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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 25 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 5.08% 2.99% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 16.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £61,250 £46,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
21 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 17.80% 17.91% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 13
Average salary £65,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Basildon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Basildon region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Basildon

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WLAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) Siemens
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
4 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) DHCP
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) WLAN
2 5 (71.43%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) IP Telephony
3 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) LAN Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) CCNP
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) CCIA
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Siemens
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix