Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 74 79
Rank change year-on-year -54 +5 +6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 793 1289 1505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.58% 3.66% 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.65% 17.14% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 700 1108 1324
South East median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +1.19% +20.00%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £23,119
90th Percentile £65,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 5414 7520 8466
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.59% 21.36% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4304 6019 6884
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,200 £24,325
90th Percentile £66,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -32 323 £42,500 -5.56% 28
Hampshire -50 180 £35,000 -6.67% 14
Surrey -55 150 £37,500 -16.67% 7
Berkshire -46 141 £45,000 - 7
Oxfordshire -8 110 £45,000 +28.57% 12
Buckinghamshire +4 72 £40,500 -26.36% 9
East Sussex -16 47 £30,000 -29.41% 3
Kent -28 39 £30,000 -29.41%
West Sussex -28 35 £35,000 -12.50% 2
M4 Corridor - 11 - -
Middlesex +7 8 £65,000 +30.00%
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for DNS.

1 492 (62.04%) Windows
2 489 (61.66%) DHCP
3 423 (53.34%) Active Directory
4 355 (44.77%) Microsoft
5 322 (40.61%) Firewall
6 320 (40.35%) TCP/IP
7 302 (38.08%) Windows Server
8 291 (36.70%) VMware
9 266 (33.54%) Cisco
10 234 (29.51%) Linux
11 206 (25.98%) Windows Server 2012
12 200 (25.22%) WAN
13 190 (23.96%) VMware Infrastructure
13 190 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
14 177 (22.32%) VPN
15 176 (22.19%) MS Exchange
16 171 (21.56%) LAN
17 161 (20.30%) Hyper-V
18 156 (19.67%) Office 365
19 143 (18.03%) SQL
19 143 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
20 141 (17.78%) PowerShell
21 137 (17.28%) ITIL
22 130 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
23 128 (16.14%) Windows 7
24 127 (16.02%) Windows 10
25 122 (15.38%) Juniper
26 121 (15.26%) Cisco Certification
27 114 (14.38%) SQL Server
28 109 (13.75%) VLAN

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
1 176 (22.19%) MS Exchange
2 77 (9.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 54 (6.81%) SharePoint
4 53 (6.68%) IIS
5 44 (5.55%) Apache
6 34 (4.29%) Skype for Business
7 33 (4.16%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2003
9 26 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (1.77%) Tomcat
12 11 (1.39%) Confluence
13 7 (0.88%) OpenStack
14 6 (0.76%) nginx
15 5 (0.63%) SAS
15 5 (0.63%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.50%) WebSphere
17 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.38%) JBoss
18 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 89 (11.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.50%) AutoCAD
3 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Postilion
2 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.25%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 156 (19.67%) Office 365
2 143 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
3 130 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 71 (8.95%) IaaS
5 62 (7.82%) SaaS
6 55 (6.94%) PaaS
7 23 (2.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 20 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 16 (2.02%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (1.26%) G Suite
12 8 (1.01%) Amazon S3
12 8 (1.01%) OneDrive
13 7 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 3 (0.38%) Amazon Glacier
14 3 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
14 3 (0.38%) OpenShift
15 2 (0.25%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 489 (61.66%) DHCP
2 322 (40.61%) Firewall
3 320 (40.35%) TCP/IP
4 200 (25.22%) WAN
5 177 (22.32%) VPN
6 171 (21.56%) LAN
7 109 (13.75%) VLAN
8 93 (11.73%) HTTP
9 91 (11.48%) SAN
10 86 (10.84%) MPLS
10 86 (10.84%) VoIP
11 82 (10.34%) BGP
12 78 (9.84%) Wireless
13 68 (8.58%) Internet
14 66 (8.32%) OSPF
15 64 (8.07%) Cisco ASA
16 61 (7.69%) SSL
17 59 (7.44%) IPsec
18 42 (5.30%) SNMP
19 38 (4.79%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (14.38%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.05%) MySQL
3 33 (4.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (3.53%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (2.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 15 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.51%) NoSQL
7 12 (1.51%) Oracle Database
8 11 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.13%) Redis
11 7 (0.88%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.76%) Relational Database
13 5 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.63%) Big Data
13 5 (0.63%) InfluxDB
13 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 22 (2.77%) Git (software)
2 20 (2.52%) JIRA
2 20 (2.52%) WinDbg
3 16 (2.02%) Visual Studio
4 15 (1.89%) IDA Disassembler
4 15 (1.89%) OllyDbg
5 11 (1.39%) Burp Suite
6 7 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.76%) MSI
8 5 (0.63%) Subversion
8 5 (0.63%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.38%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.13%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.13%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.13%) WinAutomation
General
1 74 (9.33%) Finance
2 27 (3.40%) Telecoms
3 23 (2.90%) Retail
4 19 (2.40%) Marketing
5 16 (2.02%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.39%) Electronics
7 9 (1.13%) Back Office
8 7 (0.88%) Banking
8 7 (0.88%) Legal
9 5 (0.63%) Advertising
10 4 (0.50%) Automotive
10 4 (0.50%) Billing
10 4 (0.50%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.50%) Games
11 3 (0.38%) French Language
12 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.25%) Law
12 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.25%) Publishing
13 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 146 (18.41%) Network Engineer
2 134 (16.90%) Support Engineer
3 119 (15.01%) Analyst
4 96 (12.11%) IT Support
5 92 (11.60%) Support Analyst
6 90 (11.35%) Administrator
7 74 (9.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 70 (8.83%) Systems Administrator
9 68 (8.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 64 (8.07%) 3rd Line Support
11 61 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
12 59 (7.44%) Architect
13 58 (7.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 58 (7.31%) Systems Engineer
14 48 (6.05%) IT Engineer
15 40 (5.04%) Senior Network Engineer
16 36 (4.54%) IT Support Engineer
16 36 (4.54%) Linux Administrator
17 32 (4.04%) Desktop Support
18 31 (3.91%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (7.06%) .NET
2 37 (4.67%) Web Services
3 36 (4.54%) HTML
4 25 (3.15%) CSS
5 21 (2.65%) ASP.NET
6 20 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (2.27%) 802.1X
8 15 (1.89%) Regular Expression
9 11 (1.39%) jQuery
10 6 (0.76%) J2EE
10 6 (0.76%) LAMP
10 6 (0.76%) POSIX
11 5 (0.63%) Middleware
12 4 (0.50%) IBM Integration Bus
12 4 (0.50%) JSON
12 4 (0.50%) LEMP Stack
12 4 (0.50%) REST
12 4 (0.50%) WebSphere MQ
13 3 (0.38%) Java SE
13 3 (0.38%) React
Miscellaneous
1 88 (11.10%) Data Centre
2 74 (9.33%) Computer Science
3 58 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (5.30%) PKI
5 32 (4.04%) Clustering
6 26 (3.28%) Driving Licence
7 20 (2.52%) Linux Command Line
8 19 (2.40%) Management Information System
9 18 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
10 15 (1.89%) Blog
11 13 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
11 13 (1.64%) Private Cloud
12 12 (1.51%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 10 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
13 10 (1.26%) iPhone
14 9 (1.13%) Blackberry
14 9 (1.13%) BYOD
14 9 (1.13%) Video Conferencing
15 7 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 492 (62.04%) Windows
2 302 (38.08%) Windows Server
3 234 (29.51%) Linux
4 206 (25.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 190 (23.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 128 (16.14%) Windows 7
7 127 (16.02%) Windows 10
8 78 (9.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 59 (7.44%) Windows 8
10 55 (6.94%) Unix
11 52 (6.56%) CentOS
12 38 (4.79%) Ubuntu
13 23 (2.90%) Mac OS X
14 21 (2.65%) Android
15 17 (2.14%) Windows XP
16 13 (1.64%) Apple iOS
16 13 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (1.26%) Debian
18 8 (1.01%) Fedora
19 5 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (17.28%) ITIL
2 86 (10.84%) Load Balancing
3 61 (7.69%) DevOps
4 51 (6.43%) Kalman Filter
5 45 (5.67%) Patch Management
6 42 (5.30%) Mentoring
7 41 (5.17%) Configuration Management
7 41 (5.17%) Migration
8 35 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 35 (4.41%) Problem Management
9 31 (3.91%) Task Automation
10 30 (3.78%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (3.53%) Network Design
11 28 (3.53%) Network Management
12 27 (3.40%) Network Monitoring
12 27 (3.40%) Operations Management
13 26 (3.28%) Time Management
14 24 (3.03%) Incident Management
14 24 (3.03%) Presales
14 24 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (18.03%) SQL
2 141 (17.78%) PowerShell
3 85 (10.72%) Python
4 73 (9.21%) Perl
5 59 (7.44%) Java
6 53 (6.68%) Bash Shell
7 49 (6.18%) JavaScript
8 32 (4.04%) PHP
9 29 (3.66%) C
9 29 (3.66%) C++
10 27 (3.40%) C#
10 27 (3.40%) Ruby
11 12 (1.51%) VBScript
12 8 (1.01%) Shell Script
13 5 (0.63%) Go
13 5 (0.63%) Scala
14 4 (0.50%) Rust
15 3 (0.38%) Google Apps Script
15 3 (0.38%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.25%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 121 (15.26%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 75 (9.46%) Degree
4 63 (7.94%) CCNP
5 62 (7.82%) CCNA
6 58 (7.31%) Security Cleared
7 49 (6.18%) MCSE
8 47 (5.93%) MCSA
9 38 (4.79%) SC Cleared
10 22 (2.77%) Computer Science Degree
11 18 (2.27%) MCP
12 17 (2.14%) JNCIP
13 16 (2.02%) CCIE
14 15 (1.89%) DV Cleared
15 14 (1.77%) CCDP
16 8 (1.01%) JNCIS
16 8 (1.01%) MCITP
16 8 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 7 (0.88%) CCDA
18 6 (0.76%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (7.19%) SLA
2 29 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (3.15%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.51%) HIPAA
5 7 (0.88%) PMO
6 3 (0.38%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.38%) QA
7 2 (0.25%) COBIT
7 2 (0.25%) PA-DSS
7 2 (0.25%) RMADS
System Software
1 423 (53.34%) Active Directory
2 190 (23.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 161 (20.30%) Hyper-V
4 52 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
5 40 (5.04%) vSphere
6 28 (3.53%) XenApp
7 21 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
8 20 (2.52%) KVM
8 20 (2.52%) Terminal Services
9 17 (2.14%) Docker
10 15 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 15 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
10 15 (1.89%) XenDesktop
11 12 (1.51%) NFS
11 12 (1.51%) XenServer
12 10 (1.26%) ProxySG
12 10 (1.26%) Virtual Desktop
13 8 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
13 8 (1.01%) VMware NSX
14 7 (0.88%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 67 (8.45%) SCCM
2 60 (7.57%) Puppet
3 41 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
4 39 (4.92%) SCOM
5 30 (3.78%) Terraform
6 29 (3.66%) WSUS
7 28 (3.53%) vCenter Server
8 27 (3.40%) Ansible
9 25 (3.15%) Nagios
10 19 (2.40%) Cisco Prime
11 17 (2.14%) Backup Exec
12 14 (1.77%) SolarWinds Orion
13 12 (1.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 11 (1.39%) ZABBIX
15 8 (1.01%) Kubernetes
15 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
16 7 (0.88%) FortiGate
16 7 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
17 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 5 (0.63%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 355 (44.77%) Microsoft
2 291 (36.70%) VMware
3 266 (33.54%) Cisco
4 122 (15.38%) Juniper
5 81 (10.21%) Citrix
6 71 (8.95%) HP
7 66 (8.32%) Palo Alto
8 65 (8.20%) F5
9 46 (5.80%) Red Hat
10 40 (5.04%) Extreme Networks
11 38 (4.79%) SolarWinds
12 36 (4.54%) Dell
13 35 (4.41%) Sophos
14 33 (4.16%) Apple
14 33 (4.16%) Veeam
15 31 (3.91%) CheckPoint
16 29 (3.66%) Oracle
17 24 (3.03%) NetApp
18 22 (2.77%) Forcepoint
18 22 (2.77%) Mitel