The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 20 39 34
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 9 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 6.47% 1.45% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.00% 5.33% 21.28%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 2
Average salary £26,500 £45,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.11% +53.84%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 75 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 17.99% 27.27% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 21 40 22
Average salary £26,500 £14,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.28% -60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
County Antrim

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

DNS
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Belfast region.

DNS Salary Trend in Belfast

DNS
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Belfast

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 24 (92.31%) Windows
1 24 (92.31%) VMware
2 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
3 19 (73.08%) DHCP
3 19 (73.08%) Citrix
4 17 (65.38%) NetBackup
4 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (61.54%) vSphere
6 14 (53.85%) ITIL
7 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (50.00%) Backup Exec
7 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
7 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (46.15%) Firewall
8 12 (46.15%) HP
9 11 (42.31%) Veritas
9 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (38.46%) Symantec
10 10 (38.46%) VMware ESX
10 10 (38.46%) Clustering
10 10 (38.46%) SAN
10 10 (38.46%) Capacity Management
11 9 (34.62%) LAN
12 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
13 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
13 7 (26.92%) IIS
13 7 (26.92%) Sophos

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
1 7 (26.92%) IIS
1 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) DHCP
2 12 (46.15%) Firewall
3 10 (38.46%) SAN
4 9 (34.62%) LAN
5 7 (26.92%) NAS
6 6 (23.08%) VLAN
6 6 (23.08%) Fibre Channel
6 6 (23.08%) iSCSI
6 6 (23.08%) WAN
6 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 6 (23.08%) VPN
7 3 (11.54%) Internet
8 2 (7.69%) Wireless
8 2 (7.69%) Network Security
8 2 (7.69%) Wireless Security
9 1 (3.85%) SSH
9 1 (3.85%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 13 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (11.54%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (11.54%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (23.08%) Local Government
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) DBA
2 6 (23.08%) SQL DBA
3 3 (11.54%) Development Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Clustering
2 6 (23.08%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (23.08%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 4 (15.38%) UNIX
8 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
9 2 (7.69%) OpenVMS
9 2 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Capacity Management
3 7 (26.92%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL V3
3 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 6 (23.08%) Migration
4 6 (23.08%) Database Tuning
4 6 (23.08%) Server Monitoring
4 6 (23.08%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Compatibility Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (7.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) VBScript
3 1 (3.85%) Ruby
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
3 5 (19.23%) MCSA
4 3 (11.54%) MCITP
4 3 (11.54%) MCSE
5 2 (7.69%) MCTS
6 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (61.54%) vSphere
4 10 (38.46%) VMware ESX
5 4 (15.38%) XenDesktop
6 3 (11.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) NetBackup
2 13 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 7 (26.92%) SCCM
3 7 (26.92%) SCOM
4 4 (15.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (11.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) VMware
2 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
3 19 (73.08%) Citrix
4 12 (46.15%) HP
5 11 (42.31%) Veritas
6 10 (38.46%) Symantec
7 7 (26.92%) Sophos
8 6 (23.08%) Dell
8 6 (23.08%) NetApp
9 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
10 3 (11.54%) Infoblox
10 3 (11.54%) Altiris
10 3 (11.54%) Cisco
11 2 (7.69%) Compaq
11 2 (7.69%) Blue Coat
11 2 (7.69%) Juniper
11 2 (7.69%) F5
11 2 (7.69%) LogLogic
11 2 (7.69%) Q1 Labs
Belfast, County Antrim
Steria
Salary: From £23,000 to £26,500 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago