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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 53 65 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 20 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 3.11% 1.56% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 12.36% 11.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 13
Average salary £31,500 £24,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £27,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
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 89 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.08% 12.61% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 95 80 100
Average salary £35,000 £29,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Burton-upon-Trent +11 7 £57,500 +130.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -2 4 £23,750 -3.06%
Tamworth - 3 £31,500 -
Lichfield - 2 £35,000 -
Stafford -9 1 £25,000 +11.11%
Cannock - 1 £31,500 -
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 22 (64.71%) LAN
2 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
3 21 (61.76%) DHCP
3 21 (61.76%) WAN
4 19 (55.88%) TCP/IP
5 15 (44.12%) Citrix
5 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (41.18%) VPN
6 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 13 (38.24%) Cisco
7 13 (38.24%) CCNA
8 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
8 11 (32.35%) MS Office
8 11 (32.35%) VMware
9 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (26.47%) CCNP
10 9 (26.47%) Wireless
10 9 (26.47%) VLAN
11 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (20.59%) MCITP
12 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (20.59%) MCSE
12 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
12 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (20.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 6 (17.65%) Avaya
13 6 (17.65%) Apple

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (32.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (20.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.88%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (2.94%) GroupWise
6 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.94%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Office
2 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) LAN
2 21 (61.76%) WAN
2 21 (61.76%) DHCP
3 19 (55.88%) TCP/IP
4 14 (41.18%) VPN
5 9 (26.47%) Wireless
5 9 (26.47%) VLAN
6 5 (14.71%) IP Telephony
6 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
6 5 (14.71%) Firewall
6 5 (14.71%) OSPF
6 5 (14.71%) BGP
6 5 (14.71%) VoIP
6 5 (14.71%) WLAN
7 4 (11.76%) SMTP
7 4 (11.76%) SAN
7 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (8.82%) Internet
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) French Language
2 1 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Analyst
1 7 (20.59%) Administrator
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Support Technician
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) Network Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) IT Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Support Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.59%) Windows XP
5 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
6 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.88%) UNIX
7 2 (5.88%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) NetWare
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.82%) ITIL
1 3 (8.82%) Migration
1 3 (8.82%) Change Management
2 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (2.94%) Service Management
3 1 (2.94%) ERP
3 1 (2.94%) Document Management
3 1 (2.94%) Time Management
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.94%) Server Building
3 1 (2.94%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (38.24%) CCNA
3 9 (26.47%) CCNP
4 7 (20.59%) MCSE
4 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (20.59%) MCITP
5 6 (17.65%) MCTS
6 3 (8.82%) Degree
7 1 (2.94%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 5 (14.71%) Terminal Server
5 3 (8.82%) vSphere
6 2 (5.88%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.94%) Novell eDirectory
7 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCOM
2 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
2 3 (8.82%) SCCM
3 2 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 15 (44.12%) Citrix
2 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) Cisco
4 11 (32.35%) VMware
5 6 (17.65%) Apple
5 6 (17.65%) HP
5 6 (17.65%) Avaya
6 3 (8.82%) CA
6 3 (8.82%) Siemens
7 2 (5.88%) Lotus
7 2 (5.88%) Juniper
7 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.88%) F5
7 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.88%) Brocade
7 2 (5.88%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.94%) Infor
8 1 (2.94%) Kaspersky
8 1 (2.94%) Veeam