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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / North West
Rank 128 130 104
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Permanent jobs citing DNS 130 103 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.18% 1.85% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.28% 12.78% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 105 88 151
Median salary £35,000 £28,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,900 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%

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
851 806 1091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.30% 14.46% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 642 669 888
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,300 £56,900 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +16 101 £35,000 +25.00% 19
Merseyside +6 15 £30,000 -17.80% 4
Cheshire -6 10 £24,000 -12.72% 1
Lancashire -12 3 £22,000 -33.83% 2
Cumbria - 1 £30,000 - 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 245 (68.44%) Active Directory
2 225 (62.85%) DHCP
3 192 (53.63%) Windows
4 176 (49.16%) Firewall
5 155 (43.30%) VMware
6 142 (39.66%) Windows Server
7 124 (34.64%) Microsoft
8 118 (32.96%) Cisco
9 112 (31.28%) WAN
10 105 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 97 (27.09%) LAN
12 93 (25.98%) SQL
13 92 (25.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 87 (24.30%) ITIL
15 86 (24.02%) Internet
16 82 (22.91%) Cisco Certification
17 80 (22.35%) VLAN
18 77 (21.51%) Windows Server 2012
19 68 (18.99%) Linux
20 64 (17.88%) MS Exchange
21 62 (17.32%) Data Centre
22 61 (17.04%) Hyper-V
23 60 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
24 59 (16.48%) TCP/IP
24 59 (16.48%) VPN
25 58 (16.20%) CCNP
26 57 (15.92%) Service Management
27 56 (15.64%) PowerShell
28 54 (15.08%) Network Security
29 53 (14.80%) Office 365

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 64 (17.88%) MS Exchange
2 43 (12.01%) IIS
3 27 (7.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (6.15%) Apache
4 22 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (4.75%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.35%) JBoss
6 12 (3.35%) nginx
7 11 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (2.51%) Tomcat
10 7 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (1.12%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.84%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.84%) WordPress
13 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.56%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.28%) DNN
Applications
1 49 (13.69%) MS Excel
2 31 (8.66%) MS Office
3 3 (0.84%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 53 (14.80%) Office 365
2 42 (11.73%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (3.63%) Amazon S3
5 11 (3.07%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (2.79%) IaaS
6 10 (2.79%) PaaS
6 10 (2.79%) SaaS
7 4 (1.12%) G Suite
7 4 (1.12%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 225 (62.85%) DHCP
2 176 (49.16%) Firewall
3 112 (31.28%) WAN
4 97 (27.09%) LAN
5 86 (24.02%) Internet
6 80 (22.35%) VLAN
7 59 (16.48%) TCP/IP
7 59 (16.48%) VPN
8 54 (15.08%) Network Security
9 53 (14.80%) WLAN
10 49 (13.69%) VoIP
11 48 (13.41%) MPLS
12 40 (11.17%) SAN
13 36 (10.06%) Wi-Fi
14 35 (9.78%) BGP
14 35 (9.78%) Wireless
15 34 (9.50%) Intrusion Detection
16 24 (6.70%) Broadband
16 24 (6.70%) Ethernet
16 24 (6.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.63%) MySQL
3 12 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.07%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.79%) Amazon Redshift
5 10 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.28%) Big Data
9 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (4.19%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (2.51%) MSI
4 8 (2.23%) InstallShield
5 6 (1.68%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.84%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.84%) Mercurial
6 3 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (0.84%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.84%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.28%) Sublime Text
General
1 36 (10.06%) Finance
2 21 (5.87%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.79%) Banking
4 6 (1.68%) Legal
4 6 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.84%) Marketing
5 3 (0.84%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.56%) Back Office
6 2 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.28%) Games
7 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (18.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 50 (13.97%) Network Engineer
3 40 (11.17%) IT Support
4 39 (10.89%) Analyst
4 39 (10.89%) Support Engineer
5 29 (8.10%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 28 (7.82%) IT Engineer
7 26 (7.26%) Support Analyst
8 24 (6.70%) Server Engineer
9 22 (6.15%) IT Support Engineer
10 20 (5.59%) 3rd Line Support
10 20 (5.59%) Administrator
11 19 (5.31%) VMware Engineer
12 18 (5.03%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (4.47%) Network Security Manager
13 16 (4.47%) Security Manager
14 15 (4.19%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 15 (4.19%) Senior Server Engineer
15 14 (3.91%) Designer
15 14 (3.91%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.31%) Web Services
2 17 (4.75%) HTML
3 12 (3.35%) Middleware
4 7 (1.96%) CSS
4 7 (1.96%) jQuery
5 6 (1.68%) XML
6 4 (1.12%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.12%) RESTful
7 3 (0.84%) .NET
7 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET
7 3 (0.84%) LAMP
7 3 (0.84%) XHTML
8 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.56%) Servlets
8 2 (0.56%) WSGI
9 1 (0.28%) Ajax
9 1 (0.28%) CSS3
9 1 (0.28%) FFmpeg
9 1 (0.28%) HTML5
9 1 (0.28%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 62 (17.32%) Data Centre
2 48 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (10.34%) NHS
4 27 (7.54%) Video Conferencing
5 23 (6.42%) Clustering
6 12 (3.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 11 (3.07%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.79%) Driving Licence
9 9 (2.51%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.51%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (2.51%) Public Cloud
9 9 (2.51%) Replication
10 5 (1.40%) Digital Media
10 5 (1.40%) PKI
11 4 (1.12%) iPad
11 4 (1.12%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (1.12%) Private Cloud
11 4 (1.12%) W3C
12 3 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.84%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 192 (53.63%) Windows
2 142 (39.66%) Windows Server
3 105 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 77 (21.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 68 (18.99%) Linux
6 44 (12.29%) Windows 7
7 30 (8.38%) Windows 8
8 23 (6.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (5.31%) Unix
10 15 (4.19%) Windows 10
11 14 (3.91%) Ubuntu
12 13 (3.63%) CentOS
12 13 (3.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (2.79%) Debian
14 9 (2.51%) Mac OS X
15 7 (1.96%) Windows XP
16 6 (1.68%) Solaris
17 4 (1.12%) AIX
17 4 (1.12%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (24.30%) ITIL
2 57 (15.92%) Service Management
3 45 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (12.01%) Network Management
5 32 (8.94%) PRINCE2
6 30 (8.38%) Load Balancing
6 30 (8.38%) Security Management
7 29 (8.10%) Network Design
8 26 (7.26%) Configuration Management
9 25 (6.98%) DevOps
10 24 (6.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (6.70%) Identity Access Management
11 23 (6.42%) Mentoring
12 22 (6.15%) Migration
13 21 (5.87%) ITSM
14 20 (5.59%) Change Management
14 20 (5.59%) High Availability
15 19 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (5.03%) Data Protection
16 18 (5.03%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (25.98%) SQL
2 56 (15.64%) PowerShell
3 39 (10.89%) PHP
4 28 (7.82%) Python
5 26 (7.26%) Perl
6 19 (5.31%) JavaScript
7 11 (3.07%) Bash Shell
7 11 (3.07%) Java
8 7 (1.96%) C#
9 4 (1.12%) C++
9 4 (1.12%) VB
10 3 (0.84%) C
11 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.56%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.28%) R
12 1 (0.28%) Ruby
12 1 (0.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 82 (22.91%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (16.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 58 (16.20%) CCNP
4 46 (12.85%) MCSE
5 35 (9.78%) CCNA
6 23 (6.42%) MCP
7 22 (6.15%) MCITP
8 20 (5.59%) Degree
9 16 (4.47%) Security Cleared
10 15 (4.19%) JNCIP
11 14 (3.91%) MCSA
12 12 (3.35%) CCIE
13 9 (2.51%) EMC Certification
14 8 (2.23%) BC Cleared
15 7 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (1.68%) SC Cleared
17 5 (1.40%) MCTS
17 5 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 4 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 3 (0.84%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (10.34%) PCI DSS
2 23 (6.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.07%) SLA
4 3 (0.84%) QA
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 245 (68.44%) Active Directory
2 92 (25.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 61 (17.04%) Hyper-V
4 37 (10.34%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (5.59%) vSphere
6 16 (4.47%) VMware Server
7 11 (3.07%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.79%) Postfix
8 10 (2.79%) qmail
9 9 (2.51%) Microsoft App-V
9 9 (2.51%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.68%) XenApp
11 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.40%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (1.12%) vCloud
13 3 (0.84%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.56%) KVM
14 2 (0.56%) NFS
14 2 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 2 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 42 (11.73%) Nagios
2 35 (9.78%) SCCM
3 29 (8.10%) Puppet
4 25 (6.98%) SCOM
5 23 (6.42%) OpenNMS
6 19 (5.31%) SCOrch
7 18 (5.03%) RANCID
8 17 (4.75%) AirWatch
8 17 (4.75%) WSUS
9 10 (2.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 10 (2.79%) HP SIM
10 9 (2.51%) Cacti
10 9 (2.51%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (1.68%) NetBackup
12 5 (1.40%) Microsoft Clustering
13 4 (1.12%) FortiGate
14 3 (0.84%) Ansible
14 3 (0.84%) MAILsweeper
14 3 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
14 3 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 155 (43.30%) VMware
2 124 (34.64%) Microsoft
3 118 (32.96%) Cisco
4 37 (10.34%) Citrix
5 36 (10.06%) Juniper
6 34 (9.50%) HP
7 25 (6.98%) Ericsson
7 25 (6.98%) Huawei
8 21 (5.87%) SonicWALL
9 19 (5.31%) Veeam
10 17 (4.75%) F5
11 16 (4.47%) Fortinet
12 15 (4.19%) CheckPoint
13 14 (3.91%) Brocade
14 13 (3.63%) EMC
14 13 (3.63%) Foundry
14 13 (3.63%) Meraki
14 13 (3.63%) ZyXEL
15 12 (3.35%) IBM
16 11 (3.07%) NetApp
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