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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 37 57 21
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -36
Permanent jobs citing DNS 60 23 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 4.76% 2.43% 8.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.30% 13.77% 45.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 68
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.90% -
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
269 167 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.33% 17.65% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 201 136 140
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £50,500
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 £40,000 -
Chelmsford - 3 £45,000 -
Colchester +1 2 £23,500 -53.00% 2
Leigh-on-Sea - 2 £26,500 -
Billericay +11 1 £30,000 +62.16% 1
Basildon +5 1 £40,000 -27.27%
Braintree - 1 £22,500 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 68 (76.40%) Active Directory
2 66 (74.16%) Windows
3 62 (69.66%) Microsoft
4 51 (57.30%) VMware
5 45 (50.56%) DHCP
6 43 (48.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (47.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 38 (42.70%) MS Exchange
8 38 (42.70%) Firewall
9 37 (41.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 29 (32.58%) SAN
11 28 (31.46%) ITIL
12 26 (29.21%) Exchange Server 2007
13 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (26.97%) Citrix
13 24 (26.97%) VPN
14 22 (24.72%) SQL Server
14 22 (24.72%) Blackberry
14 22 (24.72%) Exchange Server 2010
14 22 (24.72%) Windows 8
15 21 (23.60%) Symantec
15 21 (23.60%) SQL
15 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
15 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (22.47%) Hyper-V
17 19 (21.35%) Linux
18 17 (19.10%) Backup Exec
18 17 (19.10%) vSphere
19 16 (17.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 16 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2003

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 38 (42.70%) MS Exchange
2 26 (29.21%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (24.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (17.98%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (13.48%) IIS
6 11 (12.36%) JBoss
6 11 (12.36%) Tomcat
6 11 (12.36%) WebSphere
6 11 (12.36%) GlassFish
6 11 (12.36%) OpenStack
6 11 (12.36%) WebLogic
7 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.36%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (50.56%) DHCP
2 38 (42.70%) Firewall
3 29 (32.58%) SAN
4 24 (26.97%) VPN
5 11 (12.36%) BIG-IP
6 9 (10.11%) LDAP
6 9 (10.11%) WAN
7 7 (7.87%) LAN
8 6 (6.74%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.74%) Internet
9 3 (3.37%) SSH
9 3 (3.37%) FTP
9 3 (3.37%) HTTP
10 2 (2.25%) SSL
10 2 (2.25%) SMTP
10 2 (2.25%) MPLS
10 2 (2.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.36%) Subversion
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 9 (10.11%) Law
3 5 (5.62%) Banking
4 3 (3.37%) Electronics
4 3 (3.37%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (20.22%) Network Engineer
2 16 (17.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (16.85%) Consultant
4 14 (15.73%) Support Engineer
5 11 (12.36%) 3rd Line Support
5 11 (12.36%) Automation Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Wintel Consultant
7 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (6.74%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Server Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.62%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) IT Consultant
11 3 (3.37%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.37%) IT Support
12 2 (2.25%) Systems Support Engineer
12 2 (2.25%) IT Administrator
12 2 (2.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 2 (2.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) .NET
2 3 (3.37%) Web Services
3 2 (2.25%) XML
3 2 (2.25%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.25%) jQuery
3 2 (2.25%) CSS
3 2 (2.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.72%) Blackberry
2 10 (11.24%) Clustering
3 5 (5.62%) Statistics
3 5 (5.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.62%) Hedge funds
4 3 (3.37%) Telematics
5 2 (2.25%) Open Source
5 2 (2.25%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.25%) CMDB
6 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (74.16%) Windows
2 43 (48.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (41.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (26.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (24.72%) Windows 8
6 19 (21.35%) Linux
7 16 (17.98%) Windows XP
7 16 (17.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (12.36%) UNIX
9 9 (10.11%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (6.74%) Windows 7
11 5 (5.62%) Solaris
12 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.46%) ITIL
2 14 (15.73%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (13.48%) Change Management
3 12 (13.48%) Load Balancing
4 9 (10.11%) Service Delivery
5 6 (6.74%) Project Management
5 6 (6.74%) Capacity Management
5 6 (6.74%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (5.62%) BCP
6 5 (5.62%) Business Continuity
6 5 (5.62%) Asset Management
6 5 (5.62%) Logistics
7 4 (4.49%) Investment Management
8 3 (3.37%) Product Management
8 3 (3.37%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (3.37%) Software Engineering
9 2 (2.25%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (2.25%) MVC
9 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.25%) OO
Programming Languages
1 21 (23.60%) SQL
2 16 (17.98%) PowerShell
3 11 (12.36%) Bash Shell
3 11 (12.36%) Korn
3 11 (12.36%) Perl
4 5 (5.62%) VBScript
5 3 (3.37%) C
6 2 (2.25%) C#
6 2 (2.25%) Java
6 2 (2.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.25%) PHP
6 2 (2.25%) Python
6 2 (2.25%) Ruby
7 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (17.98%) MCSE
3 9 (10.11%) MCITP
4 6 (6.74%) Degree
5 5 (5.62%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (5.62%) MCP
6 3 (3.37%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 68 (76.40%) Active Directory
2 42 (47.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (22.47%) Hyper-V
4 17 (19.10%) vSphere
5 11 (12.36%) vCloud
6 6 (6.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (5.62%) VMware ESX
8 4 (4.49%) Xen
8 4 (4.49%) MetaFrame
9 3 (3.37%) XenApp
10 2 (2.25%) Sendmail
11 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (19.10%) Backup Exec
2 11 (12.36%) Puppet
2 11 (12.36%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (12.36%) Ansible
3 5 (5.62%) SCCM
3 5 (5.62%) SCOM
3 5 (5.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.25%) MIMEsweeper
4 2 (2.25%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (69.66%) Microsoft
2 51 (57.30%) VMware
3 24 (26.97%) Citrix
4 21 (23.60%) Symantec
5 16 (17.98%) Red Hat
5 16 (17.98%) HP
6 15 (16.85%) IBM
7 14 (15.73%) NetApp
8 11 (12.36%) Oracle
8 11 (12.36%) F5
8 11 (12.36%) SaltStack
9 6 (6.74%) Veeam
10 5 (5.62%) SonicWALL
10 5 (5.62%) Barracuda Networks
10 5 (5.62%) Sun
10 5 (5.62%) Sage
11 4 (4.49%) Cisco
11 4 (4.49%) Dell
11 4 (4.49%) EMC
12 3 (3.37%) McAfee
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