Period
to 24 November 2020

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 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
6 months to
24 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 47 75 62
Rank change year-on-year +28 -13 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 20 11 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Essex 3.94% 1.31% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.10% 10.00% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 32
Median annual salary £27,827 £44,735 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.80% +78.94% -52.38%
10th Percentile £21,625 £21,300 £21,500
90th Percentile £38,000 £48,364 £40,000
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -13.58% +1.25% -5.88%

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 83 110 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 16.34% 13.14% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 54 86 114
Median annual salary £40,000 £34,375 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.36% +5.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £25,500 £21,720 £21,825
90th Percentile £58,375 £59,375 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Essex

DNS
Salary Trend in Essex

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in Essex.

Salary trend for DNS in Essex

DNS
Salary Histogram in Essex

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in Essex over the 6 months to 24 November 2020.

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 2020. 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
Southend-on-Sea - 5 £27,827 -
Colchester +22 3 £37,000 -17.29%
Brentwood -2 3 £23,500 - 2
Harlow - 2 £28,000 -
Loughton - 2 £26,000 -
Basildon +2 1 - - 2
Billericay - 1 £31,500 -
Chelmsford - 1 £65,000 -
Westcliff-on-Sea - 1 £23,658 -
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 November 2020, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for DNS.

1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
3 17 (85.00%) DHCP
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (60.00%) VMware
5 12 (60.00%) Office 365
6 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
9 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
9 8 (40.00%) VPN
10 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
10 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (30.00%) VLAN
11 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
12 5 (25.00%) Cisco
12 5 (25.00%) ITIL
12 5 (25.00%) SQL
13 4 (20.00%) LAN
13 4 (20.00%) VoIP
13 4 (20.00%) WLAN
13 4 (20.00%) WAN
13 4 (20.00%) SLA
13 4 (20.00%) Wireless
13 4 (20.00%) Firewall
13 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 4 (20.00%) Azure
13 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) Azure
3 3 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) DHCP
2 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (40.00%) VPN
4 6 (30.00%) VLAN
5 4 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) VoIP
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
5 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 4 (20.00%) WLAN
6 2 (10.00%) NAS
6 2 (10.00%) SAN
6 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.00%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Local Government
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) IT Support
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) ICT Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) IT Technician
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) ADSI
1 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (15.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (10.00%) EPoS
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Eurex
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (35.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Android
6 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (15.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (5.00%) CentOS
8 1 (5.00%) Linux
8 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) ITSM
2 3 (15.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Coaching
3 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.00%) Client Onboarding
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) IT Strategy
4 1 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Strategic Roadmap
4 1 (5.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (20.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
1 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Meraki
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
5 3 (15.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
6 1 (5.00%) CQG
6 1 (5.00%) Fidessa
6 1 (5.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) ION Trading
6 1 (5.00%) NETGEAR
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Patsystems
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Reuters
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos
6 1 (5.00%) WatchGuard