Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 132 127 77
Rank change year-on-year -5 -50 +10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 647 801 1,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.41% 2.54% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.02% 14.68% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 552 679 1,023
South East median annual salary £44,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.33% -11.76% +4.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 4,308 5,457 6,673
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.03% 17.29% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3,338 4,263 5,338
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,925 £24,000 £26,000
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -10 251 £40,000 -11.11% 56
Surrey +37 170 £47,500 +15.85% 28
Berkshire -4 142 £46,500 -2.11% 19
Hampshire -40 117 £44,000 +26.62% 28
West Sussex +45 82 £52,500 +43.84% 11
Buckinghamshire +13 58 £42,500 +6.25% 16
Oxfordshire +9 50 £35,000 -26.32% 21
East Sussex -28 17 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Kent +10 14 £36,500 +21.67% 16
Home Counties +2 2 - -
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 447 (69.09%) Windows
2 437 (67.54%) DHCP
3 400 (61.82%) Active Directory
4 320 (49.46%) Microsoft
5 318 (49.15%) Windows Server
6 304 (46.99%) Firewall
7 244 (37.71%) VMware
8 209 (32.30%) TCP/IP
9 203 (31.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 201 (31.07%) Office 365
11 195 (30.14%) Hyper-V
12 181 (27.98%) Linux
13 173 (26.74%) Windows Server 2008
14 161 (24.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 153 (23.65%) PowerShell
16 149 (23.03%) Cisco
17 148 (22.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 142 (21.95%) WAN
19 139 (21.48%) Windows 10
20 131 (20.25%) VPN
21 129 (19.94%) VMware Infrastructure
22 128 (19.78%) MS Exchange
23 116 (17.93%) SQL Server
23 116 (17.93%) LAN
24 114 (17.62%) ITIL
25 105 (16.23%) Microsoft Certification
25 105 (16.23%) SCCM
26 101 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
27 96 (14.84%) DevOps
28 92 (14.22%) 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
1 128 (19.78%) MS Exchange
2 77 (11.90%) IIS
3 37 (5.72%) SharePoint
4 33 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 28 (4.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 24 (3.71%) Apache
7 17 (2.63%) Skype for Business
8 16 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (2.32%) nginx
10 10 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.62%) Confluence
13 4 (0.62%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.31%) CMS
14 2 (0.31%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.31%) SAS
14 2 (0.31%) Site Server
14 2 (0.31%) WordPress
Applications
1 63 (9.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) NetSuite
1 3 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 203 (31.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 201 (31.07%) Office 365
3 74 (11.44%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (5.41%) SaaS
5 32 (4.95%) IaaS
6 21 (3.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (3.25%) PaaS
7 17 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (2.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 14 (2.16%) Mimecast
9 11 (1.70%) Serverless
10 10 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.62%) iTunes
13 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.46%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 437 (67.54%) DHCP
2 304 (46.99%) Firewall
3 209 (32.30%) TCP/IP
4 142 (21.95%) WAN
5 131 (20.25%) VPN
6 116 (17.93%) LAN
7 69 (10.66%) Wi-Fi
8 67 (10.36%) Internet
9 65 (10.05%) VoIP
10 62 (9.58%) MPLS
10 62 (9.58%) VLAN
11 57 (8.81%) Network Security
11 57 (8.81%) SAN
12 55 (8.50%) Wireless
13 48 (7.42%) Cisco ASA
14 44 (6.80%) HTTP
15 32 (4.95%) SMTP
16 28 (4.33%) BGP
16 28 (4.33%) DWDM
16 28 (4.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (17.93%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (4.02%) MySQL
4 24 (3.71%) PostgreSQL
5 23 (3.55%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.47%) DB2
6 16 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (1.85%) Oracle Database
7 12 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 11 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
9 10 (1.55%) Amazon RDS
9 10 (1.55%) MongoDB
10 8 (1.24%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (1.08%) Big Data
12 5 (0.77%) HBase
13 4 (0.62%) MS Access
13 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
14 3 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.46%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (2.32%) Git (software)
1 15 (2.32%) Jenkins
2 9 (1.39%) JIRA
3 8 (1.24%) Subversion
3 8 (1.24%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.08%) Selenium
5 6 (0.93%) InstallShield
5 6 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.77%) Fiddler
6 5 (0.77%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.31%) Ant
7 2 (0.31%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.31%) Travis CI
7 2 (0.31%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.15%) gulp
8 1 (0.15%) MSI
8 1 (0.15%) Yeoman
General
1 74 (11.44%) Finance
2 21 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.85%) Advertising
4 10 (1.55%) Legal
4 10 (1.55%) Retail
5 6 (0.93%) Aerospace
5 6 (0.93%) Banking
6 4 (0.62%) Marketing
7 2 (0.31%) Electronics
7 2 (0.31%) Games
7 2 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.15%) Billing
8 1 (0.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 128 (19.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 79 (12.21%) Analyst
3 69 (10.66%) IT Engineer
4 66 (10.20%) IT Support
4 66 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 56 (8.66%) Network Engineer
6 48 (7.42%) Administrator
7 41 (6.34%) Systems Administrator
8 40 (6.18%) IT Analyst
8 40 (6.18%) Support Analyst
9 37 (5.72%) Architect
9 37 (5.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 35 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
11 32 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support
12 27 (4.17%) Senior IT Engineer
12 27 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
13 25 (3.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 25 (3.86%) Network Support
14 24 (3.71%) Consultant
14 24 (3.71%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.71%) LDAP
2 20 (3.09%) XML
3 17 (2.63%) REST
3 17 (2.63%) Web Services
4 14 (2.16%) HTML
5 12 (1.85%) .NET
6 11 (1.70%) CSS
7 10 (1.55%) SOAP
8 9 (1.39%) jQuery
8 9 (1.39%) MEAN Stack
9 8 (1.24%) .NET Framework
9 8 (1.24%) 802.1X
9 8 (1.24%) Ajax
10 7 (1.08%) Node.js
11 6 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (0.93%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (0.93%) LAMP
11 6 (0.93%) LINQ
11 6 (0.93%) RequireJS
11 6 (0.93%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 80 (12.36%) PKI
2 66 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 41 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (5.26%) Clustering
4 34 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (4.48%) Management Information System
6 24 (3.71%) Public Cloud
7 17 (2.63%) Replication
8 14 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (1.85%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.39%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (1.08%) Fintech
12 7 (1.08%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.93%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.93%) NHS
14 5 (0.77%) Smartphone
14 5 (0.77%) Video\Live Streaming
14 5 (0.77%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 447 (69.09%) Windows
2 318 (49.15%) Windows Server
3 181 (27.98%) Linux
4 173 (26.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 161 (24.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 139 (21.48%) Windows 10
7 76 (11.75%) Windows 7
8 57 (8.81%) Unix
9 48 (7.42%) CentOS
10 34 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 29 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (2.16%) Windows XP
13 12 (1.85%) VMS
14 10 (1.55%) Ubuntu
14 10 (1.55%) Windows 8
15 9 (1.39%) AIX
15 9 (1.39%) Apple iOS
16 8 (1.24%) Solaris
17 7 (1.08%) Windows Vista
18 2 (0.31%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (22.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 114 (17.62%) ITIL
3 101 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
4 96 (14.84%) DevOps
5 69 (10.66%) Problem-Solving
6 63 (9.74%) High Availability
7 55 (8.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 54 (8.35%) Scrum
8 54 (8.35%) Stakeholder Management
9 49 (7.57%) Migration
10 48 (7.42%) Runbook
11 47 (7.26%) Load Balancing
12 45 (6.96%) Mentoring
12 45 (6.96%) Remediation Plan
13 42 (6.49%) Configuration Management
14 41 (6.34%) Disaster Recovery
15 40 (6.18%) Information Security
16 37 (5.72%) Server Management
17 33 (5.10%) ITIL V3
18 31 (4.79%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 153 (23.65%) PowerShell
2 92 (14.22%) SQL
3 75 (11.59%) Python
4 47 (7.26%) Bash Shell
5 32 (4.95%) JavaScript
6 31 (4.79%) VBScript
7 26 (4.02%) C#
7 26 (4.02%) PHP
8 20 (3.09%) Java
9 14 (2.16%) Perl
9 14 (2.16%) T-SQL
10 10 (1.55%) C
11 9 (1.39%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.93%) Go
12 6 (0.93%) Ruby
13 5 (0.77%) C++
14 1 (0.15%) Fortran
14 1 (0.15%) Groovy
14 1 (0.15%) VB
14 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 105 (16.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (12.21%) Cisco Certification
3 66 (10.20%) MCSE
4 60 (9.27%) Security Cleared
5 59 (9.12%) Degree
6 53 (8.19%) MCSA
7 50 (7.73%) CCNP
8 44 (6.80%) SC Cleared
9 39 (6.03%) CCNA
10 19 (2.94%) DV Cleared
10 19 (2.94%) MCP
11 15 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (1.70%) MCITP
13 10 (1.55%) CISSP
14 9 (1.39%) CCDP
14 9 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (1.39%) RHCA
15 8 (1.24%) JNCIA
15 8 (1.24%) JNCIP
15 8 (1.24%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (11.13%) GDPR
2 39 (6.03%) SLA
3 17 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.47%) PCI DSS
5 10 (1.55%) GAMP
6 5 (0.77%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.62%) FISMA
8 3 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.46%) QA
9 2 (0.31%) PMO
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 400 (61.82%) Active Directory
2 195 (30.14%) Hyper-V
3 129 (19.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (10.36%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (6.34%) XenApp
6 32 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
7 29 (4.48%) Docker
8 23 (3.55%) Firmware
8 23 (3.55%) vSphere
9 19 (2.94%) Virtual Servers
10 17 (2.63%) DFS Replication
11 16 (2.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 15 (2.32%) XenDesktop
13 11 (1.70%) iptables
13 11 (1.70%) Terminal Server
14 8 (1.24%) pfSense
14 8 (1.24%) VirtualBox
15 7 (1.08%) KVM
15 7 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (1.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (16.23%) SCCM
2 51 (7.88%) SCOM
3 30 (4.64%) WSUS
4 25 (3.86%) Ansible
5 24 (3.71%) Terraform
5 24 (3.71%) vCenter Server
6 23 (3.55%) Kubernetes
7 17 (2.63%) Microsoft Intune
8 13 (2.01%) SCVMM
9 12 (1.85%) Puppet
10 11 (1.70%) Backup Exec
11 10 (1.55%) Nagios
12 8 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (1.24%) Perfmon
13 6 (0.93%) Grafana
13 6 (0.93%) Kibana
13 6 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
13 6 (0.93%) Packer
13 6 (0.93%) Prometheus
14 5 (0.77%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 320 (49.46%) Microsoft
2 244 (37.71%) VMware
3 149 (23.03%) Cisco
4 85 (13.14%) Citrix
5 54 (8.35%) SolarWinds
6 38 (5.87%) Juniper
6 38 (5.87%) Symantec
7 34 (5.26%) HP
7 34 (5.26%) Ivanti
7 34 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 31 (4.79%) Oracle
9 30 (4.64%) F5
10 20 (3.09%) Dell
11 15 (2.32%) Google
12 14 (2.16%) Apple
12 14 (2.16%) CheckPoint
13 13 (2.01%) Fortinet
13 13 (2.01%) McAfee
13 13 (2.01%) Veritas
14 12 (1.85%) Palo Alto