The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 65 54 93
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +39
Permanent jobs citing DNS 34 80 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.96% 4.73% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.50% 26.85% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31 70 31
Median salary £32,500 £43,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.85% +33.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
DNS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
206 298 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.96% 17.63% 15.35%
Number of salaries quoted 159 244 235
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

DNS Salary Trend in Cheshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cheshire

DNS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow -2 10 £19,000 -5.00% 2
Chester +13 8 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Crewe +5 5 £32,500 - 2
Warrington -17 4 £37,000 -1.33%
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 33 (73.33%) DHCP
2 31 (68.89%) Windows
3 25 (55.56%) Firewall
4 24 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
6 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 18 (40.00%) VMware
7 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (35.56%) MS Exchange
9 15 (33.33%) Office 365
10 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
11 13 (28.89%) LAN
11 13 (28.89%) WAN
11 13 (28.89%) ITIL
11 13 (28.89%) MCSE
11 13 (28.89%) Windows 7
12 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (26.67%) MCITP
13 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
13 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (22.22%) Cisco
14 10 (22.22%) MCSA
14 10 (22.22%) SQL
14 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (20.00%) Wireless
15 9 (20.00%) Windows 8
16 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (17.78%) Apple

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (35.56%) MS Exchange
2 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Office
2 4 (8.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Office 365
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (73.33%) DHCP
2 25 (55.56%) Firewall
3 13 (28.89%) LAN
3 13 (28.89%) WAN
4 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
5 9 (20.00%) Wireless
6 6 (13.33%) Network Security
7 5 (11.11%) MPLS
8 4 (8.89%) BGP
8 4 (8.89%) OSPF
8 4 (8.89%) VoIP
8 4 (8.89%) WLAN
9 3 (6.67%) VLAN
9 3 (6.67%) VPN
10 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (4.44%) Intranet
10 2 (4.44%) Multicast
10 2 (4.44%) NAS
10 2 (4.44%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (4.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) IT Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) IT Support
4 8 (17.78%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) Network Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Server Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) VMware Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) IT Supervisor
9 3 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Security Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.89%) Mathematics
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
4 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 13 (28.89%) Windows 7
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 7 (15.56%) Linux
6 7 (15.56%) Mac OS X
7 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.22%) Android
8 1 (2.22%) Windows CE
8 1 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) ITIL
2 5 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
3 4 (8.89%) Patch Management
3 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
4 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.67%) Security Patching
4 3 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.44%) Feasibility Study
5 2 (4.44%) High Availability
5 2 (4.44%) Information Security
5 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.44%) Network Design
5 2 (4.44%) Network Management
5 2 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (4.44%) C#
2 2 (4.44%) PHP
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (28.89%) MCSE
3 12 (26.67%) MCITP
4 10 (22.22%) MCSA
5 7 (15.56%) MCP
6 5 (11.11%) CCNA
6 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.67%) Degree
8 2 (4.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 22 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
3 10 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (11.11%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (8.89%) VMware Server
6 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
8 1 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) MobiControl
1 3 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.67%) Puppet
1 3 (6.67%) SCOM
2 2 (4.44%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (4.44%) WSUS
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (40.00%) VMware
2 10 (22.22%) Cisco
3 8 (17.78%) Apple
4 4 (8.89%) Symantec
5 3 (6.67%) Avaya
5 3 (6.67%) Citrix
5 3 (6.67%) Motorola
5 3 (6.67%) Samsung
6 2 (4.44%) arcserve
6 2 (4.44%) CommVault
6 2 (4.44%) Dell
6 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.44%) Nimble Storage
6 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
6 2 (4.44%) Sophos
6 2 (4.44%) SOTI
7 1 (2.22%) Blue Coat
7 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.22%) F5
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