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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 44 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.01% 1.98% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.14% 18.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
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
35 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 11.74% 10.67% 10.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 26
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) DHCP
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (40.00%) OSPF
4 6 (40.00%) BGP
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 6 (40.00%) TACACS
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) FTP
4 6 (40.00%) RIP
4 6 (40.00%) LAN
4 6 (40.00%) WAN
4 6 (40.00%) CCNP
4 6 (40.00%) CCNA
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) Cisco
4 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (40.00%) SSH
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) IIS
6 4 (26.67%) ITIL

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 3 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (20.00%) CMS
2 3 (20.00%) EPiServer CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 9 (60.00%) DHCP
3 6 (40.00%) FTP
3 6 (40.00%) RIP
3 6 (40.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 6 (40.00%) OSPF
3 6 (40.00%) BGP
3 6 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 6 (40.00%) TACACS
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) SSH
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Server Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Server Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
3 3 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCNP
1 6 (40.00%) CCNA
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) NetApp
4 3 (20.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (6.67%) Veeam