The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 27 19 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.31% 8.89% 2.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 50.00% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 3
Average salary £23,750 £26,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.37% -37.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £26,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £26,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
DNS
Northern Ireland

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

Communications & Networking Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 24 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 16.53% 17.78% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 31
Average salary £29,000 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.43% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £14,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

DNS
Salary Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the County Antrim region.

DNS Salary Trend in County Antrim

DNS
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in County Antrim

DNS
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -12 4 £23,750 -10.37%
DNS
Northern Ireland

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) OpenVMS
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) SAP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) Broadband
4 1 (25.00%) SSH
4 1 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) OpenVMS
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) MCITP
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Nagios
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) SAP