The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 41 49 33
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.40% 0.32% 4.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 2.50% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 10
Average salary £34,500 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 - £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +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 Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 16.80% 12.62% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 28
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £17,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £46,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

DNS Salary Histogram in Solihull

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 19 (82.61%) Windows
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
1 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (73.91%) VMware
3 16 (69.57%) DHCP
4 14 (60.87%) Finance
5 13 (56.52%) Cisco
5 13 (56.52%) vSphere
6 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
6 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (47.83%) VMware ESX
7 11 (47.83%) LAN
7 11 (47.83%) WAN
7 11 (47.83%) Firewall
7 11 (47.83%) CCNA
7 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
9 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
10 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (26.09%) Banking
11 5 (21.74%) SAN
11 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
12 4 (17.39%) XenApp
12 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
12 4 (17.39%) Citrix
13 3 (13.04%) VLAN
13 3 (13.04%) EPiServer
13 3 (13.04%) CMS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
1 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.04%) CMS
2 3 (13.04%) EPiServer CMS
2 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (13.04%) IIS
3 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) DHCP
2 11 (47.83%) LAN
2 11 (47.83%) WAN
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
4 5 (21.74%) SAN
5 3 (13.04%) VLAN
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (60.87%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
4 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 13 (56.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 13 (56.52%) Network Analyst
3 12 (52.17%) Senior Network Analyst
3 12 (52.17%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 12 (52.17%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Architect
6 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) IT Support
7 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) PKI
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
1 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
1 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
1 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
1 3 (13.04%) Supply Chain Management
1 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
1 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) CCNA
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (56.52%) vSphere
3 11 (47.83%) VMware ESX
4 4 (17.39%) XenApp
5 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
1 2 (8.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) EMC
5 3 (13.04%) EPiServer
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) Lotus
6 2 (8.70%) AppSense
6 2 (8.70%) Fujitsu