Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 95 128
Rank change year-on-year +4 +33 -32
Permanent jobs citing DNS 152 187 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.98% 2.78% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.57% 17.44% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 144 155 148
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -13.91% +4.81%
10th Percentile £22,150 £21,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +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 739 1,072 1,132
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.50% 15.93% 15.01%
Number of salaries quoted 639 917 941
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -6.21%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £62,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% -4.00%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +38 111 £46,000 +41.54% 14
Bradford -8 23 £31,250 -26.47% 2
Wakefield -16 7 £23,000 -18.58% 4
Halifax - 3 £37,500 - 1
Huddersfield -7 1 - -
Ilkley - 1 £32,500 - 1
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 (73.03%) Active Directory
2 105 (69.08%) Windows
3 89 (58.55%) DHCP
4 81 (53.29%) Microsoft
5 68 (44.74%) Windows Server
6 61 (40.13%) VMware
7 60 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
8 43 (28.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (27.63%) Office 365
9 42 (27.63%) PowerShell
10 41 (26.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 40 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
12 39 (25.66%) SQL
13 38 (25.00%) ITIL
14 35 (23.03%) Hyper-V
15 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
15 31 (20.39%) TCP/IP
16 30 (19.74%) MS Exchange
17 29 (19.08%) SQL Server
17 29 (19.08%) Finance
17 29 (19.08%) Windows 10
18 26 (17.11%) Citrix
19 25 (16.45%) Incident Management
20 23 (15.13%) SAN
20 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Office
20 23 (15.13%) Azure SQL Database
21 22 (14.47%) LAN
21 22 (14.47%) WAN
21 22 (14.47%) SLA
22 21 (13.82%) Skype for Business

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 30 (19.74%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.82%) Skype for Business
3 17 (11.18%) SharePoint
4 16 (10.53%) IIS
5 13 (8.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.29%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.97%) Apache Solr
8 3 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (15.13%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.66%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.66%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 60 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (27.63%) Office 365
3 21 (13.82%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (9.21%) IaaS
5 11 (7.24%) PaaS
6 6 (3.95%) SaaS
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.66%) G Suite
8 1 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.66%) Route 53
8 1 (0.66%) Serverless
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (58.55%) DHCP
2 31 (20.39%) TCP/IP
3 23 (15.13%) SAN
4 22 (14.47%) LAN
4 22 (14.47%) WAN
5 18 (11.84%) VPN
6 14 (9.21%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (7.89%) Firewall
8 11 (7.24%) VoIP
9 10 (6.58%) VLAN
10 9 (5.92%) Network Security
11 8 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
12 7 (4.61%) iSCSI
13 6 (3.95%) MPLS
13 6 (3.95%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (3.95%) SMTP
14 5 (3.29%) BGP
14 5 (3.29%) Intranet
15 4 (2.63%) OSPF
15 4 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (15.13%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (5.26%) Big Data
4 6 (3.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.32%) MySQL
8 1 (0.66%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (9.87%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (1.97%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.32%) JIRA
3 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (19.08%) Finance
2 11 (7.24%) Legal
3 9 (5.92%) Marketing
4 8 (5.26%) Back Office
4 8 (5.26%) Retail
5 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.29%) Advertising
7 2 (1.32%) Law
8 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (21.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (15.13%) Analyst
3 22 (14.47%) Support Engineer
4 21 (13.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 19 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
5 19 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 18 (11.84%) Windows Engineer
7 16 (10.53%) Administrator
7 16 (10.53%) PowerShell Engineer
7 16 (10.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 15 (9.87%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 14 (9.21%) Systems Administrator
10 12 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 12 (7.89%) IT Administrator
11 10 (6.58%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 10 (6.58%) Cloud Engineer
11 10 (6.58%) IT Systems Administrator
11 10 (6.58%) Network Engineer
12 9 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
12 9 (5.92%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.97%) Elastic Stack
1 3 (1.97%) Lucene
2 1 (0.66%) LDAP
2 1 (0.66%) XML
2 1 (0.66%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.55%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.26%) PKI
3 8 (5.26%) Replication
4 7 (4.61%) Cloud Native
5 5 (3.29%) CCTV
6 4 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.63%) Handset
6 4 (2.63%) NHS
7 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.66%) Clustering
8 1 (0.66%) CMDB
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 105 (69.08%) Windows
2 68 (44.74%) Windows Server
3 43 (28.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (20.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (19.08%) Windows 10
6 16 (10.53%) Windows 7
7 15 (9.87%) Linux
8 9 (5.92%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.26%) Unix
10 7 (4.61%) Android
11 6 (3.95%) Mac OS
11 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
12 5 (3.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (3.29%) Solaris
13 4 (2.63%) Windows Phone
14 3 (1.97%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.66%) VMS
15 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 38 (25.00%) ITIL
3 25 (16.45%) Incident Management
4 20 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (12.50%) Analytics
5 19 (12.50%) Scrum
6 17 (11.18%) Problem Management
7 16 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 15 (9.87%) Change Management
8 15 (9.87%) Identity Management
8 15 (9.87%) Runbook
9 13 (8.55%) Virtual Environments
10 12 (7.89%) DevOps
11 11 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
12 10 (6.58%) ITIL V3
12 10 (6.58%) Project Management
12 10 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (5.92%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (5.92%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 42 (27.63%) PowerShell
2 39 (25.66%) SQL
3 2 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (7.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.61%) CCNA
3 7 (4.61%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.95%) MCSA
5 5 (3.29%) CCNP
5 5 (3.29%) Degree
5 5 (3.29%) MCSE
5 5 (3.29%) OCP
5 5 (3.29%) Oracle Certification
5 5 (3.29%) RHCE
6 4 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.97%) MCITP
8 2 (1.32%) MCP
8 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.66%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.66%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.47%) SLA
2 5 (3.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 5 (3.29%) PMO
3 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 111 (73.03%) Active Directory
2 40 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (23.03%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.61%) XenApp
5 6 (3.95%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.29%) Postfix
6 5 (3.29%) Virtual Servers
6 5 (3.29%) vSphere
7 4 (2.63%) Docker
8 3 (1.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (13.16%) SCCM
2 7 (4.61%) Backup Exec
2 7 (4.61%) HP Data Protector
2 7 (4.61%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (4.61%) Nagios
2 7 (4.61%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (3.29%) SCOM
4 3 (1.97%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.97%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (1.97%) WSUS
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.66%) Cacti
6 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.66%) Nessus
6 1 (0.66%) OpenNMS
6 1 (0.66%) PowerCLI
6 1 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 81 (53.29%) Microsoft
2 61 (40.13%) VMware
3 26 (17.11%) Citrix
4 15 (9.87%) Atlassian
4 15 (9.87%) Cisco
5 14 (9.21%) Veeam
6 13 (8.55%) HP
6 13 (8.55%) SonicWALL
7 10 (6.58%) McAfee
8 9 (5.92%) Dell
8 9 (5.92%) Remedy
9 8 (5.26%) Brocade
10 7 (4.61%) Apple
10 7 (4.61%) Asigra
10 7 (4.61%) Symantec
11 6 (3.95%) 3PAR
11 6 (3.95%) Intel
11 6 (3.95%) NetApp
12 5 (3.29%) BMC
12 5 (3.29%) Red Hat