Period
to 6 April 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 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 160 166 152
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1,030 1,272 1,595
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.14% 2.07% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.30% 15.92% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1,071 1,429
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,375 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £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 6,318 7,989 10,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.14% 13.01% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,125 6,502 8,428
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £30,150 £29,515 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

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 6 April 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 6 April 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 -23 228 £52,500 +16.67% 43
West London +14 67 £45,000 -5.26% 15
South London +4 41 £32,500 -31.58% 10
East London +18 24 £29,500 -26.25% 10
North London -21 3 £32,500 -27.78% 2
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 6 April 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.

1 702 (68.16%) Windows
2 659 (63.98%) DHCP
3 629 (61.07%) Active Directory
4 500 (48.54%) Microsoft
5 439 (42.62%) Office 365
6 413 (40.10%) TCP/IP
7 382 (37.09%) Firewall
8 375 (36.41%) Windows Server
9 362 (35.15%) VMware
10 323 (31.36%) Azure
11 295 (28.64%) PowerShell
12 274 (26.60%) Cisco
13 234 (22.72%) Linux
14 226 (21.94%) AWS
15 225 (21.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 220 (21.36%) Finance
17 210 (20.39%) VPN
18 193 (18.74%) Citrix
19 191 (18.54%) LAN
20 189 (18.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 184 (17.86%) WAN
22 183 (17.77%) Windows 10
23 180 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
24 169 (16.41%) ITIL
25 158 (15.34%) Windows Server 2016
26 152 (14.76%) MS Exchange
27 148 (14.37%) DevOps
28 145 (14.08%) SCCM
29 143 (13.88%) Python
29 143 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 152 (14.76%) MS Exchange
2 99 (9.61%) SharePoint
3 83 (8.06%) IIS
4 73 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 57 (5.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (3.01%) Confluence
7 28 (2.72%) Apache
8 23 (2.23%) Tomcat
9 21 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 20 (1.94%) Skype for Business
11 19 (1.84%) nginx
12 14 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
13 12 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
14 9 (0.87%) WordPress
15 6 (0.58%) SAS
16 4 (0.39%) CMS
17 3 (0.29%) JBoss
17 3 (0.29%) LiveCycle
17 3 (0.29%) WebLogic
17 3 (0.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 127 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (1.07%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.49%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.39%) InDesign
7 3 (0.29%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.29%) FileZilla
7 3 (0.29%) Gliffy
8 1 (0.097%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.78%) Shopify
2 6 (0.58%) Magento
3 4 (0.39%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.19%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.19%) Sage 50
6 1 (0.097%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.097%) FastStats
6 1 (0.097%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 439 (42.62%) Office 365
2 323 (31.36%) Azure
3 226 (21.94%) AWS
4 84 (8.16%) Azure Active Directory
5 55 (5.34%) Amazon EC2
6 46 (4.47%) Mimecast
7 45 (4.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 43 (4.17%) Amazon S3
9 35 (3.40%) Serverless
10 34 (3.30%) SaaS
11 32 (3.11%) IaaS
12 28 (2.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 28 (2.72%) GCP
13 26 (2.52%) OneDrive
14 25 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
15 24 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
15 24 (2.33%) G Suite
16 23 (2.23%) AWS CloudFormation
16 23 (2.23%) Route 53
17 18 (1.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 659 (63.98%) DHCP
2 413 (40.10%) TCP/IP
3 382 (37.09%) Firewall
4 210 (20.39%) VPN
5 191 (18.54%) LAN
6 184 (17.86%) WAN
7 114 (11.07%) HTTP
8 113 (10.97%) VoIP
9 103 (10.00%) SAN
10 93 (9.03%) Wi-Fi
11 87 (8.45%) VLAN
12 82 (7.96%) Network Security
13 72 (6.99%) Wireless
14 63 (6.12%) SSL
15 55 (5.34%) Internet
16 48 (4.66%) Wireshark
17 47 (4.56%) IPsec
18 45 (4.37%) BGP
19 44 (4.27%) Ethernet
19 44 (4.27%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (7.67%) SQL Server
2 40 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
3 32 (3.11%) MySQL
4 20 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 11 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (0.97%) Hadoop
7 9 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.78%) Power BI
8 8 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
9 6 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.49%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (0.39%) Big Data
11 4 (0.39%) Redis
11 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.29%) SQL Server 2017
13 2 (0.19%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 60 (5.83%) JIRA
2 44 (4.27%) Jenkins
3 39 (3.79%) Git (software)
4 15 (1.46%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (1.26%) Maven
5 13 (1.26%) SonarQube
6 12 (1.17%) Artifactory
6 12 (1.17%) GitLab
6 12 (1.17%) Subversion
6 12 (1.17%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (1.07%) Zephyr
8 10 (0.97%) Ant
8 10 (0.97%) Bower
8 10 (0.97%) Chocolatey
8 10 (0.97%) MSBuild
8 10 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (0.97%) TestRail
8 10 (0.97%) Vagrant
9 8 (0.78%) git-flow
General
1 220 (21.36%) Finance
2 74 (7.18%) Law
3 55 (5.34%) Legal
4 38 (3.69%) Banking
5 29 (2.82%) Telecoms
6 25 (2.43%) Marketing
7 21 (2.04%) Advertising
8 16 (1.55%) Retail
9 12 (1.17%) Japanese Language
10 10 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.87%) Back Office
12 8 (0.78%) Aerospace
12 8 (0.78%) Games
13 7 (0.68%) French Language
13 7 (0.68%) Publishing
14 6 (0.58%) Front Office
15 5 (0.49%) Billing
15 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.29%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 163 (15.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 148 (14.37%) Support Engineer
3 140 (13.59%) Network Engineer
4 106 (10.29%) Analyst
5 94 (9.13%) IT Support
6 88 (8.54%) IT Engineer
7 68 (6.60%) DevOps Engineer
8 58 (5.63%) IT Support Engineer
9 55 (5.34%) Administrator
10 48 (4.66%) Windows Engineer
11 45 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support
11 45 (4.37%) Systems Administrator
12 44 (4.27%) Support Analyst
13 40 (3.88%) Consultant
13 40 (3.88%) IT Analyst
14 39 (3.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 36 (3.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 36 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support
16 35 (3.40%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
17 33 (3.20%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.98%) REST
2 35 (3.40%) LDAP
3 31 (3.01%) Node.js
4 29 (2.82%) HTML
5 28 (2.72%) CSS
6 24 (2.33%) LAMP
7 22 (2.14%) XML
8 21 (2.04%) Web Services
9 19 (1.84%) SOAP
10 15 (1.46%) .NET
11 14 (1.36%) 802.1X
11 14 (1.36%) Elastic Stack
12 13 (1.26%) JSON
13 11 (1.07%) Apache Cordova
14 10 (0.97%) WebRTC
15 9 (0.87%) LEMP Stack
16 8 (0.78%) Laravel
16 8 (0.78%) OAuth
16 8 (0.78%) Symfony
17 7 (0.68%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 96 (9.32%) Data Centre
2 44 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
3 41 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.30%) PKI
5 33 (3.20%) Management Information System
6 32 (3.11%) Linux Command Line
7 31 (3.01%) Video Conferencing
8 27 (2.62%) Clustering
9 23 (2.23%) Replication
10 22 (2.14%) Blackberry
11 20 (1.94%) User Experience
12 17 (1.65%) Public Cloud
12 17 (1.65%) Smartphone
13 14 (1.36%) Enterprise Storage
14 13 (1.26%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (1.17%) Client/Server
15 12 (1.17%) Hedge funds
16 10 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
17 8 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
17 8 (0.78%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 702 (68.16%) Windows
2 375 (36.41%) Windows Server
3 234 (22.72%) Linux
4 183 (17.77%) Windows 10
5 180 (17.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 158 (15.34%) Windows Server 2016
7 104 (10.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 91 (8.83%) Windows 7
9 51 (4.95%) Apple iOS
10 41 (3.98%) Unix
11 38 (3.69%) Windows Server 2019
12 36 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 35 (3.40%) CentOS
14 30 (2.91%) Ubuntu
15 28 (2.72%) Mac OS X
16 27 (2.62%) Android
16 27 (2.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (1.26%) Windows 8
18 12 (1.17%) Mac OS
18 12 (1.17%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (18.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 169 (16.41%) ITIL
3 148 (14.37%) DevOps
4 124 (12.04%) Problem-Solving
5 91 (8.83%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (7.86%) Load Balancing
7 79 (7.67%) Migration
8 72 (6.99%) Information Security
9 64 (6.21%) Project Management
10 55 (5.34%) Configuration Management
10 55 (5.34%) Network Monitoring
11 49 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
12 45 (4.37%) Change Management
12 45 (4.37%) Disaster Recovery
12 45 (4.37%) Service Delivery
13 39 (3.79%) High Availability
13 39 (3.79%) Incident Management
14 34 (3.30%) Kalman Filter
15 31 (3.01%) Problem Management
16 30 (2.91%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 295 (28.64%) PowerShell
2 143 (13.88%) Python
3 111 (10.78%) SQL
4 109 (10.58%) Bash Shell
5 63 (6.12%) Ruby
6 58 (5.63%) Java
7 45 (4.37%) Perl
8 38 (3.69%) C#
9 25 (2.43%) JavaScript
10 21 (2.04%) C++
10 21 (2.04%) PHP
10 21 (2.04%) VBScript
11 20 (1.94%) C
12 17 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 16 (1.55%) Go
14 14 (1.36%) T-SQL
15 10 (0.97%) Groovy
16 8 (0.78%) PHP 7
17 7 (0.68%) VB
18 6 (0.58%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 143 (13.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 111 (10.78%) Cisco Certification
3 82 (7.96%) Degree
4 78 (7.57%) CCNA
5 75 (7.28%) MCSE
6 65 (6.31%) MCSA
7 38 (3.69%) CCNP
8 35 (3.40%) MCP
9 29 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 21 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
11 20 (1.94%) MCITP
12 19 (1.84%) Security Cleared
13 17 (1.65%) CISSP
14 16 (1.55%) CCSA
15 15 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (1.46%) OSCP
16 14 (1.36%) SC Cleared
17 13 (1.26%) CCIE
17 13 (1.26%) CEH
17 13 (1.26%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (6.41%) SLA
2 38 (3.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.94%) Cyber Essentials
4 19 (1.84%) GDPR
5 16 (1.55%) PCI DSS
5 16 (1.55%) QA
6 3 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (0.19%) FedRAMP
7 2 (0.19%) FISMA
8 1 (0.097%) COBIT
8 1 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.097%) NIST
System Software
1 629 (61.07%) Active Directory
2 225 (21.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 109 (10.58%) Hyper-V
4 71 (6.89%) XenApp
5 68 (6.60%) vSphere
6 66 (6.41%) XenDesktop
7 60 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
8 44 (4.27%) Docker
9 26 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
10 14 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (1.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 11 (1.07%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (0.78%) BitLocker
14 7 (0.68%) NFS
14 7 (0.68%) Terminal Services
15 6 (0.58%) Kamailio
16 5 (0.49%) DFS Replication
16 5 (0.49%) VMware NSX
17 4 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 145 (14.08%) SCCM
2 92 (8.93%) Ansible
3 80 (7.77%) Terraform
4 57 (5.53%) Puppet
5 55 (5.34%) vCenter Server
6 45 (4.37%) Opscode Chef
7 42 (4.08%) Microsoft Intune
8 34 (3.30%) Kubernetes
8 34 (3.30%) SCOM
9 29 (2.82%) Nagios
10 28 (2.72%) WSUS
11 17 (1.65%) Jamf Pro
11 17 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
12 13 (1.26%) Packer
13 12 (1.17%) Backup Exec
13 12 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
14 11 (1.07%) FortiGate
14 11 (1.07%) Grafana
14 11 (1.07%) SolarWinds Orion
14 11 (1.07%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 500 (48.54%) Microsoft
2 362 (35.15%) VMware
3 274 (26.60%) Cisco
4 193 (18.74%) Citrix
5 87 (8.45%) HP
6 72 (6.99%) SolarWinds
7 63 (6.12%) CheckPoint
8 62 (6.02%) F5
9 53 (5.15%) Juniper
10 49 (4.76%) Apple
11 48 (4.66%) Palo Alto
12 46 (4.47%) Dell
13 43 (4.17%) NetApp
13 43 (4.17%) Veeam
14 38 (3.69%) Meraki
15 36 (3.50%) Splunk
16 35 (3.40%) SonicWALL
17 34 (3.30%) Atlassian
17 34 (3.30%) Google
18 33 (3.20%) Red Hat