Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 58 76
Rank change year-on-year -15 +18 -22
Permanent jobs citing DNS 72 118 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.07% 4.86% 3.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.98% 18.32% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 68 108 117
Reading median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £33,350
90th Percentile £69,000 £68,750 £66,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 424 644 1,063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.07% 26.53% 29.27%
Number of salaries quoted 351 458 801
Reading median annual salary £44,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.37% -5.00% +11.42%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% +5.32%

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 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 57 (79.17%) DHCP
2 51 (70.83%) Windows
3 44 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 37 (51.39%) VMware
5 34 (47.22%) Windows Server
6 33 (45.83%) TCP/IP
7 32 (44.44%) Cisco
8 30 (41.67%) MS Exchange
9 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
9 23 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (30.56%) Linux
11 18 (25.00%) LAN
11 18 (25.00%) Firewall
12 17 (23.61%) WAN
12 17 (23.61%) VPN
13 16 (22.22%) ITIL
14 15 (20.83%) Wireless
14 15 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
14 15 (20.83%) Citrix
14 15 (20.83%) Hyper-V
15 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
16 13 (18.06%) Puppet
16 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 12 (16.67%) Ansible
17 12 (16.67%) Juniper
17 12 (16.67%) SAN
17 12 (16.67%) Finance
18 11 (15.28%) Red Hat
19 10 (13.89%) Java
20 9 (12.50%) Amazon S3

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 30 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.50%) IIS
3 6 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 4 (5.56%) Apache
4 4 (5.56%) OpenStack
4 4 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.78%) Confluence
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.78%) JBoss
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.44%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (12.50%) Amazon S3
2 9 (12.50%) Office 365
3 8 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (9.72%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 7 (9.72%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (9.72%) Amazon ELB
4 7 (9.72%) Amazon Glacier
4 7 (9.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (5.56%) SaaS
6 3 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (4.17%) IaaS
6 3 (4.17%) PaaS
7 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.78%) GitHub
7 2 (2.78%) Mimecast
8 1 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 57 (79.17%) DHCP
2 33 (45.83%) TCP/IP
3 18 (25.00%) Firewall
3 18 (25.00%) LAN
4 17 (23.61%) VPN
4 17 (23.61%) WAN
5 15 (20.83%) Wireless
6 12 (16.67%) SAN
7 9 (12.50%) NAS
8 7 (9.72%) FCoE
8 7 (9.72%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (9.72%) iSCSI
8 7 (9.72%) VoIP
9 6 (8.33%) Skype
10 5 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (5.56%) HTTP
11 4 (5.56%) Network Security
11 4 (5.56%) WLAN
12 3 (4.17%) BGP
12 3 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.78%) JIRA
1 2 (2.78%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Banking
3 4 (5.56%) Retail
4 3 (4.17%) Legal
5 2 (2.78%) Billing
6 1 (1.39%) Electronics
6 1 (1.39%) German Language
6 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) IT Engineer
2 16 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 12 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Analyst
4 10 (13.89%) IT Support
5 8 (11.11%) Administrator
6 7 (9.72%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (8.33%) Cisco Administrator
7 6 (8.33%) Cisco Network Administrator
7 6 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Network Administrator
7 6 (8.33%) Network Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Architect
9 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) Servlets
1 2 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (1.39%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.39%) COM
2 1 (1.39%) FreeSWITCH
2 1 (1.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Replication
2 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Handset
5 2 (2.78%) Clustering
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.78%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 51 (70.83%) Windows
2 34 (47.22%) Windows Server
3 22 (30.56%) Linux
4 9 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (12.50%) Unix
5 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (8.33%) Ubuntu
6 6 (8.33%) Windows 10
7 5 (6.94%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.78%) CentOS
10 2 (2.78%) Kali Linux
10 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) ITIL
2 15 (20.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (9.72%) Artificial Intelligence
4 7 (9.72%) Coaching
4 7 (9.72%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (9.72%) Deployment Automation
4 7 (9.72%) Task Automation
4 7 (9.72%) Virtual Environments
5 6 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (6.94%) Data Security
6 5 (6.94%) DevOps
7 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 4 (5.56%) Migration
7 4 (5.56%) Validation
8 3 (4.17%) DoDAF
8 3 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.17%) Project Management
8 3 (4.17%) Project Planning
8 3 (4.17%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) Java
2 9 (12.50%) Python
3 8 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 7 (9.72%) Bash Shell
4 7 (9.72%) Perl
4 7 (9.72%) Ruby
5 4 (5.56%) SQL
6 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.56%) AWS Certification
3 4 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.56%) MCSE
3 4 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.17%) A+ Certification
4 3 (4.17%) CCNP
5 2 (2.78%) MCITP
5 2 (2.78%) MCSA
5 2 (2.78%) RHCE
6 1 (1.39%) CCIE
6 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) COBIT
2 1 (1.39%) GDPR
2 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.39%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 44 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 23 (31.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.72%) Samba
5 5 (6.94%) Firmware
6 4 (5.56%) iptables
6 4 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.78%) Docker
7 2 (2.78%) vCloud
7 2 (2.78%) vSphere
7 2 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) Puppet
2 12 (16.67%) Ansible
3 9 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (11.11%) Terraform
5 7 (9.72%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 4 (5.56%) SCCM
6 4 (5.56%) ZABBIX
7 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.78%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.78%) Nagios
7 2 (2.78%) Nessus
7 2 (2.78%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.78%) Nmap
7 2 (2.78%) SCOM
8 1 (1.39%) QRadar
Vendors
1 37 (51.39%) VMware
2 32 (44.44%) Cisco
3 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
4 15 (20.83%) Citrix
5 12 (16.67%) Juniper
6 11 (15.28%) Red Hat
7 7 (9.72%) Centrify
8 5 (6.94%) Apple
9 4 (5.56%) Capita
9 4 (5.56%) EMC
9 4 (5.56%) F5
9 4 (5.56%) NetApp
10 3 (4.17%) CheckPoint
10 3 (4.17%) Google
10 3 (4.17%) HP
10 3 (4.17%) Palo Alto
10 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 3 (4.17%) Splunk
11 2 (2.78%) Dell
11 2 (2.78%) FireEye