Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 157 137
Rank change year-on-year +16 -20 -29
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1786 1684 2212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.39% 2.23% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.56% 14.02% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1453 1961
London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 10788 12013 14198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.45% 15.91% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 8791 10270 12020
London median annual salary £54,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.93% +7.00% -
10th Percentile £30,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +9 341 £47,500 +5.56% 23
West London +4 176 £45,000 +20.00% 7
South London -10 54 £29,000 -14.71% 3
East London -8 28 £37,500 - 8
North London +19 23 £47,500 +35.71% 1
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 1081 (60.53%) Windows
2 1052 (58.90%) DHCP
3 954 (53.42%) Active Directory
4 747 (41.83%) Firewall
5 713 (39.92%) Microsoft
6 702 (39.31%) VMware
7 643 (36.00%) Windows Server
8 612 (34.27%) TCP/IP
9 590 (33.03%) Linux
10 566 (31.69%) Cisco
11 487 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 445 (24.92%) VPN
12 445 (24.92%) MS Exchange
13 413 (23.12%) Office 365
14 386 (21.61%) WAN
15 379 (21.22%) Finance
16 362 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 355 (19.88%) LAN
18 342 (19.15%) Citrix
19 332 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
20 322 (18.03%) Windows 7
21 284 (15.90%) PowerShell
22 275 (15.40%) Microsoft Azure
23 273 (15.29%) SQL
24 271 (15.17%) Cisco Certification
25 256 (14.33%) SAN
26 255 (14.28%) Python
26 255 (14.28%) ITIL
27 253 (14.17%) SQL Server
28 247 (13.83%) Puppet

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
1 445 (24.92%) MS Exchange
2 162 (9.07%) Apache
2 162 (9.07%) Exchange Server 2010
2 162 (9.07%) IIS
3 155 (8.68%) SharePoint
4 135 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 100 (5.60%) Skype for Business
6 89 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2007
7 77 (4.31%) nginx
8 74 (4.14%) Tomcat
9 63 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 44 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
11 41 (2.30%) Confluence
12 33 (1.85%) CMS
13 19 (1.06%) OpenStack
14 17 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
16 12 (0.67%) Mule ESB
16 12 (0.67%) WebLogic
16 12 (0.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 193 (10.81%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 30 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (0.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.056%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.056%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.056%) InDesign
6 1 (0.056%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.01%) RMDS
2 17 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.34%) Eikon
4 4 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.17%) Magento
6 2 (0.11%) Relativity
6 2 (0.11%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.11%) Sentinel
6 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.056%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.056%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.056%) Infor SunSystems
7 1 (0.056%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.056%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.056%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.056%) SAP BPC
7 1 (0.056%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 413 (23.12%) Office 365
2 275 (15.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 236 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
4 97 (5.43%) IaaS
5 61 (3.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 61 (3.42%) PaaS
6 60 (3.36%) SaaS
7 25 (1.40%) Mimecast
8 24 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
9 21 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 21 (1.18%) G Suite
9 21 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 19 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 19 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
11 18 (1.01%) GitHub
12 14 (0.78%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 11 (0.62%) Amazon SQS
13 11 (0.62%) Datadog
14 10 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1052 (58.90%) DHCP
2 747 (41.83%) Firewall
3 612 (34.27%) TCP/IP
4 445 (24.92%) VPN
5 386 (21.61%) WAN
6 355 (19.88%) LAN
7 256 (14.33%) SAN
8 200 (11.20%) MPLS
9 196 (10.97%) BGP
10 184 (10.30%) Internet
11 183 (10.25%) VLAN
12 172 (9.63%) OSPF
13 138 (7.73%) Wireless
14 136 (7.61%) HTTP
15 134 (7.50%) VoIP
16 131 (7.33%) Cisco ASA
17 129 (7.22%) Network Security
18 98 (5.49%) SMTP
19 92 (5.15%) LDAP
20 91 (5.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 159 (8.90%) MySQL
3 43 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 41 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 35 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 33 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 31 (1.74%) Amazon RDS
7 31 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 28 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 26 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
10 19 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (1.01%) Oracle Database
12 15 (0.84%) InfluxDB
13 14 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (0.78%) Big Data
13 14 (0.78%) RDBMS
13 14 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
14 12 (0.67%) Hadoop
15 11 (0.62%) Redis
16 9 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 140 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 77 (4.31%) Jenkins
3 70 (3.92%) TeamCity
4 59 (3.30%) JIRA
5 33 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 33 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 31 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (1.62%) Maven
7 29 (1.62%) Visual Studio Team System
8 28 (1.57%) Sonatype Nexus
9 18 (1.01%) MSI
10 17 (0.95%) Subversion
10 17 (0.95%) Vagrant
11 11 (0.62%) Artifactory
12 10 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 7 (0.39%) Burp Suite
14 6 (0.34%) Gerrit
14 6 (0.34%) Metasploit
15 5 (0.28%) Mercurial
15 5 (0.28%) MSBuild
General
1 379 (21.22%) Finance
2 126 (7.05%) Banking
3 122 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 66 (3.70%) Law
5 47 (2.63%) Legal
6 41 (2.30%) Retail
7 33 (1.85%) Investment Banking
7 33 (1.85%) Publishing
8 29 (1.62%) Marketing
9 20 (1.12%) Advertising
9 20 (1.12%) Retail Banking
10 19 (1.06%) Financial Institution
11 18 (1.01%) Back Office
11 18 (1.01%) Games
12 16 (0.90%) French Language
13 14 (0.78%) Front Office
14 13 (0.73%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.56%) Spanish Language
16 9 (0.50%) Electronics
17 6 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 289 (16.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 258 (14.45%) Support Engineer
3 208 (11.65%) Network Engineer
4 207 (11.59%) Analyst
5 163 (9.13%) Administrator
6 140 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
7 137 (7.67%) IT Support
8 134 (7.50%) DevOps Engineer
9 119 (6.66%) Systems Engineer
10 109 (6.10%) IT Engineer
11 102 (5.71%) Support Analyst
12 97 (5.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 97 (5.43%) Cloud Engineer
13 96 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
14 93 (5.21%) Linux Administrator
15 91 (5.10%) Desktop Support
16 89 (4.98%) Linux Systems Administrator
17 85 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
18 84 (4.70%) Cisco Engineer
19 74 (4.14%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (3.64%) LAMP
2 62 (3.47%) Web Services
3 54 (3.02%) .NET
4 44 (2.46%) LEMP Stack
5 43 (2.41%) HTML
6 27 (1.51%) Elastic Stack
7 25 (1.40%) CSS
8 24 (1.34%) Software Packaging
8 24 (1.34%) XML
9 22 (1.23%) JSON
9 22 (1.23%) Kafka
10 21 (1.18%) 802.1X
11 17 (0.95%) HTML5
12 16 (0.90%) CSS3
13 15 (0.84%) XMPP
14 14 (0.78%) LAPP Stack
15 13 (0.73%) RabbitMQ
15 13 (0.73%) RESTful
15 13 (0.73%) Sensu
16 12 (0.67%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 180 (10.08%) Data Centre
2 130 (7.28%) Computer Science
3 107 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (4.20%) Management Information System
5 74 (4.14%) Public Cloud
6 67 (3.75%) Replication
7 62 (3.47%) Clustering
8 61 (3.42%) Blackberry
9 40 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
10 38 (2.13%) Linux Command Line
11 37 (2.07%) Hedge funds
12 36 (2.02%) Fintech
13 30 (1.68%) iPad
13 30 (1.68%) Private Cloud
14 28 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
14 28 (1.57%) Fat Client
14 28 (1.57%) Thin Client
15 26 (1.46%) Driving Licence
16 23 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
17 20 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1081 (60.53%) Windows
2 643 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 590 (33.03%) Linux
4 362 (20.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 332 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 322 (18.03%) Windows 7
7 223 (12.49%) Windows 10
8 166 (9.29%) CentOS
9 141 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 104 (5.82%) Unix
11 103 (5.77%) Ubuntu
12 98 (5.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 95 (5.32%) Windows 8
14 59 (3.30%) Windows XP
15 56 (3.14%) Solaris
16 53 (2.97%) Mac OS X
17 48 (2.69%) Debian
18 40 (2.24%) Android
19 27 (1.51%) Windows 2000 Server
20 22 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (14.28%) ITIL
2 229 (12.82%) DevOps
3 199 (11.14%) Agile Software Development
4 169 (9.46%) Configuration Management
5 162 (9.07%) Disaster Recovery
6 124 (6.94%) High Availability
7 97 (5.43%) Open Source
8 75 (4.20%) Kalman Filter
8 75 (4.20%) Project Management
9 74 (4.14%) Migration
10 69 (3.86%) Continuous Delivery
10 69 (3.86%) Load Balancing
11 68 (3.81%) Asset Management
12 66 (3.70%) Mentoring
13 64 (3.58%) Business Continuity
13 64 (3.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 64 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
13 64 (3.58%) Time Management
14 63 (3.53%) Network Design
15 61 (3.42%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 284 (15.90%) PowerShell
2 273 (15.29%) SQL
3 255 (14.28%) Python
4 207 (11.59%) Bash Shell
5 173 (9.69%) Perl
6 141 (7.89%) Ruby
7 120 (6.72%) Java
8 87 (4.87%) PHP
9 68 (3.81%) Shell Script
10 45 (2.52%) JavaScript
11 25 (1.40%) C#
12 24 (1.34%) C
12 24 (1.34%) C++
13 23 (1.29%) Go
14 20 (1.12%) T-SQL
15 15 (0.84%) VBScript
16 12 (0.67%) Groovy
17 11 (0.62%) VB
18 10 (0.56%) PL/SQL
19 7 (0.39%) Korn
Qualifications
1 271 (15.17%) Cisco Certification
2 228 (12.77%) Degree
3 202 (11.31%) CCNA
4 186 (10.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 153 (8.57%) CCNP
6 142 (7.95%) MCSE
7 69 (3.86%) MCSA
8 60 (3.36%) MCP
9 59 (3.30%) Computer Science Degree
10 50 (2.80%) CCIE
11 46 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 38 (2.13%) CCSA
13 31 (1.74%) JNCIP
13 31 (1.74%) MCITP
14 30 (1.68%) Check Point Certification
14 30 (1.68%) JNCIS
15 29 (1.62%) CCSE
16 25 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
17 20 (1.12%) Security Cleared
18 16 (0.90%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.26%) SLA
2 38 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (1.57%) QA
4 19 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.39%) GCP
6 7 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.17%) DO-178B
7 3 (0.17%) GDPR
7 3 (0.17%) HIPAA
7 3 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
7 3 (0.17%) PMO
7 3 (0.17%) SSAE 16
8 2 (0.11%) COBIT
9 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
System Software
1 954 (53.42%) Active Directory
2 487 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 219 (12.26%) Hyper-V
4 154 (8.62%) XenApp
5 147 (8.23%) Docker
6 129 (7.22%) VMware ESXi
7 115 (6.44%) vSphere
8 83 (4.65%) Virtual Machines
9 76 (4.26%) XenDesktop
10 75 (4.20%) NFS
11 55 (3.08%) iptables
11 55 (3.08%) XenServer
12 40 (2.24%) Virtual Servers
13 27 (1.51%) VMware Workstation
14 23 (1.29%) Terminal Services
15 22 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
16 19 (1.06%) Firmware
16 19 (1.06%) KVM
16 19 (1.06%) Xen
17 17 (0.95%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 247 (13.83%) Puppet
2 196 (10.97%) Ansible
3 177 (9.91%) SCCM
4 158 (8.85%) Opscode Chef
5 138 (7.73%) Nagios
6 69 (3.86%) SCOM
7 66 (3.70%) Kubernetes
8 64 (3.58%) Backup Exec
9 54 (3.02%) WSUS
10 44 (2.46%) Terraform
10 44 (2.46%) vCenter Server
11 40 (2.24%) Cacti
12 36 (2.02%) Microsoft Clustering
13 33 (1.85%) Salt
14 28 (1.57%) AirWatch
14 28 (1.57%) Rundeck
14 28 (1.57%) SolarWinds Orion
15 25 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
16 23 (1.29%) HAProxy
17 22 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 713 (39.92%) Microsoft
2 702 (39.31%) VMware
3 566 (31.69%) Cisco
4 342 (19.15%) Citrix
5 220 (12.32%) HP
6 123 (6.89%) CheckPoint
6 123 (6.89%) Red Hat
7 121 (6.77%) Juniper
8 100 (5.60%) NetApp
9 97 (5.43%) Dell
10 82 (4.59%) F5
11 77 (4.31%) Splunk
12 76 (4.26%) EMC
12 76 (4.26%) Veeam
13 73 (4.09%) Oracle
14 70 (3.92%) Palo Alto
15 66 (3.70%) Symantec
16 62 (3.47%) Reuters
17 58 (3.25%) IBM
18 57 (3.19%) Bloomberg