Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 238 175 162
Rank change year-on-year -63 -13 -17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 684 613 1,261
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.52% 2.08% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.69% 15.45% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 541 534 1,085
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,825 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,063 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 4,995 3,968 7,162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.09% 13.49% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,295 3,216 5,890
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -46 97 £52,500 -4.55% 43
South London +8 38 £39,000 +52.94% 13
West London -26 28 £52,500 +16.67% 6
East London +5 7 £40,000 +20.30% 14
North London - 1 £32,500 - 1
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 435 (63.60%) Windows
2 402 (58.77%) DHCP
3 383 (55.99%) Active Directory
4 317 (46.35%) Microsoft
5 302 (44.15%) Azure
6 278 (40.64%) Windows Server
7 263 (38.45%) TCP/IP
8 249 (36.40%) Microsoft 365
9 236 (34.50%) VMware
10 233 (34.06%) Firewall
11 200 (29.24%) PowerShell
12 198 (28.95%) Linux
13 183 (26.75%) AWS
14 166 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 163 (23.83%) Social Skills
16 136 (19.88%) Cisco
17 131 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 126 (18.42%) Finance
19 118 (17.25%) DevOps
20 117 (17.11%) VPN
21 115 (16.81%) ITIL
22 111 (16.23%) Python
23 110 (16.08%) Citrix
23 110 (16.08%) Windows 10
24 102 (14.91%) LAN
25 101 (14.77%) Hyper-V
26 98 (14.33%) Azure Active Directory
27 89 (13.01%) WAN
28 86 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
28 86 (12.57%) Problem-Solving

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 85 (12.43%) MS Exchange
2 80 (11.70%) SharePoint
3 52 (7.60%) IIS
4 40 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (4.68%) Apache
6 30 (4.39%) Skype for Business
7 28 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (2.78%) Confluence
9 18 (2.63%) nginx
10 13 (1.90%) WordPress
11 12 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
12 9 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (0.88%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
13 6 (0.88%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.73%) CMS
15 4 (0.58%) SAS
16 3 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.29%) Headless CMS
18 1 (0.15%) Traffic Server
Applications
1 64 (9.36%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.44%) Sketch
5 2 (0.29%) Gephi
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.88%) Relativity
2 4 (0.58%) FastStats
2 4 (0.58%) Unica
3 3 (0.44%) Magento
3 3 (0.44%) Sage 300 ERP
3 3 (0.44%) Sage CRM
3 3 (0.44%) Shopify
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.29%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 302 (44.15%) Azure
2 249 (36.40%) Microsoft 365
3 183 (26.75%) AWS
4 98 (14.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 68 (9.94%) Amazon EC2
6 65 (9.50%) SaaS
7 55 (8.04%) Serverless
8 50 (7.31%) IaaS
9 44 (6.43%) PaaS
10 41 (5.99%) AWS Lambda
11 39 (5.70%) Amazon S3
11 39 (5.70%) AWS CloudFormation
11 39 (5.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 32 (4.68%) GitHub
13 28 (4.09%) Route 53
14 24 (3.51%) Amazon ELB
14 24 (3.51%) Mimecast
14 24 (3.51%) OneDrive
15 22 (3.22%) GCP
16 21 (3.07%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 402 (58.77%) DHCP
2 263 (38.45%) TCP/IP
3 233 (34.06%) Firewall
4 117 (17.11%) VPN
5 102 (14.91%) LAN
6 89 (13.01%) WAN
7 75 (10.96%) HTTP
8 74 (10.82%) SSL
9 71 (10.38%) VLAN
10 59 (8.63%) SAN
11 56 (8.19%) VoIP
12 48 (7.02%) SMTP
13 45 (6.58%) Network Security
14 30 (4.39%) SNMP
14 30 (4.39%) Wi-Fi
15 26 (3.80%) Internet
16 20 (2.92%) BGP
17 18 (2.63%) FTP
18 17 (2.49%) Remote Desktop
18 17 (2.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (7.31%) SQL Server
2 44 (6.43%) MySQL
3 37 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 31 (4.53%) Amazon RDS
5 16 (2.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 13 (1.90%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.61%) MariaDB
8 8 (1.17%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.17%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.02%) Redis
10 6 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (0.88%) Mixpanel
10 6 (0.88%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.73%) Amazon Aurora
11 5 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.44%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.44%) Big Data
12 3 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.44%) MS Access
12 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 43 (6.29%) JIRA
3 31 (4.53%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.75%) TeamCity
5 9 (1.32%) Bitbucket
6 7 (1.02%) GitLab
7 6 (0.88%) webpack
8 4 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.58%) Maven
8 4 (0.58%) Terragrunt
9 3 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.29%) Bitbucket Server
10 2 (0.29%) Browser DevTools
10 2 (0.29%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.29%) git-flow
10 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.15%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.15%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 163 (23.83%) Social Skills
2 126 (18.42%) Finance
3 40 (5.85%) Banking
4 35 (5.12%) Legal
5 34 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (4.24%) Law
7 28 (4.09%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.49%) Documentation Skills
9 15 (2.19%) Influencing Skills
10 14 (2.05%) Marketing
11 13 (1.90%) Retail
12 11 (1.61%) Back Office
13 10 (1.46%) Financial Institution
13 10 (1.46%) Organisational Skills
14 9 (1.32%) German Language
15 8 (1.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 6 (0.88%) Advertising
16 6 (0.88%) Local Government
16 6 (0.88%) Publishing
17 5 (0.73%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 89 (13.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 77 (11.26%) Support Engineer
3 65 (9.50%) Analyst
4 58 (8.48%) Network Engineer
5 56 (8.19%) DevOps Engineer
6 45 (6.58%) Administrator
7 44 (6.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 40 (5.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 40 (5.85%) Support Analyst
9 35 (5.12%) IT Engineer
10 33 (4.82%) AWS Engineer
11 32 (4.68%) IT Support
11 32 (4.68%) Systems Administrator
11 32 (4.68%) Windows Engineer
12 30 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support
13 29 (4.24%) Architect
14 27 (3.95%) AWS DevOps
14 27 (3.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 27 (3.95%) Linux Engineer
15 26 (3.80%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (6.29%) HTML
2 35 (5.12%) CSS
3 34 (4.97%) .NET
4 32 (4.68%) Web Services
5 27 (3.95%) LAMP
6 24 (3.51%) Node.js
7 23 (3.36%) React
8 22 (3.22%) Elastic Stack
9 19 (2.78%) Sass
10 18 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
11 16 (2.34%) SAML
12 14 (2.05%) LDAP
13 13 (1.90%) Kafka
13 13 (1.90%) OpenID
13 13 (1.90%) XML
14 12 (1.75%) OAuth
15 10 (1.46%) OAuth2
16 9 (1.32%) 802.1X
16 9 (1.32%) REST
16 9 (1.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.92%) Data Centre
2 35 (5.12%) Clustering
3 29 (4.24%) PKI
4 27 (3.95%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.51%) Hedge funds
6 23 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
7 18 (2.63%) Public Cloud
8 15 (2.19%) User Experience
9 14 (2.05%) Replication
10 12 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
11 10 (1.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 10 (1.46%) iPhone
11 10 (1.46%) Reinsurance
11 10 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
12 8 (1.17%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (1.17%) Mobile Computing
13 7 (1.02%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.88%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.88%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 435 (63.60%) Windows
2 278 (40.64%) Windows Server
3 198 (28.95%) Linux
4 110 (16.08%) Windows 10
5 74 (10.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 57 (8.33%) Windows Server 2016
7 52 (7.60%) CentOS
8 37 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (4.39%) Mac OS
10 29 (4.24%) Windows Server 2019
11 26 (3.80%) Apple iOS
12 24 (3.51%) Windows 7
13 21 (3.07%) Android
14 15 (2.19%) Mac OS X
14 15 (2.19%) Ubuntu
14 15 (2.19%) Unix
15 11 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (1.46%) Debian
17 7 (1.02%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 118 (17.25%) DevOps
3 115 (16.81%) ITIL
4 86 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (12.57%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (9.36%) Disaster Recovery
6 54 (7.89%) Migration
7 48 (7.02%) Information Security
8 42 (6.14%) Cybersecurity
9 40 (5.85%) Load Balancing
9 40 (5.85%) Service Delivery
10 39 (5.70%) Change Management
11 34 (4.97%) Infrastructure as Code
12 33 (4.82%) Configuration Management
13 32 (4.68%) High Availability
13 32 (4.68%) Project Management
13 32 (4.68%) SIEM
14 31 (4.53%) Fintech
14 31 (4.53%) Identity Access Management
14 31 (4.53%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 200 (29.24%) PowerShell
2 111 (16.23%) Python
3 56 (8.19%) SQL
4 54 (7.89%) Bash Shell
5 39 (5.70%) JavaScript
6 35 (5.12%) PHP
7 32 (4.68%) Perl
8 31 (4.53%) C#
9 21 (3.07%) Java
10 17 (2.49%) Shell Script
11 12 (1.75%) TypeScript
11 12 (1.75%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.17%) VBScript
13 7 (1.02%) Go
13 7 (1.02%) VB
14 6 (0.88%) R
15 5 (0.73%) C
16 4 (0.58%) ES6
16 4 (0.58%) T-SQL
16 4 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (8.48%) Cisco Certification
1 58 (8.48%) Degree
2 43 (6.29%) CCNA
3 34 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (4.09%) ITIL Certification
5 23 (3.36%) CCNP
6 21 (3.07%) Security Cleared
7 20 (2.92%) CISSP
8 16 (2.34%) MCSA
9 13 (1.90%) GIAC
9 13 (1.90%) MCSE
10 12 (1.75%) CISM
10 12 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
10 12 (1.75%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.75%) MCP
11 11 (1.61%) CEH
12 10 (1.46%) Network+ Certification
13 9 (1.32%) A+ Certification
13 9 (1.32%) CompTIA Security+
13 9 (1.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.09%) SLA
2 23 (3.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (2.19%) GDPR
4 15 (2.19%) ITGC
5 13 (1.90%) QA
6 8 (1.17%) Accessibility
6 8 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (1.17%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.88%) NIST
7 6 (0.88%) WCAG
8 5 (0.73%) PMO
9 3 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.29%) GLBA
10 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
System Software
1 383 (55.99%) Active Directory
2 166 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 101 (14.77%) Hyper-V
4 54 (7.89%) vSphere
5 53 (7.75%) Docker
6 29 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (3.36%) XenDesktop
8 21 (3.07%) XenApp
9 17 (2.49%) Virtual Servers
10 14 (2.05%) iptables
11 12 (1.75%) VMware NSX
12 11 (1.61%) Forefront TMG
13 10 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
14 9 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (1.17%) Terminal Services
16 7 (1.02%) vCloud
16 7 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
16 7 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
17 6 (0.88%) Firmware
17 6 (0.88%) KVM
Systems Management
1 70 (10.23%) SCCM
2 64 (9.36%) Terraform
3 62 (9.06%) Ansible
3 62 (9.06%) Microsoft Intune
4 50 (7.31%) Kubernetes
5 49 (7.16%) Puppet
6 38 (5.56%) SCOM
7 32 (4.68%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 27 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
9 26 (3.80%) Grafana
10 20 (2.92%) WSUS
11 16 (2.34%) Prometheus
12 15 (2.19%) Single Sign-On
13 12 (1.75%) Backup Exec
13 12 (1.75%) Failover Clustering
13 12 (1.75%) NetBackup
14 11 (1.61%) Icinga
14 11 (1.61%) ZABBIX
15 10 (1.46%) Jamf Pro
15 10 (1.46%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 317 (46.35%) Microsoft
2 236 (34.50%) VMware
3 136 (19.88%) Cisco
4 110 (16.08%) Citrix
5 47 (6.87%) HP
6 45 (6.58%) Dell
7 35 (5.12%) Apple
8 34 (4.97%) Google
8 34 (4.97%) Meraki
8 34 (4.97%) Palo Alto
9 31 (4.53%) NetApp
10 30 (4.39%) Red Hat
11 29 (4.24%) F5
11 29 (4.24%) Splunk
12 24 (3.51%) SonicWALL
12 24 (3.51%) Veeam
13 23 (3.36%) Aruba
14 18 (2.63%) EMC
15 17 (2.49%) CommVault
15 17 (2.49%) New Relic