Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 54 100
Rank change year-on-year -67 +46 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 65 138 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.14% 4.91% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.24% 25.75% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53 121 66
Oxfordshire median annual salary £36,500 £49,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.51% +56.80% -21.88%
10th Percentile £21,150 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £54,750 £65,500 £49,750
South East median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% -

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 306 536 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.07% 19.09% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 275 459 359
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,850 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -29 33 £38,000 -15.56% 5
Abingdon +3 16 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Bicester - 5 £34,000 - 1
Thame - 4 £35,000 - 1
Witney -9 2 £24,000 -26.15%
Kidlington -2 1 - -
Wallingford -16 1 £32,500 -7.14%
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 44 (67.69%) DHCP
2 36 (55.38%) Active Directory
3 32 (49.23%) Windows
4 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
5 26 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 22 (33.85%) Linux
7 20 (30.77%) Firewall
8 19 (29.23%) VMware
9 18 (27.69%) TCP/IP
10 16 (24.62%) Internet
11 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
11 15 (23.08%) Office 365
12 13 (20.00%) WAN
13 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
13 11 (16.92%) Information Security
13 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
14 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (15.38%) LAN
14 10 (15.38%) VPN
15 9 (13.85%) IPv6
15 9 (13.85%) SQL
15 9 (13.85%) Subversion
16 8 (12.31%) Degree
16 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
16 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
16 8 (12.31%) Java
16 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
17 7 (10.77%) Cisco

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 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
2 8 (12.31%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.08%) Apache
4 2 (3.08%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.15%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (4.62%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.08%) Office 365
2 10 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (10.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (6.15%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (4.62%) SaaS
6 2 (3.08%) GitHub
7 1 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.54%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 44 (67.69%) DHCP
2 20 (30.77%) Firewall
3 18 (27.69%) TCP/IP
4 16 (24.62%) Internet
5 13 (20.00%) WAN
6 10 (15.38%) LAN
6 10 (15.38%) VPN
7 9 (13.85%) IPv6
8 7 (10.77%) HTTP
8 7 (10.77%) VLAN
8 7 (10.77%) Wireless
9 6 (9.23%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (7.69%) BGP
10 5 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (6.15%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (6.15%) Network Security
12 3 (4.62%) Broadband
12 3 (4.62%) SAN
12 3 (4.62%) Skype
12 3 (4.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.15%) MySQL
3 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.85%) Subversion
3 5 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.15%) Marketing
3 2 (3.08%) Games
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Publishing
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (16.92%) Support Engineer
1 11 (16.92%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) IT Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) IT Support
4 5 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (7.69%) Developer
4 5 (7.69%) Network Manager
4 5 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (6.15%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Administrator
5 4 (6.15%) Analyst
5 4 (6.15%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Server Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Server Support
5 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Hibernate
1 5 (7.69%) Spring
2 4 (6.15%) Node.js
3 3 (4.62%) JSON
4 2 (3.08%) .NET
4 2 (3.08%) CSS
4 2 (3.08%) HTML
4 2 (3.08%) jQuery
4 2 (3.08%) LAMP
4 2 (3.08%) PostGIS
5 1 (1.54%) CakePHP
5 1 (1.54%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.62%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.08%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
6 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (49.23%) Windows
2 26 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 22 (33.85%) Linux
4 6 (9.23%) Windows 10
4 6 (9.23%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (6.15%) Android
6 4 (6.15%) CentOS
6 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.08%) Debian
7 2 (3.08%) Unix
8 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.92%) Information Security
1 11 (16.92%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (10.77%) DevOps
2 7 (10.77%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (6.15%) Information Security Management
4 4 (6.15%) ISMS
4 4 (6.15%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.15%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (6.15%) Security Management
4 4 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.62%) Analytics
5 3 (4.62%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (4.62%) Data Analytics
5 3 (4.62%) Project Governance
5 3 (4.62%) Project Management
5 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
5 3 (4.62%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) Java
3 5 (7.69%) Perl
3 5 (7.69%) Python
4 4 (6.15%) C++
4 4 (6.15%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.15%) Ruby
5 3 (4.62%) PHP
5 3 (4.62%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.08%) C#
7 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Degree
2 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.15%) MCP
4 3 (4.62%) CCNA
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.08%) CCNP
5 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.54%) MCSA
6 1 (1.54%) MCSE
6 1 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.15%) GCP
3 3 (4.62%) QA
4 1 (1.54%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.54%) PMO
4 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (55.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.31%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (6.15%) XenApp
6 1 (1.54%) Docker
6 1 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) Puppet
2 3 (4.62%) Nagios
3 2 (3.08%) Ansible
3 2 (3.08%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.08%) SCCM
4 1 (1.54%) Cacti
4 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
4 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft
2 19 (29.23%) VMware
3 7 (10.77%) Cisco
3 7 (10.77%) HP
4 4 (6.15%) Citrix
4 4 (6.15%) Oracle
4 4 (6.15%) SAP
5 3 (4.62%) Apple
6 2 (3.08%) Avaya
6 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.08%) F5
6 2 (3.08%) Juniper
6 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.08%) Sophos
7 1 (1.54%) Dell
7 1 (1.54%) Fujitsu
7 1 (1.54%) Nokia
7 1 (1.54%) Samsung
7 1 (1.54%) Veeam