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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
South East / Kent
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 50 46
Rank change year-on-year -7 -4  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 19 39 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.84% 4.14% 5.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.84% 21.91% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 56
Median salary £22,500 £29,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.41% -11.45%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,375
% change year-on-year +1.36% +0.34%  

DNS is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 128 178 208
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.16% 18.88% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 111 143 198
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sittingbourne -3 8 £22,500 -
Sevenoaks - 4 £22,500 -
West Malling +10 1 £26,500 -3.63%
Dartford +3 1 £22,500 -
DNS
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 45 (95.74%) DHCP
2 38 (80.85%) Active Directory
2 38 (80.85%) Windows
3 33 (70.21%) Windows Server
4 29 (61.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (57.45%) Firewall
6 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
7 20 (42.55%) TCP/IP
8 18 (38.30%) Cisco
9 17 (36.17%) LAN
10 16 (34.04%) WAN
10 16 (34.04%) MS Exchange
10 16 (34.04%) VMware
11 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (27.66%) Wireless
12 13 (27.66%) Office 365
12 13 (27.66%) VPN
12 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (27.66%) MCSE
13 12 (25.53%) MCSA
13 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Office
13 12 (25.53%) VLAN
14 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
15 10 (21.28%) Linux
15 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
16 9 (19.15%) Degree
16 9 (19.15%) High Availability
16 9 (19.15%) Windows 10
17 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
17 8 (17.02%) 802.1X

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 16 (34.04%) MS Exchange
2 10 (21.28%) SharePoint
3 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.89%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.26%) IIS
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.13%) Site Server
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (27.66%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (95.74%) DHCP
2 27 (57.45%) Firewall
3 20 (42.55%) TCP/IP
4 17 (36.17%) LAN
5 16 (34.04%) WAN
6 13 (27.66%) VPN
6 13 (27.66%) Wireless
7 12 (25.53%) VLAN
8 8 (17.02%) 802.11
8 8 (17.02%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (17.02%) DPNSS
8 8 (17.02%) IPsec
8 8 (17.02%) MPLS
8 8 (17.02%) Network Security
8 8 (17.02%) QSIG
8 8 (17.02%) SNMP
8 8 (17.02%) VoIP
9 7 (14.89%) Skype
10 4 (8.51%) SAN
11 2 (4.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (21.28%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Network Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) IT Support
3 8 (17.02%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Security Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Server Support
4 7 (14.89%) IT Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Network Support
4 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Server Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) ICT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) 802.1X
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.13%) AS400
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.13%) iPhone
3 1 (2.13%) PDA
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (80.85%) Windows
2 33 (70.21%) Windows Server
3 29 (61.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (31.91%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (21.28%) Linux
6 9 (19.15%) Windows 10
7 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
8 4 (8.51%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.26%) Android
10 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) High Availability
2 8 (17.02%) Network Design
2 8 (17.02%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (6.38%) Break/Fix
3 3 (6.38%) Migration
4 2 (4.26%) Project Management
4 2 (4.26%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (2.13%) BCP
5 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.13%) Coaching
5 1 (2.13%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Data Management
5 1 (2.13%) DevOps
5 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.13%) ITIL
5 1 (2.13%) Presales
5 1 (2.13%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (2.13%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (2.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) MCSE
1 13 (27.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (25.53%) MCSA
3 9 (19.15%) Degree
4 8 (17.02%) MCP
5 6 (12.77%) CCNA
5 6 (12.77%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.38%) DBS Check
7 2 (4.26%) Master's Degree
8 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (80.85%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.40%) Hyper-V
3 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (6.38%) VMware Server
5 3 (6.38%) XenApp
6 2 (4.26%) Terminal Server
7 1 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (38.30%) Cisco
3 16 (34.04%) VMware
4 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
4 8 (17.02%) Mitel
5 7 (14.89%) SonicWALL
6 4 (8.51%) Citrix
7 1 (2.13%) Apple
7 1 (2.13%) Avaya
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) Draytek
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.13%) Meraki
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) Nimsoft
7 1 (2.13%) QNAP
7 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.13%) Veeam
Folkestone, Kent
Saga Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago