The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Northamptonshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 57 66 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Permanent jobs citing DNS 27 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.02% 0.16% 3.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.17% 0.74% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 1 12
Average salary £35,500 £17,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+108.82% -53.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £17,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £17,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
167 135 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.66% 21.19% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 155 120 91
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
East Midlands

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 1 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 1 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 - 23 £33,500 - 3
Brackley - 3 £37,500 - 1
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 57 (91.94%) Microsoft
1 57 (91.94%) Active Directory
2 54 (87.10%) DHCP
3 53 (85.48%) ITIL
4 52 (83.87%) Windows
5 50 (80.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 49 (79.03%) Hyper-V
7 44 (70.97%) Firewall
8 42 (67.74%) VMware
9 40 (64.52%) MS Exchange
9 40 (64.52%) Cisco
10 38 (61.29%) MCSA
11 36 (58.06%) Exchange Server 2010
12 35 (56.45%) CCNA
12 35 (56.45%) Cisco Certification
13 34 (54.84%) TCP/IP
14 31 (50.00%) SQL Server
15 29 (46.77%) Retail
16 27 (43.55%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (38.71%) MCSE
17 24 (38.71%) ITIL V3
18 18 (29.03%) MCP
19 15 (24.19%) MCITP
20 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
21 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
22 10 (16.13%) Service Delivery
22 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
23 9 (14.52%) VPN
24 7 (11.29%) SAN
24 7 (11.29%) SQL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 40 (64.52%) MS Exchange
2 36 (58.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (8.06%) IIS
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
3 2 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) SaaS
2 3 (4.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (87.10%) DHCP
2 44 (70.97%) Firewall
3 34 (54.84%) TCP/IP
4 9 (14.52%) VPN
5 7 (11.29%) SAN
5 7 (11.29%) VLAN
6 4 (6.45%) NetScaler
6 4 (6.45%) SSL
6 4 (6.45%) WAN
7 3 (4.84%) LAN
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.23%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 29 (46.77%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Local Government
3 2 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (43.55%) Analyst
2 18 (29.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 16 (25.81%) Network Analyst
4 15 (24.19%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 11 (17.74%) Infrastructure Manager
6 10 (16.13%) Network Manager
6 10 (16.13%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 8 (12.90%) Support Engineer
8 6 (9.68%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (8.06%) Administrator
9 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
9 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (6.45%) Network Support
11 3 (4.84%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 3 (4.84%) Senior Network Support
12 2 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
12 2 (3.23%) Senior Technical Analyst
12 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
12 2 (3.23%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) Clustering
2 5 (8.06%) Thin Client
2 5 (8.06%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.84%) Replication
4 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (83.87%) Windows
2 27 (43.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.84%) UNIX
7 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (85.48%) ITIL
2 24 (38.71%) ITIL V3
3 10 (16.13%) Service Delivery
4 4 (6.45%) Change Control
5 3 (4.84%) Migration
5 3 (4.84%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.84%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.61%) Process Improvement
6 1 (1.61%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (80.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (61.29%) MCSA
3 35 (56.45%) CCNA
3 35 (56.45%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (38.71%) MCSE
5 18 (29.03%) MCP
6 15 (24.19%) MCITP
7 5 (8.06%) CCA
7 5 (8.06%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (6.45%) CCIA
9 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
9 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
9 3 (4.84%) MCTS
10 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
10 2 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (3.23%) HND
11 1 (1.61%) MCDBA
11 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (91.94%) Active Directory
2 49 (79.03%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (8.06%) XenServer
5 4 (6.45%) XenDesktop
5 4 (6.45%) XenApp
6 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.61%) vSphere
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (9.68%) WSUS
2 3 (4.84%) SCCM
2 3 (4.84%) SCOM
3 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.61%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 57 (91.94%) Microsoft
2 42 (67.74%) VMware
3 40 (64.52%) Cisco
4 5 (8.06%) HP
4 5 (8.06%) Citrix
5 4 (6.45%) Wyse
6 3 (4.84%) Apple
7 2 (3.23%) F5
7 2 (3.23%) Symantec
8 1 (1.61%) Sophos
8 1 (1.61%) Dell
8 1 (1.61%) GFI Software
8 1 (1.61%) Veeam
8 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.61%) WatchGuard
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago