The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Shropshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 14 13 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Permanent jobs citing DNS 15 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 12.00% 12.30% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.61% 39.47% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 6
Average salary £35,000 £19,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.21% -36.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 39.20% 31.15% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 36 24 31
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,200 £18,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
West Midlands

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 August 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 1 August 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 -5 14 £35,000 +84.21% 3
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 34 (97.14%) Active Directory
3 26 (74.29%) vSphere
4 20 (57.14%) Linux
4 20 (57.14%) SQL
5 19 (54.29%) IIS
6 18 (51.43%) Perl
6 18 (51.43%) SSL
6 18 (51.43%) HTTP
6 18 (51.43%) VMware
6 18 (51.43%) Backup Exec
6 18 (51.43%) Altiris
6 18 (51.43%) VLAN
6 18 (51.43%) Bash Shell
6 18 (51.43%) Forefront TMG
6 18 (51.43%) Load Balancing
6 18 (51.43%) PowerShell
7 17 (48.57%) WSUS
7 17 (48.57%) Publishing
7 17 (48.57%) Citrix
7 17 (48.57%) MS Office
8 16 (45.71%) MS Excel
8 16 (45.71%) Change Control
9 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
10 14 (40.00%) MS Visio
10 14 (40.00%) Apache
10 14 (40.00%) SSH
10 14 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (40.00%) Open Source

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 19 (54.29%) IIS
2 15 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 14 (40.00%) Apache
3 14 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (34.29%) Moodle
5 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (31.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 5 (14.29%) WordPress
8 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (5.71%) IBM Notes
10 1 (2.86%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) MS Office
2 16 (45.71%) MS Excel
3 14 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) SSL
1 18 (51.43%) HTTP
1 18 (51.43%) VLAN
2 14 (40.00%) SSH
3 13 (37.14%) DHCP
4 12 (34.29%) SAN
5 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
6 3 (8.57%) DDNS
6 3 (8.57%) Firewall
7 2 (5.71%) NAS
8 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 17 (48.57%) Publishing
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Support Engineer
2 10 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Server Support
5 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (40.00%) Open Source
2 7 (20.00%) VLE
3 3 (8.57%) Wiki
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Linux
3 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) Load Balancing
2 16 (45.71%) Change Control
3 10 (28.57%) Time Management
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) Content Management
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) SQL
2 18 (51.43%) Perl
2 18 (51.43%) Bash Shell
2 18 (51.43%) PowerShell
3 12 (34.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCA
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
System Software
1 34 (97.14%) Active Directory
2 26 (74.29%) vSphere
3 18 (51.43%) Forefront TMG
4 14 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (31.43%) XenApp
6 9 (25.71%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (22.86%) Shibboleth
8 7 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (11.43%) XenServer
9 4 (11.43%) Terminal Services
9 4 (11.43%) ISA Server
10 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (51.43%) Backup Exec
2 17 (48.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 18 (51.43%) VMware
2 18 (51.43%) Altiris
3 17 (48.57%) Citrix
4 10 (28.57%) NetApp
4 10 (28.57%) Cisco
5 7 (20.00%) Dell
6 3 (8.57%) HP
6 3 (8.57%) 3PAR
7 2 (5.71%) Lotus