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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 66 78 99
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Permanent jobs citing DNS 55 40 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.39% 2.33% 1.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.08% 13.75% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 21
Average salary £34,000 £28,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £21,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £51,500
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
322 291 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.85% 16.95% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 209 207 303
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,900 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 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 22 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
Crewe - 15 £42,500 -
Warrington +8 13 £21,250 -57.50% 2
Knutsford +6 11 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Chester +12 8 £26,041 -47.91% 2
Wilmslow +4 6 £33,250 +75.00% 1
Northwich +3 2 £37,500 +82.92%
Macclesfield +10 1 £37,500 +40.18% 2
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 84 (84.00%) Windows
2 72 (72.00%) DHCP
3 66 (66.00%) Active Directory
4 64 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (56.00%) TCP/IP
6 47 (47.00%) Microsoft
7 44 (44.00%) Cisco
8 43 (43.00%) VPN
8 43 (43.00%) MS Exchange
8 43 (43.00%) VMware
9 39 (39.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 33 (33.00%) Windows 7
11 32 (32.00%) ITIL
11 32 (32.00%) MCSE
12 30 (30.00%) SQL
12 30 (30.00%) PowerShell
12 30 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 30 (30.00%) MCITP
13 29 (29.00%) Firewall
14 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 27 (27.00%) SAN
15 26 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
15 26 (26.00%) WAN
15 26 (26.00%) LAN
16 25 (25.00%) MCP
16 25 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
16 25 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 24 (24.00%) IIS
18 23 (23.00%) Linux
19 21 (21.00%) MCTS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (43.00%) MS Exchange
2 25 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (24.00%) IIS
4 19 (19.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (13.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle 9iAS
7 3 (3.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (3.00%) Lync
8 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (2.00%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (20.00%) MS Office
1 20 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.00%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.00%) Office 365
2 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (72.00%) DHCP
2 56 (56.00%) TCP/IP
3 43 (43.00%) VPN
4 29 (29.00%) Firewall
5 27 (27.00%) SAN
6 26 (26.00%) WAN
6 26 (26.00%) LAN
7 19 (19.00%) VLAN
7 19 (19.00%) NAS
8 16 (16.00%) Network Security
9 14 (14.00%) SSL
9 14 (14.00%) SMTP
9 14 (14.00%) VoIP
9 14 (14.00%) Wireless
10 11 (11.00%) ADSL
10 11 (11.00%) VDSL
11 9 (9.00%) HTTP
12 7 (7.00%) Broadband
13 5 (5.00%) EIGRP
13 5 (5.00%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.00%) MySQL
4 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) JMeter
General
1 17 (17.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Retail
3 8 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 6 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.00%) French Language
5 2 (2.00%) Norwegian Language
5 2 (2.00%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.00%) Swedish Language
5 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (21.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 16 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (14.00%) Analyst
4 13 (13.00%) 1st Line Support
5 12 (12.00%) IT Manager
6 11 (11.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (11.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (10.00%) Administrator
7 10 (10.00%) Service Analyst
8 9 (9.00%) DBA
9 8 (8.00%) Technical Support
10 7 (7.00%) Consultant
10 7 (7.00%) Team Leader
11 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 6 (6.00%) Network Consultant
12 5 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
13 4 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.00%) .NET
2 8 (8.00%) HTML
2 8 (8.00%) XML
3 4 (4.00%) Web Services
4 3 (3.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.00%) Clustering
2 11 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.00%) Open Source
4 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.00%) Replication
5 3 (3.00%) Life Science
5 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (84.00%) Windows
2 64 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (33.00%) Windows 7
4 30 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (27.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (23.00%) Linux
7 17 (17.00%) Windows 8
8 12 (12.00%) UNIX
9 11 (11.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.00%) ITIL
2 17 (17.00%) Migration
3 13 (13.00%) Change Management
3 13 (13.00%) Load Balancing
3 13 (13.00%) Mentoring
4 11 (11.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (9.00%) Service Management
5 9 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (9.00%) Risk Management
5 9 (9.00%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (6.00%) Security Management
7 5 (5.00%) Information Security
7 5 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.00%) Project Management
7 5 (5.00%) Network Architecture
7 5 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.00%) Change Control
8 4 (4.00%) Database Mirroring
8 4 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 30 (30.00%) SQL
1 30 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (8.00%) Perl
3 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.00%) Prolog
4 3 (3.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (39.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (32.00%) MCSE
3 30 (30.00%) MCITP
4 26 (26.00%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (25.00%) MCP
6 21 (21.00%) MCTS
7 20 (20.00%) CCNA
8 16 (16.00%) MCSA
9 15 (15.00%) Degree
10 11 (11.00%) JNCIA
11 5 (5.00%) CCIE
12 3 (3.00%) CCNP
12 3 (3.00%) OCP
12 3 (3.00%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (1.00%) CCSE
13 1 (1.00%) JNCIP
13 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.00%) SLA
2 4 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 66 (66.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.00%) XenApp
5 5 (5.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.00%) XenServer
8 2 (2.00%) vSphere
8 2 (2.00%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.00%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.00%) Xen
9 1 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 8 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (4.00%) SCCM
2 4 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.00%) WSUS
4 2 (2.00%) SCOM
5 1 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 47 (47.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (44.00%) Cisco
3 43 (43.00%) VMware
4 20 (20.00%) Juniper
5 17 (17.00%) Citrix
6 15 (15.00%) HP
7 13 (13.00%) Dell
8 12 (12.00%) IBM
9 11 (11.00%) Symantec
10 9 (9.00%) Avaya
11 8 (8.00%) IronPort
11 8 (8.00%) CheckPoint
12 6 (6.00%) Fortinet
13 5 (5.00%) Business Objects
14 4 (4.00%) Oracle
15 3 (3.00%) Toshiba
15 3 (3.00%) BT
15 3 (3.00%) CommVault
15 3 (3.00%) Mitel
16 2 (2.00%) GFI Software
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £40k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Ricoh
Salary: £40k plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Warrington, WA1
6 Talent
Salary: 19,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago