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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 6 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 27 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 19.71% 10.34% 6.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 67.50% 30.61% 32.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 8
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £20,500 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £46,000 £36,851
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -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
40 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 29.20% 33.79% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 33 15 24
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,200 £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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 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
Telford +10 25 £30,000 -25.00%
Shrewsbury - 1 £18,500 - 1
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 32 (86.49%) VMware
3 27 (72.97%) Active Directory
3 27 (72.97%) Citrix
4 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
4 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
6 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
7 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (45.95%) DHCP
7 17 (45.95%) SAN
8 15 (40.54%) DDNS
9 14 (37.84%) Firewall
9 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
10 12 (32.43%) VPN
10 12 (32.43%) NAS
10 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (29.73%) HP
11 11 (29.73%) Linux
12 10 (27.03%) Cisco
12 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (27.03%) XenApp
12 10 (27.03%) vSphere
12 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2013
13 9 (24.32%) CCNA
13 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (21.62%) Citrix Certification
14 8 (21.62%) MCSE
14 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 22 (59.46%) MS Exchange
2 14 (37.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (27.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) IBM Notes
5 2 (5.41%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) TCP/IP
2 17 (45.95%) DHCP
2 17 (45.95%) SAN
3 15 (40.54%) DDNS
4 14 (37.84%) Firewall
5 12 (32.43%) NAS
5 12 (32.43%) VPN
6 6 (16.22%) VLAN
7 5 (13.51%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (10.81%) IP Telephony
8 4 (10.81%) IPv4
8 4 (10.81%) IPv6
9 3 (8.11%) VoIP
9 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (5.41%) SNMP
11 1 (2.70%) LAN
11 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
1 3 (8.11%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Support Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Technical Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Network Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Network Support
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Technical Support
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (29.73%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.81%) Windows NT
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.81%) Migration
1 4 (10.81%) Network Design
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL
3 1 (2.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (24.32%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (24.32%) CCNA
3 8 (21.62%) MCSE
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (13.51%) MCSA
4 5 (13.51%) CCA
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.41%) CCNP
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 27 (72.97%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.03%) XenApp
3 10 (27.03%) vSphere
4 8 (21.62%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (13.51%) XenServer
5 5 (13.51%) Hyper-V
6 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 32 (86.49%) VMware
2 27 (72.97%) Citrix
3 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
4 11 (29.73%) HP
5 10 (27.03%) Cisco
6 6 (16.22%) Brocade
7 5 (13.51%) NetApp
7 5 (13.51%) 3PAR
8 4 (10.81%) SonicWALL
9 2 (5.41%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.41%) Lotus
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago