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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 72 87 92
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 79 45 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.34% 2.40% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.85% 9.96% 12.15%
Number of salaries quoted 65 34 74
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% -16.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £27,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £51,450 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
532 452 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.49% 24.11% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 425 262 539
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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 -1 23 £45,000 +12.50%
Watford +1 22 £50,000 +78.57% 1
Stevenage +15 8 £45,750 -
Welwyn Garden City - 7 £32,500 -
St Albans -29 4 £25,500 +6.25%
Letchworth +14 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Potters Bar -3 3 £22,500 -40.00%
Borehamwood -5 1 £30,000 +5.26%
Kings Langley - 1 £27,500 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

1 110 (75.86%) Windows
2 98 (67.59%) Active Directory
3 92 (63.45%) Microsoft
4 87 (60.00%) DHCP
5 81 (55.86%) MS Exchange
6 66 (45.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 64 (44.14%) VMware
8 55 (37.93%) Firewall
9 54 (37.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 53 (36.55%) Cisco
11 46 (31.72%) MS Excel
12 44 (30.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 42 (28.97%) TCP/IP
13 42 (28.97%) Exchange Server 2010
14 37 (25.52%) Citrix
14 37 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
15 36 (24.83%) vSphere
16 35 (24.14%) Linux
17 33 (22.76%) Exchange Server 2003
18 32 (22.07%) LAN
19 31 (21.38%) Windows Server 2003
20 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
20 30 (20.69%) WAN
21 28 (19.31%) ITIL
21 28 (19.31%) VMware ESX
22 26 (17.93%) Clustering
23 25 (17.24%) Symantec
23 25 (17.24%) Backup Exec
23 25 (17.24%) Lync
24 24 (16.55%) VPN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 81 (55.86%) MS Exchange
2 44 (30.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 42 (28.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 33 (22.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 25 (17.24%) Lync
6 22 (15.17%) IIS
7 16 (11.03%) Apache
8 9 (6.21%) SharePoint
9 7 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (4.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (3.45%) Tomcat
11 5 (3.45%) CMS
12 2 (1.38%) Joomla!
12 2 (1.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 2 (1.38%) WordPress
13 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.69%) nginx
13 1 (0.69%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 46 (31.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.52%) Office 365
2 7 (4.83%) PaaS
3 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.07%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.38%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.38%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.38%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.69%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) IaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (60.00%) DHCP
2 55 (37.93%) Firewall
3 42 (28.97%) TCP/IP
4 32 (22.07%) LAN
5 30 (20.69%) WAN
6 24 (16.55%) VPN
7 20 (13.79%) VLAN
8 19 (13.10%) MPLS
9 17 (11.72%) VoIP
10 14 (9.66%) SAN
10 14 (9.66%) Internet
11 11 (7.59%) Multicast
11 11 (7.59%) HTTP
12 10 (6.90%) Wireless
13 9 (6.21%) PBX
13 9 (6.21%) IP Telephony
13 9 (6.21%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (5.52%) HTTPS
14 8 (5.52%) NAS
15 7 (4.83%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 22 (15.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 22 (15.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 12 (8.28%) MySQL
4 4 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.69%) DB2
6 1 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
General
1 18 (12.41%) Finance
2 16 (11.03%) Retail
3 13 (8.97%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.21%) Games
5 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.07%) Billing
6 3 (2.07%) Back Office
7 2 (1.38%) Local Government
7 2 (1.38%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (26.90%) Support Engineer
2 27 (18.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (18.62%) IT Support
3 23 (15.86%) IT Support Engineer
4 21 (14.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 19 (13.10%) Analyst
6 12 (8.28%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (8.28%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.59%) Administrator
8 10 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (6.21%) Architect
9 9 (6.21%) Senior Support Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Desktop Support
10 7 (4.83%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (4.14%) Technical Support
11 6 (4.14%) Server Support
11 6 (4.14%) Server Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 6 (4.14%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.45%) Web Services
2 3 (2.07%) X-Windows
2 3 (2.07%) COM
2 3 (2.07%) LAMP
3 2 (1.38%) CSS
3 2 (1.38%) HTML
4 1 (0.69%) Laravel
4 1 (0.69%) REST
4 1 (0.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (0.69%) Sass
4 1 (0.69%) HTML5
4 1 (0.69%) Smarty
4 1 (0.69%) jQuery
4 1 (0.69%) JSP
4 1 (0.69%) SOAP
4 1 (0.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.93%) Clustering
2 21 (14.48%) Blackberry
3 16 (11.03%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.14%) Handset
5 5 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.45%) Online Games
5 5 (3.45%) Replication
6 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.07%) PKI
7 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.38%) Blog
7 2 (1.38%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.38%) iPhone
7 2 (1.38%) FMCG
7 2 (1.38%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.69%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.69%) iPad
8 1 (0.69%) LPAR
8 1 (0.69%) DLPAR
8 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 110 (75.86%) Windows
2 66 (45.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (37.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 35 (24.14%) Linux
5 31 (21.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (13.79%) Windows 2000
7 17 (11.72%) Windows 7
8 16 (11.03%) Windows XP
9 12 (8.28%) Windows 8
9 12 (8.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (6.90%) Windows Vista
10 10 (6.90%) UNIX
11 7 (4.83%) Solaris
11 7 (4.83%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (4.14%) VMS
12 6 (4.14%) CentOS
13 4 (2.76%) Ubuntu
13 4 (2.76%) AIX
14 3 (2.07%) Android
14 3 (2.07%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.31%) ITIL
2 20 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (13.10%) Service Management
4 17 (11.72%) E-Commerce
5 14 (9.66%) Mentoring
6 11 (7.59%) Coaching
7 9 (6.21%) Migration
7 9 (6.21%) Service Delivery
8 8 (5.52%) Network Design
8 8 (5.52%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (5.52%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (4.83%) Project Management
9 7 (4.83%) Project Planning
9 7 (4.83%) Information Security
10 6 (4.14%) Business Continuity
10 6 (4.14%) Time Management
10 6 (4.14%) Network Management
11 5 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (2.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.03%) SQL
2 14 (9.66%) C
3 8 (5.52%) PHP
4 6 (4.14%) Perl
4 6 (4.14%) Java
5 5 (3.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.76%) Python
6 4 (2.76%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.07%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.69%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.69%) C-shell
8 1 (0.69%) VBScript
8 1 (0.69%) VB
8 1 (0.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (14.48%) SC Cleared
1 21 (14.48%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.03%) Degree
3 14 (9.66%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (6.90%) CCNP
5 8 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (4.83%) MCSE
7 6 (4.14%) CCNA
8 5 (3.45%) MCP
9 4 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.38%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.90%) SLA
2 3 (2.07%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 98 (67.59%) Active Directory
2 37 (25.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (24.83%) vSphere
4 28 (19.31%) VMware ESX
5 24 (16.55%) XenApp
6 23 (15.86%) Hyper-V
7 21 (14.48%) XenDesktop
7 21 (14.48%) vCloud
8 15 (10.34%) Terminal Services
9 6 (4.14%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.76%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (2.07%) Samba
13 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.38%) Sendmail
13 2 (1.38%) XenServer
13 2 (1.38%) pfSense
14 1 (0.69%) Varnish
14 1 (0.69%) PowerHA
14 1 (0.69%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 25 (17.24%) Backup Exec
2 21 (14.48%) NetBackup
3 20 (13.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (11.03%) SCCM
5 5 (3.45%) cPanel
5 5 (3.45%) Cacti
6 4 (2.76%) SCOM
6 4 (2.76%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (2.07%) OpenView
8 1 (0.69%) Puppet
8 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.69%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.69%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.69%) Nagios
8 1 (0.69%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (63.45%) Microsoft
2 64 (44.14%) VMware
3 53 (36.55%) Cisco
4 37 (25.52%) Citrix
5 25 (17.24%) Symantec
6 22 (15.17%) Veritas
7 21 (14.48%) Sophos
8 17 (11.72%) CheckPoint
9 12 (8.28%) Red Hat
10 10 (6.90%) Acronis
10 10 (6.90%) F5
11 8 (5.52%) HP
11 8 (5.52%) SolarWinds
12 6 (4.14%) Blue Coat
13 5 (3.45%) EMC
13 5 (3.45%) Juniper
14 4 (2.76%) Crossbeam
14 4 (2.76%) Sun
14 4 (2.76%) Avaya
15 3 (2.07%) Veeam
Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: depends on experience + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago