Period
to 26 September 2020

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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > South East
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 102 117 125
Rank change year-on-year +15 +8 -21
Permanent jobs citing DNS 226 703 728
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.84% 2.73% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.56% 16.60% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 168 525 636
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £25,675 £24,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - -

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 1,552 4,236 4,659
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 19.47% 16.43% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,208 3,229 3,675
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £69,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% +5.56%

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 26 September 2020.

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 26 September 2020. 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
Hampshire +39 81 £31,000 -11.43% 25
Thames Valley +60 80 £57,500 +43.75% 26
Berkshire +43 41 £90,000 +125.00% 9
Oxfordshire +47 23 £47,500 +35.71% 8
East Sussex +19 21 £32,500 -31.58% 4
Buckinghamshire +64 17 £37,500 -8.54% 9
West Sussex -7 16 £50,000 +4.17% 5
Surrey +8 15 £30,000 -7.69% 9
Kent +16 10 £82,500 +161.90% 6
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, 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.

1 151 (66.81%) Windows
2 143 (63.27%) Active Directory
3 142 (62.83%) DHCP
4 121 (53.54%) Microsoft
5 107 (47.35%) VMware
6 103 (45.58%) Windows Server
7 85 (37.61%) VMware Infrastructure
8 76 (33.63%) PowerShell
9 74 (32.74%) Security Cleared
10 72 (31.86%) Azure
11 60 (26.55%) Hyper-V
12 57 (25.22%) Firewall
13 54 (23.89%) Windows Server 2016
14 51 (22.57%) SCCM
15 50 (22.12%) TCP/IP
15 50 (22.12%) Linux
16 49 (21.68%) Windows 10
16 49 (21.68%) Office 365
17 46 (20.35%) Data Centre
18 45 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
19 44 (19.47%) AWS
20 42 (18.58%) VMware ESXi
20 42 (18.58%) DV Cleared
21 40 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
22 38 (16.81%) SC Cleared
23 35 (15.49%) WSUS
23 35 (15.49%) DevOps
23 35 (15.49%) Internet
24 34 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
25 33 (14.60%) SCOM

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 28 (12.39%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.18%) IIS
3 9 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.21%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.33%) WordPress
7 2 (0.88%) CMS
7 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.44%) Apache
8 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (11.06%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (7.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (7.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (3.98%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 72 (31.86%) Azure
2 49 (21.68%) Office 365
3 44 (19.47%) AWS
4 27 (11.95%) SaaS
5 24 (10.62%) IaaS
5 24 (10.62%) PaaS
6 20 (8.85%) Azure Functions
6 20 (8.85%) Serverless
7 19 (8.41%) AWS Lambda
7 19 (8.41%) Power Platform
7 19 (8.41%) PowerApps
8 6 (2.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.33%) GCP
10 2 (0.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (0.88%) Slack
11 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 142 (62.83%) DHCP
2 57 (25.22%) Firewall
3 50 (22.12%) TCP/IP
4 35 (15.49%) Internet
5 30 (13.27%) LAN
6 27 (11.95%) WAN
7 25 (11.06%) VPN
8 23 (10.18%) SAN
9 22 (9.73%) VoIP
10 20 (8.85%) WLAN
11 19 (8.41%) Remote Desktop
12 16 (7.08%) FTP
12 16 (7.08%) VLAN
13 14 (6.19%) Fibre Channel
14 12 (5.31%) HTTP
14 12 (5.31%) Wireless
15 9 (3.98%) Skype
16 7 (3.10%) VSAN
17 6 (2.65%) DMZ
17 6 (2.65%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (12.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.08%) MySQL
3 3 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.33%) GIS
3 3 (1.33%) QGIS
4 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (0.88%) Big Data
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2019
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.44%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (7.52%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.33%) JIRA
2 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
General
1 25 (11.06%) Finance
2 10 (4.42%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.65%) Military
4 2 (0.88%) Electronics
4 2 (0.88%) Public Sector
4 2 (0.88%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.44%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Local Government
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (15.04%) Support Engineer
2 27 (11.95%) Server Engineer
3 20 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (7.96%) Architect
4 18 (7.96%) IT Engineer
5 17 (7.52%) Administrator
6 16 (7.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 16 (7.08%) IT Support
6 16 (7.08%) Junior
6 16 (7.08%) Wintel Engineer
7 15 (6.64%) Security Specialist
8 14 (6.19%) Cloud Specialist
8 14 (6.19%) Developer
9 13 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (5.31%) Network Engineer
10 12 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (4.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (4.87%) Azure Specialist
12 10 (4.42%) Analyst
12 10 (4.42%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.10%) .NET
2 3 (1.33%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (1.33%) Apache Camel
2 3 (1.33%) CSS
2 3 (1.33%) HTML
2 3 (1.33%) JSON
2 3 (1.33%) LDAP
2 3 (1.33%) Middleware
2 3 (1.33%) PostGIS
2 3 (1.33%) Spring
2 3 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (0.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (0.88%) Spine.js
4 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.44%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.44%) jQuery
4 1 (0.44%) Laravel
4 1 (0.44%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.35%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.52%) Cloud Native
3 16 (7.08%) Management Information System
4 14 (6.19%) Driving Licence
5 13 (5.75%) CMDB
6 8 (3.54%) EPoS
6 8 (3.54%) PKI
7 7 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.21%) Clustering
9 4 (1.77%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.77%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.33%) W3C
11 2 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.88%) User Experience
12 1 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.44%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 151 (66.81%) Windows
2 103 (45.58%) Windows Server
3 54 (23.89%) Windows Server 2016
4 50 (22.12%) Linux
5 49 (21.68%) Windows 10
6 45 (19.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 40 (17.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (11.95%) Windows Server 2019
10 26 (11.50%) Windows 7
11 15 (6.64%) Windows 8
12 12 (5.31%) Unix
13 5 (2.21%) CentOS
14 4 (1.77%) Windows XP
15 3 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.33%) Solaris
16 2 (0.88%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.44%) Android
17 1 (0.44%) Check Point GAiA
17 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.49%) DevOps
2 31 (13.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 25 (11.06%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
4 24 (10.62%) ITIL
5 22 (9.73%) Information Security
6 21 (9.29%) Anomaly Detection
6 21 (9.29%) Software Engineering
6 21 (9.29%) Task Automation
7 20 (8.85%) Server Management
8 19 (8.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 19 (8.41%) Validation
9 18 (7.96%) Patch Management
9 18 (7.96%) Proactive Management
9 18 (7.96%) Storage Management
10 17 (7.52%) Project Management
11 16 (7.08%) Computer Science
11 16 (7.08%) Fintech
12 15 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (6.64%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 76 (33.63%) PowerShell
2 28 (12.39%) Python
3 25 (11.06%) SQL
4 15 (6.64%) Bash Shell
5 14 (6.19%) C#
6 13 (5.75%) T-SQL
6 13 (5.75%) VB
7 9 (3.98%) C
8 5 (2.21%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.77%) PHP
10 3 (1.33%) Java
10 3 (1.33%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.88%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.88%) VBScript
12 1 (0.44%) Perl
12 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (32.74%) Security Cleared
2 42 (18.58%) DV Cleared
3 38 (16.81%) SC Cleared
4 25 (11.06%) Degree
4 25 (11.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (8.85%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (7.52%) CCNA
6 17 (7.52%) MCSA
7 15 (6.64%) Computer Science Degree
8 14 (6.19%) MCSE
9 7 (3.10%) CCNP
10 5 (2.21%) MCITP
10 5 (2.21%) MCP
11 4 (1.77%) VCP6
11 4 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (0.88%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.88%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.88%) RHCSA
12 2 (0.88%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.64%) GDPR
1 15 (6.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (6.19%) SLA
3 12 (5.31%) NIST
3 12 (5.31%) NIST 800
4 2 (0.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 143 (63.27%) Active Directory
2 85 (37.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (26.55%) Hyper-V
4 42 (18.58%) VMware ESXi
5 24 (10.62%) vSphere
6 18 (7.96%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (6.19%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (5.75%) Virtual Desktop
8 13 (5.75%) VMware Server
9 12 (5.31%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (3.98%) VMware NSX
11 8 (3.54%) Firmware
12 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 6 (2.65%) Docker
14 3 (1.33%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.88%) DFS Replication
15 2 (0.88%) iptables
15 2 (0.88%) XenApp
16 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 51 (22.57%) SCCM
2 35 (15.49%) WSUS
3 33 (14.60%) SCOM
4 22 (9.73%) Terraform
5 20 (8.85%) NetBackup
6 19 (8.41%) SCVMM
7 18 (7.96%) EMC NetWorker
8 14 (6.19%) PowerCLI
9 13 (5.75%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 7 (3.10%) Ansible
11 5 (2.21%) Kubernetes
11 5 (2.21%) Nessus
11 5 (2.21%) WMI
12 4 (1.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (1.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
13 3 (1.33%) Single Sign-On
14 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
14 2 (0.88%) Puppet
14 2 (0.88%) ServerView Suite
Vendors
1 121 (53.54%) Microsoft
2 107 (47.35%) VMware
3 31 (13.72%) Citrix
4 21 (9.29%) EMC
4 21 (9.29%) HP
4 21 (9.29%) Symantec
5 18 (7.96%) Cisco
6 9 (3.98%) Dell
7 8 (3.54%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (3.10%) ServiceNow
9 6 (2.65%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.21%) CheckPoint
10 5 (2.21%) Juniper
10 5 (2.21%) Oracle
10 5 (2.21%) Red Hat
11 4 (1.77%) F5
11 4 (1.77%) Fortinet
11 4 (1.77%) IBM
11 4 (1.77%) Veeam
11 4 (1.77%) Zscaler