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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 41 38 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 2.84% 4.67% 8.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 25.00% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 7
Average salary £30,000 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.45% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £41,250 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £55,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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
11 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 7.80% 18.67% 24.47%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 19
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 13 February 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in St Albans

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) DHCP
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 12 (92.31%) SharePoint
2 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
3 11 (84.62%) Dell
4 10 (76.92%) Citrix
4 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
5 9 (69.23%) Apple
5 9 (69.23%) XenApp
5 9 (69.23%) XenDesktop
5 9 (69.23%) Mac OS
5 9 (69.23%) Skype for Business
6 8 (61.54%) Office 365
6 8 (61.54%) SQL
6 8 (61.54%) IIS
6 8 (61.54%) MS Office
7 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (38.46%) LAN
7 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (30.77%) WAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
1 12 (92.31%) SharePoint
2 9 (69.23%) Skype for Business
3 8 (61.54%) IIS
4 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (7.69%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.69%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) DHCP
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) iSCSI
5 1 (7.69%) ADSL
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) dBASE
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) IT Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Support
3 3 (23.08%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
1 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (69.23%) Mac OS
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Web Filtering
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) B2B
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) XenApp
3 9 (69.23%) XenDesktop
4 4 (30.77%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) HP
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (84.62%) Dell
4 10 (76.92%) Citrix
5 9 (69.23%) Apple
6 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (15.38%) Forcepoint
7 1 (7.69%) Avaya
7 1 (7.69%) Google
7 1 (7.69%) Nortel
7 1 (7.69%) Veeam