Period
to 28 November 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 28 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
28 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 137 165
Rank change year-on-year -28 +28 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 440 1,322 1,467
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.02% 2.44% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.26% 18.35% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 422 1,164 1,307
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £89,900 £77,500 £75,950
England median annual salary £46,500 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.71% -1.18% -

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 2,706 7,203 8,899
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.41% 13.27% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,233 5,916 7,259
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - +2.36%
10th Percentile £36,750 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -8 101 £72,500 +37.44% 14
West London +20 17 £46,000 +15.00% 9
South London +9 11 £28,500 -40.00% 5
East London +9 4 £40,000 +32.23% 4
North London +24 2 £50,000 +69.49% 1
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 255 (57.95%) DHCP
2 238 (54.09%) Active Directory
3 236 (53.64%) Windows
4 228 (51.82%) Microsoft
5 180 (40.91%) VMware
6 179 (40.68%) Firewall
7 175 (39.77%) Azure
8 165 (37.50%) Office 365
9 156 (35.45%) Cisco
10 149 (33.86%) Windows Server
11 138 (31.36%) Python
12 132 (30.00%) AWS
13 122 (27.73%) Linux
14 121 (27.50%) PowerShell
15 120 (27.27%) TCP/IP
16 119 (27.05%) Ansible
17 117 (26.59%) VMware Infrastructure
18 112 (25.45%) Finance
19 102 (23.18%) DevOps
20 101 (22.95%) VPN
21 98 (22.27%) WAN
22 91 (20.68%) Citrix
23 87 (19.77%) Puppet
24 85 (19.32%) Azure Active Directory
25 84 (19.09%) ITIL
26 83 (18.86%) LAN
27 79 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
28 71 (16.14%) Hyper-V
29 67 (15.23%) Opscode Chef
30 65 (14.77%) Wi-Fi

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 58 (13.18%) MS Exchange
2 45 (10.23%) Skype for Business
3 38 (8.64%) SharePoint
4 29 (6.59%) IIS
5 25 (5.68%) Confluence
6 24 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (2.50%) Apache
9 5 (1.14%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.45%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.23%) CMS
12 1 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 63 (14.32%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (8.18%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (1.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (5.45%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Eikon
3 1 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 175 (39.77%) Azure
2 165 (37.50%) Office 365
3 132 (30.00%) AWS
4 85 (19.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 43 (9.77%) IaaS
6 42 (9.55%) GCP
7 40 (9.09%) Route 53
8 36 (8.18%) SaaS
9 32 (7.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 30 (6.82%) PaaS
11 29 (6.59%) Slack
12 27 (6.14%) Serverless
13 26 (5.91%) Akamai
14 24 (5.45%) Amazon EC2
14 24 (5.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 21 (4.77%) AWS Lambda
16 20 (4.55%) Amazon S3
17 19 (4.32%) Amazon ELB
18 15 (3.41%) AWS CloudFormation
19 14 (3.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 255 (57.95%) DHCP
2 179 (40.68%) Firewall
3 120 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 101 (22.95%) VPN
5 98 (22.27%) WAN
6 83 (18.86%) LAN
7 65 (14.77%) Wi-Fi
8 62 (14.09%) VoIP
9 61 (13.86%) Network Security
10 57 (12.95%) BGP
11 55 (12.50%) OSPF
12 46 (10.45%) NetScaler
13 45 (10.23%) Wireless
14 43 (9.77%) SAN
15 42 (9.55%) Skype
16 41 (9.32%) MPLS
17 40 (9.09%) HTTP
18 36 (8.18%) SNMP
19 34 (7.73%) IPsec
20 32 (7.27%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.95%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.59%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (5.45%) Amazon RDS
4 22 (5.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 16 (3.64%) MongoDB
6 12 (2.73%) MySQL
7 7 (1.59%) BigQuery
7 7 (1.59%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.14%) Bigtable
8 5 (1.14%) Cloud Spanner
8 5 (1.14%) Redis
8 5 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.91%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.68%) CouchDB
10 3 (0.68%) MariaDB
10 3 (0.68%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.45%) Looker
12 1 (0.23%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 43 (9.77%) Jenkins
2 38 (8.64%) Git (software)
3 28 (6.36%) JIRA
4 17 (3.86%) Gerrit
5 16 (3.64%) Artifactory
6 12 (2.73%) Subversion
7 11 (2.50%) TeamCity
8 10 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (1.36%) Bitbucket
10 3 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.45%) Maven
11 2 (0.45%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.23%) CircleCI
12 1 (0.23%) Cypress.io
12 1 (0.23%) GitLab
12 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 112 (25.45%) Finance
2 32 (7.27%) Banking
3 21 (4.77%) Financial Institution
4 10 (2.27%) Law
5 9 (2.05%) Games
5 9 (2.05%) Legal
5 9 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 8 (1.82%) Advertising
7 7 (1.59%) Publishing
8 4 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.68%) Retail
10 2 (0.45%) German Language
10 2 (0.45%) Housing Association
10 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.45%) Marketing
11 1 (0.23%) French Language
11 1 (0.23%) International Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.23%) Public Sector
11 1 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 78 (17.73%) Network Engineer
2 56 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 52 (11.82%) DevOps Engineer
4 43 (9.77%) Support Engineer
5 42 (9.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 33 (7.50%) AWS Engineer
7 30 (6.82%) Analyst
7 30 (6.82%) AWS DevOps
8 26 (5.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 26 (5.91%) Windows Engineer
9 25 (5.68%) Architect
10 24 (5.45%) Administrator
10 24 (5.45%) Cloud Engineer
11 23 (5.23%) Senior DevOps
12 22 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 22 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
13 21 (4.77%) Citrix Engineer
13 21 (4.77%) Consultant
14 20 (4.55%) IT Support
14 20 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.55%) LDAP
2 29 (6.59%) Web Services
3 21 (4.77%) YAML
4 16 (3.64%) Elastic Stack
4 16 (3.64%) XML
5 12 (2.73%) .NET
6 9 (2.05%) 802.1X
7 8 (1.82%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.14%) Middleware
9 4 (0.91%) XMPP
10 3 (0.68%) RESTful
10 3 (0.68%) WSH
11 2 (0.45%) AngularJS
11 2 (0.45%) HTML
11 2 (0.45%) JSON
11 2 (0.45%) LAMP
11 2 (0.45%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.45%) REST
11 2 (0.45%) Velocity
12 1 (0.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 32 (7.27%) Cloud Native
3 22 (5.00%) FMCG
4 16 (3.64%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.64%) Public Cloud
5 14 (3.18%) Replication
6 13 (2.95%) Clustering
6 13 (2.95%) Reinsurance
7 11 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.27%) Hedge funds
8 10 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (1.82%) PKI
10 7 (1.59%) iPhone
10 7 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
11 6 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.14%) Fat Client
12 5 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
12 5 (1.14%) Thin Client
13 4 (0.91%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 236 (53.64%) Windows
2 149 (33.86%) Windows Server
3 122 (27.73%) Linux
4 53 (12.05%) Windows 10
5 49 (11.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 42 (9.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (8.64%) Mac OS X
9 37 (8.41%) CentOS
10 26 (5.91%) Windows 7
11 24 (5.45%) Unix
12 19 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (4.32%) Windows Server 2019
13 16 (3.64%) Windows 8
14 13 (2.95%) Android
15 12 (2.73%) Debian
16 7 (1.59%) Mac OS
16 7 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (1.36%) Ubuntu
18 5 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (23.18%) DevOps
2 84 (19.09%) ITIL
3 79 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 60 (13.64%) B2B
5 50 (11.36%) Configuration Management
6 44 (10.00%) Scrum
7 42 (9.55%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (9.32%) Network Monitoring
9 39 (8.86%) Kanban
9 39 (8.86%) Migration
10 38 (8.64%) Infrastructure as Code
11 35 (7.95%) Microservices
12 31 (7.05%) Identity Management
12 31 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
13 30 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
13 30 (6.82%) Identity Access Management
14 29 (6.59%) Information Security
14 29 (6.59%) Security Monitoring
15 28 (6.36%) Load Balancing
15 28 (6.36%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 138 (31.36%) Python
2 121 (27.50%) PowerShell
3 45 (10.23%) Ruby
4 44 (10.00%) Java
5 40 (9.09%) SQL
6 36 (8.18%) Bash Shell
7 31 (7.05%) Perl
8 29 (6.59%) Shell Script
9 28 (6.36%) Go
10 18 (4.09%) Groovy
11 12 (2.73%) C#
11 12 (2.73%) VB.NET
12 10 (2.27%) VBScript
13 4 (0.91%) AWK
13 4 (0.91%) C
13 4 (0.91%) C++
13 4 (0.91%) PHP
13 4 (0.91%) sed
13 4 (0.91%) VBA
14 3 (0.68%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 62 (14.09%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (9.09%) CCNP
3 37 (8.41%) CCNA
4 22 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (4.09%) Degree
5 18 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
6 17 (3.86%) MCSE
7 16 (3.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 12 (2.73%) CISM
9 9 (2.05%) CISSP
10 8 (1.82%) MCP
11 7 (1.59%) Check Point Certification
11 7 (1.59%) MCSA
11 7 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.36%) MCT
13 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.14%) Security Cleared
14 4 (0.91%) MCITP
15 3 (0.68%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.68%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.23%) SLA
2 13 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.05%) GDPR
4 6 (1.36%) NIST
5 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 238 (54.09%) Active Directory
2 117 (26.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (16.14%) Hyper-V
4 47 (10.68%) vSphere
5 43 (9.77%) Docker
6 38 (8.64%) XenApp
7 34 (7.73%) XenDesktop
8 17 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
9 11 (2.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 8 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (1.59%) DFS Replication
11 7 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.68%) Firmware
13 3 (0.68%) KVM
13 3 (0.68%) NFS
13 3 (0.68%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.45%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.45%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 119 (27.05%) Ansible
2 87 (19.77%) Puppet
3 67 (15.23%) Opscode Chef
4 53 (12.05%) Terraform
5 48 (10.91%) Kubernetes
6 39 (8.86%) SCCM
7 31 (7.05%) Nagios
8 25 (5.68%) Single Sign-On
9 18 (4.09%) WSUS
10 15 (3.41%) Microsoft Intune
11 12 (2.73%) Backup Exec
12 6 (1.36%) FortiGate
12 6 (1.36%) Microsoft Clustering
13 5 (1.14%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.91%) AirWatch
14 4 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
14 4 (0.91%) SCOM
14 4 (0.91%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.91%) SCVMM
14 4 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 228 (51.82%) Microsoft
2 180 (40.91%) VMware
3 156 (35.45%) Cisco
4 91 (20.68%) Citrix
5 50 (11.36%) Palo Alto
6 43 (9.77%) HP
7 37 (8.41%) CheckPoint
8 35 (7.95%) Avaya
8 35 (7.95%) Meraki
9 33 (7.50%) NetApp
10 31 (7.05%) Riverbed
11 28 (6.36%) Adobe
11 28 (6.36%) F5
12 25 (5.68%) SolarWinds
12 25 (5.68%) Sophos
12 25 (5.68%) Veeam
13 24 (5.45%) hybris
13 24 (5.45%) Salesforce.com
13 24 (5.45%) SAP
14 23 (5.23%) New Relic