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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Domain Name System (DNS)
Rank 32 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Permanent jobs citing DNS 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.72% 1.72% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.27% 11.43% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 2
Average salary £24,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -13.84%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -6.66%
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
41 35 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 16.14% 15.02% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 31
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £17,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 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
Worcester - 7 £35,500 -
Bromsgrove -6 2 £21,000 -30.57%
Evesham - 2 £15,000 -
Redditch - 2 £24,000 -
DNS
West Midlands

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) DHCP
3 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
4 8 (47.06%) LAN
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 7 (41.18%) CCNA
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) WAN
6 6 (35.29%) MS Office
7 5 (29.41%) IIS
7 5 (29.41%) VoIP
7 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 5 (29.41%) VMware
7 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
8 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (23.53%) VLAN
8 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (23.53%) Wireless
8 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
8 4 (23.53%) PBX
8 4 (23.53%) SQL
8 4 (23.53%) SAN
9 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
9 3 (17.65%) Citrix
9 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
9 3 (17.65%) SAP

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (11.76%) Apache
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (64.71%) DHCP
2 8 (47.06%) LAN
3 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 5 (29.41%) VoIP
5 4 (23.53%) VLAN
5 4 (23.53%) Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) PBX
5 4 (23.53%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) IP Telephony
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (11.76%) DDNS
7 2 (11.76%) WLAN
7 2 (11.76%) ADSL
7 2 (11.76%) VPN
7 2 (11.76%) DMZ
8 1 (5.88%) Internet
General
1 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCNA
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCITP
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) PCI DSS
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
4 2 (11.76%) XenServer
5 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) FortiGate
2 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) SAP
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint