Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 71 96 50
Rank change year-on-year +25 -46 +38
Permanent jobs citing DNS 39 31 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.09% 1.85% 4.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.94% 13.08% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 55
North East median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% +41.67% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £26,250 £19,000
90th Percentile £59,893 £65,000 £41,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 261 237 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.68% 14.12% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 178 204 193
North East median annual salary £37,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.43% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £22,000 £20,813 £21,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £47,250
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +32 31 £43,958 +35.25% 11
Durham +2 8 £36,000 -1.37% 3
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 21 (53.85%) Office 365
3 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
4 16 (41.03%) Migration
4 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
5 14 (35.90%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Office
6 13 (33.33%) DHCP
6 13 (33.33%) Billing
7 11 (28.21%) WAN
8 10 (25.64%) VMware
8 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 9 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
9 9 (23.08%) Firewall
9 9 (23.08%) LAN
10 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (17.95%) Cisco
11 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.95%) Linux
11 7 (17.95%) Technical Leadership
12 6 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
12 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
12 6 (15.38%) IaaS
12 6 (15.38%) PaaS
12 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
13 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008

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 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (53.85%) Office 365
2 6 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (15.38%) IaaS
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.38%) PaaS
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
4 1 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.56%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.56%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (33.33%) DHCP
2 11 (28.21%) WAN
3 9 (23.08%) Firewall
3 9 (23.08%) LAN
4 4 (10.26%) Network Security
4 4 (10.26%) VPN
5 3 (7.69%) BGP
5 3 (7.69%) NAS
5 3 (7.69%) OSPF
5 3 (7.69%) SAN
5 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.13%) Skype
6 2 (5.13%) SSH
6 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.13%) WLAN
7 1 (2.56%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Firepower
7 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.56%) Extranet
7 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (33.33%) Billing
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Analyst
3 7 (17.95%) IT Support
3 7 (17.95%) Office 365 Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Junior
4 6 (15.38%) Junior Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Active Directory Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Active Directory Support
5 5 (12.82%) Active Directory Support Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Cloud Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) IT Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) IT Support Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.82%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server
3 7 (17.95%) Linux
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.26%) AIX
5 4 (10.26%) Unix
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Migration
2 14 (35.90%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (25.64%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (23.08%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (17.95%) Technical Leadership
6 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 5 (12.82%) Coaching
8 4 (10.26%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.26%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.69%) Analytics
9 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure as Code
9 3 (7.69%) ITIL
9 3 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
9 3 (7.69%) SOA
10 2 (5.13%) Email Filtering
10 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (5.13%) Server Management
10 2 (5.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) Python
3 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) AWS Certification
1 4 (10.26%) MCSA
1 4 (10.26%) MCSE
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) CCDP
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CCIE
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (48.72%) Active Directory
2 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.56%) DFS Replication
5 1 (2.56%) Docker
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Ansible
1 4 (10.26%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) Terraform
3 2 (5.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) CASB
4 1 (2.56%) Forum Sentry
4 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) VMware
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Ivanti
5 2 (5.13%) McAfee
6 1 (2.56%) BMC
6 1 (2.56%) Dell
6 1 (2.56%) F5
6 1 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (2.56%) HP
6 1 (2.56%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.56%) Meraki
6 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) Sage
6 1 (2.56%) SAP