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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 9 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.33% 2.90% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.31% 17.39% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 2
Average salary £32,500 £34,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.79% +13.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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
52 46 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 19.26% 16.67% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 50 39 28
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,599 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 August 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (60.00%) NetApp
5 6 (60.00%) DHCP
6 5 (50.00%) Cisco
6 5 (50.00%) MCSE
6 5 (50.00%) MCSA
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (50.00%) SAN
7 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (40.00%) SQL
8 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (20.00%) IIS
9 2 (20.00%) ITIL
9 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (20.00%) CCNA
9 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
10 1 (10.00%) Release Management
10 1 (10.00%) vSphere
10 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (10.00%) Change Control

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (40.00%) Server Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) MCSE
1 5 (50.00%) MCSA
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) NetApp
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft