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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 78 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 11 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.14% 1.19% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.36% 6.25% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 13
Average salary £36,000 £22,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £20,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £41,250 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +5.71%
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
173 128 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.00% 18.99% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 139 122 102
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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
Leicester -2 7 £39,500 +5.33% 3
Lutterworth - 3 £32,000 -
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 34 (87.18%) Windows
1 34 (87.18%) Active Directory
2 27 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
4 25 (64.10%) VMware
5 21 (53.85%) MS Exchange
6 20 (51.28%) DHCP
6 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (41.03%) Hyper-V
8 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (38.46%) Clustering
9 15 (38.46%) vSphere
9 15 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (35.90%) Firewall
10 14 (35.90%) SAN
10 14 (35.90%) Citrix
11 13 (33.33%) HP
11 13 (33.33%) Linux
11 13 (33.33%) XenApp
12 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
12 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
13 11 (28.21%) SCCM
13 11 (28.21%) Change Management
13 11 (28.21%) WAN
14 10 (25.64%) Windows XP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 15 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (23.08%) IIS
5 3 (7.69%) Lync
6 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Apache
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.56%) CMS
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 20 (51.28%) DHCP
3 14 (35.90%) SAN
3 14 (35.90%) Firewall
4 11 (28.21%) WAN
5 9 (23.08%) Wireless
5 9 (23.08%) NetScaler
6 7 (17.95%) Internet
6 7 (17.95%) LAN
7 5 (12.82%) FTP
8 4 (10.26%) NetScreen
9 3 (7.69%) PBX
9 3 (7.69%) VoIP
9 3 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (5.13%) SSH
10 2 (5.13%) VLAN
10 2 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.13%) HTTP
10 2 (5.13%) VPN
10 2 (5.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
2 15 (38.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.82%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) IT Support
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Server Support
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Desktop Support
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) HTML
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.56%) CSS
1 1 (2.56%) Web Services
1 1 (2.56%) XML
1 1 (2.56%) XSD
1 1 (2.56%) X-Windows
1 1 (2.56%) Ajax
1 1 (2.56%) jQuery
1 1 (2.56%) HTML5
1 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Clustering
2 4 (10.26%) Thin Client
2 4 (10.26%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.13%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 27 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (33.33%) Linux
6 10 (25.64%) Windows XP
7 9 (23.08%) Windows Vista
8 4 (10.26%) Windows 8
9 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (28.21%) Change Management
3 7 (17.95%) Incident Management
3 7 (17.95%) Problem Management
3 7 (17.95%) Data Protection
3 7 (17.95%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (12.82%) Network Load Balancing
4 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.13%) Change Control
6 1 (2.56%) High Availability
6 1 (2.56%) CRM
6 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 7 (17.95%) VBScript
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (5.13%) GCIA
3 2 (5.13%) GSEC
3 2 (5.13%) GCFW
3 2 (5.13%) GCWN
3 2 (5.13%) CEH
3 2 (5.13%) GWAPT
3 2 (5.13%) GPEN
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.56%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) CCA
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.56%) MCSE
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (87.18%) Active Directory
2 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (41.03%) Hyper-V
4 15 (38.46%) vSphere
5 13 (33.33%) XenApp
6 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.13%) Samba
7 2 (5.13%) NFS
8 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.56%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (28.21%) SCCM
2 10 (25.64%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (64.10%) VMware
3 14 (35.90%) Citrix
4 13 (33.33%) HP
5 10 (25.64%) Dell
6 8 (20.51%) Altiris
6 8 (20.51%) Cisco
7 3 (7.69%) Open-E
8 2 (5.13%) NetApp
8 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.56%) EMC
9 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + great company
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + on call payments
Posted: 13 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Entegraty
Salary: From £17,000 to £23,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago