The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 75 73 74
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing DNS 17 26 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.59% 2.00% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.76% 12.04% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 39
Median salary £29,000 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £40,000 £66,000
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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 158 216 353
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.82% 16.64% 20.08%
Number of salaries quoted 120 157 244
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

DNS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for DNS in Cheshire

DNS
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Cheshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Cheshire

DNS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 10 £29,000 +31.81% 1
Knutsford +2 2 - - 1
Macclesfield 0 2 £22,750 -58.63% 1
Wilmslow -8 1 £40,000 +113.33%
DNS
North West

DNS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
3 21 (56.76%) DHCP
3 21 (56.76%) Windows Server
4 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
5 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (45.95%) VMware
7 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
7 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
8 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (27.03%) Firewall
11 10 (27.03%) SQL
12 9 (24.32%) Citrix
12 9 (24.32%) Office 365
12 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
13 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
13 8 (21.62%) XenApp
13 8 (21.62%) Remote Desktop
13 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (21.62%) Linux
13 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (18.92%) ITIL
14 7 (18.92%) Veeam
14 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
15 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
15 6 (16.22%) MCSE
15 6 (16.22%) MCSA

DNS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (32.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.51%) Apache
3 5 (13.51%) nginx
4 3 (8.11%) WordPress
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) Photoshop
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (24.32%) Office 365
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) DHCP
2 10 (27.03%) Firewall
3 8 (21.62%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.51%) SAN
6 4 (10.81%) MPLS
7 3 (8.11%) FTP
7 3 (8.11%) HTTP
7 3 (8.11%) Internet
8 2 (5.41%) LAN
8 2 (5.41%) SSL
8 2 (5.41%) VLAN
8 2 (5.41%) VoIP
8 2 (5.41%) VPN
8 2 (5.41%) WAN
9 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
9 1 (2.70%) Intranet
9 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.70%) NAS
9 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Maven
2 1 (2.70%) MSI
2 1 (2.70%) Sublime Text
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Support Engineer
2 9 (24.32%) IT Support
3 7 (18.92%) IT Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (16.22%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (13.51%) Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Support Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) CSS
2 3 (8.11%) jQuery
3 2 (5.41%) Servlets
3 2 (5.41%) WSGI
3 2 (5.41%) XML
4 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Clustering
2 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.41%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Windows Server
3 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (24.32%) Windows 8
6 8 (21.62%) Linux
6 8 (21.62%) Windows 7
7 5 (13.51%) Mac OS X
8 4 (10.81%) CentOS
8 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (8.11%) Debian
9 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
9 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
10 2 (5.41%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.70%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
4 4 (10.81%) Service Management
5 3 (8.11%) Coaching
5 3 (8.11%) Presales
5 3 (8.11%) SEO
6 2 (5.41%) Build Automation
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.41%) DevOps
6 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) Email Marketing
6 2 (5.41%) ITIL V2
6 2 (5.41%) Load Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Time Management
6 2 (5.41%) Web Design
6 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) PowerShell
3 6 (16.22%) PHP
4 5 (13.51%) Python
5 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
5 3 (8.11%) VBScript
6 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
6 2 (5.41%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (2.70%) Ruby
7 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.22%) MCSA
2 6 (16.22%) MCSE
3 5 (13.51%) MCITP
3 5 (13.51%) MCP
4 3 (8.11%) DBS Check
5 2 (5.41%) A+ Certification
5 2 (5.41%) MCTS
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 15 (40.54%) Hyper-V
3 11 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (21.62%) XenApp
5 6 (16.22%) XenDesktop
6 3 (8.11%) Postfix
6 3 (8.11%) qmail
6 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
7 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.70%) Docker
8 1 (2.70%) KVM
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (8.11%) Nagios
2 3 (8.11%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
3 2 (5.41%) Salt
4 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) VMware
3 9 (24.32%) Citrix
4 7 (18.92%) Veeam
5 5 (13.51%) Apple
6 4 (10.81%) SonicWALL
7 2 (5.41%) Adobe
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco
7 2 (5.41%) Sophos
8 1 (2.70%) arcserve
8 1 (2.70%) BMC
8 1 (2.70%) IBM
8 1 (2.70%) NetApp
8 1 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (2.70%) Symantec
Macclesfield
Volt
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Winsford, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Congleton, Cheshire
The SmartList
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