Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 93 86 51
Rank change year-on-year -7 -35 +53
Permanent jobs citing DNS 57 95 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.45% 3.09% 5.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.19% 21.69% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 49 68 131
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £48,250 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.46% +8.43% +5.95%
10th Percentile £25,375 £24,100 £23,000
90th Percentile £45,500 £69,375 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 269 438 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 11.55% 14.25% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 228 339 488
Oxfordshire median annual salary £51,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.49% +4.71%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £65,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.56%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Oxfordshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for DNS in Oxfordshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for DNS in Oxfordshire

DNS
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Oxford -10 15 £32,500 -38.10% 4
Wallingford - 15 £35,000 - 4
Thame - 12 £30,000 -
Abingdon +1 7 £35,000 +37.25%
Bicester - 3 £29,000 -
Banbury - 2 £42,500 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 46 (80.70%) DHCP
2 42 (73.68%) Windows
3 32 (56.14%) Active Directory
3 32 (56.14%) Windows Server
4 27 (47.37%) VMware
4 27 (47.37%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (35.09%) Firewall
6 20 (35.09%) Linux
6 20 (35.09%) MS Exchange
7 17 (29.82%) Data Centre
8 16 (28.07%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (28.07%) Office 365
8 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
9 15 (26.32%) MCSA
9 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (26.32%) vCenter Server
10 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
10 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
11 11 (19.30%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (17.54%) Nagios
12 10 (17.54%) Python
13 9 (15.79%) VPN
13 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
13 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
14 8 (14.04%) SAN
15 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Office

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 20 (35.09%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) Apache
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) nginx
4 2 (3.51%) SAS
4 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) Office 365
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (7.02%) iTunes
5 2 (3.51%) G Suite
5 2 (3.51%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.75%) SaaS
6 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 46 (80.70%) DHCP
2 20 (35.09%) Firewall
3 12 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 11 (19.30%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (15.79%) VPN
6 8 (14.04%) SAN
7 7 (12.28%) VLAN
8 5 (8.77%) Wireless
9 4 (7.02%) ADSL
9 4 (7.02%) VoIP
9 4 (7.02%) WPA
10 3 (5.26%) IPv6
11 2 (3.51%) Internet
11 2 (3.51%) IPsec
11 2 (3.51%) iSCSI
11 2 (3.51%) LAN
11 2 (3.51%) Skype
11 2 (3.51%) WAN
12 1 (1.75%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.51%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.77%) JIRA
1 5 (8.77%) Subversion
2 1 (1.75%) CircleCI
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) Travis CI
2 1 (1.75%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.51%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Billing
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
3 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Administrator
2 12 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (19.30%) IT Support
3 11 (19.30%) Support Engineer
3 11 (19.30%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (15.79%) IT Engineer
4 9 (15.79%) Network Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Network Support
5 7 (12.28%) Network Support Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (10.53%) Senior IT Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) IT Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) IT Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.77%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) .NET
2 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) HTML5
2 1 (1.75%) jQuery
2 1 (1.75%) Laravel
2 1 (1.75%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.53%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.02%) iPhone
4 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
4 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.75%) CMDB
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
5 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (73.68%) Windows
2 32 (56.14%) Windows Server
3 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (40.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (35.09%) Linux
5 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
6 7 (12.28%) Windows 10
7 6 (10.53%) Apple iOS
8 4 (7.02%) CentOS
9 3 (5.26%) Unix
10 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (47.37%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (10.53%) Hardware Maintenance
2 6 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 6 (10.53%) Open Source
3 5 (8.77%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (8.77%) ITIL
4 4 (7.02%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.51%) CRM
6 2 (3.51%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (3.51%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (3.51%) Information Security
6 2 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.51%) Migration
6 2 (3.51%) Network Management
6 2 (3.51%) Presales
6 2 (3.51%) Security Patching
6 2 (3.51%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) Python
2 6 (10.53%) Perl
3 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.51%) C#
4 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) Ruby
4 2 (3.51%) SQL
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) C++
5 1 (1.75%) Groovy
5 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.75%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) MCSA
1 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.02%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) CCNA
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) CCNP
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) PMO
1 1 (1.75%) QA
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (56.14%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.07%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
3 9 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.53%) KVM
4 6 (10.53%) pfSense
4 6 (10.53%) Xen
5 4 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (7.02%) XenApp
6 2 (3.51%) vSphere
6 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.75%) Docker
7 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (26.32%) vCenter Server
2 10 (17.54%) Nagios
3 6 (10.53%) Icinga
4 4 (7.02%) Cacti
5 3 (5.26%) SCCM
6 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
6 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.51%) Puppet
6 2 (3.51%) SmoothWall
6 2 (3.51%) WSUS
7 1 (1.75%) Ansible
7 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (47.37%) VMware
2 12 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.28%) Sophos
3 7 (12.28%) Veeam
4 6 (10.53%) SonicWALL
4 6 (10.53%) WatchGuard
5 5 (8.77%) Cisco
5 5 (8.77%) Citrix
6 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
6 4 (7.02%) Veritas
7 3 (5.26%) Google
8 2 (3.51%) Apple
8 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.51%) Dell
8 2 (3.51%) HP
8 2 (3.51%) Symantec
9 1 (1.75%) BMC
9 1 (1.75%) Juniper
9 1 (1.75%) Remedy
9 1 (1.75%) SAP