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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 45 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 17 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.75% 1.61% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.04% 12.35% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 12
Average salary £25,000 £39,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.89% +16.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £36,300 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,600 £36,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
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
113 81 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 18.26% 13.06% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 89 65 91
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +1 5 £22,500 -42.30% 3
St Helens - 5 - -
Wirral - 3 £38,000 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
3 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (60.00%) Firewall
5 22 (55.00%) DHCP
6 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
7 20 (50.00%) ITIL
7 20 (50.00%) HP
8 19 (47.50%) TCP/IP
9 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
10 15 (37.50%) LDAP
11 14 (35.00%) Kerberos
11 14 (35.00%) NFS
11 14 (35.00%) .NET
11 14 (35.00%) PKI
11 14 (35.00%) IPsec
12 13 (32.50%) VMware
12 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (32.50%) MCITP
12 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
12 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (32.50%) HP SIM
12 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (30.00%) Dell
13 12 (30.00%) MCSE
14 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 10 (25.00%) IBM
14 10 (25.00%) Internet
14 10 (25.00%) Server Monitoring

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Apache
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (60.00%) Firewall
2 22 (55.00%) DHCP
3 19 (47.50%) TCP/IP
4 15 (37.50%) LDAP
5 14 (35.00%) Kerberos
5 14 (35.00%) IPsec
6 10 (25.00%) Internet
7 7 (17.50%) LAN
8 6 (15.00%) WAN
9 5 (12.50%) Intranet
9 5 (12.50%) SAN
9 5 (12.50%) SSL
9 5 (12.50%) VLAN
9 5 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (7.50%) ADSL
10 3 (7.50%) ISDN
10 3 (7.50%) PSTN
10 3 (7.50%) Ethernet
10 3 (7.50%) VPN
11 2 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) MySQL
2 5 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (12.50%) Marketing
1 5 (12.50%) Multimedia
2 2 (5.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Technical Support
2 5 (12.50%) ICT Technician
2 5 (12.50%) Senior Technician
3 4 (10.00%) Administrator
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Junior
4 3 (7.50%) Support Technician
4 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Wintel Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (5.00%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) HTML
3 2 (5.00%) WSH
3 2 (5.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.50%) SOAP
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) REST
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) PKI
2 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (12.50%) VLE
3 3 (7.50%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.50%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (32.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (17.50%) Windows 7
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.50%) Linux
5 5 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) ITIL
2 10 (25.00%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (12.50%) Software Deployment
4 3 (7.50%) CRM
4 3 (7.50%) Change Management
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
4 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.00%) High Availability
5 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.50%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) ITSM
6 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) PowerShell
2 13 (32.50%) VB.NET
3 7 (17.50%) VB
4 5 (12.50%) PHP
5 3 (7.50%) SQL
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) MCITP
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (30.00%) MCSE
3 7 (17.50%) Degree
4 2 (5.00%) MCTS
5 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (77.50%) Active Directory
2 16 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (35.00%) NFS
4 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
5 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.00%) XenServer
7 1 (2.50%) XenApp
7 1 (2.50%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) HP SIM
2 9 (22.50%) SCCM
3 5 (12.50%) SCVMM
4 3 (7.50%) SCOM
5 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (2.50%) MOM
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (50.00%) HP
3 13 (32.50%) VMware
4 12 (30.00%) Dell
5 10 (25.00%) IBM
6 5 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (10.00%) Avaya
8 3 (7.50%) Sage
8 3 (7.50%) ProCurve
9 2 (5.00%) Kaspersky
9 2 (5.00%) Cisco
9 2 (5.00%) Symantec
10 1 (2.50%) Citrix
10 1 (2.50%) CA
10 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
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