The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 54 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 11 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.03% 1.06% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.73% 4.44% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 8
Average salary £38,750 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,550 £33,750 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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 Watford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
126 135 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.29% 23.81% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 79 100 81
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

DNS
Salary Trend in Watford

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

DNS Salary Trend in Watford

DNS
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Watford region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Watford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 14 (60.87%) DHCP
2 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) SAN
3 10 (43.48%) VMware
4 9 (39.13%) Cisco
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
5 8 (34.78%) VPN
5 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
5 8 (34.78%) Firewall
5 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (34.78%) NAS
6 7 (30.43%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) LAN
7 6 (26.09%) Wireless
7 6 (26.09%) VLAN
7 6 (26.09%) vSphere
8 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (21.74%) HSRP
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (21.74%) Multicast
8 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
8 5 (21.74%) Migration
8 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (21.74%) MPLS
8 5 (21.74%) OSPF
8 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
8 5 (21.74%) BGP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (13.04%) Apache
5 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.35%) Lync
6 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) DHCP
2 12 (52.17%) SAN
3 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
3 8 (34.78%) VPN
3 8 (34.78%) Firewall
3 8 (34.78%) NAS
4 6 (26.09%) Wireless
4 6 (26.09%) VLAN
4 6 (26.09%) LAN
5 5 (21.74%) VRRP
5 5 (21.74%) MPLS
5 5 (21.74%) OSPF
5 5 (21.74%) BGP
5 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
5 5 (21.74%) Multicast
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (21.74%) HSRP
6 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 4 (17.39%) Internet
7 3 (13.04%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MySQL
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Games
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) AIX Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.04%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
2 2 (8.70%) Handset
2 2 (8.70%) Blog
2 2 (8.70%) FMCG
3 1 (4.35%) LPAR
3 1 (4.35%) DLPAR
3 1 (4.35%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) UNIX
4 3 (13.04%) Solaris
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) SUSE
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (21.74%) Migration
1 5 (21.74%) Business Continuity
2 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.70%) Information Security
3 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
3 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) BCP
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.70%) C
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) CCNA
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCIE
3 2 (8.70%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) RHCSA
4 1 (4.35%) RHCE
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) vSphere
4 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (13.04%) Samba
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.70%) XenDesktop
5 2 (8.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (4.35%) PowerHA
6 1 (4.35%) vCloud
6 1 (4.35%) KVM
6 1 (4.35%) GPFS
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (4.35%) NFS
6 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
2 3 (13.04%) Cacti
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) VMware
2 9 (39.13%) Cisco
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) NetApp
4 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
5 3 (13.04%) F5
5 3 (13.04%) Crossbeam
5 3 (13.04%) Juniper
5 3 (13.04%) Veritas
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) Sun
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.35%) Apple
7 1 (4.35%) Sybase
7 1 (4.35%) Sophos
7 1 (4.35%) Wyse
7 1 (4.35%) Avaya
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: £ competitive
Posted: 4 days ago