Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 162 168
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 -32
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1,329 1,570 1,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.12% 2.24% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.92% 15.78% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,137 1,394 1,263
London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,800 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.66% +2.50%

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 8,348 9,952 11,157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.29% 14.18% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6,786 8,316 9,496
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,500
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 17 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +22 318 £45,000 -5.26% 81
West London -4 97 £40,000 -16.67% 27
South London +7 65 £47,500 +23.38% 11
North London +13 17 £50,000 +5.26% 6
East London +4 15 £43,250 -3.89% 23
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 952 (71.63%) Windows
2 830 (62.45%) Active Directory
3 729 (54.85%) DHCP
4 649 (48.83%) Microsoft
5 598 (45.00%) Windows Server
6 530 (39.88%) Firewall
7 523 (39.35%) VMware
8 507 (38.15%) TCP/IP
9 418 (31.45%) PowerShell
10 385 (28.97%) Office 365
11 362 (27.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 336 (25.28%) Microsoft Azure
13 328 (24.68%) Finance
14 319 (24.00%) Linux
15 308 (23.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 305 (22.95%) SQL
17 304 (22.87%) Cisco
18 298 (22.42%) Windows Server 2008
19 280 (21.07%) Amazon AWS
19 280 (21.07%) MS Exchange
19 280 (21.07%) ITIL
20 275 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 270 (20.32%) Windows 10
22 268 (20.17%) SQL Server
23 260 (19.56%) LAN
24 252 (18.96%) VPN
25 243 (18.28%) WAN
26 235 (17.68%) Citrix
26 235 (17.68%) Hyper-V
27 221 (16.63%) 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
1 280 (21.07%) MS Exchange
2 131 (9.86%) IIS
3 114 (8.58%) Apache
4 106 (7.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 97 (7.30%) SharePoint
6 80 (6.02%) Skype for Business
7 79 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2013
8 71 (5.34%) Tomcat
9 49 (3.69%) nginx
10 44 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2007
11 33 (2.48%) CMS
12 24 (1.81%) Apache Solr
13 21 (1.58%) Confluence
14 19 (1.43%) WordPress
15 17 (1.28%) OpenStack
16 14 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 12 (0.90%) IBM Notes
18 10 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
18 10 (0.75%) JBoss
19 9 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 197 (14.82%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
5 3 (0.23%) Avid Media Composer
6 1 (0.075%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.075%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.075%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.075%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.15%) Bankmaster
4 2 (0.15%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.075%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.075%) Lawson
5 1 (0.075%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.075%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.075%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.075%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 385 (28.97%) Office 365
2 336 (25.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 280 (21.07%) Amazon AWS
4 164 (12.34%) SaaS
5 96 (7.22%) IaaS
6 62 (4.67%) PaaS
7 44 (3.31%) Mimecast
8 38 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 31 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 28 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
11 27 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
12 26 (1.96%) Google Cloud Platform
13 25 (1.88%) Amazon S3
14 24 (1.81%) G Suite
15 21 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
16 17 (1.28%) CloudFront
17 14 (1.05%) OneDrive
17 14 (1.05%) Route 53
18 9 (0.68%) Cloudflare
18 9 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 729 (54.85%) DHCP
2 530 (39.88%) Firewall
3 507 (38.15%) TCP/IP
4 260 (19.56%) LAN
5 252 (18.96%) VPN
6 243 (18.28%) WAN
7 167 (12.57%) SAN
8 153 (11.51%) Internet
9 134 (10.08%) SSL
