Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 130 144
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14 -19
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1,676 1,964 1,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.41% 2.66% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.12% 17.64% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,469 1,712 1,699
London median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,375 £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 9,788 11,134 12,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.05% 15.08% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 7,985 9,161 10,843
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,750
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 17 August 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 17 August 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 -13 435 £50,500 +12.22% 42
West London -14 122 £40,000 -11.11% 31
South London +40 110 £28,000 -16.24% 6
East London -26 21 £50,000 +33.33% 18
North London 0 15 £50,000 +5.26% 6
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 1,125 (67.12%) Windows
2 1,027 (61.28%) DHCP
3 1,015 (60.56%) Active Directory
4 817 (48.75%) Microsoft
5 679 (40.51%) VMware
6 651 (38.84%) Windows Server
7 614 (36.63%) TCP/IP
8 570 (34.01%) Firewall
9 485 (28.94%) Office 365
10 472 (28.16%) Linux
11 471 (28.10%) VMware Infrastructure
12 421 (25.12%) Microsoft Azure
13 417 (24.88%) Windows Server 2012
14 416 (24.82%) Amazon AWS
15 403 (24.05%) PowerShell
16 397 (23.69%) Windows Server 2008
17 392 (23.39%) Cisco
18 388 (23.15%) Finance
19 378 (22.55%) VPN
20 341 (20.35%) MS Exchange
21 307 (18.32%) Windows 10
21 307 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 300 (17.90%) DevOps
23 297 (17.72%) WAN
23 297 (17.72%) Microsoft Office
24 294 (17.54%) Citrix
25 293 (17.48%) LAN
26 288 (17.18%) Python
27 278 (16.59%) Hyper-V
28 275 (16.41%) Windows 7

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
1 341 (20.35%) MS Exchange
2 172 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 132 (7.88%) SharePoint
4 112 (6.68%) IIS
5 110 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 101 (6.03%) Skype for Business
7 99 (5.91%) Apache
8 54 (3.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 52 (3.10%) CMS
10 46 (2.74%) nginx
11 42 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 37 (2.21%) OpenStack
13 34 (2.03%) Confluence
14 31 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
15 30 (1.79%) Tomcat
15 30 (1.79%) WordPress
16 25 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
17 19 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2003
18 16 (0.95%) Drupal
19 12 (0.72%) Moodle
Applications
1 297 (17.72%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.060%) Maya
7 1 (0.060%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 14 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.54%) Elite 3E
3 7 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.30%) Documaker
4 5 (0.30%) Visualfiles
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
6 2 (0.12%) Magento
6 2 (0.12%) Maximo
6 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.060%) Eikon
7 1 (0.060%) FLEXCUBE
7 1 (0.060%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.060%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 485 (28.94%) Office 365
2 421 (25.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 416 (24.82%) Amazon AWS
4 126 (7.52%) SaaS
5 104 (6.21%) IaaS
6 74 (4.42%) AWS CloudFormation
7 65 (3.88%) PaaS
8 52 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
9 49 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
10 48 (2.86%) G Suite
11 40 (2.39%) Azure Active Directory
12 38 (2.27%) GitHub
12 38 (2.27%) Mimecast
13 35 (2.09%) Amazon S3
13 35 (2.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 32 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
14 32 (1.91%) Slack
15 31 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
15 31 (1.85%) Serverless
16 25 (1.49%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1,027 (61.28%) DHCP
2 614 (36.63%) TCP/IP
3 570 (34.01%) Firewall
4 378 (22.55%) VPN
5 297 (17.72%) WAN
6 293 (17.48%) LAN
7 210 (12.53%) SAN
8 146 (8.71%) HTTP
9 138 (8.23%) VLAN
10 120 (7.16%) Wireless
11 116 (6.92%) Internet
12 106 (6.32%) SSL
13 95 (5.67%) BGP
13 95 (5.67%) Network Security
14 94 (5.61%) Skype
15 84 (5.01%) OSPF
16 79 (4.71%) Cisco IOS
17 77 (4.59%) Cisco ASA
18 76 (4.53%) MPLS
19 74 (4.42%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 247 (14.74%) SQL Server
2 72 (4.30%) MySQL
3 63 (3.76%) MongoDB
4 49 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
5 46 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 39 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 38 (2.27%) Big Data
8 37 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
9 28 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
11 24 (1.43%) Relational Database
12 23 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
13 21 (1.25%) Redis
14 16 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
14 16 (0.95%) SQL Server 2016
15 15 (0.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 15 (0.89%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.66%) Blockchain
16 11 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
17 10 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 139 (8.29%) Jenkins
2 111 (6.62%) Git (software)
3 43 (2.57%) JIRA
4 33 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
5 31 (1.85%) TeamCity
6 29 (1.73%) Vagrant
7 26 (1.55%) Subversion
8 24 (1.43%) Maven
8 24 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
8 24 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 17 (1.01%) GitLab
10 17 (1.01%) MSBuild
11 16 (0.95%) MSI
12 11 (0.66%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (0.60%) PEAR
14 9 (0.54%) Gradle
15 8 (0.48%) Bitbucket
15 8 (0.48%) gulp
15 8 (0.48%) Hudson
General
1 388 (23.15%) Finance
2 83 (4.95%) Banking
3 56 (3.34%) Legal
4 49 (2.92%) Law
5 46 (2.74%) Retail
6 42 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 41 (2.45%) Investment Banking
8 32 (1.91%) Advertising
9 30 (1.79%) Marketing
10 27 (1.61%) Financial Institution
11 22 (1.31%) Games
12 17 (1.01%) Manufacturing
12 17 (1.01%) Publishing
13 13 (0.78%) Front Office
14 12 (0.72%) Back Office
15 10 (0.60%) French Language
16 7 (0.42%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.42%) Spanish Language
17 3 (0.18%) German Language
17 3 (0.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 279 (16.65%) Support Engineer
2 218 (13.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 194 (11.58%) Analyst
4 141 (8.41%) Administrator
5 136 (8.11%) IT Engineer
6 132 (7.88%) DevOps Engineer
7 124 (7.40%) IT Support
8 123 (7.34%) Systems Administrator
9 103 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
10 99 (5.91%) Desktop Support
11 98 (5.85%) 2nd Line Support
11 98 (5.85%) Support Analyst
12 95 (5.67%) Network Engineer
13 85 (5.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 85 (5.07%) Windows Engineer
14 80 (4.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 76 (4.53%) IT Support Engineer
16 63 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support
17 62 (3.70%) Consultant
18 58 (3.46%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (6.15%) Web Services
2 99 (5.91%) .NET
3 82 (4.89%) LDAP
4 52 (3.10%) HTML
5 49 (2.92%) LAMP
6 36 (2.15%) CSS
7 31 (1.85%) .NET Framework
7 31 (1.85%) XML
8 29 (1.73%) jQuery
9 26 (1.55%) Node.js
10 23 (1.37%) Middleware
10 23 (1.37%) REST
11 21 (1.25%) JSON
11 21 (1.25%) RabbitMQ
12 20 (1.19%) Elastic Stack
12 20 (1.19%) Software Packaging
13 19 (1.13%) 802.1X
13 19 (1.13%) ASP.NET
13 19 (1.13%) React
14 15 (0.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 132 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (7.52%) Data Centre
3 79 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
4 66 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 62 (3.70%) Hedge funds
6 59 (3.52%) Blackberry
6 59 (3.52%) Management Information System
7 56 (3.34%) Video Conferencing
8 53 (3.16%) PKI
9 52 (3.10%) Replication
10 45 (2.68%) Fintech
11 44 (2.63%) Public Cloud
12 40 (2.39%) iPad
13 36 (2.15%) Private Cloud
14 34 (2.03%) Clustering
15 31 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
16 30 (1.79%) Driving Licence
16 30 (1.79%) iPhone
17 25 (1.49%) Fat Client
17 25 (1.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1,125 (67.12%) Windows
2 651 (38.84%) Windows Server
3 472 (28.16%) Linux
4 417 (24.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 397 (23.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 307 (18.32%) Windows 10
7 275 (16.41%) Windows 7
8 109 (6.50%) Unix
9 98 (5.85%) Android
10 74 (4.42%) Mac OS X
11 60 (3.58%) Apple iOS
12 58 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 56 (3.34%) Windows 8
14 53 (3.16%) Mac OS
14 53 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
15 52 (3.10%) Solaris
16 51 (3.04%) CentOS
17 43 (2.57%) Ubuntu
18 28 (1.67%) Debian
19 22 (1.31%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 300 (17.90%) DevOps
3 238 (14.20%) ITIL
4 189 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
5 177 (10.56%) Problem-Solving
6 117 (6.98%) Configuration Management
7 110 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
8 101 (6.03%) Load Balancing
9 93 (5.55%) Migration
10 81 (4.83%) High Availability
11 76 (4.53%) Continuous Integration
12 70 (4.18%) Patch Management
13 68 (4.06%) Cybersecurity
13 68 (4.06%) Kalman Filter
14 64 (3.82%) Change Management
15 59 (3.52%) Project Management
16 58 (3.46%) Server Virtualisation
16 58 (3.46%) Service Management
17 57 (3.40%) Mobile Device Management
17 57 (3.40%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 403 (24.05%) PowerShell
2 288 (17.18%) Python
3 273 (16.29%) SQL
4 129 (7.70%) Bash Shell
5 123 (7.34%) Java
6 96 (5.73%) Perl
6 96 (5.73%) Ruby
7 93 (5.55%) C#
8 78 (4.65%) JavaScript
9 48 (2.86%) Go
10 39 (2.33%) PHP
11 29 (1.73%) C
12 27 (1.61%) Shell Script
13 21 (1.25%) VB
14 18 (1.07%) C++
15 14 (0.84%) VBScript
16 10 (0.60%) Bourne shell
17 9 (0.54%) Korn
17 9 (0.54%) Scala
17 9 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 168 (10.02%) Degree
2 156 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 154 (9.19%) Cisco Certification
4 111 (6.62%) MCSE
5 86 (5.13%) CCNA
6 83 (4.95%) CCNP
7 82 (4.89%) MCSA
8 72 (4.30%) MCP
9 65 (3.88%) DBS Check
10 49 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 45 (2.68%) MCTS
12 42 (2.51%) CISSP
13 41 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
14 28 (1.67%) MCITP
15 25 (1.49%) CCIE
16 22 (1.31%) Security Cleared
17 16 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
18 15 (0.89%) AWS Certification
19 14 (0.84%) CCSE
19 14 (0.84%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (4.53%) SLA
2 31 (1.85%) QA
3 29 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.49%) GCP
5 19 (1.13%) GDPR
6 14 (0.84%) PCI DSS
7 10 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
8 7 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (0.30%) PMO
11 4 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.24%) NIST 800
11 4 (0.24%) SAS 70
12 2 (0.12%) COBIT
12 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.060%) GMP
13 1 (0.060%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1,015 (60.56%) Active Directory
2 471 (28.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 278 (16.59%) Hyper-V
4 131 (7.82%) Docker
5 120 (7.16%) XenApp
6 94 (5.61%) vSphere
7 79 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
8 61 (3.64%) XenDesktop
9 54 (3.22%) XenServer
10 47 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
11 41 (2.45%) NFS
12 27 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
13 26 (1.55%) VMware Workstation
14 23 (1.37%) DFS Replication
15 22 (1.31%) KVM
16 20 (1.19%) Samba
16 20 (1.19%) Terminal Services
17 18 (1.07%) Microsoft App-V
17 18 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
17 18 (1.07%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 217 (12.95%) SCCM
2 170 (10.14%) Ansible
3 149 (8.89%) Puppet
4 126 (7.52%) Opscode Chef
5 108 (6.44%) Terraform
6 84 (5.01%) Kubernetes
7 81 (4.83%) SCOM
8 65 (3.88%) Backup Exec
9 64 (3.82%) Nagios
10 51 (3.04%) WSUS
11 50 (2.98%) ZABBIX
12 46 (2.74%) AirWatch
13 32 (1.91%) Norton AntiVirus
14 31 (1.85%) Single Sign-On
15 27 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
16 22 (1.31%) Salt
17 16 (0.95%) vCenter Server
18 14 (0.84%) HAProxy
18 14 (0.84%) NetBackup
19 13 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 817 (48.75%) Microsoft
2 679 (40.51%) VMware
3 392 (23.39%) Cisco
4 294 (17.54%) Citrix
5 146 (8.71%) HP
6 143 (8.53%) Apple
7 110 (6.56%) Red Hat
8 101 (6.03%) Veeam
9 100 (5.97%) Google
10 99 (5.91%) NetApp
11 94 (5.61%) CheckPoint
12 92 (5.49%) SolarWinds
13 76 (4.53%) F5
14 75 (4.47%) EMC
15 73 (4.36%) Juniper
16 68 (4.06%) Dell
17 67 (4.00%) Oracle
18 65 (3.88%) Bloomberg
19 60 (3.58%) Reuters
19 60 (3.58%) Splunk