The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 73 90
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 499 766 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.33% 3.91% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.92% 17.54% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 424 644 570
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,689
% change year-on-year +2.66% +2.21%  

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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2950 4367 4548
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.66% 22.31% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2396 3689 3474
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in the South East

DNS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for DNS in the South East

DNS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in the South East over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in the South East

DNS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -5 146 £45,000 +12.50% 26
Surrey -21 90 £46,250 +10.11% 9
Hampshire -36 75 £40,000 +3.89% 17
Oxfordshire +43 73 £50,000 +42.85% 9
West Sussex +15 30 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 28 £40,000 +33.33% 8
Kent -21 28 £42,500 +21.42% 2
East Sussex +18 25 £35,000 - 3
Sussex - 3 £32,500 -
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South East region with a requirement for DNS.

1 597 (56.11%) DHCP
2 590 (55.45%) Windows
3 518 (48.68%) Active Directory
4 405 (38.06%) Firewall
5 390 (36.65%) TCP/IP
6 363 (34.12%) Cisco
7 360 (33.83%) Microsoft
7 360 (33.83%) VMware
8 353 (33.18%) Windows Server
9 334 (31.39%) Linux
10 310 (29.14%) WAN
11 309 (29.04%) LAN
12 260 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
13 249 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
14 236 (22.18%) Windows Server 2012
15 216 (20.30%) Windows Server 2008
16 208 (19.55%) VPN
17 173 (16.26%) Hyper-V
18 170 (15.98%) Office 365
19 159 (14.94%) MS Exchange
19 159 (14.94%) SQL
20 151 (14.19%) VLAN
21 148 (13.91%) VoIP
21 148 (13.91%) MPLS
22 146 (13.72%) CCNA
22 146 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
23 145 (13.63%) SQL Server
24 144 (13.53%) CCNP
25 143 (13.44%) Juniper
26 135 (12.69%) Network Security

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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
1 159 (14.94%) MS Exchange
2 87 (8.18%) Apache
3 85 (7.99%) IIS
4 84 (7.89%) Tomcat
5 49 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 47 (4.42%) JBoss
7 46 (4.32%) Skype for Business
8 45 (4.23%) SharePoint
9 35 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (1.50%) OpenStack
12 11 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
13 10 (0.94%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
15 7 (0.66%) IBM Notes
15 7 (0.66%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.56%) Drupal
16 6 (0.56%) nginx
17 5 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 125 (11.75%) MS Excel
2 72 (6.77%) MS Office
3 12 (1.13%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.094%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.094%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 11 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.38%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Magento
6 1 (0.094%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.094%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 170 (15.98%) Office 365
2 146 (13.72%) Amazon AWS
3 134 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 61 (5.73%) IaaS
5 52 (4.89%) PaaS
6 31 (2.91%) SaaS
7 17 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
9 9 (0.85%) SoftLayer
10 6 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
10 6 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.47%) iPaaS
11 5 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.38%) G Suite
13 3 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 3 (0.28%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 597 (56.11%) DHCP
2 405 (38.06%) Firewall
3 390 (36.65%) TCP/IP
4 310 (29.14%) WAN
5 309 (29.04%) LAN
6 208 (19.55%) VPN
7 151 (14.19%) VLAN
8 148 (13.91%) MPLS
8 148 (13.91%) VoIP
9 135 (12.69%) Network Security
10 129 (12.12%) BGP
11 115 (10.81%) Internet
12 112 (10.53%) Wireless
13 110 (10.34%) SSL
14 106 (9.96%) SAN
15 94 (8.83%) OSPF
16 93 (8.74%) LDAP
17 86 (8.08%) SNMP
18 78 (7.33%) Cisco ASA
18 78 (7.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (13.63%) SQL Server
2 61 (5.73%) MySQL
3 48 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 27 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (2.35%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
7 14 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.03%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.03%) Oracle Database
10 10 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (0.75%) NoSQL
11 8 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.47%) Redis
14 4 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.38%) SQLite
15 3 (0.28%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 41 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 20 (1.88%) Jenkins
3 18 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 17 (1.60%) Vagrant
5 16 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (1.32%) WinDbg
7 11 (1.03%) JIRA
8 10 (0.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 9 (0.85%) Subversion
10 4 (0.38%) Bower
10 4 (0.38%) gulp
10 4 (0.38%) Trac
11 2 (0.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.19%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.094%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.094%) HP UFT
12 1 (0.094%) JUnit
12 1 (0.094%) Selenium
12 1 (0.094%) SilkTest
General
1 112 (10.53%) Finance
2 39 (3.67%) Telecoms
3 17 (1.60%) Banking
4 16 (1.50%) Marketing
5 14 (1.32%) Electronics
6 13 (1.22%) French Language
7 12 (1.13%) Back Office
7 12 (1.13%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.03%) Automotive
8 11 (1.03%) Spanish Language
9 10 (0.94%) German Language
10 8 (0.75%) Legal
11 7 (0.66%) Portuguese Language
12 6 (0.56%) Military
12 6 (0.56%) Retail
13 5 (0.47%) Games
14 4 (0.38%) Advertising
14 4 (0.38%) Law
14 4 (0.38%) Publishing
15 3 (0.28%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 238 (22.37%) Network Engineer
2 159 (14.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 148 (13.91%) Support Engineer
4 112 (10.53%) Analyst
5 109 (10.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 83 (7.80%) Administrator
7 72 (6.77%) Linux Engineer
8 69 (6.48%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 68 (6.39%) Support Analyst
10 67 (6.30%) Systems Engineer
11 61 (5.73%) Cisco Engineer
12 60 (5.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 60 (5.64%) Systems Administrator
13 55 (5.17%) 2nd Line Support
13 55 (5.17%) IT Support
14 54 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 53 (4.98%) Network Support
16 51 (4.79%) Developer
17 48 (4.51%) IT Engineer
17 48 (4.51%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (6.20%) .NET
2 61 (5.73%) HTML
3 56 (5.26%) Web Services
4 35 (3.29%) ASP.NET
4 35 (3.29%) LAMP
5 33 (3.10%) CSS
6 29 (2.73%) 802.1X
7 21 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (1.79%) Middleware
9 16 (1.50%) jQuery
10 13 (1.22%) HTML5
10 13 (1.22%) XML
11 12 (1.13%) Regular Expression
12 11 (1.03%) AngularJS
12 11 (1.03%) REST
13 10 (0.94%) iOS SDK
13 10 (0.94%) Java EE
13 10 (0.94%) Silverlight
14 9 (0.85%) LAPP Stack
14 9 (0.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 133 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 71 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 65 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 62 (5.83%) PKI
5 54 (5.08%) Driving Licence
6 47 (4.42%) Management Information System
7 34 (3.20%) Clustering
8 27 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
9 20 (1.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 15 (1.41%) FlexPod
11 14 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 12 (1.13%) iPad
13 10 (0.94%) Mobile App
13 10 (0.94%) Private Cloud
13 10 (0.94%) User Experience
14 9 (0.85%) Blackberry
14 9 (0.85%) Cyber Attack
14 9 (0.85%) Replication
15 7 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (0.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 590 (55.45%) Windows
2 353 (33.18%) Windows Server
3 334 (31.39%) Linux
4 236 (22.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 216 (20.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 92 (8.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 92 (8.65%) Unix
7 76 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 76 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 68 (6.39%) Windows 10
9 46 (4.32%) Windows 8
10 39 (3.67%) CentOS
11 38 (3.57%) Mac OS X
12 31 (2.91%) Ubuntu
13 22 (2.07%) Debian
14 19 (1.79%) Solaris
14 19 (1.79%) Windows XP
15 17 (1.60%) Apple iOS
16 9 (0.85%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.66%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (12.22%) ITIL
2 90 (8.46%) DevOps
3 87 (8.18%) Load Balancing
4 84 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 78 (7.33%) Project Management
6 76 (7.14%) High Availability
7 73 (6.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 69 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
9 63 (5.92%) Migration
10 60 (5.64%) Network Design
11 59 (5.55%) Kalman Filter
12 54 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
13 53 (4.98%) Change Management
14 50 (4.70%) Network Management
15 43 (4.04%) Performance Tuning
16 41 (3.85%) Identity Management
16 41 (3.85%) Open Source
17 39 (3.67%) Service Delivery
18 38 (3.57%) Risk Management
19 35 (3.29%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 159 (14.94%) SQL
2 118 (11.09%) Perl
3 113 (10.62%) PowerShell
4 112 (10.53%) Java
5 104 (9.77%) Python
6 58 (5.45%) JavaScript
7 54 (5.08%) PHP
8 53 (4.98%) Bash Shell
9 47 (4.42%) C#
10 31 (2.91%) Ruby
11 27 (2.54%) C++
12 23 (2.16%) C
13 19 (1.79%) VB.NET
14 18 (1.69%) Shell Script
15 13 (1.22%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.03%) PL/SQL
17 10 (0.94%) VBScript
18 7 (0.66%) XAML
19 4 (0.38%) Embedded C
19 4 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 249 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
2 146 (13.72%) CCNA
3 144 (13.53%) CCNP
4 106 (9.96%) Degree
5 96 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (5.92%) MCSE
7 57 (5.36%) Security Cleared
8 50 (4.70%) SC Cleared
9 47 (4.42%) CCIE
10 31 (2.91%) MCSA
11 23 (2.16%) MCP
12 17 (1.60%) CCVP
13 15 (1.41%) CCDP
14 12 (1.13%) GCIH
14 12 (1.13%) GIAC
14 12 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (1.03%) CISSP
16 9 (0.85%) A+ Certification
16 9 (0.85%) RHCA
16 9 (0.85%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (6.58%) SLA
2 67 (6.30%) PCI DSS
3 23 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.28%) FISMA
5 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.094%) COBIT
6 1 (0.094%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.094%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (0.094%) ISO22301
6 1 (0.094%) PA-DSS
6 1 (0.094%) PMO
6 1 (0.094%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 518 (48.68%) Active Directory
2 260 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (16.26%) Hyper-V
4 63 (5.92%) vSphere
5 41 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (3.20%) XenApp
7 20 (1.88%) Firmware
7 20 (1.88%) VMware ESX
8 17 (1.60%) Docker
8 17 (1.60%) NFS
8 17 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
9 14 (1.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 14 (1.32%) Terminal Services
10 13 (1.22%) vCloud
10 13 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (1.13%) KVM
12 10 (0.94%) ISA Server
12 10 (0.94%) XenDesktop
13 9 (0.85%) Terminal Server
13 9 (0.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 85 (7.99%) SCCM
2 79 (7.42%) Puppet
3 67 (6.30%) SCOM
4 49 (4.61%) Nagios
5 42 (3.95%) Red Hat Satellite
6 37 (3.48%) Opscode Chef
7 26 (2.44%) Backup Exec
8 24 (2.26%) Ansible
8 24 (2.26%) WSUS
9 18 (1.69%) NetBackup
10 16 (1.50%) SELinux
10 16 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
11 14 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
11 14 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
12 11 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 9 (0.85%) vRealize
14 8 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
15 7 (0.66%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 6 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
16 6 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 363 (34.12%) Cisco
2 360 (33.83%) Microsoft
2 360 (33.83%) VMware
3 143 (13.44%) Juniper
4 116 (10.90%) Red Hat
5 102 (9.59%) Palo Alto
6 71 (6.67%) Citrix
7 66 (6.20%) CheckPoint
8 65 (6.11%) HP
9 57 (5.36%) SolarWinds
10 53 (4.98%) Oracle
11 51 (4.79%) F5
11 51 (4.79%) NetApp
12 35 (3.29%) Mitel
13 34 (3.20%) Dell
14 30 (2.82%) Veeam
15 24 (2.26%) Apple
16 23 (2.16%) Avaya
17 20 (1.88%) Meraki
17 20 (1.88%) Riverbed
Bracknell, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Swanley, Kent
Intotec
Salary: From £19,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
ninesharp
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum GBP 23K +Extensive benefits!
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £21500 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Byfleet, Surrey
Rainford Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Salary, pension, holidays, OnCall Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum plus up to 15% bonus, shares and good benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + ben+on call allow
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £25,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Parham Consulting
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus up to 20% bonus, shares and good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £45000 per annum + pension etc.
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £27000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £23 - £27 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + additional company benefits
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Wokingham, Berkshire
83Zero
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Winchester, Hampshire
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Epsom, Surrey
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
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Salary: £35,000 per annum + on-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + £5,000 on-call bonus + 10% bonus + Great Ben
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