The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 121 106
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2256 2766 3112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.58% 2.67% 2.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.23% 15.57% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 2313 2489
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,700 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -2.66% +4.16%  

DNS 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 13903 17765 20281
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.92% 17.17% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11295 14732 16079
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in the UK

DNS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for DNS in the UK

DNS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in the UK

DNS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the UK over the 3 months to 28 April 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 -2 2158 £40,000 - 262
London +5 917 £48,500 +2.10% 99
South East -13 485 £41,000 +5.12% 55
City of London +39 173 £47,500 -5.00% 30
Berkshire -2 149 £42,925 -4.61% 16
Yorkshire -20 147 £32,500 -13.33% 19
East of England -3 144 £36,000 +16.12% 14
North West +1 139 £32,500 -1.51% 31
West Midlands +16 129 £31,250 -16.66% 16
South West -31 104 £36,000 -4.00% 16
Manchester -4 96 £34,000 -2.85% 16
West Yorkshire -20 96 £35,000 -4.10% 9
Surrey -22 80 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Reading +4 78 £42,500 -15.00% 11
Hampshire -27 77 £32,500 -16.66% 10
East Midlands +29 62 £42,500 +54.54% 4
Oxfordshire +21 61 £46,500 +63.15% 6
Leeds -1 59 £25,500 -32.24% 3
Hertfordshire -8 59 £36,000 +26.31% 7
Cambridgeshire 0 44 £40,000 -11.11% 2
North East +25 37 £30,000 - 8
Northamptonshire +43 36 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Sussex +22 36 £41,000 -8.88% 1
Bristol -34 36 £43,750 +32.57% 9
Buckinghamshire +20 32 £40,000 +40.35% 9
Birmingham +6 31 £37,500 - 2
Scotland -27 31 £51,500 +33.76% 7
Tyne and Wear +30 29 £30,000 - 4
Cheshire +10 29 £33,250 +20.90% 8
Wales -2 28 £40,000 +35.59%

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing DNS 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 DNS.

1 2759 (65.04%) Windows
2 2538 (59.83%) DHCP
3 2375 (55.99%) Active Directory
4 1800 (42.43%) Microsoft
5 1762 (41.54%) VMware
6 1728 (40.74%) Windows Server
7 1647 (38.83%) Firewall
8 1499 (35.34%) TCP/IP
9 1329 (31.33%) Cisco
10 1251 (29.49%) Linux
11 1127 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1065 (25.11%) Windows Server 2008
13 1038 (24.47%) Windows Server 2012
14 992 (23.39%) LAN
15 988 (23.29%) MS Exchange
16 971 (22.89%) WAN
17 838 (19.75%) ITIL
18 783 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
19 782 (18.43%) VPN
20 728 (17.16%) Office 365
21 705 (16.62%) Hyper-V
22 681 (16.05%) Citrix
23 655 (15.44%) SQL Server
24 652 (15.37%) SQL
25 587 (13.84%) Amazon AWS
26 571 (13.46%) PowerShell
27 556 (13.11%) Data Centre
28 548 (12.92%) SAN
29 538 (12.68%) Windows 7
30 524 (12.35%) IIS

DNS
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
1 988 (23.29%) MS Exchange
2 524 (12.35%) IIS
3 441 (10.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 322 (7.59%) Apache
5 305 (7.19%) SharePoint
6 273 (6.44%) Skype for Business
7 240 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
8 169 (3.98%) Tomcat
9 151 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 98 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
11 82 (1.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 77 (1.82%) nginx
13 50 (1.18%) JBoss
14 48 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
15 40 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
16 38 (0.90%) CMS
17 31 (0.73%) WebLogic
18 30 (0.71%) OpenStack
19 26 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
20 22 (0.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 510 (12.02%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 59 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 40 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 27 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 13 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.094%) InDesign
9 3 (0.071%) Pro/ENGINEER
9 3 (0.071%) PTC Creo
10 2 (0.047%) AutoCAD
10 2 (0.047%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.047%) Vectorworks
11 1 (0.024%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 25 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.14%) Magento
4 6 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.14%) Visualfiles
5 5 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
5 5 (0.12%) Oracle Retail
5 5 (0.12%) SAP CRM
6 4 (0.094%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.047%) assyst
7 2 (0.047%) Eikon
8 1 (0.024%) CA PPM
8 1 (0.024%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.024%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.024%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.024%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.024%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.024%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 728 (17.16%) Office 365
2 587 (13.84%) Amazon AWS
3 476 (11.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 129 (3.04%) IaaS
5 111 (2.62%) PaaS
6 93 (2.19%) SaaS
7 64 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
8 57 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 51 (1.20%) Amazon S3
9 51 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
10 43 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
11 36 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
11 36 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
12 28 (0.66%) Amazon ELB
13 26 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 24 (0.57%) Mimecast
15 22 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
16 19 (0.45%) G Suite
17 18 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
18 16 (0.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 2538 (59.83%) DHCP
2 1647 (38.83%) Firewall
3 1499 (35.34%) TCP/IP
4 992 (23.39%) LAN
5 971 (22.89%) WAN
6 782 (18.43%) VPN
7 548 (12.92%) SAN
8 485 (11.43%) Internet
9 444 (10.47%) Network Security
10 443 (10.44%) VLAN
11 414 (9.76%) VoIP
12 389 (9.17%) BGP
13 372 (8.77%) Wireless
14 355 (8.37%) HTTP
15 336 (7.92%) OSPF
16 334 (7.87%) SSL
17 331 (7.80%) MPLS
18 308 (7.26%) SMTP
19 286 (6.74%) Cisco ASA
20 245 (5.78%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 655 (15.44%) SQL Server
2 232 (5.47%) MySQL
3 130 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 114 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 89 (2.10%) Relational Database
6 78 (1.84%) NoSQL
7 58 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
8 57 (1.34%) MongoDB
9 55 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
10 52 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
11 49 (1.16%) Oracle Database
12 47 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
13 40 (0.94%) Apache Cassandra
14 30 (0.71%) Redis
14 30 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 26 (0.61%) Hadoop
16 25 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 24 (0.57%) RDBMS
18 17 (0.40%) Big Data
19 14 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 160 (3.77%) Git (software)
2 101 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 45 (1.06%) Subversion
4 41 (0.97%) JIRA
5 38 (0.90%) MSI
5 38 (0.90%) Vagrant
6 37 (0.87%) TeamCity
7 34 (0.80%) Visual Studio
8 26 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (0.52%) Maven
10 20 (0.47%) WinDbg
11 18 (0.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (0.33%) gulp
12 14 (0.33%) Mercurial
13 13 (0.31%) Bitbucket
14 11 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
15 10 (0.24%) Grunt
15 10 (0.24%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
16 9 (0.21%) InstallShield
16 9 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 437 (10.30%) Finance
2 230 (5.42%) Telecoms
3 98 (2.31%) Retail
4 82 (1.93%) Banking
5 81 (1.91%) Legal
6 78 (1.84%) Marketing
7 70 (1.65%) Law
8 64 (1.51%) Manufacturing
9 61 (1.44%) Publishing
10 60 (1.41%) Back Office
11 45 (1.06%) Games
12 35 (0.83%) Advertising
13 23 (0.54%) Financial Institution
14 19 (0.45%) Automotive
15 16 (0.38%) Aerospace
15 16 (0.38%) Electronics
16 14 (0.33%) French Language
17 13 (0.31%) Billing
18 11 (0.26%) Investment Banking
19 10 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 633 (14.92%) Network Engineer
2 588 (13.86%) Support Engineer
3 562 (13.25%) Analyst
4 526 (12.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 370 (8.72%) Administrator
6 330 (7.78%) IT Support
7 291 (6.86%) Systems Administrator
8 290 (6.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 288 (6.79%) IT Engineer
10 255 (6.01%) Support Analyst
11 244 (5.75%) Systems Engineer
12 242 (5.70%) Windows Engineer
13 221 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
14 210 (4.95%) 3rd Line Support
15 178 (4.20%) Architect
16 175 (4.13%) Infrastructure Support
17 173 (4.08%) Cisco Engineer
18 170 (4.01%) IT Support Engineer
18 170 (4.01%) Linux Engineer
19 161 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 257 (6.06%) Web Services
2 151 (3.56%) .NET
3 140 (3.30%) HTML
4 122 (2.88%) LAMP
5 107 (2.52%) CSS
6 78 (1.84%) 802.1X
7 58 (1.37%) REST
8 55 (1.30%) ASP.NET
9 52 (1.23%) XML
10 46 (1.08%) Middleware
11 35 (0.83%) HTML5
11 35 (0.83%) jQuery
12 33 (0.78%) AngularJS
12 33 (0.78%) SOAP
13 32 (0.75%) JSON
13 32 (0.75%) LEMP Stack
14 30 (0.71%) Elastic Stack
15 25 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
16 23 (0.54%) CSS3
16 23 (0.54%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 556 (13.11%) Data Centre
2 321 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 219 (5.16%) Clustering
4 182 (4.29%) Computer Science
5 156 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 143 (3.37%) Driving Licence
7 142 (3.35%) PKI
8 106 (2.50%) Blackberry
9 103 (2.43%) Public Cloud
10 93 (2.19%) Replication
11 81 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
12 54 (1.27%) Client/Server
13 52 (1.23%) Hedge funds
14 47 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 43 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
16 41 (0.97%) iPad
17 40 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
18 38 (0.90%) User Experience
19 37 (0.87%) iPhone
20 35 (0.83%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2759 (65.04%) Windows
2 1728 (40.74%) Windows Server
3 1251 (29.49%) Linux
4 1065 (25.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1038 (24.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 538 (12.68%) Windows 7
7 433 (10.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 358 (8.44%) Windows 10
9 343 (8.09%) Unix
10 245 (5.78%) Windows 8
11 224 (5.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 203 (4.79%) CentOS
13 148 (3.49%) Ubuntu
14 143 (3.37%) Windows XP
15 140 (3.30%) Mac OS X
16 119 (2.81%) Solaris
17 96 (2.26%) Debian
18 71 (1.67%) Android
19 53 (1.25%) Apple iOS
20 45 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 838 (19.75%) ITIL
2 380 (8.96%) Load Balancing
3 336 (7.92%) DevOps
4 301 (7.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 275 (6.48%) Agile Software Development
6 274 (6.46%) High Availability
7 222 (5.23%) Project Management
8 221 (5.21%) Configuration Management
9 213 (5.02%) Service Delivery
9 213 (5.02%) Service Management
10 191 (4.50%) Network Design
11 185 (4.36%) Change Management
12 184 (4.34%) Migration
13 160 (3.77%) Network Management
14 149 (3.51%) Kalman Filter
15 142 (3.35%) Open Source
16 134 (3.16%) Mentoring
17 133 (3.14%) Continuous Improvement
18 129 (3.04%) Information Security
19 128 (3.02%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 652 (15.37%) SQL
2 571 (13.46%) PowerShell
3 393 (9.26%) Python
4 270 (6.36%) Perl
5 251 (5.92%) Bash Shell
6 217 (5.12%) Java
7 161 (3.80%) PHP
8 150 (3.54%) JavaScript
9 122 (2.88%) C#
10 115 (2.71%) Ruby
11 110 (2.59%) Shell Script
12 78 (1.84%) VBScript
13 54 (1.27%) VB
14 51 (1.20%) C
15 37 (0.87%) C++
16 27 (0.64%) T-SQL
17 24 (0.57%) VB.NET
18 18 (0.42%) Go
19 14 (0.33%) Groovy
19 14 (0.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 783 (18.46%) Cisco Certification
2 508 (11.98%) Microsoft Certification
3 492 (11.60%) CCNP
4 465 (10.96%) CCNA
5 429 (10.11%) Degree
6 307 (7.24%) MCSE
7 240 (5.66%) Security Cleared
8 186 (4.38%) MCSA
9 165 (3.89%) SC Cleared
10 160 (3.77%) MCP
11 140 (3.30%) CCIE
12 125 (2.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 68 (1.60%) DV Cleared
14 67 (1.58%) ITIL Certification
15 57 (1.34%) MCITP
16 55 (1.30%) CISSP
17 45 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
18 30 (0.71%) JNCIP
19 29 (0.68%) CCDP
20 26 (0.61%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (6.06%) SLA
2 137 (3.23%) PCI DSS
3 99 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 34 (0.80%) QA
6 20 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
7 18 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
8 17 (0.40%) ISO27002
9 8 (0.19%) GCP
10 6 (0.14%) GDPR
10 6 (0.14%) PMO
11 5 (0.12%) COBIT
11 5 (0.12%) SSAE 16
12 4 (0.094%) FISMA
13 3 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.071%) GPG13
14 2 (0.047%) ISO 9001
14 2 (0.047%) ISO22301
15 1 (0.024%) GxP
15 1 (0.024%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2375 (55.99%) Active Directory
2 1127 (26.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 705 (16.62%) Hyper-V
4 319 (7.52%) XenApp
5 304 (7.17%) vSphere
6 190 (4.48%) VMware ESXi
7 158 (3.72%) VMware ESX
8 131 (3.09%) XenDesktop
9 108 (2.55%) Terminal Services
10 103 (2.43%) Docker
11 91 (2.15%) NFS
11 91 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
12 80 (1.89%) XenServer
13 62 (1.46%) KVM
14 57 (1.34%) Microsoft App-V
15 54 (1.27%) vCloud
16 42 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
17 41 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
18 37 (0.87%) Firmware
19 33 (0.78%) iptables
Systems Management
1 419 (9.88%) SCCM
2 335 (7.90%) Puppet
3 248 (5.85%) SCOM
4 208 (4.90%) Ansible
5 187 (4.41%) Nagios
6 162 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
6 162 (3.82%) WSUS
7 142 (3.35%) Backup Exec
8 96 (2.26%) Microsoft Clustering
9 87 (2.05%) vCenter Server
10 79 (1.86%) NetBackup
11 52 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
12 44 (1.04%) Cacti
13 41 (0.97%) ZABBIX
14 37 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
14 37 (0.87%) Kubernetes
14 37 (0.87%) Salt
15 35 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
15 35 (0.83%) Terraform
16 32 (0.75%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1800 (42.43%) Microsoft
2 1762 (41.54%) VMware
3 1329 (31.33%) Cisco
4 681 (16.05%) Citrix
5 425 (10.02%) HP
6 319 (7.52%) Juniper
7 285 (6.72%) Red Hat
8 248 (5.85%) CheckPoint
9 236 (5.56%) Palo Alto
10 226 (5.33%) F5
11 203 (4.79%) Dell
12 194 (4.57%) Oracle
13 176 (4.15%) NetApp
14 171 (4.03%) Apple
15 145 (3.42%) Symantec
16 142 (3.35%) Veeam
17 129 (3.04%) SolarWinds
18 122 (2.88%) EMC
19 106 (2.50%) IBM
20 95 (2.24%) Google
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 16 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £28000 - £33000 Per Annum Up to £28,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Bonus, benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Itecco
Salary: £23000 - £23001 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
Winsford, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Exams funded
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hayes, Middlesex
RM plc
Salary: £20000 - £25500 per annum + Company Car
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Tindall IT Resourcing
Salary: From £18,000 to £23,000 per annum GBP 23K +Extensive benefits!
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + 34 days holiday, private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £35000 per annum + 34 days holiday / private healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Authentic Recruitment
Salary: £18k - 22k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Plus Bonus and Benifits
Posted: 18 hours ago