Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 39 71
Rank change year-on-year -32 +32 +30
Permanent jobs citing DNS 39 100 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.97% 5.86% 3.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.35% 24.21% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 27 76 73
Kent median annual salary £30,000 £41,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +17.86% -22.22%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,250 £22,875
90th Percentile £35,000 £60,000 £47,600
South East median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +1.19% +15.86%

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 Kent with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 254 413 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 19.32% 24.19% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 207 363 373
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -14.12%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £55,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +6.63%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Kent

DNS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for DNS in Kent

DNS
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Kent over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Kent

DNS
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Kent region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Dartford -15 12 £32,500 -43.48%
Sittingbourne -5 11 £22,500 -18.18%
Dover - 2 - -
Sevenoaks - 2 £22,500 -
Maidstone +18 1 £25,000 -53.49%
Tunbridge Wells -6 1 - -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for DNS.

1 38 (97.44%) DHCP
2 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
3 28 (71.79%) LAN
4 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 27 (69.23%) Cisco
5 25 (64.10%) WAN
6 24 (61.54%) Windows
7 23 (58.97%) Windows Server
8 21 (53.85%) MS Exchange
9 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
9 16 (41.03%) VMware
10 14 (35.90%) Wireless
11 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
12 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
13 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (28.21%) 802.1X
13 11 (28.21%) Virtual Servers
13 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 11 (28.21%) IPsec
13 11 (28.21%) 802.11
13 11 (28.21%) MPLS
13 11 (28.21%) DPNSS
13 11 (28.21%) QSIG
13 11 (28.21%) HP
13 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (28.21%) CheckPoint
13 11 (28.21%) WLAN
13 11 (28.21%) SNMP
14 10 (25.64%) MCSE

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 21 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 11 (28.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 38 (97.44%) DHCP
2 28 (71.79%) LAN
3 25 (64.10%) WAN
4 16 (41.03%) TCP/IP
5 14 (35.90%) Wireless
6 11 (28.21%) 802.11
6 11 (28.21%) DPNSS
6 11 (28.21%) IPsec
6 11 (28.21%) MPLS
6 11 (28.21%) QSIG
6 11 (28.21%) SNMP
6 11 (28.21%) WLAN
7 10 (25.64%) Telepresence
8 8 (20.51%) Remote Desktop
9 7 (17.95%) Firewall
9 7 (17.95%) NAS
10 6 (15.38%) FirePass
11 5 (12.82%) VPN
12 4 (10.26%) VLAN
12 4 (10.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Advertising
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) IT Support
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Network Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Support Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) IT Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) IT Support Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (20.51%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 8 (20.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (20.51%) Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Support Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Desktop Support
6 6 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.13%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) iPhone
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Windows Server
3 12 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 10 (25.64%) Windows 10
5 8 (20.51%) Windows 8
5 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (17.95%) Android
7 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Software Deployment
2 7 (17.95%) Patch Management
3 6 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Service Management
6 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.56%) Change Management
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Security
6 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.56%) ITSM
6 1 (2.56%) Network Design
6 1 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (25.64%) MCSA
2 10 (25.64%) MCSE
3 8 (20.51%) CCNA
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.13%) MCITP
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) MCTS
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (30.77%) Hyper-V
4 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (28.21%) Virtual Servers
5 10 (25.64%) ProxySG
6 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 29 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 27 (69.23%) Cisco
3 16 (41.03%) VMware
4 11 (28.21%) CheckPoint
4 11 (28.21%) HP
5 10 (25.64%) Aruba
5 10 (25.64%) Blue Coat
5 10 (25.64%) ProCurve
5 10 (25.64%) Riverbed
6 7 (17.95%) Sophos
7 4 (10.26%) Citrix
8 3 (7.69%) Mitel
9 2 (5.13%) Avaya
10 1 (2.56%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (2.56%) EMC
10 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds