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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 60 35 75
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +40
Permanent jobs citing DNS 31 62 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.71% 5.51% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.03% 25.94% 9.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 57 10
Average salary £29,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,500 £20,425
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
221 239 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.32% 21.24% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 184 204 179
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £54,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Colchester 0 4 £21,500 -46.25%
Basildon - 4 £46,250 -
Chelmsford +1 3 £29,000 -
Brentwood -7 3 - -
Harlow -1 1 £19,000 -49.33%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 61 (87.14%) Windows
2 46 (65.71%) Active Directory
3 43 (61.43%) DHCP
4 36 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (41.43%) Cisco
6 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
6 27 (38.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (38.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (37.14%) Firewall
8 23 (32.86%) TCP/IP
9 22 (31.43%) ITIL
10 21 (30.00%) Citrix
10 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 20 (28.57%) VMware
11 20 (28.57%) SAN
12 18 (25.71%) Windows XP
13 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
13 17 (24.29%) Finance
14 15 (21.43%) SQL
15 14 (20.00%) LAN
15 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
17 12 (17.14%) Backup Exec
17 12 (17.14%) WAN
17 12 (17.14%) VPN
17 12 (17.14%) Linux
17 12 (17.14%) Internet
17 12 (17.14%) Symantec
18 11 (15.71%) SLA

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 21 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.14%) CMS
6 3 (4.29%) IIS
7 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.43%) Lync
8 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (24.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Oracle CRM
1 6 (8.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (61.43%) DHCP
2 26 (37.14%) Firewall
3 23 (32.86%) TCP/IP
4 20 (28.57%) SAN
5 14 (20.00%) LAN
6 12 (17.14%) WAN
6 12 (17.14%) Internet
6 12 (17.14%) VPN
7 7 (10.00%) NAS
8 6 (8.57%) SMTP
9 5 (7.14%) LDAP
9 5 (7.14%) iSCSI
9 5 (7.14%) SSH
9 5 (7.14%) SNMP
10 4 (5.71%) MPLS
10 4 (5.71%) VoIP
10 4 (5.71%) Ethernet
11 3 (4.29%) ADSL
12 2 (2.86%) OSPF
12 2 (2.86%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) MySQL
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Subversion
1 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Marketing
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.86%) Automotive
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Back Office
6 1 (1.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 10 (14.29%) Team Leader
1 10 (14.29%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 9 (12.86%) Analyst
3 5 (7.14%) Operations Manager
3 5 (7.14%) IT Operations Manager
4 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.29%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.29%) Support Technician
5 3 (4.29%) IT Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Service Manager
5 3 (4.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Telephony Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) .NET
2 4 (5.71%) XML
3 3 (4.29%) EDI
3 3 (4.29%) CSS
3 3 (4.29%) HTML
4 1 (1.43%) Web Services
4 1 (1.43%) LAMP
4 1 (1.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.14%) Open Source
3 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.86%) iPad
6 1 (1.43%) Firmware
6 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.43%) Replication
6 1 (1.43%) Clustering
6 1 (1.43%) Equities
6 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 61 (87.14%) Windows
2 36 (51.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (38.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (38.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (25.71%) Windows XP
5 12 (17.14%) Linux
6 11 (15.71%) Windows 8
6 11 (15.71%) UNIX
7 9 (12.86%) Windows Vista
8 6 (8.57%) Apple iOS
9 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
10 3 (4.29%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.86%) Android
12 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.43%) CentOS
12 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) ITIL
2 7 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
3 6 (8.57%) OO
3 6 (8.57%) CRM
3 6 (8.57%) Problem Management
4 5 (7.14%) WFM
5 4 (5.71%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.29%) Change Management
6 3 (4.29%) Investment Management
6 3 (4.29%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.86%) Change Control
7 2 (2.86%) Project Management
7 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.86%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.86%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.43%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) SQL
2 10 (14.29%) PHP
3 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.57%) Java
4 3 (4.29%) C#
4 3 (4.29%) VBScript
4 3 (4.29%) VB.NET
4 3 (4.29%) VBA
5 2 (2.86%) C
5 2 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.43%) Python
6 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.71%) MCSE
4 2 (2.86%) VCP5
4 2 (2.86%) CCNA
4 2 (2.86%) CCA
4 2 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.43%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
5 1 (1.43%) MCSA
5 1 (1.43%) CCIE
5 1 (1.43%) CCNP
5 1 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (1.43%) CCSE
5 1 (1.43%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.71%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 14 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.14%) NFS
3 5 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 4 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.29%) MetaFrame
6 2 (2.86%) XenApp
7 1 (1.43%) vSphere
7 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.43%) vCloud
7 1 (1.43%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) Backup Exec
2 4 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (4.29%) OpenView
4 2 (2.86%) SCCM
4 2 (2.86%) Puppet
4 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.43%) Ansible
5 1 (1.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (41.43%) Cisco
2 27 (38.57%) Microsoft
3 21 (30.00%) Citrix
4 20 (28.57%) VMware
5 12 (17.14%) Symantec
6 8 (11.43%) Oracle
7 7 (10.00%) NetApp
8 6 (8.57%) JD Edwards
8 6 (8.57%) SAP
8 6 (8.57%) LANDesk
9 5 (7.14%) Red Hat
9 5 (7.14%) Avaya
10 4 (5.71%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.71%) Sophos
11 3 (4.29%) Veritas
11 3 (4.29%) Juniper
11 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.86%) F5
12 2 (2.86%) Brocade
12 2 (2.86%) HP