Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 90 81
Rank change year-on-year -40 -9 +2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 740 968 1,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.43% 3.26% 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.68% 17.33% 16.99%
Number of salaries quoted 606 840 1,131
South East median annual salary £38,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £20,750 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £58,750
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 5,041 5,586 8,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.54% 18.82% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,944 4,504 6,647
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -39 328 £40,000 -11.11% 51
Berkshire -23 205 £47,500 +5.56% 27
Surrey +18 178 £34,000 -20.00% 17
Hampshire -47 124 £40,000 - 25
Oxfordshire -65 65 £36,500 -23.56% 10
Buckinghamshire -4 58 £40,000 - 14
Kent +16 55 £23,000 -8.00% 7
East Sussex -23 32 £42,500 +21.43% 5
West Sussex -38 24 £47,500 +14.46% 3
Middlesex +4 1 £60,000 +60.00%
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 536 (72.43%) DHCP
2 480 (64.86%) Active Directory
3 450 (60.81%) Windows
4 344 (46.49%) Microsoft
5 319 (43.11%) Windows Server
6 314 (42.43%) VMware
7 283 (38.24%) Firewall
8 214 (28.92%) Cisco
9 213 (28.78%) TCP/IP
10 212 (28.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 169 (22.84%) Hyper-V
12 167 (22.57%) Linux
13 156 (21.08%) WAN
14 149 (20.14%) LAN
15 146 (19.73%) VPN
16 138 (18.65%) Windows Server 2012
17 135 (18.24%) Microsoft Azure
18 131 (17.70%) ITIL
19 130 (17.57%) Office 365
20 122 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
21 119 (16.08%) SQL Server
22 115 (15.54%) Data Centre
23 104 (14.05%) MS Exchange
24 99 (13.38%) SQL
25 98 (13.24%) PowerShell
26 95 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
27 84 (11.35%) Juniper
27 84 (11.35%) VLAN
28 83 (11.22%) Apple
29 81 (10.95%) IIS

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
1 104 (14.05%) MS Exchange
2 81 (10.95%) IIS
3 45 (6.08%) SharePoint
4 36 (4.86%) Apache
5 22 (2.97%) Skype for Business
6 19 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (2.16%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (1.76%) Oracle Service Bus
10 11 (1.49%) OpenStack
11 10 (1.35%) JBoss
12 7 (0.95%) Confluence
12 7 (0.95%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.81%) WebLogic
13 6 (0.81%) WordPress
14 5 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (0.68%) nginx
15 4 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
16 3 (0.41%) CMS
16 3 (0.41%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 64 (8.65%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.22%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 135 (18.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 130 (17.57%) Office 365
3 95 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (6.22%) IaaS
5 44 (5.95%) PaaS
6 32 (4.32%) SaaS
7 28 (3.78%) Azure Active Directory
8 24 (3.24%) Dynamics 365
9 17 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 17 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (1.76%) IBM Cloud
11 11 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
12 10 (1.35%) Akamai
13 9 (1.22%) AWS CloudTrail
14 8 (1.08%) Amazon S3
14 8 (1.08%) G Suite
14 8 (1.08%) GitHub
14 8 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (1.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 6 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 536 (72.43%) DHCP
2 283 (38.24%) Firewall
3 213 (28.78%) TCP/IP
4 156 (21.08%) WAN
5 149 (20.14%) LAN
6 146 (19.73%) VPN
7 84 (11.35%) VLAN
8 76 (10.27%) SAN
9 75 (10.14%) Cisco ASA
9 75 (10.14%) Network Security
10 61 (8.24%) Internet
11 54 (7.30%) HTTP
12 51 (6.89%) VoIP
13 50 (6.76%) OSPF
14 49 (6.62%) Wireless
15 47 (6.35%) BGP
16 45 (6.08%) NetScaler
17 41 (5.54%) MPLS
18 39 (5.27%) SNMP
19 38 (5.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (16.08%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.05%) MySQL
3 17 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (2.30%) Oracle Database
4 14 (1.89%) Big Data
5 11 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.41%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.27%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.14%) Geospatial Data
12 1 (0.14%) phpMyAdmin
12 1 (0.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (3.51%) Git (software)
2 21 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 16 (2.16%) Subversion
4 14 (1.89%) TeamCity
5 9 (1.22%) JIRA
6 5 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 5 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.54%) AdminStudio
7 4 (0.54%) JUnit
7 4 (0.54%) MSI
7 4 (0.54%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 4 (0.54%) Wise Package Studio
8 3 (0.41%) Log4Net
8 3 (0.41%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.27%) Ant
9 2 (0.27%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.27%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.27%) NUnit
General
1 61 (8.24%) Finance
2 50 (6.76%) Retail
3 28 (3.78%) Telecoms
4 16 (2.16%) Banking
5 13 (1.76%) German Language
6 9 (1.22%) Back Office
7 5 (0.68%) Legal
7 5 (0.68%) Local Government
8 4 (0.54%) Law
8 4 (0.54%) Marketing
9 3 (0.41%) Advertising
9 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.41%) Games
10 2 (0.27%) Automotive
10 2 (0.27%) Electronics
10 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.27%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 119 (16.08%) Support Engineer
2 112 (15.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 85 (11.49%) IT Engineer
4 79 (10.68%) IT Support
5 76 (10.27%) Network Engineer
6 73 (9.86%) Architect
7 70 (9.46%) Analyst
8 45 (6.08%) IT Support Engineer
9 40 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 38 (5.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 36 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
12 35 (4.73%) Support Analyst
13 34 (4.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 34 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support
14 31 (4.19%) Infrastructure Architect
15 29 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 29 (3.92%) Administrator
16 28 (3.78%) Senior Network Engineer
17 27 (3.65%) Security Engineer
17 27 (3.65%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.11%) CSS
1 23 (3.11%) Middleware
2 20 (2.70%) LDAP
2 20 (2.70%) Web Services
3 13 (1.76%) .NET
3 13 (1.76%) HTML
4 9 (1.22%) XML
5 8 (1.08%) AngularJS
5 8 (1.08%) LAMP
6 7 (0.95%) Hibernate
7 6 (0.81%) SOAP
7 6 (0.81%) Spring
7 6 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (0.68%) 802.1X
8 5 (0.68%) ADSI
8 5 (0.68%) CSS3
8 5 (0.68%) HTML5
8 5 (0.68%) jQuery
8 5 (0.68%) JSP
8 5 (0.68%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 115 (15.54%) Data Centre
2 42 (5.68%) Driving Licence
2 42 (5.68%) PKI
3 39 (5.27%) Computer Science
4 38 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (4.73%) Replication
6 29 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (3.65%) Public Cloud
8 20 (2.70%) Management Information System
9 19 (2.57%) Clustering
9 19 (2.57%) Cyberthreat
10 16 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 16 (2.16%) iPad
10 16 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
11 15 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
12 13 (1.76%) IBM Mainframe
12 13 (1.76%) Mainframe
13 12 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (1.62%) Life Science
14 8 (1.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 450 (60.81%) Windows
2 319 (43.11%) Windows Server
3 167 (22.57%) Linux
4 138 (18.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 122 (16.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 77 (10.41%) Windows 10
7 43 (5.81%) Windows 7
8 34 (4.59%) Unix
9 31 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (3.92%) Windows 8
11 23 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (2.97%) Mac OS X
13 18 (2.43%) CentOS
13 18 (2.43%) Windows XP
14 11 (1.49%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.95%) Solaris
16 5 (0.68%) Android
16 5 (0.68%) Debian
16 5 (0.68%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (17.70%) ITIL
2 73 (9.86%) Load Balancing
3 72 (9.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 56 (7.57%) Migration
5 53 (7.16%) DevOps
6 50 (6.76%) Problem-Solving
7 41 (5.54%) Network Management
8 38 (5.14%) Network Design
9 33 (4.46%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (4.32%) ITIL V3
10 32 (4.32%) Project Management
10 32 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 30 (4.05%) Network Virtualisation
12 29 (3.92%) Time Management
13 28 (3.78%) Kalman Filter
13 28 (3.78%) Presales
14 27 (3.65%) E-Commerce
15 26 (3.51%) Information Security
16 25 (3.38%) Cybersecurity
16 25 (3.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 99 (13.38%) SQL
2 98 (13.24%) PowerShell
3 40 (5.41%) Java
3 40 (5.41%) Python
4 33 (4.46%) Bash Shell
5 29 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 29 (3.92%) Perl
6 11 (1.49%) C#
6 11 (1.49%) Shell Script
7 10 (1.35%) PHP
7 10 (1.35%) Ruby
8 9 (1.22%) C
8 9 (1.22%) C++
9 5 (0.68%) PL/SQL
9 5 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.41%) Google Apps Script
10 3 (0.41%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 2 (0.27%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.27%) VBScript
12 1 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (9.19%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (8.51%) MCSE
4 60 (8.11%) Degree
5 59 (7.97%) DBS Check
6 48 (6.49%) Security Cleared
7 46 (6.22%) CCNP
8 45 (6.08%) MCP
9 33 (4.46%) SC Cleared
10 32 (4.32%) CCNA
11 25 (3.38%) MCSA
12 21 (2.84%) MCTS
13 20 (2.70%) CCDP
14 19 (2.57%) CISSP
15 17 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (2.30%) JNCIP
16 15 (2.03%) CCSE
16 15 (2.03%) IISP
16 15 (2.03%) ISSAP
17 14 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.73%) SLA
2 32 (4.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (2.84%) PCI DSS
4 15 (2.03%) GDPR
5 11 (1.49%) QA
6 9 (1.22%) PMO
7 8 (1.08%) GAMP
8 6 (0.81%) FISMA
9 5 (0.68%) PA-DSS
10 4 (0.54%) GCP
10 4 (0.54%) ISO 22301
11 3 (0.41%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.27%) COBIT
13 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
13 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 480 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 212 (28.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 169 (22.84%) Hyper-V
4 49 (6.62%) vSphere
5 46 (6.22%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (4.73%) XenApp
7 34 (4.59%) XenDesktop
8 32 (4.32%) VMware NSX
9 24 (3.24%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
11 19 (2.57%) Docker
11 19 (2.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 16 (2.16%) NFS
13 13 (1.76%) ProxySG
14 12 (1.62%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (1.35%) Firmware
16 9 (1.22%) Virtual Desktop
16 9 (1.22%) XenServer
17 8 (1.08%) vCloud
18 7 (0.95%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 69 (9.32%) SCCM
2 46 (6.22%) SCOM
3 33 (4.46%) Puppet
4 24 (3.24%) Failover Clustering
5 23 (3.11%) Opscode Chef
6 22 (2.97%) Ansible
6 22 (2.97%) WSUS
7 19 (2.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 18 (2.43%) Nagios
8 18 (2.43%) vCenter Server
9 16 (2.16%) Terraform
10 15 (2.03%) QRadar
11 12 (1.62%) Cisco Prime
11 12 (1.62%) FortiGate
11 12 (1.62%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (1.49%) Nessus
13 10 (1.35%) Cisco CME
14 7 (0.95%) EdgeSight
14 7 (0.95%) SCVMM
14 7 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 344 (46.49%) Microsoft
2 314 (42.43%) VMware
3 214 (28.92%) Cisco
4 84 (11.35%) Juniper
5 83 (11.22%) Apple
6 81 (10.95%) Citrix
7 66 (8.92%) CheckPoint
8 55 (7.43%) HP
8 55 (7.43%) Oracle
9 54 (7.30%) IBM
10 50 (6.76%) SolarWinds
11 44 (5.95%) Palo Alto
11 44 (5.95%) Veeam
12 38 (5.14%) F5
13 37 (5.00%) CommVault
14 27 (3.65%) Dell
14 27 (3.65%) Sophos
15 25 (3.38%) Red Hat
16 22 (2.97%) Fortinet
17 21 (2.84%) Splunk