The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 123 111 93
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 122 115 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.98% 1.99% 2.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.29% 12.95% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 95 106 131
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £37,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.77%
DNS
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
918 888 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.91% 15.39% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 732 795 718
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing DNS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DNS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

DNS Salary Trend in the West Midlands

DNS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

DNS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 51 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Warwickshire +14 19 £38,500 +2.66%
Coventry +19 17 £44,500 +27.14% 5
Worcestershire +6 8 £20,000 -38.46% 1
Shropshire -28 8 £30,750 +41.37% 2
Staffordshire -27 4 £31,500 +28.57% 2
Solihull +12 3 £36,250 +11.53%
Walsall - 3 £26,250 - 2
Sutton Coldfield 0 2 £22,000 -20.00%
Wolverhampton -3 2 £33,500 - 1
Willenhall - 2 £33,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £37,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for DNS.

1 169 (71.01%) DHCP
2 156 (65.55%) Active Directory
3 133 (55.88%) Windows
4 113 (47.48%) Cisco
5 108 (45.38%) VMware
6 97 (40.76%) WAN
7 95 (39.92%) Microsoft
8 94 (39.50%) Windows Server
9 93 (39.08%) LAN
10 91 (38.24%) TCP/IP
11 88 (36.97%) Firewall
12 82 (34.45%) VPN
13 75 (31.51%) Linux
14 66 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
15 65 (27.31%) MS Exchange
16 63 (26.47%) Citrix
17 62 (26.05%) Windows Server 2012
18 57 (23.95%) Cisco Certification
18 57 (23.95%) SAN
19 54 (22.69%) Hyper-V
20 49 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
21 47 (19.75%) CCNA
22 43 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
23 41 (17.23%) Presales
24 39 (16.39%) CCNP
25 38 (15.97%) HP
25 38 (15.97%) vSphere
26 36 (15.13%) Juniper
26 36 (15.13%) Unix
27 35 (14.71%) Data Centre

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 65 (27.31%) MS Exchange
2 32 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 31 (13.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (9.24%) Apache
4 22 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 17 (7.14%) IIS
6 15 (6.30%) Skype for Business
7 9 (3.78%) IBM Domino
7 9 (3.78%) IBM Notes
7 9 (3.78%) nginx
8 7 (2.94%) Tomcat
9 6 (2.52%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.68%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.68%) SAS
10 4 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.84%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (10.92%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (7.14%) assyst
2 4 (1.68%) Sentinel
3 3 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.24%) Office 365
2 16 (6.72%) Mimecast
3 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (2.52%) SaaS
6 5 (2.10%) IaaS
7 4 (1.68%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.42%) GitHub
8 1 (0.42%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.42%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 169 (71.01%) DHCP
2 97 (40.76%) WAN
3 93 (39.08%) LAN
4 91 (38.24%) TCP/IP
5 88 (36.97%) Firewall
6 82 (34.45%) VPN
7 57 (23.95%) SAN
8 26 (10.92%) Wi-Fi
9 24 (10.08%) VoIP
10 19 (7.98%) ADSL
10 19 (7.98%) Internet
11 18 (7.56%) MPLS
12 17 (7.14%) OSPF
12 17 (7.14%) VLAN
12 17 (7.14%) Wireless
13 16 (6.72%) SSL
14 15 (6.30%) Remote Desktop
15 14 (5.88%) BGP
16 13 (5.46%) EIGRP
16 13 (5.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.78%) MySQL
3 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.42%) Ant
2 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 16 (6.72%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.30%) Retail
3 9 (3.78%) Finance
3 9 (3.78%) Legal
4 8 (3.36%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.10%) Publishing
6 4 (1.68%) Marketing
7 2 (0.84%) Arabic Language
7 2 (0.84%) Automotive
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Banking
7 2 (0.84%) French Language
7 2 (0.84%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (0.84%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 60 (25.21%) Support Engineer
2 52 (21.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 50 (21.01%) Network Engineer
4 34 (14.29%) Network Support
5 30 (12.61%) Network Support Engineer
6 24 (10.08%) Analyst
7 23 (9.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (8.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 20 (8.40%) Senior Network Engineer
9 19 (7.98%) Senior Network Support
9 19 (7.98%) Support Analyst
10 18 (7.56%) Consultant
10 18 (7.56%) Exchange Engineer
10 18 (7.56%) Senior Support Engineer
11 17 (7.14%) Senior Network Support Engineer
12 15 (6.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 14 (5.88%) IT Engineer
14 13 (5.46%) Linux Engineer
15 11 (4.62%) Architect
16 10 (4.20%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.78%) CSS
2 8 (3.36%) HTML
3 5 (2.10%) .NET
4 4 (1.68%) LAMP
5 3 (1.26%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.84%) Ajax
6 2 (0.84%) FuelPHP
6 2 (0.84%) HTML5
6 2 (0.84%) jQuery
6 2 (0.84%) XML
7 1 (0.42%) COM
7 1 (0.42%) CSS3
7 1 (0.42%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (0.42%) JSON
7 1 (0.42%) Node.js
7 1 (0.42%) SOAP
7 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.42%) WAP
7 1 (0.42%) Web Services
7 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.71%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.72%) Driving Licence
3 10 (4.20%) Clustering
4 8 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.10%) CMDB
6 5 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.68%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.26%) iPad
9 2 (0.84%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.84%) Handset
9 2 (0.84%) Replication
10 1 (0.42%) EPoS
10 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.42%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.42%) Social Network
10 1 (0.42%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 133 (55.88%) Windows
2 94 (39.50%) Windows Server
3 75 (31.51%) Linux
4 62 (26.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (18.07%) Windows Server 2003
7 36 (15.13%) Unix
8 30 (12.61%) Windows 7
9 19 (7.98%) Windows 8
10 17 (7.14%) Windows 10
11 16 (6.72%) Windows XP
12 9 (3.78%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (3.36%) Ubuntu
14 6 (2.52%) CentOS
15 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
15 3 (1.26%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.84%) Android
16 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
16 2 (0.84%) VyOS
17 1 (0.42%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (17.23%) Presales
2 26 (10.92%) Network Design
3 20 (8.40%) ITIL
4 19 (7.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (7.14%) Validation
6 11 (4.62%) Open Source
7 10 (4.20%) Network Management
7 10 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (3.78%) Configuration Management
8 9 (3.78%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.36%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (3.36%) Load Balancing
9 8 (3.36%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (3.36%) Service Management
10 7 (2.94%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.94%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (2.94%) Process Improvement
10 7 (2.94%) Web Operations
11 6 (2.52%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (2.52%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.50%) SQL
2 17 (7.14%) C
3 15 (6.30%) JavaScript
3 15 (6.30%) Perl
4 14 (5.88%) Python
5 9 (3.78%) PHP
5 9 (3.78%) Tcl
6 8 (3.36%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.94%) Java
8 5 (2.10%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.84%) C#
10 2 (0.84%) VB
11 1 (0.42%) Groovy
11 1 (0.42%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (23.95%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (19.75%) CCNA
3 39 (16.39%) CCNP
4 21 (8.82%) Degree
5 11 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.62%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.94%) CCDA
6 7 (2.94%) CCDP
6 7 (2.94%) MCSE
7 5 (2.10%) CCIE
7 5 (2.10%) LPIC
7 5 (2.10%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.68%) MCITP
9 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.26%) MCP
9 3 (1.26%) MCSA
10 1 (0.42%) CISSP
10 1 (0.42%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.61%) SLA
2 4 (1.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 156 (65.55%) Active Directory
2 66 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (22.69%) Hyper-V
4 38 (15.97%) vSphere
5 18 (7.56%) XenApp
6 14 (5.88%) XenDesktop
7 11 (4.62%) Firmware
8 9 (3.78%) Squid
8 9 (3.78%) Virtual Servers
9 7 (2.94%) Samba
9 7 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.68%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.68%) XenServer
11 3 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.26%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.84%) KVM
12 2 (0.84%) pfSense
12 2 (0.84%) Varnish
12 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (10.92%) SCOM
2 19 (7.98%) WSUS
3 18 (7.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (5.04%) SCCM
5 10 (4.20%) Backup Exec
6 8 (3.36%) Puppet
7 6 (2.52%) AirWatch
8 5 (2.10%) FortiGate
8 5 (2.10%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.68%) Nagios
10 3 (1.26%) Ansible
10 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.84%) Salt
11 2 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
12 1 (0.42%) EdgeSight
12 1 (0.42%) RSA enVision
12 1 (0.42%) Sysprep
12 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 113 (47.48%) Cisco
2 108 (45.38%) VMware
3 95 (39.92%) Microsoft
4 63 (26.47%) Citrix
5 38 (15.97%) HP
6 36 (15.13%) Juniper
7 33 (13.87%) IBM
8 27 (11.34%) NetApp
9 24 (10.08%) Symantec
10 22 (9.24%) Veeam
11 19 (7.98%) Acronis
12 17 (7.14%) Avaya
13 11 (4.62%) F5
13 11 (4.62%) SonicWALL
14 10 (4.20%) Red Hat
15 9 (3.78%) Sophos
16 8 (3.36%) EMC
17 7 (2.94%) Meraki
18 6 (2.52%) Aruba
18 6 (2.52%) CheckPoint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 15 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £190000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £27500 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Staffordshire
greywood
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
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Staffordshire
greywood
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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