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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 73 82 82
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 29 45 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.26% 2.44% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.51% 13.35% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 25 35 39
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
187 337 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.56% 18.29% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 140 274 252
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,350 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £67,500
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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -6 14 £22,000 -20.72%
Macclesfield +23 3 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Knutsford +2 3 £30,000 -55.55% 1
Daresbury - 2 £40,000 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 86 (71.67%) DHCP
2 78 (65.00%) Cisco
3 73 (60.83%) TCP/IP
4 66 (55.00%) VMware
5 65 (54.17%) LAN
6 63 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
7 62 (51.67%) Active Directory
8 61 (50.83%) Citrix
9 60 (50.00%) Windows
10 53 (44.17%) MS Exchange
11 48 (40.00%) Microsoft
12 44 (36.67%) Firewall
13 42 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 42 (35.00%) Windows Server
14 41 (34.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 40 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
16 37 (30.83%) VPN
17 35 (29.17%) Hyper-V
17 35 (29.17%) VLAN
18 34 (28.33%) SSL
19 33 (27.50%) CCNA
19 33 (27.50%) Load Balancing
20 32 (26.67%) Windows 7
20 32 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
21 31 (25.83%) CCNP
21 31 (25.83%) MS Excel
21 31 (25.83%) MS Office
21 31 (25.83%) Network Security
21 31 (25.83%) iSCSI
21 31 (25.83%) Cisco Nexus

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 53 (44.17%) MS Exchange
2 29 (24.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (22.50%) IIS
4 25 (20.83%) SharePoint
5 23 (19.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.50%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.83%) Flash Media Server
7 1 (0.83%) nginx
7 1 (0.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 31 (25.83%) MS Excel
1 31 (25.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (5.00%) Office 365
2 5 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (3.33%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (2.50%) Route 53
5 2 (1.67%) SaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.83%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.83%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.83%) IaaS
6 1 (0.83%) Linode
6 1 (0.83%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 86 (71.67%) DHCP
2 73 (60.83%) TCP/IP
3 65 (54.17%) LAN
4 44 (36.67%) Firewall
5 37 (30.83%) VPN
6 35 (29.17%) VLAN
7 34 (28.33%) SSL
8 31 (25.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 31 (25.83%) iSCSI
8 31 (25.83%) Network Security
9 29 (24.17%) WAN
10 28 (23.33%) BGP
10 28 (23.33%) FCoE
10 28 (23.33%) Fibre Channel
10 28 (23.33%) HTTP
10 28 (23.33%) OSPF
11 24 (20.00%) Wireless
12 23 (19.17%) VoIP
13 18 (15.00%) SAN
14 8 (6.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (24.17%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.83%) MS Access
5 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.50%) Maven
1 3 (2.50%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.67%) Hudson
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (7.50%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.83%) Finance
2 7 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.00%) Advertising
4 2 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.67%) Retail
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (34.17%) IT Engineer
2 35 (29.17%) Network Engineer
3 34 (28.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (24.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 28 (23.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 28 (23.33%) IT Support
5 28 (23.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 28 (23.33%) Security Engineer
5 28 (23.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 28 (23.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 25 (20.83%) Support Engineer
7 22 (18.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 22 (18.33%) IT Support Engineer
8 17 (14.17%) Systems Engineer
9 13 (10.83%) Citrix Engineer
10 10 (8.33%) Analyst
10 10 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
10 10 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (5.83%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 7 (5.83%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.17%) .NET
2 3 (2.50%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (0.83%) Flash
3 1 (0.83%) Memcached
3 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.83%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (4.17%) Life Science
2 5 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.67%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.83%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (0.83%) Streaming Video
5 1 (0.83%) Tandem
5 1 (0.83%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 60 (50.00%) Windows
2 42 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 42 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (34.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 23 (19.17%) Windows XP
6 13 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.83%) Linux
8 4 (3.33%) CentOS
9 2 (1.67%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) Load Balancing
2 28 (23.33%) E-Commerce
3 15 (12.50%) ITIL
4 7 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (5.00%) Project Management
6 5 (4.17%) DevOps
6 5 (4.17%) Security Patching
6 5 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.33%) High Availability
7 4 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (3.33%) Service Continuity Management
8 3 (2.50%) Auto-Scaling
8 3 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.50%) Line Management
8 3 (2.50%) Open Source
8 3 (2.50%) Service Management
8 3 (2.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.67%) C#
3 2 (1.67%) VB
4 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.83%) Java
4 1 (0.83%) Perl
4 1 (0.83%) Ruby
4 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (27.50%) CCNA
3 32 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (25.83%) CCNP
5 28 (23.33%) CCIE
6 25 (20.83%) MCSE
7 24 (20.00%) MCSA
8 23 (19.17%) MCP
9 22 (18.33%) MCITP
9 22 (18.33%) MCTS
10 6 (5.00%) Degree
11 5 (4.17%) CCA
11 5 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.67%) HNC
14 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) QA
2 2 (1.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (51.67%) Active Directory
2 40 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (29.17%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.67%) XenApp
5 5 (4.17%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.50%) vSphere
7 2 (1.67%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.67%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.83%) Docker
8 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.83%) Postfix
8 1 (0.83%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.83%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 25 (20.83%) SCCM
2 3 (2.50%) Puppet
2 3 (2.50%) SCOM
3 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (65.00%) Cisco
2 66 (55.00%) VMware
3 61 (50.83%) Citrix
4 48 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.00%) NetApp
6 3 (2.50%) CommVault
6 3 (2.50%) IBM
6 3 (2.50%) Lotus
6 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.50%) RightScale
7 2 (1.67%) Avaya
7 2 (1.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.67%) HP
7 2 (1.67%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.67%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.83%) Dell
8 1 (0.83%) Forcepoint
8 1 (0.83%) Sophos
8 1 (0.83%) Symantec
8 1 (0.83%) Wyse
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandbach, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sandbach
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Sandbach
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago