The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 28 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 20 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 7.17% 2.11% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.57% 9.72% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 7
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £15,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +166.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
DNS
Suffolk

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

Communications & Networking Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
70 72 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.09% 21.75% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 50 62 60
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

DNS
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

DNS Salary Trend in Ipswich

DNS
Salary Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Ipswich

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 27 (77.14%) TCP/IP
3 25 (71.43%) VPN
3 25 (71.43%) SAN
4 24 (68.57%) Linux
5 23 (65.71%) UNIX
6 22 (62.86%) SQL
6 22 (62.86%) Web Services
7 21 (60.00%) PowerShell
8 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
9 19 (54.29%) Firewall
10 18 (51.43%) XML
10 18 (51.43%) JSON
11 14 (40.00%) Puppet
11 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
11 14 (40.00%) DHCP
11 14 (40.00%) NoSQL
12 13 (37.14%) Shell Script
13 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
13 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
13 12 (34.29%) Replication
14 11 (31.43%) Reverse Proxy
14 11 (31.43%) ITIL
15 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
15 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
16 8 (22.86%) Sun Certification
16 8 (22.86%) Service Management
16 8 (22.86%) Java
17 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 6 (17.14%) OpenStack
2 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.57%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (25.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.43%) SaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) TCP/IP
2 25 (71.43%) VPN
2 25 (71.43%) SAN
3 19 (54.29%) Firewall
4 14 (40.00%) DHCP
5 11 (31.43%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (8.57%) SMTP
6 3 (8.57%) FTP
6 3 (8.57%) HTTP
7 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
7 2 (5.71%) LAN
7 2 (5.71%) WAN
7 2 (5.71%) IPv4
7 2 (5.71%) IPv6
7 2 (5.71%) VLAN
7 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.86%) Wireless
8 1 (2.86%) NAS
8 1 (2.86%) Internet
8 1 (2.86%) 802.11
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.71%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Architect
2 5 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Assistant
4 3 (8.57%) IT Support Assistant
4 3 (8.57%) IT Assistant
4 3 (8.57%) IT Support
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) Web Services
2 18 (51.43%) XML
2 18 (51.43%) JSON
3 2 (5.71%) WSH
4 1 (2.86%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Replication
2 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Open Source
3 3 (8.57%) iPad
3 3 (8.57%) User Experience
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Linux
3 23 (65.71%) UNIX
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
6 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Android
7 1 (2.86%) OpenWrt
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Service Management
3 7 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 7 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 7 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
4 6 (17.14%) Information Security
5 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.43%) ERP
5 4 (11.43%) DevOps
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.71%) Release Management
8 1 (2.86%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 21 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 13 (37.14%) Shell Script
4 8 (22.86%) Java
5 6 (17.14%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.71%) Ruby
8 1 (2.86%) Perl
8 1 (2.86%) Python
8 1 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Sun Certification
2 6 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (11.43%) MCP
4 3 (8.57%) MCSE
4 3 (8.57%) CCNP
4 3 (8.57%) CCNA
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) MCSA
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.86%) MCTS
6 1 (2.86%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.57%) vSphere
3 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.57%) vCloud
3 3 (8.57%) KVM
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) Puppet
1 14 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) HP
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 4 (11.43%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) SonicWALL
4 3 (8.57%) Apple
4 3 (8.57%) Symantec
4 3 (8.57%) Sophos
4 3 (8.57%) NetApp
5 1 (2.86%) Siemens
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (2.86%) WatchGuard
5 1 (2.86%) NETGEAR