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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 39 50 24
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -26
Permanent jobs citing DNS 75 56 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.80% 4.28% 7.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.88% 27.32% 36.82%
Number of salaries quoted 39 42 74
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £18,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £64,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -5.33%
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
279 205 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.58% 15.67% 21.54%
Number of salaries quoted 201 164 171
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +5 25 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Colchester -2 7 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Leigh-on-Sea - 4 £26,500 -
Chelmsford -3 3 £45,000 +143.24%
Basildon +7 1 - -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 111 (84.73%) Windows
2 105 (80.15%) Active Directory
3 93 (70.99%) VMware
4 91 (69.47%) Microsoft
5 74 (56.49%) DHCP
6 71 (54.20%) VMware Infrastructure
7 62 (47.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 57 (43.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (38.17%) SAN
10 48 (36.64%) ITIL
10 48 (36.64%) MS Exchange
10 48 (36.64%) Firewall
11 46 (35.11%) Citrix
12 38 (29.01%) SQL Server
13 34 (25.95%) SQL
14 32 (24.43%) Linux
15 31 (23.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 30 (22.90%) Exchange Server 2007
17 29 (22.14%) Windows 8
18 28 (21.37%) Hyper-V
18 28 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2010
19 27 (20.61%) MS Excel
19 27 (20.61%) Windows Server 2012
20 26 (19.85%) MCSE
20 26 (19.85%) VPN
20 26 (19.85%) Change Management
20 26 (19.85%) Finance
21 25 (19.08%) Symantec
21 25 (19.08%) Disaster Recovery
21 25 (19.08%) Backup Exec

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 48 (36.64%) MS Exchange
2 30 (22.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 28 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (15.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (14.50%) IIS
6 14 (10.69%) JBoss
6 14 (10.69%) Tomcat
6 14 (10.69%) WebSphere
6 14 (10.69%) OpenStack
6 14 (10.69%) GlassFish
6 14 (10.69%) WebLogic
7 13 (9.92%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (20.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.69%) IBM SmartCloud
1 14 (10.69%) AWS CloudFormation
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.34%) Office 365
4 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 74 (56.49%) DHCP
2 50 (38.17%) SAN
3 48 (36.64%) Firewall
4 26 (19.85%) VPN
5 23 (17.56%) LDAP
6 15 (11.45%) TCP/IP
7 14 (10.69%) BIG-IP
8 9 (6.87%) WAN
9 7 (5.34%) Internet
10 6 (4.58%) LAN
11 5 (3.82%) VoIP
11 5 (3.82%) SNMP
12 4 (3.05%) FTP
12 4 (3.05%) HTTP
12 4 (3.05%) SMTP
12 4 (3.05%) VLAN
12 4 (3.05%) SSH
13 3 (2.29%) SSL
14 1 (0.76%) OSPF
14 1 (0.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (29.01%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.58%) MySQL
4 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 16 (12.21%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.69%) Subversion
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (19.85%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Law
3 5 (3.82%) Games
4 4 (3.05%) Electronics
5 3 (2.29%) Marketing
6 2 (1.53%) Back Office
6 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.53%) Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (18.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (16.03%) Network Engineer
3 16 (12.21%) Support Engineer
4 15 (11.45%) Consultant
5 14 (10.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (10.69%) Automation Engineer
6 11 (8.40%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (6.87%) Wintel Consultant
8 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (4.58%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.58%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Server Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.05%) IT Consultant
10 4 (3.05%) Systems Support
11 3 (2.29%) Analyst
11 3 (2.29%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.11%) Web Services
2 5 (3.82%) .NET
3 2 (1.53%) CSS
3 2 (1.53%) HTML
3 2 (1.53%) XML
3 2 (1.53%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (1.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.32%) Blackberry
2 20 (15.27%) Clustering
3 13 (9.92%) CMDB
4 5 (3.82%) Statistics
4 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.82%) Hedge funds
5 4 (3.05%) Telematics
6 3 (2.29%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (1.53%) Open Source
8 1 (0.76%) Wiki
8 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.76%) Replication
8 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 111 (84.73%) Windows
2 62 (47.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (43.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (24.43%) Linux
5 29 (22.14%) Windows 8
6 27 (20.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (14.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (13.74%) Windows 7
8 18 (13.74%) Windows XP
9 14 (10.69%) UNIX
10 9 (6.87%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (3.82%) Ubuntu
11 5 (3.82%) Mac OS X
11 5 (3.82%) Windows 2000
11 5 (3.82%) Solaris
12 3 (2.29%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.64%) ITIL
2 26 (19.85%) Change Management
3 25 (19.08%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (14.50%) Load Balancing
5 14 (10.69%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (8.40%) Project Management
7 9 (6.87%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.11%) PRINCE2
8 8 (6.11%) Time Management
9 6 (4.58%) Capacity Management
10 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (3.82%) DevOps
10 5 (3.82%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.82%) BCP
10 5 (3.82%) Business Continuity
10 5 (3.82%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.05%) Logistics
11 4 (3.05%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.05%) Server Monitoring
12 3 (2.29%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.95%) SQL
2 19 (14.50%) PowerShell
3 14 (10.69%) Bash Shell
3 14 (10.69%) Korn
3 14 (10.69%) Perl
4 5 (3.82%) VBScript
5 4 (3.05%) C
6 2 (1.53%) C#
6 2 (1.53%) Java
6 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.53%) PHP
6 2 (1.53%) Python
6 2 (1.53%) Ruby
7 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (23.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (19.85%) MCSE
3 9 (6.87%) MCITP
4 6 (4.58%) Degree
5 5 (3.82%) MCSA
5 5 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (3.82%) MCP
6 4 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.27%) SLA
System Software
1 105 (80.15%) Active Directory
2 71 (54.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (21.37%) Hyper-V
4 21 (16.03%) vSphere
5 14 (10.69%) vCloud
6 13 (9.92%) VMware ESX
7 9 (6.87%) XenApp
8 8 (6.11%) XenServer
8 8 (6.11%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (3.05%) Xen
10 4 (3.05%) Terminal Services
11 2 (1.53%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 25 (19.08%) Backup Exec
2 14 (10.69%) Puppet
2 14 (10.69%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (10.69%) Ansible
3 12 (9.16%) SCCM
3 12 (9.16%) SCOM
4 7 (5.34%) WSUS
5 5 (3.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (3.82%) Nagios
6 2 (1.53%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.53%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (1.53%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 93 (70.99%) VMware
2 91 (69.47%) Microsoft
3 46 (35.11%) Citrix
4 25 (19.08%) Symantec
5 21 (16.03%) HP
6 19 (14.50%) Red Hat
7 18 (13.74%) NetApp
7 18 (13.74%) IBM
8 14 (10.69%) F5
8 14 (10.69%) SaltStack
8 14 (10.69%) Oracle
9 13 (9.92%) SolarWinds
10 9 (6.87%) Cisco
11 6 (4.58%) Veeam
11 6 (4.58%) SonicWALL
12 5 (3.82%) Barracuda Networks
12 5 (3.82%) WatchGuard
12 5 (3.82%) Sun
12 5 (3.82%) Sage
12 5 (3.82%) Sophos
Essex
IFDS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Colchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Billericay, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago