The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 38 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 13 31 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.39% 5.68% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.94% 17.82% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 12 31 1
Average salary £36,250 £38,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.60% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -1.33%
DNS
Leicestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 174 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 22.72% 31.87% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 78 163 53
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 January 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Leicester

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 5 (38.46%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Clustering
6 4 (30.77%) Network Load Balancing
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) NAS
7 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
7 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) Windows XP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 5 (38.46%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) DHCP
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 3 (23.08%) NAS
4 2 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) SMTP
5 1 (7.69%) Wireless
5 1 (7.69%) SSH
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 2 (15.38%) Field Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) SEO
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Hyper-V
3 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
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