The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 45 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 21 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.79% 3.41% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 20.20% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 6
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
DNS
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
119 99 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 21.48% 16.87% 21.85%
Number of salaries quoted 106 90 71
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £56,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Northampton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 28 (96.55%) DHCP
2 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
3 15 (51.72%) Firewall
3 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
4 13 (44.83%) Windows
5 11 (37.93%) LAN
5 11 (37.93%) WAN
5 11 (37.93%) ISPF
5 11 (37.93%) HSRP
6 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (34.48%) ITIL
7 9 (31.03%) Cisco
7 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (31.03%) Spanning Tree
7 9 (31.03%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
8 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
8 8 (27.59%) Law
9 7 (24.14%) MPLS
9 7 (24.14%) VoIP
10 6 (20.69%) VPN
10 6 (20.69%) SAN
10 6 (20.69%) Terminal Services
10 6 (20.69%) OSPF
10 6 (20.69%) BGP
10 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
10 6 (20.69%) SCCM
11 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
2 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (96.55%) DHCP
2 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
2 15 (51.72%) Firewall
3 11 (37.93%) LAN
3 11 (37.93%) HSRP
3 11 (37.93%) WAN
4 9 (31.03%) Spanning Tree
5 7 (24.14%) VoIP
5 7 (24.14%) MPLS
6 6 (20.69%) OSPF
6 6 (20.69%) BGP
6 6 (20.69%) SAN
6 6 (20.69%) VPN
7 4 (13.79%) Internet
7 4 (13.79%) VLAN
7 4 (13.79%) Network Security
8 3 (10.34%) Wireless
8 3 (10.34%) SSL
8 3 (10.34%) WLAN
8 3 (10.34%) PBX
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Hudson
General
1 8 (27.59%) Law
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Test Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Configuration Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Agile Test Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Network Manager
5 5 (17.24%) Network Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) IT Administrator
6 4 (13.79%) Administrator
6 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Server Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Server Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) AS400
3 1 (3.45%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) ERP
5 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CCNP
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) CCNA
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.45%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.69%) Terminal Services
2 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) Dell
3 4 (13.79%) NetApp
3 4 (13.79%) Mitel
3 4 (13.79%) WatchGuard
4 2 (6.90%) Lotus
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
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