Period
to 31 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for DNA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNA over the 6 months to 31 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 267 561 710
Rank change year-on-year +294 +149 +67
Permanent jobs citing DNA 691 46 173
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.17% 0.12% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 141 31 111
10th Percentile £22,725 £35,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £28,500 £40,625 £33,678
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.61% +2.22% -5.26%
75th Percentile £57,500 £54,000 £69,150
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £46,750 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -25.20% -3.85% +18.18%

DNA is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 54,837 34,675 76,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 92.76% 91.91% 92.08%
Number of salaries quoted 38,726 27,904 59,785
10th Percentile £30,512 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £34,766
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

DNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing DNA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for DNA in the UK excluding London

DNA
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNA in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for DNA in the UK excluding London

DNA
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNA in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

Salary histogram for DNA in the UK excluding London

DNA
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNA within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 31 July 2021. 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
Midlands +76 175 £30,000 -22.71% 11
North of England +73 159 £39,810 -6.33% 6
South East +18 127 £55,000 +10.00% 9
North West +49 90 £57,500 +64.29% 1
East Midlands +30 89 £27,911 -27.75% 1
West Midlands +16 86 £30,000 -34.78% 10
South West +8 80 £52,250 -22.59% 1
Yorkshire -7 68 £36,000 -20.00% 5
East of England +2 54 £60,000 +15.38% 3
Scotland - 51 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 41 £40,000 - 1
Wales -24 5 - - 1
North East -25 1 £45,000 +9.09%
DNA
UK

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, IT jobs citing DNA 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for DNA.

1 408 (59.04%) Service Delivery
1 408 (59.04%) Social Skills
2 388 (56.15%) Line Management
3 379 (54.85%) Facilities Management
4 373 (53.98%) Retail
5 319 (46.16%) Information Security
6 253 (36.61%) Microsoft
7 226 (32.71%) Management Information System
8 178 (25.76%) Microsoft Office
9 170 (24.60%) Problem-Solving
10 159 (23.01%) Self-Motivation
11 158 (22.87%) Microsoft Excel
12 128 (18.52%) Time Management
13 124 (17.95%) Finance
14 118 (17.08%) SLA
15 110 (15.92%) Organisational Skills
16 87 (12.59%) Project Management
17 83 (12.01%) C
18 81 (11.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
19 78 (11.29%) Driving Licence
20 74 (10.71%) Mathematics
21 72 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
22 62 (8.97%) Cisco
23 59 (8.54%) Degree
24 58 (8.39%) Windows
25 57 (8.25%) Microsoft 365
26 56 (8.10%) SQL
27 52 (7.53%) CAFM
27 52 (7.53%) CCTV
27 52 (7.53%) Decision-Making

DNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 31 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.01%) Skype for Business
3 3 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.29%) Confluence
5 1 (0.14%) SAS
Applications
1 178 (25.76%) Microsoft Office
2 158 (22.87%) Microsoft Excel
3 81 (11.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (0.87%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (4.49%) Maximo
2 19 (2.75%) SAP HR
3 10 (1.45%) SAP EHS
4 5 (0.72%) C-CURE
5 2 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.29%) SAP FI-AR
6 1 (0.14%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 57 (8.25%) Microsoft 365
2 40 (5.79%) Azure
3 28 (4.05%) Power Platform
4 20 (2.89%) AWS
5 15 (2.17%) SaaS
6 12 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.74%) GCP
7 6 (0.87%) Google Data Studio
8 5 (0.72%) OneDrive
9 3 (0.43%) Stackdriver
10 2 (0.29%) Power Automate
10 2 (0.29%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.14%) Azure Logic Apps
11 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 32 (4.63%) LAN
2 31 (4.49%) Firewall
3 26 (3.76%) WAN
4 23 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (2.75%) Network Security
6 17 (2.46%) Cisco ISE
7 15 (2.17%) WLAN
8 13 (1.88%) DHCP
8 13 (1.88%) DNS
8 13 (1.88%) SAN
8 13 (1.88%) SD-WAN
9 12 (1.74%) NAS
9 12 (1.74%) Skype
10 10 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (1.45%) VPN
11 9 (1.30%) Cisco Firepower
11 9 (1.30%) VLAN
12 8 (1.16%) BGP
12 8 (1.16%) Wireless
13 5 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (4.05%) Power BI
2 26 (3.76%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 8 (1.16%) Big Data
6 6 (0.87%) BigQuery
6 6 (0.87%) Cloud Spanner
7 4 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.43%) Metadata
8 3 (0.43%) MySQL
8 3 (0.43%) Redis
8 3 (0.43%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.43%) Tableau
9 2 (0.29%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.14%) Data Vault
10 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (1.74%) Selenium
2 10 (1.45%) NUnit
2 10 (1.45%) SpecFlow
2 10 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.45%) WebDriver
3 5 (0.72%) GitLab
3 5 (0.72%) JIRA
4 4 (0.58%) Tricentis qTest
4 4 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.29%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
General
1 408 (59.04%) Social Skills
2 373 (53.98%) Retail
3 124 (17.95%) Finance
4 110 (15.92%) Organisational Skills
5 72 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
6 35 (5.07%) Law
7 31 (4.49%) Public Sector
8 20 (2.89%) Manufacturing
9 16 (2.32%) Banking
9 16 (2.32%) Legal
10 15 (2.17%) Presentation Skills
11 13 (1.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 12 (1.74%) Military
13 10 (1.45%) Environmental Health
14 8 (1.16%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 7 (1.01%) Local Government
16 6 (0.87%) Police
17 5 (0.72%) Back Office
17 5 (0.72%) Billing
18 4 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (6.80%) Analyst
2 41 (5.93%) Administrator
3 33 (4.78%) Network Engineer
4 25 (3.62%) Coordinator
5 20 (2.89%) Security Engineer
6 18 (2.60%) Consultant
6 18 (2.60%) Electrical Engineer
6 18 (2.60%) Network Security Engineer
7 15 (2.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (2.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
8 13 (1.88%) Developer
8 13 (1.88%) Team Leader
9 12 (1.74%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 12 (1.74%) Support Analyst
9 12 (1.74%) Technical Consultant
9 12 (1.74%) Technical Engineer
10 11 (1.59%) Junior
11 10 (1.45%) Data Analyst
11 10 (1.45%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.88%) CSS
1 13 (1.88%) HTML
2 8 (1.16%) .NET
2 8 (1.16%) Web Services
3 4 (0.58%) CSS3
3 4 (0.58%) Google Maps API
3 4 (0.58%) React
4 3 (0.43%) Flask
4 3 (0.43%) jQuery
4 3 (0.43%) Node.js
4 3 (0.43%) pytest
4 3 (0.43%) REST
4 3 (0.43%) SOAP
4 3 (0.43%) SQLAlchemy
4 3 (0.43%) Vue.js
4 3 (0.43%) Yii
5 2 (0.29%) PyTorch
5 2 (0.29%) TensorFlow
5 2 (0.29%) XMPP
6 1 (0.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 226 (32.71%) Management Information System
2 159 (23.01%) Self-Motivation
3 78 (11.29%) Driving Licence
4 52 (7.53%) CCTV
5 36 (5.21%) Renewable Energy
6 29 (4.20%) Data Centre
7 26 (3.76%) Security Operations Centre
8 16 (2.32%) PDA
9 12 (1.74%) Public Cloud
10 11 (1.59%) User Experience
11 10 (1.45%) LIMS
12 9 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (1.30%) HP Storage
13 7 (1.01%) Life Science
14 6 (0.87%) NHS
15 5 (0.72%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.72%) Social Media
16 4 (0.58%) Algorithms
16 4 (0.58%) DTCC
17 3 (0.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.39%) Windows
2 37 (5.35%) Windows Server
3 29 (4.20%) Windows 10
4 18 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 15 (2.17%) Linux
6 13 (1.88%) Unix
6 13 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.87%) Android
9 5 (0.72%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.72%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.29%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (59.04%) Service Delivery
2 388 (56.15%) Line Management
3 379 (54.85%) Facilities Management
4 319 (46.16%) Information Security
5 170 (24.60%) Problem-Solving
6 128 (18.52%) Time Management
7 87 (12.59%) Project Management
8 74 (10.71%) Mathematics
9 52 (7.53%) CAFM
9 52 (7.53%) Decision-Making
10 45 (6.51%) Preventative Maintenance
11 42 (6.08%) ITIL
12 41 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (5.35%) Change Management
14 28 (4.05%) Presales
15 27 (3.91%) Security Operations
16 26 (3.76%) Business Development
16 26 (3.76%) Commercial Awareness
17 24 (3.47%) Incident Management
18 23 (3.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 83 (12.01%) C
2 56 (8.10%) SQL
3 27 (3.91%) C#
4 23 (3.33%) Python
5 17 (2.46%) PowerShell
6 16 (2.32%) Java
7 15 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.01%) VBA
9 6 (0.87%) PHP
10 3 (0.43%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.14%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (8.54%) Degree
2 35 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (4.34%) CCNP
4 25 (3.62%) CCNA
5 22 (3.18%) HNC
6 19 (2.75%) CIPD
6 19 (2.75%) Security Cleared
7 13 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.74%) MCSE
8 12 (1.74%) PhD
9 11 (1.59%) SC Cleared
9 11 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (1.45%) ISEB
11 9 (1.30%) NCSIE
12 7 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (0.72%) Chartered Engineer
13 5 (0.72%) NVQ Level 3
14 4 (0.58%) CCIE
15 2 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
15 2 (0.29%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (17.08%) SLA
2 28 (4.05%) QA
3 23 (3.33%) COSHH
4 17 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.45%) GDPR
5 10 (1.45%) GxP
6 7 (1.01%) PMO
7 5 (0.72%) GMP
7 5 (0.72%) NEBOSH
8 4 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
9 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.43%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.14%) GLP
10 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 41 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.89%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.74%) BitLocker
5 6 (0.87%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.58%) Docker
7 3 (0.43%) Firmware
8 2 (0.29%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.29%) vSphere
9 1 (0.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (2.32%) SCCM
2 9 (1.30%) WSUS
3 6 (0.87%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 5 (0.72%) Ansible
5 4 (0.58%) Cisco CME
5 4 (0.58%) SCOM
5 4 (0.58%) SCVMM
5 4 (0.58%) Terraform
6 3 (0.43%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.29%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.29%) Stealthwatch
8 1 (0.14%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 253 (36.61%) Microsoft
2 62 (8.97%) Cisco
3 40 (5.79%) Oracle
4 34 (4.92%) SAP
5 30 (4.34%) VMware
6 22 (3.18%) CheckPoint
7 21 (3.04%) Citrix
8 17 (2.46%) Meraki
9 15 (2.17%) Google
10 12 (1.74%) HP
11 11 (1.59%) NetApp
12 10 (1.45%) Aruba
12 10 (1.45%) EMC
12 10 (1.45%) Remedy
13 9 (1.30%) Nimble Storage
14 8 (1.16%) ServiceNow
15 7 (1.01%) F5
16 6 (0.87%) Dell
16 6 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
17 5 (0.72%) CommVault