Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > North East
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 66 44 90
Rank change year-on-year -22 +46 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 46 41 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 3.44% 4.38% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.47% 31.78% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 12
10th Percentile £26,000 £19,000 £21,550
25th Percentile £32,313 £30,175 £22,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £40,000 £34,750
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11% -22.78%
75th Percentile £40,313 £43,875 £43,124
90th Percentile £45,000 £50,000 £43,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% -4.65%

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 249 129 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.62% 13.77% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 153 104 127
10th Percentile £22,100 £22,825 £22,000
25th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.25% -1.23% +1.25%
75th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £58,247
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 +8 31 £35,000 +9.38% 4
Tyne and Wear -38 15 £26,000 -35.00% 8
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 36 (78.26%) DHCP
2 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
3 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
4 31 (67.39%) Windows
5 28 (60.87%) Windows Server
6 23 (50.00%) WAN
6 23 (50.00%) VMware
7 22 (47.83%) LAN
7 22 (47.83%) TCP/IP
8 20 (43.48%) ITIL
8 20 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (41.30%) Degree
9 19 (41.30%) Computer Science
10 18 (39.13%) Mathematics
10 18 (39.13%) vSphere
11 16 (34.78%) Azure
11 16 (34.78%) Firewall
12 15 (32.61%) Citrix
12 15 (32.61%) Social Skills
13 14 (30.43%) XenApp
13 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
13 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (30.43%) Cisco
13 14 (30.43%) Management Information System
13 14 (30.43%) WSUS
14 13 (28.26%) Information Management
14 13 (28.26%) Wireless
14 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
14 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2016
15 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification

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 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.52%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
3 2 (4.35%) JBoss
3 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.78%) Azure
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (6.52%) Serverless
4 2 (4.35%) AWS
4 2 (4.35%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (2.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.17%) GitHub
5 1 (2.17%) GitHub Actions
5 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (78.26%) DHCP
2 23 (50.00%) WAN
3 22 (47.83%) LAN
3 22 (47.83%) TCP/IP
4 16 (34.78%) Firewall
5 13 (28.26%) Wireless
6 12 (26.09%) BGP
7 10 (21.74%) Fibre Channel
7 10 (21.74%) SAN
8 9 (19.57%) VLAN
9 8 (17.39%) 3G
9 8 (17.39%) DDNS
9 8 (17.39%) DSL
9 8 (17.39%) Ethernet
9 8 (17.39%) IPsec
9 8 (17.39%) ISDN
9 8 (17.39%) MPLS
9 8 (17.39%) OSPF
9 8 (17.39%) TACACS
9 8 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) JIRA
2 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (32.61%) Social Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Administrator
2 10 (21.74%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) IT Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) IT Support
2 10 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (21.74%) Wintel Administrator
2 10 (21.74%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 8 (17.39%) Firewall Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Juniper Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) VMWare Administrator
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) IT Technician
8 2 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) Velocity
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
3 8 (17.39%) PKI
4 5 (10.87%) Renewable Energy
4 5 (10.87%) Replication
4 5 (10.87%) User Experience
5 2 (4.35%) Cloud Native
6 1 (2.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Windows Server
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2016
5 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (21.74%) Linux
6 10 (21.74%) Unix
7 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.17%) Android
9 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) ITIL
2 19 (41.30%) Computer Science
3 18 (39.13%) Mathematics
4 13 (28.26%) Information Management
5 11 (23.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (23.91%) High Availability
5 11 (23.91%) Incident Management
5 11 (23.91%) Patch Management
5 11 (23.91%) Security Patching
6 10 (21.74%) Load Balancing
7 9 (19.57%) Operations Management
8 8 (17.39%) Adaptive Security
8 8 (17.39%) Change Control
8 8 (17.39%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (17.39%) Network Design
8 8 (17.39%) WAN Optimisation
8 8 (17.39%) Web Filtering
9 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (15.22%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (13.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 11 (23.91%) C#
2 11 (23.91%) VB.NET
3 5 (10.87%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Bash
4 2 (4.35%) C-shell
4 2 (4.35%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) Python
4 2 (4.35%) R
4 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Degree
2 12 (26.09%) CCNA
2 12 (26.09%) CCNP
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.87%) MCSA
3 5 (10.87%) MCSE
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.17%) AWS Certification
6 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (2.17%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) SOC 2
System Software
1 35 (76.09%) Active Directory
2 20 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (39.13%) vSphere
4 14 (30.43%) Hyper-V
4 14 (30.43%) XenApp
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.35%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 2 (4.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) WSUS
2 10 (21.74%) NetBackup
3 9 (19.57%) SCCM
4 8 (17.39%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (17.39%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (4.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (2.17%) Ansible
6 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.17%) Puppet
6 1 (2.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (32.61%) Citrix
4 14 (30.43%) Cisco
5 10 (21.74%) Veritas
6 8 (17.39%) Barracuda Networks
6 8 (17.39%) F5
6 8 (17.39%) Forcepoint
6 8 (17.39%) Juniper
6 8 (17.39%) Palo Alto
6 8 (17.39%) SolarWinds
7 7 (15.22%) Veeam
8 5 (10.87%) Dell
8 5 (10.87%) Fortinet
8 5 (10.87%) Meraki
9 3 (6.52%) Ivanti
10 2 (4.35%) Mitel
11 1 (2.17%) Avaya
11 1 (2.17%) QNAP
11 1 (2.17%) Sophos