The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall 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 15 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 4.00% 1.33% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.00% 14.29% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £29,000 £55,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.27% +144.44%
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
DNS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
10 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 13.33% 9.33% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 10
Average salary £29,000 £35,500 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.30% +56.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,700 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

DNS
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

DNS Salary Trend in Walsall

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (33.33%) SCCM
4 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (33.33%) C
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
4 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Dell
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
6 1 (11.11%) LAN
6 1 (11.11%) WAN
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Avaya

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Walsall 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 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) LAN
3 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 3 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenServer
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Veritas
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos
4 1 (11.11%) Websense
4 1 (11.11%) SurfControl
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky