Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 115 90
Rank change year-on-year +21 -25 +36
Permanent jobs citing DNS 91 83 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.59% 2.18% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.37% 14.54% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 75 73 92
Birmingham median annual salary £46,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.37% +8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £36,650 £24,000 £25,800
90th Percentile £58,750 £53,900 £53,625
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £36,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year +15.65% +5.00% -2.78%

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 592 571 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.83% 14.99% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 407 432 483
Birmingham median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% - -
10th Percentile £28,900 £25,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for DNS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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 73 (80.22%) DHCP
2 72 (79.12%) Windows
3 67 (73.63%) VMware
4 66 (72.53%) Microsoft
5 65 (71.43%) Active Directory
6 62 (68.13%) Data Centre
7 59 (64.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 56 (61.54%) ITIL
9 52 (57.14%) SCCM
10 47 (51.65%) SharePoint
10 47 (51.65%) Cisco
11 46 (50.55%) HP
12 44 (48.35%) Dell
13 39 (42.86%) IBM
13 39 (42.86%) Hyper-V
13 39 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
14 37 (40.66%) Windows Server 2003
15 36 (39.56%) ITIL Certification
15 36 (39.56%) Symantec
15 36 (39.56%) McAfee
15 36 (39.56%) Norton AntiVirus
15 36 (39.56%) Forcepoint
15 36 (39.56%) Kalman Filter
15 36 (39.56%) Patch Management
15 36 (39.56%) Web Filtering
16 33 (36.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 33 (36.26%) Windows Server
17 28 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
17 28 (30.77%) DevOps
17 28 (30.77%) Office 365

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 47 (51.65%) SharePoint
2 28 (30.77%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (8.79%) Apache
4 4 (4.40%) IIS
4 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.30%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (30.77%) Office 365
3 20 (21.98%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (3.30%) Amazon S3
5 2 (2.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (2.20%) GitHub
5 2 (2.20%) Route 53
6 1 (1.10%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 73 (80.22%) DHCP
2 11 (12.09%) VoIP
3 8 (8.79%) Network Security
4 7 (7.69%) LAN
4 7 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.69%) VPN
4 7 (7.69%) WAN
5 6 (6.59%) Firewall
5 6 (6.59%) VLAN
6 5 (5.49%) SSL
7 4 (4.40%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (3.30%) BGP
8 3 (3.30%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (3.30%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.30%) FWSM
8 3 (3.30%) MPLS
8 3 (3.30%) OSPF
8 3 (3.30%) SNMP
8 3 (3.30%) Wireshark
8 3 (3.30%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.30%) Big Data
2 3 (3.30%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon Aurora
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.20%) Redis
4 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (13.19%) Retail
2 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Automotive
3 1 (1.10%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (35.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 28 (30.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (26.37%) Technical Leader
4 7 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 7 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 7 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
4 7 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 7 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
5 5 (5.49%) Analyst
5 5 (5.49%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.49%) Team Leader
6 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 4 (4.40%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.40%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.30%) Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Cisco Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Cisco Network Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Cisco Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Security Architect
7 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.59%) Spring
2 3 (3.30%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.20%) LAMP
3 2 (2.20%) Web Services
3 2 (2.20%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 62 (68.13%) Data Centre
2 28 (30.77%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.49%) AS400
5 3 (3.30%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.20%) Clustering
6 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.10%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 72 (79.12%) Windows
2 37 (40.66%) Windows Server 2003
3 33 (36.26%) Windows Server
4 25 (27.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (20.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (17.58%) Windows 7
7 13 (14.29%) Linux
7 13 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.30%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.10%) CentOS
9 1 (1.10%) HPUX
9 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.10%) Solaris
9 1 (1.10%) SUSE
9 1 (1.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (61.54%) ITIL
2 36 (39.56%) Kalman Filter
2 36 (39.56%) Patch Management
2 36 (39.56%) Web Filtering
3 33 (36.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 28 (30.77%) DevOps
5 23 (25.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 23 (25.27%) Service Delivery
5 23 (25.27%) Technical Leadership
6 16 (17.58%) Data Protection
7 9 (9.89%) Business Continuity
7 9 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (9.89%) Information Security
7 9 (9.89%) ISMS
7 9 (9.89%) Mobile Device Management
7 9 (9.89%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (9.89%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.59%) Project Management
8 6 (6.59%) Time Management
9 5 (5.49%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.30%) PHP
3 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.20%) VBScript
4 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.10%) C
4 1 (1.10%) C#
4 1 (1.10%) Perl
4 1 (1.10%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (39.56%) ITIL Certification
2 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (21.98%) MCSE
3 20 (21.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (19.78%) CISSP
5 15 (16.48%) CISM
6 14 (15.38%) MCSA
7 13 (14.29%) MCITP
8 10 (10.99%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (7.69%) CCNA
10 6 (6.59%) Degree
11 4 (4.40%) CCNP
12 3 (3.30%) CCDP
12 3 (3.30%) CCSE
12 3 (3.30%) IISP
12 3 (3.30%) ISSAP
12 3 (3.30%) JNCIP
12 3 (3.30%) MCP
12 3 (3.30%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (1.10%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.78%) GDPR
2 11 (12.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.59%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.40%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 59 (64.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.30%) Docker
5 2 (2.20%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 52 (57.14%) SCCM
2 36 (39.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 13 (14.29%) WSUS
4 4 (4.40%) Prometheus
5 3 (3.30%) QRadar
6 2 (2.20%) Grafana
6 2 (2.20%) Packer
6 2 (2.20%) Puppet
6 2 (2.20%) Terraform
7 1 (1.10%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 67 (73.63%) VMware
2 66 (72.53%) Microsoft
3 47 (51.65%) Cisco
4 46 (50.55%) HP
5 44 (48.35%) Dell
6 39 (42.86%) IBM
7 36 (39.56%) Forcepoint
7 36 (39.56%) McAfee
7 36 (39.56%) Symantec
8 14 (15.38%) Nimble Storage
9 13 (14.29%) NetApp
10 4 (4.40%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.40%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.30%) LogRhythm
11 3 (3.30%) Palo Alto
11 3 (3.30%) Splunk
11 3 (3.30%) Tufin
12 2 (2.20%) Citrix
13 1 (1.10%) Avaya
13 1 (1.10%) Red Hat