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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 82 71
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 61 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.30% 2.49% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.85% 12.55% 8.64%
Number of salaries quoted 54 23 19
Average salary £42,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.57% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £41,000 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
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
236 247 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.36% 19.84% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 208 225 181
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 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 31 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
Maidstone - 17 £31,000 - 1
Stansted - 7 £30,000 -
Dartford - 3 £50,000 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £43,250 -
Canterbury -10 1 £25,000 -
Chatham - 1 £29,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £31,500 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 97 (82.91%) DHCP
2 70 (59.83%) Firewall
3 60 (51.28%) VMware
3 60 (51.28%) Cisco
4 59 (50.43%) Windows
5 57 (48.72%) TCP/IP
6 50 (42.74%) Linux
7 49 (41.88%) Microsoft
7 49 (41.88%) VMware Infrastructure
8 45 (38.46%) MS Exchange
9 44 (37.61%) WAN
10 41 (35.04%) VLAN
11 40 (34.19%) Active Directory
12 38 (32.48%) LAN
13 35 (29.91%) Citrix
14 33 (28.21%) Finance
15 32 (27.35%) CheckPoint
15 32 (27.35%) Symantec
15 32 (27.35%) MS Excel
16 30 (25.64%) MPLS
17 29 (24.79%) CCNA
17 29 (24.79%) SAN
17 29 (24.79%) Cisco Certification
17 29 (24.79%) Network Monitoring
18 27 (23.08%) Backup Exec
19 25 (21.37%) VPN
19 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
19 25 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (21.37%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (20.51%) Open Source

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 45 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 17 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (8.55%) Apache
5 7 (5.98%) IIS
6 4 (3.42%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (27.35%) MS Excel
2 22 (18.80%) MS Office
3 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.85%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 97 (82.91%) DHCP
2 70 (59.83%) Firewall
3 57 (48.72%) TCP/IP
4 44 (37.61%) WAN
5 41 (35.04%) VLAN
6 38 (32.48%) LAN
7 30 (25.64%) MPLS
8 29 (24.79%) SAN
9 25 (21.37%) VPN
10 18 (15.38%) VoIP
11 14 (11.97%) Wireless
12 13 (11.11%) DMZ
12 13 (11.11%) SMTP
12 13 (11.11%) IMAP
13 11 (9.40%) LDAP
14 8 (6.84%) ADSL
14 8 (6.84%) Network Security
15 6 (5.13%) IPsec
16 5 (4.27%) NAS
16 5 (4.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 33 (28.21%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Advertising
3 7 (5.98%) Banking
4 2 (1.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (31.62%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 18 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 15 (12.82%) Technical Support
3 15 (12.82%) Deployment Engineer
4 13 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
4 13 (11.11%) Support Supervisor
4 13 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 13 (11.11%) Consultant
4 13 (11.11%) Analyst
5 11 (9.40%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Network Consultant
8 7 (5.98%) Cisco Consultant
8 7 (5.98%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 6 (5.13%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.11%) MAPI
2 4 (3.42%) HTML
3 2 (1.71%) .NET
3 2 (1.71%) Web Services
3 2 (1.71%) XHTML
3 2 (1.71%) LAMP
4 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.85%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.37%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (20.51%) Open Source
3 15 (12.82%) iPhone
4 13 (11.11%) PDA
4 13 (11.11%) Blackberry
5 10 (8.55%) HACMP
6 9 (7.69%) Thin Client
6 9 (7.69%) Clustering
6 9 (7.69%) Fat Client
7 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (4.27%) Replication
9 3 (2.56%) AS400
10 2 (1.71%) PKI
10 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.71%) NHS
10 2 (1.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 59 (50.43%) Windows
2 50 (42.74%) Linux
3 25 (21.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (13.68%) Windows 8
7 15 (12.82%) Windows Vista
8 13 (11.11%) Android
8 13 (11.11%) Windows XP
8 13 (11.11%) UNIX
9 10 (8.55%) Windows 7
9 10 (8.55%) AIX
9 10 (8.55%) Solaris
9 10 (8.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (4.27%) Mac OS
11 4 (3.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.79%) Network Monitoring
2 24 (20.51%) Migration
3 15 (12.82%) BCP
4 14 (11.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (9.40%) ITIL
6 8 (6.84%) Project Management
6 8 (6.84%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (4.27%) WAN Optimisation
8 4 (3.42%) DevOps
8 4 (3.42%) Incident Management
8 4 (3.42%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.56%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.56%) Service Management
9 3 (2.56%) Network Management
10 2 (1.71%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (1.71%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.71%) Change Management
10 2 (1.71%) Security Management
10 2 (1.71%) Risk Management
11 1 (0.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.97%) VBScript
3 11 (9.40%) Perl
4 10 (8.55%) Python
5 8 (6.84%) Shell Script
5 8 (6.84%) SQL
6 3 (2.56%) PHP
6 3 (2.56%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 29 (24.79%) CCNA
1 29 (24.79%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (20.51%) CCNP
3 10 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.13%) MCSE
5 4 (3.42%) CISSP
6 1 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (41.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (34.19%) Active Directory
3 24 (20.51%) vSphere
4 15 (12.82%) Hyper-V
5 10 (8.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (8.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (8.55%) NFS
6 9 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.56%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.71%) XenApp
9 1 (0.85%) Squid
9 1 (0.85%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 27 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 17 (14.53%) WSUS
3 14 (11.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 11 (9.40%) Puppet
5 10 (8.55%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (6.84%) NetBackup
6 8 (6.84%) SCCM
7 7 (5.98%) OpenView
7 7 (5.98%) Control-M
8 3 (2.56%) SCOM
9 2 (1.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 60 (51.28%) Cisco
1 60 (51.28%) VMware
2 49 (41.88%) Microsoft
3 35 (29.91%) Citrix
4 32 (27.35%) CheckPoint
4 32 (27.35%) Symantec
5 20 (17.09%) Apple
6 18 (15.38%) HP
7 13 (11.11%) Draytek
8 10 (8.55%) Veritas
9 9 (7.69%) Dell
10 8 (6.84%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.27%) Sun
11 5 (4.27%) IBM
11 5 (4.27%) Oracle
11 5 (4.27%) TippingPoint
11 5 (4.27%) Veeam
11 5 (4.27%) SolarWinds
11 5 (4.27%) Tufin
11 5 (4.27%) F5
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