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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 65 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 15 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.04% 2.23% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 17.24% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 16
Average salary £22,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,580 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £51,750 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -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
60 87 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.40% 12.93% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 54
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -2 6 £22,000 -41.33% 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) DHCP
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) VoIP
4 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) Firewall
5 5 (35.71%) SNMP
6 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) Network Security
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
7 3 (21.43%) SMTP
7 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 3 (21.43%) HP
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 3 (21.43%) Linux
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) MS Office
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) VBScript

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Mimecast
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) DHCP
2 6 (42.86%) VoIP
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) SNMP
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security
4 4 (28.57%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) SMTP
5 3 (21.43%) VPN
6 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 2 (14.29%) IPsec
6 2 (14.29%) PSTN
6 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
6 2 (14.29%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) LDAP
7 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Technician
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
1 2 (14.29%) JSON
1 2 (14.29%) Visualforce
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) CentOS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Kanban
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (14.29%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) SFIA
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Apex Code
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CITP
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) iptables
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) Nagios
1 2 (14.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 2 (14.29%) F5
4 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Mitel
4 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat