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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 79 155 116
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -39
Permanent jobs citing DNS 186 70 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.22% 1.30% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.79% 8.74% 12.70%
Number of salaries quoted 140 58 102
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,200 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,274 £41,300 £42,447
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
940 801 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.26% 14.88% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 721 696 764
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £63,850
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 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 September 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 +43 97 £35,000 - 8
Coventry +25 31 £41,000 +2.50% 2
Staffordshire +8 15 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Warwickshire -1 10 £38,000 +1.33% 1
Shropshire -5 7 £35,000 +11.11% 5
Worcestershire +11 6 £31,000 +55.00% 2
Walsall +6 6 £30,000 +39.53% 1
Dudley - 5 £40,000 -
Herefordshire -1 3 £35,500 -23.24%
Sutton Coldfield -8 3 £20,000 -27.27%
Stourbridge - 3 £40,000 - 1
Wolverhampton -1 2 £29,000 -10.76% 1
Halesowen - 2 £36,750 -
Solihull +5 1 £32,500 - 1
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 229 (74.84%) DHCP
2 201 (65.69%) Active Directory
3 164 (53.59%) Windows
4 137 (44.77%) Firewall
5 136 (44.44%) VMware
6 130 (42.48%) Microsoft
7 123 (40.20%) Windows Server
8 119 (38.89%) VPN
9 117 (38.24%) Cisco
10 108 (35.29%) WAN
10 108 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 103 (33.66%) TCP/IP
12 98 (32.03%) Linux
13 97 (31.70%) LAN
14 88 (28.76%) Windows Server 2012
15 85 (27.78%) Citrix
16 77 (25.16%) Hyper-V
17 76 (24.84%) MS Exchange
18 74 (24.18%) SAN
19 66 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
20 56 (18.30%) SQL
21 54 (17.65%) vSphere
22 53 (17.32%) CCNA
23 52 (16.99%) Presales
24 51 (16.67%) IIS
25 50 (16.34%) Windows Server 2008
26 49 (16.01%) MS Excel
26 49 (16.01%) Data Centre
27 48 (15.69%) SCOM
28 47 (15.36%) Unix

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 76 (24.84%) MS Exchange
2 51 (16.67%) IIS
3 40 (13.07%) Apache
4 34 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
5 19 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (5.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (5.23%) IBM Domino
6 16 (5.23%) IBM Notes
7 12 (3.92%) Skype for Business
8 11 (3.59%) nginx
9 5 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.63%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.31%) SAS
10 4 (1.31%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.65%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.33%) CMS
Applications
1 49 (16.01%) MS Excel
2 19 (6.21%) MS Office
3 4 (1.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 25 (8.17%) assyst
2 13 (4.25%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (8.82%) Office 365
3 21 (6.86%) Mimecast
4 11 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (2.94%) SaaS
6 8 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (2.61%) IaaS
7 4 (1.31%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 229 (74.84%) DHCP
2 137 (44.77%) Firewall
3 119 (38.89%) VPN
4 108 (35.29%) WAN
5 103 (33.66%) TCP/IP
6 97 (31.70%) LAN
7 74 (24.18%) SAN
8 42 (13.73%) SSL
9 32 (10.46%) VLAN
10 27 (8.82%) VoIP
10 27 (8.82%) Wireless
11 26 (8.50%) MPLS
12 23 (7.52%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (6.21%) Network Security
14 18 (5.88%) EIGRP
15 17 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (5.23%) BGP
16 16 (5.23%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (5.23%) HTTP
17 15 (4.90%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.40%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.31%) MySQL
5 3 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) GIS
6 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.31%) Ant
1 4 (1.31%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.31%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (10.46%) Retail
2 28 (9.15%) Finance
3 20 (6.54%) Publishing
4 16 (5.23%) Legal
5 15 (4.90%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.63%) Arabic Language
7 5 (1.63%) Banking
7 5 (1.63%) French Language
7 5 (1.63%) Portuguese Language
7 5 (1.63%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.98%) Automotive
8 3 (0.98%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.65%) Advertising
10 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 78 (25.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 61 (19.93%) Support Engineer
3 50 (16.34%) Network Engineer
4 43 (14.05%) 3rd Line Support
5 39 (12.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 36 (11.76%) Analyst
7 28 (9.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 23 (7.52%) Exchange Engineer
9 22 (7.19%) Consultant
9 22 (7.19%) Network Support
9 22 (7.19%) Support Analyst
10 20 (6.54%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 20 (6.54%) IT Engineer
10 20 (6.54%) Network Support Engineer
11 17 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 17 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
12 16 (5.23%) Infrastructure Support
13 14 (4.58%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
14 13 (4.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 13 (4.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.63%) Web Services
2 4 (1.31%) CSS
2 4 (1.31%) Node.js
2 4 (1.31%) REST
3 3 (0.98%) HTML
4 2 (0.65%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.33%) .NET
5 1 (0.33%) LAMP
5 1 (0.33%) LAPP Stack
5 1 (0.33%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.33%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.33%) WAP
5 1 (0.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.01%) Data Centre
2 17 (5.56%) CMDB
3 16 (5.23%) Enterprise Storage
4 15 (4.90%) Driving Licence
5 11 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.94%) Clustering
7 8 (2.61%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (1.63%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.31%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.98%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.98%) iPad
10 3 (0.98%) PKI
10 3 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.65%) Replication
11 2 (0.65%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.33%) EPoS
12 1 (0.33%) Fintech
12 1 (0.33%) Handset
12 1 (0.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 164 (53.59%) Windows
2 123 (40.20%) Windows Server
3 98 (32.03%) Linux
4 88 (28.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (16.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (15.36%) Unix
7 41 (13.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (8.50%) Windows 7
9 14 (4.58%) Windows 8
10 12 (3.92%) Windows 10
11 7 (2.29%) Solaris
12 6 (1.96%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.63%) CentOS
14 3 (0.98%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.65%) Android
15 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.65%) VyOS
15 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.65%) Windows Vista
16 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (16.99%) Presales
2 44 (14.38%) ITIL
3 29 (9.48%) Open Source
4 26 (8.50%) Validation
5 21 (6.86%) Service Delivery
6 18 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (5.88%) Service Management
7 17 (5.56%) Line Management
8 16 (5.23%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (4.90%) Data Security
10 14 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (4.58%) Disaster Recovery
11 13 (4.25%) Change Management
12 12 (3.92%) Information Security
12 12 (3.92%) Infrastructure Monitoring
12 12 (3.92%) Problem Management
13 11 (3.59%) Mentoring
13 11 (3.59%) Patch Management
13 11 (3.59%) Risk Management
14 10 (3.27%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 56 (18.30%) SQL
2 28 (9.15%) C
3 15 (4.90%) Python
4 12 (3.92%) Perl
5 10 (3.27%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (1.96%) Bash Shell
7 6 (1.96%) PHP
7 6 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.63%) Ruby
9 4 (1.31%) Groovy
9 4 (1.31%) Java
10 2 (0.65%) Tcl
10 2 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 66 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (17.32%) CCNA
3 36 (11.76%) Degree
4 23 (7.52%) CCNP
5 20 (6.54%) Security Cleared
6 18 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (5.56%) LPIC
8 16 (5.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 16 (5.23%) MCSE
9 13 (4.25%) MCSA
10 9 (2.94%) CISSP
10 9 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (2.61%) CCIE
11 8 (2.61%) CCSA
11 8 (2.61%) CISM
12 7 (2.29%) JNCIA
12 7 (2.29%) JNCIS
13 5 (1.63%) MCITP
13 5 (1.63%) MCP
14 4 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (12.42%) SLA
2 16 (5.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 201 (65.69%) Active Directory
2 108 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (25.16%) Hyper-V
4 54 (17.65%) vSphere
5 24 (7.84%) Firmware
5 24 (7.84%) XenApp
6 22 (7.19%) XenDesktop
7 17 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
8 14 (4.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 12 (3.92%) Squid
10 9 (2.94%) Terminal Server
11 8 (2.61%) VMware ESX
12 5 (1.63%) Samba
12 5 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (1.31%) Docker
13 4 (1.31%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.31%) XenServer
14 2 (0.65%) pfSense
14 2 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
15 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 48 (15.69%) SCOM
2 34 (11.11%) SCCM
3 31 (10.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 23 (7.52%) WSUS
5 17 (5.56%) Backup Exec
5 17 (5.56%) NetBackup
6 9 (2.94%) Puppet
6 9 (2.94%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.96%) Nagios
8 5 (1.63%) EdgeSight
9 4 (1.31%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.31%) Ansible
9 4 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (1.31%) rkt
9 4 (1.31%) Terraform
10 3 (0.98%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.65%) FortiGate
11 2 (0.65%) Opsview
11 2 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.33%) SCSM
Vendors
1 136 (44.44%) VMware
2 130 (42.48%) Microsoft
3 117 (38.24%) Cisco
4 85 (27.78%) Citrix
5 47 (15.36%) HP
5 47 (15.36%) IBM
6 31 (10.13%) Symantec
7 26 (8.50%) Acronis
7 26 (8.50%) Juniper
8 23 (7.52%) Red Hat
9 22 (7.19%) SolarWinds
10 21 (6.86%) Veeam
11 18 (5.88%) EMC
12 15 (4.90%) CheckPoint
12 15 (4.90%) F5
12 15 (4.90%) SonicWALL
13 13 (4.25%) NetApp
14 12 (3.92%) Brocade
15 10 (3.27%) Dell
15 10 (3.27%) Palo Alto
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £19000 per annum + Great Benefits + Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Global Company
Posted: 5 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Gleeson Recruitment Group
Salary: £35k per year + great benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stourbridge, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £26k - 30k per year + Company Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Staffordshire
greywood
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Bromsgrove
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £23500 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NHS Blood And Transplant
Salary: From £46,625 to £57,640 per annum AfC Band 8b
Posted: 25 days ago