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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 93 95
Rank change year-on-year +16 +2  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 54 50 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.75% 2.09% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.08% 15.02% 10.12%
Number of salaries quoted 32 31 38
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,650 £47,500 £48,650
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £36,500 £36,375
% change year-on-year +1.36% +0.34%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 283 333 405
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.39% 13.91% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 212 256 359
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing DNS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 42 (54.55%) Windows
2 41 (53.25%) Active Directory
3 39 (50.65%) DHCP
4 38 (49.35%) VMware
5 35 (45.45%) Firewall
6 34 (44.16%) Cisco
6 34 (44.16%) Microsoft
7 31 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (37.66%) Linux
9 26 (33.77%) TCP/IP
10 25 (32.47%) SCCM
11 24 (31.17%) SQL
12 23 (29.87%) Data Centre
13 22 (28.57%) Windows Server
13 22 (28.57%) ITIL
13 22 (28.57%) IBM
13 22 (28.57%) HP
14 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
14 20 (25.97%) Presales
15 19 (24.68%) WAN
16 18 (23.38%) VPN
17 17 (22.08%) SSL
17 17 (22.08%) CCNA
18 16 (20.78%) IIS
18 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
19 15 (19.48%) VLAN
19 15 (19.48%) Citrix
19 15 (19.48%) Line Management
19 15 (19.48%) Windows 10
20 14 (18.18%) 802.1X

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 16 (20.78%) IIS
2 9 (11.69%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (7.79%) Apache
5 5 (6.49%) nginx
6 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.90%) Joomla!
8 2 (2.60%) IBM Domino
8 2 (2.60%) WordPress
9 1 (1.30%) CMS
9 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.49%) Office 365
3 4 (5.19%) G Suite
4 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (50.65%) DHCP
2 35 (45.45%) Firewall
3 26 (33.77%) TCP/IP
4 19 (24.68%) WAN
5 18 (23.38%) VPN
6 17 (22.08%) SSL
7 15 (19.48%) VLAN
8 14 (18.18%) SMTP
9 11 (14.29%) HTTP
9 11 (14.29%) LAN
10 10 (12.99%) BGP
10 10 (12.99%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (10.39%) 802.11
11 8 (10.39%) Asterisk PBX
11 8 (10.39%) FTP
11 8 (10.39%) SAN
11 8 (10.39%) SSH
11 8 (10.39%) Wi-Fi
12 7 (9.09%) Ethernet
12 7 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) MySQL
2 5 (6.49%) MariaDB
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.30%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.30%) phpMyAdmin
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (16.88%) Publishing
2 5 (6.49%) Games
3 3 (3.90%) Marketing
4 2 (2.60%) Finance
4 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (16.88%) Technical Specialist
2 12 (15.58%) Network Engineer
3 10 (12.99%) Administrator
4 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 6 (7.79%) Switch Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Wireless Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) IT Support
6 5 (6.49%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) PC Support
7 4 (5.19%) Support Team Leader
7 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.90%) Architect
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) Design Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Network Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.49%) LAMP
2 5 (6.49%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (3.90%) FreeSWITCH
4 2 (2.60%) CSS
4 2 (2.60%) HTML
5 1 (1.30%) .NET
5 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.30%) RESTful
5 1 (1.30%) SOAP
5 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Data Centre
2 13 (16.88%) CMDB
3 4 (5.19%) PKI
3 4 (5.19%) RSA SecurID
4 3 (3.90%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) Replication
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.30%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (54.55%) Windows
2 29 (37.66%) Linux
3 22 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 15 (19.48%) Windows 10
5 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (11.69%) Windows 8
9 8 (10.39%) Windows Vista
10 6 (7.79%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (6.49%) Debian
11 5 (6.49%) Ubuntu
12 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (2.60%) Unix
14 1 (1.30%) Android
14 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) ITIL
2 20 (25.97%) Presales
3 15 (19.48%) Line Management
4 14 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 13 (16.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (16.88%) IT Strategy
6 8 (10.39%) Data Analysis
6 8 (10.39%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (10.39%) Patch Management
7 7 (9.09%) Web Filtering
8 6 (7.79%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.79%) Network Load Balancing
8 6 (7.79%) Service Management
8 6 (7.79%) Web Development
9 5 (6.49%) DevOps
9 5 (6.49%) Problem Management
9 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.19%) Disk Encryption
10 4 (5.19%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.17%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) PowerShell
3 7 (9.09%) PHP
4 6 (7.79%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.19%) VB
6 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (22.08%) CCNA
3 16 (20.78%) Security Cleared
4 14 (18.18%) Degree
5 13 (16.88%) BPSS Clearance
5 13 (16.88%) LPIC
6 9 (11.69%) CCNP
6 9 (11.69%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (10.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (10.39%) Master's Degree
8 5 (6.49%) MCSE
8 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (5.19%) MCP
10 2 (2.60%) CCIE
10 2 (2.60%) DBS Check
10 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.30%) IISP
11 1 (1.30%) ISSAP
11 1 (1.30%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.30%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (11.69%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (53.25%) Active Directory
2 31 (40.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (16.88%) Firmware
3 13 (16.88%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (6.49%) Docker
5 5 (6.49%) KVM
5 5 (6.49%) pfSense
5 5 (6.49%) Samba
5 5 (6.49%) VirtualBox
6 4 (5.19%) vSphere
7 3 (3.90%) Kamailio
7 3 (3.90%) Terminal Server
8 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 25 (32.47%) SCCM
2 14 (18.18%) Backup Exec
3 13 (16.88%) NetBackup
3 13 (16.88%) SCOM
4 8 (10.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (6.49%) Ansible
5 5 (6.49%) Puppet
5 5 (6.49%) Salt
6 4 (5.19%) AirWatch
7 3 (3.90%) WSUS
8 1 (1.30%) Cacti
8 1 (1.30%) Nagios
8 1 (1.30%) QRadar
8 1 (1.30%) SELinux
8 1 (1.30%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 38 (49.35%) VMware
2 34 (44.16%) Cisco
2 34 (44.16%) Microsoft
3 22 (28.57%) HP
3 22 (28.57%) IBM
4 15 (19.48%) Citrix
5 14 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 13 (16.88%) Dell
7 9 (11.69%) Forcepoint
7 9 (11.69%) Juniper
8 8 (10.39%) McAfee
8 8 (10.39%) Symantec
9 6 (7.79%) Aerohive Networks
9 6 (7.79%) AirMagnet
9 6 (7.79%) Aruba
9 6 (7.79%) Extreme Networks
9 6 (7.79%) Meru Networks
9 6 (7.79%) Motorola
10 5 (6.49%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.49%) Sophos
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