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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 86 96 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 43 26 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.08% 1.37% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.68% 7.34% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 22
Average salary £32,250 £48,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.50% +2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £22,400 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
339 354 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.37% 18.71% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 303 314 294
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,827
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,725 £25,000 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £62,500 £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 18 December 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 68 (83.95%) Windows
2 53 (65.43%) VMware
3 52 (64.20%) DHCP
4 49 (60.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 47 (58.02%) Microsoft
6 38 (46.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (45.68%) Active Directory
8 33 (40.74%) MS Exchange
9 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 25 (30.86%) LAN
11 23 (28.40%) Firewall
11 23 (28.40%) Exchange Server 2010
12 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
13 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (25.93%) Hyper-V
14 20 (24.69%) ITIL
15 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
16 18 (22.22%) Cisco
16 18 (22.22%) WAN
16 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
17 17 (20.99%) MCSE
17 17 (20.99%) MCSA
17 17 (20.99%) vSphere
17 17 (20.99%) Degree
18 16 (19.75%) SAN
18 16 (19.75%) Finance
19 15 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
20 14 (17.28%) CCNP
21 13 (16.05%) Juniper
22 12 (14.81%) Symantec

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 33 (40.74%) MS Exchange
2 23 (28.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (14.81%) IIS
4 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.47%) Lync
7 2 (2.47%) nginx
7 2 (2.47%) Apache
7 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.47%) Node.js
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.58%) Office 365
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (64.20%) DHCP
2 25 (30.86%) LAN
3 23 (28.40%) Firewall
4 22 (27.16%) TCP/IP
5 18 (22.22%) WAN
6 16 (19.75%) SAN
7 11 (13.58%) Internet
7 11 (13.58%) Wireless
7 11 (13.58%) VPN
8 10 (12.35%) VoIP
9 7 (8.64%) VLAN
10 5 (6.17%) IP Telephony
10 5 (6.17%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (4.94%) SSL
11 4 (4.94%) Network Security
11 4 (4.94%) Multicast
12 3 (3.70%) LDAP
12 3 (3.70%) TACACS
12 3 (3.70%) RIP
12 3 (3.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.94%) MySQL
4 2 (2.47%) DB2
4 2 (2.47%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.47%) Subversion
2 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.23%) Ant
General
1 16 (19.75%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Retail
2 4 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Analyst
1 24 (29.63%) 3rd Line Support
2 12 (14.81%) Support Engineer
2 12 (14.81%) Support Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Senior Support Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Applications Support
5 5 (6.17%) Consultant
5 5 (6.17%) Network Analyst
5 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Wintel Support
6 4 (4.94%) Server Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) IT Support
6 4 (4.94%) Wintel Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Wintel Server Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Wintel Support Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Senior Server Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Server Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.47%) HTML
1 2 (2.47%) .NET
1 2 (2.47%) CSS
1 2 (2.47%) LAMP
1 2 (2.47%) jQuery
1 2 (2.47%) RESTful
1 2 (2.47%) HTML5
1 2 (2.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) GIS
1 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
2 7 (8.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.70%) Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.23%) CMDB
5 1 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.23%) iPhone
5 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 68 (83.95%) Windows
2 49 (60.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (32.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 12 (14.81%) Windows XP
6 10 (12.35%) Android
7 9 (11.11%) Linux
8 7 (8.64%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.94%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.47%) Debian
10 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.47%) UNIX
10 2 (2.47%) AIX
10 2 (2.47%) Solaris
10 2 (2.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) ITIL
2 8 (9.88%) PRINCE
2 8 (9.88%) Network Management
3 5 (6.17%) Asset Management
3 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.94%) Time Management
5 3 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (3.70%) Validation
5 3 (3.70%) Migration
6 2 (2.47%) MVC
6 2 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.47%) OO
6 2 (2.47%) Line Management
6 2 (2.47%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.47%) Software License Management
6 2 (2.47%) People Management
6 2 (2.47%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.47%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) SQL
2 4 (4.94%) C#
3 2 (2.47%) C++
3 2 (2.47%) Java
3 2 (2.47%) Perl
3 2 (2.47%) PHP
3 2 (2.47%) Python
3 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (20.99%) MCSE
2 17 (20.99%) MCSA
2 17 (20.99%) Degree
3 15 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (17.28%) CCNP
5 6 (7.41%) CCNA
6 5 (6.17%) MCITP
7 4 (4.94%) VCP4
7 4 (4.94%) CCIP
7 4 (4.94%) CCIE
7 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.47%) MCP
8 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.23%) CCAA
9 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.23%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.23%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.23%) CCSA
9 1 (1.23%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (46.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (45.68%) Active Directory
3 21 (25.93%) Hyper-V
4 17 (20.99%) vSphere
5 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (4.94%) Terminal Services
6 4 (4.94%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.94%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) SCCM
2 8 (9.88%) SCOM
3 5 (6.17%) Backup Exec
4 4 (4.94%) WSUS
4 4 (4.94%) MOM
4 4 (4.94%) Nagios
4 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.23%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 53 (65.43%) VMware
2 47 (58.02%) Microsoft
3 18 (22.22%) Cisco
4 13 (16.05%) Juniper
5 12 (14.81%) Symantec
6 11 (13.58%) EMC
7 10 (12.35%) Citrix
7 10 (12.35%) HP
8 9 (11.11%) Apple
9 8 (9.88%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.94%) WatchGuard
10 4 (4.94%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.94%) CommVault
10 4 (4.94%) Oracle
11 2 (2.47%) Business Objects
11 2 (2.47%) SAP
11 2 (2.47%) Acronis
12 1 (1.23%) F5
12 1 (1.23%) Lumension
12 1 (1.23%) AVG
Birmingham
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham
Canon
Salary: £27945 - £36180 per annum + £4,300-£5,300 + company car/car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Company Car + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago