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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 29 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.56% 1.34% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 20.00% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £32,500 - £16,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
8 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.25% 6.71% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 18
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £28,900 £16,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) WSUS
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Firmware
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) Legal
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (50.00%) Firmware
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) Draytek
5 1 (16.67%) NETGEAR
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam