Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 131 130
Rank change year-on-year -22 -1 -26
Permanent jobs citing DNS 126 202 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.76% 2.50% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.28% 16.97% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 109 184 120
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £19,000 £22,225 £21,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.39% +2.86% +7.69%

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 949 1,190 1,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.29% 14.72% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 782 968 873
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £64,550
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

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 24 June 2018.

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 24 June 2018. 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
Stockport +10 11 £43,000 +43.33% 1
Salford 0 3 £40,500 +15.71%
Sale +4 2 £36,500 -
Cheadle 0 2 £37,500 -26.83% 2
Oldham +27 1 £32,500 -40.91% 2
Wigan +5 1 £22,500 -7.22% 3
Bolton +2 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Altrincham 0 1 £23,500 -9.62% 1
Rochdale -16 1 £75,000 +87.50% 1
DNS
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 96 (76.19%) Windows
2 93 (73.81%) Active Directory
3 75 (59.52%) Microsoft
4 74 (58.73%) DHCP
4 74 (58.73%) VMware
5 71 (56.35%) Windows Server
6 57 (45.24%) TCP/IP
7 55 (43.65%) Windows Server 2012
8 52 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 51 (40.48%) Office 365
10 50 (39.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 48 (38.10%) MS Exchange
12 47 (37.30%) Hyper-V
13 36 (28.57%) WAN
14 35 (27.78%) LAN
14 35 (27.78%) Firewall
15 33 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
16 32 (25.40%) ITIL
17 31 (24.60%) Cisco
17 31 (24.60%) Exchange Server 2010
18 30 (23.81%) Linux
19 26 (20.63%) MCSE
19 26 (20.63%) DevOps
20 24 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
21 23 (18.25%) HTTP
22 22 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
22 22 (17.46%) Mentoring
23 21 (16.67%) SAN
24 19 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2013
25 18 (14.29%) Problem-Solving

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 48 (38.10%) MS Exchange
2 31 (24.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (15.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (12.70%) IIS
5 15 (11.90%) SharePoint
6 12 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (9.52%) Skype for Business
7 8 (6.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (4.76%) Apache
9 5 (3.97%) nginx
10 2 (1.59%) Apache Solr
10 2 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.79%) Confluence
11 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.79%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (40.48%) Office 365
2 22 (17.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (13.49%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (10.32%) IaaS
5 5 (3.97%) G Suite
5 5 (3.97%) SaaS
6 4 (3.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (3.17%) Amazon S3
7 3 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.38%) PaaS
8 2 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 74 (58.73%) DHCP
2 57 (45.24%) TCP/IP
3 36 (28.57%) WAN
4 35 (27.78%) Firewall
4 35 (27.78%) LAN
5 23 (18.25%) HTTP
6 21 (16.67%) SAN
7 18 (14.29%) VPN
8 17 (13.49%) SSL
8 17 (13.49%) VoIP
9 13 (10.32%) VLAN
10 12 (9.52%) Internet
10 12 (9.52%) Skype
11 10 (7.94%) Wireless
12 9 (7.14%) Ethernet
13 8 (6.35%) MPLS
13 8 (6.35%) WLAN
14 7 (5.56%) IPsec
14 7 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
15 6 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (3.97%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.17%) MySQL
5 2 (1.59%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.79%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.79%) Redis
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Jenkins
1 5 (3.97%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (2.38%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.59%) Hudson
3 2 (1.59%) MSBuild
3 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.79%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) Subversion
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (11.90%) Retail
2 7 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.97%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.59%) Finance
4 2 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (18.25%) Support Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (12.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (8.73%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (7.94%) IT Support
6 9 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (7.14%) Analyst
6 9 (7.14%) IT Engineer
6 9 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 8 (6.35%) Help Desk Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Architect
8 7 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
8 7 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
8 7 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.76%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.11%) Web Services
2 9 (7.14%) React
3 7 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (5.56%) CSS
3 7 (5.56%) HTML
3 7 (5.56%) JSON
3 7 (5.56%) Node.js
3 7 (5.56%) XHTML
3 7 (5.56%) XML
4 5 (3.97%) LDAP
4 5 (3.97%) Servlets
5 4 (3.17%) 802.1X
5 4 (3.17%) WSGI
6 3 (2.38%) .NET
7 2 (1.59%) Middleware
8 1 (0.79%) COM
8 1 (0.79%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.94%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.56%) Clustering
3 7 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (3.97%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.59%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.59%) PKI
7 2 (1.59%) Replication
7 2 (1.59%) Robotics
7 2 (1.59%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.79%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 96 (76.19%) Windows
2 71 (56.35%) Windows Server
3 55 (43.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 52 (41.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (23.81%) Linux
6 10 (7.94%) Mac OS
6 10 (7.94%) Windows 10
7 7 (5.56%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.38%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.59%) CentOS
9 2 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.59%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.59%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.59%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.79%) Debian
10 1 (0.79%) SUSE
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (25.40%) ITIL
2 26 (20.63%) DevOps
3 24 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (17.46%) Mentoring
5 18 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (11.11%) Tech Ops
7 12 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 9 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (7.14%) Deployment Automation
8 9 (7.14%) Problem Management
8 9 (7.14%) Scrum
9 8 (6.35%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (5.56%) Coaching
10 7 (5.56%) Front End Development
10 7 (5.56%) Load Testing
10 7 (5.56%) Service Management
10 7 (5.56%) Test Automation
11 6 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.76%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.32%) Java
3 9 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.35%) Bash Shell
4 8 (6.35%) Python
4 8 (6.35%) SQL
5 6 (4.76%) VBScript
6 3 (2.38%) Perl
7 2 (1.59%) Bourne shell
7 2 (1.59%) Korn
7 2 (1.59%) Ruby
7 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.59%) VB
8 1 (0.79%) C#
8 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (26.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (20.63%) MCSE
3 15 (11.90%) Degree
3 15 (11.90%) MCSA
4 10 (7.94%) MCP
5 9 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (5.56%) DBS Check
6 7 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (4.76%) MCTS
8 5 (3.97%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (3.97%) CCNA
8 5 (3.97%) CCNP
8 5 (3.97%) MCITP
8 5 (3.97%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.17%) AWS Certification
10 3 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (2.38%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.94%) SLA
2 8 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.97%) GDPR
4 3 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.59%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.79%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 93 (73.81%) Active Directory
2 50 (39.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (37.30%) Hyper-V
4 13 (10.32%) vSphere
5 12 (9.52%) Terminal Services
6 8 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (6.35%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.17%) Docker
7 4 (3.17%) FreeRADIUS
7 4 (3.17%) pfSense
7 4 (3.17%) XenServer
8 3 (2.38%) VMware NSX
8 3 (2.38%) XenApp
9 2 (1.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.79%) NFS
10 1 (0.79%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.79%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.79%) Xen
10 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (13.49%) SCCM
2 16 (12.70%) Puppet
3 14 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (9.52%) SCOM
5 10 (7.94%) Ansible
6 6 (4.76%) Salt
7 4 (3.17%) Terraform
7 4 (3.17%) WSUS
8 3 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.59%) Cobbler
9 2 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 2 (1.59%) Kibana
9 2 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.79%) Cacti
10 1 (0.79%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.79%) OpenNMS
10 1 (0.79%) RANCID
10 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.79%) vRealize
10 1 (0.79%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 75 (59.52%) Microsoft
2 74 (58.73%) VMware
3 31 (24.60%) Cisco
4 11 (8.73%) HP
4 11 (8.73%) Veeam
5 9 (7.14%) Citrix
6 7 (5.56%) Google
6 7 (5.56%) IBM
6 7 (5.56%) SolarWinds
7 6 (4.76%) Acme Packet
7 6 (4.76%) F5
7 6 (4.76%) Juniper
7 6 (4.76%) Sonus
8 4 (3.17%) 3PAR
8 4 (3.17%) Nimble Storage
8 4 (3.17%) Sophos
9 3 (2.38%) McAfee
9 3 (2.38%) Meraki
9 3 (2.38%) NetApp
10 2 (1.59%) Red Hat