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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 97 114 71
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -43
Permanent jobs citing DNS 37 13 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.59% 0.60% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 3.59% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33 13 38
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £35,200 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
416 362 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.92% 16.85% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 326 332 277
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
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 19 September 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (73.33%) Windows
2 38 (63.33%) VMware
3 32 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (48.33%) DHCP
5 28 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 24 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 24 (40.00%) Firewall
7 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
8 19 (31.67%) Cisco
9 18 (30.00%) VPN
9 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
9 18 (30.00%) MS Exchange
10 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (23.33%) Linux
12 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (20.00%) LAN
13 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2003
14 11 (18.33%) ITIL
14 11 (18.33%) SAN
14 11 (18.33%) CCNA
14 11 (18.33%) CCNP
14 11 (18.33%) WAN
14 11 (18.33%) Finance
15 10 (16.67%) IP Telephony
15 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
15 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (15.00%) Multicast

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (15.00%) IIS
5 5 (8.33%) Apache
5 5 (8.33%) MTS
5 5 (8.33%) nginx
5 5 (8.33%) OpenStack
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (48.33%) DHCP
2 24 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 24 (40.00%) Firewall
3 18 (30.00%) VPN
4 12 (20.00%) LAN
5 11 (18.33%) SAN
5 11 (18.33%) WAN
6 10 (16.67%) IP Telephony
7 9 (15.00%) Multicast
8 8 (13.33%) LDAP
9 6 (10.00%) VoIP
9 6 (10.00%) SSL
9 6 (10.00%) Internet
10 5 (8.33%) SNMP
10 5 (8.33%) NAS
11 3 (5.00%) Wireless
12 2 (3.33%) Unified Communications
13 1 (1.67%) 4G
13 1 (1.67%) Junos
13 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.67%) MySQL
1 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) DB2
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Back Office
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Server Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Administrator
4 8 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (13.33%) Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Server Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.33%) iPhone
2 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) GIS
3 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 44 (73.33%) Windows
2 32 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (23.33%) Linux
5 12 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.33%) Debian
7 5 (8.33%) Ubuntu
7 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.67%) UNIX
8 4 (6.67%) Android
8 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
9 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (5.00%) SUSE
9 3 (5.00%) FreeBSD
10 2 (3.33%) AIX
10 2 (3.33%) Solaris
11 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (18.33%) ITIL
3 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (6.67%) Project Management
4 4 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.00%) Validation
6 2 (3.33%) Migration
6 2 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
6 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.33%) Software License Management
6 2 (3.33%) People Management
6 2 (3.33%) Network Design
6 2 (3.33%) Time Management
7 1 (1.67%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.67%) Network Management
7 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.67%) PHP
2 5 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (8.33%) Python
2 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (3.33%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) C++
4 2 (3.33%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (18.33%) CCNA
3 11 (18.33%) CCNP
4 9 (15.00%) MCSE
5 7 (11.67%) MCSA
6 6 (10.00%) CCIE
6 6 (10.00%) CCIP
7 4 (6.67%) Degree
8 3 (5.00%) RHCE
9 2 (3.33%) MCP
9 2 (3.33%) MCITP
10 1 (1.67%) VCP4
10 1 (1.67%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.67%) CCSA
10 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.67%) vSphere
5 6 (10.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (6.67%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) SCCM
2 6 (10.00%) SCOM
3 4 (6.67%) NetBackup
4 2 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.67%) WSUS
5 1 (1.67%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.67%) MOM
Vendors
1 38 (63.33%) VMware
2 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (31.67%) Cisco
4 9 (15.00%) HP
5 8 (13.33%) Symantec
5 8 (13.33%) Apple
5 8 (13.33%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.33%) Juniper
7 4 (6.67%) EMC
7 4 (6.67%) Oracle
8 3 (5.00%) NetApp
8 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.33%) Acronis
9 2 (3.33%) Citrix
10 1 (1.67%) AVG
10 1 (1.67%) Kaseya
10 1 (1.67%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.67%) Sophos
10 1 (1.67%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.67%) Kaspersky
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