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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank - 26 34
Permanent jobs citing DNS 0 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 8.70% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 40.00% 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 0
Average salary - £27,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -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
10 40 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.43% 21.74% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 19
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £14,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +114.28%
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 28 January 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 6 (85.71%) ITIL
1 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
1 6 (85.71%) FileNet
2 5 (71.43%) IBM HTTP Server
2 5 (71.43%) Jython
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Data Security
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (71.43%) Tcl
2 5 (71.43%) Cognos
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) SPSS
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
4 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (85.71%) FileNet
1 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 5 (71.43%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Cognos Administrator
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Server Support
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos Support
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos Analyst Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Cognos Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Server Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (71.43%) Data Security
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Shell Script
2 5 (71.43%) Jython
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCTS
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) XenApp
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
1 5 (71.43%) Cognos
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Compaq
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) VMware