The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 58 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 7 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.28% 0.27% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.19% 1.32% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 11
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £37,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.71%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 76 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.62% 20.71% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 94 74 64
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Leicestershire

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

DNS
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

DNS Salary Trend in Leicester

DNS
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Leicester

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
3 22 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (76.92%) TCP/IP
5 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
6 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
6 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (57.69%) Clustering
8 13 (50.00%) VMware
8 13 (50.00%) Citrix
9 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
9 12 (46.15%) XenApp
10 11 (42.31%) vSphere
10 11 (42.31%) WAN
10 11 (42.31%) SAN
10 11 (42.31%) Change Management
10 11 (42.31%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (38.46%) HP
11 10 (38.46%) Dell
11 10 (38.46%) Linux
11 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (38.46%) SCCM
11 10 (38.46%) SCOM
12 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (34.62%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) TCP/IP
2 11 (42.31%) SAN
2 11 (42.31%) WAN
3 9 (34.62%) NetScaler
4 8 (30.77%) DHCP
5 7 (26.92%) LAN
5 7 (26.92%) Internet
6 6 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (11.54%) Firewall
7 3 (11.54%) PBX
7 3 (11.54%) VoIP
7 3 (11.54%) FTP
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.85%) BGP
9 1 (3.85%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Support
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Clustering
2 4 (15.38%) Fat Client
2 4 (15.38%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (38.46%) Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Change Management
1 11 (42.31%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
2 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
2 7 (26.92%) Data Protection
2 7 (26.92%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (19.23%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) High Availability
4 1 (3.85%) Change Control
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) PowerShell
2 7 (26.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) GCIA
2 2 (7.69%) GSEC
2 2 (7.69%) GCFW
2 2 (7.69%) GCWN
2 2 (7.69%) CEH
2 2 (7.69%) CCNA
2 2 (7.69%) GWAPT
2 2 (7.69%) GPEN
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) XenApp
3 11 (42.31%) vSphere
4 9 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
6 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) SCCM
1 10 (38.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
2 13 (50.00%) Citrix
3 10 (38.46%) HP
3 10 (38.46%) Dell
4 7 (26.92%) Altiris
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + on call payments
Posted: 13 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Entegraty
Salary: From £17,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago