DNS Jobs in the North of England

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > North of England

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
2 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 110 156 133
Rank change year-on-year +46 -23 -38
Permanent jobs citing DNS 341 398 472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 2.44% 2.23% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.15% 15.19% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 285 286 404
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £30,500 £33,750 £29,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% -2.44% +9.33%
75th Percentile £50,250 £53,563 £52,000
90th Percentile £67,968 £63,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North of England

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 of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,781 2,620 2,901
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 12.72% 14.66% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,419 1,358 1,786
10th Percentile £26,200 £25,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,760 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.44% - -
75th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £49,000 £51,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -4.85% - +3.00%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in the North of England

DNS
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for DNS in the North of England

DNS
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in the North of England over the 6 months to 2 March 2024.

Salary histogram for DNS in the North of England

DNS
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the North of England region over the 6 months to 2 March 2024. 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
North West +33 184 £43,500 -3.33% 53
Yorkshire +65 108 £32,500 -8.06% 29
North East +20 53 £42,000 +12.00% 10
DNS
England

DNS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 106 (31.09%) Microsoft Exchange
2 42 (12.32%) SharePoint
3 13 (3.81%) IIS
4 5 (1.47%) Confluence
5 4 (1.17%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.59%) CMS
6 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 40 (11.73%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (0.29%) Salesforce CRM
Cloud Services
1 198 (58.06%) Azure
1 198 (58.06%) Microsoft 365
2 71 (20.82%) AWS
3 62 (18.18%) Entra ID
4 22 (6.45%) Power Platform
5 17 (4.99%) IaaS
5 17 (4.99%) OneDrive
6 14 (4.11%) Azure Key Vault
7 13 (3.81%) AWS KMS
7 13 (3.81%) GCP
8 12 (3.52%) PaaS
9 11 (3.23%) OpenShift
10 10 (2.93%) Azure DevOps
11 7 (2.05%) PowerApps
12 5 (1.47%) SaaS
13 4 (1.17%) Azure Data Factory
13 4 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (1.17%) GitHub
13 4 (1.17%) Matillion
13 4 (1.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 251 (73.61%) DHCP
2 98 (28.74%) Firewall
3 78 (22.87%) WAN
4 77 (22.58%) TCP/IP
5 75 (21.99%) VPN
6 63 (18.48%) LAN
7 34 (9.97%) Wi-Fi
8 30 (8.80%) VLAN
9 28 (8.21%) VoIP
9 28 (8.21%) Wireless
10 25 (7.33%) SSL
11 23 (6.74%) Internet
12 22 (6.45%) SAN
13 20 (5.87%) HTTP
13 20 (5.87%) SD-WAN
14 19 (5.57%) Network Security
15 15 (4.40%) Remote Desktop
16 12 (3.52%) DKIM
16 12 (3.52%) DMARC
17 11 (3.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.11%) MySQL
3 13 (3.81%) Amazon RDS
4 11 (3.23%) Power BI
5 7 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.29%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (2.35%) JIRA
2 4 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.29%) Git
4 1 (0.29%) GitLab
General
1 75 (21.99%) Social Skills
2 35 (10.26%) Finance
3 20 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (5.57%) Retail
5 13 (3.81%) Public Sector
6 11 (3.23%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.35%) Law
7 8 (2.35%) Legal
7 8 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (1.76%) French Language
8 6 (1.76%) German Language
8 6 (1.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 6 (1.76%) Italian Language
8 6 (1.76%) Portuguese Language
8 6 (1.76%) Spanish Language
8 6 (1.76%) Swedish Language
8 6 (1.76%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.76%) Turkish Language
9 5 (1.47%) Banking
10 4 (1.17%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 94 (27.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 52 (15.25%) Support Engineer
3 50 (14.66%) Analyst
4 49 (14.37%) IT Support
5 38 (11.14%) IT Engineer
6 32 (9.38%) Senior
7 24 (7.04%) Cloud Engineer
7 24 (7.04%) IT Support Engineer
8 23 (6.74%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (6.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 22 (6.45%) Network Engineer
10 21 (6.16%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
10 21 (6.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (4.99%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (4.99%) IT Technician
12 16 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 15 (4.40%) IT Analyst
13 15 (4.40%) Service Desk Analyst
13 15 (4.40%) Support Analyst
13 15 (4.40%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.76%) LDAP
2 4 (1.17%) .NET
2 4 (1.17%) CSS
2 4 (1.17%) HTML
2 4 (1.17%) jQuery
2 4 (1.17%) JWT
2 4 (1.17%) React
2 4 (1.17%) RESTful
2 4 (1.17%) Vue
3 3 (0.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.88%) MFC
4 2 (0.59%) AngularJS
4 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (0.59%) JSON
4 2 (0.59%) Node.js
4 2 (0.59%) REST
4 2 (0.59%) Sass
4 2 (0.59%) Tailwind CSS
4 2 (0.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (0.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.74%) Public Cloud
2 17 (4.99%) Driving Licence
3 16 (4.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 15 (4.40%) PKI
5 13 (3.81%) Clustering
5 13 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.23%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.93%) Cyberattack
8 8 (2.35%) Fat Client
8 8 (2.35%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.35%) PMI
8 8 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (2.35%) Thin Client
9 7 (2.05%) Onboarding
9 7 (2.05%) Replication
10 4 (1.17%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (1.17%) Housing Association
11 3 (0.88%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
12 2 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 231 (67.74%) Windows
2 149 (43.70%) Windows Server
3 53 (15.54%) Linux
4 48 (14.08%) Windows Server 2016
5 43 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (10.26%) Windows 10
7 28 (8.21%) Windows Server 2019
8 19 (5.57%) Android
9 13 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (2.93%) Unix
10 10 (2.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (2.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (2.35%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.35%) Windows 7
12 7 (2.05%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.88%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.59%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (35.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 73 (21.41%) ITIL
3 65 (19.06%) Disaster Recovery
4 49 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
5 33 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
5 33 (9.68%) Customer Service
6 31 (9.09%) DevOps
7 30 (8.80%) Cybersecurity
8 29 (8.50%) Agile
9 28 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 27 (7.92%) Mentoring
11 25 (7.33%) Server Management
12 23 (6.74%) Migration
13 21 (6.16%) Incident Management
13 21 (6.16%) Information Security
13 21 (6.16%) SIEM
14 20 (5.87%) Proactive Monitoring
15 18 (5.28%) Coaching
16 17 (4.99%) Cloud Security
16 17 (4.99%) Customer Experience
Programming Languages
1 64 (18.77%) PowerShell
2 30 (8.80%) SQL
3 27 (7.92%) Python
4 16 (4.69%) Bash
5 13 (3.81%) Java
6 8 (2.35%) C#
7 7 (2.05%) VBScript
8 5 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.88%) Go
9 3 (0.88%) Ruby
10 2 (0.59%) XAML
11 1 (0.29%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.29%) DataFlex
11 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (9.38%) Degree
2 15 (4.40%) Azure Certification
3 12 (3.52%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.35%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.76%) Network+ Certification
6 6 (1.76%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.47%) A+ Certification
7 5 (1.47%) CCNA
7 5 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.47%) DBS Check
8 4 (1.17%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.88%) HNC
9 3 (0.88%) HND
9 3 (0.88%) MCP
10 2 (0.59%) CCNP
10 2 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.21%) SLA
2 5 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.59%) NIST
4 1 (0.29%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 246 (72.14%) Active Directory
2 85 (24.93%) Hyper-V
3 81 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (6.16%) Virtual Machines
5 17 (4.99%) Docker
6 14 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (4.11%) vSphere
7 10 (2.93%) Firmware
7 10 (2.93%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (2.64%) XenApp
9 6 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (1.47%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.59%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 63 (18.48%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (5.87%) Kubernetes
2 20 (5.87%) Terraform
3 17 (4.99%) Ansible
3 17 (4.99%) SCOM
4 15 (4.40%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 15 (4.40%) FortiGate
4 15 (4.40%) SCCM
5 14 (4.11%) Single Sign-On
6 13 (3.81%) Failover Clustering
7 12 (3.52%) CA Single Sign-On
7 12 (3.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 12 (3.52%) Puppet
8 10 (2.93%) CASB
8 10 (2.93%) WSUS
9 8 (2.35%) Opsgenie
9 8 (2.35%) VxRail
9 8 (2.35%) ZABBIX
10 5 (1.47%) EdgeSight
11 3 (0.88%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 191 (56.01%) Microsoft
2 110 (32.26%) VMware
3 64 (18.77%) Cisco
4 56 (16.42%) Citrix
5 36 (10.56%) Veeam
6 18 (5.28%) ServiceNow
7 17 (4.99%) CA
8 15 (4.40%) Apple
8 15 (4.40%) Fortinet
8 15 (4.40%) SolarWinds
9 13 (3.81%) Aruba
9 13 (3.81%) Dell
9 13 (3.81%) Red Hat
10 12 (3.52%) CyberArk
10 12 (3.52%) Meraki
11 10 (2.93%) Barracuda Networks
11 10 (2.93%) Commvault
11 10 (2.93%) Kaseya
12 8 (2.35%) F5
12 8 (2.35%) NetApp