The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank - 18 45
Permanent jobs citing DNS 0 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 11.84% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 42.86% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 0
Average salary - £24,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
DNS
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
12 42 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 10.17% 27.63% 11.14%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 23
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £60,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

DNS
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

DNS Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 19 (82.61%) ITIL
2 18 (78.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (56.52%) FileNet
3 13 (56.52%) Shell Script
3 13 (56.52%) Apache
3 13 (56.52%) HTTP
4 12 (52.17%) IBM
4 12 (52.17%) Data Security
4 12 (52.17%) Management Information System
4 12 (52.17%) IBM HTTP Server
4 12 (52.17%) Jython
4 12 (52.17%) Change Management
4 12 (52.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (47.83%) Cognos
6 10 (43.48%) DHCP
6 10 (43.48%) Windows
6 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
6 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
7 9 (39.13%) VMware
7 9 (39.13%) Firewall
8 8 (34.78%) Tcl
8 8 (34.78%) SPSS
8 8 (34.78%) Java
9 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (30.43%) Linux
9 7 (30.43%) Veritas
9 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
10 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (56.52%) Apache
1 13 (56.52%) FileNet
2 12 (52.17%) IBM HTTP Server
3 7 (30.43%) WebSphere
3 7 (30.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
4 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (13.04%) IIS
5 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) SPSS
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) HTTP
2 10 (43.48%) DHCP
3 9 (39.13%) Firewall
4 4 (17.39%) SAN
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.04%) LAN
5 3 (13.04%) NAS
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.70%) WAN
7 1 (4.35%) CTI
7 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Administrator
2 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 6 (26.09%) Applications Support
4 5 (21.74%) Support Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (17.39%) Support Specialist
5 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Specialist
5 4 (17.39%) Cognos Administrator
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Cognos Support
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Server Support
6 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Management Information System
1 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Clustering
3 3 (13.04%) NHS
4 1 (4.35%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (21.74%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) ITIL
2 18 (78.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (52.17%) Data Security
3 12 (52.17%) Change Management
3 12 (52.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL V3
5 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) Shell Script
2 12 (52.17%) Jython
3 8 (34.78%) Java
3 8 (34.78%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) SC Cleared
1 6 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) CCNA
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCTS
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware ESX
3 4 (17.39%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) NetBackup
2 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
3 3 (13.04%) WSUS
3 3 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) IBM
2 11 (47.83%) Cognos
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) VMware
5 7 (30.43%) Veritas
6 6 (26.09%) Symantec
6 6 (26.09%) Sophos
7 4 (17.39%) Cisco
7 4 (17.39%) Citrix
8 3 (13.04%) CommVault
8 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
9 1 (4.35%) HP
9 1 (4.35%) Compaq
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