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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 101 132 90
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -42
Permanent jobs citing DNS 117 59 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.29% 1.43% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.77% 8.32% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 98 50 91
Average salary £31,750 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -
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
792 709 808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.50% 17.24% 17.12%
Number of salaries quoted 696 552 694
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +2 31 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Shropshire +5 28 £31,000 -20.00%
Staffordshire +3 18 £21,500 - 1
Wolverhampton - 8 £32,500 -
Solihull -2 6 £34,500 -16.86%
Worcestershire -4 5 £31,500 - 3
Walsall +2 4 £29,000 -47.27%
Warwickshire -10 4 £40,750 -4.11%
Coventry -27 4 £36,250 -3.33% 4
Herefordshire -5 2 £23,000 -
Brierley Hill - 1 £31,500 -
DNS
England

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 206 (84.77%) Windows
2 156 (64.20%) Active Directory
3 150 (61.73%) VMware
4 139 (57.20%) DHCP
5 128 (52.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 116 (47.74%) Microsoft
7 105 (43.21%) TCP/IP
7 105 (43.21%) MS Exchange
8 91 (37.45%) Citrix
9 83 (34.16%) Firewall
10 80 (32.92%) SAN
11 79 (32.51%) LAN
12 77 (31.69%) Cisco
12 77 (31.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 72 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 71 (29.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 70 (28.81%) WAN
16 68 (27.98%) Exchange Server 2010
17 64 (26.34%) SQL Server
18 59 (24.28%) Cisco Certification
19 57 (23.46%) Hyper-V
20 56 (23.05%) Microsoft Certification
21 55 (22.63%) VPN
22 51 (20.99%) vSphere
23 45 (18.52%) CCNA
24 43 (17.70%) HP
24 43 (17.70%) MCSE
25 39 (16.05%) Windows XP
26 38 (15.64%) IIS
27 37 (15.23%) VLAN

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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
1 105 (43.21%) MS Exchange
2 68 (27.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (15.64%) IIS
4 32 (13.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 20 (8.23%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (8.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 14 (5.76%) Apache
8 6 (2.47%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.47%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.47%) CMS
9 5 (2.06%) Lync
10 4 (1.65%) nginx
10 4 (1.65%) Node.js
11 3 (1.23%) EPiServer CMS
11 3 (1.23%) WordPress
11 3 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (1.23%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.82%) Lotus Domino
12 2 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.05%) Office 365
2 12 (4.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.23%) IaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) PaaS
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.41%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 139 (57.20%) DHCP
2 105 (43.21%) TCP/IP
3 83 (34.16%) Firewall
4 80 (32.92%) SAN
5 79 (32.51%) LAN
6 70 (28.81%) WAN
7 55 (22.63%) VPN
8 37 (15.23%) VLAN
9 29 (11.93%) DDNS
10 27 (11.11%) Wireless
11 22 (9.05%) NAS
12 21 (8.64%) Internet
13 17 (7.00%) VoIP
14 15 (6.17%) IP Telephony
15 14 (5.76%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (5.76%) Cisco IOS
15 14 (5.76%) Network Security
16 13 (5.35%) RIP
16 13 (5.35%) OSPF
16 13 (5.35%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (26.34%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (7.00%) MySQL
4 9 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (3.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.82%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.06%) RequisitePro
3 4 (1.65%) Subversion
3 4 (1.65%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.41%) Ant
4 1 (0.41%) Hudson
General
1 22 (9.05%) Finance
2 13 (5.35%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.06%) Retail
4 3 (1.23%) Marketing
5 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
6 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Advertising
6 1 (0.41%) Publishing
6 1 (0.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (23.05%) Support Engineer
2 45 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support
3 29 (11.93%) Analyst
4 28 (11.52%) Network Engineer
5 26 (10.70%) IT Support
6 22 (9.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 18 (7.41%) Support Technician
8 17 (7.00%) Technical Engineer
8 17 (7.00%) Senior Support Engineer
8 17 (7.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 16 (6.58%) Support Analyst
10 14 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (5.35%) IT Support Technician
12 12 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (4.53%) Administrator
13 11 (4.53%) IT Support Engineer
14 10 (4.12%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
14 10 (4.12%) Architect
14 10 (4.12%) Consultant
14 10 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.29%) HTML
1 8 (3.29%) HTML5
2 7 (2.88%) CSS3
2 7 (2.88%) jQuery
2 7 (2.88%) CSS
3 5 (2.06%) Web Services
4 4 (1.65%) .NET
4 4 (1.65%) RESTful
4 4 (1.65%) LAMP
4 4 (1.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (1.23%) Classic ASP
5 3 (1.23%) Flash
5 3 (1.23%) XHTML
6 2 (0.82%) COM
7 1 (0.41%) Memcached
7 1 (0.41%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.35%) Clustering
2 18 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 12 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.29%) GIS
6 6 (2.47%) EqualLogic
7 5 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.06%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.65%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.65%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) iPad
9 1 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.41%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 206 (84.77%) Windows
2 128 (52.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 77 (31.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 72 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (16.05%) Windows XP
6 37 (15.23%) Windows 8
7 36 (14.81%) Linux
8 30 (12.35%) Windows 7
9 15 (6.17%) Apple iOS
10 9 (3.70%) Ubuntu
10 9 (3.70%) Android
11 7 (2.88%) Windows 2000 Server
11 7 (2.88%) Windows Vista
12 5 (2.06%) VMS
13 4 (1.65%) UNIX
14 2 (0.82%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.41%) CentOS
15 1 (0.41%) Debian
15 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (11.52%) ITIL
2 24 (9.88%) Service Delivery
3 13 (5.35%) Network Design
4 11 (4.53%) Migration
5 9 (3.70%) Network Management
6 8 (3.29%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (3.29%) PRINCE
6 8 (3.29%) Load Balancing
7 7 (2.88%) Time Management
7 7 (2.88%) OO
7 7 (2.88%) E-Commerce
7 7 (2.88%) MVC
8 6 (2.47%) CRM
8 6 (2.47%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (2.06%) ETL
9 5 (2.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.06%) Scrum
9 5 (2.06%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (2.06%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (14.40%) SQL
2 9 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.06%) C
3 5 (2.06%) C#
4 4 (1.65%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.65%) PHP
5 3 (1.23%) PHP5
5 3 (1.23%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (1.23%) ActionScript
6 2 (0.82%) VBScript
6 2 (0.82%) VB
6 2 (0.82%) Perl
7 1 (0.41%) Java
7 1 (0.41%) Python
7 1 (0.41%) Ruby
7 1 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 59 (24.28%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (23.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (18.52%) CCNA
4 43 (17.70%) MCSE
5 23 (9.47%) Degree
6 22 (9.05%) CCNP
6 22 (9.05%) Citrix Certification
7 21 (8.64%) MCSA
8 15 (6.17%) CCA
9 12 (4.94%) MCITP
10 7 (2.88%) VCP4
11 6 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (2.47%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.06%) CCIE
13 4 (1.65%) MCTS
14 3 (1.23%) MCP
14 3 (1.23%) CCSE
15 2 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
15 2 (0.82%) HNC
15 2 (0.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.06%) SLA
2 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 156 (64.20%) Active Directory
2 71 (29.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (23.46%) Hyper-V
4 51 (20.99%) vSphere
5 14 (5.76%) Terminal Services
6 13 (5.35%) XenApp
7 12 (4.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 11 (4.53%) VMware ESX
9 9 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (3.29%) vCloud
11 7 (2.88%) XenServer
12 5 (2.06%) VMware Server
13 3 (1.23%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.82%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
14 2 (0.82%) Xen
15 1 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.41%) Oracle RMAN
15 1 (0.41%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 15 (6.17%) Nagios
1 15 (6.17%) SCCM
2 12 (4.94%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.29%) SCOM
4 4 (1.65%) WSUS
5 3 (1.23%) MOM
5 3 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.82%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.82%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.82%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.41%) SCSM
7 1 (0.41%) SELinux
7 1 (0.41%) Cacti
7 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 150 (61.73%) VMware
2 116 (47.74%) Microsoft
3 91 (37.45%) Citrix
4 77 (31.69%) Cisco
5 43 (17.70%) HP
6 28 (11.52%) Apple
7 18 (7.41%) NetApp
8 17 (7.00%) EMC
9 15 (6.17%) Avaya
9 15 (6.17%) Symantec
10 14 (5.76%) SonicWALL
11 13 (5.35%) WatchGuard
12 12 (4.94%) Brocade
12 12 (4.94%) Juniper
12 12 (4.94%) Dell
13 11 (4.53%) CheckPoint
14 7 (2.88%) Fortinet
15 6 (2.47%) 3PAR
16 5 (2.06%) Veeam
17 4 (1.65%) SolarWinds
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens & PDP
Posted: 2 days ago
Evesham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £10000 - £15000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, B8 1AU
Mobile Fun
Salary: £50,000 + bonus.
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mobile Fun Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + up to £10,000 bonus, pension, etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £40000 - £49000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stourbridge
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Phone + PC
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago