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 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 78 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 19 32 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.85% 2.88% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.68% 13.50% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 5
Average salary £46,250 £26,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+77.88% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £53,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
219 237 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.35% 21.35% 21.72%
Number of salaries quoted 183 211 162
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 20 August 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 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
(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
Dartford - 4 £45,000 -
Tonbridge +8 1 £20,000 -60.00%
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
Sittingbourne - 1 £45,000 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 34 (65.38%) Windows
1 34 (65.38%) DHCP
2 26 (50.00%) Firewall
3 25 (48.08%) Load Balancing
4 24 (46.15%) WAN
5 22 (42.31%) LAN
6 19 (36.54%) Cisco
7 18 (34.62%) TCP/IP
7 18 (34.62%) IIS
7 18 (34.62%) VMware
8 17 (32.69%) SAN
8 17 (32.69%) VPN
9 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
9 15 (28.85%) Linux
9 15 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (26.92%) Tomcat
10 14 (26.92%) SQL
10 14 (26.92%) Red Hat
11 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
12 12 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (23.08%) MySQL
12 12 (23.08%) Apache
12 12 (23.08%) Finance
12 12 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
13 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
13 11 (21.15%) Perl
14 10 (19.23%) ITIL
14 10 (19.23%) MS Exchange

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 18 (34.62%) IIS
2 14 (26.92%) Tomcat
3 12 (23.08%) Apache
4 10 (19.23%) MS Exchange
5 7 (13.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.85%) nginx
7 1 (1.92%) Kentico
7 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.92%) CMS
7 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.62%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (65.38%) DHCP
2 26 (50.00%) Firewall
3 24 (46.15%) WAN
4 22 (42.31%) LAN
5 18 (34.62%) TCP/IP
6 17 (32.69%) VPN
6 17 (32.69%) SAN
7 9 (17.31%) VLAN
8 8 (15.38%) Network Security
8 8 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (13.46%) iSCSI
9 7 (13.46%) SNMP
9 7 (13.46%) LDAP
10 6 (11.54%) Wireless
11 5 (9.62%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (9.62%) Wireshark
11 5 (9.62%) Multicast
11 5 (9.62%) HTTP
12 4 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) MySQL
2 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (5.77%) Ingres
4 3 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (5.77%) WebLOAD
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Local Government
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Administrator
2 8 (15.38%) Consultant
3 7 (13.46%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Network Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) DBA
3 7 (13.46%) Support Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) SQL DBA
3 7 (13.46%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 7 (13.46%) Security Specialist
3 7 (13.46%) Network Specialist
3 7 (13.46%) Network Security Specialist
3 7 (13.46%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server DBA
4 6 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 4 (7.69%) Firewall Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) IT Support
7 3 (5.77%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) Rendezvous
3 4 (7.69%) YAML
4 2 (3.85%) Memcached
5 1 (1.92%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (1.92%) jQuery
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.92%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) XSLT
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Clustering
2 7 (13.46%) Statistics
3 6 (11.54%) Replication
4 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) Open Source
6 1 (1.92%) Social Media
6 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) AS400
6 1 (1.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 34 (65.38%) Windows
2 15 (28.85%) Linux
3 11 (21.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (13.46%) CentOS
5 7 (13.46%) Solaris
6 5 (9.62%) UNIX
6 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.62%) Debian
7 4 (7.69%) AIX
7 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 3 (5.77%) OS/400
9 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.85%) SELinux
9 2 (3.85%) FreeBSD
9 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.85%) OpenBSD
9 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (48.08%) Load Balancing
2 12 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (19.23%) ITIL
4 9 (17.31%) Service Management
5 7 (13.46%) Security Management
5 7 (13.46%) WAN Optimisation
5 7 (13.46%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (11.54%) Change Management
6 6 (11.54%) Network Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.69%) DevOps
8 3 (5.77%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.77%) Logistics
8 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.92%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.92%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.92%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) Perl
3 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
4 9 (17.31%) Ruby
4 9 (17.31%) Java
5 8 (15.38%) Python
6 7 (13.46%) VB.NET
6 7 (13.46%) T-SQL
7 6 (11.54%) PHP
8 5 (9.62%) C
9 4 (7.69%) C++
10 3 (5.77%) VB
11 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) CCNA
1 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.38%) CCNP
3 2 (3.85%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) CCSP
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCTS
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (13.46%) SLA
3 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (9.62%) ISA Server
3 5 (9.62%) Squid
3 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.69%) NFS
5 3 (5.77%) vSphere
5 3 (5.77%) Varnish
6 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.85%) KVM
6 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Puppet
2 5 (9.62%) Nagios
3 4 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 4 (7.69%) OpenView
3 4 (7.69%) Control-M
3 4 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.85%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Cisco
2 18 (34.62%) VMware
3 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (26.92%) Red Hat
5 10 (19.23%) Riverbed
6 8 (15.38%) Tufin
6 8 (15.38%) F5
6 8 (15.38%) LogLogic
6 8 (15.38%) Blue Coat
6 8 (15.38%) TippingPoint
6 8 (15.38%) Juniper
6 8 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 7 (13.46%) JBoss
7 7 (13.46%) Mitel
7 7 (13.46%) SolarWinds
8 5 (9.62%) Tradeweb
8 5 (9.62%) NetScout
8 5 (9.62%) TIBCO
8 5 (9.62%) Bloomberg
8 5 (9.62%) Radianz
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