The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 21 25 3
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Permanent jobs citing DNS 19 2 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 8.15% 2.00% 31.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 39.58% 6.45% 68.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 30
Average salary £21,000 £25,250 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.83% -0.98%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
DNS
West Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 31 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 20.60% 31.00% 45.63%
Number of salaries quoted 30 27 42
Average salary £25,000 £38,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +49.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

DNS
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

DNS Salary Trend in Wakefield

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (90.91%) Citrix
3 13 (59.09%) DHCP
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 12 (54.55%) Change Control
5 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 11 (50.00%) SCCM
6 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
7 9 (40.91%) SQL
7 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
7 9 (40.91%) .NET
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle
7 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
7 9 (40.91%) IIS
7 9 (40.91%) Publishing
7 9 (40.91%) AppSense
7 9 (40.91%) Degree
7 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
7 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
7 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
7 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) Retail
8 5 (22.73%) Fujitsu
9 4 (18.18%) MS Office
9 4 (18.18%) ITIL
9 4 (18.18%) XenApp
9 4 (18.18%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 11 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
3 9 (40.91%) IIS
4 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) DHCP
2 2 (9.09%) VoIP
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Publishing
2 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Server Support
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Server Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Support
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 2 (9.09%) iPhone
1 2 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Change Control
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Service Management
3 2 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
1 9 (40.91%) VB.NET
1 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
1 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) MCP
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.09%) MCDST
3 2 (9.09%) MCTS
3 2 (9.09%) MCSA
3 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) CCA
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Citrix
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 9 (40.91%) AppSense
4 5 (22.73%) Fujitsu
5 3 (13.64%) Symantec
6 2 (9.09%) Remedy
6 2 (9.09%) Apple
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) BMC
7 1 (4.55%) Veritas
7 1 (4.55%) Lotus
7 1 (4.55%) HP
7 1 (4.55%) Dell
7 1 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (4.55%) Zoho