Period
to 18 November 2017

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 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 71 90
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19 -28
Permanent jobs citing DNS 109 117 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.68% 3.99% 3.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.09% 23.40% 21.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85 99 124
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -16.67% +31.25%
10th Percentile £25,300 £22,000 £24,325
90th Percentile £65,250 £52,900 £56,000
South East median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +1.19% +15.86%

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 472 500 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 15.96% 17.04% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 379 416 407
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,950 £26,250 £24,800
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +6.63%

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 2017.

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 2017. 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 -5 39 £50,000 +12.36% 4
Abingdon -11 18 £28,500 - 1
Witney - 10 £32,500 -
Wallingford +8 5 £35,000 +84.21%
Kidlington +3 3 £49,000 -2.00%
Henley-on-Thames - 2 £32,500 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 78 (71.56%) DHCP
2 75 (68.81%) Windows
3 70 (64.22%) Active Directory
4 61 (55.96%) Microsoft
5 55 (50.46%) Windows Server
6 45 (41.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (38.53%) Amazon AWS
8 36 (33.03%) Hyper-V
9 35 (32.11%) PowerShell
9 35 (32.11%) Office 365
9 35 (32.11%) Kalman Filter
10 33 (30.28%) Patch Management
11 32 (29.36%) VMware
12 31 (28.44%) TCP/IP
13 30 (27.52%) Kerberos
13 30 (27.52%) LDAP
14 29 (26.61%) SCOM
15 27 (24.77%) Microsoft Azure
15 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (24.77%) Windows 10
16 25 (22.94%) IaaS
17 24 (22.02%) Linux
17 24 (22.02%) MS Exchange
17 24 (22.02%) Skype for Business
17 24 (22.02%) Skype
18 23 (21.10%) Email Filtering
18 23 (21.10%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (21.10%) SCCM
18 23 (21.10%) PKI
18 23 (21.10%) 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 24 (22.02%) MS Exchange
1 24 (22.02%) Skype for Business
2 18 (16.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.93%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.59%) SAS
7 4 (3.67%) Confluence
7 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.75%) IIS
9 1 (0.92%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (38.53%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (32.11%) Office 365
3 27 (24.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (22.94%) IaaS
5 19 (17.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 17 (15.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 9 (8.26%) PaaS
8 6 (5.50%) OneDrive
8 6 (5.50%) SaaS
9 3 (2.75%) OpenShift
10 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.83%) Amazon S3
10 2 (1.83%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 78 (71.56%) DHCP
2 31 (28.44%) TCP/IP
3 30 (27.52%) Kerberos
3 30 (27.52%) LDAP
4 24 (22.02%) Skype
5 20 (18.35%) Firewall
6 17 (15.60%) Internet
7 15 (13.76%) BGP
7 15 (13.76%) SAN
8 14 (12.84%) VPN
9 13 (11.93%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (11.93%) VLAN
10 12 (11.01%) LAN
10 12 (11.01%) Network Security
10 12 (11.01%) WAN
11 9 (8.26%) HTTP
11 9 (8.26%) PBX
11 9 (8.26%) PSTN
12 5 (4.59%) iSCSI
12 5 (4.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.59%) MySQL
2 5 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.67%) Big Data
4 3 (2.75%) InfluxDB
5 2 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) WinDbg
2 6 (5.50%) MSI
3 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.67%) JIRA
4 3 (2.75%) IDA Disassembler
4 3 (2.75%) OllyDbg
4 3 (2.75%) Subversion
5 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (6.42%) Retail
2 1 (0.92%) Finance
2 1 (0.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (26.61%) Systems Engineer
2 25 (22.94%) Support Engineer
3 20 (18.35%) Network Engineer
4 19 (17.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (16.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 18 (16.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 14 (12.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (11.93%) Network Security Engineer
7 13 (11.93%) Security Engineer
8 12 (11.01%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (11.01%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 12 (11.01%) AWS Engineer
8 12 (11.01%) Infrastructure Support
8 12 (11.01%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 12 (11.01%) Senior Network Engineer
8 12 (11.01%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 12 (11.01%) Senior Security Engineer
9 11 (10.09%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (8.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 8 (7.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.26%) Web Services
2 3 (2.75%) HTML
2 3 (2.75%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.92%) Hibernate
3 1 (0.92%) J2EE
3 1 (0.92%) JMS
3 1 (0.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.10%) PKI
2 12 (11.01%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.09%) Data Centre
4 10 (9.17%) Clustering
5 9 (8.26%) BYOD
6 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (6.42%) Private Cloud
7 6 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (5.50%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (3.67%) Fat Client
8 4 (3.67%) Thin Client
9 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
9 3 (2.75%) Blog
9 3 (2.75%) Replication
10 2 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 75 (68.81%) Windows
2 55 (50.46%) Windows Server
3 45 (41.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (24.77%) Windows 10
4 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (22.02%) Linux
6 17 (15.60%) Windows 7
7 16 (14.68%) Windows 8
8 14 (12.84%) Mac OS X
9 9 (8.26%) Unix
10 8 (7.34%) Apple iOS
11 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (5.50%) CentOS
13 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (2.75%) Android
15 1 (0.92%) Debian
15 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.11%) Kalman Filter
2 33 (30.28%) Patch Management
3 23 (21.10%) Email Filtering
4 22 (20.18%) Configuration Management
4 22 (20.18%) Mentoring
5 21 (19.27%) ITIL
6 20 (18.35%) Task Automation
7 19 (17.43%) Identity Management
8 17 (15.60%) Service Design
9 16 (14.68%) Problem Management
10 14 (12.84%) Migration
11 12 (11.01%) Operations Management
11 12 (11.01%) Web Filtering
12 10 (9.17%) Network Load Balancing
12 10 (9.17%) Network Monitoring
13 9 (8.26%) Incident Management
13 9 (8.26%) Time Management
14 8 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (7.34%) Cybersecurity
15 7 (6.42%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (32.11%) PowerShell
2 16 (14.68%) Python
3 13 (11.93%) C++
4 9 (8.26%) Java
5 8 (7.34%) C
5 8 (7.34%) Ruby
6 6 (5.50%) Perl
6 6 (5.50%) SQL
7 5 (4.59%) Scala
8 4 (3.67%) C#
8 4 (3.67%) Go
8 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.67%) Rust
8 4 (3.67%) VBScript
9 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (14.68%) Degree
2 15 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (6.42%) MCSA
5 4 (3.67%) MCSE
6 1 (0.92%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.92%) CCNP
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.92%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.92%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) SLA
2 6 (5.50%) PMO
3 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 70 (64.22%) Active Directory
2 36 (33.03%) Hyper-V
3 23 (21.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (9.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 9 (8.26%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (5.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (5.50%) vSphere
7 5 (4.59%) XenApp
7 5 (4.59%) XenDesktop
8 4 (3.67%) Docker
9 1 (0.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 29 (26.61%) SCOM
2 23 (21.10%) SCCM
3 21 (19.27%) Puppet
4 17 (15.60%) Terraform
5 10 (9.17%) WSUS
6 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (5.50%) Nagios
6 6 (5.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (5.50%) vCenter Server
7 5 (4.59%) Backup Exec
7 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (4.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (4.59%) SmoothWall
8 3 (2.75%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.92%) Ansible
9 1 (0.92%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.92%) Rancher
9 1 (0.92%) Salt
9 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 61 (55.96%) Microsoft
2 32 (29.36%) VMware
3 23 (21.10%) Cisco
4 18 (16.51%) HP
5 15 (13.76%) Juniper
6 13 (11.93%) Apple
7 12 (11.01%) Sophos
8 8 (7.34%) Citrix
9 7 (6.42%) SolarWinds
10 6 (5.50%) Dell
10 6 (5.50%) Palo Alto
10 6 (5.50%) Veeam
11 5 (4.59%) Symantec
12 4 (3.67%) Progress
12 4 (3.67%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.75%) CA
14 1 (0.92%) CheckPoint
14 1 (0.92%) EMC
14 1 (0.92%) NetApp
14 1 (0.92%) Oracle