Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 45 109
Rank change year-on-year -42 +64 -46
Permanent jobs citing DNS 91 148 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.00% 5.58% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.26% 26.24% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 64 132 74
Oxfordshire median annual salary £49,000 £44,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.11% +5.95% +42.37%
10th Percentile £23,900 £23,325 £25,825
90th Percentile £71,875 £70,000 £53,750
South East median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +1.19% +12.00%

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 428 564 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 14.10% 21.27% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 329 491 343
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +4.71% +29.77%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,250 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,141
% change year-on-year -5.56% +1.95% +10.35%

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 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
Oxford -44 29 £52,500 +17.98% 2
Abingdon -13 28 £25,250 -13.68% 3
Witney - 4 £30,000 -
Kidlington -5 3 £49,000 -24.62%
Eynsham - 1 £35,000 -
Henley-on-Thames - 1 £32,500 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 21 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 60 (65.93%) Windows
2 51 (56.04%) DHCP
3 44 (48.35%) Microsoft
4 43 (47.25%) Active Directory
5 32 (35.16%) Windows Server
6 29 (31.87%) PowerShell
6 29 (31.87%) Amazon AWS
7 28 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 24 (26.37%) Python
9 24 (26.37%) Firewall
10 23 (25.27%) Java
11 21 (23.08%) C++
11 21 (23.08%) Linux
12 20 (21.98%) Sophos
12 20 (21.98%) WinDbg
12 20 (21.98%) Degree
12 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (21.98%) Patch Management
13 19 (20.88%) Microsoft Azure
13 19 (20.88%) Office 365
14 18 (19.78%) Hyper-V
14 18 (19.78%) VPN
14 18 (19.78%) Cisco
14 18 (19.78%) Kalman Filter
15 17 (18.68%) Windows 10
15 17 (18.68%) SLA
15 17 (18.68%) HTTP
15 17 (18.68%) Kerberos
15 17 (18.68%) LDAP

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 10 (10.99%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (10.99%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (6.59%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.10%) Apache
6 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.87%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (20.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (20.88%) Office 365
3 14 (15.38%) IaaS
4 12 (13.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 10 (10.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (4.40%) SaaS
7 3 (3.30%) OneDrive
7 3 (3.30%) PaaS
8 2 (2.20%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.20%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.20%) Route 53
9 1 (1.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 51 (56.04%) DHCP
2 26 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 24 (26.37%) Firewall
4 18 (19.78%) VPN
5 17 (18.68%) HTTP
5 17 (18.68%) Kerberos
6 16 (17.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (15.38%) Internet
8 13 (14.29%) VLAN
9 12 (13.19%) LAN
9 12 (13.19%) SMTP
9 12 (13.19%) WAN
10 11 (12.09%) SSL
10 11 (12.09%) Wireshark
11 10 (10.99%) SAN
12 7 (7.69%) Network Security
13 6 (6.59%) BGP
13 6 (6.59%) Skype
13 6 (6.59%) VoIP
14 4 (4.40%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) Big Data
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.20%) MySQL
2 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (21.98%) WinDbg
2 9 (9.89%) IDA Disassembler
2 9 (9.89%) OllyDbg
3 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.30%) MSI
4 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (7.69%) Retail
2 3 (3.30%) Publishing
3 2 (2.20%) Finance
4 1 (1.10%) Legal
4 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (19.78%) Systems Engineer
2 15 (16.48%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Analyst
4 11 (12.09%) Development Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Escalation Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (9.89%) Network Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) IT Support
6 8 (8.79%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Security Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.68%) LDAP
2 10 (10.99%) HTML
3 9 (9.89%) Regular Expression
4 7 (7.69%) Web Services
5 1 (1.10%) CSS
5 1 (1.10%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.10%) J2EE
5 1 (1.10%) JMS
5 1 (1.10%) jQuery
5 1 (1.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.98%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.29%) PKI
3 12 (13.19%) Computer Science
4 9 (9.89%) Blog
5 7 (7.69%) Clustering
6 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
6 6 (6.59%) Private Cloud
7 5 (5.49%) BYOD
8 4 (4.40%) Blackberry
9 3 (3.30%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
10 2 (2.20%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (2.20%) Smartphone
10 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
10 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (65.93%) Windows
2 32 (35.16%) Windows Server
3 28 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (23.08%) Linux
5 17 (18.68%) Windows 10
6 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 13 (14.29%) Unix
9 10 (10.99%) Windows 8
10 9 (9.89%) Mac OS X
11 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (4.40%) Android
12 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
12 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (2.20%) CentOS
13 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) Patch Management
2 18 (19.78%) Kalman Filter
3 13 (14.29%) Email Filtering
4 12 (13.19%) Configuration Management
5 11 (12.09%) Data Analysis
5 11 (12.09%) Mentoring
6 10 (10.99%) Identity Management
6 10 (10.99%) ITIL
7 9 (9.89%) Computer Security
7 9 (9.89%) Data Protection
7 9 (9.89%) Malware Reverse Engineering
7 9 (9.89%) Reverse Engineering
7 9 (9.89%) Workflow
8 8 (8.79%) Operations Management
8 8 (8.79%) Service Design
8 8 (8.79%) Task Automation
8 8 (8.79%) Time Management
9 7 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
9 7 (7.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (31.87%) PowerShell
2 24 (26.37%) Python
3 23 (25.27%) Java
4 21 (23.08%) C++
5 11 (12.09%) C#
5 11 (12.09%) Perl
5 11 (12.09%) VBScript
6 10 (10.99%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.89%) C
8 2 (2.20%) Ruby
9 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.10%) PHP
9 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (21.98%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.20%) AWS Certification
4 2 (2.20%) CCNP
4 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.10%) CCNA
5 1 (1.10%) JNCIA
5 1 (1.10%) MCP
5 1 (1.10%) MCSA
5 1 (1.10%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.68%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) PMO
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 43 (47.25%) Active Directory
2 18 (19.78%) Hyper-V
3 13 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (3.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.30%) vCloud
5 3 (3.30%) vSphere
6 2 (2.20%) Docker
7 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) SCOM
2 11 (12.09%) Puppet
3 10 (10.99%) SCCM
3 10 (10.99%) Terraform
4 6 (6.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (5.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.30%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.20%) Ansible
7 2 (2.20%) Jamf Pro
7 2 (2.20%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.20%) Nagios
7 2 (2.20%) Rancher
7 2 (2.20%) Salt
7 2 (2.20%) WSUS
8 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 44 (48.35%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.98%) Sophos
3 18 (19.78%) Cisco
4 17 (18.68%) VMware
5 12 (13.19%) HP
6 11 (12.09%) Progress
7 5 (5.49%) Juniper
8 4 (4.40%) Apple
9 3 (3.30%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.30%) Acronis
9 3 (3.30%) Aruba
9 3 (3.30%) Dell
9 3 (3.30%) EqualLogic
9 3 (3.30%) Ivanti
9 3 (3.30%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.30%) Veeam
10 2 (2.20%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.20%) Citrix
10 2 (2.20%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.20%) Red Hat