Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 84 84
Rank change year-on-year -49 0 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 783 1,014 1,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.47% 3.38% 3.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.56% 16.87% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 620 908 1,203
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £21,950 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
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 5,378 6,009 8,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.99% 20.03% 21.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4,131 4,849 6,888
South East median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% -1.73% +3.84%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £66,250 £67,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.05%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -55 321 £45,000 -5.26% 46
Berkshire -21 206 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Hampshire -10 202 £35,000 -17.65% 13
Surrey -13 165 £41,000 +2.50% 15
Oxfordshire -64 64 £40,000 -20.00% 15
Buckinghamshire -7 51 £38,500 -9.41% 11
East Sussex -11 42 £30,000 -14.29% 6
Kent -12 39 £20,000 -52.94% 12
West Sussex -49 14 £29,250 -26.88% 3
Middlesex +2 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Home Counties - 1 £40,000 -
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

1 534 (68.20%) DHCP
2 467 (59.64%) Active Directory
3 459 (58.62%) Windows
4 333 (42.53%) Microsoft
5 321 (41.00%) Firewall
6 307 (39.21%) VMware
7 282 (36.02%) Windows Server
8 268 (34.23%) Cisco
9 245 (31.29%) TCP/IP
10 205 (26.18%) Linux
11 190 (24.27%) WAN
12 183 (23.37%) VMware Infrastructure
13 173 (22.09%) Hyper-V
14 164 (20.95%) LAN
15 163 (20.82%) ITIL
16 157 (20.05%) VPN
17 146 (18.65%) Microsoft Azure
18 142 (18.14%) Office 365
19 141 (18.01%) Windows Server 2008
19 141 (18.01%) Data Centre
20 126 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012
21 122 (15.58%) MS Exchange
21 122 (15.58%) SQL Server
22 116 (14.81%) SAN
23 112 (14.30%) Juniper
24 105 (13.41%) Amazon AWS
25 104 (13.28%) PowerShell
26 99 (12.64%) SQL
27 96 (12.26%) Cisco Certification
28 91 (11.62%) HTTP

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
1 122 (15.58%) MS Exchange
2 87 (11.11%) IIS
3 57 (7.28%) SharePoint
4 54 (6.90%) Apache
5 28 (3.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 19 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (2.30%) Oracle Service Bus
8 17 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 16 (2.04%) Tomcat
10 14 (1.79%) Skype for Business
11 12 (1.53%) WebLogic
12 10 (1.28%) CMS
12 10 (1.28%) JBoss
12 10 (1.28%) nginx
13 9 (1.15%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.89%) WordPress
15 6 (0.77%) TPMS
16 4 (0.51%) Confluence
16 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
17 3 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 86 (10.98%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (0.77%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.64%) AutoCAD
4 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.64%) Postilion
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 146 (18.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 142 (18.14%) Office 365
3 105 (13.41%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (5.87%) SaaS
5 33 (4.21%) IaaS
6 30 (3.83%) PaaS
7 24 (3.07%) Azure Active Directory
8 19 (2.43%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (2.30%) Bluemix
9 18 (2.30%) IBM Cloud
10 15 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 11 (1.40%) AWS CloudTrail
11 11 (1.40%) G Suite
12 9 (1.15%) Akamai
13 7 (0.89%) GitHub
14 6 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
16 4 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
16 4 (0.51%) AWS OpsWorks
16 4 (0.51%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 534 (68.20%) DHCP
2 321 (41.00%) Firewall
3 245 (31.29%) TCP/IP
4 190 (24.27%) WAN
5 164 (20.95%) LAN
6 157 (20.05%) VPN
7 116 (14.81%) SAN
8 91 (11.62%) HTTP
9 85 (10.86%) VLAN
10 82 (10.47%) VoIP
11 79 (10.09%) Cisco ASA
12 70 (8.94%) MPLS
13 69 (8.81%) OSPF
14 68 (8.68%) SSL
15 66 (8.43%) Wireless
16 63 (8.05%) Internet
17 58 (7.41%) BGP
18 57 (7.28%) Network Security
19 50 (6.39%) SNMP
20 49 (6.26%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 43 (5.49%) MySQL
3 27 (3.45%) Big Data
4 21 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
5 16 (2.04%) Oracle Database
6 8 (1.02%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.89%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (0.51%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.26%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.26%) phpMyAdmin
11 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 33 (4.21%) Git (software)
2 21 (2.68%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.30%) WinDbg
4 16 (2.04%) Subversion
5 15 (1.92%) TeamCity
6 14 (1.79%) JIRA
7 12 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.02%) IDA Disassembler
8 8 (1.02%) OllyDbg
9 6 (0.77%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.51%) AdminStudio
10 4 (0.51%) JUnit
10 4 (0.51%) MSI
10 4 (0.51%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.51%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.51%) Wise Package Studio
11 3 (0.38%) Log4Net
11 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 2 (0.26%) Maven
12 2 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 63 (8.05%) Retail
2 54 (6.90%) Finance
3 19 (2.43%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.28%) German Language
4 10 (1.28%) Marketing
5 9 (1.15%) Banking
6 8 (1.02%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.77%) Electronics
8 4 (0.51%) Advertising
8 4 (0.51%) Legal
8 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.51%) Publishing
9 3 (0.38%) Back Office
9 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.26%) Automotive
10 2 (0.26%) International Banking
10 2 (0.26%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.13%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 136 (17.37%) Support Engineer
2 120 (15.33%) Network Engineer
3 92 (11.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 80 (10.22%) Architect
5 72 (9.20%) IT Engineer
6 66 (8.43%) Analyst
7 63 (8.05%) IT Support
8 62 (7.92%) Administrator
9 53 (6.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 48 (6.13%) 3rd Line Support
11 44 (5.62%) Senior Network Engineer
12 43 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
13 39 (4.98%) Support Analyst
14 35 (4.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 33 (4.21%) IT Support Engineer
16 32 (4.09%) Infrastructure Architect
17 30 (3.83%) Systems Administrator
18 26 (3.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 25 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
19 25 (3.19%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.85%) Web Services
2 28 (3.58%) Middleware
3 22 (2.81%) LDAP
4 20 (2.55%) CSS
5 19 (2.43%) HTML
6 12 (1.53%) LAMP
7 9 (1.15%) J2EE
7 9 (1.15%) POSIX
8 8 (1.02%) EJB
8 8 (1.02%) Regular Expression
9 7 (0.89%) .NET
9 7 (0.89%) SOAP
10 6 (0.77%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.64%) ADSI
11 5 (0.64%) AngularJS
11 5 (0.64%) jQuery
11 5 (0.64%) XML
11 5 (0.64%) XSLT
12 4 (0.51%) Node.js
12 4 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 141 (18.01%) Data Centre
2 68 (8.68%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (7.66%) Computer Science
4 43 (5.49%) Driving Licence
5 38 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (3.83%) Clustering
7 28 (3.58%) Public Cloud
8 26 (3.32%) PKI
9 24 (3.07%) Cyberthreat
10 23 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
11 22 (2.81%) Management Information System
12 21 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 19 (2.43%) Replication
14 18 (2.30%) IBM Mainframe
14 18 (2.30%) iPad
14 18 (2.30%) Mainframe
15 16 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
16 9 (1.15%) Life Science
16 9 (1.15%) NHS
17 8 (1.02%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 459 (58.62%) Windows
2 282 (36.02%) Windows Server
3 205 (26.18%) Linux
4 141 (18.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 126 (16.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (9.96%) Windows 7
7 65 (8.30%) Windows 10
8 57 (7.28%) Windows 8
9 50 (6.39%) Unix
10 41 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 25 (3.19%) Windows XP
12 21 (2.68%) Mac OS X
13 20 (2.55%) CentOS
14 19 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (2.04%) Ubuntu
16 8 (1.02%) Debian
17 7 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.77%) Android
19 5 (0.64%) Windows Vista
20 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (20.82%) ITIL
2 87 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 84 (10.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 70 (8.94%) Load Balancing
5 53 (6.77%) DevOps
5 53 (6.77%) Migration
6 44 (5.62%) Network Management
7 43 (5.49%) Network Design
8 40 (5.11%) ITIL V3
8 40 (5.11%) Root Cause Analysis
9 36 (4.60%) Time Management
10 35 (4.47%) Service Management
11 34 (4.34%) High Availability
12 33 (4.21%) Change Management
12 33 (4.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (4.09%) Vulnerability Management
14 31 (3.96%) Presales
14 31 (3.96%) SIEM
15 30 (3.83%) Capacity Planning
16 29 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 104 (13.28%) PowerShell
2 99 (12.64%) SQL
3 62 (7.92%) Python
4 53 (6.77%) Java
5 49 (6.26%) Bash Shell
6 44 (5.62%) Perl
7 27 (3.45%) C++
7 27 (3.45%) JavaScript
8 23 (2.94%) C
9 20 (2.55%) VBScript
10 18 (2.30%) PHP
11 14 (1.79%) C#
12 10 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 8 (1.02%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
14 7 (0.89%) Ruby
14 7 (0.89%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.26%) Google Apps Script
16 2 (0.26%) TypeScript
17 1 (0.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 96 (12.26%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 67 (8.56%) Degree
4 64 (8.17%) CCNP
5 59 (7.54%) Security Cleared
6 58 (7.41%) MCSE
7 51 (6.51%) SC Cleared
8 48 (6.13%) CCNA
9 42 (5.36%) DBS Check
10 40 (5.11%) MCP
11 27 (3.45%) CISSP
12 25 (3.19%) CCDP
13 24 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
13 24 (3.07%) JNCIP
13 24 (3.07%) MCSA
14 23 (2.94%) MCTS
15 21 (2.68%) CCSE
16 20 (2.55%) IISP
16 20 (2.55%) ISSAP
17 15 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (9.07%) SLA
2 38 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 27 (3.45%) PCI DSS
4 13 (1.66%) HIPAA
5 10 (1.28%) QA
6 8 (1.02%) PMO
7 7 (0.89%) GAMP
8 6 (0.77%) PA-DSS
9 4 (0.51%) GCP
10 3 (0.38%) COBIT
10 3 (0.38%) GDPR
10 3 (0.38%) GPG13
11 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
12 1 (0.13%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.13%) RMADS
System Software
1 467 (59.64%) Active Directory
2 183 (23.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 173 (22.09%) Hyper-V
4 50 (6.39%) vSphere
5 46 (5.87%) VMware ESXi
6 40 (5.11%) VMware NSX
7 32 (4.09%) NFS
8 29 (3.70%) XenApp
9 27 (3.45%) XenDesktop
10 26 (3.32%) Virtual Servers
11 18 (2.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 17 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
13 16 (2.04%) Terminal Services
14 15 (1.92%) Microsoft App-V
14 15 (1.92%) vCloud
14 15 (1.92%) XenServer
15 11 (1.40%) Docker
16 9 (1.15%) FreeRADIUS
17 8 (1.02%) ProxySG
18 7 (0.89%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 62 (7.92%) SCCM
2 39 (4.98%) Puppet
3 38 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (4.85%) SCOM
4 28 (3.58%) vCenter Server
5 26 (3.32%) FortiGate
6 25 (3.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 24 (3.07%) Ansible
7 24 (3.07%) Nagios
8 23 (2.94%) WSUS
9 22 (2.81%) Terraform
10 21 (2.68%) QRadar
11 20 (2.55%) Failover Clustering
12 17 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
13 14 (1.79%) Nessus
14 10 (1.28%) EdgeSight
15 9 (1.15%) Cisco CME
15 9 (1.15%) SolarWinds Orion
16 7 (0.89%) Backup Exec
16 7 (0.89%) logstash
Vendors
1 333 (42.53%) Microsoft
2 307 (39.21%) VMware
3 268 (34.23%) Cisco
4 112 (14.30%) Juniper
5 81 (10.34%) Citrix
6 65 (8.30%) CheckPoint
7 61 (7.79%) Apple
8 60 (7.66%) Oracle
8 60 (7.66%) Palo Alto
9 58 (7.41%) F5
9 58 (7.41%) IBM
10 52 (6.64%) HP
11 50 (6.39%) SolarWinds
12 47 (6.00%) Veeam
13 37 (4.73%) CommVault
14 32 (4.09%) Sophos
15 31 (3.96%) Red Hat
16 29 (3.70%) Fortinet
17 28 (3.58%) Splunk
18 27 (3.45%) Dell