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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 45 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.57% 1.85% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.53% 21.62% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 9
Average salary £48,750 £17,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+186.76% -38.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,878 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.65% -
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
51 37 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.92% 8.55% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 47 32 67
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £37,500
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
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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 4 March 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 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 28 (93.33%) Windows
1 28 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 23 (76.67%) DHCP
3 22 (73.33%) MS Exchange
3 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
4 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (63.33%) Office 365
6 17 (56.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (53.33%) TCP/IP
7 16 (53.33%) VoIP
7 16 (53.33%) MS Office
8 15 (50.00%) Windows XP
8 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (46.67%) Service Desk Management
9 14 (46.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 14 (46.67%) SLA
9 14 (46.67%) Internet
9 14 (46.67%) Service Delivery
9 14 (46.67%) DECT
9 14 (46.67%) Software Deployment
9 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
9 14 (46.67%) Life Science
10 13 (43.33%) Windows Vista
10 13 (43.33%) Resource Management
10 13 (43.33%) Performance Management
10 13 (43.33%) iSCSI
10 13 (43.33%) NAS
10 13 (43.33%) Ethernet
10 13 (43.33%) MCSE
10 13 (43.33%) MS Excel

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 22 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (43.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (10.00%) Lync
6 2 (6.67%) nginx
6 2 (6.67%) OpenStack
6 2 (6.67%) Apache
6 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.33%) SAS
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (53.33%) MS Office
2 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 19 (63.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) DHCP
2 16 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 16 (53.33%) VoIP
3 14 (46.67%) Internet
3 14 (46.67%) DECT
4 13 (43.33%) iSCSI
4 13 (43.33%) NAS
4 13 (43.33%) Ethernet
5 11 (36.67%) Firewall
6 7 (23.33%) LAN
7 6 (20.00%) WAN
8 2 (6.67%) Asterisk PBX
8 2 (6.67%) Network Security
8 2 (6.67%) OpenVPN
8 2 (6.67%) SSL
9 1 (3.33%) VPN
9 1 (3.33%) IPv4
9 1 (3.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 6 (20.00%) Operations Manager
3 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Manager
3 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Support Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Service Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Project Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Life Science
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 15 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Vista
5 5 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (13.33%) UNIX
7 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.67%) CentOS
8 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
8 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.67%) OpenBSD
8 2 (6.67%) Solaris
8 2 (6.67%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Service Desk Management
1 14 (46.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 14 (46.67%) Service Delivery
1 14 (46.67%) Software Deployment
2 13 (43.33%) Resource Management
2 13 (43.33%) Performance Management
2 13 (43.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) ERP
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.00%) VBScript
3 3 (10.00%) VBA
4 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
4 2 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (43.33%) MCSE
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.67%) VCP4
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) vSphere
3 2 (6.67%) Postfix
3 2 (6.67%) Sendmail
3 2 (6.67%) XenApp
3 2 (6.67%) Varnish
3 2 (6.67%) Dovecot
3 2 (6.67%) Openswan
3 2 (6.67%) SpamAssassin
3 2 (6.67%) OpenSIPS
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.67%) NFS
3 2 (6.67%) Ceph
3 2 (6.67%) KVM
3 2 (6.67%) Corosync
4 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) WMI
2 3 (10.00%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Cacti
3 2 (6.67%) Munin
3 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (6.67%) yum
3 2 (6.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.67%) Nagios
3 2 (6.67%) Bacula
3 2 (6.67%) logstash
3 2 (6.67%) Rsyslog
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
4 7 (23.33%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) Sophos
5 5 (16.67%) WatchGuard
6 4 (13.33%) Avaya
7 3 (10.00%) Citrix
7 3 (10.00%) NetApp
8 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.67%) Percona
8 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.67%) Oracle
9 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
9 1 (3.33%) ScanSafe
9 1 (3.33%) IBM
9 1 (3.33%) Dell
9 1 (3.33%) NETGEAR
9 1 (3.33%) Draytek
Preston, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 2 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Amber IT Limited
Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago