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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 23 43 39
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 18 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.45% 2.36% 3.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.29% 16.22% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 1
Average salary £22,500 £23,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +23.68%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
51 37 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 23.94% 14.57% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 42 35 11
Average salary £25,000 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Citrix
3 21 (84.00%) Windows XP
4 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (68.00%) Windows 8
5 16 (64.00%) Apple
6 15 (60.00%) LAN
6 15 (60.00%) WAN
6 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (60.00%) Blackberry
6 15 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (56.00%) Apple iOS
8 10 (40.00%) DHCP
8 10 (40.00%) Avaya
8 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
9 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
10 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
10 8 (32.00%) VMware
10 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (24.00%) Intranet
12 6 (24.00%) Internet
12 6 (24.00%) Wireless
13 5 (20.00%) XenApp
13 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
13 5 (20.00%) Lync
14 3 (12.00%) VPN
15 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
15 2 (8.00%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (20.00%) Lync
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (60.00%) LAN
1 15 (60.00%) WAN
1 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 10 (40.00%) DHCP
3 6 (24.00%) Intranet
3 6 (24.00%) Internet
3 6 (24.00%) Wireless
4 3 (12.00%) VPN
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) IT Support
2 8 (32.00%) Support Technician
3 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) IT Support Technician
4 6 (24.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Network Manager
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.00%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (60.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows XP
3 17 (68.00%) Windows 8
4 14 (56.00%) Apple iOS
5 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.00%) Change Control
2 1 (4.00%) People Management
2 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) XenApp
2 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Citrix
2 16 (64.00%) Apple
3 10 (40.00%) Avaya
4 8 (32.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft