Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 58 106
Rank change year-on-year +7 +48 -28
Permanent jobs citing DNS 198 209 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 5.08% 4.75% 2.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.92% 22.64% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 117 168 98
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,450 £26,425
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88% +10.39%

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 764 923 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.60% 20.97% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 529 778 634
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Hertfordshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for DNS in Hertfordshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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
Welwyn Garden City -1 47 £72,000 +125.00% 1
Watford -15 46 £45,000 -3.23% 2
Hatfield +33 33 £60,000 +126.42% 6
Hemel Hempstead -15 7 £30,000 -40.00%
Borehamwood +12 6 £27,000 +5.88%
St Albans -5 5 £26,000 -50.48%
Berkhamsted - 3 - -
Stevenage +9 2 £26,000 -45.26% 6
Tring - 1 £25,000 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £35,000 -
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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.

1 139 (70.20%) DHCP
2 129 (65.15%) Microsoft
3 124 (62.63%) Windows
4 104 (52.53%) Active Directory
5 102 (51.52%) TCP/IP
6 93 (46.97%) PowerShell
7 75 (37.88%) Firewall
8 72 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
9 68 (34.34%) Linux
10 66 (33.33%) VMware
11 65 (32.83%) Analytical Skills
12 64 (32.32%) Office 365
12 64 (32.32%) VPN
13 58 (29.29%) Amazon AWS
14 52 (26.26%) Windows Server
15 49 (24.75%) Python
16 47 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
17 43 (21.72%) Mentoring
17 43 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 42 (21.21%) Java
19 41 (20.71%) Internet
20 39 (19.70%) Data Centre
21 38 (19.19%) Problem-Solving
22 37 (18.69%) Hyper-V
22 37 (18.69%) Degree
23 34 (17.17%) Bash Shell
24 33 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
25 32 (16.16%) Identity Access Management
25 32 (16.16%) Windows 10
25 32 (16.16%) Web Services

