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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 37 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.36% 0.87% 4.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 5.41% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 8
Average salary £38,500 - £25,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 - £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,700 - £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
40 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 15.75% 16.09% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 44
Average salary £38,500 £48,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.61% +67.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £32,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 6 (42.86%) DHCP
5 5 (35.71%) HP
5 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
6 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (28.57%) Dell
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) IIS
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (21.43%) OSPF
7 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
7 3 (21.43%) Clustering
7 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (21.43%) High Availability
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (21.43%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (7.14%) Route 53
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 6 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 3 (21.43%) OSPF
3 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Architect
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Wintel Support
2 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Server Support
2 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Web Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) WinForms
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 2000
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) UNIX
4 2 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Migration
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Password Management
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (21.43%) MCTS
1 3 (21.43%) MCITP
2 2 (14.29%) PMP
2 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCIP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) SCVMM
2 2 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
3 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Dell
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) ProCurve