Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 118 93
Rank change year-on-year +24 -25 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 187 178 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.76% 2.36% 2.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.36% 15.48% 18.41%
Number of salaries quoted 155 149 231
West Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £38,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.47% +7.04% +1.43%
10th Percentile £21,000 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,500 £53,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -10.26%

DNS 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 advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1077 1150 1456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.89% 15.22% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 922 957 1179
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £23,125
90th Percentile £58,975 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -6.25%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in West Yorkshire

DNS
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for DNS in West Yorkshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in West Yorkshire

DNS
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Leeds -8 93 £32,500 -13.33% 9
Bradford +40 53 £42,500 +54.55% 1
Wakefield +9 20 £28,250 -33.53% 2
Huddersfield - 4 £27,500 - 4
Keighley - 2 £29,000 -
Pontefract - 2 £28,500 -
Pudsey - 1 £19,500 -
Brighouse - 1 £25,500 -
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 132 (70.59%) Windows
2 128 (68.45%) Active Directory
3 121 (64.71%) DHCP
4 105 (56.15%) Microsoft
5 83 (44.39%) Windows Server
6 72 (38.50%) TCP/IP
7 71 (37.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 68 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 64 (34.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (27.27%) ITIL
10 51 (27.27%) VMware
11 50 (26.74%) Firewall
12 44 (23.53%) MS Exchange
13 42 (22.46%) VMware Infrastructure
14 41 (21.93%) SCCM
14 41 (21.93%) Office 365
14 41 (21.93%) Cisco
15 40 (21.39%) Finance
16 37 (19.79%) WAN
17 36 (19.25%) Microsoft Certification
18 35 (18.72%) Load Balancing
19 34 (18.18%) MCSE
20 33 (17.65%) SQL
20 33 (17.65%) LAN
20 33 (17.65%) VoIP
21 32 (17.11%) Microsoft Office
21 32 (17.11%) Linux
21 32 (17.11%) Windows 7
22 30 (16.04%) SharePoint
23 29 (15.51%) VPN

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 44 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 30 (16.04%) SharePoint
3 17 (9.09%) IIS
4 16 (8.56%) Skype for Business
5 15 (8.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (4.28%) CMS
8 5 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.07%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (17.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (21.93%) Office 365
3 15 (8.02%) IaaS
4 13 (6.95%) PaaS
4 13 (6.95%) SaaS
5 12 (6.42%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (5.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (2.67%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.53%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 121 (64.71%) DHCP
2 72 (38.50%) TCP/IP
3 50 (26.74%) Firewall
4 37 (19.79%) WAN
5 33 (17.65%) LAN
5 33 (17.65%) VoIP
6 29 (15.51%) VLAN
6 29 (15.51%) VPN
7 27 (14.44%) SAN
8 25 (13.37%) MPLS
9 18 (9.63%) BGP
9 18 (9.63%) HTTP
10 17 (9.09%) OSPF
11 14 (7.49%) Skype
11 14 (7.49%) SSL
12 13 (6.95%) IPsec
13 12 (6.42%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (6.42%) Network Security
14 11 (5.88%) HTTPS
14 11 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 25 (13.37%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (3.74%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.60%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.60%) MySQL
7 2 (1.07%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.53%) OLAP
8 1 (0.53%) OLTP
8 1 (0.53%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.53%) Redis
8 1 (0.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 20 (10.70%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (1.07%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.53%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Subversion
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (21.39%) Finance
2 9 (4.81%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.74%) Retail
4 6 (3.21%) Law
5 5 (2.67%) Legal
6 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.60%) Marketing
7 2 (1.07%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 37 (19.79%) Analyst
2 31 (16.58%) IT Support
2 31 (16.58%) Support Analyst
2 31 (16.58%) Support Engineer
3 25 (13.37%) 2nd Line Support
4 18 (9.63%) Administrator
4 18 (9.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (8.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 16 (8.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (8.56%) Service Analyst
6 15 (8.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 15 (8.02%) Desktop Support
6 15 (8.02%) Help Desk Analyst
6 15 (8.02%) IT Analyst
6 15 (8.02%) IT Engineer
6 15 (8.02%) Service Desk Support
6 15 (8.02%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 14 (7.49%) Help Desk Support
7 14 (7.49%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 14 (7.49%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.74%) SAML
2 4 (2.14%) CSS
3 2 (1.07%) HTML
3 2 (1.07%) jQuery
3 2 (1.07%) Web Services
4 1 (0.53%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.70%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.63%) PKI
3 11 (5.88%) Replication
4 9 (4.81%) Clustering
5 7 (3.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.74%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.67%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.60%) Handset
10 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.07%) NHS
11 1 (0.53%) New Media
11 1 (0.53%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.53%) User Experience
11 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 132 (70.59%) Windows
2 83 (44.39%) Windows Server
3 71 (37.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 64 (34.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (17.11%) Linux
5 32 (17.11%) Windows 7
6 21 (11.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (9.63%) Windows 10
8 17 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 12 (6.42%) Windows XP
10 9 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (4.28%) Unix
12 4 (2.14%) Android
12 4 (2.14%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.60%) HPUX
13 3 (1.60%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.60%) Windows Phone
14 2 (1.07%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.53%) CentOS
15 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.27%) ITIL
2 35 (18.72%) Load Balancing
3 23 (12.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (9.09%) Coaching
5 15 (8.02%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (7.49%) Mentoring
6 14 (7.49%) Patch Management
7 13 (6.95%) Project Management
8 12 (6.42%) Change Management
8 12 (6.42%) CRM
8 12 (6.42%) Release Management
8 12 (6.42%) Service Management
9 11 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (5.35%) Business Continuity
10 10 (5.35%) Performance Monitoring
10 10 (5.35%) TOGAF
11 9 (4.81%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (4.81%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (4.81%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.65%) SQL
2 18 (9.63%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.74%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.60%) Bourne shell
4 3 (1.60%) Python
5 2 (1.07%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.07%) PHP
6 1 (0.53%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (19.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (18.18%) MCSE
3 22 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (10.16%) CCNA
5 16 (8.56%) CCNP
6 15 (8.02%) MCSA
7 14 (7.49%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (5.35%) Degree
8 10 (5.35%) MCP
9 6 (3.21%) MCDST
10 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.14%) Security Cleared
11 3 (1.60%) CISA
11 3 (1.60%) CISM
11 3 (1.60%) CISSP
11 3 (1.60%) CompTIA Security+
11 3 (1.60%) GIAC
11 3 (1.60%) SANS
12 2 (1.07%) MCITP
12 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.76%) SLA
2 6 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.60%) ISO 31000
4 2 (1.07%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.53%) GDPR
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.53%) PMO
System Software
1 128 (68.45%) Active Directory
2 42 (22.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (10.70%) Hyper-V
3 20 (10.70%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (8.56%) vSphere
5 8 (4.28%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.74%) XenApp
7 5 (2.67%) XenServer
8 3 (1.60%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (1.07%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.07%) VMware NSX
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (21.93%) SCCM
2 23 (12.30%) SCOM
3 16 (8.56%) SCDPM
4 8 (4.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 7 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (3.74%) vCenter Server
6 6 (3.21%) Puppet
6 6 (3.21%) ServiceCenter
7 5 (2.67%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.67%) Nagios
8 4 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (2.14%) WSUS
9 3 (1.60%) Ansible
9 3 (1.60%) Nessus
9 3 (1.60%) OpenNMS
9 3 (1.60%) ZABBIX
10 2 (1.07%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (1.07%) FortiGate
10 2 (1.07%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 105 (56.15%) Microsoft
2 51 (27.27%) VMware
3 41 (21.93%) Cisco
4 19 (10.16%) Veeam
5 17 (9.09%) Avaya
5 17 (9.09%) Juniper
6 16 (8.56%) Hitachi
7 13 (6.95%) Brocade
7 13 (6.95%) Citrix
8 12 (6.42%) HP
9 11 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 9 (4.81%) Symantec
11 8 (4.28%) Dell
11 8 (4.28%) Oracle
12 7 (3.74%) CheckPoint
12 7 (3.74%) CommVault
12 7 (3.74%) Remedy
13 6 (3.21%) F5
14 5 (2.67%) Palo Alto
15 3 (1.60%) ServiceNow