Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 160 136
Rank change year-on-year +3 -24 -32
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1,567 1,493 2,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.23% 2.11% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.53% 13.30% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,392 1,262 1,833
London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +0.63%

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 10,092 11,222 13,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.35% 15.84% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 8,395 9,560 11,449
London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +8.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -21 319 £47,500 +5.56% 44
West London -4 133 £48,000 +26.32% 38
South London +1 47 £40,000 +6.67% 8
East London -5 27 £45,000 +20.00% 17
North London +15 19 £47,500 +2.70% 6
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for DNS.

1 972 (62.03%) DHCP
2 958 (61.14%) Windows
3 840 (53.61%) Active Directory
4 622 (39.69%) Firewall
5 618 (39.44%) VMware
6 600 (38.29%) Microsoft
7 596 (38.03%) TCP/IP
8 593 (37.84%) Windows Server
9 547 (34.91%) Cisco
10 499 (31.84%) Linux
11 441 (28.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 386 (24.63%) Office 365
13 373 (23.80%) MS Exchange
14 368 (23.48%) WAN
15 352 (22.46%) LAN
15 352 (22.46%) VPN
16 339 (21.63%) Windows Server 2012
17 338 (21.57%) Citrix
18 334 (21.31%) Finance
19 280 (17.87%) Windows Server 2008
20 253 (16.15%) Microsoft Azure
21 247 (15.76%) PowerShell
22 240 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
23 236 (15.06%) Windows 7
24 233 (14.87%) SQL Server
25 225 (14.36%) Python
26 219 (13.98%) ITIL
26 219 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
27 217 (13.85%) SAN
28 215 (13.72%) Degree

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
1 373 (23.80%) MS Exchange
2 141 (9.00%) IIS
3 140 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 122 (7.79%) SharePoint
5 111 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2013
6 94 (6.00%) Apache
7 86 (5.49%) Skype for Business
8 70 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 68 (4.34%) nginx
10 45 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 40 (2.55%) Confluence
12 38 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2003
13 30 (1.91%) CMS
14 24 (1.53%) OpenStack
15 22 (1.40%) SAS
15 22 (1.40%) Tomcat
16 17 (1.08%) Apache Spark
17 13 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
18 11 (0.70%) WordPress
19 10 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 162 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.19%) InDesign
4 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.064%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.064%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.064%) Maya
6 1 (0.064%) NUKE
6 1 (0.064%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.064%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.064%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.32%) Eikon
3 4 (0.26%) Sage 200
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.19%) Magento
4 3 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.13%) Relativity
5 2 (0.13%) Rolfe and Nolan
5 2 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.064%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.064%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.064%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 386 (24.63%) Office 365
2 253 (16.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 219 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
4 78 (4.98%) IaaS
5 70 (4.47%) SaaS
6 49 (3.13%) PaaS
7 44 (2.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 31 (1.98%) Amazon EC2
9 26 (1.66%) Amazon S3
9 26 (1.66%) G Suite
10 25 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (1.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 19 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 19 (1.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 17 (1.08%) Mimecast
14 16 (1.02%) CloudFront
15 14 (0.89%) GitHub
16 13 (0.83%) Datadog
17 9 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 9 (0.57%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 972 (62.03%) DHCP
2 622 (39.69%) Firewall
3 596 (38.03%) TCP/IP
4 368 (23.48%) WAN
5 352 (22.46%) LAN
5 352 (22.46%) VPN
6 217 (13.85%) SAN
7 167 (10.66%) MPLS
8 165 (10.53%) VLAN
9 151 (9.64%) BGP
10 149 (9.51%) VoIP
11 143 (9.13%) Internet
12 127 (8.10%) Cisco ASA
13 124 (7.91%) OSPF
14 111 (7.08%) HTTP
15 103 (6.57%) Network Security
16 97 (6.19%) Wireless
17 73 (4.66%) LDAP
18 72 (4.59%) Cisco IOS
19 65 (4.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (14.87%) SQL Server
2 147 (9.38%) MySQL
3 40 (2.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (2.11%) Relational Database
4 33 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (2.04%) NoSQL
6 31 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
6 31 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (1.91%) Amazon RDS
8 19 (1.21%) Hadoop
9 18 (1.15%) InfluxDB
10 17 (1.08%) MongoDB
10 17 (1.08%) RDBMS
10 17 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 15 (0.96%) Redis
11 15 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
12 12 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (0.77%) Oracle Database
13 10 (0.64%) MariaDB
14 8 (0.51%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 106 (6.76%) Git (software)
2 71 (4.53%) JIRA
3 70 (4.47%) Jenkins
4 40 (2.55%) Sonatype Nexus
5 34 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 30 (1.91%) MSI
7 27 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 24 (1.53%) Octopus Deploy
9 23 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (1.28%) Subversion
11 19 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
12 18 (1.15%) Vagrant
13 15 (0.96%) Maven
14 13 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 12 (0.77%) Artifactory
16 8 (0.51%) Visual Studio
17 6 (0.38%) Burp Suite
17 6 (0.38%) Grunt
18 5 (0.32%) GitLab
18 5 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 334 (21.31%) Finance
2 113 (7.21%) Telecoms
3 106 (6.76%) Banking
4 58 (3.70%) Law
5 47 (3.00%) Retail
6 41 (2.62%) Legal
7 33 (2.11%) Publishing
8 29 (1.85%) Marketing
9 26 (1.66%) Advertising
10 24 (1.53%) Investment Banking
11 16 (1.02%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.02%) Games
12 14 (0.89%) Front Office
13 13 (0.83%) Back Office
14 10 (0.64%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.57%) Electronics
15 9 (0.57%) French Language
16 7 (0.45%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.26%) Dutch Language
18 3 (0.19%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 281 (17.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 224 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 185 (11.81%) Network Engineer
4 173 (11.04%) Analyst
5 130 (8.30%) Administrator
6 117 (7.47%) Systems Administrator
7 107 (6.83%) DevOps Engineer
8 105 (6.70%) IT Support
9 103 (6.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 101 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
11 89 (5.68%) Cloud Engineer
11 89 (5.68%) IT Engineer
12 86 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
13 84 (5.36%) Desktop Support
14 82 (5.23%) Support Analyst
15 81 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
16 76 (4.85%) Linux Administrator
17 75 (4.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 75 (4.79%) Windows Engineer
18 73 (4.66%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (4.08%) Web Services
2 45 (2.87%) .NET
2 45 (2.87%) LAMP
3 37 (2.36%) Software Packaging
4 35 (2.23%) HTML
4 35 (2.23%) LEMP Stack
5 30 (1.91%) Elastic Stack
6 26 (1.66%) CSS
7 18 (1.15%) XML
8 15 (0.96%) 802.1X
8 15 (0.96%) Kafka
9 14 (0.89%) Django
9 14 (0.89%) RESTful
10 13 (0.83%) HTML5
10 13 (0.83%) JSON
11 12 (0.77%) Node.js
11 12 (0.77%) PHP-FPM
11 12 (0.77%) XMPP
12 11 (0.70%) ASP.NET
12 11 (0.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 188 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 121 (7.72%) Computer Science
3 119 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 67 (4.28%) Management Information System
4 67 (4.28%) Replication
5 64 (4.08%) Public Cloud
6 62 (3.96%) Clustering
7 40 (2.55%) Blackberry
7 40 (2.55%) Fat Client
7 40 (2.55%) Thin Client
8 35 (2.23%) Hedge funds
8 35 (2.23%) Private Cloud
9 33 (2.11%) Linux Command Line
10 29 (1.85%) Fintech
11 26 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
12 23 (1.47%) Cyberthreat
12 23 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
12 23 (1.47%) User Experience
13 19 (1.21%) iPad
13 19 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 958 (61.14%) Windows
2 593 (37.84%) Windows Server
3 499 (31.84%) Linux
4 339 (21.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 280 (17.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 236 (15.06%) Windows 7
7 188 (12.00%) Windows 10
8 131 (8.36%) CentOS
9 115 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 90 (5.74%) Ubuntu
11 70 (4.47%) Unix
12 61 (3.89%) Windows 8
13 55 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 52 (3.32%) Debian
15 47 (3.00%) Windows XP
16 46 (2.94%) Mac OS X
17 29 (1.85%) Solaris
18 27 (1.72%) Android
19 20 (1.28%) Mac OS
20 17 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (13.98%) ITIL
2 206 (13.15%) DevOps
3 162 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 153 (9.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 122 (7.79%) Configuration Management
6 103 (6.57%) Kalman Filter
7 99 (6.32%) High Availability
8 73 (4.66%) Mentoring
9 71 (4.53%) Open Source
10 69 (4.40%) Asset Management
10 69 (4.40%) Time Management
11 68 (4.34%) Patch Management
12 66 (4.21%) Project Management
13 64 (4.08%) Migration
14 61 (3.89%) Load Balancing
15 56 (3.57%) Network Design
16 54 (3.45%) Information Security
17 50 (3.19%) Network Management
18 49 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
19 48 (3.06%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 247 (15.76%) PowerShell
2 225 (14.36%) Python
3 202 (12.89%) SQL
4 171 (10.91%) Bash Shell
5 132 (8.42%) Perl
6 111 (7.08%) Ruby
7 77 (4.91%) Java
8 72 (4.59%) PHP
9 38 (2.43%) JavaScript
10 31 (1.98%) Shell Script
11 28 (1.79%) Go
12 27 (1.72%) C#
13 21 (1.34%) C++
14 20 (1.28%) C
15 16 (1.02%) T-SQL
15 16 (1.02%) VBScript
16 11 (0.70%) VB
17 10 (0.64%) Groovy
18 8 (0.51%) Scala
19 6 (0.38%) Korn
Qualifications
1 240 (15.32%) Cisco Certification
2 215 (13.72%) Degree
3 168 (10.72%) CCNA
4 161 (10.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 139 (8.87%) CCNP
6 133 (8.49%) MCSE
7 63 (4.02%) MCSA
8 57 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
9 48 (3.06%) MCP
10 47 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 43 (2.74%) MCITP
12 39 (2.49%) CCIE
13 26 (1.66%) CISSP
14 22 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
15 21 (1.34%) JNCIP
16 18 (1.15%) CCSA
17 17 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
18 16 (1.02%) CCA
18 16 (1.02%) JNCIE
19 14 (0.89%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (5.42%) SLA
2 40 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.40%) QA
5 8 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.32%) GCP
6 5 (0.32%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.26%) GDPR
7 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.19%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.13%) PMO
10 1 (0.064%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.064%) ISO 22301
10 1 (0.064%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.064%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 840 (53.61%) Active Directory
2 441 (28.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 166 (10.59%) Hyper-V
4 150 (9.57%) XenApp
5 129 (8.23%) Docker
6 110 (7.02%) vSphere
7 102 (6.51%) VMware ESXi
8 67 (4.28%) XenDesktop
9 63 (4.02%) Virtual Machines
10 49 (3.13%) iptables
10 49 (3.13%) XenServer
11 46 (2.94%) NFS
12 38 (2.43%) Virtual Servers
13 34 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
14 27 (1.72%) Xen
15 20 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
16 18 (1.15%) Terminal Services
17 14 (0.89%) Firmware
17 14 (0.89%) Postfix
18 12 (0.77%) Samba
Systems Management
1 186 (11.87%) Puppet
2 183 (11.68%) SCCM
3 165 (10.53%) Ansible
4 142 (9.06%) Opscode Chef
5 109 (6.96%) Nagios
6 68 (4.34%) Kubernetes
7 66 (4.21%) SCOM
8 58 (3.70%) Backup Exec
9 51 (3.25%) Cacti
10 44 (2.81%) Terraform
10 44 (2.81%) WSUS
11 35 (2.23%) Salt
12 31 (1.98%) vCenter Server
13 26 (1.66%) Grafana
14 25 (1.60%) Icinga
15 24 (1.53%) XenMobile
15 24 (1.53%) ZABBIX
16 23 (1.47%) SELinux
17 22 (1.40%) Microsoft Clustering
18 20 (1.28%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 618 (39.44%) VMware
2 600 (38.29%) Microsoft
3 547 (34.91%) Cisco
4 338 (21.57%) Citrix
5 194 (12.38%) HP
6 93 (5.93%) CheckPoint
7 89 (5.68%) Dell
8 87 (5.55%) Juniper
8 87 (5.55%) Red Hat
9 76 (4.85%) Veeam
10 73 (4.66%) EMC
11 68 (4.34%) Bloomberg
12 67 (4.28%) NetApp
13 65 (4.15%) Splunk
14 63 (4.02%) Reuters
15 61 (3.89%) Google
16 58 (3.70%) F5
17 52 (3.32%) Meraki
17 52 (3.32%) Oracle
18 47 (3.00%) IBM