Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 95 94
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 179 216 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.74% 3.03% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.13% 20.79% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 163 167 214
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £19,650 £23,325
90th Percentile £55,800 £60,000 £51,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +26.15% -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 889 1,039 1,256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.62% 14.56% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 772 866 1,045
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £24,775 £22,625 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -1.32% +1.33%

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 July 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 21 July 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 +29 127 £45,000 +28.57% 22
Wakefield +3 23 £37,250 -0.67% 3
Bradford -22 12 £42,500 +18.06% 1
Brighouse -1 4 £27,500 +42.86%
Huddersfield +7 2 £19,000 -26.92% 1
Castleford -2 2 £32,250 +50.00%
Pudsey +2 1 £21,250 +8.97%
Keighley - 1 £25,000 -
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 134 (74.86%) Active Directory
2 123 (68.72%) DHCP
3 111 (62.01%) Windows
4 89 (49.72%) Microsoft
5 81 (45.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 72 (40.22%) TCP/IP
7 65 (36.31%) VMware
8 58 (32.40%) Office 365
9 57 (31.84%) Windows Server
10 56 (31.28%) VPN
11 51 (28.49%) VMware Infrastructure
12 49 (27.37%) Firewall
13 40 (22.35%) Windows Server 2012
14 38 (21.23%) MS Exchange
15 37 (20.67%) ITIL
15 37 (20.67%) Cisco
16 36 (20.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 34 (18.99%) Hyper-V
18 33 (18.44%) Wireless
19 31 (17.32%) WAN
19 31 (17.32%) Amazon AWS
20 30 (16.76%) VLAN
21 29 (16.20%) Linux
22 28 (15.64%) HTTP
22 28 (15.64%) Citrix
22 28 (15.64%) PowerShell
23 27 (15.08%) SQL
24 25 (13.97%) HTTPS
25 24 (13.41%) SLA
25 24 (13.41%) VoIP

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 (21.23%) MS Exchange
2 23 (12.85%) SharePoint
3 20 (11.17%) Skype for Business
4 19 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (10.06%) IIS
6 9 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.56%) CMS
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) Acrobat
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.79%) assyst
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.56%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.56%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 81 (45.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 58 (32.40%) Office 365
3 31 (17.32%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (11.73%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (4.47%) IaaS
6 7 (3.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.68%) PaaS
8 1 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.56%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 123 (68.72%) DHCP
2 72 (40.22%) TCP/IP
3 56 (31.28%) VPN
4 49 (27.37%) Firewall
5 33 (18.44%) Wireless
6 31 (17.32%) WAN
7 30 (16.76%) VLAN
8 28 (15.64%) HTTP
9 25 (13.97%) HTTPS
10 24 (13.41%) VoIP
11 23 (12.85%) IPsec
12 22 (12.29%) Network Security
13 20 (11.17%) LAN
13 20 (11.17%) SAN
14 14 (7.82%) VPLS
15 13 (7.26%) DWDM
15 13 (7.26%) Wireless Security
16 12 (6.70%) OSPF
17 10 (5.59%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (5.59%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.59%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (5.03%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.23%) RavenDB
5 4 (2.23%) Redis
6 2 (1.12%) Big Data
7 1 (0.56%) Firebird
Development Applications
1 15 (8.38%) Visual Studio Team System
2 10 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (4.47%) JIRA
3 8 (4.47%) MSBuild
4 6 (3.35%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.68%) Subversion
5 3 (1.68%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (12.85%) Finance
2 15 (8.38%) Retail
3 12 (6.70%) Marketing
4 7 (3.91%) Legal
5 3 (1.68%) Back Office
6 2 (1.12%) Automotive
6 2 (1.12%) Law
6 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 22 (12.29%) Analyst
3 18 (10.06%) Support Engineer
4 17 (9.50%) Wintel Engineer
5 16 (8.94%) Network Specialist
6 15 (8.38%) IT Support
7 14 (7.82%) DevOps Engineer
8 13 (7.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 12 (6.70%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (6.70%) Active Directory Engineer
9 12 (6.70%) Senior Network Specialist
9 12 (6.70%) Support Analyst
10 11 (6.15%) Network Engineer
10 11 (6.15%) Team Leader
11 10 (5.59%) Lead DevOps
11 10 (5.59%) Lead DevOps Engineer
11 10 (5.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (5.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 9 (5.03%) Azure Engineer
12 9 (5.03%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.03%) .NET
2 5 (2.79%) XML
3 1 (0.56%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (0.56%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.73%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.17%) PKI
3 14 (7.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (7.82%) Replication
4 12 (6.70%) Clustering
5 11 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.79%) Cloud Native
8 4 (2.23%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.23%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.23%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.23%) User Experience
9 3 (1.68%) Handset
9 3 (1.68%) HP Storage
10 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.56%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.56%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 111 (62.01%) Windows
2 57 (31.84%) Windows Server
3 40 (22.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (20.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (16.20%) Linux
6 22 (12.29%) Windows 7
7 16 (8.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (5.03%) Windows 10
9 8 (4.47%) Windows 8
10 6 (3.35%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.23%) Android
12 3 (1.68%) Apple iOS
12 3 (1.68%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.68%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.67%) ITIL
2 23 (12.85%) Network Design
3 22 (12.29%) DevOps
4 19 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (10.61%) Mentoring
5 16 (8.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (8.94%) Identity Management
6 14 (7.82%) Security Management
6 14 (7.82%) Threat Intelligence
6 14 (7.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 13 (7.26%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.26%) Coaching
7 13 (7.26%) Data Analysis
7 13 (7.26%) Kalman Filter
7 13 (7.26%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (7.26%) Scrum
7 13 (7.26%) Web Filtering
8 12 (6.70%) Patch Management
8 12 (6.70%) Security Operations
9 11 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.64%) PowerShell
2 27 (15.08%) SQL
3 1 (0.56%) C
3 1 (0.56%) C#
3 1 (0.56%) C++
3 1 (0.56%) Java
3 1 (0.56%) Perl
3 1 (0.56%) PHP
3 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (11.17%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (10.06%) CCNA
3 15 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.82%) Degree
5 11 (6.15%) MCSE
6 10 (5.59%) CCNP
6 10 (5.59%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (3.35%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (2.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.68%) MCP
9 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
9 3 (1.68%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.56%) CCIE
10 1 (0.56%) CCSA
10 1 (0.56%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.41%) SLA
2 10 (5.59%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.47%) GDPR
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 134 (74.86%) Active Directory
2 51 (28.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (18.99%) Hyper-V
4 22 (12.29%) XenApp
5 13 (7.26%) vSphere
6 11 (6.15%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (5.59%) XenDesktop
8 7 (3.91%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.79%) Firmware
10 3 (1.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.68%) XenServer
11 2 (1.12%) Docker
11 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (11.17%) SCCM
2 14 (7.82%) Nessus
3 12 (6.70%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (5.59%) Single Sign-On
5 8 (4.47%) NetBackup
6 7 (3.91%) FortiGate
7 6 (3.35%) SmoothWall
8 5 (2.79%) Nagios
9 4 (2.23%) Ansible
9 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 4 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (2.23%) SCOM
9 4 (2.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (1.68%) AirWatch
10 3 (1.68%) Backup Exec
10 3 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.68%) ServiceCenter
11 2 (1.12%) Kubernetes
11 2 (1.12%) PowerCLI
11 2 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 89 (49.72%) Microsoft
2 65 (36.31%) VMware
3 37 (20.67%) Cisco
4 28 (15.64%) Citrix
5 17 (9.50%) CheckPoint
5 17 (9.50%) Dell
6 16 (8.94%) Juniper
7 14 (7.82%) Qualys
7 14 (7.82%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (7.26%) McAfee
9 12 (6.70%) Intel
10 10 (5.59%) Palo Alto
10 10 (5.59%) Symantec
11 8 (4.47%) Avaya
11 8 (4.47%) Genesys
11 8 (4.47%) HP
11 8 (4.47%) Meraki
11 8 (4.47%) NetApp
11 8 (4.47%) Verint
12 7 (3.91%) Red Hat