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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 20 23 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 1.94% 1.85% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 8.33% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £16,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
13 24 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 12.62% 22.22% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 5
Average salary £24,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.61% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) Sage
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Sage 50
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Sage