The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 32 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Permanent jobs citing DNS 9 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 4.86% 5.46% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.13% 52.63% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 2
Average salary £34,250 £28,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.32% +17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £25,950
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.36%
DNS
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 17.30% 10.38% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 31
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £40,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

DNS
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Stockport region.

DNS Salary Trend in Stockport

DNS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) HP
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) VLAN
2 8 (88.89%) Network Security
2 8 (88.89%) ProCurve
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Project Planning
4 5 (55.56%) Wireless
4 5 (55.56%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 2 (22.22%) Change Control
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) DHCP
7 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (11.11%) vSphere
7 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) VLAN
2 8 (88.89%) Network Security
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technician
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
1 5 (55.56%) Project Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) HP
2 8 (88.89%) ProCurve
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix