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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 43 73 59
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -14
Permanent jobs citing DNS 59 28 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.32% 2.45% 3.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.37% 12.39% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 55 27 30
Average salary £32,292 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.24% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £41,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
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
208 226 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 18.74% 19.81% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 194 202 241
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -10 13 £30,500 -41.90% 1
Maidstone +10 11 £27,500 -35.29%
Stansted - 4 £30,000 -
Canterbury - 3 £32,292 -
Tonbridge -7 2 £23,000 -45.88%
Sittingbourne +13 1 £27,500 -41.79%
Dartford 0 1 £35,000 -22.22%
West Malling - 1 £37,500 - 1
Whitstable - 1 £30,500 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (61.02%) DHCP
2 71 (60.17%) Windows
3 63 (53.39%) Microsoft
4 61 (51.69%) Firewall
5 58 (49.15%) Active Directory
6 54 (45.76%) Linux
7 50 (42.37%) TCP/IP
7 50 (42.37%) VMware
8 44 (37.29%) SAN
9 43 (36.44%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (33.05%) Cisco
10 39 (33.05%) SQL Server
11 36 (30.51%) MS Excel
12 35 (29.66%) WAN
13 34 (28.81%) IIS
14 33 (27.97%) MS Exchange
15 31 (26.27%) Citrix
16 30 (25.42%) Hyper-V
16 30 (25.42%) VLAN
17 29 (24.58%) LAN
18 27 (22.88%) vSphere
19 26 (22.03%) PowerShell
19 26 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
20 25 (21.19%) Analytical Skills
21 24 (20.34%) CCNA
22 23 (19.49%) Finance
23 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
23 22 (18.64%) SCCM
23 22 (18.64%) HP
24 21 (17.80%) Symantec

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (28.81%) IIS
2 33 (27.97%) MS Exchange
3 15 (12.71%) Lync
4 14 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (11.86%) Apache
5 12 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (9.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (5.08%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.69%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.69%) CMS
9 1 (0.85%) FileNet
Applications
1 36 (30.51%) MS Excel
2 14 (11.86%) MS Office
3 2 (1.69%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.69%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.86%) SaaS
2 12 (10.17%) Office 365
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (61.02%) DHCP
2 61 (51.69%) Firewall
3 50 (42.37%) TCP/IP
4 44 (37.29%) SAN
5 35 (29.66%) WAN
6 30 (25.42%) VLAN
7 29 (24.58%) LAN
8 21 (17.80%) MPLS
9 18 (15.25%) VPN
10 17 (14.41%) VoIP
10 17 (14.41%) iSCSI
11 13 (11.02%) Wireless
12 10 (8.47%) IMAP
12 10 (8.47%) SMTP
12 10 (8.47%) DMZ
13 9 (7.63%) Internet
13 9 (7.63%) NAS
14 8 (6.78%) LDAP
15 7 (5.93%) Structured Cabling
16 6 (5.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.56%) Redis
3 7 (5.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 23 (19.49%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Banking
3 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (29.66%) Support Engineer
2 30 (25.42%) Systems Engineer
3 26 (22.03%) Network Engineer
4 24 (20.34%) Systems Support
4 24 (20.34%) Systems Support Engineer
5 15 (12.71%) Senior Support Engineer
5 15 (12.71%) Analyst
6 12 (10.17%) Consultant
7 11 (9.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 11 (9.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (8.47%) Support Analyst
8 10 (8.47%) Technical Support
9 9 (7.63%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (5.93%) Network Consultant
11 7 (5.93%) Deployment Engineer
11 7 (5.93%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.47%) MAPI
2 8 (6.78%) .NET
3 7 (5.93%) HTML
4 6 (5.08%) Web Services
5 5 (4.24%) XHTML
6 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.69%) CSS
6 2 (1.69%) jQuery
6 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.69%) HTML5
6 2 (1.69%) CSS3
6 2 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (1.69%) LAMP
7 1 (0.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.19%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (15.25%) Data Centre
3 14 (11.86%) EqualLogic
4 11 (9.32%) Blackberry
5 10 (8.47%) iPhone
5 10 (8.47%) PDA
6 9 (7.63%) Fat Client
6 9 (7.63%) Replication
6 9 (7.63%) Clustering
6 9 (7.63%) Thin Client
7 8 (6.78%) HACMP
8 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
9 5 (4.24%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (4.24%) PKI
10 4 (3.39%) NHS
11 3 (2.54%) AS400
12 2 (1.69%) W3C
12 2 (1.69%) PMI
13 1 (0.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 71 (60.17%) Windows
2 54 (45.76%) Linux
3 22 (18.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (16.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (11.02%) UNIX
6 12 (10.17%) Windows XP
7 11 (9.32%) Windows Vista
7 11 (9.32%) Windows 8
8 10 (8.47%) Android
9 9 (7.63%) Mac OS
10 8 (6.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (6.78%) AIX
10 8 (6.78%) Solaris
11 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.80%) Network Monitoring
2 18 (15.25%) DevOps
2 18 (15.25%) Migration
3 16 (13.56%) Open Source
4 14 (11.86%) Capacity Management
4 14 (11.86%) ITIL
5 13 (11.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (5.93%) BCP
6 7 (5.93%) Project Management
6 7 (5.93%) Performance Analysis
7 5 (4.24%) WAN Optimisation
7 5 (4.24%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.54%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.54%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.54%) Network Management
8 3 (2.54%) Server Monitoring
8 3 (2.54%) Patch Management
8 3 (2.54%) SEO
8 3 (2.54%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (1.69%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (22.03%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.86%) SQL
3 8 (6.78%) VBScript
3 8 (6.78%) Python
3 8 (6.78%) Perl
4 7 (5.93%) C#
4 7 (5.93%) Shell Script
5 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.85%) Java
7 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (22.03%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (20.34%) CCNA
3 16 (13.56%) CCNP
4 10 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (5.93%) MCSE
6 4 (3.39%) CCDA
6 4 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (2.54%) CISSP
8 2 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.69%) PMI Certification
8 2 (1.69%) CCSA
8 2 (1.69%) MCITP
8 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (49.15%) Active Directory
2 43 (36.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (25.42%) Hyper-V
4 27 (22.88%) vSphere
5 11 (9.32%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (6.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 8 (6.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 8 (6.78%) NFS
7 4 (3.39%) XenApp
7 4 (3.39%) Terminal Services
8 3 (2.54%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.54%) vCloud
9 1 (0.85%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 22 (18.64%) SCCM
2 17 (14.41%) SCOM
2 17 (14.41%) Backup Exec
3 16 (13.56%) SCVMM
3 16 (13.56%) HAProxy
4 8 (6.78%) Puppet
4 8 (6.78%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (5.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (5.93%) WSUS
5 7 (5.93%) NetBackup
6 6 (5.08%) Control-M
6 6 (5.08%) OpenView
7 2 (1.69%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.85%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 63 (53.39%) Microsoft
2 50 (42.37%) VMware
3 39 (33.05%) Cisco
4 31 (26.27%) Citrix
5 22 (18.64%) HP
6 21 (17.80%) Symantec
7 19 (16.10%) CheckPoint
8 14 (11.86%) Nimble Storage
9 12 (10.17%) Veeam
10 11 (9.32%) Apple
11 10 (8.47%) Draytek
12 8 (6.78%) Dell
12 8 (6.78%) Veritas
13 7 (5.93%) Red Hat
14 6 (5.08%) IBM
15 5 (4.24%) Oracle
16 4 (3.39%) Sun
16 4 (3.39%) SolarWinds
17 3 (2.54%) LANDesk
17 3 (2.54%) Intel
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 6 £26,041 to £34,876
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochester, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago