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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 84 146 118
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -28
Permanent jobs citing DNS 177 72 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.17% 1.39% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.63% 8.66% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 136 63 108
Median salary £37,000 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £23,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,600 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
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
950 831 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.02% 16.05% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 737 727 836
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +36 81 £35,000 -8.49% 3
Coventry +18 27 £42,500 +80.85%
Staffordshire +6 13 £40,000 +25.00% 3
Worcestershire +11 12 £37,500 +87.50% 10
Herefordshire 0 12 £45,000 +66.66% 2
Dudley - 5 £36,000 -
Warwickshire +4 4 £43,750 +57.65% 1
Shropshire -5 4 £31,250 +13.63%
Solihull -7 4 £32,500 +22.64%
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £20,000 -
Stourbridge - 2 £40,000 -
Walsall - 2 £32,500 - 1
Wolverhampton +1 1 £35,000 -33.33%
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 248 (74.47%) DHCP
2 201 (60.36%) Active Directory
3 177 (53.15%) Windows
4 146 (43.84%) Microsoft
4 146 (43.84%) Firewall
5 135 (40.54%) VMware
6 128 (38.44%) Windows Server
7 115 (34.53%) Cisco
7 115 (34.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 112 (33.63%) Linux
9 104 (31.23%) VPN
10 101 (30.33%) TCP/IP
11 89 (26.73%) WAN
12 80 (24.02%) LAN
12 80 (24.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 78 (23.42%) Cisco Certification
14 75 (22.52%) Citrix
15 69 (20.72%) MS Excel
16 65 (19.52%) CCNA
17 64 (19.22%) MS Exchange
17 64 (19.22%) SQL
18 62 (18.62%) Hyper-V
19 57 (17.12%) Data Centre
20 56 (16.82%) IIS
21 55 (16.52%) Unix
22 54 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
23 52 (15.62%) SSL
24 50 (15.02%) SCOM
25 49 (14.71%) ITIL
26 48 (14.41%) SAN

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 64 (19.22%) MS Exchange
2 56 (16.82%) IIS
3 34 (10.21%) Apache
4 20 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (5.41%) nginx
6 14 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.40%) IBM Notes
7 8 (2.40%) Skype for Business
8 7 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.10%) IBM Domino
9 6 (1.80%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.60%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.30%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.30%) CMS
13 1 (0.30%) Site Server
Applications
1 69 (20.72%) MS Excel
2 27 (8.11%) MS Office
3 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (5.41%) assyst
2 10 (3.00%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.31%) Office 365
2 28 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (4.50%) Mimecast
4 9 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.40%) SaaS
6 7 (2.10%) G Suite
6 7 (2.10%) IaaS
7 5 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 248 (74.47%) DHCP
2 146 (43.84%) Firewall
3 104 (31.23%) VPN
4 101 (30.33%) TCP/IP
5 89 (26.73%) WAN
6 80 (24.02%) LAN
7 52 (15.62%) SSL
8 48 (14.41%) SAN
9 37 (11.11%) VLAN
10 32 (9.61%) Cisco ASA
10 32 (9.61%) HTTP
11 31 (9.31%) Network Security
12 28 (8.41%) MPLS
13 27 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
14 26 (7.81%) Wireless
15 21 (6.31%) Cisco IOS
15 21 (6.31%) VoIP
16 17 (5.11%) EIGRP
17 15 (4.50%) HSRP
17 15 (4.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.90%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.60%) GIS
5 2 (0.60%) MySQL
6 1 (0.30%) Big Data
6 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.20%) Ant
2 4 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.30%) GDB
3 1 (0.30%) GitLab
3 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (9.91%) Finance
2 27 (8.11%) Publishing
3 25 (7.51%) Retail
4 16 (4.80%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.70%) Legal
6 7 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.50%) Arabic Language
7 5 (1.50%) French Language
7 5 (1.50%) Marketing
7 5 (1.50%) Multimedia
7 5 (1.50%) Portuguese Language
7 5 (1.50%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.20%) Advertising
8 4 (1.20%) Banking
9 3 (0.90%) Automotive
9 3 (0.90%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (20.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 60 (18.02%) Support Engineer
3 47 (14.11%) Network Engineer
4 42 (12.61%) 3rd Line Support
5 40 (12.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 39 (11.71%) Analyst
7 30 (9.01%) IT Engineer
8 28 (8.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 23 (6.91%) Technical Specialist
10 21 (6.31%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (6.01%) Support Analyst
12 19 (5.71%) IT Support
12 19 (5.71%) Network Support
13 18 (5.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (5.11%) Network Support Engineer
15 16 (4.80%) Developer
15 16 (4.80%) Exchange Engineer
15 16 (4.80%) Graduate
16 15 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
16 15 (4.50%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.01%) 802.1X
2 9 (2.70%) Web Services
3 4 (1.20%) Node.js
3 4 (1.20%) REST
4 2 (0.60%) CSS
4 2 (0.60%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (0.60%) LAMP
4 2 (0.60%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.30%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.30%) HTML
5 1 (0.30%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.30%) WAP
5 1 (0.30%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.12%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.61%) CMDB
3 19 (5.71%) Enterprise Storage
4 12 (3.60%) Device Driver
5 10 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.00%) Driving Licence
6 9 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 9 (2.70%) Clustering
7 7 (2.10%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.80%) PKI
9 3 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.90%) Handset
9 3 (0.90%) NHS
9 3 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.60%) User Experience
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 177 (53.15%) Windows
2 128 (38.44%) Windows Server
3 112 (33.63%) Linux
4 80 (24.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (16.52%) Unix
6 54 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (8.71%) Windows 7
8 23 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (6.31%) Windows 10
9 21 (6.31%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.90%) Windows Vista
11 10 (3.00%) Solaris
12 4 (1.20%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.90%) SUSE
14 2 (0.60%) CentOS
14 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.30%) Android
15 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (14.71%) ITIL
2 47 (14.11%) Presales
3 40 (12.01%) Open Source
4 27 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 25 (7.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 24 (7.21%) Line Management
7 21 (6.31%) Mentoring
8 20 (6.01%) Problem Management
9 19 (5.71%) Validation
10 17 (5.11%) Patch Management
11 16 (4.80%) Change Management
12 15 (4.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 15 (4.50%) Network Monitoring
12 15 (4.50%) Service Management
13 14 (4.20%) Risk Management
14 13 (3.90%) Data Security
14 13 (3.90%) Information Security
14 13 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
15 12 (3.60%) Cybersecurity
15 12 (3.60%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (19.22%) SQL
2 27 (8.11%) C
3 22 (6.61%) Python
4 17 (5.11%) PowerShell
5 9 (2.70%) PHP
5 9 (2.70%) VB
6 7 (2.10%) Java
6 7 (2.10%) Perl
7 6 (1.80%) Ruby
8 5 (1.50%) JavaScript
9 4 (1.20%) Bash Shell
9 4 (1.20%) Groovy
10 3 (0.90%) C#
10 3 (0.90%) C++
10 3 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.30%) Go
Qualifications
1 78 (23.42%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (19.52%) CCNA
3 39 (11.71%) Degree
4 34 (10.21%) Security Cleared
5 26 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (6.91%) CCNP
7 22 (6.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 22 (6.61%) LPIC
7 22 (6.61%) MCSE
8 15 (4.50%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (4.50%) MCSA
9 14 (4.20%) CISSP
10 9 (2.70%) MCP
10 9 (2.70%) SC Cleared
11 8 (2.40%) CCSA
11 8 (2.40%) CISM
12 7 (2.10%) CCIE
12 7 (2.10%) JNCIA
12 7 (2.10%) JNCIS
13 6 (1.80%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.01%) SLA
2 22 (6.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 13 (3.90%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 201 (60.36%) Active Directory
2 115 (34.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (18.62%) Hyper-V
4 36 (10.81%) vSphere
5 32 (9.61%) Firmware
6 26 (7.81%) XenApp
7 20 (6.01%) XenDesktop
8 18 (5.41%) Squid
8 18 (5.41%) Virtual Servers
9 17 (5.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (3.60%) Samba
11 9 (2.70%) Terminal Server
11 9 (2.70%) VMware ESX
12 8 (2.40%) Terminal Services
13 6 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (1.20%) Docker
14 4 (1.20%) NFS
14 4 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
15 3 (0.90%) XenServer
16 2 (0.60%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 50 (15.02%) SCOM
2 48 (14.41%) SCCM
3 25 (7.51%) Norton AntiVirus
4 24 (7.21%) Backup Exec
5 22 (6.61%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.70%) EdgeSight
6 9 (2.70%) Tivoli
6 9 (2.70%) WSUS
7 7 (2.10%) Puppet
8 6 (1.80%) AirWatch
8 6 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
8 6 (1.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (1.80%) Nagios
8 6 (1.80%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 5 (1.50%) Ansible
9 5 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (1.20%) rkt
10 4 (1.20%) Terraform
11 2 (0.60%) Opsview
12 1 (0.30%) Icinga
Vendors
1 146 (43.84%) Microsoft
2 135 (40.54%) VMware
3 115 (34.53%) Cisco
4 75 (22.52%) Citrix
5 45 (13.51%) HP
6 39 (11.71%) IBM
7 28 (8.41%) Red Hat
8 27 (8.11%) Symantec
9 26 (7.81%) SolarWinds
10 21 (6.31%) F5
11 16 (4.80%) CheckPoint
11 16 (4.80%) EMC
11 16 (4.80%) Veeam
12 13 (3.90%) Palo Alto
12 13 (3.90%) SonicWALL
13 12 (3.60%) Acronis
14 11 (3.30%) Dell
14 11 (3.30%) Juniper
14 11 (3.30%) NetApp
15 10 (3.00%) Brocade
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Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits + Company
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great company + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Oncall Allowance, Pension,
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Salary: From £38,000 to £40,000 per annum Company Car + Benefits Package
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
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