The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 54 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.14% 1.85% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 7.87% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 8
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -22.50%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
105 127 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.92% 23.48% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 71 79 106
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 May 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Watford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (59.09%) MS Office
3 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
4 12 (54.55%) SSL
4 12 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (54.55%) Perl
4 12 (54.55%) PHP
4 12 (54.55%) MySQL
4 12 (54.55%) Oracle
4 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 12 (54.55%) Unix
4 12 (54.55%) Apache
4 12 (54.55%) Tomcat
4 12 (54.55%) Clustering
4 12 (54.55%) LAMP
4 12 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
4 12 (54.55%) Shell Script
4 12 (54.55%) Red Hat
4 12 (54.55%) Plesk
4 12 (54.55%) Bash Shell
4 12 (54.55%) Apache ServiceMix
4 12 (54.55%) SSH
4 12 (54.55%) WebSphere
4 12 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (54.55%) qmail
4 12 (54.55%) Postfix
4 12 (54.55%) Sendmail
5 11 (50.00%) Java

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (54.55%) Apache
1 12 (54.55%) Apache ServiceMix
1 12 (54.55%) Tomcat
1 12 (54.55%) WebSphere
1 12 (54.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
1 13 (59.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) SSH
1 12 (54.55%) SSL
2 11 (50.00%) FTP
3 8 (36.36%) DHCP
4 7 (31.82%) Firewall
5 6 (27.27%) Network Security
5 6 (27.27%) VPN
6 5 (22.73%) LAN
6 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 4 (18.18%) SAN
7 4 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (9.09%) VoIP
8 2 (9.09%) Wireshark
9 1 (4.55%) RS-232
9 1 (4.55%) Skype
9 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) MySQL
2 8 (36.36%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Administrator
1 12 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (40.91%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (40.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 9 (40.91%) Unix Administrator
2 9 (40.91%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 8 (36.36%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Network Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) LAMP
1 12 (54.55%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (9.09%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Clustering
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) EqualLogic
2 4 (18.18%) Spread Betting
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Linux
1 12 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 12 (54.55%) Unix
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (45.45%) Problem Management
2 10 (45.45%) Time Management
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) Network Design
4 3 (13.64%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) SIEM
6 1 (4.55%) People Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Bash Shell
1 12 (54.55%) Perl
1 12 (54.55%) PHP
1 12 (54.55%) Shell Script
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 2 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (54.55%) Postfix
2 12 (54.55%) qmail
2 12 (54.55%) Sendmail
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) Plesk
2 2 (9.09%) Nessus
2 2 (9.09%) Nmap
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) Oracle
3 12 (54.55%) Red Hat
4 11 (50.00%) IBM
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) 3PAR
6 4 (18.18%) Avaya
6 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 4 (18.18%) Dell
6 4 (18.18%) HP