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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 90 92 106
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing DNS 204 177 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.26% 2.94% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.38% 19.58% 16.59%
Number of salaries quoted 166 151 179
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
954 904 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.24% 15.03% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 778 720 973
Median salary £38,000 £40,375 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £80,000
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +33 137 £38,000 +31.03% 19
Merseyside +6 29 £44,000 +22.16% 1
Cheshire -32 23 £30,000 -30.63% 4
Lancashire -4 11 £30,250 -6.92% 5
Cumbria +8 4 £28,500 -28.75%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 251 (64.36%) Active Directory
2 238 (61.03%) DHCP
3 223 (57.18%) Windows
4 197 (50.51%) Firewall
5 168 (43.08%) Windows Server
6 166 (42.56%) VMware
7 148 (37.95%) Microsoft
8 131 (33.59%) Cisco
9 121 (31.03%) WAN
10 113 (28.97%) VMware Infrastructure
11 110 (28.21%) ITIL
12 107 (27.44%) SQL
12 107 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
13 99 (25.38%) LAN
14 90 (23.08%) Internet
14 90 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 82 (21.03%) Linux
15 82 (21.03%) VLAN
16 79 (20.26%) Cisco Certification
17 74 (18.97%) VPN
17 74 (18.97%) SQL Server
18 71 (18.21%) Hyper-V
19 70 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
20 68 (17.44%) MS Exchange
21 64 (16.41%) IIS
21 64 (16.41%) TCP/IP
22 63 (16.15%) PowerShell
23 59 (15.13%) Data Centre
24 58 (14.87%) Service Management
25 57 (14.62%) 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 (17.44%) MS Exchange
2 64 (16.41%) IIS
3 33 (8.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 29 (7.44%) Apache
5 24 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (4.62%) JBoss
6 18 (4.62%) SharePoint
7 16 (4.10%) BizTalk Server
7 16 (4.10%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (3.85%) Tomcat
9 11 (2.82%) nginx
10 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.03%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.77%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.77%) WordPress
13 2 (0.51%) CMS
13 2 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 47 (12.05%) MS Excel
2 35 (8.97%) MS Office
3 2 (0.51%) MS Project
3 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 50 (12.82%) Office 365
2 48 (12.31%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (6.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (4.62%) Amazon S3
5 17 (4.36%) SaaS
6 16 (4.10%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (3.59%) IaaS
7 14 (3.59%) PaaS
8 4 (1.03%) G Suite
8 4 (1.03%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 238 (61.03%) DHCP
2 197 (50.51%) Firewall
3 121 (31.03%) WAN
4 99 (25.38%) LAN
5 90 (23.08%) Internet
6 82 (21.03%) VLAN
7 74 (18.97%) VPN
8 64 (16.41%) TCP/IP
9 57 (14.62%) WLAN
10 56 (14.36%) VoIP
11 51 (13.08%) Network Security
12 46 (11.79%) SAN
13 43 (11.03%) MPLS
14 38 (9.74%) Wireless
15 34 (8.72%) Intrusion Detection
16 33 (8.46%) Wi-Fi
17 32 (8.21%) BGP
18 29 (7.44%) OSPF
19 28 (7.18%) SNMP
20 22 (5.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (18.97%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.36%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (4.36%) NoSQL
4 16 (4.10%) Amazon Redshift
5 12 (3.08%) MySQL
6 6 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.26%) Big Data
11 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 23 (5.90%) Git (software)
2 16 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.54%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.77%) Mercurial
4 3 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (0.77%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.77%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.51%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.51%) Grunt
5 2 (0.51%) gulp
5 2 (0.51%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.51%) MSI
General
1 41 (10.51%) Finance
2 38 (9.74%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.85%) Banking
4 13 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.79%) Legal
6 3 (0.77%) Electronics
6 3 (0.77%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (17.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 47 (12.05%) Support Engineer
3 43 (11.03%) IT Support
4 42 (10.77%) Network Engineer
5 38 (9.74%) Analyst
6 32 (8.21%) Administrator
7 30 (7.69%) IT Engineer
8 26 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
9 23 (5.90%) 2nd Line Support
10 22 (5.64%) Server Engineer
11 21 (5.38%) Support Analyst
12 20 (5.13%) Architect
12 20 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
13 18 (4.62%) Monitoring Engineer
14 17 (4.36%) DBA
14 17 (4.36%) Security Manager
14 17 (4.36%) SQL DBA
15 16 (4.10%) Senior DBA
15 16 (4.10%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.36%) Middleware
2 12 (3.08%) HTML
2 12 (3.08%) Web Services
3 8 (2.05%) .NET
4 6 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (1.28%) CSS
5 5 (1.28%) XML
6 4 (1.03%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.03%) RESTful
7 3 (0.77%) jQuery
7 3 (0.77%) LAMP
7 3 (0.77%) XHTML
8 2 (0.51%) CakePHP
8 2 (0.51%) ELK Stack
8 2 (0.51%) Laravel
8 2 (0.51%) REST
8 2 (0.51%) Sass
8 2 (0.51%) SOAP
8 2 (0.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (15.13%) Data Centre
2 51 (13.08%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (9.49%) NHS
4 32 (8.21%) Video Conferencing
5 24 (6.15%) Clustering
6 14 (3.59%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (3.59%) Public Cloud
7 11 (2.82%) iPad
7 11 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.82%) Replication
8 10 (2.56%) PKI
9 9 (2.31%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.31%) Driving Licence
10 5 (1.28%) Digital Media
11 4 (1.03%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.03%) IVR
11 4 (1.03%) Mathematics
12 3 (0.77%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.77%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 223 (57.18%) Windows
2 168 (43.08%) Windows Server
3 107 (27.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (21.03%) Linux
6 49 (12.56%) Windows 7
7 33 (8.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (7.95%) Windows 8
9 23 (5.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (5.64%) Unix
11 14 (3.59%) Windows 10
12 12 (3.08%) Mac OS X
13 11 (2.82%) CentOS
13 11 (2.82%) Ubuntu
14 10 (2.56%) Debian
15 6 (1.54%) Solaris
16 5 (1.28%) Windows XP
17 4 (1.03%) AIX
17 4 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (28.21%) ITIL
2 58 (14.87%) Service Management
3 46 (11.79%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (11.03%) Network Management
5 38 (9.74%) PRINCE2
6 37 (9.49%) Load Balancing
7 35 (8.97%) DevOps
8 34 (8.72%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (8.21%) Mentoring
10 30 (7.69%) Security Management
11 27 (6.92%) Configuration Management
11 27 (6.92%) ITSM
12 24 (6.15%) Identity Access Management
13 21 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (5.38%) ITIL V3
13 21 (5.38%) Network Design
14 20 (5.13%) Scrum
15 19 (4.87%) Service Design
15 19 (4.87%) TOGAF
16 18 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 107 (27.44%) SQL
2 63 (16.15%) PowerShell
3 40 (10.26%) PHP
4 30 (7.69%) Perl
5 28 (7.18%) Python
6 21 (5.38%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.59%) Java
8 12 (3.08%) C#
9 7 (1.79%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.03%) C++
10 4 (1.03%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.03%) VB
11 3 (0.77%) C
12 2 (0.51%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.26%) R
13 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 79 (20.26%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 53 (13.59%) MCSE
4 47 (12.05%) CCNA
5 45 (11.54%) CCNP
6 27 (6.92%) Degree
7 24 (6.15%) MCITP
8 20 (5.13%) MCSA
9 18 (4.62%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (4.10%) MCP
11 14 (3.59%) EMC Certification
12 10 (2.56%) JNCIP
13 7 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (1.79%) Security Cleared
14 6 (1.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.28%) SC Cleared
16 4 (1.03%) CCIE
16 4 (1.03%) MCTS
16 4 (1.03%) RHCSA
17 3 (0.77%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.49%) PCI DSS
2 29 (7.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (4.36%) SLA
4 4 (1.03%) QA
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 251 (64.36%) Active Directory
2 113 (28.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 71 (18.21%) Hyper-V
4 34 (8.72%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (6.67%) vSphere
6 18 (4.62%) VMware ESX
7 11 (2.82%) XenApp
8 9 (2.31%) VMware Server
9 8 (2.05%) Postfix
9 8 (2.05%) qmail
10 7 (1.79%) vCloud
11 6 (1.54%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.54%) XenDesktop
12 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 4 (1.03%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 4 (1.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 3 (0.77%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.77%) ProxySG
14 3 (0.77%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 53 (13.59%) SCOM
2 40 (10.26%) Nagios
3 34 (8.72%) Puppet
4 32 (8.21%) SCCM
5 24 (6.15%) OpenNMS
6 22 (5.64%) AirWatch
7 21 (5.38%) RANCID
8 20 (5.13%) SCOrch
9 18 (4.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 18 (4.62%) HP SIM
10 14 (3.59%) WSUS
11 9 (2.31%) Cacti
11 9 (2.31%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (2.05%) NetBackup
13 4 (1.03%) Backup Exec
13 4 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (1.03%) Failover Clustering
13 4 (1.03%) FortiGate
13 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 166 (42.56%) VMware
2 148 (37.95%) Microsoft
3 131 (33.59%) Cisco
4 45 (11.54%) HP
5 43 (11.03%) Citrix
5 43 (11.03%) Juniper
6 25 (6.41%) Ericsson
6 25 (6.41%) Huawei
7 23 (5.90%) Brocade
8 22 (5.64%) Foundry
8 22 (5.64%) ZyXEL
9 20 (5.13%) EMC
9 20 (5.13%) Oracle
10 18 (4.62%) SonicWALL
10 18 (4.62%) Veeam
11 17 (4.36%) IBM
12 16 (4.10%) F5
13 15 (3.85%) Apple
14 14 (3.59%) Software AG
15 13 (3.33%) Meraki
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