The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
South East / Kent
Rank 47 51 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 38 52 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.47% 4.72% 6.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.01% 22.13% 27.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25 45 55
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,875 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%

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
131 235 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 15.39% 21.34% 23.35%
Number of salaries quoted 87 207 216
Median salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

DNS Salary Histogram in Kent

DNS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dartford - 16 £57,500 - 1
Sittingbourne +6 7 £32,500 +32.65%
Maidstone -17 2 £54,000 +68.75%
Sevenoaks - 2 £25,000 - 1
West Malling -9 1 £45,000 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for DNS.

1 90 (94.74%) DHCP
2 63 (66.32%) Firewall
3 55 (57.89%) Microsoft
3 55 (57.89%) Windows
4 50 (52.63%) Cisco
5 45 (47.37%) Active Directory
6 40 (42.11%) Wireless
6 40 (42.11%) Windows Server
7 39 (41.05%) CheckPoint
8 38 (40.00%) LAN
8 38 (40.00%) WAN
9 35 (36.84%) SNMP
10 34 (35.79%) Mitel
10 34 (35.79%) Network Design
11 33 (34.74%) VMware
12 30 (31.58%) VLAN
12 30 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
13 28 (29.47%) VPN
14 25 (26.32%) TCP/IP
14 25 (26.32%) WLAN
14 25 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 22 (23.16%) Riverbed
16 22 (23.16%) MS Exchange
16 22 (23.16%) VoIP
17 21 (22.11%) HP
18 19 (20.00%) IPsec
18 19 (20.00%) MPLS
18 19 (20.00%) 802.11
18 19 (20.00%) DPNSS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 22 (23.16%) MS Exchange
2 18 (18.95%) IIS
3 17 (17.89%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.16%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.05%) Site Server
Applications
1 18 (18.95%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.32%) MS Office
3 1 (1.05%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.05%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.68%) Office 365
2 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.05%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 90 (94.74%) DHCP
2 63 (66.32%) Firewall
3 40 (42.11%) Wireless
4 38 (40.00%) LAN
4 38 (40.00%) WAN
5 35 (36.84%) SNMP
6 30 (31.58%) VLAN
7 28 (29.47%) VPN
8 25 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 25 (26.32%) WLAN
9 22 (23.16%) VoIP
10 19 (20.00%) 802.11
10 19 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (20.00%) DPNSS
10 19 (20.00%) IPsec
10 19 (20.00%) MPLS
10 19 (20.00%) Network Security
10 19 (20.00%) QSIG
11 17 (17.89%) Cisco IPT
11 17 (17.89%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (9.47%) Finance
2 4 (4.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (41.05%) Network Engineer
2 28 (29.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (21.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 19 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 19 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 19 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Hyper-V Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) IT Support
6 8 (8.42%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Server Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Administrator
8 6 (6.32%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.26%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 17 (17.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.05%) iPad
2 1 (1.05%) iPhone
2 1 (1.05%) PKI
2 1 (1.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (57.89%) Windows
2 40 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 30 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (17.89%) Linux
6 13 (13.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.21%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.11%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.05%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.05%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (35.79%) Network Design
2 17 (17.89%) High Availability
3 16 (16.84%) Project Management
3 16 (16.84%) Translating Business Requirements
4 15 (15.79%) ITIL
5 10 (10.53%) Migration
6 7 (7.37%) DevOps
6 7 (7.37%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.37%) Service Management
7 6 (6.32%) Change Management
8 5 (5.26%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.26%) Network Architecture
9 4 (4.21%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.21%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.16%) BCP
10 3 (3.16%) ITIL V3
11 2 (2.11%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (2.11%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.11%) Risk Analysis
11 2 (2.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.68%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) MCSE
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.37%) MCSA
3 4 (4.21%) MCP
4 3 (3.16%) CCNA
4 3 (3.16%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.11%) Degree
5 2 (2.11%) MCITP
5 2 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.05%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 5 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 25 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.95%) Hyper-V
4 17 (17.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 17 (17.89%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (9.47%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.11%) vSphere
6 2 (2.11%) XenApp
6 2 (2.11%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (11.58%) SCCM
2 3 (3.16%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.11%) SCOM
3 2 (2.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.11%) WSUS
4 1 (1.05%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 50 (52.63%) Cisco
3 39 (41.05%) CheckPoint
4 34 (35.79%) Mitel
5 33 (34.74%) VMware
6 22 (23.16%) Riverbed
7 21 (22.11%) HP
8 17 (17.89%) Siemens
9 7 (7.37%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 5 (5.26%) Aruba
10 5 (5.26%) Blue Coat
10 5 (5.26%) Citrix
10 5 (5.26%) F5
10 5 (5.26%) FireEye
10 5 (5.26%) Juniper
10 5 (5.26%) LogLogic
10 5 (5.26%) Palo Alto
10 5 (5.26%) TippingPoint
10 5 (5.26%) Tufin
Westerham, Kent
Searchability
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Dartford, Kent
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