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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 52 56 56
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 22 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 3.61% 0.54% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.72% 2.13% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 7
Average salary £51,000 £34,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £29,200 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £38,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -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
173 94 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 28.41% 25.34% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 121 54 80
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 24 December 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Watford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 39 (81.25%) Windows
2 35 (72.92%) Active Directory
3 32 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 27 (56.25%) DHCP
4 27 (56.25%) VMware
5 26 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
7 20 (41.67%) ITIL
7 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
10 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
10 17 (35.42%) Firewall
11 15 (31.25%) Finance
11 15 (31.25%) Retail
11 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
12 14 (29.17%) LAN
12 14 (29.17%) Terminal Services
12 14 (29.17%) Lync
13 13 (27.08%) Linux
13 13 (27.08%) Manufacturing
13 13 (27.08%) Degree
13 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
14 12 (25.00%) C
14 12 (25.00%) VoIP
14 12 (25.00%) WAN
14 12 (25.00%) VPN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 32 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 19 (39.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (29.17%) Lync
5 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (10.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (6.25%) Apache
9 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
10 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
10 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (35.42%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.58%) PaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) IaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (56.25%) DHCP
2 17 (35.42%) TCP/IP
2 17 (35.42%) Firewall
3 14 (29.17%) LAN
4 12 (25.00%) VoIP
4 12 (25.00%) WAN
4 12 (25.00%) VPN
5 9 (18.75%) SAN
5 9 (18.75%) PBX
5 9 (18.75%) MPLS
5 9 (18.75%) VLAN
6 6 (12.50%) Wireless
6 6 (12.50%) ISDN
6 6 (12.50%) HTTPS
6 6 (12.50%) NAS
7 4 (8.33%) Internet
8 3 (6.25%) RIP
8 3 (6.25%) IPsec
8 3 (6.25%) OSPF
8 3 (6.25%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) MySQL
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
1 15 (31.25%) Retail
2 13 (27.08%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.33%) Games
4 3 (6.25%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (14.58%) Desktop Support
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 6 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 6 (12.50%) Server Support
6 4 (8.33%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Exchange Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) X-Windows
1 3 (6.25%) COM
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) JSP
3 1 (2.08%) SOAP
3 1 (2.08%) Symfony
3 1 (2.08%) jQuery
3 1 (2.08%) Smarty
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) REST
3 1 (2.08%) Laravel
3 1 (2.08%) Sass
3 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (12.50%) Handset
3 4 (8.33%) Replication
4 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.17%) Blog
4 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.17%) Online Games
4 2 (4.17%) FMCG
5 1 (2.08%) LPAR
5 1 (2.08%) DLPAR
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.08%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (81.25%) Windows
2 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (27.08%) Linux
5 12 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
7 9 (18.75%) Windows Vista
8 7 (14.58%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (12.50%) VMS
10 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
11 4 (8.33%) UNIX
12 3 (6.25%) Solaris
12 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
13 2 (4.17%) AIX
13 2 (4.17%) HPUX
13 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
14 1 (2.08%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) ITIL
2 14 (29.17%) E-Commerce
3 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
4 7 (14.58%) Coaching
4 7 (14.58%) Migration
4 7 (14.58%) Information Security
5 5 (10.42%) Service Management
5 5 (10.42%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.25%) Business Continuity
6 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.08%) OOP
8 1 (2.08%) OO
8 1 (2.08%) CRM
8 1 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) C
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) Perl
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) VBScript
6 1 (2.08%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.33%) MCP
2 4 (8.33%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) CCIE
3 2 (4.17%) CCNA
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 35 (72.92%) Active Directory
2 26 (54.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (29.17%) Terminal Services
4 11 (22.92%) vSphere
5 7 (14.58%) VMware ESX
5 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
6 6 (12.50%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
8 2 (4.17%) Samba
8 2 (4.17%) XenApp
8 2 (4.17%) XenServer
9 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (2.08%) NFS
9 1 (2.08%) PowerHA
9 1 (2.08%) vCloud
9 1 (2.08%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 3 (6.25%) Cacti
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (56.25%) VMware
2 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
3 12 (25.00%) Cisco
4 9 (18.75%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.33%) Citrix
5 4 (8.33%) Avaya
5 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.25%) F5
6 3 (6.25%) Crossbeam
6 3 (6.25%) Juniper
6 3 (6.25%) IBM
7 2 (4.17%) Altiris
7 2 (4.17%) HP
7 2 (4.17%) Veritas
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) EMC
8 1 (2.08%) Brocade
8 1 (2.08%) Sophos
8 1 (2.08%) Sun
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