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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 60 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.29% 0.74% 1.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.51% 2.52% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 6
Average salary £51,000 £28,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+82.14% -36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £25,200 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £37,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
141 119 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.96% 29.24% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 107 74 89
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 30 January 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Watford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 24 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 19 (52.78%) VMware
5 18 (50.00%) DHCP
5 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 14 (38.89%) ITIL
7 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
8 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
8 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (36.11%) Firewall
9 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (30.56%) Cisco
11 10 (27.78%) SAN
11 10 (27.78%) Windows XP
11 10 (27.78%) LAN
11 10 (27.78%) Finance
11 10 (27.78%) Retail
12 9 (25.00%) SCCM
12 9 (25.00%) vSphere
13 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (22.22%) Degree
13 8 (22.22%) Windows Vista
13 8 (22.22%) Lync
13 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
13 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (22.22%) Lync
4 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (13.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.56%) Apache
7 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (36.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) PaaS
2 1 (2.78%) SaaS
2 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) DHCP
2 13 (36.11%) TCP/IP
2 13 (36.11%) Firewall
3 10 (27.78%) SAN
3 10 (27.78%) LAN
4 8 (22.22%) WAN
5 7 (19.44%) VPN
5 7 (19.44%) VoIP
5 7 (19.44%) NAS
6 6 (16.67%) MPLS
6 6 (16.67%) HTTPS
7 5 (13.89%) PBX
7 5 (13.89%) VLAN
8 4 (11.11%) Wireless
8 4 (11.11%) Internet
9 3 (8.33%) RIP
9 3 (8.33%) ADSL
9 3 (8.33%) BGP
9 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
1 10 (27.78%) Retail
2 8 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.56%) Games
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) IT Support
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Server Support
6 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.78%) CSS
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) Symfony
2 1 (2.78%) jQuery
2 1 (2.78%) HTML5
2 1 (2.78%) Laravel
2 1 (2.78%) Smarty
2 1 (2.78%) Sass
2 1 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Mathematics
2 5 (13.89%) Handset
3 4 (11.11%) Replication
4 2 (5.56%) FMCG
4 2 (5.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.56%) Blog
4 2 (5.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
5 1 (2.78%) LPAR
5 1 (2.78%) DLPAR
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (77.78%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (36.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (27.78%) Windows XP
6 8 (22.22%) Windows Vista
6 8 (22.22%) Linux
7 7 (19.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
9 5 (13.89%) VMS
10 3 (8.33%) UNIX
10 3 (8.33%) Solaris
10 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
11 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
11 2 (5.56%) HPUX
12 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
12 1 (2.78%) AIX
12 1 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 7 (19.44%) Migration
4 5 (13.89%) Information Security
4 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 4 (11.11%) Service Management
6 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.33%) Coaching
6 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.78%) OOP
8 1 (2.78%) OO
8 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.78%) MVC
8 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Perl
3 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.78%) PHP
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
4 1 (2.78%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) CCIE
2 3 (8.33%) CCNA
2 3 (8.33%) MCP
2 3 (8.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 26 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.00%) vSphere
4 7 (19.44%) Terminal Services
5 6 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 5 (13.89%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
8 2 (5.56%) XenApp
8 2 (5.56%) XenServer
8 2 (5.56%) Samba
9 1 (2.78%) NFS
9 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.78%) PowerHA
9 1 (2.78%) vCloud
9 1 (2.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (2.78%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 9 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (8.33%) SCOM
2 3 (8.33%) Cacti
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) VMware
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
5 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 3 (8.33%) Citrix
6 3 (8.33%) Avaya
6 3 (8.33%) Juniper
6 3 (8.33%) IBM
6 3 (8.33%) Crossbeam
6 3 (8.33%) F5
7 2 (5.56%) Altiris
7 2 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (5.56%) Veritas
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.78%) NetApp
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) EMC
8 1 (2.78%) Sun
8 1 (2.78%) Sybase
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