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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 61 79 67
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 91 65 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 4.33% 2.87% 3.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.81% 11.84% 14.85%
Number of salaries quoted 51 54 89
Average salary £41,250 £40,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £27,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £67,600
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -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
511 549 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.31% 24.21% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 375 396 510
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,860 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -6 32 £31,000 -22.50% 3
St Albans -13 13 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Watford +6 6 £37,500 +50.00% 2
Borehamwood +4 5 £24,000 -26.15%
Potters Bar +2 5 £21,750 -40.41%
Welwyn Garden City -7 3 £28,000 +16.66% 1
Stevenage +14 1 £47,500 +16.56% 1
Harpenden - 1 £27,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £36,000 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 117 (70.91%) Windows
2 105 (63.64%) DHCP
3 95 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 95 (57.58%) Active Directory
4 92 (55.76%) MS Exchange
5 74 (44.85%) Cisco
6 73 (44.24%) VMware
7 70 (42.42%) Firewall
8 66 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 63 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (35.15%) Citrix
11 54 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
12 53 (32.12%) Linux
13 51 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2007
14 50 (30.30%) SQL Server
15 47 (28.48%) Exchange Server 2003
16 46 (27.88%) vSphere
17 45 (27.27%) IIS
18 44 (26.67%) Symantec
19 43 (26.06%) Clustering
20 41 (24.85%) Blackberry
21 40 (24.24%) Backup Exec
21 40 (24.24%) XenDesktop
22 39 (23.64%) VMware ESX
23 38 (23.03%) Norton AntiVirus
24 37 (22.42%) Sophos
24 37 (22.42%) XenApp
25 36 (21.82%) SQL Server 2008
25 36 (21.82%) Veritas
25 36 (21.82%) SQL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 92 (55.76%) MS Exchange
2 66 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (30.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 47 (28.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 45 (27.27%) IIS
6 32 (19.39%) Apache
7 19 (11.52%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (9.09%) Lync
8 15 (9.09%) SharePoint
9 10 (6.06%) Tomcat
10 9 (5.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 9 (5.45%) CMS
11 7 (4.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (1.82%) Joomla!
12 3 (1.82%) WordPress
12 3 (1.82%) nginx
12 3 (1.82%) Moodle
13 2 (1.21%) Alfresco
14 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 36 (21.82%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.76%) Office 365
2 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.82%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.21%) Google Compute Engine
5 2 (1.21%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.61%) SaaS
6 1 (0.61%) PaaS
6 1 (0.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (63.64%) DHCP
2 70 (42.42%) Firewall
3 36 (21.82%) TCP/IP
4 33 (20.00%) SAN
5 29 (17.58%) WAN
6 27 (16.36%) LAN
7 23 (13.94%) VLAN
8 22 (13.33%) SMTP
9 21 (12.73%) VPN
10 17 (10.30%) NAS
11 16 (9.70%) Internet
12 15 (9.09%) Wireless
13 12 (7.27%) SSL
14 11 (6.67%) HTTP
15 9 (5.45%) OSPF
15 9 (5.45%) iSCSI
15 9 (5.45%) IP Telephony
16 7 (4.24%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (4.24%) IPsec
16 7 (4.24%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 36 (21.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (20.61%) SQL Server 2000
4 32 (19.39%) MySQL
5 9 (5.45%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.21%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.61%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 2 (1.21%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (10.30%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.09%) Finance
3 13 (7.88%) Games
4 9 (5.45%) Online Betting
5 4 (2.42%) Retail
6 3 (1.82%) Billing
7 2 (1.21%) Back Office
7 2 (1.21%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (24.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (21.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 30 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 29 (17.58%) Administrator
5 22 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
6 17 (10.30%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (9.70%) IT Support
8 15 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
9 13 (7.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 11 (6.67%) Analyst
11 9 (5.45%) Senior Support Engineer
11 9 (5.45%) Senior Systems Administrator
11 9 (5.45%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 9 (5.45%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 8 (4.85%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (4.24%) Linux Specialist
13 7 (4.24%) Field Engineer
13 7 (4.24%) Infrastructure Specialist
14 6 (3.64%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.24%) Web Services
2 4 (2.42%) LAMP
3 3 (1.82%) HTML
3 3 (1.82%) .NET
3 3 (1.82%) CSS
3 3 (1.82%) jQuery
3 3 (1.82%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (1.21%) LINQ
4 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (1.21%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.21%) XML
4 2 (1.21%) XSLT
4 2 (1.21%) Ajax
4 2 (1.21%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.21%) WCF
5 1 (0.61%) Symfony
5 1 (0.61%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.06%) Clustering
2 41 (24.85%) Blackberry
3 12 (7.27%) Replication
4 9 (5.45%) Online Games
5 6 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.64%) iPhone
6 5 (3.03%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.03%) Thin Client
6 5 (3.03%) PDA
6 5 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.42%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.21%) W3C
8 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.21%) Blog
8 2 (1.21%) FMCG
8 2 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.61%) LPAR
9 1 (0.61%) DLPAR
9 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 117 (70.91%) Windows
2 63 (38.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (32.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 53 (32.12%) Linux
5 34 (20.61%) Windows 2000
6 23 (13.94%) Windows 7
7 21 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (10.30%) Debian
10 12 (7.27%) CentOS
11 11 (6.67%) UNIX
12 10 (6.06%) Windows 8
13 6 (3.64%) Solaris
13 6 (3.64%) Windows XP
13 6 (3.64%) Android
13 6 (3.64%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (3.03%) Windows Vista
14 5 (3.03%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.82%) AIX
16 2 (1.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.94%) ITIL
2 18 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (7.27%) Service Delivery
4 11 (6.67%) Migration
4 11 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 10 (6.06%) Time Management
6 9 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (4.85%) Business Continuity
7 8 (4.85%) Project Management
8 7 (4.24%) Service Management
8 7 (4.24%) Web Application Development
9 6 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (3.64%) Load Balancing
10 5 (3.03%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (3.03%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (2.42%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (2.42%) Line Management
11 4 (2.42%) Project Planning
12 3 (1.82%) Logistics
12 3 (1.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 36 (21.82%) SQL
2 14 (8.48%) Perl
3 11 (6.67%) Java
4 8 (4.85%) PowerShell
5 6 (3.64%) Bash Shell
6 4 (2.42%) Python
6 4 (2.42%) PHP
7 3 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.82%) VBScript
7 3 (1.82%) VB
8 2 (1.21%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.21%) C#
9 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (15.76%) SC Cleared
1 26 (15.76%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.48%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (7.88%) CCNA
4 10 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (5.45%) MCSE
5 9 (5.45%) CCNP
6 6 (3.64%) Degree
7 5 (3.03%) MCP
8 3 (1.82%) CCIE
8 3 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.61%) MCSA
10 1 (0.61%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.70%) SLA
2 3 (1.82%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 95 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 46 (27.88%) vSphere
3 40 (24.24%) XenDesktop
4 39 (23.64%) VMware ESX
5 37 (22.42%) XenApp
6 35 (21.21%) vCloud
7 33 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (17.58%) Hyper-V
9 21 (12.73%) Samba
10 20 (12.12%) iptables
11 18 (10.91%) NFS
12 5 (3.03%) Terminal Services
12 5 (3.03%) XenServer
13 4 (2.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (2.42%) Xen
13 4 (2.42%) Sendmail
14 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (1.82%) Varnish
14 3 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (1.21%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 40 (24.24%) Backup Exec
2 38 (23.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 35 (21.21%) NetBackup
4 12 (7.27%) SCCM
5 6 (3.64%) SCOM
5 6 (3.64%) Cacti
6 5 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.82%) cPanel
7 3 (1.82%) Nagios
8 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 95 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 74 (44.85%) Cisco
3 73 (44.24%) VMware
4 58 (35.15%) Citrix
5 44 (26.67%) Symantec
6 37 (22.42%) Sophos
7 36 (21.82%) Veritas
8 21 (12.73%) HP
9 14 (8.48%) Red Hat
10 10 (6.06%) Acronis
11 9 (5.45%) Apple
11 9 (5.45%) Oracle
12 7 (4.24%) NetApp
13 6 (3.64%) CheckPoint
13 6 (3.64%) SonicWALL
13 6 (3.64%) SolarWinds
14 5 (3.03%) 3PAR
14 5 (3.03%) Veeam
14 5 (3.03%) Dell
15 4 (2.42%) EMC
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £28k - 32k per year + Pension + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £45001 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Stevenage
Altura
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago