Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 53 49
Rank change year-on-year +14 -4 +32
Permanent jobs citing DNS 56 58 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 5.07% 4.30% 4.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.82% 26.24% 26.45%
Number of salaries quoted 44 102 51
Northamptonshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £21,250 £31,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £67,500 £45,000
East Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% +20.97%

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 176 221 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 15.93% 16.38% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 132 169 214
Northamptonshire median annual salary £41,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.70% -8.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £49,250 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £38,250 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -4.38% +5.26% +8.57%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Northamptonshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Northamptonshire.

Salary trend for DNS in Northamptonshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Northamptonshire

DNS
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Northampton +12 29 £35,000 +3.70% 2
Brackley +5 9 £55,000 +69.23%
Wellingborough - 6 - -
Corby - 3 £32,500 -
Daventry - 3 £22,000 -
Kettering -3 1 £27,500 -54.17%
DNS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 54 (96.43%) Active Directory
2 47 (83.93%) Windows
3 44 (78.57%) DHCP
4 27 (48.21%) VMware
5 26 (46.43%) SCCM
6 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
7 23 (41.07%) Hyper-V
8 22 (39.29%) MS Exchange
8 22 (39.29%) TCP/IP
9 21 (37.50%) Windows Server
10 19 (33.93%) Cisco
10 19 (33.93%) ITIL
11 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (26.79%) PowerShell
13 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (26.79%) Firewall
14 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
14 14 (25.00%) Office 365
15 13 (23.21%) SAN
15 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (21.43%) Windows 10
17 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
17 11 (19.64%) VLAN
17 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2003
17 11 (19.64%) Citrix
18 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Storage
18 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
18 10 (17.86%) Windows 8

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 22 (39.29%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (10.71%) IIS
6 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.57%) Apache
7 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.57%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.79%) Confluence
8 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Office 365
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon S3
4 2 (3.57%) SaaS
4 2 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 44 (78.57%) DHCP
2 22 (39.29%) TCP/IP
3 15 (26.79%) Firewall
4 13 (23.21%) SAN
5 11 (19.64%) VLAN
6 9 (16.07%) LAN
7 7 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (8.93%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (8.93%) WAN
9 4 (7.14%) BGP
9 4 (7.14%) Ethernet
9 4 (7.14%) MPLS
9 4 (7.14%) OSPF
9 4 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (7.14%) VPN
9 4 (7.14%) Wireless
10 3 (5.36%) PPTP
11 2 (3.57%) Internet
11 2 (3.57%) Intranet
11 2 (3.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 6 (10.71%) Retail
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 16 (28.57%) IT Engineer
3 15 (26.79%) IT Support
4 14 (25.00%) Administrator
5 13 (23.21%) IT Support Engineer
5 13 (23.21%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (16.07%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (16.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) Network Engineer
6 9 (16.07%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (14.29%) Field Engineer
7 8 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
7 8 (14.29%) IT Administrator
7 8 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
7 8 (14.29%) Server Engineer
7 8 (14.29%) Server Support
8 6 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (10.71%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) LAMP
1 2 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (8.93%) Clustering
3 4 (7.14%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 47 (83.93%) Windows
2 21 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (21.43%) Windows 10
7 10 (17.86%) Windows 8
8 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
9 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
9 4 (7.14%) Linux
10 3 (5.36%) Mac OS X
10 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
11 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) ITIL
2 8 (14.29%) Matrix Management
2 8 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
2 8 (14.29%) Network Management
3 5 (8.93%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (7.14%) Migration
4 4 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 4 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (5.36%) Server Building
6 2 (3.57%) Auto-Scaling
6 2 (3.57%) Coaching
6 2 (3.57%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (3.57%) DevOps
6 2 (3.57%) High Availability
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (3.57%) Perl
2 2 (3.57%) PHP
2 2 (3.57%) Python
2 2 (3.57%) Ruby
3 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.71%) MCSE
3 5 (8.93%) CCNA
3 5 (8.93%) CCNP
3 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.14%) MCSA
5 3 (5.36%) DBS Check
5 3 (5.36%) MCITP
6 2 (3.57%) MCP
6 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.79%) CCIE
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.79%) MCSD
7 1 (1.79%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
2 3 (5.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (96.43%) Active Directory
2 23 (41.07%) Hyper-V
3 16 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (12.50%) Terminal Services
5 6 (10.71%) XenApp
6 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.36%) XenServer
7 2 (3.57%) vSphere
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 26 (46.43%) SCCM
2 7 (12.50%) SCOM
3 4 (7.14%) Nagios
3 4 (7.14%) WSUS
4 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
4 3 (5.36%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (5.36%) SCOrch
5 2 (3.57%) Ansible
5 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (3.57%) Puppet
5 2 (3.57%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.79%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) VMware
2 25 (44.64%) Microsoft
3 19 (33.93%) Cisco
4 11 (19.64%) Citrix
5 7 (12.50%) HP
5 7 (12.50%) NetApp
6 4 (7.14%) Apple
7 3 (5.36%) Capita
7 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.36%) Draytek
7 3 (5.36%) Juniper
7 3 (5.36%) McAfee
7 3 (5.36%) NETGEAR
7 3 (5.36%) SonicWALL
7 3 (5.36%) Symantec
7 3 (5.36%) Veeam
7 3 (5.36%) WatchGuard
8 2 (3.57%) AppDynamics
8 2 (3.57%) EqualLogic
8 2 (3.57%) Palo Alto