Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 39 47
Rank change year-on-year -13 +8 +11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 40 64 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.31% 6.40% 4.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.62% 26.34% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 25
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -23.81% +54.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £55,000 £58,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% -4.76% -1.18%

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 185 243 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 19.91% 24.30% 22.32%
Number of salaries quoted 149 182 162
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -2.70%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £74,750 £67,500 £57,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 32 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (72.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (70.00%) VPN
3 28 (70.00%) Firewall
4 26 (65.00%) Windows
5 24 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 24 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
6 23 (57.50%) Web Services
6 23 (57.50%) VMware
7 22 (55.00%) Migration
8 21 (52.50%) Internet
8 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
9 20 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
9 20 (50.00%) SOA
9 20 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
10 19 (47.50%) Replication
10 19 (47.50%) OpenStack
10 19 (47.50%) IaaS
11 18 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (42.50%) Linux
12 17 (42.50%) Hyper-V
13 16 (40.00%) PaaS
13 16 (40.00%) Presales
14 15 (37.50%) SaaS
14 15 (37.50%) Java
15 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
16 13 (32.50%) SAN
16 13 (32.50%) VMware ESXi
17 12 (30.00%) Bash Shell
17 12 (30.00%) 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 19 (47.50%) OpenStack
2 12 (30.00%) GlassFish
2 12 (30.00%) JBoss
2 12 (30.00%) MQSeries
2 12 (30.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 12 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.50%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 29 (72.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (47.50%) IaaS
4 16 (40.00%) PaaS
5 15 (37.50%) SaaS
6 12 (30.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (30.00%) Office 365
7 4 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (70.00%) Firewall
1 28 (70.00%) VPN
2 24 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 21 (52.50%) Internet
4 20 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 13 (32.50%) SAN
6 12 (30.00%) DHCP
7 5 (12.50%) Unified Communications
8 3 (7.50%) Network Security
9 2 (5.00%) LAN
9 2 (5.00%) VoIP
9 2 (5.00%) WAN
9 2 (5.00%) Wireless
10 1 (2.50%) DSL
10 1 (2.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (10.00%) MS Access
2 4 (10.00%) Power BI
2 4 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) AdminStudio
2 1 (2.50%) MSI
2 1 (2.50%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (22.50%) French Language
1 9 (22.50%) German Language
1 9 (22.50%) Swedish Language
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Architect
2 18 (45.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (27.50%) Cloud Architect
4 10 (25.00%) Lead Architect
5 9 (22.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (22.50%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (15.00%) Data Architect
7 6 (15.00%) Data Centre Architect
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Consultant
8 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Database Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Developer
8 4 (10.00%) ETL Developer
8 4 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
8 4 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
8 4 (10.00%) SQL Developer
8 4 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) Web Services
2 12 (30.00%) ActiveMQ
2 12 (30.00%) EJB
2 12 (30.00%) EJB 3.0
2 12 (30.00%) HornetQ
2 12 (30.00%) Java EE
2 12 (30.00%) Java SE
2 12 (30.00%) JMS
2 12 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (10.00%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) MDX
3 4 (10.00%) REST
3 4 (10.00%) SOAP
4 3 (7.50%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 19 (47.50%) Replication
3 12 (30.00%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (17.50%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (15.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
7 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (7.50%) Smartphone
9 2 (5.00%) EPoS
10 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
10 1 (2.50%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 17 (42.50%) Linux
3 12 (30.00%) Unix
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
5 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.50%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.50%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Migration
2 20 (50.00%) SOA
3 18 (45.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (40.00%) Presales
5 12 (30.00%) Deployment Automation
6 9 (22.50%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (17.50%) Process Improvement
7 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.00%) Database Tuning
8 4 (10.00%) ETL
8 4 (10.00%) ETL Development
8 4 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (10.00%) Time Management
8 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Business Development
10 2 (5.00%) ITIL
10 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
2 15 (37.50%) Java
3 12 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 12 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 10 (25.00%) AWK
5 7 (17.50%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.00%) VBA
7 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) AWS Certification
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (25.00%) Degree
3 6 (15.00%) Master's Degree
4 5 (12.50%) MCSE
5 4 (10.00%) CCNA
5 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (7.50%) MCP
6 3 (7.50%) MCSA
7 1 (2.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Hyper-V
2 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (32.50%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
6 1 (2.50%) Docker
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.50%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.50%) vSphere
6 1 (2.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (30.00%) Puppet
2 5 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.50%) Ansible
4 1 (2.50%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.50%) Simpana
4 1 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.50%) WMI
4 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (57.50%) VMware
3 12 (30.00%) Oracle
4 9 (22.50%) IBM
5 6 (15.00%) Citrix
5 6 (15.00%) NetApp
5 6 (15.00%) Veeam
6 5 (12.50%) Asigra
6 5 (12.50%) HP
7 4 (10.00%) Cisco
7 4 (10.00%) EMC
7 4 (10.00%) SAP
8 3 (7.50%) Apple
8 3 (7.50%) Nokia
8 3 (7.50%) Samsung
9 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.50%) CommVault
9 1 (2.50%) Dell
9 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.50%) Symantec