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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 45 21 41
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.88% 8.47% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.69% 30.30% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 8
Average salary £27,500 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
58 66 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 13.94% 27.97% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 56 56 23
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Ipswich

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (84.00%) Windows
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 19 (76.00%) VPN
4 16 (64.00%) DHCP
4 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (56.00%) Hyper-V
5 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
5 14 (56.00%) MS Office
5 14 (56.00%) MCP
6 13 (52.00%) HP
6 13 (52.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
7 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
8 10 (40.00%) SQL
8 10 (40.00%) Sophos
8 10 (40.00%) Apple
8 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (40.00%) SonicWALL
9 9 (36.00%) Firewall
9 9 (36.00%) Lotus
9 9 (36.00%) IBM Notes
10 8 (32.00%) Linux
11 7 (28.00%) SAN
11 7 (28.00%) VMware
12 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
12 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
12 6 (24.00%) SMTP
12 6 (24.00%) HTTP
13 5 (20.00%) VoIP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (52.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (36.00%) IBM Notes
4 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) JBoss
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Office
2 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) VPN
2 16 (64.00%) DHCP
3 9 (36.00%) Firewall
4 7 (28.00%) SAN
5 6 (24.00%) HTTP
5 6 (24.00%) SMTP
6 5 (20.00%) VoIP
6 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.00%) Internet
7 4 (16.00%) DSL
7 4 (16.00%) HTTPS
7 4 (16.00%) SSL
7 4 (16.00%) Wireless
7 4 (16.00%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (16.00%) IMAP
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (8.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (12.00%) Publishing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 9 (36.00%) Desktop Support
3 9 (36.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 9 (36.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) IT Support
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Assistant
7 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 16 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (44.00%) Windows 7
3 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
4 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (32.00%) Linux
6 6 (24.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (20.00%) UNIX
8 4 (16.00%) Windows Vista
9 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
10 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (16.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) DevOps
3 1 (4.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (8.00%) Python
3 2 (8.00%) Java
3 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) MCP
2 4 (16.00%) CCNA
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 21 (84.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (56.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (12.00%) vSphere
4 3 (12.00%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (8.00%) KVM
5 2 (8.00%) NFS
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
1 3 (12.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) HP
3 10 (40.00%) Apple
3 10 (40.00%) Sophos
3 10 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 9 (36.00%) Lotus
5 7 (28.00%) VMware
6 4 (16.00%) Citrix
7 3 (12.00%) Brocade
7 3 (12.00%) Fujitsu
7 3 (12.00%) ProCurve
7 3 (12.00%) Veeam
7 3 (12.00%) Cisco
8 1 (4.00%) Red Hat