DNS Jobs in the UK excluding London

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > UK excluding London

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 23 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
23 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 106 143 153
Rank change year-on-year +37 +10 -31
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1,453 1,529 1,667
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.74% 2.43% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.88% 17.29% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,174 1,180 1,404
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,500 £25,750
25th Percentile £31,125 £31,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £41,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - -3.53% +6.25%
75th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £63,600 £63,750 £70,600
UK median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London

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 the UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,695 8,844 10,221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.49% 14.03% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6,117 5,270 6,342
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,000 £31,932 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.33% - -
75th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £60,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +1.94% +3.00%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in the UK excluding London

DNS
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for DNS in the UK excluding London

DNS
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 23 February 2024.

Salary histogram for DNS in the UK excluding London

DNS
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 DNS within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 23 February 2024. 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
Jobs
South East +32 401 £42,500 +8.97% 133
North of England +41 329 £41,000 +1.23% 89
Midlands +68 244 £42,500 +7.59% 81
South West +50 236 £37,500 -16.67% 42
North West +40 183 £43,500 -5.43% 50
West Midlands +71 155 £42,500 +9.68% 45
East of England -19 121 £37,500 -16.67% 47
Yorkshire +40 97 £32,500 -8.06% 31
East Midlands +32 89 £37,500 -10.71% 35
Wales +33 60 £36,476 -18.94% 17
Scotland -4 55 £45,740 +30.69% 13
North East +13 51 £41,500 +10.67% 8
Northern Ireland +20 12 £33,750 -6.90% 3
Channel Islands -3 4 £85,000 +70.00%
Isle of Man - 4 £43,000 -
DNS
UK

DNS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the UK excluding London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 383 (26.36%) Microsoft Exchange
2 209 (14.38%) SharePoint
3 84 (5.78%) IIS
4 23 (1.58%) CMS
4 23 (1.58%) Confluence
5 21 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (1.10%) WordPress
8 15 (1.03%) nginx
8 15 (1.03%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.89%) Apache
10 12 (0.83%) Skype for Business
11 8 (0.55%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.14%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.069%) Apache Airflow
14 1 (0.069%) SAS
14 1 (0.069%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.069%) Umbraco
Applications
1 125 (8.60%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.51%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.55%) Trello
4 7 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) CATIA
6 2 (0.14%) NASTRAN
7 1 (0.069%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.28%) Epicor Tropos
2 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (0.14%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.069%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.069%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.069%) Sage 300 ERP
4 1 (0.069%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.069%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 849 (58.43%) Azure
2 723 (49.76%) Microsoft 365
3 315 (21.68%) AWS
4 276 (19.00%) Entra ID
5 95 (6.54%) OneDrive
6 82 (5.64%) OpenShift
7 61 (4.20%) IaaS
8 60 (4.13%) SaaS
9 58 (3.99%) Power Platform
10 50 (3.44%) GCP
11 32 (2.20%) AWS CloudFormation
11 32 (2.20%) Azure DevOps
12 31 (2.13%) Mimecast
12 31 (2.13%) PaaS
13 29 (2.00%) Azure Monitor
14 28 (1.93%) Nutanix
15 21 (1.45%) WhatsApp
16 19 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
17 17 (1.17%) Azure Storage
18 16 (1.10%) OCI
Communications & Networking
1 1,027 (70.68%) DHCP
2 514 (35.38%) Firewall
3 460 (31.66%) TCP/IP
4 270 (18.58%) VPN
5 266 (18.31%) WAN
6 249 (17.14%) LAN
7 213 (14.66%) VLAN
8 170 (11.70%) HTTP
9 146 (10.05%) Wi-Fi
10 132 (9.08%) Wireless
11 123 (8.47%) SAN
12 95 (6.54%) VoIP
13 73 (5.02%) Internet
13 73 (5.02%) SSL
14 55 (3.79%) SD-WAN
15 49 (3.37%) SNMP
16 46 (3.17%) OSPF
17 40 (2.75%) IPsec
18 39 (2.68%) Network Security
19 38 (2.62%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 50 (3.44%) Amazon RDS
3 48 (3.30%) MySQL
4 36 (2.48%) Power BI
5 12 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (0.55%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.48%) GIS
8 7 (0.48%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.41%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.28%) Big Data
10 4 (0.28%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.28%) SAP HANA
11 3 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.14%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.14%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 42 (2.89%) JIRA
2 22 (1.51%) Git
3 15 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.41%) Trac
5 3 (0.21%) GitLab
6 2 (0.14%) Grunt
6 2 (0.14%) Hudson
6 2 (0.14%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.14%) webpack
7 1 (0.069%) DBeaver
7 1 (0.069%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.069%) Log4Net
7 1 (0.069%) MSI
7 1 (0.069%) Selenium
7 1 (0.069%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.069%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.069%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.069%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.069%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 377 (25.95%) Social Skills
2 151 (10.39%) Finance
3 125 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
4 68 (4.68%) Telecoms
5 61 (4.20%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 47 (3.23%) Law
7 45 (3.10%) Aerospace
8 40 (2.75%) Public Sector
9 34 (2.34%) Organisational Skills
10 29 (2.00%) Legal
11 26 (1.79%) Retail
12 23 (1.58%) Documentation Skills
13 22 (1.51%) Manufacturing
14 19 (1.31%) Marketing
15 14 (0.96%) Banking
16 12 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
17 9 (0.62%) Influencing Skills
18 8 (0.55%) Automotive
18 8 (0.55%) Electronics
18 8 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 350 (24.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 243 (16.72%) Senior
3 241 (16.59%) Support Engineer
4 205 (14.11%) IT Engineer
5 197 (13.56%) IT Support
6 145 (9.98%) Analyst
7 123 (8.47%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 105 (7.23%) IT Support Engineer
9 98 (6.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 96 (6.61%) 2nd Line Support
11 88 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
12 86 (5.92%) Network Engineer
13 62 (4.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 60 (4.13%) IT Technician
14 60 (4.13%) Systems Engineer
15 54 (3.72%) Administrator
15 54 (3.72%) Support Analyst
16 48 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 48 (3.30%) Lead
16 48 (3.30%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (3.30%) HTML
2 41 (2.82%) SAML
3 39 (2.68%) OpenID
4 27 (1.86%) .NET
5 22 (1.51%) REST
6 19 (1.31%) CSS
7 17 (1.17%) ARM Templates
8 16 (1.10%) 802.1X
8 16 (1.10%) RESTful
9 13 (0.89%) ASP.NET
10 12 (0.83%) .NET Core
10 12 (0.83%) Web Services
10 12 (0.83%) YAML
11 11 (0.76%) .NET Framework
11 11 (0.76%) JSON
11 11 (0.76%) LDAP
12 10 (0.69%) JWT
12 10 (0.69%) OAuth
13 9 (0.62%) Entity Framework
14 8 (0.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 118 (8.12%) Data Centre
2 98 (6.74%) Driving Licence
3 78 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
4 57 (3.92%) Cyberattack
5 47 (3.23%) Public Cloud
6 46 (3.17%) PKI
7 40 (2.75%) Cloud Native
8 31 (2.13%) Clustering
9 30 (2.06%) Replication
10 29 (2.00%) Management Information System
10 29 (2.00%) Onboarding
11 28 (1.93%) CMDB
12 21 (1.45%) IoT
13 20 (1.38%) Hybrid Cloud
14 19 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (0.83%) EFT
15 12 (0.83%) Fat Client
15 12 (0.83%) Thin Client
16 10 (0.69%) CCTV
16 10 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1,016 (69.92%) Windows
2 626 (43.08%) Windows Server
3 333 (22.92%) Linux
4 186 (12.80%) Windows Server 2016
5 178 (12.25%) Windows Server 2019
6 170 (11.70%) Windows 10
7 141 (9.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 94 (6.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 49 (3.37%) Android
10 43 (2.96%) Apple iOS
10 43 (2.96%) Windows Server 2008
11 39 (2.68%) Mac OS
12 36 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 32 (2.20%) Windows 8
14 31 (2.13%) Windows 7
15 26 (1.79%) Unix
16 23 (1.58%) Windows XP
17 20 (1.38%) CentOS
18 16 (1.10%) Ubuntu
19 10 (0.69%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 397 (27.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 298 (20.51%) ITIL
3 278 (19.13%) Problem-Solving
4 189 (13.01%) Customer Service
5 186 (12.80%) Agile
6 160 (11.01%) DevOps
7 154 (10.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 131 (9.02%) Cybersecurity
9 98 (6.74%) Actionable Insight
10 93 (6.40%) Migration
11 88 (6.06%) Mentoring
12 76 (5.23%) Collaborative Working
12 76 (5.23%) Server Management
13 70 (4.82%) Cloud Security
14 69 (4.75%) Identity Management
15 66 (4.54%) Incident Management
15 66 (4.54%) Service Management
16 62 (4.27%) Change Management
17 61 (4.20%) Project Management
18 57 (3.92%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 331 (22.78%) PowerShell
2 145 (9.98%) Python
3 124 (8.53%) SQL
4 116 (7.98%) Bash
5 103 (7.09%) Java
6 49 (3.37%) C#
7 37 (2.55%) JavaScript
8 27 (1.86%) VBScript
9 25 (1.72%) Perl
10 23 (1.58%) PHP
11 22 (1.51%) T-SQL
12 21 (1.45%) VB
13 18 (1.24%) Bicep
14 9 (0.62%) C++
15 8 (0.55%) PL/SQL
16 7 (0.48%) Ruby
16 7 (0.48%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.34%) Go
17 5 (0.34%) VB.NET
18 3 (0.21%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 229 (15.76%) Security Cleared
2 163 (11.22%) Degree
3 155 (10.67%) DV Cleared
4 113 (7.78%) SC Cleared
5 89 (6.13%) Cisco Certification
6 84 (5.78%) CCNA
7 82 (5.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 54 (3.72%) A+ Certification
9 43 (2.96%) MCSE
10 38 (2.62%) CCNP
11 35 (2.41%) AWS Certification
12 32 (2.20%) Network+ Certification
13 31 (2.13%) DBS Check
14 29 (2.00%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
15 27 (1.86%) Azure Certification
16 26 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 23 (1.58%) MCSA
18 18 (1.24%) MCP
19 17 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
20 14 (0.96%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (5.02%) SLA
2 31 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
4 16 (1.10%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.96%) GDPR
6 8 (0.55%) PCI DSS
7 4 (0.28%) PMO
8 3 (0.21%) Accessibility
8 3 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 3 (0.21%) QA
9 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.14%) NIST
10 1 (0.069%) GRC
10 1 (0.069%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 943 (64.90%) Active Directory
2 398 (27.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 385 (26.50%) Hyper-V
4 122 (8.40%) Docker
5 80 (5.51%) Virtual Machines
6 67 (4.61%) VMware ESXi
7 42 (2.89%) vSphere
8 37 (2.55%) Virtual Desktop
9 25 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
10 21 (1.45%) Firmware
11 17 (1.17%) XenApp
12 13 (0.89%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 8 (0.55%) NFS
13 8 (0.55%) pfSense
13 8 (0.55%) XenDesktop
14 6 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
15 5 (0.34%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 5 (0.34%) Samba
16 3 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 268 (18.44%) Microsoft Intune
2 126 (8.67%) Kubernetes
3 109 (7.50%) Ansible
4 98 (6.74%) SCCM
5 90 (6.19%) WSUS
6 89 (6.13%) Puppet
7 86 (5.92%) SCOM
8 75 (5.16%) Terraform
9 42 (2.89%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 38 (2.62%) vCenter Server
11 29 (2.00%) FortiGate
12 26 (1.79%) CASB
13 24 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
14 19 (1.31%) EMC NetWorker
15 18 (1.24%) Failover Clustering
16 17 (1.17%) Jamf Pro
16 17 (1.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 17 (1.17%) NetBackup
17 14 (0.96%) Grafana
18 13 (0.89%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 768 (52.86%) Microsoft
2 543 (37.37%) VMware
3 208 (14.32%) Cisco
4 129 (8.88%) Citrix
4 129 (8.88%) Veeam
5 96 (6.61%) Red Hat
6 88 (6.06%) HP
7 66 (4.54%) Dell
8 60 (4.13%) Meraki
9 59 (4.06%) Apple
10 57 (3.92%) Juniper
11 50 (3.44%) Sophos
12 42 (2.89%) SolarWinds
13 39 (2.68%) Aruba
14 37 (2.55%) Fortinet
15 36 (2.48%) ServiceNow
16 33 (2.27%) Google
17 31 (2.13%) Mitel
18 28 (1.93%) Oracle
18 28 (1.93%) Palo Alto