Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 88 113
Rank change year-on-year -28 +25 +10
Permanent jobs citing DNS 86 149 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.24% 3.18% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.60% 18.98% 9.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73 93 68
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £24,300 £25,550 £26,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,750 £45,750
West Midlands median annual salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year +4.29% +5.26% +10.83%

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 589 785 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.32% 16.76% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 458 525 681
Birmingham median annual salary £40,125 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.31% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 66 (76.74%) Windows
2 59 (68.60%) DHCP
3 52 (60.47%) Active Directory
4 39 (45.35%) Cisco
5 35 (40.70%) VPN
5 35 (40.70%) Firewall
6 32 (37.21%) VMware
6 32 (37.21%) Windows Server
7 30 (34.88%) Microsoft
8 28 (32.56%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (30.23%) Windows 10
10 23 (26.74%) TCP/IP
10 23 (26.74%) ITIL
11 22 (25.58%) 802.1X
12 21 (24.42%) WAN
12 21 (24.42%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (23.26%) PowerShell
14 19 (22.09%) Windows 7
14 19 (22.09%) SAN
15 18 (20.93%) HP
15 18 (20.93%) SQL
16 17 (19.77%) CCNA
17 16 (18.60%) CCNP
18 15 (17.44%) Linux
18 15 (17.44%) LAN
18 15 (17.44%) PKI
18 15 (17.44%) Degree
19 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
20 13 (15.12%) VLAN

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 10 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.14%) Apache
2 7 (8.14%) nginx
3 5 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.65%) IIS
5 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.33%) WordPress
7 1 (1.16%) CMS
7 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.16%) Joomla!
7 1 (1.16%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.16%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.16%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (15.12%) Office 365
2 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (6.98%) G Suite
4 5 (5.81%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (3.49%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (68.60%) DHCP
2 35 (40.70%) Firewall
2 35 (40.70%) VPN
3 23 (26.74%) TCP/IP
4 21 (24.42%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (24.42%) WAN
5 19 (22.09%) SAN
6 15 (17.44%) LAN
7 13 (15.12%) VLAN
8 11 (12.79%) 802.11
8 11 (12.79%) MPLS
9 10 (11.63%) BGP
10 9 (10.47%) SSH
11 8 (9.30%) IPsec
11 8 (9.30%) OSPF
11 8 (9.30%) SNMP
11 8 (9.30%) VoIP
12 7 (8.14%) TACACS
13 6 (6.98%) Asterisk PBX
14 5 (5.81%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.30%) MySQL
3 6 (6.98%) MariaDB
4 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.16%) Redis
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.16%) GitLab
3 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.16%) MSBuild
3 1 (1.16%) Subversion
3 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (13.95%) Retail
2 7 (8.14%) Finance
3 6 (6.98%) Games
4 5 (5.81%) Marketing
4 5 (5.81%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.33%) Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.33%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (19.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 17 (19.77%) Network Engineer
2 9 (10.47%) IT Support
2 9 (10.47%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (9.30%) Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Administrator
4 7 (8.14%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (8.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (8.14%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (5.81%) PC Support
5 5 (5.81%) Support Team Leader
5 5 (5.81%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) ICT Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Server Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) ICT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.49%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (25.58%) 802.1X
2 7 (8.14%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (6.98%) LAMP
4 2 (2.33%) .NET
5 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.16%) CSS
5 1 (1.16%) HTML
5 1 (1.16%) RESTful
5 1 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.44%) PKI
2 9 (10.47%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.81%) Replication
3 5 (5.81%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (3.49%) Clustering
4 3 (3.49%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.33%) AS400
5 2 (2.33%) CMDB
5 2 (2.33%) iPad
5 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) User Experience
6 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.16%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (76.74%) Windows
2 32 (37.21%) Windows Server
3 26 (30.23%) Windows 10
4 19 (22.09%) Windows 7
5 15 (17.44%) Linux
6 14 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (12.79%) Windows 8
7 11 (12.79%) Windows Vista
8 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (8.14%) Ubuntu
10 6 (6.98%) Debian
11 4 (4.65%) Unix
11 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.33%) HPUX
12 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (1.16%) Android
13 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) ITIL
2 11 (12.79%) Data Analysis
3 10 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (9.30%) Configuration Management
4 8 (9.30%) DevOps
4 8 (9.30%) Line Management
4 8 (9.30%) Problem Management
5 7 (8.14%) Web Development
6 6 (6.98%) E-Commerce
6 6 (6.98%) Proactive Monitoring
6 6 (6.98%) Process Improvement
6 6 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.81%) Disk Encryption
7 5 (5.81%) Presales
7 5 (5.81%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (4.65%) Change Control
8 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.65%) Network Design
9 3 (3.49%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) PowerShell
2 18 (20.93%) SQL
3 8 (9.30%) PHP
4 6 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 5 (5.81%) VB
6 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.16%) C
6 1 (1.16%) C#
6 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (32.56%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (19.77%) CCNA
3 16 (18.60%) CCNP
4 15 (17.44%) Degree
5 12 (13.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 11 (12.79%) Master's Degree
7 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (9.30%) MCSE
8 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
9 7 (8.14%) CCIE
9 7 (8.14%) MCP
10 6 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
11 4 (4.65%) MCSA
12 3 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (2.33%) CCDP
13 2 (2.33%) LPIC
13 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
13 2 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.33%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (60.47%) Active Directory
2 20 (23.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.30%) Virtual Servers
5 7 (8.14%) Docker
5 7 (8.14%) KVM
5 7 (8.14%) VirtualBox
5 7 (8.14%) vSphere
6 6 (6.98%) pfSense
6 6 (6.98%) Samba
7 2 (2.33%) Firmware
7 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.16%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.16%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 13 (15.12%) SCCM
2 7 (8.14%) Puppet
2 7 (8.14%) WSUS
3 6 (6.98%) Ansible
3 6 (6.98%) Salt
4 5 (5.81%) AirWatch
5 4 (4.65%) SCOM
6 2 (2.33%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (2.33%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.16%) HAProxy
7 1 (1.16%) Nagios
7 1 (1.16%) QRadar
7 1 (1.16%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (45.35%) Cisco
2 32 (37.21%) VMware
3 30 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 18 (20.93%) HP
5 13 (15.12%) Juniper
6 11 (12.79%) Veeam
7 9 (10.47%) Dell
8 8 (9.30%) Sophos
9 7 (8.14%) EqualLogic
9 7 (8.14%) Nimble Storage
9 7 (8.14%) Synology
10 6 (6.98%) Fujitsu
10 6 (6.98%) Google
11 5 (5.81%) Citrix
12 3 (3.49%) Aruba
12 3 (3.49%) Brocade
12 3 (3.49%) F5
12 3 (3.49%) Fortinet
12 3 (3.49%) IBM
12 3 (3.49%) Symantec