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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 125 125 95
Rank change year-on-year
0 -30
Permanent jobs citing DNS 120 98 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.93% 1.85% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.06% 12.88% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 96 88 141
Median salary £39,000 £29,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.48% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,200 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +1.40%
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
919 761 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.80% 14.38% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 724 652 702
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +2 44 £40,000 +15.10% 6
Coventry +16 21 £45,000 +21.62% 1
Warwickshire +12 21 £37,000 -26.00% 3
Walsall 0 10 £45,000 -
Worcestershire -11 8 £35,000 +45.83%
Shropshire -30 5 £31,500 +24.75% 4
Solihull +15 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Wolverhampton -11 2 £40,500 +12.50%
Staffordshire -17 2 £24,250 +7.77% 2
Halesowen - 1 £37,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Willenhall - 1 £32,500 - 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 150 (69.77%) DHCP
2 144 (66.98%) Active Directory
3 121 (56.28%) Windows
4 108 (50.23%) Cisco
5 104 (48.37%) VMware
6 87 (40.47%) Windows Server
7 86 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 84 (39.07%) WAN
9 83 (38.60%) TCP/IP
10 82 (38.14%) LAN
11 73 (33.95%) Firewall
12 65 (30.23%) VPN
13 63 (29.30%) Linux
13 63 (29.30%) VMware Infrastructure
14 57 (26.51%) Windows Server 2012
15 56 (26.05%) Citrix
16 55 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
16 55 (25.58%) MS Exchange
17 49 (22.79%) SAN
17 49 (22.79%) Windows Server 2008
18 47 (21.86%) CCNA
19 45 (20.93%) Hyper-V
20 43 (20.00%) CCNP
21 36 (16.74%) HP
21 36 (16.74%) Data Centre
22 35 (16.28%) Juniper
22 35 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
23 34 (15.81%) IBM
24 33 (15.35%) Presales
25 32 (14.88%) Unix

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 55 (25.58%) MS Exchange
2 31 (14.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 19 (8.84%) Exchange Server 2013
5 18 (8.37%) Apache
6 16 (7.44%) Skype for Business
7 14 (6.51%) IIS
8 8 (3.72%) IBM Domino
8 8 (3.72%) IBM Notes
8 8 (3.72%) nginx
9 7 (3.26%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.79%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (2.33%) SharePoint
11 5 (2.33%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (1.40%) SAS
14 2 (0.93%) Apache Solr
14 2 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
15 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (10.70%) MS Excel
2 17 (7.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (6.51%) assyst
2 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.93%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.23%) Office 365
2 14 (6.51%) Mimecast
3 8 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.86%) IaaS
4 4 (1.86%) OneDrive
4 4 (1.86%) SaaS
5 1 (0.47%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.47%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 150 (69.77%) DHCP
2 84 (39.07%) WAN
3 83 (38.60%) TCP/IP
4 82 (38.14%) LAN
5 73 (33.95%) Firewall
6 65 (30.23%) VPN
7 49 (22.79%) SAN
8 25 (11.63%) Wi-Fi
9 21 (9.77%) VoIP
10 20 (9.30%) Internet
11 17 (7.91%) VLAN
12 15 (6.98%) ADSL
13 14 (6.51%) OSPF
13 14 (6.51%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (6.51%) Wireless
14 13 (6.05%) MPLS
14 13 (6.05%) SSL
15 12 (5.58%) FTP
16 11 (5.12%) BGP
16 11 (5.12%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.37%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.19%) MySQL
3 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.47%) Subversion
General
1 18 (8.37%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.58%) Retail
3 11 (5.12%) Finance
4 6 (2.79%) Legal
4 6 (2.79%) Marketing
5 4 (1.86%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.40%) Arabic Language
6 3 (1.40%) French Language
6 3 (1.40%) Portuguese Language
6 3 (1.40%) Publishing
6 3 (1.40%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.93%) Back Office
7 2 (0.93%) Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 61 (28.37%) Support Engineer
2 50 (23.26%) Network Engineer
3 43 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (15.35%) Network Support
5 30 (13.95%) Network Support Engineer
6 23 (10.70%) Analyst
7 22 (10.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 22 (10.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 21 (9.77%) Senior Network Engineer
9 20 (9.30%) Senior Network Support
10 19 (8.84%) Senior Support Engineer
11 18 (8.37%) Senior Network Support Engineer
12 16 (7.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 16 (7.44%) Support Analyst
13 14 (6.51%) Consultant
14 13 (6.05%) Exchange Engineer
15 12 (5.58%) Architect
15 12 (5.58%) Linux Engineer
16 11 (5.12%) Network Analyst
17 10 (4.65%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.19%) CSS
2 8 (3.72%) HTML
3 5 (2.33%) .NET
4 4 (1.86%) LAMP
5 3 (1.40%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (0.93%) Ajax
6 2 (0.93%) FuelPHP
6 2 (0.93%) HTML5
6 2 (0.93%) jQuery
6 2 (0.93%) XML
7 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.47%) COM
7 1 (0.47%) CSS3
7 1 (0.47%) EDI
7 1 (0.47%) Highcharts JS
7 1 (0.47%) JSON
7 1 (0.47%) SOAP
7 1 (0.47%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.74%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.12%) Clustering
3 10 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.65%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.79%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.40%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.40%) CMDB
6 3 (1.40%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.40%) EMC VNXe
6 3 (1.40%) Replication
7 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.93%) Statistics
8 1 (0.47%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.47%) iPad
8 1 (0.47%) iPhone
8 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.47%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.47%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.47%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 121 (56.28%) Windows
2 87 (40.47%) Windows Server
3 63 (29.30%) Linux
4 57 (26.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (22.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 35 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 32 (14.88%) Unix
8 22 (10.23%) Windows 7
9 16 (7.44%) Windows 8
9 16 (7.44%) Windows XP
10 13 (6.05%) Windows 10
11 9 (4.19%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (2.33%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.40%) CentOS
13 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.40%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.93%) Android
14 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.47%) BlackBerry OS
15 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.35%) Presales
2 28 (13.02%) Network Design
3 18 (8.37%) ITIL
4 15 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (6.51%) Validation
6 12 (5.58%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (5.58%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (5.12%) Network Management
8 9 (4.19%) Load Balancing
9 8 (3.72%) Service Delivery
9 8 (3.72%) Service Management
10 7 (3.26%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.26%) Migration
10 7 (3.26%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (3.26%) Open Source
10 7 (3.26%) Process Improvement
10 7 (3.26%) Web Operations
11 6 (2.79%) ITIL V3
11 6 (2.79%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (2.79%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.70%) SQL
2 16 (7.44%) JavaScript
3 15 (6.98%) C
4 14 (6.51%) Python
5 13 (6.05%) Perl
6 10 (4.65%) PHP
7 9 (4.19%) Tcl
8 8 (3.72%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.26%) Bash Shell
9 7 (3.26%) Java
10 4 (1.86%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.40%) VB
12 2 (0.93%) C#
13 1 (0.47%) KiXtart
13 1 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (25.58%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (21.86%) CCNA
3 43 (20.00%) CCNP
4 19 (8.84%) Degree
5 11 (5.12%) CCDA
5 11 (5.12%) CCDP
6 10 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (4.19%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.26%) MCSE
9 6 (2.79%) MCITP
10 5 (2.33%) SC Cleared
11 4 (1.86%) CCIE
12 3 (1.40%) LPIC
13 2 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
14 1 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
14 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
14 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.47%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.09%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 144 (66.98%) Active Directory
2 63 (29.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (20.93%) Hyper-V
4 31 (14.42%) vSphere
5 18 (8.37%) XenApp
6 13 (6.05%) XenDesktop
7 10 (4.65%) Firmware
7 10 (4.65%) Squid
8 7 (3.26%) Samba
9 6 (2.79%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (1.86%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.86%) XenServer
11 3 (1.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.40%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.93%) KVM
12 2 (0.93%) Varnish
12 2 (0.93%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.93%) Xen
13 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.47%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 25 (11.63%) SCOM
2 16 (7.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 14 (6.51%) WSUS
4 13 (6.05%) SCCM
5 8 (3.72%) Backup Exec
6 7 (3.26%) AirWatch
7 5 (2.33%) FortiGate
8 4 (1.86%) NetBackup
8 4 (1.86%) Puppet
9 2 (0.93%) Ansible
9 2 (0.93%) Nagios
9 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.93%) Salt
9 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.47%) Dollar Universe
10 1 (0.47%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.47%) Opsview
10 1 (0.47%) Proventia
10 1 (0.47%) RSA enVision
10 1 (0.47%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 108 (50.23%) Cisco
2 104 (48.37%) VMware
3 86 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 56 (26.05%) Citrix
5 36 (16.74%) HP
6 35 (16.28%) Juniper
7 34 (15.81%) IBM
8 26 (12.09%) NetApp
9 23 (10.70%) Avaya
10 22 (10.23%) Symantec
11 20 (9.30%) Veeam
12 14 (6.51%) Acronis
13 11 (5.12%) Meraki
14 10 (4.65%) EMC
14 10 (4.65%) Sophos
15 9 (4.19%) F5
16 5 (2.33%) Aruba
16 5 (2.33%) Dell
16 5 (2.33%) Fortinet
16 5 (2.33%) NICE Systems
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
LA International
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + (Up to £27k OTE)
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + car
Posted: 18 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
onezeero.
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Willenhall
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
First Utility
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 11 days ago
Staffordshire
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Small Heath, Birmingham
Connect Distribution
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago