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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 82 106 144
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +38
Permanent jobs citing DNS 106 81 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.23% 2.10% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.35% 14.46% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 88 66 44
Average salary £31,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.61% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £22,000 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% -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
521 560 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.88% 14.50% 14.07%
Number of salaries quoted 423 444 479
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +8 10 £26,000 -13.33% 1
Oldham - 8 £22,500 -
Rochdale +5 6 £54,000 +63.63% 3
Bolton +9 4 £24,750 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (68.47%) Active Directory
2 137 (67.49%) Windows
3 133 (65.52%) DHCP
4 113 (55.67%) Microsoft
5 110 (54.19%) VMware
6 83 (40.89%) MS Exchange
7 69 (33.99%) VMware Infrastructure
8 67 (33.00%) Firewall
9 66 (32.51%) LAN
10 64 (31.53%) Citrix
11 62 (30.54%) Cisco
12 58 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 56 (27.59%) WAN
14 52 (25.62%) TCP/IP
15 51 (25.12%) Exchange Server 2010
16 49 (24.14%) VPN
17 47 (23.15%) Linux
18 45 (22.17%) MS Excel
18 45 (22.17%) Hyper-V
19 44 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
19 44 (21.67%) SAN
20 42 (20.69%) SQL Server
21 40 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
22 37 (18.23%) SharePoint
23 36 (17.73%) ITIL
23 36 (17.73%) VLAN
24 35 (17.24%) NetApp
25 34 (16.75%) Windows Server 2003
25 34 (16.75%) Windows 7
26 30 (14.78%) PowerShell

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 83 (40.89%) MS Exchange
2 51 (25.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (18.23%) SharePoint
4 30 (14.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 30 (14.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (12.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (8.87%) IIS
7 14 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (6.40%) Apache
8 13 (6.40%) Lync
9 11 (5.42%) nginx
10 9 (4.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (2.46%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.49%) JBoss
13 1 (0.49%) CMS
13 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 45 (22.17%) MS Excel
2 27 (13.30%) MS Office
3 5 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.48%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.40%) Office 365
2 12 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.48%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.99%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.99%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.99%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 133 (65.52%) DHCP
2 67 (33.00%) Firewall
3 66 (32.51%) LAN
4 56 (27.59%) WAN
5 52 (25.62%) TCP/IP
6 49 (24.14%) VPN
7 44 (21.67%) SAN
8 36 (17.73%) VLAN
9 30 (14.78%) VoIP
10 20 (9.85%) FTP
11 18 (8.87%) Network Security
12 17 (8.37%) MPLS
13 16 (7.88%) IPv4
14 15 (7.39%) Ethernet
15 14 (6.90%) WLAN
16 13 (6.40%) Wireless
17 12 (5.91%) iSCSI
18 11 (5.42%) Internet
18 11 (5.42%) Wi-Fi
19 10 (4.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (7.39%) MySQL
4 14 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (5.91%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (0.99%) Big Data
7 2 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Visual Studio
1 3 (1.48%) MSI
General
1 16 (7.88%) Finance
2 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.46%) Retail
4 2 (0.99%) Games
4 2 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (30.05%) Support Engineer
2 28 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (13.79%) IT Support
3 24 (11.82%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (10.34%) Analyst
5 19 (9.36%) IT Support Engineer
6 18 (8.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 18 (8.87%) Network Engineer
6 18 (8.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 16 (7.88%) Technical Support
8 14 (6.90%) Administrator
8 14 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
9 13 (6.40%) Desktop Support
10 12 (5.91%) Network Support
11 10 (4.93%) Consultant
12 9 (4.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 8 (3.94%) Service Analyst
13 8 (3.94%) Support Analyst
14 7 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
14 7 (3.45%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.45%) Web Services
2 6 (2.96%) LAMP
3 3 (1.48%) .NET
3 3 (1.48%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.49%) XML
4 1 (0.49%) RSS
4 1 (0.49%) COM
4 1 (0.49%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.91%) FlexPod
3 10 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.43%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.43%) Replication
5 7 (3.45%) iPhone
5 7 (3.45%) iPad
6 5 (2.46%) Life Science
6 5 (2.46%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.97%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.48%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.48%) Statistics
8 3 (1.48%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.48%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.99%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.99%) SecurID
9 2 (0.99%) Clustering
10 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 137 (67.49%) Windows
2 47 (23.15%) Linux
3 44 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 34 (16.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (16.75%) Windows 7
6 26 (12.81%) Windows 8
7 15 (7.39%) Windows XP
7 15 (7.39%) Debian
8 7 (3.45%) Android
9 5 (2.46%) CentOS
10 3 (1.48%) UNIX
10 3 (1.48%) FreeNAS
11 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.99%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.73%) ITIL
2 17 (8.37%) Migration
3 12 (5.91%) ERP
4 11 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (4.93%) Change Management
5 10 (4.93%) Information Security
6 9 (4.43%) Network Management
7 8 (3.94%) Open Source
7 8 (3.94%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.45%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.46%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.46%) Change Control
9 5 (2.46%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (1.97%) Coaching
10 4 (1.97%) Patch Management
10 4 (1.97%) Server Patching
10 4 (1.97%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (1.97%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (1.97%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (1.97%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 30 (14.78%) PowerShell
2 20 (9.85%) SQL
3 13 (6.40%) C
4 10 (4.93%) VB
5 9 (4.43%) Perl
5 9 (4.43%) VBScript
6 6 (2.96%) PHP
7 5 (2.46%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.48%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.99%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.49%) C#
10 1 (0.49%) Java
10 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.49%) VC++
Qualifications
1 58 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (14.29%) MCSE
3 27 (13.30%) CCNA
3 27 (13.30%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (10.34%) MCSA
5 20 (9.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (8.37%) Degree
7 15 (7.39%) MCITP
8 11 (5.42%) RHCE
8 11 (5.42%) CCNP
8 11 (5.42%) RHCA
8 11 (5.42%) CCENT
9 10 (4.93%) Citrix Certification
10 9 (4.43%) MCDST
11 8 (3.94%) MCTS
11 8 (3.94%) MCP
12 7 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (3.45%) CCA
13 5 (2.46%) MCPD
13 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.94%) SLA
2 6 (2.96%) PCI DSS
2 6 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 5 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 139 (68.47%) Active Directory
2 69 (33.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (22.17%) Hyper-V
4 22 (10.84%) XenDesktop
5 15 (7.39%) vSphere
6 14 (6.90%) XenApp
7 13 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (4.93%) VMware ESX
9 7 (3.45%) NFS
10 6 (2.96%) Xen
10 6 (2.96%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (2.46%) Terminal Services
12 3 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.99%) XenServer
13 2 (0.99%) Firmware
14 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (10.84%) SCCM
2 11 (5.42%) WSUS
3 7 (3.45%) Nagios
4 5 (2.46%) Puppet
5 4 (1.97%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.48%) NetBackup
6 3 (1.48%) WMI
7 2 (0.99%) cPanel
7 2 (0.99%) XenMobile
7 2 (0.99%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.99%) EMC Navisphere
7 2 (0.99%) MAILsweeper
7 2 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.49%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.49%) SCOM
8 1 (0.49%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.49%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 113 (55.67%) Microsoft
2 110 (54.19%) VMware
3 64 (31.53%) Citrix
4 62 (30.54%) Cisco
5 35 (17.24%) NetApp
6 28 (13.79%) HP
7 15 (7.39%) Red Hat
8 11 (5.42%) Symantec
9 10 (4.93%) Dell
10 9 (4.43%) EMC
11 8 (3.94%) Avaya
11 8 (3.94%) Apple
12 7 (3.45%) Oracle
13 6 (2.96%) Veeam
13 6 (2.96%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.96%) Wyse
13 6 (2.96%) Intel
14 5 (2.46%) Sophos
15 4 (1.97%) MobileIron
15 4 (1.97%) WatchGuard
Rochdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
Handforth, near Manchester
Frontline Consultancy
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Connectus
Salary: £28500 - £32500 per annum + 35hr week.
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £50k plus Healthcare and pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Microsoft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus company bonus and corporate ben
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 14 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bury
Erin Associates
Salary: £34000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago