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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 44 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 23 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.00% 0.54% 4.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.38% 2.35% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 12
Average salary £32,625 £38,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.14% -5.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £28,400 £37,550
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £47,600 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
160 85 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.83% 23.16% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 104 57 70
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 October 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Watford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 44 (70.97%) MS Exchange
2 43 (69.35%) Windows
3 41 (66.13%) VMware
4 40 (64.52%) Microsoft
5 38 (61.29%) Active Directory
6 34 (54.84%) MS Excel
7 30 (48.39%) DHCP
8 28 (45.16%) Lync
9 27 (43.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (37.10%) Firewall
12 22 (35.48%) ITIL
13 21 (33.87%) Cisco
13 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (32.26%) SCCM
15 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
16 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
17 16 (25.81%) WAN
17 16 (25.81%) LAN
18 15 (24.19%) E-Commerce
18 15 (24.19%) Office 365
18 15 (24.19%) Hyper-V
18 15 (24.19%) Mentoring
19 14 (22.58%) Finance
19 14 (22.58%) SAN
19 14 (22.58%) Terminal Services
19 14 (22.58%) VPN
20 13 (20.97%) Linux
20 13 (20.97%) VMware ESX

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 44 (70.97%) MS Exchange
2 28 (45.16%) Lync
3 18 (29.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (20.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (9.68%) IIS
7 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.23%) Apache
9 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 34 (54.84%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
3 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Office 365
2 6 (9.68%) PaaS
3 2 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (48.39%) DHCP
2 23 (37.10%) Firewall
3 18 (29.03%) TCP/IP
4 16 (25.81%) WAN
4 16 (25.81%) LAN
5 14 (22.58%) VPN
5 14 (22.58%) SAN
6 11 (17.74%) VoIP
7 10 (16.13%) PBX
8 9 (14.52%) MPLS
9 8 (12.90%) VLAN
10 6 (9.68%) ISDN
11 5 (8.06%) IPv4
11 5 (8.06%) HTTP
11 5 (8.06%) HTTPS
11 5 (8.06%) Wireless
12 4 (6.45%) iSCSI
13 3 (4.84%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (4.84%) LDAP
14 2 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.23%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.61%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Retail
3 12 (19.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.84%) Games
5 2 (3.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (24.19%) Analyst
2 14 (22.58%) Consultant
3 12 (19.35%) Technical Consultant
3 12 (19.35%) Project Engineer
3 12 (19.35%) Technical Engineer
4 10 (16.13%) Support Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Support Analyst
6 7 (11.29%) Server Support
6 7 (11.29%) Desktop Support
6 7 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (11.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (9.68%) Technical Support
7 6 (9.68%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Architect
9 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (4.84%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) X-Windows
1 3 (4.84%) COM
2 2 (3.23%) CSS
2 2 (3.23%) HTML
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.61%) Symfony
3 1 (1.61%) jQuery
3 1 (1.61%) Smarty
3 1 (1.61%) HTML5
3 1 (1.61%) REST
3 1 (1.61%) Laravel
3 1 (1.61%) Sass
3 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.61%) JSP
3 1 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Mathematics
2 6 (9.68%) Handset
3 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.84%) Clustering
4 3 (4.84%) Thin Client
4 3 (4.84%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.84%) Online Games
5 2 (3.23%) Replication
6 1 (1.61%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.61%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.61%) PKI
6 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (69.35%) Windows
2 27 (43.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (33.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (30.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (20.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (20.97%) Linux
6 12 (19.35%) Windows XP
7 9 (14.52%) Windows Vista
8 7 (11.29%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (9.68%) VMS
10 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
11 4 (6.45%) HPUX
12 3 (4.84%) UNIX
12 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
13 2 (3.23%) Mac OS X
13 2 (3.23%) Solaris
14 1 (1.61%) AIX
14 1 (1.61%) NetWare
14 1 (1.61%) SUSE
14 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) ITIL
2 15 (24.19%) E-Commerce
2 15 (24.19%) Mentoring
3 13 (20.97%) Time Management
4 9 (14.52%) Coaching
5 7 (11.29%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (11.29%) Migration
5 7 (11.29%) Information Security
6 5 (8.06%) Service Management
7 4 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (6.45%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.84%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (3.23%) PRINCE
9 2 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.23%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.23%) Network Design
9 2 (3.23%) Project Planning
10 1 (1.61%) Web Development
10 1 (1.61%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) C
2 4 (6.45%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.45%) SQL
3 3 (4.84%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.23%) PHP
5 1 (1.61%) AWK
5 1 (1.61%) Ruby
5 1 (1.61%) Perl
5 1 (1.61%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (19.35%) Degree
2 9 (14.52%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.90%) MCSE
3 8 (12.90%) CCNP
4 5 (8.06%) MCP
4 5 (8.06%) MCITP
5 3 (4.84%) MCSA
6 1 (1.61%) CCNA
6 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.61%) CCSA
6 1 (1.61%) MCTS
6 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) SLA
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (40.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (24.19%) Hyper-V
4 14 (22.58%) Terminal Services
5 13 (20.97%) VMware ESX
6 11 (17.74%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (14.52%) vSphere
8 8 (12.90%) XenApp
8 8 (12.90%) XenDesktop
9 6 (9.68%) XenServer
9 6 (9.68%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (3.23%) Samba
10 2 (3.23%) Sendmail
10 2 (3.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (3.23%) Veritas File System
10 2 (3.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.61%) Squid
Systems Management
1 20 (32.26%) SCCM
2 2 (3.23%) Cacti
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
3 1 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.61%) OpenView
3 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.61%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.61%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (66.13%) VMware
2 40 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 21 (33.87%) Cisco
4 11 (17.74%) HP
4 11 (17.74%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.06%) Citrix
5 5 (8.06%) Avaya
6 4 (6.45%) IBM
6 4 (6.45%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.84%) Veritas
7 3 (4.84%) Brocade
7 3 (4.84%) Riverbed
7 3 (4.84%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.23%) F5
8 2 (3.23%) Crossbeam
8 2 (3.23%) Altiris
8 2 (3.23%) NetApp
8 2 (3.23%) Sun
8 2 (3.23%) Juniper
9 1 (1.61%) BMC
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