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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 41 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 15 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 3.83% 8.36% 6.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.48% 45.00% 35.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 17
Average salary £17,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +22.80%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
DNS
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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
77 60 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 19.64% 18.58% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 43
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 29 (78.38%) SQL
2 29 (78.38%) VPN
3 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
4 25 (67.57%) DHCP
5 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
6 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (54.05%) Hyper-V
8 19 (51.35%) HP
8 19 (51.35%) TCP/IP
8 19 (51.35%) Windows XP
9 18 (48.65%) MS Exchange
9 18 (48.65%) Windows 7
10 17 (45.95%) Linux
11 16 (43.24%) MCP
11 16 (43.24%) UNIX
11 16 (43.24%) MS Office
11 16 (43.24%) Apple
11 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (43.24%) Sophos
11 16 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2010
11 16 (43.24%) SonicWALL
12 14 (37.84%) SAN
13 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
14 12 (32.43%) JSON
14 12 (32.43%) Firewall
14 12 (32.43%) Web Services
14 12 (32.43%) XML
15 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
16 10 (27.03%) ITIL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (48.65%) MS Exchange
2 16 (43.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (18.92%) IBM Notes
4 3 (8.11%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.70%) Apache
5 1 (2.70%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (43.24%) MS Office
2 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (10.81%) SaaS
5 3 (8.11%) PaaS
5 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (8.11%) IaaS
6 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (78.38%) VPN
2 25 (67.57%) DHCP
3 19 (51.35%) TCP/IP
4 14 (37.84%) SAN
5 12 (32.43%) Firewall
6 6 (16.22%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (8.11%) SMTP
7 3 (8.11%) FTP
7 3 (8.11%) HTTP
8 1 (2.70%) SNMP
8 1 (2.70%) ADSL
8 1 (2.70%) ISDN
8 1 (2.70%) LAN
8 1 (2.70%) VoIP
8 1 (2.70%) WAN
8 1 (2.70%) IPv4
8 1 (2.70%) IPv6
8 1 (2.70%) VLAN
8 1 (2.70%) Internet
8 1 (2.70%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) MS Access
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
General
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) IT Support
2 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Support Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Support Assistant
3 9 (24.32%) IT Support Assistant
3 9 (24.32%) IT Assistant
4 7 (18.92%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Desktop Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Desktop Support
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) AWS Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) Web Services
1 12 (32.43%) XML
1 12 (32.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Replication
1 9 (24.32%) iPad
2 6 (16.22%) Open Source
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (51.35%) Windows XP
4 18 (48.65%) Windows 7
5 17 (45.95%) Linux
6 16 (43.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (43.24%) UNIX
7 5 (13.51%) Windows 8
8 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 6 (16.22%) Service Management
2 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.11%) DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security
6 1 (2.70%) E-business
6 1 (2.70%) ITSM
6 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
3 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
4 5 (13.51%) Java
5 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
6 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) MCP
2 5 (13.51%) Sun Certification
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 20 (54.05%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.11%) vSphere
4 3 (8.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Puppet
1 9 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (75.68%) Microsoft
2 19 (51.35%) HP
3 16 (43.24%) Apple
3 16 (43.24%) Sophos
3 16 (43.24%) SonicWALL
4 8 (21.62%) VMware
5 7 (18.92%) Lotus
6 3 (8.11%) NetApp
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.70%) NETGEAR
7 1 (2.70%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) Siemens
7 1 (2.70%) Red Hat