Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 76 85
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 -28
Permanent jobs citing DNS 73 77 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.24% 3.37% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.80% 14.05% 11.38%
Number of salaries quoted 70 69 92
Reading median annual salary £36,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £24,950 £21,300 £30,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,250 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.89% - -1.10%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 410 548 1,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.21% 23.96% 29.08%
Number of salaries quoted 329 408 692
Reading median annual salary £41,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,350 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £71,925
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Reading

DNS
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Reading.

Salary trend for DNS in Reading

DNS
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Reading over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Reading region with a requirement for DNS.

1 57 (78.08%) DHCP
2 54 (73.97%) Windows
3 49 (67.12%) Active Directory
4 39 (53.42%) TCP/IP
5 34 (46.58%) VMware
6 31 (42.47%) Windows Server
7 26 (35.62%) VPN
8 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
8 24 (32.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (31.51%) Hyper-V
9 23 (31.51%) Linux
10 22 (30.14%) Cisco
11 19 (26.03%) MS Exchange
11 19 (26.03%) Firewall
12 18 (24.66%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
12 18 (24.66%) Office 365
13 16 (21.92%) Finance
13 16 (21.92%) LAN
13 16 (21.92%) WAN
13 16 (21.92%) ITIL
14 15 (20.55%) Ansible
14 15 (20.55%) Windows 10
14 15 (20.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
15 14 (19.18%) Citrix
16 13 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
17 12 (16.44%) Terraform
17 12 (16.44%) Puppet
17 12 (16.44%) SAN

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 19 (26.03%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.22%) Skype for Business
3 5 (6.85%) IIS
4 4 (5.48%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.37%) Apache
5 1 (1.37%) Confluence
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.66%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (24.66%) Office 365
2 13 (17.81%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (12.33%) Mimecast
4 8 (10.96%) Amazon S3
5 7 (9.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (9.59%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (9.59%) Amazon ELB
5 7 (9.59%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (9.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 4 (5.48%) SaaS
7 3 (4.11%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (4.11%) IaaS
7 3 (4.11%) PaaS
8 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.74%) GitHub
9 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 57 (78.08%) DHCP
2 39 (53.42%) TCP/IP
3 26 (35.62%) VPN
4 19 (26.03%) Firewall
5 16 (21.92%) LAN
5 16 (21.92%) WAN
6 12 (16.44%) SAN
7 10 (13.70%) Wireless
8 9 (12.33%) NAS
9 7 (9.59%) FCoE
9 7 (9.59%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (9.59%) iSCSI
10 6 (8.22%) Skype
11 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (5.48%) Network Security
12 3 (4.11%) BGP
12 3 (4.11%) IP Telephony
12 3 (4.11%) Remote Desktop
12 3 (4.11%) WLAN
13 2 (2.74%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 16 (21.92%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Billing
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (21.92%) Support Engineer
2 14 (19.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (17.81%) IT Engineer
4 11 (15.07%) Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Administrator
6 7 (9.59%) IT Support
6 7 (9.59%) Office 365 Administrator
6 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (8.22%) Azure Administrator
7 6 (8.22%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (6.85%) Applications Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.85%) Applications Support Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Architect
9 4 (5.48%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) XML
2 3 (4.11%) COM
3 1 (1.37%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
1 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.59%) Replication
3 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.11%) Handset
5 2 (2.74%) Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (73.97%) Windows
2 31 (42.47%) Windows Server
3 23 (31.51%) Linux
4 15 (20.55%) Windows 10
5 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
6 10 (13.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (12.33%) Unix
8 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (6.85%) Ubuntu
10 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.37%) CentOS
12 1 (1.37%) Kali Linux
12 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (21.92%) ITIL
3 15 (20.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (10.96%) DevOps
4 8 (10.96%) Line Management
4 8 (10.96%) Validation
5 7 (9.59%) Artificial Intelligence
5 7 (9.59%) Coaching
5 7 (9.59%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (9.59%) Deployment Automation
5 7 (9.59%) Task Automation
5 7 (9.59%) Virtual Environments
6 6 (8.22%) B2B
6 6 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.85%) Analytical Thinking
7 5 (6.85%) Analytics
7 5 (6.85%) CRM
7 5 (6.85%) Data Security
7 5 (6.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) Java
1 12 (16.44%) Shell Script
2 9 (12.33%) Python
3 7 (9.59%) Bash Shell
3 7 (9.59%) Perl
3 7 (9.59%) Ruby
4 5 (6.85%) SQL
5 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.85%) MCSE
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (4.11%) A+ Certification
5 3 (4.11%) AWS Certification
5 3 (4.11%) CCNP
6 2 (2.74%) MCITP
6 2 (2.74%) MCSA
6 2 (2.74%) RHCE
7 1 (1.37%) CCIE
7 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) COBIT
2 1 (1.37%) GDPR
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 49 (67.12%) Active Directory
2 24 (32.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (31.51%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.59%) Samba
5 5 (6.85%) Firmware
6 4 (5.48%) iptables
7 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.74%) Docker
8 2 (2.74%) vCloud
8 2 (2.74%) vSphere
9 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (20.55%) Ansible
2 12 (16.44%) Puppet
2 12 (16.44%) Terraform
3 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (10.96%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (9.59%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 4 (5.48%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.74%) SCCM
8 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
8 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.37%) Nagios
8 1 (1.37%) Nessus
8 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.37%) Nmap
8 1 (1.37%) QRadar
8 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) VMware
2 24 (32.88%) Microsoft
3 22 (30.14%) Cisco
4 14 (19.18%) Citrix
5 11 (15.07%) Red Hat
6 7 (9.59%) Centrify
6 7 (9.59%) Juniper
7 5 (6.85%) Apple
7 5 (6.85%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (5.48%) HP
9 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.11%) EMC
9 3 (4.11%) F5
9 3 (4.11%) Google
9 3 (4.11%) NetApp
10 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.74%) Aruba
10 2 (2.74%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.74%) Splunk