The table below looks at the statistics for DNS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited DNS over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 44 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 10 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.72% 4.29% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 20.00% 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 2
Average salary £35,000 £21,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.79% -15.68%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
DNS
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 16.30% 21.46% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 53 39 26
Average salary £47,500 £29,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.39% -26.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £15,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

DNS
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

DNS Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

DNS
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

DNS Salary Trend in Worcestershire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing DNS across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

DNS Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

DNS
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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
Redditch +10 6 £35,000 +29.62%
Worcester -9 4 £27,500 +14.58% 1
Bromsgrove -11 1 £24,000 +14.28%
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) FTP
2 8 (66.67%) Internet
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
3 7 (58.33%) nginx
3 7 (58.33%) Apache
3 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) MySQL
3 7 (58.33%) SMTP
3 7 (58.33%) SSL
3 7 (58.33%) Web Operations
4 6 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (41.67%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 4 (33.33%) VPN
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (25.00%) VMware
7 3 (25.00%) Veeam
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (25.00%) SLA
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
1 7 (58.33%) nginx
1 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) FTP
2 8 (66.67%) Internet
3 7 (58.33%) SMTP
3 7 (58.33%) SSL
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
4 5 (41.67%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) DHCP
5 4 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (8.33%) HTTP
6 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (8.33%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MySQL
2 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Linux Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Operations Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Web Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) WebOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Incident Management
1 7 (58.33%) Web Operations
2 6 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) SIEM
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Veeam
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec