The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 69 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 8 16 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.11% 2.50% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 16.67% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 17
Average salary £24,500 £23,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £22,200 £20,200
10% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £31,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
- -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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
90 96 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.45% 15.00% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 82 76 92
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

DNS Salary Trend in Staffordshire

DNS
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +7 7 £24,500 +6.52%
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 18 (78.26%) Windows
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix
2 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
2 12 (52.17%) Apple
2 12 (52.17%) Windows 8
3 11 (47.83%) Blackberry
3 11 (47.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (47.83%) Windows XP
3 11 (47.83%) LAN
3 11 (47.83%) WAN
4 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
5 7 (30.43%) DHCP
6 6 (26.09%) Lync
6 6 (26.09%) XenApp
6 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
7 5 (21.74%) jQuery
7 5 (21.74%) Plesk
7 5 (21.74%) HTML5
7 5 (21.74%) CSS3
7 5 (21.74%) HTML
7 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 5 (21.74%) MySQL
7 5 (21.74%) Photoshop
7 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) SSL
7 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
7 5 (21.74%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (21.74%) Web Design
7 5 (21.74%) Content Management

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 11 (47.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (26.09%) Lync
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
4 3 (13.04%) IIS
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Photoshop
1 5 (21.74%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
2 11 (47.83%) LAN
2 11 (47.83%) WAN
3 7 (30.43%) DHCP
4 5 (21.74%) SSL
4 5 (21.74%) SSH
5 4 (17.39%) VPN
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (13.04%) LDAP
7 2 (8.70%) SAN
7 2 (8.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (13.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Web Designer
2 5 (21.74%) IT Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) IT Support
2 5 (21.74%) Designer
3 4 (17.39%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Front-End Web Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Support
3 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Web Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Server Support
6 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) HTML
1 5 (21.74%) CSS
1 5 (21.74%) jQuery
1 5 (21.74%) HTML5
1 5 (21.74%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows 8
3 11 (47.83%) Windows XP
4 8 (34.78%) Apple iOS
5 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (13.04%) Debian
6 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
6 3 (13.04%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
1 5 (21.74%) Web Design
1 5 (21.74%) Content Management
2 3 (13.04%) Service Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Software Deployment
3 2 (8.70%) People Management
3 2 (8.70%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) ITSM
4 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (78.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) XenApp
2 6 (26.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Plesk
2 3 (13.04%) WSUS
3 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Citrix
1 12 (52.17%) Apple
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.04%) Avaya
3 3 (13.04%) Talend
4 1 (4.35%) Symantec
4 1 (4.35%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Acronis