The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 54 63 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.30% 1.09% 3.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 10.14% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 12
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%

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
57 69 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 12.34% 10.71% 20.95%
Number of salaries quoted 53 63 98
Median salary £30,500 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £35,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent 0 1 £26,000 -2.80%
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 16 (72.73%) DHCP
4 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
5 14 (63.64%) Firewall
5 14 (63.64%) VMware
6 13 (59.09%) VLAN
6 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
7 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
8 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
9 9 (40.91%) Cisco
10 8 (36.36%) MS Office
10 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
10 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (31.82%) Migration
11 7 (31.82%) IIS
11 7 (31.82%) VPN
11 7 (31.82%) Norton AntiVirus
11 7 (31.82%) Symantec
12 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
12 6 (27.27%) Linux
12 6 (27.27%) ITIL
12 6 (27.27%) Office 365
13 5 (22.73%) Acronis
13 5 (22.73%) Cyberoam
13 5 (22.73%) Mimecast
13 5 (22.73%) Server Building

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (31.82%) IIS
3 5 (22.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (22.73%) Site Server
4 2 (9.09%) Apache
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) CloudStack
5 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.55%) nginx
5 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 8 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) Office 365
2 5 (22.73%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.55%) G Suite
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) DHCP
2 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 13 (59.09%) VLAN
4 7 (31.82%) VPN
5 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 5 (22.73%) LAN
6 5 (22.73%) SAN
6 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (9.09%) HTTP
8 2 (9.09%) ICMP
8 2 (9.09%) Internet
8 2 (9.09%) Network Security
8 2 (9.09%) SMTP
8 2 (9.09%) SSL
8 2 (9.09%) Telnet
9 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
9 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
9 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) GDB
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) GitLab
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
1 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd/3rd Line Technical Support
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Support
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) IT Support
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) IT Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Support Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Support Technician
5 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.55%) Clustering
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (27.27%) Linux
4 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Android
6 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.55%) Unix
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Server Building
4 3 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
5 2 (9.09%) Data Security
5 2 (9.09%) People Management
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) Change Management
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (4.55%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (4.55%) Logistics
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) Go
2 1 (4.55%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) Ruby
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) HND
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
2 13 (59.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 5 (22.73%) Terminal Services
5 3 (13.64%) XenApp
5 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
5 3 (13.64%) XenServer
6 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
7 1 (4.55%) Ceph
7 1 (4.55%) KVM
7 1 (4.55%) Varnish
7 1 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.55%) Ansible
3 1 (4.55%) Grafana
3 1 (4.55%) Graphite
3 1 (4.55%) Icinga
3 1 (4.55%) Kibana
3 1 (4.55%) logstash
3 1 (4.55%) Nagios
3 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.55%) Puppet
3 1 (4.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) VMware
3 9 (40.91%) Cisco
4 7 (31.82%) Symantec
5 5 (22.73%) Acronis
5 5 (22.73%) arcserve
5 5 (22.73%) Citrix
5 5 (22.73%) Cyberoam
5 5 (22.73%) Intel Security
5 5 (22.73%) Kaspersky
5 5 (22.73%) Proofpoint
5 5 (22.73%) SonicWALL
5 5 (22.73%) Sophos
5 5 (22.73%) WatchGuard
5 5 (22.73%) Webroot
6 2 (9.09%) Brocade
6 2 (9.09%) EMC
6 2 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (9.09%) NetApp
6 2 (9.09%) Veeam