The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 14 23 11
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 18 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 10.11% 2.94% 14.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.37% 18.75% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 13
Average salary £40,000 - £32,500
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 - £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,750 - £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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 Brentwood region.

Communications & Networking Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 16 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 21.35% 15.69% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 26
Average salary £41,250 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.90% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

DNS
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

DNS Salary Trend in Brentwood

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 41 (95.35%) Active Directory
2 41 (95.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (90.70%) Citrix
4 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
4 38 (88.37%) DHCP
5 33 (76.74%) ITIL
6 32 (74.42%) LDAP
6 32 (74.42%) Change Management
7 31 (72.09%) SLA
7 31 (72.09%) SolarWinds
8 27 (62.79%) Security Patching
8 27 (62.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 27 (62.79%) CMDB
9 17 (39.53%) Finance
10 10 (23.26%) Time Management
11 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
11 8 (18.60%) SAN
11 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
11 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
12 7 (16.28%) Office 365
12 7 (16.28%) VBScript
12 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (16.28%) SNMP
12 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
13 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (11.63%) Symantec
13 5 (11.63%) SQL Server

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.28%) Office 365
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (88.37%) DHCP
2 32 (74.42%) LDAP
3 8 (18.60%) SAN
4 7 (16.28%) SNMP
4 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.98%) VoIP
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall
6 1 (2.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) MySQL
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Games
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (23.26%) Server Support
3 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (4.65%) Support Specialist
6 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Project Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (62.79%) CMDB
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (11.63%) Linux
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 2000
5 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.98%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.98%) Ubuntu
6 2 (4.65%) Debian
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) ITIL
2 32 (74.42%) Change Management
3 27 (62.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 27 (62.79%) Security Patching
4 10 (23.26%) Time Management
5 4 (9.30%) Digital Forensics
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.98%) Patch Management
7 2 (4.65%) Change Control
8 1 (2.33%) Ethical Hacking
8 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) VBScript
1 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) MCSE
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) CISSP
3 1 (2.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (72.09%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (95.35%) Active Directory
1 41 (95.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (18.60%) VMware ESX
3 5 (11.63%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (11.63%) XenServer
4 3 (6.98%) vSphere
4 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.98%) XenApp
5 2 (4.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Backup Exec
2 4 (9.30%) WSUS
2 4 (9.30%) SCCM
3 3 (6.98%) Nagios
3 3 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) VMware
2 39 (90.70%) Citrix
3 38 (88.37%) Microsoft
4 31 (72.09%) SolarWinds
5 5 (11.63%) Symantec
6 4 (9.30%) Veeam
7 3 (6.98%) WatchGuard
7 3 (6.98%) Sophos
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco