The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 35 33 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Permanent jobs citing DNS 6 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.11% 3.85% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.91% 37.50% 30.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 0
Average salary £26,750 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
Communications & Networking Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
55 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 19.30% 10.26% 6.70%
Number of salaries quoted 55 22 9
Average salary £27,000 £33,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
Staffordshire

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 28 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) Windows XP
2 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (90.91%) Blackberry
2 10 (90.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 8
3 9 (81.82%) Apple
4 8 (72.73%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 3 (27.27%) XenApp
7 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
7 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
7 3 (27.27%) Lync
8 1 (9.09%) Service Management
8 1 (9.09%) Firewall
8 1 (9.09%) ITSM
8 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) VPN
8 1 (9.09%) DHCP
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (9.09%) Mac OS

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (90.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (27.27%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
1 10 (90.91%) WAN
1 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Support Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (63.64%) Help Desk Engineer
3 7 (63.64%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 5 (45.45%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) IT Support
5 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (9.09%) Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows XP
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITSM
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
2 3 (27.27%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 9 (81.82%) Apple
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft