The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 70 76 123
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +47
Permanent jobs citing DNS 46 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.59% 2.56% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.90% 14.96% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 12
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +79.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £30,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
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
331 274 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.67% 17.09% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 278 249 288
Average salary £42,500 £46,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.60% +30.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 January 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cheshire

DNS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +16 24 £28,000 -32.53% 2
Knutsford -6 5 £67,500 +35.00%
Chester +20 4 £67,500 +80.00%
Sandbach - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 1 £18,500 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 71 (78.89%) Windows
2 57 (63.33%) TCP/IP
2 57 (63.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (61.11%) DHCP
4 47 (52.22%) Active Directory
5 44 (48.89%) MS Exchange
6 42 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
7 34 (37.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 29 (32.22%) VPN
9 28 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (31.11%) SAN
9 28 (31.11%) VMware
10 27 (30.00%) MS Excel
11 26 (28.89%) ITIL
11 26 (28.89%) Perl
12 25 (27.78%) Symantec
13 24 (26.67%) MCSA
13 24 (26.67%) PowerShell
14 23 (25.56%) Exchange Server 2013
14 23 (25.56%) MS Office
15 22 (24.44%) IIS
15 22 (24.44%) SMTP
15 22 (24.44%) Clustering
15 22 (24.44%) Load Balancing
16 21 (23.33%) NAS
16 21 (23.33%) Windows 7
16 21 (23.33%) Norton AntiVirus
16 21 (23.33%) Linux
17 20 (22.22%) VB.NET

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 44 (48.89%) MS Exchange
2 34 (37.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 23 (25.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (24.44%) IIS
5 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (2.22%) Apache
6 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 23 (25.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.11%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.11%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (63.33%) TCP/IP
2 55 (61.11%) DHCP
3 29 (32.22%) VPN
4 28 (31.11%) SAN
5 22 (24.44%) SMTP
6 21 (23.33%) NAS
7 17 (18.89%) LAN
8 15 (16.67%) WAN
8 15 (16.67%) Network Security
9 13 (14.44%) Firewall
10 9 (10.00%) HTTP
11 6 (6.67%) OSPF
11 6 (6.67%) EIGRP
11 6 (6.67%) Wireshark
12 5 (5.56%) VLAN
12 5 (5.56%) FTP
12 5 (5.56%) VoIP
12 5 (5.56%) DMZ
12 5 (5.56%) HTTPS
13 3 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.22%) MySQL
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.22%) French Language
2 2 (2.22%) Norwegian Language
2 2 (2.22%) Spanish Language
2 2 (2.22%) Swedish Language
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (17.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (15.56%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (10.00%) Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Consultant
6 6 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Administrator
7 5 (5.56%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (5.56%) IT Support
8 4 (4.44%) Network Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Team Leader
8 4 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) Messaging Specialist
9 3 (3.33%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (22.22%) .NET
2 5 (5.56%) Flash
3 3 (3.33%) HTML
4 2 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (1.11%) DHTML
5 1 (1.11%) CSS
5 1 (1.11%) Web Services
5 1 (1.11%) XHTML
5 1 (1.11%) Ajax
5 1 (1.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Clustering
2 9 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 9 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.22%) Replication
4 1 (1.11%) Life Science
4 1 (1.11%) Social Media
4 1 (1.11%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 71 (78.89%) Windows
2 57 (63.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (23.33%) Linux
4 21 (23.33%) Windows 7
5 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (18.89%) Windows XP
6 16 (17.78%) UNIX
7 5 (5.56%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) ITIL
2 22 (24.44%) Load Balancing
3 20 (22.22%) Migration
4 5 (5.56%) Information Security
5 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.44%) Change Management
6 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.33%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.22%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.22%) High Availability
7 2 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.22%) Service Management
7 2 (2.22%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.22%) Password Management
7 2 (2.22%) Security Management
8 1 (1.11%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.89%) Perl
2 24 (26.67%) PowerShell
3 20 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 6 (6.67%) SQL
5 5 (5.56%) Python
6 4 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.22%) PHP
7 2 (2.22%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (26.67%) MCSA
3 19 (21.11%) MCITP
4 18 (20.00%) MCSE
5 17 (18.89%) MCP
6 13 (14.44%) MCTS
7 8 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (5.56%) Degree
9 4 (4.44%) CCNP
10 3 (3.33%) CCIE
11 2 (2.22%) CCIP
11 2 (2.22%) CCNA
12 1 (1.11%) RHCSA
12 1 (1.11%) RHCE
12 1 (1.11%) CCSE
12 1 (1.11%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (52.22%) Active Directory
2 19 (21.11%) Hyper-V
3 18 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.44%) vSphere
5 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.33%) XenApp
6 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.11%) Samba
7 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (23.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (18.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (5.56%) SCOM
3 5 (5.56%) WSUS
4 4 (4.44%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.11%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 28 (31.11%) VMware
3 25 (27.78%) Symantec
4 19 (21.11%) Citrix
5 18 (20.00%) IronPort
6 14 (15.56%) Cisco
7 8 (8.89%) Dell
8 6 (6.67%) Juniper
9 5 (5.56%) Avaya
9 5 (5.56%) NetApp
9 5 (5.56%) HP
9 5 (5.56%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.44%) CommVault
10 4 (4.44%) McAfee
10 4 (4.44%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.22%) LANDesk
11 2 (2.22%) Websense
11 2 (2.22%) Lotus
11 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.22%) EMC
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow
Venturi
Salary: £15 - £18 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Up to £25,000 (Pro rata)
Posted: 12 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago