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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 70 80 58
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -22
Permanent jobs citing DNS 27 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.53% 2.38% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.80% 14.65% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 19
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £24,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -2.73%
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
250 198 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.45% 16.28% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 216 172 169
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 £26,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,000 £55,000
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 31 October 2014.

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 October 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
Maidstone +12 5 £32,500 - 3
West Malling -1 1 £70,000 +137.28% 1
Dartford - 1 £32,500 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 38 (67.86%) DHCP
2 35 (62.50%) Windows
3 29 (51.79%) WAN
4 27 (48.21%) LAN
4 27 (48.21%) VMware
5 26 (46.43%) Firewall
6 25 (44.64%) TCP/IP
7 23 (41.07%) Cisco
7 23 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
9 18 (32.14%) Linux
10 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
10 17 (30.36%) SAN
10 17 (30.36%) Load Balancing
11 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
12 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
12 14 (25.00%) VPN
12 14 (25.00%) IIS
12 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
12 14 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (25.00%) VLAN
13 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (23.21%) MySQL
14 12 (21.43%) Perl
14 12 (21.43%) Apache
14 12 (21.43%) Finance
15 11 (19.64%) HP
15 11 (19.64%) Tomcat
15 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (19.64%) Puppet

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 16 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 14 (25.00%) IIS
3 12 (21.43%) Apache
4 11 (19.64%) Tomcat
5 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (12.50%) JBoss
7 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.57%) nginx
10 1 (1.79%) Kentico
10 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (67.86%) DHCP
2 29 (51.79%) WAN
3 27 (48.21%) LAN
4 26 (46.43%) Firewall
5 25 (44.64%) TCP/IP
6 17 (30.36%) SAN
7 14 (25.00%) VPN
7 14 (25.00%) VLAN
8 9 (16.07%) Network Security
9 8 (14.29%) MPLS
9 8 (14.29%) LDAP
10 7 (12.50%) SNMP
11 6 (10.71%) VoIP
11 6 (10.71%) Wireless
12 5 (8.93%) Internet
12 5 (8.93%) HTTP
13 4 (7.14%) SSL
13 4 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 3 (5.36%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) MySQL
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) Ingres
4 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (5.36%) WebLOAD
General
1 12 (21.43%) Finance
2 7 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.14%) Marketing
5 3 (5.36%) Law
5 3 (5.36%) Legal
5 3 (5.36%) Advertising
6 2 (3.57%) Local Government
7 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.79%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Consultant
2 8 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 7 (12.50%) Security Specialist
3 7 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 7 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
3 7 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (10.71%) Administrator
4 6 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Support
5 5 (8.93%) Support Supervisor
6 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Network Support
7 3 (5.36%) IT Support
7 3 (5.36%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) YAML
2 2 (3.57%) Memcached
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) XSLT
3 1 (1.79%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.79%) jQuery
3 1 (1.79%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Clustering
1 7 (12.50%) Statistics
1 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.14%) Open Source
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) HACMP
4 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) AS400
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Linux
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (19.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (17.86%) Solaris
6 8 (14.29%) UNIX
7 7 (12.50%) AIX
7 7 (12.50%) CentOS
8 6 (10.71%) Windows 8
9 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
11 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
11 3 (5.36%) Windows Vista
11 3 (5.36%) OS/400
11 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (3.57%) Debian
12 2 (3.57%) OpenBSD
12 2 (3.57%) Ubuntu
12 2 (3.57%) FreeBSD
12 2 (3.57%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Load Balancing
2 14 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (12.50%) ITIL
3 7 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
4 6 (10.71%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (10.71%) DevOps
4 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (8.93%) Service Management
5 5 (8.93%) Line Management
6 4 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (7.14%) BCP
6 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.36%) Logistics
7 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.57%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) Perl
2 10 (17.86%) PowerShell
3 9 (16.07%) Ruby
3 9 (16.07%) Java
4 8 (14.29%) Python
5 7 (12.50%) PHP
6 6 (10.71%) C
7 4 (7.14%) C++
7 4 (7.14%) SQL
7 4 (7.14%) VBScript
8 3 (5.36%) VB
8 3 (5.36%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) CCNA
1 10 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.07%) CCNP
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.79%) CISSP
5 1 (1.79%) MCP
5 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (12.50%) SLA
3 3 (5.36%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (30.36%) Active Directory
3 9 (16.07%) vSphere
4 7 (12.50%) NFS
5 5 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (8.93%) ISA Server
6 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.36%) Squid
6 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (3.57%) KVM
8 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Puppet
2 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (12.50%) OpenView
2 7 (12.50%) Control-M
2 7 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.14%) WSUS
3 4 (7.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.57%) HAProxy
4 2 (3.57%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) VMware
2 23 (41.07%) Cisco
3 22 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 14 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 11 (19.64%) HP
6 10 (17.86%) Dell
6 10 (17.86%) Riverbed
7 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
8 7 (12.50%) Oracle
8 7 (12.50%) Veritas
8 7 (12.50%) Citrix
8 7 (12.50%) Sun
8 7 (12.50%) IBM
8 7 (12.50%) Mitel
9 5 (8.93%) SolarWinds
10 4 (7.14%) TippingPoint
10 4 (7.14%) Blue Coat
10 4 (7.14%) Tufin
10 4 (7.14%) F5
10 4 (7.14%) LogLogic
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