Period
to 28 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 246 168 148
Rank change year-on-year -78 -20 +8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 776 417 1,302
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.52% 2.09% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.02% 15.93% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 608 367 1,122
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,750 £27,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £47,500 £32,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +25.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £80,000
England median annual salary £43,000 £46,250 £41,000
% change year-on-year -7.03% +12.80% -3.53%

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 5,960 2,618 7,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.68% 13.12% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3,915 2,201 5,920
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £73,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,870 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.71% +7.09% -

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 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -22 144 £54,000 -28.00% 55
South London +9 44 £50,000 +75.44% 4
West London -68 18 £51,000 +13.33% 21
East London -19 6 £40,000 - 16
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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.

1 454 (58.51%) Windows
2 413 (53.22%) DHCP
3 369 (47.55%) Active Directory
4 350 (45.10%) Azure
5 292 (37.63%) Microsoft
6 267 (34.41%) Windows Server
7 262 (33.76%) TCP/IP
8 247 (31.83%) Social Skills
9 244 (31.44%) Microsoft 365
10 242 (31.19%) Firewall
11 237 (30.54%) AWS
12 209 (26.93%) VMware
13 208 (26.80%) PowerShell
14 204 (26.29%) Linux
15 169 (21.78%) Python
16 166 (21.39%) DevOps
17 164 (21.13%) VPN
18 147 (18.94%) Cisco
18 147 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
19 136 (17.53%) Windows 10
20 132 (17.01%) ITIL
21 125 (16.11%) Problem-Solving
22 121 (15.59%) Finance
23 119 (15.34%) Terraform
24 116 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
25 115 (14.82%) Azure Active Directory
26 113 (14.56%) LAN
27 109 (14.05%) Citrix
28 105 (13.53%) WAN
29 102 (13.14%) Hyper-V

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 80 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 69 (8.89%) IIS
3 68 (8.76%) MS Exchange
4 26 (3.35%) Apache
4 26 (3.35%) nginx
4 26 (3.35%) WordPress
5 24 (3.09%) CMS
6 22 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
6 22 (2.84%) Skype for Business
7 21 (2.71%) Confluence
8 20 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 10 (1.29%) Apache Spark
9 10 (1.29%) Drupal
9 10 (1.29%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.03%) JBoss
11 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.64%) SAS
12 5 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 65 (8.38%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.26%) Sketch
6 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.80%) Shopify
2 10 (1.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.64%) Relativity
3 5 (0.64%) Unica
4 4 (0.52%) Magento
5 3 (0.39%) FastStats
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.26%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.26%) Sage 300 ERP
6 2 (0.26%) Sage CRM
6 2 (0.26%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 350 (45.10%) Azure
2 244 (31.44%) Microsoft 365
3 237 (30.54%) AWS
4 115 (14.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 71 (9.15%) Amazon EC2
6 68 (8.76%) SaaS
7 65 (8.38%) Serverless
8 54 (6.96%) AWS CloudFormation
9 47 (6.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 44 (5.67%) GitHub
11 43 (5.54%) IaaS
12 42 (5.41%) OneDrive
13 39 (5.03%) Amazon S3
14 36 (4.64%) AWS Lambda
14 36 (4.64%) Google Workspace
15 33 (4.25%) PaaS
16 31 (3.99%) GCP
16 31 (3.99%) Mimecast
17 26 (3.35%) Amazon ELB
18 24 (3.09%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 413 (53.22%) DHCP
2 262 (33.76%) TCP/IP
3 242 (31.19%) Firewall
4 164 (21.13%) VPN
5 113 (14.56%) LAN
6 105 (13.53%) WAN
7 86 (11.08%) SSL
8 71 (9.15%) VLAN
9 66 (8.51%) Network Security
10 64 (8.25%) SMTP
11 58 (7.47%) HTTP
12 53 (6.83%) BGP
13 52 (6.70%) VoIP
14 50 (6.44%) SAN
15 38 (4.90%) OSPF
16 34 (4.38%) SNMP
17 31 (3.99%) Wi-Fi
18 30 (3.87%) IPv6
19 29 (3.74%) Internet
19 29 (3.74%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 50 (6.44%) PostgreSQL
3 47 (6.06%) MySQL
4 31 (3.99%) Amazon RDS
5 18 (2.32%) NoSQL
5 18 (2.32%) Redis
6 17 (2.19%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 16 (2.06%) MariaDB
7 16 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.55%) RDBMS
9 11 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.64%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (0.64%) MongoDB
12 4 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.52%) ArangoDB
12 4 (0.52%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.39%) Aerospike
13 3 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 55 (7.09%) Git (software)
2 45 (5.80%) JIRA
3 41 (5.28%) Jenkins
4 25 (3.22%) Bitbucket
5 19 (2.45%) TeamCity
6 11 (1.42%) GitLab
6 11 (1.42%) webpack
7 8 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (1.03%) Maven
8 6 (0.77%) Terragrunt
9 5 (0.64%) Ant
9 5 (0.64%) CircleCI
9 5 (0.64%) Gradle
9 5 (0.64%) Subversion
10 3 (0.39%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
11 2 (0.26%) Browser DevTools
11 2 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.26%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.26%) Zephyr
General
1 247 (31.83%) Social Skills
2 121 (15.59%) Finance
3 82 (10.57%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (5.80%) Banking
5 32 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 28 (3.61%) Retail
7 26 (3.35%) Marketing
8 20 (2.58%) Law
8 20 (2.58%) Legal
9 17 (2.19%) Presentation Skills
10 16 (2.06%) Publishing
11 15 (1.93%) Billing
12 14 (1.80%) Influencing Skills
13 12 (1.55%) Documentation Skills
13 12 (1.55%) Organisational Skills
14 11 (1.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 9 (1.16%) Financial Institution
16 8 (1.03%) Aerospace
16 8 (1.03%) Back Office
16 8 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (13.27%) Analyst
2 72 (9.28%) DevOps Engineer
3 70 (9.02%) Support Engineer
4 58 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 57 (7.35%) Network Engineer
6 55 (7.09%) IT Engineer
7 52 (6.70%) Support Analyst
8 48 (6.19%) Architect
9 47 (6.06%) IT Support
10 39 (5.03%) Azure Engineer
11 37 (4.77%) AWS Engineer
12 36 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support
13 35 (4.51%) Senior DevOps
13 35 (4.51%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 33 (4.25%) Administrator
14 33 (4.25%) Windows Engineer
15 30 (3.87%) Developer
16 29 (3.74%) AWS DevOps
16 29 (3.74%) IT Analyst
17 28 (3.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (5.93%) HTML
2 42 (5.41%) CSS
3 41 (5.28%) .NET
4 30 (3.87%) Elastic Stack
5 26 (3.35%) Node.js
5 26 (3.35%) Web Services
6 25 (3.22%) Kafka
6 25 (3.22%) React
7 24 (3.09%) Sass
8 21 (2.71%) LAMP
9 19 (2.45%) LAPP Stack
10 18 (2.32%) REST
11 16 (2.06%) SAML
12 14 (1.80%) WSH
13 12 (1.55%) LEMP Stack
13 12 (1.55%) XML
14 11 (1.42%) jQuery
14 11 (1.42%) OpenID
15 10 (1.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (1.16%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 74 (9.54%) Data Centre
2 37 (4.77%) User Experience
3 35 (4.51%) Management Information System
3 35 (4.51%) Public Cloud
4 32 (4.12%) Self-Motivation
5 31 (3.99%) PKI
6 21 (2.71%) Replication
6 21 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
7 18 (2.32%) Clustering
8 13 (1.68%) Hedge funds
9 12 (1.55%) iPhone
10 11 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
10 11 (1.42%) Renewable Energy
11 10 (1.29%) Cloud Native
12 9 (1.16%) Fibre Optics
12 9 (1.16%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.16%) Reinsurance
13 8 (1.03%) EMC VNX
13 8 (1.03%) iPad
14 7 (0.90%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 454 (58.51%) Windows
2 267 (34.41%) Windows Server
3 204 (26.29%) Linux
4 136 (17.53%) Windows 10
5 83 (10.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 80 (10.31%) Windows Server 2016
7 49 (6.31%) Mac OS
8 46 (5.93%) Windows Server 2019
9 44 (5.67%) Unix
10 43 (5.54%) Windows Server 2008
11 38 (4.90%) Windows 7
12 37 (4.77%) CentOS
13 29 (3.74%) Mac OS X
14 23 (2.96%) Android
15 21 (2.71%) Apple iOS
16 12 (1.55%) Ubuntu
17 10 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (1.16%) VMS
19 8 (1.03%) Solaris
20 7 (0.90%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (21.39%) DevOps
2 132 (17.01%) ITIL
3 125 (16.11%) Problem-Solving
4 116 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
5 102 (13.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 72 (9.28%) Project Management
7 69 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 66 (8.51%) Change Management
8 66 (8.51%) Service Delivery
9 63 (8.12%) Migration
10 57 (7.35%) Load Balancing
11 56 (7.22%) Cybersecurity
12 47 (6.06%) Project Delivery
13 45 (5.80%) Computer Science
13 45 (5.80%) Information Security
14 43 (5.54%) Infrastructure as Code
15 38 (4.90%) Configuration Management
15 38 (4.90%) Microservices
15 38 (4.90%) Service Management
16 34 (4.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 208 (26.80%) PowerShell
2 169 (21.78%) Python
3 96 (12.37%) SQL
4 70 (9.02%) Bash Shell
5 50 (6.44%) JavaScript
6 48 (6.19%) Java
7 42 (5.41%) PHP
8 37 (4.77%) Perl
9 30 (3.87%) C#
10 16 (2.06%) Ruby
11 13 (1.68%) Shell Script
12 12 (1.55%) TypeScript
12 12 (1.55%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.03%) Go
13 8 (1.03%) R
14 7 (0.90%) C
14 7 (0.90%) VBScript
15 6 (0.77%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.52%) Groovy
16 4 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 95 (12.24%) Degree
2 68 (8.76%) Cisco Certification
3 53 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (4.12%) MCP
5 31 (3.99%) CCNA
5 31 (3.99%) MCSA
6 30 (3.87%) MCSE
7 29 (3.74%) CCNP
8 25 (3.22%) Computer Science Degree
9 20 (2.58%) CISSP
10 19 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (2.06%) CCIE
11 16 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (1.93%) Security Cleared
13 14 (1.80%) AWS Certification
13 14 (1.80%) MCITP
14 10 (1.29%) CEH
14 10 (1.29%) JNCIA
14 10 (1.29%) JNCIS
14 10 (1.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.99%) SLA
2 31 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (2.45%) GDPR
4 15 (1.93%) Accessibility
5 14 (1.80%) ITGC
5 14 (1.80%) NIST
6 12 (1.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (1.42%) WCAG
8 9 (1.16%) QA
9 8 (1.03%) Data Quality
10 7 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.77%) PMO
12 5 (0.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.39%) ISO 22301
13 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
14 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 369 (47.55%) Active Directory
2 147 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (13.14%) Hyper-V
4 74 (9.54%) Docker
5 48 (6.19%) vSphere
6 29 (3.74%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (2.96%) XenApp
8 15 (1.93%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.80%) iptables
10 11 (1.42%) Virtual Desktop
10 11 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
11 10 (1.29%) Firmware
11 10 (1.29%) KVM
12 9 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.90%) BitLocker
13 7 (0.90%) vCloud
14 6 (0.77%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.77%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 119 (15.34%) Terraform
2 78 (10.05%) Ansible
3 71 (9.15%) SCCM
4 69 (8.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 65 (8.38%) Kubernetes
6 49 (6.31%) Puppet
7 31 (3.99%) Grafana
8 30 (3.87%) Opscode Chef
9 26 (3.35%) Nagios
10 22 (2.84%) Prometheus
11 21 (2.71%) SCOM
12 20 (2.58%) HAProxy
13 18 (2.32%) Icinga
14 17 (2.19%) Jamf Pro
15 16 (2.06%) Active Directory Federation Services
16 14 (1.80%) Single Sign-On
16 14 (1.80%) ZABBIX
17 13 (1.68%) Failover Clustering
18 12 (1.55%) Graphite
19 11 (1.42%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 292 (37.63%) Microsoft
2 209 (26.93%) VMware
3 147 (18.94%) Cisco
4 109 (14.05%) Citrix
5 45 (5.80%) Splunk
6 43 (5.54%) SolarWinds
7 42 (5.41%) Dell
8 41 (5.28%) ServiceNow
9 37 (4.77%) Oracle
10 35 (4.51%) Apple
11 34 (4.38%) Palo Alto
12 33 (4.25%) Google
13 32 (4.12%) F5
13 32 (4.12%) HP
13 32 (4.12%) Red Hat
14 26 (3.35%) Adobe
15 25 (3.22%) Okta
16 23 (2.96%) EMC
16 23 (2.96%) Juniper
16 23 (2.96%) Veeam