The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 101 85 93
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 31 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.73% 1.55% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.90% 11.33% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 28 29 23
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,950 £30,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.45% -5.33%
DNS
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
313 256 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.48% 13.67% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 264 232 261
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,275 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DNS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

DNS Salary Trend in Birmingham

DNS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 34 (55.74%) Active Directory
2 34 (55.74%) Windows
3 31 (50.82%) DHCP
4 30 (49.18%) MS Exchange
5 29 (47.54%) Cisco
5 29 (47.54%) Firewall
5 29 (47.54%) VMware
6 27 (44.26%) LAN
6 27 (44.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (42.62%) TCP/IP
8 24 (39.34%) WAN
9 22 (36.07%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (32.79%) VPN
11 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (27.87%) Service Delivery
13 16 (26.23%) Wireless
13 16 (26.23%) SAN
14 15 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
14 15 (24.59%) Office 365
14 15 (24.59%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (24.59%) Windows 7
15 14 (22.95%) Wireshark
15 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
16 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
17 12 (19.67%) CheckPoint
17 12 (19.67%) Finance
18 11 (18.03%) MS Office

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 30 (49.18%) MS Exchange
2 22 (36.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (18.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (14.75%) IIS
5 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.64%) Apache
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.64%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.64%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Office
2 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.64%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Office 365
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.28%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.64%) PaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.82%) DHCP
2 29 (47.54%) Firewall
3 27 (44.26%) LAN
4 26 (42.62%) TCP/IP
5 24 (39.34%) WAN
6 20 (32.79%) VPN
7 16 (26.23%) Wireless
7 16 (26.23%) SAN
8 15 (24.59%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (22.95%) Wireshark
10 10 (16.39%) VLAN
10 10 (16.39%) VoIP
10 10 (16.39%) OSPF
10 10 (16.39%) BGP
11 9 (14.75%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (13.11%) EIGRP
13 6 (9.84%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (9.84%) HSRP
13 6 (9.84%) Spanning Tree
13 6 (9.84%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) MySQL
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.64%) Pentaho
3 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) RequisitePro
2 2 (3.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) German Language
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Network Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) IT Support
4 8 (13.11%) Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Support Technician
6 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Network Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Architect
6 5 (8.20%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (6.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.92%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Sales Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Web Services
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.75%) Clustering
3 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.28%) EqualLogic
6 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.64%) Replication
7 1 (1.64%) iPhone
7 1 (1.64%) iPad
7 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.64%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Windows
2 27 (44.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (24.59%) Windows 7
4 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (11.48%) Linux
7 5 (8.20%) Android
8 3 (4.92%) UNIX
8 3 (4.92%) Solaris
8 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Service Delivery
2 10 (16.39%) ITIL
3 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
3 9 (14.75%) Network Management
4 7 (11.48%) Network Design
5 6 (9.84%) High Availability
5 6 (9.84%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.84%) Scrum
6 5 (8.20%) CRM
6 5 (8.20%) ETL
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (8.20%) Database Mirroring
7 4 (6.56%) Service Management
7 4 (6.56%) Migration
8 3 (4.92%) Project Management
8 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.92%) Time Management
8 3 (4.92%) Change Control
8 3 (4.92%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.92%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
3 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (13.11%) CCNP
3 8 (13.11%) CCNA
4 7 (11.48%) MCSE
4 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.92%) Degree
5 3 (4.92%) CCSE
5 3 (4.92%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.28%) MCTS
6 2 (3.28%) MCITP
6 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.28%) CCIE
6 2 (3.28%) PMP
6 2 (3.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.64%) MCP
7 1 (1.64%) CCA
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.64%) CCEA
7 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (55.74%) Active Directory
2 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (21.31%) Hyper-V
4 9 (14.75%) vSphere
5 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (6.56%) Terminal Services
6 4 (6.56%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.28%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.64%) Samba
8 1 (1.64%) NFS
8 1 (1.64%) Xen
8 1 (1.64%) XenServer
8 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) SCOM
2 3 (4.92%) SCCM
3 2 (3.28%) Nagios
4 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.64%) WSUS
4 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 36 (59.02%) Microsoft
2 29 (47.54%) Cisco
2 29 (47.54%) VMware
3 12 (19.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (13.11%) F5
5 6 (9.84%) HP
5 6 (9.84%) Dell
5 6 (9.84%) Apple
6 5 (8.20%) Citrix
6 5 (8.20%) Fortinet
7 4 (6.56%) Veeam
7 4 (6.56%) Juniper
8 3 (4.92%) Symantec
8 3 (4.92%) EMC
8 3 (4.92%) IBM
8 3 (4.92%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.28%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.28%) NetApp
9 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.28%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands, United Kingdom
Nortech Management Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to £10,000 bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago