The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 61 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 14 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.92% 2.04% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.57% 13.08% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 4
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £18,000 £18,650
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £43,000 £40,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,939 £37,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.83% -0.66%
DNS
South Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
121 107 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 16.62% 15.57% 18.67%
Number of salaries quoted 93 80 76
Average salary £35,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,455 £18,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

DNS
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

DNS Salary Trend in Sheffield

DNS
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Sheffield

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 26 (66.67%) TCP/IP
4 24 (61.54%) DHCP
4 24 (61.54%) MS Exchange
5 20 (51.28%) Citrix
6 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
7 18 (46.15%) VMware
8 14 (35.90%) SLA
8 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
9 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (33.33%) MS Office
9 13 (33.33%) Blackberry
9 13 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
10 12 (30.77%) Dell
10 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (28.21%) Fat Client
11 11 (28.21%) ISMS
11 11 (28.21%) Network Management
11 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 11 (28.21%) Change Control
11 11 (28.21%) Thin Client
11 11 (28.21%) Information Security Management
11 11 (28.21%) Security Management
11 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
11 11 (28.21%) Information Security
12 10 (25.64%) Cisco
13 8 (20.51%) UNIX

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 24 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 13 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (7.69%) IIS
5 3 (7.69%) JBoss
5 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.69%) Apache
5 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.13%) Lync
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Office
2 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.56%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.56%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 24 (61.54%) DHCP
3 6 (15.38%) Firewall
4 5 (12.82%) SAN
4 5 (12.82%) WAN
4 5 (12.82%) LAN
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (7.69%) NAS
7 2 (5.13%) VPN
7 2 (5.13%) BGP
7 2 (5.13%) OSPF
7 2 (5.13%) Wireless
7 2 (5.13%) IPsec
8 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.56%) DMVPN
8 1 (2.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (2.56%) PABX
8 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.56%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Legal
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 12 (30.77%) Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) Support Analyst
3 10 (25.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) IT Manager
7 3 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Support
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Services Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Network Support
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) WAP
2 1 (2.56%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 11 (28.21%) Fat Client
2 11 (28.21%) Thin Client
2 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) CLARiiON
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.56%) CCTV
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Windows 7
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (20.51%) UNIX
7 6 (15.38%) Solaris
8 5 (12.82%) Linux
9 3 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) ISMS
1 11 (28.21%) Network Management
1 11 (28.21%) Change Control
1 11 (28.21%) Information Security Management
1 11 (28.21%) Security Management
1 11 (28.21%) Information Security
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) BCP
4 3 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.69%) CRM
5 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.13%) Network Design
6 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.56%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.56%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (2.56%) Line Management
6 1 (2.56%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C
2 3 (7.69%) Perl
2 3 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.13%) CCNP
2 2 (5.13%) MCSE
2 2 (5.13%) MCSA
2 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) JNCIE
3 1 (2.56%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) CCSE
3 1 (2.56%) CCIP
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) CCDP
3 1 (2.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (35.90%) SLA
2 12 (30.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (17.95%) vSphere
3 4 (10.26%) XenApp
4 3 (7.69%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (5.13%) vCloud
5 2 (5.13%) XenServer
6 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.69%) SCOM
3 3 (7.69%) WSUS
3 3 (7.69%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (7.69%) Control-M
4 1 (2.56%) ZABBIX
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.56%) Puppet
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.56%) EMC Navisphere
4 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.56%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Citrix
2 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
3 18 (46.15%) VMware
4 12 (30.77%) Dell
5 10 (25.64%) Cisco
6 8 (20.51%) EMC
7 6 (15.38%) HP
7 6 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 5 (12.82%) NetApp
9 4 (10.26%) Oracle
9 4 (10.26%) F5
10 3 (7.69%) IBM
10 3 (7.69%) BMC
10 3 (7.69%) Hitachi
10 3 (7.69%) Veritas
10 3 (7.69%) Sun
11 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
11 2 (5.13%) Symantec
11 2 (5.13%) Remedy
11 2 (5.13%) McAfee