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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 90 124 98
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -26
Permanent jobs citing DNS 96 62 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.48% 1.63% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.74% 12.18% 14.01%
Number of salaries quoted 79 57 71
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,878 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.65% -
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
610 509 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.75% 13.37% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 485 434 531
Average salary £35,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Stockport +1 6 £25,000 -
Oldham - 5 £22,500 - 2
Bolton - 4 £32,500 - 1
Rochdale - 3 £40,000 - 2
Wigan - 2 £27,500 -
Salford - 1 - - 1
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 144 (72.36%) Windows
2 134 (67.34%) Active Directory
3 122 (61.31%) VMware
4 113 (56.78%) DHCP
5 102 (51.26%) Microsoft
6 92 (46.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 88 (44.22%) MS Exchange
8 79 (39.70%) Firewall
9 66 (33.17%) LAN
9 66 (33.17%) Cisco
10 65 (32.66%) WAN
11 58 (29.15%) TCP/IP
12 57 (28.64%) Citrix
13 54 (27.14%) SAN
14 53 (26.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 52 (26.13%) Linux
16 48 (24.12%) HP
17 46 (23.12%) Windows Server 2008
18 44 (22.11%) PowerShell
18 44 (22.11%) MS Excel
19 43 (21.61%) Hyper-V
20 41 (20.60%) NetApp
20 41 (20.60%) Windows Server 2003
21 40 (20.10%) SQL Server
21 40 (20.10%) VLAN
21 40 (20.10%) Exchange Server 2010
22 37 (18.59%) Windows 7
23 36 (18.09%) MCSE
23 36 (18.09%) VPN
24 34 (17.09%) SharePoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 88 (44.22%) MS Exchange
2 40 (20.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (17.09%) SharePoint
4 29 (14.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 23 (11.56%) IIS
6 19 (9.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 15 (7.54%) Apache
9 8 (4.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (3.52%) Lync
10 7 (3.52%) nginx
11 4 (2.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
12 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.01%) IBM HTTP Server
13 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.50%) Jetty
13 1 (0.50%) Moodle
Applications
1 44 (22.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.53%) MS Office
3 5 (2.51%) PowerPivot
4 4 (2.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.53%) Office 365
2 11 (5.53%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.03%) SaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.50%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.50%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 113 (56.78%) DHCP
2 79 (39.70%) Firewall
3 66 (33.17%) LAN
4 65 (32.66%) WAN
5 58 (29.15%) TCP/IP
6 54 (27.14%) SAN
7 40 (20.10%) VLAN
8 36 (18.09%) VPN
9 22 (11.06%) Internet
10 21 (10.55%) SMTP
11 20 (10.05%) VoIP
12 19 (9.55%) Network Security
13 18 (9.05%) MPLS
14 17 (8.54%) Wireless
15 16 (8.04%) NAS
16 13 (6.53%) iSCSI
17 11 (5.53%) Cisco ASA
18 10 (5.03%) Ethernet
18 10 (5.03%) FTP
19 9 (4.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.03%) MySQL
2 12 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (5.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.02%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.01%) MSI
3 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (9.55%) Finance
2 8 (4.02%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.02%) Retail
4 2 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (0.50%) German Language
5 1 (0.50%) Italian Language
5 1 (0.50%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 49 (24.62%) Support Engineer
2 29 (14.57%) Analyst
3 26 (13.07%) 3rd Line Support
4 25 (12.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (11.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (11.06%) IT Support
7 21 (10.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 14 (7.04%) IT Support Engineer
9 13 (6.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (5.53%) Service Analyst
10 11 (5.53%) Network Engineer
11 10 (5.03%) Developer
11 10 (5.03%) Administrator
11 10 (5.03%) .NET Developer
12 9 (4.52%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.52%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.52%) Technical Support
12 9 (4.52%) Citrix Engineer
13 7 (3.52%) Consultant
13 7 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.55%) .NET
2 8 (4.02%) Web Services
3 3 (1.51%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.01%) CSS
4 2 (1.01%) HTML
4 2 (1.01%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.50%) J2EE
5 1 (0.50%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.03%) Replication
1 12 (6.03%) FlexPod
2 9 (4.52%) Clustering
3 7 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.02%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.02%) Life Science
4 6 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.01%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.01%) iPhone
6 3 (1.51%) Fat Client
6 3 (1.51%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.51%) iPad
6 3 (1.51%) Open Source
6 3 (1.51%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.01%) SecurID
7 2 (1.01%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.50%) Blog
8 1 (0.50%) BBC
8 1 (0.50%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 144 (72.36%) Windows
2 52 (26.13%) Linux
3 46 (23.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (20.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 37 (18.59%) Windows 7
6 32 (16.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (12.06%) Windows 8
8 12 (6.03%) Windows XP
9 10 (5.03%) Debian
10 6 (3.02%) Android
11 5 (2.51%) CentOS
11 5 (2.51%) UNIX
12 4 (2.01%) Solaris
12 4 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.51%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.01%) HPUX
14 2 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.01%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.50%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.08%) Migration
2 31 (15.58%) ITIL
3 17 (8.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (6.03%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (5.53%) Service Delivery
5 11 (5.53%) ERP
6 9 (4.52%) Information Security
7 8 (4.02%) Business Continuity
7 8 (4.02%) Load Balancing
7 8 (4.02%) Project Planning
8 7 (3.52%) Change Management
9 6 (3.02%) Validation
9 6 (3.02%) Line Management
10 5 (2.51%) Network Management
10 5 (2.51%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (2.01%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.01%) Data Management
11 4 (2.01%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.01%) Time Management
11 4 (2.01%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.11%) PowerShell
2 26 (13.07%) SQL
3 18 (9.05%) C
4 10 (5.03%) Perl
5 7 (3.52%) VB.NET
5 7 (3.52%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.02%) VBScript
7 5 (2.51%) VB
7 5 (2.51%) PHP
8 2 (1.01%) Java
8 2 (1.01%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (26.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (18.09%) MCSE
3 26 (13.07%) CCNA
3 26 (13.07%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (11.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (7.54%) MCSA
6 13 (6.53%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (6.03%) MCITP
8 10 (5.03%) CCA
9 9 (4.52%) Degree
10 8 (4.02%) MCTS
11 7 (3.52%) MCP
12 5 (2.51%) RHCA
12 5 (2.51%) RHCE
12 5 (2.51%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (2.01%) CCNP
13 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Certified Master
13 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 4 (2.01%) NCDA
13 4 (2.01%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.51%) SLA
3 3 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 134 (67.34%) Active Directory
2 92 (46.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (21.61%) Hyper-V
4 30 (15.08%) vSphere
5 18 (9.05%) XenDesktop
6 14 (7.04%) XenApp
7 13 (6.53%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (5.53%) Terminal Services
9 10 (5.03%) VMware ESX
10 8 (4.02%) NFS
10 8 (4.02%) Xen
11 5 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.01%) Firmware
13 2 (1.01%) vCloud
14 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.50%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 19 (9.55%) SCCM
1 19 (9.55%) WSUS
2 14 (7.04%) Backup Exec
3 11 (5.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 10 (5.03%) Nagios
5 7 (3.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (3.52%) WMI
6 4 (2.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.01%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.01%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (1.01%) Puppet
7 2 (1.01%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.50%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.50%) Ansible
8 1 (0.50%) Cacti
8 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 122 (61.31%) VMware
2 102 (51.26%) Microsoft
3 66 (33.17%) Cisco
4 57 (28.64%) Citrix
5 48 (24.12%) HP
6 41 (20.60%) NetApp
7 28 (14.07%) Symantec
8 16 (8.04%) EMC
9 13 (6.53%) Dell
10 12 (6.03%) CheckPoint
11 11 (5.53%) ProCurve
11 11 (5.53%) Wyse
12 9 (4.52%) SolarWinds
13 8 (4.02%) Avaya
13 8 (4.02%) Red Hat
13 8 (4.02%) Sophos
13 8 (4.02%) WatchGuard
13 8 (4.02%) 3PAR
14 7 (3.52%) IronPort
15 6 (3.02%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + On call (£3K), Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + On Call, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + on-call payments + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Pension + Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auto Trader
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Heywood, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £120.00 - £175.12 per week
Posted: 8 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Oldham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester, North West, United Kingdom
Crosslane Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago