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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 116 128 92
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -36
Permanent jobs citing DNS 131 100 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.10% 1.85% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.39% 12.58% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 107 85 122
Median salary £37,500 £30,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +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
978 795 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.66% 14.71% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 753 673 664
Median salary £42,500 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.71% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 1 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 1 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 +1 41 £38,000 -1.93% 7
Coventry +31 29 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Warwickshire +10 21 £37,000 -26.00% 1
Walsall +4 12 £45,000 -
Worcestershire -7 10 £35,000 +45.83% 1
Shropshire -25 9 £31,500 +5.00%
Solihull +18 3 £43,750 +29.62%
Wolverhampton -2 3 £38,750 +7.63%
Staffordshire -3 2 £24,250 +12.79% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 146 (69.86%) DHCP
2 132 (63.16%) Active Directory
3 113 (54.07%) Windows
4 110 (52.63%) Cisco
5 105 (50.24%) VMware
6 88 (42.11%) TCP/IP
7 86 (41.15%) Microsoft
8 84 (40.19%) WAN
9 82 (39.23%) LAN
9 82 (39.23%) Windows Server
10 69 (33.01%) Firewall
11 66 (31.58%) Linux
12 64 (30.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 57 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 55 (26.32%) MS Exchange
15 53 (25.36%) Cisco Certification
15 53 (25.36%) Windows Server 2012
16 51 (24.40%) VPN
17 48 (22.97%) Citrix
18 47 (22.49%) CCNA
19 42 (20.10%) CCNP
20 39 (18.66%) SAN
21 38 (18.18%) Hyper-V
22 37 (17.70%) Unix
23 36 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2010
24 34 (16.27%) HP
25 33 (15.79%) Presales
26 32 (15.31%) Data Centre
26 32 (15.31%) Juniper
27 28 (13.40%) IBM

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 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 36 (17.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (10.53%) Apache
4 21 (10.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 20 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (7.66%) Skype for Business
7 12 (5.74%) IIS
8 10 (4.78%) nginx
9 7 (3.35%) Tomcat
10 6 (2.87%) Office Communications Server
11 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (2.39%) SharePoint
11 5 (2.39%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (1.91%) IBM Domino
12 4 (1.91%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.96%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.48%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 15 (7.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (6.22%) assyst
2 3 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.44%) Magento
2 3 (1.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (11.00%) Office 365
2 17 (8.13%) Mimecast
3 10 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.91%) IaaS
5 4 (1.91%) OneDrive
6 3 (1.44%) SaaS
7 2 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.96%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.96%) Google Apps
8 1 (0.48%) GitHub
8 1 (0.48%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.48%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 146 (69.86%) DHCP
2 88 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 84 (40.19%) WAN
4 82 (39.23%) LAN
5 69 (33.01%) Firewall
6 51 (24.40%) VPN
7 39 (18.66%) SAN
8 26 (12.44%) Internet
9 21 (10.05%) VoIP
9 21 (10.05%) Wi-Fi
10 19 (9.09%) VLAN
11 14 (6.70%) OSPF
11 14 (6.70%) Wireless
12 13 (6.22%) FTP
13 11 (5.26%) MPLS
13 11 (5.26%) NAS
13 11 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
14 9 (4.31%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (4.31%) Network Security
14 9 (4.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.26%) MySQL
3 4 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.96%) Pentaho
5 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.96%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 18 (8.61%) Telecoms
2 10 (4.78%) Finance
3 8 (3.83%) Marketing
4 7 (3.35%) Retail
5 5 (2.39%) Arabic Language
5 5 (2.39%) French Language
5 5 (2.39%) Portuguese Language
5 5 (2.39%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.91%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.44%) Electronics
8 2 (0.96%) Back Office
8 2 (0.96%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (30.14%) Support Engineer
2 51 (24.40%) Network Engineer
3 37 (17.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (17.22%) Network Support
5 32 (15.31%) Network Support Engineer
6 23 (11.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 20 (9.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 20 (9.57%) Senior Network Engineer
7 20 (9.57%) Senior Network Support
8 19 (9.09%) Analyst
8 19 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
9 18 (8.61%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 15 (7.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 13 (6.22%) Support Analyst
12 12 (5.74%) Architect
12 12 (5.74%) Exchange Engineer
13 11 (5.26%) Consultant
13 11 (5.26%) Network Analyst
14 10 (4.78%) Developer
14 10 (4.78%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.26%) CSS
2 10 (4.78%) HTML
3 6 (2.87%) .NET
3 6 (2.87%) LAMP
4 5 (2.39%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (1.91%) jQuery
5 4 (1.91%) XML
6 3 (1.44%) JSON
6 3 (1.44%) SOAP
7 2 (0.96%) Ajax
7 2 (0.96%) EDI
7 2 (0.96%) FuelPHP
7 2 (0.96%) HTML5
7 2 (0.96%) REST
7 2 (0.96%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.96%) Symfony
7 2 (0.96%) Web Services
8 1 (0.48%) COM
8 1 (0.48%) CSS3
8 1 (0.48%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.31%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.66%) Clustering
3 8 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.39%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.91%) Replication
7 3 (1.44%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.44%) EMC VNXe
7 3 (1.44%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.96%) Statistics
9 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.48%) CMDB
9 1 (0.48%) EPoS
9 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.48%) Handset
9 1 (0.48%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Social Network
9 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 113 (54.07%) Windows
2 82 (39.23%) Windows Server
3 66 (31.58%) Linux
4 57 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 53 (25.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (17.70%) Unix
7 26 (12.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (8.13%) Windows 7
8 17 (8.13%) Windows XP
9 16 (7.66%) Windows 8
10 12 (5.74%) Windows 10
11 9 (4.31%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (2.39%) Ubuntu
13 4 (1.91%) Windows Vista
14 3 (1.44%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.96%) OpenVMS
16 1 (0.48%) Android
16 1 (0.48%) Debian
16 1 (0.48%) Solaris
16 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.79%) Presales
2 26 (12.44%) Network Design
3 17 (8.13%) ITIL
4 14 (6.70%) Network Management
4 14 (6.70%) Validation
5 13 (6.22%) Load Balancing
6 12 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (5.74%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (4.78%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (4.31%) Open Source
8 9 (4.31%) Performance Tuning
9 8 (3.83%) Network Load Balancing
10 7 (3.35%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.35%) Web Operations
11 6 (2.87%) ITIL V3
11 6 (2.87%) Migration
11 6 (2.87%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (2.87%) Service Management
12 5 (2.39%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.53%) SQL
2 21 (10.05%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.13%) Python
4 15 (7.18%) PHP
5 14 (6.70%) C
5 14 (6.70%) Perl
6 9 (4.31%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.31%) Tcl
7 7 (3.35%) Bash Shell
7 7 (3.35%) Java
8 3 (1.44%) VB
9 2 (0.96%) C#
9 2 (0.96%) KiXtart
9 2 (0.96%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (25.36%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (22.49%) CCNA
3 42 (20.10%) CCNP
4 16 (7.66%) Degree
5 11 (5.26%) CCDA
5 11 (5.26%) CCDP
6 10 (4.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.83%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.35%) MCSE
9 6 (2.87%) MCITP
9 6 (2.87%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.44%) CCIE
11 1 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.48%) LPIC
11 1 (0.48%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (12.44%) SLA
2 2 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.48%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 132 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 64 (30.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 28 (13.40%) vSphere
5 17 (8.13%) XenApp
6 12 (5.74%) Squid
7 11 (5.26%) XenDesktop
8 7 (3.35%) Firmware
8 7 (3.35%) Samba
8 7 (3.35%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (2.39%) Terminal Services
10 4 (1.91%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.91%) XenServer
11 3 (1.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (1.44%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.96%) KVM
12 2 (0.96%) Varnish
12 2 (0.96%) Xen
13 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.48%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 22 (10.53%) SCOM
2 15 (7.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (7.18%) SCCM
3 8 (3.83%) WSUS
4 6 (2.87%) AirWatch
4 6 (2.87%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.39%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.91%) Puppet
7 2 (0.96%) Ansible
7 2 (0.96%) Dollar Universe
7 2 (0.96%) Nagios
7 2 (0.96%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.96%) Salt
7 2 (0.96%) Sysprep
8 1 (0.48%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.48%) MAILsweeper
8 1 (0.48%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (0.48%) Opsview
8 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 110 (52.63%) Cisco
2 105 (50.24%) VMware
3 86 (41.15%) Microsoft
4 48 (22.97%) Citrix
5 34 (16.27%) HP
6 32 (15.31%) Juniper
7 28 (13.40%) IBM
8 27 (12.92%) NetApp
9 23 (11.00%) Avaya
10 21 (10.05%) Symantec
11 17 (8.13%) Veeam
12 11 (5.26%) Meraki
13 10 (4.78%) Sophos
14 8 (3.83%) EMC
15 7 (3.35%) F5
16 6 (2.87%) Acronis
17 5 (2.39%) Aruba
17 5 (2.39%) CheckPoint
17 5 (2.39%) Dell
17 5 (2.39%) NICE Systems
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, pension, training etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car + Phone + Laptop
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £34000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ICOMM Technologies
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago