The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 57 78 59
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -19
Permanent jobs citing DNS 30 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 3.24% 0.42% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 1.95% 10.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30 3 5
Average salary £36,500 £23,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.68% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,925 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £25,000 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
165 154 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.80% 21.57% 13.78%
Number of salaries quoted 149 142 78
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
DNS
East Midlands

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 24 April 2014.

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 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leicester +12 20 £38,500 +54.00% 1
Lutterworth - 6 £29,750 -
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 53 (76.81%) Windows
2 51 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 50 (72.46%) Microsoft
4 46 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 40 (57.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (50.72%) SQL Server
7 34 (49.28%) VMware
8 32 (46.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 30 (43.48%) MS Exchange
10 28 (40.58%) Clustering
11 27 (39.13%) DHCP
11 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (33.33%) Citrix
12 23 (33.33%) SAN
13 22 (31.88%) vSphere
14 21 (30.43%) Linux
14 21 (30.43%) Firewall
15 20 (28.99%) SCOM
15 20 (28.99%) HP
15 20 (28.99%) PowerShell
16 19 (27.54%) Hyper-V
16 19 (27.54%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (27.54%) Exchange Server 2007
17 18 (26.09%) Dell
17 18 (26.09%) MS Excel
17 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (26.09%) XenApp
18 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2008
19 16 (23.19%) SCCM

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 30 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 19 (27.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (27.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (23.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (21.74%) IIS
5 7 (10.14%) SharePoint
6 6 (8.70%) Lync
7 3 (4.35%) Apache
8 1 (1.45%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.80%) Office 365
2 3 (4.35%) SaaS
2 3 (4.35%) PaaS
2 3 (4.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 27 (39.13%) DHCP
3 23 (33.33%) SAN
4 21 (30.43%) Firewall
5 15 (21.74%) NetScaler
5 15 (21.74%) Internet
5 15 (21.74%) Wireless
6 13 (18.84%) VoIP
7 11 (15.94%) WAN
8 10 (14.49%) PBX
9 9 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (8.70%) LAN
10 6 (8.70%) VPN
11 5 (7.25%) FTP
11 5 (7.25%) VLAN
12 3 (4.35%) HTTP
12 3 (4.35%) HTTPS
12 3 (4.35%) SSL
12 3 (4.35%) DMZ
12 3 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (50.72%) SQL Server
2 18 (26.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (24.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (21.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.35%) MySQL
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (4.35%) Retail
1 3 (4.35%) Billing
1 3 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (1.45%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (14.49%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Security Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Voice Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) IT Support
4 8 (11.59%) Support Analyst
4 8 (11.59%) Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Voice Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.80%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Server Support
8 3 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
9 2 (2.90%) Windows Server Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Software Development Team Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Software Team Leader
9 2 (2.90%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.35%) RESTful
1 3 (4.35%) SOAP
1 3 (4.35%) Web Services
1 3 (4.35%) XML
1 3 (4.35%) WCF
1 3 (4.35%) LINQ
1 3 (4.35%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.58%) Clustering
2 3 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.35%) Replication
2 3 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (76.81%) Windows
2 40 (57.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (46.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 27 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (30.43%) Linux
6 6 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.25%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.90%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.45%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.74%) Change Management
1 15 (21.74%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (11.59%) CRM
3 6 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 6 (8.70%) Network Load Balancing
3 6 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 6 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (8.70%) Data Protection
4 4 (5.80%) High Availability
5 3 (4.35%) Migration
5 3 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.90%) Network Management
7 1 (1.45%) Change Control
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL
7 1 (1.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.99%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.84%) SQL
3 10 (14.49%) VBScript
4 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.35%) C#
4 3 (4.35%) Delphi
4 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (14.49%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (14.49%) CCNA
2 9 (13.04%) GCIA
2 9 (13.04%) GSEC
2 9 (13.04%) GCFW
2 9 (13.04%) GCWN
2 9 (13.04%) CEH
2 9 (13.04%) GWAPT
2 9 (13.04%) GPEN
3 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (7.25%) MCSE
5 4 (5.80%) MCITP
5 4 (5.80%) MCTS
5 4 (5.80%) MCSA
6 3 (4.35%) MCP
7 2 (2.90%) Degree
8 1 (1.45%) CCA
8 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 4 (5.80%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 22 (31.88%) vSphere
3 19 (27.54%) Hyper-V
4 18 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (26.09%) XenApp
5 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 3 (4.35%) NFS
5 3 (4.35%) Samba
6 1 (1.45%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 20 (28.99%) SCOM
2 16 (23.19%) SCCM
3 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (72.46%) Microsoft
2 34 (49.28%) VMware
3 23 (33.33%) Citrix
4 20 (28.99%) HP
5 18 (26.09%) Dell
6 13 (18.84%) Cisco
7 9 (13.04%) Fortinet
7 9 (13.04%) SolarWinds
8 7 (10.14%) Altiris
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £39,000 per annum basic + on-call + bonus + shares + pension ++
Posted: 3 days ago
Lutterworth, West Midlands
Reynolds and Reynolds
Salary: 23-30K
Posted: 7 days ago