The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Watford region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 40 55 57
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 38 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.51% 0.60% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.92% 2.38% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 30 1 11
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
212 84 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.30% 25.38% 35.57%
Number of salaries quoted 137 52 60
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Hertfordshire

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 30 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Watford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
1 29 (63.04%) VMware
2 28 (60.87%) MS Exchange
2 28 (60.87%) Windows
3 23 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 23 (50.00%) DHCP
3 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (50.00%) Lync
4 18 (39.13%) Cisco
5 16 (34.78%) SCCM
5 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (32.61%) Office 365
6 15 (32.61%) Firewall
7 13 (28.26%) SAN
7 13 (28.26%) Time Management
8 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
8 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 12 (26.09%) VPN
8 12 (26.09%) HP
9 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (23.91%) Linux
10 10 (21.74%) ITIL
10 10 (21.74%) WAN
10 10 (21.74%) LAN
10 10 (21.74%) VMware ESX
10 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (19.57%) CheckPoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 28 (60.87%) MS Exchange
2 23 (50.00%) Lync
3 10 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (13.04%) IIS
6 4 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.35%) Apache
8 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (2.17%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (32.61%) Office 365
2 4 (8.70%) PaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (50.00%) DHCP
2 15 (32.61%) Firewall
3 13 (28.26%) SAN
4 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
4 12 (26.09%) VPN
5 10 (21.74%) WAN
5 10 (21.74%) LAN
6 7 (15.22%) PBX
7 6 (13.04%) MPLS
7 6 (13.04%) VLAN
8 5 (10.87%) VoIP
8 5 (10.87%) HTTP
9 4 (8.70%) ISDN
9 4 (8.70%) IPv4
9 4 (8.70%) Wireless
9 4 (8.70%) iSCSI
10 3 (6.52%) LDAP
10 3 (6.52%) HTTPS
11 2 (4.35%) SSL
11 2 (4.35%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) DB2
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
1 6 (13.04%) Retail
2 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.52%) Games
4 2 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Consultant
2 12 (26.09%) Project Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Technical Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.87%) Server Support
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 3 (6.52%) Administrator
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) COM
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.17%) REST
3 1 (2.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) JSP
3 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Mathematics
2 3 (6.52%) Online Games
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) Handset
4 1 (2.17%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (60.87%) Windows
2 16 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (23.91%) Linux
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.70%) UNIX
8 4 (8.70%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (6.52%) HPUX
9 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.35%) Solaris
10 2 (4.35%) Windows Vista
11 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (2.17%) SUSE
11 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.17%) AIX
11 1 (2.17%) VMS
11 1 (2.17%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Time Management
2 10 (21.74%) ITIL
3 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
4 6 (13.04%) Migration
5 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.35%) Project Planning
7 2 (4.35%) Network Design
7 2 (4.35%) Information Security
7 2 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.35%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Engineering
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.17%) SIEM
8 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.17%) OWASP
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Testing
8 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) C
2 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.52%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.17%) sed
4 1 (2.17%) Ruby
4 1 (2.17%) AWK
4 1 (2.17%) Perl
4 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (17.39%) CCNP
4 7 (15.22%) MCSE
5 6 (13.04%) Degree
6 5 (10.87%) MCITP
7 4 (8.70%) MCP
8 3 (6.52%) MCSA
9 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.17%) MCTS
9 1 (2.17%) CCSA
9 1 (2.17%) CCNA
9 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
3 10 (21.74%) VMware ESX
4 8 (17.39%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (15.22%) Terminal Services
6 6 (13.04%) XenApp
6 6 (13.04%) XenDesktop
7 4 (8.70%) XenServer
7 4 (8.70%) vSphere
8 2 (4.35%) Samba
8 2 (4.35%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Veritas File System
8 2 (4.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (4.35%) Sendmail
9 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
9 1 (2.17%) Squid
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Cacti
3 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.17%) Puppet
3 1 (2.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.17%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 29 (63.04%) Microsoft
1 29 (63.04%) VMware
2 18 (39.13%) Cisco
3 12 (26.09%) HP
4 9 (19.57%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.70%) Avaya
6 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.52%) Veritas
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.52%) Juniper
6 3 (6.52%) Citrix
6 3 (6.52%) IBM
7 2 (4.35%) Sun
7 2 (4.35%) NetApp
7 2 (4.35%) Brocade
7 2 (4.35%) Crossbeam
7 2 (4.35%) F5
7 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.17%) Twitter
8 1 (2.17%) ProCurve
Watford
DP Connect
Salary: £34000 - £38500 per annum + PENSION,EXCELLENT PROGRESSION
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + X-Train to Microsoft Dynamics CRM!
Posted: 15 days ago
Watford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago