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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 147 103 137
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +34
Permanent jobs citing DNS 78 128 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 2.53% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 16.39% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 63 110 50
Average salary £37,000 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.35% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
806 781 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.30% 15.42% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 684 695 601
Average salary £42,500 £35,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.56% -6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 -12 23 £37,000 +5.71% 5
Coventry +11 20 £45,000 +46.34% 7
Warwickshire -8 14 £21,000 -42.46% 1
Wolverhampton +11 9 £37,000 +13.84%
Staffordshire -13 7 £27,500 +22.22% 4
Herefordshire +6 2 £27,000 +17.39%
Shropshire -19 2 £24,250 -20.49% 1
Solihull +4 1 £40,000 +11.11%
Worcestershire -7 1 £35,000 +11.11% 8
Walsall -13 1 £21,000 -27.58%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 101 (66.89%) Windows
2 100 (66.23%) DHCP
3 94 (62.25%) Active Directory
4 75 (49.67%) Windows Server
5 71 (47.02%) Microsoft
6 70 (46.36%) VMware
7 64 (42.38%) Cisco
8 60 (39.74%) TCP/IP
9 52 (34.44%) Firewall
10 49 (32.45%) VMware Infrastructure
10 49 (32.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 43 (28.48%) Linux
12 42 (27.81%) WAN
13 41 (27.15%) LAN
14 38 (25.17%) Windows Server 2012
15 34 (22.52%) MS Exchange
16 32 (21.19%) Cisco Certification
17 31 (20.53%) SQL Server
18 30 (19.87%) Citrix
19 29 (19.21%) MS Excel
19 29 (19.21%) Data Centre
20 28 (18.54%) CCNA
21 27 (17.88%) SAN
21 27 (17.88%) Unix
22 26 (17.22%) VPN
23 25 (16.56%) SQL
24 23 (15.23%) CCNP
24 23 (15.23%) Internet
25 22 (14.57%) Hyper-V
26 20 (13.25%) JavaScript

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 34 (22.52%) MS Exchange
2 19 (12.58%) Apache
2 19 (12.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (7.95%) IIS
4 12 (7.95%) nginx
5 11 (7.28%) Skype for Business
6 6 (3.97%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.32%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.32%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.32%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.32%) JBoss
8 2 (1.32%) Node.js
8 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
8 2 (1.32%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (19.21%) MS Excel
2 17 (11.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Magento
2 4 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.32%) MFGPRO
4 1 (0.66%) assyst
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (7.28%) Office 365
2 9 (5.96%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (5.96%) CloudFront
2 9 (5.96%) Google Apps
3 8 (5.30%) IaaS
4 6 (3.97%) Mimecast
5 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.99%) SaaS
6 2 (1.32%) PaaS
7 1 (0.66%) GitHub
7 1 (0.66%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.66%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 100 (66.23%) DHCP
2 60 (39.74%) TCP/IP
3 52 (34.44%) Firewall
4 42 (27.81%) WAN
5 41 (27.15%) LAN
6 27 (17.88%) SAN
7 26 (17.22%) VPN
8 23 (15.23%) Internet
9 18 (11.92%) VLAN
10 16 (10.60%) VoIP
11 14 (9.27%) Wireless
12 9 (5.96%) ADSL
13 6 (3.97%) Cisco ASA
13 6 (3.97%) Cisco IPT
13 6 (3.97%) Network Security
13 6 (3.97%) Unified Communications
13 6 (3.97%) WebEx
14 5 (3.31%) BGP
14 5 (3.31%) FTP
14 5 (3.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.27%) MySQL
3 9 (5.96%) Pentaho
4 6 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.32%) Riak
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.96%) Vagrant
3 2 (1.32%) Ant
3 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.32%) Maven
3 2 (1.32%) SonarQube
3 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (11.92%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.62%) Marketing
3 8 (5.30%) Finance
4 7 (4.64%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.31%) Arabic Language
5 5 (3.31%) French Language
5 5 (3.31%) Legal
5 5 (3.31%) Portuguese Language
5 5 (3.31%) Retail
5 5 (3.31%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.65%) Electronics
7 2 (1.32%) Publishing
8 1 (0.66%) Back Office
8 1 (0.66%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (33.77%) Support Engineer
2 32 (21.19%) Network Engineer
3 30 (19.87%) Analyst
4 25 (16.56%) Network Support
5 21 (13.91%) Network Support Engineer
6 19 (12.58%) Support Analyst
7 15 (9.93%) IT Manager
7 15 (9.93%) Senior IT Support
8 14 (9.27%) IT Support
9 13 (8.61%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (7.95%) Network Analyst
11 11 (7.28%) Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (6.62%) IT Infrastructure Manager
12 10 (6.62%) Network Support Analyst
12 10 (6.62%) Senior Network Engineer
12 10 (6.62%) Senior Support Engineer
13 9 (5.96%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (5.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (5.96%) Senior Network Support
14 8 (5.30%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.61%) LAMP
2 11 (7.28%) HTML
2 11 (7.28%) LEMP Stack
2 11 (7.28%) Web Services
3 10 (6.62%) jQuery
3 10 (6.62%) SOAP
3 10 (6.62%) XML
4 9 (5.96%) CSS
4 9 (5.96%) JSON
4 9 (5.96%) REST
4 9 (5.96%) Symfony
5 6 (3.97%) .NET
6 4 (2.65%) EDI
7 3 (1.99%) Software Packaging
8 2 (1.32%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.66%) Ajax
9 1 (0.66%) COM
9 1 (0.66%) HTML5
9 1 (0.66%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.21%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.95%) Clustering
3 9 (5.96%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.97%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.65%) Replication
6 3 (1.99%) EMC VNX
6 3 (1.99%) EMC VNXe
6 3 (1.99%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.32%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.32%) Statistics
7 2 (1.32%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.66%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.66%) Handset
8 1 (0.66%) LPAR
8 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.66%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 101 (66.89%) Windows
2 75 (49.67%) Windows Server
3 49 (32.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (28.48%) Linux
5 38 (25.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (17.88%) Unix
7 17 (11.26%) Windows 7
7 17 (11.26%) Windows 8
8 16 (10.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (7.28%) Ubuntu
9 11 (7.28%) Windows XP
10 7 (4.64%) Windows Vista
11 6 (3.97%) OpenVMS
12 4 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (2.65%) Solaris
13 3 (1.99%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.32%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.66%) AIX
15 1 (0.66%) CentOS
15 1 (0.66%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (12.58%) ITIL
2 17 (11.26%) Network Design
2 17 (11.26%) Open Source
3 15 (9.93%) Presales
4 14 (9.27%) E-Commerce
5 12 (7.95%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (6.62%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (5.96%) Coaching
7 9 (5.96%) High Availability
7 9 (5.96%) Line Management
7 9 (5.96%) Load Balancing
7 9 (5.96%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (5.96%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (5.30%) ITIL V3
8 8 (5.30%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (5.30%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (4.64%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.31%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (3.31%) Network Load Balancing
10 5 (3.31%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.56%) SQL
2 20 (13.25%) JavaScript
3 19 (12.58%) PHP
4 13 (8.61%) PowerShell
5 10 (6.62%) Perl
5 10 (6.62%) Python
6 6 (3.97%) KiXtart
7 2 (1.32%) C
7 2 (1.32%) Go
7 2 (1.32%) Ruby
7 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.66%) Java
8 1 (0.66%) Progress 4GL
8 1 (0.66%) VB
8 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (21.19%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (18.54%) CCNA
3 23 (15.23%) CCNP
4 14 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (8.61%) MCSE
6 11 (7.28%) CCDA
6 11 (7.28%) CCDP
7 8 (5.30%) Degree
8 7 (4.64%) MCITP
9 5 (3.31%) MCSA
9 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.65%) CCIE
10 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.66%) CCA
12 1 (0.66%) CCIP
12 1 (0.66%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.66%) MCTS
12 1 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.93%) SLA
2 9 (5.96%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 94 (62.25%) Active Directory
2 49 (32.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (14.57%) Hyper-V
4 16 (10.60%) vSphere
5 11 (7.28%) XenApp
6 5 (3.31%) Squid
6 5 (3.31%) Terminal Server
6 5 (3.31%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.99%) Terminal Services
8 3 (1.99%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.99%) Xen
9 2 (1.32%) Docker
9 2 (1.32%) Firmware
10 1 (0.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.66%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.66%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.66%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (7.95%) Puppet
1 12 (7.95%) SCCM
2 9 (5.96%) SCOM
3 4 (2.65%) Dollar Universe
4 3 (1.99%) AirWatch
4 3 (1.99%) Nagios
4 3 (1.99%) Sysprep
5 2 (1.32%) Ansible
5 2 (1.32%) Control-M
5 2 (1.32%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.32%) Mesos
5 2 (1.32%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.32%) Unicenter
5 2 (1.32%) WSUS
5 2 (1.32%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.66%) Opsview
Vendors
1 71 (47.02%) Microsoft
2 70 (46.36%) VMware
3 64 (42.38%) Cisco
4 30 (19.87%) Citrix
5 19 (12.58%) Avaya
6 18 (11.92%) HP
7 14 (9.27%) NetApp
8 13 (8.61%) Juniper
9 11 (7.28%) IBM
9 11 (7.28%) Meraki
9 11 (7.28%) New Relic
10 9 (5.96%) EMC
10 9 (5.96%) Google
10 9 (5.96%) Jaspersoft
10 9 (5.96%) Tableau
10 9 (5.96%) Zend
11 6 (3.97%) Oracle
12 4 (2.65%) SAP
13 3 (1.99%) F5
13 3 (1.99%) Symantec
Worcestershire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Lichfield
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £53000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Worcester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
RM plc
Salary: £16500 - £19500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Redditch
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Iress
Posted: 24 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18500 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham
Ortolan Group
Posted: 25 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago