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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 53 84 99
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 80 43 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.55% 2.22% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.56% 14.33% 5.93%
Number of salaries quoted 66 35 13
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
313 300 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.80% 15.50% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 242 232 203
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £44,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +18 32 £35,000 +19.65% 4
Northwich - 16 £80,000 -
Chester +4 13 £36,250 -1.36% 2
Crewe -2 5 - - 2
Knutsford -3 3 £37,500 -28.57%
Macclesfield +17 2 £30,000 +26.31% 2
Wilmslow +5 2 £20,000 -61.90%
Daresbury - 2 £45,000 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 100 (75.19%) DHCP
2 85 (63.91%) Windows
3 71 (53.38%) Cisco
4 68 (51.13%) Microsoft
5 66 (49.62%) TCP/IP
6 62 (46.62%) Firewall
7 59 (44.36%) Active Directory
8 52 (39.10%) VMware
9 50 (37.59%) LAN
10 49 (36.84%) MS Exchange
11 48 (36.09%) VPN
11 48 (36.09%) Cisco Certification
11 48 (36.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 46 (34.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 44 (33.08%) Microsoft Certification
14 43 (32.33%) SSL
14 43 (32.33%) SQL
15 37 (27.82%) MCSE
16 34 (25.56%) Citrix
16 34 (25.56%) Network Security
17 33 (24.81%) Windows 7
17 33 (24.81%) VLAN
18 32 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
19 31 (23.31%) HTTP
19 31 (23.31%) WAN
20 29 (21.80%) Wireless
20 29 (21.80%) iSCSI
20 29 (21.80%) Load Balancing
21 28 (21.05%) MCITP
21 28 (21.05%) CCNP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 49 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 26 (19.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (16.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (16.54%) IIS
4 15 (11.28%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (3.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.01%) nginx
8 3 (2.26%) Lync
8 3 (2.26%) Jetty
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (2.26%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.26%) Apache
8 3 (2.26%) Tomcat
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle 9iAS
9 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.50%) WordPress
10 1 (0.75%) OpenStack
Applications
1 22 (16.54%) MS Excel
2 19 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (2.26%) ProjectWise
4 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Primavera
2 2 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (11.28%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (9.02%) Office 365
3 9 (6.77%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (6.77%) Amazon S3
4 8 (6.02%) Amazon ELB
4 8 (6.02%) Route 53
5 4 (3.01%) SaaS
6 3 (2.26%) PaaS
6 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (75.19%) DHCP
2 66 (49.62%) TCP/IP
3 62 (46.62%) Firewall
4 50 (37.59%) LAN
5 48 (36.09%) VPN
6 43 (32.33%) SSL
7 34 (25.56%) Network Security
8 33 (24.81%) VLAN
9 31 (23.31%) HTTP
9 31 (23.31%) WAN
10 29 (21.80%) iSCSI
10 29 (21.80%) Wireless
11 26 (19.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 22 (16.54%) VoIP
13 17 (12.78%) SAN
13 17 (12.78%) MPLS
13 17 (12.78%) OSPF
13 17 (12.78%) BGP
14 16 (12.03%) FCoE
14 16 (12.03%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.76%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.26%) Big Data
4 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.26%) MySQL
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.50%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (6.02%) Maven
1 8 (6.02%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.26%) Hudson
3 3 (2.26%) JUnit
3 3 (2.26%) Cucumber
General
1 23 (17.29%) Finance
2 13 (9.77%) Financial Institution
2 13 (9.77%) Retail
3 8 (6.02%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.01%) Advertising
5 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 25 (18.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 17 (12.78%) Security Engineer
5 16 (12.03%) Senior Security Engineer
5 16 (12.03%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 16 (12.03%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (12.03%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (11.28%) IT Manager
7 13 (9.77%) Team Leader
8 11 (8.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 10 (7.52%) IT Support
10 9 (6.77%) Support Team Leader
11 8 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (6.02%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (6.02%) DBA
12 7 (5.26%) Desktop Support
12 7 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (5.26%) Administrator
13 6 (4.51%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.27%) HTML
2 10 (7.52%) 802.1X
3 9 (6.77%) XML
4 7 (5.26%) Web Services
5 3 (2.26%) Servlets
5 3 (2.26%) WebCenter
6 2 (1.50%) CSS
7 1 (0.75%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 12 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.02%) Clustering
3 8 (6.02%) Life Science
4 4 (3.01%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.01%) EMC VNX
5 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.26%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.26%) Replication
6 2 (1.50%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.50%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.50%) Photography
7 1 (0.75%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.75%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.75%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 85 (63.91%) Windows
2 48 (36.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (34.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (24.81%) Windows 7
5 25 (18.80%) Linux
6 19 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (13.53%) Windows XP
8 15 (11.28%) Windows 8
9 10 (7.52%) CentOS
10 5 (3.76%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (3.01%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.26%) Android
13 2 (1.50%) UNIX
13 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.50%) Windows Phone
13 2 (1.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.80%) Load Balancing
2 26 (19.55%) ITIL
3 18 (13.53%) E-Commerce
4 17 (12.78%) Risk Management
5 16 (12.03%) Mentoring
6 14 (10.53%) Service Management
7 13 (9.77%) DevOps
7 13 (9.77%) Customer Engagement
8 12 (9.02%) Open Source
8 12 (9.02%) Root Cause Analysis
8 12 (9.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (8.27%) Service Delivery
9 11 (8.27%) Migration
9 11 (8.27%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (8.27%) Security Patching
10 10 (7.52%) Kalman Filter
10 10 (7.52%) Change Management
11 8 (6.02%) Configuration Management
11 8 (6.02%) Line Management
11 8 (6.02%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 43 (32.33%) SQL
2 23 (17.29%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.76%) Bash Shell
3 5 (3.76%) Ruby
3 5 (3.76%) Java
4 4 (3.01%) PHP
4 4 (3.01%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.26%) PL/SQL
5 3 (2.26%) Prolog
6 2 (1.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (36.09%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (33.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (27.82%) MCSE
4 28 (21.05%) MCITP
4 28 (21.05%) CCNP
5 26 (19.55%) Degree
6 24 (18.05%) CCNA
7 23 (17.29%) MCTS
8 20 (15.04%) MCP
9 16 (12.03%) MCSA
9 16 (12.03%) CCIE
10 8 (6.02%) JNCIA
11 6 (4.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (2.26%) OCP
12 3 (2.26%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.75%) CCA
13 1 (0.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.29%) SLA
2 8 (6.02%) QA
3 5 (3.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 59 (44.36%) Active Directory
2 32 (24.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.02%) vSphere
5 7 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (4.51%) XenApp
6 6 (4.51%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.76%) Terminal Server
8 4 (3.01%) vCloud
9 1 (0.75%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.75%) Xen
9 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (8.27%) SCCM
2 8 (6.02%) WSUS
2 8 (6.02%) Puppet
2 8 (6.02%) Vagrant
3 7 (5.26%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.50%) SCOM
5 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.75%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 71 (53.38%) Cisco
2 68 (51.13%) Microsoft
3 52 (39.10%) VMware
4 34 (25.56%) Citrix
5 15 (11.28%) HP
6 13 (9.77%) Juniper
7 11 (8.27%) IBM
8 10 (7.52%) Dell
9 9 (6.77%) Symantec
10 8 (6.02%) Red Hat
10 8 (6.02%) RightScale
11 5 (3.76%) EMC
12 4 (3.01%) ProCurve
13 3 (2.26%) Mitel
13 3 (2.26%) Blue Coat
13 3 (2.26%) Apple
13 3 (2.26%) CommVault
13 3 (2.26%) Oracle
13 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
14 2 (1.50%) McAfee
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