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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 107 126 94
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -32
Permanent jobs citing DNS 118 87 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.11% 1.60% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.73% 9.74% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 99 79 109
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
927 893 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.55% 16.41% 17.13%
Number of salaries quoted 750 756 663
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Birmingham +17 37 £30,000 -25.00% 7
Coventry -15 17 £31,250 -0.79% 2
Worcestershire +8 12 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Warwickshire +7 12 £31,500 -13.10% 3
Shropshire +3 9 £45,000 +143.24% 2
Staffordshire -22 9 £25,000 +8.69%
Solihull +8 6 £34,500 -
Walsall - 1 £20,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £37,500 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 204 (73.65%) Windows
2 161 (58.12%) DHCP
3 158 (57.04%) Active Directory
4 136 (49.10%) VMware
5 116 (41.88%) Microsoft
6 115 (41.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 101 (36.46%) TCP/IP
8 89 (32.13%) MS Exchange
9 87 (31.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 76 (27.44%) Citrix
11 75 (27.08%) Linux
12 74 (26.71%) Cisco
13 72 (25.99%) Firewall
14 67 (24.19%) SAN
15 64 (23.10%) SQL Server
16 54 (19.49%) LAN
16 54 (19.49%) MS Excel
16 54 (19.49%) Microsoft Certification
16 54 (19.49%) VPN
16 54 (19.49%) Exchange Server 2010
17 53 (19.13%) WAN
18 51 (18.41%) Finance
19 50 (18.05%) MySQL
19 50 (18.05%) PHP
20 49 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2007
21 48 (17.33%) ITIL
22 44 (15.88%) Windows 7
22 44 (15.88%) vSphere
23 43 (15.52%) MCSE
24 42 (15.16%) Windows Server 2003

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 89 (32.13%) MS Exchange
2 54 (19.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (17.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 37 (13.36%) IIS
5 36 (13.00%) Apache
6 27 (9.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (9.39%) CMS
7 26 (9.39%) WordPress
8 22 (7.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 20 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (5.78%) Lync
11 10 (3.61%) nginx
12 8 (2.89%) Tomcat
13 7 (2.53%) SharePoint
14 6 (2.17%) GlassFish
15 5 (1.81%) Apache Solr
15 5 (1.81%) Moodle
15 5 (1.81%) MTS
15 5 (1.81%) OpenStack
16 4 (1.44%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 54 (19.49%) MS Excel
2 32 (11.55%) MS Office
3 7 (2.53%) Photoshop
3 7 (2.53%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.53%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.36%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.36%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.17%) Office 365
2 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 161 (58.12%) DHCP
2 101 (36.46%) TCP/IP
3 72 (25.99%) Firewall
4 67 (24.19%) SAN
5 54 (19.49%) VPN
5 54 (19.49%) LAN
6 53 (19.13%) WAN
7 26 (9.39%) VLAN
8 22 (7.94%) SSH
9 21 (7.58%) VoIP
10 20 (7.22%) SSL
11 19 (6.86%) IP Telephony
12 16 (5.78%) NAS
13 15 (5.42%) Internet
14 14 (5.05%) LDAP
14 14 (5.05%) Wireless
15 13 (4.69%) Network Security
16 12 (4.33%) HTTP
16 12 (4.33%) SNMP
17 11 (3.97%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (23.10%) SQL Server
2 50 (18.05%) MySQL
3 13 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (3.97%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.72%) DB2
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (4.69%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.17%) Subversion
2 6 (2.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 51 (18.41%) Finance
2 21 (7.58%) Marketing
3 9 (3.25%) Banking
4 6 (2.17%) Publishing
5 5 (1.81%) Retail
5 5 (1.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.44%) Back Office
7 3 (1.08%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.72%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 66 (23.83%) Support Engineer
2 36 (13.00%) Administrator
3 33 (11.91%) Developer
4 29 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support
4 29 (10.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 26 (9.39%) Systems Engineer
5 26 (9.39%) Analyst
6 23 (8.30%) Web Developer
7 22 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
8 16 (5.78%) Technical Support
9 15 (5.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 15 (5.42%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (5.05%) Network Analyst
10 14 (5.05%) PHP Developer
10 14 (5.05%) IT Support
11 13 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (4.69%) Server Engineer
11 13 (4.69%) Network Engineer
12 12 (4.33%) Senior Support Engineer
12 12 (4.33%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.27%) jQuery
2 28 (10.11%) HTML
3 22 (7.94%) CSS
4 21 (7.58%) HTML5
5 15 (5.42%) CSS3
6 14 (5.05%) XHTML
7 11 (3.97%) LAMP
8 8 (2.89%) Classic ASP
8 8 (2.89%) Flash
9 6 (2.17%) Zend Framework
9 6 (2.17%) COM
9 6 (2.17%) SOAP
9 6 (2.17%) Ajax
9 6 (2.17%) JavaBeans
10 5 (1.81%) Memcached
11 4 (1.44%) Sass
12 3 (1.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.50%) Blackberry
2 15 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.33%) Replication
3 12 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.89%) Clustering
5 7 (2.53%) Open Source
5 7 (2.53%) EqualLogic
6 5 (1.81%) CLARiiON
7 3 (1.08%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.08%) PKI
8 2 (0.72%) iPhone
8 2 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.72%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.36%) GIS
9 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.36%) VLE
9 1 (0.36%) CMDB
9 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 204 (73.65%) Windows
2 115 (41.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 75 (27.08%) Linux
4 44 (15.88%) Windows 7
5 42 (15.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (14.08%) Windows XP
7 38 (13.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (10.83%) Windows 8
9 23 (8.30%) UNIX
10 16 (5.78%) Debian
11 13 (4.69%) Apple iOS
12 11 (3.97%) Ubuntu
13 10 (3.61%) Android
14 8 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (2.53%) Windows 2000 Server
15 7 (2.53%) Solaris
15 7 (2.53%) AIX
16 5 (1.81%) HPUX
16 5 (1.81%) CentOS
16 5 (1.81%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (17.33%) ITIL
2 31 (11.19%) Load Balancing
3 23 (8.30%) MVC
4 21 (7.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (5.42%) OOP
6 14 (5.05%) OO
7 13 (4.69%) SEO
7 13 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (4.33%) Content Management
9 11 (3.97%) Time Management
9 11 (3.97%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (3.61%) Security Management
10 10 (3.61%) E-Commerce
11 9 (3.25%) Software Deployment
12 8 (2.89%) Change Control
12 8 (2.89%) Mentoring
12 8 (2.89%) Service Delivery
12 8 (2.89%) Migration
13 7 (2.53%) Web Design
13 7 (2.53%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 50 (18.05%) PHP
2 39 (14.08%) JavaScript
3 28 (10.11%) Python
4 25 (9.03%) SQL
5 20 (7.22%) Perl
6 18 (6.50%) Bash Shell
7 17 (6.14%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.05%) PHP5
9 8 (2.89%) ActionScript 3.0
9 8 (2.89%) ActionScript
10 7 (2.53%) Java
11 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.72%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.72%) C
12 2 (0.72%) C#
12 2 (0.72%) C++
13 1 (0.36%) VBScript
13 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (19.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (15.52%) MCSE
3 31 (11.19%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (10.47%) Degree
4 29 (10.47%) CCNA
5 25 (9.03%) MCSA
6 22 (7.94%) MCITP
7 21 (7.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (4.69%) CCNP
9 8 (2.89%) Citrix Certification
10 7 (2.53%) CCA
11 6 (2.17%) CCIP
11 6 (2.17%) CCIE
12 5 (1.81%) MCP
13 3 (1.08%) RHCE
13 3 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.08%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.72%) CCEE
14 2 (0.72%) CCAA
14 2 (0.72%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.53%) SLA
System Software
1 158 (57.04%) Active Directory
2 87 (31.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (15.88%) vSphere
4 32 (11.55%) XenApp
5 27 (9.75%) Hyper-V
6 24 (8.66%) VMware ESX
7 17 (6.14%) Squid
8 14 (5.05%) XenDesktop
9 13 (4.69%) Forefront TMG
10 11 (3.97%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (3.25%) XenServer
13 7 (2.53%) Postfix
13 7 (2.53%) ISA Server
13 7 (2.53%) UAG
14 6 (2.17%) IAG
15 5 (1.81%) Varnish
15 5 (1.81%) Sendmail
16 4 (1.44%) VMware Server
16 4 (1.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 23 (8.30%) SCCM
2 21 (7.58%) WSUS
3 16 (5.78%) Backup Exec
4 11 (3.97%) SCOM
5 7 (2.53%) Plesk
6 6 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 6 (2.17%) Cacti
7 5 (1.81%) NetBackup
7 5 (1.81%) Nagios
8 2 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.72%) SCVMM
9 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.36%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.36%) MOM
9 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 136 (49.10%) VMware
2 116 (41.88%) Microsoft
3 76 (27.44%) Citrix
4 74 (26.71%) Cisco
5 32 (11.55%) NetApp
6 31 (11.19%) HP
7 28 (10.11%) Dell
8 23 (8.30%) Symantec
8 23 (8.30%) Apple
9 20 (7.22%) EMC
10 14 (5.05%) SolarWinds
11 13 (4.69%) CheckPoint
12 12 (4.33%) Adobe
13 10 (3.61%) Sun
14 9 (3.25%) Oracle
15 8 (2.89%) Red Hat
16 7 (2.53%) Altiris
16 7 (2.53%) Fujitsu
16 7 (2.53%) IBM
17 6 (2.17%) Zend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
MBA Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Car, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
CV4 7AL, Coventry, UK
University of Warwick
Salary: £38,511 - £45,954 pa
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Shrewsbury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Shrewsbury
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Hereford & Worcestershire
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £16000 - £18500 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago