The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DDNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DDNS over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 838 937 947
Rank change year-on-year +99 +10  
Permanent jobs citing DDNS 14 13 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.072% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 22
Median salary £35,000 £46,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.91% +48.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £46,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year -23.91% +50.81%  

DDNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13624 18170 19810
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.37% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11093 15040 15797
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DDNS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing DDNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DDNS in the UK

DDNS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DDNS in the UK

DDNS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DDNS over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DDNS in the UK

DDNS
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DDNS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +77 14 £35,000 -23.91%
West Midlands +36 11 £35,000 +11.11%
Shropshire +4 10 £35,000 +11.11%
Telford -3 8 £35,000 +11.11%
South East +60 3 £62,500 +35.86%
West Sussex +7 3 £62,500 +25.00%
Gatwick - 3 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing DDNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for DDNS.

1 28 (100.00%) SAN
2 27 (96.43%) DNS
3 26 (92.86%) SolarWinds
4 21 (75.00%) Data Centre
5 16 (57.14%) LAN
5 16 (57.14%) Cisco
5 16 (57.14%) WAN
5 16 (57.14%) DHCP
6 15 (53.57%) Ethernet
6 15 (53.57%) ITIL
6 15 (53.57%) ISDN
6 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (53.57%) Cisco Prime
6 15 (53.57%) Juniper
6 15 (53.57%) MPLS
6 15 (53.57%) DSL
6 15 (53.57%) TACACS
6 15 (53.57%) Firewall
6 15 (53.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (53.57%) SolarWinds Orion
6 15 (53.57%) Junos
6 15 (53.57%) F5
7 13 (46.43%) VMware
7 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
7 13 (46.43%) SLA
7 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
7 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
7 13 (46.43%) Windows
8 12 (42.86%) IIS
8 12 (42.86%) Citrix

DDNS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (42.86%) IIS
3 11 (39.29%) Apache
4 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) SAN
2 27 (96.43%) DNS
3 16 (57.14%) DHCP
3 16 (57.14%) LAN
3 16 (57.14%) WAN
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (53.57%) DSL
4 15 (53.57%) Ethernet
4 15 (53.57%) Firewall
4 15 (53.57%) ISDN
4 15 (53.57%) Junos
4 15 (53.57%) MPLS
4 15 (53.57%) TACACS
5 13 (46.43%) TCP/IP
6 12 (42.86%) NAS
6 12 (42.86%) Remote Desktop
7 10 (35.71%) IPsec
8 9 (32.14%) OSPF
8 9 (32.14%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (32.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) MySQL
General
1 6 (21.43%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Network Engineer
1 15 (53.57%) Senior Network Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) LAN Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Senior VoIP Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) VoIP Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) WAN Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) WLAN Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 12 (42.86%) Clustering
3 9 (32.14%) Management Information System
3 9 (32.14%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.57%) HP StoreVirtual
4 1 (3.57%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) ITIL
2 12 (42.86%) Adaptive Security
3 9 (32.14%) Change Control
3 9 (32.14%) Information Management
3 9 (32.14%) Load Balancing
3 9 (32.14%) Network Design
3 9 (32.14%) Operations Management
3 9 (32.14%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) High Availability
4 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) UML
4 1 (3.57%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) VB
1 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (46.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco Prime
1 15 (53.57%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) SolarWinds
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco
3 15 (53.57%) F5
3 15 (53.57%) Juniper
4 13 (46.43%) VMware
5 12 (42.86%) Barracuda Networks
5 12 (42.86%) Citrix
5 12 (42.86%) Palo Alto
6 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
7 1 (3.57%) HP