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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 78 53 78
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +25
Permanent jobs citing DNS 55 123 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.68% 5.32% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.41% 20.78% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49 66 67
Median salary £31,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,661 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.45%
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
410 592 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.96% 25.62% 26.82%
Number of salaries quoted 321 391 479
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Hemel Hempstead -1 11 £47,500 +86.27%
Watford +7 9 £35,500 -5.33% 1
Borehamwood +6 8 £25,000 -23.07%
Welwyn Garden City -6 2 £37,500 -18.91%
Potters Bar - 1 £27,500 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 123 (77.85%) Windows
2 119 (75.32%) DHCP
3 116 (73.42%) Firewall
4 93 (58.86%) VMware
5 92 (58.23%) Microsoft
6 89 (56.33%) Cisco
6 89 (56.33%) Linux
6 89 (56.33%) Windows Server
7 87 (55.06%) Active Directory
8 86 (54.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 80 (50.63%) TCP/IP
10 77 (48.73%) VPN
11 76 (48.10%) MS Exchange
12 65 (41.14%) SAN
13 63 (39.87%) SQL Server
13 63 (39.87%) Windows Server 2008
14 62 (39.24%) MS Excel
14 62 (39.24%) LAN
15 61 (38.61%) WAN
16 56 (35.44%) Exchange Server 2010
17 55 (34.81%) Apple
17 55 (34.81%) Blackberry
17 55 (34.81%) Replication
18 54 (34.18%) Windows Server 2003
19 53 (33.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 52 (32.91%) MS Office
20 52 (32.91%) Exchange Server 2013
20 52 (32.91%) Hyper-V
21 51 (32.28%) HP
22 46 (29.11%) NAS

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 76 (48.10%) MS Exchange
2 56 (35.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (33.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 52 (32.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (23.42%) Exchange Server 2007
6 29 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (10.13%) Apache
8 12 (7.59%) Skype for Business
9 10 (6.33%) Apache ServiceMix
9 10 (6.33%) Tomcat
9 10 (6.33%) WebSphere
9 10 (6.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (4.43%) SharePoint
11 5 (3.16%) IIS
12 4 (2.53%) Joomla!
12 4 (2.53%) Moodle
12 4 (2.53%) nginx
12 4 (2.53%) WordPress
13 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 62 (39.24%) MS Excel
2 52 (32.91%) MS Office
3 3 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (27.22%) Office 365
2 28 (17.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.90%) PaaS
4 2 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.63%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.63%) IaaS
5 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (75.32%) DHCP
2 116 (73.42%) Firewall
3 80 (50.63%) TCP/IP
4 77 (48.73%) VPN
5 65 (41.14%) SAN
6 62 (39.24%) LAN
7 61 (38.61%) WAN
8 46 (29.11%) NAS
9 43 (27.22%) SSL
10 38 (24.05%) VLAN
11 33 (20.89%) SMTP
11 33 (20.89%) Wireless
12 30 (18.99%) IMAP
13 28 (17.72%) DMZ
14 24 (15.19%) OSPF
15 22 (13.92%) FTP
16 21 (13.29%) Network Security
17 16 (10.13%) Remote Desktop
17 16 (10.13%) SSH
18 13 (8.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (39.87%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.29%) MySQL
2 21 (13.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (3.80%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.16%) Navicat
4 5 (3.16%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (3.16%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.16%) PhpStorm
2 3 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (3.80%) Finance
2 5 (3.16%) Retail
2 5 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.90%) Games
4 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.27%) Military
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (32.91%) Support Engineer
2 35 (22.15%) IT Engineer
3 32 (20.25%) IT Support
4 30 (18.99%) IT Support Engineer
5 23 (14.56%) Senior Support Engineer
6 22 (13.92%) Administrator
7 21 (13.29%) Senior IT Engineer
7 21 (13.29%) Senior IT Support
8 20 (12.66%) Systems Administrator
8 20 (12.66%) Systems Engineer
9 18 (11.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 18 (11.39%) 3rd Line Support
9 18 (11.39%) Systems Support
10 17 (10.76%) Systems Support Engineer
11 16 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (9.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 15 (9.49%) Network Engineer
13 12 (7.59%) Linux Administrator
13 12 (7.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 11 (6.96%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.82%) MAPI
2 16 (10.13%) LAMP
3 10 (6.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (3.16%) CSS
4 5 (3.16%) CSS3
4 5 (3.16%) HTML
4 5 (3.16%) HTML5
4 5 (3.16%) jQuery
4 5 (3.16%) JSON
4 5 (3.16%) WAMP
4 5 (3.16%) XHTML
5 4 (2.53%) Alternative PHP Cache
5 4 (2.53%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (2.53%) Regular Expression
6 3 (1.90%) 802.1X
6 3 (1.90%) Django
6 3 (1.90%) Web Services
7 1 (0.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 55 (34.81%) Blackberry
1 55 (34.81%) Replication
2 28 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (17.72%) Hybrid Cloud
3 25 (15.82%) iPhone
3 25 (15.82%) PDA
4 22 (13.92%) Data Centre
5 18 (11.39%) Fat Client
5 18 (11.39%) Thin Client
6 16 (10.13%) Clustering
7 11 (6.96%) EqualLogic
8 10 (6.33%) HP StoreVirtual
9 8 (5.06%) User Experience
10 7 (4.43%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (3.16%) Client/Server
12 4 (2.53%) AS400
12 4 (2.53%) Spread Betting
13 3 (1.90%) PKI
13 3 (1.90%) Public Cloud
14 2 (1.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 123 (77.85%) Windows
2 89 (56.33%) Linux
2 89 (56.33%) Windows Server
3 63 (39.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 54 (34.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (23.42%) Windows 7
6 33 (20.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (18.35%) Windows 8
8 28 (17.72%) Windows 10
9 26 (16.46%) Windows XP
10 25 (15.82%) Android
10 25 (15.82%) Windows Vista
11 17 (10.76%) Unix
12 13 (8.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (4.43%) CentOS
14 3 (1.90%) Debian
15 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
15 2 (1.27%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (14.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 22 (13.92%) ITIL
3 19 (12.03%) Mentoring
4 16 (10.13%) Network Design
5 14 (8.86%) Problem Management
6 12 (7.59%) Time Management
7 11 (6.96%) Project Management
8 10 (6.33%) Load Balancing
8 10 (6.33%) Network Management
8 10 (6.33%) Service Management
9 9 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (5.06%) Information Security
11 6 (3.80%) Business Continuity
11 6 (3.80%) Change Management
11 6 (3.80%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.80%) Network Architecture
12 5 (3.16%) Analytics
12 5 (3.16%) Coaching
12 5 (3.16%) Cross-Browser Testing
12 5 (3.16%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (20.89%) SQL
2 32 (20.25%) Bash Shell
3 22 (13.92%) PowerShell
4 20 (12.66%) PHP
5 19 (12.03%) Perl
6 17 (10.76%) Java
7 11 (6.96%) Python
8 10 (6.33%) Shell Script
8 10 (6.33%) VBA
9 6 (3.80%) VBScript
10 5 (3.16%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.16%) PHP 5
11 2 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (10.76%) MCSE
3 15 (9.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (7.59%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.33%) MCSA
6 8 (5.06%) Degree
7 7 (4.43%) CCNP
8 6 (3.80%) CCIE
8 6 (3.80%) CCNA
8 6 (3.80%) MCP
9 4 (2.53%) CISSP
10 3 (1.90%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.90%) Network+ Certification
11 2 (1.27%) MCITP
11 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.63%) CCAA
12 1 (0.63%) CCEE
12 1 (0.63%) CCIA
12 1 (0.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (23.42%) SLA
2 7 (4.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.53%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 87 (55.06%) Active Directory
2 86 (54.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (32.91%) Hyper-V
4 35 (22.15%) vSphere
5 24 (15.19%) Terminal Services
6 21 (13.29%) NFS
6 21 (13.29%) VMware ESXi
7 15 (9.49%) Sendmail
8 14 (8.86%) Xen
8 14 (8.86%) XenApp
9 10 (6.33%) Postfix
9 10 (6.33%) qmail
10 7 (4.43%) VMware Server
11 6 (3.80%) iptables
12 4 (2.53%) Varnish
12 4 (2.53%) VMware ESX
12 4 (2.53%) XenDesktop
13 2 (1.27%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (1.27%) KVM
14 1 (0.63%) Samba
Systems Management
1 26 (16.46%) Backup Exec
2 10 (6.33%) Plesk
3 7 (4.43%) Nmap
4 5 (3.16%) cPanel
5 4 (2.53%) Cacti
5 4 (2.53%) Nagios
5 4 (2.53%) Nessus
6 3 (1.90%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (1.90%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 93 (58.86%) VMware
2 92 (58.23%) Microsoft
3 89 (56.33%) Cisco
4 55 (34.81%) Apple
5 51 (32.28%) HP
6 29 (18.35%) SonicWALL
7 28 (17.72%) Fujitsu
8 25 (15.82%) Draytek
9 24 (15.19%) Citrix
10 23 (14.56%) Dell
11 18 (11.39%) Veeam
12 16 (10.13%) CheckPoint
13 15 (9.49%) Red Hat
14 12 (7.59%) Avaya
15 11 (6.96%) 3PAR
16 10 (6.33%) F5
16 10 (6.33%) Oracle
17 9 (5.70%) IBM
18 5 (3.16%) Aruba
19 4 (2.53%) R1Soft
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