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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 38 23 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.40% 7.10% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.33% 42.86% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 3
Average salary £23,750 £26,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.37% -37.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £26,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £26,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.40% -5.33%
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
30 28 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.96% 16.57% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 22
Average salary £26,500 £26,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
County Antrim -17 4 £23,750 -10.37%
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) Broadband
5 1 (20.00%) OpenVMS
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) SAP
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) SSH
4 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) DTV
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) OpenVMS
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Time Management
1 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Ruby
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) EMC Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC