Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 107 102
Rank change year-on-year +8 -5 -18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 174 185 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.61% 2.56% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.34% 17.64% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 150 150 225
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,500 £37,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.96% +7.86% -
10th Percentile £20,850 £22,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,125 £53,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29% -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 949 1,049 1,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.26% 14.53% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 823 873 1,101
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,050 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £55,710
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £38,125
% change year-on-year +4.17% -5.57% -4.69%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -11 103 £35,000 -6.67% 22
Bradford +18 37 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Wakefield +11 16 £28,250 -33.53% 5
Huddersfield -4 5 £34,750 -0.71% 2
Keighley - 2 £29,000 -
Brighouse - 1 £25,500 -
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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.

1 117 (67.24%) Active Directory
2 114 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 114 (65.52%) Windows
3 111 (63.79%) DHCP
4 78 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 72 (41.38%) Windows Server
6 69 (39.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 58 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 55 (31.61%) Firewall
9 46 (26.44%) Cisco
9 46 (26.44%) Office 365
10 44 (25.29%) VMware
11 39 (22.41%) Finance
11 39 (22.41%) ITIL
12 38 (21.84%) MS Exchange
13 37 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 35 (20.11%) Windows 7
14 35 (20.11%) VoIP
15 34 (19.54%) SharePoint
16 33 (18.97%) SCCM
17 32 (18.39%) VLAN
18 31 (17.82%) WAN
18 31 (17.82%) VPN
19 30 (17.24%) SQL Server
20 29 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
21 28 (16.09%) Linux
21 28 (16.09%) Coaching
22 27 (15.52%) Load Balancing
23 26 (14.94%) Hyper-V

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 (21.84%) MS Exchange
2 34 (19.54%) SharePoint
3 22 (12.64%) Skype for Business
4 19 (10.92%) IIS
5 15 (8.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (8.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (2.30%) CMS
9 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 29 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.57%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 78 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 46 (26.44%) Office 365
3 15 (8.62%) IaaS
3 15 (8.62%) PaaS
3 15 (8.62%) SaaS
4 14 (8.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (7.47%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (2.87%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 111 (63.79%) DHCP
2 58 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 55 (31.61%) Firewall
4 35 (20.11%) VoIP
5 32 (18.39%) VLAN
6 31 (17.82%) VPN
6 31 (17.82%) WAN
7 25 (14.37%) HTTP
7 25 (14.37%) SAN
8 24 (13.79%) LAN
9 23 (13.22%) MPLS
10 22 (12.64%) Network Security
11 19 (10.92%) HTTPS
12 17 (9.77%) IPsec
13 16 (9.20%) Wireless
14 15 (8.62%) BGP
14 15 (8.62%) OSPF
15 13 (7.47%) SSL
16 12 (6.90%) Skype
16 12 (6.90%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.92%) Azure SQL Database
3 12 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.30%) Data Lake
5 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.15%) MySQL
7 1 (0.57%) OLAP
7 1 (0.57%) OLTP
7 1 (0.57%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.57%) Redis
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (6.90%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.57%) JIRA
3 1 (0.57%) Subversion
3 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 39 (22.41%) Finance
2 7 (4.02%) Retail
3 6 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.30%) Marketing
5 2 (1.15%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (28.16%) Analyst
2 37 (21.26%) Support Analyst
3 26 (14.94%) IT Support
4 21 (12.07%) Support Engineer
5 18 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 17 (9.77%) Administrator
6 17 (9.77%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (9.20%) Help Desk Analyst
7 16 (9.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (8.62%) Help Desk Support
8 15 (8.62%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 15 (8.62%) IT Analyst
8 15 (8.62%) Network Specialist
8 15 (8.62%) Service Analyst
8 15 (8.62%) Service Desk Support
8 15 (8.62%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 14 (8.05%) IT Support Analyst
10 13 (7.47%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 13 (7.47%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.02%) SAML
2 5 (2.87%) CSS
3 3 (1.72%) HTML
4 2 (1.15%) jQuery
4 2 (1.15%) Web Services
5 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.49%) PKI
2 18 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.90%) Clustering
4 11 (6.32%) Replication
5 10 (5.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.02%) Driving Licence
6 7 (4.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 6 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (3.45%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.30%) Handset
9 2 (1.15%) NHS
9 2 (1.15%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (0.57%) New Media
10 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 114 (65.52%) Windows
2 72 (41.38%) Windows Server
3 69 (39.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 58 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (20.11%) Windows 7
6 28 (16.09%) Linux
7 18 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (6.90%) Windows 10
9 11 (6.32%) Windows 8
10 10 (5.75%) Unix
11 7 (4.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.87%) Android
12 5 (2.87%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.87%) Windows XP
13 4 (2.30%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.72%) HPUX
14 3 (1.72%) Mac OS
15 2 (1.15%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.57%) SUSE
16 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (22.41%) ITIL
2 28 (16.09%) Coaching
3 27 (15.52%) Load Balancing
4 24 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (12.07%) Patch Management
6 20 (11.49%) Mentoring
7 17 (9.77%) Network Design
8 14 (8.05%) Business Continuity
8 14 (8.05%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (8.05%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (8.05%) Security Operations
8 14 (8.05%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 13 (7.47%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (6.32%) CRM
10 11 (6.32%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (6.32%) Service Management
11 10 (5.75%) B2B
11 10 (5.75%) Project Management
11 10 (5.75%) Security Patching
11 10 (5.75%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.94%) SQL
2 10 (5.75%) PowerShell
3 6 (3.45%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.72%) PHP
5 1 (0.57%) Bourne shell
5 1 (0.57%) C
5 1 (0.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (13.79%) MCSE
3 21 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (9.20%) CCNA
5 14 (8.05%) CCNP
6 12 (6.90%) Degree
7 11 (6.32%) MCSA
8 9 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.30%) CISA
9 4 (2.30%) CISM
9 4 (2.30%) CISSP
9 4 (2.30%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (2.30%) GIAC
9 4 (2.30%) SANS
10 3 (1.72%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.72%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.15%) MCITP
11 2 (1.15%) MCP
11 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.57%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.94%) SLA
2 14 (8.05%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.30%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (2.30%) ISO 31000
5 2 (1.15%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 117 (67.24%) Active Directory
2 37 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (14.94%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.47%) vSphere
4 13 (7.47%) XenApp
5 11 (6.32%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (6.32%) XenDesktop
6 9 (5.17%) XenServer
7 3 (1.72%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (1.15%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.57%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 33 (18.97%) SCCM
2 21 (12.07%) SCOM
3 11 (6.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (6.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 10 (5.75%) Nessus
4 10 (5.75%) SCDPM
5 9 (5.17%) Backup Exec
5 9 (5.17%) ServiceCenter
6 8 (4.60%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (3.45%) vCenter Server
8 5 (2.87%) Puppet
8 5 (2.87%) WSUS
9 3 (1.72%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.72%) Nagios
10 2 (1.15%) Ansible
10 2 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
10 2 (1.15%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 114 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 46 (26.44%) Cisco
3 44 (25.29%) VMware
4 21 (12.07%) Juniper
5 20 (11.49%) Veeam
6 16 (9.20%) Citrix
6 16 (9.20%) HP
7 15 (8.62%) CheckPoint
8 13 (7.47%) Symantec
9 12 (6.90%) Dell
10 11 (6.32%) Brocade
10 11 (6.32%) CommVault
10 11 (6.32%) Hitachi
10 11 (6.32%) Red Hat
11 10 (5.75%) Qualys
11 10 (5.75%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (5.17%) Avaya
13 7 (4.02%) Apple
13 7 (4.02%) Palo Alto
14 6 (3.45%) Oracle