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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 39 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 26 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.75% 1.87% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.67% 15.07% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 13
Average salary £22,500 £22,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,625 £20,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,400 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,661 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -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
120 73 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.94% 12.39% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 96 64 84
Average salary £25,000 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £41,600 £53,000
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 27 January 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 +20 21 £22,500 +2.27%
Tamworth -5 2 £18,500 -7.50%
Cannock - 2 £26,750 - 1
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 30 (88.24%) Citrix
3 25 (73.53%) Windows XP
4 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
5 20 (58.82%) LAN
5 20 (58.82%) TCP/IP
5 20 (58.82%) WAN
5 20 (58.82%) Windows 8
6 17 (50.00%) DHCP
6 17 (50.00%) Apple
6 17 (50.00%) Blackberry
6 17 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (47.06%) Apple iOS
8 14 (41.18%) Avaya
9 13 (38.24%) VMware
9 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
10 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
11 11 (32.35%) Wireless
12 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
12 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (23.53%) Intranet
13 8 (23.53%) Internet
13 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
14 6 (17.65%) VPN
15 5 (14.71%) MS Office
15 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
16 4 (11.76%) SAN
17 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 17 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (58.82%) LAN
1 20 (58.82%) WAN
1 20 (58.82%) TCP/IP
2 17 (50.00%) DHCP
3 11 (32.35%) Wireless
4 8 (23.53%) Intranet
4 8 (23.53%) Internet
5 6 (17.65%) VPN
6 4 (11.76%) SAN
7 2 (5.88%) Firewall
7 2 (5.88%) VoIP
8 1 (2.94%) VLAN
8 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) IT Support
2 12 (35.29%) Support Technician
3 8 (23.53%) IT Support Technician
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior IT Support
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Network Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Support Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Manager
6 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (73.53%) Windows XP
3 20 (58.82%) Windows 8
4 16 (47.06%) Apple iOS
5 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (38.24%) Windows 7
6 12 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.88%) Migration
2 2 (5.88%) Change Control
2 2 (5.88%) People Management
2 2 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) MCSE
1 3 (8.82%) CCNA
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.82%) MCTS
1 3 (8.82%) MCITP
2 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) XenApp
2 3 (8.82%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Citrix
2 17 (50.00%) Apple
3 14 (41.18%) Avaya
4 13 (38.24%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
6 2 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) CA
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
Cannock, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + great company + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago