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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 57 31
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Permanent jobs citing DNS 72 51 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 5.41% 3.59% 6.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.15% 23.29% 29.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32 44 59
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £18,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
247 219 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 18.57% 15.43% 21.34%
Number of salaries quoted 173 187 169
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 +11 28 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Colchester -3 5 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Basildon +2 1 - -
Harlow - 1 £20,000 -
Leigh-on-Sea - 1 £30,000 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 117 (86.67%) Windows
2 108 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 98 (72.59%) Microsoft
4 96 (71.11%) VMware
5 83 (61.48%) DHCP
6 76 (56.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 59 (43.70%) Windows Server 2008
8 52 (38.52%) SAN
8 52 (38.52%) ITIL
8 52 (38.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (37.04%) Citrix
10 46 (34.07%) Firewall
10 46 (34.07%) MS Exchange
11 41 (30.37%) SQL Server
12 37 (27.41%) SQL
13 33 (24.44%) Change Management
14 32 (23.70%) Disaster Recovery
15 31 (22.96%) LDAP
16 30 (22.22%) Linux
17 28 (20.74%) Finance
17 28 (20.74%) Microsoft Certification
17 28 (20.74%) Windows 8
18 27 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
18 27 (20.00%) SLA
19 26 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
20 25 (18.52%) Hyper-V
20 25 (18.52%) VPN
20 25 (18.52%) MS Excel
21 24 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
22 23 (17.04%) Backup Exec

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 46 (34.07%) MS Exchange
2 27 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 24 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (12.59%) IIS
6 12 (8.89%) JBoss
6 12 (8.89%) Tomcat
6 12 (8.89%) WebLogic
6 12 (8.89%) GlassFish
6 12 (8.89%) WebSphere
6 12 (8.89%) OpenStack
7 11 (8.15%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.07%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (8.89%) IBM SmartCloud
2 12 (8.89%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (5.19%) Office 365
5 1 (0.74%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 83 (61.48%) DHCP
2 52 (38.52%) SAN
3 46 (34.07%) Firewall
4 31 (22.96%) LDAP
5 25 (18.52%) VPN
6 19 (14.07%) TCP/IP
7 12 (8.89%) BIG-IP
8 10 (7.41%) Internet
9 8 (5.93%) WAN
10 7 (5.19%) FTP
10 7 (5.19%) HTTP
10 7 (5.19%) SSH
11 6 (4.44%) VoIP
12 5 (3.70%) SNMP
13 4 (2.96%) VLAN
13 4 (2.96%) SMTP
13 4 (2.96%) LAN
14 3 (2.22%) SSL
15 2 (1.48%) NAS
16 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (30.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 7 (5.19%) MySQL
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (10.37%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.89%) Subversion
3 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (20.74%) Finance
2 7 (5.19%) Electronics
3 6 (4.44%) Law
4 5 (3.70%) Games
5 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.22%) Banking
5 3 (2.22%) Marketing
6 2 (1.48%) Retail
6 2 (1.48%) Back Office
7 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (14.07%) Network Engineer
3 18 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 17 (12.59%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (10.37%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (8.89%) Consultant
6 12 (8.89%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (5.93%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.93%) Systems Support
8 7 (5.19%) Administrator
8 7 (5.19%) Systems Support Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Wintel Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) Wintel Consultant
9 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Server Support
10 5 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (2.96%) Analyst
11 4 (2.96%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.93%) Web Services
2 5 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (1.48%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.48%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (1.48%) jQuery
3 2 (1.48%) CSS
3 2 (1.48%) XML
3 2 (1.48%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.30%) Blackberry
2 19 (14.07%) CMDB
2 19 (14.07%) Clustering
3 7 (5.19%) Telematics
4 5 (3.70%) Hedge funds
5 4 (2.96%) Statistics
5 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.48%) Open Source
7 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.74%) Replication
7 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.74%) Wiki
7 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.74%) Life Science
7 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 117 (86.67%) Windows
2 59 (43.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (38.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (22.22%) Linux
5 28 (20.74%) Windows 8
6 26 (19.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (14.07%) Windows 7
8 17 (12.59%) Windows XP
9 16 (11.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (9.63%) UNIX
11 7 (5.19%) Windows 2000
12 6 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (3.70%) Mac OS X
13 5 (3.70%) Ubuntu
14 4 (2.96%) Solaris
15 3 (2.22%) Debian
16 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.52%) ITIL
2 33 (24.44%) Change Management
3 32 (23.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (14.07%) Load Balancing
5 14 (10.37%) Project Management
6 12 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (7.41%) Time Management
8 7 (5.19%) Service Delivery
8 7 (5.19%) Server Monitoring
8 7 (5.19%) DevOps
8 7 (5.19%) Software Engineering
9 6 (4.44%) Capacity Management
9 6 (4.44%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.70%) Infrastructure Management
10 5 (3.70%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.96%) Asset Management
11 4 (2.96%) Logistics
11 4 (2.96%) BCP
11 4 (2.96%) Business Continuity
12 3 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.41%) SQL
2 20 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 12 (8.89%) Perl
3 12 (8.89%) Korn
3 12 (8.89%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.19%) VBScript
4 7 (5.19%) C
5 2 (1.48%) Ruby
5 2 (1.48%) Python
5 2 (1.48%) C#
5 2 (1.48%) Java
5 2 (1.48%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.48%) PHP
6 1 (0.74%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (20.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (16.30%) MCSE
3 6 (4.44%) MCITP
3 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.44%) MCSA
4 5 (3.70%) MCP
4 5 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.70%) Degree
5 4 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.74%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 108 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 76 (56.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 19 (14.07%) vSphere
5 16 (11.85%) VMware ESX
6 12 (8.89%) vCloud
7 11 (8.15%) XenApp
8 10 (7.41%) XenServer
9 8 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (2.96%) Terminal Services
12 3 (2.22%) Xen
13 2 (1.48%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 23 (17.04%) Backup Exec
2 15 (11.11%) SCCM
2 15 (11.11%) SCOM
3 12 (8.89%) Puppet
3 12 (8.89%) Ansible
3 12 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (5.19%) WSUS
5 5 (3.70%) Nagios
6 4 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.48%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (1.48%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (1.48%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 98 (72.59%) Microsoft
2 96 (71.11%) VMware
3 50 (37.04%) Citrix
4 22 (16.30%) Symantec
5 20 (14.81%) HP
6 19 (14.07%) SolarWinds
6 19 (14.07%) NetApp
7 16 (11.85%) Red Hat
8 15 (11.11%) IBM
9 13 (9.63%) Oracle
10 12 (8.89%) F5
10 12 (8.89%) SaltStack
11 10 (7.41%) Cisco
12 6 (4.44%) SonicWALL
12 6 (4.44%) Veeam
13 5 (3.70%) Sage
13 5 (3.70%) Sophos
13 5 (3.70%) WatchGuard
13 5 (3.70%) Barracuda Networks
14 4 (2.96%) Sun
Chelmsford, Essex
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex and Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: up to £30k + car + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Bristow Holland
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 13 days ago