The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Kent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 84 71 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -21
Permanent jobs citing DNS 25 21 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.97% 1.74% 4.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.92% 8.43% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 33
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 249 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 19.86% 20.68% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 229 208 161
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells -16 5 £50,000 +33.33%
Canterbury - 3 - -
Folkestone - 1 £40,000 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (74.51%) Windows
2 30 (58.82%) VPN
2 30 (58.82%) Firewall
3 26 (50.98%) SQL
3 26 (50.98%) IIS
4 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
4 25 (49.02%) DHCP
5 22 (43.14%) .NET
5 22 (43.14%) T-SQL
5 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (41.18%) Security Management
6 21 (41.18%) Clustering
6 21 (41.18%) VB.NET
6 21 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
6 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
6 21 (41.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (41.18%) Performance Analysis
7 19 (37.25%) Replication
7 19 (37.25%) SAN
8 18 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 18 (35.29%) PowerShell
8 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (35.29%) iSCSI
8 18 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
11 14 (27.45%) ITIL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (50.98%) IIS
2 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) ColdFusion
3 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.84%) Apache
3 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.84%) WebTrends
1 4 (7.84%) Google Analytics
2 3 (5.88%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (58.82%) VPN
1 30 (58.82%) Firewall
2 25 (49.02%) DHCP
3 19 (37.25%) SAN
4 18 (35.29%) iSCSI
4 18 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 16 (31.37%) TCP/IP
6 9 (17.65%) VoIP
7 7 (13.73%) DMZ
7 7 (13.73%) WAN
7 7 (13.73%) LAN
8 4 (7.84%) LDAP
8 4 (7.84%) Internet
8 4 (7.84%) Wireless
8 4 (7.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (7.84%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (7.84%) Wireshark
9 3 (5.88%) Network Security
9 3 (5.88%) Multicast
9 3 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (49.02%) SQL Server
2 21 (41.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 21 (41.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 17 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (27.45%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.84%) MySQL
5 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 8 (15.69%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (7.84%) Marketing
5 3 (5.88%) Advertising
6 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) DBA
1 21 (41.18%) SQL Server DBA
1 21 (41.18%) SQL DBA
2 7 (13.73%) Network Engineer
3 6 (11.76%) Administrator
4 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Head of Development
6 3 (5.88%) IT Support
6 3 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) Server Administrator
6 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (43.14%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) CSS
3 4 (7.84%) HTML
3 4 (7.84%) XHTML
4 3 (5.88%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.96%) YAML
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Clustering
2 19 (37.25%) Replication
3 11 (21.57%) Computer Science
4 6 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (11.76%) Social Media
5 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
5 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
5 4 (7.84%) Wiki
5 4 (7.84%) Blog
6 1 (1.96%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
4 4 (7.84%) Linux
4 4 (7.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.88%) Debian
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) UNIX
6 1 (1.96%) AIX
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Security Management
1 21 (41.18%) Business Intelligence
1 21 (41.18%) Performance Analysis
2 14 (27.45%) ITIL
3 12 (23.53%) Load Balancing
4 7 (13.73%) Process Management
5 6 (11.76%) Change Management
6 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
6 5 (9.80%) Service Management
6 5 (9.80%) Project Management
7 4 (7.84%) CRM
7 4 (7.84%) OO
7 4 (7.84%) Information Security
7 4 (7.84%) SEO
7 4 (7.84%) Network Architecture
7 4 (7.84%) Web Application Development
7 4 (7.84%) Analytics
7 4 (7.84%) Internet Marketing
8 2 (3.92%) Validation
9 1 (1.96%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (50.98%) SQL
2 22 (43.14%) T-SQL
3 21 (41.18%) VB.NET
4 18 (35.29%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.84%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.84%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) Java
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
6 1 (1.96%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) CCNP
2 5 (9.80%) CCNA
2 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.88%) CCSP
4 1 (1.96%) MCTS
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.84%) SLA
3 2 (3.92%) GAMP
4 1 (1.96%) GCP
4 1 (1.96%) GMP
4 1 (1.96%) GxP
4 1 (1.96%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 21 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 13 (25.49%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.88%) Squid
3 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) Varnish
4 1 (1.96%) Snort
4 1 (1.96%) XenApp
4 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCOM
1 3 (5.88%) Nagios
2 1 (1.96%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.96%) Control-M
2 1 (1.96%) OpenView
Vendors
1 10 (19.61%) Cisco
2 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
4 5 (9.80%) Juniper
4 5 (9.80%) Citrix
5 4 (7.84%) HP
5 4 (7.84%) Dell
5 4 (7.84%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.84%) F5
5 4 (7.84%) LogLogic
5 4 (7.84%) Tufin
5 4 (7.84%) TippingPoint
5 4 (7.84%) Google
5 4 (7.84%) Blue Coat
6 3 (5.88%) NetScout
6 3 (5.88%) Tradeweb
6 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.88%) Infoblox
6 3 (5.88%) Radianz
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