The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 88 81 82
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 21 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 1.79% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.87% 9.75% 6.77%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 12
Average salary £52,500 £34,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.41% +7.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,650 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
267 318 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.83% 18.34% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 238 253 216
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
West Midlands

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 17 April 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 31 (75.61%) Firewall
3 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
4 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (36.59%) DHCP
7 14 (34.15%) Finance
7 14 (34.15%) Network Design
8 13 (31.71%) Cisco
9 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
9 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
9 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (26.83%) VPN
11 10 (24.39%) SCOM
12 9 (21.95%) Time Management
12 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity
12 9 (21.95%) Project Management
12 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (21.95%) MCSE
13 8 (19.51%) LDAP
13 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
13 8 (19.51%) VMware
13 8 (19.51%) MCITP
14 7 (17.07%) MCP
14 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
15 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Storage
15 6 (14.63%) Windows 2000
15 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
15 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
15 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
1 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (12.20%) Lync
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (7.32%) IIS
4 2 (4.88%) Apache
4 2 (4.88%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.44%) Node.js
5 1 (2.44%) nginx
5 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
5 1 (2.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (75.61%) Firewall
2 15 (36.59%) DHCP
3 12 (29.27%) TCP/IP
4 11 (26.83%) VPN
5 8 (19.51%) LDAP
6 4 (9.76%) SSL
6 4 (9.76%) SMTP
6 4 (9.76%) MPLS
6 4 (9.76%) Unified Communications
6 4 (9.76%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.44%) NAS
7 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.44%) Multicast
7 1 (2.44%) Wireless
7 1 (2.44%) SAN
7 1 (2.44%) Internet
7 1 (2.44%) LAN
7 1 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
3 6 (14.63%) Banking
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Consultant
2 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Network Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Technology Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Management Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) IT Support
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Principal Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) HTML
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
1 1 (2.44%) CSS
1 1 (2.44%) Middleware
1 1 (2.44%) LAMP
1 1 (2.44%) jQuery
1 1 (2.44%) RESTful
1 1 (2.44%) HTML5
1 1 (2.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.88%) iPhone
2 2 (4.88%) iPad
3 1 (2.44%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 37 (90.24%) Windows
2 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (39.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
5 6 (14.63%) Windows 2000
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.32%) Linux
8 2 (4.88%) UNIX
8 2 (4.88%) SUSE
8 2 (4.88%) Debian
8 2 (4.88%) Ubuntu
8 2 (4.88%) Android
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Phone
8 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.88%) FreeBSD
8 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.44%) AIX
9 1 (2.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Network Design
2 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (21.95%) Project Management
3 9 (21.95%) Business Continuity
3 9 (21.95%) Time Management
4 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
4 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
4 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
4 6 (14.63%) Workflow
5 5 (12.20%) ITIL
6 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.76%) Migration
7 1 (2.44%) Scrum
7 1 (2.44%) MVC
7 1 (2.44%) OO
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.44%) Logistics
7 1 (2.44%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.88%) Python
3 1 (2.44%) C#
3 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.95%) MCSE
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.51%) MCITP
3 7 (17.07%) MCP
4 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) CCEE
5 2 (4.88%) RHCE
5 2 (4.88%) MCTS
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CCEA
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.44%) CCNP
6 1 (2.44%) CCNA
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
6 1 (2.44%) CCIA
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.76%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.88%) XenApp
4 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.44%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (24.39%) SCOM
2 2 (4.88%) SCVMM
2 2 (4.88%) SCOrch
2 2 (4.88%) SCSM
2 2 (4.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Cisco
2 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
3 8 (19.51%) VMware
4 2 (4.88%) Citrix
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle
5 1 (2.44%) NetApp
5 1 (2.44%) Lotus
5 1 (2.44%) Dell
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) AppSense
5 1 (2.44%) Computacenter
5 1 (2.44%) F5
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