The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 20 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Permanent jobs citing DNS 8 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.82% 2.91% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.86% 21.62% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £26,041 £33,852 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.00%
DNS
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
35 37 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.08% 13.45% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 25
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 June 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Chester

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (54.55%) IIS
3 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (45.45%) Open Source
4 5 (45.45%) Clustering
4 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (45.45%) Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (45.45%) CCNA
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Juniper
7 2 (18.18%) FTP
7 2 (18.18%) SLA
7 2 (18.18%) CCNP
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
8 1 (9.09%) Multicast

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) IIS
2 1 (9.09%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) FTP
6 1 (9.09%) Multicast
6 1 (9.09%) Junos
6 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) VoIP
6 1 (9.09%) HTTP
6 1 (9.09%) MPLS
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Open Source
1 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (45.45%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 1 (9.09%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) F5
4 1 (9.09%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix