Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 47 45
Rank change year-on-year -5 -2 +37
Permanent jobs citing DNS 26 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.50% 4.76% 4.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.45% 18.29% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 32
Slough median annual salary £31,750 £45,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.44% -12.20% +20.59%
10th Percentile £22,000 £29,000 £40,575
90th Percentile £52,750 £53,750 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% - -2.70%

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 149 175 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 25.78% 26.04% 25.99%
Number of salaries quoted 129 157 206
Slough median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,900 £28,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,750 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

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 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Slough region with a requirement for DNS.

1 23 (88.46%) DHCP
2 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
3 17 (65.38%) TCP/IP
3 17 (65.38%) Linux
4 14 (53.85%) Windows
4 14 (53.85%) LAN
4 14 (53.85%) WAN
5 13 (50.00%) Apple
6 12 (46.15%) Cisco
6 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 11 (42.31%) Firewall
7 11 (42.31%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
8 10 (38.46%) VMware
9 9 (34.62%) 802.1X
10 8 (30.77%) Polycom
10 8 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (30.77%) Office 365
11 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
11 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
11 7 (26.92%) Windows 10
11 7 (26.92%) VLAN
11 7 (26.92%) Wireless
11 7 (26.92%) Citrix
11 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (26.92%) Symantec
11 7 (26.92%) Norton AntiVirus
12 6 (23.08%) Remedy

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 6 (23.08%) Confluence
2 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) DHCP
2 17 (65.38%) TCP/IP
3 14 (53.85%) LAN
3 14 (53.85%) WAN
4 11 (42.31%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (42.31%) Firewall
5 7 (26.92%) VLAN
5 7 (26.92%) Wireless
6 6 (23.08%) 2G
6 6 (23.08%) 3G
6 6 (23.08%) 802.15
6 6 (23.08%) Bluetooth
6 6 (23.08%) ICMP
6 6 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (23.08%) ZigBee
7 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (11.54%) BGP
8 3 (11.54%) H.323
8 3 (11.54%) OSPF
8 3 (11.54%) Telepresence
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 5 (19.23%) Back Office
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) IT Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) IT Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Network Operations Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Secure Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) 802.1X
2 6 (23.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (23.08%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (19.23%) Driving Licence
4 3 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Linux
2 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 10
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
4 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (23.08%) Unix
6 3 (11.54%) Debian
6 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 6 (23.08%) Mathematics
1 6 (23.08%) Software Testing
1 6 (23.08%) Test Automation
1 6 (23.08%) Test Management
1 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 5 (19.23%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) Network Design
3 3 (11.54%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (11.54%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) SIEM
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
1 6 (23.08%) C#
1 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 6 (23.08%) PHP
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
1 6 (23.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 6 (23.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (19.23%) DBS Check
4 4 (15.38%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) MCSE
4 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (11.54%) CCNP
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (19.23%) XenApp
3 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
4 3 (11.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (23.08%) HP ALM
3 3 (11.54%) OSSEC
3 3 (11.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Apple
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) VMware
4 8 (30.77%) Polycom
5 7 (26.92%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) Symantec
6 6 (23.08%) Atlassian
6 6 (23.08%) Forcepoint
6 6 (23.08%) HP
6 6 (23.08%) Remedy
7 4 (15.38%) ServiceNow
8 3 (11.54%) AlienVault
8 3 (11.54%) Canon
8 3 (11.54%) MobileIron
8 3 (11.54%) Sophos
9 1 (3.85%) F5
9 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto