The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 78 100 120
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 36 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.06% 1.09% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.09% 6.71% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 33 18 17
Average salary £32,500 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £35,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
275 283 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.77% 16.30% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 213 220 284
Average salary £34,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
North West

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 -9 21 £29,500 +13.46% 1
Knutsford +8 5 £52,500 -10.25% 2
Chester - 5 £33,852 - 3
Macclesfield +9 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Runcorn +1 1 £32,500 +30.00%
Wilmslow - 1 £19,000 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 54 (60.67%) Windows
2 50 (56.18%) TCP/IP
3 49 (55.06%) Microsoft
4 44 (49.44%) DHCP
5 39 (43.82%) Active Directory
6 37 (41.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (37.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 30 (33.71%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (31.46%) Linux
10 27 (30.34%) SQL Server
11 24 (26.97%) LAN
12 23 (25.84%) LDAP
12 23 (25.84%) WAN
12 23 (25.84%) VMware
13 22 (24.72%) Firewall
13 22 (24.72%) MS Exchange
13 22 (24.72%) MS Office
14 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
14 21 (23.60%) SAN
14 21 (23.60%) Finance
15 20 (22.47%) MCSA
16 19 (21.35%) IIS
16 19 (21.35%) MCSE
16 19 (21.35%) HP
16 19 (21.35%) SSL
16 19 (21.35%) Cisco
17 18 (20.22%) SQL
17 18 (20.22%) Windows 7
18 17 (19.10%) VPN
19 16 (17.98%) Citrix

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 22 (24.72%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.35%) IIS
3 14 (15.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (13.48%) Tomcat
5 9 (10.11%) WebSphere
5 9 (10.11%) Apache
6 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.37%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (24.72%) MS Office
2 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.12%) Route 53
1 1 (1.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 50 (56.18%) TCP/IP
2 44 (49.44%) DHCP
3 24 (26.97%) LAN
4 23 (25.84%) LDAP
4 23 (25.84%) WAN
5 22 (24.72%) Firewall
6 21 (23.60%) SAN
7 19 (21.35%) SSL
8 17 (19.10%) VPN
9 16 (17.98%) SMTP
10 12 (13.48%) Internet
11 9 (10.11%) SSH
11 9 (10.11%) NAS
11 9 (10.11%) BGP
11 9 (10.11%) EIGRP
11 9 (10.11%) IGRP
11 9 (10.11%) TACACS
11 9 (10.11%) OSPF
11 9 (10.11%) HTTP
11 9 (10.11%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.49%) MySQL
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Subversion
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.25%) JIRA
General
1 21 (23.60%) Finance
2 4 (4.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.37%) Games
3 3 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) French Language
5 1 (1.12%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (20.22%) Support Engineer
2 17 (19.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) IT Support
3 12 (13.48%) IT Support Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (11.24%) Analyst
5 9 (10.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Network Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.99%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 6 (6.74%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Consultant
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Support
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (4.49%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.49%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.11%) SOAP
2 6 (6.74%) .NET
3 3 (3.37%) jQuery
3 3 (3.37%) HTML
3 3 (3.37%) CSS
4 2 (2.25%) XHTML
4 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.25%) Web Services
4 2 (2.25%) XML
5 1 (1.12%) Ajax
5 1 (1.12%) WinForms
5 1 (1.12%) Classic ASP
5 1 (1.12%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Clustering
2 11 (12.36%) Fat Client
2 11 (12.36%) Thin Client
3 9 (10.11%) Device Driver
4 7 (7.87%) Blackberry
5 5 (5.62%) iPhone
6 3 (3.37%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.37%) iPad
6 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.25%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (2.25%) EPoS
7 2 (2.25%) Replication
8 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.12%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 54 (60.67%) Windows
2 37 (41.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (33.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (31.46%) Linux
5 18 (20.22%) Windows 7
6 16 (17.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (16.85%) Windows XP
8 12 (13.48%) UNIX
9 9 (10.11%) FreeBSD
10 7 (7.87%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.37%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.25%) Windows NT
12 2 (2.25%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.25%) AIX
12 2 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (1.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.85%) ITIL
2 13 (14.61%) Load Balancing
3 11 (12.36%) Network Management
4 9 (10.11%) Network Design
4 9 (10.11%) Multithreading
4 9 (10.11%) Capacity Management
5 7 (7.87%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.87%) Change Management
5 7 (7.87%) Project Management
6 6 (6.74%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.49%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.49%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.37%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.37%) Migration
9 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.37%) Service Desk Management
9 3 (3.37%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.22%) SQL
2 9 (10.11%) Ruby
2 9 (10.11%) Shell Script
3 6 (6.74%) Perl
4 4 (4.49%) Python
4 4 (4.49%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.37%) C#
6 1 (1.12%) Java
6 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.12%) PHP
6 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (37.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (22.47%) MCSA
3 19 (21.35%) MCSE
4 15 (16.85%) MCP
5 12 (13.48%) MCTS
6 10 (11.24%) MCITP
7 8 (8.99%) Degree
8 4 (4.49%) MCDST
9 3 (3.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.25%) PMP
10 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 39 (43.82%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.98%) Hyper-V
3 13 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.87%) XenApp
4 7 (7.87%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.49%) ISA Server
5 4 (4.49%) Terminal Server
5 4 (4.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (3.37%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.37%) vSphere
7 2 (2.25%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.25%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (10.11%) HP NNM
1 9 (10.11%) CiscoWorks
2 7 (7.87%) NetBackup
2 7 (7.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (5.62%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.37%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.12%) SCCM
6 1 (1.12%) Puppet
6 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 49 (55.06%) Microsoft
2 23 (25.84%) VMware
3 19 (21.35%) HP
3 19 (21.35%) Cisco
4 16 (17.98%) Citrix
5 14 (15.73%) Dell
6 13 (14.61%) Juniper
7 12 (13.48%) Symantec
8 9 (10.11%) F5
9 6 (6.74%) Oracle
10 5 (5.62%) ProCurve
10 5 (5.62%) EMC
11 4 (4.49%) Apple
12 3 (3.37%) Sony
12 3 (3.37%) IBM
12 3 (3.37%) CommVault
12 3 (3.37%) Avaya
12 3 (3.37%) McAfee
13 2 (2.25%) CA
13 2 (2.25%) Infor
Chester, Cheshire
Steria
Posted: 4 hours ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NES Global Talent
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - Good
Posted: 6 days ago
Frodsham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago