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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 50 72 63
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 50 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.59% 2.62% 3.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.60% 12.50% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 25
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £41,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
188 232 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 17.26% 20.96% 23.47%
Number of salaries quoted 178 196 221
Average salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,775 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Tunbridge Wells -10 12 £30,250 -42.38%
Maidstone +8 8 £28,750 -32.35%
Canterbury - 4 £32,292 -
Tonbridge -4 2 £23,000 -45.88%
West Malling - 2 £45,000 -
Dartford +2 1 £35,000 -22.22%
Whitstable - 1 £30,500 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 70 (64.81%) Windows
2 62 (57.41%) DHCP
3 60 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 57 (52.78%) Active Directory
5 52 (48.15%) Firewall
6 47 (43.52%) VMware
6 47 (43.52%) TCP/IP
7 44 (40.74%) Linux
8 40 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 39 (36.11%) SAN
10 35 (32.41%) SQL Server
11 34 (31.48%) IIS
11 34 (31.48%) MS Excel
12 33 (30.56%) Cisco
12 33 (30.56%) MS Exchange
13 29 (26.85%) WAN
13 29 (26.85%) Hyper-V
14 28 (25.93%) Citrix
15 27 (25.00%) LAN
15 27 (25.00%) vSphere
16 26 (24.07%) PowerShell
16 26 (24.07%) VLAN
17 24 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
18 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
18 21 (19.44%) HP
18 21 (19.44%) SCCM
19 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (17.59%) Network Monitoring

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 34 (31.48%) IIS
2 33 (30.56%) MS Exchange
3 16 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (14.81%) Lync
3 16 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (11.11%) Apache
6 11 (10.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.85%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.85%) CMS
9 1 (0.93%) FileNet
Applications
1 34 (31.48%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.89%) MS Office
3 2 (1.85%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.85%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.85%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.89%) Office 365
2 14 (12.96%) SaaS
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (57.41%) DHCP
2 52 (48.15%) Firewall
3 47 (43.52%) TCP/IP
4 39 (36.11%) SAN
5 29 (26.85%) WAN
6 27 (25.00%) LAN
7 26 (24.07%) VLAN
8 17 (15.74%) iSCSI
9 16 (14.81%) VoIP
10 15 (13.89%) MPLS
11 14 (12.96%) VPN
12 13 (12.04%) Wireless
13 9 (8.33%) DMZ
13 9 (8.33%) SMTP
13 9 (8.33%) NAS
13 9 (8.33%) IMAP
14 8 (7.41%) Structured Cabling
14 8 (7.41%) HTTP
14 8 (7.41%) Internet
15 6 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (32.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.81%) Redis
3 4 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 19 (17.59%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (31.48%) Support Engineer
2 28 (25.93%) Systems Engineer
3 23 (21.30%) Systems Support
3 23 (21.30%) Systems Support Engineer
4 22 (20.37%) Network Engineer
5 16 (14.81%) Senior Support Engineer
6 11 (10.19%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 11 (10.19%) Analyst
6 11 (10.19%) Consultant
7 10 (9.26%) Technical Support
8 9 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 9 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (6.48%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (6.48%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 7 (6.48%) Network Consultant
10 7 (6.48%) Cisco Consultant
10 7 (6.48%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 6 (5.56%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.33%) MAPI
2 8 (7.41%) .NET
3 7 (6.48%) HTML
4 6 (5.56%) Web Services
5 5 (4.63%) XHTML
6 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.85%) CSS
6 2 (1.85%) jQuery
6 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.85%) HTML5
6 2 (1.85%) CSS3
6 2 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.93%) LAMP
7 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.96%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.96%) EqualLogic
3 11 (10.19%) Blackberry
4 9 (8.33%) Replication
4 9 (8.33%) iPhone
4 9 (8.33%) PDA
5 7 (6.48%) Fat Client
5 7 (6.48%) Clustering
5 7 (6.48%) Thin Client
6 6 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (4.63%) PKI
7 5 (4.63%) HACMP
7 5 (4.63%) NHS
8 4 (3.70%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.85%) W3C
9 2 (1.85%) PMI
10 1 (0.93%) AS400
10 1 (0.93%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 70 (64.81%) Windows
2 44 (40.74%) Linux
3 24 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (19.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (12.04%) Windows XP
7 12 (11.11%) Windows Vista
8 10 (9.26%) Windows 8
9 9 (8.33%) Mac OS
9 9 (8.33%) Android
10 8 (7.41%) UNIX
11 5 (4.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (4.63%) AIX
11 5 (4.63%) Solaris
12 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.59%) Network Monitoring
2 17 (15.74%) ITIL
3 16 (14.81%) Migration
3 16 (14.81%) DevOps
4 14 (12.96%) Capacity Management
5 13 (12.04%) Open Source
6 7 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (6.48%) BCP
7 6 (5.56%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (3.70%) Project Management
8 4 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (2.78%) Patch Management
9 3 (2.78%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (2.78%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.78%) Network Management
9 3 (2.78%) SEO
10 2 (1.85%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.85%) Change Management
10 2 (1.85%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.07%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.04%) SQL
3 8 (7.41%) VBScript
4 7 (6.48%) C#
5 5 (4.63%) Perl
5 5 (4.63%) Python
6 4 (3.70%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.93%) Java
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (17.59%) CCNA
3 14 (12.96%) CCNP
4 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.63%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.63%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
6 4 (3.70%) CCDA
6 4 (3.70%) MCSE
7 3 (2.78%) CCSA
7 3 (2.78%) MCITP
8 2 (1.85%) CISSP
8 2 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.85%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.93%) CCSP
9 1 (0.93%) CCSE
9 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 40 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (26.85%) Hyper-V
4 27 (25.00%) vSphere
5 11 (10.19%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (5.56%) XenApp
7 5 (4.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (4.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (4.63%) NFS
8 4 (3.70%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.78%) XenDesktop
9 3 (2.78%) vCloud
10 1 (0.93%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.93%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 21 (19.44%) SCCM
2 18 (16.67%) SCOM
3 16 (14.81%) SCVMM
3 16 (14.81%) HAProxy
3 16 (14.81%) Backup Exec
4 7 (6.48%) WSUS
4 7 (6.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (4.63%) Puppet
5 5 (4.63%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (3.70%) Control-M
6 4 (3.70%) NetBackup
6 4 (3.70%) OpenView
7 3 (2.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
8 2 (1.85%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (1.85%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 60 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 47 (43.52%) VMware
3 33 (30.56%) Cisco
4 28 (25.93%) Citrix
5 21 (19.44%) HP
6 18 (16.67%) Symantec
7 16 (14.81%) CheckPoint
8 14 (12.96%) Nimble Storage
9 12 (11.11%) Veeam
10 9 (8.33%) Draytek
10 9 (8.33%) Apple
11 7 (6.48%) Dell
12 6 (5.56%) IBM
13 5 (4.63%) Veritas
13 5 (4.63%) Red Hat
14 4 (3.70%) Oracle
14 4 (3.70%) SolarWinds
15 3 (2.78%) LANDesk
15 3 (2.78%) Intel
15 3 (2.78%) Sun
Sevenoaks, Kent
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago