The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 34 26 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.07% 3.43% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.00% 16.22% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
25 37 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.95% 21.14% 8.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25 24 16
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region with a requirement for DNS.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) WLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Development Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) BCP
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam
2 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard