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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 17 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 23 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.33% 1.60% 2.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.98% 6.25% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 19 2 2
Average salary £26,000 £38,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.90% +55.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,750 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £41,750 £28,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 48 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 29.06% 25.53% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 31
Average salary £26,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.82% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 11 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 +16 23 £26,000 -32.90%
DNS
UK

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 11 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 27 (90.00%) ITIL
1 27 (90.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 27 (90.00%) Firewall
2 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) DHCP
2 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 25 (83.33%) Veritas
3 24 (80.00%) Sophos
3 24 (80.00%) VMware
3 24 (80.00%) VMware ESX
3 24 (80.00%) NetBackup
4 23 (76.67%) SC Cleared
4 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
5 20 (66.67%) Symantec
6 19 (63.33%) Citrix
6 19 (63.33%) SAN
6 19 (63.33%) IIS
6 19 (63.33%) Backup Exec
6 19 (63.33%) Clustering
6 19 (63.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 19 (63.33%) NAS
6 19 (63.33%) ITIL V3
6 19 (63.33%) vSphere
6 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
7 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (63.33%) IIS
2 14 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.00%) FileNet
3 3 (10.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (10.00%) Apache
3 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (90.00%) Firewall
2 25 (83.33%) DHCP
3 19 (63.33%) SAN
3 19 (63.33%) NAS
4 4 (13.33%) HTTP
5 2 (6.67%) Wireless
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security
5 2 (6.67%) Wireless Security
6 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 13 (43.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (63.33%) Clustering
2 6 (20.00%) NHS
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) ITIL
1 27 (90.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 19 (63.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 19 (63.33%) ITIL V3
3 8 (26.67%) Compatibility Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Capacity Management
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.00%) Data Security
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (10.00%) Jython
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) SC Cleared
1 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 25 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 24 (80.00%) VMware ESX
3 19 (63.33%) vSphere
4 8 (26.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (80.00%) NetBackup
2 19 (63.33%) Backup Exec
3 14 (46.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (16.67%) WSUS
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 25 (83.33%) Veritas
2 24 (80.00%) Sophos
2 24 (80.00%) VMware
3 20 (66.67%) Symantec
4 19 (63.33%) Citrix
5 5 (16.67%) CommVault
6 3 (10.00%) IBM
6 3 (10.00%) Cognos
7 2 (6.67%) Juniper
7 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.67%) F5
7 2 (6.67%) LogLogic
7 2 (6.67%) Q1 Labs
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco