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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 98 121 93
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -28
Permanent jobs citing DNS 94 57 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.38% 1.53% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.11% 11.70% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 85 51 86
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -
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
622 487 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.74% 13.09% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 520 426 545
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.49% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Wigan - 9 £27,500 -
Oldham - 6 £22,500 -
Cheadle - 5 £39,500 -
Stockport - 4 £39,500 - 2
Rochdale - 1 £23,000 -
Salford - 1 - - 1
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 128 (67.02%) Windows
2 118 (61.78%) Active Directory
3 110 (57.59%) DHCP
4 109 (57.07%) VMware
5 91 (47.64%) Microsoft
6 82 (42.93%) MS Exchange
7 81 (42.41%) Firewall
8 77 (40.31%) VMware Infrastructure
9 62 (32.46%) LAN
10 60 (31.41%) Cisco
10 60 (31.41%) WAN
11 54 (28.27%) Citrix
12 51 (26.70%) Hyper-V
13 49 (25.65%) TCP/IP
14 46 (24.08%) Linux
14 46 (24.08%) HP
14 46 (24.08%) Microsoft Certification
15 45 (23.56%) Windows Server 2008
16 44 (23.04%) SAN
16 44 (23.04%) MS Excel
17 39 (20.42%) SQL Server
17 39 (20.42%) Windows Server 2003
17 39 (20.42%) Exchange Server 2010
18 37 (19.37%) NetApp
19 34 (17.80%) Windows 7
20 32 (16.75%) PowerShell
20 32 (16.75%) SharePoint
21 31 (16.23%) Migration
21 31 (16.23%) VLAN
21 31 (16.23%) vSphere

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 82 (42.93%) MS Exchange
2 39 (20.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (16.75%) SharePoint
4 25 (13.09%) IIS
5 24 (12.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (9.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 18 (9.42%) Apache
8 15 (7.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (5.76%) nginx
10 8 (4.19%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (3.66%) Lync
12 6 (3.14%) GroupWise
13 5 (2.62%) Jetty
13 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
13 5 (2.62%) Tomcat
14 4 (2.09%) SharePoint Server
14 4 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (1.05%) IBM HTTP Server
16 1 (0.52%) Joomla!
16 1 (0.52%) Moodle
Applications
1 44 (23.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.76%) MS Office
3 5 (2.62%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.47%) Amazon EC2
2 15 (7.85%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.85%) SaaS
3 10 (5.24%) Office 365
4 6 (3.14%) Google Apps
5 5 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (2.62%) Google App Engine
5 5 (2.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 110 (57.59%) DHCP
2 81 (42.41%) Firewall
3 62 (32.46%) LAN
4 60 (31.41%) WAN
5 49 (25.65%) TCP/IP
6 44 (23.04%) SAN
7 31 (16.23%) VLAN
8 30 (15.71%) VPN
9 24 (12.57%) SMTP
9 24 (12.57%) Internet
10 17 (8.90%) Wireless
11 16 (8.38%) MPLS
11 16 (8.38%) Network Security
11 16 (8.38%) NAS
12 15 (7.85%) iSCSI
13 14 (7.33%) FTP
14 11 (5.76%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (4.71%) NetScaler
15 9 (4.71%) VoIP
16 7 (3.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (20.42%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (5.24%) MySQL
4 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.66%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.62%) JMeter
3 1 (0.52%) MSI
General
1 17 (8.90%) Finance
2 8 (4.19%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.62%) German Language
3 5 (2.62%) Italian Language
3 5 (2.62%) Turkish Language
4 3 (1.57%) Legal
5 2 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (25.65%) Support Engineer
2 28 (14.66%) 3rd Line Support
3 26 (13.61%) Analyst
4 20 (10.47%) 2nd Line Support
5 19 (9.95%) IT Support
6 18 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 18 (9.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (8.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 12 (6.28%) IT Support Engineer
8 12 (6.28%) Citrix Engineer
9 11 (5.76%) Network Engineer
10 10 (5.24%) Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Service Analyst
10 10 (5.24%) .NET Developer
10 10 (5.24%) Citrix Support
11 7 (3.66%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.66%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.66%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (3.14%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (14.14%) .NET
2 7 (3.66%) Web Services
3 5 (2.62%) Servlets
3 5 (2.62%) J2EE
4 3 (1.57%) X-Windows
5 2 (1.05%) CSS
5 2 (1.05%) HTML
6 1 (0.52%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (4.71%) Replication
1 9 (4.71%) Clustering
2 8 (4.19%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.19%) FlexPod
3 5 (2.62%) Blog
3 5 (2.62%) Life Science
4 4 (2.09%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.57%) iPhone
5 3 (1.57%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.57%) EqualLogic
5 3 (1.57%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.05%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.05%) SecurID
6 2 (1.05%) CLARiiON
6 2 (1.05%) Open Source
7 1 (0.52%) Statistics
7 1 (0.52%) iPad
7 1 (0.52%) VLE
7 1 (0.52%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 128 (67.02%) Windows
2 46 (24.08%) Linux
3 45 (23.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (20.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (17.80%) Windows 7
6 30 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (12.04%) Windows 8
8 11 (5.76%) Windows XP
9 8 (4.19%) Debian
10 6 (3.14%) UNIX
11 5 (2.62%) Android
11 5 (2.62%) Solaris
12 3 (1.57%) CentOS
12 3 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.57%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.05%) HPUX
13 2 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.05%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.05%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.23%) Migration
2 26 (13.61%) ITIL
3 17 (8.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (6.28%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (5.76%) Service Delivery
5 11 (5.76%) ERP
6 9 (4.71%) Business Continuity
7 8 (4.19%) Project Planning
7 8 (4.19%) Load Balancing
8 7 (3.66%) DevOps
8 7 (3.66%) Information Security
9 6 (3.14%) Validation
9 6 (3.14%) Change Management
9 6 (3.14%) Line Management
10 5 (2.62%) Load Testing
10 5 (2.62%) Unit Testing
10 5 (2.62%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (2.62%) User Stories
10 5 (2.62%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (2.62%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.75%) PowerShell
2 27 (14.14%) SQL
3 16 (8.38%) C
4 10 (5.24%) Perl
5 7 (3.66%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.66%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.62%) Java
7 4 (2.09%) PHP
8 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (24.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (15.71%) MCSE
3 26 (13.61%) CCNA
3 26 (13.61%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (10.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 19 (9.95%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (8.38%) MCITP
6 16 (8.38%) CCA
7 13 (6.81%) MCSA
8 8 (4.19%) MCTS
8 8 (4.19%) Degree
9 6 (3.14%) MCP
9 6 (3.14%) CCEA
10 5 (2.62%) RHCA
10 5 (2.62%) RHCE
10 5 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (2.09%) MCPD
11 4 (2.09%) NCDA
11 4 (2.09%) NCIE
11 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.14%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.62%) QA
3 4 (2.09%) SLA
4 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 118 (61.78%) Active Directory
2 77 (40.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (26.70%) Hyper-V
4 31 (16.23%) vSphere
5 17 (8.90%) XenApp
5 17 (8.90%) XenDesktop
6 14 (7.33%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (5.76%) Xen
8 10 (5.24%) NFS
8 10 (5.24%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (1.57%) VMware ESX
9 3 (1.57%) Firmware
10 2 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (1.05%) vCloud
11 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.52%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 16 (8.38%) Backup Exec
2 15 (7.85%) WSUS
3 14 (7.33%) SCCM
4 11 (5.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (4.19%) Nagios
6 7 (3.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (3.66%) WMI
7 6 (3.14%) Puppet
8 5 (2.62%) Ansible
8 5 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 3 (1.57%) ARCserve
10 2 (1.05%) MAILsweeper
10 2 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.52%) Cacti
Vendors
1 109 (57.07%) VMware
2 91 (47.64%) Microsoft
3 60 (31.41%) Cisco
4 54 (28.27%) Citrix
5 46 (24.08%) HP
6 37 (19.37%) NetApp
7 26 (13.61%) Symantec
8 16 (8.38%) EMC
9 13 (6.81%) CheckPoint
10 11 (5.76%) ProCurve
10 11 (5.76%) Google
10 11 (5.76%) Dell
11 10 (5.24%) Wyse
12 9 (4.71%) SolarWinds
13 8 (4.19%) WatchGuard
14 7 (3.66%) IronPort
14 7 (3.66%) 3PAR
14 7 (3.66%) Sophos
14 7 (3.66%) Red Hat
14 7 (3.66%) Avaya
Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £39k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Duval Associates Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 basic + benefits + holidays / career
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Up to £30K bonus, car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
ao.com
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Negotiable dependent on Experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
RM Education
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + £1,000 Bonus plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: 15 days ago