Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 69 72
Rank change year-on-year -23 +3 +19
Permanent jobs citing DNS 71 109 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.75% 3.68% 3.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.30% 23.19% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 64 85 99
Oxfordshire median annual salary £34,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.44% +28.57% -16.67%
10th Percentile £25,113 £25,300 £22,000
90th Percentile £51,000 £65,250 £52,900
South East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +1.19%

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 270 470 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 10.46% 15.88% 17.04%
Number of salaries quoted 233 377 416
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +11.25%
10th Percentile £25,375 £23,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £63,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%

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 November 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 18 November 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 -31 19 £27,750 -44.50% 2
Abingdon +16 18 £35,000 +22.81% 3
Thame - 13 £30,000 - 1
Wallingford +5 9 £35,000 - 1
Bicester - 7 £34,000 -
Witney -5 2 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Banbury - 1 £42,500 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 55 (77.46%) DHCP
2 49 (69.01%) Windows
3 45 (63.38%) Windows Server
4 41 (57.75%) Active Directory
5 35 (49.30%) VMware
6 27 (38.03%) Firewall
6 27 (38.03%) Linux
6 27 (38.03%) Office 365
7 25 (35.21%) TCP/IP
8 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
9 21 (29.58%) MS Exchange
10 20 (28.17%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (19.72%) VMware ESXi
15 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
15 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
15 13 (18.31%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (18.31%) Nagios
16 12 (16.90%) Internet
16 12 (16.90%) SharePoint
16 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Office
16 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 11 (15.49%) VPN
17 11 (15.49%) VLAN
18 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
18 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
18 10 (14.08%) Python

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 21 (29.58%) MS Exchange
2 12 (16.90%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.04%) Apache
4 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.82%) SAS
6 1 (1.41%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.63%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 27 (38.03%) Office 365
2 10 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (7.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (4.23%) OpenShift
4 3 (4.23%) SaaS
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.82%) G Suite
6 1 (1.41%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 55 (77.46%) DHCP
2 27 (38.03%) Firewall
3 25 (35.21%) TCP/IP
4 13 (18.31%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (16.90%) Internet
6 11 (15.49%) VLAN
6 11 (15.49%) VPN
7 9 (12.68%) Wireless
8 8 (11.27%) SAN
9 5 (7.04%) IPv6
9 5 (7.04%) LAN
9 5 (7.04%) WAN
9 5 (7.04%) WPA
10 4 (5.63%) Network Security
10 4 (5.63%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (4.23%) Broadband
11 3 (4.23%) Skype
11 3 (4.23%) VoIP
12 2 (2.82%) IPv4
12 2 (2.82%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.27%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.23%) MySQL
5 2 (2.82%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
1 6 (8.45%) JIRA
1 6 (8.45%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.82%) Games
3 1 (1.41%) Billing
3 1 (1.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (28.17%) Support Engineer
2 17 (23.94%) Administrator
3 15 (21.13%) IT Engineer
4 13 (18.31%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (15.49%) Systems Administrator
6 11 (15.49%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (14.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 10 (14.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (11.27%) IT Support
9 7 (9.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
9 7 (9.86%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (9.86%) Network Engineer
9 7 (9.86%) Network Support
9 7 (9.86%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (8.45%) Senior IT Engineer
11 5 (7.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (7.04%) IT Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) PostGIS
3 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.41%) CSS
3 1 (1.41%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.41%) HTML5
3 1 (1.41%) jQuery
3 1 (1.41%) Laravel
3 1 (1.41%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.45%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.04%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.23%) Replication
6 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.41%) iPhone
7 1 (1.41%) NHS
7 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (69.01%) Windows
2 45 (63.38%) Windows Server
3 27 (38.03%) Linux
4 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.86%) CentOS
6 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
8 4 (5.63%) Unix
9 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.41%) Android
10 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.45%) Hardware Maintenance
4 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.04%) Information Security
5 5 (7.04%) Open Source
5 5 (7.04%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (7.04%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 3 (4.23%) Business Process Mapping
6 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.23%) CRM
6 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.23%) Project Governance
6 3 (4.23%) Project Management
6 3 (4.23%) Security Patching
6 3 (4.23%) Software Testing
6 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.23%) Time Management
7 2 (2.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) Python
2 8 (11.27%) Perl
3 4 (5.63%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.63%) SQL
4 3 (4.23%) C#
4 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.23%) Ruby
5 1 (1.41%) C
5 1 (1.41%) C++
5 1 (1.41%) Groovy
5 1 (1.41%) Java
5 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) PHP
5 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (14.08%) MCSA
3 8 (11.27%) Degree
4 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.63%) MCP
6 1 (1.41%) CCNA
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.41%) MCSE
6 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (57.75%) Active Directory
2 18 (25.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.72%) VMware ESXi
4 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
5 8 (11.27%) XenApp
6 6 (8.45%) KVM
6 6 (8.45%) pfSense
6 6 (8.45%) Xen
7 5 (7.04%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.82%) vSphere
8 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.41%) Docker
9 1 (1.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (18.31%) Nagios
2 9 (12.68%) vCenter Server
3 7 (9.86%) Puppet
4 6 (8.45%) Icinga
5 5 (7.04%) Cacti
6 3 (4.23%) Kubernetes
6 3 (4.23%) SCCM
7 2 (2.82%) Ansible
7 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.82%) SmoothWall
7 2 (2.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (49.30%) VMware
2 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
3 9 (12.68%) Citrix
3 9 (12.68%) Sophos
4 7 (9.86%) Veeam
5 6 (8.45%) SonicWALL
5 6 (8.45%) WatchGuard
6 5 (7.04%) HP
6 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.63%) Cisco
7 4 (5.63%) SAP
8 3 (4.23%) Dell
8 3 (4.23%) Google
9 2 (2.82%) Apple
9 2 (2.82%) Symantec
10 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.41%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.41%) Nokia
10 1 (1.41%) Samsung
10 1 (1.41%) Veritas