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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 89 98 103
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 39 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.00% 1.20% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.27% 7.12% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 28
Average salary £32,500 £26,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.49% -17.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,150 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,500 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
294 267 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.07% 16.82% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 232 205 289
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £70,000
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -6 16 £23,500 -32.85% 1
Knutsford -2 7 £52,500 -10.25% 1
Chester -3 6 £38,500 -
Macclesfield 0 1 £22,500 -18.18%
Wilmslow -9 1 £52,500 +150.00% 1
Runcorn - 1 £28,500 -
Crewe - 1 £35,000 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 60 (69.77%) Windows
2 52 (60.47%) TCP/IP
3 48 (55.81%) Microsoft
4 47 (54.65%) DHCP
5 42 (48.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 38 (44.19%) Active Directory
7 37 (43.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (40.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (34.88%) Hyper-V
11 29 (33.72%) Linux
12 28 (32.56%) MS Exchange
13 26 (30.23%) MCSA
14 25 (29.07%) MS Office
14 25 (29.07%) SAN
15 23 (26.74%) MS Excel
15 23 (26.74%) Windows 7
15 23 (26.74%) VMware
15 23 (26.74%) Exchange Server 2007
16 22 (25.58%) MCTS
16 22 (25.58%) Clustering
17 20 (23.26%) MCITP
17 20 (23.26%) Windows XP
17 20 (23.26%) VPN
17 20 (23.26%) MCSE
18 19 (22.09%) UNIX
19 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
20 17 (19.77%) IIS
20 17 (19.77%) SQL
20 17 (19.77%) MCP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 28 (32.56%) MS Exchange
2 23 (26.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (19.77%) IIS
4 12 (13.95%) Tomcat
5 10 (11.63%) Apache
6 8 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (29.07%) MS Office
2 23 (26.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS Project
4 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.16%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.33%) Route 53
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.16%) ElastiCache
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (60.47%) TCP/IP
2 47 (54.65%) DHCP
3 25 (29.07%) SAN
4 20 (23.26%) VPN
5 11 (12.79%) LAN
5 11 (12.79%) NAS
6 10 (11.63%) Network Security
6 10 (11.63%) WAN
6 10 (11.63%) SSL
6 10 (11.63%) Firewall
7 9 (10.47%) SSH
7 9 (10.47%) SMTP
7 9 (10.47%) LDAP
7 9 (10.47%) Kerberos
8 4 (4.65%) Internet
9 3 (3.49%) OSPF
9 3 (3.49%) EIGRP
10 2 (2.33%) MPLS
11 1 (1.16%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.81%) MySQL
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.16%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.16%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (23.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (22.09%) Support Engineer
3 14 (16.28%) IT Support Engineer
3 14 (16.28%) IT Support
4 8 (9.30%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Messaging Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Exchange Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Administrator
7 5 (5.81%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.65%) Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.65%) Wintel Specialist
9 3 (3.49%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (3.49%) Senior IT Support
9 3 (3.49%) Architect
9 3 (3.49%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.47%) .NET
2 3 (3.49%) HTML
2 3 (3.49%) CSS
2 3 (3.49%) jQuery
3 2 (2.33%) Ajax
3 2 (2.33%) XHTML
3 2 (2.33%) Web Services
4 1 (1.16%) XML
4 1 (1.16%) DHTML
4 1 (1.16%) J2EE
4 1 (1.16%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.58%) Clustering
2 11 (12.79%) Fat Client
2 11 (12.79%) Thin Client
3 9 (10.47%) Device Driver
4 7 (8.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.65%) Replication
5 4 (4.65%) Blackberry
5 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.33%) EPoS
6 2 (2.33%) iPhone
6 2 (2.33%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.16%) Social Media
7 1 (1.16%) iPad
7 1 (1.16%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 60 (69.77%) Windows
2 42 (48.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (40.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (37.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (33.72%) Linux
6 23 (26.74%) Windows 7
7 20 (23.26%) Windows XP
8 19 (22.09%) UNIX
9 9 (10.47%) FreeBSD
10 7 (8.14%) Windows 2000
11 6 (6.98%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.33%) AIX
12 2 (2.33%) Windows NT
13 1 (1.16%) VMS
13 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
13 1 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (1.16%) CentOS
13 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.12%) ITIL
2 12 (13.95%) Problem Management
3 11 (12.79%) Change Management
4 10 (11.63%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.47%) Multithreading
6 8 (9.30%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (8.14%) Migration
8 5 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.81%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.81%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.81%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.65%) High Availability
9 4 (4.65%) Project Management
9 4 (4.65%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.49%) Service Management
10 3 (3.49%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (2.33%) DevOps
11 2 (2.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.77%) SQL
2 9 (10.47%) Shell Script
2 9 (10.47%) Ruby
3 8 (9.30%) Perl
4 7 (8.14%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.49%) PHP
5 3 (3.49%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.33%) C#
6 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.16%) Java
7 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 37 (43.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (30.23%) MCSA
3 22 (25.58%) MCTS
4 20 (23.26%) MCITP
4 20 (23.26%) MCSE
5 17 (19.77%) MCP
6 4 (4.65%) Degree
7 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.33%) PMP
8 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.16%) CCNP
9 1 (1.16%) CCIP
9 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
1 3 (3.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.16%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 30 (34.88%) Hyper-V
3 15 (17.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.30%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.81%) XenApp
6 4 (4.65%) vSphere
6 4 (4.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (4.65%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.33%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.33%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.16%) XenServer
8 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (11.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (6.98%) SCVMM
3 4 (4.65%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.49%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.16%) Puppet
6 1 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 23 (26.74%) VMware
3 16 (18.60%) Dell
4 14 (16.28%) HP
5 12 (13.95%) Symantec
6 10 (11.63%) Citrix
7 9 (10.47%) Cisco
8 7 (8.14%) Oracle
8 7 (8.14%) McAfee
9 6 (6.98%) EMC
10 4 (4.65%) SAP
10 4 (4.65%) ProCurve
11 3 (3.49%) IBM
11 3 (3.49%) Apple
11 3 (3.49%) Juniper
12 2 (2.33%) CA
12 2 (2.33%) Infor
13 1 (1.16%) Google
13 1 (1.16%) NetApp
13 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago