Period
to 20 March 2019

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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 100 109
Rank change year-on-year +28 +9 +29
Permanent jobs citing DNS 119 90 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.69% 2.42% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.15% 15.52% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 82 60 60
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,500 £24,975
90th Percentile £58,750 £50,000 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.58% +7.86% -6.67%

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 694 580 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.53% 15.60% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 437 358 414
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -0.62% +0.63%
10th Percentile £30,375 £26,000 £25,008
90th Percentile £65,500 £62,875 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 March 2019.

Salary histogram for DNS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for DNS.

1 106 (89.08%) DHCP
2 99 (83.19%) Active Directory
3 96 (80.67%) Windows
4 88 (73.95%) VMware
5 77 (64.71%) Microsoft
6 67 (56.30%) SCCM
7 66 (55.46%) VMware Infrastructure
7 66 (55.46%) ITIL
8 65 (54.62%) Data Centre
9 60 (50.42%) Cisco
10 54 (45.38%) HP
11 51 (42.86%) Dell
12 50 (42.02%) Windows Server
12 50 (42.02%) Hyper-V
13 48 (40.34%) Microsoft Azure
14 46 (38.66%) SharePoint
15 44 (36.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 42 (35.29%) IBM
17 41 (34.45%) Windows Server 2003
17 41 (34.45%) Office 365
17 41 (34.45%) Patch Management
18 40 (33.61%) Kalman Filter
18 40 (33.61%) Symantec
18 40 (33.61%) ITIL Certification
18 40 (33.61%) McAfee
18 40 (33.61%) Norton AntiVirus
18 40 (33.61%) Forcepoint
18 40 (33.61%) Web Filtering
19 39 (32.77%) Self-Motivation
20 36 (30.25%) SharePoint Server

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 46 (38.66%) SharePoint
2 36 (30.25%) SharePoint Server
3 10 (8.40%) Apache
4 5 (4.20%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.36%) nginx
6 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.52%) IIS
7 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 48 (40.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 41 (34.45%) Office 365
3 16 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (5.04%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.36%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.36%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (3.36%) GitHub
5 4 (3.36%) Route 53
6 1 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (89.08%) DHCP
2 14 (11.76%) VPN
3 13 (10.92%) VoIP
4 11 (9.24%) Firewall
5 9 (7.56%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (7.56%) LAN
5 9 (7.56%) WAN
6 8 (6.72%) BGP
7 7 (5.88%) FWSM
7 7 (5.88%) OSPF
7 7 (5.88%) SNMP
7 7 (5.88%) VLAN
8 5 (4.20%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (4.20%) IPsec
8 5 (4.20%) PBX
8 5 (4.20%) SAN
8 5 (4.20%) Skype
8 5 (4.20%) Software-Defined Networking
8 5 (4.20%) TCP/IP
8 5 (4.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.36%) Amazon Aurora
1 4 (3.36%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (3.36%) MySQL
1 4 (3.36%) Redis
2 2 (1.68%) Big Data
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.36%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.68%) MSI
General
1 14 (11.76%) Retail
2 5 (4.20%) Finance
3 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (36.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 39 (32.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (17.65%) Technical Leader
4 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 8 (6.72%) Team Leader
5 6 (5.04%) IT Engineer
5 6 (5.04%) Senior IT Engineer
6 5 (4.20%) Deployment Engineer
6 5 (4.20%) SCCM Engineer
6 5 (4.20%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (3.36%) Analyst
7 4 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (3.36%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (3.36%) Senior SCCM Engineer
7 4 (3.36%) Service Analyst
7 4 (3.36%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.36%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 2 (1.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 2 (1.68%) IT Support
8 2 (1.68%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.04%) LDAP
1 6 (5.04%) Spring
2 4 (3.36%) LAMP
2 4 (3.36%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.68%) WSH
4 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (54.62%) Data Centre
2 39 (32.77%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (15.13%) Clustering
4 7 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.20%) PKI
6 4 (3.36%) AS400
6 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (3.36%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.68%) HP Superdome
7 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.84%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 96 (80.67%) Windows
2 50 (42.02%) Windows Server
3 41 (34.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (21.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (15.13%) Windows 7
7 16 (13.45%) Windows 8
8 11 (9.24%) Linux
9 7 (5.88%) Ubuntu
10 5 (4.20%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.68%) HPUX
11 2 (1.68%) Solaris
11 2 (1.68%) SUSE
11 2 (1.68%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.68%) Unix
12 1 (0.84%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.46%) ITIL
2 44 (36.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 41 (34.45%) Patch Management
4 40 (33.61%) Kalman Filter
4 40 (33.61%) Web Filtering
5 27 (22.69%) Project Management
6 25 (21.01%) Line Management
7 23 (19.33%) Service Delivery
8 22 (18.49%) DevOps
9 18 (15.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 18 (15.13%) Technical Leadership
10 17 (14.29%) Migration
11 16 (13.45%) Service Management
12 13 (10.92%) Data Protection
12 13 (10.92%) Incident Management
13 9 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (5.88%) Change Management
14 7 (5.88%) ITIL V3
14 7 (5.88%) Presales
14 7 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.81%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.20%) Shell Script
3 4 (3.36%) PHP
4 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.68%) Perl
4 2 (1.68%) SQL
4 2 (1.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (33.61%) ITIL Certification
2 32 (26.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (26.05%) MCSE
3 31 (26.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 24 (20.17%) MCSA
5 15 (12.61%) MCITP
6 14 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (6.72%) CCNP
7 8 (6.72%) CISSP
8 7 (5.88%) CCNA
9 6 (5.04%) CISM
10 5 (4.20%) Degree
10 5 (4.20%) PMI Certification
10 5 (4.20%) PMP
11 2 (1.68%) CCDP
11 2 (1.68%) CCSE
11 2 (1.68%) IISP
11 2 (1.68%) ISSAP
11 2 (1.68%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.68%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) GDPR
2 8 (6.72%) SLA
3 7 (5.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 99 (83.19%) Active Directory
2 66 (55.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (42.02%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.20%) vSphere
4 5 (4.20%) XenApp
5 4 (3.36%) Docker
5 4 (3.36%) VirtualBox
6 2 (1.68%) Squid
7 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 67 (56.30%) SCCM
2 40 (33.61%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (12.61%) WSUS
4 11 (9.24%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (3.36%) Packer
5 4 (3.36%) Prometheus
5 4 (3.36%) Puppet
5 4 (3.36%) Terraform
6 3 (2.52%) QRadar
7 2 (1.68%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 88 (73.95%) VMware
2 77 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 60 (50.42%) Cisco
4 54 (45.38%) HP
5 51 (42.86%) Dell
6 42 (35.29%) IBM
7 40 (33.61%) Forcepoint
7 40 (33.61%) McAfee
7 40 (33.61%) Symantec
8 20 (16.81%) NetApp
9 16 (13.45%) Nimble Storage
10 9 (7.56%) Citrix
10 9 (7.56%) Fortinet
11 8 (6.72%) CheckPoint
12 6 (5.04%) Juniper
13 5 (4.20%) CA
13 5 (4.20%) F5
14 4 (3.36%) SolarWinds
15 3 (2.52%) Splunk
16 2 (1.68%) LogRhythm