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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 60 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 9 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.38% 0.24% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.65% 1.25% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 8
Average salary £24,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £27,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £27,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
104 80 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 15.95% 18.82% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 98 71 68
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Northampton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 28 (77.78%) ITIL
2 28 (77.78%) TCP/IP
3 27 (75.00%) Windows
3 27 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (69.44%) MCSA
4 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
5 23 (63.89%) DHCP
6 22 (61.11%) Hyper-V
7 20 (55.56%) Cisco
8 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 17 (47.22%) Firewall
9 17 (47.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
10 15 (41.67%) VMware
11 14 (38.89%) MCSE
12 13 (36.11%) CCNA
12 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (36.11%) MCITP
13 12 (33.33%) VPN
14 11 (30.56%) MCP
14 11 (30.56%) HND
14 11 (30.56%) SLA
14 11 (30.56%) Legal
14 11 (30.56%) MCTS
14 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
15 10 (27.78%) Retail
16 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
17 8 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
18 7 (19.44%) SAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 17 (47.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.89%) IIS
4 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (77.78%) TCP/IP
2 23 (63.89%) DHCP
3 17 (47.22%) Firewall
4 12 (33.33%) VPN
5 7 (19.44%) SAN
6 4 (11.11%) VoIP
6 4 (11.11%) Network Security
7 3 (8.33%) WAN
7 3 (8.33%) LAN
8 2 (5.56%) PBX
9 1 (2.78%) Wireless
9 1 (2.78%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
General
1 11 (30.56%) Legal
2 10 (27.78%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 8 (22.22%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 6 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) IT Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) AS400
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (75.00%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.56%) Android
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 2000
5 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.33%) Coaching
5 2 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) ERP
6 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (69.44%) MCSA
3 14 (38.89%) MCSE
4 13 (36.11%) CCNA
4 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (36.11%) MCITP
5 11 (30.56%) MCP
5 11 (30.56%) HND
5 11 (30.56%) MCTS
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (69.44%) Active Directory
2 22 (61.11%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
1 5 (13.89%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 33 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (55.56%) Cisco
3 15 (41.67%) VMware
4 4 (11.11%) Mitel
4 4 (11.11%) WatchGuard
4 4 (11.11%) Dell
4 4 (11.11%) NetApp
5 2 (5.56%) Lotus
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) F5