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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 38 35 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.33% 1.75% 3.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 10.26% 14.55%
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 - £30,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
33 39 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.79% 17.11% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 42
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 £42,500 £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 1 October 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 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) SAN
4 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
5 5 (38.46%) HP
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (30.77%) VMware
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 4 (30.77%) Dell
7 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000
7 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 3 (23.08%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) Internet
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (23.08%) OSPF
7 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
7 3 (23.08%) Clustering
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (23.08%) High Availability
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (23.08%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) SAN
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 5 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) Internet
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) HTTP
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Wintel Support
2 2 (15.38%) Server Support
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Web Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) WinForms
1 1 (7.69%) Ajax
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (23.08%) Windows 2000
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Password Management
5 1 (7.69%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (23.08%) MCTS
1 3 (23.08%) MCITP
2 2 (15.38%) PMP
2 2 (15.38%) PMI Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCIP
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCVMM
2 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) HP
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco
2 4 (30.77%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) Symantec
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) IBM
4 1 (7.69%) ProCurve