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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 19 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.91% 0.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 3.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £62,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -
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
11 28 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.00% 15.22% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 26
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +55.55%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) HSRP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (33.33%) SCSM
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) EdgeSight
2 1 (33.33%) IPv6
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) IGRP
2 1 (33.33%) TACACS
2 1 (33.33%) H.323
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
1 1 (33.33%) POP3
1 1 (33.33%) SMTP
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) IKE
1 1 (33.33%) IPX
1 1 (33.33%) IPX/SPX
1 1 (33.33%) PPP
1 1 (33.33%) RIP
1 1 (33.33%) SNMP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) IPv6
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
1 1 (33.33%) IGRP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (33.33%) SCDPM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (33.33%) SCSM
2 1 (33.33%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco