The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 12 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 28 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 13.40% 5.83% 10.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.16% 15.91% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 27 4 12
Average salary £31,000 £38,750 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +93.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £37,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £45,250 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
DNS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
62 44 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.67% 36.67% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 55 7 35
Average salary £30,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £35,750 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

DNS Salary Trend in Shropshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram in Shropshire

DNS
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Telford +12 24 £31,000 -20.00%
Shrewsbury - 1 £18,500 -
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 43 (93.48%) Windows
2 40 (86.96%) VMware
3 35 (76.09%) Citrix
4 33 (71.74%) TCP/IP
4 33 (71.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (58.70%) MS Exchange
6 26 (56.52%) DDNS
7 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
7 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
8 24 (52.17%) SAN
9 23 (50.00%) Firewall
10 21 (45.65%) VPN
11 20 (43.48%) NAS
12 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (36.96%) Cisco
14 17 (36.96%) DHCP
15 16 (34.78%) Linux
15 16 (34.78%) Hyper-V
16 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
16 15 (32.61%) HP
16 15 (32.61%) Citrix Certification
17 14 (30.43%) Clustering
17 14 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
17 14 (30.43%) CCNA
17 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
18 12 (26.09%) VLAN
18 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
19 11 (23.91%) Cisco IOS
19 11 (23.91%) Brocade

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 27 (58.70%) MS Exchange
2 14 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (13.04%) Apache
3 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (13.04%) IIS
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.35%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 33 (71.74%) TCP/IP
2 26 (56.52%) DDNS
3 24 (52.17%) SAN
4 23 (50.00%) Firewall
5 21 (45.65%) VPN
6 20 (43.48%) NAS
7 17 (36.96%) DHCP
8 12 (26.09%) VLAN
9 11 (23.91%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (21.74%) IP Telephony
10 10 (21.74%) IPv4
10 10 (21.74%) IPv6
11 9 (19.57%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (13.04%) LAN
13 5 (10.87%) WAN
14 3 (6.52%) VoIP
14 3 (6.52%) SNMP
15 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2000
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) MySQL
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Support Engineer
2 16 (34.78%) Technical Engineer
3 15 (32.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) Network Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (10.87%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Network Support
7 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco Support
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Technical Support
9 3 (6.52%) Senior Technical Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Technical Support Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Technical Support
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (93.48%) Windows
2 33 (71.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (34.78%) Linux
5 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.35%) Windows NT
7 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Network Design
2 3 (6.52%) Migration
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.17%) IT Governance
4 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (32.61%) Citrix Certification
3 14 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (30.43%) CCNA
4 8 (17.39%) CCA
4 8 (17.39%) MCSE
4 8 (17.39%) MCSA
5 2 (4.35%) CCNP
5 2 (4.35%) VCP4
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 16 (34.78%) Hyper-V
3 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (15.22%) vSphere
5 6 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (13.04%) XenApp
6 4 (8.70%) XenServer
7 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.17%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Nagios
2 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (86.96%) VMware
2 35 (76.09%) Citrix
3 25 (54.35%) Microsoft
4 17 (36.96%) Cisco
5 15 (32.61%) HP
6 11 (23.91%) Brocade
7 9 (19.57%) SonicWALL
8 5 (10.87%) 3PAR
9 4 (8.70%) NetApp
10 3 (6.52%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.35%) Lotus