Period
to 14 May 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 14 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
14 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 214 174 178
Rank change year-on-year -40 +4 -21
Permanent jobs citing DNS 558 843 1,215
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.66% 2.08% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.96% 16.07% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 465 725 1,014
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.62% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -1.16%

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 3,497 5,245 7,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.38% 12.97% 12.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,647 4,283 6,160
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £41,250 £38,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% -

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 14 May 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 14 May 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 -30 88 £56,500 +7.62% 32
West London +17 33 £50,000 +11.11% 14
South London +1 25 £46,500 -6.53% 4
East London -2 6 £38,750 +23.02% 8
North London +24 2 £51,250 +57.69%
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 14 May 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.

1 353 (63.26%) DHCP
2 348 (62.37%) Windows
3 332 (59.50%) Active Directory
4 271 (48.57%) Microsoft
5 240 (43.01%) VMware
6 226 (40.50%) Windows Server
7 224 (40.14%) Azure
8 215 (38.53%) Microsoft 365
9 208 (37.28%) TCP/IP
10 199 (35.66%) Firewall
11 184 (32.97%) PowerShell
12 162 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
13 146 (26.16%) Linux
14 145 (25.99%) Cisco
15 136 (24.37%) Finance
16 117 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 116 (20.79%) Social Skills
17 116 (20.79%) AWS
18 106 (19.00%) VPN
19 105 (18.82%) Citrix
20 101 (18.10%) ITIL
21 82 (14.70%) Windows 10
22 80 (14.34%) Python
23 78 (13.98%) SharePoint
24 77 (13.80%) Hyper-V
25 76 (13.62%) Azure Active Directory
26 74 (13.26%) WAN
26 74 (13.26%) HTTP
26 74 (13.26%) SCCM
27 72 (12.90%) DevOps

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 78 (13.98%) SharePoint
2 71 (12.72%) MS Exchange
3 37 (6.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 32 (5.73%) IIS
5 29 (5.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (4.84%) Apache
7 24 (4.30%) Skype for Business
8 20 (3.58%) Confluence
9 14 (2.51%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (2.15%) nginx
11 11 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (1.08%) Apache Spark
12 6 (1.08%) WordPress
13 5 (0.90%) CMS
13 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
14 3 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.54%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.18%) Commerce Server
15 1 (0.18%) SAS
15 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.36%) Gephi
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.36%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.36%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) Relativity
2 2 (0.36%) Eikon
2 2 (0.36%) Magento
2 2 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.36%) Sage 300 ERP
2 2 (0.36%) Sage CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.36%) Shopify
2 2 (0.36%) Tradar
3 1 (0.18%) FastStats
3 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.18%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 224 (40.14%) Azure
2 215 (38.53%) Microsoft 365
3 116 (20.79%) AWS
4 76 (13.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 43 (7.71%) SaaS
6 38 (6.81%) IaaS
7 37 (6.63%) PaaS
8 36 (6.45%) Amazon EC2
9 29 (5.20%) Serverless
10 28 (5.02%) GCP
11 24 (4.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 20 (3.58%) Amazon S3
13 19 (3.41%) AWS Lambda
14 17 (3.05%) AWS CloudFormation
15 16 (2.87%) GitHub
15 16 (2.87%) OneDrive
16 15 (2.69%) Route 53
17 12 (2.15%) Google Workspace
18 11 (1.97%) Amazon ELB
19 10 (1.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 353 (63.26%) DHCP
2 208 (37.28%) TCP/IP
3 199 (35.66%) Firewall
4 106 (19.00%) VPN
5 74 (13.26%) HTTP
5 74 (13.26%) WAN
6 66 (11.83%) LAN
7 62 (11.11%) VLAN
8 56 (10.04%) SAN
9 53 (9.50%) SSL
10 50 (8.96%) VoIP
11 47 (8.42%) Network Security
12 31 (5.56%) SMTP
13 28 (5.02%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (4.66%) FTP
15 25 (4.48%) NetScaler
16 24 (4.30%) Internet
16 24 (4.30%) SNMP
17 22 (3.94%) Remote Desktop
18 20 (3.58%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (4.84%) MySQL
4 19 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
5 8 (1.43%) MariaDB
6 7 (1.25%) Big Data
6 7 (1.25%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.25%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.08%) Mixpanel
8 5 (0.90%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.72%) Hadoop
9 4 (0.72%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.36%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.36%) Impala
11 2 (0.36%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 34 (6.09%) JIRA
2 29 (5.20%) Jenkins
3 24 (4.30%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.25%) Bitbucket
5 6 (1.08%) Maven
6 5 (0.90%) Artifactory
6 5 (0.90%) Gerrit
6 5 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (0.72%) Ant
7 4 (0.72%) GitLab
7 4 (0.72%) Gradle
8 3 (0.54%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.36%) Bitbucket Server
9 2 (0.36%) Browser DevTools
9 2 (0.36%) Cypress.io
9 2 (0.36%) git-flow
9 2 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.18%) Chocolatey
10 1 (0.18%) Terragrunt
General
1 136 (24.37%) Finance
2 116 (20.79%) Social Skills
3 50 (8.96%) Banking
4 27 (4.84%) Legal
5 24 (4.30%) Telecoms
6 23 (4.12%) Law
7 22 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
8 18 (3.23%) Documentation Skills
9 12 (2.15%) Financial Institution
9 12 (2.15%) Marketing
10 9 (1.61%) Organisational Skills
11 8 (1.43%) German Language
12 7 (1.25%) Back Office
12 7 (1.25%) Front Office
12 7 (1.25%) Games
12 7 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 7 (1.25%) Presentation Skills
12 7 (1.25%) Public Sector
12 7 (1.25%) Retail
13 6 (1.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 87 (15.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 71 (12.72%) Support Engineer
3 54 (9.68%) Network Engineer
4 48 (8.60%) Analyst
5 42 (7.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 39 (6.99%) 3rd Line Support
7 37 (6.63%) DevOps Engineer
8 34 (6.09%) Windows Engineer
9 32 (5.73%) IT Engineer
10 30 (5.38%) Administrator
10 30 (5.38%) Architect
11 28 (5.02%) IT Support
12 26 (4.66%) AWS Engineer
13 25 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 25 (4.48%) Linux Engineer
14 24 (4.30%) Support Analyst
15 23 (4.12%) VMware Engineer
16 22 (3.94%) Security Engineer
16 22 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
17 20 (3.58%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.12%) HTML
2 21 (3.76%) LDAP
3 18 (3.23%) LAMP
3 18 (3.23%) Web Services
4 17 (3.05%) CSS
5 11 (1.97%) .NET
5 11 (1.97%) Elastic Stack
6 10 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
6 10 (1.79%) XML
7 7 (1.25%) Node.js
7 7 (1.25%) React
7 7 (1.25%) YAML
8 6 (1.08%) COM
8 6 (1.08%) Kafka
8 6 (1.08%) OAuth
8 6 (1.08%) SAML
9 5 (0.90%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.90%) LEMP Stack
9 5 (0.90%) OAuth2
9 5 (0.90%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.50%) Data Centre
2 31 (5.56%) Clustering
3 27 (4.84%) Hedge funds
4 25 (4.48%) Management Information System
4 25 (4.48%) PKI
5 14 (2.51%) Replication
5 14 (2.51%) User Experience
5 14 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (1.97%) Public Cloud
6 11 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.61%) Cloud Native
8 8 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 7 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
9 7 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.25%) Reinsurance
10 6 (1.08%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.90%) BYOD
11 5 (0.90%) Private Cloud
12 4 (0.72%) Device Driver
12 4 (0.72%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 348 (62.37%) Windows
2 226 (40.50%) Windows Server
3 146 (26.16%) Linux
4 82 (14.70%) Windows 10
5 71 (12.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 62 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
7 41 (7.35%) CentOS
8 32 (5.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (4.84%) Windows 7
10 20 (3.58%) Windows Server 2019
11 18 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (3.05%) Apple iOS
13 16 (2.87%) Android
13 16 (2.87%) Unix
14 15 (2.69%) Ubuntu
15 14 (2.51%) Mac OS
15 14 (2.51%) Mac OS X
16 8 (1.43%) Debian
17 7 (1.25%) VMS
18 6 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (20.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 101 (18.10%) ITIL
3 72 (12.90%) DevOps
4 68 (12.19%) Problem-Solving
5 49 (8.78%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (7.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 43 (7.71%) Migration
7 37 (6.63%) Cybersecurity
8 34 (6.09%) Infrastructure as Code
9 31 (5.56%) Load Balancing
10 30 (5.38%) Information Security
11 26 (4.66%) Identity Access Management
11 26 (4.66%) SIEM
12 25 (4.48%) Patch Management
13 24 (4.30%) Change Management
14 23 (4.12%) Server Management
15 22 (3.94%) Computer Science
15 22 (3.94%) Configuration Management
15 22 (3.94%) Scrum
15 22 (3.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 184 (32.97%) PowerShell
2 80 (14.34%) Python
3 51 (9.14%) Bash Shell
4 42 (7.53%) SQL
5 28 (5.02%) Perl
6 21 (3.76%) JavaScript
7 20 (3.58%) Shell Script
8 18 (3.23%) Java
8 18 (3.23%) PHP
9 13 (2.33%) Go
10 12 (2.15%) VB
11 10 (1.79%) C#
12 8 (1.43%) Ruby
13 7 (1.25%) C
13 7 (1.25%) TypeScript
14 6 (1.08%) AWK
15 5 (0.90%) Groovy
15 5 (0.90%) R
15 5 (0.90%) sed
16 4 (0.72%) ES6
Qualifications
1 59 (10.57%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (7.17%) CCNA
2 40 (7.17%) Degree
3 29 (5.20%) CCNP
4 24 (4.30%) ITIL Certification
5 23 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 22 (3.94%) CISSP
7 20 (3.58%) Security Cleared
8 12 (2.15%) SC Cleared
9 10 (1.79%) CEH
9 10 (1.79%) CISM
9 10 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
10 9 (1.61%) GIAC
10 9 (1.61%) MCP
10 9 (1.61%) MCSA
10 9 (1.61%) MCSE
10 9 (1.61%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (1.43%) DV Cleared
11 8 (1.43%) JNCIP
11 8 (1.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (4.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (4.12%) SLA
3 11 (1.97%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (1.79%) GDPR
5 9 (1.61%) QA
6 8 (1.43%) PCI DSS
7 7 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (1.08%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 6 (1.08%) ITGC
9 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.54%) NIST
10 2 (0.36%) GLBA
11 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.18%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 332 (59.50%) Active Directory
2 162 (29.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (13.80%) Hyper-V
4 48 (8.60%) Docker
5 43 (7.71%) vSphere
6 35 (6.27%) XenDesktop
7 23 (4.12%) XenApp
8 19 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
9 16 (2.87%) Virtual Servers
10 15 (2.69%) VMware NSX
11 14 (2.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 10 (1.79%) DFS Replication
13 9 (1.61%) iptables
13 9 (1.61%) KVM
14 7 (1.25%) VMware Server
15 6 (1.08%) Firmware
15 6 (1.08%) Terminal Services
15 6 (1.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 6 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
15 6 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 74 (13.26%) SCCM
2 60 (10.75%) Microsoft Intune
3 56 (10.04%) Ansible
4 49 (8.78%) Kubernetes
4 49 (8.78%) Terraform
5 44 (7.89%) Puppet
6 41 (7.35%) SCOM
7 27 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
8 18 (3.23%) Single Sign-On
9 16 (2.87%) Failover Clustering
9 16 (2.87%) WSUS
10 10 (1.79%) AirWatch
10 10 (1.79%) Grafana
10 10 (1.79%) Prometheus
10 10 (1.79%) vCenter Server
11 9 (1.61%) Istio
11 9 (1.61%) NetBackup
12 8 (1.43%) Jamf Pro
13 7 (1.25%) Nagios
14 6 (1.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 271 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 240 (43.01%) VMware
3 145 (25.99%) Cisco
4 105 (18.82%) Citrix
5 44 (7.89%) Meraki
6 41 (7.35%) HP
7 40 (7.17%) Dell
8 35 (6.27%) Google
9 30 (5.38%) Apple
10 28 (5.02%) F5
11 26 (4.66%) NetApp
11 26 (4.66%) Red Hat
12 20 (3.58%) EMC
13 19 (3.41%) Juniper
13 19 (3.41%) Palo Alto
14 18 (3.23%) CheckPoint
14 18 (3.23%) Veeam
15 17 (3.05%) Avaya
15 17 (3.05%) SonicWALL
16 14 (2.51%) Atlassian