The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 36 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 4 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.05% 2.03% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 10.17% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Average salary £22,250 £26,625 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.43% -40.83%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.04%
DNS
Staffordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 59 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 16.92% 19.93% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32 59 17
Average salary £25,000 £27,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £19,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

DNS
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

DNS Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows XP
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
3 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 9 (75.00%) LAN
4 9 (75.00%) WAN
4 9 (75.00%) Apple
4 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (75.00%) Avaya
4 9 (75.00%) Blackberry
4 9 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (75.00%) Apple iOS
4 9 (75.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (16.67%) Intranet
6 2 (16.67%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
7 1 (8.33%) Service Management
7 1 (8.33%) SAN
7 1 (8.33%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) SLA

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 9 (75.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (16.67%) Intranet
3 2 (16.67%) Internet
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Support Technician
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 3 (25.00%) IT Support
4 2 (16.67%) Help Desk Technician
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows XP
3 9 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 9 (75.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) Avaya
2 9 (75.00%) Apple
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft