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 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 29 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.11% 5.52% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 27.03% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 1
Average salary £26,250 £22,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.31% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
43 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 22.28% 20.44% 7.49%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 14
Average salary £34,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.45% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,338 £40,000 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014, 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 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) DHCP
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (25.00%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 3 (25.00%) Apple
6 3 (25.00%) Sophos
6 3 (25.00%) WSUS
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco
7 2 (16.67%) CCNP
7 2 (16.67%) HP
7 2 (16.67%) EMC
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM
7 2 (16.67%) SCOM

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DHCP
2 7 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Mac OS X
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) WSUS
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Apple
2 3 (25.00%) Sophos
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) EMC
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco