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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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 267 208 175
Rank change year-on-year -59 -33 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1,068 575 804
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.52% 1.67% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.26% 15.92% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 745 472 696
10th Percentile £28,500 £33,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £82,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 8,057 3,612 5,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.46% 10.50% 12.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,220 2,702 4,085
10th Percentile £32,450 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -0.80% +8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +40 177 £54,000 -1.82% 19
South London -33 44 £31,000 -33.33% 4
West London -60 39 £36,500 -27.00% 17
East London -52 11 £40,000 +3.23% 11
North London -34 4 £52,500 +2.44%
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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.

1 608 (56.93%) Windows
2 592 (55.43%) DHCP
3 533 (49.91%) Active Directory
4 471 (44.10%) Microsoft
5 449 (42.04%) Azure
6 391 (36.61%) Microsoft 365
7 386 (36.14%) Firewall
8 354 (33.15%) AWS
9 309 (28.93%) Windows Server
9 309 (28.93%) VMware
10 301 (28.18%) Social Skills
11 293 (27.43%) PowerShell
12 284 (26.59%) TCP/IP
13 281 (26.31%) Linux
14 256 (23.97%) VPN
15 250 (23.41%) Cisco
16 248 (23.22%) Python
17 230 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
18 228 (21.35%) Finance
19 218 (20.41%) Windows 10
20 215 (20.13%) ITIL
21 202 (18.91%) DevOps
22 192 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
23 186 (17.42%) Terraform
24 183 (17.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 179 (16.76%) Ansible
26 176 (16.48%) Kubernetes
26 176 (16.48%) WAN
27 168 (15.73%) Bash
28 158 (14.79%) Agile

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
1 116 (10.86%) SharePoint
2 99 (9.27%) IIS
3 96 (8.99%) MS Exchange
4 60 (5.62%) Apache
5 50 (4.68%) Elasticsearch
6 39 (3.65%) nginx
7 34 (3.18%) CMS
8 27 (2.53%) WordPress
9 24 (2.25%) Confluence
9 24 (2.25%) Tomcat
10 16 (1.50%) JBoss
11 13 (1.22%) Commerce Server
12 9 (0.84%) Apache Pulsar
12 9 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.66%) Skype for Business
14 5 (0.47%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.37%) Apache Airflow
15 4 (0.37%) Apache Spark
15 4 (0.37%) OpenStack
Applications
1 119 (11.14%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.37%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.094%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (1.03%) Temenos T24
2 9 (0.84%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.84%) R3 Corda
3 6 (0.56%) MetaTrader
4 5 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
4 5 (0.47%) Sage 200
5 3 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.094%) Alphatax
6 1 (0.094%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.094%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 449 (42.04%) Azure
2 391 (36.61%) Microsoft 365
3 354 (33.15%) AWS
4 132 (12.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 110 (10.30%) SaaS
6 93 (8.71%) IaaS
7 86 (8.05%) Amazon EC2
8 70 (6.55%) GCP
9 69 (6.46%) PaaS
10 59 (5.52%) OneDrive
11 58 (5.43%) Amazon S3
12 52 (4.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 49 (4.59%) Serverless
14 45 (4.21%) Mimecast
15 43 (4.03%) AWS CloudFormation
16 40 (3.75%) AWS Lambda
16 40 (3.75%) Google Workspace
17 37 (3.46%) GitHub
18 30 (2.81%) Route 53
19 27 (2.53%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 592 (55.43%) DHCP
2 386 (36.14%) Firewall
3 284 (26.59%) TCP/IP
4 256 (23.97%) VPN
5 176 (16.48%) WAN
6 139 (13.01%) LAN
7 123 (11.52%) VLAN
8 104 (9.74%) HTTP
9 101 (9.46%) Network Security
9 101 (9.46%) SAN
10 97 (9.08%) Internet
11 92 (8.61%) SSL
11 92 (8.61%) Wireless
12 91 (8.52%) BGP
13 62 (5.81%) OSPF
14 57 (5.34%) Wi-Fi
15 46 (4.31%) IPsec
16 42 (3.93%) VoIP
17 41 (3.84%) Cisco ASA
18 40 (3.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 68 (6.37%) PostgreSQL
3 61 (5.71%) Amazon RDS
4 57 (5.34%) MySQL
5 33 (3.09%) Redis
6 32 (3.00%) Relational Database
7 17 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
7 17 (1.59%) MariaDB
8 16 (1.50%) Electronic Patient Records
9 14 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 14 (1.31%) Big Data
9 14 (1.31%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.12%) Power BI
11 11 (1.03%) MongoDB
11 11 (1.03%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.84%) Aerospike
12 9 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 9 (0.84%) ArangoDB
12 9 (0.84%) Couchbase
12 9 (0.84%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 113 (10.58%) Git (software)
2 95 (8.90%) Jenkins
3 54 (5.06%) JIRA
4 40 (3.75%) GitLab
5 12 (1.12%) Spinnaker
5 12 (1.12%) Travis CI
6 11 (1.03%) Gradle
6 11 (1.03%) Maven
7 10 (0.94%) Subversion
8 9 (0.84%) Metasploit
9 7 (0.66%) GCC
9 7 (0.66%) Snowpack
9 7 (0.66%) SonarQube
9 7 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 7 (0.66%) TeamCity
10 6 (0.56%) Artifactory
10 6 (0.56%) Burp Suite
10 6 (0.56%) MSI
10 6 (0.56%) sqlmap
11 5 (0.47%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 301 (28.18%) Social Skills
2 228 (21.35%) Finance
3 79 (7.40%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (7.21%) Banking
5 45 (4.21%) Legal
6 39 (3.65%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 38 (3.56%) Advertising
8 36 (3.37%) Law
8 36 (3.37%) Telecoms
9 29 (2.72%) Games
9 29 (2.72%) Retail
10 28 (2.62%) Presentation Skills
11 24 (2.25%) Marketing
12 22 (2.06%) Public Sector
13 20 (1.87%) Organisational Skills
14 18 (1.69%) Documentation Skills
15 14 (1.31%) Publishing
16 13 (1.22%) Multimedia
17 8 (0.75%) Automotive
17 8 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 137 (12.83%) Support Engineer
3 134 (12.55%) Analyst
4 102 (9.55%) DevOps Engineer
5 100 (9.36%) Support Analyst
6 95 (8.90%) IT Engineer
7 82 (7.68%) Network Engineer
8 73 (6.84%) IT Support
9 71 (6.65%) 2nd Line Support
10 55 (5.15%) Desktop Support
11 54 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
12 50 (4.68%) 1st Line Support
12 50 (4.68%) IT Support Engineer
13 48 (4.49%) Operations Engineer
14 46 (4.31%) Cloud Engineer
15 42 (3.93%) 3rd Line Support
16 41 (3.84%) Security Engineer
17 40 (3.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 40 (3.75%) Site Reliability Engineer
18 39 (3.65%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (4.12%) HTML
2 42 (3.93%) .NET
3 37 (3.46%) LDAP
4 32 (3.00%) Node.js
5 29 (2.72%) Elastic Stack
6 25 (2.34%) CSS
7 18 (1.69%) 802.1X
7 18 (1.69%) WebSockets
8 16 (1.50%) React
8 16 (1.50%) Web Services
9 15 (1.40%) LAMP
10 14 (1.31%) Kafka
11 13 (1.22%) OLE
12 11 (1.03%) IBM Integration Bus
13 9 (0.84%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (0.84%) HTML5
13 9 (0.84%) libvirt
13 9 (0.84%) SAML
14 8 (0.75%) Flash
14 8 (0.75%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 112 (10.49%) Data Centre
2 68 (6.37%) Public Cloud
2 68 (6.37%) Self-Motivation
3 49 (4.59%) User Experience
4 46 (4.31%) PKI
5 42 (3.93%) Replication
6 35 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 32 (3.00%) Private Cloud
8 30 (2.81%) Virtual Team
9 28 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
10 27 (2.53%) Social Media
11 26 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
12 24 (2.25%) iPhone
13 22 (2.06%) Clustering
13 22 (2.06%) Smartphone
14 21 (1.97%) Cloud Native
15 18 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.69%) Mobile App
16 13 (1.22%) Online Banking
17 12 (1.12%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 608 (56.93%) Windows
2 309 (28.93%) Windows Server
3 281 (26.31%) Linux
4 218 (20.41%) Windows 10
5 96 (8.99%) Windows Server 2016
6 95 (8.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (6.55%) Windows Server 2019
8 61 (5.71%) Mac OS
9 56 (5.24%) Unix
10 47 (4.40%) CentOS
11 45 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 41 (3.84%) Android
13 39 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 32 (3.00%) Ubuntu
15 28 (2.62%) Apple iOS
16 19 (1.78%) Mac OS X
17 18 (1.69%) VMS
18 15 (1.40%) Debian
19 12 (1.12%) Windows 7
20 8 (0.75%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (20.13%) ITIL
2 202 (18.91%) DevOps
3 192 (17.98%) Problem-Solving
4 183 (17.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 158 (14.79%) Agile
6 153 (14.33%) CI/CD
7 131 (12.27%) Infrastructure as Code
8 104 (9.74%) Migration
9 92 (8.61%) Change Management
10 89 (8.33%) Load Balancing
11 86 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
12 77 (7.21%) Configuration Management
13 74 (6.93%) Project Management
14 71 (6.65%) Incident Management
15 70 (6.55%) High Availability
16 68 (6.37%) Project Delivery
17 66 (6.18%) Mentoring
18 65 (6.09%) Fintech
19 63 (5.90%) Service Management
20 60 (5.62%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 293 (27.43%) PowerShell
2 248 (23.22%) Python
3 168 (15.73%) Bash
4 154 (14.42%) SQL
5 55 (5.15%) Java
6 54 (5.06%) Go
7 45 (4.21%) Perl
7 45 (4.21%) Shell Script
8 43 (4.03%) JavaScript
9 40 (3.75%) PHP
10 38 (3.56%) Ruby
11 21 (1.97%) C#
11 21 (1.97%) C++
12 15 (1.40%) Groovy
13 12 (1.12%) Scala
14 11 (1.03%) C
15 10 (0.94%) TypeScript
16 7 (0.66%) Bicep
16 7 (0.66%) Kotlin
16 7 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (12.55%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (8.24%) Degree
3 65 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 63 (5.90%) CCNA
5 47 (4.40%) CCNP
6 46 (4.31%) CCIE
7 30 (2.81%) MCSE
8 22 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
9 19 (1.78%) Security Cleared
10 16 (1.50%) Network+ Certification
10 16 (1.50%) SC Cleared
11 15 (1.40%) A+ Certification
11 15 (1.40%) CCDP
11 15 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 14 (1.31%) CISSP
12 14 (1.31%) MCSA
12 14 (1.31%) TOGAF Certification
13 12 (1.12%) Master's Degree
14 11 (1.03%) CCIE Service Provider
15 8 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (5.62%) SLA
2 48 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (3.37%) GDPR
4 13 (1.22%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 9 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.56%) PCI DSS
7 5 (0.47%) NIST
7 5 (0.47%) QA
8 4 (0.37%) Accessibility
9 3 (0.28%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.28%) WAI
10 2 (0.19%) SOC 1
10 2 (0.19%) SOC 2
11 1 (0.094%) NCSC
11 1 (0.094%) PMO
System Software
1 533 (49.91%) Active Directory
2 230 (21.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 155 (14.51%) Docker
4 78 (7.30%) Hyper-V
5 72 (6.74%) vSphere
6 51 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (2.90%) Virtual Servers
8 29 (2.72%) Virtual Machines
9 27 (2.53%) ProxySG
10 21 (1.97%) Virtual Desktop
11 20 (1.87%) BitLocker
12 19 (1.78%) KVM
12 19 (1.78%) Terminal Services
12 19 (1.78%) XenApp
13 17 (1.59%) iptables
13 17 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 17 (1.59%) NFS
14 15 (1.40%) XenDesktop
15 13 (1.22%) VMware NSX
16 10 (0.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 186 (17.42%) Terraform
2 179 (16.76%) Ansible
3 176 (16.48%) Kubernetes
4 109 (10.21%) Microsoft Intune
5 98 (9.18%) SCCM
6 71 (6.65%) Grafana
7 60 (5.62%) Puppet
8 57 (5.34%) Prometheus
9 38 (3.56%) Single Sign-On
10 34 (3.18%) WSUS
11 31 (2.90%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 28 (2.62%) HAProxy
13 25 (2.34%) Nagios
13 25 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
14 24 (2.25%) Packer
15 23 (2.15%) Jamf Pro
16 22 (2.06%) Graphite
17 20 (1.87%) Failover Clustering
17 20 (1.87%) vCenter Server
18 15 (1.40%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 471 (44.10%) Microsoft
2 309 (28.93%) VMware
3 250 (23.41%) Cisco
4 84 (7.87%) Google
5 82 (7.68%) F5
6 78 (7.30%) Citrix
7 76 (7.12%) Red Hat
8 67 (6.27%) Oracle
9 62 (5.81%) Meraki
10 57 (5.34%) Apple
10 57 (5.34%) Splunk
11 54 (5.06%) Juniper
12 53 (4.96%) HP
12 53 (4.96%) Palo Alto
13 52 (4.87%) ServiceNow
14 48 (4.49%) Veeam
15 46 (4.31%) Dell
16 32 (3.00%) SolarWinds
17 28 (2.62%) Zscaler
18 27 (2.53%) Blue Coat