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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 14 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.32% 1.69% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.08% 11.96% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 15
Average salary £25,000 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.50% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,300 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £41,300 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
107 92 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.74% 14.15% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 92 68 91
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £47,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +9 4 £22,500 -38.35% 1
St Helens - 3 - -
Wirral -7 2 £39,000 +41.81%
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
3 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
4 20 (60.61%) DHCP
5 18 (54.55%) Firewall
6 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
6 16 (48.48%) ITIL
7 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
7 15 (45.45%) HP
8 14 (42.42%) LDAP
9 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (36.36%) HP SIM
9 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (36.36%) MCITP
10 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 11 (33.33%) Dell
10 11 (33.33%) MCSE
10 11 (33.33%) .NET
11 10 (30.30%) Kerberos
11 10 (30.30%) NFS
11 10 (30.30%) Internet
11 10 (30.30%) PKI
11 10 (30.30%) IPsec
12 9 (27.27%) SCCM
12 9 (27.27%) IBM
12 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
12 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
12 9 (27.27%) Server Monitoring
13 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Apache
3 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) DHCP
2 18 (54.55%) Firewall
3 15 (45.45%) TCP/IP
4 14 (42.42%) LDAP
5 10 (30.30%) Kerberos
5 10 (30.30%) IPsec
5 10 (30.30%) Internet
6 5 (15.15%) VLAN
6 5 (15.15%) Intranet
6 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (15.15%) SSL
6 5 (15.15%) SAN
6 5 (15.15%) LAN
7 4 (12.12%) WAN
8 3 (9.09%) VPN
9 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
9 2 (6.06%) HTTP
9 2 (6.06%) PSTN
9 2 (6.06%) ADSL
9 2 (6.06%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (15.15%) MySQL
3 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
General
1 5 (15.15%) Multimedia
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Technical Support
2 5 (15.15%) ICT Technician
2 5 (15.15%) Senior Technician
3 3 (9.09%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Junior
3 3 (9.09%) Support Technician
4 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.06%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Field Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Python Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Wintel Specialist
5 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) WSH
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) PKI
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 5 (15.15%) VLE
3 3 (9.09%) Thin Client
3 3 (9.09%) Fat Client
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (93.94%) Windows
2 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.21%) Windows 8
6 6 (18.18%) Linux
7 5 (15.15%) Mac OS X
7 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (15.15%) Apple iOS
8 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
9 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
9 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Server Monitoring
3 5 (15.15%) Software Deployment
3 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.03%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
2 9 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 6 (18.18%) VB
4 5 (15.15%) PHP
5 2 (6.06%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (36.36%) MCITP
2 11 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (9.09%) Degree
4 2 (6.06%) MCTS
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (75.76%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 10 (30.30%) NFS
4 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
5 3 (9.09%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.03%) XenApp
6 1 (3.03%) XenServer
6 1 (3.03%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) HP SIM
2 9 (27.27%) SCCM
3 5 (15.15%) SCVMM
4 3 (9.09%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) HP
3 11 (33.33%) Dell
4 9 (27.27%) IBM
5 8 (24.24%) VMware
6 5 (15.15%) Oracle
7 4 (12.12%) Avaya
8 3 (9.09%) Sage
8 3 (9.09%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.03%) Kaspersky
9 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.03%) Symantec
9 1 (3.03%) Cisco
9 1 (3.03%) Citrix
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Merseyside
Venturi
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago