The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 84 110 132
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +22
Permanent jobs citing DNS 115 86 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.99% 2.12% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.72% 15.03% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 95 70 42
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £19,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £55,000 £47,650
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
DNS
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
555 572 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.43% 14.09% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 446 494 496
Average salary £36,750 £34,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.08% -6.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

DNS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

DNS Salary Trend in Manchester

DNS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Manchester

DNS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Rochdale - 12 £42,750 - 1
Stockport - 6 £30,000 - 1
Oldham - 5 £22,000 -
Bolton +2 2 £37,500 +105.47% 1
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 159 (70.98%) Windows
2 144 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 135 (60.27%) DHCP
4 113 (50.45%) Microsoft
5 96 (42.86%) VMware
6 86 (38.39%) MS Exchange
7 81 (36.16%) TCP/IP
8 69 (30.80%) Firewall
9 63 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 58 (25.89%) SAN
11 53 (23.66%) LAN
12 51 (22.77%) Exchange Server 2010
12 51 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 50 (22.32%) Cisco
13 50 (22.32%) Citrix
13 50 (22.32%) Microsoft Certification
14 48 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 46 (20.54%) VPN
16 43 (19.20%) WAN
16 43 (19.20%) MS Excel
16 43 (19.20%) Windows Server 2003
17 41 (18.30%) SQL Server
18 40 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
19 37 (16.52%) Hyper-V
19 37 (16.52%) ITIL
20 36 (16.07%) Linux
21 33 (14.73%) SharePoint
22 32 (14.29%) VoIP
23 31 (13.84%) IIS
24 29 (12.95%) Degree

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 86 (38.39%) MS Exchange
2 51 (22.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (14.73%) SharePoint
5 31 (13.84%) IIS
6 27 (12.05%) Lync
7 26 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (6.70%) Apache
8 15 (6.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (5.80%) nginx
10 10 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (4.46%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (4.02%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (2.68%) Office Communications Server
13 5 (2.23%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.45%) Joomla!
15 1 (0.45%) Jetty
15 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (19.20%) MS Excel
2 27 (12.05%) MS Office
3 6 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.45%) Line 500
2 1 (0.45%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) Agresso
2 1 (0.45%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.57%) Office 365
3 6 (2.68%) Amazon EMR
3 6 (2.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 6 (2.68%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.68%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 135 (60.27%) DHCP
2 81 (36.16%) TCP/IP
3 69 (30.80%) Firewall
4 58 (25.89%) SAN
5 53 (23.66%) LAN
6 46 (20.54%) VPN
7 43 (19.20%) WAN
8 32 (14.29%) VoIP
9 25 (11.16%) Internet
10 23 (10.27%) VLAN
10 23 (10.27%) FTP
11 21 (9.38%) Wireless
12 18 (8.04%) NAS
13 16 (7.14%) SNMP
14 14 (6.25%) SMTP
15 13 (5.80%) Ethernet
15 13 (5.80%) SSL
15 13 (5.80%) IPv4
16 12 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (5.36%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.30%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (6.25%) MySQL
4 13 (5.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (5.80%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (4.46%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.68%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.68%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (2.68%) Amazon Redshift
8 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.89%) Big Data
10 1 (0.45%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.45%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (2.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (9.82%) Finance
2 9 (4.02%) Law
3 8 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.13%) Retail
5 5 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.89%) Games
6 2 (0.89%) Legal
6 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (20.09%) Support Engineer
2 27 (12.05%) Analyst
3 26 (11.61%) IT Support
4 21 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 20 (8.93%) Consultant
5 20 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
5 20 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 19 (8.48%) Support Analyst
7 13 (5.80%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (5.80%) Administrator
8 12 (5.36%) IT Support Analyst
8 12 (5.36%) Systems Engineer
9 11 (4.91%) Network Support
10 10 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 10 (4.46%) Systems Administrator
10 10 (4.46%) Technical Support
11 9 (4.02%) Server Engineer
12 8 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
12 8 (3.57%) Architect
12 8 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.36%) Web Services
2 8 (3.57%) LAMP
3 3 (1.34%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.89%) Middleware
5 1 (0.45%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.45%) Memcached
5 1 (0.45%) Alternative PHP Cache
5 1 (0.45%) XML
5 1 (0.45%) RSS
5 1 (0.45%) .NET
5 1 (0.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.27%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.91%) Blackberry
4 10 (4.46%) iPhone
5 8 (3.57%) Clustering
5 8 (3.57%) iPad
6 7 (3.13%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.68%) Replication
8 4 (1.79%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.89%) Statistics
9 2 (0.89%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.45%) New Media
10 1 (0.45%) PKI
10 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.45%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.45%) CMDB
10 1 (0.45%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 159 (70.98%) Windows
2 63 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (19.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (16.07%) Linux
6 27 (12.05%) Windows 7
7 24 (10.71%) Windows 8
8 15 (6.70%) Debian
9 12 (5.36%) UNIX
10 9 (4.02%) Windows XP
11 5 (2.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.79%) Android
13 3 (1.34%) Solaris
14 2 (0.89%) AIX
14 2 (0.89%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.45%) Data ONTAP
15 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.45%) CentOS
15 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.52%) ITIL
2 13 (5.80%) Network Management
3 10 (4.46%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (4.46%) Project Management
4 9 (4.02%) Migration
4 9 (4.02%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (3.13%) Server Monitoring
5 7 (3.13%) Change Control
5 7 (3.13%) Load Balancing
5 7 (3.13%) Information Security
5 7 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 7 (3.13%) Change Management
5 7 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (3.13%) ERP
6 6 (2.68%) Identity Management
6 6 (2.68%) Data Analysis
6 6 (2.68%) Data Migration
6 6 (2.68%) Open Source
6 6 (2.68%) MapReduce
6 6 (2.68%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 25 (11.16%) SQL
2 13 (5.80%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.13%) VB
3 7 (3.13%) Perl
4 6 (2.68%) PHP
5 5 (2.23%) VBScript
6 3 (1.34%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.89%) Python
8 1 (0.45%) Ruby
8 1 (0.45%) VC++
8 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.45%) C
8 1 (0.45%) C#
8 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 50 (22.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (12.95%) Degree
3 26 (11.61%) MCSE
4 21 (9.38%) MCITP
5 19 (8.48%) CCNA
5 19 (8.48%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (6.70%) CCENT
7 13 (5.80%) MCDST
7 13 (5.80%) MCSA
8 12 (5.36%) MCP
8 12 (5.36%) RHCE
8 12 (5.36%) RHCA
9 11 (4.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (4.91%) CCNP
10 6 (2.68%) MCPD
10 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 6 (2.68%) Microsoft Certified Architect
11 5 (2.23%) CCA
11 5 (2.23%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (2.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.25%) SLA
2 3 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 144 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 51 (22.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (16.52%) Hyper-V
4 18 (8.04%) XenDesktop
4 18 (8.04%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (7.59%) vSphere
6 16 (7.14%) XenApp
7 14 (6.25%) VMware ESX
8 9 (4.02%) VMware Server
9 8 (3.57%) XenServer
10 2 (0.89%) Firmware
10 2 (0.89%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.45%) Varnish
11 1 (0.45%) KVM
11 1 (0.45%) Docker
11 1 (0.45%) Ceph
11 1 (0.45%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (0.45%) Xen
11 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 17 (7.59%) SCCM
2 9 (4.02%) WSUS
2 9 (4.02%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.23%) Puppet
3 5 (2.23%) cPanel
4 3 (1.34%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.34%) SCOM
4 3 (1.34%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.89%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.89%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.89%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (0.89%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.89%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.89%) EMC Navisphere
6 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.45%) Ansible
6 1 (0.45%) Plesk
6 1 (0.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 113 (50.45%) Microsoft
2 96 (42.86%) VMware
3 50 (22.32%) Citrix
3 50 (22.32%) Cisco
4 17 (7.59%) Red Hat
5 13 (5.80%) HP
6 11 (4.91%) NetApp
7 10 (4.46%) Veeam
8 9 (4.02%) Apple
8 9 (4.02%) McAfee
8 9 (4.02%) Oracle
9 8 (3.57%) SAP
9 8 (3.57%) Dell
10 7 (3.13%) EMC
10 7 (3.13%) Intel
11 6 (2.68%) Juniper
11 6 (2.68%) NetScout
11 6 (2.68%) Symantec
12 5 (2.23%) Lotus
12 5 (2.23%) Avaya
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
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Salary: £24000.00 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
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