The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 16 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 6.12% - 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% - 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
DNS
North East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 35 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 16.33% 26.92% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 13
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £35,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

DNS
Salary Trend in Durham

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

DNS Salary Trend in Durham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 8 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) IPv6
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (50.00%) Multicast
2 4 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Lync
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) IIS
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Durham 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) IPv6
2 4 (50.00%) MPLS
2 4 (50.00%) OSPF
2 4 (50.00%) BGP
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Multicast
2 4 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Network Technician
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Technician
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Technician
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
1 4 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Apple