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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 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > North East
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 64 60 58
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +14
Permanent jobs citing DNS 55 46 29
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 3.30% 3.96% 3.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.31% 25.70% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 50 40 23
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,250 £26,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £26,438 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,608 £41,750 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.53% +19.29% -15.06%
75th Percentile £40,462 £52,813 £43,750
90th Percentile £46,250 £57,500 £51,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 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 236 179 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.14% 15.39% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 144 116 122
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £22,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £28,625 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
75th Percentile £43,750 £51,063 £44,688
90th Percentile £54,625 £70,625 £50,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in the North East.

Salary trend for DNS in the North East

DNS
Salary Histogram in the North East

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in the North East over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

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 3 July 2022. 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
Jobs
Durham +5 29 £40,000 +20.30% 1
Tyne and Wear -18 25 £37,000 -16.15% 8
Northumberland - 1 - -
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, 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 North East region with a requirement for DNS.

1 51 (92.73%) DHCP
2 39 (70.91%) Active Directory
3 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 34 (61.82%) Windows
5 31 (56.36%) ITIL
5 31 (56.36%) WAN
5 31 (56.36%) Windows Server
6 30 (54.55%) LAN
7 26 (47.27%) TCP/IP
8 25 (45.45%) Azure
9 22 (40.00%) VMware
9 22 (40.00%) Degree
9 22 (40.00%) Mathematics
9 22 (40.00%) Computer Science
10 20 (36.36%) WSUS
10 20 (36.36%) PowerShell
10 20 (36.36%) Citrix
11 19 (34.55%) Firewall
11 19 (34.55%) Cisco
11 19 (34.55%) vSphere
11 19 (34.55%) High Availability
12 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2016
12 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (32.73%) Hyper-V
12 18 (32.73%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (30.91%) CCNA
13 17 (30.91%) XenApp
13 17 (30.91%) Incident Management

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 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.64%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (45.45%) Azure
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (10.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (9.09%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.82%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (92.73%) DHCP
2 31 (56.36%) WAN
3 30 (54.55%) LAN
4 26 (47.27%) TCP/IP
5 19 (34.55%) Firewall
6 14 (25.45%) Unified Communications
6 14 (25.45%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (25.45%) Wireless
7 13 (23.64%) Fibre Channel
8 12 (21.82%) BGP
9 11 (20.00%) Ethernet
9 11 (20.00%) SSL
10 9 (16.36%) 3G
10 9 (16.36%) DDNS
10 9 (16.36%) DSL
10 9 (16.36%) ISDN
10 9 (16.36%) MPLS
10 9 (16.36%) OSPF
10 9 (16.36%) SAN
10 9 (16.36%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (12.73%) Social Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Network Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Administrator
2 13 (23.64%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (23.64%) VMWare Administrator
2 13 (23.64%) Wintel Administrator
2 13 (23.64%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Firewall Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Juniper Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.45%) Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) IT Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) IT Support
5 3 (5.45%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) PKI
2 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.36%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Cyberattack
3 2 (3.64%) User Experience
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 34 (61.82%) Windows
2 31 (56.36%) Windows Server
3 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2016
4 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (16.36%) Linux
5 9 (16.36%) Unix
6 3 (5.45%) Android
7 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (56.36%) ITIL
2 22 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 22 (40.00%) Mathematics
3 19 (34.55%) High Availability
4 18 (32.73%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (30.91%) Incident Management
5 17 (30.91%) Patch Management
6 15 (27.27%) Security Patching
7 12 (21.82%) Load Balancing
8 9 (16.36%) Adaptive Security
8 9 (16.36%) Change Control
8 9 (16.36%) Information Management
8 9 (16.36%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (16.36%) Network Design
8 9 (16.36%) Operations Management
8 9 (16.36%) WAN Optimisation
8 9 (16.36%) Web Filtering
9 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (7.27%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 20 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 15 (27.27%) C#
2 15 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) SQL
3 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.82%) VB
3 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (40.00%) Degree
2 17 (30.91%) CCNA
2 17 (30.91%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (21.82%) CCNP
4 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) GDPR
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (70.91%) Active Directory
2 19 (34.55%) vSphere
3 18 (32.73%) Hyper-V
3 18 (32.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (30.91%) XenApp
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.82%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (1.82%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (36.36%) WSUS
2 13 (23.64%) NetBackup
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (16.36%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (5.45%) SCCM
5 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (3.64%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (3.64%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.82%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.00%) VMware
3 20 (36.36%) Citrix
4 19 (34.55%) Cisco
5 13 (23.64%) Veritas
6 12 (21.82%) F5
7 9 (16.36%) Barracuda Networks
7 9 (16.36%) Forcepoint
7 9 (16.36%) Juniper
7 9 (16.36%) Palo Alto
7 9 (16.36%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.45%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.45%) Meraki
8 3 (5.45%) Veeam
9 2 (3.64%) Aruba
9 2 (3.64%) Ivanti
10 1 (1.82%) Mitel
10 1 (1.82%) Zerto