Period
to 17 October 2018

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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 84 113
Rank change year-on-year -3 +29 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 149 207 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.74% 3.17% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.53% 18.43% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 136 159 166
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,750 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.85% -9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £48,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £33,437 £37,500
% change year-on-year +19.63% -10.83% +7.14%

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 763 1,123 1,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.01% 17.20% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 658 952 1,013
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £22,425 £24,275 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%

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 17 October 2018.

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 17 October 2018. 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 +34 118 £45,000 +28.57% 13
Bradford -22 10 £22,000 -44.65% 10
Wakefield -22 7 £23,000 -29.23% 3
Huddersfield -1 2 £19,000 -20.83%
Brighouse - 2 £26,750 -
Castleford - 2 £32,250 -
Keighley +1 1 £25,000 -13.79%
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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.

1 111 (74.50%) Active Directory
2 98 (65.77%) Windows
3 92 (61.74%) DHCP
4 79 (53.02%) Microsoft
5 71 (47.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 55 (36.91%) Windows Server
7 51 (34.23%) VMware
8 46 (30.87%) Office 365
9 45 (30.20%) TCP/IP
10 43 (28.86%) PowerShell
11 39 (26.17%) VMware Infrastructure
12 37 (24.83%) SQL
12 37 (24.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 33 (22.15%) MS Exchange
13 33 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
14 32 (21.48%) ITIL
14 32 (21.48%) Citrix
15 31 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
16 30 (20.13%) Finance
17 25 (16.78%) Microsoft Office
17 25 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
18 24 (16.11%) Azure SQL Database
18 24 (16.11%) SLA
19 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
19 22 (14.77%) VPN
19 22 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
19 22 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2013
20 21 (14.09%) Analytics
20 21 (14.09%) Hyper-V
20 21 (14.09%) WAN

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 33 (22.15%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.77%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (13.42%) Skype for Business
4 18 (12.08%) SharePoint
5 12 (8.05%) IIS
6 5 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.36%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.01%) Apache Solr
8 3 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 25 (16.78%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.34%) Acrobat
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 71 (47.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (30.87%) Office 365
3 25 (16.78%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (10.74%) IaaS
5 11 (7.38%) PaaS
6 7 (4.70%) SaaS
7 4 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (2.01%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.67%) G Suite
9 1 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.67%) Route 53
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 92 (61.74%) DHCP
2 45 (30.20%) TCP/IP
3 22 (14.77%) VPN
4 21 (14.09%) WAN
5 17 (11.41%) Firewall
6 16 (10.74%) VLAN
7 14 (9.40%) LAN
7 14 (9.40%) VoIP
8 13 (8.72%) HTTP
9 12 (8.05%) Network Security
10 10 (6.71%) HTTPS
10 10 (6.71%) SAN
11 9 (6.04%) Fibre Channel
12 8 (5.37%) IPsec
12 8 (5.37%) Remote Desktop
12 8 (5.37%) Wireless
13 7 (4.70%) SSL
14 6 (4.03%) FTP
14 6 (4.03%) iSCSI
14 6 (4.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.11%) Azure SQL Database
2 22 (14.77%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.37%) Big Data
4 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.34%) MySQL
7 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (11.41%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (4.03%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.01%) JIRA
5 1 (0.67%) MSBuild
General
1 30 (20.13%) Finance
2 12 (8.05%) Retail
3 11 (7.38%) Marketing
4 8 (5.37%) Back Office
4 8 (5.37%) Legal
5 6 (4.03%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.67%) Law
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (18.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (16.11%) Analyst
3 21 (14.09%) Platform Engineer
4 20 (13.42%) Support Engineer
5 18 (12.08%) Support Analyst
5 18 (12.08%) Windows Engineer
6 16 (10.74%) PowerShell Engineer
6 16 (10.74%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.72%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (8.72%) Network Engineer
8 12 (8.05%) Infrastructure Support
9 10 (6.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (6.71%) Active Directory Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) Azure Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (6.04%) Wintel Engineer
11 8 (5.37%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 8 (5.37%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (5.37%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.01%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (2.01%) Lucene
2 2 (1.34%) XML
3 1 (0.67%) .NET
3 1 (0.67%) LDAP
3 1 (0.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.40%) Data Centre
1 14 (9.40%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (8.05%) Replication
3 10 (6.71%) PKI
4 9 (6.04%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.37%) Cloud Native
6 5 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.36%) CCTV
6 5 (3.36%) Clustering
6 5 (3.36%) Handset
7 4 (2.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.01%) HP Storage
8 3 (2.01%) NHS
9 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.67%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.67%) Social Media
9 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 98 (65.77%) Windows
2 55 (36.91%) Windows Server
3 33 (22.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (20.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (13.42%) Windows 7
6 16 (10.74%) Windows 10
7 14 (9.40%) Linux
8 11 (7.38%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.03%) Android
10 5 (3.36%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.36%) Windows Phone
10 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (2.01%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.01%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 32 (21.48%) ITIL
3 22 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (14.09%) Analytics
4 21 (14.09%) Scrum
5 20 (13.42%) Identity Management
6 18 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (12.08%) DevOps
7 16 (10.74%) Runbook
8 14 (9.40%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (8.05%) Problem Management
9 12 (8.05%) Security Management
9 12 (8.05%) Virtual Environments
10 11 (7.38%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (7.38%) Service Delivery
11 10 (6.71%) Incident Management
11 10 (6.71%) Project Management
12 9 (6.04%) Change Management
13 8 (5.37%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (5.37%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.86%) PowerShell
2 37 (24.83%) SQL
3 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (6.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.70%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.03%) CCNA
4 6 (4.03%) CCNP
5 5 (3.36%) Degree
5 5 (3.36%) MCSE
6 3 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.01%) MCSA
7 2 (1.34%) MCITP
7 2 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.11%) SLA
2 5 (3.36%) PMO
3 4 (2.68%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 111 (74.50%) Active Directory
2 39 (26.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (14.09%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.38%) XenApp
5 6 (4.03%) Docker
5 6 (4.03%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.36%) Firmware
6 5 (3.36%) vSphere
7 4 (2.68%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (2.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.34%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (10.74%) SCCM
2 10 (6.71%) McAfee ePO
3 8 (5.37%) NetBackup
4 7 (4.70%) Backup Exec
4 7 (4.70%) HP Data Protector
4 7 (4.70%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (2.68%) Nessus
6 3 (2.01%) Kubernetes
6 3 (2.01%) Nagios
6 3 (2.01%) PowerCLI
6 3 (2.01%) SCOM
6 3 (2.01%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 79 (53.02%) Microsoft
2 51 (34.23%) VMware
3 32 (21.48%) Citrix
4 16 (10.74%) Atlassian
5 15 (10.07%) Cisco
6 14 (9.40%) HP
7 13 (8.72%) McAfee
8 12 (8.05%) Dell
8 12 (8.05%) Veeam
9 10 (6.71%) Intel
10 9 (6.04%) Brocade
11 7 (4.70%) Asigra
11 7 (4.70%) Juniper
11 7 (4.70%) NetApp
11 7 (4.70%) Symantec
12 6 (4.03%) Apple
13 5 (3.36%) CheckPoint
13 5 (3.36%) Remedy
13 5 (3.36%) ServiceNow
14 4 (2.68%) Salesforce.com