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

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 126 78
Rank change year-on-year -1 -48 +2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 706 799 1,269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.46% 2.61% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.69% 14.85% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 617 706 1,089
South East median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +1.19%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,650 £65,250 £67,500
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 4,499 5,381 7,368
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.65% 17.57% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,533 4,287 5,901
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.05%
10th Percentile £25,050 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
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 November 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 November 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 -4 284 £38,500 -9.41% 34
Surrey +47 187 £52,250 +33.97% 16
Berkshire +8 159 £42,500 -5.56% 14
Hampshire -40 124 £40,000 +14.29% 27
West Sussex +35 72 £52,500 +46.85% 7
Oxfordshire -22 71 £34,000 -24.44% 10
Buckinghamshire +4 54 £40,000 - 10
East Sussex -31 24 £42,500 +41.67% 4
Kent +1 21 £32,000 +6.67% 6
Isle of Wight - 1 £35,250 -
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 489 (69.26%) Windows
2 466 (66.01%) DHCP
3 440 (62.32%) Active Directory
4 373 (52.83%) Windows Server
5 325 (46.03%) Microsoft
6 317 (44.90%) Firewall
7 269 (38.10%) VMware
8 238 (33.71%) TCP/IP
9 219 (31.02%) Office 365
10 194 (27.48%) Hyper-V
11 190 (26.91%) Microsoft Azure
12 184 (26.06%) Linux
13 178 (25.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 177 (25.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 177 (25.07%) Windows Server 2012
15 175 (24.79%) Windows Server 2008
16 158 (22.38%) VPN
17 157 (22.24%) Cisco
18 144 (20.40%) MS Exchange
18 144 (20.40%) PowerShell
19 137 (19.41%) Windows 10
20 123 (17.42%) SQL Server
21 122 (17.28%) WAN
22 118 (16.71%) ITIL
23 115 (16.29%) LAN
24 97 (13.74%) Finance
24 97 (13.74%) DevOps
24 97 (13.74%) SCCM
25 96 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
26 94 (13.31%) SQL

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
1 144 (20.40%) MS Exchange
2 80 (11.33%) IIS
3 49 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 37 (5.24%) Skype for Business
5 27 (3.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (2.97%) Apache
7 20 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (1.56%) nginx
9 11 (1.56%) OpenStack
9 11 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
10 10 (1.42%) Confluence
11 6 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
12 5 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (0.42%) IBM Domino
15 2 (0.28%) SAS
16 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.14%) iPlanet
Applications
1 68 (9.63%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.57%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
1 2 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 219 (31.02%) Office 365
2 190 (26.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (13.60%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (6.66%) IaaS
5 39 (5.52%) PaaS
6 27 (3.82%) Dynamics 365
7 23 (3.26%) Mimecast
8 20 (2.83%) Azure Active Directory
9 16 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (2.27%) SaaS
10 10 (1.42%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (1.27%) Serverless
11 9 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.99%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 7 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
12 7 (0.99%) Amazon Glacier
12 7 (0.99%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
13 6 (0.85%) G Suite
14 5 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 466 (66.01%) DHCP
2 317 (44.90%) Firewall
3 238 (33.71%) TCP/IP
4 158 (22.38%) VPN
5 122 (17.28%) WAN
6 115 (16.29%) LAN
7 90 (12.75%) Internet
8 75 (10.62%) Network Security
9 69 (9.77%) Wi-Fi
10 68 (9.63%) VLAN
11 59 (8.36%) Cisco ASA
12 58 (8.22%) SAN
13 56 (7.93%) Wireless
14 51 (7.22%) VoIP
15 49 (6.94%) Skype
16 46 (6.52%) HTTP
17 41 (5.81%) MPLS
18 36 (5.10%) IPsec
19 30 (4.25%) NetScaler
20 26 (3.68%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (17.42%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (4.11%) MySQL
4 19 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
5 17 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 13 (1.84%) MongoDB
8 11 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.71%) Big Data
10 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.42%) MS Access
12 3 (0.42%) Redis
12 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.28%) Geospatial Data
13 2 (0.28%) MariaDB
13 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (2.69%) JIRA
2 12 (1.70%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.27%) Subversion
4 8 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (0.85%) InstallShield
6 5 (0.71%) Ant
6 5 (0.71%) MSBuild
6 5 (0.71%) NUnit
7 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.57%) Mercurial
7 4 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (0.57%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.57%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.28%) Maven
8 2 (0.28%) Selenium
9 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.14%) gulp
9 1 (0.14%) MSI
9 1 (0.14%) Webistrano
9 1 (0.14%) Yeoman
General
1 97 (13.74%) Finance
2 26 (3.68%) Telecoms
3 22 (3.12%) Retail
4 19 (2.69%) Banking
5 10 (1.42%) Advertising
5 10 (1.42%) Legal
6 6 (0.85%) Law
7 5 (0.71%) Back Office
8 4 (0.57%) Marketing
9 3 (0.42%) Billing
9 3 (0.42%) Electronics
9 3 (0.42%) Games
9 3 (0.42%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.28%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) German Language
11 1 (0.14%) Local Government
11 1 (0.14%) Military
11 1 (0.14%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 146 (20.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 109 (15.44%) Support Engineer
3 70 (9.92%) IT Engineer
4 68 (9.63%) Analyst
5 67 (9.49%) IT Support
6 62 (8.78%) Architect
7 50 (7.08%) Administrator
8 47 (6.66%) Network Engineer
9 43 (6.09%) 2nd Line Support
10 40 (5.67%) Windows Engineer
11 39 (5.52%) Systems Engineer
12 38 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
13 35 (4.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 34 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
15 31 (4.39%) Support Analyst
16 30 (4.25%) Server Engineer
17 29 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
17 29 (4.11%) IT Support Engineer
18 28 (3.97%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 28 (3.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.40%) LDAP
2 19 (2.69%) .NET
3 16 (2.27%) HTML
4 14 (1.98%) CSS
5 13 (1.84%) XML
6 12 (1.70%) Middleware
7 11 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
8 10 (1.42%) Spring
9 9 (1.27%) .NET Framework
9 9 (1.27%) 802.1X
9 9 (1.27%) ASP.NET
9 9 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (1.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (1.27%) Entity Framework
9 9 (1.27%) jQuery
9 9 (1.27%) MEAN Stack
9 9 (1.27%) Web Services
10 8 (1.13%) Apache Camel
10 8 (1.13%) LINQ
10 8 (1.13%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 94 (13.31%) PKI
2 90 (12.75%) Data Centre
3 39 (5.52%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 30 (4.25%) Replication
6 27 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (2.83%) Clustering
7 20 (2.83%) Public Cloud
8 19 (2.69%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
9 15 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (1.98%) W3C
11 12 (1.70%) Fintech
12 9 (1.27%) Driving Licence
12 9 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
12 9 (1.27%) Mobile App
13 8 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (1.13%) Online Banking
14 7 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 6 (0.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 489 (69.26%) Windows
2 373 (52.83%) Windows Server
3 184 (26.06%) Linux
4 177 (25.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 175 (24.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 137 (19.41%) Windows 10
7 77 (10.91%) Windows 7
8 49 (6.94%) Unix
9 37 (5.24%) CentOS
10 31 (4.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (3.68%) Windows 8
12 25 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (2.27%) Solaris
14 15 (2.12%) Ubuntu
14 15 (2.12%) Windows XP
15 12 (1.70%) VMS
15 12 (1.70%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.85%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.71%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (25.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 118 (16.71%) ITIL
3 97 (13.74%) DevOps
4 89 (12.61%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (9.92%) Load Balancing
6 64 (9.07%) Migration
7 59 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
8 55 (7.79%) Scrum
9 53 (7.51%) Stakeholder Management
10 46 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 44 (6.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 37 (5.24%) Information Security
12 37 (5.24%) ITIL V3
12 37 (5.24%) Network Virtualisation
13 35 (4.96%) High Availability
14 34 (4.82%) Project Management
15 31 (4.39%) Configuration Management
16 30 (4.25%) Systems Engineering
17 29 (4.11%) Network Management
18 25 (3.54%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 144 (20.40%) PowerShell
2 94 (13.31%) SQL
3 75 (10.62%) Python
4 43 (6.09%) Bash Shell
5 31 (4.39%) Java
5 31 (4.39%) JavaScript
6 30 (4.25%) C#
7 21 (2.97%) Perl
8 16 (2.27%) PHP
8 16 (2.27%) VBScript
9 14 (1.98%) Ruby
10 13 (1.84%) Shell Script
11 10 (1.42%) T-SQL
12 6 (0.85%) Go
13 5 (0.71%) C
14 4 (0.57%) C++
15 1 (0.14%) Google Apps Script
15 1 (0.14%) Groovy
15 1 (0.14%) VB
15 1 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 92 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (8.64%) MCSE
4 57 (8.07%) Security Cleared
5 53 (7.51%) Degree
6 45 (6.37%) CCNP
7 34 (4.82%) CCNA
8 32 (4.53%) SC Cleared
9 27 (3.82%) MCSA
10 18 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (2.12%) MCP
12 14 (1.98%) CCDP
13 11 (1.56%) DV Cleared
13 11 (1.56%) MCITP
14 10 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (1.27%) DBS Check
15 9 (1.27%) RHCA
16 7 (0.99%) ISTQB
16 7 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 7 (0.99%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (6.80%) GDPR
2 29 (4.11%) SLA
3 23 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (1.84%) PCI DSS
5 11 (1.56%) FISMA
5 11 (1.56%) QA
6 9 (1.27%) PMO
7 4 (0.57%) ISO 22301
7 4 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.42%) COBIT
9 1 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.14%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 440 (62.32%) Active Directory
2 194 (27.48%) Hyper-V
3 177 (25.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (7.08%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (5.52%) XenApp
6 32 (4.53%) Docker
6 32 (4.53%) vSphere
7 27 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
8 20 (2.83%) Firmware
8 20 (2.83%) XenDesktop
9 17 (2.41%) Virtual Servers
10 16 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 12 (1.70%) KVM
12 11 (1.56%) iptables
13 10 (1.42%) VMware NSX
14 9 (1.27%) pfSense
14 9 (1.27%) Xen
15 8 (1.13%) Terminal Server
16 7 (0.99%) Samba
17 6 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 97 (13.74%) SCCM
2 69 (9.77%) SCOM
3 30 (4.25%) Ansible
4 24 (3.40%) Puppet
4 24 (3.40%) Terraform
5 23 (3.26%) Microsoft Intune
6 21 (2.97%) Nagios
7 16 (2.27%) Kubernetes
7 16 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 16 (2.27%) WSUS
8 14 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (1.98%) vCenter Server
9 12 (1.70%) SCVMM
10 9 (1.27%) NetBackup
11 8 (1.13%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
11 8 (1.13%) SCSM
12 7 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
12 7 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (0.99%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 325 (46.03%) Microsoft
2 269 (38.10%) VMware
3 157 (22.24%) Cisco
4 86 (12.18%) Citrix
5 56 (7.93%) Juniper
6 51 (7.22%) HP
7 49 (6.94%) SolarWinds
8 37 (5.24%) Red Hat
8 37 (5.24%) Symantec
9 34 (4.82%) Sophos
10 32 (4.53%) F5
11 30 (4.25%) Apple
12 26 (3.68%) CheckPoint
13 23 (3.26%) Dell
13 23 (3.26%) Oracle
14 22 (3.12%) Veeam
15 19 (2.69%) IBM
15 19 (2.69%) McAfee
16 18 (2.55%) Ivanti
17 17 (2.41%) Google