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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 27 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 8 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.49% 2.17% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 13.16% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 6
Average salary £67,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% -2.73%
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
32 38 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 13.97% 16.52% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22 26 33
Average salary £42,500 £49,608 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.32% +65.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £35,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Chester

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 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 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco
4 5 (31.25%) HP
4 5 (31.25%) DHCP
4 5 (31.25%) HTTP
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 4 (25.00%) OSPF
5 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) Dell
6 3 (18.75%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) FTP
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
6 3 (18.75%) Flash
6 3 (18.75%) Python
6 3 (18.75%) Perl
6 3 (18.75%) MS Office
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Clustering
6 3 (18.75%) Information Security
6 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) HTTP
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) OSPF
3 4 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
4 3 (18.75%) Wireshark
4 3 (18.75%) FTP
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
5 2 (12.50%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
5 2 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Server Support
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Wintel Support
2 2 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Web Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Web Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Lead Architect
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Flash
2 1 (6.25%) WinForms
2 1 (6.25%) Ajax
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) AIX
3 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security
2 3 (18.75%) High Availability
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Password Management
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Scrum
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
1 3 (18.75%) Python
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (18.75%) MCTS
1 3 (18.75%) MCITP
2 2 (12.50%) CCNP
2 2 (12.50%) CCIP
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.25%) vSphere
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCVMM
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.25%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Dell
4 3 (18.75%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
Chester, Cheshire
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