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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 45 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 127 92 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.23% 3.49% 3.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.17% 13.94% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 73 79 40
Average salary £41,000 £50,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +40.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%
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
600 660 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.72% 25.06% 26.25%
Number of salaries quoted 407 483 414
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £61,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Watford -1 25 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead 0 24 £25,500 -15.00% 5
Welwyn Garden City +8 22 £47,500 +50.79%
St Albans -11 14 £55,000 +57.14%
Borehamwood -5 7 £32,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £22,000 -
Letchworth - 1 £42,500 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 154 (70.64%) DHCP
2 147 (67.43%) Windows
3 126 (57.80%) Microsoft
4 125 (57.34%) Active Directory
5 107 (49.08%) VMware
6 95 (43.58%) MS Exchange
7 93 (42.66%) Cisco
8 92 (42.20%) Firewall
9 87 (39.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 85 (38.99%) Linux
10 85 (38.99%) Citrix
11 79 (36.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 76 (34.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 76 (34.86%) ITIL
13 68 (31.19%) TCP/IP
14 57 (26.15%) MS Excel
14 57 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2010
15 55 (25.23%) vSphere
16 54 (24.77%) WAN
17 51 (23.39%) Data Centre
18 50 (22.94%) Office 365
18 50 (22.94%) Apache
19 49 (22.48%) LAN
20 48 (22.02%) Hyper-V
21 47 (21.56%) MySQL
21 47 (21.56%) SQL Server
21 47 (21.56%) HP
22 46 (21.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
23 45 (20.64%) SQL
24 44 (20.18%) IIS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 95 (43.58%) MS Exchange
2 57 (26.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 50 (22.94%) Apache
4 44 (20.18%) IIS
5 43 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 35 (16.06%) Exchange Server 2003
7 24 (11.01%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (9.63%) Tomcat
9 18 (8.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 18 (8.26%) CMS
10 13 (5.96%) SharePoint
11 11 (5.05%) Lync
12 10 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.38%) Joomla!
13 3 (1.38%) WordPress
13 3 (1.38%) nginx
13 3 (1.38%) Moodle
14 2 (0.92%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.92%) JBoss
Applications
1 57 (26.15%) MS Excel
2 36 (16.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 50 (22.94%) Office 365
2 28 (12.84%) Cloud Computing
2 28 (12.84%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (8.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 154 (70.64%) DHCP
2 92 (42.20%) Firewall
3 68 (31.19%) TCP/IP
4 54 (24.77%) WAN
5 49 (22.48%) LAN
6 44 (20.18%) VPN
7 42 (19.27%) VLAN
8 39 (17.89%) SAN
9 32 (14.68%) SMTP
10 24 (11.01%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (9.63%) HTTP
12 20 (9.17%) IP Telephony
12 20 (9.17%) NAS
13 18 (8.26%) SSL
14 17 (7.80%) VoIP
15 15 (6.88%) Network Security
16 14 (6.42%) Internet
17 12 (5.50%) Wireless
17 12 (5.50%) OSPF
18 11 (5.05%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.56%) MySQL
1 47 (21.56%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (11.93%) SQL Server 2000
4 19 (8.72%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.92%) dBASE
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (12.84%) Telecoms
2 27 (12.39%) Finance
3 22 (10.09%) Games
4 18 (8.26%) Online Betting
5 15 (6.88%) Advertising
6 7 (3.21%) Retail
7 2 (0.92%) Electronics
7 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (21.56%) Administrator
2 36 (16.51%) Support Engineer
2 36 (16.51%) Linux Administrator
3 34 (15.60%) Analyst
3 34 (15.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 30 (13.76%) Systems Administrator
5 27 (12.39%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (10.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 22 (10.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (8.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 18 (8.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 18 (8.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
7 18 (8.26%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
8 16 (7.34%) Support Analyst
9 15 (6.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 12 (5.50%) Linux Specialist
11 11 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (5.05%) IT Support
12 9 (4.13%) IT Support Engineer
13 8 (3.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.26%) Web Services
2 5 (2.29%) .NET
3 4 (1.83%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.83%) LAMP
3 4 (1.83%) HTML
4 3 (1.38%) Alternative PHP Cache
5 2 (0.92%) Ajax
5 2 (0.92%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.92%) WCF
5 2 (0.92%) LINQ
5 2 (0.92%) jQuery
5 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (0.92%) COM
5 2 (0.92%) CSS
5 2 (0.92%) XML
5 2 (0.92%) XSLT
5 2 (0.92%) ISAPI
Miscellaneous
1 51 (23.39%) Data Centre
2 41 (18.81%) Blackberry
2 41 (18.81%) Clustering
3 23 (10.55%) Thin Client
3 23 (10.55%) Fat Client
4 20 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (8.26%) Online Games
6 17 (7.80%) Replication
7 13 (5.96%) Handset
8 12 (5.50%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (4.59%) Mathematics
10 5 (2.29%) iPhone
10 5 (2.29%) PDA
10 5 (2.29%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.83%) HP StoreVirtual
12 3 (1.38%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.92%) W3C
13 2 (0.92%) EqualLogic
13 2 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 147 (67.43%) Windows
2 87 (39.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 85 (38.99%) Linux
4 79 (36.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (21.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 44 (20.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (13.30%) Windows 7
8 27 (12.39%) Debian
9 26 (11.93%) Windows 2000
10 22 (10.09%) CentOS
11 10 (4.59%) Windows 8
12 8 (3.67%) Windows XP
13 7 (3.21%) Windows Vista
14 6 (2.75%) UNIX
15 5 (2.29%) Mac OS X
15 5 (2.29%) Android
16 4 (1.83%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.92%) Solaris
18 1 (0.46%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (34.86%) ITIL
2 29 (13.30%) Mentoring
3 24 (11.01%) E-Commerce
4 21 (9.63%) Service Delivery
4 21 (9.63%) Project Management
5 15 (6.88%) Information Security
6 12 (5.50%) Web Application Development
7 11 (5.05%) Server Hardening
7 11 (5.05%) Server Building
8 10 (4.59%) Time Management
8 10 (4.59%) Migration
9 8 (3.67%) Load Balancing
10 7 (3.21%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (3.21%) Change Management
10 7 (3.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (2.75%) Business Continuity
11 6 (2.75%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (2.29%) Coaching
12 5 (2.29%) Configuration Management
13 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 45 (20.64%) SQL
2 18 (8.26%) Java
3 17 (7.80%) Perl
4 15 (6.88%) PowerShell
5 10 (4.59%) C
6 8 (3.67%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.75%) PHP
8 5 (2.29%) VBScript
9 4 (1.83%) VB
9 4 (1.83%) VBA
10 2 (0.92%) C#
10 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.46%) Python
11 1 (0.46%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (7.80%) CCNA
4 15 (6.88%) ITIL Certification
5 14 (6.42%) MCSE
6 11 (5.05%) Degree
7 10 (4.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (3.21%) MCSA
8 7 (3.21%) CCNP
9 6 (2.75%) MCP
9 6 (2.75%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.75%) Security Cleared
10 5 (2.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.29%) MCITP
10 5 (2.29%) CISSP
11 4 (1.83%) CCIE
12 2 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.92%) CISM
12 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 2 (0.92%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.39%) SLA
2 5 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 125 (57.34%) Active Directory
2 76 (34.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (25.23%) vSphere
4 48 (22.02%) Hyper-V
5 42 (19.27%) VMware ESX
6 40 (18.35%) XenApp
7 38 (17.43%) XenDesktop
8 30 (13.76%) iptables
9 29 (13.30%) Terminal Services
9 29 (13.30%) Samba
10 27 (12.39%) NFS
11 26 (11.93%) vCloud
12 21 (9.63%) VMware ESXi
13 13 (5.96%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (3.21%) Xen
14 7 (3.21%) VMware Server
14 7 (3.21%) XenServer
15 5 (2.29%) Postfix
16 3 (1.38%) Sendmail
16 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 32 (14.68%) Backup Exec
2 31 (14.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 26 (11.93%) NetBackup
4 18 (8.26%) SCCM
5 4 (1.83%) WSUS
5 4 (1.83%) Cacti
6 3 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.38%) cPanel
6 3 (1.38%) Nagios
7 2 (0.92%) Nmap
8 1 (0.46%) SCOM
8 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.46%) Puppet
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 126 (57.80%) Microsoft
2 107 (49.08%) VMware
3 93 (42.66%) Cisco
4 85 (38.99%) Citrix
5 47 (21.56%) HP
6 37 (16.97%) Symantec
7 30 (13.76%) Veritas
8 28 (12.84%) Red Hat
8 28 (12.84%) Sophos
9 27 (12.39%) Dell
10 21 (9.63%) Apple
11 18 (8.26%) Oracle
12 13 (5.96%) Fujitsu
12 13 (5.96%) SonicWALL
13 7 (3.21%) NetApp
13 7 (3.21%) CheckPoint
14 6 (2.75%) Sun
14 6 (2.75%) 3PAR
15 5 (2.29%) McAfee
16 4 (1.83%) Juniper
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