The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 26 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.28% 9.44% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 38.64% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 3
Average salary £26,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.72% -4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
DNS
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the St Albans region.

Communications & Networking Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 44 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 10.26% 24.44% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 44 38
Average salary £27,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.48% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

DNS
Salary Trend in St Albans

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the St Albans region.

DNS Salary Trend in St Albans

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the St Albans 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 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) ADSL
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) dBASE
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (25.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (25.00%) Nortel
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam