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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 60 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 17 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.17% 3.08% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.08% 17.07% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 9
Average salary £24,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.35% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £28,608
10% offered a salary of more than £34,600 £42,000 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.33% -
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
130 123 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.62% 18.06% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 121 113 101
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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 0 9 £24,000 -28.88%
Kettering - 3 £22,000 -
Wellingborough - 2 £27,500 -
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 41 (85.42%) Microsoft
2 40 (83.33%) Windows
3 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 35 (72.92%) DHCP
5 32 (66.67%) ITIL
6 31 (64.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (56.25%) TCP/IP
7 27 (56.25%) Hyper-V
8 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
9 21 (43.75%) MCSE
10 20 (41.67%) MCITP
11 19 (39.58%) MCSA
12 17 (35.42%) MCP
12 17 (35.42%) VMware
13 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (29.17%) Service Delivery
14 14 (29.17%) Cisco
14 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
15 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
15 13 (27.08%) Firewall
15 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
17 11 (22.92%) VPN
18 10 (20.83%) SLA
18 10 (20.83%) HND
18 10 (20.83%) Legal
18 10 (20.83%) VLAN
18 10 (20.83%) MCTS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 13 (27.08%) MS Exchange
2 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (16.67%) IIS
4 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.17%) CMS
5 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.17%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (72.92%) DHCP
2 27 (56.25%) TCP/IP
3 13 (27.08%) Firewall
4 11 (22.92%) VPN
5 10 (20.83%) VLAN
6 9 (18.75%) SAN
7 4 (8.33%) Network Security
7 4 (8.33%) PBX
7 4 (8.33%) VoIP
8 3 (6.25%) WAN
8 3 (6.25%) LAN
9 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Crystal Reports
General
1 10 (20.83%) Legal
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 8 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 7 (14.58%) Team Leader
5 6 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) IT Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Administrator
7 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) Service Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) IT Support
9 2 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
9 2 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) Laravel
1 2 (4.17%) Ajax
1 2 (4.17%) Symfony
1 2 (4.17%) jQuery
1 2 (4.17%) CSS
1 2 (4.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Clustering
2 3 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 40 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (22.92%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.17%) Android
5 2 (4.17%) Linux
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) ITIL
2 14 (29.17%) Service Delivery
3 4 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 3 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.17%) Web Design
5 2 (4.17%) Pay per click
5 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.17%) SEO
5 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.08%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) PHP5
1 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.17%) PHP
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (64.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (43.75%) MCSE
3 20 (41.67%) MCITP
4 19 (39.58%) MCSA
5 17 (35.42%) MCP
6 10 (20.83%) HND
6 10 (20.83%) MCTS
7 8 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (16.67%) CCNA
8 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (56.25%) Hyper-V
3 8 (16.67%) Terminal Services
4 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
1 4 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (85.42%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) VMware
3 14 (29.17%) Cisco
4 4 (8.33%) WatchGuard
4 4 (8.33%) Mitel
4 4 (8.33%) Dell
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix
4 4 (8.33%) NetApp
4 4 (8.33%) Lotus
5 2 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) HP