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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Dynamic DNS (DDNS)
Rank 194 179 191
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing DDNS 21 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.024% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.65% 0.14% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 5
Average salary £30,750 £40,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.12% +116.21%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £35,000 £18,500
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +89.18%
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
791 718 805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.64% 17.10% 17.06%
Number of salaries quoted 694 561 688
Average salary £36,750 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 +3 18 £30,500 -23.75%
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 4 March 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) DNS
2 27 (90.00%) Windows
3 24 (80.00%) VMware
4 21 (70.00%) TCP/IP
5 20 (66.67%) Cisco
5 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (60.00%) Firewall
6 18 (60.00%) CCNA
6 18 (60.00%) Citrix
6 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (53.33%) VPN
8 16 (53.33%) Hyper-V
9 14 (46.67%) IP Telephony
9 14 (46.67%) HP
10 13 (43.33%) SAN
10 13 (43.33%) VLAN
11 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
11 12 (40.00%) Linux
12 11 (36.67%) SQL
12 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
12 11 (36.67%) IPv4
12 11 (36.67%) IPv6
12 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (36.67%) Network Design
12 11 (36.67%) Clustering
12 11 (36.67%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (36.67%) Brocade
13 10 (33.33%) NAS

DDNS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 11 (36.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (30.00%) Apache
3 8 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (20.00%) IIS
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
6 2 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) DNS
2 21 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (60.00%) Firewall
4 16 (53.33%) VPN
5 14 (46.67%) IP Telephony
6 13 (43.33%) SAN
6 13 (43.33%) VLAN
7 11 (36.67%) IPv4
7 11 (36.67%) IPv6
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (33.33%) NAS
8 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (26.67%) LAN
9 8 (26.67%) WAN
10 3 (10.00%) SNMP
11 2 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Network Support
5 5 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco Support
7 3 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Technical Support
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (90.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (40.00%) Linux
5 7 (23.33%) Ubuntu
6 5 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (6.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Network Design
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL
2 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) CCNA
1 18 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCSE
4 3 (10.00%) MCITP
5 2 (6.67%) VCP4
5 2 (6.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (53.33%) Hyper-V
2 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) XenServer
4 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 24 (80.00%) VMware
2 20 (66.67%) Cisco
3 18 (60.00%) Citrix
4 14 (46.67%) HP
5 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (36.67%) Brocade
7 9 (30.00%) SonicWALL
8 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.67%) Lotus