Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 81 61
Rank change year-on-year +24 -20 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 116 145 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.70% 3.90% 4.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.68% 13.48% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 106 126 161
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.16% +8.89% +12.50%
10th Percentile £24,750 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £72,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 656 1076 1378
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 26.59% 28.93% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 463 843 788
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +16.28% -4.44%
10th Percentile £23,625 £30,200 £22,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £71,625
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £48,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -1.04% +3.23% +9.41%

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 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 72 (62.07%) Windows
2 58 (50.00%) VMware
3 55 (47.41%) Active Directory
4 53 (45.69%) DHCP
5 52 (44.83%) Linux
6 47 (40.52%) Windows Server
7 43 (37.07%) TCP/IP
8 27 (23.28%) Microsoft
9 26 (22.41%) Firewall
9 26 (22.41%) Python
9 26 (22.41%) SQL
9 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
10 25 (21.55%) Cisco
10 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2012
11 24 (20.69%) Bash Shell
12 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (18.97%) Office 365
14 21 (18.10%) Unix
14 21 (18.10%) Perl
15 20 (17.24%) Juniper
16 19 (16.38%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (15.52%) SAN
17 18 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
18 17 (14.66%) HTTP
19 16 (13.79%) ITIL
19 16 (13.79%) CCNA
19 16 (13.79%) Ubuntu
19 16 (13.79%) VMware ESXi

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 (12.93%) IIS
2 11 (9.48%) MS Exchange
3 8 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (6.03%) SharePoint
5 6 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (4.31%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.45%) Apache
8 3 (2.59%) Eucalyptus
8 3 (2.59%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.59%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.72%) Confluence
9 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.86%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 26 (22.41%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (18.97%) Office 365
3 19 (16.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (9.48%) SaaS
5 6 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (5.17%) PaaS
6 5 (4.31%) IaaS
6 5 (4.31%) OpenShift
7 4 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.59%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.72%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 53 (45.69%) DHCP
2 43 (37.07%) TCP/IP
3 26 (22.41%) Firewall
4 18 (15.52%) SAN
5 17 (14.66%) HTTP
6 14 (12.07%) BGP
6 14 (12.07%) Internet
7 13 (11.21%) LAN
8 12 (10.34%) VoIP
8 12 (10.34%) VPN
9 11 (9.48%) OSPF
10 10 (8.62%) FTP
11 8 (6.90%) NAS
11 8 (6.90%) SSL
12 7 (6.03%) Network Security
12 7 (6.03%) Wireless
13 6 (5.17%) SSH
13 6 (5.17%) WAN
14 5 (4.31%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (4.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.76%) Redis
3 6 (5.17%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.17%) SQLite
4 5 (4.31%) MySQL
4 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.72%) DB2
6 2 (1.72%) InfluxDB
6 2 (1.72%) Informix
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) IDA Disassembler
1 5 (4.31%) OllyDbg
1 5 (4.31%) WinDbg
2 2 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (0.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (6.03%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Marketing
3 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Automotive
4 2 (1.72%) Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Legal
4 2 (1.72%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Back Office
5 1 (0.86%) French Language
5 1 (0.86%) Front Office
5 1 (0.86%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 32 (27.59%) Support Engineer
2 21 (18.10%) IT Support
3 18 (15.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 18 (15.52%) Network Engineer
4 14 (12.07%) Analyst
5 13 (11.21%) Administrator
5 13 (11.21%) IT Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) IT Support Engineer
6 12 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 12 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (9.48%) Technical Engineer
7 11 (9.48%) Technical Support
7 11 (9.48%) Technical Support Engineer
8 10 (8.62%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 10 (8.62%) Exchange Engineer
9 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (7.76%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (7.76%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Software Engineer
10 7 (6.03%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) HTML
2 7 (6.03%) CSS
3 6 (5.17%) Java EE
4 5 (4.31%) Regular Expression
4 5 (4.31%) XHTML
4 5 (4.31%) XML
5 3 (2.59%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (2.59%) Java SE
5 3 (2.59%) LAMP
5 3 (2.59%) LAPP Stack
5 3 (2.59%) POSIX
5 3 (2.59%) Web Services
5 3 (2.59%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (1.72%) REST
6 2 (1.72%) WAP
7 1 (0.86%) .NET
7 1 (0.86%) JSON
7 1 (0.86%) Middleware
7 1 (0.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) Clustering
2 9 (7.76%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
4 7 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.17%) Private Cloud
6 5 (4.31%) Cyber Attack
6 5 (4.31%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.59%) Public Cloud
8 3 (2.59%) Replication
9 2 (1.72%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.72%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.86%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.86%) Handset
10 1 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 72 (62.07%) Windows
2 52 (44.83%) Linux
3 47 (40.52%) Windows Server
4 26 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (18.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (18.10%) Unix
8 16 (13.79%) Ubuntu
9 15 (12.93%) CentOS
10 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.59%) Debian
11 3 (2.59%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.59%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.86%) Fedora
12 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (13.79%) ITIL
2 15 (12.93%) High Availability
3 12 (10.34%) DevOps
3 12 (10.34%) Open Source
4 11 (9.48%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (8.62%) Configuration Management
6 9 (7.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (7.76%) Load Balancing
6 9 (7.76%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (6.03%) OO
8 7 (6.03%) OOD
8 7 (6.03%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.31%) Malware Analysis
9 5 (4.31%) Reverse Engineering
9 5 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.59%) Database Tuning
10 3 (2.59%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (2.59%) Patch Management
10 3 (2.59%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.41%) Python
1 26 (22.41%) SQL
2 24 (20.69%) Bash Shell
3 21 (18.10%) Perl
4 14 (12.07%) Java
5 9 (7.76%) PowerShell
6 7 (6.03%) JavaScript
7 6 (5.17%) PHP
7 6 (5.17%) Ruby
8 5 (4.31%) C
8 5 (4.31%) C++
8 5 (4.31%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.86%) C#
9 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (13.79%) CCNA
3 6 (5.17%) Degree
3 6 (5.17%) MCP
4 5 (4.31%) CCNP
5 4 (3.45%) CWNA
6 3 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.59%) JNCIA
6 3 (2.59%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.72%) CCIE
7 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.86%) HND
8 1 (0.86%) MCSE
8 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) SLA
2 4 (3.45%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.59%) ISO 22301
3 3 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.72%) COBIT
System Software
1 55 (47.41%) Active Directory
2 23 (19.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (12.07%) Docker
5 10 (8.62%) Hyper-V
6 8 (6.90%) NFS
7 6 (5.17%) KVM
7 6 (5.17%) VirtualBox
8 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.86%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (8.62%) Ansible
1 10 (8.62%) Puppet
2 7 (6.03%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.45%) CloudForms
3 4 (3.45%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.59%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.59%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (2.59%) Grafana
4 3 (2.59%) Icinga
4 3 (2.59%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.59%) Nagios
4 3 (2.59%) Opsview
4 3 (2.59%) vMotion
4 3 (2.59%) WMI
4 3 (2.59%) WSUS
5 2 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (1.72%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.72%) Riemann
5 2 (1.72%) SCCM
5 2 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (50.00%) VMware
2 27 (23.28%) Microsoft
3 25 (21.55%) Cisco
4 20 (17.24%) Juniper
5 15 (12.93%) Red Hat
6 9 (7.76%) Aruba
7 8 (6.90%) HP
7 8 (6.90%) Oracle
8 7 (6.03%) CheckPoint
8 7 (6.03%) Extreme Networks
8 7 (6.03%) Veeam
9 6 (5.17%) Dell
9 6 (5.17%) Rackspace
10 5 (4.31%) CommVault
10 5 (4.31%) EMC
10 5 (4.31%) Google
11 4 (3.45%) NetApp
12 3 (2.59%) arcserve
12 3 (2.59%) Lotus
12 3 (2.59%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum +Bonus +Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays
Posted: 7 days ago