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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 96 121 120
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 96 64 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.30% 1.71% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.13% 12.40% 11.41%
Number of salaries quoted 84 51 47
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
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
595 516 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.27% 13.79% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 487 425 441
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,500 £52,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Stockport -3 8 £33,500 +19.64% 1
Bolton +16 6 £32,500 - 2
Altrincham -3 5 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Wigan - 2 £37,500 -
Salford - 1 - -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 116 (60.73%) Windows
2 86 (45.03%) Active Directory
3 85 (44.50%) DHCP
4 76 (39.79%) Firewall
5 73 (38.22%) VMware
6 65 (34.03%) TCP/IP
6 65 (34.03%) MS Exchange
6 65 (34.03%) Microsoft
7 56 (29.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (24.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 45 (23.56%) Internet
9 45 (23.56%) Linux
10 44 (23.04%) SMTP
11 43 (22.51%) Cisco
12 39 (20.42%) .NET
13 38 (19.90%) Hyper-V
14 37 (19.37%) IIS
14 37 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
15 36 (18.85%) SAN
16 34 (17.80%) Citrix
16 34 (17.80%) SQL
17 33 (17.28%) SQL Server
17 33 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
18 31 (16.23%) VPN
19 30 (15.71%) HP
20 29 (15.18%) Amazon EC2
20 29 (15.18%) vSphere
21 28 (14.66%) MS Excel
22 27 (14.14%) LAN
22 27 (14.14%) WAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 65 (34.03%) MS Exchange
2 37 (19.37%) IIS
3 27 (14.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 17 (8.90%) Apache
6 14 (7.33%) Lync
6 14 (7.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (5.24%) SharePoint
7 10 (5.24%) nginx
8 6 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (3.14%) GroupWise
9 5 (2.62%) Tomcat
9 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
9 5 (2.62%) Jetty
10 4 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (1.05%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 2 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 28 (14.66%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.05%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.05%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 29 (15.18%) Amazon EC2
2 24 (12.57%) SaaS
3 23 (12.04%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.71%) Office 365
5 6 (3.14%) Google Apps
6 5 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.62%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.52%) IaaS
7 1 (0.52%) PaaS
7 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (44.50%) DHCP
2 76 (39.79%) Firewall
3 65 (34.03%) TCP/IP
4 45 (23.56%) Internet
5 44 (23.04%) SMTP
6 36 (18.85%) SAN
7 31 (16.23%) VPN
8 27 (14.14%) WAN
8 27 (14.14%) LAN
9 23 (12.04%) NAS
10 22 (11.52%) MPLS
11 18 (9.42%) VLAN
12 13 (6.81%) Unified Communications
13 12 (6.28%) FTP
14 11 (5.76%) NetScaler
15 10 (5.24%) HTTP
15 10 (5.24%) LDAP
16 8 (4.19%) Ethernet
16 8 (4.19%) Network Security
16 8 (4.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.81%) MySQL
3 6 (3.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.14%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (7.33%) JMeter
2 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.57%) Subversion
4 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (7.33%) Finance
2 9 (4.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.62%) German Language
3 5 (2.62%) Italian Language
3 5 (2.62%) Turkish Language
4 4 (2.09%) Retail
5 3 (1.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (14.14%) Analyst
2 26 (13.61%) Support Engineer
3 16 (8.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (7.85%) Support Analyst
4 15 (7.85%) Citrix Engineer
4 15 (7.85%) Citrix Support
5 14 (7.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (6.81%) Developer
7 12 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 12 (6.28%) IT Support
8 11 (5.76%) IT Support Analyst
8 11 (5.76%) Team Leader
9 10 (5.24%) .NET Software Engineer
9 10 (5.24%) Software Engineer
9 10 (5.24%) Network Engineer
9 10 (5.24%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 9 (4.71%) .NET Developer
10 9 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (20.42%) .NET
2 9 (4.71%) HTML
3 7 (3.66%) CSS
4 5 (2.62%) Servlets
4 5 (2.62%) J2EE
5 4 (2.09%) Memcached
6 3 (1.57%) REST
6 3 (1.57%) HTML5
6 3 (1.57%) jQuery
7 2 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.05%) SOAP
7 2 (1.05%) Web Services
7 2 (1.05%) XML
8 1 (0.52%) Middleware
8 1 (0.52%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.52%) JSON
8 1 (0.52%) WCF
8 1 (0.52%) RESTful
8 1 (0.52%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.52%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.38%) Clustering
3 15 (7.85%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.71%) PKI
5 8 (4.19%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.62%) Blog
7 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.09%) Replication
8 3 (1.57%) CLARiiON
8 3 (1.57%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.57%) Statistics
9 2 (1.05%) iPhone
9 2 (1.05%) Open Source
9 2 (1.05%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.52%) VLE
10 1 (0.52%) SecurID
10 1 (0.52%) BBC
10 1 (0.52%) CMDB
10 1 (0.52%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 116 (60.73%) Windows
2 46 (24.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (23.56%) Linux
4 37 (19.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 33 (17.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (12.04%) Windows 7
7 14 (7.33%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.66%) UNIX
8 7 (3.66%) Debian
9 6 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.09%) CentOS
10 4 (2.09%) Windows 2000
10 4 (2.09%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.57%) Android
12 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.52%) Solaris
13 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.14%) Load Balancing
2 24 (12.57%) Migration
3 23 (12.04%) ITIL
4 16 (8.38%) Service Delivery
5 14 (7.33%) Load Testing
6 12 (6.28%) Software Engineering
7 10 (5.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (4.71%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.19%) CRM
9 8 (4.19%) Project Planning
9 8 (4.19%) DevOps
10 7 (3.66%) Change Management
10 7 (3.66%) Information Security
11 6 (3.14%) Business Continuity
11 6 (3.14%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (3.14%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (2.62%) Unit Testing
12 5 (2.62%) User Stories
12 5 (2.62%) Kalman Filter
12 5 (2.62%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 34 (17.80%) SQL
2 19 (9.95%) Perl
3 16 (8.38%) PowerShell
4 9 (4.71%) VB.NET
5 8 (4.19%) Bash Shell
5 8 (4.19%) PHP
5 8 (4.19%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.14%) Java
6 6 (3.14%) C
7 3 (1.57%) C#
7 3 (1.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.52%) Python
8 1 (0.52%) Delphi
8 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (13.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (9.42%) CCA
2 18 (9.42%) Citrix Certification
2 18 (9.42%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (8.90%) CCNA
4 13 (6.81%) MCSE
4 13 (6.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 13 (6.81%) Degree
5 11 (5.76%) MCITP
6 7 (3.66%) MCSA
7 6 (3.14%) MCTS
8 4 (2.09%) RHCE
8 4 (2.09%) RHCA
9 3 (1.57%) MCPD
9 3 (1.57%) MCP
9 3 (1.57%) CCEA
9 3 (1.57%) VCP4
9 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 3 (1.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.76%) SLA
2 5 (2.62%) QA
3 3 (1.57%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) BS7799
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (45.03%) Active Directory
2 56 (29.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (19.90%) Hyper-V
4 29 (15.18%) vSphere
5 18 (9.42%) XenDesktop
6 15 (7.85%) XenApp
6 15 (7.85%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (4.71%) NFS
7 9 (4.71%) Xen
8 7 (3.66%) Squid
8 7 (3.66%) UAG
9 6 (3.14%) VMware ESX
10 4 (2.09%) Postfix
10 4 (2.09%) Varnish
11 3 (1.57%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.57%) Samba
11 3 (1.57%) Firmware
11 3 (1.57%) KVM
12 2 (1.05%) vCloud
13 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (6.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (5.24%) WSUS
3 9 (4.71%) Backup Exec
3 9 (4.71%) Nagios
3 9 (4.71%) Puppet
3 9 (4.71%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (2.62%) Ansible
5 5 (2.62%) SCCM
6 4 (2.09%) Icinga
7 3 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 3 (1.57%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.05%) SCOM
8 2 (1.05%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.05%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.52%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.52%) Cacti
9 1 (0.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (38.22%) VMware
2 65 (34.03%) Microsoft
3 43 (22.51%) Cisco
4 34 (17.80%) Citrix
5 30 (15.71%) HP
6 27 (14.14%) NetApp
7 17 (8.90%) Symantec
8 11 (5.76%) Google
8 11 (5.76%) ProCurve
9 8 (4.19%) SolarWinds
9 8 (4.19%) Red Hat
10 7 (3.66%) EMC
11 6 (3.14%) Dell
11 6 (3.14%) Scalix
11 6 (3.14%) IronPort
12 5 (2.62%) BT
12 5 (2.62%) CheckPoint
12 5 (2.62%) IBM
12 5 (2.62%) Apple
12 5 (2.62%) Juniper
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Salary: £15000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Resolve Recruitment
Salary: Package up to £30k (Health, Bonus, Training)
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
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Manchester, Lancashire
Hofmann Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £14 - £16 per annum
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Salary: £22000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: up to 55k - Plus Pension, Benefits and Bonus
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
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