Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 77 106
Rank change year-on-year +7 +29 -13
Permanent jobs citing DNS 42 45 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.03% 2.97% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.56% 19.07% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41 39 12
North East median annual salary £25,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.47% +4.62% +18.18%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,500 £22,035
90th Percentile £40,000 £44,000 £52,413
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 the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 270 236 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.47% 15.59% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 243 207 95
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £21,750 £24,750 £21,450
90th Percentile £52,807 £60,054 £52,942
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in the North East

DNS
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in the North East.

Salary trend for DNS in the North East

DNS
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in the North East over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in the North East

DNS
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 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
Tyne and Wear +7 32 £25,000 -26.47% 5
Durham -14 5 £20,000 -31.03%
Teesside - 1 £36,500 -
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 North East region with a requirement for DNS.

1 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 34 (80.95%) DHCP
2 34 (80.95%) Active Directory
3 30 (71.43%) VMware
4 27 (64.29%) Windows Server
5 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (57.14%) MS Exchange
6 20 (47.62%) Cisco
6 20 (47.62%) Firewall
7 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
7 19 (45.24%) SAN
7 19 (45.24%) SMTP
7 19 (45.24%) ITIL
8 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
8 17 (40.48%) Citrix
9 15 (35.71%) VLAN
10 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 14 (33.33%) WAN
11 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (30.95%) Office 365
12 12 (28.57%) XenApp
12 12 (28.57%) PowerShell
13 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 11 (26.19%) IPFIX
13 11 (26.19%) VoIP
13 11 (26.19%) SNMP
13 11 (26.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 10 (23.81%) LAN
14 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 24 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.76%) Apache
5 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.76%) iPlanet
5 2 (4.76%) JBoss
5 2 (4.76%) MQSeries
5 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (30.95%) Office 365
2 8 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.38%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (80.95%) DHCP
2 20 (47.62%) Firewall
3 19 (45.24%) SAN
3 19 (45.24%) SMTP
4 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
5 15 (35.71%) VLAN
6 14 (33.33%) WAN
7 11 (26.19%) IPFIX
7 11 (26.19%) SNMP
7 11 (26.19%) VoIP
8 10 (23.81%) LAN
9 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (19.05%) WLAN
10 7 (16.67%) VPN
11 6 (14.29%) NAS
12 4 (9.52%) Remote Desktop
13 3 (7.14%) DMZ
13 3 (7.14%) NetScaler
14 2 (4.76%) DAB
14 2 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (23.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) IT Technician
6 4 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (7.14%) IT Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) IT Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Operations Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Juniper Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) WAP
2 3 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (4.76%) J2EE
3 2 (4.76%) Software Packaging
4 1 (2.38%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (7.14%) Life Science
2 3 (7.14%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) CESG
4 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 37 (88.10%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (14.29%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Unix
7 3 (7.14%) CentOS
7 3 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.76%) AIX
8 2 (4.76%) HPUX
8 2 (4.76%) Solaris
8 2 (4.76%) SUSE
8 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) ITIL
2 7 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 6 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 5 (11.90%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.14%) Change Control
5 3 (7.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (7.14%) OpenUP
5 3 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (4.76%) High Availability
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.76%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (4.76%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 2 (4.76%) C
3 2 (4.76%) C-shell
3 2 (4.76%) Korn
3 2 (4.76%) Perl
3 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) OCA
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle Certification
2 5 (11.90%) CCNA
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.14%) HND
3 3 (7.14%) MCSA
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) CCNP
4 2 (4.76%) CISSP
4 2 (4.76%) Degree
4 2 (4.76%) MCSE
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (2.38%) CISM
5 1 (2.38%) CITP
5 1 (2.38%) IISP
5 1 (2.38%) ISSAP
5 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) COBIT
2 1 (2.38%) GDPR
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 34 (80.95%) Active Directory
2 24 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 12 (28.57%) XenApp
5 8 (19.05%) DFS Replication
6 3 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (4.76%) KVM
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (4.76%) Samba
7 2 (4.76%) Terminal Services
7 2 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 8 (19.05%) Backup Exec
2 8 (19.05%) WSUS
3 3 (7.14%) SCCM
4 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 2 (4.76%) OpenView
4 2 (4.76%) XenMobile
5 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.38%) Puppet
5 1 (2.38%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) SCOrch
5 1 (2.38%) SCSM
5 1 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) VMware
2 20 (47.62%) Cisco
3 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
4 17 (40.48%) Citrix
5 8 (19.05%) Veritas
6 6 (14.29%) arcserve
6 6 (14.29%) CA
6 6 (14.29%) Sophos
6 6 (14.29%) Symantec
6 6 (14.29%) Veeam
7 5 (11.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.76%) Brocade
8 2 (4.76%) Cognos
8 2 (4.76%) F5
8 2 (4.76%) HP
8 2 (4.76%) Juniper
8 2 (4.76%) Opsware
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle
8 2 (4.76%) PlateSpin
8 2 (4.76%) Sun