The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 59 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.03% 2.32% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.95% 13.54% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 3
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £22,175 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £45,000 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 96 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.58% 17.11% 10.41%
Number of salaries quoted 79 90 53
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
West Midlands

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tamworth +9 6 £21,250 -
Stoke-on-Trent -10 4 £28,000 -11.11%
Stafford - 2 £22,500 - 1
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (73.91%) TCP/IP
3 16 (69.57%) LAN
3 16 (69.57%) WAN
4 15 (65.22%) Citrix
4 15 (65.22%) Windows
5 10 (43.48%) DHCP
6 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
7 8 (34.78%) VPN
7 8 (34.78%) Wireless
7 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (30.43%) MCTS
8 7 (30.43%) MCITP
8 7 (30.43%) CCNA
8 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (30.43%) MCSE
8 7 (30.43%) MS Office
9 6 (26.09%) Cisco
10 4 (17.39%) Terminal Server
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
10 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (17.39%) VMware
10 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
10 4 (17.39%) IIS
10 4 (17.39%) ITIL
10 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
11 3 (13.04%) jQuery
11 3 (13.04%) PowerShell

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (17.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (17.39%) IIS
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.35%) WordPress
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Office
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) TCP/IP
2 16 (69.57%) LAN
2 16 (69.57%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) DHCP
4 8 (34.78%) VPN
4 8 (34.78%) Wireless
5 3 (13.04%) SSL
6 2 (8.70%) LDAP
6 2 (8.70%) Firewall
6 2 (8.70%) SSH
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security
7 1 (4.35%) VLAN
7 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (4.35%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (8.70%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Help Desk Support
2 8 (34.78%) Support Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Help Desk Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Help Desk Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Support
7 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) Web Designer
7 2 (8.70%) Photoshop Designer
7 2 (8.70%) IT Support
7 2 (8.70%) Designer
8 1 (4.35%) PHP Programmer
8 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) jQuery
1 3 (13.04%) CSS3
1 3 (13.04%) HTML5
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 1 (4.35%) WCF
2 1 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.35%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.70%) Debian
3 2 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Web Design
2 3 (13.04%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
3 2 (8.70%) Content Management
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
4 1 (4.35%) Web Development
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.35%) OOP
4 1 (4.35%) MVC
4 1 (4.35%) SEO
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.35%) PHP
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) MCTS
1 7 (30.43%) MCITP
1 7 (30.43%) CCNA
1 7 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (30.43%) MCSE
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) Terminal Server
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
1 2 (8.70%) Plesk
2 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Citrix
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) Apple
5 2 (8.70%) Talend
6 1 (4.35%) Ruckus Wireless
6 1 (4.35%) Twitter
6 1 (4.35%) HP
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum - depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Burntwood, Staffordshire
TechCare Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago