The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 70 39
Rank change year-on-year +8 -31  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 31 23 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.25% 2.27% 5.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.83% 17.42% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 19 21
Median salary £37,000 £26,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.62% -33.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £37,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +0.67% +1.36%  

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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 120 132 200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.59% 13.04% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 112 103 113
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

DNS
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for DNS in Essex

DNS
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Essex over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Essex

DNS
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +10 11 £52,500 +156.09% 1
Brentwood +1 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Chelmsford - 1 £22,000 -
Harlow - 1 £29,000 -
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for DNS.

1 35 (76.09%) Cisco
2 33 (71.74%) Firewall
3 32 (69.57%) DHCP
4 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
5 23 (50.00%) Windows
5 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 21 (45.65%) CheckPoint
7 20 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (39.13%) WAN
8 18 (39.13%) LAN
9 15 (32.61%) CCNP
9 15 (32.61%) FTP
9 15 (32.61%) Windows 7
10 14 (30.43%) Windows 10
10 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
10 14 (30.43%) CCNA
10 14 (30.43%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (28.26%) VMware
11 13 (28.26%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (26.09%) Windows 8
12 12 (26.09%) Meraki
12 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
13 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
13 11 (23.91%) Network Security
13 11 (23.91%) VLAN
14 10 (21.74%) HTTP
14 10 (21.74%) SMTP
14 10 (21.74%) VPN
14 10 (21.74%) ITIL
14 10 (21.74%) Data Centre

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (10.87%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (71.74%) Firewall
2 32 (69.57%) DHCP
3 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
4 18 (39.13%) LAN
4 18 (39.13%) WAN
5 15 (32.61%) FTP
6 14 (30.43%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (28.26%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (23.91%) Network Security
8 11 (23.91%) VLAN
9 10 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (21.74%) HTTP
9 10 (21.74%) SMTP
9 10 (21.74%) VPN
10 8 (17.39%) VoIP
11 7 (15.22%) SSL
12 6 (13.04%) IPsec
13 5 (10.87%) BIG-IP
13 5 (10.87%) Frame Relay
13 5 (10.87%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Automotive
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Support Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Network Support
4 6 (13.04%) WAN Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Incident Manager
5 5 (10.87%) LAN Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Server Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Server Support
5 5 (10.87%) Server Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Server Support
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Cisco Security Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Major Incident Manager
6 4 (8.70%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) .NET
1 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.17%) CSS
1 1 (2.17%) HTML
1 1 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
3 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (32.61%) Windows 7
3 14 (30.43%) Windows 10
3 14 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 12 (26.09%) Windows 8
5 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.87%) Windows Vista
7 4 (8.70%) Linux
8 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.17%) Unix
9 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Line Management
3 8 (17.39%) Time Management
4 7 (15.22%) Project Management
5 6 (13.04%) Business Continuity
6 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (10.87%) IT Strategy
6 5 (10.87%) ITIL V2
6 5 (10.87%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.87%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
6 5 (10.87%) Software Licensing
7 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 4 (8.70%) Network Management
8 3 (6.52%) Statistics
9 2 (4.35%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.35%) Change Control
9 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.70%) SQL
3 2 (4.35%) C#
3 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) Python
4 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (32.61%) CCNP
3 14 (30.43%) CCNA
4 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (19.57%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (10.87%) Degree
6 4 (8.70%) CCSE
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (8.70%) MCSE
6 4 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (19.57%) Cacti
2 5 (10.87%) Backup Exec
2 5 (10.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (8.70%) SmokePing
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) Cisco
2 21 (45.65%) CheckPoint
3 13 (28.26%) VMware
4 12 (26.09%) Meraki
4 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 8 (17.39%) Citrix
6 6 (13.04%) WatchGuard
7 5 (10.87%) 3Com
7 5 (10.87%) Dell
7 5 (10.87%) D-Link
7 5 (10.87%) Draytek
7 5 (10.87%) F5
7 5 (10.87%) HP
7 5 (10.87%) Linksys
7 5 (10.87%) NETGEAR
7 5 (10.87%) Remedy
7 5 (10.87%) Symantec
7 5 (10.87%) Veeam
8 4 (8.70%) Imperva
8 4 (8.70%) Infoblox
Colchester, Essex
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £53000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago