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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 78 71 40
Rank change year-on-year -7 -31  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 14 31 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.39% 2.87% 5.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.29% 14.83% 26.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 23 39
Median salary £45,000 £26,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.81% -33.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £20,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £29,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,939
% change year-on-year +2.66% +1.51%  

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 124 209 260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.34% 19.33% 21.61%
Number of salaries quoted 92 166 194
Median salary £42,000 £36,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -19.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 23 March 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 23 March 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
Brentwood +20 6 £45,000 -
Colchester +5 5 £57,500 +101.75%
Chelmsford - 1 £36,500 -
DNS
East of England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for DNS.

1 22 (55.00%) Windows
1 22 (55.00%) Cisco
2 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
3 18 (45.00%) MS Exchange
3 18 (45.00%) Firewall
4 16 (40.00%) VMware
5 15 (37.50%) Linux
6 14 (35.00%) DHCP
6 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
6 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (32.50%) Citrix
8 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (30.00%) Network Security
8 12 (30.00%) Office 365
9 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
9 11 (27.50%) CCNP
9 11 (27.50%) VoIP
9 11 (27.50%) MySQL
10 10 (25.00%) SMTP
10 10 (25.00%) BGP
10 10 (25.00%) OSPF
10 10 (25.00%) Retail
10 10 (25.00%) Windows 8
10 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
11 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
11 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (22.50%) VPN
11 9 (22.50%) SQL

DNS
Top Related 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 18 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (22.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (12.50%) WordPress
5 4 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (7.50%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Office 365
2 10 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.00%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 18 (45.00%) Firewall
2 14 (35.00%) DHCP
2 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
3 12 (30.00%) Network Security
4 11 (27.50%) VoIP
5 10 (25.00%) BGP
5 10 (25.00%) OSPF
5 10 (25.00%) SMTP
6 9 (22.50%) VPN
7 8 (20.00%) FTP
7 8 (20.00%) SSL
8 7 (17.50%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (17.50%) IPsec
8 7 (17.50%) LAN
8 7 (17.50%) LDAP
8 7 (17.50%) WAN
9 6 (15.00%) EIGRP
9 6 (15.00%) IMAP
9 6 (15.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (15.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) MySQL
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (25.00%) Retail
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 4 (10.00%) Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Marketing
5 3 (7.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.00%) IT Manager
2 6 (15.00%) IT Support
2 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Business Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) IT Support Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Support Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Check Point Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Security Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Mobility Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.00%) CSS
1 6 (15.00%) HTML
1 6 (15.00%) jQuery
2 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 5 (12.50%) CSS3
2 5 (12.50%) EDI
2 5 (12.50%) HTML5
2 5 (12.50%) React
2 5 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
3 3 (7.50%) CodeIgniter
3 3 (7.50%) JSON
3 3 (7.50%) RESTful
3 3 (7.50%) Symfony
3 3 (7.50%) XML
3 3 (7.50%) Yii
4 1 (2.50%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Blog
3 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Windows
2 15 (37.50%) Linux
3 10 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 10 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.50%) Unix
6 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
10 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
11 1 (2.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
3 6 (15.00%) Change Control
4 5 (12.50%) Brand Management
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.50%) Operations Management
4 5 (12.50%) SEO
4 5 (12.50%) Time Management
4 5 (12.50%) Web Development
5 4 (10.00%) Line Management
5 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.50%) Change Management
6 3 (7.50%) CRM
6 3 (7.50%) Front End Development
6 3 (7.50%) Open Source
6 3 (7.50%) Security Patching
6 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.50%) Python
3 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.50%) PHP
4 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (27.50%) CCNP
3 6 (15.00%) JNCIP
4 4 (10.00%) CCSE
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.50%) CCNA
6 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (52.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.50%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 5 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (7.50%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 5 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 5 (12.50%) Nagios
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.50%) Puppet
4 1 (2.50%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Cisco
2 16 (40.00%) VMware
3 13 (32.50%) Citrix
4 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
5 7 (17.50%) F5
5 7 (17.50%) WatchGuard
6 6 (15.00%) CheckPoint
6 6 (15.00%) Infoblox
6 6 (15.00%) Juniper
7 5 (12.50%) Apple
7 5 (12.50%) Sophos
8 4 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 4 (10.00%) Clearswift
8 4 (10.00%) Imperva
9 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
9 3 (7.50%) Zend
10 2 (5.00%) HP
10 2 (5.00%) NetApp
10 2 (5.00%) Proofpoint
10 2 (5.00%) Symantec