The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 71 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.53% 5.00% 4.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% 20.42% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 27
Average salary £37,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.33% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £22,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £41,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
DNS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
126 142 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 16.62% 24.48% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 120 133 104
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

DNS
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

DNS Salary Trend in Coventry

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) DHCP
4 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 6 (66.67%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 5 (55.56%) SAN
5 5 (55.56%) vSphere
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (44.44%) SCCM
6 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco
6 4 (44.44%) Citrix
7 3 (33.33%) CCA
7 3 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (33.33%) VPN
7 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 3 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (33.33%) Sophos
7 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
7 3 (33.33%) EMC
7 3 (33.33%) Symantec
7 3 (33.33%) Replication

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (33.33%) Lync
4 2 (22.22%) IIS
5 1 (11.11%) Apache
5 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) HTTP
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) DMZ
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall
5 1 (11.11%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) NAS
5 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) IT Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Matrix Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCA
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) CCENT
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (55.56%) vSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Terminal Services
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
6 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 1 (11.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (22.22%) SCOM
4 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 3 (33.33%) Sophos
4 3 (33.33%) EMC
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (22.22%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp
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