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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 94 134 109
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -25
Permanent jobs citing DNS 150 102 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.62% 1.79% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.69% 11.68% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 119 89 105
Median salary £34,750 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.92% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,125 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,550 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
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
899 873 898
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.71% 15.34% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 719 783 728
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 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +13 66 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Coventry +17 22 £41,000 +2.50% 2
Staffordshire -1 16 £35,000 +11.11% 7
Warwickshire +17 15 £41,000 +9.33% 2
Shropshire -2 10 £33,750 +22.72%
Worcestershire +9 5 £31,000 -4.61% 2
Walsall +7 5 £30,000 +39.53% 2
Solihull +7 2 £28,750 -11.53%
Sutton Coldfield -9 2 £22,000 -20.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £28,250 -
Halesowen - 2 £36,750 -
Herefordshire -5 1 £42,500 -8.10% 3
Willenhall - 1 £34,500 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 201 (74.44%) DHCP
2 187 (69.26%) Active Directory
3 152 (56.30%) Windows
4 122 (45.19%) VMware
5 115 (42.59%) Firewall
6 111 (41.11%) Cisco
6 111 (41.11%) Microsoft
7 107 (39.63%) Windows Server
8 103 (38.15%) TCP/IP
9 101 (37.41%) WAN
10 100 (37.04%) VPN
11 91 (33.70%) LAN
12 88 (32.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 87 (32.22%) Linux
14 78 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
15 74 (27.41%) Citrix
16 73 (27.04%) Hyper-V
17 70 (25.93%) SAN
18 67 (24.81%) MS Exchange
19 57 (21.11%) Cisco Certification
20 52 (19.26%) vSphere
21 49 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
22 46 (17.04%) Windows Server 2003
23 45 (16.67%) CCNA
24 43 (15.93%) HP
24 43 (15.93%) IBM
24 43 (15.93%) SQL
25 41 (15.19%) Data Centre
26 40 (14.81%) Presales
26 40 (14.81%) MS Excel

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 67 (24.81%) MS Exchange
2 39 (14.44%) IIS
3 33 (12.22%) Apache
4 31 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 23 (8.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (5.19%) IBM Domino
7 14 (5.19%) IBM Notes
8 10 (3.70%) nginx
8 10 (3.70%) Skype for Business
9 6 (2.22%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (1.85%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.48%) Apache Solr
11 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (1.48%) SAS
12 2 (0.74%) CMS
12 2 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 40 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (8.15%) assyst
2 11 (4.07%) Sentinel
3 3 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.00%) Office 365
2 24 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.67%) Mimecast
4 11 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (3.33%) SaaS
6 8 (2.96%) IaaS
7 7 (2.59%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 201 (74.44%) DHCP
2 115 (42.59%) Firewall
3 103 (38.15%) TCP/IP
4 101 (37.41%) WAN
5 100 (37.04%) VPN
6 91 (33.70%) LAN
7 70 (25.93%) SAN
8 30 (11.11%) SSL
9 21 (7.78%) MPLS
9 21 (7.78%) VLAN
9 21 (7.78%) VoIP
10 19 (7.04%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (6.67%) Wireless
12 17 (6.30%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (6.30%) EIGRP
12 17 (6.30%) Network Security
13 16 (5.93%) OSPF
14 15 (5.56%) BGP
15 14 (5.19%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (5.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.22%) MySQL
4 3 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Ant
1 3 (1.11%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (11.11%) Retail
2 25 (9.26%) Finance
3 15 (5.56%) Publishing
4 14 (5.19%) Legal
5 13 (4.81%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.96%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.22%) Banking
8 3 (1.11%) Automotive
8 3 (1.11%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.74%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 73 (27.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 58 (21.48%) Support Engineer
3 40 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 38 (14.07%) Network Engineer
5 37 (13.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 28 (10.37%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 24 (8.89%) Analyst
8 21 (7.78%) IT Engineer
9 20 (7.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 20 (7.41%) Consultant
9 20 (7.41%) Exchange Engineer
10 19 (7.04%) Network Support
11 18 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
12 17 (6.30%) Infrastructure Support
12 17 (6.30%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (6.30%) Support Analyst
13 15 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
13 15 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 14 (5.19%) Architect
15 12 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.59%) CSS
2 6 (2.22%) HTML
3 4 (1.48%) LAMP
3 4 (1.48%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (1.11%) Node.js
4 3 (1.11%) REST
4 3 (1.11%) Web Services
5 2 (0.74%) .NET
5 2 (0.74%) FuelPHP
6 1 (0.37%) Ajax
6 1 (0.37%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.37%) CSS3
6 1 (0.37%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (0.37%) HTML5
6 1 (0.37%) JSON
6 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.37%) WAP
6 1 (0.37%) XML
6 1 (0.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.19%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.30%) Driving Licence
3 12 (4.44%) CMDB
4 11 (4.07%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.96%) Clustering
6 8 (2.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (1.85%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.48%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.11%) iPad
9 3 (1.11%) PKI
9 3 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.74%) EPoS
10 2 (0.74%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.74%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.74%) Replication
10 2 (0.74%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.37%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.37%) Handset
11 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 152 (56.30%) Windows
2 107 (39.63%) Windows Server
3 87 (32.22%) Linux
4 78 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 49 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (17.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 39 (14.44%) Unix
8 25 (9.26%) Windows 7
9 18 (6.67%) Windows 8
10 16 (5.93%) Windows 10
11 12 (4.44%) Windows XP
12 9 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (2.96%) Ubuntu
14 7 (2.59%) Solaris
15 6 (2.22%) CentOS
16 3 (1.11%) Mac OS X
17 2 (0.74%) VyOS
17 2 (0.74%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
18 1 (0.37%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (14.81%) Presales
2 38 (14.07%) ITIL
3 23 (8.52%) Validation
4 21 (7.78%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (6.30%) Open Source
5 17 (6.30%) Service Delivery
6 16 (5.93%) Service Management
7 14 (5.19%) Network Design
8 12 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (4.44%) Line Management
9 11 (4.07%) Configuration Management
10 10 (3.70%) Change Management
10 10 (3.70%) Data Security
10 10 (3.70%) Information Security
10 10 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (3.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 9 (3.33%) Network Management
12 8 (2.96%) Incident Management
12 8 (2.96%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (15.93%) SQL
2 21 (7.78%) C
3 12 (4.44%) Perl
3 12 (4.44%) Python
4 10 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.33%) Tcl
6 8 (2.96%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.22%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.48%) Java
8 4 (1.48%) PHP
8 4 (1.48%) Ruby
9 3 (1.11%) Groovy
9 3 (1.11%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.37%) C#
10 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (21.11%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (16.67%) CCNA
3 30 (11.11%) Degree
4 28 (10.37%) CCNP
5 17 (6.30%) Security Cleared
6 14 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (4.44%) LPIC
8 11 (4.07%) BPSS Clearance
8 11 (4.07%) MCSA
8 11 (4.07%) MCSE
9 8 (2.96%) CCIE
9 8 (2.96%) CCSA
10 7 (2.59%) JNCIA
10 7 (2.59%) JNCIS
11 6 (2.22%) CISSP
11 6 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.85%) CISM
13 3 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.11%) MCP
13 3 (1.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.85%) SLA
2 11 (4.07%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.74%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 187 (69.26%) Active Directory
2 88 (32.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (27.04%) Hyper-V
4 52 (19.26%) vSphere
5 22 (8.15%) XenApp
6 21 (7.78%) XenDesktop
7 18 (6.67%) Firmware
7 18 (6.67%) Virtual Servers
8 9 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 9 (3.33%) Squid
9 8 (2.96%) Samba
10 6 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.85%) VMware ESX
12 4 (1.48%) Terminal Server
12 4 (1.48%) XenServer
13 3 (1.11%) Docker
14 2 (0.74%) KVM
14 2 (0.74%) pfSense
14 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.74%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 38 (14.07%) SCOM
2 27 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 26 (9.63%) SCCM
4 23 (8.52%) WSUS
5 14 (5.19%) Backup Exec
6 12 (4.44%) NetBackup
7 10 (3.70%) Puppet
8 8 (2.96%) Tivoli
9 5 (1.85%) Ansible
9 5 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.48%) EdgeSight
10 4 (1.48%) Nagios
11 3 (1.11%) AirWatch
11 3 (1.11%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (1.11%) rkt
11 3 (1.11%) Terraform
12 2 (0.74%) FortiGate
12 2 (0.74%) Salt
12 2 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.37%) SCSM
Vendors
1 122 (45.19%) VMware
2 111 (41.11%) Cisco
2 111 (41.11%) Microsoft
3 74 (27.41%) Citrix
4 43 (15.93%) HP
4 43 (15.93%) IBM
5 32 (11.85%) Juniper
6 29 (10.74%) Symantec
7 26 (9.63%) Veeam
8 24 (8.89%) Acronis
9 19 (7.04%) NetApp
10 17 (6.30%) EMC
10 17 (6.30%) Red Hat
11 15 (5.56%) F5
12 14 (5.19%) CheckPoint
12 14 (5.19%) SonicWALL
13 12 (4.44%) SolarWinds
14 11 (4.07%) Brocade
15 9 (3.33%) Palo Alto
15 9 (3.33%) Sophos
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cannock
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 per year + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Cannock
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Walsall
Bluetown Online LTD
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Worcester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Montash Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago