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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 98 115 83
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -32
Permanent jobs citing DNS 29 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.34% 0.75% 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.92% 4.72% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 27 16 24
Average salary £30,500 £37,250 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.12% -14.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £23,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £46,250 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
366 339 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.86% 15.82% 20.54%
Number of salaries quoted 291 312 270
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 35 (60.34%) VMware
3 30 (51.72%) DHCP
4 28 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (46.55%) Firewall
6 26 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (37.93%) TCP/IP
8 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
9 19 (32.76%) Cisco
10 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
10 18 (31.03%) VPN
11 17 (29.31%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
12 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (24.14%) Linux
14 12 (20.69%) ITIL
14 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
14 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2003
15 11 (18.97%) MCSE
15 11 (18.97%) Finance
16 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (17.24%) IIS
16 10 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (17.24%) CCNA
17 9 (15.52%) CCNP
17 9 (15.52%) SAN
17 9 (15.52%) LAN
17 9 (15.52%) IP Telephony
17 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (17.24%) IIS
4 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (10.34%) nginx
5 6 (10.34%) Apache
6 5 (8.62%) MTS
6 5 (8.62%) OpenStack
7 4 (6.90%) Tomcat
8 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.72%) Lync
10 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (51.72%) DHCP
2 27 (46.55%) Firewall
3 22 (37.93%) TCP/IP
4 18 (31.03%) VPN
5 9 (15.52%) SAN
5 9 (15.52%) LAN
5 9 (15.52%) IP Telephony
6 8 (13.79%) Multicast
6 8 (13.79%) WAN
6 8 (13.79%) SSL
6 8 (13.79%) LDAP
7 5 (8.62%) SNMP
7 5 (8.62%) VoIP
7 5 (8.62%) NAS
8 3 (5.17%) Wireless
8 3 (5.17%) Internet
8 3 (5.17%) Unified Communications
9 2 (3.45%) MPLS
9 2 (3.45%) SMTP
10 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) MySQL
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.90%) Back Office
4 3 (5.17%) Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 10 (17.24%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Server Engineer
3 8 (13.79%) Administrator
4 7 (12.07%) Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Linux Administrator
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Senior Server Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Support Team Leader
9 2 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Memcached
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) .NET
2 1 (1.72%) LAMP
2 1 (1.72%) Middleware
2 1 (1.72%) CSS3
2 1 (1.72%) jQuery
2 1 (1.72%) RESTful
2 1 (1.72%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) iPhone
2 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.72%) iPad
3 1 (1.72%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 44 (75.86%) Windows
2 28 (48.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (24.14%) Linux
4 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.62%) Android
7 4 (6.90%) Ubuntu
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.90%) Debian
7 4 (6.90%) UNIX
8 3 (5.17%) FreeBSD
8 3 (5.17%) SUSE
8 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.45%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.45%) AIX
9 2 (3.45%) Solaris
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (20.69%) ITIL
3 8 (13.79%) Project Management
4 7 (12.07%) Network Design
5 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.34%) Time Management
5 6 (10.34%) Business Continuity
6 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (5.17%) Validation
7 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.17%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.45%) Migration
8 2 (3.45%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.72%) OO
9 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.72%) Change Management
9 1 (1.72%) MVC
9 1 (1.72%) Configuration Management
9 1 (1.72%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) PHP
2 5 (8.62%) Python
2 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
2 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.90%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) C#
4 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
5 2 (3.45%) C++
5 2 (3.45%) Java
5 2 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (18.97%) MCSE
3 10 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (17.24%) CCNA
4 9 (15.52%) CCNP
5 6 (10.34%) MCSA
6 5 (8.62%) MCP
6 5 (8.62%) CCIP
6 5 (8.62%) CCIE
6 5 (8.62%) MCITP
7 3 (5.17%) RHCE
7 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.72%) VCP4
8 1 (1.72%) Degree
8 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
3 9 (15.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.34%) VMware ESX
5 5 (8.62%) vSphere
6 4 (6.90%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) SCCM
2 7 (12.07%) SCOM
3 4 (6.90%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.72%) MOM
5 1 (1.72%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.72%) SCSM
5 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (60.34%) VMware
2 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 19 (32.76%) Cisco
4 8 (13.79%) SolarWinds
4 8 (13.79%) Symantec
4 8 (13.79%) Apple
4 8 (13.79%) HP
5 3 (5.17%) Oracle
5 3 (5.17%) EMC
5 3 (5.17%) NetApp
5 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.45%) Juniper
7 1 (1.72%) CommVault
7 1 (1.72%) Citrix
7 1 (1.72%) Dell
7 1 (1.72%) Sophos
7 1 (1.72%) AVG
7 1 (1.72%) Acronis
7 1 (1.72%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.72%) Kaseya
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £17000 - £18700 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago