The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 21 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing DNS 10 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 8.55% - 10.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.71% - 40.63%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 13
Average salary £27,500 - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
DNS
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wigan region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 4 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 23.93% 9.30% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28 4 26
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +63.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

DNS
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS across the Wigan region.

DNS Salary Trend in Wigan

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) DHCP
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 9 (81.82%) vSphere
2 9 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
3 8 (72.73%) EMC
3 8 (72.73%) MPLS
3 8 (72.73%) Replication
3 8 (72.73%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Crystal Reports
4 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
4 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (63.64%) WMI
4 7 (63.64%) WSUS
4 7 (63.64%) WatchGuard
4 7 (63.64%) Office 365
5 6 (54.55%) C
5 6 (54.55%) Avaya

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (81.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (72.73%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (72.73%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) MPLS
3 8 (72.73%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) Wireless
4 5 (45.45%) VLAN
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Support Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (63.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Replication
2 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) CLARiiON
3 2 (18.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (54.55%) Validation
1 6 (54.55%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (45.45%) Line Management
2 5 (45.45%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) T-SQL
3 6 (54.55%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (18.18%) MCITP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (81.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) WMI
1 7 (63.64%) WSUS
2 2 (18.18%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) EMC
3 7 (63.64%) WatchGuard
4 6 (54.55%) Sophos
4 6 (54.55%) Avaya
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Symantec
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds