The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 92 118 114
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 138 89 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.57% 1.60% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.07% 9.60% 10.15%
Number of salaries quoted 110 72 85
Average salary £30,500 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.57% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £48,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
859 927 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.99% 16.68% 18.55%
Number of salaries quoted 710 779 740
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
DNS
England

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 29 £31,250 -14.38% 3
Coventry -1 23 £30,500 -23.75% 3
Staffordshire -5 15 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Warwickshire +19 13 £31,500 +57.50% 1
Shropshire -3 13 £35,000 +48.93% 4
Solihull +2 11 £42,500 +39.34%
Worcestershire - 8 £30,000 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £20,000 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 187 (72.20%) Windows
2 148 (57.14%) DHCP
3 144 (55.60%) Active Directory
4 113 (43.63%) VMware
5 103 (39.77%) Microsoft
6 91 (35.14%) Linux
7 82 (31.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (30.12%) TCP/IP
9 73 (28.19%) MS Exchange
10 72 (27.80%) Cisco
11 67 (25.87%) Citrix
12 66 (25.48%) Firewall
13 64 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 55 (21.24%) PHP
14 55 (21.24%) SQL Server
15 54 (20.85%) MySQL
15 54 (20.85%) SAN
16 50 (19.31%) MS Excel
17 48 (18.53%) WAN
18 47 (18.15%) LAN
18 47 (18.15%) Finance
19 46 (17.76%) VPN
20 44 (16.99%) Apache
20 44 (16.99%) IIS
21 43 (16.60%) JavaScript
22 42 (16.22%) vSphere
22 42 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
23 41 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
24 40 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2007
25 39 (15.06%) Windows 7

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 73 (28.19%) MS Exchange
2 44 (16.99%) IIS
2 44 (16.99%) Apache
3 42 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 26 (10.04%) WordPress
6 24 (9.27%) CMS
7 22 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 22 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (6.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (5.41%) SharePoint
10 13 (5.02%) Lync
11 12 (4.63%) Moodle
12 11 (4.25%) nginx
13 9 (3.47%) Tomcat
14 5 (1.93%) MTS
14 5 (1.93%) Apache Solr
14 5 (1.93%) OpenStack
15 4 (1.54%) GlassFish
16 2 (0.77%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 50 (19.31%) MS Excel
2 38 (14.67%) MS Office
3 15 (5.79%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.39%) Sage 50
2 1 (0.39%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.93%) Office 365
2 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 148 (57.14%) DHCP
2 78 (30.12%) TCP/IP
3 66 (25.48%) Firewall
4 54 (20.85%) SAN
5 48 (18.53%) WAN
6 47 (18.15%) LAN
7 46 (17.76%) VPN
8 37 (14.29%) SSL
9 31 (11.97%) VLAN
10 30 (11.58%) SSH
11 26 (10.04%) HTTP
12 20 (7.72%) NAS
13 19 (7.34%) VoIP
14 17 (6.56%) SMTP
15 16 (6.18%) IP Telephony
16 15 (5.79%) SNMP
17 14 (5.41%) LDAP
18 12 (4.63%) Wireless
19 10 (3.86%) iSCSI
19 10 (3.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (21.24%) SQL Server
2 54 (20.85%) MySQL
3 12 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (4.25%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.32%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.77%) DB2
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (5.02%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.32%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (1.93%) Subversion
4 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (18.15%) Finance
2 21 (8.11%) Marketing
3 17 (6.56%) Publishing
4 11 (4.25%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.47%) Banking
6 7 (2.70%) Retail
7 4 (1.54%) Back Office
8 3 (1.16%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (24.32%) Support Engineer
2 38 (14.67%) Developer
3 31 (11.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (11.20%) Administrator
5 27 (10.42%) Analyst
6 24 (9.27%) Web Developer
7 20 (7.72%) 3rd Line Support
8 17 (6.56%) Systems Engineer
9 16 (6.18%) Consultant
9 16 (6.18%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 16 (6.18%) Network Analyst
10 15 (5.79%) Systems Administrator
11 14 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (5.41%) Senior Network Analyst
11 14 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
12 13 (5.02%) Technical Support
13 12 (4.63%) PHP Developer
13 12 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 12 (4.63%) IT Support
14 11 (4.25%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (13.90%) jQuery
2 33 (12.74%) HTML
3 29 (11.20%) CSS
4 20 (7.72%) HTML5
5 19 (7.34%) LAMP
6 16 (6.18%) CSS3
7 15 (5.79%) XHTML
8 8 (3.09%) Flash
8 8 (3.09%) Classic ASP
9 6 (2.32%) COM
10 5 (1.93%) Memcached
11 4 (1.54%) Sass
11 4 (1.54%) JavaBeans
11 4 (1.54%) Ajax
11 4 (1.54%) Zend Framework
11 4 (1.54%) .NET
11 4 (1.54%) SOAP
12 3 (1.16%) Web Services
12 3 (1.16%) XML
12 3 (1.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.41%) Blackberry
1 14 (5.41%) Open Source
2 12 (4.63%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.25%) Replication
4 10 (3.86%) CLARiiON
5 7 (2.70%) VLE
6 5 (1.93%) PKI
6 5 (1.93%) Clustering
7 3 (1.16%) Wiki
7 3 (1.16%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.16%) iPhone
8 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.39%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.39%) iPad
9 1 (0.39%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.39%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 187 (72.20%) Windows
2 91 (35.14%) Linux
3 82 (31.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (15.06%) Windows 7
5 32 (12.36%) Windows XP
6 28 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (10.42%) UNIX
8 23 (8.88%) Windows 8
9 22 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (5.79%) Debian
11 12 (4.63%) Solaris
11 12 (4.63%) AIX
12 10 (3.86%) HPUX
12 10 (3.86%) Ubuntu
13 8 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (2.70%) Apple iOS
14 7 (2.70%) Android
15 6 (2.32%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (1.93%) CentOS
16 5 (1.93%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (13.90%) Load Balancing
2 32 (12.36%) ITIL
3 25 (9.65%) MVC
4 23 (8.88%) Time Management
5 17 (6.56%) Service Delivery
5 17 (6.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (6.56%) Change Control
6 13 (5.02%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (5.02%) SEO
6 13 (5.02%) OOP
6 13 (5.02%) OO
7 12 (4.63%) Content Management
8 11 (4.25%) Network Design
9 10 (3.86%) Migration
10 9 (3.47%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (3.47%) Project Management
10 9 (3.47%) Security Management
10 9 (3.47%) Software Deployment
11 7 (2.70%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (2.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 55 (21.24%) PHP
2 43 (16.60%) JavaScript
3 34 (13.13%) SQL
4 31 (11.97%) Perl
4 31 (11.97%) Python
5 30 (11.58%) PowerShell
6 29 (11.20%) Bash Shell
7 12 (4.63%) PHP5
8 8 (3.09%) ActionScript 3.0
8 8 (3.09%) ActionScript
9 7 (2.70%) Java
10 6 (2.32%) C#
11 5 (1.93%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.77%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.77%) C++
12 2 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (15.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (13.51%) MCSE
3 28 (10.81%) Degree
4 27 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (10.04%) CCNA
6 24 (9.27%) MCITP
7 14 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (5.41%) MCSA
8 9 (3.47%) MCP
8 9 (3.47%) CCNP
8 9 (3.47%) Security Cleared
9 5 (1.93%) MCTS
9 5 (1.93%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.16%) RHCE
10 3 (1.16%) CCIP
10 3 (1.16%) CCA
10 3 (1.16%) CCIE
10 3 (1.16%) CCEE
11 2 (0.77%) CCAA
11 2 (0.77%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 144 (55.60%) Active Directory
2 64 (24.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (16.22%) vSphere
4 27 (10.42%) XenApp
5 26 (10.04%) Hyper-V
6 25 (9.65%) Forefront TMG
7 23 (8.88%) VMware ESX
8 20 (7.72%) Squid
9 13 (5.02%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (4.63%) XenDesktop
11 10 (3.86%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (3.86%) ISA Server
12 8 (3.09%) XenServer
12 8 (3.09%) Shibboleth
13 7 (2.70%) UAG
14 6 (2.32%) IAG
14 6 (2.32%) Postfix
15 5 (1.93%) Sendmail
15 5 (1.93%) Samba
15 5 (1.93%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 32 (12.36%) WSUS
2 22 (8.49%) SCCM
2 22 (8.49%) Backup Exec
3 13 (5.02%) SCOM
4 7 (2.70%) Plesk
5 6 (2.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (2.32%) Cacti
6 5 (1.93%) Nagios
7 4 (1.54%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.77%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.77%) SCOrch
8 2 (0.77%) SCSM
9 1 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.39%) Unicenter
9 1 (0.39%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.39%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 113 (43.63%) VMware
2 103 (39.77%) Microsoft
3 72 (27.80%) Cisco
4 67 (25.87%) Citrix
5 32 (12.36%) NetApp
6 27 (10.42%) HP
7 20 (7.72%) EMC
8 19 (7.34%) Dell
9 18 (6.95%) Altiris
10 17 (6.56%) Apple
11 16 (6.18%) Symantec
12 15 (5.79%) Sun
13 14 (5.41%) Fujitsu
14 13 (5.02%) Oracle
15 12 (4.63%) Adobe
16 10 (3.86%) IBM
16 10 (3.86%) StorageTek
16 10 (3.86%) SolarWinds
17 8 (3.09%) Red Hat
17 8 (3.09%) CheckPoint
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