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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 104 96 96
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 24 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.16% 1.60% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.77% 10.18% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 15
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,950 £21,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
309 285 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.94% 15.75% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 267 263 263
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (65.52%) Windows
2 34 (58.62%) DHCP
3 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 29 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
6 27 (46.55%) VMware
7 25 (43.10%) Firewall
8 20 (34.48%) LAN
8 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (32.76%) Cisco
9 19 (32.76%) TCP/IP
10 17 (29.31%) WAN
10 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (25.86%) VPN
11 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
12 14 (24.14%) ITIL
13 13 (22.41%) Linux
13 13 (22.41%) Hyper-V
14 12 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (20.69%) SQL
15 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
15 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
15 11 (18.97%) Open Source
16 10 (17.24%) Windows XP
16 10 (17.24%) Unix
16 10 (17.24%) Citrix
17 9 (15.52%) Internet
17 9 (15.52%) LAMP
17 9 (15.52%) Apache

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.52%) Apache
2 9 (15.52%) nginx
3 8 (13.79%) Skype for Business
4 6 (10.34%) IIS
4 6 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.72%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 15 (25.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Magento
2 2 (3.45%) assyst
2 2 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (15.52%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (15.52%) CloudFront
1 9 (15.52%) Google Apps
2 7 (12.07%) Office 365
3 2 (3.45%) IaaS
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.72%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 34 (58.62%) DHCP
2 25 (43.10%) Firewall
3 20 (34.48%) LAN
4 19 (32.76%) TCP/IP
5 17 (29.31%) WAN
6 15 (25.86%) VPN
7 9 (15.52%) Internet
7 9 (15.52%) VoIP
8 6 (10.34%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (10.34%) Unified Communications
8 6 (10.34%) WebEx
9 4 (6.90%) SAN
10 3 (5.17%) IP Telephony
10 3 (5.17%) Wireless
11 2 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (3.45%) NetScreen
11 2 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
12 1 (1.72%) Ethernet
12 1 (1.72%) ISDN
12 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.52%) MySQL
2 9 (15.52%) Pentaho
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Git (software)
1 9 (15.52%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
1 4 (6.90%) Marketing
1 4 (6.90%) Retail
1 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Legal
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) IT Manager
3 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Communications Support Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) IT Support
4 6 (10.34%) Lync Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Administrator
5 5 (8.62%) E-Commerce Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Manager
6 4 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.90%) IT Support Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.17%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (5.17%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) CSS
1 9 (15.52%) HTML
1 9 (15.52%) jQuery
1 9 (15.52%) JSON
1 9 (15.52%) LAMP
1 9 (15.52%) LEMP Stack
1 9 (15.52%) REST
1 9 (15.52%) SOAP
1 9 (15.52%) Symfony
1 9 (15.52%) Web Services
1 9 (15.52%) XML
2 4 (6.90%) EDI
3 3 (5.17%) .NET
3 3 (5.17%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.17%) Clustering
3 3 (5.17%) Replication
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Statistics
5 1 (1.72%) LPAR
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (65.52%) Windows
2 29 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (22.41%) Linux
6 10 (17.24%) Unix
6 10 (17.24%) Windows XP
7 9 (15.52%) Ubuntu
8 8 (13.79%) Windows 8
9 6 (10.34%) Windows Vista
10 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (6.90%) OpenVMS
11 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
12 3 (5.17%) Windows 2000
13 1 (1.72%) AIX
13 1 (1.72%) CentOS
13 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ITIL
2 12 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (18.97%) Open Source
4 9 (15.52%) Coaching
4 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
4 9 (15.52%) High Availability
4 9 (15.52%) Line Management
4 9 (15.52%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 6 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (5.17%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.45%) Matrix Management
9 2 (3.45%) Network Design
9 2 (3.45%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) SQL
2 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
2 9 (15.52%) PHP
3 7 (12.07%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.90%) KiXtart
5 3 (5.17%) C
6 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) CCNA
1 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (13.79%) MCSE
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.34%) MCITP
3 4 (6.90%) CCNP
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.72%) CCIE
5 1 (1.72%) CCIP
5 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (32.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (22.41%) Hyper-V
4 8 (13.79%) vSphere
5 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (5.17%) Terminal Server
5 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.17%) Xen
6 2 (3.45%) Firmware
6 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.72%) XenApp
7 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) Puppet
2 8 (13.79%) SCOM
3 4 (6.90%) Dollar Universe
4 3 (5.17%) SCCM
4 3 (5.17%) Sysprep
5 1 (1.72%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.72%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 27 (46.55%) VMware
3 19 (32.76%) Cisco
4 10 (17.24%) Citrix
5 9 (15.52%) Google
5 9 (15.52%) Jaspersoft
5 9 (15.52%) New Relic
5 9 (15.52%) Tableau
5 9 (15.52%) Zend
6 6 (10.34%) Avaya
7 5 (8.62%) HP
8 3 (5.17%) NetApp
9 2 (3.45%) Cyberoam
9 2 (3.45%) Dell
9 2 (3.45%) Mercator
9 2 (3.45%) Open-E
9 2 (3.45%) SAP
10 1 (1.72%) Altiris
10 1 (1.72%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.72%) LANDesk
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