The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 22 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 2.46% 1.94% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 9.52% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
DNS
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
24 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 19.67% 20.39% 24.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 20
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Basildon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

DNS
Salary Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Basildon region.

DNS Salary Trend in Basildon

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Internet
4 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 5 (62.50%) NFS
4 5 (62.50%) SNMP
4 5 (62.50%) NAS
4 5 (62.50%) Open Source
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) SSH
5 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
5 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (50.00%) Coaching
5 4 (50.00%) People Management
5 4 (50.00%) DHCP
5 4 (50.00%) SLA
5 4 (50.00%) NetApp
5 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 3 (37.50%) Juniper
7 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
7 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Basildon region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) Internet
3 5 (62.50%) SNMP
3 5 (62.50%) NAS
3 5 (62.50%) SSH
4 4 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) LDAP
7 1 (12.50%) SDH
7 1 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (12.50%) DWDM
7 1 (12.50%) MPLS
7 1 (12.50%) OSPF
7 1 (12.50%) BGP
7 1 (12.50%) Junos
7 1 (12.50%) Multicast
7 1 (12.50%) Network Security
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Operations Manager
1 5 (62.50%) IT Operations Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Open Source
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (12.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (50.00%) Coaching
1 4 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) System Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Python
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) VCP5
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCA
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) NFS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix