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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 96 96 118
Rank change year-on-year
0 +22
Permanent jobs citing DNS 168 201 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.73% 3.05% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.45% 20.34% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 134 166 122
Median salary £42,500 £33,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,000 £19,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,600 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +7.14%
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
963 988 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.67% 15.00% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 807 787 899
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 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 August 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 August 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 -14 101 £46,000 +53.33% 14
Cheshire -17 26 £33,750 -10.00% 7
Merseyside +1 19 £32,500 -16.12% 2
Lancashire +15 10 £35,000 +7.69%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 191 (69.71%) DHCP
2 178 (64.96%) Active Directory
3 174 (63.50%) Windows
4 136 (49.64%) Windows Server
5 132 (48.18%) Firewall
6 118 (43.07%) Microsoft
7 116 (42.34%) VMware
8 97 (35.40%) ITIL
9 90 (32.85%) Cisco
10 76 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
11 66 (24.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 66 (24.09%) SQL
11 66 (24.09%) MS Exchange
12 65 (23.72%) WAN
13 62 (22.63%) Linux
13 62 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 60 (21.90%) TCP/IP
14 60 (21.90%) VPN
15 56 (20.44%) Microsoft Certification
16 51 (18.61%) LAN
16 51 (18.61%) MS Excel
17 49 (17.88%) Hyper-V
17 49 (17.88%) VLAN
18 48 (17.52%) Internet
19 46 (16.79%) SQL Server
20 44 (16.06%) Cisco Certification
20 44 (16.06%) PowerShell
21 43 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
21 43 (15.69%) Telecoms
22 41 (14.96%) IIS

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 66 (24.09%) MS Exchange
2 43 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (14.96%) IIS
4 25 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 25 (9.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 21 (7.66%) Apache
5 21 (7.66%) SharePoint
6 13 (4.74%) Tomcat
7 11 (4.01%) JBoss
7 11 (4.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 10 (3.65%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.82%) nginx
11 4 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (1.46%) CMS
11 4 (1.46%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.46%) Skype for Business
12 3 (1.09%) WordPress
13 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 51 (18.61%) MS Excel
2 22 (8.03%) MS Office
3 2 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.73%) MS Project
3 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.46%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.03%) Office 365
3 17 (6.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (4.74%) SaaS
5 10 (3.65%) IaaS
5 10 (3.65%) PaaS
6 7 (2.55%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (2.55%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.73%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.73%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.73%) Route 53
7 2 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 191 (69.71%) DHCP
2 132 (48.18%) Firewall
3 65 (23.72%) WAN
4 60 (21.90%) TCP/IP
4 60 (21.90%) VPN
5 51 (18.61%) LAN
6 49 (17.88%) VLAN
7 48 (17.52%) Internet
8 36 (13.14%) Network Security
9 35 (12.77%) SAN
10 34 (12.41%) MPLS
11 32 (11.68%) VoIP
12 23 (8.39%) BGP
12 23 (8.39%) OSPF
12 23 (8.39%) Wireless
13 21 (7.66%) SNMP
14 20 (7.30%) Junos
15 19 (6.93%) Ethernet
16 18 (6.57%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (5.47%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.47%) MySQL
3 11 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (2.92%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.55%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (2.55%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.46%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.73%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.36%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (6.57%) Git (software)
2 7 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.73%) Grunt
3 2 (0.73%) gulp
General
1 43 (15.69%) Telecoms
2 23 (8.39%) Finance
3 19 (6.93%) Manufacturing
4 13 (4.74%) Law
5 11 (4.01%) Banking
6 6 (2.19%) Legal
7 4 (1.46%) Electronics
7 4 (1.46%) Retail
8 3 (1.09%) Marketing
9 2 (0.73%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (16.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (13.14%) Support Engineer
3 33 (12.04%) Analyst
4 31 (11.31%) IT Engineer
5 30 (10.95%) IT Support
6 26 (9.49%) Network Engineer
7 23 (8.39%) IT Support Engineer
8 22 (8.03%) Administrator
9 18 (6.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 18 (6.57%) VMware Engineer
10 16 (5.84%) 3rd Line Support
10 16 (5.84%) Architect
10 16 (5.84%) Server Engineer
10 16 (5.84%) Support Analyst
11 13 (4.74%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.74%) Exchange Engineer
12 12 (4.38%) Infrastructure Architect
12 12 (4.38%) Security Engineer
12 12 (4.38%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (4.38%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.38%) Middleware
2 10 (3.65%) .NET
3 6 (2.19%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.19%) LAMP
4 5 (1.82%) XML
5 4 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (1.46%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (1.46%) REST
5 4 (1.46%) SOAP
5 4 (1.46%) WAP
5 4 (1.46%) Web Services
6 3 (1.09%) ELK Stack
6 3 (1.09%) Node.js
7 2 (0.73%) CakePHP
7 2 (0.73%) CSS
7 2 (0.73%) Laravel
7 2 (0.73%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.73%) Sass
7 2 (0.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.36%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.04%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.20%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (4.38%) Driving Licence
4 12 (4.38%) iPad
5 11 (4.01%) Clustering
6 10 (3.65%) Hybrid Cloud
6 10 (3.65%) Public Cloud
6 10 (3.65%) Replication
7 7 (2.55%) NHS
7 7 (2.55%) PKI
8 6 (2.19%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.19%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.46%) AS400
9 4 (1.46%) Blackberry
9 4 (1.46%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.46%) EqualLogic
9 4 (1.46%) iSeries
9 4 (1.46%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 174 (63.50%) Windows
2 136 (49.64%) Windows Server
3 76 (27.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 66 (24.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (22.63%) Linux
6 28 (10.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (9.85%) Windows 7
8 22 (8.03%) Unix
9 20 (7.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (5.47%) Windows 8
11 10 (3.65%) AIX
12 9 (3.28%) Windows 10
13 7 (2.55%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.82%) Android
14 5 (1.82%) CentOS
14 5 (1.82%) Solaris
15 4 (1.46%) Apple iOS
15 4 (1.46%) Debian
15 4 (1.46%) Ubuntu
16 3 (1.09%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (35.40%) ITIL
2 33 (12.04%) Service Management
3 30 (10.95%) Load Balancing
4 27 (9.85%) Network Management
5 21 (7.66%) Mentoring
5 21 (7.66%) PRINCE2
6 20 (7.30%) ITIL V3
7 19 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
7 19 (6.93%) Change Management
7 19 (6.93%) Configuration Management
7 19 (6.93%) DevOps
8 18 (6.57%) Project Management
9 17 (6.20%) Penetration Testing
10 15 (5.47%) TOGAF
10 15 (5.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 14 (5.11%) Mobile Device Management
11 14 (5.11%) Network Design
12 13 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (4.74%) Cybersecurity
12 13 (4.74%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 66 (24.09%) SQL
2 44 (16.06%) PowerShell
3 27 (9.85%) PHP
4 19 (6.93%) Perl
5 15 (5.47%) Python
6 10 (3.65%) C#
7 9 (3.28%) Java
8 7 (2.55%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.46%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.73%) Ruby
12 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (20.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (16.06%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (13.87%) MCSE
4 31 (11.31%) CCNA
5 24 (8.76%) Degree
5 24 (8.76%) MCSA
6 18 (6.57%) CCNP
7 17 (6.20%) MCP
8 14 (5.11%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (3.65%) EMC Certification
10 9 (3.28%) MCITP
11 7 (2.55%) JNCIP
12 4 (1.46%) CISSP
13 3 (1.09%) CEH
13 3 (1.09%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.09%) PMP
13 3 (1.09%) RHCSA
13 3 (1.09%) RHCT
13 3 (1.09%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.39%) PCI DSS
2 20 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.01%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 178 (64.96%) Active Directory
2 62 (22.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (17.88%) Hyper-V
4 31 (11.31%) vSphere
5 20 (7.30%) XenApp
6 15 (5.47%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (3.28%) VMware ESX
7 9 (3.28%) XenDesktop
8 7 (2.55%) Xen
9 6 (2.19%) Forefront TMG
10 5 (1.82%) ISA Server
11 4 (1.46%) vCloud
12 3 (1.09%) NFS
12 3 (1.09%) ProxySG
12 3 (1.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 3 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.73%) Docker
13 2 (0.73%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 37 (13.50%) SCOM
2 29 (10.58%) Nagios
2 29 (10.58%) SCCM
3 23 (8.39%) Puppet
4 20 (7.30%) AirWatch
5 18 (6.57%) OpenNMS
6 17 (6.20%) RANCID
7 11 (4.01%) WSUS
8 9 (3.28%) Cacti
8 9 (3.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 9 (3.28%) HP SIM
8 9 (3.28%) SCOrch
9 8 (2.92%) Backup Exec
10 5 (1.82%) NetBackup
11 4 (1.46%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (1.46%) SCVMM
11 4 (1.46%) vRealize
12 3 (1.09%) Failover Clustering
12 3 (1.09%) MobiControl
12 3 (1.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 118 (43.07%) Microsoft
2 116 (42.34%) VMware
3 90 (32.85%) Cisco
4 39 (14.23%) Citrix
4 39 (14.23%) Juniper
5 21 (7.66%) F5
5 21 (7.66%) HP
6 18 (6.57%) Brocade
6 18 (6.57%) Ericsson
6 18 (6.57%) Foundry
6 18 (6.57%) Huawei
6 18 (6.57%) ZyXEL
7 17 (6.20%) CheckPoint
7 17 (6.20%) EMC
7 17 (6.20%) Intel Security
7 17 (6.20%) Oracle
7 17 (6.20%) Veeam
8 15 (5.47%) Dell
9 14 (5.11%) IBM
10 10 (3.65%) Software AG
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