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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 72 77 104
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Permanent jobs citing DNS 48 49 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.83% 2.73% 1.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.45% 13.92% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 37 37 21
Average salary £34,000 £31,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.93% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
357 352 426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.06% 19.59% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 225 257 326
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +15 14 £23,500 -53.00% 3
Crewe - 13 £42,500 - 3
Knutsford -3 9 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Chester +12 6 £32,500 - 2
Wilmslow - 5 £34,000 - 2
Northwich +5 3 £37,500 +82.92%
Macclesfield +4 2 £37,500 +40.18%
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 79 (82.29%) Windows
2 71 (73.96%) DHCP
3 58 (60.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (58.33%) TCP/IP
5 55 (57.29%) Active Directory
6 45 (46.88%) VPN
7 44 (45.83%) Microsoft
8 43 (44.79%) MS Exchange
9 42 (43.75%) VMware
10 39 (40.63%) Cisco
11 32 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 32 (33.33%) Windows 7
12 30 (31.25%) MCSE
13 29 (30.21%) ITIL
14 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (28.13%) MCITP
15 26 (27.08%) PowerShell
15 26 (27.08%) MCP
16 25 (26.04%) Linux
16 25 (26.04%) SAN
16 25 (26.04%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
17 24 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (25.00%) WAN
17 24 (25.00%) LAN
17 24 (25.00%) MS Excel
17 24 (25.00%) MS Office
17 24 (25.00%) Firewall
18 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
19 21 (21.88%) Hyper-V

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (44.79%) MS Exchange
2 24 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 20 (20.83%) IIS
4 17 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (17.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.08%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 24 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 24 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Office 365
2 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (73.96%) DHCP
2 56 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 45 (46.88%) VPN
4 25 (26.04%) SAN
5 24 (25.00%) WAN
5 24 (25.00%) LAN
5 24 (25.00%) Firewall
6 17 (17.71%) NAS
7 16 (16.67%) VLAN
8 15 (15.63%) Network Security
9 14 (14.58%) SMTP
9 14 (14.58%) Wireless
10 13 (13.54%) VoIP
11 12 (12.50%) SSL
12 9 (9.38%) ADSL
12 9 (9.38%) HTTP
12 9 (9.38%) VDSL
13 7 (7.29%) Broadband
14 5 (5.21%) RIP
14 5 (5.21%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) JMeter
General
1 17 (17.71%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Retail
3 8 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) French Language
5 2 (2.08%) Norwegian Language
5 2 (2.08%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.08%) Swedish Language
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (19.79%) Support Engineer
3 17 (17.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (14.58%) Analyst
5 12 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) Service Analyst
6 10 (10.42%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (10.42%) IT Manager
6 10 (10.42%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Technical Support
8 7 (7.29%) Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
9 6 (6.25%) Network Consultant
9 6 (6.25%) Team Leader
10 5 (5.21%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Technical Support Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Technical Support
11 3 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) .NET
2 6 (6.25%) HTML
2 6 (6.25%) XML
3 5 (5.21%) Web Services
4 2 (2.08%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.42%) Clustering
2 9 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.08%) Open Source
5 1 (1.04%) Replication
5 1 (1.04%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 79 (82.29%) Windows
2 58 (60.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 27 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (26.04%) Linux
6 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (15.63%) Windows XP
7 15 (15.63%) UNIX
8 14 (14.58%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.21%) ITIL
2 14 (14.58%) Migration
3 13 (13.54%) Load Balancing
4 12 (12.50%) Change Management
5 11 (11.46%) Mentoring
6 9 (9.38%) Risk Management
6 9 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
6 9 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
7 7 (7.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (6.25%) Security Management
8 6 (6.25%) Information Security
9 5 (5.21%) Service Management
9 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (5.21%) Project Management
9 5 (5.21%) Network Architecture
10 4 (4.17%) Change Control
10 4 (4.17%) DevOps
10 4 (4.17%) Line Management
10 4 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (4.17%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.08%) PowerShell
2 21 (21.88%) SQL
3 10 (10.42%) Perl
4 8 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.08%) Python
7 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (31.25%) MCSE
3 27 (28.13%) MCITP
4 26 (27.08%) MCP
5 24 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (19.79%) MCSA
7 18 (18.75%) CCNA
8 16 (16.67%) MCTS
9 11 (11.46%) Degree
10 9 (9.38%) JNCIA
11 5 (5.21%) CCIE
12 3 (3.13%) CCNP
13 1 (1.04%) JNCIP
13 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 1 (1.04%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.71%) SLA
2 4 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 55 (57.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (26.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (21.88%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.29%) XenApp
5 5 (5.21%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.13%) XenServer
6 3 (3.13%) vSphere
7 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.08%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.04%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.04%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (5.21%) WSUS
4 4 (4.17%) SCCM
4 4 (4.17%) SCOM
4 4 (4.17%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.04%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 44 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 42 (43.75%) VMware
3 39 (40.63%) Cisco
4 21 (21.88%) Citrix
5 18 (18.75%) Juniper
6 15 (15.63%) Symantec
7 14 (14.58%) HP
8 13 (13.54%) Dell
9 10 (10.42%) IBM
10 9 (9.38%) Avaya
10 9 (9.38%) CheckPoint
11 8 (8.33%) IronPort
12 6 (6.25%) Fortinet
13 3 (3.13%) BT
13 3 (3.13%) Toshiba
14 2 (2.08%) F5
14 2 (2.08%) GFI Software
14 2 (2.08%) WatchGuard
14 2 (2.08%) LANDesk
14 2 (2.08%) Mitel
Chester, Cheshire
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Trust
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £16,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Chester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £23 - £24 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Pets at Home
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Posted: 20 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago