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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 39 56 40
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing DNS 28 3 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.17% 0.80% 5.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 3.53% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 13
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £28,400 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £47,600 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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 85 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.41% 22.61% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 106 56 69
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 1 October 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Watford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 1 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 42 (71.19%) MS Exchange
2 41 (69.49%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) VMware
3 40 (67.80%) Microsoft
4 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
5 33 (55.93%) MS Excel
6 30 (50.85%) DHCP
7 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (44.07%) Lync
9 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
10 23 (38.98%) Firewall
11 22 (37.29%) ITIL
12 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (33.90%) Cisco
14 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2012
15 18 (30.51%) SCCM
15 18 (30.51%) TCP/IP
16 16 (27.12%) LAN
16 16 (27.12%) WAN
16 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2007
17 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
17 15 (25.42%) Mentoring
17 15 (25.42%) Office 365
17 15 (25.42%) E-Commerce
18 14 (23.73%) Terminal Services
18 14 (23.73%) SAN
18 14 (23.73%) Finance
18 14 (23.73%) VPN
19 13 (22.03%) VMware ESX
19 13 (22.03%) Time Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 42 (71.19%) MS Exchange
2 26 (44.07%) Lync
3 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (10.17%) IIS
7 5 (8.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
10 2 (3.39%) Apache
10 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (55.93%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.95%) MS Office
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) Office 365
2 6 (10.17%) PaaS
3 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.85%) DHCP
2 23 (38.98%) Firewall
3 18 (30.51%) TCP/IP
4 16 (27.12%) LAN
4 16 (27.12%) WAN
5 14 (23.73%) SAN
5 14 (23.73%) VPN
6 11 (18.64%) VoIP
7 9 (15.25%) PBX
7 9 (15.25%) MPLS
8 8 (13.56%) VLAN
9 6 (10.17%) ISDN
10 5 (8.47%) HTTP
10 5 (8.47%) IPv4
10 5 (8.47%) Wireless
11 4 (6.78%) iSCSI
11 4 (6.78%) HTTPS
12 3 (5.08%) LDAP
12 3 (5.08%) Fibre Channel
13 2 (3.39%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
5 1 (1.69%) DB2
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 13 (22.03%) Retail
3 12 (20.34%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.08%) Games
5 2 (3.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Consultant
3 12 (20.34%) Project Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) Technical Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) Technical Consultant
4 10 (16.95%) Support Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Support Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Server Support
6 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (11.86%) Desktop Support
7 6 (10.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 6 (10.17%) Technical Support
8 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) Architect
10 3 (5.08%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) COM
1 3 (5.08%) X-Windows
2 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.39%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) CSS
3 1 (1.69%) JSP
3 1 (1.69%) SOAP
3 1 (1.69%) HTML
3 1 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.17%) Handset
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.08%) Clustering
4 3 (5.08%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.08%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.08%) Online Games
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (69.49%) Windows
2 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (35.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (22.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (20.34%) Windows XP
6 12 (20.34%) Linux
7 9 (15.25%) Windows Vista
8 6 (10.17%) VMS
9 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
9 5 (8.47%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (6.78%) HPUX
11 3 (5.08%) UNIX
11 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
12 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
12 2 (3.39%) Solaris
13 1 (1.69%) AIX
13 1 (1.69%) NetWare
13 1 (1.69%) SUSE
13 1 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) ITIL
2 15 (25.42%) Mentoring
2 15 (25.42%) E-Commerce
3 13 (22.03%) Time Management
4 9 (15.25%) Coaching
5 7 (11.86%) Information Security
6 6 (10.17%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (8.47%) Migration
7 5 (8.47%) Service Management
8 4 (6.78%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (6.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (5.08%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (3.39%) Network Design
10 2 (3.39%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.39%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.39%) PRINCE
10 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.69%) CRM
11 1 (1.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) C
2 3 (5.08%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
4 1 (1.69%) AWK
4 1 (1.69%) sed
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
2 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (15.25%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (13.56%) CCNP
5 7 (11.86%) MCSE
6 5 (8.47%) MCITP
7 4 (6.78%) MCP
8 3 (5.08%) MCSA
9 1 (1.69%) CCNA
9 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.69%) CCSA
9 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
2 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (25.42%) Hyper-V
4 14 (23.73%) Terminal Services
5 13 (22.03%) VMware ESX
6 11 (18.64%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (15.25%) vSphere
8 8 (13.56%) XenDesktop
8 8 (13.56%) XenApp
9 6 (10.17%) XenServer
9 6 (10.17%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (3.39%) Sendmail
10 2 (3.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (3.39%) Veritas File System
10 2 (3.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (3.39%) Samba
11 1 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.69%) Squid
Systems Management
1 18 (30.51%) SCCM
2 2 (3.39%) Cacti
3 1 (1.69%) OpenView
3 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.69%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.69%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.69%) Puppet
3 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (69.49%) VMware
2 40 (67.80%) Microsoft
3 20 (33.90%) Cisco
4 11 (18.64%) HP
4 11 (18.64%) CheckPoint
5 5 (8.47%) Citrix
6 4 (6.78%) Avaya
6 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.78%) IBM
7 3 (5.08%) Veritas
7 3 (5.08%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.08%) SolarWinds
7 3 (5.08%) Brocade
8 2 (3.39%) Altiris
8 2 (3.39%) Crossbeam
8 2 (3.39%) F5
8 2 (3.39%) NetApp
8 2 (3.39%) Juniper
8 2 (3.39%) Sun
9 1 (1.69%) Dell
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