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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 53 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.96% 1.28% 3.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.06% 7.69% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 14
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £25,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £37,800 £41,150
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
79 65 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.99% 16.62% 21.00%
Number of salaries quoted 76 62 70
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £50,000
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 17 September 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Leicester

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
2 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
3 8 (61.54%) DHCP
3 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) XenApp
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) SAN
4 7 (53.85%) vSphere
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) LAN
5 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 6 (46.15%) HP
5 6 (46.15%) Dell
5 6 (46.15%) Change Management
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (46.15%) SCCM
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (38.46%) VBScript

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (38.46%) IIS
4 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
2 8 (61.54%) DHCP
3 7 (53.85%) SAN
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) Internet
5 5 (38.46%) NetScaler
6 4 (30.77%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) FTP
8 1 (7.69%) BGP
8 1 (7.69%) NetScreen
8 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Systems Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Fat Client
2 3 (23.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
2 5 (38.46%) Problem Management
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
2 5 (38.46%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Change Control
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) VBScript
1 5 (38.46%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNP
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) XenApp
3 7 (53.85%) vSphere
4 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) XenDesktop
6 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
2 5 (38.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) HP
3 6 (46.15%) Dell
4 5 (38.46%) Altiris
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
6 2 (15.38%) NetApp
7 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (7.69%) EMC