Period
to 20 August 2019

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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 79 106
Rank change year-on-year -13 +27 -29
Permanent jobs citing DNS 133 180 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 3.20% 3.45% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.10% 18.15% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 92 159 147
Surrey median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.48% +8.24%
10th Percentile £21,300 £20,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £62,500 £81,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,140
% change year-on-year - -2.77% +2.85%

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 943 992 1,040
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 22.70% 19.00% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 766 804 863
Surrey median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%

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 20 August 2019.

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 20 August 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
Guildford +17 30 £31,250 -21.88% 5
Woking +6 27 £27,500 -19.12% 2
Godalming +5 16 £51,750 +84.82% 3
Reigate -11 13 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Staines +9 10 £75,000 +66.67% 2
Chertsey +7 10 £29,750 +14.42%
Redhill -10 8 £47,500 -17.39% 4
Dorking - 2 £22,500 - 1
Weybridge +2 1 £65,000 +116.67%
Leatherhead -4 1 £23,500 -48.91% 1
Camberley -9 1 - -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Surrey region with a requirement for DNS.

1 94 (70.68%) Windows
2 81 (60.90%) Active Directory
3 80 (60.15%) Microsoft
4 66 (49.62%) DHCP
5 60 (45.11%) Linux
6 59 (44.36%) Windows Server
7 58 (43.61%) TCP/IP
8 57 (42.86%) Firewall
9 48 (36.09%) Cisco
10 41 (30.83%) WAN
11 40 (30.08%) Microsoft Azure
11 40 (30.08%) Windows Server 2012
12 36 (27.07%) LAN
12 36 (27.07%) Hyper-V
13 35 (26.32%) VMware
14 33 (24.81%) MS Exchange
15 32 (24.06%) ITIL
16 30 (22.56%) Degree
17 29 (21.80%) VPN
17 29 (21.80%) Office 365
18 27 (20.30%) PowerShell
19 26 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (19.55%) SCCM
19 26 (19.55%) Cisco Certification
20 24 (18.05%) SQL Server
21 23 (17.29%) VLAN
22 21 (15.79%) SQL
22 21 (15.79%) Finance
22 21 (15.79%) Data Centre
23 19 (14.29%) Python

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 33 (24.81%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (11.28%) IIS
4 11 (8.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (4.51%) Skype for Business
6 5 (3.76%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (30.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (21.80%) Office 365
3 15 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (6.77%) IaaS
5 8 (6.02%) PaaS
6 7 (5.26%) SaaS
7 6 (4.51%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (2.26%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.50%) Yammer
10 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.75%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.75%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (49.62%) DHCP
2 58 (43.61%) TCP/IP
3 57 (42.86%) Firewall
4 41 (30.83%) WAN
5 36 (27.07%) LAN
6 29 (21.80%) VPN
7 23 (17.29%) VLAN
8 17 (12.78%) SNMP
9 14 (10.53%) BGP
9 14 (10.53%) OSPF
9 14 (10.53%) SAN
10 13 (9.77%) MPLS
11 12 (9.02%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (8.27%) HTTPS
13 10 (7.52%) HTTP
13 10 (7.52%) SSL
14 8 (6.02%) Internet
14 8 (6.02%) Network Security
14 8 (6.02%) Reverse Proxy
15 7 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.05%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.50%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.50%) MySQL
5 1 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Fiddler
1 5 (3.76%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.76%) Selenium
1 5 (3.76%) SpecFlow
1 5 (3.76%) Subversion
2 1 (0.75%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.75%) Gradle
General
1 21 (15.79%) Finance
2 15 (11.28%) Public Sector
3 9 (6.77%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (15.79%) Administrator
1 21 (15.79%) Systems Administrator
2 20 (15.04%) Network Engineer
3 16 (12.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (12.03%) Support Engineer
4 13 (9.77%) Analyst
4 13 (9.77%) IT Support
5 11 (8.27%) Network Support
6 10 (7.52%) IT Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) Service Desk Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (6.02%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
9 7 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 6 (4.51%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Systems Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Systems Support
10 6 (4.51%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) MEAN Stack
1 2 (1.50%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 17 (12.78%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.27%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (7.52%) NHS
6 8 (6.02%) PKI
7 7 (5.26%) Public Cloud
8 6 (4.51%) Management Information System
8 6 (4.51%) Private Cloud
9 4 (3.01%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (3.01%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (2.26%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (2.26%) Digital Media
10 3 (2.26%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (1.50%) EMC VNX
11 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (1.50%) Replication
12 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.75%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 94 (70.68%) Windows
2 60 (45.11%) Linux
3 59 (44.36%) Windows Server
4 40 (30.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (9.77%) CentOS
6 13 (9.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (9.77%) Windows 7
7 11 (8.27%) Ubuntu
7 11 (8.27%) Unix
7 11 (8.27%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.06%) ITIL
2 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (13.53%) Computer Science
3 15 (11.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 13 (9.77%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (9.77%) Load Balancing
6 11 (8.27%) Mentoring
6 11 (8.27%) Scrum
7 10 (7.52%) Security Operations
7 10 (7.52%) SIEM
8 9 (6.77%) Change Management
8 9 (6.77%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (6.02%) Antivirus Management
9 8 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (6.02%) Data Loss Prevention
9 8 (6.02%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (6.02%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (6.02%) Security Patching
9 8 (6.02%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.30%) PowerShell
2 21 (15.79%) SQL
3 19 (14.29%) Python
4 12 (9.02%) Perl
5 7 (5.26%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.76%) C#
7 4 (3.01%) Ruby
8 3 (2.26%) PHP
8 3 (2.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.75%) C++
9 1 (0.75%) Java
9 1 (0.75%) Java 8
9 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 30 (22.56%) Degree
2 26 (19.55%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (12.78%) CCNP
5 16 (12.03%) MCSE
6 12 (9.02%) MCP
7 11 (8.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 11 (8.27%) MCDST
8 10 (7.52%) CISSP
9 9 (6.77%) CCNA
9 9 (6.77%) Security Cleared
10 8 (6.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (5.26%) CCIE
11 7 (5.26%) DBS Check
12 5 (3.76%) JNCIP
12 5 (3.76%) JNCIS
13 4 (3.01%) CISMP
13 4 (3.01%) GCFA
13 4 (3.01%) GCIA
13 4 (3.01%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.29%) SLA
2 9 (6.77%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.76%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (3.76%) GDPR
3 5 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.50%) PMO
5 1 (0.75%) NIST
5 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 81 (60.90%) Active Directory
2 36 (27.07%) Hyper-V
3 26 (19.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.02%) Firmware
5 3 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.50%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.50%) vSphere
7 1 (0.75%) NFS
7 1 (0.75%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.75%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.75%) XenApp
7 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (19.55%) SCCM
2 11 (8.27%) SCVMM
3 10 (7.52%) WSUS
4 8 (6.02%) Perfmon
5 6 (4.51%) SCOM
5 6 (4.51%) SCSM
6 4 (3.01%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (2.26%) Ansible
7 3 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (2.26%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.26%) Nessus
8 2 (1.50%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (1.50%) MIMEsweeper
8 2 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.75%) Kibana
9 1 (0.75%) Terraform
9 1 (0.75%) vRealize
9 1 (0.75%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 80 (60.15%) Microsoft
2 48 (36.09%) Cisco
3 35 (26.32%) VMware
4 16 (12.03%) Citrix
5 13 (9.77%) F5
6 10 (7.52%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.02%) CA
7 8 (6.02%) Juniper
8 7 (5.26%) Dell
8 7 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.51%) BT
9 6 (4.51%) EMC
10 5 (3.76%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.01%) ArcSight
11 4 (3.01%) Forcepoint
11 4 (3.01%) Meraki
11 4 (3.01%) Splunk
12 3 (2.26%) NetApp
12 3 (2.26%) Siebel
12 3 (2.26%) Veeam