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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 40 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 14 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.25% 0.44% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 3.39% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 6
Average salary £40,000 £29,811 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.17% +13.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,962 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £35,660 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.66%
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
84 59 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.49% 12.94% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 80 50 68
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,200 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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
Burnley - 5 £25,000 -
Preston +11 1 £22,500 -39.38%
Blackpool - 1 - -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 30 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 24 (72.73%) DHCP
4 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 20 (60.61%) MS Exchange
6 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (51.52%) Office 365
8 16 (48.48%) MS Office
9 15 (45.45%) VoIP
9 15 (45.45%) Cisco
9 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
9 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (42.42%) Internet
10 14 (42.42%) VMware
11 13 (39.39%) Telecoms
11 13 (39.39%) Service Delivery
11 13 (39.39%) Firewall
11 13 (39.39%) Life Science
11 13 (39.39%) SLA
11 13 (39.39%) DECT
11 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
11 13 (39.39%) Software Deployment
11 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (39.39%) Service Desk Management
11 13 (39.39%) Performance Monitoring
12 12 (36.36%) Windows XP
13 11 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (33.33%) SQL
14 10 (30.30%) MCSE
14 10 (30.30%) MS Excel

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 20 (60.61%) MS Exchange
2 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 3 (9.09%) Lync
6 2 (6.06%) OpenStack
6 2 (6.06%) nginx
6 2 (6.06%) Apache
6 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.03%) SAS
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Office
2 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) DHCP
2 15 (45.45%) VoIP
2 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 14 (42.42%) Internet
4 13 (39.39%) Firewall
4 13 (39.39%) DECT
5 10 (30.30%) iSCSI
5 10 (30.30%) Ethernet
5 10 (30.30%) NAS
6 9 (27.27%) LAN
7 7 (21.21%) WAN
8 3 (9.09%) SAN
8 3 (9.09%) VPN
8 3 (9.09%) SSL
9 2 (6.06%) Asterisk PBX
9 2 (6.06%) OpenVPN
9 2 (6.06%) Network Security
10 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (3.03%) IPv4
10 1 (3.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
General
1 13 (39.39%) Telecoms
2 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (18.18%) Operations Manager
2 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) IT Operations Manager
3 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Manager
3 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Project Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Support Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Services Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Manager
4 3 (9.09%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Life Science
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 19 (57.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Vista
6 6 (18.18%) Linux
7 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (12.12%) UNIX
8 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
9 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
9 2 (6.06%) CentOS
9 2 (6.06%) OpenBSD
9 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
9 2 (6.06%) FreeBSD
9 2 (6.06%) Solaris
10 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Service Delivery
1 13 (39.39%) Software Deployment
1 13 (39.39%) Service Desk Management
1 13 (39.39%) Performance Monitoring
2 11 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (30.30%) Resource Management
3 10 (30.30%) Performance Management
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) ERP
5 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) T-SQL
2 5 (15.15%) VBScript
2 5 (15.15%) PowerShell
3 4 (12.12%) VBA
4 2 (6.06%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (30.30%) MCSE
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) MCSA
4 1 (3.03%) CCNA
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (21.21%) vSphere
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.06%) Postfix
4 2 (6.06%) Sendmail
4 2 (6.06%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) NFS
4 2 (6.06%) Varnish
4 2 (6.06%) Dovecot
4 2 (6.06%) Openswan
4 2 (6.06%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (6.06%) OpenSIPS
4 2 (6.06%) Corosync
4 2 (6.06%) KVM
4 2 (6.06%) Ceph
4 2 (6.06%) iptables
5 1 (3.03%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) WMI
2 3 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.06%) Nagios
3 2 (6.06%) Cacti
3 2 (6.06%) Munin
3 2 (6.06%) yum
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (6.06%) logstash
3 2 (6.06%) Rsyslog
3 2 (6.06%) Bacula
3 2 (6.06%) Pacemaker
4 1 (3.03%) ARCserve
4 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) Cisco
3 14 (42.42%) VMware
4 9 (27.27%) HP
5 5 (15.15%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) WatchGuard
5 5 (15.15%) Sophos
6 4 (12.12%) Avaya
7 3 (9.09%) NetApp
8 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.06%) Dell
8 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.06%) Percona
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle
9 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
9 1 (3.03%) ScanSafe
9 1 (3.03%) Draytek
9 1 (3.03%) NETGEAR
9 1 (3.03%) Veeam
9 1 (3.03%) IBM