The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 64 53 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 17 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.24% 2.10% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.60% 16.88% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 15
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,380 £25,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £36,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 77 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.34% 12.46% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 74 52 74
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,750 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

DNS
Salary Trend in the North East

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

DNS Salary Trend in the North East

DNS
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in the North East

DNS
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the North East region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Tyne and Wear -8 14 £27,500 -14.72% 1
Durham +3 2 £16,500 -49.23%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 20 (83.33%) DHCP
2 16 (66.67%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
4 12 (50.00%) VMware
4 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
5 11 (45.83%) Firewall
5 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 10 (41.67%) Cisco
6 10 (41.67%) SAN
7 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 6 (25.00%) NFS
9 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (25.00%) NAS
10 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 5 (20.83%) UNIX
10 5 (20.83%) VoIP
10 5 (20.83%) PPP
10 5 (20.83%) SNMP
10 5 (20.83%) SLA
10 5 (20.83%) HP
10 5 (20.83%) Symantec
10 5 (20.83%) MPLS
10 5 (20.83%) OSPF

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) DHCP
2 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
3 11 (45.83%) Firewall
4 10 (41.67%) SAN
5 6 (25.00%) NAS
6 5 (20.83%) IPsec
6 5 (20.83%) VLAN
6 5 (20.83%) PPP
6 5 (20.83%) MPLS
6 5 (20.83%) OSPF
6 5 (20.83%) BGP
6 5 (20.83%) SNMP
6 5 (20.83%) EIGRP
6 5 (20.83%) VoIP
7 4 (16.67%) WAN
7 4 (16.67%) VPN
7 4 (16.67%) SSL
7 4 (16.67%) Network Security
8 3 (12.50%) iSCSI
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.67%) French Language
1 4 (16.67%) German Language
1 4 (16.67%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Field Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) J2EE
1 1 (4.17%) SOAP
1 1 (4.17%) Memcached
1 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) PKI
2 1 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (54.17%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) UNIX
5 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Vista
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (8.33%) CentOS
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Project Management
2 4 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Business Continuity
3 3 (12.50%) DevOps
3 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCSP
1 2 (8.33%) CCNP
1 2 (8.33%) CCDP
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (45.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (25.00%) NFS
4 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 3 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (4.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) logstash
2 1 (4.17%) Kibana
2 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 10 (41.67%) Cisco
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) Symantec
5 3 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (8.33%) Dell
6 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.17%) Apple
7 1 (4.17%) Sage
7 1 (4.17%) F5
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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