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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 102 124 118
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 102 60 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.45% 1.57% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.48% 11.65% 12.72%
Number of salaries quoted 94 45 67
Average salary £33,000 £38,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +35.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £25,200 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
619 515 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.90% 13.50% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 517 420 542
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £50,000 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -1 11 £35,000 +25.00%
Wigan - 8 £28,000 - 2
Cheadle +14 5 £39,500 -7.05% 1
Bolton +9 4 £32,500 - 1
Altrincham -5 2 £40,000 +3.89%
Oldham - 1 £22,500 -
Rochdale - 1 £23,000 -
Salford - 1 - -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 120 (63.83%) Windows
2 95 (50.53%) Active Directory
3 87 (46.28%) DHCP
4 81 (43.09%) Firewall
4 81 (43.09%) VMware
5 76 (40.43%) Microsoft
6 69 (36.70%) MS Exchange
7 65 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 63 (33.51%) TCP/IP
9 45 (23.94%) Cisco
9 45 (23.94%) LAN
10 44 (23.40%) WAN
11 43 (22.87%) Linux
11 43 (22.87%) SAN
11 43 (22.87%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (22.87%) Hyper-V
12 39 (20.74%) HP
13 37 (19.68%) Internet
13 37 (19.68%) MS Excel
13 37 (19.68%) .NET
14 36 (19.15%) SMTP
14 36 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
15 35 (18.62%) SQL Server
16 34 (18.09%) SQL
16 34 (18.09%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (18.09%) Windows 7
17 33 (17.55%) Citrix
18 32 (17.02%) IIS
19 31 (16.49%) vSphere
20 30 (15.96%) Windows Server 2012

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 69 (36.70%) MS Exchange
2 32 (17.02%) IIS
3 28 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (10.64%) SharePoint
5 18 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (9.04%) Apache
7 14 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (5.32%) nginx
9 7 (3.72%) Lync
10 6 (3.19%) GroupWise
11 5 (2.66%) Tomcat
11 5 (2.66%) Jetty
11 5 (2.66%) WebSphere
11 5 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 5 (2.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
14 2 (1.06%) IBM Notes
14 2 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 37 (19.68%) MS Excel
2 16 (8.51%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.83%) Amazon EC2
2 22 (11.70%) SaaS
3 21 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.72%) Office 365
5 6 (3.19%) Google Apps
6 5 (2.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.66%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (2.66%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.53%) IaaS
7 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (46.28%) DHCP
2 81 (43.09%) Firewall
3 63 (33.51%) TCP/IP
4 45 (23.94%) LAN
5 44 (23.40%) WAN
6 43 (22.87%) SAN
7 37 (19.68%) Internet
8 36 (19.15%) SMTP
9 24 (12.77%) VPN
10 22 (11.70%) VLAN
10 22 (11.70%) NAS
11 19 (10.11%) MPLS
12 12 (6.38%) FTP
13 11 (5.85%) Wireless
14 10 (5.32%) Network Security
14 10 (5.32%) iSCSI
14 10 (5.32%) Cisco ASA
14 10 (5.32%) NetScaler
15 8 (4.26%) HTTP
16 7 (3.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.62%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.38%) MySQL
3 7 (3.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (5.85%) JMeter
2 5 (2.66%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.53%) MSI
4 1 (0.53%) Subversion
4 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (8.51%) Finance
2 8 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.66%) German Language
3 5 (2.66%) Italian Language
3 5 (2.66%) Turkish Language
4 4 (2.13%) Retail
5 3 (1.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (18.62%) Support Engineer
2 24 (12.77%) Analyst
3 18 (9.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (7.98%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (7.45%) Citrix Engineer
5 14 (7.45%) Citrix Support
6 13 (6.91%) Developer
7 11 (5.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (5.85%) IT Support
7 11 (5.85%) Cloud Engineer
8 10 (5.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (5.32%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.32%) .NET Developer
9 9 (4.79%) Team Leader
10 8 (4.26%) Network Engineer
10 8 (4.26%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.72%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.72%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.68%) .NET
2 7 (3.72%) Web Services
3 6 (3.19%) HTML
4 5 (2.66%) J2EE
4 5 (2.66%) CSS
4 5 (2.66%) Servlets
5 4 (2.13%) Memcached
6 3 (1.60%) jQuery
7 2 (1.06%) HTML5
7 2 (1.06%) REST
7 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.53%) SOAP
8 1 (0.53%) XML
8 1 (0.53%) NHibernate
8 1 (0.53%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.53%) WCF
8 1 (0.53%) Ember.js
8 1 (0.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.98%) Clustering
3 12 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.26%) Blackberry
5 6 (3.19%) Replication
5 6 (3.19%) PKI
6 5 (2.66%) Blog
7 4 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.60%) iPhone
9 2 (1.06%) Open Source
9 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.06%) Statistics
9 2 (1.06%) Life Science
9 2 (1.06%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.53%) BBC
10 1 (0.53%) iPad
10 1 (0.53%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.53%) VLE
10 1 (0.53%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 120 (63.83%) Windows
2 43 (22.87%) Linux
2 43 (22.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (19.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (18.09%) Windows 7
5 30 (15.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (11.70%) Windows 8
7 9 (4.79%) UNIX
8 6 (3.19%) Debian
8 6 (3.19%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.66%) Solaris
10 4 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.60%) Android
11 3 (1.60%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.06%) CentOS
12 2 (1.06%) HPUX
12 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (13.83%) Migration
2 22 (11.70%) ITIL
3 20 (10.64%) Load Balancing
4 15 (7.98%) Service Delivery
5 12 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (5.85%) Load Testing
7 9 (4.79%) Software Engineering
7 9 (4.79%) Configuration Management
7 9 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (4.26%) Project Planning
8 8 (4.26%) Information Security
9 7 (3.72%) Change Management
9 7 (3.72%) DevOps
10 6 (3.19%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (3.19%) Service Management
10 6 (3.19%) Business Continuity
11 5 (2.66%) Automated Testing
11 5 (2.66%) Unit Testing
11 5 (2.66%) Problem Management
11 5 (2.66%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.09%) SQL
2 29 (15.43%) PowerShell
3 16 (8.51%) Perl
4 9 (4.79%) PHP
4 9 (4.79%) C
4 9 (4.79%) VB.NET
5 5 (2.66%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.66%) Java
5 5 (2.66%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.66%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.60%) C#
7 1 (0.53%) Delphi
7 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (18.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (12.23%) MCSE
3 22 (11.70%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (11.17%) CCNA
5 17 (9.04%) CCA
5 17 (9.04%) Citrix Certification
6 15 (7.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (6.91%) Degree
8 12 (6.38%) MCITP
9 7 (3.72%) MCSA
9 7 (3.72%) MCP
10 5 (2.66%) MCTS
11 4 (2.13%) RHCE
11 4 (2.13%) RHCA
12 3 (1.60%) MCPD
12 3 (1.60%) CCEA
12 3 (1.60%) VCP4
12 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 3 (1.60%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.45%) SLA
2 5 (2.66%) QA
2 5 (2.66%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.53%) BS7799
System Software
1 95 (50.53%) Active Directory
2 65 (34.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (22.87%) Hyper-V
4 31 (16.49%) vSphere
5 17 (9.04%) XenDesktop
6 14 (7.45%) XenApp
7 13 (6.91%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (5.32%) Xen
9 9 (4.79%) NFS
10 7 (3.72%) Terminal Services
11 6 (3.19%) VMware ESX
12 5 (2.66%) Squid
13 4 (2.13%) UAG
13 4 (2.13%) Varnish
13 4 (2.13%) Postfix
14 3 (1.60%) Firmware
15 2 (1.06%) vCloud
16 1 (0.53%) KVM
16 1 (0.53%) Samba
16 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (9.04%) Backup Exec
2 14 (7.45%) WSUS
3 13 (6.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (4.79%) Puppet
4 9 (4.79%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (4.26%) Nagios
6 6 (3.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 5 (2.66%) Ansible
8 4 (2.13%) Icinga
8 4 (2.13%) WMI
8 4 (2.13%) SCCM
9 3 (1.60%) ARCserve
9 3 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.06%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.53%) Cacti
Vendors
1 81 (43.09%) VMware
2 76 (40.43%) Microsoft
3 45 (23.94%) Cisco
4 39 (20.74%) HP
5 33 (17.55%) Citrix
6 27 (14.36%) NetApp
7 24 (12.77%) Symantec
8 12 (6.38%) ProCurve
9 11 (5.85%) CheckPoint
9 11 (5.85%) Google
10 9 (4.79%) EMC
11 8 (4.26%) Dell
12 7 (3.72%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.19%) Wyse
13 6 (3.19%) IronPort
13 6 (3.19%) 3PAR
13 6 (3.19%) Scalix
13 6 (3.19%) Red Hat
13 6 (3.19%) Apple
14 5 (2.66%) IBM
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum plus on call and bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + On call allowance
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANS
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
IT Connections
Salary: 26,000 to 30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AQA
Salary: £26,124 per annum Rising to £30,428 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AQA
Salary: £33,333 per annum Rising to £38,887 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JD Williams Group Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Fresh Direct
Salary: From £26,000 to £29,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cheadle
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago