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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 54 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 10 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 1.75% 0.62% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.80% 3.57% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 8
Average salary £25,750 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.36% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £24,300 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £37,500 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.33%
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
102 84 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 17.86% 17.43% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 97 79 70
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,700 £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 27 January 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Northampton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 26 (86.67%) Windows
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (73.33%) ITIL
3 21 (70.00%) TCP/IP
4 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 20 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (63.33%) DHCP
6 18 (60.00%) MCSA
7 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 13 (43.33%) MCSE
8 13 (43.33%) Cisco
9 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
9 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
9 12 (40.00%) MCITP
10 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (36.67%) VPN
11 10 (33.33%) Firewall
11 10 (33.33%) Legal
11 10 (33.33%) MCTS
11 10 (33.33%) SLA
11 10 (33.33%) MCP
11 10 (33.33%) HND
12 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
12 9 (30.00%) VMware
12 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
13 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (23.33%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (23.33%) CCNA
14 6 (20.00%) SAN
14 6 (20.00%) Terminal Services

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.67%) IIS
4 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 19 (63.33%) DHCP
3 11 (36.67%) VPN
4 10 (33.33%) Firewall
5 6 (20.00%) SAN
6 4 (13.33%) VoIP
6 4 (13.33%) Network Security
7 3 (10.00%) WAN
7 3 (10.00%) LAN
8 2 (6.67%) PBX
9 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) Crystal Reports
General
1 10 (33.33%) Legal
2 4 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Team Leader
2 7 (23.33%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) IT Administrator
4 4 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Server Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Server Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Android
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000
4 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 3 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (6.67%) ERP
5 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (60.00%) MCSA
3 13 (43.33%) MCSE
4 12 (40.00%) MCITP
5 10 (33.33%) MCTS
5 10 (33.33%) MCP
5 10 (33.33%) HND
6 7 (23.33%) CCNA
6 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (20.00%) Terminal Services
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
1 4 (13.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) Cisco
3 9 (30.00%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) Mitel
4 4 (13.33%) WatchGuard
4 4 (13.33%) Dell
4 4 (13.33%) NetApp
5 2 (6.67%) Lotus
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (3.33%) HP