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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 121 83 109
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +26
Permanent jobs citing DNS 116 211 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.07% 3.34% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.00% 22.47% 16.01%
Number of salaries quoted 96 176 138
Median salary £39,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.53% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +1.38%
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
892 939 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.92% 14.86% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 757 749 859
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -23 80 £37,500 +15.38% 15
Merseyside +12 19 £42,500 - 2
Cheshire -14 10 £42,500 +25.92% 7
Lancashire +1 7 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Cumbria +3 2 £27,500 +1.85% 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 178 (81.28%) DHCP
2 169 (77.17%) Windows
3 160 (73.06%) Active Directory
4 124 (56.62%) Windows Server
5 110 (50.23%) VMware
6 107 (48.86%) Microsoft
7 84 (38.36%) Firewall
8 78 (35.62%) MS Exchange
9 75 (34.25%) TCP/IP
9 75 (34.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 70 (31.96%) Cisco
11 66 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
12 65 (29.68%) VPN
13 63 (28.77%) ITIL
14 61 (27.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 58 (26.48%) Microsoft Certification
16 55 (25.11%) MS Excel
17 51 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2010
18 47 (21.46%) LAN
19 44 (20.09%) Linux
19 44 (20.09%) Hyper-V
20 43 (19.63%) VLAN
20 43 (19.63%) MCSE
21 41 (18.72%) WAN
21 41 (18.72%) SQL Server
22 39 (17.81%) SQL
22 39 (17.81%) Cisco Certification
22 39 (17.81%) Windows 7
23 37 (16.89%) CCNA
23 37 (16.89%) 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 78 (35.62%) MS Exchange
2 51 (23.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 32 (14.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (11.42%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (9.59%) IIS
5 21 (9.59%) SharePoint
6 14 (6.39%) Apache
7 13 (5.94%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (5.02%) Skype for Business
9 10 (4.57%) Tomcat
10 7 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (2.74%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (2.74%) IBM Notes
11 6 (2.74%) JBoss
12 4 (1.83%) CMS
12 4 (1.83%) nginx
12 4 (1.83%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
13 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.46%) OpenStack
Applications
1 55 (25.11%) MS Excel
2 28 (12.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.13%) Office 365
2 16 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.20%) SaaS
5 6 (2.74%) IaaS
5 6 (2.74%) PaaS
6 2 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.91%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.91%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.91%) Route 53
6 2 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 178 (81.28%) DHCP
2 84 (38.36%) Firewall
3 75 (34.25%) TCP/IP
4 65 (29.68%) VPN
5 47 (21.46%) LAN
6 43 (19.63%) VLAN
7 41 (18.72%) WAN
8 31 (14.16%) Network Security
9 28 (12.79%) SAN
10 25 (11.42%) MPLS
11 19 (8.68%) Internet
11 19 (8.68%) VoIP
12 18 (8.22%) Junos
12 18 (8.22%) Wireless
13 14 (6.39%) SNMP
14 13 (5.94%) OSPF
15 12 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (5.02%) BGP
17 10 (4.57%) Ethernet
18 9 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.72%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.57%) MySQL
3 5 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.83%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.83%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.91%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.46%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.46%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (3.65%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle APEX
General
1 24 (10.96%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.68%) Finance
3 18 (8.22%) Manufacturing
4 16 (7.31%) Law
5 10 (4.57%) Legal
6 9 (4.11%) Banking
7 4 (1.83%) Retail
8 3 (1.37%) Marketing
9 2 (0.91%) Back Office
9 2 (0.91%) Publishing
10 1 (0.46%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (18.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (17.81%) IT Support
3 37 (16.89%) Support Engineer
4 34 (15.53%) Analyst
5 32 (14.61%) IT Engineer
6 25 (11.42%) IT Support Engineer
7 21 (9.59%) Support Analyst
8 20 (9.13%) Infrastructure Support
8 20 (9.13%) Network Engineer
9 16 (7.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 16 (7.31%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (6.85%) Architect
10 15 (6.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 13 (5.94%) IT Analyst
12 12 (5.48%) Administrator
13 11 (5.02%) Cybersecurity Specialist
13 11 (5.02%) Security Specialist
13 11 (5.02%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (5.02%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.65%) .NET
1 8 (3.65%) LAMP
1 8 (3.65%) Middleware
2 6 (2.74%) XML
3 5 (2.28%) Web Services
4 4 (1.83%) LEMP Stack
4 4 (1.83%) REST
4 4 (1.83%) SOAP
4 4 (1.83%) WAP
5 3 (1.37%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.37%) ELK Stack
6 2 (0.91%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.91%) Node.js
6 2 (0.91%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.46%) Celery
7 1 (0.46%) COM
7 1 (0.46%) Django
7 1 (0.46%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.96%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.48%) Driving Licence
3 9 (4.11%) Blackberry
3 9 (4.11%) iPad
3 9 (4.11%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (3.65%) Replication
5 7 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.74%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.74%) Clustering
6 6 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (2.74%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.83%) AS400
7 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.83%) EqualLogic
7 4 (1.83%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.83%) iSeries
7 4 (1.83%) Life Science
7 4 (1.83%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.83%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 169 (77.17%) Windows
2 124 (56.62%) Windows Server
3 75 (34.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (27.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (20.09%) Linux
6 39 (17.81%) Windows 7
7 31 (14.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (6.85%) Windows XP
9 13 (5.94%) Unix
10 12 (5.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (5.02%) Windows 8
12 7 (3.20%) AIX
13 6 (2.74%) CentOS
13 6 (2.74%) Ubuntu
13 6 (2.74%) Windows 10
14 5 (2.28%) Data ONTAP
15 4 (1.83%) Android
15 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.83%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.83%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (28.77%) ITIL
2 24 (10.96%) Change Management
3 21 (9.59%) Load Balancing
4 20 (9.13%) Penetration Testing
5 19 (8.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (8.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 15 (6.85%) Mentoring
7 15 (6.85%) Network Management
8 14 (6.39%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (5.94%) Configuration Management
9 13 (5.94%) Migration
9 13 (5.94%) Service Management
9 13 (5.94%) SIEM
9 13 (5.94%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 12 (5.48%) Project Management
11 11 (5.02%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.02%) Information Security
11 11 (5.02%) ITIL V3
11 11 (5.02%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (5.02%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 39 (17.81%) SQL
2 26 (11.87%) PowerShell
3 12 (5.48%) PHP
4 10 (4.57%) Perl
5 9 (4.11%) Java
6 8 (3.65%) Python
7 6 (2.74%) C#
8 5 (2.28%) C
9 3 (1.37%) Ruby
9 3 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (26.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (19.63%) MCSE
3 39 (17.81%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (16.89%) CCNA
5 24 (10.96%) MCSA
6 23 (10.50%) MCP
7 18 (8.22%) Degree
8 13 (5.94%) MCTS
9 10 (4.57%) MCITP
10 8 (3.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.74%) EMC Certification
12 5 (2.28%) CCNP
13 4 (1.83%) CCA
13 4 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.83%) NCDA
13 4 (1.83%) RHCT
14 3 (1.37%) SC Cleared
14 3 (1.37%) Security Cleared
15 2 (0.91%) CEH
15 2 (0.91%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.48%) SLA
2 8 (3.65%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.46%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.46%) QA
System Software
1 160 (73.06%) Active Directory
2 66 (30.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (20.09%) Hyper-V
4 24 (10.96%) vSphere
5 17 (7.76%) XenApp
6 8 (3.65%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (3.65%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.20%) Xen
8 5 (2.28%) vCloud
9 4 (1.83%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (1.83%) NFS
9 4 (1.83%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.37%) ISA Server
10 3 (1.37%) Postfix
10 3 (1.37%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.91%) Docker
11 2 (0.91%) KVM
11 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.91%) VMware ESX
11 2 (0.91%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 21 (9.59%) SCCM
2 17 (7.76%) Nagios
3 15 (6.85%) SCOM
4 13 (5.94%) AirWatch
4 13 (5.94%) Puppet
5 8 (3.65%) RANCID
6 6 (2.74%) Cacti
6 6 (2.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (2.74%) WSUS
7 5 (2.28%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.28%) OpenNMS
8 4 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.83%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (1.83%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (1.37%) MobiControl
9 3 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.37%) vRealize
10 2 (0.91%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 110 (50.23%) VMware
2 107 (48.86%) Microsoft
3 70 (31.96%) Cisco
4 37 (16.89%) Citrix
5 24 (10.96%) Juniper
6 22 (10.05%) Veeam
7 20 (9.13%) HP
8 19 (8.68%) Intel Security
9 17 (7.76%) F5
10 16 (7.31%) CheckPoint
11 15 (6.85%) Oracle
12 14 (6.39%) Dell
12 14 (6.39%) IBM
13 11 (5.02%) NetApp
13 11 (5.02%) Symantec
14 10 (4.57%) EMC
15 8 (3.65%) MobileIron
15 8 (3.65%) Nimble Storage
16 7 (3.20%) Brocade
16 7 (3.20%) Proofpoint
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £57500.00 per annum + package & bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Outstanding benefits package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Premier IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £29000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension, health
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65K-£85k plus attractive benefits and rapid career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £50,000 per annum + Benefits + On Call Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £25,000 + £2,500 On Call Allowance plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £34,000 per annum plus on call and bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Carlisle
Capita plc
Posted: 8 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Macclesfield
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 8 days ago
LIVERPOOL
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 27 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £90,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
LIVERPOOL
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 25 days ago
Warrington
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + + Comprehensive Bens Package
Posted: 26 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago