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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 46 87
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +41
Permanent jobs citing DNS 50 59 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.56% 5.67% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.83% 25.32% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 21
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -28.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,875 £61,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
229 233 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 20.89% 22.40% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 199 212 199
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 12 February 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 12 February 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
Sittingbourne +6 7 £24,500 -43.35%
West Malling - 4 £45,000 -
Chatham -8 2 £32,000 -35.35%
Maidstone -13 1 £32,000 -1.53%
Faversham - 1 £35,000 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 64 (75.29%) Active Directory
2 62 (72.94%) Microsoft
3 60 (70.59%) Windows
4 54 (63.53%) Firewall
5 53 (62.35%) VMware
5 53 (62.35%) DHCP
6 45 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (49.41%) Windows Server
8 39 (45.88%) HP
9 36 (42.35%) Security Cleared
10 34 (40.00%) Linux
11 32 (37.65%) Windows Server 2003
11 32 (37.65%) vSphere
12 30 (35.29%) TCP/IP
12 30 (35.29%) ITIL
13 29 (34.12%) SLA
14 27 (31.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 26 (30.59%) Capacity Management
16 25 (29.41%) 3PAR
16 25 (29.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 25 (29.41%) Symantec
17 24 (28.24%) NetBackup
17 24 (28.24%) MS Exchange
17 24 (28.24%) HP SIM
17 24 (28.24%) HP Storage
17 24 (28.24%) HP Data Protector
18 22 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
19 20 (23.53%) MS Excel
20 19 (22.35%) SAN
21 18 (21.18%) SQL Server

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 24 (28.24%) MS Exchange
2 16 (18.82%) Skype for Business
3 12 (14.12%) IIS
4 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (7.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.71%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (4.71%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.18%) CMS
7 1 (1.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.29%) Office 365
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.71%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (63.53%) Firewall
2 53 (62.35%) DHCP
3 30 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 19 (22.35%) SAN
5 14 (16.47%) VPN
6 12 (14.12%) Wireless
7 11 (12.94%) iSCSI
8 5 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (5.88%) VLAN
9 4 (4.71%) LAN
9 4 (4.71%) NAS
9 4 (4.71%) WAN
10 3 (3.53%) LDAP
10 3 (3.53%) SMTP
10 3 (3.53%) VoIP
11 2 (2.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.35%) HTTP
11 2 (2.35%) Skype
11 2 (2.35%) Structured Cabling
11 2 (2.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.71%) MySQL
4 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.18%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (12.94%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (32.94%) Administrator
1 28 (32.94%) Systems Administrator
2 24 (28.24%) Storage Administrator
2 24 (28.24%) Storage Systems Administrator
3 16 (18.82%) Support Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) IT Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) IT Support
4 12 (14.12%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Active Directory Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Exchange Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Messaging Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior IT Support
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Server Support
8 4 (4.71%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) CSS
1 5 (5.88%) HTML
2 4 (4.71%) Ajax
2 4 (4.71%) JSON
2 4 (4.71%) LAMP
2 4 (4.71%) XML
3 1 (1.18%) .NET
3 1 (1.18%) jQuery
3 1 (1.18%) LESS
3 1 (1.18%) Sass
3 1 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 24 (28.24%) HP Storage
2 6 (7.06%) Blackberry
2 6 (7.06%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.88%) Clustering
4 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.53%) HACMP
5 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 2 (2.35%) PKI
5 2 (2.35%) User Experience
5 2 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.18%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.18%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (70.59%) Windows
2 45 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (49.41%) Windows Server
4 34 (40.00%) Linux
5 32 (37.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (31.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (8.24%) Windows 8
8 6 (7.06%) Unix
8 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (4.71%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.71%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.53%) AIX
10 3 (3.53%) Solaris
11 2 (2.35%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.35%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) ITIL
2 26 (30.59%) Capacity Management
3 15 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (9.41%) Migration
5 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.24%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (7.06%) Change Management
8 5 (5.88%) Project Management
8 5 (5.88%) Web Development
9 4 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (4.71%) Patch Management
9 4 (4.71%) Security Management
9 4 (4.71%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (3.53%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.53%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.53%) Line Management
10 3 (3.53%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.53%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.94%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.06%) JavaScript
2 6 (7.06%) SQL
3 4 (4.71%) PHP
4 3 (3.53%) Perl
4 3 (3.53%) Python
5 1 (1.18%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (42.35%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.71%) VCAP
4 3 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.53%) MCSA
4 3 (3.53%) MCSE
5 2 (2.35%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.35%) CCNP
5 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.18%) CCDA
6 1 (1.18%) CCNA
6 1 (1.18%) MCITP
6 1 (1.18%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (34.12%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (75.29%) Active Directory
2 32 (37.65%) vSphere
3 22 (25.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 9 (10.59%) vCloud
6 8 (9.41%) XenApp
6 8 (9.41%) XenDesktop
7 6 (7.06%) NFS
7 6 (7.06%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (4.71%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (4.71%) ISA Server
9 3 (3.53%) Oracle Clusterware
9 3 (3.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.18%) DFS Replication
10 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (29.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 24 (28.24%) HP Data Protector
2 24 (28.24%) HP SIM
2 24 (28.24%) NetBackup
3 12 (14.12%) SCCM
4 10 (11.76%) SCOM
5 5 (5.88%) SCVMM
6 4 (4.71%) vRealize
7 3 (3.53%) Puppet
7 3 (3.53%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
9 1 (1.18%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (1.18%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (72.94%) Microsoft
2 53 (62.35%) VMware
3 39 (45.88%) HP
4 25 (29.41%) 3PAR
4 25 (29.41%) Symantec
5 16 (18.82%) Cisco
6 12 (14.12%) Citrix
7 8 (9.41%) Dell
8 6 (7.06%) MobileIron
9 5 (5.88%) Nimble Storage
10 4 (4.71%) Veeam
10 4 (4.71%) WatchGuard
11 3 (3.53%) Intel
11 3 (3.53%) Veritas
12 2 (2.35%) EMC
13 1 (1.18%) Google
13 1 (1.18%) Rackspace
13 1 (1.18%) ServiceNow
13 1 (1.18%) SolarWinds
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