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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 19 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 2.60% 5.15% 5.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 33.33% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 6
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -13.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
7 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 9.09% 15.46% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 21
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £48,000
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 19 December 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) CCA
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (40.00%) VCP5
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
4 1 (20.00%) SDH
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) DWDM
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Junos
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) CCA
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (40.00%) VCP5
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIE
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Lotus