Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
22 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 161 142 146
Rank change year-on-year -19 +4 -7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 447 1,318 1,618
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.18% 2.39% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.88% 18.62% 17.25%
Number of salaries quoted 422 1,159 1,459
Median annual salary £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £37,000 £26,550 £26,750
90th Percentile £88,625 £80,650 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

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 2,814 7,080 9,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.71% 12.85% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,298 5,748 7,697
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,750 £30,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -21 105 £75,000 +42.86% 6
West London +16 14 £41,500 +3.75% 7
South London +10 11 £72,500 +55.91% 3
East London +20 6 £40,000 +60.00% 3
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 262 (58.61%) Windows
2 255 (57.05%) Active Directory
3 254 (56.82%) DHCP
4 241 (53.91%) Microsoft
5 192 (42.95%) Firewall
6 181 (40.49%) Azure
7 175 (39.15%) Windows Server
8 172 (38.48%) VMware
9 168 (37.58%) Office 365
10 158 (35.35%) Cisco
11 148 (33.11%) PowerShell
12 142 (31.77%) AWS
13 137 (30.65%) Linux
14 127 (28.41%) Finance
15 124 (27.74%) TCP/IP
16 123 (27.52%) Python
17 120 (26.85%) VPN
18 115 (25.73%) VMware Infrastructure
19 97 (21.70%) WAN
20 95 (21.25%) Ansible
21 92 (20.58%) Hyper-V
22 90 (20.13%) ITIL
22 90 (20.13%) Azure Active Directory
23 85 (19.02%) DevOps
24 80 (17.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 79 (17.67%) Citrix
26 77 (17.23%) MS Exchange
26 77 (17.23%) LAN
26 77 (17.23%) Windows Server 2012
27 71 (15.88%) Puppet

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 77 (17.23%) MS Exchange
2 46 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 35 (7.83%) Skype for Business
4 32 (7.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 30 (6.71%) IIS
6 17 (3.80%) Confluence
7 16 (3.58%) Elasticsearch
8 14 (3.13%) Apache
9 11 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 9 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.79%) Tomcat
12 6 (1.34%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.89%) JBoss
13 4 (0.89%) Resin
13 4 (0.89%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.89%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
14 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
15 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 68 (15.21%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (7.83%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.03%) SAP Hybris
2 8 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.89%) FastStats
3 4 (0.89%) Unica
4 2 (0.45%) Maximo
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 181 (40.49%) Azure
2 168 (37.58%) Office 365
3 142 (31.77%) AWS
4 90 (20.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 54 (12.08%) IaaS
6 45 (10.07%) PaaS
7 37 (8.28%) SaaS
8 35 (7.83%) Route 53
9 28 (6.26%) Serverless
10 26 (5.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 26 (5.82%) GCP
11 24 (5.37%) AWS CloudFormation
12 22 (4.92%) Slack
13 21 (4.70%) Amazon EC2
13 21 (4.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 20 (4.47%) Akamai
14 20 (4.47%) Mimecast
15 15 (3.36%) Amazon ELB
15 15 (3.36%) AWS CodeDeploy
15 15 (3.36%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 254 (56.82%) DHCP
2 192 (42.95%) Firewall
3 124 (27.74%) TCP/IP
4 120 (26.85%) VPN
5 97 (21.70%) WAN
6 77 (17.23%) LAN
7 68 (15.21%) Network Security
8 64 (14.32%) Wi-Fi
9 63 (14.09%) BGP
10 61 (13.65%) OSPF
11 55 (12.30%) VoIP
12 49 (10.96%) SAN
13 48 (10.74%) MPLS
14 47 (10.51%) VLAN
15 45 (10.07%) Wireless
16 41 (9.17%) IPsec
17 35 (7.83%) Cisco IOS
17 35 (7.83%) HTTP
17 35 (7.83%) NetScaler
18 33 (7.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.92%) Amazon RDS
3 17 (3.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 17 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (3.13%) MySQL
5 9 (2.01%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.79%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.12%) Redis
7 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.67%) BigQuery
8 3 (0.67%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.67%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.45%) Big Data
9 2 (0.45%) DB2
9 2 (0.45%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.22%) Power BI
10 1 (0.22%) QGIS
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (8.05%) Jenkins
2 29 (6.49%) Git (software)
3 21 (4.70%) JIRA
4 14 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 10 (2.24%) Gerrit
6 9 (2.01%) Artifactory
7 7 (1.57%) Subversion
8 6 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (1.12%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.67%) GitLab
11 2 (0.45%) Maven
11 2 (0.45%) Mercurial
11 2 (0.45%) Selenium
11 2 (0.45%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.22%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.22%) WiX
General
1 127 (28.41%) Finance
2 30 (6.71%) Financial Institution
3 21 (4.70%) Banking
4 16 (3.58%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.13%) Legal
6 13 (2.91%) Law
7 8 (1.79%) Advertising
8 7 (1.57%) Marketing
8 7 (1.57%) Publishing
9 6 (1.34%) Games
10 5 (1.12%) Back Office
11 4 (0.89%) Public Sector
11 4 (0.89%) Retail
12 2 (0.45%) Housing Association
12 2 (0.45%) Mandarin Language
12 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) International Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (19.46%) Network Engineer
2 64 (14.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 48 (10.74%) Senior Network Engineer
4 45 (10.07%) DevOps Engineer
5 31 (6.94%) Cloud Engineer
6 30 (6.71%) Consultant
7 28 (6.26%) Support Engineer
8 27 (6.04%) Architect
9 25 (5.59%) AWS Engineer
9 25 (5.59%) Windows Engineer
10 24 (5.37%) Systems Engineer
11 22 (4.92%) Analyst
12 21 (4.70%) AWS DevOps
12 21 (4.70%) IT Engineer
13 20 (4.47%) Azure Engineer
13 20 (4.47%) Cisco Engineer
14 19 (4.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 19 (4.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 19 (4.25%) Senior DevOps
15 18 (4.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.95%) LDAP
2 23 (5.15%) Web Services
3 16 (3.58%) .NET
4 14 (3.13%) 802.1X
5 13 (2.91%) XML
5 13 (2.91%) YAML
6 11 (2.46%) Elastic Stack
7 9 (2.01%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.34%) LAMP
8 6 (1.34%) REST
9 4 (0.89%) SOAP
10 3 (0.67%) JSON
10 3 (0.67%) WSH
11 2 (0.45%) CSS
11 2 (0.45%) HTML
11 2 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.45%) Middleware
11 2 (0.45%) Node.js
11 2 (0.45%) Velocity
11 2 (0.45%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 69 (15.44%) Data Centre
2 30 (6.71%) Public Cloud
3 27 (6.04%) Cloud Native
4 23 (5.15%) Clustering
5 21 (4.70%) Management Information System
6 20 (4.47%) Replication
7 16 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (3.58%) FMCG
8 10 (2.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (2.24%) Reinsurance
9 9 (2.01%) iPhone
9 9 (2.01%) PKI
10 8 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 8 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.57%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.57%) Thin Client
12 6 (1.34%) EMC VMAX
12 6 (1.34%) EMC VNX
12 6 (1.34%) HP Storage
12 6 (1.34%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 262 (58.61%) Windows
2 175 (39.15%) Windows Server
3 137 (30.65%) Linux
4 77 (17.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 70 (15.66%) Windows 10
6 66 (14.77%) Windows Server 2016
7 57 (12.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (7.83%) Windows 7
9 34 (7.61%) Unix
10 32 (7.16%) CentOS
11 30 (6.71%) Mac OS X
12 25 (5.59%) Windows Server 2019
13 19 (4.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (3.80%) Windows 8
15 12 (2.68%) Solaris
16 11 (2.46%) Debian
16 11 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
17 9 (2.01%) Android
18 8 (1.79%) Ubuntu
19 6 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (20.13%) ITIL
2 85 (19.02%) DevOps
3 80 (17.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 48 (10.74%) B2B
4 48 (10.74%) Information Security
5 39 (8.72%) Migration
6 38 (8.50%) Disaster Recovery
7 37 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (7.83%) Network Monitoring
9 34 (7.61%) Scrum
10 32 (7.16%) Configuration Management
10 32 (7.16%) Project Delivery
11 30 (6.71%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (6.49%) Identity Access Management
12 29 (6.49%) Infrastructure as Code
13 28 (6.26%) Security Monitoring
14 27 (6.04%) Change Management
15 26 (5.82%) Identity Management
15 26 (5.82%) Kalman Filter
15 26 (5.82%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 148 (33.11%) PowerShell
2 123 (27.52%) Python
3 39 (8.72%) SQL
4 36 (8.05%) Java
5 34 (7.61%) Ruby
6 32 (7.16%) Bash Shell
7 30 (6.71%) Perl
8 24 (5.37%) Shell Script
9 19 (4.25%) Go
10 15 (3.36%) VBScript
11 14 (3.13%) VB.NET
12 13 (2.91%) C#
13 11 (2.46%) Groovy
14 7 (1.57%) VBA
15 5 (1.12%) PHP
16 4 (0.89%) C++
16 4 (0.89%) T-SQL
17 3 (0.67%) C
17 3 (0.67%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 70 (15.66%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (8.95%) CCNA
3 38 (8.50%) CCNP
3 38 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (6.04%) MCSE
5 26 (5.82%) Degree
6 16 (3.58%) ITIL Certification
6 16 (3.58%) MCSA
7 11 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 10 (2.24%) Check Point Certification
8 10 (2.24%) CISM
8 10 (2.24%) CISSP
9 9 (2.01%) Security Cleared
9 9 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (1.79%) MCP
10 8 (1.79%) MCT
11 7 (1.57%) AWS Certification
11 7 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (1.57%) SC Cleared
12 6 (1.34%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.92%) SLA
2 13 (2.91%) GDPR
3 12 (2.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.24%) QA
5 3 (0.67%) NIST
6 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 255 (57.05%) Active Directory
2 115 (25.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 92 (20.58%) Hyper-V
4 55 (12.30%) vSphere
5 34 (7.61%) Docker
6 32 (7.16%) XenApp
7 29 (6.49%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (5.59%) XenDesktop
9 13 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (2.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 7 (1.57%) DFS Replication
11 7 (1.57%) NFS
12 6 (1.34%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.45%) ProxySG
14 2 (0.45%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.45%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.45%) VMware Server
15 1 (0.22%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
Systems Management
1 95 (21.25%) Ansible
2 71 (15.88%) Puppet
3 56 (12.53%) Opscode Chef
4 50 (11.19%) Terraform
5 49 (10.96%) SCCM
6 39 (8.72%) Kubernetes
7 32 (7.16%) Nagios
8 28 (6.26%) WSUS
9 25 (5.59%) Microsoft Intune
10 24 (5.37%) Single Sign-On
11 21 (4.70%) Backup Exec
12 20 (4.47%) Microsoft Clustering
13 11 (2.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (1.79%) SCOM
15 4 (0.89%) SCVMM
16 3 (0.67%) FortiGate
17 2 (0.45%) DatAdvantage
17 2 (0.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 2 (0.45%) Grafana
17 2 (0.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 241 (53.91%) Microsoft
2 172 (38.48%) VMware
3 158 (35.35%) Cisco
4 79 (17.67%) Citrix
5 64 (14.32%) HP
6 52 (11.63%) Palo Alto
7 49 (10.96%) CheckPoint
8 39 (8.72%) F5
9 36 (8.05%) Meraki
10 31 (6.94%) Avaya
11 28 (6.26%) Infoblox
12 26 (5.82%) Adobe
13 25 (5.59%) SolarWinds
14 24 (5.37%) NetApp
14 24 (5.37%) Veeam
15 23 (5.15%) Dell
15 23 (5.15%) Red Hat
15 23 (5.15%) Riverbed
16 20 (4.47%) SAP
17 19 (4.25%) Salesforce.com