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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 62 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 31 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.13% 0.67% 3.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.53% 4.40% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 18
Average salary £37,500 £27,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.61% -22.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,550 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
151 91 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.27% 15.27% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 131 81 118
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -8 21 £28,500 +9.61% 2
Brackley - 9 £37,500 - 1
DNS
East Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 55 (96.49%) Microsoft
2 53 (92.98%) ITIL
3 52 (91.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 50 (87.72%) Windows
5 45 (78.95%) Active Directory
6 42 (73.68%) Hyper-V
7 41 (71.93%) DHCP
8 40 (70.18%) MCSA
9 38 (66.67%) TCP/IP
10 34 (59.65%) SQL Server
11 33 (57.89%) VMware
12 32 (56.14%) Firewall
12 32 (56.14%) Cisco
13 30 (52.63%) MCSE
14 29 (50.88%) MS Exchange
15 28 (49.12%) Cisco Certification
15 28 (49.12%) CCNA
15 28 (49.12%) Exchange Server 2010
16 22 (38.60%) MCITP
17 21 (36.84%) Retail
18 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
18 19 (33.33%) MCP
19 17 (29.82%) Service Delivery
20 16 (28.07%) ITIL V3
21 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
22 12 (21.05%) Legal
22 12 (21.05%) HND
22 12 (21.05%) VPN
22 12 (21.05%) SLA
22 12 (21.05%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 29 (50.88%) MS Exchange
2 28 (49.12%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (71.93%) DHCP
2 38 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 32 (56.14%) Firewall
4 12 (21.05%) VPN
5 9 (15.79%) VLAN
6 7 (12.28%) SAN
7 4 (7.02%) WAN
8 3 (5.26%) LAN
8 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.51%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (59.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
General
1 21 (36.84%) Retail
2 12 (21.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Analyst
2 15 (26.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Network Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 9 (15.79%) Team Leader
5 8 (14.04%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Network Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.77%) Network Manager
8 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Network Support
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Clustering
2 3 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (87.72%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (92.98%) ITIL
2 17 (29.82%) Service Delivery
3 16 (28.07%) ITIL V3
4 3 (5.26%) Coaching
4 3 (5.26%) Migration
4 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (91.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (70.18%) MCSA
3 30 (52.63%) MCSE
4 28 (49.12%) CCNA
4 28 (49.12%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (38.60%) MCITP
6 19 (33.33%) MCP
7 12 (21.05%) HND
7 12 (21.05%) MCTS
8 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
8 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 42 (73.68%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) WSUS
2 3 (5.26%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 55 (96.49%) Microsoft
2 33 (57.89%) VMware
3 32 (56.14%) Cisco
4 5 (8.77%) HP
5 2 (3.51%) F5
6 1 (1.75%) Dell
6 1 (1.75%) Symantec
6 1 (1.75%) Sophos
6 1 (1.75%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.75%) Veeam
6 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
Daventry, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Brackley, Northamptonshire
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago