The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 59 75 98
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +23
Permanent jobs citing DNS 90 59 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.63% 2.78% 2.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.87% 11.28% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 71 28 54
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,950 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
567 523 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.90% 24.63% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 450 343 456
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
East of England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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
Watford +20 41 £50,000 +21.95% 5
Hemel Hempstead -6 10 £30,000 +30.43%
Welwyn Garden City +11 5 £30,500 +17.30% 2
Stevenage +6 5 £41,000 +32.25%
St Albans -11 3 £35,000 +2.94%
Rickmansworth 0 1 £55,000 +18.91%
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 88 (55.70%) DHCP
2 85 (53.80%) Windows
3 67 (42.41%) Linux
3 67 (42.41%) Microsoft
4 66 (41.77%) VMware
5 58 (36.71%) Active Directory
6 57 (36.08%) MS Exchange
7 55 (34.81%) SQL
8 50 (31.65%) MS Excel
9 48 (30.38%) Apache
10 47 (29.75%) HTTP
11 46 (29.11%) Cisco
12 44 (27.85%) Windows Server 2008
13 37 (23.42%) Firewall
14 36 (22.78%) TCP/IP
15 35 (22.15%) Citrix
15 35 (22.15%) MySQL
15 35 (22.15%) Finance
16 34 (21.52%) Red Hat
17 31 (19.62%) E-Commerce
17 31 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
18 30 (18.99%) Lync
19 29 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2010
20 27 (17.09%) Service Delivery
20 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
20 27 (17.09%) Java
20 27 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
20 27 (17.09%) Hyper-V
21 26 (16.46%) Cisco Certification
22 25 (15.82%) Oracle

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 57 (36.08%) MS Exchange
2 48 (30.38%) Apache
3 30 (18.99%) Lync
4 29 (18.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (15.82%) Tomcat
6 22 (13.92%) CMS
7 21 (13.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 18 (11.39%) IIS
8 18 (11.39%) SharePoint
8 18 (11.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 17 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (4.43%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (4.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (4.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.90%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.27%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
13 1 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
13 1 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 50 (31.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.39%) MS Office
3 7 (4.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.63%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.49%) Office 365
2 5 (3.16%) PaaS
3 4 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (55.70%) DHCP
2 47 (29.75%) HTTP
3 37 (23.42%) Firewall
4 36 (22.78%) TCP/IP
5 24 (15.19%) SAN
6 22 (13.92%) VPN
6 22 (13.92%) WAN
6 22 (13.92%) LAN
7 18 (11.39%) Internet
8 15 (9.49%) VLAN
8 15 (9.49%) VoIP
9 14 (8.86%) MPLS
10 13 (8.23%) iSCSI
11 8 (5.06%) LDAP
11 8 (5.06%) PBX
11 8 (5.06%) Multicast
12 7 (4.43%) Wireless
13 6 (3.80%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (3.80%) IP Telephony
13 6 (3.80%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.15%) MySQL
2 27 (17.09%) SQL Server
3 23 (14.56%) PostgreSQL
4 21 (13.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.63%) Navicat
8 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Zend Studio
1 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
General
1 35 (22.15%) Finance
2 24 (15.19%) Telecoms
3 22 (13.92%) Games
4 20 (12.66%) Retail
5 18 (11.39%) Online Betting
6 9 (5.70%) Back Office
7 7 (4.43%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.90%) Banking
9 2 (1.27%) Publishing
10 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 41 (25.95%) Support Engineer
2 33 (20.89%) Administrator
3 29 (18.35%) Systems Administrator
4 22 (13.92%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 19 (12.03%) Linux Administrator
5 19 (12.03%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 19 (12.03%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (11.39%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
6 18 (11.39%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 17 (10.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 15 (9.49%) Architect
8 15 (9.49%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (9.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (8.23%) Consultant
10 12 (7.59%) Technical Consultant
10 12 (7.59%) Server Support
10 12 (7.59%) Project Engineer
10 12 (7.59%) Technical Engineer
11 11 (6.96%) Analyst
12 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.06%) .NET
2 6 (3.80%) HTML
2 6 (3.80%) CSS
2 6 (3.80%) SOAP
3 5 (3.16%) Web Services
3 5 (3.16%) JSP
4 4 (2.53%) COM
4 4 (2.53%) Middleware
5 3 (1.90%) jQuery
6 2 (1.27%) LAMP
6 2 (1.27%) REST
6 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.63%) JSON
7 1 (0.63%) XML
7 1 (0.63%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.29%) Online Games
2 15 (9.49%) PKI
2 15 (9.49%) Replication
3 9 (5.70%) Mathematics
4 8 (5.06%) Thin Client
4 8 (5.06%) Fat Client
5 7 (4.43%) FlexPod
5 7 (4.43%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.43%) CLARiiON
6 6 (3.80%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.80%) Firmware
7 5 (3.16%) Clustering
8 4 (2.53%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.27%) Handset
9 2 (1.27%) W3C
9 2 (1.27%) iPad
9 2 (1.27%) iPhone
10 1 (0.63%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.63%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 85 (53.80%) Windows
2 67 (42.41%) Linux
3 44 (27.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (17.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (15.82%) Windows 7
5 25 (15.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (12.66%) UNIX
7 19 (12.03%) CentOS
8 18 (11.39%) Windows XP
9 10 (6.33%) Solaris
10 9 (5.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (5.06%) Ubuntu
12 7 (4.43%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (2.53%) AIX
13 4 (2.53%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (1.90%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.90%) HPUX
14 3 (1.90%) Windows 2000
15 2 (1.27%) VMS
15 2 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.62%) E-Commerce
2 27 (17.09%) Service Delivery
3 21 (13.29%) ITIL
4 20 (12.66%) Time Management
5 19 (12.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (6.33%) Project Management
7 8 (5.06%) Change Management
7 8 (5.06%) Problem Management
8 7 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (3.80%) Migration
9 6 (3.80%) Service Management
9 6 (3.80%) Network Design
10 5 (3.16%) Network Management
10 5 (3.16%) Software Engineering
11 4 (2.53%) Information Security
11 4 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (1.90%) Project Planning
12 3 (1.90%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (1.90%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (1.90%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 55 (34.81%) SQL
2 27 (17.09%) Java
3 20 (12.66%) PHP
4 9 (5.70%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.06%) Perl
6 7 (4.43%) C
7 6 (3.80%) C#
7 6 (3.80%) VBScript
7 6 (3.80%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.80%) Shell Script
7 6 (3.80%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.16%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.53%) Korn
10 3 (1.90%) Bourne shell
10 3 (1.90%) C-shell
10 3 (1.90%) Python
11 2 (1.27%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.63%) sed
12 1 (0.63%) Ruby
12 1 (0.63%) AWK
Qualifications
1 26 (16.46%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (13.29%) Degree
3 15 (9.49%) CCNP
4 13 (8.23%) CCNA
5 11 (6.96%) MCP
6 10 (6.33%) MCSE
6 10 (6.33%) Security Cleared
7 8 (5.06%) MCTS
7 8 (5.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (5.06%) MCITP
8 7 (4.43%) CCEE
8 7 (4.43%) CCAA
8 7 (4.43%) CCIA
8 7 (4.43%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.53%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.90%) MCSA
11 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.63%) HND
12 1 (0.63%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) SLA
2 2 (1.27%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (36.71%) Active Directory
2 31 (19.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (17.09%) Hyper-V
4 23 (14.56%) VMware ESX
5 22 (13.92%) XenApp
6 19 (12.03%) vSphere
7 13 (8.23%) XenDesktop
8 10 (6.33%) Terminal Services
9 9 (5.70%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (4.43%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (3.16%) XenServer
12 4 (2.53%) vCloud
13 3 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (1.27%) Samba
14 2 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (1.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 2 (1.27%) Veritas File System
14 2 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (1.27%) Sendmail
14 2 (1.27%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 23 (14.56%) SCCM
2 7 (4.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (4.43%) SCOM
2 7 (4.43%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (3.80%) Backup Exec
4 5 (3.16%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (2.53%) Netcool
5 4 (2.53%) Netcool/OMNIbus
5 4 (2.53%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (2.53%) Control-M
6 3 (1.90%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.27%) OpenView
7 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.27%) Puppet
7 2 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.27%) Cacti
8 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.63%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 67 (42.41%) Microsoft
2 66 (41.77%) VMware
3 46 (29.11%) Cisco
4 35 (22.15%) Citrix
5 34 (21.52%) Red Hat
6 25 (15.82%) Oracle
7 24 (15.19%) HP
8 17 (10.76%) CheckPoint
9 12 (7.59%) Symantec
10 10 (6.33%) EMC
10 10 (6.33%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.70%) NetApp
12 7 (4.43%) SonicWALL
12 7 (4.43%) F5
12 7 (4.43%) CommVault
12 7 (4.43%) IBM
13 6 (3.80%) Google
13 6 (3.80%) AppSense
13 6 (3.80%) Sun
13 6 (3.80%) Veritas
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