Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 45 56
Rank change year-on-year +6 +11 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 57 46 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.14% 4.58% 4.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.79% 26.44% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 39 28 32
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.64% +59.42% -25.41%
10th Percentile £21,000 £27,900 £25,075
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £53,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £39,750
% change year-on-year +11.76% +6.92% -9.66%

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 Watford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 221 174 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 23.81% 17.33% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 161 135 160
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -2.06%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £29,575
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,750 £63,875
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +4.44% +1.12% -1.11%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Watford

DNS
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for DNS in Watford

DNS
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Watford over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 38 (66.67%) DHCP
3 37 (64.91%) Active Directory
3 37 (64.91%) Windows
4 35 (61.40%) Firewall
4 35 (61.40%) Windows Server
5 29 (50.88%) VMware
6 27 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (45.61%) Linux
8 24 (42.11%) Office 365
9 23 (40.35%) PowerShell
9 23 (40.35%) ITIL
10 20 (35.09%) Microsoft Office
10 20 (35.09%) VPN
10 20 (35.09%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (35.09%) Skype for Business
11 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (31.58%) SQL
13 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
14 16 (28.07%) TCP/IP
14 16 (28.07%) Terminal Services
15 15 (26.32%) Data Centre
15 15 (26.32%) Remote Desktop
15 15 (26.32%) Mentoring
15 15 (26.32%) Skype
15 15 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (26.32%) SOAP
15 15 (26.32%) Web Services
16 14 (24.56%) MCSE

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 20 (35.09%) Skype for Business
2 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (42.11%) Office 365
2 11 (19.30%) PaaS
3 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (10.53%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (10.53%) SaaS
5 5 (8.77%) Mimecast
6 2 (3.51%) IaaS
7 1 (1.75%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 38 (66.67%) DHCP
2 35 (61.40%) Firewall
3 20 (35.09%) VPN
4 16 (28.07%) TCP/IP
5 15 (26.32%) Remote Desktop
5 15 (26.32%) Skype
6 12 (21.05%) VLAN
7 10 (17.54%) LAN
7 10 (17.54%) VoIP
7 10 (17.54%) WAN
8 9 (15.79%) ISDN
8 9 (15.79%) MPLS
8 9 (15.79%) PBX
9 7 (12.28%) Internet
10 6 (10.53%) SAN
11 5 (8.77%) Unified Communications
12 2 (3.51%) SSL
13 1 (1.75%) HTTP
13 1 (1.75%) NetScaler
13 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.56%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (24.56%) MS Access
2 14 (24.56%) Power BI
2 14 (24.56%) SAP Data Services
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2016
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 14 (24.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (15.79%) SAP BW
4 5 (8.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.26%) AdminStudio
2 3 (5.26%) MSI
2 3 (5.26%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (17.54%) Retail
2 9 (15.79%) Games
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.58%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (28.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 15 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 15 (26.32%) Support Engineer
4 14 (24.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 14 (24.56%) Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) IT Engineer
5 8 (14.04%) IT Support
5 8 (14.04%) Support Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 6 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (10.53%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.32%) SOAP
1 15 (26.32%) Web Services
2 14 (24.56%) .NET
2 14 (24.56%) MDX
2 14 (24.56%) REST
3 1 (1.75%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Data Centre
2 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.53%) Handset
3 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.51%) CCTV
5 2 (3.51%) iPhone
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (64.91%) Windows
2 35 (61.40%) Windows Server
3 26 (45.61%) Linux
4 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (26.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (17.54%) Windows 8
8 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
9 6 (10.53%) CentOS
9 6 (10.53%) Mac OS
9 6 (10.53%) Ubuntu
10 5 (8.77%) Mac OS X
10 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
10 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
11 3 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (3.51%) Windows Phone
12 2 (3.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (40.35%) ITIL
2 15 (26.32%) Mentoring
3 14 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (24.56%) Data Modelling
3 14 (24.56%) Database Tuning
3 14 (24.56%) ETL
3 14 (24.56%) ETL Development
3 14 (24.56%) Inmon Methodology
3 14 (24.56%) Kimball Methodology
3 14 (24.56%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (24.56%) Unit Testing
4 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.79%) Coaching
6 6 (10.53%) Information Security
6 6 (10.53%) Migration
6 6 (10.53%) Proactive Management
6 6 (10.53%) Problem Management
7 5 (8.77%) Analytical Thinking
7 5 (8.77%) Business Continuity
7 5 (8.77%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 23 (40.35%) PowerShell
2 18 (31.58%) SQL
3 14 (24.56%) T-SQL
3 14 (24.56%) VBA
4 2 (3.51%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) AWK
5 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) MCSE
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (17.54%) MCSA
3 6 (10.53%) CCNA
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (10.53%) MCTS
4 4 (7.02%) MCITP
4 4 (7.02%) MCP
5 3 (5.26%) A+ Certification
5 3 (5.26%) CCNP
6 1 (1.75%) CCA
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.75%) Degree
6 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (7.02%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (64.91%) Active Directory
2 27 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (35.09%) VMware ESXi
4 16 (28.07%) Terminal Services
5 8 (14.04%) Hyper-V
6 6 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (10.53%) vSphere
7 5 (8.77%) Xen
8 3 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) WSUS
2 6 (10.53%) vCenter Server
3 5 (8.77%) Ansible
3 5 (8.77%) Backup Exec
3 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (8.77%) Puppet
4 3 (5.26%) SCCM
4 3 (5.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 45 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 29 (50.88%) VMware
3 14 (24.56%) Cognos
3 14 (24.56%) IBM
4 13 (22.81%) SAP
5 6 (10.53%) Citrix
5 6 (10.53%) HP
5 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.77%) Dell
6 5 (8.77%) NetApp
6 5 (8.77%) Veeam
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco
8 1 (1.75%) Apple
8 1 (1.75%) Nokia
8 1 (1.75%) Samsung
8 1 (1.75%) Splunk
8 1 (1.75%) Veracode