The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 10 July 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 44 52 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Permanent jobs citing DNS 21 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.32% 2.52% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.09% 19.18% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 8
Average salary £45,000 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.62% -14.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
110 73 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.41% 13.15% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85 60 103
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
North West

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

DNS
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Merseyside region.

DNS Salary Trend in Merseyside

DNS
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Merseyside

DNS
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
Liverpool +7 15 £45,000 +21.62% 4
St Helens +1 5 - -
Wirral - 1 £27,000 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
3 26 (74.29%) Firewall
4 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
5 23 (65.71%) PowerShell
6 21 (60.00%) HP
7 19 (54.29%) DHCP
7 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
8 18 (51.43%) ITIL
9 15 (42.86%) LDAP
10 14 (40.00%) Kerberos
10 14 (40.00%) NFS
10 14 (40.00%) IPsec
10 14 (40.00%) PKI
11 13 (37.14%) VMware
11 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
11 13 (37.14%) HP SIM
11 13 (37.14%) VB.NET
11 13 (37.14%) .NET
12 11 (31.43%) MCSE
12 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (31.43%) MCITP
13 10 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
13 10 (28.57%) Dell
13 10 (28.57%) IBM
13 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
13 10 (28.57%) VB
14 9 (25.71%) Linux

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
1 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (14.29%) Apache
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) Firewall
2 19 (54.29%) TCP/IP
2 19 (54.29%) DHCP
3 15 (42.86%) LDAP
4 14 (40.00%) Kerberos
4 14 (40.00%) IPsec
5 9 (25.71%) Internet
6 7 (20.00%) LAN
7 6 (17.14%) WAN
8 5 (14.29%) Intranet
8 5 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (14.29%) SSL
8 5 (14.29%) VLAN
9 3 (8.57%) SAN
9 3 (8.57%) VPN
10 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
10 2 (5.71%) PSTN
10 2 (5.71%) ADSL
10 2 (5.71%) ISDN
11 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (14.29%) Multimedia
1 5 (14.29%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Technical Support
2 5 (14.29%) ICT Technician
2 5 (14.29%) Senior Technician
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Junior
5 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) HTML
3 5 (14.29%) WSH
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
4 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) PKI
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) VLE
2 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.57%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.71%) Linux
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 6 (17.14%) Windows 7
7 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
7 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) ITIL
2 10 (28.57%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 3 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (8.57%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.71%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) PowerShell
2 13 (37.14%) VB.NET
3 10 (28.57%) VB
4 5 (14.29%) PHP
5 3 (8.57%) SQL
6 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) MCSE
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (31.43%) MCITP
2 6 (17.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (40.00%) NFS
3 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (37.14%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.29%) XenServer
5 4 (11.43%) XenApp
6 3 (8.57%) Terminal Services
6 3 (8.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) HP SIM
2 7 (20.00%) SCCM
3 5 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
4 2 (5.71%) SCOM
4 2 (5.71%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (60.00%) HP
3 13 (37.14%) VMware
4 10 (28.57%) Dell
4 10 (28.57%) IBM
5 5 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (14.29%) Symantec
5 5 (14.29%) Kaspersky
6 3 (8.57%) ProCurve
7 2 (5.71%) Sage
7 2 (5.71%) Avaya
8 1 (2.86%) CA
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco
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