The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 92 107 92
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 23 25 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.30% 1.17% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.31% 7.79% 10.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 25
Median salary £48,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.72% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,878
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.68%

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
247 321 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.94% 15.02% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 173 273 256
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

DNS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for DNS.

1 69 (63.30%) Active Directory
2 63 (57.80%) DHCP
3 62 (56.88%) Microsoft
4 53 (48.62%) VMware
5 50 (45.87%) Firewall
6 47 (43.12%) VMware Infrastructure
7 45 (41.28%) Windows
8 38 (34.86%) Windows Server
9 36 (33.03%) Linux
9 36 (33.03%) Citrix
10 34 (31.19%) TCP/IP
11 31 (28.44%) SQL
12 30 (27.52%) IIS
12 30 (27.52%) Cisco
13 29 (26.61%) SCOM
14 28 (25.69%) MS Excel
15 27 (24.77%) WAN
15 27 (24.77%) LAN
15 27 (24.77%) VPN
15 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (22.94%) SSL
16 25 (22.94%) SCCM
17 24 (22.02%) Data Centre
17 24 (22.02%) Presales
18 23 (21.10%) IBM
18 23 (21.10%) Red Hat
19 21 (19.27%) Publishing
19 21 (19.27%) Service Delivery
19 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
19 21 (19.27%) Line Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 30 (27.52%) IIS
2 19 (17.43%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.83%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.83%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.92%) Apache
6 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.92%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (25.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.26%) assyst
2 3 (2.75%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.84%) Office 365
2 9 (8.26%) Mimecast
3 8 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (57.80%) DHCP
2 50 (45.87%) Firewall
3 34 (31.19%) TCP/IP
4 27 (24.77%) LAN
4 27 (24.77%) VPN
4 27 (24.77%) WAN
5 25 (22.94%) SSL
6 11 (10.09%) VLAN
6 11 (10.09%) VoIP
7 8 (7.34%) SAN
7 8 (7.34%) Wireless
8 7 (6.42%) IP Telephony
8 7 (6.42%) MPLS
8 7 (6.42%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (5.50%) Asterisk PBX
9 6 (5.50%) VoLTE
9 6 (5.50%) Wireshark
10 5 (4.59%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (4.59%) Network Security
10 5 (4.59%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.92%) Big Data
2 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Ant
1 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (19.27%) Publishing
2 12 (11.01%) Finance
3 7 (6.42%) Retail
4 3 (2.75%) Marketing
5 2 (1.83%) Legal
5 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.83%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (22.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (17.43%) Technical Specialist
3 13 (11.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (9.17%) Analyst
4 10 (9.17%) Network Engineer
4 10 (9.17%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.17%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (8.26%) Exchange Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Citrix Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Open Source Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) VoIP Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) IT Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.50%) FreeSWITCH
2 4 (3.67%) Web Services
3 1 (0.92%) Node.js
3 1 (0.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.02%) Data Centre
2 19 (17.43%) CMDB
3 8 (7.34%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (5.50%) Clustering
5 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.75%) NHS
6 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.83%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.83%) Handset
7 1 (0.92%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 45 (41.28%) Windows
2 38 (34.86%) Windows Server
3 36 (33.03%) Linux
4 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (6.42%) Unix
7 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.75%) Solaris
8 3 (2.75%) SUSE
9 2 (1.83%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.02%) Presales
2 21 (19.27%) Line Management
2 21 (19.27%) Service Delivery
3 19 (17.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (9.17%) ITIL
4 10 (9.17%) Patch Management
4 10 (9.17%) Validation
5 8 (7.34%) Change Control
5 8 (7.34%) Change Management
6 7 (6.42%) Project Management
7 6 (5.50%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (5.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 6 (5.50%) Open Source
7 6 (5.50%) PRINCE2
7 6 (5.50%) Problem Management
7 6 (5.50%) Risk Management
7 6 (5.50%) Server Patching
7 6 (5.50%) Service Management
8 5 (4.59%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (4.59%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (28.44%) SQL
2 15 (13.76%) C
3 8 (7.34%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.92%) Groovy
4 1 (0.92%) Python
4 1 (0.92%) Ruby
4 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
2 19 (17.43%) BPSS Clearance
2 19 (17.43%) LPIC
3 12 (11.01%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (10.09%) CCNA
5 7 (6.42%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (4.59%) CISSP
6 5 (4.59%) MCSA
6 5 (4.59%) MCSE
6 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.67%) CCNP
7 4 (3.67%) CISM
7 4 (3.67%) DBS Check
7 4 (3.67%) Degree
8 3 (2.75%) PMI Certification
8 3 (2.75%) PMP
9 2 (1.83%) MCITP
10 1 (0.92%) CCSE
10 1 (0.92%) CEH
10 1 (0.92%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 15 (13.76%) SLA
3 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 69 (63.30%) Active Directory
2 47 (43.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (17.43%) Firmware
4 12 (11.01%) Hyper-V
5 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 9 (8.26%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (8.26%) vSphere
6 7 (6.42%) Terminal Services
6 7 (6.42%) XenApp
7 6 (5.50%) Kamailio
7 6 (5.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (4.59%) Terminal Server
8 5 (4.59%) VMware ESX
9 4 (3.67%) NFS
10 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.92%) Docker
11 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (26.61%) SCOM
2 25 (22.94%) SCCM
3 19 (17.43%) Backup Exec
3 19 (17.43%) NetBackup
4 10 (9.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (4.59%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.92%) Ansible
6 1 (0.92%) Cacti
6 1 (0.92%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.92%) Nagios
6 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.92%) Puppet
6 1 (0.92%) QRadar
6 1 (0.92%) rkt
6 1 (0.92%) SELinux
6 1 (0.92%) SmoothWall
6 1 (0.92%) Terraform
6 1 (0.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 62 (56.88%) Microsoft
2 53 (48.62%) VMware
3 36 (33.03%) Citrix
4 30 (27.52%) Cisco
5 23 (21.10%) IBM
5 23 (21.10%) Red Hat
6 14 (12.84%) SolarWinds
7 9 (8.26%) Symantec
8 7 (6.42%) CheckPoint
9 6 (5.50%) BroadSoft
9 6 (5.50%) Veeam
10 5 (4.59%) Fortinet
10 5 (4.59%) HP
10 5 (4.59%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.67%) Draytek
11 4 (3.67%) F5
11 4 (3.67%) Huawei
11 4 (3.67%) Meraki
11 4 (3.67%) NetApp
11 4 (3.67%) NETGEAR
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