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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 37 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 35 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 6.54% 0.55% 4.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.47% 2.20% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 13
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £50,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £48,000
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
171 91 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 31.96% 25.14% 36.81%
Number of salaries quoted 106 54 69
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £58,500 £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 29 August 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Watford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 39 (70.91%) VMware
3 37 (67.27%) MS Exchange
3 37 (67.27%) Windows
4 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 31 (56.36%) MS Excel
6 30 (54.55%) DHCP
7 25 (45.45%) Lync
8 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 20 (36.36%) Firewall
11 19 (34.55%) Cisco
11 19 (34.55%) ITIL
12 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (29.09%) SCCM
13 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (27.27%) Office 365
14 15 (27.27%) Hyper-V
14 15 (27.27%) E-Commerce
14 15 (27.27%) TCP/IP
15 14 (25.45%) Terminal Services
15 14 (25.45%) SAN
16 13 (23.64%) Finance
16 13 (23.64%) VMware ESX
16 13 (23.64%) VPN
16 13 (23.64%) WAN
16 13 (23.64%) LAN
16 13 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 13 (23.64%) Time Management
16 13 (23.64%) Retail

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 37 (67.27%) MS Exchange
2 25 (45.45%) Lync
3 12 (21.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (16.36%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (10.91%) IIS
7 4 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.64%) Apache
9 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
10 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.82%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (56.36%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.36%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS Project
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.27%) Office 365
2 6 (10.91%) PaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (54.55%) DHCP
2 20 (36.36%) Firewall
3 15 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 14 (25.45%) SAN
5 13 (23.64%) VPN
5 13 (23.64%) WAN
5 13 (23.64%) LAN
6 9 (16.36%) PBX
6 9 (16.36%) MPLS
7 8 (14.55%) VLAN
8 7 (12.73%) VoIP
9 6 (10.91%) ISDN
10 5 (9.09%) HTTP
10 5 (9.09%) IPv4
11 4 (7.27%) Wireless
11 4 (7.27%) iSCSI
12 3 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (5.45%) HTTPS
12 3 (5.45%) LDAP
13 2 (3.64%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) DB2
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
1 13 (23.64%) Retail
2 12 (21.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Games
4 2 (3.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Consultant
3 12 (21.82%) Technical Consultant
3 12 (21.82%) Project Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Technical Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (12.73%) Desktop Support
4 7 (12.73%) Server Support
4 7 (12.73%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Technical Support
5 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 6 (10.91%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) COM
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.82%) REST
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.82%) CSS
3 1 (1.82%) JSP
3 1 (1.82%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Mathematics
2 6 (10.91%) Handset
3 3 (5.45%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.45%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.45%) Online Games
3 3 (5.45%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Replication
5 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.82%) PKI
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (67.27%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (32.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (23.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (21.82%) Linux
7 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
8 6 (10.91%) VMS
8 6 (10.91%) Windows Vista
9 4 (7.27%) HPUX
9 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
9 4 (7.27%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (5.45%) UNIX
11 2 (3.64%) Solaris
12 1 (1.82%) AIX
12 1 (1.82%) NetWare
12 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.82%) SUSE
12 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 13 (23.64%) Time Management
4 7 (12.73%) Information Security
5 6 (10.91%) Migration
6 5 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.27%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (5.45%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.64%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.64%) Network Design
9 2 (3.64%) PRINCE
9 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.82%) CRM
10 1 (1.82%) ERP
10 1 (1.82%) Service Management
10 1 (1.82%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) C
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) Perl
4 1 (1.82%) PHP
4 1 (1.82%) AWK
4 1 (1.82%) Ruby
4 1 (1.82%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (14.55%) CCNP
5 7 (12.73%) MCSE
6 5 (9.09%) MCITP
7 4 (7.27%) MCP
8 3 (5.45%) MCSA
9 1 (1.82%) CCNA
9 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.82%) CCSA
9 1 (1.82%) MCTS
9 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 14 (25.45%) Terminal Services
5 13 (23.64%) VMware ESX
6 8 (14.55%) XenDesktop
6 8 (14.55%) XenApp
6 8 (14.55%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (10.91%) vSphere
7 6 (10.91%) XenServer
7 6 (10.91%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (3.64%) Samba
8 2 (3.64%) Sendmail
8 2 (3.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Veritas File System
8 2 (3.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.82%) Squid
9 1 (1.82%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) Cacti
3 1 (1.82%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.82%) OpenView
3 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.82%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.82%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 40 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 39 (70.91%) VMware
3 19 (34.55%) Cisco
4 11 (20.00%) HP
4 11 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (9.09%) Citrix
6 4 (7.27%) Avaya
6 4 (7.27%) IBM
6 4 (7.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.45%) Veritas
7 3 (5.45%) Brocade
7 3 (5.45%) Riverbed
7 3 (5.45%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.64%) F5
8 2 (3.64%) Crossbeam
8 2 (3.64%) Altiris
8 2 (3.64%) NetApp
8 2 (3.64%) Sun
8 2 (3.64%) Juniper
9 1 (1.82%) BMC
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