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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 102 110 93
Rank change year-on-year +8 -17  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 23 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.26% 1.20% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.68% 7.73% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 17
Median salary £33,250 £37,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.13% -22.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,530 £26,700 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,100
% change year-on-year +2.66% +1.07%  

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 265 362 266
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.50% 15.46% 15.51%
Number of salaries quoted 203 289 224
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +9.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Birmingham

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 47 (64.38%) Active Directory
2 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
3 34 (46.58%) DHCP
3 34 (46.58%) Windows
3 34 (46.58%) Linux
4 33 (45.21%) VMware
5 32 (43.84%) Firewall
6 27 (36.99%) Citrix
6 27 (36.99%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (35.62%) SQL
7 26 (35.62%) Windows Server
8 24 (32.88%) IIS
8 24 (32.88%) TCP/IP
9 22 (30.14%) MS Excel
10 19 (26.03%) SSL
10 19 (26.03%) Red Hat
11 18 (24.66%) SCCM
11 18 (24.66%) Data Centre
12 17 (23.29%) Line Management
12 17 (23.29%) Presales
12 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
12 17 (23.29%) Cisco
12 17 (23.29%) IBM
12 17 (23.29%) Service Delivery
12 17 (23.29%) Publishing
13 16 (21.92%) Backup Exec
13 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (21.92%) SCOM
14 15 (20.55%) CMDB
14 15 (20.55%) LPIC

DNS
Top Related 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 24 (32.88%) IIS
2 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.74%) IBM Domino
4 2 (2.74%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.37%) Apache
5 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 22 (30.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) Office 365
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (46.58%) DHCP
2 32 (43.84%) Firewall
3 24 (32.88%) TCP/IP
4 19 (26.03%) SSL
5 9 (12.33%) LAN
6 8 (10.96%) SAN
6 8 (10.96%) WAN
7 7 (9.59%) VLAN
7 7 (9.59%) VoIP
7 7 (9.59%) VPN
8 6 (8.22%) Asterisk PBX
8 6 (8.22%) Network Security
8 6 (8.22%) VoLTE
9 5 (6.85%) SNMP
9 5 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (5.48%) BGP
10 4 (5.48%) OSPF
10 4 (5.48%) Wireless
11 3 (4.11%) Internet
11 3 (4.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.37%) phpMyAdmin
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (23.29%) Publishing
2 8 (10.96%) Finance
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Technical Specialist
2 12 (16.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 10 (13.70%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Citrix Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Design Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) IT Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Open Source Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) VoIP Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Administrator
7 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.48%) Citrix Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Windows Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Cisco Network Administrator
9 3 (4.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) FreeSWITCH
2 3 (4.11%) Web Services
3 1 (1.37%) CSS
3 1 (1.37%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Data Centre
2 15 (20.55%) CMDB
3 4 (5.48%) Clustering
4 3 (4.11%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Handset
5 2 (2.74%) NHS
6 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.37%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 34 (46.58%) Linux
1 34 (46.58%) Windows
2 26 (35.62%) Windows Server
3 16 (21.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.59%) Unix
6 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.11%) Solaris
6 3 (4.11%) SUSE
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.74%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.37%) Android
8 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Line Management
1 17 (23.29%) Presales
1 17 (23.29%) Service Delivery
2 15 (20.55%) Continuous Improvement
2 15 (20.55%) IT Strategy
3 9 (12.33%) ITIL
4 7 (9.59%) Patch Management
5 6 (8.22%) Change Management
5 6 (8.22%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (8.22%) Open Source
6 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.85%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.85%) ITIL V3
7 4 (5.48%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.48%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.48%) Change Control
7 4 (5.48%) Network Management
7 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.48%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 26 (35.62%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) C
4 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.37%) PHP
4 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (23.29%) Security Cleared
2 15 (20.55%) BPSS Clearance
2 15 (20.55%) LPIC
3 7 (9.59%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.85%) DBS Check
4 5 (6.85%) MCSA
4 5 (6.85%) MCSE
4 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.48%) CCNA
6 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.11%) PMP
7 2 (2.74%) Degree
7 2 (2.74%) MCITP
7 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.37%) CCSE
8 1 (1.37%) CISSP
8 1 (1.37%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.37%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.37%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (64.38%) Active Directory
2 27 (36.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (20.55%) Firmware
4 9 (12.33%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.59%) XenApp
6 6 (8.22%) Kamailio
6 6 (8.22%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (6.85%) Terminal Server
8 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (5.48%) NFS
8 4 (5.48%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (4.11%) Terminal Services
10 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (24.66%) SCCM
2 16 (21.92%) Backup Exec
2 16 (21.92%) SCOM
3 15 (20.55%) NetBackup
4 5 (6.85%) EdgeSight
5 1 (1.37%) Cacti
5 1 (1.37%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.37%) Nagios
5 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.37%) QRadar
5 1 (1.37%) SELinux
5 1 (1.37%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (57.53%) Microsoft
2 33 (45.21%) VMware
3 27 (36.99%) Citrix
4 19 (26.03%) Red Hat
5 17 (23.29%) Cisco
5 17 (23.29%) IBM
6 8 (10.96%) CheckPoint
7 7 (9.59%) SolarWinds
8 6 (8.22%) BroadSoft
9 4 (5.48%) Juniper
9 4 (5.48%) NetApp
9 4 (5.48%) Palo Alto
10 3 (4.11%) F5
10 3 (4.11%) SAP
10 3 (4.11%) SonicWALL
11 2 (2.74%) Dell
11 2 (2.74%) Lotus
11 2 (2.74%) Veeam
12 1 (1.37%) Intel Security
12 1 (1.37%) Symantec
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