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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 45 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 5.80% 1.27% 8.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.29% 5.88% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 3
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
35 34 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 16.91% 21.66% 44.64%
Number of salaries quoted 35 34 24
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Salary Histogram in St Albans

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the St Albans region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in St Albans

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) DHCP
2 24 (88.89%) SQL
3 19 (70.37%) Finance
4 18 (66.67%) Service Delivery
4 18 (66.67%) CMS
4 18 (66.67%) Games
4 18 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (66.67%) Online Games
4 18 (66.67%) Online Betting
4 18 (66.67%) Telecoms
4 18 (66.67%) CentOS
4 18 (66.67%) MySQL
4 18 (66.67%) Oracle
4 18 (66.67%) Java
4 18 (66.67%) Linux
4 18 (66.67%) HTTP
4 18 (66.67%) Apache
4 18 (66.67%) Tomcat
4 18 (66.67%) E-Commerce
4 18 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 18 (66.67%) Red Hat
5 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 9 (33.33%) Windows
5 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 9 (33.33%) Cisco
5 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 18 (66.67%) CMS
1 18 (66.67%) Apache
1 18 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 18 (66.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (22.22%) IIS
4 3 (11.11%) Lync
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) DHCP
2 18 (66.67%) HTTP
3 7 (25.93%) Firewall
4 5 (18.52%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 18 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) dBASE
General
1 19 (70.37%) Finance
2 18 (66.67%) Games
2 18 (66.67%) Online Betting
2 18 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Administrator
1 18 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
1 18 (66.67%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 18 (66.67%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 18 (66.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 18 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 18 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Support
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) CentOS
1 18 (66.67%) Linux
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (18.52%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 18 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) SQL
2 18 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) MCITP
1 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (7.41%) CCNA
1 2 (7.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (25.93%) XenDesktop
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Oracle
1 18 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) VMware
3 7 (25.93%) HP
3 7 (25.93%) Dell
3 7 (25.93%) Citrix
4 5 (18.52%) Apple
5 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.41%) Websense