The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 58 56
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.47% 2.24% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.82% 18.42% 10.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 8
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £29,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,300 £18,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
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 Merseyside region.

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 76 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.34% 12.16% 16.54%
Number of salaries quoted 48 52 77
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Liverpool +14 11 £37,500 +19.04% 2
Birkenhead - 1 £22,000 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (88.89%) DHCP
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 10 (55.56%) ITIL
4 10 (55.56%) Finance
4 10 (55.56%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
7 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (33.33%) FTP
7 6 (33.33%) CCNA
7 6 (33.33%) IIS
8 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
8 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 5 (27.78%) MS Office
8 5 (27.78%) MCSE
8 5 (27.78%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (27.78%) Citrix
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (22.22%) vSphere
9 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
9 4 (22.22%) CCA

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) IIS
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (27.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.11%) OpenEdge
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) DHCP
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (33.33%) FTP
4 5 (27.78%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) SAN
6 3 (16.67%) VLAN
6 3 (16.67%) WAN
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (11.11%) PSTN
7 2 (11.11%) VoIP
7 2 (11.11%) ADSL
7 2 (11.11%) ISDN
7 2 (11.11%) SMTP
7 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 2 (11.11%) WEP
7 2 (11.11%) WPA
7 2 (11.11%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Law
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
2 1 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (33.33%) CCNA
3 5 (27.78%) MCSE
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (22.22%) MCP
4 4 (22.22%) CCA
4 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (22.22%) MCITP
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
2 4 (22.22%) vSphere
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Avaya
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (11.11%) Mitel
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.56%) Sage
Liverpool
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago