The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 107 89 96
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 76 117 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.06% 3.24% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.34% 15.58% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 65 100 62
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £58,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
DNS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
530 751 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.35% 20.82% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 459 639 412
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

DNS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

DNS Salary Trend in the East Midlands

DNS
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

DNS
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -17 27 £35,000 -6.66%
Northamptonshire -10 24 £27,000 +0.93% 1
Leicestershire +2 18 £27,500 -21.42% 5
Derbyshire +5 7 £30,500 -49.16% 2
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 123 (83.11%) Windows
2 95 (64.19%) Active Directory
3 94 (63.51%) Microsoft
4 89 (60.14%) DHCP
5 76 (51.35%) TCP/IP
6 68 (45.95%) VMware
7 65 (43.92%) SQL Server
8 60 (40.54%) ITIL
9 54 (36.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 50 (33.78%) MS Exchange
11 48 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 46 (31.08%) Hyper-V
13 43 (29.05%) Firewall
14 41 (27.70%) Windows Server 2003
15 38 (25.68%) Cisco
16 36 (24.32%) Windows 7
16 36 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
17 32 (21.62%) SQL
18 31 (20.95%) IIS
18 31 (20.95%) VPN
19 30 (20.27%) MS Excel
19 30 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2010
20 29 (19.59%) MCSE
20 29 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
21 28 (18.92%) MCSA
22 24 (16.22%) MCITP
23 22 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
24 21 (14.19%) CCNA
24 21 (14.19%) SMTP
25 19 (12.84%) Service Delivery

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 50 (33.78%) MS Exchange
2 31 (20.95%) IIS
3 30 (20.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (6.76%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.70%) Lync
7 3 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (1.35%) Apache
8 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.35%) FileNet
8 2 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.35%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.68%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 30 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.41%) SaaS
2 4 (2.70%) Google Apps
3 2 (1.35%) Office 365
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 89 (60.14%) DHCP
2 76 (51.35%) TCP/IP
3 43 (29.05%) Firewall
4 31 (20.95%) VPN
5 21 (14.19%) SMTP
6 16 (10.81%) SAN
6 16 (10.81%) WAN
6 16 (10.81%) VLAN
7 13 (8.78%) LAN
8 12 (8.11%) SSL
9 11 (7.43%) Internet
9 11 (7.43%) BGP
10 10 (6.76%) LDAP
11 7 (4.73%) VoIP
12 6 (4.05%) Wireless
13 5 (3.38%) SNMP
14 4 (2.70%) Network Security
14 4 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
15 3 (2.03%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (43.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.11%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.70%) Big Data
5 4 (2.70%) MySQL
6 2 (1.35%) MS Access
6 2 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.35%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (8.78%) Retail
2 12 (8.11%) Legal
3 5 (3.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.38%) Finance
4 2 (1.35%) Billing
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (29.73%) Analyst
2 24 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 20 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 18 (12.16%) Network Engineer
5 16 (10.81%) Technical Support
6 15 (10.14%) Technical Analyst
7 13 (8.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (7.43%) Administrator
9 11 (7.43%) Team Leader
9 11 (7.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 10 (6.76%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (6.76%) Desktop Support
10 10 (6.76%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (6.76%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 9 (6.08%) IT Support
12 6 (4.05%) Desktop Analyst
12 6 (4.05%) Technical Support Analyst
12 6 (4.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 5 (3.38%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.76%) HTML
2 8 (5.41%) XML
3 7 (4.73%) .NET
4 6 (4.05%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.05%) Web Services
4 6 (4.05%) jQuery
5 4 (2.70%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 4 (2.70%) WCF
5 4 (2.70%) CSS
5 4 (2.70%) Ajax
5 4 (2.70%) XHTML
6 3 (2.03%) LAMP
7 2 (1.35%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.35%) Middleware
8 1 (0.68%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.68%) COM
8 1 (0.68%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Clustering
1 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.73%) Replication
3 6 (4.05%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.70%) Graphic Design
4 4 (2.70%) Life Science
4 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.35%) iSeries
5 2 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.35%) AS400
5 2 (1.35%) EFT
6 1 (0.68%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 123 (83.11%) Windows
2 48 (32.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (27.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (24.32%) Windows 7
4 36 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (12.16%) Linux
6 15 (10.14%) Windows XP
7 14 (9.46%) Windows 8
8 9 (6.08%) UNIX
9 6 (4.05%) Apple iOS
9 6 (4.05%) Windows Vista
9 6 (4.05%) Android
10 5 (3.38%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.35%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (40.54%) ITIL
2 19 (12.84%) Service Delivery
3 10 (6.76%) Change Management
3 10 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (5.41%) ITIL V3
5 5 (3.38%) Migration
6 4 (2.70%) Performance Management
6 4 (2.70%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (2.70%) Operations Research
6 4 (2.70%) Web Development
6 4 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (2.70%) OO
6 4 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 4 (2.70%) Project Management
6 4 (2.70%) ERP
6 4 (2.70%) OOD
6 4 (2.70%) Capacity Management
6 4 (2.70%) Big Data Analytics
6 4 (2.70%) Analytics
6 4 (2.70%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (21.62%) SQL
2 12 (8.11%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.05%) VB
3 6 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (2.70%) Perl
4 4 (2.70%) C#
5 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.03%) VBScript
6 2 (1.35%) Python
6 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (36.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (19.59%) MCSE
3 28 (18.92%) MCSA
4 24 (16.22%) MCITP
5 22 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (14.19%) CCNA
7 19 (12.84%) MCP
8 12 (8.11%) HND
8 12 (8.11%) MCTS
9 8 (5.41%) Degree
10 6 (4.05%) CCNP
11 4 (2.70%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.70%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 95 (64.19%) Active Directory
2 46 (31.08%) Hyper-V
3 29 (19.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (9.46%) vSphere
5 9 (6.08%) XenApp
6 7 (4.73%) Terminal Services
7 4 (2.70%) Firmware
7 4 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (2.70%) vCloud
8 2 (1.35%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (1.35%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.68%) NFS
9 1 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (9.46%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (6.76%) Backup Exec
2 10 (6.76%) SCCM
3 9 (6.08%) SCOM
4 6 (4.05%) Tivoli
4 6 (4.05%) WSUS
5 4 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (2.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 4 (2.70%) Netcool
5 4 (2.70%) Netcool/OMNIbus
6 2 (1.35%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.35%) Nagios
6 2 (1.35%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 94 (63.51%) Microsoft
2 68 (45.95%) VMware
3 38 (25.68%) Cisco
4 17 (11.49%) Citrix
5 14 (9.46%) Symantec
6 10 (6.76%) HP
7 9 (6.08%) NetApp
8 8 (5.41%) IBM
9 6 (4.05%) EMC
9 6 (4.05%) SAP
10 5 (3.38%) Dell
11 4 (2.70%) Compuware
11 4 (2.70%) Oracle
11 4 (2.70%) Mitel
11 4 (2.70%) Altiris
11 4 (2.70%) Google
11 4 (2.70%) WatchGuard
11 4 (2.70%) Splunk
12 2 (1.35%) Tableau
12 2 (1.35%) Open-E
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