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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 63 44 42
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 11 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.33% 3.91% 3.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 18.31% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 28
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £24,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £52,500
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 North East region.

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
88 142 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.60% 21.35% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 67 127 142
Average salary £30,500 £41,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.60% +24.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -17 10 £30,500 -23.75%
Durham +5 1 £20,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 26 (92.86%) Windows
1 26 (92.86%) MS Excel
1 26 (92.86%) DHCP
2 23 (82.14%) Linux
2 23 (82.14%) VMware
3 22 (78.57%) SAN
3 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (75.00%) Hyper-V
5 20 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (64.29%) UNIX
7 17 (60.71%) TCP/IP
8 16 (57.14%) VMware ESX
9 15 (53.57%) SLA
9 15 (53.57%) NFS
9 15 (53.57%) Symantec
9 15 (53.57%) MS Exchange
9 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (53.57%) iSCSI
9 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (53.57%) NAS
9 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (42.86%) French Language
10 12 (42.86%) German Language
10 12 (42.86%) Italian Language
11 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
12 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
13 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (25.00%) Firewall
13 7 (25.00%) Cisco

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 15 (53.57%) MS Exchange
1 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (92.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (92.86%) DHCP
2 22 (78.57%) SAN
3 17 (60.71%) TCP/IP
4 15 (53.57%) iSCSI
4 15 (53.57%) NAS
5 7 (25.00%) Firewall
6 4 (14.29%) LAN
6 4 (14.29%) WAN
7 1 (3.57%) HTTP
7 1 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (3.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
General
1 12 (42.86%) French Language
1 12 (42.86%) German Language
1 12 (42.86%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Support Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Technical Support
3 8 (28.57%) Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Technical Support Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Senior Support Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Senior Technical Support
6 5 (17.86%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (7.14%) Administrator
9 1 (3.57%) Systems Support
9 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Windows
2 23 (82.14%) Linux
3 22 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (64.29%) UNIX
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.71%) Solaris
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (21.43%) Business Continuity
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 20 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (57.14%) VMware ESX
4 15 (53.57%) NFS
5 11 (39.29%) Active Directory
6 1 (3.57%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) VMware
2 15 (53.57%) Symantec
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) SAP
5 3 (10.71%) McAfee
5 3 (10.71%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Amdocs
5 3 (10.71%) LANDesk
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Apple