The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 25 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.00% 0.64% 4.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.78% 3.23% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 5
Average salary £25,000 - £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 - £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £27,100
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
DNS
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 14.40% 19.87% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18 29 23
Average salary £32,500 £32,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +16.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

DNS
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Bolton region.

DNS Salary Trend in Bolton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 5 (62.50%) VPLS
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
2 5 (62.50%) ISDN
2 5 (62.50%) PSTN
2 5 (62.50%) VoIP
2 5 (62.50%) WLAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) VPLS
2 5 (62.50%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) ISDN
2 5 (62.50%) PSTN
2 5 (62.50%) VoIP
2 5 (62.50%) WLAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
1 5 (62.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle