Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 63 55
Rank change year-on-year -26 -8 +13
Permanent jobs citing DNS 68 118 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.69% 3.90% 4.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.41% 12.58% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 62 96 183
Reading median annual salary £46,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% - +25.00%
10th Percentile £20,050 £27,500 £26,350
90th Percentile £66,000 £80,000 £68,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +25.00%

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 507 938 1,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.02% 31.00% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 367 588 904
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £24,750 £28,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,125 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%

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 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 42 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 38 (55.88%) TCP/IP
3 37 (54.41%) Cisco
3 37 (54.41%) Windows
4 34 (50.00%) DHCP
4 34 (50.00%) Firewall
5 29 (42.65%) VMware
6 24 (35.29%) Linux
7 23 (33.82%) Juniper
7 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
8 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
8 22 (32.35%) MS Exchange
9 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (26.47%) SAN
10 18 (26.47%) HTTP
10 18 (26.47%) Internet
10 18 (26.47%) MPLS
11 15 (22.06%) Bash Shell
12 14 (20.59%) F5
12 14 (20.59%) Office 365
13 13 (19.12%) NAS
13 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (19.12%) WAN
14 12 (17.65%) ITIL
14 12 (17.65%) Hyper-V
14 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
14 12 (17.65%) SaaS
15 11 (16.18%) CentOS
15 11 (16.18%) SSH

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 22 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (10.29%) OpenStack
3 6 (8.82%) Confluence
3 6 (8.82%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (8.82%) IIS
4 4 (5.88%) Apache
5 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.41%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) Moodle
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (20.59%) Office 365
2 13 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (17.65%) SaaS
4 10 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (7.35%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (4.41%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.47%) G Suite
7 1 (1.47%) IaaS
7 1 (1.47%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (55.88%) TCP/IP
2 34 (50.00%) DHCP
2 34 (50.00%) Firewall
3 18 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (26.47%) HTTP
3 18 (26.47%) Internet
3 18 (26.47%) MPLS
3 18 (26.47%) SAN
4 13 (19.12%) NAS
4 13 (19.12%) WAN
5 11 (16.18%) FTP
5 11 (16.18%) SSH
6 10 (14.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (14.71%) iSCSI
6 10 (14.71%) VPN
7 9 (13.24%) VoIP
8 8 (11.76%) BGP
8 8 (11.76%) Intranet
8 8 (11.76%) Wireless
9 7 (10.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) Redis
3 5 (7.35%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.94%) MySQL
5 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) JIRA
2 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.41%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.47%) Subversion
General
1 7 (10.29%) Retail
2 6 (8.82%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Marketing
2 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.41%) Electronics
3 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.47%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) Administrator
2 10 (14.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (14.71%) Network Administrator
2 10 (14.71%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
2 10 (14.71%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 8 (11.76%) Analyst
3 8 (11.76%) IT Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) IT Support
4 7 (10.29%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Network Administrator
6 5 (7.35%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Cisco Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.82%) POSIX
2 3 (4.41%) IBM Integration Bus
2 3 (4.41%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.47%) JSON
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.82%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (7.35%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.41%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.94%) Handset
6 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.47%) User Experience
6 1 (1.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 37 (54.41%) Windows
2 24 (35.29%) Linux
3 23 (33.82%) Windows Server
4 11 (16.18%) CentOS
4 11 (16.18%) Ubuntu
5 6 (8.82%) Windows 10
5 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (7.35%) Windows 8
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (4.41%) Kali Linux
8 3 (4.41%) Unix
9 2 (2.94%) Debian
9 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.47%) Solaris
10 1 (1.47%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) ITIL
2 9 (13.24%) DevOps
2 9 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (13.24%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (8.82%) Load Balancing
4 6 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.88%) Migration
5 4 (5.88%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.41%) Configuration Management
6 3 (4.41%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (4.41%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (4.41%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (4.41%) Network Management
6 3 (4.41%) Online Marketing
6 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.41%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.06%) Bash Shell
2 8 (11.76%) Perl
2 8 (11.76%) Python
3 7 (10.29%) SQL
4 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.94%) C
5 2 (2.94%) C++
5 2 (2.94%) Java
5 2 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (1.47%) C#
6 1 (1.47%) Go
6 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.47%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (10.29%) CCNP
4 5 (7.35%) CCIE
5 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.94%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.94%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.47%) CCNA
7 1 (1.47%) CCSA
7 1 (1.47%) CCSE
7 1 (1.47%) HND
7 1 (1.47%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.47%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 42 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 20 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 10 (14.71%) NFS
5 8 (11.76%) Docker
6 7 (10.29%) vSphere
7 3 (4.41%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (2.94%) KVM
8 2 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.47%) DFS Replication
9 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) Ansible
1 10 (14.71%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (14.71%) Puppet
2 5 (7.35%) Kubernetes
3 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.41%) FortiGate
4 3 (4.41%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (4.41%) Nagios
4 3 (4.41%) Nessus
4 3 (4.41%) NetBackup
4 3 (4.41%) Nmap
4 3 (4.41%) SCCM
4 3 (4.41%) SCOM
4 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.94%) WSUS
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) Cisco
2 29 (42.65%) VMware
3 23 (33.82%) Juniper
4 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.59%) F5
6 9 (13.24%) Citrix
6 9 (13.24%) Red Hat
7 8 (11.76%) SolarWinds
8 7 (10.29%) Fortinet
8 7 (10.29%) Palo Alto
9 6 (8.82%) Dell
9 6 (8.82%) HP
10 4 (5.88%) Aruba
10 4 (5.88%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.88%) Meraki
10 4 (5.88%) Oracle
10 4 (5.88%) Sophos
10 4 (5.88%) Veeam
11 3 (4.41%) Meru Networks
11 3 (4.41%) SaltStack