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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 90 120 135
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 102 70 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.87% 1.77% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.29% 12.26% 9.67%
Number of salaries quoted 81 56 55
Average salary £32,500 £32,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.76% +0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
590 571 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.63% 14.47% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 470 447 539
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +7 11 £26,000 -13.33% 2
Oldham - 8 £22,500 - 1
Bolton +8 6 £32,500 -
Rochdale -4 6 £40,000 +21.21% 2
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 138 (69.35%) Windows
2 137 (68.84%) Active Directory
3 134 (67.34%) DHCP
4 116 (58.29%) Microsoft
5 114 (57.29%) VMware
6 90 (45.23%) MS Exchange
7 76 (38.19%) LAN
7 76 (38.19%) VMware Infrastructure
8 71 (35.68%) Firewall
9 66 (33.17%) WAN
10 63 (31.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 59 (29.65%) Citrix
12 58 (29.15%) Cisco
13 55 (27.64%) TCP/IP
14 54 (27.14%) Exchange Server 2010
15 48 (24.12%) SAN
16 47 (23.62%) Hyper-V
17 45 (22.61%) VPN
17 45 (22.61%) SharePoint
17 45 (22.61%) SQL Server
18 44 (22.11%) Linux
18 44 (22.11%) MS Excel
19 41 (20.60%) PowerShell
20 40 (20.10%) Windows Server 2008
21 39 (19.60%) MCSE
22 37 (18.59%) VLAN
22 37 (18.59%) Windows 7
23 36 (18.09%) HP
24 34 (17.09%) NetApp
25 32 (16.08%) Windows Server 2003

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 90 (45.23%) MS Exchange
2 54 (27.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (22.61%) SharePoint
4 29 (14.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 25 (12.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 23 (11.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (9.05%) IIS
8 16 (8.04%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (6.03%) Apache
10 10 (5.03%) Lync
11 8 (4.02%) nginx
12 7 (3.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (2.51%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.50%) CMS
15 1 (0.50%) JBoss
15 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 44 (22.11%) MS Excel
2 24 (12.06%) MS Office
3 5 (2.51%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.53%) Office 365
2 10 (5.03%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.02%) Mimecast
4 3 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.01%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (1.01%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 134 (67.34%) DHCP
2 76 (38.19%) LAN
3 71 (35.68%) Firewall
4 66 (33.17%) WAN
5 55 (27.64%) TCP/IP
6 48 (24.12%) SAN
7 45 (22.61%) VPN
8 37 (18.59%) VLAN
9 26 (13.07%) VoIP
10 17 (8.54%) FTP
10 17 (8.54%) MPLS
11 15 (7.54%) Network Security
11 15 (7.54%) WLAN
12 14 (7.04%) Ethernet
12 14 (7.04%) IPv4
13 13 (6.53%) iSCSI
14 12 (6.03%) Wireless
15 11 (5.53%) Internet
16 10 (5.03%) Wi-Fi
17 9 (4.52%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (22.61%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (6.53%) MySQL
5 9 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.01%) Big Data
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.01%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.52%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.01%) MSI
General
1 16 (8.04%) Finance
2 6 (3.02%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.51%) Retail
4 2 (1.01%) Games
5 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (30.15%) Support Engineer
2 30 (15.08%) IT Support
3 28 (14.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (13.07%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (11.56%) Analyst
5 23 (11.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (11.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 20 (10.05%) IT Support Engineer
8 16 (8.04%) Network Engineer
9 15 (7.54%) Technical Support
10 12 (6.03%) Desktop Support
11 11 (5.53%) Administrator
11 11 (5.53%) Service Analyst
11 11 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
12 10 (5.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (4.52%) Network Support
14 7 (3.52%) Citrix Engineer
14 7 (3.52%) Consultant
14 7 (3.52%) Support Analyst
14 7 (3.52%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.53%) Web Services
2 4 (2.01%) .NET
3 3 (1.51%) LAMP
3 3 (1.51%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.01%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.50%) COM
5 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.03%) FlexPod
1 12 (6.03%) Replication
2 10 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.02%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.52%) iPad
4 7 (3.52%) iPhone
5 6 (3.02%) Life Science
5 6 (3.02%) Open Source
6 4 (2.01%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.01%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.51%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.51%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.51%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.01%) SecurID
8 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.01%) Statistics
8 2 (1.01%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.50%) PKI
9 1 (0.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 138 (69.35%) Windows
2 44 (22.11%) Linux
3 40 (20.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (18.59%) Windows 7
5 32 (16.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (16.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (15.08%) Windows 8
7 16 (8.04%) Windows XP
8 12 (6.03%) Debian
9 6 (3.02%) Android
10 5 (2.51%) UNIX
10 5 (2.51%) CentOS
11 4 (2.01%) Solaris
12 3 (1.51%) FreeNAS
13 2 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.01%) HPUX
13 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (13.57%) ITIL
2 19 (9.55%) Migration
3 16 (8.04%) ERP
4 13 (6.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (5.53%) Information Security
6 9 (4.52%) Change Management
6 9 (4.52%) Network Management
6 9 (4.52%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (3.02%) Line Management
7 6 (3.02%) Validation
7 6 (3.02%) Service Delivery
7 6 (3.02%) Incident Management
8 5 (2.51%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (2.51%) Business Continuity
9 4 (2.01%) Time Management
9 4 (2.01%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (2.01%) Change Control
9 4 (2.01%) Coaching
9 4 (2.01%) Data Management
10 3 (1.51%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 41 (20.60%) PowerShell
2 24 (12.06%) SQL
3 17 (8.54%) C
4 8 (4.02%) VB
5 7 (3.52%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.02%) VBScript
6 6 (3.02%) Perl
6 6 (3.02%) PHP
7 4 (2.01%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.50%) C#
9 1 (0.50%) Java
9 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 63 (31.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (19.60%) MCSE
3 29 (14.57%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (14.57%) CCNA
4 21 (10.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 20 (10.05%) MCSA
6 15 (7.54%) Degree
7 14 (7.04%) MCITP
8 10 (5.03%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (4.02%) MCP
9 8 (4.02%) RHCE
9 8 (4.02%) RHCA
10 7 (3.52%) MCDST
10 7 (3.52%) MCTS
10 7 (3.52%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (3.52%) CCA
10 7 (3.52%) CCNP
10 7 (3.52%) CCENT
11 5 (2.51%) MCPD
11 5 (2.51%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.52%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.02%) SLA
2 6 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 6 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 137 (68.84%) Active Directory
2 76 (38.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (23.62%) Hyper-V
4 20 (10.05%) XenDesktop
4 20 (10.05%) vSphere
5 11 (5.53%) Terminal Services
5 11 (5.53%) XenApp
6 10 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (4.52%) VMware ESX
8 8 (4.02%) NFS
9 7 (3.52%) Xen
10 6 (3.02%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (1.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.50%) Firmware
12 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (10.55%) SCCM
2 13 (6.53%) WSUS
3 12 (6.03%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.52%) WMI
5 6 (3.02%) Nagios
6 3 (1.51%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.51%) Puppet
7 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.01%) XenMobile
7 2 (1.01%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.01%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (1.01%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.01%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (0.50%) Hyperic
8 1 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 116 (58.29%) Microsoft
2 114 (57.29%) VMware
3 59 (29.65%) Citrix
4 58 (29.15%) Cisco
5 36 (18.09%) HP
6 34 (17.09%) NetApp
7 19 (9.55%) Symantec
8 12 (6.03%) Dell
8 12 (6.03%) EMC
8 12 (6.03%) Red Hat
8 12 (6.03%) Wyse
9 10 (5.03%) CheckPoint
10 9 (4.52%) Avaya
10 9 (4.52%) 3PAR
11 8 (4.02%) Sophos
11 8 (4.02%) Apple
11 8 (4.02%) WatchGuard
12 7 (3.52%) Intel
13 6 (3.02%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.02%) Sun
Manchester, Lancashire
PTS Resourcing (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £50k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £28000 - £32500 per annum + benefits and flexi time
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £28000 - £32500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Base salary + flexible benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago
Oldham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago