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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 45 59 41
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 49 30 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 3.91% 2.70% 5.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.14% 13.70% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 53
Average salary £40,000 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £21,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
203 219 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 16.20% 19.69% 20.81%
Number of salaries quoted 147 180 194
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £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 1 September 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 September 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 +8 18 £40,000 -
Basildon -5 5 £57,500 +24.32%
Colchester -1 4 £32,000 +48.83% 1
Harlow -5 1 - -
Chelmsford -14 1 £27,500 -17.29%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 102 (90.27%) Windows
2 89 (78.76%) Active Directory
3 83 (73.45%) Microsoft
3 83 (73.45%) DHCP
3 83 (73.45%) VMware
4 75 (66.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 53 (46.90%) ITIL
6 51 (45.13%) Citrix
7 42 (37.17%) Change Management
8 38 (33.63%) SLA
8 38 (33.63%) LDAP
9 35 (30.97%) MS Exchange
10 33 (29.20%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (28.32%) SolarWinds
12 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (27.43%) Disaster Recovery
13 29 (25.66%) Firewall
13 29 (25.66%) SQL Server
14 28 (24.78%) SAN
15 27 (23.89%) CMDB
15 27 (23.89%) Security Patching
16 26 (23.01%) TCP/IP
17 25 (22.12%) MS Excel
18 24 (21.24%) Finance
18 24 (21.24%) PowerShell
19 19 (16.81%) SQL
20 18 (15.93%) Linux
20 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2012
21 17 (15.04%) SCCM
21 17 (15.04%) Windows 8

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 35 (30.97%) MS Exchange
2 16 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (8.85%) IIS
6 7 (6.19%) JBoss
6 7 (6.19%) Tomcat
6 7 (6.19%) WebSphere
6 7 (6.19%) GlassFish
6 7 (6.19%) OpenStack
6 7 (6.19%) WebLogic
7 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 25 (22.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.16%) Office 365
2 12 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.19%) IBM SmartCloud
3 7 (6.19%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.88%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 83 (73.45%) DHCP
2 38 (33.63%) LDAP
3 29 (25.66%) Firewall
4 28 (24.78%) SAN
5 26 (23.01%) TCP/IP
6 17 (15.04%) VPN
7 8 (7.08%) SNMP
7 8 (7.08%) LAN
8 7 (6.19%) WAN
8 7 (6.19%) BIG-IP
9 5 (4.42%) VoIP
9 5 (4.42%) WLAN
10 4 (3.54%) FTP
10 4 (3.54%) HTTP
10 4 (3.54%) Internet
10 4 (3.54%) OSPF
10 4 (3.54%) iSCSI
10 4 (3.54%) SSH
11 3 (2.65%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.65%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.42%) MySQL
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Subversion
1 7 (6.19%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (21.24%) Finance
2 4 (3.54%) Electronics
3 3 (2.65%) Games
4 2 (1.77%) Banking
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (15.04%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (14.16%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (14.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (13.27%) Support Engineer
4 10 (8.85%) Server Support
5 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 8 (7.08%) Administrator
6 8 (7.08%) Network Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Systems Support
7 7 (6.19%) Systems Support Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Field Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Telematics Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) Architect
11 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Architect
12 2 (1.77%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.89%) CMDB
2 13 (11.50%) Data Centre
3 11 (9.73%) Blackberry
3 11 (9.73%) Clustering
4 6 (5.31%) Replication
5 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.54%) Telematics
7 2 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.77%) Life Science
8 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.88%) iPhone
8 1 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 102 (90.27%) Windows
2 33 (29.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (15.93%) Linux
4 18 (15.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (15.04%) Windows 8
6 12 (10.62%) Windows XP
7 9 (7.96%) Windows 2000
7 9 (7.96%) UNIX
7 9 (7.96%) Windows 7
8 7 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.65%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.65%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.77%) Debian
10 2 (1.77%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (46.90%) ITIL
2 42 (37.17%) Change Management
3 31 (27.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (23.89%) Security Patching
5 16 (14.16%) Load Balancing
6 12 (10.62%) Time Management
7 11 (9.73%) Project Management
8 9 (7.96%) Data Centre Operations
9 7 (6.19%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (6.19%) DevOps
10 6 (5.31%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.42%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.42%) Digital Forensics
12 4 (3.54%) Network Management
12 4 (3.54%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.54%) Server Monitoring
12 4 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.54%) Patch Management
13 3 (2.65%) Line Management
13 3 (2.65%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.24%) PowerShell
2 19 (16.81%) SQL
3 14 (12.39%) VBScript
4 7 (6.19%) Korn
4 7 (6.19%) Perl
4 7 (6.19%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.54%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.42%) MCSE
2 5 (4.42%) MCSA
2 5 (4.42%) CCNP
2 5 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.54%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.54%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.54%) CCNA
4 2 (1.77%) MOS
4 2 (1.77%) Degree
5 1 (0.88%) CCIA
5 1 (0.88%) CEH
5 1 (0.88%) MCITP
5 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (33.63%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (78.76%) Active Directory
2 75 (66.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (14.16%) VMware ESX
4 14 (12.39%) Hyper-V
5 12 (10.62%) vSphere
6 11 (9.73%) XenServer
7 9 (7.96%) XenApp
8 7 (6.19%) vCloud
9 6 (5.31%) Terminal Services
10 5 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (15.04%) SCCM
2 11 (9.73%) SCOM
3 10 (8.85%) Backup Exec
4 8 (7.08%) WSUS
5 7 (6.19%) Puppet
5 7 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (6.19%) Ansible
6 4 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (2.65%) Nagios
8 2 (1.77%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 83 (73.45%) Microsoft
1 83 (73.45%) VMware
2 51 (45.13%) Citrix
3 32 (28.32%) SolarWinds
4 11 (9.73%) Cisco
4 11 (9.73%) Symantec
5 10 (8.85%) NetApp
6 9 (7.96%) Oracle
7 7 (6.19%) F5
7 7 (6.19%) SaltStack
7 7 (6.19%) IBM
7 7 (6.19%) HP
7 7 (6.19%) Red Hat
8 5 (4.42%) Veeam
9 3 (2.65%) Sophos
9 3 (2.65%) WatchGuard
9 3 (2.65%) Dell
9 3 (2.65%) Intel
9 3 (2.65%) Siemens
10 1 (0.88%) SonicWALL
Colchester, Essex
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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