The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Welwyn Garden City region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 17 13 28
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 5 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 4.50% 7.95% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% 43.75% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Average salary £47,500 £30,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.73% +27.08%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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 Welwyn Garden City region.

Communications & Networking Category
Welwyn Garden City
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Welwyn Garden City 19.82% 18.18% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 21
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Welwyn Garden City region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Welwyn Garden City

DNS
Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Welwyn Garden City region.

DNS Salary Trend in Welwyn Garden City

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) VMware
3 19 (76.00%) DHCP
3 19 (76.00%) HP
4 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (64.00%) SCCM
5 16 (64.00%) Citrix
6 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (56.00%) Dell
7 14 (56.00%) ITIL
7 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
8 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (48.00%) Server Hardening
9 12 (48.00%) Server Building
9 12 (48.00%) Hyper-V
9 12 (48.00%) SAN
10 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
11 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
12 7 (28.00%) Cisco
12 7 (28.00%) vSphere
13 6 (24.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
14 5 (20.00%) MCSE
14 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (20.00%) Firewall
14 5 (20.00%) Migration
15 4 (16.00%) Finance
15 4 (16.00%) IIS
15 4 (16.00%) SLA

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Welwyn Garden City by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Welwyn Garden City 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 4 (16.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
2 2 (8.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) DHCP
2 12 (48.00%) SAN
3 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (12.00%) NAS
6 2 (8.00%) tcpdump
6 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.00%) Telnet
6 2 (8.00%) VPN
6 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (4.00%) LAN
7 1 (4.00%) WAN
7 1 (4.00%) Internet
7 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Consultant
1 5 (20.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Data Centre Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Wintel Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) ISAPI
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.00%) COM
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.00%) Replication
3 2 (8.00%) Clustering
3 2 (8.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) ITIL
2 12 (48.00%) Server Hardening
2 12 (48.00%) Server Building
3 5 (20.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (12.00%) Security Hardening
5 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (8.00%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) High Availability
6 2 (8.00%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security Management
6 2 (8.00%) Security Management
6 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 2 (8.00%) VBScript
2 2 (8.00%) VB
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 5 (20.00%) MCSE
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (8.00%) PCI QSA
4 2 (8.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) CISM
5 1 (4.00%) CCA
5 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (48.00%) Hyper-V
4 7 (28.00%) vSphere
5 5 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (12.00%) Firmware
6 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (8.00%) VMware Server
7 2 (8.00%) XenApp
8 1 (4.00%) XenServer
8 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (64.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Nmap
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 19 (76.00%) HP
3 16 (64.00%) Citrix
4 14 (56.00%) Dell
5 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco
7 3 (12.00%) IBM
7 3 (12.00%) Sun
7 3 (12.00%) Fujitsu
7 3 (12.00%) NetApp
7 3 (12.00%) Veritas
8 2 (8.00%) Tripwire
8 2 (8.00%) Brocade
8 2 (8.00%) Splunk
9 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
9 1 (4.00%) Remedy
9 1 (4.00%) BMC
9 1 (4.00%) CommVault
9 1 (4.00%) Compaq