The first table below looks at the demand for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 40 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 11 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.86% 1.76% 4.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.64% 11.36% 13.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 10
Average salary £42,500 £30,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% +29.78%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 44 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 19.65% 15.49% 29.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35 36 40
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,924 £24,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

DNS
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Solihull region.

DNS Salary Trend in Solihull

DNS
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Solihull

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) DHCP
2 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (68.18%) Cisco
3 15 (68.18%) VMware
4 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
5 12 (54.55%) LAN
5 12 (54.55%) WAN
5 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (54.55%) VMware ESX
5 12 (54.55%) Firewall
5 12 (54.55%) CCNA
5 12 (54.55%) vSphere
6 6 (27.27%) XenApp
6 6 (27.27%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 6 (27.27%) Citrix
7 5 (22.73%) SAN
7 5 (22.73%) Retail
8 4 (18.18%) PKI
8 4 (18.18%) SCCM
8 4 (18.18%) SCOM
8 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 4 (18.18%) Fujitsu
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2007
1 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) DHCP
2 12 (54.55%) LAN
2 12 (54.55%) WAN
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) SAN
4 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) VPN
General
1 17 (77.27%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Retail
4 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 15 (68.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 15 (68.18%) Network Analyst
3 14 (63.64%) Senior Network Analyst
3 14 (63.64%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (63.64%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (27.27%) Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Architect
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
1 16 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (54.55%) CCNA
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (54.55%) VMware ESX
2 12 (54.55%) vSphere
3 6 (27.27%) XenApp
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
1 4 (18.18%) SCOM
2 3 (13.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
1 15 (68.18%) VMware
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) Fujitsu
3 4 (18.18%) AppSense