Period
to 19 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 804 826 1081
Rank change year-on-year +22 +255 -27
Permanent jobs citing DNA 284 395 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.25% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 188 174 62
UK median annual salary £63,350 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.18% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £27,850 £32,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £74,775 £86,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year -3.16% +4.40% -9.00%

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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 134,381 159,990 163,433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.04% 91.90% 91.98%
Number of salaries quoted 105,779 127,944 131,732
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

DNA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DNA in the UK

DNA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DNA in the UK

DNA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNA over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for DNA in the UK

DNA
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNA within the UK over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. 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 -25 248 £61,250 +11.36% 41
UK excluding London +93 176 £46,000 -3.16% 26
London -71 81 £65,000 - 17
South East +28 64 £49,250 -14.35% 5
Midlands +7 26 £48,750 +8.33% 3
East of England +78 25 £87,500 +105.88% 3
North of England +31 24 £35,000 -44.00% 11
West Midlands +17 23 £48,750 +8.33% 2
South West +9 21 £58,750 +23.68% 2
Wales - 13 £30,000 - 1
North West +28 12 £36,000 +22.55% 4
Yorkshire +21 12 £35,000 -58.82% 6
East Midlands +7 3 £43,500 - 1
Northern Ireland -16 3 £40,000 -33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 with a requirement for DNA.

1 126 (44.37%) Cisco
2 101 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
3 90 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (29.23%) Wireless
5 78 (27.46%) Data Centre
6 75 (26.41%) Presales
7 74 (26.06%) VMware
8 73 (25.70%) CCNP
9 70 (24.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 63 (22.18%) CCIE
11 61 (21.48%) Network Security
11 61 (21.48%) Problem-Solving
12 58 (20.42%) Microsoft Azure
13 57 (20.07%) Microsoft
14 55 (19.37%) Cisco ASA
14 55 (19.37%) Cisco ISE
15 54 (19.01%) Cisco Prime
16 52 (18.31%) Windows
17 51 (17.96%) Cisco Firepower
18 45 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
19 44 (15.49%) Active Directory
20 43 (15.14%) Cisco Nexus
21 42 (14.79%) Wireless Security
21 42 (14.79%) Firewall
21 42 (14.79%) Cisco Wireless
22 41 (14.44%) Degree
23 38 (13.38%) Test Automation
24 37 (13.03%) CCNA
25 36 (12.68%) CheckPoint
25 36 (12.68%) Finance

DNA
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 11 (3.87%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.11%) Confluence
3 4 (1.41%) CMS
4 3 (1.06%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.06%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.35%) Apache
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.35%) IIS
6 1 (0.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (5.63%) Chatbot
2 12 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (20.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (10.56%) Office 365
4 8 (2.82%) Power Platform
5 4 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.41%) IaaS
5 4 (1.41%) PaaS
6 3 (1.06%) Data Lake Analytics
7 2 (0.70%) G Suite
7 2 (0.70%) SaaS
8 1 (0.35%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.35%) GitHub
8 1 (0.35%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.35%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 83 (29.23%) Wireless
2 61 (21.48%) Network Security
3 55 (19.37%) Cisco ASA
3 55 (19.37%) Cisco ISE
4 51 (17.96%) Cisco Firepower
5 43 (15.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 42 (14.79%) Cisco Wireless
6 42 (14.79%) Firewall
6 42 (14.79%) Wireless Security
7 31 (10.92%) WAN
8 27 (9.51%) DHCP
9 24 (8.45%) Software-Defined Networking
10 23 (8.10%) Unified Communications
11 19 (6.69%) DNS
11 19 (6.69%) VLAN
12 16 (5.63%) LAN
12 16 (5.63%) SAN
13 15 (5.28%) HTTP
14 11 (3.87%) Ethernet
15 10 (3.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (2.82%) Power BI
4 7 (2.46%) Big Data
4 7 (2.46%) Data Lake
5 5 (1.76%) MySQL
5 5 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.41%) HDInsight
6 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.70%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.35%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (4.93%) JIRA
2 12 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 9 (3.17%) Visual Studio
4 8 (2.82%) Cucumber
5 7 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
6 6 (2.11%) Selenium
7 5 (1.76%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.41%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.41%) JMeter
9 3 (1.06%) AccuRev
9 3 (1.06%) LoadRunner
9 3 (1.06%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.70%) TestRail
11 1 (0.35%) Maven
11 1 (0.35%) NeoLoad
11 1 (0.35%) NUnit
11 1 (0.35%) WebDriver
General
1 36 (12.68%) Finance
2 27 (9.51%) Telecoms
3 26 (9.15%) Banking
4 21 (7.39%) German Language
4 21 (7.39%) Italian Language
5 14 (4.93%) Games
6 13 (4.58%) Automotive
7 10 (3.52%) Retail
8 5 (1.76%) Marketing
8 5 (1.76%) Online Betting
9 4 (1.41%) Legal
10 3 (1.06%) Financial Institution
10 3 (1.06%) Front Office
10 3 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.06%) Military
11 2 (0.70%) Publishing
12 1 (0.35%) Billing
12 1 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
12 1 (0.35%) Electronics
12 1 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (25.70%) Consultant
2 54 (19.01%) Network Consultant
3 35 (12.32%) Architect
4 29 (10.21%) Cisco Consultant
5 28 (9.86%) Systems Engineer
6 26 (9.15%) Security Consultant
7 25 (8.80%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 25 (8.80%) Developer
8 23 (8.10%) Cisco Security Consultant
8 23 (8.10%) Network Security Consultant
9 21 (7.39%) Technical Consultant
10 20 (7.04%) Network Engineer
11 15 (5.28%) Administrator
11 15 (5.28%) IT Administrator
11 15 (5.28%) IT Engineer
11 15 (5.28%) Presales Engineer
11 15 (5.28%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 15 (5.28%) Senior Test Engineer
11 15 (5.28%) Test Automation Engineer
11 15 (5.28%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.80%) Web Services
2 20 (7.04%) REST
3 12 (4.23%) .NET
4 9 (3.17%) Node.js
5 7 (2.46%) AngularJS
6 6 (2.11%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.11%) Gherkin
6 6 (2.11%) Hibernate
6 6 (2.11%) Spring
7 5 (1.76%) jQuery
8 4 (1.41%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.41%) CSS
8 4 (1.41%) Middleware
8 4 (1.41%) SOAP
9 3 (1.06%) Ajax
9 3 (1.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (1.06%) RESTful
9 3 (1.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 78 (27.46%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.63%) Algorithms
4 11 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (3.52%) Replication
6 8 (2.82%) Fibre Optics
7 7 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.46%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (2.11%) LIMS
8 6 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.76%) Clustering
10 4 (1.41%) NHS
11 3 (1.06%) Derivative
11 3 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (1.06%) Online Games
11 3 (1.06%) Reinsurance
11 3 (1.06%) User Experience
12 2 (0.70%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.70%) Market Risk
12 2 (0.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 52 (18.31%) Windows
2 16 (5.63%) Windows Server
3 15 (5.28%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.52%) Linux
4 10 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.82%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.11%) Unix
6 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.06%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.06%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.35%) SUSE
8 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (31.69%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (26.41%) Presales
3 61 (21.48%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (13.38%) Test Automation
5 33 (11.62%) Analytics
6 29 (10.21%) Mentoring
7 28 (9.86%) DevOps
8 24 (8.45%) Time Management
9 22 (7.75%) Scrum
10 21 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (7.39%) Demand Generation
10 21 (7.39%) Service Design
10 21 (7.39%) Software Engineering
11 20 (7.04%) Data Analysis
11 20 (7.04%) ITIL
12 19 (6.69%) Network Design
13 18 (6.34%) Coaching
13 18 (6.34%) Strategic Roadmap
14 17 (5.99%) Computer Science
15 16 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (9.86%) SQL
2 20 (7.04%) Python
3 19 (6.69%) C#
4 18 (6.34%) Java
4 18 (6.34%) PowerShell
5 15 (5.28%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.82%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.11%) C++
7 6 (2.11%) Kotlin
7 6 (2.11%) Objective-C
7 6 (2.11%) PHP
8 4 (1.41%) C
8 4 (1.41%) Perl
8 4 (1.41%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.06%) Haskell
10 2 (0.70%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.70%) ActionScript 3.0
10 2 (0.70%) R
10 2 (0.70%) Ruby
10 2 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 101 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (25.70%) CCNP
3 63 (22.18%) CCIE
4 41 (14.44%) Degree
5 37 (13.03%) CCNA
6 34 (11.97%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 21 (7.39%) CCIE Service Provider
8 19 (6.69%) CCDP
8 19 (6.69%) SC Cleared
8 19 (6.69%) Security Cleared
9 17 (5.99%) MCSA
9 17 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (4.93%) MCSE
10 14 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 11 (3.87%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (2.82%) MCITP
13 7 (2.46%) MCP
14 5 (1.76%) CCDA
14 5 (1.76%) PMP
15 4 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.04%) QA
2 10 (3.52%) SLA
3 6 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.11%) PMO
4 3 (1.06%) GDPR
4 3 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 70 (24.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 44 (15.49%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.93%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.58%) XenApp
5 9 (3.17%) VMware NSX
6 8 (2.82%) Docker
6 8 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.82%) vSphere
6 8 (2.82%) XenDesktop
7 5 (1.76%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.41%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.35%) Firmware
9 1 (0.35%) KVM
9 1 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 54 (19.01%) Cisco Prime
2 24 (8.45%) Stealthwatch
3 12 (4.23%) SCCM
4 9 (3.17%) Ansible
5 8 (2.82%) WSUS
6 7 (2.46%) vCenter Server
7 6 (2.11%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.76%) Microsoft Clustering
8 5 (1.76%) TrustSec
9 4 (1.41%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (1.06%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.06%) Puppet
10 3 (1.06%) SCOM
10 3 (1.06%) Terraform
11 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
11 2 (0.70%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.35%) AppDNA
12 1 (0.35%) Computer Incident Response Team
12 1 (0.35%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 126 (44.37%) Cisco
2 74 (26.06%) VMware
3 57 (20.07%) Microsoft
4 36 (12.68%) CheckPoint
5 33 (11.62%) NetApp
6 32 (11.27%) Dell
7 28 (9.86%) EMC
8 25 (8.80%) Huawei
9 24 (8.45%) Juniper
10 23 (8.10%) IronPort
10 23 (8.10%) Palo Alto
11 22 (7.75%) HP
12 21 (7.39%) Citrix
13 20 (7.04%) Aruba
14 17 (5.99%) Meraki
15 13 (4.58%) F5
16 9 (3.17%) Veeam
17 7 (2.46%) Nimble Storage
17 7 (2.46%) SolarWinds
18 6 (2.11%) Brocade