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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 57 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 10 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.63% 1.75% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.35% 12.50% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 10
Average salary £21,500 £22,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.37% -36.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,975 £19,000 £22,175
10% offered a salary of more than £22,150 £29,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,125 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-0.34% -3.66%
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 Staffordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 80 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.48% 13.96% 18.58%
Number of salaries quoted 94 73 99
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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
Stoke-on-Trent +5 6 £21,750 -22.32%
Tamworth -24 1 £19,500 -7.14%
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (91.18%) Citrix
3 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 23 (67.65%) Windows XP
5 21 (61.76%) LAN
5 21 (61.76%) WAN
5 21 (61.76%) TCP/IP
6 20 (58.82%) Windows 8
7 19 (55.88%) DHCP
8 15 (44.12%) Avaya
8 15 (44.12%) Apple
8 15 (44.12%) Blackberry
8 15 (44.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (44.12%) Apple iOS
9 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (41.18%) Windows 7
9 14 (41.18%) Wireless
9 14 (41.18%) VMware
10 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
12 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
13 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
14 8 (23.53%) Intranet
14 8 (23.53%) Internet
15 7 (20.59%) MS Office
15 7 (20.59%) VPN
16 6 (17.65%) CCNA
16 6 (17.65%) MCSE
16 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (44.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (26.47%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.59%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (61.76%) LAN
1 21 (61.76%) WAN
1 21 (61.76%) TCP/IP
2 19 (55.88%) DHCP
3 14 (41.18%) Wireless
4 8 (23.53%) Intranet
4 8 (23.53%) Internet
5 7 (20.59%) VPN
6 3 (8.82%) SAN
7 2 (5.88%) Firewall
7 2 (5.88%) VoIP
8 1 (2.94%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Support Technician
2 11 (32.35%) IT Support
3 9 (26.47%) IT Support Technician
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 4 (11.76%) Service Desk Technician
6 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Network Administrator
7 2 (5.88%) Senior IT Support
7 2 (5.88%) Network Manager
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Support Manager
7 2 (5.88%) IT Support Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (67.65%) Windows XP
3 20 (58.82%) Windows 8
4 15 (44.12%) Apple iOS
5 14 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (41.18%) Windows 7
6 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (2.94%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) MCSE
1 6 (17.65%) CCNA
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (17.65%) MCTS
1 6 (17.65%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Terminal Server
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (91.18%) Citrix
2 15 (44.12%) Avaya
2 15 (44.12%) Apple
3 14 (41.18%) VMware
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.88%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) CA
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago