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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 87 98 115
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 45 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.22% 1.36% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.84% 7.99% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 42 26 17
Average salary £36,750 £31,250 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.60% -15.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
415 338 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.46% 16.98% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 380 281 284
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 31 July 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 41 (58.57%) TCP/IP
3 40 (57.14%) Windows
4 37 (52.86%) MS Exchange
4 37 (52.86%) DHCP
5 34 (48.57%) Firewall
6 30 (42.86%) Cisco
6 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 27 (38.57%) VMware
8 26 (37.14%) VPN
9 25 (35.71%) WAN
10 24 (34.29%) LAN
10 24 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
11 22 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
13 20 (28.57%) SAN
14 17 (24.29%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (21.43%) Finance
15 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (21.43%) Hyper-V
15 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (20.00%) CCNA
17 13 (18.57%) ITIL
17 13 (18.57%) VoIP
17 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
17 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (18.57%) Office 365
17 13 (18.57%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2003

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 37 (52.86%) MS Exchange
2 24 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (11.43%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) Apache
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.43%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Magento
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (1.43%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (58.57%) TCP/IP
2 37 (52.86%) DHCP
3 34 (48.57%) Firewall
4 26 (37.14%) VPN
5 25 (35.71%) WAN
6 24 (34.29%) LAN
7 20 (28.57%) SAN
8 13 (18.57%) VoIP
8 13 (18.57%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (14.29%) VLAN
10 9 (12.86%) Wireshark
10 9 (12.86%) OSPF
10 9 (12.86%) BGP
10 9 (12.86%) Wireless
11 8 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (11.43%) Internet
12 7 (10.00%) EIGRP
12 7 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (8.57%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.43%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) RequisitePro
General
1 15 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.86%) Marketing
3 2 (2.86%) German Language
4 1 (1.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Analyst
2 15 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (12.86%) Network Analyst
4 5 (7.14%) IT Support
4 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.71%) Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Support Technician
5 4 (5.71%) Network Administrator
5 4 (5.71%) Team Leader
5 4 (5.71%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (4.29%) Network Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Technical Architect
7 2 (2.86%) Consultant
7 2 (2.86%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 1 (1.43%) jQuery
2 1 (1.43%) HTML
2 1 (1.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.14%) Clustering
4 4 (5.71%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.86%) BYOD
6 2 (2.86%) SecurID
6 2 (2.86%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.43%) iPad
7 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.43%) Replication
7 1 (1.43%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.43%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 40 (57.14%) Windows
2 22 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (18.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (17.14%) Windows 7
6 9 (12.86%) Linux
7 4 (5.71%) UNIX
8 3 (4.29%) Solaris
8 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.86%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.86%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.86%) Android
10 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.43%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) ITIL
2 11 (15.71%) Service Delivery
3 7 (10.00%) Service Management
3 7 (10.00%) Network Design
3 7 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (10.00%) Network Management
4 6 (8.57%) High Availability
5 5 (7.14%) Project Management
6 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.71%) Workflow
6 4 (5.71%) Change Control
7 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.29%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.29%) Server Building
7 3 (4.29%) Scrum
7 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.86%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (1.43%) Python
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.43%) Perl
3 1 (1.43%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (24.29%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (20.00%) CCNA
3 11 (15.71%) MCSE
3 11 (15.71%) CCNP
4 6 (8.57%) Degree
5 5 (7.14%) MCSA
6 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.71%) MCITP
7 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.86%) MCTS
8 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.86%) PMP
8 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.43%) CCSE
9 1 (1.43%) MCP
9 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.43%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.43%) vSphere
4 5 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.71%) Xen
6 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.86%) XenServer
7 2 (2.86%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.43%) Samba
8 1 (1.43%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) SCOM
2 2 (2.86%) WSUS
3 1 (1.43%) SCCM
3 1 (1.43%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.43%) MOM
3 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 30 (42.86%) Cisco
1 30 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 27 (38.57%) VMware
3 11 (15.71%) Veeam
4 10 (14.29%) HP
4 10 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 10 (14.29%) Citrix
5 6 (8.57%) Dell
5 6 (8.57%) F5
6 4 (5.71%) Red Gate
6 4 (5.71%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (4.29%) EMC
7 3 (4.29%) Symantec
7 3 (4.29%) IBM
8 2 (2.86%) Juniper
8 2 (2.86%) CommVault
8 2 (2.86%) NetApp
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.86%) Acronis
8 2 (2.86%) MobileIron
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago