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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 47 52 57
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 8 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.64% 2.97% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.55% 15.97% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 8
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £45,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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
55 119 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 11.29% 18.62% 14.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 95 71
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £63,600
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +8 5 £40,000 +1.91% 3
Wirral +10 1 £37,500 +38.88%
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
1 19 (82.61%) DHCP
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) VPN
3 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
3 10 (43.48%) ITIL
4 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
4 8 (34.78%) IIS
4 8 (34.78%) MS Office
4 8 (34.78%) LAN
4 8 (34.78%) WAN
4 8 (34.78%) CCNA
4 8 (34.78%) SAN
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (30.43%) Citrix
5 7 (30.43%) Cisco
5 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 7 (30.43%) Firewall
5 7 (30.43%) VLAN
5 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (26.09%) MCITP
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (26.09%) MCSE

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (34.78%) IIS
2 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
3 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (8.70%) OpenEdge
6 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) DHCP
2 10 (43.48%) VPN
3 8 (34.78%) SAN
3 8 (34.78%) LAN
3 8 (34.78%) WAN
4 7 (30.43%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) VLAN
5 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
6 4 (17.39%) MPLS
6 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (17.39%) FTP
7 3 (13.04%) HTTP
7 3 (13.04%) Internet
7 3 (13.04%) SSL
7 3 (13.04%) VoIP
7 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (13.04%) IPsec
7 3 (13.04%) DSL
7 3 (13.04%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Legal
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Architecture Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Head of IT
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) COM
2 1 (4.35%) Middleware
2 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) FlexPod
3 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Handset
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
4 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.35%) UNIX
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (17.39%) Business Continuity
2 4 (17.39%) Security Patching
3 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (8.70%) Security Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 2 (8.70%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Market Research
5 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Network Management
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITSM
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (34.78%) CCNA
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (26.09%) MCITP
3 6 (26.09%) MCSE
4 4 (17.39%) CCNP
4 4 (17.39%) MCP
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (8.70%) MCDST
6 2 (8.70%) MCTS
6 2 (8.70%) CCA
7 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (21.74%) XenApp
2 5 (21.74%) XenDesktop
2 5 (21.74%) vSphere
3 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.35%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) WSUS
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
3 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Citrix
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) NetApp
5 3 (13.04%) Apple
5 3 (13.04%) IBM
5 3 (13.04%) HP
5 3 (13.04%) Riverbed
5 3 (13.04%) Meraki
6 2 (8.70%) Mitel
7 1 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (4.35%) Veeam
7 1 (4.35%) 3PAR
7 1 (4.35%) F5
7 1 (4.35%) Avaya
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) Sage
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
Liverpool, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Clayton Group
Salary: £16000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
JB Leitch Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago