The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 85 55 80
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +25
Permanent jobs citing DNS 49 97 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.28% 4.43% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.85% 22.35% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 36 77 60
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
330 434 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 15.36% 19.82% 22.53%
Number of salaries quoted 258 343 443
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

DNS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -2 21 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Welwyn Garden City -7 8 £31,000 -31.11%
Hemel Hempstead -1 7 £26,000 -38.09% 1
Stevenage +1 1 £47,500 +7.34% 1
Harpenden - 1 £37,500 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 91 (79.13%) Windows
2 85 (73.91%) DHCP
3 79 (68.70%) Active Directory
4 74 (64.35%) VMware
5 69 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 69 (60.00%) Firewall
6 66 (57.39%) Windows Server
7 65 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 58 (50.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 56 (48.70%) TCP/IP
10 46 (40.00%) Office 365
11 43 (37.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 42 (36.52%) Linux
12 42 (36.52%) Cisco
13 38 (33.04%) MS Exchange
14 35 (30.43%) SQL Server
15 33 (28.70%) ITIL
16 31 (26.96%) SQL
17 30 (26.09%) LAN
17 30 (26.09%) WAN
18 29 (25.22%) HP
19 28 (24.35%) VPN
20 26 (22.61%) VoIP
21 24 (20.87%) Citrix
21 24 (20.87%) Skype for Business
22 23 (20.00%) Data Centre
22 23 (20.00%) PowerShell
22 23 (20.00%) Degree
23 22 (19.13%) Windows 7
24 21 (18.26%) VMware ESXi

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 38 (33.04%) MS Exchange
2 24 (20.87%) Skype for Business
3 19 (16.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (12.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (12.17%) IIS
5 6 (5.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.35%) Apache
6 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.87%) Confluence
7 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.87%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.87%) JBoss
7 1 (0.87%) nginx
7 1 (0.87%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.87%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (14.78%) MS Excel
2 16 (13.91%) MS Office
3 2 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 11 (9.57%) SAP BPC
2 9 (7.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (40.00%) Office 365
2 12 (10.43%) PaaS
3 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.09%) Mimecast
5 6 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 85 (73.91%) DHCP
2 69 (60.00%) Firewall
3 56 (48.70%) TCP/IP
4 30 (26.09%) LAN
4 30 (26.09%) WAN
5 28 (24.35%) VPN
6 26 (22.61%) VoIP
7 21 (18.26%) Remote Desktop
8 19 (16.52%) SAN
9 16 (13.91%) VLAN
10 15 (13.04%) PBX
11 13 (11.30%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (11.30%) ISDN
11 13 (11.30%) MPLS
12 10 (8.70%) Ethernet
13 8 (6.96%) HTTP
13 8 (6.96%) Network Security
13 8 (6.96%) Unified Communications
14 7 (6.09%) iSCSI
15 6 (5.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (9.57%) MS Access
3 11 (9.57%) Power BI
3 11 (9.57%) SAP BW
3 11 (9.57%) SAP Data Services
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (9.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.09%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.61%) MySQL
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.48%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.61%) GoCD
4 1 (0.87%) Ant
4 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.87%) JIRA
4 1 (0.87%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.87%) JUnit
4 1 (0.87%) Liquibase
4 1 (0.87%) Maven
4 1 (0.87%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (11.30%) Retail
2 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.61%) Games
4 1 (0.87%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (23.48%) Support Engineer
2 23 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 21 (18.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 19 (16.52%) Analyst
5 17 (14.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 17 (14.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (13.04%) IT Engineer
7 14 (12.17%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (12.17%) Support Analyst
8 12 (10.43%) Linux Engineer
8 12 (10.43%) Office 365 Engineer
9 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 11 (9.57%) Developer
9 11 (9.57%) Infrastructure Support
9 11 (9.57%) Linux Support
9 11 (9.57%) Linux Support Engineer
9 11 (9.57%) Microsoft BI Developer
9 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Developer
10 10 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (7.83%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.65%) Web Services
2 17 (14.78%) .NET
3 12 (10.43%) REST
3 12 (10.43%) SOAP
4 11 (9.57%) MDX
5 4 (3.48%) CSS
5 4 (3.48%) HTML
5 4 (3.48%) XML
6 3 (2.61%) J2EE
6 3 (2.61%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.87%) COM
7 1 (0.87%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.87%) LAMP
7 1 (0.87%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.87%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.87%) MCollective
7 1 (0.87%) Middleware
7 1 (0.87%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.17%) Mathematics
3 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.57%) Computer Science
4 11 (9.57%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.09%) Replication
5 7 (6.09%) User Experience
6 6 (5.22%) Handset
7 5 (4.35%) Clustering
8 3 (2.61%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.74%) iPad
9 2 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 91 (79.13%) Windows
2 66 (57.39%) Windows Server
3 58 (50.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (37.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (36.52%) Linux
6 22 (19.13%) Windows 7
7 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (15.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (7.83%) Mac OS X
9 9 (7.83%) Unix
10 8 (6.96%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
12 2 (1.74%) Android
13 1 (0.87%) AIX
13 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.70%) ITIL
2 21 (18.26%) Mentoring
3 13 (11.30%) Change Management
3 13 (11.30%) E-Commerce
4 12 (10.43%) Coaching
4 12 (10.43%) Time Management
5 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.57%) Data Modelling
5 11 (9.57%) Database Tuning
5 11 (9.57%) ETL
5 11 (9.57%) ETL Development
5 11 (9.57%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (9.57%) Unit Testing
6 10 (8.70%) Information Security
7 9 (7.83%) Business Continuity
7 9 (7.83%) DevOps
7 9 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (7.83%) ITSM
7 9 (7.83%) Logistics
8 8 (6.96%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.96%) SQL
2 23 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 14 (12.17%) C
4 13 (11.30%) Python
5 11 (9.57%) T-SQL
5 11 (9.57%) VBA
6 9 (7.83%) Bash Shell
7 7 (6.09%) Java
7 7 (6.09%) VBScript
8 5 (4.35%) Ruby
9 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.61%) Go
10 3 (2.61%) Rust
11 2 (1.74%) Perl
11 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.87%) Korn
12 1 (0.87%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (20.00%) Degree
2 17 (14.78%) SC Cleared
2 17 (14.78%) Security Cleared
3 15 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (9.57%) CCNA
4 11 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (9.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (8.70%) MCP
5 10 (8.70%) MCSE
6 5 (4.35%) MCITP
7 4 (3.48%) MCTS
8 3 (2.61%) CCAA
8 3 (2.61%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.61%) MCSA
9 2 (1.74%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.87%) CCNP
10 1 (0.87%) CEH
10 1 (0.87%) CISA
10 1 (0.87%) CISM
10 1 (0.87%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.96%) PCI DSS
2 7 (6.09%) SLA
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (68.70%) Active Directory
2 65 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (18.26%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (15.65%) Terminal Services
5 17 (14.78%) Hyper-V
5 17 (14.78%) VMware ESX
6 6 (5.22%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (4.35%) KVM
7 5 (4.35%) vSphere
7 5 (4.35%) XenApp
8 4 (3.48%) Docker
8 4 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (2.61%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.87%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.87%) Postfix
11 1 (0.87%) Squid
11 1 (0.87%) vCloud
11 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) Backup Exec
1 9 (7.83%) SCCM
2 5 (4.35%) Ansible
2 5 (4.35%) Puppet
2 5 (4.35%) SCOM
3 4 (3.48%) Terraform
4 3 (2.61%) Grafana
4 3 (2.61%) Nessus
4 3 (2.61%) Nmap
5 2 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.87%) Kibana
6 1 (0.87%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.87%) logstash
6 1 (0.87%) Nagios
6 1 (0.87%) Rancher
6 1 (0.87%) Simpana
6 1 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.87%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 74 (64.35%) VMware
2 69 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 42 (36.52%) Cisco
4 29 (25.22%) HP
5 24 (20.87%) Citrix
6 16 (13.91%) IBM
7 15 (13.04%) Oracle
8 13 (11.30%) CheckPoint
9 11 (9.57%) Cognos
9 11 (9.57%) SAP
9 11 (9.57%) Veeam
10 10 (8.70%) Remedy
11 9 (7.83%) NetApp
12 8 (6.96%) 3PAR
12 8 (6.96%) Dell
13 5 (4.35%) Splunk
14 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
15 3 (2.61%) Apple
15 3 (2.61%) SonicWALL
16 2 (1.74%) Symantec
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