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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 50 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 2.33% 1.61% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.43% 9.57% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 8
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,100 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,878 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.65% -
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
105 94 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 20.39% 16.79% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 98 88 80
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,250 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £49,000
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 26 February 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Northampton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 21 (72.41%) DHCP
2 20 (68.97%) Windows
3 18 (62.07%) TCP/IP
3 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
4 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
4 17 (58.62%) ITIL
5 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (41.38%) Cisco
5 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
6 11 (37.93%) VPN
6 11 (37.93%) MCSA
6 11 (37.93%) Firewall
7 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
8 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
8 9 (31.03%) MCSE
9 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
9 8 (27.59%) LAN
9 8 (27.59%) WAN
9 8 (27.59%) Legal
9 8 (27.59%) MCITP
10 7 (24.14%) MCTS
10 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (24.14%) MCP
10 7 (24.14%) HND
10 7 (24.14%) SLA
11 6 (20.69%) SAN
11 6 (20.69%) Terminal Services
12 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 8 (27.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.79%) IIS
4 2 (6.90%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) DHCP
2 18 (62.07%) TCP/IP
3 11 (37.93%) VPN
3 11 (37.93%) Firewall
4 8 (27.59%) LAN
4 8 (27.59%) WAN
5 6 (20.69%) SAN
6 5 (17.24%) VoIP
6 5 (17.24%) HSRP
7 4 (13.79%) Network Security
8 3 (10.34%) Internet
8 3 (10.34%) PBX
9 2 (6.90%) WLAN
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.90%) Wireless
9 2 (6.90%) VLAN
10 1 (3.45%) MPLS
10 1 (3.45%) OSPF
10 1 (3.45%) BGP
10 1 (3.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
1 4 (13.79%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (27.59%) Legal
2 5 (17.24%) Law
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Configuration Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Test Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 4 (13.79%) IT Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) AS400
3 1 (3.45%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Android
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 2000
4 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Service Delivery
3 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Coaching
5 2 (6.90%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.90%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (37.93%) MCSA
3 9 (31.03%) MCSE
4 8 (27.59%) MCITP
5 7 (24.14%) MCTS
5 7 (24.14%) MCP
5 7 (24.14%) HND
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (10.34%) CCNA
8 2 (6.90%) CCNP
8 2 (6.90%) Degree
9 1 (3.45%) VCP4
9 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
3 6 (20.69%) Terminal Services
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
1 4 (13.79%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco
3 4 (13.79%) Dell
3 4 (13.79%) NetApp
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
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
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