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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 52 39 73
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Permanent jobs citing DNS 31 58 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 2.83% 5.32% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.49% 25.66% 8.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22 53 11
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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
214 226 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.53% 20.71% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 174 195 177
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 £54,000
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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -1 4 £21,500 -46.25% 1
Basildon - 4 £46,250 -
Brentwood -9 3 - -
Chelmsford -2 2 £33,250 -
Harlow +2 1 £19,000 -49.33%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (92.42%) Windows
2 46 (69.70%) Active Directory
3 43 (65.15%) DHCP
4 36 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (39.39%) Firewall
7 25 (37.88%) Cisco
8 23 (34.85%) TCP/IP
9 22 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 19 (28.79%) Windows XP
10 19 (28.79%) Citrix
10 19 (28.79%) ITIL
10 19 (28.79%) VMware
10 19 (28.79%) SAN
11 17 (25.76%) Finance
11 17 (25.76%) MS Excel
12 14 (21.21%) SQL
12 14 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (19.70%) VPN
13 13 (19.70%) Backup Exec
13 13 (19.70%) Symantec
14 12 (18.18%) Windows 8
15 11 (16.67%) Blackberry
15 11 (16.67%) LAN
15 11 (16.67%) UNIX
15 11 (16.67%) Linux

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 22 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 14 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (7.58%) CMS
6 3 (4.55%) IIS
7 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.52%) GlassFish
8 1 (1.52%) Lync
8 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
8 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Oracle CRM
1 5 (7.58%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (65.15%) DHCP
2 26 (39.39%) Firewall
3 23 (34.85%) TCP/IP
4 19 (28.79%) SAN
5 13 (19.70%) VPN
6 11 (16.67%) LAN
7 9 (13.64%) WAN
7 9 (13.64%) Internet
8 7 (10.61%) NAS
9 6 (9.09%) SMTP
10 5 (7.58%) LDAP
10 5 (7.58%) SSH
10 5 (7.58%) SNMP
10 5 (7.58%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.52%) BIG-IP
11 1 (1.52%) IMAP
11 1 (1.52%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (1.52%) Network Security
11 1 (1.52%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) MySQL
3 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Subversion
1 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (25.76%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Marketing
3 4 (6.06%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Analyst
2 9 (13.64%) Team Leader
2 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 5 (7.58%) Operations Manager
3 5 (7.58%) IT Operations Manager
4 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.55%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.55%) Support Technician
5 3 (4.55%) IT Manager
5 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.55%) Telephony Analyst
6 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (3.03%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.03%) Architect
6 2 (3.03%) Developer
6 2 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) XML
3 3 (4.55%) EDI
3 3 (4.55%) CSS
3 3 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
4 1 (1.52%) LAMP
4 1 (1.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.58%) Open Source
3 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) iPad
6 1 (1.52%) Firmware
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
6 1 (1.52%) Clustering
6 1 (1.52%) Equities
6 1 (1.52%) Statistics
6 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 61 (92.42%) Windows
2 36 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 27 (40.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (28.79%) Windows XP
5 12 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 11 (16.67%) UNIX
6 11 (16.67%) Linux
7 9 (13.64%) Windows Vista
8 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
8 5 (7.58%) Apple iOS
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (3.03%) Android
11 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.52%) CentOS
11 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.79%) ITIL
2 5 (7.58%) OO
2 5 (7.58%) CRM
2 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
2 5 (7.58%) WFM
2 5 (7.58%) Problem Management
3 4 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.55%) Change Management
4 3 (4.55%) Investment Management
4 3 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.03%) Change Control
5 2 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.03%) Project Management
5 2 (3.03%) TOGAF
5 2 (3.03%) Identity Management
6 1 (1.52%) Integration Testing
6 1 (1.52%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) PHP
3 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 5 (7.58%) Java
5 3 (4.55%) C#
5 3 (4.55%) VBScript
5 3 (4.55%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.55%) VBA
6 2 (3.03%) Perl
7 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.52%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.52%) Korn
7 1 (1.52%) C
7 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (6.06%) MCSE
4 3 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.03%) CCNA
5 2 (3.03%) CCA
5 2 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (3.03%) VCP5
5 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.52%) JNCIE
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) MCSA
6 1 (1.52%) CCIE
6 1 (1.52%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.52%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.58%) NFS
3 5 (7.58%) VMware ESX
4 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.55%) MetaFrame
6 2 (3.03%) XenApp
7 1 (1.52%) vSphere
7 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.52%) vCloud
7 1 (1.52%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Backup Exec
2 4 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.03%) SCCM
3 2 (3.03%) Puppet
3 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.52%) Ansible
4 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 25 (37.88%) Cisco
3 19 (28.79%) Citrix
3 19 (28.79%) VMware
4 13 (19.70%) Symantec
5 7 (10.61%) NetApp
5 7 (10.61%) Oracle
6 6 (9.09%) LANDesk
7 5 (7.58%) SAP
7 5 (7.58%) Avaya
7 5 (7.58%) Red Hat
7 5 (7.58%) JD Edwards
8 4 (6.06%) Sophos
9 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
9 3 (4.55%) Veritas
9 3 (4.55%) Juniper
10 2 (3.03%) HP
10 2 (3.03%) Dell
10 2 (3.03%) Brocade
11 1 (1.52%) JBoss
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