The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 20 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.56% - 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% - 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £53,750 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
DNS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14 36 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.94% 13.79% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 57
Average salary £55,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £36,750 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

DNS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Midlands region.

DNS Salary Trend in the Midlands

DNS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in the Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) ISA Server
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) SCOM
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) COM
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Cacti

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VoIP
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (50.00%) IAG
3 3 (50.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 3 (50.00%) Cacti
2 3 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
3 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
3 1 (16.67%) SCSM
3 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) AppSense