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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 59 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.93% 2.74% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.91% 18.81% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 19 13
Average salary £21,750 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £27,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
110 101 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.68% 14.57% 19.46%
Number of salaries quoted 95 92 106
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £21,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 6 £22,000 -18.51%
Tamworth -27 2 £19,000 -11.62% 1
Stafford -10 1 £25,000 +11.11%
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (86.67%) Citrix
3 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
4 21 (70.00%) LAN
5 20 (66.67%) WAN
5 20 (66.67%) TCP/IP
6 19 (63.33%) Windows XP
7 17 (56.67%) Windows 8
8 16 (53.33%) DHCP
9 14 (46.67%) Avaya
10 13 (43.33%) Wireless
10 13 (43.33%) Apple
10 13 (43.33%) Blackberry
10 13 (43.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (43.33%) Apple iOS
11 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
11 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (33.33%) VMware
13 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
14 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
14 8 (26.67%) MS Office
14 8 (26.67%) VPN
14 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (23.33%) MCSE
15 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
15 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
15 7 (23.33%) MCTS
15 7 (23.33%) MCITP
16 6 (20.00%) Intranet

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (43.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
1 8 (26.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) LAN
2 20 (66.67%) WAN
2 20 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 16 (53.33%) DHCP
4 13 (43.33%) Wireless
5 8 (26.67%) VPN
6 6 (20.00%) Intranet
6 6 (20.00%) Internet
7 2 (6.67%) SAN
8 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.33%) WebEx
8 1 (3.33%) SMTP
8 1 (3.33%) PSTN
8 1 (3.33%) VoIP
8 1 (3.33%) ADSL
8 1 (3.33%) FTP
8 1 (3.33%) Firewall
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPT
8 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.33%) VLAN
General
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Support Technician
2 7 (23.33%) IT Support
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (23.33%) IT Support Technician
3 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
4 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Network Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows XP
3 17 (56.67%) Windows 8
4 13 (43.33%) Apple iOS
5 11 (36.67%) Windows 7
5 11 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL
2 1 (3.33%) Service Management
2 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) MCSE
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (23.33%) MCTS
1 7 (23.33%) MCITP
2 6 (20.00%) CCNA
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (76.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Terminal Server
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
3 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Citrix
2 14 (46.67%) Avaya
3 13 (43.33%) Apple
4 10 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco
6 1 (3.33%) CA
6 1 (3.33%) HP
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Qualification Allowance + Pension
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