Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 97 90
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7 +33
Permanent jobs citing DNS 93 150 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.21% 2.77% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.06% 19.87% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 83 138 155
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £55,000 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +2.60% +13.24% -9.33%

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 515 755 1,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.22% 13.96% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 426 649 952
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,450 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 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
Leeds -39 40 £41,000 -8.89% 13
Wakefield +25 31 £40,000 +73.91%
Bradford +13 8 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Huddersfield +11 8 £32,500 +71.05%
Ilkley - 4 £35,000 - 1
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, IT jobs citing DNS 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 across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 84 (90.32%) Windows
2 83 (89.25%) DHCP
3 79 (84.95%) Active Directory
4 72 (77.42%) Microsoft
5 63 (67.74%) Azure
6 55 (59.14%) VMware
6 55 (59.14%) Windows Server
7 49 (52.69%) Firewall
8 48 (51.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 47 (50.54%) Office 365
10 46 (49.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
12 38 (40.86%) MS Exchange
13 37 (39.78%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (36.56%) ITIL
15 32 (34.41%) Microsoft Certification
15 32 (34.41%) Exchange Server 2010
16 29 (31.18%) AWS
16 29 (31.18%) WSUS
17 27 (29.03%) Public Cloud
18 25 (26.88%) Azure Active Directory
19 23 (24.73%) VPN
19 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2003
20 21 (22.58%) Server Management
21 20 (21.51%) Server Hardening
21 20 (21.51%) Patch Management
21 20 (21.51%) MCSA
21 20 (21.51%) Hyper-V
22 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
23 17 (18.28%) SharePoint

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 38 (40.86%) MS Exchange
2 32 (34.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (18.28%) SharePoint
4 14 (15.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (13.98%) IIS
6 11 (11.83%) Skype for Business
7 4 (4.30%) SAS
8 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 63 (67.74%) Azure
2 47 (50.54%) Office 365
3 29 (31.18%) AWS
4 25 (26.88%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (5.38%) Mimecast
6 4 (4.30%) IaaS
6 4 (4.30%) PaaS
7 3 (3.23%) SaaS
8 2 (2.15%) Amazon Cognito
8 2 (2.15%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (2.15%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (2.15%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
8 2 (2.15%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.15%) GitHub
8 2 (2.15%) Route 53
8 2 (2.15%) Serverless
8 2 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (89.25%) DHCP
2 49 (52.69%) Firewall
3 23 (24.73%) VPN
4 13 (13.98%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (12.90%) LAN
6 11 (11.83%) TCP/IP
6 11 (11.83%) VoIP
7 10 (10.75%) SAN
7 10 (10.75%) WAN
8 7 (7.53%) ISDN
9 6 (6.45%) NAS
9 6 (6.45%) VLAN
10 5 (5.38%) HTTP
10 5 (5.38%) SMTP
10 5 (5.38%) SNMP
11 4 (4.30%) Broadband
11 4 (4.30%) iSCSI
11 4 (4.30%) Wireless
12 3 (3.23%) Asterisk PBX
12 3 (3.23%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) MySQL
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.30%) JIRA
3 2 (2.15%) Bitbucket
3 2 (2.15%) GitLab
3 2 (2.15%) Maven
3 2 (2.15%) SonarQube
3 2 (2.15%) WinDbg
4 1 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.08%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (9.68%) Retail
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
3 3 (3.23%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (12.90%) IT Support
3 10 (10.75%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (9.68%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Analyst
5 8 (8.60%) IT Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Operations Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) IT Support Technician
6 7 (7.53%) IT Technician
6 7 (7.53%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Support Technician
7 6 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Technical Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.45%) Technical Support
8 5 (5.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) .NET
1 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET
1 2 (2.15%) Node.js
1 2 (2.15%) RESTful
2 1 (1.08%) SOAP
2 1 (1.08%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 27 (29.03%) Public Cloud
2 11 (11.83%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (6.45%) Clustering
4 6 (6.45%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.30%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.30%) Private Cloud
6 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (3.23%) Handset
7 2 (2.15%) Cloud Native
7 2 (2.15%) PKI
8 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.08%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 84 (90.32%) Windows
2 55 (59.14%) Windows Server
3 46 (49.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 42 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (15.05%) Windows 10
7 13 (13.98%) Windows 8
8 12 (12.90%) Linux
9 9 (9.68%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.15%) Unix
11 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 34 (36.56%) ITIL
3 21 (22.58%) Server Management
4 20 (21.51%) Patch Management
4 20 (21.51%) Server Hardening
5 11 (11.83%) Project Delivery
6 10 (10.75%) High Availability
7 9 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 8 (8.60%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.60%) DevOps
8 8 (8.60%) Tech Ops
9 7 (7.53%) Cloud Operations
9 7 (7.53%) Email Filtering
9 7 (7.53%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (7.53%) Proactive Maintenance
9 7 (7.53%) Proactive Monitoring
10 6 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (5.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.83%) SQL
2 8 (8.60%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.45%) PHP
3 6 (6.45%) Python
4 5 (5.38%) Perl
5 4 (4.30%) Java
6 2 (2.15%) C#
6 2 (2.15%) Ruby
6 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (21.51%) MCSA
3 12 (12.90%) MCSE
4 7 (7.53%) MCP
4 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
5 6 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.23%) MCITP
7 2 (2.15%) CCNP
7 2 (2.15%) CCSP
7 2 (2.15%) CCVP
7 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.15%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.08%) CCA
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.08%) LPIC
8 1 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.38%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) GDPR
2 3 (3.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (84.95%) Active Directory
2 37 (39.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (21.51%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.38%) Docker
5 4 (4.30%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.30%) vSphere
5 4 (4.30%) XenApp
6 3 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (2.15%) Firmware
7 2 (2.15%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.15%) VMware NSX
7 2 (2.15%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.08%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.08%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (1.08%) Postfix
8 1 (1.08%) Squid
8 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 29 (31.18%) WSUS
2 9 (9.68%) SCCM
3 8 (8.60%) SCOM
4 6 (6.45%) Backup Exec
4 6 (6.45%) Puppet
5 5 (5.38%) Kubernetes
5 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Clustering
5 5 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.30%) Ansible
7 3 (3.23%) Cacti
7 3 (3.23%) Nagios
7 3 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (3.23%) OpenNMS
7 3 (3.23%) RANCID
8 2 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (2.15%) vRealize
9 1 (1.08%) AirWatch
9 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 72 (77.42%) Microsoft
2 55 (59.14%) VMware
3 11 (11.83%) Citrix
4 10 (10.75%) Dell
4 10 (10.75%) HP
5 9 (9.68%) Cisco
6 8 (8.60%) Huawei
6 8 (8.60%) Symantec
7 6 (6.45%) Veeam
8 4 (4.30%) Adobe
8 4 (4.30%) Meraki
9 3 (3.23%) Brocade
9 3 (3.23%) Ericsson
9 3 (3.23%) ESET
9 3 (3.23%) Foundry
9 3 (3.23%) Juniper
9 3 (3.23%) ZyXEL
10 2 (2.15%) CloudEndure
10 2 (2.15%) SAP
10 2 (2.15%) Sonus