The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 44 48 36
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 9 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.12% 3.28% 3.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.15% 23.08% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 7
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +46.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £21,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,400 £45,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
DNS
Merseyside

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

Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 78 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 11.06% 14.21% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 36 54 48
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,558 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,600 £44,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

DNS
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

DNS Salary Trend in Liverpool

DNS
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Liverpool

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (90.00%) DHCP
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (60.00%) ITIL
4 12 (60.00%) Finance
5 11 (55.00%) VMware
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
7 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (35.00%) Blackberry
8 7 (35.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
9 6 (30.00%) MS Office
9 6 (30.00%) FTP
9 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (30.00%) CCNA
9 6 (30.00%) Firewall
9 6 (30.00%) MCITP
10 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (25.00%) SAN
10 5 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (25.00%) IIS
10 5 (25.00%) VPN
10 5 (25.00%) MCSE
11 4 (20.00%) MCP
11 4 (20.00%) SQL
11 4 (20.00%) SharePoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 7 (35.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (25.00%) IIS
3 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) DHCP
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (30.00%) FTP
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 5 (25.00%) SAN
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
5 4 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (10.00%) DMZ
6 2 (10.00%) WEP
6 2 (10.00%) WPA
6 2 (10.00%) PSTN
6 2 (10.00%) VoIP
6 2 (10.00%) ADSL
6 2 (10.00%) ISDN
6 2 (10.00%) SMTP
6 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (5.00%) HSRP
7 1 (5.00%) GLBP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 8 (40.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.00%) Network Management
2 1 (5.00%) ITSM
2 1 (5.00%) Service Management
2 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
2 6 (30.00%) MCITP
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (25.00%) MCSE
4 4 (20.00%) MCP
4 4 (20.00%) CCA
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (10.00%) MCDST
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) Avaya
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper
5 2 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) Mitel
6 1 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.00%) Sage
Liverpool, Merseyside
Newton Blue
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday, flexible hours
Posted: 18 days ago