Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 83 146
Rank change year-on-year -47 +63 -21
Permanent jobs citing DNS 43 236 147
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.40% 3.62% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.19% 20.72% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 38 207 136
Median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.75% +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £29,750 £22,750 £18,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £65,000
North West median annual salary £41,000 £38,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +7.89% -2.56% +5.41%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 422 1,139 1,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.75% 17.46% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 350 749 902
Median annual salary £52,500 £43,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.09% +4.88% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,950 £21,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +2.56%

DNS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for DNS in Manchester

DNS
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing DNS in Manchester.

Salary trend for DNS in Manchester

DNS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing DNS in Manchester over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020. 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
Salford +38 2 £25,500 -1.92%
Bolton +15 2 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Stockport +8 1 £19,500 -54.12% 1
Rochdale - 1 £37,500 - 3
DNS
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, IT jobs citing DNS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for DNS.

1 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 33 (76.74%) DHCP
2 33 (76.74%) Active Directory
3 22 (51.16%) Azure
4 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
4 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
5 19 (44.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (41.86%) Identity Management
6 18 (41.86%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
8 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (30.23%) WSUS
9 12 (27.91%) Legal
10 11 (25.58%) Law
10 11 (25.58%) Capacity Planning
11 10 (23.26%) SIEM
11 10 (23.26%) HTTP
11 10 (23.26%) Server Virtualisation
12 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
12 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 8 (18.60%) Linux
13 8 (18.60%) SMTP
13 8 (18.60%) Security Operations
13 8 (18.60%) Red Team
13 8 (18.60%) Blue Team
14 7 (16.28%) Firewall
14 7 (16.28%) Office 365
15 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (13.95%) VMware

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 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (51.16%) Azure
2 18 (41.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (16.28%) Office 365
4 2 (4.65%) AWS
5 1 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (2.33%) PaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) DHCP
2 15 (34.88%) TCP/IP
3 10 (23.26%) HTTP
4 8 (18.60%) SMTP
5 7 (16.28%) Firewall
6 5 (11.63%) LAN
6 5 (11.63%) WAN
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.65%) Network Security
7 2 (4.65%) SAN
7 2 (4.65%) VoIP
7 2 (4.65%) VPN
8 1 (2.33%) BGP
8 1 (2.33%) HSRP
8 1 (2.33%) Internet
8 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.33%) PBX
8 1 (2.33%) Skype
8 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
8 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 12 (27.91%) Legal
2 11 (25.58%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Housing Association
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Identity Management Engineer
2 11 (25.58%) Active Directory Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Security Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Operations Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Security Operations Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Network Field Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Project Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 9 (20.93%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.60%) Linux
4 5 (11.63%) Windows 10
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) Disaster Recovery
2 18 (41.86%) Identity Management
3 11 (25.58%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (23.26%) Server Virtualisation
4 10 (23.26%) SIEM
5 9 (20.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 8 (18.60%) Blue Team
6 8 (18.60%) Red Team
6 8 (18.60%) Security Operations
6 8 (18.60%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (6.98%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (6.98%) ITIL
7 3 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.65%) DevOps
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure as Code
8 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (2.33%) Coaching
9 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) Python
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.33%) C#
3 1 (2.33%) Java
3 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (76.74%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Server
5 1 (2.33%) Firmware
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.33%) Varnish
5 1 (2.33%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) WSUS
2 2 (4.65%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) Ansible
3 1 (2.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.33%) Packer
3 1 (2.33%) Puppet
3 1 (2.33%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) VMware
3 4 (9.30%) Cisco
4 3 (6.98%) Citrix
5 2 (4.65%) Huawei
5 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.65%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.33%) CA
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) McAfee
6 1 (2.33%) PagerDuty
6 1 (2.33%) Proofpoint
6 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.33%) Sonus
6 1 (2.33%) Sophos
6 1 (2.33%) Symantec