The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 31 27 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.15% 4.61% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 13.21% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 7
Average salary £41,000 £31,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.25% -6.06%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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 Stevenage region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 53 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 20.69% 34.87% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 34 44 57
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,350 £31,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £61,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

DNS
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

DNS Salary Trend in Stevenage

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 8 (72.73%) Retail
3 7 (63.64%) MS Office
3 7 (63.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (54.55%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) VBScript
4 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
4 6 (54.55%) DHCP
4 6 (54.55%) Firmware
4 6 (54.55%) Back Office
4 6 (54.55%) Degree
4 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) SCOM
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 2 (18.18%) IIS
8 2 (18.18%) LAN
8 2 (18.18%) WAN
8 2 (18.18%) HTTP
8 2 (18.18%) HTTPS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 7 (63.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) HTTP
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) HTTPS
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 2 (18.18%) VLAN
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
4 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Retail
2 6 (54.55%) Back Office
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (54.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Firmware
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
2 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
1 6 (54.55%) VBScript
1 6 (54.55%) VB.NET
1 6 (54.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (18.18%) pfSense
3 1 (9.09%) NFS
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) AppSense
4 2 (18.18%) Fujitsu
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat