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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 54 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 11 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.24% 3.28% 2.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.57% 10.05% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 6
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £42,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £63,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.45% -5.33%
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
115 199 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.42% 32.62% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 61 136 63
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Watford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 17 (85.00%) DHCP
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) VPN
3 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
4 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
5 9 (45.00%) vSphere
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (40.00%) SAN
6 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 8 (40.00%) ITIL
7 7 (35.00%) MS Office
7 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (35.00%) Terminal Services
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (35.00%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (35.00%) VMware Workstation
7 7 (35.00%) Handset
7 7 (35.00%) Firewall
7 7 (35.00%) Information Security
7 7 (35.00%) Office 365
7 7 (35.00%) Mentoring

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Apache
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (35.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) DHCP
2 12 (60.00%) VPN
3 11 (55.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (40.00%) SAN
5 7 (35.00%) Firewall
6 5 (25.00%) NAS
6 5 (25.00%) VLAN
6 5 (25.00%) Wireless
7 4 (20.00%) LAN
7 4 (20.00%) VRRP
7 4 (20.00%) MPLS
7 4 (20.00%) OSPF
7 4 (20.00%) BGP
7 4 (20.00%) EIGRP
7 4 (20.00%) Multicast
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (20.00%) HSRP
8 3 (15.00%) VoIP
8 3 (15.00%) WAN
9 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (30.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) IT Support
7 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
8 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Network Support
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (35.00%) Handset
3 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) CMDB
5 1 (5.00%) Blog
5 1 (5.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Information Security
2 7 (35.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) BCP
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITSM
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) C
2 2 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNA
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCIE
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) RHCSA
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) RHCE
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (45.00%) vSphere
4 8 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (35.00%) Terminal Services
5 7 (35.00%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (5.00%) KVM
7 1 (5.00%) Samba
7 1 (5.00%) XenApp
7 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (5.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
1 3 (15.00%) SCOM
2 2 (10.00%) Cacti
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) NetApp
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Crossbeam
5 2 (10.00%) F5
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) Veritas
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) Sun
6 1 (5.00%) Wyse
Watford
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