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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 9 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing DNS 31 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 16.76% 8.26% 5.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 58.49% 23.26% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 5
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £22,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £46,250 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
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
53 43 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 28.65% 35.54% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 48 9 23
Average salary £30,500 £45,000 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.22% +27.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £22,300 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +17 27 £30,500 -28.23%
Shrewsbury - 1 £18,500 -
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 35 (87.50%) VMware
3 30 (75.00%) Citrix
4 28 (70.00%) TCP/IP
4 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
6 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
7 22 (55.00%) MS Exchange
8 21 (52.50%) SAN
8 21 (52.50%) DDNS
9 19 (47.50%) Firewall
10 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 18 (45.00%) VPN
11 17 (42.50%) NAS
12 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (35.00%) Cisco
12 14 (35.00%) DHCP
12 14 (35.00%) Linux
13 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
13 13 (32.50%) HP
14 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
14 12 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
15 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
15 11 (27.50%) Clustering
15 11 (27.50%) CCNA
15 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (22.50%) SQL
17 9 (22.50%) Brocade
17 9 (22.50%) VLAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (27.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (10.00%) Apache
4 4 (10.00%) IIS
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) IBM Notes
6 2 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 21 (52.50%) SAN
2 21 (52.50%) DDNS
3 19 (47.50%) Firewall
4 18 (45.00%) VPN
5 17 (42.50%) NAS
6 14 (35.00%) DHCP
7 9 (22.50%) VLAN
7 9 (22.50%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (17.50%) IP Telephony
8 7 (17.50%) IPv4
8 7 (17.50%) IPv6
9 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (10.00%) LAN
11 3 (7.50%) VoIP
11 3 (7.50%) WAN
11 3 (7.50%) SNMP
12 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (32.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (7.50%) MySQL
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Legal
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (32.50%) Technical Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Network Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Network Support
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Support
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Technical Support
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Windows
2 28 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (35.00%) Linux
4 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (10.00%) Windows NT
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000
6 2 (5.00%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Network Design
2 2 (5.00%) Migration
2 2 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (27.50%) CCNA
4 7 (17.50%) MCSE
4 7 (17.50%) MCSA
4 7 (17.50%) CCA
5 2 (5.00%) CCNP
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 8 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (12.50%) XenApp
4 5 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (12.50%) vSphere
5 4 (10.00%) XenServer
6 2 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (87.50%) VMware
2 30 (75.00%) Citrix
3 23 (57.50%) Microsoft
4 14 (35.00%) Cisco
5 13 (32.50%) HP
6 9 (22.50%) Brocade
7 7 (17.50%) SonicWALL
8 4 (10.00%) NetApp
8 4 (10.00%) 3PAR
9 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
10 2 (5.00%) Lotus