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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 51 45 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 17 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.88% 2.82% 1.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.51% 14.91% 11.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 7
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -35.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £19,000 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £40,000 £45,600
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
47 114 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.40% 18.91% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 29 90 62
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +10 4 £40,000 +77.77% 2
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 12 (85.71%) DHCP
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) VPN
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) VLAN
5 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 6 (42.86%) SAN
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) WAN
6 5 (35.71%) Cisco
6 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (28.57%) Security Patching
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) WSUS
7 4 (28.57%) SCCM
7 4 (28.57%) MCITP
7 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
7 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
7 4 (28.57%) CCNP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (28.57%) IIS
4 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) DHCP
2 8 (57.14%) VPN
3 7 (50.00%) VLAN
4 6 (42.86%) SAN
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) MPLS
6 4 (28.57%) Firewall
6 4 (28.57%) iSCSI
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (21.43%) H.323
7 3 (21.43%) FCoE
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (21.43%) IPsec
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (21.43%) DSL
7 3 (21.43%) Internet
7 3 (21.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Legal
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Head of IT
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Architecture Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Designer
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Head of Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 3 (21.43%) FlexPod
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Handset
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 4 (28.57%) Security Patching
3 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Market Research
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Control
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITSM
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCITP
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCDST
3 2 (14.29%) MCTS
4 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) XenApp
3 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) WSUS
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) NetApp
5 3 (21.43%) IBM
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
5 3 (21.43%) Meraki
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
6 1 (7.14%) F5
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam
6 1 (7.14%) Dell
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) Avaya
6 1 (7.14%) Juniper
Liverpool, Merseyside
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