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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 58 78 97
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +19
Permanent jobs citing DNS 66 43 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.85% 2.42% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.16% 15.03% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 50 37 17
Average salary £32,750 £33,852 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.25% +30.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,800 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
285 286 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.62% 16.07% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 205 221 213
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +3 24 £23,000 -22.03% 5
Chester +4 11 £26,041 -24.35% 3
Crewe - 11 £42,500 - 3
Knutsford -3 6 £37,500 -28.57%
Macclesfield +16 3 £25,000 - 1
Wilmslow +4 3 £20,000 -44.05%
Runcorn -5 2 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Northwich - 1 £80,000 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 88 (77.88%) Windows
2 84 (74.34%) DHCP
3 66 (58.41%) Microsoft
4 61 (53.98%) Active Directory
5 57 (50.44%) Cisco
6 54 (47.79%) TCP/IP
7 52 (46.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (42.48%) VMware
8 48 (42.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 47 (41.59%) VPN
10 45 (39.82%) Firewall
11 43 (38.05%) MS Exchange
11 43 (38.05%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (36.28%) MCSE
13 37 (32.74%) Cisco Certification
14 36 (31.86%) SQL
14 36 (31.86%) Windows 7
15 35 (30.97%) LAN
16 34 (30.09%) MCITP
17 32 (28.32%) VMware Infrastructure
17 32 (28.32%) WAN
18 29 (25.66%) ITIL
19 27 (23.89%) Linux
19 27 (23.89%) CCNA
19 27 (23.89%) Wireless
20 26 (23.01%) MCP
21 25 (22.12%) MS Office
21 25 (22.12%) MCTS
21 25 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2010
22 24 (21.24%) Exchange Server 2013

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (38.05%) MS Exchange
2 25 (22.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 24 (21.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (13.27%) IIS
5 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
6 7 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.54%) nginx
9 3 (2.65%) Lync
9 3 (2.65%) Jetty
9 3 (2.65%) Oracle Application Server
9 3 (2.65%) WebSphere
9 3 (2.65%) Apache
9 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
9 3 (2.65%) Oracle 9iAS
10 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.77%) WordPress
11 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 25 (22.12%) MS Office
2 20 (17.70%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.65%) ProjectWise
4 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.65%) Primavera
2 2 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.62%) Office 365
2 10 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.42%) Route 53
3 5 (4.42%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.65%) SaaS
4 3 (2.65%) PaaS
5 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 84 (74.34%) DHCP
2 54 (47.79%) TCP/IP
3 47 (41.59%) VPN
4 45 (39.82%) Firewall
5 35 (30.97%) LAN
6 32 (28.32%) WAN
7 27 (23.89%) Wireless
8 24 (21.24%) SSL
8 24 (21.24%) SAN
9 20 (17.70%) Network Security
10 19 (16.81%) VoIP
10 19 (16.81%) VLAN
11 16 (14.16%) HTTP
12 13 (11.50%) iSCSI
13 11 (9.73%) NAS
13 11 (9.73%) ADSL
13 11 (9.73%) VDSL
14 9 (7.96%) MPLS
14 9 (7.96%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (7.08%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.65%) Big Data
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.65%) MySQL
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.65%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Maven
1 5 (4.42%) Hudson
1 5 (4.42%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.65%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.65%) JUnit
3 1 (0.88%) JMeter
General
1 24 (21.24%) Finance
2 13 (11.50%) Financial Institution
2 13 (11.50%) Retail
3 7 (6.19%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (22.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (14.16%) IT Manager
2 16 (14.16%) Support Engineer
3 15 (13.27%) Network Engineer
4 13 (11.50%) Team Leader
5 10 (8.85%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) Support Team Leader
6 9 (7.96%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.08%) DBA
7 8 (7.08%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (7.08%) Technical Support
8 7 (6.19%) Desktop Support
8 7 (6.19%) Administrator
9 6 (5.31%) Analyst
9 6 (5.31%) IT Support
10 5 (4.42%) Desktop Team Leader
10 5 (4.42%) Desktop Support Team Leader
10 5 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.42%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.73%) HTML
2 9 (7.96%) XML
3 7 (6.19%) 802.1X
4 4 (3.54%) Web Services
5 3 (2.65%) WebCenter
5 3 (2.65%) Servlets
6 2 (1.77%) CSS
7 1 (0.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.08%) Clustering
3 6 (5.31%) Life Science
4 5 (4.42%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.65%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.65%) Replication
7 2 (1.77%) Device Driver
7 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.77%) Photography
7 2 (1.77%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.88%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 88 (77.88%) Windows
2 52 (46.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (38.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 36 (31.86%) Windows 7
5 27 (23.89%) Linux
6 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (15.93%) Windows XP
7 18 (15.93%) Windows 8
8 7 (6.19%) UNIX
8 7 (6.19%) CentOS
9 5 (4.42%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (3.54%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Phone
11 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.77%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.66%) ITIL
2 18 (15.93%) Risk Management
3 17 (15.04%) Mentoring
4 13 (11.50%) Migration
4 13 (11.50%) Customer Engagement
4 13 (11.50%) Change Management
5 12 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (9.73%) Service Management
6 11 (9.73%) Load Balancing
6 11 (9.73%) Mobile Device Management
7 10 (8.85%) Open Source
8 9 (7.96%) Service Delivery
8 9 (7.96%) DevOps
9 8 (7.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (7.08%) Patch Management
10 7 (6.19%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (6.19%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (6.19%) Line Management
10 7 (6.19%) Process Management
10 7 (6.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.86%) SQL
2 23 (20.35%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.42%) Java
4 4 (3.54%) PHP
4 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
4 4 (3.54%) Ruby
5 3 (2.65%) Prolog
5 3 (2.65%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (42.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (36.28%) MCSE
3 37 (32.74%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (30.09%) MCITP
5 27 (23.89%) CCNA
6 26 (23.01%) MCP
7 25 (22.12%) MCTS
8 22 (19.47%) Degree
9 16 (14.16%) MCSA
10 11 (9.73%) CCNP
10 11 (9.73%) JNCIA
11 6 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.65%) CCIE
12 3 (2.65%) OCP
12 3 (2.65%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.88%) CCSE
13 1 (0.88%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.58%) SLA
2 5 (4.42%) QA
3 4 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (53.98%) Active Directory
2 32 (28.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (20.35%) Hyper-V
4 7 (6.19%) vSphere
5 5 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.42%) vCloud
5 5 (4.42%) XenApp
5 5 (4.42%) Terminal Server
5 5 (4.42%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.54%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.65%) XenServer
8 1 (0.88%) Xen
8 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) SCCM
2 8 (7.08%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.31%) WSUS
4 5 (4.42%) Puppet
4 5 (4.42%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 66 (58.41%) Microsoft
2 57 (50.44%) Cisco
3 48 (42.48%) VMware
4 19 (16.81%) HP
5 17 (15.04%) Juniper
6 15 (13.27%) Citrix
7 13 (11.50%) Dell
8 12 (10.62%) IBM
9 10 (8.85%) Symantec
10 6 (5.31%) CheckPoint
10 6 (5.31%) EMC
11 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.42%) ProCurve
11 5 (4.42%) RightScale
12 4 (3.54%) Avaya
13 3 (2.65%) CommVault
13 3 (2.65%) Oracle
13 3 (2.65%) Mitel
13 3 (2.65%) Blue Coat
13 3 (2.65%) Toshiba
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Warrington
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + holidays, mobile, pension.
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
ThreePeople
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + dep on experience
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Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Crewe
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive Bonus
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Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Assurant Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Runcorn
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Salary: £350 per day
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Chester
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