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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 60 79 69
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 40 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.64% 1.87% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.30% 8.26% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35 16 22
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +105.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
197 230 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.94% 22.59% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 184 188 201
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £26,500 - 2
Canterbury - 4 £32,292 - 1
Maidstone - 2 £24,250 -
West Malling - 2 £45,000 -
Dartford +2 1 £35,000 -9.67%
Sittingbourne -2 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Chatham - 1 £34,000 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 72 (75.79%) Windows
2 61 (64.21%) Active Directory
3 60 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 48 (50.53%) DHCP
5 47 (49.47%) Firewall
6 43 (45.26%) VMware
6 43 (45.26%) TCP/IP
7 40 (42.11%) Linux
8 34 (35.79%) SAN
8 34 (35.79%) IIS
8 34 (35.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 30 (31.58%) Hyper-V
9 30 (31.58%) SQL Server
10 29 (30.53%) MS Excel
10 29 (30.53%) MS Exchange
10 29 (30.53%) PowerShell
11 28 (29.47%) vSphere
12 26 (27.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 24 (25.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 23 (24.21%) Cisco
14 23 (24.21%) HP
14 23 (24.21%) Citrix
14 23 (24.21%) SCCM
15 22 (23.16%) SCOM
15 22 (23.16%) ITIL
16 21 (22.11%) iSCSI
17 20 (21.05%) Lync
17 20 (21.05%) Symantec
17 20 (21.05%) LAN
18 19 (20.00%) WAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 34 (35.79%) IIS
2 29 (30.53%) MS Exchange
3 20 (21.05%) Lync
4 15 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (13.68%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (11.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (10.53%) Apache
8 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.11%) Umbraco
9 2 (2.11%) CMS
10 1 (1.05%) FileNet
Applications
1 29 (30.53%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.68%) MS Office
3 2 (2.11%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.11%) Fireworks
3 2 (2.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.74%) SaaS
1 14 (14.74%) Office 365
2 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 48 (50.53%) DHCP
2 47 (49.47%) Firewall
3 43 (45.26%) TCP/IP
4 34 (35.79%) SAN
5 21 (22.11%) iSCSI
6 20 (21.05%) LAN
7 19 (20.00%) WAN
8 18 (18.95%) VLAN
9 11 (11.58%) Wireless
9 11 (11.58%) VPN
10 10 (10.53%) VoIP
11 8 (8.42%) SMTP
11 8 (8.42%) HTTP
11 8 (8.42%) NAS
12 7 (7.37%) IMAP
12 7 (7.37%) MPLS
12 7 (7.37%) Structured Cabling
12 7 (7.37%) DMZ
13 6 (6.32%) Internet
14 5 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.84%) Redis
3 3 (3.16%) MySQL
4 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 10 (10.53%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.21%) Advertising
4 3 (3.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (38.95%) Support Engineer
2 25 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
3 21 (22.11%) Systems Support
3 21 (22.11%) Systems Support Engineer
4 15 (15.79%) Senior Support Engineer
5 11 (11.58%) Network Engineer
6 10 (10.53%) Technical Support
7 9 (9.47%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 9 (9.47%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (8.42%) Consultant
8 8 (8.42%) IT Support
9 7 (7.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (7.37%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Technical Support Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) Technical Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Senior Technical Support
10 6 (6.32%) Messaging Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
10 6 (6.32%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) .NET
1 7 (7.37%) MAPI
2 6 (6.32%) HTML
3 5 (5.26%) Web Services
4 4 (4.21%) XHTML
5 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.11%) CSS
5 2 (2.11%) jQuery
5 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.11%) HTML5
5 2 (2.11%) CSS3
5 2 (2.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.05%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.74%) EqualLogic
3 11 (11.58%) Blackberry
4 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
5 7 (7.37%) Replication
5 7 (7.37%) Clustering
5 7 (7.37%) iPhone
5 7 (7.37%) PDA
6 5 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (5.26%) NHS
7 4 (4.21%) HP Storage
7 4 (4.21%) PKI
8 3 (3.16%) Fat Client
8 3 (3.16%) Thin Client
8 3 (3.16%) HACMP
8 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.11%) W3C
9 2 (2.11%) PMI
10 1 (1.05%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 72 (75.79%) Windows
2 40 (42.11%) Linux
3 26 (27.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (25.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (18.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (14.74%) Windows XP
7 12 (12.63%) Windows Vista
8 9 (9.47%) Windows 8
9 8 (8.42%) Mac OS
10 7 (7.37%) Android
10 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (5.26%) UNIX
12 3 (3.16%) AIX
12 3 (3.16%) Solaris
13 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.16%) ITIL
2 18 (18.95%) Capacity Management
3 16 (16.84%) DevOps
4 12 (12.63%) Network Monitoring
5 11 (11.58%) Migration
6 7 (7.37%) BCP
6 7 (7.37%) Problem Management
6 7 (7.37%) Open Source
7 4 (4.21%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (3.16%) SEO
8 3 (3.16%) Project Management
8 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.16%) Change Management
8 3 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.16%) Security Management
8 3 (3.16%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (3.16%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.16%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.11%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.53%) PowerShell
2 9 (9.47%) SQL
3 8 (8.42%) VBScript
4 6 (6.32%) C#
5 3 (3.16%) Perl
5 3 (3.16%) Python
5 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.05%) Java
7 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.68%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.58%) CCNA
3 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 8 (8.42%) CCNP
5 6 (6.32%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.21%) CCDA
6 4 (4.21%) MCITP
6 4 (4.21%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (3.16%) CCSA
8 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.11%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.05%) MCSE
9 1 (1.05%) CCSP
9 1 (1.05%) CCSE
9 1 (1.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (64.21%) Active Directory
2 34 (35.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (31.58%) Hyper-V
4 28 (29.47%) vSphere
5 9 (9.47%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (7.37%) XenApp
7 4 (4.21%) Terminal Services
8 3 (3.16%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (3.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (3.16%) vCloud
8 3 (3.16%) NFS
9 1 (1.05%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (24.21%) SCCM
2 22 (23.16%) SCOM
3 19 (20.00%) SCVMM
4 16 (16.84%) HAProxy
5 14 (14.74%) Backup Exec
6 11 (11.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (7.37%) WSUS
7 7 (7.37%) NetBackup
8 4 (4.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 4 (4.21%) HP SIM
8 4 (4.21%) HP Data Protector
9 3 (3.16%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (3.16%) Puppet
9 3 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (3.16%) Control-M
9 3 (3.16%) OpenView
9 3 (3.16%) Tivoli
9 3 (3.16%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 2 (2.11%) CiscoWorks
10 2 (2.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 60 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 43 (45.26%) VMware
3 23 (24.21%) HP
3 23 (24.21%) Cisco
3 23 (24.21%) Citrix
4 20 (21.05%) Symantec
5 17 (17.89%) Nimble Storage
6 10 (10.53%) Veeam
6 10 (10.53%) CheckPoint
7 7 (7.37%) Apple
7 7 (7.37%) Draytek
8 5 (5.26%) IBM
8 5 (5.26%) Dell
9 4 (4.21%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.16%) MobileIron
10 3 (3.16%) Intel
10 3 (3.16%) McAfee
10 3 (3.16%) Websense
10 3 (3.16%) Veritas
10 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Annapurna
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Canterbury
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago