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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 128 91 118
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +27
Permanent jobs citing DNS 125 203 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.13% 3.09% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.65% 21.41% 15.28%
Number of salaries quoted 101 168 134
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
916 948 1034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.58% 14.43% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 762 765 873
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,650 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 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 July 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 -31 80 £45,000 +38.46% 12
Cheshire -6 19 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Merseyside +1 16 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Lancashire +17 10 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Cumbria +3 2 £27,500 +1.85%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 170 (74.89%) DHCP
2 160 (70.48%) Windows
3 153 (67.40%) Active Directory
4 127 (55.95%) Windows Server
5 106 (46.70%) VMware
6 103 (45.37%) Microsoft
7 102 (44.93%) Firewall
8 70 (30.84%) Cisco
9 67 (29.52%) MS Exchange
10 66 (29.07%) TCP/IP
10 66 (29.07%) Windows Server 2008
11 65 (28.63%) ITIL
12 61 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
13 60 (26.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 60 (26.43%) VPN
14 50 (22.03%) Linux
14 50 (22.03%) SQL
15 49 (21.59%) MS Excel
16 48 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
17 47 (20.70%) VLAN
18 44 (19.38%) WAN
19 43 (18.94%) Hyper-V
20 42 (18.50%) Exchange Server 2010
21 41 (18.06%) LAN
21 41 (18.06%) SQL Server
22 36 (15.86%) Cisco Certification
22 36 (15.86%) Citrix
23 35 (15.42%) MCSE
24 34 (14.98%) PowerShell
25 33 (14.54%) Network Security

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 67 (29.52%) MS Exchange
2 42 (18.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (13.66%) IIS
4 24 (10.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (9.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (7.93%) Apache
6 18 (7.93%) SharePoint
7 11 (4.85%) Tomcat
8 8 (3.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (3.08%) JBoss
10 5 (2.20%) nginx
10 5 (2.20%) Skype for Business
11 4 (1.76%) CMS
11 4 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.76%) IBM Notes
12 3 (1.32%) WordPress
13 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (21.59%) MS Excel
2 21 (9.25%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.76%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.69%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (8.37%) Office 365
3 14 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (4.41%) SaaS
5 7 (3.08%) IaaS
5 7 (3.08%) PaaS
6 4 (1.76%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.76%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.88%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.88%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.88%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.88%) Route 53
7 2 (0.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 170 (74.89%) DHCP
2 102 (44.93%) Firewall
3 66 (29.07%) TCP/IP
4 60 (26.43%) VPN
5 47 (20.70%) VLAN
6 44 (19.38%) WAN
7 41 (18.06%) LAN
8 33 (14.54%) Network Security
9 30 (13.22%) Internet
10 29 (12.78%) SAN
11 28 (12.33%) MPLS
12 23 (10.13%) VoIP
13 21 (9.25%) Junos
14 18 (7.93%) BGP
14 18 (7.93%) OSPF
14 18 (7.93%) Wireless
15 17 (7.49%) SNMP
16 13 (5.73%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (5.73%) Ethernet
16 13 (5.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.61%) MySQL
3 8 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (2.64%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.20%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.76%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (1.76%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.88%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.44%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.44%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (6.17%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.88%) Grunt
3 2 (0.88%) gulp
3 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle APEX
General
1 31 (13.66%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.49%) Finance
2 17 (7.49%) Law
3 15 (6.61%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.41%) Legal
5 9 (3.96%) Banking
6 4 (1.76%) Retail
7 3 (1.32%) Marketing
8 2 (0.88%) Publishing
9 1 (0.44%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 40 (17.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (14.10%) Analyst
2 32 (14.10%) Support Engineer
3 25 (11.01%) IT Engineer
3 25 (11.01%) IT Support
3 25 (11.01%) Network Engineer
4 20 (8.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 20 (8.81%) Administrator
5 18 (7.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (7.93%) IT Support Engineer
6 17 (7.49%) Support Analyst
7 13 (5.73%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (5.73%) Architect
7 13 (5.73%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (5.29%) VMware Engineer
9 11 (4.85%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (4.85%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 11 (4.85%) Security Specialist
9 11 (4.85%) Server Engineer
10 10 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.96%) Middleware
2 8 (3.52%) .NET
3 7 (3.08%) LAMP
4 6 (2.64%) XML
5 4 (1.76%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.76%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (1.76%) REST
5 4 (1.76%) SOAP
5 4 (1.76%) WAP
5 4 (1.76%) Web Services
6 3 (1.32%) ELK Stack
6 3 (1.32%) Node.js
7 2 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.88%) CakePHP
7 2 (0.88%) CSS
7 2 (0.88%) Laravel
7 2 (0.88%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.88%) Sass
7 2 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.44%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.73%) Driving Licence
3 12 (5.29%) iPad
4 11 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (4.41%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (3.96%) Replication
7 8 (3.52%) Blackberry
8 7 (3.08%) Clustering
8 7 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
8 7 (3.08%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.76%) AS400
9 4 (1.76%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.76%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.76%) Fat Client
9 4 (1.76%) iSeries
9 4 (1.76%) PKI
9 4 (1.76%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
10 3 (1.32%) HP StoreVirtual
10 3 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 160 (70.48%) Windows
2 127 (55.95%) Windows Server
3 66 (29.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (26.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (22.03%) Linux
6 27 (11.89%) Windows 7
7 23 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (6.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (5.73%) Unix
10 12 (5.29%) Windows 8
11 8 (3.52%) Windows 10
12 7 (3.08%) AIX
12 7 (3.08%) CentOS
12 7 (3.08%) Windows XP
13 6 (2.64%) Ubuntu
14 5 (2.20%) Android
14 5 (2.20%) Debian
14 5 (2.20%) Mac OS X
15 4 (1.76%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (28.63%) ITIL
2 21 (9.25%) Change Management
2 21 (9.25%) Load Balancing
3 20 (8.81%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (7.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 17 (7.49%) Configuration Management
5 17 (7.49%) Network Management
6 16 (7.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (6.61%) DevOps
7 15 (6.61%) Mentoring
8 14 (6.17%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (6.17%) Service Management
9 13 (5.73%) Migration
9 13 (5.73%) SIEM
9 13 (5.73%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 12 (5.29%) ITIL V3
10 12 (5.29%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (5.29%) Project Management
10 12 (5.29%) TOGAF
11 11 (4.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 50 (22.03%) SQL
2 34 (14.98%) PowerShell
3 19 (8.37%) PHP
4 12 (5.29%) Perl
5 11 (4.85%) Python
6 9 (3.96%) Java
7 8 (3.52%) C#
8 4 (1.76%) C
8 4 (1.76%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.88%) Ruby
11 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 48 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (15.86%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (15.42%) MCSE
4 31 (13.66%) CCNA
5 21 (9.25%) MCSA
6 19 (8.37%) MCP
7 16 (7.05%) Degree
8 10 (4.41%) CCNP
9 7 (3.08%) EMC Certification
9 7 (3.08%) MCITP
9 7 (3.08%) MCTS
9 7 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.76%) JNCIP
10 4 (1.76%) NCDA
10 4 (1.76%) RHCT
11 3 (1.32%) CCA
11 3 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.32%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.61%) PCI DSS
2 11 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (4.41%) SLA
4 1 (0.44%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 153 (67.40%) Active Directory
2 61 (26.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (18.94%) Hyper-V
4 28 (12.33%) vSphere
5 19 (8.37%) XenApp
6 12 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (4.85%) XenDesktop
8 7 (3.08%) Xen
9 6 (2.64%) Forefront TMG
9 6 (2.64%) vCloud
10 5 (2.20%) ISA Server
10 5 (2.20%) VMware ESX
11 4 (1.76%) NFS
12 2 (0.88%) Docker
12 2 (0.88%) KVM
12 2 (0.88%) oVirt
12 2 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 25 (11.01%) SCCM
2 23 (10.13%) Nagios
2 23 (10.13%) SCOM
3 17 (7.49%) Puppet
4 14 (6.17%) AirWatch
5 13 (5.73%) RANCID
6 11 (4.85%) OpenNMS
7 9 (3.96%) Cacti
8 8 (3.52%) WSUS
9 6 (2.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (2.20%) Backup Exec
10 5 (2.20%) HP SIM
10 5 (2.20%) SCOrch
10 5 (2.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.76%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.76%) vRealize
12 3 (1.32%) MobiControl
13 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 106 (46.70%) VMware
2 103 (45.37%) Microsoft
3 70 (30.84%) Cisco
4 36 (15.86%) Citrix
5 31 (13.66%) Juniper
6 21 (9.25%) HP
6 21 (9.25%) Veeam
7 18 (7.93%) Intel Security
8 16 (7.05%) CheckPoint
8 16 (7.05%) F5
9 12 (5.29%) Dell
9 12 (5.29%) EMC
9 12 (5.29%) Oracle
10 11 (4.85%) Brocade
10 11 (4.85%) Ericsson
10 11 (4.85%) Foundry
10 11 (4.85%) Huawei
10 11 (4.85%) IBM
10 11 (4.85%) ZyXEL
11 10 (4.41%) NetApp
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