The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 33 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.56% 2.14% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 25.00% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £50,000 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.66%
DNS
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 11.24% 8.56% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 29
Average salary £42,500 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.55% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £21,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

DNS
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

DNS Salary Trend in Halifax

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) WSUS
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (30.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Office 365
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (30.00%) Apple
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Sophos
4 3 (30.00%) CCNA
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) HTTP
4 3 (30.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Firmware
5 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (20.00%) Banking

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) HTTP
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) SAN
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Extranet
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Telephony Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCNA
1 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Apple
2 3 (30.00%) Sophos
2 3 (30.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) EMC