The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 8 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.55% 1.63% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.60% 10.96% 14.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 11
Average salary £33,500 £39,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.18% +16.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £32,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 73 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 17.99% 14.87% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 78 61 84
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Merseyside

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 1 August 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Liverpool

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
3 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
4 18 (69.23%) HP
5 17 (65.38%) Firewall
6 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
7 15 (57.69%) PowerShell
8 14 (53.85%) PKI
8 14 (53.85%) Kerberos
8 14 (53.85%) NFS
8 14 (53.85%) IPsec
9 13 (50.00%) ITIL
9 13 (50.00%) VB.NET
9 13 (50.00%) .NET
9 13 (50.00%) HP SIM
10 11 (42.31%) MCITP
10 11 (42.31%) MCSE
10 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (38.46%) VMware
11 10 (38.46%) LDAP
11 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
11 10 (38.46%) IBM
11 10 (38.46%) Dell
11 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (38.46%) Server Monitoring
12 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
12 9 (34.62%) DHCP
13 6 (23.08%) Degree
14 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) Firewall
2 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 14 (53.85%) Kerberos
3 14 (53.85%) IPsec
4 10 (38.46%) LDAP
5 9 (34.62%) DHCP
6 4 (15.38%) Internet
7 3 (11.54%) SAN
7 3 (11.54%) ADSL
7 3 (11.54%) ISDN
7 3 (11.54%) LAN
7 3 (11.54%) PSTN
7 3 (11.54%) WAN
7 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
7 3 (11.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Technical Support
2 3 (11.54%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Wintel Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
3 2 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
4 1 (3.85%) Support Specialist
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) WSH
3 1 (3.85%) HTML
3 1 (3.85%) SOAP
3 1 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (3.85%) J2EE
3 1 (3.85%) HTML5
3 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) PKI
2 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
2 3 (11.54%) Fat Client
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Vista
4 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) PowerShell
2 13 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) MCITP
1 11 (42.31%) MCSE
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) NFS
3 10 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
5 3 (11.54%) Terminal Services
5 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
6 2 (7.69%) XenServer
7 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) HP SIM
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
2 2 (7.69%) SCOM
2 2 (7.69%) SCVMM
2 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
2 2 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.85%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 18 (69.23%) HP
3 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 10 (38.46%) IBM
3 10 (38.46%) Dell
4 3 (11.54%) ProCurve
5 2 (7.69%) Kaspersky
5 2 (7.69%) Sage
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) CA