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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 28 38 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.08% 6.50% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 17.92% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 1
Average salary £34,000 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
154 212 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 27.95% 36.24% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 78 137 50
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Watford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (89.47%) Windows
1 34 (89.47%) DHCP
2 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 30 (78.95%) Active Directory
4 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (76.32%) ITIL
4 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (71.05%) VMware
6 26 (68.42%) TCP/IP
6 26 (68.42%) VPN
6 26 (68.42%) Data Centre
7 25 (65.79%) MS Exchange
7 25 (65.79%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (63.16%) Linux
9 23 (60.53%) Terminal Services
9 23 (60.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (60.53%) Mentoring
10 22 (57.89%) Office 365
11 19 (50.00%) MS Office
11 19 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
12 18 (47.37%) vSphere
12 18 (47.37%) VMware Workstation
12 18 (47.37%) Information Security
12 18 (47.37%) Handset
13 17 (44.74%) Cloud Computing
13 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
14 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
15 15 (39.47%) Firewall
16 13 (34.21%) Mathematics

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (65.79%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (13.16%) Lync
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (50.00%) MS Office
2 16 (42.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (57.89%) Office 365
2 17 (44.74%) Cloud Computing
2 17 (44.74%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (13.16%) PaaS
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (89.47%) DHCP
2 26 (68.42%) TCP/IP
2 26 (68.42%) VPN
3 15 (39.47%) Firewall
4 9 (23.68%) VoIP
5 8 (21.05%) WAN
5 8 (21.05%) LAN
5 8 (21.05%) VLAN
6 7 (18.42%) MPLS
7 5 (13.16%) PBX
7 5 (13.16%) ISDN
8 4 (10.53%) SAN
9 3 (7.89%) HTTP
9 3 (7.89%) Wireless
10 2 (5.26%) SNMP
10 2 (5.26%) SSL
10 2 (5.26%) DMZ
10 2 (5.26%) DWDM
10 2 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (5.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (13.16%) Games
1 5 (13.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Analyst
2 20 (52.63%) Support Analyst
3 16 (42.11%) Support Engineer
4 11 (28.95%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (28.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (18.42%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (15.79%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (13.16%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (10.53%) Project Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) IT Support
9 2 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (68.42%) Data Centre
2 18 (47.37%) Handset
3 13 (34.21%) Mathematics
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 29 (76.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 24 (63.16%) Linux
4 23 (60.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (76.32%) ITIL
2 23 (60.53%) Mentoring
3 18 (47.37%) Information Security
4 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
4 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.16%) Coaching
5 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.26%) Time Management
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.63%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.63%) ITSM
7 1 (2.63%) Migration
7 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.63%) BCP
7 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.63%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) C
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.79%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) MCSA
3 5 (13.16%) MCP
4 3 (7.89%) CCNA
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.26%) CCNP
6 1 (2.63%) RHCE
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
1 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 25 (65.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (60.53%) Terminal Services
4 19 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (47.37%) vSphere
5 18 (47.37%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (13.16%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.63%) Samba
7 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
7 1 (2.63%) XenApp
7 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.63%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 27 (71.05%) VMware
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix
5 3 (7.89%) NetApp
5 3 (7.89%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) Apple
7 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.63%) Wyse
7 1 (2.63%) Dell
7 1 (2.63%) Sun
7 1 (2.63%) Veritas
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Acumin
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum On-call allowance, overtime, and ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TJX
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 26 days ago