Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 125 124 87
Rank change year-on-year -1 -37 -5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 675 758 1,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.57% 2.52% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.70% 15.03% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 548 608 877
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 4,298 5,044 5,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.37% 16.77% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,327 3,945 4,573
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 2019. 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 -6 255 £40,000 -6.98% 5
Surrey +10 156 £41,250 +14.81% 6
Berkshire -30 137 £40,000 -20.00% 3
Hampshire -17 130 £35,000 -12.50% 8
Oxfordshire +48 59 £35,000 -7.89% 2
Buckinghamshire +32 58 £40,000 +5.26%
Kent +4 48 £33,250 +51.14% 5
West Sussex +17 46 £42,500 - 1
East Sussex +10 31 £40,000 -1.84% 2
Home Counties - 6 - -
Middlesex +9 2 £43,000 -28.33%
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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.

1 472 (69.93%) Windows
2 462 (68.44%) DHCP
3 442 (65.48%) Active Directory
4 358 (53.04%) Microsoft
5 324 (48.00%) Windows Server
6 316 (46.81%) VMware
7 274 (40.59%) Firewall
8 258 (38.22%) TCP/IP
9 227 (33.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 219 (32.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 207 (30.67%) Hyper-V
12 193 (28.59%) Office 365
13 184 (27.26%) Cisco
14 180 (26.67%) Linux
15 167 (24.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 163 (24.15%) VPN
17 156 (23.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 152 (22.52%) ITIL
19 141 (20.89%) PowerShell
20 134 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
21 133 (19.70%) LAN
21 133 (19.70%) WAN
22 125 (18.52%) SQL
23 111 (16.44%) SQL Server
24 107 (15.85%) MS Exchange
25 101 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
26 94 (13.93%) Citrix
27 89 (13.19%) Windows 10
28 87 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
29 85 (12.59%) 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
1 107 (15.85%) MS Exchange
2 80 (11.85%) IIS
3 41 (6.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 36 (5.33%) Skype for Business
5 31 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 25 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 21 (3.11%) Apache
8 17 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 14 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (2.07%) nginx
10 9 (1.33%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.59%) Confluence
11 4 (0.59%) JBoss
11 4 (0.59%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.44%) CMS
12 3 (0.44%) WildFly
13 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
14 1 (0.15%) Cloud Foundry
14 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 83 (12.30%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.59%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.30%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.15%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 227 (33.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 193 (28.59%) Office 365
3 87 (12.89%) Amazon AWS
4 57 (8.44%) IaaS
5 55 (8.15%) SaaS
6 49 (7.26%) PaaS
7 26 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (2.52%) Dynamics 365
9 16 (2.37%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (1.48%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 7 (1.04%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (1.04%) GitHub
12 6 (0.89%) G Suite
12 6 (0.89%) Mimecast
12 6 (0.89%) Serverless
13 5 (0.74%) OneDrive
13 5 (0.74%) Yammer
14 4 (0.59%) AWS CloudFormation
14 4 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
15 3 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 462 (68.44%) DHCP
2 274 (40.59%) Firewall
3 258 (38.22%) TCP/IP
4 163 (24.15%) VPN
5 133 (19.70%) LAN
5 133 (19.70%) WAN
6 85 (12.59%) VLAN
7 81 (12.00%) VoIP
8 66 (9.78%) SAN
9 58 (8.59%) MPLS
10 50 (7.41%) Wireless
11 41 (6.07%) SNMP
12 38 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (5.19%) BGP
14 33 (4.89%) Internet
15 31 (4.59%) SMTP
16 28 (4.15%) HTTP
16 28 (4.15%) Wi-Fi
17 27 (4.00%) Skype
18 26 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (3.70%) MySQL
5 20 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (2.81%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.07%) DB2
7 14 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (2.07%) SQL Server 2016
8 11 (1.63%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
11 5 (0.74%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.59%) SQL Server 2017
13 3 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.44%) HBase
13 3 (0.44%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
14 2 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (4.74%) Git (software)
2 25 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 16 (2.37%) Subversion
4 12 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
5 11 (1.63%) Selenium
6 10 (1.48%) Fiddler
6 10 (1.48%) SpecFlow
7 8 (1.19%) JIRA
8 6 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (0.89%) Bitbucket
8 6 (0.89%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.44%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.44%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.30%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.30%) Gerrit
11 2 (0.30%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.30%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.30%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.30%) Vagrant
General
1 69 (10.22%) Finance
2 18 (2.67%) Legal
3 15 (2.22%) Law
4 14 (2.07%) Retail
5 13 (1.93%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.04%) Games
6 7 (1.04%) Marketing
7 6 (0.89%) Back Office
8 5 (0.74%) Advertising
8 5 (0.74%) Online Betting
9 4 (0.59%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.30%) Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Automotive
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) Military
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 129 (19.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 88 (13.04%) Analyst
3 81 (12.00%) IT Engineer
4 77 (11.41%) IT Support
5 71 (10.52%) Support Engineer
6 62 (9.19%) Support Analyst
7 55 (8.15%) Network Engineer
8 50 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
9 48 (7.11%) Administrator
10 46 (6.81%) Systems Administrator
11 39 (5.78%) IT Analyst
12 30 (4.44%) IT Support Analyst
13 29 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support
13 29 (4.30%) DevOps Engineer
13 29 (4.30%) Windows Engineer
14 28 (4.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 28 (4.15%) 3rd Line Support
14 28 (4.15%) IT Support Engineer
15 27 (4.00%) Network Support
16 25 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (5.04%) LDAP
2 20 (2.96%) Web Services
3 16 (2.37%) .NET
4 15 (2.22%) XML
5 12 (1.78%) REST
5 12 (1.78%) SOAP
6 10 (1.48%) CSS
6 10 (1.48%) HTML
7 7 (1.04%) 802.1X
7 7 (1.04%) Elastic Stack
7 7 (1.04%) LAMP
7 7 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
8 6 (0.89%) .NET Framework
8 6 (0.89%) jQuery
8 6 (0.89%) JSON
8 6 (0.89%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (0.74%) Ajax
10 4 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (0.59%) LINQ
10 4 (0.59%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.48%) Data Centre
2 48 (7.11%) PKI
3 31 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (4.44%) Public Cloud
5 26 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
6 25 (3.70%) Replication
7 20 (2.96%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.52%) Data Protection Act
9 15 (2.22%) Driving Licence
9 15 (2.22%) Private Cloud
10 14 (2.07%) Fat Client
10 14 (2.07%) Thin Client
11 13 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
12 11 (1.63%) Clustering
12 11 (1.63%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
13 8 (1.19%) Digital Media
13 8 (1.19%) Video\Live Streaming
14 6 (0.89%) Robotics
14 6 (0.89%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 472 (69.93%) Windows
2 324 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 180 (26.67%) Linux
4 167 (24.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 134 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 89 (13.19%) Windows 10
7 61 (9.04%) Windows 7
8 48 (7.11%) Unix
9 42 (6.22%) CentOS
10 35 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 24 (3.56%) Windows 8
12 19 (2.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 18 (2.67%) Mac OS
14 15 (2.22%) VMS
15 13 (1.93%) Ubuntu
15 13 (1.93%) Windows XP
16 10 (1.48%) Apple iOS
17 8 (1.19%) Android
18 4 (0.59%) Debian
18 4 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (23.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 152 (22.52%) ITIL
3 101 (14.96%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (11.26%) DevOps
5 50 (7.41%) Migration
6 48 (7.11%) Mentoring
7 42 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 42 (6.22%) Problem-Solving
8 39 (5.78%) Server Management
9 38 (5.63%) Load Balancing
9 38 (5.63%) Scrum
10 37 (5.48%) Project Management
11 36 (5.33%) Configuration Management
11 36 (5.33%) Service Delivery
12 30 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (4.15%) Change Management
14 27 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
14 27 (4.00%) Service Management
15 26 (3.85%) Computer Science
15 26 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 141 (20.89%) PowerShell
2 125 (18.52%) SQL
3 70 (10.37%) Python
4 43 (6.37%) Bash Shell
5 28 (4.15%) Perl
6 24 (3.56%) Ruby
7 22 (3.26%) Java
8 21 (3.11%) JavaScript
9 20 (2.96%) PHP
10 19 (2.81%) C#
11 12 (1.78%) Shell Script
12 10 (1.48%) Go
13 7 (1.04%) C
13 7 (1.04%) VBScript
14 6 (0.89%) C++
15 3 (0.44%) Fortran
15 3 (0.44%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.44%) VB
15 3 (0.44%) VBA
16 2 (0.30%) Google Apps Script
Qualifications
1 80 (11.85%) Degree
1 80 (11.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (10.96%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (8.00%) MCSE
4 51 (7.56%) CCNA
5 46 (6.81%) MCSA
6 41 (6.07%) Security Cleared
7 40 (5.93%) CCNP
8 30 (4.44%) MCP
9 23 (3.41%) SC Cleared
10 22 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
11 17 (2.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 15 (2.22%) CCIE
13 13 (1.93%) CISSP
14 12 (1.78%) DV Cleared
14 12 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (1.48%) VCP6
16 8 (1.19%) DBS Check
17 7 (1.04%) JNCIA
17 7 (1.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (8.74%) SLA
2 34 (5.04%) GDPR
3 30 (4.44%) PCI DSS
4 23 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (1.78%) COBIT
6 8 (1.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 8 (1.19%) QA
7 7 (1.04%) GAMP
8 6 (0.89%) PMO
9 3 (0.44%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.44%) NIST
10 1 (0.15%) DICOM
10 1 (0.15%) PSD2
10 1 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 442 (65.48%) Active Directory
2 219 (32.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 207 (30.67%) Hyper-V
4 73 (10.81%) VMware ESXi
5 37 (5.48%) vSphere
6 36 (5.33%) Docker
7 30 (4.44%) Virtual Machines
8 23 (3.41%) Terminal Server
9 17 (2.52%) iptables
10 16 (2.37%) DFS Replication
10 16 (2.37%) Firmware
11 12 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
11 12 (1.78%) VirtualBox
12 10 (1.48%) XenApp
13 8 (1.19%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 8 (1.19%) Xen
13 8 (1.19%) XenDesktop
14 7 (1.04%) NFS
15 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.59%) Squid
Systems Management
1 63 (9.33%) SCCM
2 40 (5.93%) WSUS
3 25 (3.70%) Ansible
3 25 (3.70%) SCOM
4 22 (3.26%) Nagios
5 21 (3.11%) Kubernetes
5 21 (3.11%) Puppet
6 18 (2.67%) vCenter Server
7 14 (2.07%) Backup Exec
7 14 (2.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 13 (1.93%) Perfmon
8 13 (1.93%) SCVMM
9 12 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (1.78%) ZABBIX
10 11 (1.63%) Kibana
10 11 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
10 11 (1.63%) Terraform
11 9 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
12 8 (1.19%) Graphite
13 7 (1.04%) SELinux
Vendors
1 358 (53.04%) Microsoft
2 316 (46.81%) VMware
3 184 (27.26%) Cisco
4 94 (13.93%) Citrix
5 50 (7.41%) HP
6 37 (5.48%) Dell
7 36 (5.33%) Red Hat
8 33 (4.89%) Juniper
9 32 (4.74%) F5
10 30 (4.44%) Veeam
11 29 (4.30%) Google
12 26 (3.85%) Oracle
13 22 (3.26%) SolarWinds
14 20 (2.96%) EMC
15 18 (2.67%) CheckPoint
16 16 (2.37%) Aruba
17 15 (2.22%) Avaya
17 15 (2.22%) IBM
18 13 (1.93%) CA
18 13 (1.93%) Symantec