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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 67 103 102
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 54 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.93% 1.09% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.98% 4.85% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 42 18 26
Average salary £34,500 £38,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +68.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,000 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
318 433 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.24% 22.45% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 232 328 197
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +15.38%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -6 14 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Knutsford - 8 £50,000 - 2
Runcorn - 7 £25,000 -
Chester +12 4 £37,500 -31.81% 1
Northwich 0 4 £20,500 -51.76% 1
Crewe - 1 £28,000 - 1
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 49 (53.26%) Cisco
2 47 (51.09%) Windows
3 46 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 42 (45.65%) SMTP
5 41 (44.57%) LAN
5 41 (44.57%) Firewall
6 40 (43.48%) WAN
6 40 (43.48%) Microsoft
7 37 (40.22%) LDAP
8 36 (39.13%) DHCP
9 35 (38.04%) HP
9 35 (38.04%) Finance
10 33 (35.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (34.78%) Internet
11 32 (34.78%) SSL
12 30 (32.61%) Network Management
12 30 (32.61%) VMware
13 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
13 29 (31.52%) HTTP
13 29 (31.52%) SOAP
13 29 (31.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (30.43%) Juniper
15 27 (29.35%) CiscoWorks
15 27 (29.35%) OSPF
15 27 (29.35%) BGP
15 27 (29.35%) EIGRP
15 27 (29.35%) IGRP
15 27 (29.35%) TACACS
15 27 (29.35%) HP NNM
15 27 (29.35%) Network Design

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (29.35%) WebSphere
2 23 (25.00%) IIS
3 14 (15.22%) Apache
4 13 (14.13%) MS Exchange
5 11 (11.96%) SharePoint
6 9 (9.78%) Tomcat
7 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (3.26%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (23.91%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.22%) MS Office
3 2 (2.17%) MS Project
4 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Route 53
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 42 (45.65%) SMTP
3 41 (44.57%) LAN
3 41 (44.57%) Firewall
4 40 (43.48%) WAN
5 37 (40.22%) LDAP
6 36 (39.13%) DHCP
7 32 (34.78%) Internet
7 32 (34.78%) SSL
8 29 (31.52%) HTTP
9 27 (29.35%) OSPF
9 27 (29.35%) BGP
9 27 (29.35%) EIGRP
9 27 (29.35%) IGRP
9 27 (29.35%) TACACS
10 16 (17.39%) VLAN
11 12 (13.04%) SAN
12 10 (10.87%) FTP
13 8 (8.70%) VPN
14 6 (6.52%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.43%) MySQL
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Subversion
2 2 (2.17%) Maven
2 2 (2.17%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.09%) JIRA
General
1 35 (38.04%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Games
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 3 (3.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.17%) Local Government
5 2 (2.17%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.09%) Banking
6 1 (1.09%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 24 (26.09%) Firewall Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (7.61%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.43%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) Technical Consultant
7 5 (5.43%) Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Platform Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.35%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.52%) SOAP
2 13 (14.13%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (4.35%) .NET
4 3 (3.26%) Web Services
4 3 (3.26%) XML
5 2 (2.17%) REST
5 2 (2.17%) Spring
5 2 (2.17%) XML-RPC
5 2 (2.17%) Hibernate
5 2 (2.17%) Java RMI
5 2 (2.17%) JSP
5 2 (2.17%) Servlets
6 1 (1.09%) XHTML
6 1 (1.09%) HTML
6 1 (1.09%) J2EE
6 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.09%) CSS
6 1 (1.09%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.35%) Device Driver
1 4 (4.35%) Clustering
1 4 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 4 (4.35%) iPhone
2 3 (3.26%) Smartphone
2 3 (3.26%) iPad
3 2 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.17%) Online Games
3 2 (2.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.09%) Replication
4 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 47 (51.09%) Windows
2 33 (35.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (31.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (18.48%) Linux
5 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (9.78%) Windows 7
7 7 (7.61%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.35%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.35%) FreeBSD
9 3 (3.26%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.09%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.09%) VMS
10 1 (1.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Network Management
2 27 (29.35%) Network Design
2 27 (29.35%) Load Balancing
2 27 (29.35%) Capacity Management
3 18 (19.57%) Project Management
4 13 (14.13%) ITIL
5 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (4.35%) Multithreading
6 4 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.26%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (3.26%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.26%) Migration
7 3 (3.26%) Scrum
7 3 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.26%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.17%) Game Development
8 2 (2.17%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.91%) SQL
2 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.35%) Ruby
2 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
2 4 (4.35%) C#
2 4 (4.35%) Python
3 3 (3.26%) Perl
3 3 (3.26%) Java
4 2 (2.17%) C++
5 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (18.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.04%) MCSE
3 6 (6.52%) MCP
4 5 (5.43%) Degree
5 4 (4.35%) MCDST
5 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (3.26%) MCSA
6 3 (3.26%) CCNA
6 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (3.26%) MCTS
6 3 (3.26%) MCITP
7 2 (2.17%) PMP
7 2 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.09%) QA
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (31.52%) Active Directory
2 17 (18.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (18.48%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.61%) XenApp
4 4 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 4 (4.35%) ISA Server
4 4 (4.35%) Terminal Server
5 3 (3.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (3.26%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.26%) vSphere
6 2 (2.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.09%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (29.35%) CiscoWorks
1 27 (29.35%) HP NNM
2 5 (5.43%) Backup Exec
3 4 (4.35%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.09%) SCCM
5 1 (1.09%) HP SIM
5 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (53.26%) Cisco
2 40 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 35 (38.04%) HP
4 30 (32.61%) VMware
5 28 (30.43%) Juniper
6 27 (29.35%) F5
7 19 (20.65%) Citrix
8 7 (7.61%) Dell
9 6 (6.52%) Symantec
10 4 (4.35%) Oracle
11 3 (3.26%) Avaya
11 3 (3.26%) CommVault
11 3 (3.26%) Apple
11 3 (3.26%) Sony
12 2 (2.17%) Infor
12 2 (2.17%) NETGEAR
12 2 (2.17%) Draytek
12 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.09%) EMC
13 1 (1.09%) Sun
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, BUPA Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Wilmslow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Northwich
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago