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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 48 62 58
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 13 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.33% 1.72% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.97% 6.38% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 3
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +82.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £36,750 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £37,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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
145 141 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 25.99% 26.96% 29.67%
Number of salaries quoted 127 104 80
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
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 9 February 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Watford

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 20 (58.82%) DHCP
3 19 (55.88%) MS Excel
4 15 (44.12%) Windows
4 15 (44.12%) MS Office
5 14 (41.18%) VMware
5 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (35.29%) LAMP
6 12 (35.29%) Red Hat
6 12 (35.29%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (35.29%) Shell Script
6 12 (35.29%) Unix
6 12 (35.29%) Perl
6 12 (35.29%) PHP
6 12 (35.29%) MySQL
6 12 (35.29%) Oracle
6 12 (35.29%) WebSphere Application Server
6 12 (35.29%) Linux
6 12 (35.29%) Apache
6 12 (35.29%) Tomcat
6 12 (35.29%) VPN
6 12 (35.29%) SSL
6 12 (35.29%) WebSphere
6 12 (35.29%) qmail
6 12 (35.29%) Postfix
6 12 (35.29%) Sendmail
6 12 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (35.29%) Plesk
6 12 (35.29%) Bash Shell
6 12 (35.29%) Clustering

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (35.29%) Apache
1 12 (35.29%) Apache ServiceMix
1 12 (35.29%) Tomcat
1 12 (35.29%) WebSphere
1 12 (35.29%) WebSphere Application Server
2 8 (23.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (55.88%) MS Excel
2 15 (44.12%) MS Office
3 6 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (17.65%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) DHCP
2 12 (35.29%) SSH
2 12 (35.29%) SSL
2 12 (35.29%) VPN
3 11 (32.35%) FTP
4 10 (29.41%) LAN
5 9 (26.47%) Firewall
6 8 (23.53%) Skype
7 7 (20.59%) Wireshark
8 6 (17.65%) Wireless
9 5 (14.71%) 3G
9 5 (14.71%) ADSL
9 5 (14.71%) BIG-IP
9 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (14.71%) HSRP
9 5 (14.71%) MPLS
9 5 (14.71%) SAN
9 5 (14.71%) VLAN
9 5 (14.71%) VRRP
9 5 (14.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (35.29%) MySQL
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle Reports
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 5 (14.71%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Administrator
2 12 (35.29%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (26.47%) Linux Administrator
3 9 (26.47%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 9 (26.47%) Unix Administrator
3 9 (26.47%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 8 (23.53%) Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support
6 5 (14.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) SAN Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Active Directory Administrator
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Server Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) LAMP
1 12 (35.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (5.88%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 12 (35.29%) Clustering
2 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Unix
3 9 (26.47%) Windows 8
4 8 (23.53%) Windows Mobile
5 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Problem Management
2 10 (29.41%) Time Management
3 8 (23.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (17.65%) Software Deployment
5 5 (14.71%) High Availability
5 5 (14.71%) Network Design
5 5 (14.71%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.82%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.88%) Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security
7 2 (5.88%) People Management
7 2 (5.88%) Security Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) SIEM
8 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) Bash Shell
1 12 (35.29%) Perl
1 12 (35.29%) PHP
1 12 (35.29%) Shell Script
2 11 (32.35%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.88%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.88%) CISSP
4 2 (5.88%) MCSA
4 2 (5.88%) MCSE
4 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (35.29%) Postfix
2 12 (35.29%) qmail
2 12 (35.29%) Sendmail
3 10 (29.41%) Active Directory
4 3 (8.82%) XenApp
4 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (35.29%) Plesk
2 5 (14.71%) Cacti
3 2 (5.88%) Nessus
3 2 (5.88%) Nmap
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) Oracle
3 12 (35.29%) Red Hat
4 11 (32.35%) IBM
5 6 (17.65%) Adobe
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco
6 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
6 5 (14.71%) Crossbeam
6 5 (14.71%) F5
6 5 (14.71%) Juniper
6 5 (14.71%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.82%) Citrix
7 3 (8.82%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) Sonus