Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 47 98
Rank change year-on-year -74 +51 +10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 65 144 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.07% 5.36% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.06% 26.18% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 36 142 55
Oxfordshire median annual salary £39,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.00% +42.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,375 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,625 £67,500 £50,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +4.58%

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 381 550 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 12.13% 20.46% 14.35%
Number of salaries quoted 298 497 381
Oxfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% -2.30% +3.57%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 31 £38,000 -15.56% 5
Abingdon 0 22 £32,000 -1.54% 1
Witney +5 2 £33,000 -5.71% 5
Kidlington -7 1 - -
Wallingford -22 1 £32,500 -9.72%
Eynsham - 1 £35,000 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, 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 32 (49.23%) Windows
2 29 (44.62%) DHCP
3 26 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (35.38%) Java
5 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
5 22 (33.85%) Active Directory
6 21 (32.31%) C++
7 20 (30.77%) Python
8 19 (29.23%) Linux
9 18 (27.69%) Sophos
9 18 (27.69%) Firewall
9 18 (27.69%) WinDbg
10 16 (24.62%) HTTP
11 14 (21.54%) SLA
11 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
12 13 (20.00%) VPN
13 12 (18.46%) Windows Server
14 11 (16.92%) Degree
14 11 (16.92%) HTML
15 10 (15.38%) C#
15 10 (15.38%) VBScript
15 10 (15.38%) Progress
15 10 (15.38%) SSL
15 10 (15.38%) Internet
15 10 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
15 10 (15.38%) Data Analysis
15 10 (15.38%) Wireshark
15 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
16 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (4.62%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.85%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (13.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (10.77%) Office 365
3 4 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.62%) GitHub
5 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (44.62%) DHCP
2 18 (27.69%) Firewall
3 16 (24.62%) HTTP
4 13 (20.00%) VPN
5 10 (15.38%) Internet
5 10 (15.38%) SSL
5 10 (15.38%) Wireshark
6 9 (13.85%) SMTP
7 8 (12.31%) Intrusion Detection
8 7 (10.77%) WAN
9 6 (9.23%) IPv6
9 6 (9.23%) LAN
9 6 (9.23%) SAN
9 6 (9.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (7.69%) VLAN
11 4 (6.15%) BGP
11 4 (6.15%) VoIP
11 4 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (4.62%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) Big Data
2 3 (4.62%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (27.69%) WinDbg
2 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 8 (12.31%) IDA Disassembler
3 8 (12.31%) OllyDbg
4 7 (10.77%) Subversion
5 6 (9.23%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (6.15%) Marketing
1 4 (6.15%) Publishing
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Finance
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Analyst
1 10 (15.38%) Development Engineer
1 10 (15.38%) Escalation Engineer
2 6 (9.23%) Security Analyst
3 5 (7.69%) Developer
3 5 (7.69%) Firewall Analyst
3 5 (7.69%) Incident Analyst
3 5 (7.69%) IT Support
3 5 (7.69%) Network Manager
3 5 (7.69%) Security Incident Analyst
3 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Unix Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) DevOps Specialist
4 4 (6.15%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) IT Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) PHP Developer
5 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.08%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) HTML
2 8 (12.31%) Regular Expression
3 4 (6.15%) Node.js
4 3 (4.62%) CSS
4 3 (4.62%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.62%) jQuery
4 3 (4.62%) Spring
5 2 (3.08%) LAMP
5 2 (3.08%) Web Services
6 1 (1.54%) CakePHP
6 1 (1.54%) JSON
6 1 (1.54%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.31%) Blog
3 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.08%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.54%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.54%) NHS
7 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Windows
2 19 (29.23%) Linux
3 12 (18.46%) Windows Server
4 8 (12.31%) Unix
5 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.15%) Android
6 4 (6.15%) Windows 10
7 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.08%) Debian
8 2 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.54%) CentOS
9 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (15.38%) Data Analysis
2 10 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (13.85%) Information Security
3 9 (13.85%) Workflow
4 8 (12.31%) Computer Security
4 8 (12.31%) Data Protection
4 8 (12.31%) DevOps
4 8 (12.31%) Malware Reverse Engineering
4 8 (12.31%) Reverse Engineering
5 6 (9.23%) Security Patching
6 5 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (6.15%) Information Security Management
7 4 (6.15%) ISMS
7 4 (6.15%) ITIL
7 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
7 4 (6.15%) Project Management
7 4 (6.15%) Security Management
7 4 (6.15%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.38%) Java
2 21 (32.31%) C++
3 20 (30.77%) Python
4 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
5 10 (15.38%) C#
5 10 (15.38%) VBScript
6 9 (13.85%) C
6 9 (13.85%) Perl
7 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.15%) PHP
8 4 (6.15%) SQL
9 3 (4.62%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (16.92%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) CCNA
2 3 (4.62%) CCNP
2 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) AWS Certification
3 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.54%) SLA
2 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.15%) GCP
4 1 (1.54%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.54%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (33.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.62%) vCloud
3 3 (4.62%) vSphere
4 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.54%) Docker
5 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 3 (4.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (4.62%) vCenter Server
3 2 (3.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) Ansible
4 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.54%) Puppet
4 1 (1.54%) Rancher
4 1 (1.54%) Salt
4 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 18 (27.69%) Sophos
3 10 (15.38%) Progress
4 9 (13.85%) Cisco
5 7 (10.77%) VMware
6 5 (7.69%) HP
7 3 (4.62%) 3PAR
7 3 (4.62%) Acronis
7 3 (4.62%) Apple
7 3 (4.62%) Aruba
7 3 (4.62%) Avaya
7 3 (4.62%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.62%) Dell
7 3 (4.62%) EqualLogic
7 3 (4.62%) Oracle
7 3 (4.62%) Veeam
8 2 (3.08%) F5
8 2 (3.08%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.54%) Juniper
9 1 (1.54%) ShoreTel