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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 132 118 100
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Permanent jobs citing DNS 108 124 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.79% 2.11% 2.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.68% 13.78% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 84 112 110
Median salary £33,250 £33,250 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £20,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,775 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.63%
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
925 900 874
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.33% 15.33% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 760 815 716
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 53 £35,000 -2.77% 6
Coventry +6 14 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Warwickshire +6 12 £44,000 +17.33% 5
Shropshire -18 8 £32,500 +19.26%
Worcestershire +5 5 £19,500 -40.00% 3
Staffordshire -24 5 £33,000 +4.76% 2
Walsall +3 3 £25,750 +19.76% 1
Sutton Coldfield -6 2 £22,000 -20.00%
Willenhall - 2 £33,500 -
Solihull +13 1 £25,000 -23.07%
Wolverhampton - 1 £33,500 -
Halesowen - 1 £37,500 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 171 (71.55%) DHCP
2 159 (66.53%) Active Directory
3 130 (54.39%) Windows
4 108 (45.19%) VMware
5 103 (43.10%) Cisco
6 94 (39.33%) Microsoft
6 94 (39.33%) WAN
7 93 (38.91%) TCP/IP
8 91 (38.08%) Windows Server
9 89 (37.24%) LAN
10 88 (36.82%) Firewall
11 85 (35.56%) VPN
12 72 (30.13%) Linux
13 71 (29.71%) Citrix
14 69 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
14 69 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
15 63 (26.36%) MS Exchange
16 62 (25.94%) SAN
17 60 (25.10%) Hyper-V
18 48 (20.08%) Cisco Certification
19 45 (18.83%) Windows Server 2003
19 45 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
20 42 (17.57%) vSphere
21 37 (15.48%) CCNA
22 36 (15.06%) Presales
23 35 (14.64%) Data Centre
24 34 (14.23%) IBM
25 32 (13.39%) MS Excel
25 32 (13.39%) Unix
25 32 (13.39%) HP

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 63 (26.36%) MS Exchange
2 32 (13.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 29 (12.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (9.62%) Apache
5 22 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 21 (8.79%) IIS
7 13 (5.44%) IBM Domino
7 13 (5.44%) IBM Notes
7 13 (5.44%) Skype for Business
8 10 (4.18%) nginx
9 7 (2.93%) SharePoint
10 6 (2.51%) Tomcat
11 5 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (1.67%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (1.67%) SAS
12 4 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.42%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (13.39%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (7.95%) assyst
2 7 (2.93%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.46%) Office 365
2 16 (6.69%) Mimecast
3 15 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (3.35%) SaaS
6 7 (2.93%) IaaS
7 4 (1.67%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.42%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 171 (71.55%) DHCP
2 94 (39.33%) WAN
3 93 (38.91%) TCP/IP
4 89 (37.24%) LAN
5 88 (36.82%) Firewall
6 85 (35.56%) VPN
7 62 (25.94%) SAN
8 25 (10.46%) Wi-Fi
9 22 (9.21%) VoIP
10 19 (7.95%) MPLS
11 18 (7.53%) SSL
12 17 (7.11%) OSPF
13 15 (6.28%) BGP
13 15 (6.28%) Remote Desktop
14 14 (5.86%) EIGRP
14 14 (5.86%) Internet
15 13 (5.44%) ADSL
16 12 (5.02%) NAS
16 12 (5.02%) VLAN
17 11 (4.60%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.93%) MySQL
3 5 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Ant
1 3 (1.26%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.42%) Subversion
General
1 24 (10.04%) Retail
2 17 (7.11%) Finance
3 13 (5.44%) Legal
4 10 (4.18%) Manufacturing
4 10 (4.18%) Publishing
4 10 (4.18%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.67%) Banking
6 3 (1.26%) Automotive
7 2 (0.84%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (26.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 53 (22.18%) Support Engineer
3 40 (16.74%) Network Engineer
4 30 (12.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 27 (11.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 21 (8.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 21 (8.79%) Network Support
7 20 (8.37%) Consultant
8 19 (7.95%) Network Support Engineer
9 18 (7.53%) Exchange Engineer
10 17 (7.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 17 (7.11%) Analyst
11 16 (6.69%) IT Engineer
12 15 (6.28%) Infrastructure Support
13 14 (5.86%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
13 14 (5.86%) Support Analyst
14 13 (5.44%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
14 13 (5.44%) Architect
15 12 (5.02%) Senior Network Engineer
15 12 (5.02%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.77%) CSS
2 6 (2.51%) HTML
3 4 (1.67%) .NET
4 3 (1.26%) LAMP
4 3 (1.26%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (1.26%) Node.js
4 3 (1.26%) REST
4 3 (1.26%) Web Services
5 2 (0.84%) FuelPHP
6 1 (0.42%) Ajax
6 1 (0.42%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.42%) CSS3
6 1 (0.42%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (0.42%) HTML5
6 1 (0.42%) jQuery
6 1 (0.42%) JSON
6 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.42%) XML
6 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.64%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.69%) Driving Licence
3 10 (4.18%) Clustering
4 9 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.35%) CMDB
6 7 (2.93%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 4 (1.67%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.26%) iPad
10 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.84%) Replication
10 2 (0.84%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.42%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.42%) EPoS
11 1 (0.42%) Handset
11 1 (0.42%) iPhone
11 1 (0.42%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.42%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 130 (54.39%) Windows
2 91 (38.08%) Windows Server
3 72 (30.13%) Linux
4 69 (28.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (18.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (18.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (13.39%) Unix
7 28 (11.72%) Windows 7
8 19 (7.95%) Windows 8
9 17 (7.11%) Windows 10
10 16 (6.69%) Windows XP
11 9 (3.77%) Windows 2000 Server
12 8 (3.35%) Ubuntu
13 6 (2.51%) CentOS
14 3 (1.26%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.84%) Android
15 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.84%) Solaris
15 2 (0.84%) VyOS
15 2 (0.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (15.06%) Presales
2 23 (9.62%) ITIL
3 19 (7.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (7.95%) Validation
4 17 (7.11%) Network Design
5 12 (5.02%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (5.02%) Open Source
5 12 (5.02%) Service Delivery
5 12 (5.02%) Service Management
6 11 (4.60%) Configuration Management
7 9 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (3.77%) Network Management
8 8 (3.35%) Change Management
8 8 (3.35%) Incident Management
8 8 (3.35%) Information Security
8 8 (3.35%) Line Management
9 7 (2.93%) Load Balancing
9 7 (2.93%) Process Improvement
10 6 (2.51%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (2.51%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.13%) SQL
2 18 (7.53%) C
3 13 (5.44%) Python
4 12 (5.02%) Perl
5 11 (4.60%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.18%) Bash Shell
7 9 (3.77%) Tcl
8 6 (2.51%) Java
9 5 (2.09%) PHP
9 5 (2.09%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.26%) Groovy
10 3 (1.26%) Ruby
11 2 (0.84%) C#
11 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (20.08%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (15.48%) CCNA
3 26 (10.88%) CCNP
4 24 (10.04%) Degree
5 12 (5.02%) Security Cleared
6 9 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.35%) LPIC
8 7 (2.93%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (2.93%) CCIE
9 5 (2.09%) MCSE
10 4 (1.67%) CISSP
10 4 (1.67%) MCSA
11 3 (1.26%) CISM
11 3 (1.26%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.26%) MCP
11 3 (1.26%) SC Cleared
12 2 (0.84%) CCSA
12 2 (0.84%) JNCIA
12 2 (0.84%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.13%) SLA
2 7 (2.93%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 159 (66.53%) Active Directory
2 69 (28.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (25.10%) Hyper-V
4 42 (17.57%) vSphere
5 20 (8.37%) XenApp
6 17 (7.11%) XenDesktop
7 13 (5.44%) Firmware
7 13 (5.44%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (3.35%) Squid
9 7 (2.93%) Samba
10 6 (2.51%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (1.67%) Terminal Services
11 4 (1.67%) XenServer
12 3 (1.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.26%) Docker
13 2 (0.84%) KVM
13 2 (0.84%) pfSense
13 2 (0.84%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.84%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (12.13%) SCOM
2 23 (9.62%) WSUS
3 19 (7.95%) SCCM
4 18 (7.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (5.44%) Backup Exec
6 10 (4.18%) Puppet
7 8 (3.35%) NetBackup
8 5 (2.09%) AirWatch
8 5 (2.09%) Ansible
8 5 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.67%) FortiGate
9 4 (1.67%) Nagios
10 3 (1.26%) EdgeSight
10 3 (1.26%) rkt
10 3 (1.26%) Terraform
11 2 (0.84%) Salt
11 2 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
12 1 (0.42%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 108 (45.19%) VMware
2 103 (43.10%) Cisco
3 94 (39.33%) Microsoft
4 71 (29.71%) Citrix
5 34 (14.23%) IBM
6 32 (13.39%) HP
7 31 (12.97%) Juniper
8 23 (9.62%) Acronis
8 23 (9.62%) Symantec
9 22 (9.21%) NetApp
9 22 (9.21%) Veeam
10 13 (5.44%) F5
10 13 (5.44%) Red Hat
11 12 (5.02%) SonicWALL
12 9 (3.77%) Sophos
13 8 (3.35%) EMC
13 8 (3.35%) SolarWinds
14 7 (2.93%) Avaya
15 6 (2.51%) CheckPoint
15 6 (2.51%) Dell
Warwickshire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks a trading division of Harvey Nash Plc
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
VIQU
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Amazon
Posted: 4 days ago
Kenilworth, Warwickshire
AHDB
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + benefits depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £66000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Walsall
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Staffordshire
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago