Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 39 48
Rank change year-on-year -18 +9 +8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 46 64 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.83% 6.54% 4.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.00% 27.23% 24.04%
Number of salaries quoted 23 40 29
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £45,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.64% -12.86% +54.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £91,000 £61,250 £56,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +3.03%

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 200 235 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 21.01% 24.03% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 155 183 165
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Watford

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 Watford region with a requirement for DNS.

1 37 (80.43%) Microsoft
2 32 (69.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (67.39%) Windows
3 31 (67.39%) Firewall
4 30 (65.22%) VPN
5 29 (63.04%) VMware
6 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
6 25 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
7 23 (50.00%) Migration
8 22 (47.83%) Linux
8 22 (47.83%) Web Services
8 22 (47.83%) Hyper-V
9 21 (45.65%) PowerShell
10 20 (43.48%) Reverse Proxy
10 20 (43.48%) IaaS
10 20 (43.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 20 (43.48%) SOA
10 20 (43.48%) Internet
10 20 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 19 (41.30%) Replication
11 19 (41.30%) Presales
11 19 (41.30%) OpenStack
12 18 (39.13%) PaaS
12 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
13 17 (36.96%) Java
13 17 (36.96%) SaaS
13 17 (36.96%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (34.78%) Office 365
14 16 (34.78%) DHCP
15 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Certification

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 19 (41.30%) OpenStack
2 13 (28.26%) GlassFish
2 13 (28.26%) JBoss
2 13 (28.26%) MQSeries
2 13 (28.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 13 (28.26%) WebLogic
2 13 (28.26%) WebSphere
3 9 (19.57%) Skype for Business
4 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (69.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (54.35%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (43.48%) IaaS
4 18 (39.13%) PaaS
5 17 (36.96%) SaaS
6 16 (34.78%) Office 365
7 13 (28.26%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (13.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (67.39%) Firewall
2 30 (65.22%) VPN
3 25 (54.35%) TCP/IP
4 20 (43.48%) Internet
4 20 (43.48%) Reverse Proxy
5 16 (34.78%) DHCP
6 15 (32.61%) SAN
7 8 (17.39%) Network Security
8 7 (15.22%) Unified Communications
9 4 (8.70%) LAN
9 4 (8.70%) VoIP
9 4 (8.70%) WAN
9 4 (8.70%) Wireless
10 3 (6.52%) FTP
10 3 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (6.52%) SMTP
10 3 (6.52%) Sourcefire
10 3 (6.52%) SSL
11 2 (4.35%) Skype
12 1 (2.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.52%) MS Access
2 3 (6.52%) Power BI
2 3 (6.52%) SAP Data Services
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (21.74%) French Language
1 10 (21.74%) German Language
1 10 (21.74%) Swedish Language
2 7 (15.22%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Architect
2 19 (41.30%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (26.09%) Cloud Architect
4 11 (23.91%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (17.39%) Data Architect
5 8 (17.39%) Data Centre Architect
5 8 (17.39%) Lead Architect
5 8 (17.39%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Database Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Security Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (47.83%) Web Services
2 13 (28.26%) ActiveMQ
2 13 (28.26%) EJB
2 13 (28.26%) EJB 3.0
2 13 (28.26%) HornetQ
2 13 (28.26%) Java EE
2 13 (28.26%) Java SE
2 13 (28.26%) JMS
2 13 (28.26%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (8.70%) Flash
4 3 (6.52%) .NET
4 3 (6.52%) MDX
4 3 (6.52%) REST
4 3 (6.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Hybrid Cloud
2 19 (41.30%) Replication
3 13 (28.26%) Linux Command Line
4 10 (21.74%) Data Centre
5 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (17.39%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (10.87%) Management Information System
7 4 (8.70%) Smartphone
8 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
8 3 (6.52%) Cyberattack
8 3 (6.52%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (6.52%) EPoS
9 2 (4.35%) Handset
9 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Windows
2 22 (47.83%) Linux
3 13 (28.26%) Unix
3 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
4 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 7 (15.22%) Windows 10
5 7 (15.22%) Windows 8
5 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.70%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Migration
2 20 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 20 (43.48%) SOA
3 19 (41.30%) Presales
4 13 (28.26%) Deployment Automation
5 11 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (19.57%) Process Improvement
6 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.70%) Business Development
8 4 (8.70%) ITIL
9 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.52%) Computer Security
9 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.52%) Database Tuning
9 3 (6.52%) ETL
9 3 (6.52%) Service Management
9 3 (6.52%) Time Management
9 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) PowerShell
2 17 (36.96%) Java
3 13 (28.26%) Bash Shell
3 13 (28.26%) Shell Script
4 11 (23.91%) AWK
5 6 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.52%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (28.26%) AWS Certification
3 12 (26.09%) Degree
4 7 (15.22%) Master's Degree
5 5 (10.87%) CCNA
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (10.87%) MCP
6 4 (8.70%) MCSA
6 4 (8.70%) MCSE
7 3 (6.52%) CEH
7 3 (6.52%) GCFA
7 3 (6.52%) GCIA
7 3 (6.52%) GCIH
7 3 (6.52%) GREM
8 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (47.83%) Hyper-V
2 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
3 17 (36.96%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.70%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.35%) Firmware
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (28.26%) Puppet
2 7 (15.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.17%) Ansible
3 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Microsoft
2 29 (63.04%) VMware
3 13 (28.26%) Oracle
4 11 (23.91%) IBM
5 7 (15.22%) Asigra
5 7 (15.22%) Citrix
5 7 (15.22%) HP
5 7 (15.22%) Veeam
6 6 (13.04%) NetApp
7 4 (8.70%) Apple
7 4 (8.70%) EMC
7 4 (8.70%) Nokia
7 4 (8.70%) Samsung
8 3 (6.52%) Cisco
8 3 (6.52%) SAP
9 2 (4.35%) Dell
9 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.35%) Mitel
10 1 (2.17%) CheckPoint