Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 55 77
Rank change year-on-year -43 +22 +13
Permanent jobs citing DNS 79 132 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.81% 4.81% 3.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.15% 27.97% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 66 106 85
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +50.00% -27.71%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £25,300
90th Percentile £52,500 £65,250 £50,000
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 271 472 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 9.63% 17.19% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 238 381 386
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.69% +10.63%
10th Percentile £25,375 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -38 35 £38,000 -24.00% 3
Abingdon +11 20 £35,000 +22.81% 1
Thame - 8 £30,000 - 1
Bicester - 7 £34,000 -
Wallingford -11 4 £35,000 -
Witney -11 2 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Kidlington -6 1 - - 1
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 57 (72.15%) DHCP
2 42 (53.16%) Windows
3 41 (51.90%) Active Directory
4 37 (46.84%) Windows Server
5 31 (39.24%) VMware
6 30 (37.97%) Linux
7 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
8 26 (32.91%) Firewall
9 23 (29.11%) TCP/IP
10 22 (27.85%) Office 365
11 20 (25.32%) Problem-Solving
12 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (20.25%) Internet
14 15 (18.99%) MS Exchange
15 13 (16.46%) SharePoint
15 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Office
15 13 (16.46%) Nagios
15 13 (16.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 12 (15.19%) Subversion
16 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
16 12 (15.19%) VLAN
17 11 (13.92%) Wi-Fi
17 11 (13.92%) Python
17 11 (13.92%) VPN
18 10 (12.66%) Perl
18 10 (12.66%) Wireless
18 10 (12.66%) Information Security
18 10 (12.66%) Degree
18 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V

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 15 (18.99%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.46%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.33%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.33%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.85%) Office 365
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (10.13%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.06%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.80%) OpenShift
6 3 (3.80%) SaaS
7 1 (1.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 57 (72.15%) DHCP
2 26 (32.91%) Firewall
3 23 (29.11%) TCP/IP
4 16 (20.25%) Internet
5 12 (15.19%) VLAN
6 11 (13.92%) VPN
6 11 (13.92%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (12.66%) Wireless
8 9 (11.39%) IPv6
8 9 (11.39%) WAN
9 7 (8.86%) HTTP
9 7 (8.86%) LAN
9 7 (8.86%) SAN
10 5 (6.33%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (6.33%) WPA
11 4 (5.06%) Network Security
12 3 (3.80%) BGP
12 3 (3.80%) Broadband
13 2 (2.53%) IPv4
13 2 (2.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.53%) MySQL
3 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Git (software)
1 12 (15.19%) Subversion
2 5 (6.33%) JIRA
3 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (8.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.33%) Marketing
3 2 (2.53%) Games
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Support Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) IT Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) Administrator
4 12 (15.19%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) IT Support
6 7 (8.86%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (7.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.33%) Network Manager
8 5 (6.33%) Senior IT Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) DevOps Specialist
9 4 (5.06%) IT Administrator
9 4 (5.06%) Network Support
9 4 (5.06%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) Hibernate
1 4 (5.06%) Node.js
1 4 (5.06%) Spring
2 3 (3.80%) .NET
3 2 (2.53%) JSON
3 2 (2.53%) PostGIS
4 1 (1.27%) CakePHP
4 1 (1.27%) CSS
4 1 (1.27%) HTML
4 1 (1.27%) jQuery
4 1 (1.27%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.39%) Data Centre
1 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.86%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.59%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.33%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.80%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.80%) Replication
5 3 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.16%) Windows
2 37 (46.84%) Windows Server
3 30 (37.97%) Linux
4 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.13%) CentOS
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
7 4 (5.06%) Unix
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.53%) Android
9 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (16.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (12.66%) Information Security
4 9 (11.39%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (7.59%) DevOps
5 6 (7.59%) Hardware Maintenance
5 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.33%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (6.33%) Open Source
6 5 (6.33%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (6.33%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (5.06%) Information Security Management
7 4 (5.06%) ISMS
7 4 (5.06%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.06%) Security Management
8 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.92%) Python
2 10 (12.66%) Perl
3 7 (8.86%) SQL
4 6 (7.59%) Java
5 5 (6.33%) Ruby
6 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.80%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.80%) C#
7 3 (3.80%) C++
7 3 (3.80%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.33%) MCP
4 5 (6.33%) MCSA
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.27%) MCSE
5 1 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.80%) QA
3 2 (2.53%) PMO
System Software
1 41 (51.90%) Active Directory
2 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
3 10 (12.66%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (7.59%) KVM
4 6 (7.59%) pfSense
4 6 (7.59%) Xen
4 6 (7.59%) XenApp
5 5 (6.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.27%) Docker
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (16.46%) Nagios
2 7 (8.86%) Puppet
3 6 (7.59%) Icinga
4 5 (6.33%) Cacti
5 4 (5.06%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.80%) Kubernetes
7 2 (2.53%) Ansible
7 2 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.53%) SCCM
8 1 (1.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (39.24%) VMware
2 27 (34.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.86%) Citrix
3 7 (8.86%) Sophos
4 6 (7.59%) HP
4 6 (7.59%) SonicWALL
4 6 (7.59%) WatchGuard
5 5 (6.33%) Cisco
5 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.33%) SAP
5 5 (6.33%) Veeam
6 3 (3.80%) Oracle
7 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.27%) Apple
8 1 (1.27%) Avaya
8 1 (1.27%) Dell
8 1 (1.27%) F5
8 1 (1.27%) Juniper
8 1 (1.27%) Nokia
8 1 (1.27%) Samsung