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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 112 140 101
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -39
Permanent jobs citing DNS 103 91 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.18% 1.54% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.59% 10.53% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 85 73 103
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +17.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%

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
758 864 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.06% 14.64% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 634 713 699
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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
Shropshire +13 24 £34,000 +7.93% 3
Birmingham +13 22 £48,000 +29.72% 10
Worcestershire 0 14 £37,500 +31.57% 3
Herefordshire -16 12 £45,000 +66.66% 4
Solihull +7 10 £32,500 -18.75%
Warwickshire +25 8 £60,000 +130.76% 1
Staffordshire +3 7 £35,000 +27.27%
Coventry -6 4 £28,250 -37.22% 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 188 (64.38%) DHCP
2 155 (53.08%) Windows
3 145 (49.66%) Active Directory
4 140 (47.95%) Firewall
5 124 (42.47%) VMware
6 118 (40.41%) Microsoft
7 115 (39.38%) Cisco
8 104 (35.62%) Windows Server
9 98 (33.56%) Linux
10 84 (28.77%) WAN
10 84 (28.77%) TCP/IP
11 83 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
12 76 (26.03%) VPN
13 73 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
14 69 (23.63%) Windows Server 2012
15 62 (21.23%) LAN
16 61 (20.89%) MS Exchange
17 60 (20.55%) Data Centre
18 59 (20.21%) CCNA
19 58 (19.86%) Citrix
20 56 (19.18%) MS Excel
21 55 (18.84%) IIS
22 53 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
23 51 (17.47%) SSL
24 47 (16.10%) SQL
24 47 (16.10%) Hyper-V
25 46 (15.75%) Network Security
26 43 (14.73%) Cisco ASA
27 42 (14.38%) Unix
28 39 (13.36%) SCCM

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 61 (20.89%) MS Exchange
2 55 (18.84%) IIS
3 26 (8.90%) Apache
4 21 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (4.45%) nginx
6 12 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.74%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.71%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.71%) Site Server
8 5 (1.71%) Skype for Business
9 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.68%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.34%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.34%) SAS
11 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (19.18%) MS Excel
2 31 (10.62%) MS Office
3 4 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.08%) assyst
2 3 (1.03%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.30%) Office 365
2 15 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.79%) Mimecast
4 7 (2.40%) G Suite
5 4 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.68%) GitHub
7 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 188 (64.38%) DHCP
2 140 (47.95%) Firewall
3 84 (28.77%) TCP/IP
3 84 (28.77%) WAN
4 76 (26.03%) VPN
5 62 (21.23%) LAN
6 51 (17.47%) SSL
7 46 (15.75%) Network Security
8 43 (14.73%) Cisco ASA
9 37 (12.67%) VLAN
10 36 (12.33%) HTTP
10 36 (12.33%) MPLS
11 33 (11.30%) Cisco IOS
11 33 (11.30%) SAN
12 31 (10.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 30 (10.27%) OSPF
14 29 (9.93%) IPv6
15 26 (8.90%) DMVPN
16 25 (8.56%) SNMP
17 23 (7.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.11%) MySQL
3 5 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.68%) GIS
7 1 (0.34%) Big Data
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) Redis
7 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.34%) Ant
2 1 (0.34%) GDB
2 1 (0.34%) GitLab
2 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 25 (8.56%) Finance
2 21 (7.19%) Publishing
3 9 (3.08%) Retail
4 8 (2.74%) Marketing
5 6 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.71%) Arabic Language
6 5 (1.71%) French Language
6 5 (1.71%) Law
6 5 (1.71%) Portuguese Language
6 5 (1.71%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.37%) Advertising
8 2 (0.68%) Legal
8 2 (0.68%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (17.12%) Network Engineer
2 39 (13.36%) Support Engineer
3 34 (11.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 31 (10.62%) Analyst
5 30 (10.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 29 (9.93%) 3rd Line Support
7 22 (7.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 20 (6.85%) Technical Specialist
9 18 (6.16%) Cisco Engineer
9 18 (6.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 18 (6.16%) IT Engineer
10 17 (5.82%) Technical Engineer
11 15 (5.14%) Developer
11 15 (5.14%) IT Support
12 14 (4.79%) Administrator
13 12 (4.11%) Python Developer
13 12 (4.11%) Security Engineer
14 11 (3.77%) Network Support
14 11 (3.77%) Senior Python Developer
14 11 (3.77%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (9.59%) 802.1X
2 9 (3.08%) Web Services
3 6 (2.05%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (0.68%) CSS
5 1 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.34%) HTML
5 1 (0.34%) LAMP
5 1 (0.34%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.34%) Node.js
5 1 (0.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 60 (20.55%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.85%) Clustering
3 19 (6.51%) CMDB
4 12 (4.11%) Client/Server
5 11 (3.77%) Device Driver
6 10 (3.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 10 (3.42%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.42%) PKI
7 6 (2.05%) Cyber Attack
7 6 (2.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.71%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.71%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (1.71%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.03%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.03%) NHS
11 2 (0.68%) Handset
11 2 (0.68%) User Experience
12 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 155 (53.08%) Windows
2 104 (35.62%) Windows Server
3 98 (33.56%) Linux
4 69 (23.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 53 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (14.38%) Unix
7 24 (8.22%) Windows 7
8 23 (7.88%) Windows 8
9 18 (6.16%) Windows 10
10 16 (5.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (4.45%) Windows Vista
12 10 (3.42%) VyOS
13 4 (1.37%) Android
14 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (1.03%) Solaris
14 3 (1.03%) SUSE
15 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.68%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.34%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (11.64%) Open Source
2 33 (11.30%) Presales
3 30 (10.27%) ITIL
4 29 (9.93%) Service Delivery
5 23 (7.88%) Line Management
6 22 (7.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 22 (7.53%) Load Balancing
7 19 (6.51%) Problem Management
8 18 (6.16%) Mentoring
9 17 (5.82%) Network Monitoring
9 17 (5.82%) SIEM
10 16 (5.48%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (5.48%) High Availability
11 15 (5.14%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (4.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (4.79%) Information Security
12 14 (4.79%) Migration
13 13 (4.45%) Change Management
13 13 (4.45%) Risk Management
14 12 (4.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.10%) SQL
2 19 (6.51%) C
3 18 (6.16%) PowerShell
4 16 (5.48%) Python
5 9 (3.08%) PHP
5 9 (3.08%) VB
6 7 (2.40%) Java
7 4 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.03%) C#
8 3 (1.03%) C++
8 3 (1.03%) Perl
9 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.68%) Ruby
10 1 (0.34%) Go
10 1 (0.34%) Groovy
10 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (20.21%) CCNA
3 38 (13.01%) Security Cleared
4 32 (10.96%) CCNP
5 28 (9.59%) Degree
6 22 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (6.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 19 (6.51%) LPIC
8 16 (5.48%) SC Cleared
9 15 (5.14%) CISSP
9 15 (5.14%) Citrix Certification
10 13 (4.45%) MCSE
11 10 (3.42%) GCIA
11 10 (3.42%) GCIH
12 7 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.40%) MCP
13 6 (2.05%) SANS
14 5 (1.71%) MCSA
15 4 (1.37%) CISM
15 4 (1.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (11.99%) SLA
2 21 (7.19%) PCI DSS
3 19 (6.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) ISO22301
System Software
1 145 (49.66%) Active Directory
2 83 (28.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (16.10%) Hyper-V
4 28 (9.59%) Firmware
5 16 (5.48%) Squid
6 14 (4.79%) XenApp
7 12 (4.11%) Terminal Services
7 12 (4.11%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (3.77%) Samba
8 11 (3.77%) vSphere
9 8 (2.74%) VMware ESX
10 7 (2.40%) Terminal Server
10 7 (2.40%) XenDesktop
11 6 (2.05%) Kamailio
11 6 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (1.37%) NFS
12 4 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
13 3 (1.03%) pfSense
13 3 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 39 (13.36%) SCCM
2 34 (11.64%) SCOM
3 21 (7.19%) Backup Exec
4 19 (6.51%) NetBackup
5 18 (6.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 17 (5.82%) Nagios
7 11 (3.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 11 (3.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 10 (3.42%) Cisco Prime
9 6 (2.05%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.71%) EdgeSight
11 3 (1.03%) Tivoli
12 2 (0.68%) Ansible
12 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Clustering
12 2 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
12 2 (0.68%) Opsview
12 2 (0.68%) Puppet
12 2 (0.68%) WSUS
13 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
13 1 (0.34%) rkt
Vendors
1 124 (42.47%) VMware
2 118 (40.41%) Microsoft
3 115 (39.38%) Cisco
4 58 (19.86%) Citrix
5 39 (13.36%) SolarWinds
6 29 (9.93%) IBM
7 25 (8.56%) Red Hat
8 24 (8.22%) HP
9 21 (7.19%) Cyberoam
10 20 (6.85%) F5
11 19 (6.51%) Symantec
12 15 (5.14%) SonicWALL
13 14 (4.79%) Brocade
13 14 (4.79%) CheckPoint
14 11 (3.77%) ProCurve
15 10 (3.42%) Juniper
15 10 (3.42%) NetApp
16 9 (3.08%) Dell
16 9 (3.08%) Veeam
17 8 (2.74%) Acronis
West Midlands
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + travel allowance, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + Car + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30 - £40000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Guru Careers
Salary: 23000-30000 Per Annum DOE + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive + corporate benefits
Posted: 14 days ago