The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 71 58 92
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Permanent jobs citing DNS 19 69 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.90% 3.95% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.33% 24.21% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 16 51 34
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £20,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £42,500 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
184 285 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.36% 16.31% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 139 201 219
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,850 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Cheshire

DNS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +11 9 £32,500 +24.80% 2
Wilmslow +4 2 £16,250 -18.75% 2
Runcorn 0 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Warrington -8 1 £45,000 +95.65%
Alderley Edge - 1 £52,500 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 27 (84.38%) DHCP
2 21 (65.63%) Windows
3 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 18 (56.25%) Firewall
4 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
5 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
6 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 11 (34.38%) WAN
7 11 (34.38%) LAN
7 11 (34.38%) VMware
7 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
9 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (28.13%) Cisco
10 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
10 8 (25.00%) ITIL
11 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
11 7 (21.88%) VPN
11 7 (21.88%) Wireless
11 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
12 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (18.75%) Finance
12 6 (18.75%) CCNA
12 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
12 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (18.75%) SQL
13 5 (15.63%) MCP
13 5 (15.63%) MCSE
13 5 (15.63%) MCSA
13 5 (15.63%) OSPF

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Google Apps
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (84.38%) DHCP
2 18 (56.25%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
4 11 (34.38%) LAN
4 11 (34.38%) WAN
5 7 (21.88%) VPN
5 7 (21.88%) Wireless
6 5 (15.63%) BGP
6 5 (15.63%) Network Security
6 5 (15.63%) OSPF
6 5 (15.63%) VLAN
7 3 (9.38%) WLAN
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.25%) Internet
8 2 (6.25%) Intranet
8 2 (6.25%) MPLS
8 2 (6.25%) Multicast
8 2 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) IT Support
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) IT Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Administrator
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Supervisor
5 3 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Supervisor
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) LAMP
2 1 (3.13%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
1 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.50%) Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
7 3 (9.38%) Mac OS X
7 3 (9.38%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.13%) Android
9 1 (3.13%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Business Continuity
2 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
2 3 (9.38%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (9.38%) Process Improvement
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.25%) Network Design
3 2 (6.25%) Network Management
3 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
3 2 (6.25%) Project Management
3 2 (6.25%) Security Patching
3 2 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.13%) BCP
4 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.13%) CRM
4 1 (3.13%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) ERP
4 1 (3.13%) SOA
4 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) CCNA
1 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.63%) MCITP
2 5 (15.63%) MCP
2 5 (15.63%) MCSA
2 5 (15.63%) MCSE
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (9.38%) CCNP
4 3 (9.38%) MCTS
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) CCA
6 1 (3.13%) CCIE
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) KVM
4 1 (3.13%) oVirt
4 1 (3.13%) Postfix
4 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 9 (28.13%) Cisco
4 3 (9.38%) Apple
4 3 (9.38%) Motorola
4 3 (9.38%) Samsung
5 2 (6.25%) Avaya
5 2 (6.25%) SOTI
6 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Google
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Sage
6 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.13%) SAP
6 1 (3.13%) Veeam
6 1 (3.13%) WatchGuard
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £16000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago