Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 57 106
Rank change year-on-year +18 +49 -45
Permanent jobs citing DNS 226 220 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.35% 4.91% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.01% 23.35% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 128 174 81
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26% +13.10%
10th Percentile £24,000 £21,475 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,475 £71,250 £60,000
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £42,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.33% -0.59% +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 753 942 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.16% 21.03% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 536 787 553
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,300
90th Percentile £72,000 £68,750 £66,000
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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
Hatfield +43 53 £60,000 +20.00% 5
Watford -7 51 £43,750 -12.50% 5
Welwyn Garden City -2 42 £72,000 +51.58%
Hemel Hempstead +18 14 £30,000 -40.00% 1
Stevenage +12 8 £26,000 -45.26% 3
Hertford - 7 £24,000 -
Borehamwood +9 6 £22,500 -21.05% 2
St Albans +9 4 £26,000 -56.67%
Berkhamsted - 3 - -
Tring 0 1 £25,000 -
Waltham Cross - 1 £35,000 -
DNS
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 172 (76.11%) DHCP
2 150 (66.37%) Microsoft
3 137 (60.62%) Windows
4 131 (57.96%) Active Directory
5 104 (46.02%) TCP/IP
6 91 (40.27%) VMware
7 88 (38.94%) Linux
8 87 (38.50%) PowerShell
9 83 (36.73%) Firewall
10 75 (33.19%) Microsoft Azure
11 72 (31.86%) Office 365
12 66 (29.20%) VMware Infrastructure
13 64 (28.32%) Analytical Skills
14 62 (27.43%) Amazon AWS
15 59 (26.11%) VPN
16 54 (23.89%) Python
17 53 (23.45%) Windows Server
18 48 (21.24%) Microsoft Certification
19 45 (19.91%) Internet
20 44 (19.47%) Hyper-V
21 42 (18.58%) Citrix
22 41 (18.14%) Bash Shell
23 40 (17.70%) Data Centre
24 39 (17.26%) Microsoft Office
25 38 (16.81%) Windows 10
25 38 (16.81%) Mentoring
26 36 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
27 34 (15.04%) MS Exchange
27 34 (15.04%) Self-Motivation
28 33 (14.60%) Java

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 34 (15.04%) MS Exchange
2 23 (10.18%) OpenStack
3 16 (7.08%) Skype for Business
4 14 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (5.31%) GlassFish
5 12 (5.31%) JBoss
5 12 (5.31%) MQSeries
5 12 (5.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 12 (5.31%) WebLogic
5 12 (5.31%) WebSphere
6 10 (4.42%) Apache
7 9 (3.98%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (3.98%) SharePoint
8 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (2.21%) IIS
10 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 39 (17.26%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 75 (33.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 72 (31.86%) Office 365
3 62 (27.43%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (10.18%) IaaS
5 21 (9.29%) AWS CloudFormation
5 21 (9.29%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (8.85%) PaaS
7 17 (7.52%) SaaS
8 11 (4.87%) Amazon EC2
8 11 (4.87%) GitHub
9 9 (3.98%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (3.98%) Amazon Glacier
9 9 (3.98%) Amazon S3
9 9 (3.98%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (3.98%) AWS CloudTrail
9 9 (3.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (3.54%) Mimecast
11 7 (3.10%) Azure Active Directory
11 7 (3.10%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 172 (76.11%) DHCP
2 104 (46.02%) TCP/IP
3 83 (36.73%) Firewall
4 59 (26.11%) VPN
5 45 (19.91%) Internet
6 28 (12.39%) LAN
7 23 (10.18%) WAN
8 22 (9.73%) SMTP
9 21 (9.29%) SAN
9 21 (9.29%) SNMP
10 19 (8.41%) HTTP
11 18 (7.96%) Reverse Proxy
11 18 (7.96%) VoIP
12 16 (7.08%) ICMP
12 16 (7.08%) Network Security
13 15 (6.64%) SSL
13 15 (6.64%) VLAN
14 14 (6.19%) Wireless
15 13 (5.75%) Skype
16 12 (5.31%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.42%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.33%) Power BI
4 2 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.88%) MS Access
4 2 (0.88%) MySQL
4 2 (0.88%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.44%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (4.87%) Jenkins
1 11 (4.87%) JIRA
2 9 (3.98%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (1.33%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.44%) MSI
General
1 20 (8.85%) Retail
2 19 (8.41%) Finance
3 9 (3.98%) Advertising
3 9 (3.98%) French Language
3 9 (3.98%) German Language
3 9 (3.98%) Swedish Language
4 8 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (20.35%) Analyst
2 25 (11.06%) Systems Engineer
3 21 (9.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (8.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 19 (8.41%) Network Engineer
5 18 (7.96%) Architect
5 18 (7.96%) Infrastructure Architect
5 18 (7.96%) Support Analyst
6 17 (7.52%) IT Support
6 17 (7.52%) Support Engineer
7 16 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 16 (7.08%) AWS Specialist
8 13 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 13 (5.75%) IT Analyst
9 12 (5.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (5.31%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 12 (5.31%) IT Support Analyst
9 12 (5.31%) Security Engineer
9 12 (5.31%) SOC Engineer
10 11 (4.87%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.16%) Web Services
2 21 (9.29%) ActiveMQ
3 16 (7.08%) YAML
4 12 (5.31%) EJB
4 12 (5.31%) EJB 3.0
4 12 (5.31%) HornetQ
4 12 (5.31%) Java EE
4 12 (5.31%) Java SE
4 12 (5.31%) JMS
4 12 (5.31%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (2.21%) Elastic Stack
5 5 (2.21%) LAMP
6 4 (1.77%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.77%) Flash
6 4 (1.77%) REST
7 2 (0.88%) .NET
7 2 (0.88%) MDX
7 2 (0.88%) SOAP
8 1 (0.44%) ADSI
8 1 (0.44%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (28.32%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (17.70%) Data Centre
3 34 (15.04%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (9.73%) Management Information System
5 21 (9.29%) Hybrid Cloud
5 21 (9.29%) Replication
6 17 (7.52%) Linux Command Line
7 14 (6.19%) Public Cloud
8 11 (4.87%) Security Operations Centre
9 9 (3.98%) Driving Licence
10 6 (2.65%) Cyberattack
11 5 (2.21%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 5 (2.21%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.77%) Blackberry
12 4 (1.77%) EPoS
12 4 (1.77%) iPhone
13 3 (1.33%) Clustering
13 3 (1.33%) Smartphone
13 3 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 137 (60.62%) Windows
2 88 (38.94%) Linux
3 53 (23.45%) Windows Server
4 38 (16.81%) Windows 10
5 32 (14.16%) Windows 7
6 27 (11.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (11.50%) Windows 8
8 24 (10.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (9.73%) Mac OS X
10 15 (6.64%) Unix
11 11 (4.87%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (4.42%) Ubuntu
13 6 (2.65%) Windows XP
14 5 (2.21%) CentOS
14 5 (2.21%) Kali Linux
14 5 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.77%) Windows Phone
15 4 (1.77%) Windows Vista
16 3 (1.33%) AIX
16 3 (1.33%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (16.81%) Mentoring
2 36 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (14.60%) Migration
4 32 (14.16%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (12.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 27 (11.95%) Identity Access Management
7 25 (11.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 23 (10.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (10.18%) Technical Leadership
9 22 (9.73%) ITIL
9 22 (9.73%) Presales
9 22 (9.73%) SIEM
10 21 (9.29%) DevOps
11 18 (7.96%) Information Security
11 18 (7.96%) SOA
11 18 (7.96%) Software Engineering
12 17 (7.52%) Security Management
13 16 (7.08%) Technical Analysis
14 14 (6.19%) Deployment Automation
14 14 (6.19%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 87 (38.50%) PowerShell
2 54 (23.89%) Python
3 41 (18.14%) Bash Shell
4 33 (14.60%) Java
5 21 (9.29%) Perl
6 19 (8.41%) VBScript
7 12 (5.31%) Shell Script
8 10 (4.42%) AWK
8 10 (4.42%) SQL
9 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.88%) VBA
10 1 (0.44%) C#
10 1 (0.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (21.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (13.72%) Degree
3 30 (13.27%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (12.39%) CCNA
5 22 (9.73%) GCIH
5 22 (9.73%) MCSE
6 21 (9.29%) GCIA
7 19 (8.41%) AWS Certification
8 17 (7.52%) MCSA
9 16 (7.08%) GSEC
9 16 (7.08%) SSCP
10 11 (4.87%) CCNP
10 11 (4.87%) CEH
11 8 (3.54%) CCIE
11 8 (3.54%) MCP
12 6 (2.65%) CCDA
12 6 (2.65%) CCDP
12 6 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (2.65%) GREM
12 6 (2.65%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.54%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.10%) SLA
3 6 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.88%) HIPAA
System Software
1 131 (57.96%) Active Directory
2 66 (29.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (19.47%) Hyper-V
4 24 (10.62%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (7.96%) vSphere
6 15 (6.64%) Terminal Server
7 8 (3.54%) NFS
7 8 (3.54%) XenServer
8 6 (2.65%) VMware NSX
9 5 (2.21%) iptables
9 5 (2.21%) Postfix
9 5 (2.21%) Samba
9 5 (2.21%) Terminal Services
9 5 (2.21%) VMware Server
10 4 (1.77%) Docker
11 3 (1.33%) XenApp
12 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (12.39%) SCCM
2 22 (9.73%) Puppet
3 18 (7.96%) Backup Exec
4 16 (7.08%) SCOM
5 14 (6.19%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (2.65%) vRealize
7 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (2.21%) QRadar
7 5 (2.21%) vRealize Orchestrator
8 4 (1.77%) Kubernetes
8 4 (1.77%) SCOrch
8 4 (1.77%) Terraform
9 3 (1.33%) Ansible
9 3 (1.33%) Grafana
10 2 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.88%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 150 (66.37%) Microsoft
2 91 (40.27%) VMware
3 42 (18.58%) Citrix
4 29 (12.83%) Cisco
4 29 (12.83%) Splunk
5 16 (7.08%) IBM
5 16 (7.08%) Oracle
5 16 (7.08%) Sophos
6 15 (6.64%) Juniper
7 13 (5.75%) HP
8 12 (5.31%) NetApp
8 12 (5.31%) Veeam
9 11 (4.87%) Fortinet
10 10 (4.42%) Dell
11 9 (3.98%) Asigra
12 6 (2.65%) BroadSoft
12 6 (2.65%) F5
12 6 (2.65%) Huawei
12 6 (2.65%) WatchGuard
13 5 (2.21%) BT