Period
to 28 September 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 117 89 39
Rank change year-on-year -28 -50 +59
Permanent jobs citing DNS 157 75 502
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.41% 2.90% 6.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.24% 20.27% 31.18%
Number of salaries quoted 110 65 177
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,850 £24,750
25th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
75th Percentile £58,750 £41,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £62,000 £59,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +13.10% -1.18%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,186 370 1,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.23% 14.33% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 898 295 1,129
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,500 £21,000
25th Percentile £37,280 £35,000 £28,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -1.84%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,000 £58,150
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.90% -2.11%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Yorkshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for DNS in Yorkshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Salary histogram for DNS in Yorkshire

DNS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 28 September 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -58 76 £37,500 - 35
South Yorkshire -34 32 £85,000 +157.58% 10
North Yorkshire -4 16 £43,750 +25.00% 6
East Yorkshire -10 7 £42,500 +82.80%
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 115 (73.25%) DHCP
2 88 (56.05%) Active Directory
3 83 (52.87%) Windows
4 70 (44.59%) VLAN
5 69 (43.95%) Microsoft
6 61 (38.85%) Microsoft 365
7 60 (38.22%) Azure
8 55 (35.03%) Social Skills
9 49 (31.21%) Windows Server
10 46 (29.30%) TCP/IP
11 45 (28.66%) MPLS
12 44 (28.03%) Firewall
13 42 (26.75%) Wireless
14 41 (26.11%) Internet
14 41 (26.11%) Ethernet
14 41 (26.11%) IPv4
14 41 (26.11%) IPv6
14 41 (26.11%) 3GPP
14 41 (26.11%) RESTful
14 41 (26.11%) 802.1X
14 41 (26.11%) Storage Management
15 38 (24.20%) Hyper-V
16 35 (22.29%) SQL Server
17 34 (21.66%) VPN
18 33 (21.02%) Veeam
19 32 (20.38%) Cisco
20 30 (19.11%) VMware
21 28 (17.83%) SQL
21 28 (17.83%) Windows 10
22 26 (16.56%) Windows Server 2012

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 25 (15.92%) SharePoint
2 20 (12.74%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.82%) nginx
4 4 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.55%) IIS
5 3 (1.91%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.27%) WordPress
7 1 (0.64%) CMS
7 1 (0.64%) Confluence
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.64%) Mailman
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (12.10%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 61 (38.85%) Microsoft 365
2 60 (38.22%) Azure
3 23 (14.65%) AWS
4 18 (11.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (5.10%) Power Platform
6 7 (4.46%) GCP
7 6 (3.82%) npm
7 6 (3.82%) PaaS
8 5 (3.18%) IaaS
8 5 (3.18%) OneDrive
9 2 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (1.27%) Amazon GuardDuty
9 2 (1.27%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.27%) SaaS
10 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.64%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.64%) Linode
10 1 (0.64%) Power Automate
10 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 115 (73.25%) DHCP
2 70 (44.59%) VLAN
3 46 (29.30%) TCP/IP
4 45 (28.66%) MPLS
5 44 (28.03%) Firewall
6 42 (26.75%) Wireless
7 41 (26.11%) 3GPP
7 41 (26.11%) Ethernet
7 41 (26.11%) Internet
7 41 (26.11%) IPv4
7 41 (26.11%) IPv6
8 34 (21.66%) VPN
9 26 (16.56%) LAN
9 26 (16.56%) WAN
10 20 (12.74%) SAN
11 12 (7.64%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (6.37%) Remote Desktop
13 9 (5.73%) NAS
14 8 (5.10%) Network Security
14 8 (5.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.10%) Power BI
3 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2019
4 3 (1.91%) MySQL
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.82%) GitLab
2 6 (3.82%) Maven
2 6 (3.82%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (1.27%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.27%) MSI
4 1 (0.64%) JIRA
4 1 (0.64%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.64%) Visual Composer
General
1 55 (35.03%) Social Skills
2 5 (3.18%) Organisational Skills
3 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.55%) Documentation Skills
3 4 (2.55%) Law
3 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.91%) Finance
4 3 (1.91%) Legal
4 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.27%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (1.27%) Local Government
5 2 (1.27%) Retail
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
6 1 (0.64%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 30 (19.11%) Systems Engineer
2 26 (16.56%) Chief Systems Engineer
3 18 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (10.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 17 (10.83%) IT Support
4 17 (10.83%) Support Engineer
5 16 (10.19%) Architect
6 15 (9.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (9.55%) Software Architect
6 15 (9.55%) Systems Architect
6 15 (9.55%) UML Architect
7 11 (7.01%) IT Technician
8 10 (6.37%) IT Support Technician
8 10 (6.37%) Support Technician
9 9 (5.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (5.73%) Analyst
9 9 (5.73%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Windows Engineer
11 6 (3.82%) IT Engineer
11 6 (3.82%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.11%) 802.1X
1 41 (26.11%) RESTful
2 7 (4.46%) REST
3 6 (3.82%) LDAP
4 1 (0.64%) .NET
4 1 (0.64%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.64%) CSS
4 1 (0.64%) HTML
4 1 (0.64%) J2EE
4 1 (0.64%) JSON
4 1 (0.64%) Middleware
4 1 (0.64%) React
4 1 (0.64%) SAML
4 1 (0.64%) Spring
4 1 (0.64%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.64%) Web Services
4 1 (0.64%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.92%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (8.28%) Public Cloud
3 12 (7.64%) Data Centre
3 12 (7.64%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.82%) Replication
5 5 (3.18%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.55%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.91%) PKI
8 2 (1.27%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.27%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.64%) CMDB
9 1 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.64%) Social Media
9 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 83 (52.87%) Windows
2 49 (31.21%) Windows Server
3 28 (17.83%) Windows 10
4 26 (16.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (14.01%) Windows Server 2019
6 18 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (10.19%) Linux
8 10 (6.37%) Windows Server 2016
9 8 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (5.10%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.55%) Android
10 4 (2.55%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.55%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.91%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.27%) Unix
13 1 (0.64%) CentOS
13 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.11%) Storage Management
2 23 (14.65%) Network Management
3 21 (13.38%) ITIL
4 19 (12.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (9.55%) UML
6 12 (7.64%) Configuration Management
6 12 (7.64%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (7.01%) Change Management
8 10 (6.37%) Mentoring
8 10 (6.37%) Migration
8 10 (6.37%) Project Delivery
9 9 (5.73%) DevOps
9 9 (5.73%) Server Management
10 8 (5.10%) ERP
10 8 (5.10%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (5.10%) Project Management
11 7 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (4.46%) Microservices
11 7 (4.46%) Network Monitoring
12 6 (3.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.83%) SQL
2 10 (6.37%) PowerShell
3 7 (4.46%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.82%) Bash Shell
5 3 (1.91%) PHP
6 2 (1.27%) C
6 2 (1.27%) Python
7 1 (0.64%) Java
7 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (10.19%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (8.92%) CCNA
3 11 (7.01%) Degree
4 6 (3.82%) CCNP
4 6 (3.82%) MCSE
4 6 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.55%) MCSA
6 3 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.27%) JNCIP
7 2 (1.27%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (0.64%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.64%) Server+ Certification
8 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (5.10%) SLA
2 3 (1.91%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.27%) PMO
4 1 (0.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 88 (56.05%) Active Directory
2 38 (24.20%) Hyper-V
3 13 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (5.10%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (2.55%) BitLocker
5 4 (2.55%) vSphere
6 3 (1.91%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.27%) Firmware
7 2 (1.27%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.27%) XenApp
7 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.64%) Docker
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (8.28%) Ansible
1 13 (8.28%) Microsoft Intune
1 13 (8.28%) Terraform
2 10 (6.37%) SCOM
2 10 (6.37%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (4.46%) Kubernetes
4 6 (3.82%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.82%) Puppet
4 6 (3.82%) SCCM
5 5 (3.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (3.18%) HAProxy
5 5 (3.18%) Nagios
6 4 (2.55%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (2.55%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.55%) WSUS
7 2 (1.27%) FortiGate
7 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.27%) Nessus
7 2 (1.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 69 (43.95%) Microsoft
2 33 (21.02%) Veeam
3 32 (20.38%) Cisco
4 30 (19.11%) VMware
5 12 (7.64%) Meraki
6 9 (5.73%) Citrix
7 8 (5.10%) Acronis
7 8 (5.10%) Dell
7 8 (5.10%) JD Edwards
7 8 (5.10%) MAPICS
7 8 (5.10%) SonicWALL
8 7 (4.46%) Apple
9 6 (3.82%) HP
10 5 (3.18%) Aruba
10 5 (3.18%) Draytek
10 5 (3.18%) Oracle
10 5 (3.18%) Sophos
11 4 (2.55%) QNAP
11 4 (2.55%) Synology
11 4 (2.55%) Zerto