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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 74 78 123
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +45
Permanent jobs citing DNS 51 42 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.79% 2.59% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.61% 13.82% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 41 36 12
Average salary £37,500 £43,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.29% +80.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,750 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,878 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.65% -
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
349 304 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.10% 18.73% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 264 257 303
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £50,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +28 29 £23,500 -21.66% 4
Knutsford -2 7 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Crewe +17 3 £37,500 +33.92% 4
Chester +15 3 £37,500 - 2
Northwich +7 2 £37,500 -
Sandbach - 2 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £37,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £39,000 - 2
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 78 (80.41%) Windows
2 66 (68.04%) DHCP
3 63 (64.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (63.92%) TCP/IP
5 52 (53.61%) Active Directory
6 43 (44.33%) Microsoft
6 43 (44.33%) MS Exchange
7 38 (39.18%) VPN
7 38 (39.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 35 (36.08%) VMware
9 32 (32.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (31.96%) MS Excel
11 30 (30.93%) MS Office
11 30 (30.93%) SAN
11 30 (30.93%) Exchange Server 2007
12 27 (27.84%) Windows 7
12 27 (27.84%) ITIL
12 27 (27.84%) MCSA
13 26 (26.80%) LAN
14 25 (25.77%) Cisco
14 25 (25.77%) MCSE
14 25 (25.77%) PowerShell
15 24 (24.74%) Exchange Server 2013
15 24 (24.74%) WAN
15 24 (24.74%) Symantec
16 23 (23.71%) Citrix
16 23 (23.71%) Perl
16 23 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (23.71%) MCITP
17 22 (22.68%) MCP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 43 (44.33%) MS Exchange
2 30 (30.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 24 (24.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (21.65%) IIS
5 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.06%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.06%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.03%) Apache
Applications
1 31 (31.96%) MS Excel
2 30 (30.93%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (68.04%) DHCP
2 62 (63.92%) TCP/IP
3 38 (39.18%) VPN
4 30 (30.93%) SAN
5 26 (26.80%) LAN
6 24 (24.74%) WAN
7 21 (21.65%) NAS
8 19 (19.59%) SMTP
9 16 (16.49%) Network Security
10 12 (12.37%) Firewall
11 9 (9.28%) HTTP
12 8 (8.25%) VoIP
13 7 (7.22%) OSPF
13 7 (7.22%) EIGRP
13 7 (7.22%) FTP
13 7 (7.22%) VLAN
14 6 (6.19%) Wireshark
15 5 (5.15%) BGP
15 5 (5.15%) IGRP
15 5 (5.15%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) JMeter
General
1 14 (14.43%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.06%) French Language
3 2 (2.06%) Norwegian Language
3 2 (2.06%) Spanish Language
3 2 (2.06%) Swedish Language
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (18.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (16.49%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (15.46%) Support Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Analyst
5 11 (11.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (10.31%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (10.31%) Consultant
7 9 (9.28%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (9.28%) Service Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (6.19%) Network Consultant
9 5 (5.15%) Technical Support
10 4 (4.12%) IT Support
10 4 (4.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.12%) Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Systems Administrator
11 3 (3.09%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (19.59%) .NET
2 5 (5.15%) Flash
3 2 (2.06%) XML
3 2 (2.06%) HTML
4 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.56%) Clustering
2 9 (9.28%) Thin Client
2 9 (9.28%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) Replication
4 1 (1.03%) Life Science
4 1 (1.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 78 (80.41%) Windows
2 63 (64.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (39.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (27.84%) Windows 7
5 21 (21.65%) Linux
6 19 (19.59%) UNIX
7 18 (18.56%) Windows XP
8 15 (15.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (7.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) ITIL
2 20 (20.62%) Migration
3 19 (19.59%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.15%) Information Security
4 5 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (5.15%) Network Architecture
5 4 (4.12%) Change Management
6 3 (3.09%) Project Management
7 2 (2.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (2.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.06%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.06%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.06%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.06%) Password Management
7 2 (2.06%) Security Management
8 1 (1.03%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.03%) Service Management
8 1 (1.03%) CRM
8 1 (1.03%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (25.77%) PowerShell
2 23 (23.71%) Perl
3 18 (18.56%) VB.NET
4 6 (6.19%) SQL
5 5 (5.15%) Python
6 3 (3.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (32.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (27.84%) MCSA
3 25 (25.77%) MCSE
4 23 (23.71%) MCITP
5 22 (22.68%) MCP
6 16 (16.49%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (13.40%) MCTS
8 8 (8.25%) CCNA
9 6 (6.19%) Degree
10 5 (5.15%) CCIE
11 4 (4.12%) VCP4
11 4 (4.12%) CCNP
12 2 (2.06%) JNCIA
12 2 (2.06%) CCIP
13 1 (1.03%) RHCE
13 1 (1.03%) JNCIP
13 1 (1.03%) CCSE
13 1 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.03%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (53.61%) Active Directory
2 23 (23.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (17.53%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.19%) XenApp
5 4 (4.12%) XenDesktop
5 4 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.12%) vSphere
6 3 (3.09%) XenServer
7 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.03%) Samba
7 1 (1.03%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.03%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (19.59%) Norton AntiVirus
2 17 (17.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 6 (6.19%) WSUS
4 5 (5.15%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.15%) SCOM
5 3 (3.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.06%) SCCM
7 1 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 43 (44.33%) Microsoft
2 35 (36.08%) VMware
3 25 (25.77%) Cisco
4 24 (24.74%) Symantec
5 23 (23.71%) Citrix
6 18 (18.56%) IronPort
7 8 (8.25%) Dell
7 8 (8.25%) Avaya
7 8 (8.25%) Juniper
8 7 (7.22%) CheckPoint
9 6 (6.19%) Fortinet
9 6 (6.19%) HP
10 4 (4.12%) IBM
10 4 (4.12%) CommVault
10 4 (4.12%) NetApp
11 3 (3.09%) BT
11 3 (3.09%) Toshiba
11 3 (3.09%) EMC
12 2 (2.06%) LANDesk
12 2 (2.06%) Lotus
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25 – 30K dependant on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 per annum + CAR
Posted: 21 days ago