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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 133 87 107
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 106 193 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.94% 3.13% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.10% 18.94% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 88 161 131
Median salary £35,500 £32,500 £33,852
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -3.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,661 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.45%
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
876 1019 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.04% 16.50% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 734 789 833
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 30 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 30 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 -25 72 £35,500 +14.51% 13
Merseyside +16 15 £43,000 +1.17% 3
Cheshire -7 14 £32,500 -4.41% 4
Lancashire -8 5 £27,500 -21.42%
Cumbria 0 2 £27,500 +1.85% 2
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 171 (84.24%) DHCP
2 157 (77.34%) Windows
3 150 (73.89%) Active Directory
4 107 (52.71%) VMware
4 107 (52.71%) Windows Server
5 97 (47.78%) Microsoft
6 81 (39.90%) MS Exchange
7 79 (38.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 69 (33.99%) TCP/IP
9 67 (33.00%) Firewall
10 64 (31.53%) Cisco
11 61 (30.05%) VMware Infrastructure
12 60 (29.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 60 (29.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 59 (29.06%) VPN
14 55 (27.09%) MS Excel
15 52 (25.62%) ITIL
16 48 (23.65%) Exchange Server 2010
17 46 (22.66%) MCSE
17 46 (22.66%) LAN
18 44 (21.67%) Windows 7
19 40 (19.70%) WAN
19 40 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
19 40 (19.70%) CCNA
20 38 (18.72%) Hyper-V
20 38 (18.72%) VLAN
21 37 (18.23%) SQL Server
22 36 (17.73%) SQL
23 35 (17.24%) MS Office
24 34 (16.75%) Exchange Server 2013

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 81 (39.90%) MS Exchange
2 48 (23.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (16.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (11.82%) SharePoint
6 17 (8.37%) Skype for Business
7 14 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (6.40%) IIS
9 8 (3.94%) Apache
9 8 (3.94%) IBM Notes
9 8 (3.94%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 7 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (3.45%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.48%) JBoss
12 2 (0.99%) nginx
12 2 (0.99%) Node.js
12 2 (0.99%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 55 (27.09%) MS Excel
2 35 (17.24%) MS Office
3 2 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Infor M3
2 2 (0.99%) Line 500
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.49%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.87%) Office 365
2 11 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.48%) IaaS
4 3 (1.48%) PaaS
4 3 (1.48%) SaaS
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.99%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.99%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 171 (84.24%) DHCP
2 69 (33.99%) TCP/IP
3 67 (33.00%) Firewall
4 59 (29.06%) VPN
5 46 (22.66%) LAN
6 40 (19.70%) WAN
7 38 (18.72%) VLAN
8 28 (13.79%) SAN
9 27 (13.30%) Network Security
10 20 (9.85%) Wireless
11 16 (7.88%) MPLS
12 13 (6.40%) Internet
12 13 (6.40%) VoIP
13 12 (5.91%) Junos
14 11 (5.42%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (4.93%) BIG-IP
15 10 (4.93%) WLAN
16 9 (4.43%) OSPF
17 8 (3.94%) Ethernet
18 7 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.23%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (3.94%) MySQL
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.49%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
General
1 18 (8.87%) Finance
2 17 (8.37%) Telecoms
3 16 (7.88%) Manufacturing
4 15 (7.39%) Law
5 8 (3.94%) Legal
6 6 (2.96%) Banking
7 3 (1.48%) Marketing
8 2 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) Retail
9 1 (0.49%) Electronics
9 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (22.17%) IT Support
2 38 (18.72%) Analyst
3 36 (17.73%) Support Engineer
4 34 (16.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 32 (15.76%) IT Engineer
6 26 (12.81%) Infrastructure Support
6 26 (12.81%) IT Support Engineer
7 23 (11.33%) Support Analyst
8 16 (7.88%) 2nd Line Support
8 16 (7.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (7.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 15 (7.39%) IT Analyst
10 13 (6.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 13 (6.40%) Network Engineer
11 12 (5.91%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 12 (5.91%) IT Support Analyst
12 11 (5.42%) Administrator
12 11 (5.42%) IT Technician
12 11 (5.42%) Server Support
13 10 (4.93%) Cybersecurity Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.45%) LAMP
2 5 (2.46%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.46%) Middleware
3 4 (1.97%) .NET
3 4 (1.97%) WAP
3 4 (1.97%) Web Services
4 3 (1.48%) XML
5 2 (0.99%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.99%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (0.99%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.49%) Celery
6 1 (0.49%) COM
6 1 (0.49%) Django
6 1 (0.49%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.91%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.42%) Driving Licence
3 9 (4.43%) Blackberry
4 7 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.96%) EqualLogic
5 6 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.46%) iPad
6 5 (2.46%) Life Science
7 4 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.97%) AS400
7 4 (1.97%) Clustering
7 4 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.97%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.97%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (1.97%) iSeries
7 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.97%) Replication
7 4 (1.97%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.48%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 157 (77.34%) Windows
2 107 (52.71%) Windows Server
3 79 (38.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 60 (29.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 44 (21.67%) Windows 7
6 30 (14.78%) Linux
7 29 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (9.36%) Windows XP
9 11 (5.42%) Windows 8
10 10 (4.93%) Unix
11 8 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (2.46%) AIX
12 5 (2.46%) Android
12 5 (2.46%) Apple iOS
12 5 (2.46%) CentOS
12 5 (2.46%) Data ONTAP
12 5 (2.46%) Ubuntu
12 5 (2.46%) Windows 10
13 4 (1.97%) Debian
13 4 (1.97%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.62%) ITIL
2 26 (12.81%) Change Management
3 19 (9.36%) Penetration Testing
4 17 (8.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (8.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 16 (7.88%) Load Balancing
6 13 (6.40%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (6.40%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (6.40%) Information Security
7 12 (5.91%) Mentoring
7 12 (5.91%) Migration
7 12 (5.91%) SIEM
7 12 (5.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 10 (4.93%) Network Management
8 10 (4.93%) Project Management
9 9 (4.43%) Service Management
10 8 (3.94%) Email Filtering
10 8 (3.94%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (3.94%) Service Delivery
11 7 (3.45%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.73%) SQL
2 18 (8.87%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.96%) PHP
4 5 (2.46%) C
5 4 (1.97%) Perl
5 4 (1.97%) Python
5 4 (1.97%) Ruby
6 3 (1.48%) Java
6 3 (1.48%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.99%) C#
8 1 (0.49%) C++
8 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 60 (29.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (22.66%) MCSE
3 40 (19.70%) CCNA
3 40 (19.70%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (12.32%) MCP
4 25 (12.32%) MCSA
5 16 (7.88%) MCTS
6 15 (7.39%) Degree
7 14 (6.90%) MCITP
8 10 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.97%) CCA
9 4 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.97%) NCDA
10 3 (1.48%) CCNP
10 3 (1.48%) EMC Certification
10 3 (1.48%) RHCT
10 3 (1.48%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.48%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.99%) CEH
11 2 (0.99%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.91%) SLA
2 5 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
System Software
1 150 (73.89%) Active Directory
2 61 (30.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (18.72%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.39%) vSphere
5 11 (5.42%) XenApp
6 7 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.45%) Xen
7 5 (2.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (2.46%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.97%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.97%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.48%) Postfix
9 3 (1.48%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.99%) Docker
10 2 (0.99%) KVM
10 2 (0.99%) oVirt
10 2 (0.99%) vCloud
10 2 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (6.90%) SCCM
2 9 (4.43%) Nagios
3 8 (3.94%) AirWatch
3 8 (3.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 6 (2.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 6 (2.96%) WSUS
5 5 (2.46%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (2.46%) Puppet
5 5 (2.46%) SCOM
6 4 (1.97%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.97%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.48%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.99%) Ansible
8 2 (0.99%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.49%) Cacti
9 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.49%) MobiControl
9 1 (0.49%) Proventia
9 1 (0.49%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 107 (52.71%) VMware
2 97 (47.78%) Microsoft
3 64 (31.53%) Cisco
4 30 (14.78%) Citrix
5 22 (10.84%) Veeam
6 21 (10.34%) HP
7 19 (9.36%) Intel Security
8 18 (8.87%) F5
9 15 (7.39%) Dell
9 15 (7.39%) IBM
10 14 (6.90%) CheckPoint
10 14 (6.90%) Juniper
11 13 (6.40%) Oracle
12 11 (5.42%) NetApp
12 11 (5.42%) Symantec
13 10 (4.93%) Lotus
14 8 (3.94%) MobileIron
15 7 (3.45%) Nimble Storage
15 7 (3.45%) Proofpoint
15 7 (3.45%) SYSPRO
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Salary: £18000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
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