Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1165 1212 1294
Rank change year-on-year +47 +82 +39
Permanent jobs citing DDNS 41 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.016% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.097% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 6
UK median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +28.83% +35.83%
10th Percentile £27,500 £43,750 £29,875
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,750 £52,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +6.19% +28.83% +41.74%

DDNS 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 28309 32038 36151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.96% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22925 26230 29899
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DDNS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing DDNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DDNS in the UK

DDNS
Top 9 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
England +34 41 £40,000 -23.81% 3
UK excluding London +29 35 £55,750 +6.19% 3
West Midlands - 14 £35,000 - 2
Midlands - 14 £35,000 - 2
South East +35 10 £70,000 +21.74%
South West - 8 £35,000 - 1
London +29 6 £30,000 -48.94%
North of England +8 4 £51,500 +8.42%
North West -3 4 £51,500 +8.42%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 41 (100.00%) DNS
2 34 (82.93%) SAN
3 31 (75.61%) Data Centre
4 30 (73.17%) SolarWinds
5 26 (63.41%) Citrix
5 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
5 26 (63.41%) Windows
5 26 (63.41%) VMware
6 23 (56.10%) MS Exchange
7 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
7 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
7 20 (48.78%) Firewall
8 17 (41.46%) ITIL
9 16 (39.02%) MySQL
9 16 (39.02%) DHCP
9 16 (39.02%) SLA
9 16 (39.02%) Wi-Fi
9 16 (39.02%) Clustering
9 16 (39.02%) Unified Communications
9 16 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
9 16 (39.02%) Remote Desktop
10 15 (36.59%) NAS
10 15 (36.59%) Wireless
10 15 (36.59%) LAN
10 15 (36.59%) WAN
11 14 (34.15%) SSL
11 14 (34.15%) Apache
11 14 (34.15%) F5

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 23 (56.10%) MS Exchange
2 16 (39.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (34.15%) Apache
4 13 (31.71%) IIS
5 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) DNS
2 34 (82.93%) SAN
3 20 (48.78%) Firewall
3 20 (48.78%) TCP/IP
4 16 (39.02%) DHCP
4 16 (39.02%) Remote Desktop
4 16 (39.02%) Unified Communications
4 16 (39.02%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (36.59%) LAN
5 15 (36.59%) NAS
5 15 (36.59%) WAN
5 15 (36.59%) Wireless
6 14 (34.15%) SSL
7 11 (26.83%) 3G
7 11 (26.83%) BGP
7 11 (26.83%) Ethernet
7 11 (26.83%) IPsec
7 11 (26.83%) ISDN
7 11 (26.83%) MPLS
7 11 (26.83%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) MySQL
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (31.71%) Support Engineer
2 12 (29.27%) Network Engineer
3 11 (26.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (21.95%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (19.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (19.51%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Support Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 31 (75.61%) Data Centre
2 16 (39.02%) Clustering
3 13 (31.71%) Computer Science
4 11 (26.83%) Management Information System
4 11 (26.83%) PKI
4 11 (26.83%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Windows
2 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (29.27%) Unix
4 11 (26.83%) Windows Server
5 8 (19.51%) Linux
6 6 (14.63%) Windows 10
6 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
7 5 (12.20%) Android
7 5 (12.20%) Apple iOS
7 5 (12.20%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) ITIL
2 14 (34.15%) Load Balancing
3 11 (26.83%) Adaptive Security
3 11 (26.83%) Information Management
3 11 (26.83%) Network Design
3 11 (26.83%) Operations Management
4 8 (19.51%) Change Control
4 8 (19.51%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (19.51%) Mathematics
4 8 (19.51%) WAN Optimisation
4 8 (19.51%) Web Filtering
5 6 (14.63%) Service Management
6 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
6 5 (12.20%) Change Management
6 5 (12.20%) Email Management
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL V2
6 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.88%) Data Centre Operations
8 1 (2.44%) Product Management
8 1 (2.44%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (31.71%) Citrix Certification
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (26.83%) Degree
3 5 (12.20%) CCIE
3 5 (12.20%) CCNA
3 5 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 8 (19.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) Terminal Services
4 4 (9.76%) ProxySG
5 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Cisco Prime
1 11 (26.83%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) SolarWinds
2 26 (63.41%) Citrix
2 26 (63.41%) VMware
3 20 (48.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (34.15%) F5
5 11 (26.83%) Barracuda Networks
5 11 (26.83%) Cisco
5 11 (26.83%) Juniper
5 11 (26.83%) Palo Alto
6 8 (19.51%) Forcepoint
7 5 (12.20%) Acronis
7 5 (12.20%) HP
7 5 (12.20%) Symantec
8 4 (9.76%) Blue Coat
9 3 (7.32%) Infoblox
10 1 (2.44%) NetApp