Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 95 78
Rank change year-on-year +23 -17 -23
Permanent jobs citing DNS 73 60 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.55% 2.45% 3.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.94% 11.54% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 69 53 92
Reading median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% -11.63% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £20,000 £29,775
90th Percentile £78,000 £63,000 £80,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -14.29%

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 407 520 1,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.79% 21.23% 31.00%
Number of salaries quoted 317 370 687
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £48,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.74% -3.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £24,300 £23,725 £28,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 52 (71.23%) Windows
2 51 (69.86%) DHCP
3 50 (68.49%) Active Directory
4 47 (64.38%) TCP/IP
5 36 (49.32%) VMware
6 32 (43.84%) VPN
7 31 (42.47%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (41.10%) Hyper-V
9 27 (36.99%) Windows Server
10 26 (35.62%) Linux
11 23 (31.51%) Microsoft Azure
11 23 (31.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
12 22 (30.14%) Firewall
13 21 (28.77%) Office 365
14 19 (26.03%) Disaster Recovery
15 18 (24.66%) Windows 10
16 17 (23.29%) Windows 7
17 16 (21.92%) Ansible
18 15 (20.55%) Finance
18 15 (20.55%) ITIL
18 15 (20.55%) WAN
18 15 (20.55%) LAN
18 15 (20.55%) Unix
18 15 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
19 14 (19.18%) Python
19 14 (19.18%) Cisco
20 13 (17.81%) Citrix
20 13 (17.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
21 12 (16.44%) Degree

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 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
1 8 (10.96%) Skype for Business
2 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.22%) IIS
4 4 (5.48%) Apache
4 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (4.11%) nginx
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.37%) iPlanet
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (31.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (28.77%) Office 365
3 15 (20.55%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (16.44%) Mimecast
5 8 (10.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (9.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 7 (9.59%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (9.59%) Amazon ELB
6 7 (9.59%) Amazon Glacier
6 7 (9.59%) Amazon S3
6 7 (9.59%) Virtual Private Cloud
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
9 1 (1.37%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 51 (69.86%) DHCP
2 47 (64.38%) TCP/IP
3 32 (43.84%) VPN
4 22 (30.14%) Firewall
5 15 (20.55%) LAN
5 15 (20.55%) WAN
6 11 (15.07%) SAN
7 9 (12.33%) NAS
8 8 (10.96%) Skype
9 7 (9.59%) FCoE
9 7 (9.59%) Fibre Channel
9 7 (9.59%) iSCSI
10 6 (8.22%) Wireless
11 3 (4.11%) HTTP
11 3 (4.11%) IP Telephony
11 3 (4.11%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (4.11%) VoIP
11 3 (4.11%) WLAN
12 2 (2.74%) Network Security
12 2 (2.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.37%) DB2
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (20.55%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Legal
3 3 (4.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (26.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (21.92%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) Administrator
4 10 (13.70%) Analyst
5 9 (12.33%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.96%) IT Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Network Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Office 365 Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) Azure Administrator
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Applications Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) Applications Support
9 5 (6.85%) Applications Support Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) IT Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Active Directory Support
10 4 (5.48%) IT Support
10 4 (5.48%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) LDAP
1 5 (6.85%) XML
2 3 (4.11%) COM
3 1 (1.37%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.59%) Replication
4 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
5 4 (5.48%) Public Cloud
6 3 (4.11%) Handset
7 2 (2.74%) Clustering
7 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (2.74%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.37%) Cloud Native
8 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.37%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 52 (71.23%) Windows
2 27 (36.99%) Windows Server
3 26 (35.62%) Linux
4 18 (24.66%) Windows 10
5 17 (23.29%) Windows 7
6 15 (20.55%) Unix
7 13 (17.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (4.11%) VMS
9 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.74%) CentOS
11 1 (1.37%) DC/OS
11 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.37%) Mesosphere
11 1 (1.37%) Solaris
11 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (26.03%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (20.55%) ITIL
4 11 (15.07%) DevOps
5 8 (10.96%) Coaching
5 8 (10.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (10.96%) Line Management
5 8 (10.96%) Validation
6 7 (9.59%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (9.59%) B2B
6 7 (9.59%) Deployment Automation
6 7 (9.59%) Task Automation
6 7 (9.59%) Virtual Environments
7 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.22%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.85%) Analytical Thinking
8 5 (6.85%) Analytics
8 5 (6.85%) API Integration
8 5 (6.85%) CRM
8 5 (6.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) Python
2 12 (16.44%) Java
2 12 (16.44%) Shell Script
3 10 (13.70%) Ruby
3 10 (13.70%) SQL
4 8 (10.96%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.59%) Perl
6 4 (5.48%) Go
7 3 (4.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) Degree
2 6 (8.22%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (4.11%) CCNP
4 3 (4.11%) MCSE
5 2 (2.74%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.74%) AWS Certification
5 2 (2.74%) CCNA
5 2 (2.74%) MCITP
5 2 (2.74%) MCSA
5 2 (2.74%) RHCE
5 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.37%) CCIE
6 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) COBIT
2 2 (2.74%) GDPR
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (68.49%) Active Directory
2 31 (42.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (41.10%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.59%) Docker
4 7 (9.59%) Samba
5 4 (5.48%) VirtualBox
6 3 (4.11%) Firmware
6 3 (4.11%) iptables
6 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.11%) Xen
6 3 (4.11%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.74%) vCloud
7 2 (2.74%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.74%) vSphere
8 1 (1.37%) KVM
8 1 (1.37%) NDS
8 1 (1.37%) NetIQ eDirectory
8 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (21.92%) Ansible
2 12 (16.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (16.44%) Terraform
3 9 (12.33%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (12.33%) Puppet
4 7 (9.59%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 3 (4.11%) Graphite
5 3 (4.11%) Kibana
5 3 (4.11%) Nagios
6 2 (2.74%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.74%) SCCM
7 1 (1.37%) QRadar
7 1 (1.37%) WSUS
7 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) VMware
2 22 (30.14%) Microsoft
3 14 (19.18%) Cisco
4 13 (17.81%) Citrix
5 12 (16.44%) Red Hat
6 7 (9.59%) Centrify
6 7 (9.59%) Google
6 7 (9.59%) HP
7 6 (8.22%) Apple
8 5 (6.85%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (4.11%) Centreon
9 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.11%) Juniper
10 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.74%) Aruba
10 2 (2.74%) EMC
10 2 (2.74%) NetApp
11 1 (1.37%) F5
11 1 (1.37%) Meraki
11 1 (1.37%) Splunk