The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 43 31
Rank change year-on-year 0 -12  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 5 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 2.13% 1.37% 4.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 7.69% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 7
Median salary £57,500 £28,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +101.75% -40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,689
% change year-on-year +2.66% +2.21%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Colchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Colchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 31 39 28
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 13.19% 17.81% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 27
Median salary £57,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.72% +1.17%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Colchester

DNS
Salary Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Colchester.

Salary trend for DNS in Colchester

DNS
Salary Histogram in Colchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Colchester over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Colchester region with a requirement for DNS.

1 6 (66.67%) Infoblox
1 6 (66.67%) F5
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
3 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (44.44%) Clearswift
3 4 (44.44%) NetScreen
3 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 4 (44.44%) Apple
3 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
3 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
3 4 (44.44%) CCSE
3 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Colchester 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 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) iTunes
2 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 4 (44.44%) BGP
2 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (44.44%) DMVPN
2 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) NetScreen
2 4 (44.44%) Network Security
2 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Check Point Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Security Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Messaging Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Mobility Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Network Security Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Network Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Security Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Messaging Support
3 2 (22.22%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
1 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
1 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
2 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
1 4 (44.44%) Line Management
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNP
1 4 (44.44%) CCSE
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) F5
1 6 (66.67%) Infoblox
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Apple
3 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Clearswift
3 4 (44.44%) Imperva
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (22.22%) Proofpoint
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic