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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 47 56 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 58 34 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.20% 3.14% 5.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.07% 17.80% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 41
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £21,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,575 £50,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
289 191 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.91% 17.65% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 225 155 120
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £27,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £53,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 -18 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Colchester +5 2 - -
Basildon +4 2 £42,500 -5.55%
Stanford-le-Hope - 2 £35,000 -
Billericay +10 1 £30,000 +62.16% 1
Chelmsford 0 1 £17,500 -39.65%
Braintree - 1 £22,500 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 71 (80.68%) Active Directory
2 67 (76.14%) Windows
3 58 (65.91%) Microsoft
4 49 (55.68%) DHCP
5 47 (53.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (48.86%) VMware
8 42 (47.73%) Firewall
9 40 (45.45%) MS Exchange
10 35 (39.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 31 (35.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 31 (35.23%) ITIL
12 27 (30.68%) Exchange Server 2007
13 26 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2010
14 24 (27.27%) Windows 8
14 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
14 24 (27.27%) VPN
14 24 (27.27%) Symantec
14 24 (27.27%) Blackberry
15 23 (26.14%) SAN
15 23 (26.14%) Citrix
16 21 (23.86%) Windows XP
16 21 (23.86%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (22.73%) Backup Exec
18 19 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2003
19 18 (20.45%) Linux
19 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
20 17 (19.32%) Hyper-V
21 16 (18.18%) MCSE
22 15 (17.05%) Finance

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 40 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 27 (30.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 26 (29.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (21.59%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (12.50%) IIS
6 10 (11.36%) JBoss
6 10 (11.36%) Tomcat
6 10 (11.36%) WebLogic
6 10 (11.36%) WebSphere
6 10 (11.36%) GlassFish
6 10 (11.36%) OpenStack
7 6 (6.82%) SharePoint
8 5 (5.68%) CMS
9 1 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.14%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.36%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (2.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 49 (55.68%) DHCP
2 42 (47.73%) Firewall
3 24 (27.27%) VPN
4 23 (26.14%) SAN
5 10 (11.36%) BIG-IP
5 10 (11.36%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.95%) LDAP
7 6 (6.82%) LAN
7 6 (6.82%) WAN
8 5 (5.68%) SMTP
9 3 (3.41%) MPLS
10 2 (2.27%) Internet
10 2 (2.27%) NAS
11 1 (1.14%) Junos
11 1 (1.14%) Unified Communications
11 1 (1.14%) Multicast
11 1 (1.14%) Network Security
11 1 (1.14%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.14%) SSH
11 1 (1.14%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.36%) Subversion
3 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (17.05%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Law
3 5 (5.68%) Banking
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Electronics
5 1 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.73%) Network Engineer
2 14 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.50%) Consultant
4 10 (11.36%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (10.23%) Wintel Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.95%) Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Server Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
8 4 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Administrator
9 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) IT Support
9 3 (3.41%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (3.41%) Telephony Analyst
9 3 (3.41%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.27%) IT Administrator
10 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) Web Services
2 2 (2.27%) XML
2 2 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (2.27%) jQuery
2 2 (2.27%) HTML
2 2 (2.27%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 9 (10.23%) Clustering
3 5 (5.68%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.68%) Statistics
4 4 (4.55%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.27%) Open Source
5 2 (2.27%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.14%) CMDB
6 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.14%) Telematics
6 1 (1.14%) Equities
6 1 (1.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 67 (76.14%) Windows
2 47 (53.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (35.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 21 (23.86%) Windows XP
7 18 (20.45%) Linux
8 15 (17.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (12.50%) UNIX
10 9 (10.23%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (5.68%) Solaris
11 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
12 2 (2.27%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.23%) ITIL
2 10 (11.36%) Change Management
2 10 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (11.36%) Load Balancing
3 9 (10.23%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.68%) WFM
4 5 (5.68%) Logistics
4 5 (5.68%) Business Continuity
4 5 (5.68%) Asset Management
4 5 (5.68%) BCP
4 5 (5.68%) Project Management
5 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.55%) Investment Management
5 4 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 3 (3.41%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.27%) Data Privacy
7 2 (2.27%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.27%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.27%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.05%) PowerShell
2 14 (15.91%) SQL
3 11 (12.50%) Perl
4 10 (11.36%) Bash Shell
4 10 (11.36%) Korn
5 4 (4.55%) VBScript
6 3 (3.41%) Python
7 2 (2.27%) Ruby
7 2 (2.27%) PHP
7 2 (2.27%) C#
7 2 (2.27%) Java
7 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.14%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (23.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (18.18%) MCSE
3 9 (10.23%) MCITP
4 6 (6.82%) Degree
4 6 (6.82%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (3.41%) MCP
5 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.27%) CCA
6 2 (2.27%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (2.27%) VCP5
6 2 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.14%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.14%) MCSA
7 1 (1.14%) CCIE
7 1 (1.14%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (80.68%) Active Directory
2 35 (39.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (19.32%) Hyper-V
4 14 (15.91%) vSphere
5 10 (11.36%) vCloud
6 5 (5.68%) VMware ESX
7 4 (4.55%) MetaFrame
7 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (3.41%) Xen
9 1 (1.14%) Firmware
9 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) Backup Exec
2 10 (11.36%) Puppet
2 10 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (11.36%) Ansible
3 5 (5.68%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.55%) SCCM
5 3 (3.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 58 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 43 (48.86%) VMware
3 24 (27.27%) Symantec
4 23 (26.14%) Citrix
5 15 (17.05%) Red Hat
6 14 (15.91%) Cisco
7 13 (14.77%) IBM
8 12 (13.64%) HP
9 11 (12.50%) Oracle
10 10 (11.36%) F5
10 10 (11.36%) SaltStack
10 10 (11.36%) NetApp
11 5 (5.68%) Avaya
11 5 (5.68%) Sun
12 4 (4.55%) Dell
12 4 (4.55%) Veeam
13 3 (3.41%) SonicWALL
13 3 (3.41%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (3.41%) EMC
13 3 (3.41%) Juniper
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