Period
to 14 July 2020

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

Domain Name System (DNS)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 31 73
Rank change year-on-year -10 +42 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 69 198 176
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.89% 6.81% 3.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.56% 29.33% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 59 152 133
Median annual salary £34,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.00% -9.09% +37.50%
10th Percentile £22,750 £30,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £44,500 £72,500 £71,250
East of England median annual salary £40,625 £45,000 £44,400
% change year-on-year -9.72% +1.35% +20.00%

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 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 270 675 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.04% 23.22% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 230 516 711
Median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £71,375 £69,375 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 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
Watford +6 23 £42,500 -34.62%
Hemel Hempstead +10 16 £30,000 -36.84% 1
Borehamwood -1 14 £34,500 -34.29%
Hertford +3 3 £25,500 -15.70%
St Albans -2 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Waltham Cross - 2 £42,500 -
Stevenage +6 1 £45,000 +73.08%
Hatfield 0 1 - -
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 62 (89.86%) Windows
2 56 (81.16%) DHCP
2 56 (81.16%) Active Directory
3 54 (78.26%) Microsoft
4 53 (76.81%) Windows Server
5 49 (71.01%) Office 365
6 48 (69.57%) VMware
7 46 (66.67%) Firewall
8 40 (57.97%) TCP/IP
9 36 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 33 (47.83%) SharePoint
11 30 (43.48%) Azure
12 29 (42.03%) LAN
13 28 (40.58%) Microsoft Office
13 28 (40.58%) vSphere
14 24 (34.78%) Hyper-V
14 24 (34.78%) WAN
14 24 (34.78%) HP
15 22 (31.88%) Cisco
15 22 (31.88%) MS Exchange
15 22 (31.88%) OneDrive
16 21 (30.43%) Windows 10
16 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (28.99%) SQL
17 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
18 19 (27.54%) VPN
18 19 (27.54%) Citrix
18 19 (27.54%) Exchange Server 2010
18 19 (27.54%) AWS
19 18 (26.09%) Wireless

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 33 (47.83%) SharePoint
2 22 (31.88%) MS Exchange
3 19 (27.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (14.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.45%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (40.58%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 49 (71.01%) Office 365
2 30 (43.48%) Azure
3 22 (31.88%) OneDrive
4 19 (27.54%) AWS
5 13 (18.84%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (4.35%) Cloudflare
6 3 (4.35%) GCP
7 2 (2.90%) G Suite
7 2 (2.90%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.45%) Akamai
8 1 (1.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (81.16%) DHCP
2 46 (66.67%) Firewall
3 40 (57.97%) TCP/IP
4 29 (42.03%) LAN
5 24 (34.78%) WAN
6 19 (27.54%) VPN
7 18 (26.09%) Wireless
8 13 (18.84%) SAN
9 12 (17.39%) Wi-Fi
10 11 (15.94%) VLAN
11 10 (14.49%) VoIP
12 9 (13.04%) Internet
12 9 (13.04%) PBX
13 8 (11.59%) Cisco Wireless
14 4 (5.80%) HTTP
15 3 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (4.35%) Skype
16 2 (2.90%) Network Security
16 2 (2.90%) SSL
17 1 (1.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (2.90%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.90%) Power BI
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2017
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.90%) Postman
2 2 (2.90%) Selenium
2 2 (2.90%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.90%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (17.39%) Retail
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Support Engineer
2 20 (28.99%) Network Support
3 19 (27.54%) IT Engineer
4 17 (24.64%) IT Support
5 15 (21.74%) Network Engineer
6 13 (18.84%) Server Engineer
6 13 (18.84%) Server Support
7 12 (17.39%) Network Support Engineer
7 12 (17.39%) Server Support Engineer
8 11 (15.94%) Analyst
9 10 (14.49%) Field Engineer
10 9 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (13.04%) Hyper-V Engineer
10 9 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (13.04%) Service Desk Support
10 9 (13.04%) Support Analyst
10 9 (13.04%) VMware Engineer
10 9 (13.04%) VMware Support Engineer
11 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
11 8 (11.59%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) Web Services
2 9 (13.04%) WSH
3 3 (4.35%) HTML
3 3 (4.35%) XML
4 2 (2.90%) LDAP
5 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.59%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.35%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.90%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.90%) EPoS
5 2 (2.90%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.45%) Handset
6 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.45%) Replication
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (89.86%) Windows
2 53 (76.81%) Windows Server
3 21 (30.43%) Windows 10
3 21 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (26.09%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (13.04%) Windows Server 2019
6 8 (11.59%) Linux
6 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.80%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.35%) Unix
8 3 (4.35%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.90%) Android
9 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.90%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.90%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (24.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (15.94%) ITIL
4 10 (14.49%) Decision-Making
4 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (14.49%) Server Management
4 10 (14.49%) Service Delivery
5 9 (13.04%) Patch Management
6 8 (11.59%) Change Management
6 8 (11.59%) Configuration Management
6 8 (11.59%) Email Filtering
6 8 (11.59%) Incident Management
6 8 (11.59%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (11.59%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (11.59%) Web Filtering
7 5 (7.25%) Time Management
8 4 (5.80%) DevOps
9 3 (4.35%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) SQL
2 12 (17.39%) PowerShell
3 9 (13.04%) VBScript
4 2 (2.90%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.90%) C#
4 2 (2.90%) Java
4 2 (2.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (5.80%) Degree
1 4 (5.80%) MCSA
1 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.90%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.90%) MCP
2 2 (2.90%) MCSE
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) CCNP
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
2 3 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (81.16%) Active Directory
2 36 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (40.58%) vSphere
4 24 (34.78%) Hyper-V
5 11 (15.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (15.94%) Virtual Servers
6 10 (14.49%) XenApp
7 1 (1.45%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.45%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) SCCM
2 5 (7.25%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.80%) WSUS
4 2 (2.90%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (2.90%) Opsgenie
4 2 (2.90%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.45%) PaperCut
5 1 (1.45%) Puppet
5 1 (1.45%) SCOM
5 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.45%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 54 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 48 (69.57%) VMware
3 24 (34.78%) HP
4 22 (31.88%) Cisco
5 19 (27.54%) Citrix
6 12 (17.39%) SonicWALL
7 8 (11.59%) NetApp
8 6 (8.70%) Mitel
9 5 (7.25%) Asigra
10 4 (5.80%) Veeam
11 3 (4.35%) Google
11 3 (4.35%) IBM
11 3 (4.35%) Meraki
11 3 (4.35%) Symantec
12 2 (2.90%) Adobe
12 2 (2.90%) Apple
12 2 (2.90%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.90%) MuleSoft
12 2 (2.90%) Oracle
12 2 (2.90%) PagerDuty