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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 99 138 138
Rank change year-on-year
+39 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 92 45 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.24% 1.12% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.83% 7.76% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 75 40 34
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% +25.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £28,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,250 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
581 580 543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.15% 14.47% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 504 513 431
Average salary £34,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 22 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 22 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
Bolton +8 6 £18,250 -44.69% 1
Altrincham +10 4 £37,500 +31.57% 1
Salford -3 4 - -
Bury -7 2 £19,000 -57.77%
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 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 95 (55.23%) Windows
2 88 (51.16%) DHCP
3 67 (38.95%) VMware
4 66 (38.37%) TCP/IP
5 65 (37.79%) Microsoft
6 56 (32.56%) Active Directory
7 52 (30.23%) Firewall
8 51 (29.65%) MS Exchange
9 43 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 41 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
10 41 (23.84%) Linux
11 40 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
12 38 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 36 (20.93%) SQL
14 35 (20.35%) Internet
15 30 (17.44%) SMTP
16 28 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 28 (16.28%) Cisco
17 27 (15.70%) Citrix
17 27 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2010
18 26 (15.12%) IIS
19 25 (14.53%) Load Balancing
20 24 (13.95%) .NET
20 24 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
21 23 (13.37%) SQL Server
22 22 (12.79%) MPLS
22 22 (12.79%) Windows 7
23 21 (12.21%) MySQL
23 21 (12.21%) ITIL
23 21 (12.21%) VPN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 51 (29.65%) MS Exchange
2 27 (15.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (15.12%) IIS
4 21 (12.21%) Apache
5 19 (11.05%) Lync
6 14 (8.14%) Tomcat
7 11 (6.40%) SharePoint
8 10 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (2.33%) WordPress
11 4 (2.33%) GroupWise
12 3 (1.74%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.74%) Jetty
12 3 (1.74%) nginx
13 2 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.58%) IBM HTTP Server
14 1 (0.58%) Site Server
Applications
1 21 (12.21%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.88%) MS Office
3 4 (2.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Sage 1000
2 5 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.74%) Magento
4 2 (1.16%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.47%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (8.72%) SaaS
3 14 (8.14%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (5.23%) Office 365
5 4 (2.33%) Google Apps
6 3 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.74%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.58%) PaaS
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (51.16%) DHCP
2 66 (38.37%) TCP/IP
3 52 (30.23%) Firewall
4 35 (20.35%) Internet
5 30 (17.44%) SMTP
6 22 (12.79%) MPLS
7 21 (12.21%) VPN
8 17 (9.88%) SAN
8 17 (9.88%) Unified Communications
9 16 (9.30%) LAN
9 16 (9.30%) WAN
10 11 (6.40%) NAS
11 10 (5.81%) iSCSI
11 10 (5.81%) LDAP
12 7 (4.07%) VLAN
12 7 (4.07%) HTTP
13 6 (3.49%) Ethernet
14 5 (2.91%) SNMP
14 5 (2.91%) OSPF
14 5 (2.91%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.21%) MySQL
3 3 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (8.14%) JMeter
2 3 (1.74%) Subversion
2 3 (1.74%) Sublime Text
2 3 (1.74%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (6.40%) Finance
2 5 (2.91%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.74%) Retail
3 3 (1.74%) German Language
3 3 (1.74%) Italian Language
3 3 (1.74%) Turkish Language
4 1 (0.58%) Legal
4 1 (0.58%) Billing
4 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (18.02%) Support Engineer
2 20 (11.63%) Analyst
3 16 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
4 14 (8.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 12 (6.98%) IT Support
5 12 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 12 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (6.98%) Support Analyst
5 12 (6.98%) IT Support Analyst
6 10 (5.81%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 10 (5.81%) Software Engineer
6 10 (5.81%) .NET Software Engineer
7 9 (5.23%) Citrix Support
7 9 (5.23%) Citrix Engineer
7 9 (5.23%) Messaging Engineer
7 9 (5.23%) Exchange Engineer
7 9 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.23%) Junior
7 9 (5.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.95%) .NET
2 14 (8.14%) HTML
3 13 (7.56%) Web Services
4 12 (6.98%) CSS
5 6 (3.49%) jQuery
6 4 (2.33%) Memcached
7 3 (1.74%) Servlets
7 3 (1.74%) J2EE
7 3 (1.74%) HTML5
7 3 (1.74%) REST
8 2 (1.16%) SOAP
8 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.16%) XML
9 1 (0.58%) NHibernate
9 1 (0.58%) WCF
9 1 (0.58%) JSON
9 1 (0.58%) Middleware
9 1 (0.58%) RESTful
9 1 (0.58%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.30%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.81%) Clustering
2 10 (5.81%) PKI
3 8 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.74%) Replication
5 3 (1.74%) Statistics
5 3 (1.74%) Blog
5 3 (1.74%) W3C
5 3 (1.74%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.16%) iPhone
6 2 (1.16%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.58%) SecurID
7 1 (0.58%) CMDB
7 1 (0.58%) Firmware
7 1 (0.58%) Open Source
7 1 (0.58%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 95 (55.23%) Windows
2 41 (23.84%) Windows Server 2008
2 41 (23.84%) Linux
3 38 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (12.79%) Windows 7
6 15 (8.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (8.14%) CentOS
8 13 (7.56%) Windows 8
9 7 (4.07%) UNIX
10 5 (2.91%) Windows XP
11 4 (2.33%) Debian
12 2 (1.16%) Android
12 2 (1.16%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.58%) Solaris
13 1 (0.58%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.53%) Load Balancing
2 21 (12.21%) ITIL
3 15 (8.72%) Service Delivery
3 15 (8.72%) CRM
4 14 (8.14%) Load Testing
5 12 (6.98%) Migration
5 12 (6.98%) Software Engineering
6 7 (4.07%) Change Management
6 7 (4.07%) Configuration Management
7 6 (3.49%) DevOps
7 6 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (3.49%) Problem Management
8 5 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (2.91%) Service Management
8 5 (2.91%) Information Security
8 5 (2.91%) Business Continuity
8 5 (2.91%) Workflow
8 5 (2.91%) Incident Management
9 4 (2.33%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (2.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.93%) SQL
2 14 (8.14%) PowerShell
2 14 (8.14%) Perl
3 13 (7.56%) JavaScript
4 12 (6.98%) PHP
5 8 (4.65%) Bash Shell
6 6 (3.49%) Java
7 5 (2.91%) C
8 3 (1.74%) VBScript
8 3 (1.74%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.74%) C#
8 3 (1.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.58%) Python
9 1 (0.58%) Delphi
9 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (8.72%) Degree
3 15 (8.72%) MCSE
4 14 (8.14%) CCNA
5 12 (6.98%) CCA
5 12 (6.98%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (6.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (6.40%) MCITP
7 6 (3.49%) MCSA
8 5 (2.91%) MCTS
9 4 (2.33%) VCP4
9 4 (2.33%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.33%) MCP
10 3 (1.74%) CCEA
10 3 (1.74%) VCP5
11 2 (1.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.16%) CCNP
12 1 (0.58%) CCDP
12 1 (0.58%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.98%) SLA
2 4 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.74%) QA
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.58%) BS7799
System Software
1 56 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 43 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 40 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (11.05%) vSphere
5 12 (6.98%) XenDesktop
6 10 (5.81%) XenApp
6 10 (5.81%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (5.81%) Squid
7 9 (5.23%) NFS
8 8 (4.65%) UAG
9 7 (4.07%) Xen
10 4 (2.33%) Varnish
10 4 (2.33%) Postfix
11 3 (1.74%) Samba
11 3 (1.74%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.74%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.74%) KVM
11 3 (1.74%) vCloud
12 1 (0.58%) XenServer
12 1 (0.58%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 14 (8.14%) SCCM
2 11 (6.40%) SCOM
3 10 (5.81%) SCVMM
3 10 (5.81%) Backup Exec
4 7 (4.07%) WSUS
4 7 (4.07%) Puppet
4 7 (4.07%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (3.49%) Nagios
6 4 (2.33%) Icinga
6 4 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.74%) Ansible
8 2 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.16%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.16%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.16%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.16%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.58%) OpenView
9 1 (0.58%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.58%) Windows Intune
9 1 (0.58%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 67 (38.95%) VMware
2 65 (37.79%) Microsoft
3 28 (16.28%) Cisco
4 27 (15.70%) Citrix
5 18 (10.47%) HP
6 17 (9.88%) Red Hat
7 14 (8.14%) NetApp
8 11 (6.40%) Avaya
9 9 (5.23%) Symantec
9 9 (5.23%) Sage
10 7 (4.07%) Google
11 6 (3.49%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.91%) Apple
12 5 (2.91%) EMC
13 4 (2.33%) ProCurve
13 4 (2.33%) Scalix
14 3 (1.74%) BT
14 3 (1.74%) McAfee
14 3 (1.74%) Juniper
14 3 (1.74%) IBM
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