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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 82 100 106
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 43 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.22% 1.01% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 6.08% 10.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35 13 26
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,200 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £58,500 £33,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
301 263 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.53% 16.53% 14.21%
Number of salaries quoted 233 197 286
Average salary £35,000 £44,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.90% +26.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -3 20 £29,250 -16.42% 3
Knutsford -5 7 £52,500 -10.25%
Chester 0 5 £36,750 -
Macclesfield +9 2 £23,750 -17.39%
Crewe - 1 £35,000 -
Wilmslow - 1 £52,500 - 1
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 59 (69.41%) Windows
2 51 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 45 (52.94%) DHCP
3 45 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 41 (48.24%) Active Directory
4 41 (48.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (42.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 29 (34.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (31.76%) Hyper-V
8 27 (31.76%) MS Exchange
9 26 (30.59%) Linux
10 25 (29.41%) SAN
11 24 (28.24%) VMware
12 23 (27.06%) MS Office
12 23 (27.06%) MCSA
13 22 (25.88%) Clustering
14 21 (24.71%) SQL Server
15 20 (23.53%) MS Excel
15 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
16 19 (22.35%) Windows 7
16 19 (22.35%) MCTS
16 19 (22.35%) MCSE
17 18 (21.18%) SQL
18 17 (20.00%) IIS
18 17 (20.00%) VPN
18 17 (20.00%) MCITP
19 16 (18.82%) Windows XP
19 16 (18.82%) UNIX
19 16 (18.82%) MCP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (31.76%) MS Exchange
2 20 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
3 17 (20.00%) IIS
4 12 (14.12%) Tomcat
5 10 (11.76%) Apache
6 8 (9.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (8.24%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (27.06%) MS Office
2 20 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.35%) MS Project
4 1 (1.18%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.18%) Fireworks
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) WebTrends
1 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Route 53
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (1.18%) ElastiCache
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.18%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 45 (52.94%) DHCP
3 25 (29.41%) SAN
4 17 (20.00%) VPN
5 10 (11.76%) SSL
5 10 (11.76%) LAN
5 10 (11.76%) NAS
6 9 (10.59%) Network Security
6 9 (10.59%) WAN
6 9 (10.59%) SMTP
6 9 (10.59%) LDAP
6 9 (10.59%) Kerberos
6 9 (10.59%) Firewall
6 9 (10.59%) SSH
7 4 (4.71%) Internet
8 2 (2.35%) MPLS
8 2 (2.35%) OSPF
8 2 (2.35%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.18%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (10.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.88%) MySQL
5 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.18%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (1.18%) JIRA
General
1 15 (17.65%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Retail
3 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (21.18%) Support Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) IT Support
4 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Messaging Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Administrator
6 6 (7.06%) Exchange Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Platform Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.88%) Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Developer
8 4 (4.71%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.71%) Technical Support
8 4 (4.71%) Wintel Specialist
9 3 (3.53%) Wintel Engineer
9 3 (3.53%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (3.53%) Senior SharePoint Administrator
9 3 (3.53%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) .NET
2 3 (3.53%) HTML
2 3 (3.53%) CSS
2 3 (3.53%) jQuery
3 2 (2.35%) Ajax
3 2 (2.35%) XHTML
3 2 (2.35%) Web Services
4 1 (1.18%) XML
4 1 (1.18%) DHTML
4 1 (1.18%) J2EE
4 1 (1.18%) Classic ASP
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Clustering
2 11 (12.94%) Fat Client
2 11 (12.94%) Thin Client
3 9 (10.59%) Device Driver
4 7 (8.24%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.71%) Replication
5 4 (4.71%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.35%) EPoS
6 2 (2.35%) iPhone
6 2 (2.35%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.18%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.18%) Social Media
7 1 (1.18%) iPad
7 1 (1.18%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 59 (69.41%) Windows
2 41 (48.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 29 (34.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (30.59%) Linux
6 19 (22.35%) Windows 7
7 16 (18.82%) UNIX
7 16 (18.82%) Windows XP
8 9 (10.59%) FreeBSD
9 7 (8.24%) Windows 2000
10 6 (7.06%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.35%) AIX
11 2 (2.35%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.18%) VMS
12 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.18%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.18%) CentOS
12 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.47%) ITIL
2 12 (14.12%) Problem Management
3 11 (12.94%) Change Management
4 10 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.59%) Multithreading
6 8 (9.41%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.24%) Migration
7 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (7.06%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.71%) Project Management
10 4 (4.71%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.71%) High Availability
11 3 (3.53%) Root Cause Analysis
11 3 (3.53%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (3.53%) Service Management
12 2 (2.35%) PRINCE2
12 2 (2.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.18%) SQL
2 9 (10.59%) Shell Script
2 9 (10.59%) Ruby
3 8 (9.41%) Perl
4 7 (8.24%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.53%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.53%) PHP
5 3 (3.53%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.35%) C#
6 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.18%) Java
7 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (42.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (27.06%) MCSA
3 19 (22.35%) MCSE
3 19 (22.35%) MCTS
4 17 (20.00%) MCITP
5 16 (18.82%) MCP
6 4 (4.71%) Degree
7 3 (3.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.35%) MCDST
8 2 (2.35%) PMP
8 2 (2.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.53%) SLA
1 3 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (48.24%) Active Directory
2 27 (31.76%) Hyper-V
3 15 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.41%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.88%) XenApp
6 4 (4.71%) vSphere
6 4 (4.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (4.71%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.35%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.35%) ISA Server
7 2 (2.35%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.18%) XenServer
8 1 (1.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (7.06%) SCVMM
3 4 (4.71%) NetBackup
4 3 (3.53%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.53%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.18%) Puppet
6 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 45 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.24%) VMware
3 15 (17.65%) Dell
4 14 (16.47%) Symantec
5 13 (15.29%) HP
6 12 (14.12%) Citrix
7 8 (9.41%) Cisco
8 7 (8.24%) Oracle
8 7 (8.24%) McAfee
9 5 (5.88%) EMC
10 4 (4.71%) SAP
10 4 (4.71%) ProCurve
11 3 (3.53%) IBM
11 3 (3.53%) Apple
11 3 (3.53%) Juniper
12 2 (2.35%) CA
12 2 (2.35%) Infor
13 1 (1.18%) Google
13 1 (1.18%) NetApp
13 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 13 days ago