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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 38 85 70
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 57 24 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.94% 1.95% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.46% 9.80% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 51 18 23
Average salary £33,000 £47,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.52% +40.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
233 245 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.30% 19.92% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 206 223 211
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Maidstone - 17 £31,000 -
Stansted - 7 £30,000 -
Dartford - 3 £50,000 -
Sittingbourne - 2 £34,500 -
Chatham - 1 £29,000 -
Tonbridge - 1 £31,500 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 96 (80.67%) DHCP
2 69 (57.98%) Firewall
3 64 (53.78%) Windows
4 62 (52.10%) TCP/IP
5 61 (51.26%) VMware
6 58 (48.74%) Cisco
7 54 (45.38%) Linux
8 53 (44.54%) Microsoft
8 53 (44.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 47 (39.50%) MS Exchange
10 46 (38.66%) Active Directory
11 40 (33.61%) WAN
12 39 (32.77%) VLAN
13 38 (31.93%) Citrix
14 37 (31.09%) Symantec
15 34 (28.57%) LAN
15 34 (28.57%) MS Excel
16 32 (26.89%) SAN
16 32 (26.89%) Finance
16 32 (26.89%) Backup Exec
17 31 (26.05%) CheckPoint
18 29 (24.37%) MPLS
18 29 (24.37%) SQL Server
18 29 (24.37%) vSphere
19 28 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
19 28 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
19 28 (23.53%) CCNA
19 28 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
20 25 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
21 24 (20.17%) VPN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (39.50%) MS Exchange
2 16 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 16 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (12.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 15 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (10.08%) IIS
4 12 (10.08%) Apache
5 3 (2.52%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.68%) Lync
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 21 (17.65%) MS Office
3 2 (1.68%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.68%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) JDE OneWorld
1 1 (0.84%) RMDS
1 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Office 365
2 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (80.67%) DHCP
2 69 (57.98%) Firewall
3 62 (52.10%) TCP/IP
4 40 (33.61%) WAN
5 39 (32.77%) VLAN
6 34 (28.57%) LAN
7 32 (26.89%) SAN
8 29 (24.37%) MPLS
9 24 (20.17%) VPN
10 18 (15.13%) VoIP
11 16 (13.45%) Wireless
12 15 (12.61%) DMZ
12 15 (12.61%) SMTP
12 15 (12.61%) IMAP
13 11 (9.24%) LDAP
14 8 (6.72%) ADSL
15 7 (5.88%) Network Security
15 7 (5.88%) NAS
16 6 (5.04%) IPsec
17 5 (4.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.56%) MySQL
3 2 (1.68%) Redis
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 32 (26.89%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Advertising
3 7 (5.88%) Banking
4 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 25 (21.01%) Support Engineer
3 21 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
4 18 (15.13%) Technical Support
5 17 (14.29%) Systems Support
5 17 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
6 14 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
6 14 (11.76%) Analyst
7 13 (10.92%) Support Supervisor
8 12 (10.08%) Consultant
9 11 (9.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (8.40%) Senior Support Engineer
11 9 (7.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 9 (7.56%) Support Analyst
11 9 (7.56%) Cisco Engineer
12 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 7 (5.88%) Cisco Network Consultant
13 7 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
13 7 (5.88%) Network Consultant
13 7 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.61%) MAPI
2 4 (3.36%) HTML
3 3 (2.52%) Web Services
4 2 (1.68%) XHTML
4 2 (1.68%) .NET
4 2 (1.68%) LAMP
5 1 (0.84%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.84%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (19.33%) Open Source
3 17 (14.29%) iPhone
4 15 (12.61%) PDA
4 15 (12.61%) Blackberry
5 10 (8.40%) HACMP
6 9 (7.56%) Thin Client
6 9 (7.56%) Clustering
6 9 (7.56%) Fat Client
7 7 (5.88%) Replication
7 7 (5.88%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.20%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (2.52%) AS400
10 2 (1.68%) PKI
10 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.68%) NHS
10 2 (1.68%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.68%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 64 (53.78%) Windows
2 54 (45.38%) Linux
3 25 (21.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (16.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (15.13%) Windows 8
5 18 (15.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (14.29%) Windows Vista
7 15 (12.61%) Android
7 15 (12.61%) Windows XP
8 13 (10.92%) UNIX
9 10 (8.40%) Windows 7
9 10 (8.40%) AIX
9 10 (8.40%) Solaris
9 10 (8.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (5.88%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.84%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
2 23 (19.33%) Migration
3 18 (15.13%) BCP
4 14 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (9.24%) ITIL
6 8 (6.72%) Project Management
6 8 (6.72%) Performance Analysis
7 6 (5.04%) DevOps
8 5 (4.20%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (4.20%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.52%) Load Balancing
9 3 (2.52%) Service Management
9 3 (2.52%) Network Architecture
9 3 (2.52%) Network Management
10 2 (1.68%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.68%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.68%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (1.68%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.68%) Change Management
10 2 (1.68%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.81%) PowerShell
2 17 (14.29%) VBScript
3 11 (9.24%) Perl
4 10 (8.40%) Python
5 9 (7.56%) SQL
6 8 (6.72%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.52%) PHP
8 2 (1.68%) C#
9 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (23.53%) CCNA
1 28 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (19.33%) CCNP
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (5.04%) MCSE
5 4 (3.36%) CISSP
6 1 (0.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 53 (44.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 46 (38.66%) Active Directory
3 29 (24.37%) vSphere
4 20 (16.81%) Hyper-V
5 10 (8.40%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 10 (8.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (8.40%) NFS
6 8 (6.72%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.52%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.68%) XenApp
9 1 (0.84%) Squid
9 1 (0.84%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 32 (26.89%) Backup Exec
2 20 (16.81%) WSUS
3 17 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 11 (9.24%) Puppet
5 10 (8.40%) SCCM
5 10 (8.40%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (6.72%) NetBackup
7 7 (5.88%) OpenView
7 7 (5.88%) Control-M
8 5 (4.20%) SCOM
9 2 (1.68%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.68%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.68%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 61 (51.26%) VMware
2 58 (48.74%) Cisco
3 53 (44.54%) Microsoft
4 38 (31.93%) Citrix
5 37 (31.09%) Symantec
6 31 (26.05%) CheckPoint
7 19 (15.97%) Apple
8 15 (12.61%) HP
8 15 (12.61%) Draytek
9 10 (8.40%) Veritas
10 8 (6.72%) Red Hat
11 7 (5.88%) Veeam
12 6 (5.04%) Dell
13 5 (4.20%) Sun
13 5 (4.20%) IBM
13 5 (4.20%) Oracle
13 5 (4.20%) SolarWinds
14 4 (3.36%) TippingPoint
14 4 (3.36%) Tufin
14 4 (3.36%) F5
Kent
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £13,000 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago