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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 55 58 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing DNS 13 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.14% 1.11% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.82% 7.59% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 12
Average salary £21,500 £21,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £19,000 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,750 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -5.33%
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
110 79 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.09% 14.66% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 97 70 88
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 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 +7 8 £21,500 -16.50%
Tamworth -22 2 £19,000 -5.00%
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (94.29%) Citrix
3 25 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 23 (65.71%) LAN
4 23 (65.71%) WAN
4 23 (65.71%) TCP/IP
5 22 (62.86%) Windows 8
6 18 (51.43%) DHCP
7 17 (48.57%) Avaya
7 17 (48.57%) Apple
7 17 (48.57%) Blackberry
7 17 (48.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 16 (45.71%) Apple iOS
9 14 (40.00%) Wireless
9 14 (40.00%) VMware
10 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
11 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
12 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
13 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
14 8 (22.86%) Intranet
14 8 (22.86%) Internet
15 7 (20.00%) VPN
16 6 (17.14%) MS Office
16 6 (17.14%) MCSE
16 6 (17.14%) CCNA
16 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 17 (48.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (25.71%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (65.71%) LAN
1 23 (65.71%) WAN
1 23 (65.71%) TCP/IP
2 18 (51.43%) DHCP
3 14 (40.00%) Wireless
4 8 (22.86%) Intranet
4 8 (22.86%) Internet
5 7 (20.00%) VPN
6 2 (5.71%) SAN
6 2 (5.71%) Firewall
6 2 (5.71%) VoIP
7 1 (2.86%) VLAN
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Support Technician
2 10 (28.57%) IT Support
3 8 (22.86%) IT Support Technician
4 6 (17.14%) Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Technician
7 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 2 (5.71%) Senior IT Support
8 2 (5.71%) Network Manager
8 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Support Manager
8 2 (5.71%) IT Support Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 17 (48.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 22 (62.86%) Windows 8
4 16 (45.71%) Apple iOS
5 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (37.14%) Windows 7
6 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) MCSE
1 6 (17.14%) CCNA
1 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (17.14%) MCTS
1 6 (17.14%) MCITP
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Terminal Server
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (94.29%) Citrix
2 17 (48.57%) Avaya
2 17 (48.57%) Apple
3 14 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) HP
5 2 (5.71%) CA
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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