Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 93 78
Rank change year-on-year +26 -15 -8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 43 45 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.07% 2.13% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.50% 17.58% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 45
Essex median annual salary £52,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £27,200 £20,950
90th Percentile £54,850 £48,750 £52,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +11.84% -5.00%

DNS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 200 256 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 14.29% 12.12% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 180 196 279
Essex median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.44% -8.75%
10th Percentile £21,975 £23,625 £22,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £68,750 £57,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +42 32 £52,500 +29.63%
Purfleet - 3 £23,000 -
Brentwood +10 2 £32,250 -24.12%
Thurrock - 2 £34,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £17,000 -
Saffron Walden - 1 £35,000 -
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 38 (88.37%) DHCP
2 31 (72.09%) CCNA
2 31 (72.09%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (69.77%) Firewall
4 29 (67.44%) WAN
4 29 (67.44%) Cisco
4 29 (67.44%) LAN
5 28 (65.12%) CheckPoint
5 28 (65.12%) Data Centre
6 24 (55.81%) Network+ Certification
6 24 (55.81%) FTP
6 24 (55.81%) Cacti
7 22 (51.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 22 (51.16%) Cisco IOS
7 22 (51.16%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (48.84%) CCNP
9 20 (46.51%) VoIP
10 19 (44.19%) Meraki
11 13 (30.23%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (25.58%) Network Management
12 11 (25.58%) MRTG
12 11 (25.58%) Time Management
12 11 (25.58%) SmokePing
13 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
13 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
14 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (20.93%) Statistics
15 8 (18.60%) MCSE
15 8 (18.60%) Internet
16 7 (16.28%) ITIL

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 1 (2.33%) Confluence
1 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (88.37%) DHCP
2 30 (69.77%) Firewall
3 29 (67.44%) LAN
3 29 (67.44%) WAN
4 24 (55.81%) FTP
5 22 (51.16%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (51.16%) Cisco IOS
5 22 (51.16%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (46.51%) VoIP
7 11 (25.58%) MRTG
8 8 (18.60%) Internet
9 5 (11.63%) Network Security
10 4 (9.30%) VPN
10 4 (9.30%) Wireless
11 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
12 2 (4.65%) MPLS
12 2 (4.65%) VLAN
13 1 (2.33%) 4G
13 1 (2.33%) Broadband
13 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
1 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (13.95%) Automotive
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Network Engineer
2 18 (41.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (41.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 18 (41.86%) WAN Engineer
3 14 (32.56%) LAN Engineer
3 14 (32.56%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Server Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Support Technician
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Technician
6 2 (4.65%) Network Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior IP Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (65.12%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) CentOS
5 1 (2.33%) Debian
5 1 (2.33%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.33%) VyOS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (25.58%) Network Management
2 11 (25.58%) Time Management
3 9 (20.93%) Statistics
4 7 (16.28%) ITIL
5 6 (13.95%) Change Control
6 4 (9.30%) Network Architecture
7 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.98%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.98%) Computer Security
7 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.65%) Change Management
9 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.33%) BDD
9 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) CRM
9 1 (2.33%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (2.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.33%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (72.09%) CCNA
1 31 (72.09%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (55.81%) Network+ Certification
3 21 (48.84%) CCNP
4 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (18.60%) MCSE
6 5 (11.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.33%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.33%) MCITP
7 1 (2.33%) MCSA
7 1 (2.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) Docker
3 1 (2.33%) iptables
3 1 (2.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (55.81%) Cacti
2 11 (25.58%) SmokePing
3 5 (11.63%) SCCM
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (4.65%) Puppet
6 1 (2.33%) Ansible
6 1 (2.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.33%) Salt
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Cisco
2 28 (65.12%) CheckPoint
3 19 (44.19%) Meraki
4 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.95%) Polycom
6 4 (9.30%) HP
7 3 (6.98%) Intel
7 3 (6.98%) Sophos
8 2 (4.65%) VMware
9 1 (2.33%) Avaya
9 1 (2.33%) Citrix
9 1 (2.33%) Dell
9 1 (2.33%) IBM
9 1 (2.33%) Juniper
9 1 (2.33%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.33%) Splunk
9 1 (2.33%) Symantec