The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 41 75 50
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -25
Permanent jobs citing DNS 63 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.34% 2.71% 3.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.36% 13.42% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 54 26 28
Average salary £35,750 £48,750 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +54.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £36,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,850 £60,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
DNS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
239 231 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.04% 20.16% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 212 216 162
Average salary £40,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

DNS
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Kent region.

DNS Salary Trend in Kent

DNS
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Kent

DNS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Maidstone - 21 £31,000 -
Stansted - 8 £22,500 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £43,250 -
Chatham - 2 £49,500 - 1
Canterbury - 1 £25,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £31,500 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 80 (80.81%) DHCP
2 57 (57.58%) Firewall
3 52 (52.53%) VMware
4 51 (51.52%) Windows
5 50 (50.51%) TCP/IP
6 48 (48.48%) Cisco
7 43 (43.43%) Microsoft
8 42 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
9 38 (38.38%) MS Exchange
10 37 (37.37%) Linux
11 36 (36.36%) WAN
11 36 (36.36%) Active Directory
12 32 (32.32%) Citrix
13 30 (30.30%) LAN
14 28 (28.28%) Finance
14 28 (28.28%) VLAN
15 26 (26.26%) Symantec
15 26 (26.26%) MS Excel
16 23 (23.23%) CheckPoint
16 23 (23.23%) Backup Exec
17 22 (22.22%) MPLS
18 21 (21.21%) VPN
18 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (21.21%) Network Monitoring
19 20 (20.20%) vSphere
19 20 (20.20%) Cisco Certification
19 20 (20.20%) SAN
19 20 (20.20%) CCNA
20 19 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (18.18%) SQL Server

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 38 (38.38%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (13.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.05%) Apache
5 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.03%) IIS
7 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (26.26%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (1.01%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (80.81%) DHCP
2 57 (57.58%) Firewall
3 50 (50.51%) TCP/IP
4 36 (36.36%) WAN
5 30 (30.30%) LAN
6 28 (28.28%) VLAN
7 22 (22.22%) MPLS
8 21 (21.21%) VPN
9 20 (20.20%) SAN
10 16 (16.16%) VoIP
11 10 (10.10%) Wireless
12 9 (9.09%) DMZ
12 9 (9.09%) LDAP
12 9 (9.09%) ADSL
12 9 (9.09%) SMTP
12 9 (9.09%) IMAP
13 8 (8.08%) Network Security
14 6 (6.06%) IPsec
15 5 (5.05%) Internet
15 5 (5.05%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) MySQL
3 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 28 (28.28%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Advertising
3 5 (5.05%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Local Government
5 1 (1.01%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.28%) Network Engineer
2 15 (15.15%) Technical Support
3 14 (14.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 13 (13.13%) Support Supervisor
4 13 (13.13%) Support Engineer
5 12 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (10.10%) Analyst
7 9 (9.09%) Systems Support
7 9 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
8 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
9 6 (6.06%) Consultant
9 6 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.05%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) UNIX Administrator
11 4 (4.04%) Technical Consultant
11 4 (4.04%) Architect
11 4 (4.04%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.09%) MAPI
2 4 (4.04%) HTML
3 2 (2.02%) .NET
3 2 (2.02%) Web Services
3 2 (2.02%) XHTML
3 2 (2.02%) LAMP
4 1 (1.01%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.19%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.15%) Open Source
3 11 (11.11%) iPhone
4 9 (9.09%) PDA
4 9 (9.09%) Blackberry
5 8 (8.08%) HACMP
6 7 (7.07%) Clustering
7 6 (6.06%) Fat Client
7 6 (6.06%) Thin Client
8 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
8 5 (5.05%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (3.03%) AS400
10 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
10 2 (2.02%) NHS
10 2 (2.02%) iPad
10 2 (2.02%) PKI
11 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (51.52%) Windows
2 37 (37.37%) Linux
3 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (14.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 11 (11.11%) UNIX
7 11 (11.11%) Windows Vista
8 10 (10.10%) Windows 7
9 9 (9.09%) Android
9 9 (9.09%) Windows XP
10 8 (8.08%) AIX
10 8 (8.08%) Solaris
10 8 (8.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.01%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.21%) Network Monitoring
2 15 (15.15%) BCP
2 15 (15.15%) Migration
3 12 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (12.12%) ITIL
4 6 (6.06%) Project Management
4 6 (6.06%) Performance Analysis
5 5 (5.05%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (5.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.04%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.04%) Service Management
7 3 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.03%) Network Architecture
7 3 (3.03%) Network Management
7 3 (3.03%) DevOps
8 2 (2.02%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (2.02%) Server Monitoring
8 2 (2.02%) Security Management
8 2 (2.02%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.02%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.15%) PowerShell
2 14 (14.14%) VBScript
3 9 (9.09%) Perl
4 8 (8.08%) SQL
5 7 (7.07%) Python
6 6 (6.06%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.03%) PHP
8 2 (2.02%) C#
9 1 (1.01%) C
9 1 (1.01%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) CCNA
1 20 (20.20%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (15.15%) CCNP
3 10 (10.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.06%) MCSE
5 4 (4.04%) CISSP
6 1 (1.01%) MCP
6 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 36 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 20 (20.20%) vSphere
4 10 (10.10%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.08%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (8.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (8.08%) NFS
6 5 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (3.03%) Terminal Services
8 2 (2.02%) XenApp
9 1 (1.01%) Squid
9 1 (1.01%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 23 (23.23%) Backup Exec
2 17 (17.17%) WSUS
3 14 (14.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (9.09%) Puppet
5 8 (8.08%) SCCM
5 8 (8.08%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (6.06%) NetBackup
7 5 (5.05%) OpenView
7 5 (5.05%) Control-M
8 3 (3.03%) SCOM
9 2 (2.02%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 52 (52.53%) VMware
2 48 (48.48%) Cisco
3 43 (43.43%) Microsoft
4 32 (32.32%) Citrix
5 26 (26.26%) Symantec
6 23 (23.23%) CheckPoint
7 16 (16.16%) Apple
7 16 (16.16%) HP
8 9 (9.09%) Dell
8 9 (9.09%) Draytek
9 8 (8.08%) Veritas
10 6 (6.06%) Red Hat
10 6 (6.06%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.05%) Tufin
11 5 (5.05%) TippingPoint
11 5 (5.05%) Blue Coat
11 5 (5.05%) Sun
11 5 (5.05%) IBM
11 5 (5.05%) Oracle
11 5 (5.05%) F5
Kent
Volt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great pension, holidays, package
Posted: 9 days ago
Chatham
Pearson Whiffin
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago