Period
to 2 August 2021

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 2 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > North East
6 months to
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 59 46 65
Rank change year-on-year -13 +19 +28
Permanent jobs citing DNS 46 29 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 3.95% 3.69% 3.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.21% 23.97% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 41 23 27
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,750 £21,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £33,500 £22,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% -7.06%
75th Percentile £47,500 £44,500 £49,375
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,100 £59,761
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 190 121 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.30% 15.41% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 133 103 167
10th Percentile £24,300 £22,750 £22,000
25th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £29,558
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £51,000 £43,750 £47,525
90th Percentile £67,500 £50,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 2 August 2021.

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 2 August 2021. 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 -12 33 £43,750 +2.94% 10
Durham +13 12 £33,250 -5.00% 5
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 2 August 2021, 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 33 (71.74%) Windows
2 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
3 27 (58.70%) DHCP
4 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 24 (52.17%) Firewall
5 24 (52.17%) Microsoft 365
6 23 (50.00%) VMware
7 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (45.65%) Azure
7 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
8 20 (43.48%) Hyper-V
9 19 (41.30%) AWS
10 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
11 14 (30.43%) Citrix
11 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
12 13 (28.26%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (26.09%) SQL
14 11 (23.91%) ITIL
14 11 (23.91%) Linux
14 11 (23.91%) SSL
14 11 (23.91%) Windows 10
14 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (21.74%) Virtual Desktop
16 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 9 (19.57%) Veeam
16 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
16 9 (19.57%) vSphere
16 9 (19.57%) Project Management
16 9 (19.57%) VPN

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 5 (10.87%) IIS
1 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) Confluence
3 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft 365
2 21 (45.65%) Azure
3 19 (41.30%) AWS
4 6 (13.04%) OneDrive
5 4 (8.70%) GCP
6 3 (6.52%) IaaS
6 3 (6.52%) SaaS
7 2 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (2.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (58.70%) DHCP
2 24 (52.17%) Firewall
3 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
4 11 (23.91%) SSL
5 9 (19.57%) VPN
5 9 (19.57%) Wireless
6 8 (17.39%) VLAN
6 8 (17.39%) WAN
7 7 (15.22%) LAN
8 6 (13.04%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (13.04%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (8.70%) HTTP
9 4 (8.70%) SMTP
10 3 (6.52%) BGP
10 3 (6.52%) IPv4
10 3 (6.52%) IPv6
10 3 (6.52%) Network Security
10 3 (6.52%) OSPF
10 3 (6.52%) SAN
10 3 (6.52%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Social Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.17%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (13.04%) IT Manager
4 5 (10.87%) Cloud Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Service Manager
5 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) IT Services Manager
5 4 (8.70%) IT Technical Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Services Manager
6 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) HP Storage
2 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) BYOD
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Windows Server
3 11 (23.91%) Linux
3 11 (23.91%) Windows 10
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (19.57%) Windows 7
6 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (13.04%) Windows 8
7 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (4.35%) CentOS
10 2 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.17%) Debian
11 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (23.91%) ITIL
3 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 9 (19.57%) Project Management
4 6 (13.04%) Application Packaging
4 6 (13.04%) Change Management
4 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
4 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 6 (13.04%) Project Delivery
4 6 (13.04%) Resource Allocation
5 5 (10.87%) IT Strategy
5 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.70%) ITSM
6 4 (8.70%) Storage Management
6 4 (8.70%) Time Management
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps
7 3 (6.52%) ERP
7 3 (6.52%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) PowerShell
2 12 (26.09%) SQL
3 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
3 5 (10.87%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) PHP
4 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) MCSE
3 3 (6.52%) MCITP
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 21 (45.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (43.48%) Hyper-V
4 10 (21.74%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (19.57%) vSphere
6 5 (10.87%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.35%) Docker
7 2 (4.35%) Postfix
7 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.17%) NFS
8 1 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Ansible
1 5 (10.87%) WSUS
2 3 (6.52%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.52%) Puppet
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 2 (4.35%) Packer
3 2 (4.35%) Terraform
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (50.00%) VMware
3 14 (30.43%) Citrix
4 9 (19.57%) Veeam
5 7 (15.22%) Cisco
6 6 (13.04%) Zerto
7 5 (10.87%) HP
8 3 (6.52%) Aruba
8 3 (6.52%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.52%) Infoblox
8 3 (6.52%) Palo Alto
9 2 (4.35%) Asigra
9 2 (4.35%) New Relic
9 2 (4.35%) Oracle
9 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.17%) Apple
10 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
10 1 (2.17%) NetApp
10 1 (2.17%) Sophos
10 1 (2.17%) Veritas