Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 106 105 40
Rank change year-on-year -1 -65 +56
Permanent jobs citing DNS 140 93 546
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.40% 2.27% 7.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.18% 17.88% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 103 79 223
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,750 £24,750
25th Percentile £26,375 £32,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £39,000 £39,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.56% -1.27% -5.11%
75th Percentile £56,625 £47,900 £49,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 987 520 1,792
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.95% 12.70% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 745 423 1,275
10th Percentile £24,844 £26,350 £21,000
25th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £28,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% -1.05%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -7 73 £40,000 +3.66% 21
South Yorkshire -28 20 £46,000 +36.30% 9
North Yorkshire -7 19 £37,500 -6.25% 4
East Yorkshire -10 3 £55,000 +10.00%
DNS
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 83 (59.29%) Active Directory
2 80 (57.14%) DHCP
3 69 (49.29%) Windows
4 65 (46.43%) Microsoft
5 54 (38.57%) Microsoft 365
5 54 (38.57%) Windows Server
6 52 (37.14%) Firewall
7 50 (35.71%) Azure
8 47 (33.57%) TCP/IP
9 46 (32.86%) VLAN
10 45 (32.14%) Social Skills
11 39 (27.86%) MPLS
12 37 (26.43%) VMware
13 36 (25.71%) VPN
14 32 (22.86%) Cisco
14 32 (22.86%) Ethernet
15 29 (20.71%) Hyper-V
16 28 (20.00%) IPv4
16 28 (20.00%) IPv6
16 28 (20.00%) Internet
16 28 (20.00%) Wireless
17 27 (19.29%) 3GPP
17 27 (19.29%) RESTful
17 27 (19.29%) Storage Management
17 27 (19.29%) 802.1X
18 26 (18.57%) Linux
19 25 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 21 (15.00%) Windows 10
20 21 (15.00%) WAN
21 19 (13.57%) AWS

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 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.29%) nginx
3 5 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.14%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.71%) Confluence
5 1 (0.71%) Mailman
5 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 54 (38.57%) Microsoft 365
2 50 (35.71%) Azure
3 19 (13.57%) AWS
4 14 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (5.71%) IaaS
5 8 (5.71%) OneDrive
6 6 (4.29%) PaaS
7 3 (2.14%) GCP
7 3 (2.14%) npm
8 2 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (1.43%) Amazon GuardDuty
8 2 (1.43%) SaaS
8 2 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.71%) GitHub
9 1 (0.71%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.71%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.71%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 80 (57.14%) DHCP
2 52 (37.14%) Firewall
3 47 (33.57%) TCP/IP
4 46 (32.86%) VLAN
5 39 (27.86%) MPLS
6 36 (25.71%) VPN
7 32 (22.86%) Ethernet
8 28 (20.00%) Internet
8 28 (20.00%) IPv4
8 28 (20.00%) IPv6
8 28 (20.00%) Wireless
9 27 (19.29%) 3GPP
10 21 (15.00%) WAN
11 17 (12.14%) LAN
12 16 (11.43%) BGP
12 16 (11.43%) Remote Desktop
13 15 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (10.00%) SSL
15 12 (8.57%) OSPF
16 9 (6.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.71%) MySQL
3 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.71%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.86%) GitLab
1 4 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.14%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.14%) Maven
2 3 (2.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.71%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) Travis CI
General
1 45 (32.14%) Social Skills
2 14 (10.00%) Finance
3 11 (7.86%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.57%) Law
6 4 (2.86%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (2.14%) Local Government
7 3 (2.14%) Organisational Skills
7 3 (2.14%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.43%) Documentation Skills
9 1 (0.71%) Back Office
9 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (18.57%) Systems Engineer
2 25 (17.86%) Chief Systems Engineer
3 18 (12.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.29%) Network Engineer
5 12 (8.57%) Analyst
6 11 (7.86%) Support Engineer
7 10 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 9 (6.43%) IT Technician
9 7 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (5.00%) IT Support
9 7 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (5.00%) Server Engineer
9 7 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Azure Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (4.29%) Operations Engineer
11 5 (3.57%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.57%) IT Engineer
11 5 (3.57%) Project Engineer
11 5 (3.57%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.29%) 802.1X
1 27 (19.29%) RESTful
2 4 (2.86%) LDAP
2 4 (2.86%) REST
3 3 (2.14%) Apache NiFi
3 3 (2.14%) Kafka
4 1 (0.71%) .NET
4 1 (0.71%) JSON
4 1 (0.71%) SAML
4 1 (0.71%) Web Services
4 1 (0.71%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (5.71%) Public Cloud
3 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.86%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.43%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.43%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.43%) PKI
6 2 (1.43%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 69 (49.29%) Windows
2 54 (38.57%) Windows Server
3 26 (18.57%) Linux
4 21 (15.00%) Windows 10
5 13 (9.29%) Windows Server 2019
6 10 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 10 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (6.43%) Unix
8 7 (5.00%) VMS
8 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (2.86%) CentOS
10 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
10 4 (2.86%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.29%) Storage Management
2 25 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 18 (12.86%) Project Delivery
4 14 (10.00%) Migration
4 14 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (9.29%) ITIL
6 11 (7.86%) Configuration Management
7 9 (6.43%) DevOps
7 9 (6.43%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (5.71%) Change Management
8 8 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.71%) Project Management
9 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure as Code
10 6 (4.29%) Application Packaging
10 6 (4.29%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.29%) PRINCE2
10 6 (4.29%) Resource Allocation
10 6 (4.29%) Server Management
11 5 (3.57%) Proactive Monitoring
11 5 (3.57%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.57%) SQL
3 6 (4.29%) Python
4 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.86%) PHP
4 4 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (10.00%) CCNA
3 11 (7.86%) CCNP
4 9 (6.43%) JNCIP
5 5 (3.57%) JNCIA
6 4 (2.86%) MCSE
6 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.14%) Degree
7 3 (2.14%) MCSA
8 2 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.43%) SLA
2 2 (1.43%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.43%) PMO
3 1 (0.71%) GDPR
3 1 (0.71%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 83 (59.29%) Active Directory
2 29 (20.71%) Hyper-V
3 13 (9.29%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (7.86%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (3.57%) Firmware
6 4 (2.86%) Docker
6 4 (2.86%) FreeRADIUS
7 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.43%) XenApp
7 2 (1.43%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) Terraform
1 12 (8.57%) WSUS
2 10 (7.14%) Nagios
2 10 (7.14%) SCCM
3 9 (6.43%) Ansible
4 8 (5.71%) SCOM
5 7 (5.00%) Failover Clustering
6 5 (3.57%) Cacti
6 5 (3.57%) HAProxy
6 5 (3.57%) Kubernetes
6 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (3.57%) Nmap
6 5 (3.57%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (2.86%) FortiGate
8 3 (2.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.14%) Puppet
8 3 (2.14%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 65 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 37 (26.43%) VMware
3 32 (22.86%) Cisco
4 12 (8.57%) Veeam
5 11 (7.86%) Citrix
5 11 (7.86%) Meraki
6 7 (5.00%) Dell
7 6 (4.29%) Mitel
7 6 (4.29%) SolarWinds
7 6 (4.29%) Zerto
8 5 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.57%) D-Link
8 5 (3.57%) Draytek
8 5 (3.57%) F5
8 5 (3.57%) Fortinet
8 5 (3.57%) Oracle
8 5 (3.57%) Sophos
9 4 (2.86%) HP
9 4 (2.86%) Juniper
9 4 (2.86%) Ubiquiti