The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Northampton region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 49 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 23 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.62% - 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.56% - 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 22 0 6
Average salary £35,500 - £38,750
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 - £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 70 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 20.60% 20.17% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 124 68 53
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Northamptonshire

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

DNS
Salary Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Northampton region.

DNS Salary Trend in Northampton

DNS
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Northampton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS.

1 47 (92.16%) Microsoft
2 45 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 45 (88.24%) Windows
3 44 (86.27%) ITIL
4 43 (84.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 43 (84.31%) DHCP
5 42 (82.35%) Firewall
6 40 (78.43%) Hyper-V
7 38 (74.51%) VMware
8 37 (72.55%) MS Exchange
9 36 (70.59%) MCSA
10 35 (68.63%) Cisco
11 34 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
12 33 (64.71%) CCNA
12 33 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
13 32 (62.75%) TCP/IP
14 27 (52.94%) Retail
15 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
15 23 (45.10%) ITIL V3
16 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (35.29%) MCSE
18 11 (21.57%) VPN
19 10 (19.61%) MCP
19 10 (19.61%) MCITP
20 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
21 6 (11.76%) Thin Client
21 6 (11.76%) Citrix
21 6 (11.76%) CCA
21 6 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
21 6 (11.76%) XenServer

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton region citing DNS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited DNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (72.55%) MS Exchange
2 34 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.80%) IIS
3 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) SaaS
2 3 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (84.31%) DHCP
2 42 (82.35%) Firewall
3 32 (62.75%) TCP/IP
4 11 (21.57%) VPN
5 5 (9.80%) NetScaler
5 5 (9.80%) SSL
6 4 (7.84%) WAN
6 4 (7.84%) SAN
7 3 (5.88%) LAN
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (1.96%) VLAN
9 1 (1.96%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 27 (52.94%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Analyst
2 15 (29.41%) Network Analyst
3 14 (27.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (27.45%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 10 (19.61%) Network Manager
4 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Manager
4 10 (19.61%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (13.73%) Support Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Network Support
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Support
9 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.92%) Field Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.92%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 2 (3.92%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) IT Support
10 1 (1.96%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Thin Client
1 6 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 5 (9.80%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (86.27%) ITIL
2 23 (45.10%) ITIL V3
3 5 (9.80%) Change Control
4 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
4 3 (5.88%) Migration
5 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.96%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.96%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (84.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (70.59%) MCSA
3 33 (64.71%) CCNA
3 33 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (35.29%) MCSE
5 10 (19.61%) MCP
5 10 (19.61%) MCITP
6 6 (11.76%) CCA
6 6 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (9.80%) CCIA
8 3 (5.88%) MCTS
9 2 (3.92%) HND
9 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.96%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.96%) Degree
10 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.96%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 40 (78.43%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.76%) XenServer
4 5 (9.80%) XenApp
4 5 (9.80%) XenDesktop
5 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) WSUS
2 2 (3.92%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.96%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 47 (92.16%) Microsoft
2 38 (74.51%) VMware
3 35 (68.63%) Cisco
4 6 (11.76%) Citrix
5 5 (9.80%) Wyse
6 3 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (3.92%) Symantec
8 1 (1.96%) F5
8 1 (1.96%) GFI Software
8 1 (1.96%) Veeam
8 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.96%) Dell
8 1 (1.96%) Sophos
Northampton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £27500 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago