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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 60 73 99
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +26
Permanent jobs citing DNS 63 42 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.60% 2.39% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.43% 13.95% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 48 36 21
Average salary £33,750 £31,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.87% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £23,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £61,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%
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
294 301 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.80% 17.16% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 200 227 261
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +1 19 £23,000 -28.68% 3
Crewe - 13 £42,500 -
Knutsford 0 9 £34,000 -47.69%
Chester +6 8 £26,041 -23.07% 3
Macclesfield +16 3 £25,000 -3.84% 2
Wilmslow 0 2 £30,000 +57.89% 1
Runcorn -11 2 £40,000 +42.85% 1
Northwich - 1 £37,500 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 91 (80.53%) Windows
2 83 (73.45%) DHCP
3 66 (58.41%) Active Directory
4 65 (57.52%) Microsoft
5 57 (50.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 56 (49.56%) TCP/IP
7 55 (48.67%) Cisco
8 50 (44.25%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (42.48%) VPN
9 48 (42.48%) VMware
10 45 (39.82%) MS Exchange
11 43 (38.05%) MCSE
12 39 (34.51%) Windows 7
13 37 (32.74%) Firewall
14 36 (31.86%) SQL
14 36 (31.86%) MCITP
14 36 (31.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (30.09%) LAN
15 34 (30.09%) Cisco Certification
16 33 (29.20%) ITIL
17 32 (28.32%) WAN
18 30 (26.55%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (24.78%) Linux
19 28 (24.78%) MS Office
20 27 (23.89%) MCP
20 27 (23.89%) CCNA
20 27 (23.89%) SAN
20 27 (23.89%) PowerShell
21 26 (23.01%) Exchange Server 2013
22 24 (21.24%) Exchange Server 2010

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 45 (39.82%) MS Exchange
2 26 (23.01%) Exchange Server 2013
3 24 (21.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (16.81%) IIS
5 10 (8.85%) SharePoint
6 8 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (4.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle 9iAS
8 3 (2.65%) nginx
8 3 (2.65%) Lync
9 2 (1.77%) Jetty
9 2 (1.77%) WordPress
9 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.77%) Apache
9 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.88%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 28 (24.78%) MS Office
2 24 (21.24%) 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 7 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.77%) SaaS
3 2 (1.77%) PaaS
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.77%) Route 53
3 2 (1.77%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 83 (73.45%) DHCP
2 56 (49.56%) TCP/IP
3 48 (42.48%) VPN
4 37 (32.74%) Firewall
5 34 (30.09%) LAN
6 32 (28.32%) WAN
7 27 (23.89%) SAN
8 21 (18.58%) Wireless
9 19 (16.81%) VLAN
10 18 (15.93%) Network Security
11 17 (15.04%) SSL
12 16 (14.16%) VoIP
13 14 (12.39%) NAS
14 12 (10.62%) HTTP
15 11 (9.73%) ADSL
15 11 (9.73%) VDSL
16 10 (8.85%) SMTP
17 8 (7.08%) iSCSI
18 7 (6.19%) Broadband
19 5 (4.42%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.65%) MySQL
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.77%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Maven
1 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.77%) Hudson
1 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.77%) JUnit
2 1 (0.88%) JMeter
General
1 22 (19.47%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Financial Institution
2 11 (9.73%) Retail
3 6 (5.31%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
4 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.88%) French Language
5 1 (0.88%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (0.88%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.88%) Swedish Language
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (18.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (14.16%) IT Manager
2 16 (14.16%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (11.50%) Team Leader
4 12 (10.62%) 1st Line Support
4 12 (10.62%) Analyst
5 11 (9.73%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (8.85%) Network Engineer
7 9 (7.96%) DBA
7 9 (7.96%) Service Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Administrator
7 9 (7.96%) Service Desk Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Support Team Leader
7 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Technical Support
9 7 (6.19%) Desktop Support
10 6 (5.31%) Consultant
10 6 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) HTML
2 7 (6.19%) XML
3 4 (3.54%) Web Services
3 4 (3.54%) .NET
4 3 (2.65%) WebCenter
5 2 (1.77%) CSS
5 2 (1.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.73%) Clustering
3 6 (5.31%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.42%) EMC VNX
5 4 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.54%) Replication
5 4 (3.54%) Life Science
6 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.65%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.77%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.77%) Photography
7 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.88%) Statistics
8 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 91 (80.53%) Windows
2 57 (50.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (34.51%) Windows 7
4 36 (31.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (24.78%) Linux
6 23 (20.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (16.81%) Windows XP
8 18 (15.93%) Windows 8
9 11 (9.73%) UNIX
10 5 (4.42%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (3.54%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.77%) CentOS
12 2 (1.77%) Android
12 2 (1.77%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.20%) ITIL
2 16 (14.16%) Risk Management
2 16 (14.16%) Migration
3 15 (13.27%) Mentoring
4 13 (11.50%) Change Management
5 12 (10.62%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (9.73%) Customer Engagement
6 11 (9.73%) Mobile Device Management
7 10 (8.85%) Load Balancing
7 10 (8.85%) Service Management
8 8 (7.08%) Service Delivery
8 8 (7.08%) Patch Management
9 7 (6.19%) Line Management
9 7 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (6.19%) Process Management
9 7 (6.19%) CRM
9 7 (6.19%) Security Management
9 7 (6.19%) Problem Management
9 7 (6.19%) Open Source
10 6 (5.31%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (31.86%) SQL
2 27 (23.89%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.54%) T-SQL
3 4 (3.54%) PL/SQL
4 3 (2.65%) Perl
4 3 (2.65%) VB.NET
4 3 (2.65%) Prolog
4 3 (2.65%) Ruby
5 2 (1.77%) PHP
5 2 (1.77%) Java
5 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 50 (44.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (38.05%) MCSE
3 36 (31.86%) MCITP
4 34 (30.09%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (23.89%) CCNA
5 27 (23.89%) MCP
6 24 (21.24%) MCTS
7 18 (15.93%) Degree
7 18 (15.93%) MCSA
8 11 (9.73%) JNCIA
9 7 (6.19%) CCNP
10 6 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (3.54%) 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 4 (3.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.77%) QA
System Software
1 66 (58.41%) Active Directory
2 30 (26.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (19.47%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.31%) vSphere
5 5 (4.42%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (4.42%) vCloud
5 5 (4.42%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.42%) XenApp
5 5 (4.42%) Terminal Server
5 5 (4.42%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.65%) XenServer
7 1 (0.88%) Xen
7 1 (0.88%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) SCCM
2 8 (7.08%) Backup Exec
3 7 (6.19%) WSUS
4 3 (2.65%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.77%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.77%) Puppet
5 2 (1.77%) SCOM
6 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 65 (57.52%) Microsoft
2 55 (48.67%) Cisco
3 48 (42.48%) VMware
4 20 (17.70%) HP
5 19 (16.81%) Juniper
6 17 (15.04%) Citrix
7 13 (11.50%) Dell
7 13 (11.50%) Symantec
8 12 (10.62%) IBM
9 8 (7.08%) CheckPoint
10 6 (5.31%) EMC
10 6 (5.31%) Avaya
11 5 (4.42%) Business Objects
11 5 (4.42%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.42%) ProCurve
12 4 (3.54%) Oracle
13 3 (2.65%) CommVault
13 3 (2.65%) McAfee
13 3 (2.65%) Toshiba
13 3 (2.65%) BT
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Virtual Resources
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 5 days ago
Alderley Edge, Cheshire
Frontline Consultancy
Posted: 12 days ago
Warrington
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Grow How UK (West) Ltd
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 20 days ago