Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 149 140
Rank change year-on-year -17 -9 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1,239 1,651 1,690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.11% 2.36% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.48% 16.37% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,045 1,436 1,470
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 7,519 10,088 10,731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.82% 14.43% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6,109 8,335 9,014
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 -7 363 £45,000 -14.29% 9
West London -27 59 £47,500 - 9
South London -34 42 £45,500 +65.45% 1
North London +29 25 £45,000 -28.00% 2
East London -1 12 £36,250 +13.28%
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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.

1 877 (70.78%) Windows
2 753 (60.77%) Active Directory
3 688 (55.53%) DHCP
4 535 (43.18%) Windows Server
5 516 (41.65%) Microsoft
6 483 (38.98%) Firewall
7 481 (38.82%) TCP/IP
8 440 (35.51%) VMware
9 371 (29.94%) Office 365
10 349 (28.17%) PowerShell
11 330 (26.63%) Finance
12 327 (26.39%) Cisco
13 303 (24.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 280 (22.60%) Windows Server 2012
15 276 (22.28%) Microsoft Azure
16 272 (21.95%) Linux
17 260 (20.98%) ITIL
18 252 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
19 250 (20.18%) SQL
20 234 (18.89%) WAN
21 232 (18.72%) VPN
22 227 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 219 (17.68%) LAN
24 214 (17.27%) SQL Server
25 213 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
25 213 (17.19%) Windows 10
26 200 (16.14%) MS Exchange
27 198 (15.98%) Citrix
28 184 (14.85%) Hyper-V
29 180 (14.53%) Microsoft Office

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
1 200 (16.14%) MS Exchange
2 120 (9.69%) IIS
3 112 (9.04%) Apache
4 89 (7.18%) SharePoint
5 74 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 74 (5.97%) Skype for Business
6 68 (5.49%) Tomcat
7 54 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 45 (3.63%) nginx
9 28 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 27 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2007
11 21 (1.69%) Apache Solr
12 18 (1.45%) Confluence
13 13 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
15 8 (0.65%) IBM Notes
16 7 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 7 (0.56%) WordPress
17 6 (0.48%) CMS
18 5 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 180 (14.53%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.21%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (0.24%) Maya
5 3 (0.24%) MODO
5 3 (0.24%) NUKE
6 1 (0.081%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.081%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.081%) Avid Media Composer
6 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.081%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.081%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.081%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.081%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.081%) Sage 300 ERP
2 1 (0.081%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 371 (29.94%) Office 365
2 276 (22.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 213 (17.19%) Amazon AWS
4 93 (7.51%) SaaS
5 67 (5.41%) IaaS
6 45 (3.63%) Amazon S3
7 43 (3.47%) PaaS
8 35 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
9 33 (2.66%) Azure Active Directory
10 31 (2.50%) Serverless
11 29 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
11 29 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
12 27 (2.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 24 (1.94%) AWS CloudFormation
14 21 (1.69%) G Suite
15 20 (1.61%) Mimecast
16 18 (1.45%) OneDrive
17 16 (1.29%) Route 53
18 14 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
19 13 (1.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 688 (55.53%) DHCP
2 483 (38.98%) Firewall
3 481 (38.82%) TCP/IP
4 234 (18.89%) WAN
5 232 (18.72%) VPN
6 219 (17.68%) LAN
7 127 (10.25%) VLAN
8 115 (9.28%) SAN
9 112 (9.04%) SSL
10 106 (8.56%) VoIP
11 102 (8.23%) Internet
12 100 (8.07%) HTTP
13 81 (6.54%) Wireless
14 76 (6.13%) Network Security
15 73 (5.89%) Skype
16 68 (5.49%) Cisco ASA
17 60 (4.84%) MPLS
18 55 (4.44%) BGP
18 55 (4.44%) OSPF
19 51 (4.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 67 (5.41%) MySQL
3 49 (3.95%) SQL Server 2016
4 47 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
5 30 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (2.18%) NoSQL
7 26 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
8 25 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (1.45%) Relational Database
10 16 (1.29%) MongoDB
10 16 (1.29%) Redis
10 16 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
11 15 (1.21%) Azure SQL Database
12 8 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (0.65%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (0.56%) Amazon Aurora
14 6 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.40%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (4.60%) JIRA
2 39 (3.15%) Git (software)
3 31 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
4 22 (1.78%) TeamCity
5 11 (0.89%) Vagrant
5 11 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
6 7 (0.56%) Firebug
6 7 (0.56%) Gradle
7 6 (0.48%) MSI
7 6 (0.48%) Subversion
8 4 (0.32%) Burp Suite
8 4 (0.32%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.24%) AppScan
9 3 (0.24%) Paros
9 3 (0.24%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.24%) Travis CI
9 3 (0.24%) WebScarab
10 2 (0.16%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 330 (26.63%) Finance
2 99 (7.99%) Banking
3 48 (3.87%) Law
4 46 (3.71%) Telecoms
5 33 (2.66%) Legal
6 27 (2.18%) Retail
7 21 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.45%) Publishing
9 14 (1.13%) Marketing
10 12 (0.97%) Advertising
11 7 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.48%) Japanese Language
13 5 (0.40%) Cantonese Language
13 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.40%) Front Office
13 5 (0.40%) Korean Language
14 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.24%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.16%) Music Industry
16 2 (0.16%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 176 (14.21%) Support Engineer
2 168 (13.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 137 (11.06%) Analyst
4 117 (9.44%) Network Engineer
5 91 (7.34%) Administrator
6 90 (7.26%) IT Support
7 77 (6.21%) Systems Administrator
8 75 (6.05%) 2nd Line Support
8 75 (6.05%) IT Engineer
9 68 (5.49%) Support Analyst
10 67 (5.41%) DevOps Engineer
11 59 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
12 56 (4.52%) Architect
12 56 (4.52%) Desktop Support
13 51 (4.12%) Applications Support
14 49 (3.95%) IT Support Engineer
15 48 (3.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 47 (3.79%) IT Analyst
17 43 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
18 42 (3.39%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.47%) LAMP
1 43 (3.47%) Web Services
2 40 (3.23%) LDAP
3 39 (3.15%) .NET
4 32 (2.58%) LEMP Stack
5 30 (2.42%) LAPP Stack
6 24 (1.94%) HTML
7 23 (1.86%) XMPP
8 17 (1.37%) Software Packaging
9 16 (1.29%) CSS
9 16 (1.29%) RabbitMQ
10 15 (1.21%) RESTful
11 12 (0.97%) 802.1X
11 12 (0.97%) XML
12 11 (0.89%) REST
12 11 (0.89%) WSH
13 7 (0.56%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.56%) CGI
13 7 (0.56%) Node.js
14 6 (0.48%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 112 (9.04%) Self-Motivation
2 106 (8.56%) Data Centre
3 83 (6.70%) Clustering
4 72 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (5.25%) Management Information System
6 50 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
7 37 (2.99%) Replication
8 34 (2.74%) Fintech
9 31 (2.50%) PKI
10 27 (2.18%) Hedge funds
11 26 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
12 23 (1.86%) Driving Licence
13 21 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
13 21 (1.69%) Public Cloud
14 20 (1.61%) iPhone
15 19 (1.53%) iPad
15 19 (1.53%) Smartphone
16 14 (1.13%) Fat Client
16 14 (1.13%) Thin Client
17 13 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 877 (70.78%) Windows
2 535 (43.18%) Windows Server
3 280 (22.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 272 (21.95%) Linux
5 252 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 213 (17.19%) Windows 10
7 140 (11.30%) Windows 7
8 65 (5.25%) Unix
9 64 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 52 (4.20%) Ubuntu
11 37 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 36 (2.91%) Mac OS X
13 32 (2.58%) Apple iOS
14 31 (2.50%) Windows 8
15 30 (2.42%) Android
16 28 (2.26%) CentOS
17 27 (2.18%) Mac OS
18 18 (1.45%) Debian
19 7 (0.56%) AIX
19 7 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (20.98%) ITIL
2 227 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 175 (14.12%) Problem-Solving
4 146 (11.78%) DevOps
5 138 (11.14%) Migration
6 119 (9.60%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (6.86%) Configuration Management
8 82 (6.62%) Project Management
9 77 (6.21%) High Availability
10 72 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 68 (5.49%) Scrum
12 65 (5.25%) Information Security
13 59 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
14 57 (4.60%) Open Source
15 56 (4.52%) Incident Management
15 56 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
15 56 (4.52%) Root Cause Analysis
16 55 (4.44%) Load Balancing
17 50 (4.04%) Patch Management
18 48 (3.87%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 349 (28.17%) PowerShell
2 250 (20.18%) SQL
3 130 (10.49%) Python
4 89 (7.18%) Java
5 60 (4.84%) Perl
6 58 (4.68%) Bash Shell
7 31 (2.50%) PHP
7 31 (2.50%) Ruby
8 26 (2.10%) JavaScript
9 23 (1.86%) C#
10 17 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 15 (1.21%) Go
12 14 (1.13%) C
12 14 (1.13%) VBScript
13 12 (0.97%) C++
13 12 (0.97%) T-SQL
13 12 (0.97%) VB
14 5 (0.40%) C-shell
15 3 (0.24%) Bourne shell
16 2 (0.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 122 (9.85%) Degree
2 115 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
3 110 (8.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 72 (5.81%) CCNA
5 66 (5.33%) MCSE
6 64 (5.17%) CCNP
7 57 (4.60%) MCSA
8 36 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 35 (2.82%) Security Cleared
10 34 (2.74%) CCIE
11 31 (2.50%) MCP
12 26 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
13 23 (1.86%) AWS Certification
14 21 (1.69%) CISSP
15 19 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 17 (1.37%) CISA
17 16 (1.29%) SC Cleared
18 15 (1.21%) Computer Science Degree
19 13 (1.05%) CISM
19 13 (1.05%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (4.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (3.79%) GDPR
3 46 (3.71%) SLA
4 39 (3.15%) Cyber Essentials
5 35 (2.82%) HIPAA
6 14 (1.13%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.97%) QA
8 5 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.081%) COBIT
11 1 (0.081%) ISO 15022
11 1 (0.081%) ISO 20022
11 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.081%) PMO
System Software
1 753 (60.77%) Active Directory
2 303 (24.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 184 (14.85%) Hyper-V
4 71 (5.73%) XenApp
5 70 (5.65%) vSphere
6 65 (5.25%) VMware ESXi
7 64 (5.17%) Docker
8 61 (4.92%) XenDesktop
9 32 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
10 29 (2.34%) KVM
11 25 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
11 25 (2.02%) Virtual Machines
12 22 (1.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 22 (1.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 21 (1.69%) DFS Replication
13 21 (1.69%) NFS
14 20 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
15 17 (1.37%) BitLocker
16 12 (0.97%) VMware NSX
17 9 (0.73%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 156 (12.59%) SCCM
2 127 (10.25%) Ansible
3 96 (7.75%) Puppet
4 87 (7.02%) SCOM
5 82 (6.62%) Opscode Chef
6 49 (3.95%) Terraform
7 48 (3.87%) Nagios
8 40 (3.23%) WSUS
9 31 (2.50%) Microsoft Clustering
10 30 (2.42%) Backup Exec
11 29 (2.34%) Kubernetes
12 20 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
12 20 (1.61%) Prometheus
13 16 (1.29%) Nessus
13 16 (1.29%) Packer
14 15 (1.21%) Failover Clustering
15 13 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
16 12 (0.97%) vCenter Server
17 11 (0.89%) ZABBIX
18 10 (0.81%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 516 (41.65%) Microsoft
2 440 (35.51%) VMware
3 327 (26.39%) Cisco
4 198 (15.98%) Citrix
5 113 (9.12%) HP
6 83 (6.70%) Palo Alto
7 75 (6.05%) Dell
8 71 (5.73%) Red Hat
8 71 (5.73%) Splunk
9 61 (4.92%) CheckPoint
10 52 (4.20%) Juniper
11 50 (4.04%) Avaya
12 48 (3.87%) Apple
13 46 (3.71%) Oracle
14 44 (3.55%) F5
14 44 (3.55%) Google
14 44 (3.55%) NetApp
15 43 (3.47%) Veeam
16 40 (3.23%) EMC
17 33 (2.66%) McAfee