The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 55 70 49
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Permanent jobs citing DNS 31 2 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.37% 0.30% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.62% 1.59% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 26 2 13
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £46,700 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
DNS
East Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
158 126 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.16% 19.06% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 139 113 113
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

DNS Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

DNS
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +4 23 £33,500 -33.00%
Brackley - 6 £37,500 -
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 59 (93.65%) Microsoft
2 56 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (88.89%) ITIL
2 56 (88.89%) Windows
3 54 (85.71%) Active Directory
4 53 (84.13%) Hyper-V
5 51 (80.95%) DHCP
6 45 (71.43%) MCSA
7 44 (69.84%) VMware
8 43 (68.25%) Firewall
8 43 (68.25%) MS Exchange
8 43 (68.25%) Cisco
9 41 (65.08%) TCP/IP
10 39 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
11 38 (60.32%) Cisco Certification
11 38 (60.32%) CCNA
12 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
13 32 (50.79%) Retail
14 31 (49.21%) MCSE
15 27 (42.86%) ITIL V3
16 25 (39.68%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (28.57%) MCITP
18 16 (25.40%) MCP
19 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (20.63%) Service Delivery
20 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
21 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
21 9 (14.29%) VPN
22 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
23 7 (11.11%) SAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 43 (68.25%) MS Exchange
2 39 (61.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (80.95%) DHCP
2 43 (68.25%) Firewall
3 41 (65.08%) TCP/IP
4 9 (14.29%) VPN
5 7 (11.11%) SAN
5 7 (11.11%) VLAN
6 3 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (4.76%) WAN
7 2 (3.17%) LAN
7 2 (3.17%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 32 (50.79%) Retail
2 6 (9.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Analyst
2 18 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 16 (25.40%) Network Analyst
4 15 (23.81%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (17.46%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (15.87%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (15.87%) Network Manager
7 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) Team Leader
7 6 (9.52%) Service Desk Team Leader
8 4 (6.35%) Network Support
8 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Support
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) IT Support
10 2 (3.17%) Field Engineer
11 1 (1.59%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (88.89%) Windows
2 25 (39.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (20.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (88.89%) ITIL
2 27 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 13 (20.63%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.76%) Migration
4 3 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.59%) Data Management
5 1 (1.59%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (71.43%) MCSA
3 38 (60.32%) CCNA
3 38 (60.32%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (49.21%) MCSE
5 18 (28.57%) MCITP
6 16 (25.40%) MCP
7 7 (11.11%) MCTS
8 6 (9.52%) HND
9 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
10 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
10 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.59%) Degree
11 1 (1.59%) MCDBA
11 1 (1.59%) CCA
11 1 (1.59%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 53 (84.13%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.59%) XenServer
4 1 (1.59%) vSphere
4 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) WSUS
2 3 (4.76%) SCCM
2 3 (4.76%) SCOM
3 2 (3.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.59%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 59 (93.65%) Microsoft
2 44 (69.84%) VMware
3 43 (68.25%) Cisco
4 5 (7.94%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) F5
6 1 (1.59%) Dell
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) Symantec
6 1 (1.59%) Sophos
6 1 (1.59%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.59%) Veeam
6 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds
Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago