The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Domain Name System (DNS)
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 26 11 38
Rank change year-on-year -15 +27  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 2.46% 10.96% 2.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.71% 61.54% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Median salary £35,000 £23,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.17% -29.23%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,878
% change year-on-year +2.66% +1.68%  

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 Bolton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28 13 20
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 22.95% 17.81% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 20
Median salary £35,000 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -23.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton 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 Bolton

DNS
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing DNS in Bolton.

Salary trend for DNS in Bolton

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bolton region with a requirement for DNS.

1 11 (100.00%) DHCP
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 9 (81.82%) MCP
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (72.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 8 (72.73%) MSI
4 8 (72.73%) InstallShield
4 8 (72.73%) MCSE
4 8 (72.73%) Application Virtualisation
4 8 (72.73%) SCOrch
4 8 (72.73%) Service Management
4 8 (72.73%) Application Packaging
4 8 (72.73%) SCCM
4 8 (72.73%) BC Cleared
4 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
4 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) IPsec
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) Softphone
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) IPsec
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) Softphone
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) InstallShield
1 8 (72.73%) MSI
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) ICT Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
1 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Application Packaging
2 8 (72.73%) Application Virtualisation
2 8 (72.73%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) BCP
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) MCP
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) BC Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) MCSE
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 1 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) SCCM
1 8 (72.73%) SCOrch
2 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) NetApp
2 1 (9.09%) VMware