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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 122 78 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 5.43% 3.09% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.33% 11.39% 13.08%
Number of salaries quoted 66 68 58
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
572 685 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.48% 27.14% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 383 473 476
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Hemel Hempstead +2 34 £25,500 -33.76% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 20 £46,250 -
St Albans -8 15 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Watford -1 10 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Borehamwood +5 5 £32,500 -
Hitchin - 1 £22,000 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 135 (68.88%) DHCP
2 127 (64.80%) Windows
3 111 (56.63%) Microsoft
4 110 (56.12%) Active Directory
5 93 (47.45%) VMware
6 88 (44.90%) Cisco
7 83 (42.35%) MS Exchange
8 82 (41.84%) Firewall
9 77 (39.29%) Citrix
10 71 (36.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 68 (34.69%) Linux
12 62 (31.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 60 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
14 56 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
15 55 (28.06%) ITIL
16 52 (26.53%) vSphere
17 49 (25.00%) TCP/IP
18 47 (23.98%) Apache
18 47 (23.98%) MySQL
18 47 (23.98%) SQL Server
19 46 (23.47%) Hyper-V
20 45 (22.96%) SQL
21 44 (22.45%) IIS
21 44 (22.45%) MS Excel
22 43 (21.94%) Clustering
22 43 (21.94%) WAN
23 41 (20.92%) Exchange Server 2007
24 40 (20.41%) HP
24 40 (20.41%) Symantec
24 40 (20.41%) XenDesktop

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 83 (42.35%) MS Exchange
2 56 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (23.98%) Apache
4 44 (22.45%) IIS
5 41 (20.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 37 (18.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 23 (11.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (9.69%) SharePoint
9 17 (8.67%) Tomcat
10 16 (8.16%) CMS
10 16 (8.16%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (4.08%) Lync
12 4 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (1.53%) Moodle
13 3 (1.53%) nginx
13 3 (1.53%) WordPress
13 3 (1.53%) Joomla!
14 2 (1.02%) Alfresco
Applications
1 44 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (18.37%) Office 365
2 19 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (9.18%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.02%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.51%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 135 (68.88%) DHCP
2 82 (41.84%) Firewall
3 49 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 43 (21.94%) WAN
5 39 (19.90%) SAN
5 39 (19.90%) LAN
6 33 (16.84%) VLAN
7 32 (16.33%) SMTP
8 28 (14.29%) VPN
9 19 (9.69%) IP Telephony
9 19 (9.69%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (9.18%) HTTP
11 17 (8.67%) NAS
12 16 (8.16%) Internet
13 13 (6.63%) Network Security
13 13 (6.63%) SSL
13 13 (6.63%) Wireless
14 10 (5.10%) OSPF
14 10 (5.10%) iSCSI
15 8 (4.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (23.98%) MySQL
1 47 (23.98%) SQL Server
2 31 (15.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (14.80%) SQL Server 2000
4 17 (8.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.02%) dBASE
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (13.27%) Telecoms
2 25 (12.76%) Finance
3 19 (9.69%) Games
4 16 (8.16%) Online Betting
5 12 (6.12%) Advertising
6 3 (1.53%) Retail
7 2 (1.02%) Electronics
7 2 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (22.45%) Administrator
2 37 (18.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 34 (17.35%) Linux Administrator
4 29 (14.80%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (14.29%) Analyst
6 27 (13.78%) Systems Administrator
6 27 (13.78%) Support Engineer
7 20 (10.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 17 (8.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 16 (8.16%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 16 (8.16%) Senior Linux Administrator
9 16 (8.16%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
9 16 (8.16%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (7.65%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 12 (6.12%) Linux Specialist
12 9 (4.59%) IT Support
12 9 (4.59%) Support Analyst
13 8 (4.08%) Field Engineer
14 7 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
14 7 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.16%) Web Services
2 4 (2.04%) LAMP
3 3 (1.53%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 3 (1.53%) .NET
4 2 (1.02%) WCF
4 2 (1.02%) LINQ
4 2 (1.02%) Ajax
4 2 (1.02%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.02%) HTML
4 2 (1.02%) CSS
4 2 (1.02%) XML
4 2 (1.02%) XSLT
4 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (1.02%) jQuery
4 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.51%) COM
5 1 (0.51%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.94%) Clustering
2 38 (19.39%) Blackberry
3 17 (8.67%) Fat Client
3 17 (8.67%) Thin Client
4 16 (8.16%) Online Games
5 15 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (5.61%) Replication
7 7 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (3.06%) Handset
9 5 (2.55%) iPhone
9 5 (2.55%) Management Information System
9 5 (2.55%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.55%) PDA
10 3 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.53%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.02%) W3C
11 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 127 (64.80%) Windows
2 71 (36.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 68 (34.69%) Linux
4 62 (31.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (17.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (14.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (14.80%) Windows 2000
7 27 (13.78%) Debian
8 23 (11.73%) Windows 7
9 20 (10.20%) CentOS
10 8 (4.08%) Windows 8
11 7 (3.57%) UNIX
12 6 (3.06%) Windows XP
13 5 (2.55%) Android
13 5 (2.55%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.55%) Windows Vista
14 4 (2.04%) Mac OS
15 2 (1.02%) Solaris
16 1 (0.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (28.06%) ITIL
2 19 (9.69%) Service Delivery
3 18 (9.18%) Project Management
4 17 (8.67%) E-Commerce
5 14 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 12 (6.12%) Web Application Development
7 11 (5.61%) Migration
7 11 (5.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (5.10%) Time Management
9 9 (4.59%) Load Balancing
10 8 (4.08%) Information Security
11 7 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (3.57%) Business Continuity
11 7 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
12 5 (2.55%) Configuration Management
12 5 (2.55%) Change Management
13 3 (1.53%) Line Management
13 3 (1.53%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (1.53%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (1.53%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (22.96%) SQL
2 17 (8.67%) Perl
2 17 (8.67%) Java
3 7 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.06%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.55%) C
6 4 (2.04%) VBScript
6 4 (2.04%) VB
7 3 (1.53%) PHP
8 2 (1.02%) VBA
8 2 (1.02%) C#
8 2 (1.02%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.02%) Python
9 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (9.18%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (9.18%) CCNA
2 16 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 14 (7.14%) Security Cleared
4 13 (6.63%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (6.12%) MCSE
6 9 (4.59%) CCNP
6 9 (4.59%) Degree
7 7 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.55%) MCITP
9 4 (2.04%) MCP
10 3 (1.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (1.53%) MCSA
11 2 (1.02%) CISM
11 2 (1.02%) CISSP
11 2 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.02%) CCIE
11 2 (1.02%) PCI QSA
12 1 (0.51%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.22%) SLA
2 5 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.53%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 110 (56.12%) Active Directory
2 60 (30.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (26.53%) vSphere
4 46 (23.47%) Hyper-V
5 40 (20.41%) XenDesktop
6 39 (19.90%) VMware ESX
7 38 (19.39%) XenApp
8 30 (15.31%) iptables
9 29 (14.80%) vCloud
9 29 (14.80%) Samba
10 27 (13.78%) NFS
11 13 (6.63%) Terminal Services
12 12 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (3.57%) XenServer
13 7 (3.57%) VMware Server
14 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 6 (3.06%) VMware Workstation
15 5 (2.55%) Postfix
15 5 (2.55%) Xen
16 3 (1.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 35 (17.86%) Backup Exec
2 34 (17.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 29 (14.80%) NetBackup
4 17 (8.67%) SCCM
5 6 (3.06%) SCOM
6 5 (2.55%) Cacti
7 4 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.53%) cPanel
8 3 (1.53%) Nagios
9 2 (1.02%) WSUS
10 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 111 (56.63%) Microsoft
2 93 (47.45%) VMware
3 88 (44.90%) Cisco
4 77 (39.29%) Citrix
5 40 (20.41%) HP
5 40 (20.41%) Symantec
6 33 (16.84%) Veritas
7 31 (15.82%) Sophos
8 26 (13.27%) Red Hat
9 20 (10.20%) Dell
10 16 (8.16%) Oracle
11 14 (7.14%) Apple
12 8 (4.08%) SonicWALL
12 8 (4.08%) Fujitsu
13 7 (3.57%) NetApp
14 6 (3.06%) Sun
14 6 (3.06%) 3PAR
15 5 (2.55%) McAfee
15 5 (2.55%) CheckPoint
16 4 (2.04%) SolarWinds
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM Group
Salary: car + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Evercom
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience and certific
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Amazon
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
camelot
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Essex and Hertfordshire
System Sense
Salary: up to £30k + car + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago