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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 31 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing DNS 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.80% 1.00% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 6.06% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Average salary £21,500 £24,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.24% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
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
35 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 19.02% 16.50% 14.39%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 18
Average salary £24,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £40,000 £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 27 March 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) Citrix
2 24 (92.31%) Windows XP
3 18 (69.23%) Windows 8
4 16 (61.54%) LAN
4 16 (61.54%) WAN
4 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
4 16 (61.54%) Avaya
4 16 (61.54%) Apple
4 16 (61.54%) Blackberry
4 16 (61.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 15 (57.69%) Apple iOS
6 10 (38.46%) DHCP
6 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 10 (38.46%) Service Delivery
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 10 (38.46%) VMware
6 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (30.77%) Wireless
7 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (30.77%) Intranet
7 8 (30.77%) Internet
8 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
9 1 (3.85%) VPN
9 1 (3.85%) Cisco
9 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 16 (61.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (61.54%) LAN
1 16 (61.54%) WAN
1 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
2 10 (38.46%) DHCP
3 8 (30.77%) Intranet
3 8 (30.77%) Internet
3 8 (30.77%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Support Technician
2 10 (38.46%) IT Support
3 8 (30.77%) IT Support Technician
4 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Technician
4 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) Network Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Support Manager
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Manager
5 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Windows XP
3 18 (69.23%) Windows 8
4 15 (57.69%) Apple iOS
5 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (61.54%) Avaya
2 16 (61.54%) Apple
3 10 (38.46%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco