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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 58 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.23% 2.29% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 10.57% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 1
Average salary £32,000 £38,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +52.00%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
51 123 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 11.97% 21.69% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 41 107 102
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £47,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (73.33%) Hyper-V
4 10 (66.67%) VMware
5 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (53.33%) Citrix
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) WAN
7 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
8 5 (33.33%) NAS
8 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
8 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (33.33%) SAN
8 5 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
9 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (26.67%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (26.67%) Clustering
9 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (20.00%) SQL
10 3 (20.00%) LAN
10 3 (20.00%) DHCP
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (13.33%) SCCM

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) TCP/IP
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) NAS
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
4 3 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) SSH
6 1 (6.67%) SMTP
6 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) UNIX
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (26.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) Hyper-V
3 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 8 (53.33%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) LANDesk
5 1 (6.67%) SAP
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Apple