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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 53 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.81% 4.09% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 15.28% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 8
Average salary £28,500 £37,750 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.50% +20.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £20,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £45,000 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -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
74 144 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 19.89% 26.77% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 71 132 41
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £59,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) NetApp
5 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) CCNP
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Dell
6 1 (14.29%) EMC
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) NetScreen
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) SEO
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Change Control
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) NetApp
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
Leicester
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday