Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 85 98 99
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 -5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 143 194 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.15% 2.91% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.34% 21.82% 21.56%
Number of salaries quoted 132 184 152
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £41,875 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.45% +11.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £22,525 £21,250 £19,825
90th Percentile £58,750 £52,500 £63,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -6.67%

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 703 889 909
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 15.49% 13.36% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 617 773 769
West Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.20% +10.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +12 92 £46,500 +14.11% 7
Wakefield -3 14 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Ilkley - 12 £32,500 -
Bradford +25 10 £35,000 -17.65%
Dewsbury - 7 £25,500 -
Huddersfield -3 5 £35,000 +0.72%
Halifax - 3 £37,500 -
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 123 (86.01%) Active Directory
2 118 (82.52%) Windows
3 96 (67.13%) DHCP
4 84 (58.74%) Microsoft
5 76 (53.15%) Windows Server
6 69 (48.25%) Firewall
7 67 (46.85%) Microsoft Azure
8 57 (39.86%) VMware
9 55 (38.46%) Office 365
10 48 (33.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 48 (33.57%) Hyper-V
11 46 (32.17%) Data Centre
12 45 (31.47%) MS Exchange
13 38 (26.57%) VPN
14 36 (25.17%) Migration
14 36 (25.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 33 (23.08%) DevOps
16 32 (22.38%) IaaS
17 31 (21.68%) Windows Server 2008
18 30 (20.98%) ITIL
19 28 (19.58%) Linux
19 28 (19.58%) SAN
19 28 (19.58%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (19.58%) Problem-Solving
20 27 (18.88%) LAN
21 26 (18.18%) Citrix
21 26 (18.18%) Change Management
22 25 (17.48%) WAN
22 25 (17.48%) VLAN
23 24 (16.78%) Finance

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 45 (31.47%) MS Exchange
2 20 (13.99%) SharePoint
3 18 (12.59%) Skype for Business
4 17 (11.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (9.79%) IIS
6 11 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.40%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.40%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (11.19%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 67 (46.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 55 (38.46%) Office 365
3 32 (22.38%) IaaS
4 20 (13.99%) PaaS
5 18 (12.59%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (4.20%) OneDrive
8 4 (2.80%) SaaS
9 2 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 96 (67.13%) DHCP
2 69 (48.25%) Firewall
3 38 (26.57%) VPN
4 28 (19.58%) SAN
5 27 (18.88%) LAN
6 25 (17.48%) VLAN
6 25 (17.48%) WAN
7 20 (13.99%) TCP/IP
8 13 (9.09%) VoIP
9 11 (7.69%) MPLS
9 11 (7.69%) NAS
10 10 (6.99%) HTTP
11 9 (6.29%) Network Security
11 9 (6.29%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (5.59%) SMTP
13 7 (4.90%) BGP
13 7 (4.90%) iSCSI
13 7 (4.90%) SNMP
14 6 (4.20%) OSPF
14 6 (4.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.29%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.70%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (16.78%) Finance
2 6 (4.20%) Legal
2 6 (4.20%) Retail
3 4 (2.80%) Marketing
4 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (25.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (13.29%) Analyst
3 15 (10.49%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 15 (10.49%) IT Manager
4 12 (8.39%) IT Engineer
4 12 (8.39%) Server Specialist
4 12 (8.39%) Support Analyst
5 11 (7.69%) IT Support
6 9 (6.29%) Project Engineer
7 8 (5.59%) IT Analyst
7 8 (5.59%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.90%) Infrastructure Technician
8 7 (4.90%) Service Analyst
8 7 (4.90%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.90%) Technical Support
9 6 (4.20%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (4.20%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.20%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (4.20%) Network Engineer
10 5 (3.50%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.40%) SOAP
1 2 (1.40%) Symfony
2 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 46 (32.17%) Data Centre
2 16 (11.19%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.90%) PKI
5 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.50%) NHS
5 5 (3.50%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.50%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.40%) HP Storage
7 2 (1.40%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.40%) Replication
7 2 (1.40%) W3C
8 1 (0.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 118 (82.52%) Windows
2 76 (53.15%) Windows Server
3 36 (25.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (21.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 28 (19.58%) Linux
6 20 (13.99%) Windows 10
7 8 (5.59%) Mac OS
8 7 (4.90%) Unix
9 6 (4.20%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.20%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.10%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.40%) Solaris
11 2 (1.40%) VMS
11 2 (1.40%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.70%) Android
12 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 36 (25.17%) Migration
3 33 (23.08%) DevOps
4 30 (20.98%) ITIL
5 28 (19.58%) Problem-Solving
6 26 (18.18%) Change Management
7 13 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 13 (9.09%) Hardware Maintenance
7 13 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
8 11 (7.69%) Business Development
8 11 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
9 10 (6.99%) Incident Management
9 10 (6.99%) Service Delivery
10 9 (6.29%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.90%) Coaching
11 7 (4.90%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (4.90%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.90%) Project Management
11 7 (4.90%) Security Management
12 6 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.89%) SQL
2 7 (4.90%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.10%) Python
4 2 (1.40%) Java
4 2 (1.40%) PHP
5 1 (0.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.59%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.90%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.90%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.50%) CCNA
5 4 (2.80%) MCSE
6 3 (2.10%) CCNP
6 3 (2.10%) CISA
6 3 (2.10%) CISM
6 3 (2.10%) CISSP
6 3 (2.10%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (2.10%) GIAC
6 3 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.10%) MCSA
6 3 (2.10%) SANS
7 2 (1.40%) Degree
7 2 (1.40%) MCITP
7 2 (1.40%) OCP
7 2 (1.40%) VCP5
7 2 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (11.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (11.19%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (10.49%) SLA
4 3 (2.10%) ISO 31000
4 3 (2.10%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.40%) PMO
System Software
1 123 (86.01%) Active Directory
2 48 (33.57%) Hyper-V
3 28 (19.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (11.89%) Virtual Servers
5 13 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (9.09%) vSphere
6 7 (4.90%) XenApp
6 7 (4.90%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (2.10%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.40%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (1.40%) Docker
9 2 (1.40%) Firmware
9 2 (1.40%) Postfix
10 1 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (10.49%) WSUS
2 11 (7.69%) Nagios
3 6 (4.20%) Backup Exec
3 6 (4.20%) NetBackup
3 6 (4.20%) SCCM
4 5 (3.50%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.80%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.10%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.40%) Cacti
7 2 (1.40%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.40%) OpenNMS
7 2 (1.40%) SCOM
7 2 (1.40%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.70%) QRadar
Vendors
1 84 (58.74%) Microsoft
2 57 (39.86%) VMware
3 26 (18.18%) Citrix
4 21 (14.69%) Cisco
5 16 (11.19%) Symantec
6 10 (6.99%) Veeam
7 9 (6.29%) Dell
8 8 (5.59%) 3PAR
9 7 (4.90%) Juniper
9 7 (4.90%) SonicWALL
10 6 (4.20%) Avaya
10 6 (4.20%) HP
10 6 (4.20%) Huawei
11 5 (3.50%) McAfee
11 5 (3.50%) NetApp
11 5 (3.50%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.50%) WatchGuard
12 4 (2.80%) CheckPoint
12 4 (2.80%) Intel
12 4 (2.80%) Meraki