DNS Jobs with Work from Home Options

Domain Name System (DNS)
UK > Work from Home

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 129 174 219
Rank change year-on-year +45 +45 -42
Permanent jobs citing DNS 759 977 1,029
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.51% 2.09% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.32% 18.29% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 686 791 814
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £51,750
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -8.21% +13.74%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £70,469
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.33% - -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,928 5,341 6,187
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 12.98% 11.44% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,314 4,003 4,347
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £39,250 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +2.27% +4.76%
75th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.00%

DNS
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

DNS trend for jobs with a WFH option

DNS
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing DNS.

DNS salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

DNS
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing DNS over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

DNS salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

DNS
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities with WFH Options by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 194 (25.56%) Microsoft Exchange
2 83 (10.94%) SharePoint
3 48 (6.32%) IIS
4 26 (3.43%) Confluence
5 21 (2.77%) Apache
6 18 (2.37%) nginx
7 16 (2.11%) CMS
7 16 (2.11%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.84%) WordPress
9 8 (1.05%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.66%) SAS
12 3 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.13%) Gunicorn
14 1 (0.13%) Headless CMS
14 1 (0.13%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.13%) uWSGI
14 1 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 32 (4.22%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.05%) Trello
3 3 (0.40%) SPSS
4 2 (0.26%) CATIA
4 2 (0.26%) NASTRAN
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (0.92%) SAP Business One
2 3 (0.40%) Cerner Millennium
2 3 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.40%) Eikon
3 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 484 (63.77%) Azure
2 357 (47.04%) Microsoft 365
3 190 (25.03%) AWS
4 145 (19.10%) Entra ID
5 60 (7.91%) GCP
6 52 (6.85%) IaaS
7 41 (5.40%) Azure DevOps
8 34 (4.48%) Power Platform
9 32 (4.22%) Nutanix
10 23 (3.03%) Azure Monitor
11 22 (2.90%) OneDrive
12 20 (2.64%) Azure Data Factory
12 20 (2.64%) WhatsApp
13 18 (2.37%) Azure App Service
14 17 (2.24%) Azure Storage
15 16 (2.11%) Amazon S3
15 16 (2.11%) Matillion
15 16 (2.11%) PaaS
16 14 (1.84%) Azure Key Vault
17 12 (1.58%) AWS KMS
Communications & Networking
1 438 (57.71%) DHCP
2 296 (39.00%) Firewall
3 216 (28.46%) TCP/IP
4 159 (20.95%) WAN
5 139 (18.31%) LAN
6 111 (14.62%) VPN
7 95 (12.52%) VLAN
8 77 (10.14%) Wi-Fi
9 68 (8.96%) SSL
10 62 (8.17%) Internet
11 59 (7.77%) SAN
12 53 (6.98%) Wireless
13 52 (6.85%) VoIP
14 51 (6.72%) HTTP
15 36 (4.74%) Network Security
16 33 (4.35%) SD-WAN
17 32 (4.22%) Remote Desktop
17 32 (4.22%) SNMP
18 31 (4.08%) SMTP
19 27 (3.56%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 48 (6.32%) MySQL
3 27 (3.56%) Amazon RDS
4 26 (3.43%) Power BI
5 13 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (1.32%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.92%) Big Data
8 7 (0.92%) NoSQL
8 7 (0.92%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.53%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.53%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.40%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.40%) Electronic Patient Records
11 2 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.26%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.26%) Redis
11 2 (0.26%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 38 (5.01%) JIRA
2 29 (3.82%) Jenkins
3 15 (1.98%) Git
4 6 (0.79%) Trac
5 5 (0.66%) GitLab
5 5 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (0.53%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.53%) Subversion
7 3 (0.40%) webpack
8 2 (0.26%) Grunt
8 2 (0.26%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.13%) gulp
9 1 (0.13%) Log4Net
9 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 198 (26.09%) Social Skills
2 122 (16.07%) Finance
3 105 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 31 (4.08%) Public Sector
6 29 (3.82%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 25 (3.29%) Legal
8 22 (2.90%) Banking
9 20 (2.64%) Law
10 16 (2.11%) Marketing
11 10 (1.32%) Presentation Skills
11 10 (1.32%) Retail
12 9 (1.19%) Games
13 8 (1.05%) Documentation Skills
14 7 (0.92%) Publishing
15 6 (0.79%) French Language
15 6 (0.79%) German Language
15 6 (0.79%) Italian Language
15 6 (0.79%) Portuguese Language
15 6 (0.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 154 (20.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 152 (20.03%) Senior
3 102 (13.44%) Analyst
4 96 (12.65%) Support Engineer
5 86 (11.33%) IT Support
6 76 (10.01%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 64 (8.43%) IT Engineer
8 58 (7.64%) 3rd Line Support
9 55 (7.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 41 (5.40%) Network Engineer
11 36 (4.74%) 2nd Line Support
11 36 (4.74%) IT Support Engineer
11 36 (4.74%) Support Analyst
12 34 (4.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 34 (4.48%) Consultant
12 34 (4.48%) Lead
13 31 (4.08%) Azure Engineer
13 31 (4.08%) Support Specialist
14 30 (3.95%) Security Analyst
15 29 (3.82%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.03%) REST
2 18 (2.37%) ARM Templates
3 17 (2.24%) .NET
3 17 (2.24%) YAML
4 16 (2.11%) JWT
4 16 (2.11%) RESTful
5 15 (1.98%) CSS
5 15 (1.98%) HTML
5 15 (1.98%) SAML
6 13 (1.71%) ASP.NET
7 12 (1.58%) Elastic Stack
7 12 (1.58%) OAuth
8 11 (1.45%) OpenID
9 10 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (1.32%) LDAP
10 9 (1.19%) Vue
11 8 (1.05%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.05%) React
11 8 (1.05%) Tailwind CSS
12 7 (0.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 85 (11.20%) Data Centre
2 53 (6.98%) PKI
3 49 (6.46%) Public Cloud
4 35 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
5 29 (3.82%) Onboarding
6 26 (3.43%) Cyberattack
7 24 (3.16%) Driving Licence
8 22 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (2.37%) Client/Server
10 16 (2.11%) Management Information System
11 15 (1.98%) IoT
12 14 (1.84%) Cloud Native
13 13 (1.71%) Hybrid Cloud
13 13 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (1.58%) EFT
15 10 (1.32%) Clustering
15 10 (1.32%) Replication
16 9 (1.19%) Fat Client
16 9 (1.19%) Thin Client
16 9 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 444 (58.50%) Windows
2 268 (35.31%) Windows Server
3 159 (20.95%) Linux
4 79 (10.41%) Windows Server 2019
5 74 (9.75%) Windows Server 2016
6 61 (8.04%) Windows 10
7 51 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (3.95%) Unix
9 25 (3.29%) Android
10 20 (2.64%) Apple iOS
11 18 (2.37%) Mac OS
11 18 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (1.84%) CentOS
12 14 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (1.19%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.92%) VMS
15 6 (0.79%) Mac OS X
15 6 (0.79%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.66%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (23.98%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 169 (22.27%) ITIL
3 153 (20.16%) Problem-Solving
4 142 (18.71%) DevOps
5 117 (15.42%) Agile
6 79 (10.41%) Cybersecurity
6 79 (10.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 77 (10.14%) CI/CD
8 63 (8.30%) Customer Service
9 62 (8.17%) Infrastructure as Code
10 58 (7.64%) Migration
11 57 (7.51%) Mentoring
12 53 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
13 51 (6.72%) Service Management
14 46 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
15 42 (5.53%) High Availability
15 42 (5.53%) Identity Access Management
15 42 (5.53%) Identity Management
16 40 (5.27%) Analytics
16 40 (5.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (23.06%) PowerShell
2 76 (10.01%) Python
3 70 (9.22%) SQL
4 50 (6.59%) Bash
5 36 (4.74%) Perl
6 35 (4.61%) C#
7 28 (3.69%) Java
8 27 (3.56%) T-SQL
8 27 (3.56%) VBScript
9 25 (3.29%) PHP
10 21 (2.77%) VB
11 20 (2.64%) JavaScript
12 17 (2.24%) Bicep
13 10 (1.32%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.05%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.92%) XAML
16 6 (0.79%) Go
17 5 (0.66%) C++
17 5 (0.66%) Ruby
18 1 (0.13%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 95 (12.52%) Degree
2 59 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 54 (7.11%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (6.19%) CCNA
6 36 (4.74%) SC Cleared
7 35 (4.61%) MCSE
8 26 (3.43%) DV Cleared
9 20 (2.64%) MCP
10 18 (2.37%) CCNP
11 16 (2.11%) A+ Certification
11 16 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 15 (1.98%) MCSA
13 12 (1.58%) Azure Certification
14 11 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
14 11 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.05%) CompTIA Security+
15 8 (1.05%) Network+ Certification
15 8 (1.05%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.92%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.29%) SLA
2 23 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (1.98%) Data Quality
4 14 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.32%) GDPR
6 9 (1.19%) SOC 2
7 4 (0.53%) COBIT
7 4 (0.53%) HL7
7 4 (0.53%) NIST
7 4 (0.53%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.40%) PMO
9 2 (0.26%) QA
10 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.13%) DICOM
System Software
1 452 (59.55%) Active Directory
2 174 (22.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (16.34%) Hyper-V
4 59 (7.77%) Virtual Machines
5 57 (7.51%) Docker
6 39 (5.14%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (3.29%) Virtual Desktop
8 24 (3.16%) vSphere
9 23 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
10 14 (1.84%) DFS Replication
11 10 (1.32%) NFS
12 6 (0.79%) pfSense
13 5 (0.66%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.53%) Samba
14 4 (0.53%) XenApp
15 2 (0.26%) KVM
15 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.26%) VMware NSX
16 1 (0.13%) Ceph
16 1 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 127 (16.73%) Microsoft Intune
2 82 (10.80%) Terraform
3 69 (9.09%) Ansible
4 55 (7.25%) SCCM
5 53 (6.98%) Kubernetes
6 51 (6.72%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 43 (5.67%) WSUS
8 32 (4.22%) Single Sign-On
9 28 (3.69%) vCenter Server
10 27 (3.56%) Puppet
11 24 (3.16%) CASB
12 22 (2.90%) SCOM
13 19 (2.50%) Grafana
14 14 (1.84%) ZABBIX
15 13 (1.71%) HAProxy
16 12 (1.58%) CA Single Sign-On
17 11 (1.45%) Nagios
17 11 (1.45%) vRealize Orchestrator
18 10 (1.32%) FortiGate
18 10 (1.32%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 393 (51.78%) Microsoft
2 241 (31.75%) VMware
3 102 (13.44%) Cisco
4 58 (7.64%) Citrix
5 40 (5.27%) Meraki
6 36 (4.74%) Veeam
7 34 (4.48%) Apple
8 30 (3.95%) Juniper
9 26 (3.43%) Fortinet
10 23 (3.03%) Dell
10 23 (3.03%) HP
10 23 (3.03%) SolarWinds
11 18 (2.37%) Atlassian
11 18 (2.37%) Palo Alto
12 15 (1.98%) Adobe
13 14 (1.84%) Google
13 14 (1.84%) Oracle
13 14 (1.84%) ServiceNow
14 13 (1.71%) Red Hat
14 13 (1.71%) SAP