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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 37 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 1 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.40% 1.89% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.94% 17.65% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 5
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -16.86%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
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
34 34 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 13.65% 10.69% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 22 30 35
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,248 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
5 3 (42.86%) NetApp
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) MCSE
5 3 (42.86%) MCSA
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (14.29%) OSPF
7 1 (14.29%) BGP
7 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
7 1 (14.29%) Firewall
7 1 (14.29%) CMS
7 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (14.29%) EMC

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) EPiServer CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) IBM Domino
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) FTP
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) RIP
3 1 (14.29%) SSH
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
1 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 1 (14.29%) Logistics
1 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
1 1 (14.29%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) EPiServer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle