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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 87 96 99
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 46 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.28% 1.30% 1.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.22% 8.62% 7.57%
Number of salaries quoted 44 24 21
Average salary £37,500 £32,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.50% -9.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £28,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £41,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -4.05%
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
410 290 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.35% 15.03% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 366 247 276
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 42 (59.15%) Active Directory
2 41 (57.75%) TCP/IP
3 39 (54.93%) Windows
4 37 (52.11%) DHCP
5 35 (49.30%) MS Exchange
5 35 (49.30%) Firewall
6 34 (47.89%) Cisco
7 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
8 29 (40.85%) VMware
9 28 (39.44%) WAN
10 27 (38.03%) LAN
11 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2008
12 24 (33.80%) Exchange Server 2010
12 24 (33.80%) VPN
13 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
14 21 (29.58%) SAN
15 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (23.94%) Finance
17 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (21.13%) Cisco ASA
19 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2003
19 14 (19.72%) CCNA
19 14 (19.72%) VoIP
19 14 (19.72%) MCSE
20 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2003
20 13 (18.31%) Wireshark
20 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
20 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
21 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2013

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 35 (49.30%) MS Exchange
2 24 (33.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (15.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (15.49%) IIS
6 1 (1.41%) Apache
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Office
1 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Magento
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Symantec.cloud
3 1 (1.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 41 (57.75%) TCP/IP
2 37 (52.11%) DHCP
3 35 (49.30%) Firewall
4 28 (39.44%) WAN
5 27 (38.03%) LAN
6 24 (33.80%) VPN
7 21 (29.58%) SAN
8 15 (21.13%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (19.72%) VoIP
10 13 (18.31%) Wireshark
11 11 (15.49%) OSPF
11 11 (15.49%) BGP
12 10 (14.08%) Wireless
12 10 (14.08%) VLAN
13 9 (12.68%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (12.68%) EIGRP
13 9 (12.68%) Internet
14 7 (9.86%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (9.86%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (8.45%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.99%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
3 2 (2.82%) German Language
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) Network Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Architect
5 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) IT Support
6 5 (7.04%) Support Technician
6 5 (7.04%) IT Support Technician
6 5 (7.04%) Technical Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Network Administrator
7 4 (5.63%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.23%) CRM Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.82%) Security Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Web Services
2 1 (1.41%) jQuery
2 1 (1.41%) HTML
2 1 (1.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.27%) Clustering
2 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.82%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.41%) iPad
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.41%) Replication
6 1 (1.41%) iPhone
6 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.93%) Windows
2 25 (35.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (16.90%) Windows 7
5 9 (12.68%) Linux
6 4 (5.63%) UNIX
7 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.23%) Solaris
8 2 (2.82%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) ITIL
1 12 (16.90%) Service Delivery
2 8 (11.27%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.86%) Network Design
4 6 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.45%) High Availability
4 6 (8.45%) Scrum
5 5 (7.04%) CRM
5 5 (7.04%) ETL
5 5 (7.04%) Service Management
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (7.04%) Network Management
5 5 (7.04%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (5.63%) Project Management
7 3 (4.23%) Migration
7 3 (4.23%) Change Control
7 3 (4.23%) Time Management
7 3 (4.23%) Server Building
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.82%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) Python
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) Perl
3 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (23.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (19.72%) MCSE
3 14 (19.72%) CCNA
4 12 (16.90%) CCNP
5 8 (11.27%) Degree
6 5 (7.04%) MCSA
7 4 (5.63%) MCITP
7 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.82%) CCIE
9 2 (2.82%) PMP
9 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.82%) CCSE
9 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.82%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.82%) MCTS
10 1 (1.41%) MCP
10 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.41%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (59.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.31%) Hyper-V
4 9 (12.68%) vSphere
5 5 (7.04%) VMware ESX
6 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (4.23%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.82%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.82%) XenServer
8 1 (1.41%) Samba
8 1 (1.41%) NFS
8 1 (1.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) SCOM
2 2 (2.82%) WSUS
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.41%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.41%) MOM
3 1 (1.41%) Nagios
3 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 34 (47.89%) Cisco
2 30 (42.25%) Microsoft
3 29 (40.85%) VMware
4 12 (16.90%) CheckPoint
5 10 (14.08%) HP
6 9 (12.68%) Veeam
7 7 (9.86%) F5
8 6 (8.45%) Dell
9 5 (7.04%) Citrix
10 4 (5.63%) Fortinet
10 4 (5.63%) Red Gate
10 4 (5.63%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (4.23%) EMC
11 3 (4.23%) Symantec
11 3 (4.23%) Juniper
11 3 (4.23%) IBM
12 2 (2.82%) CommVault
12 2 (2.82%) NetApp
12 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.82%) Sophos
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Salary: £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Searchability
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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