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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 38 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.53% 0.63% 2.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.84% 2.60% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 32 1 9
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 £30,500 £41,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £41,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
213 77 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.60% 24.21% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 139 47 57
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 23 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Watford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 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 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
1 28 (62.22%) VMware
2 27 (60.00%) Windows
3 26 (57.78%) MS Exchange
4 22 (48.89%) DHCP
4 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
4 22 (48.89%) MS Excel
4 22 (48.89%) Lync
5 18 (40.00%) Cisco
6 16 (35.56%) SCCM
7 15 (33.33%) Office 365
7 15 (33.33%) Firewall
8 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
9 13 (28.89%) Time Management
9 13 (28.89%) SAN
10 12 (26.67%) HP
10 12 (26.67%) VPN
11 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
11 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (22.22%) Linux
13 9 (20.00%) WAN
13 9 (20.00%) LAN
13 9 (20.00%) VMware ESX
13 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
14 8 (17.78%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint
14 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 26 (57.78%) MS Exchange
2 22 (48.89%) Lync
3 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (13.33%) IIS
6 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
8 2 (4.44%) Apache
8 2 (4.44%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (48.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.89%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (6.67%) PaaS
3 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (48.89%) DHCP
2 15 (33.33%) Firewall
3 13 (28.89%) SAN
4 12 (26.67%) VPN
5 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
6 9 (20.00%) WAN
6 9 (20.00%) LAN
7 6 (13.33%) PBX
8 5 (11.11%) HTTP
8 5 (11.11%) MPLS
8 5 (11.11%) VLAN
9 4 (8.89%) iSCSI
9 4 (8.89%) Wireless
9 4 (8.89%) IPv4
9 4 (8.89%) VoIP
10 3 (6.67%) LDAP
10 3 (6.67%) ISDN
10 3 (6.67%) HTTPS
10 3 (6.67%) SSL
11 2 (4.44%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
1 4 (8.89%) Retail
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.67%) Games
3 2 (4.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Consultant
2 12 (26.67%) Technical Consultant
2 12 (26.67%) Project Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.89%) Server Support
4 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) COM
1 2 (4.44%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.22%) REST
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) JSP
2 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
1 3 (6.67%) Online Games
2 2 (4.44%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) Replication
3 1 (2.22%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.22%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 27 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (22.22%) Linux
4 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.89%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (8.89%) UNIX
7 4 (8.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.67%) HPUX
9 2 (4.44%) Solaris
10 1 (2.22%) AIX
10 1 (2.22%) NetWare
10 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.22%) SUSE
10 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Time Management
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL
3 6 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 6 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.44%) WAN Optimisation
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.44%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (4.44%) Network Design
6 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.22%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.22%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.22%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.22%) OWASP
7 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.22%) SIEM
7 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.22%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) C
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
1 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) Perl
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) AWK
3 1 (2.22%) Ruby
3 1 (2.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (17.78%) CCNP
4 7 (15.56%) MCSE
5 5 (11.11%) MCITP
6 4 (8.89%) Degree
6 4 (8.89%) MCP
7 3 (6.67%) MCSA
8 1 (2.22%) CCNA
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.22%) CCSA
8 1 (2.22%) MCTS
8 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.89%) Hyper-V
3 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (20.00%) VMware ESX
5 8 (17.78%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (13.33%) XenApp
6 6 (13.33%) XenDesktop
7 5 (11.11%) vSphere
7 5 (11.11%) Terminal Services
8 4 (8.89%) XenServer
9 2 (4.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Veritas File System
9 2 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (4.44%) Samba
9 2 (4.44%) Sendmail
10 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (2.22%) Squid
10 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) Cacti
2 2 (4.44%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.22%) OpenView
3 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (2.22%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 28 (62.22%) Microsoft
1 28 (62.22%) VMware
2 18 (40.00%) Cisco
3 12 (26.67%) HP
4 8 (17.78%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.89%) Citrix
5 4 (8.89%) Avaya
5 4 (8.89%) Juniper
6 3 (6.67%) IBM
6 3 (6.67%) Veritas
6 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
7 2 (4.44%) F5
7 2 (4.44%) Brocade
7 2 (4.44%) Crossbeam
7 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.44%) Sun
7 2 (4.44%) Symantec
7 2 (4.44%) McAfee
7 2 (4.44%) Dell
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