Period
to 3 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 87 81
Rank change year-on-year -3 -6 +25
Permanent jobs citing DNS 29 137 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Surrey 1.72% 3.20% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.36% 14.53% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 26 101 171
Median annual salary £33,750 £37,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.78% +8.82% -24.44%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,750 £20,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £67,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.61%

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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 280 943 1,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 16.60% 22.06% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 256 756 820
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £24,450
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Surrey

DNS
Salary Trend in Surrey

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in Surrey.

Salary trend for DNS in Surrey

DNS
Salary Histogram in Surrey

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in Surrey over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

Salary histogram for DNS in Surrey

DNS
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 3 August 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
Godalming +5 6 £36,250 -35.27% 1
Redhill +14 5 £27,500 -42.11%
Guildford +4 4 £40,000 +14.29% 2
Staines -3 4 £42,500 -43.33%
Reigate +8 2 - -
Woking -3 1 £29,000 +5.45%
Epsom - 1 £31,000 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 Surrey region with a requirement for DNS.

1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) TCP/IP
2 18 (62.07%) Firewall
3 17 (58.62%) DHCP
4 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
5 14 (48.28%) Office 365
6 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
7 12 (41.38%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (41.38%) VPN
8 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
9 10 (34.48%) Linux
10 9 (31.03%) HTTP
10 9 (31.03%) Azure
10 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
11 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
12 7 (24.14%) VLAN
13 6 (20.69%) Python
13 6 (20.69%) MCSE
13 6 (20.69%) Perl
13 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (20.69%) AWS
14 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (17.24%) SIEM
14 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
14 5 (17.24%) Security Operations Centre
14 5 (17.24%) Coaching
14 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (17.24%) IPv4

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Apache
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) JBoss
2 1 (3.45%) nginx
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (48.28%) Office 365
2 9 (31.03%) Azure
3 6 (20.69%) AWS
4 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (13.79%) SaaS
6 1 (3.45%) Akamai
6 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (3.45%) AWS CodeBuild
6 1 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (3.45%) AWS Step Functions
6 1 (3.45%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.45%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (3.45%) Cloudflare
6 1 (3.45%) Heroku
6 1 (3.45%) IaaS
6 1 (3.45%) PaaS
6 1 (3.45%) Route 53
6 1 (3.45%) Serverless
6 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) Firewall
1 18 (62.07%) TCP/IP
2 17 (58.62%) DHCP
3 12 (41.38%) VPN
4 9 (31.03%) HTTP
5 7 (24.14%) VLAN
6 5 (17.24%) DMZ
6 5 (17.24%) IPv4
6 5 (17.24%) SMTP
6 5 (17.24%) WAN
7 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (13.79%) Wireshark
8 3 (10.34%) LAN
9 2 (6.90%) FTP
9 2 (6.90%) SAN
9 2 (6.90%) VoIP
10 1 (3.45%) ICMP
10 1 (3.45%) Internet
10 1 (3.45%) SNMP
10 1 (3.45%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.45%) Redis
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2019
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) Mocha
1 1 (3.45%) Selenium
1 1 (3.45%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) IT Support
2 6 (20.69%) Administrator
2 6 (20.69%) IT Technician
3 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) IT Support Technician
3 5 (17.24%) Junior
3 5 (17.24%) Junior IT Support
3 5 (17.24%) Junior IT Technician
3 5 (17.24%) Junior Support Technician
3 5 (17.24%) Support Technician
3 5 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (3.45%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (13.79%) Private Cloud
4 3 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (6.90%) Clustering
5 2 (6.90%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.45%) iSeries
6 1 (3.45%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 10 (34.48%) Linux
4 4 (13.79%) CentOS
4 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (17.24%) Coaching
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
2 5 (17.24%) SIEM
3 4 (13.79%) Information Security
4 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (10.34%) DevOps
4 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (6.90%) Case Management
5 2 (6.90%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (6.90%) CRM
5 2 (6.90%) Digital Forensics
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) ITSM
5 2 (6.90%) Malware Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.69%) Perl
2 6 (20.69%) Python
3 4 (13.79%) PHP
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.90%) SQL
6 1 (3.45%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) Ruby
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.45%) VB
6 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) MCSE
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.79%) CCNA
3 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.90%) Avaya Certification
4 2 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) HNC
5 1 (3.45%) HND
5 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) QA
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
3 1 (3.45%) DFS Replication
3 1 (3.45%) Docker
3 1 (3.45%) Firmware
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Nessus
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.45%) Ansible
3 1 (3.45%) AppManager
3 1 (3.45%) Avamar
3 1 (3.45%) Control-M
3 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.45%) Packer
3 1 (3.45%) SCOM
3 1 (3.45%) SCSM
3 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.45%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.45%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Avaya
5 1 (3.45%) Aruba
5 1 (3.45%) CA
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
5 1 (3.45%) Ivanti
5 1 (3.45%) Mitel
5 1 (3.45%) Remedy
5 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.45%) Sophos
5 1 (3.45%) Veeam
5 1 (3.45%) Veritas