Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 138 160
Rank change year-on-year -13 +22 -24
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1,575 1,880 1,702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.31% 2.52% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.11% 17.06% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,374 1,637 1,482
London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.13% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 9,204 11,020 11,966
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.53% 14.76% 15.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7,538 9,034 10,247
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -17 387 £47,500 - 63
South London +44 101 £35,000 +16.67% 8
West London -26 98 £38,000 -16.48% 34
North London +6 19 £50,000 +5.26% 3
East London -14 17 £62,500 +78.57% 20
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1,096 (69.59%) Windows
2 1,002 (63.62%) Active Directory
3 962 (61.08%) DHCP
4 807 (51.24%) Microsoft
5 670 (42.54%) Windows Server
6 637 (40.44%) VMware
7 540 (34.29%) Firewall
8 537 (34.10%) TCP/IP
9 488 (30.98%) Office 365
10 433 (27.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 429 (27.24%) PowerShell
12 424 (26.92%) Linux
13 411 (26.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 409 (25.97%) Microsoft Azure
15 394 (25.02%) Finance
16 363 (23.05%) Amazon AWS
16 363 (23.05%) Windows Server 2008
17 344 (21.84%) MS Exchange
18 339 (21.52%) Cisco
19 337 (21.40%) Windows 10
20 327 (20.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 310 (19.68%) VPN
22 292 (18.54%) Microsoft Office
23 286 (18.16%) Windows 7
24 284 (18.03%) SQL
25 281 (17.84%) ITIL
26 279 (17.71%) Citrix
27 269 (17.08%) Hyper-V
28 258 (16.38%) LAN
29 257 (16.32%) Python

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
1 344 (21.84%) MS Exchange
2 164 (10.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 114 (7.24%) SharePoint
4 107 (6.79%) Apache
5 101 (6.41%) Skype for Business
6 100 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 99 (6.29%) IIS
8 53 (3.37%) nginx
9 52 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
10 48 (3.05%) Tomcat
11 35 (2.22%) OpenStack
12 32 (2.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 32 (2.03%) CMS
13 31 (1.97%) Confluence
14 20 (1.27%) WordPress
15 16 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
16 14 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
17 12 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
18 11 (0.70%) JBoss
18 11 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 292 (18.54%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.063%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.063%) Avid Media Composer
6 1 (0.063%) Maya
6 1 (0.063%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 8 (0.51%) Elite 3E
2 7 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.25%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.19%) Documaker
5 3 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.13%) Bankmaster
6 2 (0.13%) Magento
6 2 (0.13%) Maximo
6 2 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.063%) Eikon
7 1 (0.063%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.063%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 488 (30.98%) Office 365
2 409 (25.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 363 (23.05%) Amazon AWS
4 131 (8.32%) SaaS
5 99 (6.29%) IaaS
6 69 (4.38%) PaaS
7 50 (3.17%) Mimecast
8 41 (2.60%) G Suite
8 41 (2.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 39 (2.48%) Google Cloud Platform
10 37 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
11 36 (2.29%) Amazon EC2
12 34 (2.16%) Amazon S3
12 34 (2.16%) AWS CloudFormation
13 27 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
14 24 (1.52%) GitHub
15 21 (1.33%) OneDrive
16 20 (1.27%) CloudFront
16 20 (1.27%) Route 53
17 18 (1.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 962 (61.08%) DHCP
2 540 (34.29%) Firewall
3 537 (34.10%) TCP/IP
4 310 (19.68%) VPN
5 258 (16.38%) LAN
6 250 (15.87%) WAN
7 201 (12.76%) SAN
8 157 (9.97%) Internet
9 138 (8.76%) VLAN
10 122 (7.75%) SSL
11 121 (7.68%) HTTP
12 115 (7.30%) Wireless
13 103 (6.54%) Skype
14 86 (5.46%) BGP
15 82 (5.21%) VoIP
16 76 (4.83%) OSPF
17 70 (4.44%) MPLS
18 67 (4.25%) SMTP
19 64 (4.06%) Network Security
20 59 (3.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 61 (3.87%) MySQL
3 59 (3.75%) Amazon RDS
4 53 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 34 (2.16%) Big Data
6 32 (2.03%) SQL Server 2016
7 31 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
8 29 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
9 26 (1.65%) NoSQL
10 24 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
11 22 (1.40%) MongoDB
12 17 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
13 16 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
14 14 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 13 (0.83%) Relational Database
16 12 (0.76%) Couchbase
17 11 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 10 (0.63%) InfluxDB
18 10 (0.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 102 (6.48%) Jenkins
2 85 (5.40%) Git (software)
3 44 (2.79%) JIRA
4 34 (2.16%) Subversion
5 33 (2.10%) TeamCity
6 29 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 28 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
8 25 (1.59%) Vagrant
9 22 (1.40%) MSI
10 21 (1.33%) Sonatype Nexus
11 19 (1.21%) Maven
12 18 (1.14%) GitLab
12 18 (1.14%) MSBuild
13 16 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (0.63%) PEAR
15 9 (0.57%) Bitbucket
15 9 (0.57%) Visual Studio
16 8 (0.51%) Hudson
16 8 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
17 5 (0.32%) Gerrit
General
1 394 (25.02%) Finance
2 91 (5.78%) Banking
3 68 (4.32%) Legal
4 66 (4.19%) Telecoms
5 52 (3.30%) Law
6 42 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 36 (2.29%) Advertising
8 29 (1.84%) Marketing
8 29 (1.84%) Publishing
9 28 (1.78%) Financial Institution
10 23 (1.46%) Retail
11 16 (1.02%) Games
12 10 (0.63%) French Language
13 9 (0.57%) Front Office
14 6 (0.38%) Back Office
14 6 (0.38%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.32%) German Language
15 5 (0.32%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.25%) Local Government
17 3 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 275 (17.46%) Support Engineer
2 224 (14.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 178 (11.30%) Analyst
4 135 (8.57%) IT Engineer
5 132 (8.38%) Administrator
6 117 (7.43%) Systems Administrator
7 107 (6.79%) IT Support
7 107 (6.79%) Systems Engineer
8 106 (6.73%) DevOps Engineer
9 100 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support
10 98 (6.22%) Desktop Support
11 92 (5.84%) Support Analyst
12 86 (5.46%) Network Engineer
13 83 (5.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 79 (5.02%) Windows Engineer
15 68 (4.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 66 (4.19%) Consultant
17 65 (4.13%) IT Support Engineer
18 63 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
19 58 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (6.22%) Web Services
2 86 (5.46%) LDAP
3 83 (5.27%) .NET
4 39 (2.48%) HTML
5 32 (2.03%) LAMP
6 30 (1.90%) CSS
7 29 (1.84%) jQuery
8 24 (1.52%) Software Packaging
9 23 (1.46%) RabbitMQ
10 22 (1.40%) .NET Framework
10 22 (1.40%) React
11 20 (1.27%) Node.js
12 18 (1.14%) REST
12 18 (1.14%) XML
13 17 (1.08%) AngularJS
14 14 (0.89%) ASP.NET
14 14 (0.89%) X-Windows
15 13 (0.83%) 802.1X
15 13 (0.83%) Middleware
16 12 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 160 (10.16%) Data Centre
2 122 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (6.03%) Self-Motivation
4 74 (4.70%) PKI
5 67 (4.25%) Computer Science
6 60 (3.81%) Management Information System
7 57 (3.62%) Clustering
8 46 (2.92%) Hedge funds
9 42 (2.67%) Fintech
9 42 (2.67%) Replication
10 41 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
11 39 (2.48%) iPhone
11 39 (2.48%) Public Cloud
12 38 (2.41%) Private Cloud
13 36 (2.29%) Blackberry
14 35 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
15 34 (2.16%) iPad
16 26 (1.65%) Fat Client
16 26 (1.65%) Thin Client
17 20 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1,096 (69.59%) Windows
2 670 (42.54%) Windows Server
3 424 (26.92%) Linux
4 411 (26.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 363 (23.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 337 (21.40%) Windows 10
7 286 (18.16%) Windows 7
8 94 (5.97%) Unix
9 84 (5.33%) Mac OS X
10 72 (4.57%) Android
11 64 (4.06%) CentOS
11 64 (4.06%) Windows 8
12 56 (3.56%) Apple iOS
12 56 (3.56%) Ubuntu
13 51 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 47 (2.98%) Windows Server 2003
15 46 (2.92%) Mac OS
16 43 (2.73%) Solaris
17 35 (2.22%) Debian
18 22 (1.40%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (20.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 281 (17.84%) ITIL
3 253 (16.06%) DevOps
4 193 (12.25%) Problem-Solving
5 168 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (7.11%) Configuration Management
7 108 (6.86%) Migration
8 97 (6.16%) Load Balancing
9 92 (5.84%) Disaster Recovery
10 80 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
11 72 (4.57%) Patch Management
12 71 (4.51%) High Availability
13 67 (4.25%) Cybersecurity
13 67 (4.25%) Kalman Filter
13 67 (4.25%) Project Management
14 65 (4.13%) Change Management
15 63 (4.00%) Service Management
16 61 (3.87%) Mentoring
17 56 (3.56%) Open Source
17 56 (3.56%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 429 (27.24%) PowerShell
2 284 (18.03%) SQL
3 257 (16.32%) Python
4 143 (9.08%) Java
5 127 (8.06%) Bash Shell
6 108 (6.86%) Perl
7 74 (4.70%) Ruby
8 68 (4.32%) C#
9 66 (4.19%) JavaScript
10 42 (2.67%) PHP
11 39 (2.48%) C
12 37 (2.35%) Go
13 32 (2.03%) VBScript
14 26 (1.65%) Shell Script
15 20 (1.27%) C++
16 17 (1.08%) T-SQL
17 11 (0.70%) VB
18 10 (0.63%) Bourne shell
18 10 (0.63%) VB.NET
19 9 (0.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 162 (10.29%) Degree
2 154 (9.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 129 (8.19%) Cisco Certification
4 115 (7.30%) MCSE
5 72 (4.57%) CCNA
6 70 (4.44%) MCSA
7 67 (4.25%) CCNP
8 64 (4.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 58 (3.68%) MCP
10 52 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
11 43 (2.73%) DBS Check
12 38 (2.41%) CISSP
13 34 (2.16%) MCTS
14 26 (1.65%) MCITP
15 19 (1.21%) CCIE
15 19 (1.21%) Security Cleared
16 18 (1.14%) GIAC
17 15 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
17 15 (0.95%) RHCE
18 13 (0.83%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.57%) SLA
2 27 (1.71%) GDPR
3 26 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (1.14%) QA
6 16 (1.02%) SAS 70
7 14 (0.89%) HIPAA
8 7 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.19%) PMO
11 2 (0.13%) COBIT
11 2 (0.13%) NIST 800
System Software
1 1,002 (63.62%) Active Directory
2 433 (27.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 269 (17.08%) Hyper-V
4 107 (6.79%) XenApp
5 96 (6.10%) Docker
6 93 (5.90%) VMware ESXi
7 74 (4.70%) vSphere
8 50 (3.17%) XenDesktop
9 46 (2.92%) NFS
10 40 (2.54%) XenServer
11 39 (2.48%) Virtual Machines
12 29 (1.84%) Microsoft App-V
12 29 (1.84%) Virtual Servers
12 29 (1.84%) VMware Workstation
13 27 (1.71%) KVM
14 26 (1.65%) DFS Replication
15 21 (1.33%) Samba
16 18 (1.14%) Terminal Server
17 17 (1.08%) Xen
18 16 (1.02%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 236 (14.98%) SCCM
2 180 (11.43%) Ansible
3 160 (10.16%) Puppet
4 135 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
5 115 (7.30%) SCOM
6 82 (5.21%) Terraform
7 77 (4.89%) Backup Exec
8 60 (3.81%) WSUS
9 58 (3.68%) Nagios
10 56 (3.56%) Kubernetes
11 47 (2.98%) ZABBIX
12 43 (2.73%) Single Sign-On
13 28 (1.78%) Microsoft Intune
14 26 (1.65%) Salt
15 25 (1.59%) vCenter Server
16 24 (1.52%) AirWatch
17 21 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
17 21 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
18 18 (1.14%) NetBackup
19 17 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 807 (51.24%) Microsoft
2 637 (40.44%) VMware
3 339 (21.52%) Cisco
4 279 (17.71%) Citrix
5 149 (9.46%) HP
6 109 (6.92%) Apple
6 109 (6.92%) Red Hat
7 95 (6.03%) SolarWinds
8 85 (5.40%) Google
9 84 (5.33%) Veeam
10 78 (4.95%) NetApp
11 69 (4.38%) CheckPoint
12 67 (4.25%) Splunk
13 65 (4.13%) Dell
14 55 (3.49%) EMC
15 53 (3.37%) Juniper
15 53 (3.37%) Oracle
16 50 (3.17%) F5
16 50 (3.17%) McAfee
17 45 (2.86%) Bloomberg