Period
to 21 September 2018

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 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 103 81
Rank change year-on-year -23 -22 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 733 893 1,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.48% 3.07% 3.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.63% 17.00% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 630 789 1,054
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £21,725 £23,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,375 £67,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,690 5,252 7,449
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.85% 18.08% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,709 4,194 6,057
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.03% +5.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley -24 328 £38,500 -9.41% 25
Surrey +33 200 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Berkshire -5 198 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Hampshire -61 119 £44,000 +17.33% 28
Oxfordshire -45 78 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Buckinghamshire +3 52 £40,000 - 8
Kent +10 37 £26,000 +15.56% 4
West Sussex -13 36 £59,000 +51.28% 3
East Sussex -28 21 £42,500 +41.67% 3
Middlesex +1 1 £60,000 +60.00%
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 South East region with a requirement for DNS.

1 495 (67.53%) DHCP
2 467 (63.71%) Windows
3 457 (62.35%) Active Directory
4 359 (48.98%) Windows Server
5 342 (46.66%) Microsoft
6 308 (42.02%) Firewall
7 287 (39.15%) VMware
8 213 (29.06%) TCP/IP
9 193 (26.33%) Cisco
10 190 (25.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 187 (25.51%) Hyper-V
12 182 (24.83%) Office 365
13 174 (23.74%) Microsoft Azure
14 169 (23.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 168 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 159 (21.69%) Linux
17 150 (20.46%) VPN
18 147 (20.05%) Windows Server 2008
19 141 (19.24%) MS Exchange
20 131 (17.87%) SQL Server
21 129 (17.60%) WAN
22 123 (16.78%) LAN
23 120 (16.37%) PowerShell
24 116 (15.83%) Windows 10
25 103 (14.05%) ITIL
26 100 (13.64%) Data Centre
27 93 (12.69%) SQL
27 93 (12.69%) Finance
28 91 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
29 89 (12.14%) 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
1 141 (19.24%) MS Exchange
2 77 (10.50%) IIS
3 48 (6.55%) SharePoint
4 32 (4.37%) Skype for Business
5 16 (2.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.91%) Apache
6 14 (1.91%) OpenStack
7 12 (1.64%) Confluence
8 11 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
10 7 (0.95%) nginx
10 7 (0.95%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.68%) Oracle Service Bus
12 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.27%) IBM Domino
13 2 (0.27%) JBoss
13 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 72 (9.82%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.36%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.55%) NetSuite
1 4 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 182 (24.83%) Office 365
2 174 (23.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (12.41%) Amazon AWS
4 59 (8.05%) IaaS
5 55 (7.50%) PaaS
6 38 (5.18%) Dynamics 365
7 24 (3.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 16 (2.18%) SaaS
9 15 (2.05%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
11 13 (1.77%) Mimecast
12 12 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (1.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 10 (1.36%) Amazon S3
14 9 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
14 9 (1.23%) Amazon Glacier
15 8 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (0.82%) Akamai
16 6 (0.82%) GitHub
17 5 (0.68%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 495 (67.53%) DHCP
2 308 (42.02%) Firewall
3 213 (29.06%) TCP/IP
4 150 (20.46%) VPN
5 129 (17.60%) WAN
6 123 (16.78%) LAN
7 89 (12.14%) Network Security
8 84 (11.46%) VLAN
9 76 (10.37%) Internet
10 67 (9.14%) Cisco ASA
11 63 (8.59%) SAN
12 55 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
13 50 (6.82%) Wireless
14 47 (6.41%) VoIP
15 46 (6.28%) HTTP
16 41 (5.59%) Skype
17 34 (4.64%) IPsec
18 33 (4.50%) BGP
19 32 (4.37%) MPLS
20 31 (4.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (17.87%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.14%) MySQL
3 21 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (2.59%) Amazon RDS
5 13 (1.77%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (1.23%) Big Data
7 9 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (0.82%) MongoDB
10 6 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.41%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.41%) Redis
13 2 (0.27%) Geospatial Data
13 2 (0.27%) MS Access
13 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.14%) GIS
Development Applications
1 21 (2.86%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.73%) JIRA
3 16 (2.18%) Subversion
4 10 (1.36%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.68%) Ant
6 5 (0.68%) InstallShield
6 5 (0.68%) MSBuild
6 5 (0.68%) NUnit
6 5 (0.68%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.55%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.41%) Selenium
8 3 (0.41%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.27%) Maven
9 2 (0.27%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.14%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.14%) MSI
10 1 (0.14%) Webistrano
General
1 93 (12.69%) Finance
2 31 (4.23%) Retail
3 28 (3.82%) Telecoms
4 21 (2.86%) Banking
5 9 (1.23%) German Language
6 8 (1.09%) Advertising
6 8 (1.09%) Back Office
6 8 (1.09%) Marketing
7 6 (0.82%) Legal
8 5 (0.68%) Electronics
8 5 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.55%) Law
10 3 (0.41%) Billing
10 3 (0.41%) Games
10 3 (0.41%) Local Government
11 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.27%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 134 (18.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 116 (15.83%) Support Engineer
3 74 (10.10%) IT Support
4 70 (9.55%) IT Engineer
5 69 (9.41%) Analyst
6 68 (9.28%) Architect
7 50 (6.82%) Network Engineer
8 43 (5.87%) Administrator
9 38 (5.18%) IT Support Engineer
9 38 (5.18%) Systems Engineer
10 37 (5.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 36 (4.91%) 2nd Line Support
12 33 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
12 33 (4.50%) Windows Engineer
13 32 (4.37%) Support Analyst
14 31 (4.23%) Azure Engineer
15 30 (4.09%) Server Engineer
16 27 (3.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 24 (3.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 24 (3.27%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.73%) CSS
1 20 (2.73%) HTML
2 19 (2.59%) .NET
2 19 (2.59%) Middleware
3 17 (2.32%) LDAP
4 16 (2.18%) XML
5 14 (1.91%) Spring
6 12 (1.64%) 802.1X
6 12 (1.64%) ActiveMQ
7 10 (1.36%) Web Services
8 9 (1.23%) AngularJS
8 9 (1.23%) Node.js
9 8 (1.09%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.09%) Apache Camel
9 8 (1.09%) ASP.NET
9 8 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (1.09%) Entity Framework
9 8 (1.09%) jQuery
10 7 (0.95%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 81 (11.05%) PKI
3 38 (5.18%) Replication
4 33 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (3.68%) Management Information System
7 23 (3.14%) Public Cloud
8 22 (3.00%) Computer Science
8 22 (3.00%) Driving Licence
9 21 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
10 17 (2.32%) Linux Command Line
11 14 (1.91%) W3C
12 11 (1.50%) Clustering
12 11 (1.50%) Fintech
13 10 (1.36%) Cyberthreat
13 10 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 9 (1.23%) Life Science
15 8 (1.09%) Online Banking
15 8 (1.09%) Private Cloud
16 7 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 467 (63.71%) Windows
2 359 (48.98%) Windows Server
3 169 (23.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 159 (21.69%) Linux
5 147 (20.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 116 (15.83%) Windows 10
7 56 (7.64%) Windows 7
8 34 (4.64%) Unix
9 25 (3.41%) Windows 8
10 24 (3.27%) CentOS
11 22 (3.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (2.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (2.18%) Ubuntu
14 12 (1.64%) Solaris
14 12 (1.64%) Windows XP
15 8 (1.09%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.95%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.82%) VMS
18 4 (0.55%) Mac OS
19 3 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (22.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 103 (14.05%) ITIL
3 86 (11.73%) DevOps
4 79 (10.78%) Load Balancing
5 78 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (9.55%) Migration
7 56 (7.64%) Problem-Solving
8 50 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 50 (6.82%) Scrum
9 46 (6.28%) Network Virtualisation
10 41 (5.59%) Project Management
11 38 (5.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 30 (4.09%) Information Security
12 30 (4.09%) IT Strategy
12 30 (4.09%) Presales
13 28 (3.82%) Network Management
14 25 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 25 (3.41%) Cybersecurity
15 24 (3.27%) ITIL V3
15 24 (3.27%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 120 (16.37%) PowerShell
2 93 (12.69%) SQL
3 54 (7.37%) Python
4 45 (6.14%) Java
5 37 (5.05%) JavaScript
6 33 (4.50%) Bash Shell
7 26 (3.55%) Perl
8 24 (3.27%) C#
9 16 (2.18%) Shell Script
10 15 (2.05%) Ruby
11 13 (1.77%) PHP
12 7 (0.95%) C
12 7 (0.95%) C++
13 5 (0.68%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.68%) VBScript
14 4 (0.55%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.41%) Google Apps Script
16 2 (0.27%) Go
17 1 (0.14%) VB
17 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 70 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (7.50%) Degree
4 52 (7.09%) MCSE
5 45 (6.14%) Security Cleared
6 41 (5.59%) CCNP
7 33 (4.50%) CCNA
8 29 (3.96%) DBS Check
9 24 (3.27%) SC Cleared
10 20 (2.73%) MCP
10 20 (2.73%) MCSA
11 17 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (2.05%) CCDP
13 14 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (1.77%) JNCIP
15 10 (1.36%) CCSE
15 10 (1.36%) CISSP
15 10 (1.36%) IISP
15 10 (1.36%) ISSAP
16 9 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (3.41%) SLA
3 22 (3.00%) GDPR
4 14 (1.91%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.50%) FISMA
6 10 (1.36%) PMO
7 9 (1.23%) QA
8 8 (1.09%) GCP
9 5 (0.68%) GAMP
10 4 (0.55%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 3 (0.41%) COBIT
12 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.14%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 457 (62.35%) Active Directory
2 190 (25.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 187 (25.51%) Hyper-V
4 48 (6.55%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (5.32%) vSphere
6 28 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
7 27 (3.68%) XenApp
8 24 (3.27%) Docker
9 22 (3.00%) XenDesktop
10 17 (2.32%) VMware NSX
11 15 (2.05%) Firmware
12 14 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
13 12 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 11 (1.50%) KVM
15 10 (1.36%) iptables
16 9 (1.23%) pfSense
16 9 (1.23%) ProxySG
16 9 (1.23%) Samba
17 7 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
18 6 (0.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 81 (11.05%) SCCM
2 66 (9.00%) SCOM
3 30 (4.09%) Puppet
4 27 (3.68%) Ansible
5 23 (3.14%) Nagios
6 17 (2.32%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (2.18%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (2.18%) Terraform
8 14 (1.91%) vCenter Server
9 12 (1.64%) Failover Clustering
9 12 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
10 11 (1.50%) QRadar
11 9 (1.23%) Kubernetes
11 9 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (1.23%) SCSM
11 9 (1.23%) SCVMM
11 9 (1.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 9 (1.23%) WSUS
12 8 (1.09%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 342 (46.66%) Microsoft
2 287 (39.15%) VMware
3 193 (26.33%) Cisco
4 70 (9.55%) Citrix
5 69 (9.41%) Juniper
6 51 (6.96%) Apple
6 51 (6.96%) HP
7 49 (6.68%) CheckPoint
7 49 (6.68%) SolarWinds
8 38 (5.18%) Sophos
9 36 (4.91%) IBM
10 34 (4.64%) F5
10 34 (4.64%) Veeam
11 29 (3.96%) Palo Alto
12 28 (3.82%) Oracle
12 28 (3.82%) Red Hat
13 27 (3.68%) Dell
14 22 (3.00%) Symantec
15 21 (2.86%) Fortinet
16 17 (2.32%) McAfee