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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 43 54 51
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing DNS 20 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.14% 2.07% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.69% 14.77% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 15
Average salary £22,500 £23,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% -17.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,100 £21,800
10% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,600 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
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
107 88 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.80% 14.01% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 91 74 92
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 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
(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 +18 17 £22,500 -4.25%
Cannock +5 2 £26,750 -10.83% 1
Tamworth -7 1 £18,500 -7.50%
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Citrix
3 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
4 20 (68.97%) Windows XP
5 18 (62.07%) Windows 8
6 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
7 16 (55.17%) LAN
7 16 (55.17%) WAN
7 16 (55.17%) Apple
8 15 (51.72%) Blackberry
8 15 (51.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (48.28%) DHCP
9 14 (48.28%) Apple iOS
10 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
11 10 (34.48%) Avaya
11 10 (34.48%) VMware
11 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
11 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
12 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
13 6 (20.69%) Wireless
13 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (17.24%) VPN
14 5 (17.24%) Intranet
14 5 (17.24%) Internet
14 5 (17.24%) XenApp
14 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
14 5 (17.24%) Lync

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 15 (51.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (24.14%) MS Exchange
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (17.24%) Lync
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) TCP/IP
2 16 (55.17%) WAN
2 16 (55.17%) LAN
3 14 (48.28%) DHCP
4 6 (20.69%) Wireless
5 5 (17.24%) VPN
5 5 (17.24%) Intranet
5 5 (17.24%) Internet
6 4 (13.79%) SAN
6 4 (13.79%) Firewall
7 2 (6.90%) VoIP
8 1 (3.45%) VLAN
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) IT Support
2 8 (27.59%) Support Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Support Technician
4 6 (20.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (10.34%) Network Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Network Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Support Manager
7 2 (6.90%) IT Support Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Senior IT Support
7 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Technician
8 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (51.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Windows XP
3 18 (62.07%) Windows 8
4 14 (48.28%) Apple iOS
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (34.48%) Windows 7
6 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
2 2 (6.90%) Migration
2 2 (6.90%) Service Management
2 2 (6.90%) People Management
2 2 (6.90%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) CCNA
1 1 (3.45%) MCSE
1 1 (3.45%) MCTS
1 1 (3.45%) MCITP
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) XenApp
2 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
3 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Citrix
2 16 (55.17%) Apple
3 10 (34.48%) Avaya
3 10 (34.48%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco
5 2 (6.90%) CA
5 2 (6.90%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Acronis
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago