The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 55 38 78
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +40
Permanent jobs citing DNS 35 59 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.96% 5.23% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.07% 23.51% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 30 55 6
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £30,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
205 251 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 17.33% 22.23% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 175 200 187
Average salary £39,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,687 £32,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Basildon +16 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Chelmsford -2 6 £32,000 -
Colchester +2 4 £21,500 -46.25%
Harlow -1 1 £19,000 -49.33%
Brentwood -8 1 - -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 74 (86.05%) Windows
2 55 (63.95%) Active Directory
3 48 (55.81%) DHCP
4 47 (54.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (40.70%) Firewall
6 34 (39.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 34 (39.53%) Cisco
6 34 (39.53%) Microsoft
7 33 (38.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (34.88%) MS Exchange
9 28 (32.56%) Citrix
10 27 (31.40%) TCP/IP
10 27 (31.40%) VMware
11 24 (27.91%) ITIL
12 23 (26.74%) SAN
13 21 (24.42%) Windows XP
13 21 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (23.26%) MS Excel
14 20 (23.26%) Finance
15 19 (22.09%) SQL
16 18 (20.93%) Symantec
16 18 (20.93%) Backup Exec
17 17 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2010
17 17 (19.77%) VPN
17 17 (19.77%) Windows 8
18 16 (18.60%) Linux
19 15 (17.44%) SLA
19 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
20 14 (16.28%) LAN
20 14 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (34.88%) MS Exchange
2 17 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (5.81%) CMS
6 3 (3.49%) IIS
6 3 (3.49%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.16%) Lync
8 1 (1.16%) GlassFish
Applications
1 20 (23.26%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Magento
1 8 (9.30%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (1.16%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.49%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) SaaS
2 2 (2.33%) PaaS
2 2 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (1.16%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (55.81%) DHCP
2 35 (40.70%) Firewall
3 27 (31.40%) TCP/IP
4 23 (26.74%) SAN
5 17 (19.77%) VPN
6 14 (16.28%) LAN
7 13 (15.12%) Internet
8 12 (13.95%) WAN
9 7 (8.14%) NAS
10 6 (6.98%) SMTP
11 5 (5.81%) VoIP
11 5 (5.81%) Ethernet
11 5 (5.81%) SNMP
11 5 (5.81%) LDAP
11 5 (5.81%) BGP
11 5 (5.81%) OSPF
11 5 (5.81%) SSH
11 5 (5.81%) BIG-IP
11 5 (5.81%) iSCSI
11 5 (5.81%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) MySQL
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Subversion
1 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (23.26%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Marketing
3 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.49%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Automotive
5 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.16%) Back Office
6 1 (1.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (15.12%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 13 (15.12%) Team Leader
2 12 (13.95%) Network Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Analyst
4 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (5.81%) Operations Manager
5 5 (5.81%) IT Operations Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Service Manager
6 4 (4.65%) Security Specialist
6 4 (4.65%) Network Specialist
6 4 (4.65%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (4.65%) Architect
6 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.49%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Support Technician
7 3 (3.49%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Developer
7 3 (3.49%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) .NET
2 5 (5.81%) XML
3 3 (3.49%) CSS
3 3 (3.49%) HTML
3 3 (3.49%) EDI
4 2 (2.33%) JSON
4 2 (2.33%) Web Services
4 2 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.16%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.98%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (5.81%) Open Source
4 4 (4.65%) Fat Client
4 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (4.65%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.33%) iPad
6 2 (2.33%) Clustering
6 2 (2.33%) Replication
6 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.16%) Firmware
7 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.16%) Statistics
7 1 (1.16%) Equities
7 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (86.05%) Windows
2 47 (54.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (39.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (38.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (24.42%) Windows XP
6 17 (19.77%) Windows 8
7 16 (18.60%) Linux
8 13 (15.12%) Windows Vista
9 12 (13.95%) UNIX
10 11 (12.79%) Windows 7
11 9 (10.47%) Apple iOS
12 3 (3.49%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (2.33%) Android
13 2 (2.33%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
14 1 (1.16%) CentOS
14 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) ITIL
2 12 (13.95%) E-Commerce
3 11 (12.79%) Incident Management
4 10 (11.63%) Problem Management
5 9 (10.47%) CRM
6 8 (9.30%) OO
7 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.81%) WFM
8 5 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.65%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.65%) Identity Management
10 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (2.33%) Investment Management
11 2 (2.33%) Time Management
11 2 (2.33%) Change Control
11 2 (2.33%) Data Management
11 2 (2.33%) Document Management
11 2 (2.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.09%) SQL
2 12 (13.95%) PHP
3 8 (9.30%) Java
4 5 (5.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.49%) VBA
5 3 (3.49%) C#
6 2 (2.33%) C
6 2 (2.33%) Perl
6 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.16%) Python
7 1 (1.16%) VBScript
7 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.16%) Korn
7 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (11.63%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (10.47%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.81%) MCSE
5 4 (4.65%) CCSE
5 4 (4.65%) CCNP
6 2 (2.33%) VCP5
6 2 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.33%) CCNA
6 2 (2.33%) CCA
6 2 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.16%) MCSA
7 1 (1.16%) CCIE
7 1 (1.16%) JNCIE
7 1 (1.16%) Degree
7 1 (1.16%) MOS
7 1 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (17.44%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (63.95%) Active Directory
2 21 (24.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.81%) NFS
3 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.65%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.65%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.33%) KVM
5 2 (2.33%) XenApp
5 2 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.16%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.16%) vCloud
6 1 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (20.93%) Backup Exec
2 8 (9.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (4.65%) WSUS
4 3 (3.49%) OpenView
4 3 (3.49%) Puppet
4 3 (3.49%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.33%) SCCM
6 1 (1.16%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.16%) SCOM
6 1 (1.16%) Ansible
Vendors
1 34 (39.53%) Cisco
1 34 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 28 (32.56%) Citrix
3 27 (31.40%) VMware
4 18 (20.93%) Symantec
5 10 (11.63%) Oracle
6 9 (10.47%) Sophos
7 8 (9.30%) JD Edwards
7 8 (9.30%) SAP
8 7 (8.14%) NetApp
8 7 (8.14%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.98%) LANDesk
9 6 (6.98%) Avaya
10 5 (5.81%) Juniper
10 5 (5.81%) Red Hat
10 5 (5.81%) F5
11 4 (4.65%) Infoblox
11 4 (4.65%) Imperva
11 4 (4.65%) Blue Coat
11 4 (4.65%) McAfee