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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 96 74 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.43% 3.65% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.46% 15.13% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 74 55 52
Average salary £37,500 £46,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +19.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
520 489 497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.97% 24.10% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 439 397 318
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,300 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 21 £42,000 -16.00% 2
Borehamwood +3 17 £31,000 +29.16% 1
Watford +14 13 £52,500 +2.94%
Potters Bar -4 8 £30,000 +37.93% 1
St Albans -3 3 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Tring - 2 £35,250 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £30,500 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 147 (78.19%) DHCP
2 140 (74.47%) Windows
3 112 (59.57%) Firewall
4 98 (52.13%) Active Directory
5 96 (51.06%) VMware
6 84 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 80 (42.55%) Windows Server
8 78 (41.49%) Microsoft
9 73 (38.83%) Cisco
10 71 (37.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 68 (36.17%) VPN
12 63 (33.51%) LAN
12 63 (33.51%) TCP/IP
13 59 (31.38%) MS Exchange
14 58 (30.85%) WAN
15 57 (30.32%) HP
15 57 (30.32%) Linux
16 55 (29.26%) Hyper-V
17 54 (28.72%) SAN
18 52 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
19 48 (25.53%) Office 365
20 43 (22.87%) Windows Server 2012
21 42 (22.34%) MS Excel
21 42 (22.34%) MS Office
21 42 (22.34%) SSL
22 40 (21.28%) Apple
23 39 (20.74%) SQL Server
24 38 (20.21%) SLA
24 38 (20.21%) Citrix
25 37 (19.68%) Replication

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 59 (31.38%) MS Exchange
2 35 (18.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 31 (16.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 26 (13.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 25 (13.30%) Skype for Business
6 16 (8.51%) Apache
6 16 (8.51%) SharePoint
7 13 (6.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 12 (6.38%) Apache ServiceMix
8 12 (6.38%) Tomcat
8 12 (6.38%) WebSphere
8 12 (6.38%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (4.26%) IIS
11 4 (2.13%) Joomla!
11 4 (2.13%) Moodle
11 4 (2.13%) nginx
11 4 (2.13%) WordPress
12 2 (1.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 42 (22.34%) MS Excel
1 42 (22.34%) MS Office
2 6 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (3.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (25.53%) Office 365
2 22 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.91%) Google Apps
4 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.06%) IaaS
5 2 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (78.19%) DHCP
2 112 (59.57%) Firewall
3 68 (36.17%) VPN
4 63 (33.51%) LAN
4 63 (33.51%) TCP/IP
5 58 (30.85%) WAN
6 54 (28.72%) SAN
7 42 (22.34%) SSL
8 27 (14.36%) NAS
9 23 (12.23%) OSPF
10 19 (10.11%) VLAN
11 17 (9.04%) Network Security
11 17 (9.04%) VoIP
11 17 (9.04%) Wireless
12 16 (8.51%) SSH
13 15 (7.98%) FTP
14 14 (7.45%) Internet
14 14 (7.45%) iSCSI
15 13 (6.91%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (6.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.74%) SQL Server
2 16 (8.51%) MySQL
3 15 (7.98%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (4.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.06%) Big Data
6 2 (1.06%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.06%) dBASE
6 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Ant
1 2 (1.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.06%) Hudson
1 2 (1.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.06%) JIRA
1 2 (1.06%) Maven
1 2 (1.06%) Subversion
1 2 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (6.38%) Retail
2 10 (5.32%) Games
3 7 (3.72%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.19%) Finance
5 2 (1.06%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.53%) Advertising
6 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (23.40%) Support Engineer
2 32 (17.02%) Administrator
3 30 (15.96%) Systems Administrator
4 29 (15.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 27 (14.36%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (12.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 21 (11.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 19 (10.11%) IT Engineer
8 19 (10.11%) Network Engineer
9 17 (9.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 17 (9.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (9.04%) Linux Administrator
9 17 (9.04%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 16 (8.51%) Analyst
10 16 (8.51%) IT Support
10 16 (8.51%) Senior IT Support
11 15 (7.98%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 15 (7.98%) Senior Support Engineer
12 13 (6.91%) Architect
12 13 (6.91%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.51%) LAMP
2 12 (6.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (3.19%) Regular Expression
4 4 (2.13%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 4 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (2.13%) MAPI
4 4 (2.13%) WebSockets
5 3 (1.60%) Web Services
6 2 (1.06%) 802.1X
6 2 (1.06%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 37 (19.68%) Replication
2 26 (13.83%) Blackberry
2 26 (13.83%) Data Centre
3 24 (12.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 16 (8.51%) Clustering
5 13 (6.91%) Driving Licence
6 12 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (6.38%) Fat Client
6 12 (6.38%) Thin Client
7 11 (5.85%) User Experience
8 10 (5.32%) HP StoreVirtual
9 8 (4.26%) EqualLogic
10 7 (3.72%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (2.66%) Client/Server
12 4 (2.13%) AS400
12 4 (2.13%) iPhone
12 4 (2.13%) PDA
13 3 (1.60%) PKI
13 3 (1.60%) Visualisation
14 2 (1.06%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 140 (74.47%) Windows
2 80 (42.55%) Windows Server
3 71 (37.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 57 (30.32%) Linux
5 52 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (22.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (14.36%) Windows 8
8 26 (13.83%) Windows XP
9 23 (12.23%) Windows 7
10 22 (11.70%) Unix
11 17 (9.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (4.79%) Mac OS
13 8 (4.26%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (2.13%) Android
14 4 (2.13%) CentOS
14 4 (2.13%) Windows 10
14 4 (2.13%) Windows Vista
15 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 23 (12.23%) ITIL
3 21 (11.17%) Network Management
4 19 (10.11%) Problem Management
5 15 (7.98%) Migration
6 14 (7.45%) Project Management
6 14 (7.45%) Time Management
7 13 (6.91%) Network Design
8 12 (6.38%) High Availability
9 10 (5.32%) Mentoring
10 9 (4.79%) Change Management
10 9 (4.79%) Information Security
10 9 (4.79%) Network Architecture
10 9 (4.79%) Software Deployment
11 7 (3.72%) Business Continuity
11 7 (3.72%) Patch Management
11 7 (3.72%) Security Architecture
11 7 (3.72%) SIEM
12 6 (3.19%) Analytics
12 6 (3.19%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.09%) SQL
2 28 (14.89%) Bash Shell
3 25 (13.30%) PowerShell
4 16 (8.51%) Perl
4 16 (8.51%) PHP
5 13 (6.91%) Java
6 12 (6.38%) Shell Script
7 10 (5.32%) Python
7 10 (5.32%) VBA
8 9 (4.79%) VBScript
9 2 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (12.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (10.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (9.04%) MCSE
5 15 (7.98%) CCNA
6 14 (7.45%) MCSA
7 7 (3.72%) Degree
7 7 (3.72%) MCP
8 6 (3.19%) CISSP
9 4 (2.13%) CCNP
10 3 (1.60%) VCP4
10 3 (1.60%) VCP5
11 2 (1.06%) CCIE
12 1 (0.53%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (20.21%) SLA
2 8 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (4.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 98 (52.13%) Active Directory
2 84 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (29.26%) Hyper-V
4 25 (13.30%) XenApp
5 23 (12.23%) vSphere
6 19 (10.11%) Terminal Services
7 16 (8.51%) Sendmail
8 13 (6.91%) XenDesktop
9 12 (6.38%) Postfix
9 12 (6.38%) qmail
9 12 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (5.32%) Xen
11 8 (4.26%) iptables
12 5 (2.66%) VMware ESX
13 4 (2.13%) Varnish
14 3 (1.60%) VMware Server
15 2 (1.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (6.38%) Plesk
2 9 (4.79%) Cacti
3 6 (3.19%) Backup Exec
3 6 (3.19%) Nessus
3 6 (3.19%) Nmap
4 4 (2.13%) cPanel
4 4 (2.13%) Nagios
5 3 (1.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.06%) Ansible
6 2 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.06%) Puppet
6 2 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 96 (51.06%) VMware
2 78 (41.49%) Microsoft
3 73 (38.83%) Cisco
4 57 (30.32%) HP
5 40 (21.28%) Apple
6 38 (20.21%) Citrix
7 29 (15.43%) Dell
8 22 (11.70%) Fujitsu
8 22 (11.70%) SonicWALL
9 21 (11.17%) Red Hat
10 18 (9.57%) CheckPoint
11 15 (7.98%) Google
12 14 (7.45%) F5
12 14 (7.45%) IBM
12 14 (7.45%) Oracle
13 8 (4.26%) 3PAR
13 8 (4.26%) Avaya
14 6 (3.19%) Adobe
15 5 (2.66%) Crossbeam
15 5 (2.66%) Juniper
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000 plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Posted: 6 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Chess Telecom
Posted: 7 days ago
Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: £25k - £28k + bonus - £34k OTE + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago