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

Domain Name System (DNS)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 97 98
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 198 201 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.77% 2.83% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.64% 21.14% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 182 158 228
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,750 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £51,125 £62,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,375 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.13% -8.00% +2.74%

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 915 951 1,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.80% 13.39% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 781 808 1,017
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,250 £22,650
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%

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 April 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 April 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 -9 129 £37,500 - 14
Wakefield +7 25 £42,500 - 3
Bradford -16 22 £42,500 -1.16% 1
Huddersfield +2 4 £34,750 +33.65%
Brighouse -1 3 £27,000 +40.26% 1
Pudsey - 1 £21,250 -
DNS
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 151 (76.26%) Active Directory
2 142 (71.72%) DHCP
3 127 (64.14%) Microsoft
3 127 (64.14%) Windows
4 99 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 75 (37.88%) Windows Server
6 74 (37.37%) TCP/IP
7 72 (36.36%) VMware
7 72 (36.36%) Office 365
8 68 (34.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 66 (33.33%) Firewall
10 61 (30.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 58 (29.29%) VPN
12 53 (26.77%) Cisco
13 51 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (24.24%) MS Exchange
15 47 (23.74%) SharePoint
16 46 (23.23%) Hyper-V
17 44 (22.22%) ITIL
18 40 (20.20%) Wireless
19 39 (19.70%) VoIP
20 38 (19.19%) Coaching
21 37 (18.69%) Network Security
21 37 (18.69%) HTTP
21 37 (18.69%) Linux
22 35 (17.68%) SLA
22 35 (17.68%) VLAN
22 35 (17.68%) SCCM
22 35 (17.68%) Windows 7
23 33 (16.67%) Network Design

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 48 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 47 (23.74%) SharePoint
3 32 (16.16%) Skype for Business
4 28 (14.14%) IIS
5 18 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (8.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.51%) CMS
9 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 32 (16.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) assyst
2 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.51%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.51%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 99 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (36.36%) Office 365
3 30 (15.15%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
5 18 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 6 (3.03%) IaaS
6 6 (3.03%) PaaS
6 6 (3.03%) SaaS
7 4 (2.02%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 142 (71.72%) DHCP
2 74 (37.37%) TCP/IP
3 66 (33.33%) Firewall
4 58 (29.29%) VPN
5 40 (20.20%) Wireless
6 39 (19.70%) VoIP
7 37 (18.69%) HTTP
7 37 (18.69%) Network Security
8 35 (17.68%) VLAN
9 33 (16.67%) WAN
10 32 (16.16%) HTTPS
11 31 (15.66%) SAN
12 28 (14.14%) IPsec
13 21 (10.61%) VPLS
14 20 (10.10%) LAN
15 19 (9.60%) DWDM
15 19 (9.60%) Wireless Security
16 14 (7.07%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (6.57%) Skype
18 12 (6.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 21 (10.61%) Amazon RDS
3 13 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.53%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (2.53%) RavenDB
4 5 (2.53%) Redis
5 4 (2.02%) Data Lake
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.51%) Firebird
7 1 (0.51%) MySQL
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
2 8 (4.04%) JIRA
2 8 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (3.54%) MSBuild
4 5 (2.53%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.02%) Subversion
5 4 (2.02%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (15.66%) Finance
2 15 (7.58%) Retail
3 11 (5.56%) Marketing
4 4 (2.02%) Legal
5 3 (1.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Advertising
6 1 (0.51%) Law
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (21.21%) Analyst
2 28 (14.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (12.63%) Support Engineer
4 23 (11.62%) Network Specialist
4 23 (11.62%) Support Analyst
5 21 (10.61%) IT Support
6 15 (7.58%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (7.58%) Network Security Specialist
6 15 (7.58%) Security Specialist
7 14 (7.07%) Azure Engineer
7 14 (7.07%) IT Engineer
7 14 (7.07%) IT Manager
8 13 (6.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 13 (6.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 13 (6.57%) Administrator
8 13 (6.57%) Desktop Support
8 13 (6.57%) Network Analyst
8 13 (6.57%) Network Security Analyst
8 13 (6.57%) SOC Analyst
8 13 (6.57%) SOC Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.04%) .NET
2 4 (2.02%) XML
3 2 (1.01%) CSS
3 2 (1.01%) HTML
3 2 (1.01%) Web Services
4 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.51%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.51%) jQuery
4 1 (0.51%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.13%) PKI
2 20 (10.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 19 (9.60%) Clustering
3 19 (9.60%) Data Centre
4 12 (6.06%) Replication
4 12 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.04%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.53%) User Experience
8 4 (2.02%) Handset
9 3 (1.52%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.52%) RSA SecurID
9 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.01%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 127 (64.14%) Windows
2 75 (37.88%) Windows Server
3 68 (34.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 51 (25.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (18.69%) Linux
6 35 (17.68%) Windows 7
7 21 (10.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (5.05%) Windows 10
9 7 (3.54%) Unix
10 5 (2.53%) Android
10 5 (2.53%) Windows 8
11 4 (2.02%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.02%) Windows Phone
12 3 (1.52%) Windows XP
13 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.22%) ITIL
2 38 (19.19%) Coaching
3 33 (16.67%) Network Design
4 31 (15.66%) Mentoring
5 29 (14.65%) Patch Management
6 25 (12.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (12.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 23 (11.62%) Kalman Filter
8 23 (11.62%) Penetration Testing
9 22 (11.11%) Security Operations
10 20 (10.10%) Threat Intelligence
11 19 (9.60%) Web Filtering
12 18 (9.09%) Data Analysis
12 18 (9.09%) DevOps
12 18 (9.09%) Load Balancing
12 18 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
13 15 (7.58%) Problem-Solving
13 15 (7.58%) Social Engineering
14 14 (7.07%) DDoS Mitigation
14 14 (7.07%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 23 (11.62%) SQL
2 18 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.52%) PHP
4 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.51%) C
5 1 (0.51%) C#
5 1 (0.51%) C++
5 1 (0.51%) Java
5 1 (0.51%) Perl
5 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (10.61%) Degree
3 20 (10.10%) CCNA
3 20 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (9.09%) MCSE
5 15 (7.58%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (4.55%) CCNP
7 6 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
7 6 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.03%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.02%) CISA
8 4 (2.02%) CISM
8 4 (2.02%) CISSP
8 4 (2.02%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (2.02%) GIAC
8 4 (2.02%) MCSA
8 4 (2.02%) SANS
9 3 (1.52%) MCP
10 1 (0.51%) CCIE
10 1 (0.51%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (17.68%) SLA
2 20 (10.10%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.04%) GDPR
4 5 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (2.02%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (2.02%) ISO 31000
6 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 151 (76.26%) Active Directory
2 61 (30.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (23.23%) Hyper-V
4 23 (11.62%) XenApp
5 16 (8.08%) vSphere
6 15 (7.58%) XenDesktop
7 12 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (6.06%) XenServer
8 9 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.51%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 35 (17.68%) SCCM
2 20 (10.10%) Nessus
3 15 (7.58%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 15 (7.58%) Single Sign-On
4 14 (7.07%) SCOM
4 14 (7.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 12 (6.06%) Backup Exec
5 12 (6.06%) ServiceCenter
6 11 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
7 10 (5.05%) FortiGate
8 7 (3.54%) McAfee ePO
9 6 (3.03%) SmoothWall
10 5 (2.53%) Ansible
10 5 (2.53%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (2.02%) Nagios
12 3 (1.52%) AirWatch
12 3 (1.52%) WSUS
13 1 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
13 1 (0.51%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 127 (64.14%) Microsoft
2 72 (36.36%) VMware
3 53 (26.77%) Cisco
4 25 (12.63%) CheckPoint
5 22 (11.11%) Dell
6 21 (10.61%) Citrix
6 21 (10.61%) Juniper
7 20 (10.10%) Qualys
7 20 (10.10%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (9.60%) Veeam
9 18 (9.09%) HP
10 17 (8.59%) Palo Alto
10 17 (8.59%) Symantec
11 15 (7.58%) CommVault
12 13 (6.57%) Meraki
13 12 (6.06%) Red Hat
14 10 (5.05%) Google
15 8 (4.04%) Avaya
15 8 (4.04%) Genesys
15 8 (4.04%) McAfee