The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 95 139 143
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 94 44 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.34% 1.09% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.00% 7.61% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 79 38 29
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £27,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £47,800 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
553 578 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.79% 14.25% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 486 502 459
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
North West

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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
Salford +2 4 - -
Bolton -2 4 £17,500 -30.00%
Bury -9 3 £19,000 -57.77%
Altrincham - 2 £36,500 -
Wigan - 1 £35,000 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 91 (54.82%) Windows
2 83 (50.00%) DHCP
3 73 (43.98%) TCP/IP
4 61 (36.75%) VMware
5 57 (34.34%) Microsoft
6 54 (32.53%) Active Directory
7 50 (30.12%) Firewall
8 46 (27.71%) MS Exchange
9 43 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (23.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 39 (23.49%) Linux
10 39 (23.49%) Internet
11 36 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 35 (21.08%) SQL
13 34 (20.48%) Hyper-V
14 33 (19.88%) SMTP
15 31 (18.67%) Cisco
15 31 (18.67%) Load Balancing
16 30 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2010
18 25 (15.06%) IIS
19 23 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
20 22 (13.25%) Citrix
21 21 (12.65%) HP
21 21 (12.65%) MySQL
21 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
21 21 (12.65%) Windows 7
22 20 (12.05%) .NET
22 20 (12.05%) VPN
22 20 (12.05%) MPLS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 46 (27.71%) MS Exchange
2 26 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (15.06%) IIS
4 19 (11.45%) Apache
4 19 (11.45%) Lync
5 12 (7.23%) Tomcat
6 11 (6.63%) SharePoint
7 7 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (3.61%) WebSphere
9 5 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (2.41%) WordPress
11 2 (1.20%) IBM Notes
11 2 (1.20%) Lotus Domino
12 1 (0.60%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.60%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (10.24%) MS Excel
2 15 (9.04%) MS Office
3 4 (2.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (5.42%) Sage 1000
2 5 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.81%) Magento
4 2 (1.20%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.43%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (7.83%) SaaS
3 12 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (4.22%) Office 365
5 1 (0.60%) PaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.60%) IaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.60%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 83 (50.00%) DHCP
2 73 (43.98%) TCP/IP
3 50 (30.12%) Firewall
4 39 (23.49%) Internet
5 33 (19.88%) SMTP
6 20 (12.05%) VPN
6 20 (12.05%) MPLS
7 18 (10.84%) LAN
8 17 (10.24%) WAN
8 17 (10.24%) Unified Communications
9 16 (9.64%) SAN
10 15 (9.04%) LDAP
11 11 (6.63%) OSPF
11 11 (6.63%) HTTP
12 9 (5.42%) SSL
12 9 (5.42%) BGP
12 9 (5.42%) iSCSI
12 9 (5.42%) NAS
13 7 (4.22%) VLAN
13 7 (4.22%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.65%) MySQL
1 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (7.23%) JMeter
2 3 (1.81%) Subversion
2 3 (1.81%) Sublime Text
3 1 (0.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (10.24%) Finance
2 5 (3.01%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.81%) Law
3 3 (1.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.60%) Billing
4 1 (0.60%) Marketing
4 1 (0.60%) German Language
4 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.60%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (17.47%) Support Engineer
2 20 (12.05%) Analyst
3 17 (10.24%) 3rd Line Support
4 12 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 12 (7.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 12 (7.23%) IT Support
4 12 (7.23%) Cloud Engineer
4 12 (7.23%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (7.23%) Support Analyst
4 12 (7.23%) IT Support Analyst
5 10 (6.02%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 10 (6.02%) .NET Software Engineer
5 10 (6.02%) Network Engineer
5 10 (6.02%) Software Engineer
6 9 (5.42%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (5.42%) Junior
6 9 (5.42%) Exchange Engineer
6 9 (5.42%) Messaging Engineer
7 8 (4.82%) Team Leader
8 7 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.05%) .NET
2 14 (8.43%) HTML
3 13 (7.83%) Web Services
4 12 (7.23%) CSS
5 7 (4.22%) SOAP
6 6 (3.61%) jQuery
7 4 (2.41%) Memcached
8 3 (1.81%) HTML5
8 3 (1.81%) REST
9 2 (1.20%) XML
9 2 (1.20%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.60%) NHibernate
10 1 (0.60%) JSON
10 1 (0.60%) WCF
10 1 (0.60%) Middleware
10 1 (0.60%) Servlets
10 1 (0.60%) J2EE
10 1 (0.60%) Ember.js
10 1 (0.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.24%) Blackberry
2 10 (6.02%) PKI
2 10 (6.02%) Clustering
3 8 (4.82%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.81%) Statistics
5 3 (1.81%) W3C
5 3 (1.81%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.20%) SecurID
6 2 (1.20%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.20%) Replication
7 1 (0.60%) CMDB
7 1 (0.60%) Blog
7 1 (0.60%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.60%) iPad
7 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.60%) iPhone
7 1 (0.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 91 (54.82%) Windows
2 43 (25.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (23.49%) Windows Server 2012
3 39 (23.49%) Linux
4 30 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (12.65%) Windows 7
6 15 (9.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (8.43%) CentOS
8 13 (7.83%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.22%) UNIX
10 5 (3.01%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.41%) Debian
12 2 (1.20%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.60%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.60%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.60%) Solaris
13 1 (0.60%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (18.67%) Load Balancing
2 18 (10.84%) ITIL
3 16 (9.64%) Service Delivery
4 15 (9.04%) CRM
5 12 (7.23%) Load Testing
6 11 (6.63%) Software Engineering
7 9 (5.42%) Capacity Management
8 8 (4.82%) Network Design
9 7 (4.22%) Network Management
10 6 (3.61%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.61%) Migration
10 6 (3.61%) Change Management
11 5 (3.01%) Service Management
11 5 (3.01%) Workflow
11 5 (3.01%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.01%) Project Management
11 5 (3.01%) Configuration Management
12 4 (2.41%) Business Continuity Planning
12 4 (2.41%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 35 (21.08%) SQL
2 14 (8.43%) Perl
3 13 (7.83%) JavaScript
3 13 (7.83%) PowerShell
4 12 (7.23%) PHP
5 8 (4.82%) Bash Shell
6 5 (3.01%) C
7 4 (2.41%) Java
8 3 (1.81%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.81%) VBScript
8 3 (1.81%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.81%) C#
9 1 (0.60%) Python
9 1 (0.60%) Delphi
9 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (13.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (9.04%) MCSE
2 15 (9.04%) Degree
3 14 (8.43%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (6.63%) CCNA
5 10 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 9 (5.42%) MCITP
7 8 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (4.22%) CCA
8 7 (4.22%) MCSA
9 4 (2.41%) MCP
10 3 (1.81%) MCTS
10 3 (1.81%) CCNP
10 3 (1.81%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.20%) VCP4
11 2 (1.20%) CCDP
11 2 (1.20%) CCIE
12 1 (0.60%) CCEA
12 1 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) SLA
2 4 (2.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.60%) QA
3 1 (0.60%) BS7799
System Software
1 54 (32.53%) Active Directory
2 36 (21.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (20.48%) Hyper-V
4 17 (10.24%) vSphere
5 10 (6.02%) Squid
6 8 (4.82%) XenApp
6 8 (4.82%) UAG
7 7 (4.22%) NFS
7 7 (4.22%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (4.22%) XenDesktop
8 5 (3.01%) Xen
9 4 (2.41%) Postfix
9 4 (2.41%) Varnish
10 3 (1.81%) Samba
10 3 (1.81%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.81%) KVM
10 3 (1.81%) vCloud
10 3 (1.81%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.60%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.60%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 14 (8.43%) SCCM
2 11 (6.63%) SCOM
3 10 (6.02%) SCVMM
4 7 (4.22%) Backup Exec
5 6 (3.61%) WSUS
5 6 (3.61%) Nagios
6 5 (3.01%) HP NNM
6 5 (3.01%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (3.01%) Puppet
6 5 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.20%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.20%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.20%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.60%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.60%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.60%) OpenView
9 1 (0.60%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.60%) SCSM
Vendors
1 61 (36.75%) VMware
2 57 (34.34%) Microsoft
3 31 (18.67%) Cisco
4 22 (13.25%) Citrix
5 21 (12.65%) HP
6 17 (10.24%) Red Hat
7 11 (6.63%) Avaya
8 10 (6.02%) NetApp
9 9 (5.42%) Sage
10 8 (4.82%) Symantec
11 7 (4.22%) Juniper
11 7 (4.22%) F5
12 6 (3.61%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.01%) Apple
13 5 (3.01%) EMC
14 4 (2.41%) ProCurve
15 3 (1.81%) BT
15 3 (1.81%) McAfee
15 3 (1.81%) IBM
16 2 (1.20%) Zend
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