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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 77 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 16 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.63% 2.59% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.24% 13.57% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 8
Average salary £55,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.64% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
221 199 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.57% 19.10% 22.86%
Number of salaries quoted 185 167 155
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £23,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 September 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 September 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
(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 1 £20,000 -
Dartford - 1 £32,500 -
Sandwich - 1 £60,000 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 28 (63.64%) DHCP
2 25 (56.82%) Windows
3 24 (54.55%) WAN
4 22 (50.00%) LAN
5 21 (47.73%) Load Balancing
6 19 (43.18%) Firewall
7 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
7 18 (40.91%) Cisco
8 17 (38.64%) Linux
8 17 (38.64%) VMware
9 16 (36.36%) SAN
9 16 (36.36%) Red Hat
10 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (31.82%) MySQL
11 14 (31.82%) IIS
11 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
12 13 (29.55%) Perl
12 13 (29.55%) Apache
12 13 (29.55%) Tomcat
12 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (27.27%) Finance
14 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
15 10 (22.73%) Solaris
15 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
15 10 (22.73%) VPN
15 10 (22.73%) Riverbed
15 10 (22.73%) Puppet
16 9 (20.45%) Ruby
16 9 (20.45%) VLAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 14 (31.82%) IIS
2 13 (29.55%) Apache
2 13 (29.55%) Tomcat
3 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
4 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.55%) nginx
6 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (2.27%) Kentico
6 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.27%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (63.64%) DHCP
2 24 (54.55%) WAN
3 22 (50.00%) LAN
4 19 (43.18%) Firewall
5 18 (40.91%) TCP/IP
6 16 (36.36%) SAN
7 10 (22.73%) VPN
8 9 (20.45%) VLAN
8 9 (20.45%) LDAP
9 8 (18.18%) Network Security
10 7 (15.91%) SNMP
11 5 (11.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (11.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (11.36%) HTTP
11 5 (11.36%) Wireless
11 5 (11.36%) Internet
11 5 (11.36%) MPLS
12 4 (9.09%) VoIP
13 3 (6.82%) iSCSI
13 3 (6.82%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) Ingres
4 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (6.82%) WebLOAD
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (9.09%) Marketing
4 3 (6.82%) Law
4 3 (6.82%) Legal
5 2 (4.55%) Local Government
6 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Consultant
1 8 (18.18%) Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 7 (15.91%) Security Specialist
2 7 (15.91%) Network Specialist
2 7 (15.91%) Network Security Specialist
2 7 (15.91%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 7 (15.91%) Support Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Firewall Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Network Support
6 3 (6.82%) Service Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Manager
6 3 (6.82%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) YAML
2 2 (4.55%) Rendezvous
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) Memcached
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
3 1 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) CSS
3 1 (2.27%) XSLT
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Statistics
1 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
1 7 (15.91%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) HACMP
3 2 (4.55%) Open Source
3 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 25 (56.82%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Linux
3 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (22.73%) Solaris
5 8 (18.18%) UNIX
6 7 (15.91%) CentOS
6 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (15.91%) AIX
7 4 (9.09%) Debian
7 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
8 3 (6.82%) OS/400
9 2 (4.55%) OpenBSD
9 2 (4.55%) FreeBSD
9 2 (4.55%) SELinux
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.55%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.27%) Android
10 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Load Balancing
2 14 (31.82%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (18.18%) ITIL
4 7 (15.91%) WAN Optimisation
4 7 (15.91%) Service Management
5 6 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.64%) DevOps
6 5 (11.36%) Line Management
7 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.82%) Logistics
8 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.82%) Network Architecture
8 3 (6.82%) Change Management
8 3 (6.82%) Project Management
9 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Perl
2 9 (20.45%) Ruby
2 9 (20.45%) Java
3 8 (18.18%) Python
4 6 (13.64%) C
4 6 (13.64%) PHP
4 6 (13.64%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.09%) C++
6 3 (6.82%) VB
6 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) CCNA
1 9 (20.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.18%) CCNP
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.27%) CCSP
4 1 (2.27%) MCSE
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.91%) SLA
3 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
3 7 (15.91%) NFS
4 5 (11.36%) ISA Server
5 4 (9.09%) Squid
6 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (6.82%) vSphere
6 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.55%) Varnish
7 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (4.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Puppet
2 7 (15.91%) NetBackup
2 7 (15.91%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (15.91%) OpenView
2 7 (15.91%) Control-M
3 4 (9.09%) Nagios
4 2 (4.55%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Cisco
2 17 (38.64%) VMware
3 16 (36.36%) Red Hat
4 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.73%) Riverbed
6 7 (15.91%) Mitel
6 7 (15.91%) Sun
6 7 (15.91%) HP
6 7 (15.91%) Dell
6 7 (15.91%) IBM
6 7 (15.91%) JBoss
6 7 (15.91%) Oracle
6 7 (15.91%) Veritas
7 5 (11.36%) TippingPoint
7 5 (11.36%) Blue Coat
7 5 (11.36%) F5
7 5 (11.36%) LogLogic
7 5 (11.36%) Tufin
7 5 (11.36%) SolarWinds
7 5 (11.36%) CheckPoint
West Malling, Kent
Rark Solutions
Salary: From £28,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Westerham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago