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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 27 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.36% 2.56% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 14.81% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £31,250 £17,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,650 £17,150 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £18,550 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
20 27 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 16.81% 17.31% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 27
Average salary £37,500 £23,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.04% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £17,500 £23,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Bolton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) CCNP
3 5 (50.00%) CCNA
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) ISDN
3 5 (50.00%) PSTN
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) WLAN
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (50.00%) VB
3 5 (50.00%) VPLS
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Retail
3 5 (50.00%) Office 365
3 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Lync
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (50.00%) MPLS
3 5 (50.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) VPLS
3 5 (50.00%) ISDN
3 5 (50.00%) PSTN
3 5 (50.00%) VoIP
3 5 (50.00%) WLAN
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) VB
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) CCNA
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 3 (30.00%) SAP
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle