DNS Jobs in the South East

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > South East

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 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 88 122 160
Rank change year-on-year +34 +38 -47
Permanent jobs citing DNS 405 434 421
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 3.12% 2.83% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.80% 18.89% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 353 346 388
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £26,338
25th Percentile £34,000 £30,750 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £37,837 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +12.32% -15.92% -5.26%
75th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £60,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,875 £71,250
England median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,858 2,298 2,609
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 14.32% 14.96% 14.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,572 1,516 1,715
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £33,250 £31,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,750 £49,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.83% -6.63% -2.00%
75th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £71,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £49,500 £52,000 £51,161
% change year-on-year -4.81% +1.64% +2.32%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in the South East.

Salary trend for DNS in the South East

DNS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in the South East over the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

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 27 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley +39 214 £47,000 +44.62% 52
Berkshire +85 112 £52,500 +23.53% 19
Hampshire +15 91 £43,000 +7.50% 18
Oxfordshire +53 72 £42,250 +34.13% 16
Surrey 0 37 £62,500 +56.25% 9
Kent -12 31 £42,500 - 24
Buckinghamshire -48 30 £42,500 +30.77% 17
East Sussex +28 21 £30,000 -40.00% 5
West Sussex +63 19 £41,250 +26.92% 6
Middlesex +19 1 £32,500 -18.75%
DNS
England

DNS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 93 (22.96%) Microsoft Exchange
2 51 (12.59%) SharePoint
3 40 (9.88%) IIS
4 14 (3.46%) WordPress
5 12 (2.96%) Apache
5 12 (2.96%) CMS
5 12 (2.96%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (7.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.49%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 236 (58.27%) Azure
2 178 (43.95%) Microsoft 365
3 59 (14.57%) AWS
4 54 (13.33%) Entra ID
5 23 (5.68%) Azure Monitor
6 20 (4.94%) IaaS
7 17 (4.20%) Nutanix
8 16 (3.95%) OCI
9 14 (3.46%) Azure Storage
9 14 (3.46%) OneDrive
10 10 (2.47%) Power Platform
11 8 (1.98%) GitHub
12 6 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
12 6 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (1.23%) Mimecast
14 4 (0.99%) Azure DevOps
14 4 (0.99%) GCP
14 4 (0.99%) Rubrik
14 4 (0.99%) WhatsApp
15 3 (0.74%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 242 (59.75%) DHCP
2 202 (49.88%) Firewall
3 88 (21.73%) TCP/IP
4 80 (19.75%) VPN
5 72 (17.78%) WAN
6 66 (16.30%) LAN
7 52 (12.84%) VLAN
8 42 (10.37%) SAN
9 35 (8.64%) VoIP
10 33 (8.15%) SNMP
11 32 (7.90%) Wireless
12 28 (6.91%) SSL
13 20 (4.94%) SD-WAN
14 19 (4.69%) OSPF
15 18 (4.44%) Internet
16 17 (4.20%) HTTP
17 15 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
18 13 (3.21%) BGP
19 11 (2.72%) Network Security
20 10 (2.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.70%) MySQL
3 10 (2.47%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (2.47%) Power BI
4 8 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database
6 4 (0.99%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (2.22%) Git
1 9 (2.22%) JIRA
2 6 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.48%) Trac
3 2 (0.49%) Hudson
4 1 (0.25%) Selenium
General
1 118 (29.14%) Social Skills
2 39 (9.63%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (6.67%) Finance
4 22 (5.43%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.46%) Marketing
6 13 (3.21%) Public Sector
7 11 (2.72%) Law
8 9 (2.22%) Presentation Skills
9 6 (1.48%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (0.99%) Electronics
10 4 (0.99%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.74%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.74%) Documentation Skills
11 3 (0.74%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 2 (0.49%) Legal
12 2 (0.49%) Retail
13 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.25%) Influencing Skills
13 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 100 (24.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 58 (14.32%) Support Engineer
3 51 (12.59%) Senior
4 49 (12.10%) IT Support
5 47 (11.60%) IT Engineer
6 39 (9.63%) Analyst
7 38 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 38 (9.38%) Systems Engineer
8 32 (7.90%) 3rd Line Support
9 31 (7.65%) 2nd Line Support
10 28 (6.91%) IT Support Engineer
11 26 (6.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 23 (5.68%) Windows Engineer
12 23 (5.68%) Windows Systems Engineer
13 21 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 21 (5.19%) Network Engineer
14 20 (4.94%) Active Directory Specialist
14 20 (4.94%) Azure Engineer
15 19 (4.69%) Support Specialist
16 18 (4.44%) Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.95%) ARM Templates
2 12 (2.96%) OAuth
2 12 (2.96%) OpenID
2 12 (2.96%) REST
2 12 (2.96%) SAML
3 11 (2.72%) .NET
4 7 (1.73%) Web Services
5 6 (1.48%) .NET Core
5 6 (1.48%) HTML
6 4 (0.99%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.99%) CSS
7 3 (0.74%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.74%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (0.74%) Castle Windsor
7 3 (0.74%) Entity Framework
7 3 (0.74%) LAMP
7 3 (0.74%) LDAP
8 2 (0.49%) 802.1X
8 2 (0.49%) React
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.90%) Data Centre
2 27 (6.67%) PKI
3 24 (5.93%) CMDB
4 18 (4.44%) Onboarding
5 16 (3.95%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.70%) IoT
7 14 (3.46%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.98%) Clustering
8 8 (1.98%) Cyberattack
9 7 (1.73%) CCTV
10 5 (1.23%) Apple TV
10 5 (1.23%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.23%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.23%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.23%) Replication
11 4 (0.99%) Cyber Threat
11 4 (0.99%) Video\Live Streaming
12 3 (0.74%) Fibre Optics
12 3 (0.74%) NHS
13 2 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 276 (68.15%) Windows
2 179 (44.20%) Windows Server
3 112 (27.65%) Linux
4 68 (16.79%) Windows Server 2019
5 63 (15.56%) Windows 10
6 50 (12.35%) Windows Server 2016
7 26 (6.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (4.94%) Windows XP
9 18 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (4.20%) Apple iOS
11 15 (3.70%) Windows 8
12 14 (3.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (3.21%) Android
14 8 (1.98%) CentOS
15 7 (1.73%) Windows 7
15 7 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (1.48%) Mac OS X
16 6 (1.48%) VMS
17 3 (0.74%) Unix
18 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (25.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 100 (24.69%) Problem-Solving
3 87 (21.48%) ITIL
4 66 (16.30%) Agile
5 51 (12.59%) Customer Service
6 48 (11.85%) DevOps
7 43 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
8 38 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
9 35 (8.64%) Configuration Management
10 31 (7.65%) Storage Management
11 26 (6.42%) Waterfall
12 25 (6.17%) Technical Leadership
13 24 (5.93%) Migration
13 24 (5.93%) Project Management
14 23 (5.68%) Decision-Making
14 23 (5.68%) Performance Tuning
14 23 (5.68%) Release Management
15 22 (5.43%) Information Security
15 22 (5.43%) Server Management
16 21 (5.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (17.53%) PowerShell
2 56 (13.83%) SQL
3 37 (9.14%) Python
4 32 (7.90%) C#
5 23 (5.68%) Perl
6 22 (5.43%) Bash
7 20 (4.94%) VB
7 20 (4.94%) VBScript
8 18 (4.44%) PHP
9 16 (3.95%) Bicep
10 15 (3.70%) Java
11 12 (2.96%) JavaScript
12 7 (1.73%) T-SQL
13 5 (1.23%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.23%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.99%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.74%) TypeScript
16 2 (0.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 113 (27.90%) Security Cleared
2 72 (17.78%) DV Cleared
3 70 (17.28%) SC Cleared
4 51 (12.59%) Degree
5 30 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
6 28 (6.91%) CCNA
7 25 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (4.69%) CCNP
9 16 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (2.72%) MCSE
11 9 (2.22%) Azure Certification
12 8 (1.98%) MCP
13 5 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
14 4 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
14 4 (0.99%) MCSA
14 4 (0.99%) Network+ Certification
15 3 (0.74%) MCITP
16 2 (0.49%) CCIE
16 2 (0.49%) JNCIA
17 1 (0.25%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.70%) Data Quality
1 15 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (3.21%) SLA
3 6 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.99%) GDPR
5 3 (0.74%) PMO
5 3 (0.74%) QA
6 2 (0.49%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 261 (64.44%) Active Directory
2 92 (22.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (20.99%) Hyper-V
4 39 (9.63%) Virtual Machines
5 31 (7.65%) VMware ESXi
6 15 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
7 14 (3.46%) Docker
7 14 (3.46%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (2.22%) vSphere
9 7 (1.73%) NFS
10 6 (1.48%) pfSense
11 5 (1.23%) XenApp
12 3 (0.74%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 61 (15.06%) Microsoft Intune
2 58 (14.32%) WSUS
3 56 (13.83%) SCOM
4 38 (9.38%) SCCM
5 23 (5.68%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 22 (5.43%) Kubernetes
7 20 (4.94%) vCenter Server
8 16 (3.95%) EMC NetWorker
8 16 (3.95%) NetBackup
9 13 (3.21%) Ansible
10 12 (2.96%) Grafana
11 9 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
12 8 (1.98%) CASB
13 6 (1.48%) FortiGate
13 6 (1.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (1.48%) SCDPM
13 6 (1.48%) ZABBIX
14 5 (1.23%) Puppet
14 5 (1.23%) Terraform
15 4 (0.99%) Icinga
Vendors
1 219 (54.07%) Microsoft
2 130 (32.10%) VMware
3 50 (12.35%) Cisco
4 32 (7.90%) Juniper
4 32 (7.90%) Veeam
5 26 (6.42%) Dynatrace
5 26 (6.42%) HP
6 25 (6.17%) Dell
7 23 (5.68%) Oracle
8 18 (4.44%) Citrix
8 18 (4.44%) Palo Alto
9 17 (4.20%) 3PAR
10 16 (3.95%) EMC
10 16 (3.95%) Extreme Networks
10 16 (3.95%) Symantec
11 15 (3.70%) SolarWinds
12 14 (3.46%) Apple
13 11 (2.72%) Fortinet
14 9 (2.22%) Sophos
14 9 (2.22%) Ubiquiti