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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 68 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 16 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.71% 1.32% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.85% 7.08% 10.10%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 10
Average salary £24,000 £28,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.52% -17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £28,997
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
135 113 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 14.45% 18.65% 14.20%
Number of salaries quoted 126 99 92
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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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 -12.72%
Kettering - 3 £22,000 -
Wellingborough - 2 £27,500 -
Brackley -2 1 £40,000 +33.33%
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 47 (88.68%) Microsoft
2 42 (79.25%) Active Directory
3 41 (77.36%) Windows
4 39 (73.58%) ITIL
4 39 (73.58%) DHCP
5 37 (69.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (64.15%) Hyper-V
7 33 (62.26%) TCP/IP
8 29 (54.72%) SQL Server
9 25 (47.17%) MCSA
10 22 (41.51%) MCSE
10 22 (41.51%) VMware
11 21 (39.62%) Cisco
11 21 (39.62%) MCITP
12 20 (37.74%) Firewall
13 18 (33.96%) MS Exchange
13 18 (33.96%) MCP
14 17 (32.08%) Exchange Server 2010
14 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (30.19%) Service Delivery
16 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
17 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
18 13 (24.53%) CCNA
18 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
18 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
19 12 (22.64%) VPN
20 11 (20.75%) SLA
20 11 (20.75%) HND
20 11 (20.75%) SAN
20 11 (20.75%) Legal

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 18 (33.96%) MS Exchange
2 17 (32.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (15.09%) IIS
4 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.77%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 14 (26.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 39 (73.58%) DHCP
2 33 (62.26%) TCP/IP
3 20 (37.74%) Firewall
4 12 (22.64%) VPN
5 11 (20.75%) SAN
6 10 (18.87%) VLAN
7 4 (7.55%) Network Security
7 4 (7.55%) PBX
7 4 (7.55%) VoIP
8 3 (5.66%) WAN
8 3 (5.66%) LAN
9 2 (3.77%) BIG-IP
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (54.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) Crystal Reports
General
1 11 (20.75%) Legal
2 10 (18.87%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Technical Support
3 8 (15.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (15.09%) Team Leader
3 8 (15.09%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) IT Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Clustering
2 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) AS400
3 2 (3.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (77.36%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (20.75%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.77%) Android
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (73.58%) ITIL
2 16 (30.19%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.66%) Coaching
5 2 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.77%) ERP
5 2 (3.77%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.89%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (69.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (47.17%) MCSA
3 22 (41.51%) MCSE
4 21 (39.62%) MCITP
5 18 (33.96%) MCP
6 13 (24.53%) CCNA
6 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (20.75%) HND
7 11 (20.75%) MCTS
8 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
8 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.75%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (79.25%) Active Directory
2 34 (64.15%) Hyper-V
3 8 (15.09%) Terminal Services
4 5 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.89%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) SCCM
1 6 (11.32%) SCOM
2 2 (3.77%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (88.68%) Microsoft
2 22 (41.51%) VMware
3 21 (39.62%) Cisco
4 4 (7.55%) Dell
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix
4 4 (7.55%) NetApp
4 4 (7.55%) Lotus
4 4 (7.55%) Mitel
4 4 (7.55%) WatchGuard
5 3 (5.66%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) IBM
6 2 (3.77%) F5