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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 70 76 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 5 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.69% 1.73% 1.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.20% 8.99% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 11
Average salary £32,000 £35,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.85% +57.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £27,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £39,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -5.40%
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
61 189 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.37% 19.23% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 48 154 126
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,778 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Leicester +13 3 £32,000 -17.94%
Hinckley - 1 £55,000 -
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) TCP/IP
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
3 17 (73.91%) VMware
4 16 (69.57%) Hyper-V
5 14 (60.87%) Citrix
6 11 (47.83%) DHCP
7 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
8 9 (39.13%) SQL
8 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (39.13%) Firewall
9 6 (26.09%) VMware Workstation
9 6 (26.09%) Backup Exec
9 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
9 6 (26.09%) WAN
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
10 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 5 (21.74%) NAS
10 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
10 5 (21.74%) SAN
10 5 (21.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (17.39%) Clustering
11 4 (17.39%) Wireless
11 4 (17.39%) LAN
11 4 (17.39%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (13.04%) SQL Server

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) TCP/IP
2 11 (47.83%) DHCP
3 9 (39.13%) Firewall
4 6 (26.09%) WAN
5 5 (21.74%) SAN
5 5 (21.74%) NAS
6 4 (17.39%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) LAN
7 2 (8.70%) HTTP
7 2 (8.70%) VPN
8 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
8 1 (4.35%) VoIP
8 1 (4.35%) FTP
8 1 (4.35%) VLAN
8 1 (4.35%) Internet
8 1 (4.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
1 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Team Leader
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Network Team Leader
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
1 1 (4.35%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) UNIX
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.35%) CentOS
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
2 4 (17.39%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) DevOps
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) Ruby
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCNP
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (21.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 16 (69.57%) Hyper-V
3 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (26.09%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.35%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
3 1 (4.35%) Puppet
3 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Citrix
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) SAP
5 1 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) Apple
5 1 (4.35%) hybris
5 1 (4.35%) Rackspace