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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 46 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.00% 3.23% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 16.85% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 3
Average salary £27,500 £38,750 £37,123
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% +4.38%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
40 89 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.00% 19.18% 13.80%
Number of salaries quoted 34 86 51
Average salary £27,000 £33,500 £29,339
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.40% +14.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016. 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
Blackburn - 1 £27,000 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) DHCP
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
5 8 (61.54%) Firewall
5 8 (61.54%) VMware
5 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (53.85%) Change Management
6 7 (53.85%) Portfolio Management
6 7 (53.85%) Finance
6 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (53.85%) SQL
6 7 (53.85%) VPN
6 7 (53.85%) SAN
7 5 (38.46%) WAN
7 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
8 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (30.77%) Network Management
8 4 (30.77%) ERP
8 4 (30.77%) MS Office
8 4 (30.77%) Internet
8 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 4 (30.77%) Cisco
8 4 (30.77%) VMware Server
9 3 (23.08%) Network Security
9 3 (23.08%) Document Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) DHCP
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) SAN
3 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 4 (30.77%) Internet
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Broadband
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) PBX
6 3 (23.08%) VoIP
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) MPLS
7 2 (15.38%) VLAN
8 1 (7.69%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) IT Manager
2 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) EqualLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Life Science
3 1 (7.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Debian
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Change Management
1 7 (53.85%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (30.77%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (30.77%) ERP
2 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 4 (30.77%) Network Management
3 3 (23.08%) Capacity Management
3 3 (23.08%) Document Management
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Security Management
3 3 (23.08%) Service Continuity Management
3 3 (23.08%) Software Licensing
3 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Server
5 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.69%) Postfix
6 1 (7.69%) Varnish
6 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) BT
4 3 (23.08%) Dell
4 3 (23.08%) Lotus
4 3 (23.08%) Sage
4 3 (23.08%) SonicWALL