Period
to 22 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 131 142
Rank change year-on-year -21 +11 -23
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1,627 1,852 1,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.33% 2.64% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.22% 16.66% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,405 1,611 1,730
London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% -1.02% +5.38%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 10,032 11,118 12,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.35% 15.83% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 8,265 9,308 11,045
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,750 £29,375
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 22 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 -13 432 £52,500 +16.67% 60
West London -26 117 £45,000 - 22
South London +36 99 £27,500 -20.29% 7
East London -18 29 £32,000 -14.67% 18
North London -4 9 £62,500 +33.69% 3
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 1,076 (66.13%) Windows
2 1,039 (63.86%) DHCP
3 964 (59.25%) Active Directory
4 760 (46.71%) Microsoft
5 677 (41.61%) VMware
6 636 (39.09%) Windows Server
7 585 (35.96%) TCP/IP
8 552 (33.93%) Firewall
9 486 (29.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 475 (29.19%) Linux
11 444 (27.29%) Office 365
12 443 (27.23%) Cisco
13 413 (25.38%) Windows Server 2012
14 405 (24.89%) Windows Server 2008
15 392 (24.09%) Microsoft Azure
16 384 (23.60%) PowerShell
17 381 (23.42%) Amazon AWS
18 379 (23.29%) Finance
19 358 (22.00%) VPN
20 357 (21.94%) MS Exchange
21 323 (19.85%) WAN
22 310 (19.05%) Citrix
23 305 (18.75%) LAN
24 274 (16.84%) Hyper-V
24 274 (16.84%) DevOps
25 271 (16.66%) Microsoft Office
26 268 (16.47%) Python
27 260 (15.98%) Windows 7
28 258 (15.86%) SQL Server
28 258 (15.86%) SQL

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
1 357 (21.94%) MS Exchange
2 198 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 134 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 132 (8.11%) SharePoint
5 117 (7.19%) IIS
6 91 (5.59%) Skype for Business
7 86 (5.29%) Apache
8 74 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 47 (2.89%) CMS
10 40 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
11 39 (2.40%) Confluence
11 39 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
12 37 (2.27%) nginx
13 27 (1.66%) OpenStack
14 26 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
15 24 (1.48%) Tomcat
16 22 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2003
17 21 (1.29%) WordPress
18 18 (1.11%) Drupal
19 17 (1.04%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 271 (16.66%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.12%) InDesign
6 2 (0.12%) Maya
6 2 (0.12%) NUKE
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.061%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.061%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.061%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 10 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.37%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.31%) Documaker
4 4 (0.25%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.12%) Magento
6 2 (0.12%) Maximo
6 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.061%) Eikon
7 1 (0.061%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.061%) SAP EHS
7 1 (0.061%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 444 (27.29%) Office 365
2 392 (24.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 381 (23.42%) Amazon AWS
4 99 (6.08%) SaaS
5 75 (4.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 72 (4.43%) IaaS
7 53 (3.26%) Amazon EC2
7 53 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 43 (2.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 43 (2.64%) G Suite
8 43 (2.64%) GitHub
9 39 (2.40%) PaaS
10 35 (2.15%) Amazon S3
11 33 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
12 30 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
12 30 (1.84%) Mimecast
12 30 (1.84%) Serverless
13 27 (1.66%) Slack
14 25 (1.54%) OneDrive
15 21 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,039 (63.86%) DHCP
2 585 (35.96%) TCP/IP
3 552 (33.93%) Firewall
4 358 (22.00%) VPN
5 323 (19.85%) WAN
6 305 (18.75%) LAN
7 195 (11.99%) SAN
8 149 (9.16%) VLAN
9 144 (8.85%) HTTP
10 120 (7.38%) Cisco ASA
11 119 (7.31%) Network Security
12 111 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
13 106 (6.52%) BGP
14 100 (6.15%) SSL
15 94 (5.78%) VoIP
16 90 (5.53%) OSPF
17 87 (5.35%) Wireless
18 86 (5.29%) Internet
19 85 (5.22%) Cisco Nexus
20 80 (4.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (15.86%) SQL Server
2 70 (4.30%) MongoDB
3 69 (4.24%) MySQL
4 47 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 40 (2.46%) NoSQL
6 39 (2.40%) Big Data
7 37 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
8 33 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
9 31 (1.91%) Relational Database
9 31 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
10 30 (1.84%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (1.66%) Redis
12 25 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 25 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
13 21 (1.29%) Hadoop
14 15 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
15 13 (0.80%) Oracle Database
16 10 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (0.61%) HBase
17 9 (0.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 111 (6.82%) Jenkins
2 99 (6.08%) Git (software)
3 44 (2.70%) JIRA
4 41 (2.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 27 (1.66%) Vagrant
6 26 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (1.60%) TeamCity
7 22 (1.35%) Subversion
8 19 (1.17%) Maven
9 16 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 14 (0.86%) MSI
11 13 (0.80%) GitLab
12 12 (0.74%) Cucumber
13 11 (0.68%) Ant
14 10 (0.61%) Gradle
14 10 (0.61%) JUnit
14 10 (0.61%) Visual Studio
15 9 (0.55%) Artifactory
15 9 (0.55%) GoCD
15 9 (0.55%) gulp
General
1 379 (23.29%) Finance
2 88 (5.41%) Banking
3 71 (4.36%) Retail
4 42 (2.58%) Investment Banking
5 39 (2.40%) Legal
6 35 (2.15%) Law
7 34 (2.09%) Marketing
8 29 (1.78%) Financial Institution
9 28 (1.72%) Advertising
9 28 (1.72%) Telecoms
10 23 (1.41%) Games
11 17 (1.04%) Manufacturing
12 16 (0.98%) Front Office
13 8 (0.49%) Back Office
13 8 (0.49%) Billing
14 7 (0.43%) French Language
14 7 (0.43%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.25%) Publishing
16 2 (0.12%) Automotive
16 2 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 262 (16.10%) Support Engineer
2 218 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 197 (12.11%) Analyst
4 120 (7.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 119 (7.31%) IT Support
6 115 (7.07%) IT Engineer
7 111 (6.82%) Systems Engineer
8 108 (6.64%) Administrator
9 106 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
10 105 (6.45%) Support Analyst
11 98 (6.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 97 (5.96%) Desktop Support
12 97 (5.96%) Network Engineer
13 96 (5.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 92 (5.65%) Systems Administrator
15 91 (5.59%) Windows Engineer
16 73 (4.49%) AWS Engineer
17 72 (4.43%) 3rd Line Support
18 68 (4.18%) IT Support Engineer
19 66 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (5.72%) Web Services
2 79 (4.86%) .NET
3 66 (4.06%) LDAP
4 57 (3.50%) HTML
5 41 (2.52%) LAMP
6 38 (2.34%) CSS
7 29 (1.78%) .NET Framework
8 28 (1.72%) XML
9 24 (1.48%) ASP.NET
9 24 (1.48%) JSON
10 23 (1.41%) 802.1X
10 23 (1.41%) jQuery
11 22 (1.35%) Middleware
11 22 (1.35%) Node.js
11 22 (1.35%) REST
12 21 (1.29%) RabbitMQ
13 20 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
13 20 (1.23%) Software Packaging
14 18 (1.11%) AngularJS
15 16 (0.98%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 137 (8.42%) Data Centre
2 136 (8.36%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (4.73%) Computer Science
4 76 (4.67%) Blackberry
5 74 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
6 67 (4.12%) Hedge funds
7 57 (3.50%) Video Conferencing
8 56 (3.44%) Management Information System
8 56 (3.44%) Replication
9 46 (2.83%) Fintech
10 40 (2.46%) iPad
11 37 (2.27%) Driving Licence
11 37 (2.27%) Public Cloud
12 34 (2.09%) Clustering
13 33 (2.03%) Cyberthreat
13 33 (2.03%) iPhone
14 29 (1.78%) PKI
15 28 (1.72%) Fat Client
15 28 (1.72%) Linux Command Line
15 28 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1,076 (66.13%) Windows
2 636 (39.09%) Windows Server
3 475 (29.19%) Linux
4 413 (25.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 405 (24.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 260 (15.98%) Windows 7
7 251 (15.43%) Windows 10
8 109 (6.70%) Android
9 87 (5.35%) Unix
10 70 (4.30%) Mac OS X
11 64 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 58 (3.56%) Apple iOS
13 56 (3.44%) CentOS
13 56 (3.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 53 (3.26%) Windows 8
15 49 (3.01%) Mac OS
16 45 (2.77%) Solaris
17 31 (1.91%) Ubuntu
18 23 (1.41%) Debian
19 20 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (16.84%) DevOps
2 205 (12.60%) ITIL
3 193 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 171 (10.51%) Problem-Solving
5 120 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 113 (6.95%) Configuration Management
7 91 (5.59%) Load Balancing
8 84 (5.16%) Patch Management
9 82 (5.04%) Migration
10 80 (4.92%) High Availability
11 77 (4.73%) Kalman Filter
12 70 (4.30%) Cybersecurity
13 60 (3.69%) Incident Management
13 60 (3.69%) Project Management
14 58 (3.56%) Continuous Integration
15 55 (3.38%) Mentoring
15 55 (3.38%) Mobile Device Management
15 55 (3.38%) Network Monitoring
15 55 (3.38%) Open Source
16 54 (3.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 384 (23.60%) PowerShell
2 268 (16.47%) Python
3 258 (15.86%) SQL
4 113 (6.95%) Bash Shell
5 101 (6.21%) Ruby
6 92 (5.65%) Java
7 83 (5.10%) Perl
8 82 (5.04%) C#
9 72 (4.43%) JavaScript
10 46 (2.83%) Go
11 37 (2.27%) PHP
12 30 (1.84%) C
12 30 (1.84%) Shell Script
13 29 (1.78%) VB
14 18 (1.11%) C++
15 14 (0.86%) Scala
16 12 (0.74%) VBScript
17 8 (0.49%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.37%) Bourne shell
19 5 (0.31%) Korn
Qualifications
1 176 (10.82%) Degree
2 165 (10.14%) Cisco Certification
3 150 (9.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 102 (6.27%) CCNP
5 100 (6.15%) MCSE
6 84 (5.16%) CCNA
7 80 (4.92%) MCSA
8 69 (4.24%) MCP
9 65 (4.00%) DBS Check
10 43 (2.64%) MCTS
11 42 (2.58%) MCITP
12 39 (2.40%) CCIE
12 39 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
13 37 (2.27%) CISSP
14 27 (1.66%) CCSE
14 27 (1.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 18 (1.11%) CLAS
15 18 (1.11%) Security Cleared
16 16 (0.98%) CCSA
17 11 (0.68%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.16%) SLA
2 39 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 32 (1.97%) QA
4 29 (1.78%) GCP
5 27 (1.66%) PCI DSS
6 17 (1.04%) GDPR
7 9 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.25%) NIST 800
9 4 (0.25%) PMO
10 3 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.061%) COBIT
12 1 (0.061%) GMP
12 1 (0.061%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 964 (59.25%) Active Directory
2 486 (29.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 274 (16.84%) Hyper-V
4 147 (9.04%) XenApp
5 111 (6.82%) Docker
6 98 (6.02%) vSphere
7 84 (5.16%) VMware ESXi
8 73 (4.49%) XenDesktop
9 54 (3.32%) XenServer
10 44 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
11 32 (1.97%) NFS
12 28 (1.72%) DFS Replication
13 20 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
14 19 (1.17%) Xen
15 18 (1.11%) MetaFrame
15 18 (1.11%) Samba
15 18 (1.11%) Terminal Services
16 16 (0.98%) iptables
16 16 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
17 15 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 197 (12.11%) SCCM
2 148 (9.10%) Ansible
3 142 (8.73%) Puppet
4 123 (7.56%) Opscode Chef
5 102 (6.27%) Terraform
6 82 (5.04%) Kubernetes
7 75 (4.61%) Backup Exec
8 62 (3.81%) Nagios
9 59 (3.63%) AirWatch
10 54 (3.32%) SCOM
11 41 (2.52%) WSUS
12 38 (2.34%) Norton AntiVirus
13 36 (2.21%) ZABBIX
14 27 (1.66%) Single Sign-On
15 24 (1.48%) Salt
16 23 (1.41%) vCenter Server
17 17 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
18 16 (0.98%) HAProxy
19 14 (0.86%) Check_MK
19 14 (0.86%) Icinga
Vendors
1 760 (46.71%) Microsoft
2 677 (41.61%) VMware
3 443 (27.23%) Cisco
4 310 (19.05%) Citrix
5 173 (10.63%) HP
6 137 (8.42%) Apple
7 121 (7.44%) NetApp
8 107 (6.58%) F5
9 105 (6.45%) CheckPoint
10 103 (6.33%) Google
10 103 (6.33%) Veeam
11 91 (5.59%) Red Hat
12 85 (5.22%) Juniper
13 84 (5.16%) SolarWinds
14 81 (4.98%) Bloomberg
14 81 (4.98%) Dell
15 78 (4.79%) Reuters
16 72 (4.43%) EMC
17 63 (3.87%) Oracle
18 60 (3.69%) Splunk