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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 61 87 98
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 78 46 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.28% 2.22% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.85% 8.95% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 56 24 60
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £23,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
492 514 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.69% 24.79% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 389 338 498
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 20 August 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 20 August 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
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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
Watford +17 32 £45,000 -1.09% 1
Hemel Hempstead -10 9 £30,000 +30.43%
Welwyn Garden City +12 6 £30,500 +27.08% 1
Stevenage +1 3 £41,000 +32.25%
St Albans -16 3 £35,000 -
Hitchin - 3 - -
Rickmansworth +1 1 £55,000 +22.22%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 90 (58.06%) DHCP
2 84 (54.19%) Windows
3 69 (44.52%) VMware
4 67 (43.23%) Microsoft
5 63 (40.65%) Active Directory
6 62 (40.00%) Linux
7 61 (39.35%) MS Exchange
8 54 (34.84%) MS Excel
9 48 (30.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 45 (29.03%) SQL
11 43 (27.74%) Apache
12 41 (26.45%) HTTP
12 41 (26.45%) Cisco
13 35 (22.58%) Firewall
13 35 (22.58%) TCP/IP
13 35 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (21.94%) Lync
14 34 (21.94%) Red Hat
14 34 (21.94%) Finance
15 33 (21.29%) Citrix
15 33 (21.29%) MySQL
16 32 (20.65%) E-Commerce
17 31 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (18.71%) Exchange Server 2010
18 29 (18.71%) Windows Server 2012
19 28 (18.06%) Hyper-V
20 25 (16.13%) Service Delivery
20 25 (16.13%) VMware ESX
21 24 (15.48%) LAN
21 24 (15.48%) WAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 61 (39.35%) MS Exchange
2 43 (27.74%) Apache
3 34 (21.94%) Lync
4 29 (18.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 23 (14.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 22 (14.19%) CMS
7 20 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 20 (12.90%) Tomcat
8 17 (10.97%) IIS
9 16 (10.32%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 15 (9.68%) SharePoint
11 7 (4.52%) SharePoint Server
11 7 (4.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.94%) WebLogic
14 2 (1.29%) WordPress
14 2 (1.29%) Joomla!
15 1 (0.65%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 54 (34.84%) MS Excel
2 19 (12.26%) MS Office
3 7 (4.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.65%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.68%) Office 365
2 6 (3.87%) PaaS
3 4 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.65%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 90 (58.06%) DHCP
2 41 (26.45%) HTTP
3 35 (22.58%) TCP/IP
3 35 (22.58%) Firewall
4 24 (15.48%) LAN
4 24 (15.48%) WAN
5 22 (14.19%) SAN
5 22 (14.19%) VPN
6 17 (10.97%) Internet
6 17 (10.97%) VLAN
7 16 (10.32%) MPLS
8 13 (8.39%) VoIP
9 10 (6.45%) iSCSI
10 9 (5.81%) Multicast
10 9 (5.81%) PBX
11 8 (5.16%) LDAP
12 7 (4.52%) ISDN
12 7 (4.52%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (4.52%) Wireless
12 7 (4.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (21.29%) MySQL
2 23 (14.84%) SQL Server
3 21 (13.55%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (11.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.29%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.65%) DB2
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.65%) Navicat
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Zend Studio
1 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 34 (21.94%) Finance
2 21 (13.55%) Retail
3 20 (12.90%) Games
3 20 (12.90%) Telecoms
4 16 (10.32%) Online Betting
5 10 (6.45%) Manufacturing
6 9 (5.81%) Back Office
7 3 (1.94%) Banking
8 2 (1.29%) Publishing
9 1 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (26.45%) Support Engineer
2 29 (18.71%) Administrator
3 25 (16.13%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (12.90%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 17 (10.97%) Linux Administrator
5 17 (10.97%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 17 (10.97%) 3rd Line Support
6 16 (10.32%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 16 (10.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 16 (10.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 15 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (9.03%) Architect
8 14 (9.03%) Analyst
9 13 (8.39%) Consultant
9 13 (8.39%) Server Support
9 13 (8.39%) Server Engineer
10 12 (7.74%) Technical Consultant
10 12 (7.74%) Project Engineer
10 12 (7.74%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.16%) .NET
2 5 (3.23%) Web Services
3 4 (2.58%) COM
3 4 (2.58%) Middleware
3 4 (2.58%) LAMP
4 3 (1.94%) jQuery
4 3 (1.94%) CSS
4 3 (1.94%) HTML
4 3 (1.94%) SOAP
5 2 (1.29%) JSP
5 2 (1.29%) REST
5 2 (1.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.65%) JSON
6 1 (0.65%) XML
6 1 (0.65%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) Online Games
2 15 (9.68%) Mathematics
3 13 (8.39%) PKI
4 12 (7.74%) Replication
5 9 (5.81%) Clustering
6 8 (5.16%) Thin Client
6 8 (5.16%) Fat Client
7 7 (4.52%) FlexPod
7 7 (4.52%) Client/Server
7 7 (4.52%) CLARiiON
8 6 (3.87%) Firmware
9 5 (3.23%) Blackberry
10 4 (2.58%) Handset
11 3 (1.94%) Computer Science
12 2 (1.29%) iPhone
12 2 (1.29%) iPad
12 2 (1.29%) W3C
12 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.65%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 84 (54.19%) Windows
2 62 (40.00%) Linux
3 48 (30.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (18.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (14.19%) Windows 7
7 19 (12.26%) CentOS
8 18 (11.61%) Windows XP
9 16 (10.32%) UNIX
10 12 (7.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (6.45%) Solaris
12 8 (5.16%) Ubuntu
13 7 (4.52%) Windows 2000 Server
14 5 (3.23%) Windows Vista
15 4 (2.58%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (2.58%) AIX
15 4 (2.58%) HPUX
15 4 (2.58%) VMS
16 3 (1.94%) Windows 2000
17 2 (1.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.65%) E-Commerce
2 25 (16.13%) Service Delivery
3 24 (15.48%) ITIL
4 23 (14.84%) Time Management
5 16 (10.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (6.45%) Project Management
7 7 (4.52%) Network Design
7 7 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (3.87%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (3.87%) Network Management
8 6 (3.87%) Service Management
8 6 (3.87%) Migration
8 6 (3.87%) Information Security
9 5 (3.23%) Change Management
9 5 (3.23%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (3.23%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.23%) Software Engineering
10 4 (2.58%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (2.58%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (1.94%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 45 (29.03%) SQL
2 22 (14.19%) Java
3 18 (11.61%) PHP
4 10 (6.45%) C
5 6 (3.87%) C#
5 6 (3.87%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.87%) VBScript
5 6 (3.87%) VB.NET
5 6 (3.87%) Shell Script
5 6 (3.87%) PowerShell
6 5 (3.23%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.23%) Perl
7 3 (1.94%) Python
7 3 (1.94%) Bourne shell
7 3 (1.94%) C-shell
8 2 (1.29%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.65%) sed
9 1 (0.65%) AWK
9 1 (0.65%) Ruby
9 1 (0.65%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (14.84%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (14.19%) Degree
3 18 (11.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (9.68%) CCNP
5 10 (6.45%) MCSE
6 9 (5.81%) CCNA
7 8 (5.16%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.16%) MCP
7 8 (5.16%) MCITP
8 5 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.23%) MCTS
9 4 (2.58%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.58%) CCEE
9 4 (2.58%) CCAA
9 4 (2.58%) CCIA
9 4 (2.58%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.94%) MCSA
11 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.65%) CCSA
12 1 (0.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) SLA
2 2 (1.29%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 63 (40.65%) Active Directory
2 35 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (18.06%) Hyper-V
4 25 (16.13%) VMware ESX
5 23 (14.84%) XenApp
6 19 (12.26%) vSphere
7 13 (8.39%) Terminal Services
7 13 (8.39%) XenDesktop
8 9 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (3.23%) XenServer
9 5 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (2.58%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (2.58%) vCloud
11 3 (1.94%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (1.29%) Sendmail
12 2 (1.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 2 (1.29%) Veritas File System
12 2 (1.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (1.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 24 (15.48%) SCCM
2 8 (5.16%) Backup Exec
3 7 (4.52%) EMC NetWorker
3 7 (4.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 5 (3.23%) SCOM
5 4 (2.58%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (1.94%) Cacti
6 3 (1.94%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.94%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.29%) OpenView
7 2 (1.29%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.29%) Puppet
8 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.65%) Netcool
8 1 (0.65%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.65%) Control-M
8 1 (0.65%) Nagios
8 1 (0.65%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.65%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 69 (44.52%) VMware
2 67 (43.23%) Microsoft
3 41 (26.45%) Cisco
4 34 (21.94%) Red Hat
5 33 (21.29%) Citrix
6 22 (14.19%) Oracle
7 20 (12.90%) HP
8 18 (11.61%) CheckPoint
9 15 (9.68%) Symantec
10 10 (6.45%) EMC
10 10 (6.45%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.81%) NetApp
12 8 (5.16%) F5
13 7 (4.52%) CommVault
14 6 (3.87%) Sun
14 6 (3.87%) Veritas
14 6 (3.87%) Blue Coat
14 6 (3.87%) Google
15 5 (3.23%) IBM
16 4 (2.58%) Avaya
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