The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 53 80 60
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 116 67 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.15% 2.69% 3.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.24% 10.45% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 61 57 81
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £67,500
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 Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
573 641 695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.44% 25.70% 26.30%
Number of salaries quoted 401 431 549
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Hertfordshire region.

DNS Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

DNS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Hemel Hempstead -6 35 £25,500 -37.03%
St Albans -3 14 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Welwyn Garden City -1 11 £40,000 +66.66% 5
Watford +9 10 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Borehamwood +9 5 £24,000 - 2
Potters Bar - 3 £21,750 -
Harpenden - 1 £27,500 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

1 123 (65.78%) Windows
2 120 (64.17%) DHCP
3 109 (58.29%) Microsoft
4 107 (57.22%) Active Directory
5 87 (46.52%) MS Exchange
6 85 (45.45%) Cisco
6 85 (45.45%) VMware
7 78 (41.71%) Firewall
8 74 (39.57%) Citrix
9 67 (35.83%) Windows Server 2008
10 63 (33.69%) Exchange Server 2010
11 61 (32.62%) Linux
12 60 (32.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 53 (28.34%) SQL Server
14 49 (26.20%) vSphere
15 47 (25.13%) Clustering
15 47 (25.13%) Exchange Server 2007
16 46 (24.60%) IIS
16 46 (24.60%) Symantec
16 46 (24.60%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
18 43 (22.99%) ITIL
18 43 (22.99%) XenDesktop
19 42 (22.46%) Apache
20 41 (21.93%) Backup Exec
20 41 (21.93%) VMware ESX
20 41 (21.93%) MS Excel
20 41 (21.93%) Blackberry
20 41 (21.93%) SAN
21 40 (21.39%) MySQL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 87 (46.52%) MS Exchange
2 63 (33.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (25.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 46 (24.60%) IIS
5 44 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 42 (22.46%) Apache
7 23 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (9.63%) SharePoint
9 14 (7.49%) Tomcat
10 12 (6.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 12 (6.42%) CMS
10 12 (6.42%) Lync
11 4 (2.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.60%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.60%) WordPress
12 3 (1.60%) nginx
12 3 (1.60%) Moodle
13 2 (1.07%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (21.93%) MS Excel
2 18 (9.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.04%) Office 365
2 13 (6.95%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.60%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.07%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (1.07%) Google Compute Engine
6 2 (1.07%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.53%) SaaS
7 1 (0.53%) PaaS
7 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (64.17%) DHCP
2 78 (41.71%) Firewall
3 41 (21.93%) SAN
4 38 (20.32%) WAN
5 37 (19.79%) TCP/IP
6 35 (18.72%) LAN
7 30 (16.04%) VLAN
8 28 (14.97%) SMTP
9 21 (11.23%) VPN
10 19 (10.16%) NAS
11 18 (9.63%) Internet
12 17 (9.09%) IP Telephony
13 16 (8.56%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (7.49%) Wireless
14 14 (7.49%) HTTP
15 12 (6.42%) SSL
16 11 (5.88%) Network Security
17 10 (5.35%) iSCSI
18 9 (4.81%) OSPF
19 8 (4.28%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (28.34%) SQL Server
2 40 (21.39%) MySQL
3 36 (19.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 34 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
5 13 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.07%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.16%) Finance
3 16 (8.56%) Games
4 12 (6.42%) Online Betting
5 9 (4.81%) Advertising
6 5 (2.67%) Retail
7 3 (1.60%) Billing
8 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.07%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (22.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 38 (20.32%) Administrator
3 35 (18.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (15.51%) Linux Administrator
5 25 (13.37%) Support Engineer
6 22 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
7 19 (10.16%) Analyst
8 16 (8.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 15 (8.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 12 (6.42%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 12 (6.42%) Senior Linux Administrator
10 12 (6.42%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
10 12 (6.42%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.88%) IT Support
11 11 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 9 (4.81%) IT Support Engineer
12 9 (4.81%) Linux Specialist
13 8 (4.28%) Field Engineer
14 7 (3.74%) Senior Analyst
14 7 (3.74%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.02%) Web Services
2 4 (2.14%) LAMP
3 3 (1.60%) .NET
3 3 (1.60%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 2 (1.07%) HTML
4 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.07%) CSS
4 2 (1.07%) XML
4 2 (1.07%) XSLT
4 2 (1.07%) Ajax
4 2 (1.07%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.07%) WCF
4 2 (1.07%) LINQ
4 2 (1.07%) jQuery
4 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.13%) Clustering
2 41 (21.93%) Blackberry
3 13 (6.95%) Thin Client
3 13 (6.95%) Replication
3 13 (6.95%) Fat Client
3 13 (6.95%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.42%) Online Games
5 6 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.67%) iPhone
6 5 (2.67%) PDA
6 5 (2.67%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.60%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.07%) Blog
9 2 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.07%) W3C
9 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.07%) FMCG
10 1 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 123 (65.78%) Windows
2 67 (35.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 61 (32.62%) Linux
4 60 (32.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (18.18%) Windows 2000
6 25 (13.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (12.30%) Debian
8 22 (11.76%) Windows 7
9 16 (8.56%) CentOS
10 11 (5.88%) UNIX
11 8 (4.28%) Windows 8
12 6 (3.21%) Solaris
12 6 (3.21%) Windows XP
13 5 (2.67%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.67%) Windows Vista
13 5 (2.67%) Android
14 3 (1.60%) AIX
15 2 (1.07%) HPUX
15 2 (1.07%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.99%) ITIL
2 18 (9.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (8.56%) Project Management
4 15 (8.02%) Service Delivery
5 14 (7.49%) E-Commerce
6 12 (6.42%) Business Continuity
7 11 (5.88%) Migration
8 10 (5.35%) Time Management
8 10 (5.35%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (4.81%) Web Application Development
9 9 (4.81%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.74%) Network Load Balancing
11 6 (3.21%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (3.21%) Mentoring
12 5 (2.67%) Customer Engagement
12 5 (2.67%) Configuration Management
13 4 (2.14%) Kalman Filter
13 4 (2.14%) Line Management
13 4 (2.14%) Project Planning
14 3 (1.60%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.86%) SQL
2 16 (8.56%) Perl
3 14 (7.49%) Java
4 9 (4.81%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.67%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.67%) VBScript
5 5 (2.67%) VB
6 4 (2.14%) Python
7 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.60%) PHP
8 2 (1.07%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.07%) C#
9 1 (0.53%) C
9 1 (0.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 22 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.09%) CCNA
2 17 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.35%) MCSE
4 10 (5.35%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (4.81%) CCNP
5 9 (4.81%) Degree
6 5 (2.67%) MCP
7 4 (2.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.60%) CCIE
9 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.07%) MCITP
10 1 (0.53%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.53%) RHCE
10 1 (0.53%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 107 (57.22%) Active Directory
2 49 (26.20%) vSphere
3 46 (24.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (22.99%) XenDesktop
5 41 (21.93%) VMware ESX
6 40 (21.39%) Hyper-V
7 39 (20.86%) XenApp
8 35 (18.72%) vCloud
9 28 (14.97%) Samba
10 26 (13.90%) iptables
11 24 (12.83%) NFS
12 6 (3.21%) Terminal Services
12 6 (3.21%) XenServer
13 5 (2.67%) VMware Server
14 4 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (2.14%) Postfix
14 4 (2.14%) Sendmail
14 4 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (2.14%) Xen
14 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 41 (21.93%) Backup Exec
2 39 (20.86%) Norton AntiVirus
3 35 (18.72%) NetBackup
4 15 (8.02%) SCCM
5 6 (3.21%) SCOM
5 6 (3.21%) Cacti
6 5 (2.67%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.60%) cPanel
7 3 (1.60%) Nagios
8 2 (1.07%) WSUS
9 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 109 (58.29%) Microsoft
2 85 (45.45%) Cisco
2 85 (45.45%) VMware
3 74 (39.57%) Citrix
4 46 (24.60%) Symantec
5 39 (20.86%) Veritas
6 37 (19.79%) Sophos
7 31 (16.58%) HP
8 20 (10.70%) Red Hat
9 12 (6.42%) Dell
9 12 (6.42%) Oracle
10 10 (5.35%) Apple
11 8 (4.28%) NetApp
12 7 (3.74%) Sun
12 7 (3.74%) Acronis
13 6 (3.21%) CheckPoint
13 6 (3.21%) SonicWALL
13 6 (3.21%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.21%) 3PAR
14 5 (2.67%) McAfee
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: £ competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
JM Digital
Posted: 19 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
PayPoint
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 24 days ago