Period
to 20 January 2021

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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 656 662 888
Rank change year-on-year +6 +226 +120
Permanent jobs citing DNA 107 391 243
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.31% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 77 172 151
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -16.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £81,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% -9.09% +15.79%

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 58,692 115,511 137,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.34% 92.13% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47,378 92,513 110,205
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,763
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,840 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.89% +1.87% -

DNA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DNA in the UK

DNA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNA.

Salary trend for DNA in the UK

DNA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNA over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for DNA in the UK

DNA
Top 13 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 20 January 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
England +6 102 £50,000 -4.76% 47
UK excluding London +109 82 £37,500 -25.00% 36
North of England +32 31 £30,000 -29.41% 8
Yorkshire +5 27 £30,000 +7.14% 4
Work from Home -68 27 £38,750 -38.00% 4
London +44 23 £81,250 +54.76% 14
South East +113 18 £82,500 +65.00% 12
South West +83 13 £67,500 -6.90% 6
Midlands +84 9 £35,000 -33.33% 4
West Midlands +75 9 £35,000 -33.33% 3
East of England +108 8 £47,500 -32.14% 3
North West +75 4 - - 4
Wales +41 3 £57,500 +15.00% 3

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 with a requirement for DNA.

1 44 (41.12%) Finance
2 43 (40.19%) Microsoft
3 37 (34.58%) Cisco
4 33 (30.84%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (30.84%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (29.91%) Windows
6 29 (27.10%) VMware
7 26 (24.30%) WAN
8 25 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (20.56%) Azure
10 21 (19.63%) Cisco ASA
10 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (19.63%) Management Information System
10 21 (19.63%) SQL
11 20 (18.69%) Python
12 19 (17.76%) ITIL
12 19 (17.76%) Wireless
13 18 (16.82%) Information Security
13 18 (16.82%) Change Management
13 18 (16.82%) LAN
13 18 (16.82%) CCNP
13 18 (16.82%) AWS
14 17 (15.89%) CCIE
14 17 (15.89%) High Availability
14 17 (15.89%) Office 365
14 17 (15.89%) Cisco Nexus
15 16 (14.95%) Network Security
15 16 (14.95%) Retail
15 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
16 15 (14.02%) Microsoft Office

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 2 (1.87%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (14.02%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.93%) Weka
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.56%) Azure
2 18 (16.82%) AWS
3 17 (15.89%) Office 365
4 5 (4.67%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (3.74%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.87%) GCP
7 1 (0.93%) GitHub
7 1 (0.93%) SaaS
7 1 (0.93%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 26 (24.30%) WAN
2 21 (19.63%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (17.76%) Wireless
4 18 (16.82%) LAN
5 17 (15.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 16 (14.95%) Network Security
7 15 (14.02%) Firewall
8 13 (12.15%) Cisco Firepower
9 11 (10.28%) BGP
9 11 (10.28%) OSPF
9 11 (10.28%) VPN
10 10 (9.35%) Extranet
11 9 (8.41%) Multicast
12 8 (7.48%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (7.48%) MPLS
12 8 (7.48%) TCP/IP
12 8 (7.48%) VLAN
13 7 (6.54%) SAN
13 7 (6.54%) Unified Communications
14 6 (5.61%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server 2016
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (5.61%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (3.74%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.74%) Power BI
4 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.87%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.67%) JIRA
2 3 (2.80%) eggPlant
2 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.80%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.87%) Selenium
3 2 (1.87%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (41.12%) Finance
2 16 (14.95%) Retail
3 7 (6.54%) Banking
4 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
5 5 (4.67%) Law
6 4 (3.74%) Legal
6 4 (3.74%) Marketing
7 3 (2.80%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.80%) Military
8 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (23.36%) Consultant
2 15 (14.02%) Network Consultant
3 10 (9.35%) Analyst
3 10 (9.35%) DBA
3 10 (9.35%) SQL DBA
4 9 (8.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) IT Engineer
4 9 (8.41%) Service Desk Engineer
5 8 (7.48%) Network Engineer
6 7 (6.54%) Architect
6 7 (6.54%) Senior Consultant
6 7 (6.54%) Senior Network Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Administrator
7 5 (4.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Security Consultant
7 5 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.67%) Technical Architect
7 5 (4.67%) Test Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (3.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.21%) Web Services
2 4 (3.74%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (2.80%) LDAP
3 3 (2.80%) RESTful
3 3 (2.80%) SAML
4 2 (1.87%) CSS
4 2 (1.87%) Django
4 2 (1.87%) HTML
4 2 (1.87%) Keras
4 2 (1.87%) Node.js
4 2 (1.87%) TensorFlow
5 1 (0.93%) Flask
5 1 (0.93%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (0.93%) React
5 1 (0.93%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.63%) Management Information System
2 13 (12.15%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.28%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (6.54%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.74%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.80%) LIMS
6 3 (2.80%) Online Gambling
7 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.87%) Biotechnology
7 2 (1.87%) Clustering
7 2 (1.87%) DTCC
7 2 (1.87%) NHS
8 1 (0.93%) CMDB
8 1 (0.93%) Contactless
8 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.93%) Life Science
8 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.93%) Social Media
8 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (29.91%) Windows
2 14 (13.08%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.48%) Unix
4 5 (4.67%) Linux
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (1.87%) AIX
5 2 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.87%) Solaris
5 2 (1.87%) SUSE
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (30.84%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (19.63%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.76%) ITIL
4 18 (16.82%) Change Management
4 18 (16.82%) Information Security
5 17 (15.89%) High Availability
6 16 (14.95%) Software Engineering
7 15 (14.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (14.02%) Line Management
7 15 (14.02%) Presales
8 14 (13.08%) Facilities Management
8 14 (13.08%) Mentoring
9 12 (11.21%) Decision-Making
9 12 (11.21%) Service Delivery
10 11 (10.28%) Network Design
10 11 (10.28%) Software Delivery
10 11 (10.28%) Time Management
11 10 (9.35%) Analytics
11 10 (9.35%) ITIL V3
11 10 (9.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) SQL
2 20 (18.69%) Python
3 10 (9.35%) T-SQL
4 8 (7.48%) Java
5 7 (6.54%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.67%) Bash Shell
6 5 (4.67%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.67%) PHP
6 5 (4.67%) R
7 4 (3.74%) C
8 2 (1.87%) C#
8 2 (1.87%) Korn
8 2 (1.87%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (30.84%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (16.82%) CCNP
3 17 (15.89%) CCIE
4 13 (12.15%) Degree
5 10 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (8.41%) CCNA
6 9 (8.41%) MCSA
6 9 (8.41%) MCSE
6 9 (8.41%) NCDA
6 9 (8.41%) NCIE
6 9 (8.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (4.67%) ISEB
8 4 (3.74%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (2.80%) CCIE Security
9 3 (2.80%) HND
9 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.87%) CCSP
10 2 (1.87%) CISSP
10 2 (1.87%) PhD
10 2 (1.87%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.08%) SLA
2 4 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.80%) GxP
3 3 (2.80%) QA
4 2 (1.87%) GDPR
4 2 (1.87%) PMO
5 1 (0.93%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (23.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (8.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (4.67%) VMware NSX
4 2 (1.87%) NFS
5 1 (0.93%) Lustre
5 1 (0.93%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.93%) XenApp
5 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (5.61%) Ansible
1 6 (5.61%) SCCM
1 6 (5.61%) Terraform
2 5 (4.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.67%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (4.67%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (4.67%) SCOM
2 5 (4.67%) SCVMM
2 5 (4.67%) Stealthwatch
3 3 (2.80%) Nmap
4 2 (1.87%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.93%) CASB
5 1 (0.93%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.93%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.93%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.93%) Trend Micro Deep Security
5 1 (0.93%) TrustSec
5 1 (0.93%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 43 (40.19%) Microsoft
2 37 (34.58%) Cisco
3 29 (27.10%) VMware
4 10 (9.35%) Meraki
4 10 (9.35%) Oracle
5 9 (8.41%) NetApp
6 7 (6.54%) Palo Alto
7 6 (5.61%) Citrix
7 6 (5.61%) F5
7 6 (5.61%) SolarWinds
8 5 (4.67%) CommVault
8 5 (4.67%) ExtraHop
8 5 (4.67%) Fortinet
8 5 (4.67%) Radianz
8 5 (4.67%) Veeam
9 3 (2.80%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.80%) Dell
9 3 (2.80%) EMC
9 3 (2.80%) IBM
10 2 (1.87%) HP