Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > North East
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 84 72
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 20 27 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.80% 1.94% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 14.52% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 37
North East median annual salary £36,000 £41,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.73% +65.00% -26.47%
10th Percentile £21,475 £25,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £59,365 £66,250 £39,400
England median annual salary £41,375 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.65% - +3.66%

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 150 186 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.46% 13.34% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 119 162 227
North East median annual salary £39,087 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.68% - -
10th Percentile £21,900 £21,275 £21,400
90th Percentile £58,191 £52,500 £52,654
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 11 November 2019.

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 11 November 2019. 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 +28 17 £42,500 +21.43% 12
Durham -3 3 £23,000 -36.99% 1
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (60.00%) WAN
4 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) DHCP
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (35.00%) LAN
5 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) Public Sector
6 6 (30.00%) Office 365
6 6 (30.00%) VPN
6 6 (30.00%) Firewall
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) Network Security
6 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 5 (25.00%) OSPF
7 5 (25.00%) BGP
7 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 5 (25.00%) Coaching
7 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing

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 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Azure
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
2 1 (5.00%) PaaS
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) WAN
2 8 (40.00%) DHCP
3 7 (35.00%) LAN
4 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) Network Security
4 6 (30.00%) VPN
5 5 (25.00%) BGP
5 5 (25.00%) OSPF
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.00%) SSH
7 1 (5.00%) BIG-IP
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.00%) Skype
7 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.00%) VLAN
7 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (30.00%) Public Sector
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) IT Support
4 3 (15.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
1 13 (65.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Coaching
3 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (15.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 3 (15.00%) Document Management
5 3 (15.00%) Email Filtering
5 3 (15.00%) High Availability
5 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (15.00%) Server Management
5 3 (15.00%) Server Patching
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Break/Fix
6 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCDP
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Ivanti
3 3 (15.00%) McAfee
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) BMC
5 1 (5.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.00%) Meraki
5 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto