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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 67 69 67
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 73 61 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.59% 3.18% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.11% 12.92% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 56 49 89
Average salary £47,500 £36,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.13% -18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
483 472 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.73% 24.60% 22.70%
Number of salaries quoted 393 292 497
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
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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 25 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Watford -4 12 £51,000 +82.14% 1
Stevenage +26 9 £47,500 -5.00%
St Albans -20 5 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Letchworth +20 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Potters Bar 0 3 £21,750 -40.41%
Borehamwood +2 2 £27,000 -10.74%
Welwyn Garden City -6 1 £32,500 +35.41% 1
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £36,000 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 105 (76.64%) Windows
2 91 (66.42%) Active Directory
3 88 (64.23%) Microsoft
4 84 (61.31%) DHCP
5 81 (59.12%) MS Exchange
6 66 (48.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 64 (46.72%) VMware
8 53 (38.69%) Firewall
9 52 (37.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 52 (37.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 50 (36.50%) Cisco
11 48 (35.04%) Exchange Server 2007
12 41 (29.93%) Exchange Server 2003
12 41 (29.93%) MS Excel
13 39 (28.47%) Citrix
13 39 (28.47%) vSphere
14 38 (27.74%) SQL Server
15 35 (25.55%) TCP/IP
16 33 (24.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 32 (23.36%) Symantec
17 32 (23.36%) Clustering
18 31 (22.63%) Backup Exec
18 31 (22.63%) Linux
19 30 (21.90%) SQL Server 2008
19 30 (21.90%) XenApp
20 29 (21.17%) Windows Server 2003
20 29 (21.17%) Blackberry
20 29 (21.17%) VMware ESX
21 28 (20.44%) SQL Server 2000
21 28 (20.44%) Veritas

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 81 (59.12%) MS Exchange
2 52 (37.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (35.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 41 (29.93%) Exchange Server 2003
5 28 (20.44%) IIS
6 19 (13.87%) Lync
7 16 (11.68%) Apache
8 10 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
10 7 (5.11%) CMS
11 6 (4.38%) Tomcat
12 5 (3.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (3.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.46%) Joomla!
13 2 (1.46%) Alfresco
13 2 (1.46%) WordPress
14 1 (0.73%) nginx
14 1 (0.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (29.93%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.03%) Office 365
2 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.19%) PaaS
3 3 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.19%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.46%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (1.46%) Google App Engine
4 2 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.73%) SaaS
5 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.73%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (61.31%) DHCP
2 53 (38.69%) Firewall
3 35 (25.55%) TCP/IP
4 24 (17.52%) LAN
5 22 (16.06%) WAN
6 19 (13.87%) VPN
7 17 (12.41%) SAN
8 13 (9.49%) VLAN
8 13 (9.49%) Internet
9 12 (8.76%) MPLS
10 11 (8.03%) NAS
10 11 (8.03%) VoIP
11 10 (7.30%) SMTP
12 8 (5.84%) Wireless
13 6 (4.38%) IP Telephony
13 6 (4.38%) HTTPS
13 6 (4.38%) SSL
13 6 (4.38%) Multicast
14 5 (3.65%) OSPF
14 5 (3.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.74%) SQL Server
2 30 (21.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (20.44%) SQL Server 2000
4 17 (12.41%) MySQL
5 5 (3.65%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (12.41%) Finance
2 11 (8.03%) Retail
3 9 (6.57%) Games
4 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
4 8 (5.84%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.65%) Online Betting
6 3 (2.19%) Billing
7 2 (1.46%) Back Office
7 2 (1.46%) Local Government
8 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (23.36%) Support Engineer
1 32 (23.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 27 (19.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (18.98%) IT Support
4 23 (16.79%) IT Support Engineer
5 15 (10.95%) Analyst
6 14 (10.22%) Administrator
7 10 (7.30%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.57%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.57%) Senior Support Engineer
8 9 (6.57%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (5.11%) Architect
9 7 (5.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.38%) Server Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Senior IT Support
11 5 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 5 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Linux Administrator
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.65%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.65%) Web Services
2 3 (2.19%) jQuery
2 3 (2.19%) X-Windows
2 3 (2.19%) CSS
2 3 (2.19%) HTML
2 3 (2.19%) LAMP
3 2 (1.46%) Ajax
3 2 (1.46%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.46%) LINQ
3 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 2 (1.46%) WCF
3 2 (1.46%) .NET
3 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.46%) XML
3 2 (1.46%) XSLT
3 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.73%) HTML5
4 1 (0.73%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.36%) Clustering
2 29 (21.17%) Blackberry
3 11 (8.03%) Mathematics
4 6 (4.38%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (3.65%) iPhone
5 5 (3.65%) Online Games
5 5 (3.65%) Handset
5 5 (3.65%) Replication
6 3 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.19%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.19%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.19%) PDA
7 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.46%) Blog
7 2 (1.46%) W3C
7 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.46%) FMCG
8 1 (0.73%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.73%) iPad
8 1 (0.73%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 105 (76.64%) Windows
2 66 (48.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (37.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (22.63%) Linux
5 29 (21.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (18.98%) Windows 2000
7 18 (13.14%) Windows XP
8 17 (12.41%) Windows 7
9 15 (10.95%) Windows 8
10 12 (8.76%) Windows Vista
10 12 (8.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (5.84%) UNIX
11 8 (5.84%) CentOS
12 6 (4.38%) Windows Mobile
12 6 (4.38%) Solaris
13 5 (3.65%) Android
13 5 (3.65%) Mac OS X
13 5 (3.65%) VMS
13 5 (3.65%) Debian
14 3 (2.19%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.98%) ITIL
2 15 (10.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 15 (10.95%) Service Management
3 13 (9.49%) E-Commerce
4 11 (8.03%) Service Delivery
5 9 (6.57%) Migration
6 8 (5.84%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.11%) Time Management
7 7 (5.11%) Coaching
7 7 (5.11%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (4.38%) Business Continuity
8 6 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.38%) Project Management
9 5 (3.65%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (3.65%) Information Security
10 4 (2.92%) Project Planning
10 4 (2.92%) Load Balancing
10 4 (2.92%) Line Management
10 4 (2.92%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.87%) SQL
2 9 (6.57%) C
3 7 (5.11%) Java
3 7 (5.11%) Perl
4 5 (3.65%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.92%) PHP
6 3 (2.19%) Python
6 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.46%) C#
7 2 (1.46%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.46%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.73%) VBScript
8 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (18.98%) SC Cleared
1 26 (18.98%) Security Cleared
2 13 (9.49%) Degree
3 10 (7.30%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (4.38%) MCSE
5 6 (4.38%) CCNA
6 5 (3.65%) CCNP
7 4 (2.92%) MCP
8 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.19%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.03%) SLA
2 3 (2.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 91 (66.42%) Active Directory
2 39 (28.47%) vSphere
3 33 (24.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (21.90%) XenApp
5 29 (21.17%) VMware ESX
6 27 (19.71%) XenDesktop
6 27 (19.71%) vCloud
7 23 (16.79%) Hyper-V
8 9 (6.57%) Terminal Services
8 9 (6.57%) Samba
9 6 (4.38%) NFS
10 5 (3.65%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.92%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 2 (1.46%) Sendmail
13 2 (1.46%) XenServer
14 1 (0.73%) Varnish
14 1 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.73%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 31 (22.63%) Backup Exec
2 27 (19.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 27 (19.71%) NetBackup
3 15 (10.95%) SCCM
4 5 (3.65%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (3.65%) SCOM
5 4 (2.92%) Cacti
6 2 (1.46%) OpenView
6 2 (1.46%) cPanel
7 1 (0.73%) Nagios
7 1 (0.73%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (64.23%) Microsoft
2 64 (46.72%) VMware
3 50 (36.50%) Cisco
4 39 (28.47%) Citrix
5 32 (23.36%) Symantec
6 28 (20.44%) Veritas
7 27 (19.71%) Sophos
8 10 (7.30%) Red Hat
8 10 (7.30%) Acronis
9 8 (5.84%) CheckPoint
10 6 (4.38%) HP
10 6 (4.38%) F5
10 6 (4.38%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.65%) Oracle
12 4 (2.92%) Avaya
12 4 (2.92%) Juniper
12 4 (2.92%) EMC
13 3 (2.19%) Veeam
13 3 (2.19%) Sun
13 3 (2.19%) IBM
Watford, Hertfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + On Call + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary with flexible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire
Reynolds Catering Supplies
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago