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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 76 94 153
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +59
Permanent jobs citing DNS 116 98 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.45% 2.47% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.87% 17.10% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 97 82 44
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £19,500 £21,850
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -2.70%
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
486 573 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.46% 14.42% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 413 494 533
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +13 9 £26,000 - 1
Rochdale - 8 £79,000 - 2
Bolton +10 4 £24,750 +41.42%
Oldham - 4 £22,500 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 143 (70.79%) Windows
2 127 (62.87%) Active Directory
3 126 (62.38%) DHCP
4 112 (55.45%) Microsoft
5 97 (48.02%) VMware
6 82 (40.59%) MS Exchange
7 71 (35.15%) Firewall
8 64 (31.68%) TCP/IP
9 63 (31.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 57 (28.22%) Cisco
10 57 (28.22%) Microsoft Certification
11 55 (27.23%) LAN
12 54 (26.73%) Citrix
13 50 (24.75%) Linux
13 50 (24.75%) Exchange Server 2010
14 49 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 49 (24.26%) MS Excel
15 47 (23.27%) SAN
16 46 (22.77%) WAN
16 46 (22.77%) VPN
17 45 (22.28%) Windows Server 2012
18 40 (19.80%) SQL Server
19 39 (19.31%) Windows Server 2003
20 38 (18.81%) Hyper-V
21 37 (18.32%) VoIP
22 36 (17.82%) ITIL
23 35 (17.33%) Windows 7
23 35 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2013
24 32 (15.84%) VLAN
25 30 (14.85%) Data Centre

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (40.59%) MS Exchange
2 50 (24.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (13.37%) SharePoint
6 22 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (10.40%) IIS
8 17 (8.42%) Lync
9 15 (7.43%) Apache
10 13 (6.44%) nginx
11 10 (4.95%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (4.95%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (3.47%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (1.49%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.50%) CMS
15 1 (0.50%) JBoss
15 1 (0.50%) Joomla!
15 1 (0.50%) Jetty
15 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 49 (24.26%) MS Excel
2 30 (14.85%) MS Office
3 6 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.50%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.44%) Office 365
3 3 (1.49%) Amazon EMR
3 3 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.49%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.99%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 126 (62.38%) DHCP
2 71 (35.15%) Firewall
3 64 (31.68%) TCP/IP
4 55 (27.23%) LAN
5 47 (23.27%) SAN
6 46 (22.77%) VPN
6 46 (22.77%) WAN
7 37 (18.32%) VoIP
8 32 (15.84%) VLAN
9 22 (10.89%) FTP
10 19 (9.41%) Wireless
11 15 (7.43%) Network Security
11 15 (7.43%) Ethernet
11 15 (7.43%) Internet
12 14 (6.93%) IPv4
12 14 (6.93%) MPLS
13 13 (6.44%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (4.95%) WLAN
15 9 (4.46%) Broadband
15 9 (4.46%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (19.80%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (7.92%) MySQL
4 14 (6.93%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (5.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (3.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.99%) Big Data
10 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.50%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (1.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 15 (7.43%) Finance
2 5 (2.48%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.48%) Retail
3 2 (0.99%) Games
3 2 (0.99%) Law
3 2 (0.99%) Legal
4 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (24.26%) Support Engineer
2 27 (13.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (10.40%) Analyst
4 19 (9.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (8.91%) Network Engineer
6 17 (8.42%) IT Support
7 16 (7.92%) Administrator
8 15 (7.43%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (6.44%) Consultant
10 12 (5.94%) Network Support
10 12 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 11 (5.45%) Technical Support
12 10 (4.95%) Support Analyst
12 10 (4.95%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (4.95%) IT Support Engineer
13 9 (4.46%) Desktop Support
13 9 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
14 8 (3.96%) Server Engineer
14 8 (3.96%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 8 (3.96%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.96%) Web Services
1 8 (3.96%) LAMP
2 2 (0.99%) .NET
2 2 (0.99%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.50%) COM
3 1 (0.50%) XML
3 1 (0.50%) RSS
3 1 (0.50%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.50%) Memcached
3 1 (0.50%) Alternative PHP Cache
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.85%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.95%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.95%) FlexPod
4 8 (3.96%) iPad
4 8 (3.96%) iPhone
5 7 (3.47%) Replication
6 6 (2.97%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.98%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.49%) Life Science
8 3 (1.49%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.99%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.99%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.99%) SecurID
9 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.99%) Statistics
9 2 (0.99%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 143 (70.79%) Windows
2 50 (24.75%) Linux
3 49 (24.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 45 (22.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (19.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 35 (17.33%) Windows 7
7 24 (11.88%) Windows 8
8 18 (8.91%) Debian
9 11 (5.45%) Windows XP
10 7 (3.47%) UNIX
11 5 (2.48%) Android
12 4 (1.98%) CentOS
13 3 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.49%) FreeNAS
14 2 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.99%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.50%) Solaris
15 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.50%) SUSE
15 1 (0.50%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.82%) ITIL
2 18 (8.91%) Migration
3 11 (5.45%) Network Management
4 10 (4.95%) Change Management
5 9 (4.46%) Information Security
6 8 (3.96%) Service Delivery
6 8 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (3.47%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (3.47%) Open Source
8 6 (2.97%) Incident Management
8 6 (2.97%) ERP
8 6 (2.97%) Server Monitoring
8 6 (2.97%) Change Control
8 6 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (2.97%) Coaching
9 5 (2.48%) Project Management
9 5 (2.48%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.48%) Time Management
10 4 (1.98%) CRM
10 4 (1.98%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.37%) PowerShell
2 20 (9.90%) SQL
3 12 (5.94%) VB
4 11 (5.45%) VBScript
5 7 (3.47%) C
5 7 (3.47%) Perl
6 6 (2.97%) PHP
7 4 (1.98%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.50%) C#
9 1 (0.50%) Java
9 1 (0.50%) VC++
9 1 (0.50%) Python
9 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (28.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (12.87%) MCSE
3 23 (11.39%) CCNA
3 23 (11.39%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (9.90%) Degree
5 19 (9.41%) MCITP
6 18 (8.91%) MCSA
7 17 (8.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (6.93%) CCENT
9 12 (5.94%) MCDST
9 12 (5.94%) RHCA
9 12 (5.94%) CCNP
9 12 (5.94%) RHCE
10 9 (4.46%) MCP
11 8 (3.96%) MCTS
12 6 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.97%) MCPD
12 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 6 (2.97%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 5 (2.48%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.44%) SLA
2 5 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.98%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 127 (62.87%) Active Directory
2 63 (31.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (18.81%) Hyper-V
4 20 (9.90%) XenDesktop
5 17 (8.42%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (7.92%) XenApp
7 14 (6.93%) vSphere
8 13 (6.44%) VMware ESX
9 6 (2.97%) XenServer
10 5 (2.48%) Xen
11 4 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (1.98%) NFS
11 4 (1.98%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.99%) Firmware
12 2 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.99%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.50%) KVM
13 1 (0.50%) Docker
13 1 (0.50%) Ceph
13 1 (0.50%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 18 (8.91%) SCCM
2 9 (4.46%) WSUS
3 6 (2.97%) Nagios
4 5 (2.48%) Puppet
4 5 (2.48%) cPanel
5 3 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.49%) HP SIM
5 3 (1.49%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.49%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.99%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.99%) EMC Navisphere
6 2 (0.99%) SCOM
6 2 (0.99%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.99%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.99%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.50%) Ansible
7 1 (0.50%) Plesk
7 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 112 (55.45%) Microsoft
2 97 (48.02%) VMware
3 57 (28.22%) Cisco
4 54 (26.73%) Citrix
5 28 (13.86%) NetApp
6 26 (12.87%) HP
7 16 (7.92%) Red Hat
8 12 (5.94%) Dell
9 9 (4.46%) Oracle
9 9 (4.46%) Apple
9 9 (4.46%) Symantec
10 7 (3.47%) Veeam
10 7 (3.47%) SAP
10 7 (3.47%) Intel
11 6 (2.97%) Juniper
11 6 (2.97%) EMC
12 5 (2.48%) Sun
12 5 (2.48%) Avaya
13 4 (1.98%) IBM
13 4 (1.98%) NetScout
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