The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 16 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 26 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.62% 1.14% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 4.65% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 1
Average salary £26,000 - £21,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
65 43 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.55% 24.57% 41.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 33
Average salary £26,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.34% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £30,100 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
UK

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 31 July 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
County Antrim +18 26 £26,000 - 3
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 34 (89.47%) ITIL
1 34 (89.47%) Disaster Recovery
2 28 (73.68%) Firewall
3 27 (71.05%) Windows
3 27 (71.05%) DHCP
3 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
3 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
4 26 (68.42%) VMware
5 25 (65.79%) Veritas
6 24 (63.16%) VMware ESX
6 24 (63.16%) NetBackup
6 24 (63.16%) Sophos
7 23 (60.53%) SC Cleared
7 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
8 22 (57.89%) Symantec
9 21 (55.26%) Backup Exec
10 19 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 19 (50.00%) Clustering
10 19 (50.00%) SAN
10 19 (50.00%) Citrix
10 19 (50.00%) IIS
10 19 (50.00%) NAS
10 19 (50.00%) vSphere
10 19 (50.00%) ITIL V3
10 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
12 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
12 14 (36.84%) Norton AntiVirus
12 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (50.00%) IIS
2 14 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (26.32%) Apache
3 10 (26.32%) IBM HTTP Server
3 10 (26.32%) FileNet
4 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (15.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) SPSS
2 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 28 (73.68%) Firewall
2 27 (71.05%) DHCP
3 19 (50.00%) SAN
3 19 (50.00%) NAS
4 11 (28.95%) HTTP
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.26%) LAN
6 2 (5.26%) WAN
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.63%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.63%) Wireless
7 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.63%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (34.21%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (10.53%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (10.53%) Marketing
2 1 (2.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Administrator
2 6 (15.79%) Applications Support
2 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
2 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Applications Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Support Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Applications Support Specialist
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Cognos Support
4 2 (5.26%) Cognos Administrator
4 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.26%) Server Support
5 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (50.00%) Clustering
2 10 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.79%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (89.47%) ITIL
1 34 (89.47%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 19 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 10 (26.32%) Data Security
3 10 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (26.32%) Change Management
4 8 (21.05%) Compatibility Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Capacity Management
5 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.63%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) Shell Script
1 10 (26.32%) Jython
2 6 (15.79%) Tcl
2 6 (15.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) SC Cleared
1 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) CCNA
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 27 (71.05%) Active Directory
2 24 (63.16%) VMware ESX
3 19 (50.00%) vSphere
4 8 (21.05%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (63.16%) NetBackup
2 21 (55.26%) Backup Exec
3 14 (36.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (13.16%) WSUS
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 26 (68.42%) VMware
3 25 (65.79%) Veritas
4 24 (63.16%) Sophos
5 22 (57.89%) Symantec
6 19 (50.00%) Citrix
7 10 (26.32%) IBM
8 8 (21.05%) Cognos
9 5 (13.16%) CommVault
10 3 (7.89%) Cisco
10 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.63%) F5
11 1 (2.63%) LogLogic
11 1 (2.63%) Q1 Labs
11 1 (2.63%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.63%) Juniper
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
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Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago