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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 143 99
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -44
Permanent jobs citing DNS 103 80 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.16% 1.50% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.15% 10.50% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 82 64 114
Median salary £45,000 £37,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,150 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
783 762 795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.43% 14.32% 15.86%
Number of salaries quoted 632 659 708
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,791 £60,000 £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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 26 £49,000 +30.66% 8
Worcestershire +8 18 £37,500 - 3
Herefordshire -11 16 £45,000 +66.66% 5
Shropshire +1 12 £27,375 +1.38%
Staffordshire +7 11 £35,000 +37.25% 1
Warwickshire +22 7 £50,000 +150.00% 1
Coventry -2 7 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Solihull -3 5 £29,000 +16.00% 2
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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.

1 225 (70.53%) DHCP
2 178 (55.80%) Active Directory
3 165 (51.72%) Windows
4 150 (47.02%) Firewall
5 136 (42.63%) Microsoft
6 135 (42.32%) VMware
7 119 (37.30%) Windows Server
8 118 (36.99%) Cisco
9 108 (33.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 106 (33.23%) Linux
11 95 (29.78%) TCP/IP
12 87 (27.27%) VPN
13 85 (26.65%) WAN
14 83 (26.02%) Cisco Certification
15 78 (24.45%) Windows Server 2012
16 71 (22.26%) LAN
17 69 (21.63%) MS Excel
18 68 (21.32%) CCNA
19 63 (19.75%) Citrix
20 62 (19.44%) Data Centre
21 60 (18.81%) MS Exchange
21 60 (18.81%) SQL
22 59 (18.50%) IIS
23 57 (17.87%) Hyper-V
24 56 (17.55%) SSL
25 52 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
26 48 (15.05%) Unix
27 47 (14.73%) SCCM
28 46 (14.42%) SCOM
29 45 (14.11%) SQL Server

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 60 (18.81%) MS Exchange
2 59 (18.50%) IIS
3 30 (9.40%) Apache
4 16 (5.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (4.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 15 (4.70%) nginx
6 8 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.57%) IBM Notes
7 5 (1.57%) Site Server
7 5 (1.57%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.25%) IBM Domino
8 4 (1.25%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.94%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.31%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 69 (21.63%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.15%) MS Office
3 4 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (4.70%) assyst
2 6 (1.88%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.97%) Office 365
2 25 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (5.33%) Mimecast
4 7 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (2.19%) G Suite
5 3 (0.94%) IaaS
5 3 (0.94%) SaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 225 (70.53%) DHCP
2 150 (47.02%) Firewall
3 95 (29.78%) TCP/IP
4 87 (27.27%) VPN
5 85 (26.65%) WAN
6 71 (22.26%) LAN
7 56 (17.55%) SSL
8 43 (13.48%) Network Security
9 39 (12.23%) VLAN
10 38 (11.91%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (11.91%) HTTP
11 37 (11.60%) SAN
12 32 (10.03%) MPLS
13 31 (9.72%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (8.78%) Cisco IOS
15 23 (7.21%) DMVPN
15 23 (7.21%) Wireless
16 22 (6.90%) HSRP
16 22 (6.90%) IPv6
17 21 (6.58%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (14.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.88%) MySQL
4 4 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.63%) GIS
7 1 (0.31%) Big Data
7 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.31%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.31%) Redis
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.31%) Ant
2 1 (0.31%) GDB
2 1 (0.31%) GitLab
2 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (9.72%) Finance
2 26 (8.15%) Publishing
3 17 (5.33%) Retail
4 10 (3.13%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.57%) Arabic Language
5 5 (1.57%) French Language
5 5 (1.57%) Law
5 5 (1.57%) Marketing
5 5 (1.57%) Portuguese Language
5 5 (1.57%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.25%) Advertising
6 4 (1.25%) Legal
6 4 (1.25%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.94%) Banking
7 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 55 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 53 (16.61%) Support Engineer
3 49 (15.36%) Network Engineer
4 44 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 43 (13.48%) 3rd Line Support
6 37 (11.60%) Analyst
7 32 (10.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 24 (7.52%) IT Engineer
9 23 (7.21%) Technical Specialist
10 18 (5.64%) Cisco Engineer
10 18 (5.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 18 (5.64%) IT Support
11 16 (5.02%) Developer
11 16 (5.02%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (4.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 14 (4.39%) Network Support
13 14 (4.39%) Support Analyst
14 13 (4.08%) Graduate
14 13 (4.08%) Infrastructure Support
14 13 (4.08%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (8.46%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.19%) Web Services
3 6 (1.88%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (0.63%) CSS
4 2 (0.63%) LAMP
4 2 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.31%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.31%) HTML
5 1 (0.31%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.31%) Node.js
5 1 (0.31%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.44%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.90%) CMDB
3 19 (5.96%) Enterprise Storage
4 14 (4.39%) Clustering
5 12 (3.76%) Device Driver
6 11 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 10 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.51%) PKI
9 6 (1.88%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.88%) Cyber Attack
10 5 (1.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.57%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
12 3 (0.94%) Cyber Defence
12 3 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
12 3 (0.94%) NHS
13 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.63%) Handset
13 2 (0.63%) User Experience
13 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 165 (51.72%) Windows
2 119 (37.30%) Windows Server
3 106 (33.23%) Linux
4 78 (24.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (15.05%) Unix
7 24 (7.52%) Windows 7
8 23 (7.21%) Windows 8
9 18 (5.64%) Windows 10
9 18 (5.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (4.08%) Windows Vista
11 8 (2.51%) Solaris
12 3 (0.94%) SUSE
13 2 (0.63%) Android
13 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.63%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.31%) CentOS
14 1 (0.31%) VyOS
14 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (13.79%) ITIL
2 39 (12.23%) Open Source
3 38 (11.91%) Presales
4 29 (9.09%) Service Delivery
5 25 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 24 (7.52%) Line Management
7 23 (7.21%) Mentoring
7 23 (7.21%) Problem Management
8 19 (5.96%) Load Balancing
9 17 (5.33%) Cybersecurity
9 17 (5.33%) Information Security
10 16 (5.02%) Network Monitoring
10 16 (5.02%) Risk Management
10 16 (5.02%) Validation
11 15 (4.70%) Change Management
11 15 (4.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 15 (4.70%) Patch Management
11 15 (4.70%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (4.70%) SIEM
12 14 (4.39%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (18.81%) SQL
2 24 (7.52%) C
3 19 (5.96%) Python
4 18 (5.64%) PowerShell
5 10 (3.13%) PHP
6 9 (2.82%) VB
7 7 (2.19%) Java
8 5 (1.57%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.57%) Perl
9 3 (0.94%) C#
9 3 (0.94%) C++
9 3 (0.94%) Ruby
10 1 (0.31%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.31%) Go
10 1 (0.31%) Groovy
10 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 83 (26.02%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (21.32%) CCNA
3 41 (12.85%) Security Cleared
4 34 (10.66%) CCNP
5 32 (10.03%) Degree
6 22 (6.90%) BPSS Clearance
6 22 (6.90%) LPIC
6 22 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 20 (6.27%) MCSE
8 17 (5.33%) CISSP
9 16 (5.02%) SC Cleared
10 14 (4.39%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (3.76%) MCSA
12 10 (3.13%) GCIA
12 10 (3.13%) GCIH
13 7 (2.19%) CISM
13 7 (2.19%) MCP
14 6 (1.88%) CCSA
14 6 (1.88%) MCITP
14 6 (1.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (12.23%) SLA
2 22 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (6.27%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 178 (55.80%) Active Directory
2 108 (33.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (17.87%) Hyper-V
4 32 (10.03%) Firmware
5 25 (7.84%) vSphere
6 21 (6.58%) XenApp
7 19 (5.96%) Virtual Servers
8 18 (5.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 18 (5.64%) Squid
9 15 (4.70%) XenDesktop
10 12 (3.76%) Samba
10 12 (3.76%) Terminal Services
11 9 (2.82%) Terminal Server
11 9 (2.82%) VMware ESX
12 6 (1.88%) Kamailio
12 6 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (1.25%) NFS
14 3 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
14 3 (0.94%) XenServer
15 1 (0.31%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 47 (14.73%) SCCM
2 46 (14.42%) SCOM
3 27 (8.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 24 (7.52%) Backup Exec
5 22 (6.90%) NetBackup
6 11 (3.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 11 (3.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 9 (2.82%) Nagios
7 9 (2.82%) Tivoli
8 8 (2.51%) Cisco Prime
8 8 (2.51%) EdgeSight
9 6 (1.88%) AirWatch
10 3 (0.94%) WSUS
11 2 (0.63%) Ansible
11 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.63%) Opsview
11 2 (0.63%) Puppet
12 1 (0.31%) Icinga
12 1 (0.31%) Kibana
12 1 (0.31%) logstash
Vendors
1 136 (42.63%) Microsoft
2 135 (42.32%) VMware
3 118 (36.99%) Cisco
4 63 (19.75%) Citrix
5 38 (11.91%) HP
6 36 (11.29%) IBM
7 32 (10.03%) SolarWinds
8 28 (8.78%) Symantec
9 26 (8.15%) Red Hat
10 23 (7.21%) F5
11 20 (6.27%) Cyberoam
12 17 (5.33%) CheckPoint
13 14 (4.39%) Brocade
13 14 (4.39%) Veeam
14 12 (3.76%) EMC
14 12 (3.76%) SonicWALL
15 10 (3.13%) Dell
15 10 (3.13%) Palo Alto
16 9 (2.82%) Acronis
17 8 (2.51%) Juniper
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Company + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Herefordshire
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Salary: £45k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 per annum + Generous benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £28000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Team Jobs
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum bonus,van,overtime,training
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
RM plc
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40k - £60k plus package (shift allowance, bonuses etc)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Smarterways Ltd.
Salary: Up to £30 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23500 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago