Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 48 41 46
Rank change year-on-year -7 +5 +7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 50 55 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 5.44% 6.30% 4.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.39% 26.96% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27 41 29
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -9.09% +14.58%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,000 £33,700
90th Percentile £83,750 £67,500 £60,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year -15.00% +14.29% +3.55%

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 205 204 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 22.31% 23.37% 17.80%
Number of salaries quoted 154 162 130
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,750 £67,500 £62,625
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +1.12%

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for DNS in Watford

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (70.00%) VMware
3 32 (64.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (62.00%) Windows
5 29 (58.00%) VPN
5 29 (58.00%) Firewall
6 28 (56.00%) Linux
7 26 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (48.00%) Hyper-V
9 23 (46.00%) Internet
10 22 (44.00%) TCP/IP
11 21 (42.00%) Migration
12 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
12 19 (38.00%) Web Services
12 19 (38.00%) VMware ESXi
13 18 (36.00%) OpenStack
13 18 (36.00%) IaaS
13 18 (36.00%) PowerShell
13 18 (36.00%) Reverse Proxy
13 18 (36.00%) Hybrid Cloud
13 18 (36.00%) Presales
13 18 (36.00%) SOA
13 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (36.00%) Replication
13 18 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (34.00%) DHCP
14 17 (34.00%) Office 365
15 16 (32.00%) PaaS
15 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
15 16 (32.00%) Puppet

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 18 (36.00%) OpenStack
2 12 (24.00%) GlassFish
2 12 (24.00%) JBoss
2 12 (24.00%) MQSeries
2 12 (24.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (24.00%) WebLogic
2 12 (24.00%) WebSphere
3 11 (22.00%) Skype for Business
4 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (8.00%) Apache
5 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (64.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (36.00%) IaaS
4 17 (34.00%) Office 365
5 16 (32.00%) PaaS
6 15 (30.00%) SaaS
7 12 (24.00%) AWS CloudFormation
8 8 (16.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (58.00%) Firewall
1 29 (58.00%) VPN
2 23 (46.00%) Internet
3 22 (44.00%) TCP/IP
4 18 (36.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 17 (34.00%) DHCP
6 13 (26.00%) SAN
7 10 (20.00%) SMTP
8 9 (18.00%) Network Security
8 9 (18.00%) Unified Communications
9 6 (12.00%) FTP
9 6 (12.00%) Sourcefire
9 6 (12.00%) SSL
10 5 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (8.00%) LAN
11 4 (8.00%) VoIP
11 4 (8.00%) WAN
11 4 (8.00%) Wireless
12 2 (4.00%) Skype
13 1 (2.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) MS Access
3 1 (2.00%) Power BI
3 1 (2.00%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (18.00%) French Language
1 9 (18.00%) German Language
1 9 (18.00%) Swedish Language
2 8 (16.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Architect
1 18 (36.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 11 (22.00%) Cloud Architect
2 11 (22.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (18.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (16.00%) Data Architect
4 8 (16.00%) Data Centre Architect
5 7 (14.00%) Lead Architect
5 7 (14.00%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (12.00%) Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Desktop Support
8 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) Web Services
2 12 (24.00%) ActiveMQ
2 12 (24.00%) EJB
2 12 (24.00%) EJB 3.0
2 12 (24.00%) HornetQ
2 12 (24.00%) Java EE
2 12 (24.00%) Java SE
2 12 (24.00%) JMS
2 12 (24.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (8.00%) LAMP
4 3 (6.00%) Flash
5 1 (2.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.00%) MDX
5 1 (2.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 18 (36.00%) Replication
2 12 (24.00%) Linux Command Line
3 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (14.00%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (12.00%) Cyberattack
6 5 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (6.00%) EPoS
7 3 (6.00%) Smartphone
8 2 (4.00%) Handset
8 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (2.00%) CMDB
9 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (62.00%) Windows
2 28 (56.00%) Linux
3 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
4 12 (24.00%) Unix
5 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (18.00%) Windows 10
6 9 (18.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (6.00%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) Migration
2 18 (36.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (36.00%) Presales
2 18 (36.00%) SOA
3 12 (24.00%) Deployment Automation
3 12 (24.00%) Process Improvement
3 12 (24.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 11 (22.00%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (12.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
5 6 (12.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (12.00%) Malware Analysis
5 6 (12.00%) SIEM
5 6 (12.00%) Threat Intelligence
5 6 (12.00%) Use Case
6 5 (10.00%) Computer Security
6 5 (10.00%) Cyber Intelligence
6 5 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (8.00%) Business Development
7 4 (8.00%) Security Operations
7 4 (8.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) PowerShell
2 16 (32.00%) Bash Shell
3 15 (30.00%) Java
4 12 (24.00%) Shell Script
5 10 (20.00%) AWK
6 4 (8.00%) Perl
6 4 (8.00%) Python
6 4 (8.00%) SQL
7 1 (2.00%) C#
7 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (26.00%) Degree
3 12 (24.00%) AWS Certification
4 6 (12.00%) CCNA
4 6 (12.00%) CEH
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (12.00%) GCIH
4 6 (12.00%) GREM
4 6 (12.00%) Master's Degree
5 5 (10.00%) GCFA
5 5 (10.00%) GCIA
5 5 (10.00%) MCP
6 4 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (8.00%) MCSA
6 4 (8.00%) MCSE
7 2 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (8.00%) SLA
3 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (48.00%) Hyper-V
2 19 (38.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (38.00%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.00%) iptables
4 4 (8.00%) NFS
4 4 (8.00%) Postfix
4 4 (8.00%) Samba
4 4 (8.00%) VMware Server
5 3 (6.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (4.00%) Firmware
6 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (32.00%) Puppet
2 12 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (18.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.00%) Ansible
4 1 (2.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (70.00%) VMware
3 12 (24.00%) Oracle
4 11 (22.00%) IBM
5 9 (18.00%) Asigra
5 9 (18.00%) Citrix
5 9 (18.00%) Veeam
6 5 (10.00%) NetApp
7 4 (8.00%) EMC
7 4 (8.00%) HP
8 3 (6.00%) Apple
8 3 (6.00%) Cisco
8 3 (6.00%) Nokia
8 3 (6.00%) Samsung
9 2 (4.00%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.00%) Mitel
10 1 (2.00%) BMC
10 1 (2.00%) Dell
10 1 (2.00%) Remedy
10 1 (2.00%) SAP