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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 101 130 134
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 82 51 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.02% 1.35% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.80% 9.44% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 66 46 42
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
554 540 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.64% 14.25% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 475 464 450
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,200 £47,500 £55,000
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Altrincham +5 4 £37,500 +11.94%
Stockport -9 4 £33,500 +19.64%
Bolton - 4 £26,500 -
Salford - 3 - - 1
Wigan - 1 £37,500 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 101 (57.39%) Windows
2 85 (48.30%) DHCP
3 71 (40.34%) VMware
4 64 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 64 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 63 (35.80%) Microsoft
6 60 (34.09%) Firewall
7 54 (30.68%) MS Exchange
8 49 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 45 (25.57%) Linux
10 42 (23.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 40 (22.73%) Hyper-V
12 38 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (21.02%) Internet
14 34 (19.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 33 (18.75%) SQL
16 32 (18.18%) Cisco
17 31 (17.61%) IIS
18 29 (16.48%) SMTP
18 29 (16.48%) Exchange Server 2010
19 28 (15.91%) VPN
19 28 (15.91%) Citrix
20 27 (15.34%) .NET
21 26 (14.77%) SQL Server
22 23 (13.07%) HP
22 23 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
22 23 (13.07%) Load Balancing
22 23 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
23 22 (12.50%) MS Excel
24 21 (11.93%) MPLS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 54 (30.68%) MS Exchange
2 31 (17.61%) IIS
3 29 (16.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (11.36%) Apache
5 16 (9.09%) Lync
6 12 (6.82%) Tomcat
6 12 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (6.25%) SharePoint
8 8 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (3.98%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (3.98%) nginx
10 6 (3.41%) GroupWise
11 5 (2.84%) Jetty
11 5 (2.84%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.70%) WordPress
13 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (1.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
13 2 (1.14%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.57%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 22 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 15 (8.52%) MS Office
3 3 (1.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (3.98%) Sage 1000
2 5 (2.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.70%) Magento
4 2 (1.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 21 (11.93%) Amazon EC2
2 16 (9.09%) SaaS
3 15 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.55%) Office 365
5 6 (3.41%) Google Apps
6 5 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.84%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.57%) IaaS
7 1 (0.57%) PaaS
7 1 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (48.30%) DHCP
2 64 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 60 (34.09%) Firewall
4 37 (21.02%) Internet
5 29 (16.48%) SMTP
6 28 (15.91%) VPN
7 21 (11.93%) MPLS
8 20 (11.36%) SAN
9 19 (10.80%) LAN
9 19 (10.80%) WAN
10 15 (8.52%) Unified Communications
11 13 (7.39%) VLAN
12 11 (6.25%) LDAP
12 11 (6.25%) NAS
13 9 (5.11%) HTTP
14 8 (4.55%) FTP
14 8 (4.55%) iSCSI
15 7 (3.98%) Ethernet
16 6 (3.41%) Network Security
17 5 (2.84%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.77%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.23%) MySQL
3 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (7.95%) JMeter
2 5 (2.84%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.70%) Sublime Text
3 3 (1.70%) Subversion
4 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (5.11%) Finance
2 6 (3.41%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.84%) German Language
3 5 (2.84%) Italian Language
3 5 (2.84%) Turkish Language
4 3 (1.70%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Billing
5 1 (0.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (15.34%) Support Engineer
2 23 (13.07%) Analyst
3 14 (7.95%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (7.95%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (7.95%) Cloud Engineer
4 13 (7.39%) IT Support
5 12 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 12 (6.82%) IT Support Analyst
5 12 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 11 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (5.68%) Network Engineer
7 10 (5.68%) Software Engineer
7 10 (5.68%) .NET Software Engineer
7 10 (5.68%) Cloud Software Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Citrix Support
8 9 (5.11%) Exchange Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Messaging Engineer
8 9 (5.11%) Citrix Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.34%) .NET
2 12 (6.82%) HTML
3 10 (5.68%) CSS
4 9 (5.11%) Web Services
5 6 (3.41%) jQuery
6 5 (2.84%) Servlets
6 5 (2.84%) J2EE
7 4 (2.27%) Memcached
8 3 (1.70%) REST
8 3 (1.70%) HTML5
9 2 (1.14%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.14%) SOAP
9 2 (1.14%) XML
10 1 (0.57%) Middleware
10 1 (0.57%) NHibernate
10 1 (0.57%) JSON
10 1 (0.57%) WCF
10 1 (0.57%) RESTful
10 1 (0.57%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 23 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (10.23%) Blackberry
3 10 (5.68%) Clustering
3 10 (5.68%) PKI
4 8 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.84%) Blog
6 4 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.27%) Replication
7 3 (1.70%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.70%) W3C
7 3 (1.70%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.70%) Statistics
8 2 (1.14%) Smartphone
8 2 (1.14%) iPhone
9 1 (0.57%) Open Source
9 1 (0.57%) CMDB
9 1 (0.57%) Firmware
9 1 (0.57%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 101 (57.39%) Windows
2 45 (25.57%) Linux
3 42 (23.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 38 (21.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (19.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (11.36%) Windows 7
7 12 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 11 (6.25%) CentOS
9 6 (3.41%) UNIX
10 5 (2.84%) Debian
11 4 (2.27%) Windows 2000
11 4 (2.27%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.70%) Android
13 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.57%) Solaris
14 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.07%) Load Balancing
2 17 (9.66%) ITIL
2 17 (9.66%) Migration
3 14 (7.95%) Load Testing
4 13 (7.39%) CRM
4 13 (7.39%) Service Delivery
5 12 (6.82%) Software Engineering
6 9 (5.11%) Configuration Management
7 8 (4.55%) Change Management
7 8 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.55%) DevOps
8 7 (3.98%) Project Planning
8 7 (3.98%) Information Security
9 6 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (3.41%) Mentoring
10 5 (2.84%) Coaching
10 5 (2.84%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (2.84%) User Stories
10 5 (2.84%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.75%) SQL
2 13 (7.39%) Perl
3 12 (6.82%) JavaScript
3 12 (6.82%) PowerShell
4 11 (6.25%) PHP
5 8 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 7 (3.98%) Java
7 5 (2.84%) C
8 3 (1.70%) C#
8 3 (1.70%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.70%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.14%) VBScript
10 1 (0.57%) Python
10 1 (0.57%) Delphi
10 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (13.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (8.52%) CCNA
4 13 (7.39%) Degree
5 12 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (6.82%) CCA
5 12 (6.82%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (6.82%) MCSE
6 10 (5.68%) MCITP
7 6 (3.41%) MCTS
7 6 (3.41%) MCSA
8 4 (2.27%) VCP4
9 3 (1.70%) VCP5
9 3 (1.70%) CCEA
10 2 (1.14%) RHCE
10 2 (1.14%) RHCA
11 1 (0.57%) MCPD
11 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) SLA
2 5 (2.84%) QA
3 4 (2.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.57%) BS7799
System Software
1 64 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 49 (27.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (22.73%) Hyper-V
4 20 (11.36%) vSphere
5 12 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (6.82%) XenDesktop
6 10 (5.68%) XenApp
7 9 (5.11%) Squid
7 9 (5.11%) Xen
7 9 (5.11%) NFS
8 8 (4.55%) UAG
9 6 (3.41%) VMware ESX
10 4 (2.27%) Varnish
10 4 (2.27%) Postfix
11 3 (1.70%) Samba
11 3 (1.70%) DFS Replication
11 3 (1.70%) KVM
12 2 (1.14%) vCloud
13 1 (0.57%) XenServer
13 1 (0.57%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 11 (6.25%) SCCM
2 9 (5.11%) Puppet
2 9 (5.11%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 7 (3.98%) WSUS
4 7 (3.98%) SCOM
4 7 (3.98%) SCVMM
4 7 (3.98%) Nagios
5 6 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.84%) Ansible
7 4 (2.27%) Icinga
8 3 (1.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (1.70%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
9 2 (1.14%) ARCserve
9 2 (1.14%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 71 (40.34%) VMware
2 63 (35.80%) Microsoft
3 32 (18.18%) Cisco
4 28 (15.91%) Citrix
5 23 (13.07%) HP
6 17 (9.66%) NetApp
7 15 (8.52%) Red Hat
8 11 (6.25%) Symantec
8 11 (6.25%) Google
9 9 (5.11%) Avaya
10 8 (4.55%) ProCurve
11 7 (3.98%) Sage
11 7 (3.98%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.41%) EMC
12 6 (3.41%) Scalix
13 5 (2.84%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.84%) Apple
14 4 (2.27%) Juniper
14 4 (2.27%) CA
14 4 (2.27%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £19000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Rochdale
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £14000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
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Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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