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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 100 90 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 26 25 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.43% 1.38% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.93% 9.73% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 23
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £32,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £55,000 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
291 257 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.00% 14.19% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 238 232 260
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 5 May 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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%) Microsoft
2 36 (62.07%) Windows
3 33 (56.90%) VMware
4 31 (53.45%) Active Directory
5 30 (51.72%) DHCP
5 30 (51.72%) Firewall
6 28 (48.28%) MS Exchange
7 27 (46.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (44.83%) Cisco
9 24 (41.38%) LAN
10 22 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (36.21%) TCP/IP
12 20 (34.48%) WAN
13 18 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (29.31%) Hyper-V
15 16 (27.59%) SAN
15 16 (27.59%) Wireless
15 16 (27.59%) VPN
16 15 (25.86%) VoIP
16 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
16 15 (25.86%) Service Delivery
16 15 (25.86%) Office 365
17 14 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
17 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
17 14 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (24.14%) Wireshark
17 14 (24.14%) VLAN
18 12 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
18 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
18 12 (20.69%) IIS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 28 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 18 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (20.69%) IIS
5 8 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
7 2 (3.45%) Lync
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.72%) Apache
8 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) MS Office
2 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.72%) Magento
2 1 (1.72%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.86%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.45%) Symantec.cloud
4 1 (1.72%) PaaS
4 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (51.72%) DHCP
1 30 (51.72%) Firewall
2 24 (41.38%) LAN
3 21 (36.21%) TCP/IP
4 20 (34.48%) WAN
5 16 (27.59%) VPN
5 16 (27.59%) SAN
5 16 (27.59%) Wireless
6 15 (25.86%) VoIP
7 14 (24.14%) VLAN
7 14 (24.14%) Wireshark
7 14 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (17.24%) OSPF
9 10 (17.24%) BGP
9 10 (17.24%) EIGRP
10 8 (13.79%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (13.79%) PPP
10 8 (13.79%) MPLS
10 8 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.72%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
1 5 (8.62%) RequisitePro
2 1 (1.72%) Ant
General
1 8 (13.79%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.62%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Network Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Consultant
3 9 (15.52%) IT Support
4 8 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (12.07%) Network Consultant
6 6 (10.34%) Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Support Technician
6 6 (10.34%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Security Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) Technical Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) IT Support Technician
7 5 (8.62%) Network Security Consultant
7 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Sales Consultant
9 3 (5.17%) CRM Architect
10 2 (3.45%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) jQuery
2 1 (1.72%) HTML
2 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Clustering
2 7 (12.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.62%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.45%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.45%) EqualLogic
7 1 (1.72%) iPad
7 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.72%) GIS
7 1 (1.72%) Replication
7 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.72%) iPhone
7 1 (1.72%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 36 (62.07%) Windows
2 27 (46.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (24.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (20.69%) Windows 7
4 12 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.34%) Android
6 3 (5.17%) Linux
6 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.72%) Solaris
7 1 (1.72%) UNIX
7 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Service Delivery
2 11 (18.97%) ITIL
3 9 (15.52%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.34%) Scrum
4 6 (10.34%) High Availability
4 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.34%) Network Management
5 5 (8.62%) Database Mirroring
5 5 (8.62%) Asset Management
5 5 (8.62%) Network Design
5 5 (8.62%) CRM
5 5 (8.62%) ETL
5 5 (8.62%) Time Management
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.90%) Migration
7 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.17%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.17%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.45%) Line Management
8 2 (3.45%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 1 (1.72%) Python
2 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.72%) Perl
2 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.07%) CCNP
2 7 (12.07%) MCSE
3 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) Degree
4 3 (5.17%) CCNA
4 3 (5.17%) CCSE
4 3 (5.17%) JNCIP
5 2 (3.45%) CCIE
6 1 (1.72%) CCAA
6 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.72%) MCSA
6 1 (1.72%) MCTS
6 1 (1.72%) MCITP
6 1 (1.72%) CCA
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.72%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
1 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (53.45%) Active Directory
2 22 (37.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (29.31%) Hyper-V
4 11 (18.97%) vSphere
5 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (12.07%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.72%) Xen
8 1 (1.72%) NFS
8 1 (1.72%) Samba
8 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Nagios
2 3 (5.17%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) SCOM
3 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (1.72%) WSUS
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 38 (65.52%) Microsoft
2 33 (56.90%) VMware
3 26 (44.83%) Cisco
4 9 (15.52%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.07%) Apple
6 6 (10.34%) HP
6 6 (10.34%) Dell
7 5 (8.62%) Juniper
7 5 (8.62%) F5
7 5 (8.62%) Fortinet
7 5 (8.62%) WatchGuard
8 4 (6.90%) Citrix
9 3 (5.17%) EMC
9 3 (5.17%) IBM
9 3 (5.17%) Veeam
9 3 (5.17%) Sourcefire
10 2 (3.45%) Sophos
10 2 (3.45%) Business Objects
10 2 (3.45%) SAP
10 2 (3.45%) Symantec
Birmingham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, Equipment Budget etc.
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to £10,000 bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 days ago