10 130 (9.78%) VLAN
11 113 (8.50%) Wireless
12 106 (7.98%) HTTP
13 105 (7.90%) VoIP
14 79 (5.94%) Skype
15 78 (5.87%) BGP
16 75 (5.64%) OSPF
17 69 (5.19%) MPLS
18 57 (4.29%) iSCSI
19 56 (4.21%) Cisco ASA
20 55 (4.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.82%) Amazon RDS
3 57 (4.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 53 (3.99%) MySQL
5 44 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 30 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
9 21 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
10 20 (1.50%) NoSQL
11 16 (1.20%) Relational Database
12 13 (0.98%) Big Data
13 11 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (0.75%) Couchbase
15 8 (0.60%) MongoDB
15 8 (0.60%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.53%) Hadoop
17 6 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
18 4 (0.30%) Blockchain
18 4 (0.30%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 84 (6.32%) Jenkins
2 77 (5.79%) Git (software)
3 37 (2.78%) Subversion
4 33 (2.48%) JIRA
5 29 (2.18%) Vagrant
6 20 (1.50%) TeamCity
7 17 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (1.13%) MSI
9 13 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 9 (0.68%) PEAR
10 9 (0.68%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.60%) GitLab
11 8 (0.60%) Maven
11 8 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
12 6 (0.45%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (0.30%) MSBuild
14 2 (0.15%) Bitbucket
14 2 (0.15%) InstallShield
14 2 (0.15%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 328 (24.68%) Finance
2 75 (5.64%) Telecoms
3 71 (5.34%) Banking
4 39 (2.93%) Legal
5 30 (2.26%) Marketing
5 30 (2.26%) Publishing
6 29 (2.18%) Advertising
6 29 (2.18%) Law
7 21 (1.58%) Investment Banking
8 13 (0.98%) Retail
9 7 (0.53%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.45%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.45%) Front Office
11 5 (0.38%) German Language
11 5 (0.38%) Japanese Language
12 4 (0.30%) French Language
12 4 (0.30%) Local Government
13 3 (0.23%) Electronics
13 3 (0.23%) Games
13 3 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 228 (17.16%) Support Engineer
2 209 (15.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 161 (12.11%) Analyst
4 115 (8.65%) Network Engineer
5 99 (7.45%) IT Engineer
6 98 (7.37%) Administrator
6 98 (7.37%) Support Analyst
7 97 (7.30%) DevOps Engineer
8 94 (7.07%) IT Support
9 87 (6.55%) Systems Administrator
10 78 (5.87%) Systems Engineer
11 75 (5.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 74 (5.57%) 2nd Line Support
13 68 (5.12%) Desktop Support
14 67 (5.04%) Applications Support
15 66 (4.97%) Windows Engineer
16 58 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support
17 55 (4.14%) Consultant
18 54 (4.06%) IT Analyst
19 50 (3.76%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (5.64%) Web Services
2 63 (4.74%) .NET
3 56 (4.21%) LDAP
4 27 (2.03%) HTML
5 25 (1.88%) 802.1X
5 25 (1.88%) LAMP
6 22 (1.66%) Software Packaging
7 21 (1.58%) XMPP
8 20 (1.50%) CSS
8 20 (1.50%) jQuery
9 14 (1.05%) .NET Framework
10 12 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
10 12 (0.90%) Kafka
10 12 (0.90%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (0.90%) XML
11 10 (0.75%) JSON
11 10 (0.75%) LEMP Stack
12 8 (0.60%) WSH
13 7 (0.53%) LAPP Stack
13 7 (0.53%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 173 (13.02%) Data Centre
2 102 (7.67%) Self-Motivation
3 99 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (5.79%) Clustering
5 61 (4.59%) Management Information System
6 57 (4.29%) PKI
7 46 (3.46%) Replication
8 36 (2.71%) Video Conferencing
9 33 (2.48%) Hedge funds
10 28 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
10 28 (2.11%) Public Cloud
11 26 (1.96%) iPhone
11 26 (1.96%) Private Cloud
12 23 (1.73%) Fintech
12 23 (1.73%) User Experience
13 20 (1.50%) Driving Licence
13 20 (1.50%) Fat Client
13 20 (1.50%) Hybrid Cloud
13 20 (1.50%) Thin Client
14 19 (1.43%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 952 (71.63%) Windows
2 598 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 319 (24.00%) Linux
4 308 (23.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 298 (22.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 270 (20.32%) Windows 10
7 221 (16.63%) Windows 7
8 87 (6.55%) Unix
9 65 (4.89%) CentOS
9 65 (4.89%) Ubuntu
10 57 (4.29%) Mac OS X
11 56 (4.21%) Windows Server 2003
12 54 (4.06%) Windows 8
13 51 (3.84%) Android
14 45 (3.39%) Apple iOS
15 38 (2.86%) Debian
16 33 (2.48%) Mac OS
16 33 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 26 (1.96%) Solaris
18 22 (1.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (21.07%) ITIL
2 275 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 219 (16.48%) DevOps
4 193 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
5 143 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
6 125 (9.41%) Configuration Management
7 114 (8.58%) Migration
8 75 (5.64%) Load Balancing
9 71 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
10 68 (5.12%) High Availability
11 62 (4.67%) Cybersecurity
12 58 (4.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 58 (4.36%) Scrum
13 57 (4.29%) Project Management
14 55 (4.14%) Computer Science
14 55 (4.14%) Kalman Filter
14 55 (4.14%) Root Cause Analysis
15 54 (4.06%) Service Management
16 53 (3.99%) Information Security
16 53 (3.99%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 418 (31.45%) PowerShell
2 305 (22.95%) SQL
3 172 (12.94%) Python
4 131 (9.86%) Java
5 82 (6.17%) Bash Shell
6 81 (6.09%) Perl
7 46 (3.46%) PHP
8 41 (3.09%) Ruby
9 40 (3.01%) VBScript
10 34 (2.56%) JavaScript
11 28 (2.11%) C
11 28 (2.11%) C#
12 21 (1.58%) Shell Script
13 20 (1.50%) C++
14 18 (1.35%) Go
15 16 (1.20%) T-SQL
16 15 (1.13%) VB
17 3 (0.23%) C-shell
17 3 (0.23%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 131 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 130 (9.78%) Degree
3 123 (9.26%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (6.70%) MCSE
5 72 (5.42%) CCNA
6 69 (5.19%) CCNP
7 54 (4.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 51 (3.84%) MCSA
9 43 (3.24%) MCP
10 35 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
11 25 (1.88%) CISSP
12 23 (1.73%) CCIE
13 22 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (1.43%) MCITP
15 17 (1.28%) GIAC
16 16 (1.20%) RHCE
16 16 (1.20%) Security Cleared
17 15 (1.13%) AWS Certification
17 15 (1.13%) MCDST
18 14 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.51%) SLA
2 59 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 49 (3.69%) GDPR
4 41 (3.09%) Cyber Essentials
5 40 (3.01%) HIPAA
6 23 (1.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (1.20%) SAS 70
8 11 (0.83%) QA
9 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.23%) PMO
11 2 (0.15%) COBIT
11 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
12 1 (0.075%) ISO 15022
12 1 (0.075%) ISO 20022
12 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 830 (62.45%) Active Directory
2 362 (27.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 235 (17.68%) Hyper-V
4 103 (7.75%) XenApp
5 69 (5.19%) VMware ESXi
6 66 (4.97%) Docker
7 64 (4.82%) vSphere
8 55 (4.14%) XenDesktop
9 38 (2.86%) DFS Replication
9 38 (2.86%) NFS
10 33 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 31 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
12 26 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
13 25 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
14 24 (1.81%) KVM
15 23 (1.73%) XenServer
16 17 (1.28%) Samba
17 16 (1.20%) Terminal Server
18 15 (1.13%) BitLocker
19 14 (1.05%) Xen
Systems Management
1 214 (16.10%) SCCM
2 187 (14.07%) Ansible
3 167 (12.57%) Puppet
4 164 (12.34%) Opscode Chef
5 148 (11.14%) SCOM
6 78 (5.87%) Backup Exec
7 74 (5.57%) Nagios
8 69 (5.19%) Terraform
9 55 (4.14%) WSUS
10 49 (3.69%) Kubernetes
11 33 (2.48%) Microsoft Clustering
12 32 (2.41%) vCenter Server
13 30 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
13 30 (2.26%) Single Sign-On
13 30 (2.26%) ZABBIX
14 26 (1.96%) Salt
15 19 (1.43%) Failover Clustering
16 16 (1.20%) XenMobile
17 14 (1.05%) AirWatch
17 14 (1.05%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 649 (48.83%) Microsoft
2 523 (39.35%) VMware
3 304 (22.87%) Cisco
4 235 (17.68%) Citrix
5 146 (10.99%) HP
6 98 (7.37%) Splunk
7 86 (6.47%) Red Hat
8 77 (5.79%) Dell
9 76 (5.72%) NetApp
10 71 (5.34%) Veeam
11 70 (5.27%) SolarWinds
12 69 (5.19%) CheckPoint
13 67 (5.04%) Palo Alto
14 62 (4.67%) Google
14 62 (4.67%) Oracle
15 56 (4.21%) EMC
16 46 (3.46%) Symantec
17 45 (3.39%) McAfee
18 41 (3.09%) Juniper
19 40 (3.01%) Veritas