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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 43 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 9 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.54% 9.09% 18.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.95% 28.38% 46.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 19
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
41 74 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 11.58% 32.03% 39.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32 64 33
Average salary £31,500 £30,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.27% -18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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 -22 8 £31,500 +5.00%
Bridgnorth - 1 £17,000 -
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (66.67%) NAS
3 6 (66.67%) Clustering
3 6 (66.67%) SAN
3 6 (66.67%) DDNS
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Windows XP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) DDNS
3 6 (66.67%) NAS
3 6 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (66.67%) SAN
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Clustering
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft