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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 40 40 90
Rank change year-on-year
0 +50
Permanent jobs citing DNS 67 58 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.24% 6.02% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.69% 24.37% 9.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56 52 18
Average salary £35,000 £32,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -31.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,650 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
242 238 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.55% 24.71% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 210 214 219
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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
Tonbridge +12 13 £26,000 -17.46% 1
West Malling - 8 £42,500 -
Sittingbourne -1 5 £24,500 -28.98% 1
Tunbridge Wells +4 4 £27,500 -31.25%
Chatham -4 2 £26,500 -8.62%
Maidstone -10 2 £45,000 +45.16% 1
Dartford -2 1 £32,500 -35.00%
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 89 (80.18%) Active Directory
2 80 (72.07%) DHCP
3 78 (70.27%) Windows
4 76 (68.47%) Microsoft
5 64 (57.66%) VMware
6 56 (50.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 54 (48.65%) Windows Server
8 48 (43.24%) Firewall
9 44 (39.64%) HP
10 43 (38.74%) MS Exchange
11 37 (33.33%) Security Cleared
12 36 (32.43%) TCP/IP
13 35 (31.53%) Linux
14 34 (30.63%) SLA
14 34 (30.63%) vSphere
15 32 (28.83%) Windows Server 2003
16 30 (27.03%) ITIL
17 28 (25.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 28 (25.23%) Capacity Management
18 27 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (23.42%) SQL Server
19 26 (23.42%) Symantec
19 26 (23.42%) 3PAR
19 26 (23.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
20 25 (22.52%) HP SIM
20 25 (22.52%) HP Storage
20 25 (22.52%) HP Data Protector
20 25 (22.52%) NetBackup
21 23 (20.72%) Exchange Server 2010
22 21 (18.92%) SAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 43 (38.74%) MS Exchange
2 23 (20.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (14.41%) SharePoint
3 16 (14.41%) Skype for Business
4 12 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (7.21%) IIS
6 7 (6.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (6.31%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (3.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (18.02%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.22%) Office 365
2 5 (4.50%) SaaS
3 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (72.07%) DHCP
2 48 (43.24%) Firewall
3 36 (32.43%) TCP/IP
4 21 (18.92%) SAN
5 14 (12.61%) VPN
6 11 (9.91%) Wireless
7 7 (6.31%) LAN
7 7 (6.31%) WAN
8 6 (5.41%) iSCSI
8 6 (5.41%) VLAN
9 5 (4.50%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (3.60%) NAS
10 4 (3.60%) SMTP
11 3 (2.70%) HTTP
11 3 (2.70%) LDAP
11 3 (2.70%) Network Security
11 3 (2.70%) Skype
12 2 (1.80%) VoIP
13 1 (0.90%) Internet
13 1 (0.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.71%) MySQL
3 12 (10.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (9.01%) Finance
2 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (24.32%) Administrator
1 27 (24.32%) Systems Administrator
2 25 (22.52%) Storage Administrator
2 25 (22.52%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 21 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 18 (16.22%) Analyst
5 17 (15.32%) Support Analyst
6 13 (11.71%) Developer
6 13 (11.71%) PHP Developer
7 10 (9.01%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (9.01%) Network Support
8 9 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (8.11%) IT Support
8 9 (8.11%) Network Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) Network Support Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) Exchange Engineer
9 8 (7.21%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (7.21%) Senior Support Engineer
9 8 (7.21%) Server Engineer
9 8 (7.21%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.71%) Ajax
1 13 (11.71%) CSS
1 13 (11.71%) HTML
1 13 (11.71%) JSON
1 13 (11.71%) LAMP
1 13 (11.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) HP Storage
2 7 (6.31%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.31%) User Experience
3 6 (5.41%) Clustering
3 6 (5.41%) Driving Licence
4 4 (3.60%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.70%) HACMP
5 3 (2.70%) PKI
6 2 (1.80%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.90%) iPad
7 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (70.27%) Windows
2 56 (50.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (48.65%) Windows Server
4 35 (31.53%) Linux
5 32 (28.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (25.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (13.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (8.11%) Windows 8
9 7 (6.31%) Android
9 7 (6.31%) Apple iOS
9 7 (6.31%) Windows 7
10 5 (4.50%) Unix
11 3 (2.70%) AIX
11 3 (2.70%) Solaris
12 1 (0.90%) CentOS
12 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.03%) ITIL
2 28 (25.23%) Capacity Management
3 15 (13.51%) Infrastructure Management
3 15 (13.51%) Service Delivery
4 13 (11.71%) Web Development
5 12 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (10.81%) Migration
6 7 (6.31%) Change Management
6 7 (6.31%) Front End Development
6 7 (6.31%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (6.31%) Problem Management
6 7 (6.31%) Software Architecture
7 6 (5.41%) Data Protection
7 6 (5.41%) Project Management
8 5 (4.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (4.50%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.50%) Line Management
9 4 (3.60%) Security Management
10 3 (2.70%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.61%) JavaScript
2 13 (11.71%) PHP
3 7 (6.31%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.50%) SQL
5 3 (2.70%) Perl
5 3 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (7.21%) MCSA
4 8 (7.21%) MCSE
5 7 (6.31%) Degree
6 4 (3.60%) A+ Certification
6 4 (3.60%) CCDA
6 4 (3.60%) CCNA
7 2 (1.80%) CCNP
7 2 (1.80%) MCITP
8 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.90%) MCP
8 1 (0.90%) MCTS
8 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (30.63%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (80.18%) Active Directory
2 34 (30.63%) vSphere
3 27 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (18.02%) Hyper-V
5 17 (15.32%) XenApp
6 10 (9.01%) XenDesktop
7 7 (6.31%) Forefront TMG
7 7 (6.31%) ISA Server
8 6 (5.41%) NFS
8 6 (5.41%) vCloud
8 6 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.90%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (23.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 25 (22.52%) HP Data Protector
2 25 (22.52%) HP SIM
2 25 (22.52%) NetBackup
3 16 (14.41%) SCCM
4 11 (9.91%) SCOM
5 9 (8.11%) WSUS
6 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (2.70%) Puppet
7 3 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (2.70%) vRealize
8 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.90%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 76 (68.47%) Microsoft
2 64 (57.66%) VMware
3 44 (39.64%) HP
4 26 (23.42%) 3PAR
4 26 (23.42%) Symantec
5 20 (18.02%) Citrix
6 16 (14.41%) Cisco
7 7 (6.31%) MobileIron
7 7 (6.31%) WatchGuard
8 6 (5.41%) Dell
9 3 (2.70%) Veeam
9 3 (2.70%) Veritas
10 2 (1.80%) EMC
10 2 (1.80%) IBM
10 2 (1.80%) Intel
11 1 (0.90%) Apple
11 1 (0.90%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tonbridge, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Longfield, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Sittingbourne
Pro-Quest
Salary: 28000-37000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago