The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 48 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.50% 4.03% 4.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 14.77% 14.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 29
Median salary £26,000 £34,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -32.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.77%
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
114 149 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.75% 27.29% 35.36%
Number of salaries quoted 84 79 150
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (85.00%) DHCP
3 16 (80.00%) Windows
3 16 (80.00%) VPN
4 12 (60.00%) VMware
4 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (55.00%) Skype for Business
5 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
6 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (50.00%) Firewall
7 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (45.00%) WAN
7 9 (45.00%) LAN
7 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
7 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
8 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (40.00%) Linux
8 8 (40.00%) ITIL
9 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
9 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
10 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
10 6 (30.00%) Skype
10 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
10 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
10 6 (30.00%) VoIP
10 6 (30.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 6 (30.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 5 (25.00%) ISDN
11 5 (25.00%) PBX

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (55.00%) Skype for Business
2 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (15.00%) Apache
3 3 (15.00%) Apache ServiceMix
3 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
1 5 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) DHCP
2 16 (80.00%) VPN
3 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) LAN
4 9 (45.00%) WAN
5 6 (30.00%) Skype
5 6 (30.00%) VoIP
6 5 (25.00%) ISDN
6 5 (25.00%) MPLS
6 5 (25.00%) PBX
6 5 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
6 5 (25.00%) VLAN
7 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 4 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (15.00%) FTP
8 3 (15.00%) SSH
8 3 (15.00%) SSL
9 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) MySQL
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Desktop Support
2 7 (35.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) LAMP
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (20.00%) EqualLogic
3 4 (20.00%) Spread Betting
4 3 (15.00%) Clustering
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (80.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 8 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (15.00%) Unix
8 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (30.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (25.00%) Coaching
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 5 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (20.00%) Network Design
5 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C
2 3 (15.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (15.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
2 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (25.00%) Terminal Services
3 5 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (20.00%) vSphere
5 3 (15.00%) Postfix
5 3 (15.00%) qmail
5 3 (15.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Plesk
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 4 (20.00%) Avaya
5 4 (20.00%) Dell
5 4 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) IBM
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) Red Hat