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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 46 57
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 24 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.32% 2.26% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.91% 10.09% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 7
Median salary £40,000 £26,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.84% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £26,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £26,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,174
% change year-on-year +1.36% +0.90%  

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 Watford with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 134 109 133
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 24.14% 22.38% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 103 80 67
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Watford

For the 6 months to 22 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 Watford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) Firewall
3 27 (72.97%) Linux
3 27 (72.97%) VPN
4 26 (70.27%) DHCP
4 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
5 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
5 25 (67.57%) Windows Server
6 24 (64.86%) VMware
7 23 (62.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 23 (62.16%) Office 365
8 22 (59.46%) Skype for Business
8 22 (59.46%) VMware ESXi
9 21 (56.76%) ITIL
10 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (48.65%) PaaS
11 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
11 18 (48.65%) Remote Desktop
12 17 (45.95%) Mentoring
12 17 (45.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Office
12 17 (45.95%) MS Exchange
12 17 (45.95%) Terminal Services
13 16 (43.24%) LAN
13 16 (43.24%) VoIP
13 16 (43.24%) WAN
13 16 (43.24%) Retail
13 16 (43.24%) Data Centre
14 15 (40.54%) Coaching
14 15 (40.54%) Skype

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 22 (59.46%) Skype for Business
2 17 (45.95%) MS Exchange
3 7 (18.92%) WebLogic
4 4 (10.81%) GlassFish
4 4 (10.81%) JBoss
4 4 (10.81%) MQSeries
4 4 (10.81%) OpenStack
4 4 (10.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
5 3 (8.11%) Apache
5 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.41%) Confluence
6 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (62.16%) Office 365
2 18 (48.65%) PaaS
3 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (21.62%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (18.92%) IaaS
6 4 (10.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (10.81%) Mimecast
7 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (5.41%) GitHub
7 2 (5.41%) SaaS
8 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 28 (75.68%) Firewall
2 27 (72.97%) VPN
3 26 (70.27%) DHCP
4 18 (48.65%) Remote Desktop
5 16 (43.24%) LAN
5 16 (43.24%) VoIP
5 16 (43.24%) WAN
6 15 (40.54%) ISDN
6 15 (40.54%) MPLS
6 15 (40.54%) PBX
6 15 (40.54%) Skype
6 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
6 15 (40.54%) VLAN
7 8 (21.62%) SAN
8 7 (18.92%) Internet
9 4 (10.81%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (10.81%) Unified Communications
10 3 (8.11%) LDAP
10 3 (8.11%) SSH
11 2 (5.41%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (5.41%) DB2
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
2 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (43.24%) Retail
2 13 (35.14%) Games
3 2 (5.41%) French Language
3 2 (5.41%) German Language
3 2 (5.41%) Swedish Language
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (43.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 16 (43.24%) Active Directory Support
2 16 (43.24%) Infrastructure Support
2 16 (43.24%) Support Engineer
3 15 (40.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 15 (40.54%) Office 365 Engineer
4 14 (37.84%) Active Directory Engineer
4 14 (37.84%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 12 (32.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (32.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Exchange Support
7 4 (10.81%) Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Lead Architect
8 3 (8.11%) Exchange Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Web Services
2 4 (10.81%) ActiveMQ
2 4 (10.81%) EJB
2 4 (10.81%) EJB 3.0
2 4 (10.81%) HornetQ
2 4 (10.81%) Java EE
2 4 (10.81%) Java SE
2 4 (10.81%) JMS
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (8.11%) Middleware
4 2 (5.41%) REST
4 2 (5.41%) SOAP
5 1 (2.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (10.81%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (10.81%) Replication
4 3 (8.11%) Fintech
4 3 (8.11%) PKI
4 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
5 2 (5.41%) CCTV
5 2 (5.41%) Handset
6 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 27 (72.97%) Linux
3 25 (67.57%) Windows Server
4 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (45.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (18.92%) Unix
9 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
10 3 (8.11%) AIX
10 3 (8.11%) Solaris
11 2 (5.41%) Mac OS
12 1 (2.70%) Android
12 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
12 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) ITIL
2 17 (45.95%) Mentoring
3 15 (40.54%) Coaching
3 15 (40.54%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.51%) Migration
5 4 (10.81%) Business Continuity
5 4 (10.81%) DevOps
5 4 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (10.81%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (10.81%) Mathematics
5 4 (10.81%) SOA
5 4 (10.81%) Web Filtering
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (8.11%) Presales
7 2 (5.41%) Build Automation
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) CRM
7 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.41%) Open Source
7 2 (5.41%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Python
1 7 (18.92%) Shell Script
2 5 (13.51%) C
3 4 (10.81%) AWK
3 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
3 4 (10.81%) Java
3 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 3 (8.11%) Bourne shell
4 3 (8.11%) C-shell
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
5 2 (5.41%) Go
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) Master's Degree
3 4 (10.81%) AWS Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 26 (70.27%) Active Directory
2 23 (62.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (59.46%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (45.95%) Terminal Services
5 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
6 3 (8.11%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (5.41%) vSphere
8 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) WSUS
2 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (13.51%) Puppet
4 4 (10.81%) Backup Exec
5 3 (8.11%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (5.41%) Ansible
6 2 (5.41%) SCCM
6 2 (5.41%) Terraform
6 2 (5.41%) vCenter Server
7 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
2 24 (64.86%) VMware
3 9 (24.32%) Oracle
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco
5 5 (13.51%) Citrix
5 5 (13.51%) Dell
5 5 (13.51%) HP
6 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
6 4 (10.81%) NetApp
6 4 (10.81%) Veeam
7 3 (8.11%) BMC
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.11%) Thales
7 3 (8.11%) VocaLink
8 2 (5.41%) SAP
9 1 (2.70%) Adobe
9 1 (2.70%) Apple
9 1 (2.70%) SonicWALL
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