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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 37 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 13 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Colchester 6.40% 2.43% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.11% 11.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 0
Median salary £52,500 £20,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +156.09% -  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,097
% change year-on-year +1.35% +2.50%  

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 36 42 22
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 17.73% 20.39% 13.66%
Number of salaries quoted 164 113 29
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (94.44%) CheckPoint
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
3 16 (88.89%) Cisco IOS
3 16 (88.89%) DHCP
4 15 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (77.78%) CCNP
6 13 (72.22%) CCNA
6 13 (72.22%) WAN
6 13 (72.22%) LAN
7 12 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (61.11%) Data Centre
8 11 (61.11%) Cacti
8 11 (61.11%) Network+ Certification
8 11 (61.11%) FTP
9 9 (50.00%) VoIP
9 9 (50.00%) Meraki
10 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (27.78%) SmokePing
11 5 (27.78%) Network Management
11 5 (27.78%) MRTG
11 5 (27.78%) VMware
11 5 (27.78%) Time Management
12 4 (22.22%) Network Security
12 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
12 4 (22.22%) F5
12 4 (22.22%) Infoblox
12 4 (22.22%) Imperva

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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco IOS
2 16 (88.89%) DHCP
3 15 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (72.22%) LAN
4 13 (72.22%) WAN
5 12 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (61.11%) FTP
7 9 (50.00%) VoIP
8 5 (27.78%) MRTG
9 4 (22.22%) BGP
9 4 (22.22%) BIG-IP
9 4 (22.22%) DMVPN
9 4 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (22.22%) NetScreen
9 4 (22.22%) Network Security
9 4 (22.22%) OSPF
10 3 (16.67%) VPN
11 1 (5.56%) SAN
General
1 3 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) WAN Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
4 6 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Check Point Specialist
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Security Specialist
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Specialist
5 4 (22.22%) Network Security Specialist
5 4 (22.22%) Network Specialist
5 4 (22.22%) Security Specialist
6 2 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Data Centre
2 4 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 4 (22.22%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (27.78%) Network Management
2 5 (27.78%) Time Management
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (22.22%) Line Management
3 4 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Change Control
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (77.78%) CCNP
3 13 (72.22%) CCNA
4 11 (61.11%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (22.22%) CCSE
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Cacti
2 5 (27.78%) SmokePing
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (94.44%) CheckPoint
3 9 (50.00%) Meraki
4 5 (27.78%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 4 (22.22%) Citrix
5 4 (22.22%) F5
5 4 (22.22%) Imperva
5 4 (22.22%) Infoblox
6 3 (16.67%) Polycom
7 1 (5.56%) EMC
7 1 (5.56%) EqualLogic