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 25 (12.63%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.12%) OpenStack
3 16 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (6.57%) GlassFish
4 13 (6.57%) JBoss
4 13 (6.57%) MQSeries
4 13 (6.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 13 (6.57%) Skype for Business
4 13 (6.57%) WebLogic
4 13 (6.57%) WebSphere
5 9 (4.55%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.54%) IIS
8 6 (3.03%) Apache
8 6 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.51%) nginx
Applications
1 22 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 72 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (32.32%) Office 365
3 58 (29.29%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (13.64%) IaaS
5 24 (12.12%) PaaS
6 22 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
7 19 (9.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (9.60%) SaaS
8 12 (6.06%) GitHub
9 8 (4.04%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
9 8 (4.04%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (3.03%) Amazon Glacier
10 6 (3.03%) Amazon S3
10 6 (3.03%) Amazon SQS
10 6 (3.03%) AWS CloudTrail
10 6 (3.03%) Mimecast
10 6 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 139 (70.20%) DHCP
2 102 (51.52%) TCP/IP
3 75 (37.88%) Firewall
4 64 (32.32%) VPN
5 41 (20.71%) Internet
6 31 (15.66%) WAN
7 30 (15.15%) LAN
8 26 (13.13%) SNMP
9 22 (11.11%) SAN
10 20 (10.10%) HTTP
10 20 (10.10%) Reverse Proxy
10 20 (10.10%) VLAN
11 17 (8.59%) ICMP
11 17 (8.59%) Wireless
12 16 (8.08%) Network Security
13 15 (7.58%) BGP
14 14 (7.07%) MPLS
14 14 (7.07%) OSPF
14 14 (7.07%) SSL
14 14 (7.07%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.04%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.02%) MS Access
3 4 (2.02%) Power BI
3 4 (2.02%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.02%) SQL Server 2016
3 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.52%) MySQL
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.51%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (6.06%) Jenkins
1 12 (6.06%) JIRA
2 6 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.52%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (10.10%) Finance
2 13 (6.57%) Retail
3 10 (5.05%) French Language
3 10 (5.05%) German Language
3 10 (5.05%) Swedish Language
4 6 (3.03%) Advertising
5 5 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.01%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (14.65%) Analyst
2 26 (13.13%) Systems Engineer
3 23 (11.62%) Network Engineer
4 20 (10.10%) Architect
5 19 (9.60%) Infrastructure Architect
6 16 (8.08%) Support Engineer
7 15 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (7.07%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (7.07%) Security Engineer
9 13 (6.57%) AWS Specialist
9 13 (6.57%) IT Support
9 13 (6.57%) Windows Engineer
10 12 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
10 12 (6.06%) Support Analyst
11 11 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 11 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Server Engineer
11 11 (5.56%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (16.16%) Web Services
2 19 (9.60%) ActiveMQ
3 13 (6.57%) EJB
3 13 (6.57%) EJB 3.0
3 13 (6.57%) HornetQ
3 13 (6.57%) Java EE
3 13 (6.57%) Java SE
3 13 (6.57%) JMS
3 13 (6.57%) WebSphere MQ
3 13 (6.57%) YAML
4 9 (4.55%) Flash
5 8 (4.04%) 802.1X
6 6 (3.03%) LDAP
6 6 (3.03%) REST
7 5 (2.53%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (2.02%) .NET
8 4 (2.02%) MDX
8 4 (2.02%) SOAP
9 2 (1.01%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.01%) React
Miscellaneous
1 65 (32.83%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (19.70%) Data Centre
3 33 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
4 31 (15.66%) Management Information System
5 23 (11.62%) Hybrid Cloud
6 22 (11.11%) Replication
7 18 (9.09%) Linux Command Line
8 17 (8.59%) Security Operations Centre
9 15 (7.58%) Public Cloud
10 6 (3.03%) Blackberry
10 6 (3.03%) Computer Science
10 6 (3.03%) iPhone
10 6 (3.03%) Private Cloud
11 5 (2.53%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (2.02%) Clustering
12 4 (2.02%) EPoS
12 4 (2.02%) Smartphone
13 3 (1.52%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 124 (62.63%) Windows
2 68 (34.34%) Linux
3 52 (26.26%) Windows Server
4 32 (16.16%) Windows 10
5 27 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 24 (12.12%) Mac OS X
7 22 (11.11%) Windows 8
8 19 (9.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (9.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (8.08%) Unix
10 14 (7.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (5.05%) Ubuntu
12 7 (3.54%) Windows XP
13 6 (3.03%) Windows Phone
13 6 (3.03%) Windows Vista
14 5 (2.53%) CentOS
14 5 (2.53%) Kali Linux
15 3 (1.52%) AIX
15 3 (1.52%) Debian
16 2 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.72%) Mentoring
2 38 (19.19%) Problem-Solving
3 32 (16.16%) Identity Access Management
4 31 (15.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 31 (15.66%) Migration
5 28 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (14.14%) DevOps
6 26 (13.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 26 (13.13%) ITIL
7 25 (12.63%) Presales
8 20 (10.10%) Information Security
8 20 (10.10%) Security Operations
8 20 (10.10%) SIEM
8 20 (10.10%) SOA
9 19 (9.60%) Software Engineering
10 17 (8.59%) Application Performance Monitoring
10 17 (8.59%) Performance Monitoring
10 17 (8.59%) Security Architecture
10 17 (8.59%) Security Management
10 17 (8.59%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 93 (46.97%) PowerShell
2 49 (24.75%) Python
3 42 (21.21%) Java
4 34 (17.17%) Bash Shell
5 13 (6.57%) Perl
5 13 (6.57%) Shell Script
5 13 (6.57%) VBScript
6 12 (6.06%) SQL
7 11 (5.56%) AWK
8 4 (2.02%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.02%) VBA
9 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.01%) PHP
10 1 (0.51%) C#
Qualifications
1 47 (23.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (18.69%) Degree
3 26 (13.13%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (12.63%) MCSE
5 20 (10.10%) AWS Certification
5 20 (10.10%) CCNA
5 20 (10.10%) GCIA
5 20 (10.10%) GCIH
6 18 (9.09%) MCSA
7 17 (8.59%) GSEC
7 17 (8.59%) SSCP
8 11 (5.56%) CCNP
9 8 (4.04%) CCIE
9 8 (4.04%) CEH
9 8 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (3.54%) Master's Degree
11 6 (3.03%) JNCIE
11 6 (3.03%) JNCIP
11 6 (3.03%) MCP
12 5 (2.53%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.04%) SLA
3 4 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.01%) HIPAA
System Software
1 104 (52.53%) Active Directory
2 43 (21.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (18.69%) Hyper-V
4 22 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (7.07%) vSphere
6 11 (5.56%) Terminal Services
7 6 (3.03%) VMware NSX
8 4 (2.02%) Docker
8 4 (2.02%) XenApp
9 3 (1.52%) NFS
10 2 (1.01%) Firmware
10 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (1.01%) Xen
10 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.01%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (10.61%) Puppet
2 19 (9.60%) Backup Exec
3 18 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (8.08%) SCOM
5 7 (3.54%) SCCM
6 6 (3.03%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (3.03%) Terraform
6 6 (3.03%) vRealize
7 5 (2.53%) QRadar
7 5 (2.53%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 4 (2.02%) Ansible
8 4 (2.02%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.52%) Grafana
9 3 (1.52%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (1.01%) vCenter Server
10 2 (1.01%) WhatsUp Gold
11 1 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 129 (65.15%) Microsoft
2 66 (33.33%) VMware
3 29 (14.65%) Splunk
4 23 (11.62%) Cisco
5 19 (9.60%) Citrix
6 17 (8.59%) Oracle
7 16 (8.08%) IBM
7 16 (8.08%) Juniper
8 14 (7.07%) HP
9 13 (6.57%) Dell
9 13 (6.57%) NetApp
9 13 (6.57%) Veeam
10 7 (3.54%) Asigra
10 7 (3.54%) Google
11 6 (3.03%) Apple
11 6 (3.03%) Avaya
11 6 (3.03%) SAP
11 6 (3.03%) WatchGuard
12 5 (2.53%) F5
12 5 (2.53%) Fortinet