Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 40 61
Rank change year-on-year +3 +21 -11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 64 53 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 6.31% 5.48% 4.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.06% 24.42% 17.84%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 31
Watford median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +39.71% -32.00%
10th Percentile £21,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,500 £48,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £44,375 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.41% +3.66% -2.38%

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 266 217 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 26.23% 22.42% 25.28%
Number of salaries quoted 196 165 154
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 October 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 48 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (67.19%) Active Directory
2 43 (67.19%) Firewall
3 42 (65.63%) Windows
4 39 (60.94%) DHCP
5 36 (56.25%) Windows Server
6 32 (50.00%) Linux
7 31 (48.44%) VPN
7 31 (48.44%) VMware
8 29 (45.31%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (45.31%) Office 365
9 28 (43.75%) ITIL
10 27 (42.19%) Microsoft Office
10 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (40.63%) Skype for Business
12 25 (39.06%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (37.50%) MS Exchange
13 24 (37.50%) Terminal Services
13 24 (37.50%) Skype
13 24 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
14 23 (35.94%) Mentoring
14 23 (35.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 22 (34.38%) PaaS
15 22 (34.38%) Data Centre
16 21 (32.81%) TCP/IP
17 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
17 20 (31.25%) PowerShell
17 20 (31.25%) WSUS
17 20 (31.25%) VLAN

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 26 (40.63%) Skype for Business
2 24 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 7 (10.94%) WebLogic
4 4 (6.25%) GlassFish
4 4 (6.25%) JBoss
4 4 (6.25%) MQSeries
4 4 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (6.25%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.69%) Apache
5 3 (4.69%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.13%) Confluence
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (42.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (45.31%) Office 365
2 22 (34.38%) PaaS
3 12 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (17.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (14.06%) IaaS
6 6 (9.38%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (4.69%) SaaS
9 2 (3.13%) GitHub
9 2 (3.13%) Mimecast
10 1 (1.56%) Akamai
10 1 (1.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 43 (67.19%) Firewall
2 39 (60.94%) DHCP
3 31 (48.44%) VPN
4 24 (37.50%) Remote Desktop
4 24 (37.50%) Skype
5 21 (32.81%) TCP/IP
6 20 (31.25%) VLAN
7 18 (28.13%) LAN
7 18 (28.13%) VoIP
7 18 (28.13%) WAN
8 17 (26.56%) ISDN
8 17 (26.56%) MPLS
8 17 (26.56%) PBX
9 12 (18.75%) Internet
10 7 (10.94%) SAN
11 4 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (4.69%) LDAP
12 3 (4.69%) SSH
13 2 (3.13%) ICMP
13 2 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (17.19%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (17.19%) MS Access
2 11 (17.19%) Power BI
2 11 (17.19%) SAP Data Services
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2014
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server 2016
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (17.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (12.50%) SAP BW
4 5 (7.81%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.13%) DB2
5 2 (3.13%) MySQL
5 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.69%) AdminStudio
2 3 (4.69%) MSI
2 3 (4.69%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.13%) JIRA
3 2 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (29.69%) Retail
2 16 (25.00%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) French Language
3 2 (3.13%) German Language
3 2 (3.13%) Swedish Language
4 1 (1.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 22 (34.38%) 3rd Line Support
2 20 (31.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 20 (31.25%) Support Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 13 (20.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) Infrastructure Support
4 12 (18.75%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 12 (18.75%) Office 365 Engineer
5 11 (17.19%) Active Directory Engineer
5 11 (17.19%) Active Directory Support
5 11 (17.19%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 11 (17.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 11 (17.19%) Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support
6 6 (9.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) IT Engineer
6 6 (9.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) Web Services
2 12 (18.75%) SOAP
3 11 (17.19%) .NET
3 11 (17.19%) MDX
3 11 (17.19%) REST
4 4 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (6.25%) EJB
4 4 (6.25%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (6.25%) HornetQ
4 4 (6.25%) Java EE
4 4 (6.25%) Java SE
4 4 (6.25%) JMS
4 4 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (4.69%) Middleware
6 1 (1.56%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.38%) Handset
2 6 (9.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (6.25%) Replication
5 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.69%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.69%) Fintech
5 3 (4.69%) PKI
5 3 (4.69%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.13%) CCTV
6 2 (3.13%) iPhone
7 1 (1.56%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 42 (65.63%) Windows
2 36 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 32 (50.00%) Linux
4 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (40.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (35.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (10.94%) Unix
8 7 (10.94%) Windows 8
9 6 (9.38%) CentOS
9 6 (9.38%) Mac OS
9 6 (9.38%) Ubuntu
10 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
11 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
12 3 (4.69%) AIX
12 3 (4.69%) Solaris
12 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
13 2 (3.13%) Windows Phone
13 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) ITIL
2 23 (35.94%) Mentoring
3 18 (28.13%) E-Commerce
4 17 (26.56%) Coaching
5 14 (21.88%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (17.19%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (17.19%) Data Modelling
6 11 (17.19%) Database Tuning
6 11 (17.19%) ETL
6 11 (17.19%) ETL Development
6 11 (17.19%) Inmon Methodology
6 11 (17.19%) Kimball Methodology
6 11 (17.19%) Migration
6 11 (17.19%) Unit Testing
7 7 (10.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (9.38%) Information Security
8 6 (9.38%) Problem Management
9 5 (7.81%) DNA
9 5 (7.81%) Presales
10 4 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 18 (28.13%) SQL
3 11 (17.19%) T-SQL
3 11 (17.19%) VBA
4 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
5 6 (9.38%) Java
5 6 (9.38%) Python
6 5 (7.81%) AWK
7 4 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.69%) Bourne shell
8 3 (4.69%) C-shell
8 3 (4.69%) Perl
9 2 (3.13%) Go
9 2 (3.13%) Ruby
10 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) MCSE
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.94%) CCNA
2 7 (10.94%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.94%) Degree
3 6 (9.38%) Master's Degree
3 6 (9.38%) MCSA
3 6 (9.38%) MCTS
4 4 (6.25%) AWS Certification
4 4 (6.25%) CCNP
4 4 (6.25%) MCP
5 3 (4.69%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.56%) CCA
6 1 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (67.19%) Active Directory
2 29 (45.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (39.06%) VMware ESXi
4 24 (37.50%) Terminal Services
5 7 (10.94%) Hyper-V
5 7 (10.94%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (9.38%) vSphere
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.69%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (31.25%) WSUS
2 7 (10.94%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (9.38%) vCenter Server
4 5 (7.81%) Puppet
5 4 (6.25%) SCCM
6 3 (4.69%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (4.69%) WMI
7 2 (3.13%) Ansible
7 2 (3.13%) Backup Exec
7 2 (3.13%) Terraform
8 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 48 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (48.44%) VMware
3 12 (18.75%) SAP
4 11 (17.19%) Cognos
4 11 (17.19%) IBM
5 9 (14.06%) Oracle
5 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
6 4 (6.25%) Cisco
6 4 (6.25%) HP
7 3 (4.69%) BMC
7 3 (4.69%) Citrix
7 3 (4.69%) Dell
7 3 (4.69%) Thales
7 3 (4.69%) VocaLink
8 2 (3.13%) NetApp
8 2 (3.13%) Veeam
9 1 (1.56%) Apple
9 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.56%) Nokia
9 1 (1.56%) Splunk