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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 41 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 0.49% 1.19% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 14.29% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £20,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
19 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 9.22% 8.33% 21.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 17
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 23 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) IPv6
2 4 (57.14%) Change Control
2 4 (57.14%) Multicast
2 4 (57.14%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) IPv6
2 4 (57.14%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) OSPF
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Multicast
2 4 (57.14%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Network Technician
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Technician
1 2 (28.57%) IT Support
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Technician
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco