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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 57 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs citing DNS 109 89 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.51% 3.54% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.93% 15.53% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 69 70 28
Average salary £40,000 £49,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.19% +52.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £29,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,250 £57,950
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
497 573 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.55% 22.80% 24.42%
Number of salaries quoted 344 454 342
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -15 29 £33,250 -33.50% 3
Hemel Hempstead +13 25 £34,000 +13.33% 3
Welwyn Garden City +6 13 £47,500 +55.73%
St Albans -15 9 £55,000 +57.14%
Borehamwood - 6 £29,000 -
Hitchin +14 3 - - 1
Letchworth - 2 £42,500 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

1 169 (73.16%) DHCP
2 162 (70.13%) Windows
3 140 (60.61%) Active Directory
4 134 (58.01%) Microsoft
5 116 (50.22%) VMware
6 103 (44.59%) Firewall
7 99 (42.86%) Cisco
8 96 (41.56%) MS Exchange
9 95 (41.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 90 (38.96%) Citrix
11 84 (36.36%) ITIL
11 84 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 82 (35.50%) Linux
13 81 (35.06%) TCP/IP
14 80 (34.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 60 (25.97%) Data Centre
15 60 (25.97%) WAN
16 59 (25.54%) MS Excel
16 59 (25.54%) vSphere
17 55 (23.81%) Office 365
17 55 (23.81%) LAN
17 55 (23.81%) HP
18 53 (22.94%) Hyper-V
19 52 (22.51%) Exchange Server 2010
20 51 (22.08%) Windows Server 2003
21 48 (20.78%) Apache
21 48 (20.78%) SQL
21 48 (20.78%) SQL Server
22 47 (20.35%) VPN
22 47 (20.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 96 (41.56%) MS Exchange
2 52 (22.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (20.78%) Apache
4 40 (17.32%) IIS
5 37 (16.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
7 25 (10.82%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (8.66%) Tomcat
9 17 (7.36%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 17 (7.36%) CMS
10 14 (6.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 12 (5.19%) SharePoint
12 11 (4.76%) Lync
13 7 (3.03%) nginx
14 6 (2.60%) WordPress
14 6 (2.60%) Joomla!
15 3 (1.30%) Moodle
16 2 (0.87%) JBoss
17 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 59 (25.54%) MS Excel
2 42 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (23.81%) Office 365
2 33 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
2 33 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (8.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.60%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Symantec.cloud
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 169 (73.16%) DHCP
2 103 (44.59%) Firewall
3 81 (35.06%) TCP/IP
4 60 (25.97%) WAN
5 55 (23.81%) LAN
6 47 (20.35%) VPN
7 44 (19.05%) SAN
8 38 (16.45%) VLAN
9 27 (11.69%) SMTP
10 25 (10.82%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (9.96%) SSL
11 23 (9.96%) NAS
12 22 (9.52%) HTTP
13 21 (9.09%) IP Telephony
14 20 (8.66%) VoIP
15 16 (6.93%) Network Security
16 13 (5.63%) iSCSI
16 13 (5.63%) OSPF
17 12 (5.19%) Internet
17 12 (5.19%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.78%) SQL Server
2 43 (18.61%) MySQL
3 27 (11.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
5 18 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.87%) dBASE
8 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.43%) Big Data
8 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Ant
1 1 (0.43%) MSI
1 1 (0.43%) Subversion
1 1 (0.43%) Maven
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
1 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.43%) Hudson
1 1 (0.43%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (11.69%) Telecoms
2 24 (10.39%) Finance
3 22 (9.52%) Games
4 17 (7.36%) Online Betting
5 16 (6.93%) Advertising
6 7 (3.03%) Retail
7 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (22.08%) Administrator
2 40 (17.32%) Support Engineer
3 39 (16.88%) Analyst
4 36 (15.58%) Systems Administrator
5 35 (15.15%) Linux Administrator
6 30 (12.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (9.96%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 23 (9.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 23 (9.96%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 20 (8.66%) Support Analyst
9 17 (7.36%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (7.36%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 17 (7.36%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 17 (7.36%) Senior Systems Administrator
10 16 (6.93%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 15 (6.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 11 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 10 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (4.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 9 (3.90%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.36%) Web Services
2 7 (3.03%) LAMP
3 6 (2.60%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 3 (1.30%) .NET
5 2 (0.87%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.87%) COM
5 2 (0.87%) ISAPI
5 2 (0.87%) HTML
5 2 (0.87%) WebSockets
6 1 (0.43%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 60 (25.97%) Data Centre
2 41 (17.75%) Clustering
3 36 (15.58%) Blackberry
4 29 (12.55%) Replication
5 23 (9.96%) Fat Client
5 23 (9.96%) Thin Client
5 23 (9.96%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (7.79%) Handset
7 17 (7.36%) Online Games
8 14 (6.06%) Hybrid Cloud
9 13 (5.63%) Mathematics
10 6 (2.60%) HP StoreVirtual
11 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.73%) CMDB
12 4 (1.73%) User Experience
13 3 (1.30%) EqualLogic
13 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 1 (0.43%) BYOD
15 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 162 (70.13%) Windows
2 95 (41.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 82 (35.50%) Linux
4 80 (34.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (22.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 47 (20.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (13.85%) Windows 7
8 25 (10.82%) CentOS
9 22 (9.52%) Windows 2000
10 21 (9.09%) Debian
11 7 (3.03%) UNIX
12 6 (2.60%) Windows 8
13 5 (2.16%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.30%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.30%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.43%) Solaris
16 1 (0.43%) Android
16 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (36.36%) ITIL
2 35 (15.15%) Mentoring
3 25 (10.82%) Project Management
4 23 (9.96%) E-Commerce
5 20 (8.66%) Service Delivery
5 20 (8.66%) Information Security
6 12 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (5.19%) Server Hardening
6 12 (5.19%) Server Building
7 11 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 10 (4.33%) Migration
8 10 (4.33%) Change Management
8 10 (4.33%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (3.90%) Time Management
10 8 (3.46%) Web Application Development
10 8 (3.46%) Configuration Management
10 8 (3.46%) Network Load Balancing
11 7 (3.03%) PRINCE2
11 7 (3.03%) Business Continuity
12 5 (2.16%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.78%) SQL
2 26 (11.26%) PowerShell
3 17 (7.36%) Java
4 16 (6.93%) Perl
5 13 (5.63%) Bash Shell
5 13 (5.63%) C
6 9 (3.90%) PHP
7 8 (3.46%) VBScript
8 6 (2.60%) VBA
9 4 (1.73%) VB
10 2 (0.87%) Python
11 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (12.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (9.96%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (8.66%) MCSE
4 19 (8.23%) CCNA
5 16 (6.93%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (6.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 15 (6.49%) MCSA
7 12 (5.19%) MCP
8 8 (3.46%) MCITP
8 8 (3.46%) Degree
9 7 (3.03%) CCNP
10 6 (2.60%) CISSP
10 6 (2.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (2.16%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.73%) CCIE
12 4 (1.73%) MCTS
12 4 (1.73%) CCEE
12 4 (1.73%) CCAA
12 4 (1.73%) CCIA
13 2 (0.87%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.12%) SLA
2 6 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 140 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 84 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (25.54%) vSphere
4 53 (22.94%) Hyper-V
5 42 (18.18%) XenApp
6 39 (16.88%) VMware ESX
7 35 (15.15%) XenDesktop
8 32 (13.85%) Terminal Services
9 30 (12.99%) VMware ESXi
10 27 (11.69%) iptables
11 22 (9.52%) vCloud
11 22 (9.52%) Samba
12 21 (9.09%) NFS
13 18 (7.79%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (3.03%) Xen
14 7 (3.03%) XenServer
15 6 (2.60%) VMware Server
15 6 (2.60%) Sendmail
15 6 (2.60%) Varnish
16 4 (1.73%) KVM
Systems Management
1 29 (12.55%) Backup Exec
2 26 (11.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 24 (10.39%) SCCM
4 22 (9.52%) NetBackup
5 7 (3.03%) Cacti
6 6 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.60%) cPanel
6 6 (2.60%) Nagios
7 5 (2.16%) WSUS
8 3 (1.30%) Puppet
9 2 (0.87%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.87%) SCOM
9 2 (0.87%) Nmap
10 1 (0.43%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.43%) Ansible
10 1 (0.43%) Opsview
Vendors
1 134 (58.01%) Microsoft
2 116 (50.22%) VMware
3 99 (42.86%) Cisco
4 90 (38.96%) Citrix
5 55 (23.81%) HP
6 34 (14.72%) Symantec
7 32 (13.85%) Dell
8 30 (12.99%) Red Hat
9 26 (11.26%) Apple
9 26 (11.26%) Veritas
10 24 (10.39%) Sophos
11 19 (8.23%) Oracle
12 18 (7.79%) SonicWALL
13 17 (7.36%) Fujitsu
14 8 (3.46%) NetApp
15 7 (3.03%) CheckPoint
16 6 (2.60%) 3PAR
17 5 (2.16%) McAfee
17 5 (2.16%) Sun
18 4 (1.73%) Juniper
Royston, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Modern Networks
Salary: Competitive salary & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum On-call allowance, overtime, and ben
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Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
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Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago