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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 131 105 138
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +33
Permanent jobs citing DNS 101 177 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.79% 2.76% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.49% 15.69% 12.81%
Number of salaries quoted 86 142 110
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,050 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,400 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
879 1128 1101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.60% 17.57% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 745 850 844
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 3 May 2016.

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 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 74 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Cheshire -6 12 £27,500 -20.28% 2
Merseyside +6 11 £41,250 +39.83% 3
Lancashire -8 4 £27,500 -29.03%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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.

1 177 (77.63%) Windows
2 176 (77.19%) DHCP
3 156 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 118 (51.75%) VMware
5 116 (50.88%) Windows Server
6 106 (46.49%) Microsoft
7 93 (40.79%) MS Exchange
7 93 (40.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 86 (37.72%) TCP/IP
9 78 (34.21%) Firewall
10 68 (29.82%) Cisco
10 68 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
11 67 (29.39%) Windows Server 2012
12 66 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
13 58 (25.44%) MS Excel
14 56 (24.56%) VPN
15 54 (23.68%) MCSE
16 53 (23.25%) ITIL
17 52 (22.81%) LAN
17 52 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2010
18 50 (21.93%) SQL Server
19 48 (21.05%) Windows 7
20 44 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
21 43 (18.86%) Hyper-V
22 42 (18.42%) CCNA
23 41 (17.98%) SAN
24 40 (17.54%) MS Office
24 40 (17.54%) WAN
25 39 (17.11%) SQL
26 36 (15.79%) Citrix

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 93 (40.79%) MS Exchange
2 52 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (14.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (11.84%) SharePoint
6 25 (10.96%) IIS
7 19 (8.33%) Skype for Business
8 12 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (4.82%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 7 (3.07%) Apache
10 7 (3.07%) IBM Notes
11 6 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (2.19%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.75%) nginx
13 4 (1.75%) OpenStack
14 3 (1.32%) Node.js
14 3 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
15 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
15 1 (0.44%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 58 (25.44%) MS Excel
2 40 (17.54%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Infor M3
1 3 (1.32%) Line 500
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.44%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.02%) Office 365
2 11 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.75%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.88%) SaaS
6 1 (0.44%) DigitalOcean
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
6 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 176 (77.19%) DHCP
2 86 (37.72%) TCP/IP
3 78 (34.21%) Firewall
4 56 (24.56%) VPN
5 52 (22.81%) LAN
6 41 (17.98%) SAN
7 40 (17.54%) WAN
8 34 (14.91%) VLAN
9 27 (11.84%) Wireless
10 26 (11.40%) Network Security
11 21 (9.21%) Internet
12 19 (8.33%) VoIP
13 13 (5.70%) MPLS
13 13 (5.70%) SNMP
14 11 (4.82%) Ethernet
15 10 (4.39%) Junos
15 10 (4.39%) OSPF
15 10 (4.39%) WLAN
16 9 (3.95%) BIG-IP
16 9 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (21.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.39%) MySQL
4 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) Redis
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (3.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.44%) Subversion
3 1 (0.44%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (10.09%) Finance
2 18 (7.89%) Telecoms
3 14 (6.14%) Law
4 13 (5.70%) Manufacturing
5 10 (4.39%) Legal
6 4 (1.75%) Banking
7 3 (1.32%) Marketing
7 3 (1.32%) Retail
8 2 (0.88%) Back Office
8 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (21.49%) IT Support
2 45 (19.74%) Analyst
3 41 (17.98%) IT Engineer
4 38 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 37 (16.23%) Support Engineer
6 32 (14.04%) Infrastructure Support
7 29 (12.72%) IT Support Engineer
8 23 (10.09%) Support Analyst
9 21 (9.21%) 2nd Line Support
10 19 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 17 (7.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 17 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (7.46%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (7.02%) IT Analyst
13 14 (6.14%) Administrator
14 13 (5.70%) Desktop Analyst
14 13 (5.70%) IT Support Analyst
14 13 (5.70%) Systems Engineer
15 12 (5.26%) Desktop Support
15 12 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.39%) LAMP
2 9 (3.95%) Web Services
3 6 (2.63%) 802.1X
4 5 (2.19%) .NET
5 3 (1.32%) LEMP Stack
5 3 (1.32%) Middleware
5 3 (1.32%) WAP
5 3 (1.32%) XML
6 2 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.44%) Celery
7 1 (0.44%) COM
7 1 (0.44%) Django
7 1 (0.44%) Flash
7 1 (0.44%) Memcached
7 1 (0.44%) ODBC
7 1 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.44%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.58%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.82%) Driving Licence
3 10 (4.39%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.07%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.07%) EqualLogic
6 5 (2.19%) HP StoreVirtual
6 5 (2.19%) iPad
6 5 (2.19%) Life Science
7 4 (1.75%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.75%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.32%) AS400
8 3 (1.32%) Clustering
8 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.32%) Informatics
8 3 (1.32%) iSeries
8 3 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 177 (77.63%) Windows
2 116 (50.88%) Windows Server
3 93 (40.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (29.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 48 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 30 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 28 (12.28%) Linux
8 25 (10.96%) Windows XP
9 11 (4.82%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.95%) Unix
11 7 (3.07%) Debian
12 6 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (2.19%) Android
13 5 (2.19%) Apple iOS
13 5 (2.19%) CentOS
13 5 (2.19%) Data ONTAP
13 5 (2.19%) Ubuntu
14 4 (1.75%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.75%) Windows 10
15 3 (1.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.25%) ITIL
2 26 (11.40%) Change Management
3 19 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 16 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (6.58%) Penetration Testing
6 14 (6.14%) Information Security
7 13 (5.70%) Time Management
7 13 (5.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 12 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 12 (5.26%) Project Management
9 11 (4.82%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (4.82%) Migration
9 11 (4.82%) Service Management
10 10 (4.39%) Network Management
10 10 (4.39%) SIEM
10 10 (4.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 9 (3.95%) High Availability
12 8 (3.51%) PRINCE2
13 7 (3.07%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.11%) SQL
2 13 (5.70%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.51%) PHP
3 8 (3.51%) T-SQL
4 6 (2.63%) Perl
4 6 (2.63%) Python
4 6 (2.63%) Ruby
5 5 (2.19%) C
6 3 (1.32%) Java
7 2 (0.88%) C#
8 1 (0.44%) C++
8 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (28.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (23.68%) MCSE
3 44 (19.30%) Cisco Certification
4 42 (18.42%) CCNA
5 30 (13.16%) MCP
6 28 (12.28%) MCSA
7 20 (8.77%) MCTS
8 18 (7.89%) MCITP
9 14 (6.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 13 (5.70%) Degree
11 5 (2.19%) CCA
11 5 (2.19%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.75%) CCNP
12 4 (1.75%) NCDA
13 3 (1.32%) CCIE
13 3 (1.32%) RHCT
14 2 (0.88%) CEH
14 2 (0.88%) CISSP
14 2 (0.88%) HNC
14 2 (0.88%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.26%) SLA
2 4 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
System Software
1 156 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 68 (29.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (18.86%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.58%) vSphere
5 10 (4.39%) XenApp
6 8 (3.51%) Terminal Services
7 7 (3.07%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 7 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.07%) Xen
8 5 (2.19%) VMware ESX
8 5 (2.19%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.75%) Postfix
9 4 (1.75%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.88%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.88%) KVM
10 2 (0.88%) oVirt
10 2 (0.88%) vCloud
10 2 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.44%) NetIQ eDirectory
11 1 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (8.33%) SCCM
2 11 (4.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (3.07%) Puppet
3 7 (3.07%) SCOM
4 5 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 5 (2.19%) WSUS
5 4 (1.75%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.75%) Nagios
6 3 (1.32%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.32%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.32%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.44%) Cacti
7 1 (0.44%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.44%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (0.44%) Nessus
7 1 (0.44%) NetIQ Identity Manager
7 1 (0.44%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 118 (51.75%) VMware
2 106 (46.49%) Microsoft
3 68 (29.82%) Cisco
4 36 (15.79%) Citrix
5 28 (12.28%) HP
6 20 (8.77%) Dell
6 20 (8.77%) Veeam
7 17 (7.46%) F5
7 17 (7.46%) Intel Security
7 17 (7.46%) Oracle
8 15 (6.58%) CheckPoint
8 15 (6.58%) IBM
8 15 (6.58%) NetApp
9 13 (5.70%) Apple
9 13 (5.70%) Juniper
10 10 (4.39%) Lotus
10 10 (4.39%) Symantec
11 8 (3.51%) MobileIron
12 7 (3.07%) Nimble Storage
12 7 (3.07%) SYSPRO
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Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 per annum + training, vendor certification
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum plus on call and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Intech 7
Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wallasey, Merseyside
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus on call, bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Birkenhead
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £22511 per annum
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