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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 37 69 34
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -35
Permanent jobs citing DNS 64 31 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.10% 2.40% 5.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.99% 15.74% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 59
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £21,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -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
194 197 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 15.45% 15.26% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 110 170 199
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £21,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 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 3 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 22 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Basildon -3 5 £65,000 +44.44%
Harlow +1 1 £20,000 +5.26%
Chelmsford -8 1 £27,500 -5.17%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 123 (89.13%) Windows
2 106 (76.81%) Active Directory
2 106 (76.81%) VMware
3 101 (73.19%) Microsoft
4 97 (70.29%) DHCP
5 87 (63.04%) VMware Infrastructure
6 64 (46.38%) ITIL
7 60 (43.48%) Citrix
8 53 (38.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 52 (37.68%) Windows Server 2003
10 48 (34.78%) SAN
10 48 (34.78%) Change Management
11 46 (33.33%) LDAP
12 45 (32.61%) MS Exchange
13 44 (31.88%) SQL Server
14 42 (30.43%) SLA
15 41 (29.71%) Firewall
16 37 (26.81%) Disaster Recovery
17 32 (23.19%) MS Excel
18 30 (21.74%) Finance
18 30 (21.74%) SolarWinds
18 30 (21.74%) CMDB
18 30 (21.74%) Security Patching
19 28 (20.29%) SQL
20 27 (19.57%) PowerShell
21 25 (18.12%) Load Balancing
21 25 (18.12%) Linux
22 24 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
22 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
23 23 (16.67%) VPN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 45 (32.61%) MS Exchange
2 24 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (15.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (13.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (13.77%) IIS
5 13 (9.42%) JBoss
5 13 (9.42%) Tomcat
5 13 (9.42%) WebSphere
5 13 (9.42%) GlassFish
5 13 (9.42%) OpenStack
5 13 (9.42%) WebLogic
6 7 (5.07%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 32 (23.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 19 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (9.42%) IBM SmartCloud
2 13 (9.42%) AWS CloudFormation
3 12 (8.70%) Office 365
4 7 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.72%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 97 (70.29%) DHCP
2 48 (34.78%) SAN
3 46 (33.33%) LDAP
4 41 (29.71%) Firewall
5 23 (16.67%) VPN
6 22 (15.94%) TCP/IP
7 13 (9.42%) BIG-IP
8 11 (7.97%) WAN
9 8 (5.80%) Internet
10 7 (5.07%) LAN
10 7 (5.07%) VLAN
11 6 (4.35%) SSH
11 6 (4.35%) VoIP
11 6 (4.35%) FTP
11 6 (4.35%) HTTP
12 5 (3.62%) SNMP
13 4 (2.90%) OSPF
13 4 (2.90%) WLAN
14 3 (2.17%) SMTP
14 3 (2.17%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (31.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.42%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.07%) MySQL
4 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.72%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 13 (9.42%) Subversion
1 13 (9.42%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (4.35%) Electronics
3 5 (3.62%) Games
4 3 (2.17%) Banking
5 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (14.49%) Systems Engineer
1 20 (14.49%) 3rd Line Support
2 19 (13.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (12.32%) Network Engineer
4 16 (11.59%) Support Engineer
5 13 (9.42%) Automation Engineer
6 11 (7.97%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 9 (6.52%) Server Support
8 8 (5.80%) Systems Support
8 8 (5.80%) Systems Administrator
9 7 (5.07%) Administrator
9 7 (5.07%) Systems Support Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (4.35%) Telematics Engineer
11 5 (3.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 4 (2.90%) Field Engineer
13 3 (2.17%) Wintel Engineer
13 3 (2.17%) Analyst
14 2 (1.45%) Support Specialist
14 2 (1.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.62%) Web Services
2 2 (1.45%) .NET
3 1 (0.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.74%) CMDB
2 18 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 18 (13.04%) Clustering
3 10 (7.25%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.35%) Telematics
4 6 (4.35%) Replication
5 1 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.72%) Life Science
5 1 (0.72%) Wiki
5 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.72%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 123 (89.13%) Windows
2 53 (38.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (37.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (18.12%) Linux
5 24 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (15.94%) Windows 8
7 17 (12.32%) Windows XP
8 14 (10.14%) UNIX
9 13 (9.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (9.42%) Windows 7
10 12 (8.70%) Windows 2000
11 5 (3.62%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.62%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.17%) Debian
13 1 (0.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (46.38%) ITIL
2 48 (34.78%) Change Management
3 37 (26.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 30 (21.74%) Security Patching
5 25 (18.12%) Load Balancing
6 13 (9.42%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (9.42%) Time Management
7 12 (8.70%) Project Management
8 11 (7.97%) DevOps
9 9 (6.52%) Data Centre Operations
10 7 (5.07%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.35%) PRINCE2
11 6 (4.35%) Software Engineering
11 6 (4.35%) Server Monitoring
12 5 (3.62%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (3.62%) Mentoring
13 4 (2.90%) Network Management
14 3 (2.17%) Change Control
15 2 (1.45%) Capacity Management
15 2 (1.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 28 (20.29%) SQL
2 27 (19.57%) PowerShell
3 13 (9.42%) Bash Shell
3 13 (9.42%) Korn
3 13 (9.42%) Perl
4 12 (8.70%) VBScript
5 6 (4.35%) C
6 1 (0.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (9.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.70%) MCSE
3 6 (4.35%) MCSA
3 6 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.90%) CCNP
4 4 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (2.17%) CCNA
6 1 (0.72%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.72%) MCITP
6 1 (0.72%) Degree
6 1 (0.72%) MOS
6 1 (0.72%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (30.43%) SLA
System Software
1 106 (76.81%) Active Directory
2 87 (63.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (15.94%) VMware ESX
4 20 (14.49%) Hyper-V
5 16 (11.59%) XenApp
5 16 (11.59%) vSphere
6 15 (10.87%) XenServer
7 13 (9.42%) vCloud
8 8 (5.80%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (2.90%) Terminal Services
10 2 (1.45%) Xen
10 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.72%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 19 (13.77%) SCCM
1 19 (13.77%) SCOM
2 18 (13.04%) Backup Exec
3 13 (9.42%) Puppet
3 13 (9.42%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (9.42%) Ansible
4 7 (5.07%) WSUS
5 5 (3.62%) Nagios
6 2 (1.45%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.72%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.72%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 106 (76.81%) VMware
2 101 (73.19%) Microsoft
3 60 (43.48%) Citrix
4 30 (21.74%) SolarWinds
5 15 (10.87%) IBM
6 14 (10.14%) Oracle
6 14 (10.14%) Cisco
7 13 (9.42%) NetApp
7 13 (9.42%) Red Hat
7 13 (9.42%) Symantec
7 13 (9.42%) F5
7 13 (9.42%) SaltStack
8 7 (5.07%) HP
9 5 (3.62%) Sophos
9 5 (3.62%) WatchGuard
10 3 (2.17%) Siemens
11 2 (1.45%) Dell
11 2 (1.45%) EMC
11 2 (1.45%) McAfee
11 2 (1.45%) Veeam
Brentwood, Essex
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago