The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 114 122 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs citing DNS 73 68 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.80% 1.66% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.61% 9.81% 12.29%
Number of salaries quoted 58 57 69
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,800 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
579 693 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.31% 16.89% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 454 551 548
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +6 11 £30,000 -
Wigan +9 1 £35,000 +28.20% 2
Rochdale -1 1 £33,000 +40.42%
Altrincham - 1 £41,250 - 2
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 79 (62.70%) Windows
2 71 (56.35%) TCP/IP
3 67 (53.17%) DHCP
4 64 (50.79%) VMware
5 54 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 54 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (40.48%) Cisco
7 46 (36.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 42 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 40 (31.75%) MS Exchange
10 37 (29.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 35 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
12 32 (25.40%) Firewall
12 32 (25.40%) Hyper-V
13 31 (24.60%) WAN
13 31 (24.60%) SMTP
14 30 (23.81%) LAN
15 28 (22.22%) Apache
15 28 (22.22%) SQL
15 28 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
16 25 (19.84%) HP
17 24 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (19.05%) SAN
17 24 (19.05%) Linux
18 23 (18.25%) Load Balancing
18 23 (18.25%) SSL
19 22 (17.46%) Internet
20 21 (16.67%) Citrix
20 21 (16.67%) Finance
21 19 (15.08%) MCSE

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (31.75%) MS Exchange
2 28 (22.22%) Apache
2 28 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (14.29%) IIS
4 15 (11.90%) WebSphere
5 14 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (9.52%) Lync
6 12 (9.52%) SharePoint
7 11 (8.73%) Tomcat
8 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.17%) WordPress
10 3 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.79%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 19 (15.08%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.94%) MS Office
3 4 (3.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (7.94%) Sage 1000
2 6 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.17%) Office 365
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 71 (56.35%) TCP/IP
2 67 (53.17%) DHCP
3 32 (25.40%) Firewall
4 31 (24.60%) WAN
4 31 (24.60%) SMTP
5 30 (23.81%) LAN
6 24 (19.05%) SAN
7 23 (18.25%) SSL
8 22 (17.46%) Internet
9 17 (13.49%) OSPF
9 17 (13.49%) EIGRP
9 17 (13.49%) LDAP
9 17 (13.49%) HTTP
10 15 (11.90%) IGRP
10 15 (11.90%) TACACS
10 15 (11.90%) BGP
11 10 (7.94%) FTP
12 8 (6.35%) VLAN
13 7 (5.56%) Wireless
13 7 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.90%) MySQL
2 12 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Sublime Text
2 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (16.67%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Law
3 3 (2.38%) Billing
4 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (19.05%) Support Engineer
2 17 (13.49%) 3rd Line Support
3 16 (12.70%) Network Engineer
4 14 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) Architect
5 12 (9.52%) Analyst
5 12 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 11 (8.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (7.94%) Platform Architect
8 8 (6.35%) Consultant
9 7 (5.56%) Field Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) IT Architect
10 6 (4.76%) Junior
11 5 (3.97%) Junior Support Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Platform Manager
11 5 (3.97%) Senior Support Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (3.17%) Web Designer
12 4 (3.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.29%) SOAP
2 14 (11.11%) Web Services
3 9 (7.14%) .NET
4 7 (5.56%) CSS
4 7 (5.56%) HTML
5 6 (4.76%) jQuery
6 5 (3.97%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.17%) XML
8 3 (2.38%) RESTful
8 3 (2.38%) WCF
9 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.17%) Clustering
3 3 (2.38%) W3C
4 2 (1.59%) Replication
4 2 (1.59%) iPad
4 2 (1.59%) iPhone
5 1 (0.79%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.79%) PDA
5 1 (0.79%) PKI
5 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.79%) SecurID
5 1 (0.79%) VAX
5 1 (0.79%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 79 (62.70%) Windows
2 54 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (36.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (29.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (19.05%) Linux
6 14 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (9.52%) Windows 7
8 11 (8.73%) CentOS
9 8 (6.35%) Windows XP
10 4 (3.17%) UNIX
10 4 (3.17%) Debian
10 4 (3.17%) Windows 8
11 3 (2.38%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.59%) AIX
12 2 (1.59%) Windows Phone
12 2 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (1.59%) Android
13 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.79%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.25%) Load Balancing
2 18 (14.29%) Network Design
3 17 (13.49%) ITIL
3 17 (13.49%) Network Management
4 16 (12.70%) Capacity Management
4 16 (12.70%) CRM
5 14 (11.11%) Project Management
6 6 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.76%) Migration
6 6 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.17%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.17%) Integration Testing
7 4 (3.17%) Network Architecture
8 3 (2.38%) Product Management
8 3 (2.38%) Business Continuity Planning
8 3 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (2.38%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (2.38%) Pay per click
8 3 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (22.22%) SQL
2 12 (9.52%) PowerShell
3 9 (7.14%) PHP
3 9 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.56%) Perl
5 3 (2.38%) VBScript
5 3 (2.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.38%) Java
5 3 (2.38%) C#
5 3 (2.38%) Delphi
6 2 (1.59%) Ruby
7 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.79%) Python
7 1 (0.79%) C
7 1 (0.79%) C++
7 1 (0.79%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 24 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (15.08%) MCSE
3 14 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (9.52%) CCNA
4 12 (9.52%) Degree
5 11 (8.73%) MCSA
6 9 (7.14%) MCP
7 6 (4.76%) MCITP
8 4 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (3.17%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.59%) CCIE
10 2 (1.59%) CCNP
10 2 (1.59%) CCDP
11 1 (0.79%) ACSP
11 1 (0.79%) VCP4
11 1 (0.79%) CCAA
11 1 (0.79%) ACTC
11 1 (0.79%) ACSA
11 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 35 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (25.40%) Hyper-V
4 10 (7.94%) vSphere
5 6 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (4.76%) XenApp
6 3 (2.38%) vCloud
6 3 (2.38%) Squid
7 2 (1.59%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.59%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.59%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.59%) Postfix
8 1 (0.79%) UAG
8 1 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.79%) Samba
8 1 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.79%) MetaFrame
8 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 17 (13.49%) SCCM
2 15 (11.90%) CiscoWorks
2 15 (11.90%) HP NNM
3 12 (9.52%) SCOM
4 11 (8.73%) SCVMM
5 7 (5.56%) WSUS
6 5 (3.97%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.59%) Nagios
7 2 (1.59%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Intune
8 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.79%) SCSM
8 1 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.79%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.79%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.79%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.79%) OpenView
8 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 64 (50.79%) VMware
2 54 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 51 (40.48%) Cisco
4 25 (19.84%) HP
5 21 (16.67%) Citrix
6 19 (15.08%) F5
7 18 (14.29%) Juniper
8 16 (12.70%) Red Hat
9 12 (9.52%) Avaya
10 10 (7.94%) Sage
11 7 (5.56%) Apple
11 7 (5.56%) Dell
12 6 (4.76%) Symantec
13 4 (3.17%) EMC
13 4 (3.17%) IBM
14 3 (2.38%) 3PAR
14 3 (2.38%) ProCurve
14 3 (2.38%) NetApp
14 3 (2.38%) CheckPoint
15 2 (1.59%) Mitel
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Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £42500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £15,189 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits+Car+Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
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Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Wigan
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Salary: £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
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Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
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