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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 34 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing DNS 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.43% 1.52% 2.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.56% 14.29% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Average salary £24,500 £22,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
45 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 15.63% 10.65% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 45 27 11
Average salary £25,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.53% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £35,000
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 29 August 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (85.71%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 12 (85.71%) Windows XP
2 12 (85.71%) LAN
2 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 12 (85.71%) Blackberry
2 12 (85.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 8
3 11 (78.57%) Apple
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
5 5 (35.71%) Lync
5 5 (35.71%) XenApp
5 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) Service Management
8 1 (7.14%) Firewall
8 1 (7.14%) ITSM
8 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) SLA
8 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (7.14%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (85.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (35.71%) Lync
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
1 12 (85.71%) LAN
1 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (14.29%) DHCP
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Support Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 7 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 5 (35.71%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (28.57%) IT Support
5 4 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (7.14%) Administrator
7 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
7 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
7 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows XP
2 12 (85.71%) Windows 8
3 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
2 5 (35.71%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Citrix
2 11 (78.57%) Apple
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft