The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 39 59 41
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 60 35 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.03% 2.93% 5.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.26% 16.91% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 55
Average salary £39,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £21,500 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £50,000 £49,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
DNS
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
186 207 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.58% 17.32% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 108 177 195
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,664 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

DNS
Salary Trend in Essex

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

DNS Salary Trend in Essex

DNS
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Essex

DNS
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood +9 25 £40,000 -
Basildon -6 6 £61,250 +36.11%
Harlow +2 2 £20,000 +5.26%
Chelmsford -12 1 £27,500 -14.06%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

1 117 (89.31%) Windows
2 103 (78.63%) Active Directory
3 102 (77.86%) VMware
4 99 (75.57%) Microsoft
5 97 (74.05%) DHCP
6 86 (65.65%) VMware Infrastructure
7 62 (47.33%) ITIL
7 62 (47.33%) Citrix
8 49 (37.40%) Change Management
9 46 (35.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (35.11%) LDAP
9 46 (35.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 44 (33.59%) SLA
11 42 (32.06%) SAN
11 42 (32.06%) MS Exchange
12 39 (29.77%) SQL Server
13 37 (28.24%) Firewall
14 36 (27.48%) Disaster Recovery
14 36 (27.48%) SolarWinds
15 32 (24.43%) CMDB
15 32 (24.43%) Security Patching
16 31 (23.66%) MS Excel
17 29 (22.14%) Finance
17 29 (22.14%) PowerShell
18 26 (19.85%) TCP/IP
19 22 (16.79%) SQL
19 22 (16.79%) Linux
19 22 (16.79%) Load Balancing
19 22 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
20 21 (16.03%) Exchange Server 2010

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 42 (32.06%) MS Exchange
2 21 (16.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (12.98%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (12.98%) IIS
4 11 (8.40%) JBoss
4 11 (8.40%) Tomcat
4 11 (8.40%) WebSphere
4 11 (8.40%) GlassFish
4 11 (8.40%) OpenStack
4 11 (8.40%) WebLogic
5 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 31 (23.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.29%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (12.21%) Office 365
2 11 (8.40%) IBM SmartCloud
2 11 (8.40%) AWS CloudFormation
3 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.76%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 97 (74.05%) DHCP
2 46 (35.11%) LDAP
3 42 (32.06%) SAN
4 37 (28.24%) Firewall
5 26 (19.85%) TCP/IP
6 20 (15.27%) VPN
7 11 (8.40%) BIG-IP
8 9 (6.87%) SNMP
8 9 (6.87%) WAN
9 7 (5.34%) VoIP
10 6 (4.58%) LAN
11 5 (3.82%) WLAN
11 5 (3.82%) VLAN
12 4 (3.05%) SSH
12 4 (3.05%) FTP
12 4 (3.05%) HTTP
12 4 (3.05%) Internet
12 4 (3.05%) OSPF
13 3 (2.29%) BGP
13 3 (2.29%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (29.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.40%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.34%) MySQL
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (8.40%) Subversion
1 11 (8.40%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (22.14%) Finance
2 5 (3.82%) Games
3 4 (3.05%) Electronics
4 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.53%) Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (13.74%) Systems Engineer
1 18 (13.74%) 3rd Line Support
2 17 (12.98%) Support Engineer
3 16 (12.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (9.92%) Network Engineer
5 11 (8.40%) Server Support
5 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 11 (8.40%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (6.11%) Administrator
7 7 (5.34%) Systems Support Engineer
7 7 (5.34%) Systems Support
8 6 (4.58%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Telematics Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Field Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Analyst
11 2 (1.53%) Support Specialist
11 2 (1.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 2 (1.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.43%) CMDB
2 17 (12.98%) Clustering
3 14 (10.69%) Blackberry
4 11 (8.40%) Data Centre
5 6 (4.58%) Replication
6 4 (3.05%) Telematics
6 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.53%) Life Science
8 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 117 (89.31%) Windows
2 46 (35.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 46 (35.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (16.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (16.79%) Linux
4 20 (15.27%) Windows 8
5 15 (11.45%) Windows XP
6 13 (9.92%) UNIX
6 13 (9.92%) Windows 7
7 11 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (8.40%) Windows 2000
8 5 (3.82%) Mac OS X
8 5 (3.82%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.29%) Debian
10 2 (1.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (47.33%) ITIL
2 49 (37.40%) Change Management
3 36 (27.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 32 (24.43%) Security Patching
5 22 (16.79%) Load Balancing
6 13 (9.92%) Project Management
6 13 (9.92%) Time Management
7 11 (8.40%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (7.63%) Data Centre Operations
8 10 (7.63%) DevOps
9 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.82%) Service Delivery
10 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (3.05%) Server Monitoring
11 4 (3.05%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.05%) Digital Forensics
11 4 (3.05%) Network Management
12 3 (2.29%) Change Control
12 3 (2.29%) Logistics
12 3 (2.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (22.14%) PowerShell
2 22 (16.79%) SQL
3 15 (11.45%) VBScript
4 11 (8.40%) Korn
4 11 (8.40%) Perl
4 11 (8.40%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.05%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.63%) MCSE
3 7 (5.34%) MCSA
4 5 (3.82%) CCNP
4 5 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.05%) CCNA
6 2 (1.53%) MOS
6 2 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.53%) Degree
7 1 (0.76%) CCIA
7 1 (0.76%) MCITP
7 1 (0.76%) CEH
7 1 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (0.76%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (33.59%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (78.63%) Active Directory
2 86 (65.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (16.03%) VMware ESX
4 17 (12.98%) Hyper-V
5 15 (11.45%) vSphere
6 14 (10.69%) XenServer
7 13 (9.92%) XenApp
8 11 (8.40%) vCloud
9 8 (6.11%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (3.05%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.76%) Xen
11 1 (0.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (15.27%) SCCM
2 16 (12.21%) SCOM
2 16 (12.21%) Backup Exec
3 11 (8.40%) Puppet
3 11 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (8.40%) Ansible
4 9 (6.87%) WSUS
5 5 (3.82%) Nagios
6 3 (2.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.53%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.53%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 102 (77.86%) VMware
2 99 (75.57%) Microsoft
3 62 (47.33%) Citrix
4 36 (27.48%) SolarWinds
5 14 (10.69%) Cisco
5 14 (10.69%) Symantec
6 13 (9.92%) Oracle
7 12 (9.16%) IBM
7 12 (9.16%) NetApp
8 11 (8.40%) Red Hat
8 11 (8.40%) F5
8 11 (8.40%) SaltStack
9 5 (3.82%) WatchGuard
9 5 (3.82%) Sophos
10 4 (3.05%) HP
10 4 (3.05%) Veeam
11 3 (2.29%) Siemens
12 2 (1.53%) McAfee
13 1 (0.76%) Apple
13 1 (0.76%) Google
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