The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 62 69 96
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +27
Permanent jobs citing DNS 90 64 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.62% 3.00% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.79% 12.31% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 74 31 53
Average salary £49,500 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £28,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
570 520 570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.93% 24.34% 21.61%
Number of salaries quoted 450 348 446
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
East of England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Watford +10 38 £50,000 +28.20% 4
Hemel Hempstead -1 12 £30,000 +30.43%
Stevenage +5 7 £36,250 +16.93%
Welwyn Garden City +7 3 £31,500 -30.76% 2
St Albans -12 2 £35,000 +2.94%
Rickmansworth -1 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Borehamwood - 1 - -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 86 (55.13%) DHCP
2 85 (54.49%) Windows
3 66 (42.31%) Linux
4 65 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 65 (41.67%) VMware
5 59 (37.82%) SQL
6 55 (35.26%) Active Directory
7 51 (32.69%) MS Exchange
8 49 (31.41%) Apache
9 48 (30.77%) Cisco
10 47 (30.13%) MS Excel
10 47 (30.13%) HTTP
11 40 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 38 (24.36%) MySQL
12 38 (24.36%) Citrix
12 38 (24.36%) Firewall
13 34 (21.79%) Red Hat
14 33 (21.15%) TCP/IP
15 32 (20.51%) Finance
16 30 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
17 28 (17.95%) Oracle
17 28 (17.95%) SQL Server
17 28 (17.95%) E-Commerce
17 28 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
17 28 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (17.95%) Hyper-V
17 28 (17.95%) Lync
18 27 (17.31%) HP
18 27 (17.31%) Service Delivery
19 26 (16.67%) Java

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 51 (32.69%) MS Exchange
2 49 (31.41%) Apache
3 30 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (17.95%) Lync
5 26 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 22 (14.10%) CMS
7 20 (12.82%) IIS
7 20 (12.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (12.18%) SharePoint
8 19 (12.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 16 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (4.49%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.92%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.92%) WebLogic
13 2 (1.28%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 47 (30.13%) MS Excel
2 17 (10.90%) MS Office
3 7 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.64%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.62%) Office 365
2 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.92%) SaaS
3 3 (1.92%) PaaS
4 2 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.64%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 86 (55.13%) DHCP
2 47 (30.13%) HTTP
3 38 (24.36%) Firewall
4 33 (21.15%) TCP/IP
5 25 (16.03%) SAN
6 23 (14.74%) LAN
6 23 (14.74%) WAN
7 22 (14.10%) VPN
8 18 (11.54%) Internet
9 14 (8.97%) VoIP
9 14 (8.97%) iSCSI
10 13 (8.33%) MPLS
11 12 (7.69%) VLAN
12 8 (5.13%) LDAP
13 7 (4.49%) Wireless
13 7 (4.49%) Network Security
13 7 (4.49%) Multicast
14 6 (3.85%) PBX
15 5 (3.21%) SNMP
15 5 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (24.36%) MySQL
2 28 (17.95%) SQL Server
3 22 (14.10%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (13.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.64%) DB2
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.64%) Navicat
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Zend Studio
1 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (20.51%) Finance
2 25 (16.03%) Telecoms
3 23 (14.74%) Games
4 19 (12.18%) Online Betting
5 16 (10.26%) Retail
6 9 (5.77%) Back Office
7 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.92%) Banking
8 2 (1.28%) Publishing
9 1 (0.64%) Billing
Job Titles
1 39 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 33 (21.15%) Administrator
3 30 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
4 21 (13.46%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 19 (12.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 19 (12.18%) Linux Administrator
6 18 (11.54%) Senior Linux Administrator
6 18 (11.54%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 18 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 16 (10.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (8.97%) Architect
9 13 (8.33%) Consultant
9 13 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
10 12 (7.69%) Project Engineer
10 12 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
11 10 (6.41%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (6.41%) Server Support
11 10 (6.41%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.13%) .NET
2 6 (3.85%) CSS
2 6 (3.85%) SOAP
2 6 (3.85%) HTML
3 5 (3.21%) Web Services
3 5 (3.21%) JSP
4 4 (2.56%) Middleware
5 3 (1.92%) jQuery
5 3 (1.92%) COM
6 2 (1.28%) REST
6 2 (1.28%) LAMP
6 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.64%) JSON
7 1 (0.64%) XML
7 1 (0.64%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.10%) Online Games
2 16 (10.26%) Replication
3 15 (9.62%) PKI
4 9 (5.77%) Thin Client
4 9 (5.77%) Fat Client
5 7 (4.49%) FlexPod
5 7 (4.49%) Blackberry
5 7 (4.49%) CLARiiON
5 7 (4.49%) Clustering
5 7 (4.49%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.85%) Firmware
7 5 (3.21%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.56%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.28%) iPhone
9 2 (1.28%) iPad
9 2 (1.28%) PDA
9 2 (1.28%) W3C
10 1 (0.64%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 85 (54.49%) Windows
2 66 (42.31%) Linux
3 40 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 25 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (12.18%) CentOS
6 19 (12.18%) UNIX
6 19 (12.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (10.90%) Windows XP
8 10 (6.41%) Solaris
9 8 (5.13%) Ubuntu
10 7 (4.49%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (2.56%) AIX
13 3 (1.92%) HPUX
13 3 (1.92%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.28%) Android
15 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.64%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.95%) E-Commerce
2 27 (17.31%) Service Delivery
3 20 (12.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (12.82%) Time Management
4 19 (12.18%) ITIL
5 11 (7.05%) Project Management
5 11 (7.05%) Problem Management
6 9 (5.77%) Change Management
7 7 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (3.85%) Service Management
8 6 (3.85%) Migration
9 5 (3.21%) Network Design
9 5 (3.21%) Software Engineering
10 4 (2.56%) Network Management
11 3 (1.92%) Network Load Balancing
11 3 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (1.92%) Project Planning
11 3 (1.92%) SEO
11 3 (1.92%) ERP
11 3 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 59 (37.82%) SQL
2 26 (16.67%) Java
3 20 (12.82%) PHP
4 9 (5.77%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.13%) Perl
5 8 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 6 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.85%) C#
6 6 (3.85%) VBScript
7 5 (3.21%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.56%) Korn
9 3 (1.92%) Bourne shell
9 3 (1.92%) C-shell
9 3 (1.92%) Python
9 3 (1.92%) C
10 2 (1.28%) VB
10 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.64%) AWK
11 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 28 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 17 (10.90%) Degree
4 16 (10.26%) CCNP
4 16 (10.26%) CCNA
5 12 (7.69%) MCP
5 12 (7.69%) MCSE
6 10 (6.41%) Security Cleared
7 9 (5.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (5.77%) MCTS
8 8 (5.13%) MCITP
8 8 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (5.13%) CCEE
8 8 (5.13%) CCAA
8 8 (5.13%) CCIA
9 4 (2.56%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.92%) MCSA
11 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.64%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 55 (35.26%) Active Directory
2 28 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (17.95%) Hyper-V
3 21 (13.46%) XenApp
3 21 (13.46%) VMware ESX
4 19 (12.18%) vSphere
5 12 (7.69%) XenDesktop
6 9 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (4.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 6 (3.85%) Terminal Services
9 4 (2.56%) XenServer
9 4 (2.56%) vCloud
10 3 (1.92%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (1.28%) Samba
11 2 (1.28%) Sendmail
11 2 (1.28%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (1.28%) Veritas File System
11 2 (1.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (1.28%) pfSense
12 1 (0.64%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (14.74%) SCCM
2 8 (5.13%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.49%) SCOM
3 7 (4.49%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (4.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (3.21%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (3.21%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (2.56%) Netcool
5 4 (2.56%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 4 (2.56%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (2.56%) Control-M
6 3 (1.92%) Nessus
6 3 (1.92%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.92%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.28%) Cacti
7 2 (1.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.28%) OpenView
7 2 (1.28%) Puppet
8 1 (0.64%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 65 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 65 (41.67%) VMware
2 48 (30.77%) Cisco
3 38 (24.36%) Citrix
4 34 (21.79%) Red Hat
5 28 (17.95%) Oracle
6 27 (17.31%) HP
7 16 (10.26%) CheckPoint
8 13 (8.33%) Symantec
9 11 (7.05%) NetApp
10 10 (6.41%) EMC
10 10 (6.41%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.77%) SonicWALL
12 7 (4.49%) CommVault
12 7 (4.49%) IBM
13 6 (3.85%) Sun
13 6 (3.85%) Avaya
13 6 (3.85%) AppSense
13 6 (3.85%) Google
13 6 (3.85%) Veritas
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