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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 93 110 69
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -41
Permanent jobs citing DNS 45 21 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.93% 0.99% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.06% 5.71% 11.98%
Number of salaries quoted 36 21 42
Average salary £28,114 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.71% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,250 £22,000 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -2.73%
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
407 368 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.44% 17.32% 21.61%
Number of salaries quoted 330 333 285
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,200 £66,000 £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 31 October 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Birmingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 60 (84.51%) Windows
2 46 (64.79%) VMware
3 45 (63.38%) DHCP
4 43 (60.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 33 (46.48%) Microsoft
6 32 (45.07%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (42.25%) Active Directory
8 26 (36.62%) MS Exchange
9 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (30.99%) TCP/IP
10 22 (30.99%) LAN
11 21 (29.58%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (28.17%) Firewall
13 19 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 18 (25.35%) WAN
14 18 (25.35%) Cisco
15 17 (23.94%) Cisco Certification
15 17 (23.94%) MCSE
15 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
15 17 (23.94%) ITIL
16 16 (22.54%) MCSA
16 16 (22.54%) CCNP
16 16 (22.54%) Finance
16 16 (22.54%) vSphere
16 16 (22.54%) Degree
17 15 (21.13%) SAN
18 13 (18.31%) VPN
19 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
19 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
20 11 (15.49%) Juniper

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 26 (36.62%) MS Exchange
2 19 (26.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (14.08%) IIS
4 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (7.04%) nginx
6 5 (7.04%) Apache
7 3 (4.23%) MTS
7 3 (4.23%) OpenStack
7 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.82%) Node.js
8 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (8.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Office 365
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (63.38%) DHCP
2 22 (30.99%) LAN
2 22 (30.99%) TCP/IP
3 20 (28.17%) Firewall
4 18 (25.35%) WAN
5 15 (21.13%) SAN
6 13 (18.31%) VPN
7 7 (9.86%) IP Telephony
7 7 (9.86%) Multicast
8 6 (8.45%) Wireless
8 6 (8.45%) Internet
8 6 (8.45%) VoIP
8 6 (8.45%) LDAP
9 4 (5.63%) SSL
10 3 (4.23%) SNMP
10 3 (4.23%) NAS
11 2 (2.82%) HTTP
12 1 (1.41%) RIP
12 1 (1.41%) FTP
12 1 (1.41%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.86%) MySQL
4 2 (2.82%) DB2
4 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.82%) Subversion
1 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) 3rd Line Support
2 18 (25.35%) Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Server Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Network Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) Support Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) Applications Support
6 7 (9.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Senior Server Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Server Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Wintel Support
8 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Wintel Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Wintel Server Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Wintel Support Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) Server Support Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Memcached
2 2 (2.82%) CSS3
2 2 (2.82%) HTML
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) CSS
2 2 (2.82%) LAMP
2 2 (2.82%) jQuery
2 2 (2.82%) RESTful
2 2 (2.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) GIS
1 7 (9.86%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Clustering
3 2 (2.82%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.82%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.82%) iPhone
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 60 (84.51%) Windows
2 43 (60.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (15.49%) Linux
5 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
6 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
7 7 (9.86%) Android
8 6 (8.45%) Windows 8
9 3 (4.23%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.82%) UNIX
10 2 (2.82%) Debian
10 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.82%) AIX
10 2 (2.82%) Solaris
11 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) ITIL
2 8 (11.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (9.86%) PRINCE
4 6 (8.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.63%) Network Management
6 3 (4.23%) Validation
7 2 (2.82%) Migration
7 2 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.82%) OO
7 2 (2.82%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.82%) Software License Management
7 2 (2.82%) People Management
7 2 (2.82%) MVC
8 1 (1.41%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.41%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (1.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.41%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (1.41%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.41%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 5 (7.04%) PHP
3 4 (5.63%) C#
4 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.82%) Python
5 2 (2.82%) C++
5 2 (2.82%) Java
5 2 (2.82%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (29.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (23.94%) MCSE
2 17 (23.94%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (22.54%) Degree
3 16 (22.54%) MCSA
3 16 (22.54%) CCNP
4 10 (14.08%) CCNA
5 6 (8.45%) CCIP
5 6 (8.45%) CCIE
6 5 (7.04%) MCITP
7 4 (5.63%) VCP4
7 4 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.82%) MCP
9 1 (1.41%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.41%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (45.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (42.25%) Active Directory
3 16 (22.54%) vSphere
4 12 (16.90%) Hyper-V
5 5 (7.04%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (5.63%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (12.68%) SCOM
2 8 (11.27%) SCCM
3 5 (7.04%) Backup Exec
4 4 (5.63%) WSUS
4 4 (5.63%) MOM
4 4 (5.63%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.41%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 46 (64.79%) VMware
2 33 (46.48%) Microsoft
3 18 (25.35%) Cisco
4 11 (15.49%) Juniper
4 11 (15.49%) Symantec
5 10 (14.08%) EMC
5 10 (14.08%) HP
6 9 (12.68%) Apple
7 8 (11.27%) SolarWinds
7 8 (11.27%) Citrix
8 4 (5.63%) Oracle
8 4 (5.63%) CommVault
9 2 (2.82%) NetApp
9 2 (2.82%) Acronis
10 1 (1.41%) AVG
10 1 (1.41%) Nortel
10 1 (1.41%) Dell
10 1 (1.41%) Kaseya
10 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.41%) Kaspersky
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands
Metropolitan Police
Salary: £36,479 to 41,516 + shift allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TelXL
Salary: From £23,000 to £29,000 per annum dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago