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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 50 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+12 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 26 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.00% 2.05% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.49% 15.00% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 15 10
Average salary £31,500 £22,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £18,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £27,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
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
121 100 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.62% 13.70% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 106 92 100
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -25.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

DNS Salary Histogram 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 28 July 2015. 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
Burton-upon-Trent +16 7 £57,500 +130.00% 1
Tamworth -11 5 £22,500 -2.17% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -4 4 £22,500 -15.88%
Cannock - 3 £31,500 -
Stafford -11 2 £25,000 +11.11%
Lichfield - 2 £35,000 -
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 24 (70.59%) LAN
3 23 (67.65%) WAN
3 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
4 21 (61.76%) TCP/IP
5 20 (58.82%) DHCP
6 17 (50.00%) Citrix
7 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (41.18%) VPN
8 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
9 13 (38.24%) CCNA
10 12 (35.29%) MS Office
11 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
11 11 (32.35%) Cisco
11 11 (32.35%) Windows 8
12 10 (29.41%) Wireless
13 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
13 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (26.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (23.53%) Avaya
14 8 (23.53%) CCNP
14 8 (23.53%) MCSE
14 8 (23.53%) VMware
14 8 (23.53%) MCITP
14 8 (23.53%) VLAN
15 7 (20.59%) MCTS
15 7 (20.59%) Apple
15 7 (20.59%) Blackberry
15 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 9 (26.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.94%) GroupWise
6 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Office
2 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (2.94%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (70.59%) LAN
2 23 (67.65%) WAN
3 21 (61.76%) TCP/IP
4 20 (58.82%) DHCP
5 14 (41.18%) VPN
6 10 (29.41%) Wireless
7 8 (23.53%) VLAN
8 5 (14.71%) VoIP
8 5 (14.71%) WLAN
8 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
8 5 (14.71%) OSPF
8 5 (14.71%) BGP
9 4 (11.76%) SAN
9 4 (11.76%) SMTP
9 4 (11.76%) Firewall
9 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (11.76%) IP Telephony
10 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (8.82%) Internet
11 2 (5.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) French Language
2 1 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Administrator
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
2 5 (14.71%) Help Desk Analyst
2 5 (14.71%) Support Technician
3 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Technical Support
3 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (8.82%) Network Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) IT Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Team Leader
5 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows 8
3 9 (26.47%) Windows XP
3 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (20.59%) Apple iOS
5 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.88%) UNIX
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.94%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.82%) Change Management
1 3 (8.82%) Migration
2 2 (5.88%) Project Management
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL
2 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
3 1 (2.94%) Time Management
3 1 (2.94%) Document Management
3 1 (2.94%) Service Management
3 1 (2.94%) ITSM
3 1 (2.94%) ERP
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.94%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNA
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (23.53%) CCNP
3 8 (23.53%) MCSE
3 8 (23.53%) MCITP
4 7 (20.59%) MCTS
5 3 (8.82%) Degree
6 1 (2.94%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (67.65%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) Terminal Server
3 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.82%) vSphere
6 1 (2.94%) Novell eDirectory
6 1 (2.94%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCOM
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
2 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) Citrix
2 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 11 (32.35%) Cisco
4 8 (23.53%) Avaya
4 8 (23.53%) VMware
5 7 (20.59%) Apple
6 5 (14.71%) HP
7 3 (8.82%) CA
7 3 (8.82%) Siemens
8 2 (5.88%) F5
8 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.88%) Lotus
8 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.88%) Juniper
8 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.94%) SonicWALL
9 1 (2.94%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.94%) Infor
9 1 (2.94%) Veeam
9 1 (2.94%) Brocade
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 30 minutes ago
Staffordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £27000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Car Allow + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago