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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 91 102 118
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +16
Permanent jobs citing DNS 33 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 1.40% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.55% 7.93% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30 29 15
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £22,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £45,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
386 391 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.78% 17.68% 16.51%
Number of salaries quoted 354 309 326
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 3 September 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 39 (61.90%) TCP/IP
2 34 (53.97%) Active Directory
2 34 (53.97%) Windows
2 34 (53.97%) DHCP
3 31 (49.21%) Firewall
4 30 (47.62%) MS Exchange
5 27 (42.86%) VPN
6 26 (41.27%) Cisco
6 26 (41.27%) LAN
7 25 (39.68%) WAN
8 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
9 22 (34.92%) VMware
10 17 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
11 15 (23.81%) ITIL
11 15 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (22.22%) Hyper-V
12 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 14 (22.22%) VoIP
12 14 (22.22%) CCNA
12 14 (22.22%) SAN
13 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (20.63%) Finance
13 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 12 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
15 11 (17.46%) CCNP
15 11 (17.46%) Citrix
16 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (47.62%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.76%) IIS
6 1 (1.59%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (1.59%) Apache
6 1 (1.59%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.59%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 39 (61.90%) TCP/IP
2 34 (53.97%) DHCP
3 31 (49.21%) Firewall
4 27 (42.86%) VPN
5 26 (41.27%) LAN
6 25 (39.68%) WAN
7 14 (22.22%) VoIP
7 14 (22.22%) SAN
8 12 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (15.87%) Wireless
10 9 (14.29%) OSPF
10 9 (14.29%) BGP
10 9 (14.29%) VLAN
11 8 (12.70%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (12.70%) Internet
12 7 (11.11%) EIGRP
12 7 (11.11%) Wireshark
12 7 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (9.52%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.59%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
General
1 13 (20.63%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) German Language
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Analyst
2 15 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.35%) Administrator
5 4 (6.35%) Network Administrator
6 3 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Architect
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.17%) Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) HTML
1 1 (1.59%) CSS
1 1 (1.59%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.17%) BYOD
3 2 (3.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.17%) SecurID
4 1 (1.59%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.97%) Windows
2 14 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.70%) Linux
6 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 6 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 5 (7.94%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.76%) UNIX
9 3 (4.76%) Windows Vista
10 2 (3.17%) Android
10 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
10 2 (3.17%) BlackBerry OS
10 2 (3.17%) Mac OS X
10 2 (3.17%) Solaris
11 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) ITIL
2 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 7 (11.11%) Service Management
3 7 (11.11%) Network Design
3 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 7 (11.11%) Network Management
4 6 (9.52%) High Availability
5 5 (7.94%) Project Management
6 4 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.35%) Workflow
6 4 (6.35%) Change Control
7 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.76%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.17%) Coaching
8 2 (3.17%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.17%) Time Management
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.46%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (22.22%) CCNA
3 13 (20.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (17.46%) CCNP
5 10 (15.87%) MCSE
6 6 (9.52%) MCSA
6 6 (9.52%) Degree
7 4 (6.35%) MCITP
8 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.17%) MCTS
9 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.17%) PMP
9 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.59%) CCSE
10 1 (1.59%) MCP
10 1 (1.59%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.59%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (53.97%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 10 (15.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.76%) Xen
5 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.17%) Terminal Server
5 2 (3.17%) XenServer
6 1 (1.59%) vSphere
6 1 (1.59%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (14.29%) SCOM
2 3 (4.76%) WSUS
3 2 (3.17%) SCCM
4 1 (1.59%) MOM
4 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.59%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 26 (41.27%) Cisco
2 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
3 22 (34.92%) VMware
4 11 (17.46%) Citrix
5 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
6 9 (14.29%) Veeam
7 7 (11.11%) HP
8 6 (9.52%) F5
9 4 (6.35%) Barracuda Networks
9 4 (6.35%) Red Gate
10 2 (3.17%) Acronis
10 2 (3.17%) Symantec
10 2 (3.17%) Dell
10 2 (3.17%) EMC
10 2 (3.17%) NetApp
10 2 (3.17%) MobileIron
11 1 (1.59%) New Relic
11 1 (1.59%) Open-E
11 1 (1.59%) Tableau
11 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
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