Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 63 84
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 3 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.34% 2.23% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.06% 16.67% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 8
Lancashire median annual salary £20,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.86% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £18,700 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £21,300 £43,475 £39,375
North West median annual salary £37,750 £39,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.43% +12.86% +3.17%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 98 120 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 10.97% 13.38% 13.29%
Number of salaries quoted 79 96 116
Lancashire median annual salary £32,500 £33,077 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.74% +10.26% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19,500 £18,000 £17,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £46,250
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% -

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Lancashire

DNS
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for DNS in Lancashire

DNS
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston -9 1 £21,000 -40.00%
Newton-le-Willows - 1 - -
DNS
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for DNS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix