Period
to 22 February 2020

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 22 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 94 87
Rank change year-on-year +27 -7 -10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 77 61 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.67% 2.96% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.87% 14.45% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 42 55 57
Reading median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £22,775 £22,700 £21,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £63,000
Berkshire median annual salary £44,250 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.84% -2.11% +5.56%

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 369 422 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 17.60% 20.47% 19.47%
Number of salaries quoted 248 330 372
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £41,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.51% -9.78% -8.00%
10th Percentile £26,775 £24,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +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 22 February 2020.

Salary histogram for DNS in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 February 2020, 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 60 (77.92%) Windows
2 53 (68.83%) DHCP
3 42 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
5 37 (48.05%) Windows Server
6 30 (38.96%) Hyper-V
7 27 (35.06%) SCCM
7 27 (35.06%) TCP/IP
7 27 (35.06%) Data Centre
8 21 (27.27%) SQL
8 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (25.97%) WSUS
9 20 (25.97%) Server Management
10 19 (24.68%) PowerShell
10 19 (24.68%) Bash Shell
10 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (24.68%) VMware
11 17 (22.08%) Games
11 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
11 17 (22.08%) Security Patching
11 17 (22.08%) Virtual Environments
12 16 (20.78%) Perl
12 16 (20.78%) Linux
13 15 (19.48%) Finance
13 15 (19.48%) Validation
13 15 (19.48%) Decision-Making
14 14 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
14 14 (18.18%) Azure
14 14 (18.18%) DV Cleared
14 14 (18.18%) Cisco

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 9 (11.69%) IIS
1 9 (11.69%) Tomcat
2 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.19%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.90%) Apache
4 3 (3.90%) CMS
4 3 (3.90%) Drupal
4 3 (3.90%) JBoss
4 3 (3.90%) Joomla!
4 3 (3.90%) WordPress
5 2 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Adobe XD
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Exchequer
1 5 (6.49%) Line 50
1 5 (6.49%) Pegasus Opera
1 5 (6.49%) Sage 200
2 3 (3.90%) Magento
3 1 (1.30%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) Azure
2 11 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (9.09%) Office 365
4 6 (7.79%) AWS
5 5 (6.49%) SaaS
6 4 (5.19%) GCP
7 3 (3.90%) Google Analytics
7 3 (3.90%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (1.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (1.30%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (1.30%) Amazon Glacier
8 1 (1.30%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (68.83%) DHCP
2 27 (35.06%) TCP/IP
3 10 (12.99%) Wireless
4 9 (11.69%) Fibre Channel
4 9 (11.69%) Firewall
4 9 (11.69%) iSCSI
4 9 (11.69%) NAS
4 9 (11.69%) SAN
4 9 (11.69%) SSL
5 7 (9.09%) HTTP
6 6 (7.79%) VPN
7 5 (6.49%) LAN
8 4 (5.19%) Network Security
8 4 (5.19%) SMTP
9 3 (3.90%) Internet
10 2 (2.60%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.30%) Frame Relay
11 1 (1.30%) Skype
11 1 (1.30%) SONET
11 1 (1.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) Hadoop
1 9 (11.69%) MongoDB
1 9 (11.69%) MySQL
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.79%) Apache Hive
3 6 (7.79%) DB2
3 6 (7.79%) HBase
3 6 (7.79%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.49%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (5.19%) Amazon Athena
6 1 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) Subversion
3 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (22.08%) Games
2 15 (19.48%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) IT Engineer
2 15 (19.48%) Operations Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Server Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 6 (7.79%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.79%) Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Applications Developer
6 6 (7.79%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Java Applications Developer
6 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Data Centre Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Data Administrator
9 3 (3.90%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
1 6 (7.79%) Kafka
1 6 (7.79%) Node.js
2 4 (5.19%) LDAP
3 3 (3.90%) Backbone.js
3 3 (3.90%) CSS
3 3 (3.90%) CSS3
3 3 (3.90%) HTML
3 3 (3.90%) HTML5
3 3 (3.90%) jQuery
3 3 (3.90%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (3.90%) Spring
4 2 (2.60%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (1.30%) .NET
5 1 (1.30%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.30%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.06%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.99%) Clustering
2 10 (12.99%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (11.69%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (11.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 9 (11.69%) Private Cloud
4 7 (9.09%) PKI
5 5 (6.49%) Social Network
6 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
7 3 (3.90%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (3.90%) User Experience
8 2 (2.60%) BYOD
8 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.30%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (1.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (77.92%) Windows
2 37 (48.05%) Windows Server
3 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (24.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (20.78%) Linux
6 7 (9.09%) Unix
7 5 (6.49%) CentOS
8 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.60%) VMS
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.30%) Solaris
10 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Server Management
2 17 (22.08%) Security Patching
2 17 (22.08%) Virtual Environments
3 15 (19.48%) Decision-Making
3 15 (19.48%) Validation
4 12 (15.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
5 11 (14.29%) Proactive Management
5 11 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (14.29%) Storage Management
6 10 (12.99%) Break/Fix
6 10 (12.99%) Configuration Management
7 9 (11.69%) Security Management
8 8 (10.39%) DevOps
9 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 5 (6.49%) Change Management
10 5 (6.49%) Project Management
10 5 (6.49%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
11 4 (5.19%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (27.27%) SQL
2 19 (24.68%) Bash Shell
2 19 (24.68%) PowerShell
3 16 (20.78%) Perl
4 13 (16.88%) Python
5 10 (12.99%) Java
6 7 (9.09%) C#
6 7 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 6 (7.79%) AWK
7 6 (7.79%) C++
7 6 (7.79%) Korn
7 6 (7.79%) sed
8 5 (6.49%) Ruby
8 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.19%) C
10 3 (3.90%) Go
10 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
10 3 (3.90%) PHP
11 1 (1.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 5 (6.49%) AWS Certification
3 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.49%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.19%) Degree
5 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.60%) MCSA
7 1 (1.30%) CCDP
7 1 (1.30%) CCNA
7 1 (1.30%) CCNP
7 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
7 1 (1.30%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.30%) MCSE
7 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) WCAG
System Software
1 42 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 30 (38.96%) Hyper-V
3 14 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (16.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (11.69%) Firmware
6 8 (10.39%) Docker
7 5 (6.49%) NFS
7 5 (6.49%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.30%) Samba
8 1 (1.30%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.30%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.30%) XenApp
8 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (35.06%) SCCM
2 20 (25.97%) WSUS
3 11 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
3 11 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 11 (14.29%) SCOM
3 11 (14.29%) SCVMM
4 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Clustering
4 9 (11.69%) Puppet
5 8 (10.39%) Kubernetes
6 7 (9.09%) Ansible
6 7 (9.09%) Terraform
7 4 (5.19%) HAProxy
7 4 (5.19%) ZABBIX
8 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (2.60%) Kibana
9 2 (2.60%) logstash
10 1 (1.30%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (1.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (51.95%) Microsoft
2 19 (24.68%) VMware
3 14 (18.18%) Cisco
4 12 (15.58%) Citrix
5 11 (14.29%) EMC
5 11 (14.29%) HP
5 11 (14.29%) Symantec
6 10 (12.99%) Oracle
7 9 (11.69%) Arista
7 9 (11.69%) Brocade
7 9 (11.69%) Emulex
8 8 (10.39%) Red Hat
9 7 (9.09%) Google
10 6 (7.79%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (7.79%) Splunk
11 5 (6.49%) Pegasus
11 5 (6.49%) Sage
12 3 (3.90%) Adobe
12 3 (3.90%) HubSpot
12 3 (3.90%) Zoho