Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 52 81
Rank change year-on-year -33 +29 +6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 20 35 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.48% 4.54% 2.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 22.29% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 23
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £25,525 £21,500 £21,600
90th Percentile £68,250 £42,000 £53,500
North East median annual salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% - -14.29%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 192 157 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.21% 20.36% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 162 139 149
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £20,813 £21,500 £23,400
90th Percentile £59,625 £46,500 £60,650
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year - +4.48% -4.29%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for DNS in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Tyne and Wear

DNS
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -48 14 £35,000 +16.67% 4
Sunderland -5 4 £48,750 +109.68%
North Tyneside - 2 £27,500 -
DNS
North East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for DNS.

1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (60.00%) VMware
5 12 (60.00%) DevOps
6 9 (45.00%) SQL
6 9 (45.00%) DHCP
6 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (40.00%) Puppet
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (30.00%) Cisco
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) Symantec
9 6 (30.00%) Firewall
10 5 (25.00%) SAN
10 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (25.00%) Maven
10 5 (25.00%) Ant
10 5 (25.00%) IIS
10 5 (25.00%) MySQL
10 5 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
10 5 (25.00%) NAS
10 5 (25.00%) Terraform
10 5 (25.00%) Docker
11 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 5 (25.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (65.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (20.00%) IaaS
3 4 (20.00%) Office 365
4 2 (10.00%) PaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
5 1 (5.00%) Route 53
5 1 (5.00%) SaaS
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) DHCP
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) NAS
3 5 (25.00%) SAN
4 4 (20.00%) LAN
4 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (20.00%) WAN
5 3 (15.00%) SMTP
5 3 (15.00%) SSL
5 3 (15.00%) VPN
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security
6 2 (10.00%) VSAN
7 1 (5.00%) Internet
7 1 (5.00%) SMS
7 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
7 1 (5.00%) VLAN
7 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 5 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (10.00%) Amazon Aurora
5 2 (10.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (10.00%) MariaDB
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (25.00%) Ant
2 5 (25.00%) Maven
3 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (10.00%) Gatling
4 2 (10.00%) GitLab
4 2 (10.00%) NeoLoad
4 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Architect
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Senior DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Clustering
1 3 (15.00%) Replication
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (15.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (15.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
3 3 (15.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) Docker
4 3 (15.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) Puppet
2 5 (25.00%) Terraform
3 4 (20.00%) Ansible
3 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (15.00%) SCCM
5 2 (10.00%) Consul
5 2 (10.00%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (10.00%) Grafana
5 2 (10.00%) Kibana
5 2 (10.00%) logstash
5 2 (10.00%) Rancher
5 2 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
5 2 (10.00%) ZABBIX
6 1 (5.00%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Symantec
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Dell
3 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (15.00%) Sophos
4 2 (10.00%) AppDynamics
4 2 (10.00%) Dynatrace
4 2 (10.00%) Meraki
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 2 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Mitel