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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 20 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 5.26% 12.61% 12.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 31.25% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 7
Average salary £27,250 £35,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.14% +84.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,150 £24,600 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £45,000 £38,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
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 48 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 17.54% 40.34% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 36 25
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £17,200 £18,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -6 10 £27,500 -21.42%
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 27 (81.82%) Citrix
3 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 24 (72.73%) DHCP
4 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 22 (66.67%) Firewall
6 19 (57.58%) TCP/IP
7 18 (54.55%) VMware
7 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (45.45%) Linux
9 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (39.39%) VPN
10 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (33.33%) ITIL
11 11 (33.33%) SAN
11 11 (33.33%) XenApp
12 10 (30.30%) NAS
13 9 (27.27%) DDNS
14 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
14 8 (24.24%) MCITP
14 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2000
14 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
14 8 (24.24%) MCSE
14 8 (24.24%) MCSA
14 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (9.09%) IIS
5 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.06%) Apache
7 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) DHCP
2 22 (66.67%) Firewall
3 19 (57.58%) TCP/IP
4 13 (39.39%) VPN
5 11 (33.33%) SAN
6 10 (30.30%) NAS
7 9 (27.27%) DDNS
8 7 (21.21%) IPv4
8 7 (21.21%) IPv6
8 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (21.21%) IP Telephony
8 7 (21.21%) VLAN
9 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (9.09%) LAN
9 3 (9.09%) WAN
10 1 (3.03%) LDAP
10 1 (3.03%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2000
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Hudson
General
1 6 (18.18%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
5 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (12.12%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
8 2 (6.06%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Support
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 1 (3.03%) Deployment Engineer
9 1 (3.03%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Clustering
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (45.45%) Linux
5 14 (42.42%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.12%) Ubuntu
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Network Design
3 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.06%) Server Building
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (6.06%) IT Governance
4 2 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (24.24%) MCSE
2 8 (24.24%) MCSA
2 8 (24.24%) MCITP
3 7 (21.21%) CCNA
3 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (12.12%) CCA
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) XenApp
3 6 (18.18%) vSphere
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 5 (15.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.06%) DFS Replication
6 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (81.82%) Citrix
2 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 18 (54.55%) VMware
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco
5 4 (12.12%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Brocade
6 3 (9.09%) SonicWALL
6 3 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (9.09%) 3PAR
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) NetApp