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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 56 80 48
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -32
Permanent jobs citing DNS 55 23 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.77% 1.91% 4.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.63% 11.33% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 49 22 31
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £27,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,400 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -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
243 203 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.06% 16.87% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 220 190 168
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £56,500 £60,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Maidstone +24 23 £32,500 -
Stansted - 5 £22,500 -
West Malling +2 1 £70,000 +180.00%
Chatham - 1 £70,000 -
DNS
South East

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 52 (76.47%) DHCP
2 41 (60.29%) Windows
2 41 (60.29%) Firewall
3 38 (55.88%) TCP/IP
3 38 (55.88%) VMware
4 33 (48.53%) Cisco
5 31 (45.59%) MS Exchange
5 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
5 31 (45.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (36.76%) WAN
7 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
8 23 (33.82%) Linux
8 23 (33.82%) LAN
9 21 (30.88%) VLAN
10 20 (29.41%) Citrix
10 20 (29.41%) Symantec
11 19 (27.94%) Backup Exec
12 18 (26.47%) vSphere
13 17 (25.00%) Finance
13 17 (25.00%) WSUS
14 16 (23.53%) VPN
14 16 (23.53%) HP
14 16 (23.53%) PowerShell
15 15 (22.06%) BCP
15 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (20.59%) VBScript
16 14 (20.59%) SAN
16 14 (20.59%) CheckPoint
16 14 (20.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 13 (19.12%) MS Office

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (45.59%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.76%) Apache
4 5 (7.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.41%) JBoss
6 2 (2.94%) IIS
6 2 (2.94%) nginx
7 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (19.12%) MS Office
2 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (76.47%) DHCP
2 41 (60.29%) Firewall
3 38 (55.88%) TCP/IP
4 25 (36.76%) WAN
5 23 (33.82%) LAN
6 21 (30.88%) VLAN
7 16 (23.53%) VPN
8 14 (20.59%) SAN
9 10 (14.71%) MPLS
9 10 (14.71%) VoIP
10 9 (13.24%) LDAP
11 8 (11.76%) Wireless
12 7 (10.29%) ADSL
12 7 (10.29%) SMTP
13 6 (8.82%) Network Security
14 5 (7.35%) IMAP
14 5 (7.35%) DMZ
14 5 (7.35%) Internet
15 4 (5.88%) WLAN
15 4 (5.88%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) MySQL
2 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Advertising
3 7 (10.29%) Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.41%) Marketing
5 3 (4.41%) Legal
6 2 (2.94%) Local Government
7 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Technical Support
2 14 (20.59%) Network Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Support Supervisor
4 10 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Deployment Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.35%) Systems Support
7 5 (7.35%) Systems Support Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (5.88%) Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Team Leader
9 3 (4.41%) UNIX Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Firewall Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) IT Assistant
10 2 (2.94%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) MAPI
2 3 (4.41%) YAML
3 2 (2.94%) Memcached
3 2 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (1.47%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) Open Source
1 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) iPhone
3 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.35%) Clustering
4 5 (7.35%) PDA
4 5 (7.35%) HACMP
4 5 (7.35%) Blackberry
5 4 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.94%) iPad
6 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.94%) NHS
6 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (60.29%) Windows
2 23 (33.82%) Linux
3 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (16.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.76%) AIX
6 8 (11.76%) Solaris
6 8 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (11.76%) UNIX
6 8 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 7 (10.29%) Windows Vista
8 6 (8.82%) Android
8 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
9 5 (7.35%) Apple iOS
9 5 (7.35%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.94%) CentOS
10 2 (2.94%) FreeBSD
10 2 (2.94%) Debian
10 2 (2.94%) OpenBSD
10 2 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) BCP
2 13 (19.12%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (17.65%) ITIL
4 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
5 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (10.29%) Migration
6 6 (8.82%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.82%) Service Management
7 5 (7.35%) DevOps
8 4 (5.88%) Line Management
8 4 (5.88%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.88%) Project Management
9 3 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.94%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.94%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.94%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (2.94%) Network Management
10 2 (2.94%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 14 (20.59%) VBScript
3 9 (13.24%) Perl
4 8 (11.76%) PHP
5 5 (7.35%) C
5 5 (7.35%) Python
5 5 (7.35%) Java
6 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.41%) Ruby
7 3 (4.41%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) CCNA
1 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.29%) CCNP
3 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.47%) CISSP
5 1 (1.47%) MCP
5 1 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (45.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 18 (26.47%) vSphere
4 8 (11.76%) NFS
5 7 (10.29%) Hyper-V
6 6 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (7.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 5 (7.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 3 (4.41%) Squid
9 2 (2.94%) ISA Server
9 2 (2.94%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.94%) XenApp
9 2 (2.94%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (27.94%) Backup Exec
2 17 (25.00%) WSUS
3 14 (20.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 9 (13.24%) Puppet
5 8 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (10.29%) OpenView
6 7 (10.29%) Control-M
6 7 (10.29%) NetBackup
7 3 (4.41%) SCCM
7 3 (4.41%) SCOM
8 2 (2.94%) FortiGate
8 2 (2.94%) HAProxy
8 2 (2.94%) SELinux
Vendors
1 38 (55.88%) VMware
2 33 (48.53%) Cisco
3 31 (45.59%) Microsoft
4 20 (29.41%) Citrix
4 20 (29.41%) Symantec
5 16 (23.53%) HP
6 14 (20.59%) CheckPoint
7 11 (16.18%) Dell
7 11 (16.18%) Apple
8 9 (13.24%) Red Hat
9 8 (11.76%) Veritas
10 7 (10.29%) Sun
10 7 (10.29%) IBM
10 7 (10.29%) Oracle
11 6 (8.82%) SolarWinds
12 5 (7.35%) Draytek
13 4 (5.88%) TippingPoint
13 4 (5.88%) Tufin
13 4 (5.88%) F5
13 4 (5.88%) LogLogic
Canterbury, Kent, South East
Canterbury Christ Church University
Salary: £31,342 to £33,242 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago