The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 20 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.19% - 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% - 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £62,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18 40 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 13.14% 13.47% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 72
Average salary £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
England

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 30 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in the Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
4 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 3 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (42.86%) IAG
4 3 (42.86%) UAG
4 3 (42.86%) Lync
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (42.86%) SCOM
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Cacti
4 3 (42.86%) WSUS
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (42.86%) Lync
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) FCoE
3 1 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) SMTP
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) SNMP
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
2 1 (14.29%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) XenApp
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
3 3 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (42.86%) IAG
3 3 (42.86%) UAG
3 3 (42.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (42.86%) SCOM
2 3 (42.86%) Cacti
2 3 (42.86%) WSUS
3 1 (14.29%) SCDPM
3 1 (14.29%) SCOrch
3 1 (14.29%) SCSM
3 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) EMC
3 4 (57.14%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
5 2 (28.57%) AppSense
6 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) StorageTek
6 1 (14.29%) VMware
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) Sun