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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 43 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Permanent jobs citing DNS 28 2 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 5.12% 0.53% 5.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.95% 2.38% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 12
Average salary £36,250 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £50,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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
156 84 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.52% 22.16% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 100 54 72
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,950 £27,500 £22,500
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 16 September 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Watford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 40 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 40 (71.43%) VMware
2 38 (67.86%) MS Exchange
2 38 (67.86%) Windows
3 34 (60.71%) Active Directory
4 31 (55.36%) MS Excel
5 30 (53.57%) DHCP
6 25 (44.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (44.64%) Lync
7 23 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (37.50%) Firewall
9 20 (35.71%) ITIL
10 19 (33.93%) Cisco
10 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (28.57%) SCCM
12 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
13 15 (26.79%) E-Commerce
13 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
13 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
13 15 (26.79%) Office 365
14 14 (25.00%) WAN
14 14 (25.00%) LAN
14 14 (25.00%) Terminal Services
14 14 (25.00%) SAN
15 13 (23.21%) Finance
15 13 (23.21%) VMware ESX
15 13 (23.21%) VPN
15 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (23.21%) Time Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 38 (67.86%) MS Exchange
2 25 (44.64%) Lync
3 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (16.07%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (10.71%) IIS
7 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (3.57%) Apache
9 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (55.36%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (26.79%) Office 365
2 6 (10.71%) PaaS
3 2 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (53.57%) DHCP
2 21 (37.50%) Firewall
3 16 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 14 (25.00%) WAN
4 14 (25.00%) LAN
4 14 (25.00%) SAN
5 13 (23.21%) VPN
6 9 (16.07%) PBX
6 9 (16.07%) MPLS
7 8 (14.29%) VLAN
7 8 (14.29%) VoIP
8 6 (10.71%) ISDN
9 5 (8.93%) HTTP
9 5 (8.93%) IPv4
10 4 (7.14%) iSCSI
10 4 (7.14%) Wireless
11 3 (5.36%) LDAP
11 3 (5.36%) HTTPS
11 3 (5.36%) Fibre Channel
12 2 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.79%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
1 13 (23.21%) Retail
2 12 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.36%) Games
4 2 (3.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Analyst
2 13 (23.21%) Consultant
3 12 (21.43%) Project Engineer
3 12 (21.43%) Technical Engineer
3 12 (21.43%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 7 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (12.50%) Server Support
5 7 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Technical Support
6 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) COM
2 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.79%) CSS
3 1 (1.79%) JSP
3 1 (1.79%) SOAP
3 1 (1.79%) HTML
3 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.43%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.71%) Handset
3 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
4 3 (5.36%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.36%) Online Games
5 2 (3.57%) Replication
6 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.79%) PKI
6 1 (1.79%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 38 (67.86%) Windows
2 25 (44.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (33.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (30.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (23.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (21.43%) Linux
7 10 (17.86%) Windows XP
8 7 (12.50%) Windows Vista
9 6 (10.71%) VMS
10 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
10 4 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (7.14%) HPUX
11 3 (5.36%) UNIX
12 2 (3.57%) Solaris
13 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.79%) SUSE
13 1 (1.79%) AIX
13 1 (1.79%) NetWare
13 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) ITIL
2 15 (26.79%) E-Commerce
2 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
3 13 (23.21%) Time Management
4 9 (16.07%) Coaching
5 7 (12.50%) Information Security
6 6 (10.71%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (5.36%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (3.57%) Project Planning
10 2 (3.57%) Network Design
10 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.57%) Service Management
10 2 (3.57%) PRINCE
11 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.79%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) C
2 3 (5.36%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.79%) AWK
4 1 (1.79%) Perl
4 1 (1.79%) PHP
4 1 (1.79%) Ruby
4 1 (1.79%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Degree
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (14.29%) CCNP
5 7 (12.50%) MCSE
6 5 (8.93%) MCITP
7 4 (7.14%) MCP
8 3 (5.36%) MCSA
9 1 (1.79%) CCSA
9 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.79%) CCNA
9 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (60.71%) Active Directory
2 23 (41.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (26.79%) Hyper-V
4 14 (25.00%) Terminal Services
5 13 (23.21%) VMware ESX
6 9 (16.07%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (14.29%) XenApp
7 8 (14.29%) XenDesktop
8 7 (12.50%) vSphere
9 6 (10.71%) XenServer
9 6 (10.71%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (3.57%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 2 (3.57%) Veritas File System
10 2 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (3.57%) Sendmail
10 2 (3.57%) Samba
11 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.79%) Squid
Systems Management
1 16 (28.57%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) Cacti
3 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.79%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.79%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.79%) OpenView
3 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 40 (71.43%) VMware
2 19 (33.93%) Cisco
3 11 (19.64%) CheckPoint
3 11 (19.64%) HP
4 5 (8.93%) Citrix
5 4 (7.14%) Avaya
5 4 (7.14%) IBM
5 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 3 (5.36%) Veritas
6 3 (5.36%) Brocade
6 3 (5.36%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.57%) F5
7 2 (3.57%) Altiris
7 2 (3.57%) Crossbeam
7 2 (3.57%) Sun
7 2 (3.57%) Juniper
7 2 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (1.79%) Symantec
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