The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 65 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.21% 1.24% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.89% 6.73% 12.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
DNS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 104 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.00% 18.41% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 48 95 60
Average salary £28,000 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.75% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £11,000 £18,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

DNS
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

DNS Salary Trend in Lancashire

DNS
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 1 £27,500 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (85.71%) PHP
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) SMTP
2 5 (71.43%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Nagios
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
2 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
2 5 (71.43%) Local Government
2 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 5 (71.43%) Squid
2 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
2 5 (71.43%) SCOM
2 5 (71.43%) nginx
2 5 (71.43%) Varnish
2 5 (71.43%) tcpdump
2 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) nginx
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SMTP
1 5 (71.43%) Wireshark
1 5 (71.43%) tcpdump
2 1 (14.29%) ADSL
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) IPsec
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (71.43%) Local Government
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
1 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
1 1 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (14.29%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Replication
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (71.43%) Business Continuity
1 5 (71.43%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (71.43%) Performance Monitoring
1 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) OO PHP
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Squid
1 5 (71.43%) Varnish
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Nagios
1 5 (71.43%) NetBackup
1 5 (71.43%) SCOM
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
1 5 (71.43%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard
2 1 (14.29%) Draytek
2 1 (14.29%) Appcelerator
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya