The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 70 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.85% 2.36% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.06% 13.02% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 10
Average salary £27,500 £32,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.06% +42.22%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
DNS
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
85 169 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 12.11% 18.15% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 75 142 136
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +39.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

DNS
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

DNS Salary Trend in Leicestershire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

DNS
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Loughborough - 4 £27,500 -
Leicester +3 1 £32,000 -15.78%
Hinckley - 1 £55,000 -
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
3 20 (76.92%) TCP/IP
4 18 (69.23%) VMware
5 17 (65.38%) Hyper-V
6 16 (61.54%) Citrix
7 12 (46.15%) MS Exchange
8 11 (42.31%) DHCP
8 11 (42.31%) Firewall
8 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
10 9 (34.62%) SQL
10 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 9 (34.62%) WAN
11 6 (23.08%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (23.08%) Backup Exec
11 6 (23.08%) LAN
11 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (19.23%) NAS
12 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
12 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
12 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (19.23%) SAN
12 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (15.38%) Internet
13 4 (15.38%) Clustering
13 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 4 (15.38%) MS Office
13 4 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) TCP/IP
2 11 (42.31%) DHCP
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 6 (23.08%) LAN
5 5 (19.23%) NAS
5 5 (19.23%) SAN
6 4 (15.38%) Internet
7 3 (11.54%) Wireless
8 2 (7.69%) VPN
9 1 (3.85%) VLAN
9 1 (3.85%) SSH
9 1 (3.85%) FTP
9 1 (3.85%) HTTP
9 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
9 1 (3.85%) VoIP
9 1 (3.85%) SMTP
9 1 (3.85%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Team Leader
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 2 (7.69%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Lucene
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.69%) UNIX
5 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.85%) CentOS
6 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Incident Management
2 4 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL
4 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) Ruby
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
2 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) CCNP
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (80.77%) Active Directory
2 17 (65.38%) Hyper-V
3 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (23.08%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (11.54%) XenApp
6 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) WSUS
3 1 (3.85%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
3 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) VMware
2 16 (61.54%) Citrix
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.85%) hybris
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) Avaya