Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 123 95
Rank change year-on-year +2 -28 +30
Permanent jobs citing DNS 209 145 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.53% 2.05% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.95% 14.00% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 195 122 173
Manchester median annual salary £36,500 £37,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.01% +14.62% -7.14%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,775 £21,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £46,950
North West median annual salary £36,500 £35,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.82% +9.23% -4.41%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1233 1036 1121
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.93% 14.67% 15.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 897 903
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.58% +2.00% +7.14%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Manchester

DNS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for DNS in Manchester

DNS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing DNS in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for DNS in Manchester

DNS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing DNS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Rochdale -2 18 £52,500 +3.96% 2
Stockport -4 14 £43,000 +45.76% 2
Bury -7 14 £32,500 -8.45% 1
Wigan -19 9 £26,000 -42.22% 1
Altrincham -4 7 £25,000 -21.88% 1
Salford - 5 £32,500 -
Cheadle - 4 £50,000 - 1
Bolton -4 3 £35,000 +52.17% 1
Oldham - 1 £55,000 - 2
Sale - 1 - -
DNS
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for DNS.

1 161 (77.03%) Active Directory
2 133 (63.64%) Windows
3 128 (61.24%) DHCP
4 106 (50.72%) Windows Server
5 104 (49.76%) Microsoft
6 93 (44.50%) ITIL
7 92 (44.02%) Firewall
8 88 (42.11%) VMware
9 74 (35.41%) TCP/IP
10 70 (33.49%) Cisco
11 68 (32.54%) MS Exchange
12 54 (25.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 51 (24.40%) Office 365
13 51 (24.40%) LAN
14 46 (22.01%) WAN
15 45 (21.53%) VLAN
15 45 (21.53%) Windows 7
16 42 (20.10%) VMware Infrastructure
16 42 (20.10%) MPLS
17 40 (19.14%) Juniper
17 40 (19.14%) Windows 10
18 38 (18.18%) Change Management
19 37 (17.70%) Cisco Certification
20 36 (17.22%) SQL
20 36 (17.22%) SAN
20 36 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
21 35 (16.75%) PowerShell
22 33 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
23 32 (15.31%) CheckPoint
23 32 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification

DNS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 68 (32.54%) MS Exchange
2 27 (12.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 19 (9.09%) Skype for Business
5 16 (7.66%) IIS
6 15 (7.18%) IBM Notes
7 11 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (5.26%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (3.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (2.87%) Apache
10 3 (1.44%) nginx
11 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.48%) DNN
11 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 51 (24.40%) Office 365
2 36 (17.22%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.44%) CodePlex
4 3 (1.44%) SaaS
4 3 (1.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (61.24%) DHCP
2 92 (44.02%) Firewall
3 74 (35.41%) TCP/IP
4 51 (24.40%) LAN
5 46 (22.01%) WAN
6 45 (21.53%) VLAN
7 42 (20.10%) MPLS
8 36 (17.22%) SAN
9 29 (13.88%) Network Security
10 27 (12.92%) Junos
11 26 (12.44%) VoIP
12 20 (9.57%) Skype
13 19 (9.09%) Ethernet
13 19 (9.09%) Internet
13 19 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
14 18 (8.61%) Broadband
14 18 (8.61%) TACACS
15 17 (8.13%) BGP
16 13 (6.22%) MRTG
16 13 (6.22%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.83%) MySQL
3 3 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.48%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.48%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (1.91%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.96%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.96%) Maven
3 1 (0.48%) Ant
3 1 (0.48%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.48%) MSI
3 1 (0.48%) NUnit
3 1 (0.48%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.48%) QUnit
3 1 (0.48%) Selenium
3 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (9.09%) Finance
1 19 (9.09%) Legal
1 19 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.35%) Banking
3 2 (0.96%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (20.10%) Network Engineer
2 36 (17.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 31 (14.83%) Support Engineer
4 30 (14.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 26 (12.44%) Analyst
6 19 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
6 19 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 17 (8.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 16 (7.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 16 (7.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 16 (7.66%) Network Security Engineer
8 16 (7.66%) Security Engineer
9 15 (7.18%) Cisco Engineer
10 14 (6.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
10 14 (6.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 14 (6.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 14 (6.70%) VMware Engineer
11 13 (6.22%) IT Engineer
11 13 (6.22%) IT Support
12 11 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.83%) Web Services
2 2 (0.96%) .NET
2 2 (0.96%) HTML
3 1 (0.48%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.61%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (4.31%) Clustering
3 9 (4.31%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.87%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.87%) Replication
6 4 (1.91%) iPad
7 3 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.44%) Mobile Computing
8 2 (0.96%) FMCG
8 2 (0.96%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.48%) Blog
9 1 (0.48%) CCTV
9 1 (0.48%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.48%) IPTV
9 1 (0.48%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 133 (63.64%) Windows
2 106 (50.72%) Windows Server
3 54 (25.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 45 (21.53%) Windows 7
5 40 (19.14%) Windows 10
6 29 (13.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (11.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (11.00%) Linux
9 19 (9.09%) Windows 8
10 8 (3.83%) Unix
11 7 (3.35%) CentOS
12 6 (2.87%) Ubuntu
13 5 (2.39%) Debian
14 4 (1.91%) Solaris
15 3 (1.44%) AIX
16 1 (0.48%) Android
16 1 (0.48%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.48%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (44.50%) ITIL
2 38 (18.18%) Change Management
3 29 (13.88%) Network Design
3 29 (13.88%) SIEM
4 24 (11.48%) Cybersecurity
4 24 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
4 24 (11.48%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 20 (9.57%) Network Management
6 18 (8.61%) Service Delivery
7 17 (8.13%) Configuration Management
8 10 (4.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.31%) Load Balancing
10 8 (3.83%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.35%) Patch Management
11 7 (3.35%) Server Hardening
11 7 (3.35%) Technical Analysis
12 6 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (2.87%) E-Commerce
12 6 (2.87%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 36 (17.22%) SQL
2 35 (16.75%) PowerShell
3 15 (7.18%) VBScript
4 14 (6.70%) VB
5 9 (4.31%) Perl
5 9 (4.31%) Python
6 8 (3.83%) PHP
7 7 (3.35%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.91%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.48%) C#
9 1 (0.48%) Java
9 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (17.70%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (15.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (11.00%) MCSE
4 19 (9.09%) CCNA
4 19 (9.09%) CCNP
5 16 (7.66%) Degree
6 14 (6.70%) SC Cleared
6 14 (6.70%) Security Cleared
7 11 (5.26%) MCP
7 11 (5.26%) MCSA
8 10 (4.78%) JNCIP
9 6 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.44%) CCIE
10 3 (1.44%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 3 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.96%) MCITP
12 1 (0.48%) CCAA
12 1 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.48%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.31%) SLA
4 4 (1.91%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 161 (77.03%) Active Directory
2 42 (20.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (14.35%) Terminal Services
4 24 (11.48%) Hyper-V
4 24 (11.48%) ProxySG
5 23 (11.00%) vSphere
6 12 (5.74%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (4.78%) Virtual Machines
8 4 (1.91%) KVM
8 4 (1.91%) NFS
8 4 (1.91%) XenApp
9 3 (1.44%) Postfix
10 2 (0.96%) BitLocker
10 2 (0.96%) qmail
10 2 (0.96%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.48%) Docker
11 1 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.48%) Xen
11 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.48%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 27 (12.92%) Nagios
2 25 (11.96%) WSUS
3 18 (8.61%) OpenNMS
4 16 (7.66%) Cacti
5 14 (6.70%) SCCM
6 13 (6.22%) Puppet
6 13 (6.22%) RANCID
7 8 (3.83%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.91%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.91%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (1.91%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.44%) SCOM
10 1 (0.48%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.48%) Icinga
10 1 (0.48%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.48%) SCSM
10 1 (0.48%) SnapMirror
10 1 (0.48%) SnapVault
Vendors
1 104 (49.76%) Microsoft
2 88 (42.11%) VMware
3 70 (33.49%) Cisco
4 40 (19.14%) Juniper
5 32 (15.31%) CheckPoint
6 31 (14.83%) Citrix
7 29 (13.88%) Palo Alto
8 25 (11.96%) Blue Coat
8 25 (11.96%) HP
9 17 (8.13%) NetApp
10 15 (7.18%) Lotus
11 13 (6.22%) Avaya
11 13 (6.22%) Ericsson
11 13 (6.22%) Huawei
12 7 (3.35%) Oracle
12 7 (3.35%) Veeam
13 6 (2.87%) SolarWinds
13 6 (2.87%) Symantec
13 6 (2.87%) Wyse
14 5 (2.39%) Red Hat
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Bonus + Certifications
Posted: 10 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + CERTIFICATIONS PAID FOR
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £15000 - £19000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Together Money
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + healthcare / pension / vouchers
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Bolton School
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Consult Resolute Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Great salary
Posted: 24 days ago
Oldham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus attractive package
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
greywood
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Car finance 247
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Stockport
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Little Black Book Agency
Posted: 9 days ago