The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / North West
Rank 104 101 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing DNS 162 144 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.73% 2.65% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.77% 17.54% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 132 125 162
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%

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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
863 821 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.56% 15.08% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 675 680 919
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

DNS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

DNS Salary Trend in the North West

DNS
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

DNS Salary Histogram in the North West

DNS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +27 123 £36,500 +30.35% 13
Merseyside -5 19 £44,000 +22.16% 2
Cheshire -31 12 £22,500 -43.75% 3
Lancashire -19 5 £38,500 +18.46% 3
Cumbria +5 3 £30,000 -11.11%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for DNS.

1 250 (64.77%) Active Directory
2 238 (61.66%) DHCP
3 211 (54.66%) Windows
4 197 (51.04%) Firewall
5 163 (42.23%) VMware
6 158 (40.93%) Windows Server
7 144 (37.31%) Microsoft
8 132 (34.20%) Cisco
9 120 (31.09%) WAN
10 108 (27.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 107 (27.72%) ITIL
12 104 (26.94%) SQL
13 99 (25.65%) VMware Infrastructure
14 98 (25.39%) LAN
15 91 (23.58%) Internet
16 88 (22.80%) Cisco Certification
17 87 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
18 83 (21.50%) VLAN
19 74 (19.17%) Linux
20 69 (17.88%) VPN
21 68 (17.62%) Microsoft Certification
21 68 (17.62%) MS Exchange
22 65 (16.84%) Hyper-V
23 64 (16.58%) TCP/IP
23 64 (16.58%) Service Management
24 63 (16.32%) PowerShell
25 62 (16.06%) SQL Server
26 60 (15.54%) Data Centre
27 56 (14.51%) VoIP
27 56 (14.51%) WLAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (17.62%) MS Exchange
2 55 (14.25%) IIS
3 31 (8.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 27 (6.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (6.22%) Apache
6 17 (4.40%) SharePoint
7 16 (4.15%) JBoss
8 14 (3.63%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (3.63%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (3.11%) Tomcat
10 10 (2.59%) nginx
11 9 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.04%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.78%) Skype for Business
13 3 (0.78%) WordPress
14 2 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
15 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 53 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 35 (9.07%) MS Office
3 2 (0.52%) MS Project
3 2 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 49 (12.69%) Office 365
2 45 (11.66%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (4.15%) Amazon S3
5 14 (3.63%) Amazon EC2
6 13 (3.37%) SaaS
7 12 (3.11%) IaaS
7 12 (3.11%) PaaS
8 4 (1.04%) G Suite
8 4 (1.04%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 238 (61.66%) DHCP
2 197 (51.04%) Firewall
3 120 (31.09%) WAN
4 98 (25.39%) LAN
5 91 (23.58%) Internet
6 83 (21.50%) VLAN
7 69 (17.88%) VPN
8 64 (16.58%) TCP/IP
9 56 (14.51%) VoIP
9 56 (14.51%) WLAN
10 53 (13.73%) Network Security
11 48 (12.44%) MPLS
12 44 (11.40%) SAN
13 39 (10.10%) Wireless
14 35 (9.07%) BGP
14 35 (9.07%) Wi-Fi
15 34 (8.81%) Intrusion Detection
16 27 (6.99%) OSPF
17 26 (6.74%) Ethernet
18 23 (5.96%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (3.89%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.63%) Amazon Redshift
4 14 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (2.85%) MySQL
6 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.26%) Big Data
9 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 20 (5.18%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.81%) InstallShield
3 7 (1.81%) MSI
4 6 (1.55%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.78%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.78%) Mercurial
5 3 (0.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.78%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.78%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.26%) Grunt
6 1 (0.26%) gulp
6 1 (0.26%) Sublime Text
General
1 42 (10.88%) Finance
2 33 (8.55%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.37%) Banking
4 8 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.55%) Legal
6 3 (0.78%) Electronics
6 3 (0.78%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Games
8 1 (0.26%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 71 (18.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 47 (12.18%) Network Engineer
2 47 (12.18%) Support Engineer
3 44 (11.40%) IT Support
4 41 (10.62%) Analyst
5 34 (8.81%) IT Engineer
6 27 (6.99%) IT Support Engineer
6 27 (6.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 25 (6.48%) Administrator
7 25 (6.48%) Server Engineer
7 25 (6.48%) Support Analyst
8 22 (5.70%) 2nd Line Support
9 21 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support
10 18 (4.66%) VMware Engineer
11 17 (4.40%) Security Manager
12 16 (4.15%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 16 (4.15%) Designer
12 16 (4.15%) Network Security Manager
13 15 (3.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (3.89%) Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.89%) HTML
1 15 (3.89%) Middleware
2 14 (3.63%) Web Services
3 7 (1.81%) CSS
4 6 (1.55%) jQuery
5 5 (1.30%) .NET
5 5 (1.30%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.04%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.04%) RESTful
6 4 (1.04%) XML
7 3 (0.78%) LAMP
7 3 (0.78%) XHTML
8 2 (0.52%) Servlets
8 2 (0.52%) WSGI
9 1 (0.26%) EDI
9 1 (0.26%) HTML5
9 1 (0.26%) LESS
9 1 (0.26%) Sass
9 1 (0.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 60 (15.54%) Data Centre
2 50 (12.95%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (9.59%) NHS
4 30 (7.77%) Video Conferencing
5 20 (5.18%) Clustering
6 12 (3.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 12 (3.11%) Public Cloud
7 10 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.59%) Replication
8 9 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 8 (2.07%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.81%) iPad
10 7 (1.81%) PKI
11 5 (1.30%) Digital Media
12 4 (1.04%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.04%) IVR
12 4 (1.04%) Thin Client
12 4 (1.04%) W3C
13 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 211 (54.66%) Windows
2 158 (40.93%) Windows Server
3 108 (27.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 87 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (19.17%) Linux
6 47 (12.18%) Windows 7
7 32 (8.29%) Windows 8
8 30 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (5.70%) Unix
10 19 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 15 (3.89%) Windows 10
12 12 (3.11%) Mac OS X
13 11 (2.85%) CentOS
14 10 (2.59%) Ubuntu
15 8 (2.07%) Debian
16 6 (1.55%) AIX
17 5 (1.30%) Solaris
17 5 (1.30%) Windows XP
18 4 (1.04%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (1.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (27.72%) ITIL
2 64 (16.58%) Service Management
3 45 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (11.66%) Network Management
4 36 (9.33%) PRINCE2
5 34 (8.81%) Load Balancing
6 32 (8.29%) DevOps
7 31 (8.03%) Mentoring
8 30 (7.77%) Security Management
9 28 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
10 26 (6.74%) Configuration Management
10 26 (6.74%) ITSM
10 26 (6.74%) Network Design
11 24 (6.22%) Identity Access Management
12 20 (5.18%) Disaster Recovery
13 19 (4.92%) Migration
14 18 (4.66%) Data Protection
14 18 (4.66%) ITIL V3
14 18 (4.66%) Programme Management
14 18 (4.66%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 104 (26.94%) SQL
2 63 (16.32%) PowerShell
3 40 (10.36%) PHP
4 27 (6.99%) Perl
4 27 (6.99%) Python
5 22 (5.70%) JavaScript
6 12 (3.11%) Java
7 9 (2.33%) C#
8 8 (2.07%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.04%) C++
9 4 (1.04%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.04%) VB
10 3 (0.78%) C
11 2 (0.52%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.26%) R
12 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 88 (22.80%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (17.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (14.51%) CCNP
4 53 (13.73%) MCSE
5 44 (11.40%) CCNA
6 24 (6.22%) MCITP
7 22 (5.70%) Degree
8 21 (5.44%) MCP
9 19 (4.92%) MCSA
10 17 (4.40%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (3.89%) JNCIP
12 12 (3.11%) EMC Certification
12 12 (3.11%) Security Cleared
13 8 (2.07%) CCIE
14 7 (1.81%) BC Cleared
14 7 (1.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (1.30%) SC Cleared
15 5 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (1.04%) MCTS
16 4 (1.04%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (9.84%) PCI DSS
2 27 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (3.63%) SLA
4 3 (0.78%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 250 (64.77%) Active Directory
2 99 (25.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 65 (16.84%) Hyper-V
4 36 (9.33%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (4.66%) vSphere
6 15 (3.89%) VMware ESX
7 14 (3.63%) VMware Server
8 9 (2.33%) XenApp
9 8 (2.07%) Postfix
9 8 (2.07%) qmail
10 7 (1.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (1.81%) Terminal Services
11 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.30%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.04%) vCloud
12 4 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (1.04%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 3 (0.78%) ProxySG
13 3 (0.78%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.78%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 40 (10.36%) SCOM
2 39 (10.10%) Nagios
3 35 (9.07%) SCCM
4 32 (8.29%) Puppet
5 25 (6.48%) OpenNMS
6 22 (5.70%) AirWatch
6 22 (5.70%) SCOrch
7 19 (4.92%) RANCID
8 18 (4.66%) WSUS
9 15 (3.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 15 (3.89%) HP SIM
10 9 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
11 8 (2.07%) NetBackup
12 7 (1.81%) Cacti
13 4 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (1.04%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (1.04%) FortiGate
13 4 (1.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
14 3 (0.78%) Ansible
14 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 163 (42.23%) VMware
2 144 (37.31%) Microsoft
3 132 (34.20%) Cisco
4 43 (11.14%) Citrix
4 43 (11.14%) Juniper
5 40 (10.36%) HP
6 29 (7.51%) Ericsson
6 29 (7.51%) Huawei
7 21 (5.44%) Brocade
8 20 (5.18%) F5
8 20 (5.18%) Foundry
8 20 (5.18%) SonicWALL
8 20 (5.18%) ZyXEL
9 17 (4.40%) EMC
10 16 (4.15%) Oracle
11 15 (3.89%) Apple
11 15 (3.89%) IBM
11 15 (3.89%) Veeam
12 14 (3.63%) CheckPoint
12 14 (3.63%) Fortinet
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