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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 46 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 +20  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 77 99 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.93% 5.23% 3.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.70% 17.25% 12.27%
Number of salaries quoted 72 86 60
Median salary £42,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £28,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -2.66% +4.16%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 372 574 750
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.66% 30.31% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 243 466 395
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for DNS.

1 90 (66.18%) Windows
2 77 (56.62%) Active Directory
3 66 (48.53%) Windows Server
4 61 (44.85%) VMware
5 53 (38.97%) Linux
5 53 (38.97%) DHCP
6 51 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 37 (27.21%) Microsoft
8 34 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 33 (24.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (21.32%) Office 365
11 27 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (19.12%) Python
12 26 (19.12%) SQL
12 26 (19.12%) SAN
13 24 (17.65%) Cisco
14 23 (16.91%) Bash Shell
15 22 (16.18%) Hyper-V
15 22 (16.18%) Firewall
16 21 (15.44%) Clustering
17 20 (14.71%) HTTP
17 20 (14.71%) Perl
17 20 (14.71%) Unix
18 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
19 18 (13.24%) Java
20 17 (12.50%) VPN
20 17 (12.50%) SSL
20 17 (12.50%) Internet
20 17 (12.50%) Red Hat
20 17 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

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 15 (11.03%) IIS
2 9 (6.62%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.62%) Tomcat
3 6 (4.41%) Apache
4 5 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.94%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.21%) Eucalyptus
6 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.21%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.74%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (21.32%) Office 365
2 14 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (4.41%) SaaS
5 5 (3.68%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (2.94%) IaaS
6 4 (2.94%) PaaS
7 3 (2.21%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.21%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (2.21%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 53 (38.97%) DHCP
2 51 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 26 (19.12%) SAN
4 22 (16.18%) Firewall
5 20 (14.71%) HTTP
6 17 (12.50%) Internet
6 17 (12.50%) SSL
6 17 (12.50%) VPN
7 15 (11.03%) LAN
8 11 (8.09%) Network Security
9 10 (7.35%) VoIP
10 9 (6.62%) FTP
10 9 (6.62%) NAS
10 9 (6.62%) SMTP
11 8 (5.88%) WAN
12 7 (5.15%) iSCSI
12 7 (5.15%) VLAN
12 7 (5.15%) Wireshark
13 6 (4.41%) SSH
14 5 (3.68%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.41%) MySQL
3 5 (3.68%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.68%) Redis
3 5 (3.68%) SQLite
4 3 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.47%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.74%) Big Data
6 1 (0.74%) DB2
6 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.74%) Informix
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (6.62%) IDA Disassembler
1 9 (6.62%) OllyDbg
1 9 (6.62%) WinDbg
2 2 (1.47%) Bitbucket
General
1 10 (7.35%) Finance
2 6 (4.41%) Automotive
2 6 (4.41%) Marketing
3 1 (0.74%) Banking
3 1 (0.74%) French Language
3 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (33.09%) Support Engineer
2 19 (13.97%) IT Support
2 19 (13.97%) Technical Support
3 18 (13.24%) Analyst
3 18 (13.24%) Technical Engineer
4 17 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 16 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (11.03%) Administrator
6 15 (11.03%) Network Engineer
6 15 (11.03%) Windows Engineer
7 12 (8.82%) IT Engineer
7 12 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (8.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 11 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 10 (7.35%) Applications Engineer
9 10 (7.35%) Applications Support
9 10 (7.35%) Applications Support Engineer
9 10 (7.35%) Windows Support Engineer
10 9 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.62%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) Regular Expression
2 6 (4.41%) Java EE
2 6 (4.41%) LAMP
3 5 (3.68%) CSS
3 5 (3.68%) HTML
4 4 (2.94%) Middleware
4 4 (2.94%) XHTML
4 4 (2.94%) XML
5 3 (2.21%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.21%) J2EE
5 3 (2.21%) jQuery
5 3 (2.21%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (2.21%) POSIX
5 3 (2.21%) Web Services
6 2 (1.47%) WAP
7 1 (0.74%) .NET
7 1 (0.74%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.74%) JSON
7 1 (0.74%) REST
7 1 (0.74%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.44%) Clustering
2 13 (9.56%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.15%) Cyber Attack
5 7 (5.15%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 7 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (5.15%) Private Cloud
6 6 (4.41%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.68%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.21%) Fintech
8 3 (2.21%) PKI
8 3 (2.21%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.74%) Handset
9 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 90 (66.18%) Windows
2 66 (48.53%) Windows Server
3 53 (38.97%) Linux
4 34 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (14.71%) Unix
7 19 (13.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (8.82%) CentOS
9 11 (8.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (7.35%) Ubuntu
11 4 (2.94%) Debian
12 2 (1.47%) Solaris
13 1 (0.74%) AIX
13 1 (0.74%) HPUX
13 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.76%) High Availability
2 15 (11.03%) Data Management
2 15 (11.03%) Open Source
3 14 (10.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 13 (9.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (8.82%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (7.35%) Configuration Management
6 10 (7.35%) Load Balancing
7 9 (6.62%) Malware Analysis
7 9 (6.62%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 7 (5.15%) DevOps
9 7 (5.15%) Time Management
10 6 (4.41%) Business Continuity
10 6 (4.41%) OO
10 6 (4.41%) OOD
10 6 (4.41%) Software Engineering
11 5 (3.68%) ITIL
12 4 (2.94%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (19.12%) Python
1 26 (19.12%) SQL
2 23 (16.91%) Bash Shell
3 20 (14.71%) Perl
4 18 (13.24%) Java
5 9 (6.62%) PHP
5 9 (6.62%) PowerShell
6 8 (5.88%) C
6 8 (5.88%) C++
7 7 (5.15%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.15%) Ruby
7 7 (5.15%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.74%) C#
9 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.74%) VB
9 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (11.76%) CCNA
3 9 (6.62%) Degree
4 5 (3.68%) MCP
5 3 (2.21%) CCNP
6 2 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.47%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.74%) ISO22301
3 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 77 (56.62%) Active Directory
2 33 (24.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (16.18%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.56%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (8.09%) Docker
6 10 (7.35%) VMware ESX
7 8 (5.88%) NFS
8 5 (3.68%) KVM
8 5 (3.68%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.74%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (10.29%) Backup Exec
1 14 (10.29%) NetBackup
2 9 (6.62%) HP Data Protector
3 7 (5.15%) Ansible
3 7 (5.15%) Puppet
4 5 (3.68%) EMC NetWorker
4 5 (3.68%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (2.21%) CloudForms
6 3 (2.21%) Failover Clustering
6 3 (2.21%) Grafana
6 3 (2.21%) Icinga
6 3 (2.21%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.21%) Nagios
6 3 (2.21%) SCCM
6 3 (2.21%) SCOM
6 3 (2.21%) WSUS
7 2 (1.47%) vMotion
8 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.74%) Simpana
Vendors
1 61 (44.85%) VMware
2 37 (27.21%) Microsoft
3 24 (17.65%) Cisco
4 17 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 16 (11.76%) arcserve
5 16 (11.76%) CommVault
5 16 (11.76%) EMC
5 16 (11.76%) HP
5 16 (11.76%) Veeam
6 12 (8.82%) NetApp
6 12 (8.82%) Veritas
7 11 (8.09%) Oracle
8 7 (5.15%) Juniper
9 5 (3.68%) Dell
9 5 (3.68%) EqualLogic
9 5 (3.68%) Rackspace
10 4 (2.94%) Forcepoint
11 3 (2.21%) Google
11 3 (2.21%) Sybase
12 2 (1.47%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £69000 per annum + Health care, Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Excellent Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £24000.00 - £29000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago