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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 69 47 89
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +42
Permanent jobs citing DNS 31 74 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.73% 5.09% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.82% 35.75% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26 68 42
Median salary £29,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
174 207 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.33% 14.25% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 132 183 301
Median salary £36,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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
Crewe +5 11 £36,500 +21.66% 1
Wilmslow - 8 £20,000 - 1
Chester +10 3 £36,250 -3.33%
Warrington -22 3 £27,750 -35.83% 1
Sandbach - 2 £27,000 -
Macclesfield -16 1 £28,000 -8.94% 3
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 42 (73.68%) Windows
2 40 (70.18%) DHCP
3 32 (56.14%) Windows Server
4 31 (54.39%) Firewall
5 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
6 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
6 24 (42.11%) Office 365
7 23 (40.35%) MS Exchange
8 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (36.84%) Hyper-V
10 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (35.09%) VMware
10 20 (35.09%) SQL
11 19 (33.33%) MCSE
11 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
12 18 (31.58%) MCITP
13 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
15 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2013
15 14 (24.56%) Windows 8
15 14 (24.56%) MCSA
15 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
16 12 (21.05%) ITIL
16 12 (21.05%) Apple
17 11 (19.30%) Cisco
17 11 (19.30%) Mac OS X
17 11 (19.30%) MCP
17 11 (19.30%) Linux
18 10 (17.54%) MPLS

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 23 (40.35%) MS Exchange
2 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (24.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.02%) Apache
4 4 (7.02%) nginx
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 6 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (42.11%) Office 365
2 8 (14.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (70.18%) DHCP
2 31 (54.39%) Firewall
3 14 (24.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (17.54%) MPLS
5 9 (15.79%) LAN
5 9 (15.79%) WAN
6 8 (14.04%) Wireless
7 6 (10.53%) VoIP
8 4 (7.02%) Network Security
8 4 (7.02%) VLAN
9 3 (5.26%) HTTP
9 3 (5.26%) NAS
9 3 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (5.26%) SAN
9 3 (5.26%) VPN
9 3 (5.26%) WLAN
10 2 (3.51%) BGP
10 2 (3.51%) HTTPS
10 2 (3.51%) Internet
10 2 (3.51%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (28.07%) IT Engineer
3 15 (26.32%) IT Support
4 13 (22.81%) Support Engineer
5 12 (21.05%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (19.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 10 (17.54%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (17.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (17.54%) Server Engineer
8 9 (15.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 9 (15.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (15.79%) Analyst
8 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V Engineer
9 7 (12.28%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (10.53%) Network Engineer
11 5 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
12 4 (7.02%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
12 4 (7.02%) VMware Engineer
13 3 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) Web Services
2 3 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (1.75%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.75%) Servlets
3 1 (1.75%) WSGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.26%) Clustering
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.51%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.51%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.51%) NHS
4 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.75%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (73.68%) Windows
2 32 (56.14%) Windows Server
3 20 (35.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (24.56%) Windows 8
7 11 (19.30%) Linux
7 11 (19.30%) Mac OS X
8 4 (7.02%) CentOS
8 4 (7.02%) Windows 10
9 3 (5.26%) Debian
9 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) ITIL
2 6 (10.53%) Business Continuity
3 5 (8.77%) Migration
4 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.02%) Patch Management
4 4 (7.02%) Process Improvement
5 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (5.26%) High Availability
5 3 (5.26%) Information Security
5 3 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (5.26%) Security Patching
5 3 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (3.51%) DevOps
6 2 (3.51%) ITSM
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
6 2 (3.51%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.09%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) Python
3 4 (7.02%) PHP
4 3 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) Java
5 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.75%) Ruby
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (33.33%) MCSE
3 18 (31.58%) MCITP
4 14 (24.56%) MCSA
5 11 (19.30%) MCP
6 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.26%) CCNA
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.51%) Degree
9 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 26 (45.61%) Active Directory
2 21 (36.84%) Hyper-V
3 15 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (10.53%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (7.02%) VMware Server
6 3 (5.26%) Postfix
6 3 (5.26%) qmail
6 3 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.75%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.75%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) FortiGate
3 3 (5.26%) Nagios
3 3 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.26%) SCOM
4 2 (3.51%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.51%) MobiControl
4 2 (3.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.51%) WSUS
5 1 (1.75%) Ansible
5 1 (1.75%) Salt
5 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.09%) VMware
3 12 (21.05%) Apple
4 11 (19.30%) Cisco
5 6 (10.53%) SonicWALL
6 5 (8.77%) Symantec
7 3 (5.26%) arcserve
7 3 (5.26%) Avaya
7 3 (5.26%) Citrix
7 3 (5.26%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (5.26%) Sophos
8 2 (3.51%) CommVault
8 2 (3.51%) Dell
8 2 (3.51%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.51%) Motorola
8 2 (3.51%) Samsung
8 2 (3.51%) SOTI
9 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.75%) Juniper
Wilmslow
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary Details - Please contact for details
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 22 days ago
Macclesfield
greywood
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 21 days ago