The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 8 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.11% - 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.09% - 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 6
Average salary £35,000 - £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,711 - £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 - £30,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 17 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.62% 6.59% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 37 6 40
Average salary £38,500 £27,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.59% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,350 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £32,500 £52,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Cheshire

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

DNS
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Chester region.

DNS Salary Trend in Chester

DNS
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Chester

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) SAN
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) HP
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
6 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) Dell
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) IIS
7 2 (18.18%) MS Project
7 2 (18.18%) MS Office
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 2 (18.18%) UNIX
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (18.18%) PMP
7 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon S3
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (9.09%) Route 53
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall
5 1 (9.09%) MPLS
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Server Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Wintel Support
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Web Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) WinForms
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) High Availability
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (18.18%) PMP
1 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
1 2 (18.18%) MCITP
1 2 (18.18%) MCTS
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
2 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
Chester, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + on call, bonus, pension, incentives
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Steria
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago