Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 172 159 149
Rank change year-on-year -13 -10 -17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 673 1,276 1,716
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.05% 2.17% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.61% 17.20% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 620 1,136 1,506
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,625 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% - -

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 4,312 7,420 10,357
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.14% 12.62% 14.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3,451 6,040 8,535
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +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 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 2020. 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 -18 162 £55,000 +11.11% 15
West London +9 33 £45,000 -5.26% 5
South London -3 28 £28,500 -38.71% 7
East London +17 13 £35,000 - 2
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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.

1 427 (63.45%) Windows
2 397 (58.99%) Active Directory
3 393 (58.40%) DHCP
4 342 (50.82%) Microsoft
5 281 (41.75%) Office 365
6 254 (37.74%) TCP/IP
7 250 (37.15%) Firewall
8 248 (36.85%) VMware
8 248 (36.85%) Azure
9 245 (36.40%) Windows Server
10 195 (28.97%) Cisco
11 186 (27.64%) PowerShell
12 183 (27.19%) Linux
13 175 (26.00%) AWS
14 166 (24.67%) Finance
15 164 (24.37%) VPN
16 158 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
17 144 (21.40%) Windows Server 2012
18 133 (19.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 126 (18.72%) ITIL
20 120 (17.83%) WAN
21 118 (17.53%) Windows Server 2016
22 116 (17.24%) Windows 10
23 115 (17.09%) MS Exchange
23 115 (17.09%) Citrix
24 112 (16.64%) LAN
25 106 (15.75%) Hyper-V
26 102 (15.16%) Azure Active Directory
27 101 (15.01%) Python
28 99 (14.71%) Data Centre

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
1 115 (17.09%) MS Exchange
2 67 (9.96%) SharePoint
3 52 (7.73%) IIS
4 51 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (3.57%) Apache
7 18 (2.67%) Skype for Business
8 16 (2.38%) Confluence
9 15 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (1.49%) Tomcat
12 9 (1.34%) nginx
13 8 (1.19%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.89%) JBoss
14 6 (0.89%) SAS
14 6 (0.89%) WebLogic
14 6 (0.89%) WordPress
15 4 (0.59%) CMS
15 4 (0.59%) Resin
15 4 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 78 (11.59%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 18 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.45%) FileZilla
5 3 (0.45%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 8 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
1 8 (1.19%) Shopify
2 6 (0.89%) Magento
3 4 (0.59%) FastStats
3 4 (0.59%) Unica
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.30%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.30%) Maximo
5 2 (0.30%) Sage 50
5 2 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.15%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 281 (41.75%) Office 365
2 248 (36.85%) Azure
3 175 (26.00%) AWS
4 102 (15.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 41 (6.09%) Mimecast
6 40 (5.94%) IaaS
7 34 (5.05%) PaaS
7 34 (5.05%) SaaS
8 30 (4.46%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (3.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 25 (3.71%) GCP
10 25 (3.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 22 (3.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 22 (3.27%) G Suite
11 22 (3.27%) Serverless
12 17 (2.53%) Amazon S3
13 16 (2.38%) Amazon ELB
14 11 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (1.34%) Route 53
16 8 (1.19%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 393 (58.40%) DHCP
2 254 (37.74%) TCP/IP
3 250 (37.15%) Firewall
4 164 (24.37%) VPN
5 120 (17.83%) WAN
6 112 (16.64%) LAN
7 73 (10.85%) HTTP
8 69 (10.25%) Network Security
9 64 (9.51%) Wi-Fi
10 62 (9.21%) VLAN
11 59 (8.77%) VoIP
12 58 (8.62%) SAN
13 56 (8.32%) Internet
14 50 (7.43%) BGP
15 46 (6.84%) OSPF
16 44 (6.54%) MPLS
17 39 (5.79%) Wireless
18 37 (5.50%) NetScaler
18 37 (5.50%) Wireshark
19 36 (5.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.01%) MySQL
3 23 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (1.34%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (0.89%) Power BI
7 6 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.74%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.45%) Big Data
9 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.30%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.30%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.30%) DB2
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.30%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 34 (5.05%) JIRA
2 27 (4.01%) Jenkins
3 21 (3.12%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.04%) Artifactory
4 7 (1.04%) Gerrit
4 7 (1.04%) GitLab
4 7 (1.04%) TeamCity
5 6 (0.89%) Subversion
5 6 (0.89%) WiX
6 5 (0.74%) git-flow
7 4 (0.59%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.59%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.45%) Selenium
9 2 (0.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.30%) Gradle
9 2 (0.30%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.30%) WinDbg
General
1 166 (24.67%) Finance
2 47 (6.98%) Legal
3 42 (6.24%) Law
4 28 (4.16%) Financial Institution
4 28 (4.16%) Telecoms
5 22 (3.27%) Marketing
6 18 (2.67%) Banking
7 17 (2.53%) Advertising
8 11 (1.63%) Retail
9 9 (1.34%) Back Office
9 9 (1.34%) Japanese Language
10 7 (1.04%) Publishing
11 6 (0.89%) Front Office
11 6 (0.89%) Games
12 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.45%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.45%) Public Sector
13 2 (0.30%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 109 (16.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 92 (13.67%) Network Engineer
3 69 (10.25%) Support Engineer
4 51 (7.58%) Analyst
5 45 (6.69%) IT Engineer
6 37 (5.50%) Systems Engineer
7 33 (4.90%) DevOps Engineer
7 33 (4.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 31 (4.61%) IT Support
9 30 (4.46%) Consultant
9 30 (4.46%) Senior Network Engineer
10 29 (4.31%) Cloud Engineer
11 27 (4.01%) Administrator
11 27 (4.01%) Architect
11 27 (4.01%) Windows Engineer
12 26 (3.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 26 (3.86%) 2nd Line Support
13 25 (3.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 25 (3.71%) Systems Administrator
14 21 (3.12%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.79%) LDAP
2 32 (4.75%) REST
3 22 (3.27%) Web Services
4 21 (3.12%) XML
5 20 (2.97%) HTML
6 18 (2.67%) 802.1X
6 18 (2.67%) CSS
7 17 (2.53%) SOAP
8 16 (2.38%) .NET
9 10 (1.49%) WebRTC
10 9 (1.34%) JSON
10 9 (1.34%) LAMP
11 8 (1.19%) OAuth
12 7 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
12 7 (1.04%) YAML
13 6 (0.89%) Apache Cordova
13 6 (0.89%) Velocity
14 5 (0.74%) .NET Framework
14 5 (0.74%) Node.js
14 5 (0.74%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 99 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 27 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.86%) PKI
4 25 (3.71%) Clustering
4 25 (3.71%) Public Cloud
5 24 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.42%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (2.82%) Replication
8 15 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
9 14 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
10 13 (1.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 12 (1.78%) Blackberry
12 11 (1.63%) Cloud Native
12 11 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
13 9 (1.34%) iPhone
13 9 (1.34%) User Experience
14 8 (1.19%) Client/Server
14 8 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
14 8 (1.19%) Private Cloud
15 6 (0.89%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 427 (63.45%) Windows
2 245 (36.40%) Windows Server
3 183 (27.19%) Linux
4 144 (21.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 118 (17.53%) Windows Server 2016
6 116 (17.24%) Windows 10
7 81 (12.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (9.06%) Windows 7
9 46 (6.84%) CentOS
10 41 (6.09%) Unix
11 31 (4.61%) Windows Server 2019
12 23 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (2.97%) Mac OS X
14 19 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (2.82%) Ubuntu
15 16 (2.38%) Apple iOS
16 15 (2.23%) Android
17 12 (1.78%) Oracle Linux
17 12 (1.78%) Solaris
17 12 (1.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (19.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 126 (18.72%) ITIL
3 81 (12.04%) DevOps
3 81 (12.04%) Information Security
4 62 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
5 59 (8.77%) Migration
6 53 (7.88%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (6.69%) Load Balancing
8 44 (6.54%) Disaster Recovery
9 38 (5.65%) Change Management
10 34 (5.05%) Cybersecurity
11 31 (4.61%) Project Delivery
12 30 (4.46%) Kalman Filter
13 29 (4.31%) ITSM
14 28 (4.16%) Project Management
14 28 (4.16%) Service Delivery
15 27 (4.01%) High Availability
15 27 (4.01%) Risk Management
16 26 (3.86%) ITIL V3
16 26 (3.86%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 186 (27.64%) PowerShell
2 101 (15.01%) Python
3 60 (8.92%) Bash Shell
4 54 (8.02%) SQL
5 38 (5.65%) Perl
6 35 (5.20%) Ruby
7 24 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 23 (3.42%) Java
9 19 (2.82%) VBScript
10 14 (2.08%) JavaScript
10 14 (2.08%) PHP
11 13 (1.93%) C#
12 9 (1.34%) Groovy
13 8 (1.19%) VBA
14 7 (1.04%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.89%) C++
16 5 (0.74%) C
16 5 (0.74%) PHP 7
16 5 (0.74%) T-SQL
17 4 (0.59%) Go
Qualifications
1 83 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (10.40%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (8.62%) Degree
4 49 (7.28%) MCSE
5 39 (5.79%) MCSA
6 36 (5.35%) CCNA
7 32 (4.75%) MCP
8 29 (4.31%) CCNP
9 21 (3.12%) ITIL Certification
10 20 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
11 18 (2.67%) CISSP
12 16 (2.38%) CISM
13 15 (2.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (1.93%) CISA
14 13 (1.93%) MCITP
15 11 (1.63%) MCT
16 10 (1.49%) AWS Certification
16 10 (1.49%) CCSA
16 10 (1.49%) CEH
17 9 (1.34%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.54%) SLA
2 30 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (3.27%) GDPR
4 14 (2.08%) QA
5 12 (1.78%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.59%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.15%) COBIT
8 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 397 (58.99%) Active Directory
2 158 (23.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (15.75%) Hyper-V
4 63 (9.36%) vSphere
5 49 (7.28%) VMware ESXi
6 44 (6.54%) XenApp
7 42 (6.24%) XenDesktop
8 26 (3.86%) Virtual Machines
9 23 (3.42%) Docker
10 19 (2.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 11 (1.63%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (1.34%) NFS
13 6 (0.89%) Kamailio
14 5 (0.74%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.74%) DFS Replication
14 5 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
15 3 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
15 3 (0.45%) VMware NSX
15 3 (0.45%) Xen
16 2 (0.30%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 87 (12.93%) SCCM
2 55 (8.17%) Terraform
3 53 (7.88%) Ansible
4 35 (5.20%) vCenter Server
5 33 (4.90%) Kubernetes
6 32 (4.75%) Microsoft Intune
7 27 (4.01%) Puppet
7 27 (4.01%) SCOM
7 27 (4.01%) WSUS
8 26 (3.86%) Microsoft Clustering
9 24 (3.57%) Nagios
10 22 (3.27%) Single Sign-On
11 18 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
12 15 (2.23%) Backup Exec
13 14 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (1.19%) Opsgenie
15 7 (1.04%) PowerCLI
15 7 (1.04%) XenMobile
16 6 (0.89%) HP SIM
16 6 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 342 (50.82%) Microsoft
2 248 (36.85%) VMware
3 195 (28.97%) Cisco
4 115 (17.09%) Citrix
5 77 (11.44%) HP
6 62 (9.21%) CheckPoint
7 42 (6.24%) F5
7 42 (6.24%) Meraki
8 37 (5.50%) Palo Alto
9 36 (5.35%) Dell
10 34 (5.05%) Red Hat
10 34 (5.05%) SolarWinds
11 31 (4.61%) Juniper
12 29 (4.31%) Oracle
13 28 (4.16%) Google
13 28 (4.16%) Infoblox
14 26 (3.86%) NetApp
15 25 (3.71%) Veeam
16 23 (3.42%) Apple
17 18 (2.67%) Avaya