Period
to 5 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 52 61 37
Rank change year-on-year +9 -24 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 26 98 220
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.29% 4.87% 6.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.75% 22.53% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16 63 137
Median annual salary £47,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.71% -17.65% -19.05%
10th Percentile £28,125 £23,500 £24,150
90th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £66,000
East of England median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -11.11%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 204 435 726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 25.82% 21.60% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 127 350 555
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -10.53%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,750 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.24% - -5.56%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Hertfordshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for DNS in Hertfordshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

Salary histogram for DNS in Hertfordshire

DNS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 5 March 2021. 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
Hemel Hempstead +5 12 £47,500 +102.13% 2
Stevenage -7 10 - -
Watford +5 3 £26,000 -38.82% 1
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 15 (57.69%) DHCP
2 15 (57.69%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) VLAN
3 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
4 13 (50.00%) Azure
5 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
6 11 (42.31%) VMware
6 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Intune
6 11 (42.31%) XenDesktop
6 11 (42.31%) vSphere
6 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
7 10 (38.46%) Cyberthreat
7 10 (38.46%) Cyberattack
7 10 (38.46%) FireEye
7 10 (38.46%) LogRhythm
7 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (38.46%) Network Packet Capture
7 10 (38.46%) Security Operations
7 10 (38.46%) Security Operations Centre
7 10 (38.46%) Threat Detection
7 10 (38.46%) Darktrace
7 10 (38.46%) Analytical Mindset
7 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (38.46%) Network Security
7 10 (38.46%) SMTP
7 10 (38.46%) Blue Coat
7 10 (38.46%) Information Management

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (50.00%) Azure
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) AWS
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.85%) IaaS
4 1 (3.85%) Mimecast
4 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) DHCP
2 14 (53.85%) VLAN
3 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 10 (38.46%) FTP
4 10 (38.46%) HTTP
4 10 (38.46%) Network Security
4 10 (38.46%) SMTP
4 10 (38.46%) SSL
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall
5 2 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.85%) Internet
6 1 (3.85%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.85%) WAN
6 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Cosmos DB
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
1 11 (42.31%) IT Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) ICT Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Network Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Mindset
1 10 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (38.46%) Cyberattack
1 10 (38.46%) Cyberthreat
1 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
1 10 (38.46%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.85%) tvOS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Cybersecurity
1 10 (38.46%) Information Management
1 10 (38.46%) Information Security
1 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 10 (38.46%) Network Packet Capture
1 10 (38.46%) Security Operations
1 10 (38.46%) SIEM
1 10 (38.46%) Threat Detection
2 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) DevOps
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure as Code
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Automation
3 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.85%) Proactive Maintenance
3 1 (3.85%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (3.85%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) MCSA
1 1 (3.85%) MCSE
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) vSphere
1 11 (42.31%) XenDesktop
2 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 10 (38.46%) Blue Coat
3 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 10 (38.46%) Darktrace
3 10 (38.46%) FireEye
3 10 (38.46%) LogRhythm
3 10 (38.46%) McAfee
3 10 (38.46%) Splunk
3 10 (38.46%) Twitter
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (3.85%) Meraki
5 1 (3.85%) Sophos