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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 47 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Permanent jobs citing DNS 14 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.84% 2.45% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.56% 19.75% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 11
Average salary £29,500 £34,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.23% +24.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,100 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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
57 81 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.56% 12.42% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 45 57 65
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 May 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 May 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 +7 11 £29,500 -20.27% 3
Birkenhead - 2 £22,000 -
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 21 (91.30%) DHCP
3 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
4 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
5 13 (56.52%) ITIL
6 12 (52.17%) Finance
6 12 (52.17%) VMware
7 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
7 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
8 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
9 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (34.78%) MS Office
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (30.43%) CCNA
10 7 (30.43%) Blackberry
10 7 (30.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (30.43%) VPN
10 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (26.09%) Firewall
11 6 (26.09%) MCITP
11 6 (26.09%) Citrix
11 6 (26.09%) FTP
11 6 (26.09%) IIS
11 6 (26.09%) MCSE
11 6 (26.09%) SAN
12 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
12 5 (21.74%) SharePoint

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (26.09%) IIS
4 5 (21.74%) SharePoint
4 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (8.70%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) DHCP
2 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
3 7 (30.43%) VPN
4 6 (26.09%) Firewall
4 6 (26.09%) FTP
4 6 (26.09%) SAN
5 5 (21.74%) LAN
5 5 (21.74%) WAN
5 5 (21.74%) VLAN
6 3 (13.04%) VoIP
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.70%) WEP
7 2 (8.70%) WPA
7 2 (8.70%) DMZ
7 2 (8.70%) SMTP
7 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
7 2 (8.70%) PSTN
7 2 (8.70%) ADSL
7 2 (8.70%) ISDN
8 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Support Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Desktop Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Desktop Support
3 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support
5 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) Service Management
3 1 (4.35%) ITSM
3 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNA
3 6 (26.09%) MCITP
3 6 (26.09%) MCSE
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (17.39%) CCA
5 4 (17.39%) MCP
6 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (8.70%) MCDST
8 1 (4.35%) CCNP
8 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
2 5 (21.74%) vSphere
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (13.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) WSUS
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 6 (26.09%) Citrix
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Mitel
5 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 2 (8.70%) Avaya
5 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) NetApp
6 1 (4.35%) Sage
6 1 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.35%) Meraki
6 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
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