Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
Manchester > Bolton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 40 37
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 5 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 2.65% 3.09% 4.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.52% 14.06% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 9
Bolton median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +87.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £17,708 £25,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £38,050 £40,000
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £42,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -9.41% +41.67% -9.09%

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 Bolton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bolton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 27 64 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 14.29% 21.99% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 25 54 34
Bolton median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% +70.45%
10th Percentile £29,750 £22,119 £24,300
90th Percentile £77,500 £52,500 £48,750
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +7.14%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

Job postings citing DNS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bolton.

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Compliance Management
4 2 (40.00%) vCenter Server
4 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery Management
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) Nimble Storage
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp

DNS
Co-occurring 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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Compliance Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) vCenter Server
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) Sophos