The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Dunstable region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 16 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1 22 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 1.64% 18.97% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 50.00% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 22 1
Average salary £37,500 £45,167 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.97% -5.90%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 44 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 26.23% 37.93% 38.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 40 16
Average salary £37,500 £37,167 £49,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.89% -24.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,350 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,146 £51,500 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
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DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

DNS
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

DNS Salary Trend in Dunstable

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) XenServer
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
2 4 (80.00%) WSUS
2 4 (80.00%) LANDesk
3 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (20.00%) MCTS
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) MCSE
5 1 (20.00%) MCSA
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) MCP
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCTS
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) XenServer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) LANDesk
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) HP