Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 69 77 112
Rank change year-on-year +8 +35 -38
Permanent jobs citing DNS 140 165 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.93% 3.67% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.70% 19.12% 13.81%
Number of salaries quoted 117 153 150
Surrey median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,000 £29,800 £25,975
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -11.76%

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 791 863 1,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.20% 19.17% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 704 678 939
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Surrey

DNS
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Surrey.

Salary trend for DNS in Surrey

DNS
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Surrey over the 6 months to 27 January 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 27 January 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
Guildford +30 31 £26,000 -30.67% 5
Redhill +11 26 £57,500 +85.48% 3
Woking -2 19 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Reigate -13 13 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Godalming -2 6 £31,750 -34.87% 3
Leatherhead +14 5 £24,000 -31.43%
Chertsey +8 5 £61,750 - 2
Staines -20 5 £45,000 -39.19%
Farnham +24 4 £22,000 -9.28% 3
Epsom +3 4 £27,500 -31.25%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 - -
Egham +5 1 £32,000 -46.67% 2
Addlestone - 1 £52,500 -
Banstead - 1 £67,500 -
Tadworth - 1 £70,000 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 101 (72.14%) Windows
2 97 (69.29%) DHCP
3 89 (63.57%) Active Directory
4 78 (55.71%) Microsoft
5 66 (47.14%) Windows Server
6 64 (45.71%) Firewall
7 61 (43.57%) TCP/IP
8 54 (38.57%) WAN
9 50 (35.71%) LAN
9 50 (35.71%) PowerShell
10 47 (33.57%) VMware
11 46 (32.86%) MS Exchange
12 44 (31.43%) Linux
13 41 (29.29%) Cisco
14 38 (27.14%) SCCM
15 34 (24.29%) Degree
15 34 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
16 33 (23.57%) ITIL
17 32 (22.86%) Office 365
17 32 (22.86%) Azure
18 30 (21.43%) VPN
18 30 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
19 29 (20.71%) Microsoft Certification
19 29 (20.71%) Citrix
20 28 (20.00%) Computer Science
21 27 (19.29%) MCSE
22 25 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
22 25 (17.86%) SAN
22 25 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
23 24 (17.14%) Kalman Filter

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 46 (32.86%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.00%) IIS
6 2 (1.43%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.71%) Confluence
7 1 (0.71%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.71%) JCAPS
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (12.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.71%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (22.86%) Azure
1 32 (22.86%) Office 365
2 13 (9.29%) SaaS
3 12 (8.57%) AWS
4 9 (6.43%) IaaS
5 6 (4.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (4.29%) GCP
5 6 (4.29%) PaaS
6 5 (3.57%) OneDrive
6 5 (3.57%) Power Platform
6 5 (3.57%) PowerApps
7 3 (2.14%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (2.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 97 (69.29%) DHCP
2 64 (45.71%) Firewall
3 61 (43.57%) TCP/IP
4 54 (38.57%) WAN
5 50 (35.71%) LAN
6 30 (21.43%) VPN
7 25 (17.86%) SAN
8 20 (14.29%) MPLS
9 16 (11.43%) DSL
10 15 (10.71%) Internet
10 15 (10.71%) NAS
10 15 (10.71%) SNMP
11 12 (8.57%) BGP
11 12 (8.57%) OSPF
12 9 (6.43%) Broadband
12 9 (6.43%) iSCSI
12 9 (6.43%) SSL
12 9 (6.43%) VLAN
12 9 (6.43%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (5.71%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.86%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.43%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 12 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 10 (7.14%) Fiddler
2 10 (7.14%) Postman
2 10 (7.14%) Selenium
2 10 (7.14%) SpecFlow
2 10 (7.14%) Subversion
3 5 (3.57%) JIRA
4 3 (2.14%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (15.00%) Finance
2 13 (9.29%) Public Sector
3 10 (7.14%) Legal
4 4 (2.86%) Retail
5 3 (2.14%) Billing
6 2 (1.43%) Games
7 1 (0.71%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (17.14%) Analyst
2 21 (15.00%) Administrator
2 21 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 19 (13.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 15 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 14 (10.00%) IT Support
6 13 (9.29%) Service Desk Engineer
7 12 (8.57%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.14%) Service Analyst
8 10 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
8 10 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 10 (7.14%) Test Engineer
9 9 (6.43%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.29%) Software Packaging
2 3 (2.14%) Middleware
3 2 (1.43%) LDAP
4 1 (0.71%) REST
4 1 (0.71%) SAML
4 1 (0.71%) Spring
4 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (12.14%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (12.14%) Data Centre
3 15 (10.71%) Linux Command Line
3 15 (10.71%) PKI
4 13 (9.29%) Management Information System
5 10 (7.14%) EMC VNX
6 8 (5.71%) Clustering
7 5 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (2.14%) NHS
8 3 (2.14%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.43%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.71%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.71%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 101 (72.14%) Windows
2 66 (47.14%) Windows Server
3 44 (31.43%) Linux
4 34 (24.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (13.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (11.43%) Windows 10
6 16 (11.43%) Windows 7
7 13 (9.29%) Ubuntu
7 13 (9.29%) Unix
8 9 (6.43%) CentOS
9 7 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.14%) Solaris
11 2 (1.43%) Fedora
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.57%) ITIL
2 28 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 24 (17.14%) Kalman Filter
4 22 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
5 21 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 21 (15.00%) Scrum
6 20 (14.29%) Web Filtering
7 18 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (11.43%) ITSM
9 13 (9.29%) Load Balancing
10 11 (7.86%) CRM
11 10 (7.14%) API Testing
11 10 (7.14%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 10 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
11 10 (7.14%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.14%) Security Operations
11 10 (7.14%) Software Testing
11 10 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 50 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 23 (16.43%) SQL
3 11 (7.86%) Python
4 10 (7.14%) C#
5 5 (3.57%) Perl
6 4 (2.86%) PHP
7 3 (2.14%) Ruby
8 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.43%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.71%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (24.29%) Degree
2 29 (20.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (19.29%) MCSE
4 25 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (17.86%) Computer Science Degree
5 20 (14.29%) CCNP
6 19 (13.57%) Security Cleared
7 17 (12.14%) CCNA
8 12 (8.57%) MCP
9 11 (7.86%) MCDST
10 8 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (4.29%) MCSA
12 5 (3.57%) Avaya Certification
12 5 (3.57%) GCIA
12 5 (3.57%) GCIH
12 5 (3.57%) MCITP
13 4 (2.86%) DBS Check
13 4 (2.86%) DV Cleared
13 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
14 3 (2.14%) GREM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) SLA
2 7 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.29%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (2.86%) PCI DSS
5 3 (2.14%) NIST
6 2 (1.43%) NCSC
6 2 (1.43%) RMADS
7 1 (0.71%) GDPR
7 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 89 (63.57%) Active Directory
2 30 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (15.71%) Hyper-V
4 13 (9.29%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (6.43%) Terminal Services
6 6 (4.29%) ISA Server
7 5 (3.57%) Firmware
8 4 (2.86%) NFS
8 4 (2.86%) vSphere
9 3 (2.14%) Docker
9 3 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (2.14%) VMware NSX
10 2 (1.43%) XenApp
10 2 (1.43%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.71%) Snort
11 1 (0.71%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (27.14%) SCCM
2 14 (10.00%) WSUS
3 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (5.71%) vCenter Server
4 7 (5.00%) Ansible
4 7 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (5.00%) vRealize
5 6 (4.29%) MIMEsweeper
6 5 (3.57%) SCOM
7 4 (2.86%) Terraform
8 3 (2.14%) AppManager
8 3 (2.14%) Backup Exec
8 3 (2.14%) Puppet
8 3 (2.14%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (2.14%) vRealize Orchestrator
9 2 (1.43%) Nagios
9 2 (1.43%) Nessus
9 2 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 78 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 47 (33.57%) VMware
3 41 (29.29%) Cisco
4 29 (20.71%) Citrix
5 20 (14.29%) Forcepoint
6 16 (11.43%) EMC
7 14 (10.00%) Palo Alto
8 12 (8.57%) SolarWinds
9 11 (7.86%) F5
9 11 (7.86%) Juniper
10 10 (7.14%) ServiceNow
11 7 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (4.29%) Google
12 6 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (3.57%) Avaya
13 5 (3.57%) Meraki
13 5 (3.57%) Splunk
14 4 (2.86%) ArcSight
14 4 (2.86%) Dell
14 4 (2.86%) Remedy