Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for DNS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited DNS over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 80 135
Rank change year-on-year -35 +55 -12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 67 140 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.83% 3.21% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.34% 20.14% 8.17%
Number of salaries quoted 49 93 48
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +16.28%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £33,375
% change year-on-year +5.63% +6.37% +11.25%

DNS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 543 695 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 14.83% 15.96% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 382 433 547
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Birmingham

DNS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for DNS in Birmingham

DNS
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for DNS.

1 50 (74.63%) DHCP
2 39 (58.21%) Active Directory
2 39 (58.21%) Windows
3 36 (53.73%) Cisco
4 35 (52.24%) VPN
5 31 (46.27%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (43.28%) CCNP
6 29 (43.28%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (41.79%) Firewall
8 26 (38.81%) Juniper
9 22 (32.84%) SNMP
9 22 (32.84%) TCP/IP
9 22 (32.84%) ITIL
9 22 (32.84%) Data Centre
10 20 (29.85%) Windows Server
10 20 (29.85%) OSPF
10 20 (29.85%) VLAN
11 19 (28.36%) PKI
11 19 (28.36%) LAN
11 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
12 18 (26.87%) WAN
12 18 (26.87%) BGP
13 17 (25.37%) Presales
14 16 (23.88%) VMware
14 16 (23.88%) Fortinet
14 16 (23.88%) FWSM
14 16 (23.88%) Office 365
15 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (20.90%) ITIL V3
16 14 (20.90%) IPsec

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 9 (13.43%) IIS
2 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.97%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2000
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.49%) Apache
6 1 (1.49%) nginx
6 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Office 365
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.48%) IaaS
5 2 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.99%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.99%) PaaS
5 2 (2.99%) SaaS
6 1 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.49%) Serverless
6 1 (1.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 50 (74.63%) DHCP
2 35 (52.24%) VPN
3 29 (43.28%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (41.79%) Firewall
5 22 (32.84%) SNMP
5 22 (32.84%) TCP/IP
6 20 (29.85%) OSPF
6 20 (29.85%) VLAN
7 19 (28.36%) LAN
8 18 (26.87%) BGP
8 18 (26.87%) WAN
9 16 (23.88%) FWSM
10 14 (20.90%) IPsec
11 13 (19.40%) MPLS
12 12 (17.91%) WLAN
13 11 (16.42%) Network Security
13 11 (16.42%) SAN
14 9 (13.43%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (13.43%) Ethernet
15 8 (11.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) GitLab
3 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.49%) Subversion
General
1 6 (8.96%) Retail
2 5 (7.46%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (20.90%) Network Engineer
2 13 (19.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (16.42%) Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) Architect
4 10 (14.93%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Security Architect
5 8 (11.94%) Security Solutions Architect
5 8 (11.94%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) Senior Network Specialist
6 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Network Specialist
8 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.48%) IT Support
10 2 (2.99%) IT Support Analyst
10 2 (2.99%) Network Architect
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.49%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) Data Centre
2 19 (28.36%) PKI
3 8 (11.94%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (11.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (5.97%) Clustering
4 4 (5.97%) Replication
5 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.99%) AS400
6 2 (2.99%) iPad
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.49%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (58.21%) Windows
2 20 (29.85%) Windows Server
3 15 (22.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (14.93%) Windows 10
6 8 (11.94%) Linux
7 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.48%) Unix
8 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.99%) HPUX
9 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.99%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.99%) Windows NT
10 1 (1.49%) Debian
10 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) ITIL
2 17 (25.37%) Presales
3 14 (20.90%) ITIL V3
4 11 (16.42%) Network Design
5 10 (14.93%) Load Balancing
6 9 (13.43%) Incident Management
6 9 (13.43%) SIEM
7 8 (11.94%) E-Commerce
7 8 (11.94%) Line Management
7 8 (11.94%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 8 (11.94%) Project Management
7 8 (11.94%) Service Delivery
7 8 (11.94%) Software Optimisation
7 8 (11.94%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (10.45%) PRINCE2
9 6 (8.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (8.96%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (8.96%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (8.96%) Service Management
10 4 (5.97%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.97%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.49%) C
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) PHP
4 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (46.27%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (43.28%) CCNP
3 10 (14.93%) CCDP
4 8 (11.94%) CCIE
4 8 (11.94%) CCSE
4 8 (11.94%) CISSP
4 8 (11.94%) Degree
4 8 (11.94%) IISP
4 8 (11.94%) ISSAP
4 8 (11.94%) JNCIP
5 7 (10.45%) PMI Certification
5 7 (10.45%) PMP
6 6 (8.96%) CCNA
6 6 (8.96%) MCSA
6 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
7 5 (7.46%) MCSE
7 5 (7.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (58.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
2 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) vSphere
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.49%) Docker
5 1 (1.49%) KVM
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.49%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) QRadar
2 8 (11.94%) SCCM
3 4 (5.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.48%) WSUS
5 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.99%) Nagios
5 2 (2.99%) SCOM
6 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.49%) Cacti
6 1 (1.49%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.49%) PowerCLI
6 1 (1.49%) Puppet
6 1 (1.49%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.49%) SELinux
6 1 (1.49%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 36 (53.73%) Cisco
2 26 (38.81%) Juniper
3 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
4 16 (23.88%) Fortinet
4 16 (23.88%) VMware
5 14 (20.90%) CheckPoint
6 9 (13.43%) IBM
6 9 (13.43%) Splunk
7 8 (11.94%) Forcepoint
7 8 (11.94%) LogRhythm
7 8 (11.94%) Tufin
8 7 (10.45%) F5
8 7 (10.45%) SolarWinds
9 6 (8.96%) CA
10 5 (7.46%) Symantec
10 5 (7.46%) Veeam
11 4 (5.97%) MobileIron
12 3 (4.48%) Brocade
12 3 (4.48%) Capita
12 3 (4.48%) Sophos