The table below looks at the statistics for DDNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DDNS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
Rank 199 198 199
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing DDNS 17 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.041% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 0.24% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 4
Average salary £30,000 £30,250 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.82% +13.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £22,450 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £38,050 £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.11%
DDNS
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
866 829 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.17% 17.09% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 762 660 724
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DDNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

DDNS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DDNS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

DDNS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

DDNS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DDNS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

DDNS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

DDNS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DDNS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +8 14 £30,000 -0.82%
Worcestershire - 2 £31,500 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
DDNS
England

DDNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing DDNS 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 DDNS.

1 17 (100.00%) DNS
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) VMware
4 12 (70.59%) Cisco
5 11 (64.71%) CCNA
5 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
6 10 (58.82%) VPN
6 10 (58.82%) Firewall
7 9 (52.94%) HP
7 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (47.06%) Linux
8 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
8 8 (47.06%) SAN
9 7 (41.18%) Citrix
9 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (41.18%) IP Telephony
10 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
10 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (35.29%) Brocade
10 6 (35.29%) VLAN
10 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (29.41%) SQL
11 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
11 5 (29.41%) Nagios
11 5 (29.41%) Clustering
11 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
11 5 (29.41%) NAS

DDNS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing DDNS 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 DDNS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Apache
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) IBM Notes
3 2 (11.76%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) DNS
2 10 (58.82%) TCP/IP
2 10 (58.82%) VPN
2 10 (58.82%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) SAN
4 7 (41.18%) IP Telephony
5 6 (35.29%) VLAN
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (29.41%) NAS
7 4 (23.53%) IPv4
7 4 (23.53%) IPv6
8 3 (17.65%) LAN
8 3 (17.65%) WAN
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (11.76%) SNMP
9 2 (11.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Network Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Support
3 4 (23.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Support
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (23.53%) Ubuntu
8 2 (11.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (64.71%) CCNA
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (17.65%) MCITP
3 3 (17.65%) MCSE
4 2 (11.76%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) XenServer
4 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) HP
4 7 (41.18%) Citrix
5 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 6 (35.29%) Brocade
6 4 (23.53%) SonicWALL
7 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 2 (11.76%) Lotus