (54.65%) Active Directory
4 676 (42.22%) VMware
5 669 (41.79%) Microsoft
6 663 (41.41%) TCP/IP
7 615 (38.41%) Windows Server
8 566 (35.35%) Firewall
9 500 (31.23%) Linux
10 499 (31.17%) Cisco
11 484 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
12 384 (23.99%) Office 365
13 381 (23.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 362 (22.61%) Finance
15 361 (22.55%) Windows Server 2008
16 357 (22.30%) MS Exchange
17 354 (22.11%) LAN
18 353 (22.05%) WAN
19 343 (21.42%) Amazon AWS
20 337 (21.05%) PowerShell
21 331 (20.67%) Microsoft Azure
22 321 (20.05%) Citrix
23 318 (19.86%) VPN
24 290 (18.11%) DevOps
25 258 (16.11%) Python
26 254 (15.87%) SQL Server
27 228 (14.24%) SQL
28 225 (14.05%) Windows 7
29 219 (13.68%) Hyper-V
30 217 (13.55%) 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
1 357 (22.30%) MS Exchange
2 178 (11.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 139 (8.68%) IIS
4 137 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 128 (8.00%) SharePoint
6 79 (4.93%) Skype for Business
7 75 (4.68%) Apache
8 63 (3.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 47 (2.94%) nginx
10 43 (2.69%) CMS
11 42 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
12 37 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
13 34 (2.12%) Confluence
14 28 (1.75%) OpenStack
15 23 (1.44%) Apache Spark
15 23 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
15 23 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
16 22 (1.37%) Tomcat
17 18 (1.12%) SAS
18 15 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 213 (13.30%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.19%) InDesign
5 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.062%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.062%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.062%) Maya
7 1 (0.062%) NUKE
7 1 (0.062%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.062%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.062%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 13 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.19%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.19%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.12%) Documaker
5 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.12%) ScheduALL
6 1 (0.062%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.062%) SAP EHS
6 1 (0.062%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.062%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 384 (23.99%) Office 365
2 343 (21.42%) Amazon AWS
3 331 (20.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 117 (7.31%) SaaS
5 72 (4.50%) IaaS
6 70 (4.37%) AWS CloudFormation
7 55 (3.44%) Amazon EC2
8 42 (2.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 36 (2.25%) PaaS
10 35 (2.19%) Amazon S3
10 35 (2.19%) Cloud Computing
11 34 (2.12%) Azure Active Directory
12 29 (1.81%) G Suite
12 29 (1.81%) GitHub
13 27 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 22 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
14 22 (1.37%) Datadog
14 22 (1.37%) Serverless
15 20 (1.25%) Mimecast
16 18 (1.12%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 993 (62.02%) DHCP
2 663 (41.41%) TCP/IP
3 566 (35.35%) Firewall
4 354 (22.11%) LAN
5 353 (22.05%) WAN
6 318 (19.86%) VPN
7 202 (12.62%) SAN
8 151 (9.43%) HTTP
9 136 (8.49%) VLAN
10 135 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
11 130 (8.12%) Network Security
12 127 (7.93%) VoIP
13 116 (7.25%) BGP
14 104 (6.50%) Cisco IOS
15 101 (6.31%) Internet
16 93 (5.81%) MPLS
17 90 (5.62%) OSPF
18 89 (5.56%) Wireless
19 87 (5.43%) SSL
20 85 (5.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 107 (6.68%) MySQL
3 58 (3.62%) MongoDB
4 40 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 38 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
6 37 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
7 35 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
7 35 (2.19%) NoSQL
7 35 (2.19%) Relational Database
8 31 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
9 30 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
10 25 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 25 (1.56%) Hadoop
10 25 (1.56%) Redis
11 20 (1.25%) Big Data
12 15 (0.94%) Oracle Database
13 14 (0.87%) RDBMS
14 13 (0.81%) DB2
14 13 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
15 10 (0.62%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 105 (6.56%) Jenkins
2 103 (6.43%) Git (software)
3 60 (3.75%) JIRA
4 50 (3.12%) Sonatype Nexus
5 27 (1.69%) MSI
6 25 (1.56%) Subversion
6 25 (1.56%) Vagrant
7 22 (1.37%) TeamCity
8 21 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (1.12%) Maven
10 14 (0.87%) Artifactory
11 12 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
12 11 (0.69%) Visual Studio
13 10 (0.62%) GoCD
13 10 (0.62%) Selenium
14 8 (0.50%) Cucumber
14 8 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.44%) Ant
15 7 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.44%) JUnit
General
1 362 (22.61%) Finance
2 85 (5.31%) Banking
3 81 (5.06%) Retail
4 71 (4.43%) Telecoms
5 44 (2.75%) Law
6 39 (2.44%) Legal
7 32 (2.00%) Marketing
8 28 (1.75%) Investment Banking
9 26 (1.62%) Advertising
10 25 (1.56%) Games
11 21 (1.31%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.00%) Front Office
13 13 (0.81%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.69%) Back Office
15 8 (0.50%) Electronics
15 8 (0.50%) Publishing
16 7 (0.44%) Billing
17 5 (0.31%) French Language
17 5 (0.31%) Retail Banking
18 2 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 252 (15.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 233 (14.55%) Support Engineer
3 197 (12.30%) Analyst
4 135 (8.43%) Network Engineer
5 133 (8.31%) DevOps Engineer
6 117 (7.31%) Administrator
7 115 (7.18%) Systems Engineer
8 114 (7.12%) IT Support
9 110 (6.87%) Support Analyst
10 106 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
11 101 (6.31%) Desktop Support
12 94 (5.87%) IT Engineer
13 88 (5.50%) Cloud Engineer
14 87 (5.43%) Windows Engineer
15 86 (5.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 85 (5.31%) 2nd Line Support
17 81 (5.06%) AWS Engineer
18 79 (4.93%) 3rd Line Support
19 75 (4.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
20 66 (4.12%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (4.81%) Web Services
2 70 (4.37%) LDAP
3 59 (3.69%) .NET
4 55 (3.44%) HTML
5 38 (2.37%) LAMP
6 34 (2.12%) CSS
6 34 (2.12%) Software Packaging
7 30 (1.87%) 802.1X
8 29 (1.81%) Elastic Stack
9 26 (1.62%) XML
10 21 (1.31%) JSON
11 19 (1.19%) LEMP Stack
12 18 (1.12%) ASP.NET
12 18 (1.12%) Kafka
13 17 (1.06%) HTML5
13 17 (1.06%) WCF
14 16 (1.00%) .NET Framework
15 15 (0.94%) Node.js
16 14 (0.87%) jQuery
16 14 (0.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 189 (11.81%) Data Centre
2 122 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (5.68%) Computer Science
4 79 (4.93%) Self-Motivation
5 72 (4.50%) Blackberry
6 65 (4.06%) Replication
7 63 (3.94%) Management Information System
8 57 (3.56%) Hedge funds
9 51 (3.19%) Clustering
10 45 (2.81%) Video Conferencing
11 43 (2.69%) Public Cloud
12 41 (2.56%) Fat Client
12 41 (2.56%) Thin Client
13 40 (2.50%) Private Cloud
14 38 (2.37%) Linux Command Line
15 33 (2.06%) Fintech
16 31 (1.94%) Driving Licence
17 30 (1.87%) iPad
18 27 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
19 25 (1.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1,023 (63.90%) Windows
2 615 (38.41%) Windows Server
3 500 (31.23%) Linux
4 381 (23.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 361 (22.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 225 (14.05%) Windows 7
7 193 (12.05%) Windows 10
8 94 (5.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 91 (5.68%) Unix
10 89 (5.56%) CentOS
11 77 (4.81%) Android
12 60 (3.75%) Mac OS X
13 59 (3.69%) Ubuntu
14 49 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 48 (3.00%) Windows 8
16 45 (2.81%) Apple iOS
17 43 (2.69%) Debian
18 42 (2.62%) Mac OS
19 37 (2.31%) Solaris
20 27 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (18.11%) DevOps
2 196 (12.24%) ITIL
3 194 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 165 (10.31%) Problem-Solving
5 133 (8.31%) Configuration Management
6 127 (7.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 92 (5.75%) Kalman Filter
8 82 (5.12%) Load Balancing
9 80 (5.00%) Patch Management
10 76 (4.75%) High Availability
11 73 (4.56%) Asset Management
12 71 (4.43%) Migration
13 65 (4.06%) Scrum
14 64 (4.00%) Mentoring
14 64 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
15 60 (3.75%) Task Automation
16 59 (3.69%) E-Commerce
17 58 (3.62%) Incident Management
17 58 (3.62%) Project Management
18 57 (3.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 337 (21.05%) PowerShell
2 258 (16.11%) Python
3 228 (14.24%) SQL
4 148 (9.24%) Bash Shell
5 107 (6.68%) Ruby
6 94 (5.87%) Perl
7 74 (4.62%) Java
8 53 (3.31%) JavaScript
8 53 (3.31%) PHP
9 52 (3.25%) C#
10 40 (2.50%) Shell Script
11 35 (2.19%) Go
12 27 (1.69%) VB
13 24 (1.50%) C
14 16 (1.00%) C++
14 16 (1.00%) VBScript
15 12 (0.75%) Scala
16 4 (0.25%) Groovy
17 3 (0.19%) Lua
18 2 (0.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 188 (11.74%) Cisco Certification
2 177 (11.06%) Degree
3 134 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 105 (6.56%) CCNA
4 105 (6.56%) CCNP
5 96 (6.00%) MCSE
6 67 (4.18%) MCSA
7 50 (3.12%) MCITP
7 50 (3.12%) MCP
8 36 (2.25%) CISSP
9 35 (2.19%) Computer Science Degree
10 33 (2.06%) DBS Check
10 33 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 31 (1.94%) CCIE
12 22 (1.37%) MCTS
13 21 (1.31%) CCSE
14 19 (1.19%) Security Cleared
15 18 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
16 15 (0.94%) CCA
17 12 (0.75%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.93%) SLA
2 56 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 41 (2.56%) PCI DSS
4 31 (1.94%) QA
5 26 (1.62%) GCP
6 13 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (0.69%) GDPR
8 6 (0.37%) PMO
9 4 (0.25%) HIPAA
10 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.12%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.062%) COBIT
12 1 (0.062%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.062%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.062%) GMP
12 1 (0.062%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 875 (54.65%) Active Directory
2 484 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 219 (13.68%) Hyper-V
4 155 (9.68%) XenApp
5 121 (7.56%) Docker
6 118 (7.37%) vSphere
7 87 (5.43%) VMware ESXi
8 70 (4.37%) XenDesktop
9 44 (2.75%) Virtual Machines
10 40 (2.50%) XenServer
11 35 (2.19%) NFS
11 35 (2.19%) Xen
12 29 (1.81%) iptables
13 27 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
14 25 (1.56%) DFS Replication
15 19 (1.19%) Samba
16 18 (1.12%) MetaFrame
16 18 (1.12%) Terminal Services
17 17 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
18 16 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 217 (13.55%) SCCM
2 172 (10.74%) Ansible
3 169 (10.56%) Puppet
4 156 (9.74%) Opscode Chef
5 96 (6.00%) Terraform
6 91 (5.68%) Kubernetes
7 88 (5.50%) Nagios
8 69 (4.31%) Backup Exec
9 60 (3.75%) SCOM
10 50 (3.12%) AirWatch
11 38 (2.37%) Salt
11 38 (2.37%) WSUS
12 35 (2.19%) vCenter Server
13 34 (2.12%) Norton AntiVirus
14 29 (1.81%) ZABBIX
15 28 (1.75%) Cacti
16 22 (1.37%) Grafana
16 22 (1.37%) Icinga
17 20 (1.25%) HAProxy
17 20 (1.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 676 (42.22%) VMware
2 669 (41.79%) Microsoft
3 499 (31.17%) Cisco
4 321 (20.05%) Citrix
5 181 (11.31%) HP
6 116 (7.25%) CheckPoint
7 108 (6.75%) NetApp
8 98 (6.12%) Veeam
9 93 (5.81%) F5
10 89 (5.56%) Bloomberg
11 86 (5.37%) Dell
11 86 (5.37%) Reuters
12 85 (5.31%) Red Hat
13 83 (5.18%) Google
14 82 (5.12%) Apple
15 81 (5.06%) Juniper
16 75 (4.68%) EMC
17 66 (4.12%) SolarWinds
18 65 (4.06%) Splunk
19 63 (3.94%) Oracle