Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 64 73
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 20 39 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.12% 3.48% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.90% 16.32% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 11
Watford median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.78% +73.08% -28.28%
Hertfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% +29.03% -29.55%

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 202 239 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 21.42% 21.30% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 164 184 179
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,125 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -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 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) PowerShell
4 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (50.00%) DHCP
4 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 9 (45.00%) VMware
6 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (35.00%) Web Services
7 7 (35.00%) VPN
7 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (35.00%) Puppet
7 7 (35.00%) SaaS
8 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (30.00%) MCSE
8 6 (30.00%) MCSA
8 6 (30.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (25.00%) Migration
9 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 5 (25.00%) MCITP
9 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (25.00%) Xen

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 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
2 2 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (35.00%) SaaS
3 5 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (20.00%) Office 365
5 3 (15.00%) IaaS
6 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (10.00%) Mimecast
6 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DHCP
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
1 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) VPN
3 4 (20.00%) Internet
3 4 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 3 (15.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security
5 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.00%) LAN
6 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (20.00%) MS Access
2 4 (20.00%) Power BI
2 4 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (5.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (5.00%) MSI
2 1 (5.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) French Language
1 2 (10.00%) German Language
1 2 (10.00%) Swedish Language
2 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (20.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Database Developer
3 3 (15.00%) ETL Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Lead Architect
3 3 (15.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SSIS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) MDX
2 4 (20.00%) REST
2 4 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (10.00%) EJB
3 2 (10.00%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (10.00%) HornetQ
3 2 (10.00%) Java EE
3 2 (10.00%) Java SE
3 2 (10.00%) JMS
3 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.00%) Replication
5 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (5.00%) FlexPod
6 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 5 (25.00%) DevOps
1 5 (25.00%) Migration
1 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) ETL
2 4 (20.00%) ETL Development
2 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (20.00%) SOA
2 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) Time Management
4 2 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Presales
4 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (20.00%) VBA
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) AWK
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) MCSA
2 6 (30.00%) MCSE
3 5 (25.00%) Degree
3 5 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (10.00%) AWS Certification
4 2 (10.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) MCP
5 1 (5.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Xen
3 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (5.00%) vSphere
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
2 5 (25.00%) Ansible
3 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (5.00%) Simpana
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (5.00%) WMI
4 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Veeam
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Cognos
6 1 (5.00%) CommVault
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Nokia
6 1 (5.00%) Samsung
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.00%) Symantec