Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 41 63
Rank change year-on-year -16 +22 -32
Permanent jobs citing DNS 20 38 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.89% 4.57% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 18.10% 11.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 72
Slough median annual salary £43,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £18,875 £39,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £48,125 £75,000 £71,125
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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 192 210 375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 27.79% 25.27% 28.43%
Number of salaries quoted 169 194 309
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -9.09% +27.91%
10th Percentile £27,550 £28,950 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £92,500 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -9.00% +3.09% +10.23%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Slough

DNS
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Slough.

Salary trend for DNS in Slough

DNS
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Slough over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Slough

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Slough region with a requirement for DNS.

1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (65.00%) Cisco
3 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (65.00%) VMware
4 12 (60.00%) DHCP
4 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (55.00%) MySQL
5 11 (55.00%) WAN
5 11 (55.00%) LAN
5 11 (55.00%) Firewall
5 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (50.00%) F5
6 10 (50.00%) WSUS
6 10 (50.00%) CCNA
6 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (50.00%) Apache
6 10 (50.00%) VPN
6 10 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (50.00%) KVM
6 10 (50.00%) DevOps
7 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 10 (50.00%) Apache
2 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (45.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (60.00%) DHCP
1 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (55.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) LAN
2 11 (55.00%) WAN
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (50.00%) VPN
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (45.00%) MPLS
4 9 (45.00%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (45.00%) VLAN
5 2 (10.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) DAB
6 1 (5.00%) Internet
6 1 (5.00%) Network Security
6 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (55.00%) MySQL
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (45.00%) Back Office
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Electronics
2 8 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (40.00%) Marketing
2 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Administrator
1 10 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 10 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 10 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Linux Support
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Linux Support
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 9 (45.00%) Support Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 8 (40.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 8 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 8 (40.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 8 (40.00%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
1 1 (5.00%) Velocity
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Linux
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) DevOps
2 9 (45.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 8 (40.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.00%) OpenUP
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Statistics
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) CCNA
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (50.00%) KVM
5 9 (45.00%) Terminal Services
5 9 (45.00%) VMware Workstation
5 9 (45.00%) XenApp
5 9 (45.00%) XenServer
6 4 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (5.00%) vSphere
8 1 (5.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) WSUS
2 9 (45.00%) ZABBIX
3 4 (20.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (10.00%) Puppet
5 1 (5.00%) Ansible
5 1 (5.00%) cPanel
5 1 (5.00%) Nagios
5 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (5.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) F5
4 9 (45.00%) Citrix
4 9 (45.00%) McAfee
5 8 (40.00%) SAP
6 4 (20.00%) Dell
6 4 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (10.00%) Juniper
8 1 (5.00%) Aruba
8 1 (5.00%) Crossbeam
8 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.00%) Sun