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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 96 127 109
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 86 63 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.28% 1.59% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.89% 11.62% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 65 54 68
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 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -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
619 542 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.42% 13.65% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 483 423 555
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 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 27 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 +18 10 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Bolton - 5 £32,500 - 1
Rochdale -3 4 £40,000 +21.21%
Oldham - 4 £22,500 - 2
Salford - 1 - - 3
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 139 (70.20%) Windows
2 137 (69.19%) Active Directory
3 130 (65.66%) DHCP
4 117 (59.09%) VMware
5 116 (58.59%) Microsoft
6 87 (43.94%) MS Exchange
6 87 (43.94%) VMware Infrastructure
7 83 (41.92%) Firewall
8 74 (37.37%) LAN
9 66 (33.33%) Cisco
10 65 (32.83%) WAN
11 63 (31.82%) Citrix
12 56 (28.28%) Microsoft Certification
12 56 (28.28%) TCP/IP
13 50 (25.25%) MS Excel
13 50 (25.25%) SAN
14 49 (24.75%) Hyper-V
15 45 (22.73%) Linux
16 44 (22.22%) PowerShell
17 42 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
17 42 (21.21%) HP
18 41 (20.71%) NetApp
19 40 (20.20%) SQL Server
19 40 (20.20%) VPN
20 39 (19.70%) VLAN
21 38 (19.19%) MCSE
22 36 (18.18%) Windows 7
23 35 (17.68%) Windows Server 2008
24 33 (16.67%) SharePoint
25 29 (14.65%) ITIL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 87 (43.94%) MS Exchange
2 42 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 25 (12.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (8.59%) IIS
8 10 (5.05%) Apache
9 8 (4.04%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (3.54%) Lync
11 3 (1.52%) nginx
12 2 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.01%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.51%) CMS
13 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.51%) JBoss
13 1 (0.51%) Joomla!
13 1 (0.51%) Moodle
Applications
1 50 (25.25%) MS Excel
2 20 (10.10%) MS Office
3 5 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.53%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.58%) Office 365
2 8 (4.04%) Amazon EC2
2 8 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 130 (65.66%) DHCP
2 83 (41.92%) Firewall
3 74 (37.37%) LAN
4 65 (32.83%) WAN
5 56 (28.28%) TCP/IP
6 50 (25.25%) SAN
7 40 (20.20%) VPN
8 39 (19.70%) VLAN
9 26 (13.13%) VoIP
10 18 (9.09%) MPLS
10 18 (9.09%) Network Security
11 17 (8.59%) Internet
12 16 (8.08%) SMTP
13 14 (7.07%) NAS
14 13 (6.57%) iSCSI
14 13 (6.57%) Wireless
14 13 (6.57%) WLAN
14 13 (6.57%) Ethernet
15 10 (5.05%) SSL
15 10 (5.05%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (20.20%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (4.04%) MySQL
5 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.02%) MSI
General
1 19 (9.60%) Finance
2 7 (3.54%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.54%) Retail
3 2 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 60 (30.30%) Support Engineer
2 29 (14.65%) Analyst
3 27 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 27 (13.64%) IT Support
4 26 (13.13%) 2nd Line Support
4 26 (13.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 23 (11.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 17 (8.59%) IT Support Engineer
7 13 (6.57%) Technical Support
7 13 (6.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 11 (5.56%) Support Analyst
8 11 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
9 9 (4.55%) Administrator
9 9 (4.55%) Desktop Support
9 9 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (4.55%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.04%) Developer
10 8 (4.04%) .NET Developer
11 7 (3.54%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.07%) .NET
2 10 (5.05%) Web Services
3 3 (1.52%) X-Windows
4 2 (1.01%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.01%) HTML
4 2 (1.01%) CSS
5 1 (0.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.57%) FlexPod
2 11 (5.56%) Replication
3 9 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.54%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.03%) Life Science
5 6 (3.03%) iPhone
5 6 (3.03%) iPad
6 5 (2.53%) Clustering
7 3 (1.52%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.52%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.52%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.52%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.01%) Open Source
8 2 (1.01%) SecurID
8 2 (1.01%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.01%) Statistics
9 1 (0.51%) VLE
9 1 (0.51%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 139 (70.20%) Windows
2 45 (22.73%) Linux
3 36 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 35 (17.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (14.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (14.14%) Windows 8
7 27 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (7.58%) Windows XP
9 6 (3.03%) Debian
10 5 (2.53%) UNIX
10 5 (2.53%) Android
10 5 (2.53%) CentOS
11 4 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.02%) Solaris
12 3 (1.52%) FreeNAS
13 2 (1.01%) HPUX
13 2 (1.01%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X Server
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.65%) ITIL
2 23 (11.62%) Migration
3 15 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (7.07%) ERP
5 11 (5.56%) Information Security
6 9 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 9 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (4.04%) Change Management
7 8 (4.04%) Network Management
8 7 (3.54%) Business Continuity
9 6 (3.03%) Validation
9 6 (3.03%) Line Management
10 5 (2.53%) Load Balancing
10 5 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (2.53%) Incident Management
11 4 (2.02%) Data Management
11 4 (2.02%) Time Management
11 4 (2.02%) Coaching
11 4 (2.02%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (2.02%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 28 (14.14%) SQL
3 18 (9.09%) C
4 8 (4.04%) VB
5 7 (3.54%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.54%) Perl
6 6 (3.03%) PHP
6 6 (3.03%) VBScript
7 4 (2.02%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.52%) Bash Shell
9 2 (1.01%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.51%) C#
10 1 (0.51%) Java
10 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.51%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (28.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (19.19%) MCSE
3 29 (14.65%) CCNA
3 29 (14.65%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (10.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 17 (8.59%) MCSA
6 15 (7.58%) Degree
7 14 (7.07%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (5.56%) CCA
9 10 (5.05%) MCITP
10 9 (4.55%) MCP
11 7 (3.54%) MCTS
12 6 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (2.53%) CCNP
14 4 (2.02%) MCDST
14 4 (2.02%) CCENT
14 4 (2.02%) NCDA
14 4 (2.02%) NCIE
15 3 (1.52%) VCAP
15 3 (1.52%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.54%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 5 (2.53%) SLA
4 4 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 137 (69.19%) Active Directory
2 87 (43.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (24.75%) Hyper-V
4 28 (14.14%) vSphere
5 22 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 15 (7.58%) XenApp
7 12 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
8 11 (5.56%) Terminal Services
9 8 (4.04%) NFS
10 7 (3.54%) VMware ESX
10 7 (3.54%) Xen
11 6 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.01%) Firmware
13 2 (1.01%) vCloud
14 1 (0.51%) iptables
14 1 (0.51%) Kamailio
14 1 (0.51%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (10.10%) SCCM
2 19 (9.60%) WSUS
3 15 (7.58%) Backup Exec
4 9 (4.55%) Nagios
5 7 (3.54%) WMI
6 6 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (2.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.01%) Puppet
9 2 (1.01%) MAILsweeper
9 2 (1.01%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.51%) Cacti
10 1 (0.51%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.51%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 117 (59.09%) VMware
2 116 (58.59%) Microsoft
3 66 (33.33%) Cisco
4 63 (31.82%) Citrix
5 42 (21.21%) HP
6 41 (20.71%) NetApp
7 23 (11.62%) Symantec
8 14 (7.07%) EMC
9 12 (6.06%) Wyse
10 10 (5.05%) CheckPoint
10 10 (5.05%) Dell
11 9 (4.55%) Sophos
11 9 (4.55%) 3PAR
12 8 (4.04%) SolarWinds
12 8 (4.04%) WatchGuard
13 7 (3.54%) Apple
13 7 (3.54%) Avaya
14 6 (3.03%) Sun
14 6 (3.03%) ProCurve
15 5 (2.53%) Veeam
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: Car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + on-call payments + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + On call (£3K), Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance & On-call
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
OHO Group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus, pension, healthcare, life insurance
Posted: 8 days ago
Oldham
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Manchester Metropolitan University
Salary: £28,695 - £32,277 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 19 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago