Period
to 24 June 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 154 134
Rank change year-on-year +72 -20 -4
Permanent jobs citing DNS 234 126 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.74% 1.76% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.95% 13.28% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 201 109 184
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,250 £19,000 £22,225
90th Percentile £60,552 £65,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% +1.39% +2.86%

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 1,173 949 1,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.74% 13.29% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 793 782 968
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £21,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,726 £65,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 +20 20 £37,000 -13.95%
Wigan +20 12 £24,750 +10.00%
Bolton +14 7 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Bury - 6 £38,750 -
Cheadle +6 4 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Salford -19 4 - - 1
Altrincham +9 3 £30,000 +27.66%
DNS
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 184 (78.63%) Windows
2 175 (74.79%) Active Directory
3 167 (71.37%) DHCP
4 140 (59.83%) Microsoft
5 117 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 112 (47.86%) Office 365
7 109 (46.58%) VMware
8 89 (38.03%) LAN
9 87 (37.18%) WAN
9 87 (37.18%) TCP/IP
10 81 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 80 (34.19%) Cisco
12 74 (31.62%) Microsoft Azure
13 67 (28.63%) MS Exchange
14 66 (28.21%) ITIL
15 63 (26.92%) Firewall
16 59 (25.21%) Microsoft Office
17 57 (24.36%) Windows Server 2012
18 53 (22.65%) PowerShell
19 48 (20.51%) Windows 10
19 48 (20.51%) VPN
20 46 (19.66%) Microsoft Certification
20 46 (19.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 44 (18.80%) Hyper-V
22 37 (15.81%) Linux
23 36 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
24 34 (14.53%) SQL Server
25 33 (14.10%) Internet
25 33 (14.10%) Cisco Certification
26 32 (13.68%) WSUS

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 67 (28.63%) MS Exchange
2 25 (10.68%) IIS
3 23 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (8.97%) SharePoint
5 12 (5.13%) Apache
5 12 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (4.70%) Skype for Business
7 8 (3.42%) Tomcat
7 8 (3.42%) WebLogic
8 5 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.14%) nginx
8 5 (2.14%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.71%) IBM Notes
10 3 (1.28%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 59 (25.21%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 112 (47.86%) Office 365
2 74 (31.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (13.68%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (8.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (4.27%) IaaS
6 5 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 5 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (2.14%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (2.14%) GitHub
6 5 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (2.14%) Serverless
6 5 (2.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 3 (1.28%) SaaS
7 3 (1.28%) ShareGate
8 2 (0.85%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.85%) PaaS
9 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.43%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 167 (71.37%) DHCP
2 89 (38.03%) LAN
3 87 (37.18%) TCP/IP
3 87 (37.18%) WAN
4 63 (26.92%) Firewall
5 48 (20.51%) VPN
6 33 (14.10%) Internet
7 29 (12.39%) VLAN
8 25 (10.68%) SMTP
9 19 (8.12%) HTTP
9 19 (8.12%) Network Security
10 15 (6.41%) BGP
10 15 (6.41%) SAN
10 15 (6.41%) SSL
10 15 (6.41%) Wireless
11 14 (5.98%) OSPF
12 13 (5.56%) Kerberos
13 12 (5.13%) MPLS
13 12 (5.13%) Skype
14 9 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.56%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.14%) MySQL
5 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (5.98%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (3.42%) Jenkins
3 7 (2.99%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.43%) GitLab
5 1 (0.43%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (6.84%) Law
2 12 (5.13%) Finance
2 12 (5.13%) Legal
3 9 (3.85%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.42%) Retail
5 5 (2.14%) Marketing
6 3 (1.28%) Back Office
6 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.85%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.43%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (19.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 34 (14.53%) Support Engineer
3 32 (13.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 29 (12.39%) IT Engineer
5 27 (11.54%) IT Support
6 26 (11.11%) Network Engineer
7 21 (8.97%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (8.55%) Network Support
9 19 (8.12%) Administrator
9 19 (8.12%) Analyst
9 19 (8.12%) IT Support Engineer
10 18 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (5.98%) Service Desk Engineer
12 13 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 13 (5.56%) Active Directory Engineer
12 13 (5.56%) Network Administrator
13 12 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
13 12 (5.13%) Support Technician
14 11 (4.70%) Architect
14 11 (4.70%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.13%) Web Services
2 7 (2.99%) Software Packaging
3 6 (2.56%) WAP
4 5 (2.14%) CSS
5 4 (1.71%) LAMP
6 3 (1.28%) .NET
6 3 (1.28%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.28%) HTML
6 3 (1.28%) HTML5
6 3 (1.28%) jQuery
6 3 (1.28%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (1.28%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.85%) OAuth
7 2 (0.85%) OpenID
7 2 (0.85%) REST
7 2 (0.85%) SAML
7 2 (0.85%) SOAP
7 2 (0.85%) WAMP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.68%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.12%) Driving Licence
4 14 (5.98%) Smartphone
5 10 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (2.56%) FMCG
7 6 (2.56%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.56%) Replication
8 5 (2.14%) Blackberry
8 5 (2.14%) FlexPod
8 5 (2.14%) iPad
8 5 (2.14%) User Experience
9 4 (1.71%) PKI
10 3 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (1.28%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 184 (78.63%) Windows
2 117 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 57 (24.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (20.51%) Windows 10
5 37 (15.81%) Linux
6 17 (7.26%) Windows 7
6 17 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (4.70%) Unix
7 11 (4.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.27%) Mac OS X
9 9 (3.85%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.42%) Android
11 6 (2.56%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.28%) CentOS
12 3 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.28%) VMS
13 2 (0.85%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.43%) Debian
14 1 (0.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (28.21%) ITIL
2 46 (19.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 36 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
4 27 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (11.54%) Mentoring
5 24 (10.26%) DevOps
5 24 (10.26%) Problem Management
6 23 (9.83%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (8.12%) Coaching
7 19 (8.12%) Network Architecture
8 16 (6.84%) Migration
9 15 (6.41%) Business Continuity
9 15 (6.41%) Identity Management
9 15 (6.41%) Project Management
10 14 (5.98%) Configuration Management
10 14 (5.98%) Service Management
11 13 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (5.56%) Deployment Automation
11 13 (5.56%) Patch Management
11 13 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 53 (22.65%) PowerShell
2 21 (8.97%) Python
3 13 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 10 (4.27%) SQL
5 8 (3.42%) JavaScript
6 7 (2.99%) Ruby
7 6 (2.56%) Java
8 5 (2.14%) PHP
9 2 (0.85%) C
9 2 (0.85%) PHP 5
9 2 (0.85%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 46 (19.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (14.10%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (11.97%) CCNA
4 22 (9.40%) Degree
5 16 (6.84%) MCP
5 16 (6.84%) MCSE
6 14 (5.98%) CCNP
7 12 (5.13%) MCSA
8 11 (4.70%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (4.70%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 11 (4.70%) SSCP
9 10 (4.27%) DBS Check
9 10 (4.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (2.99%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.56%) AWS Certification
12 5 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 5 (2.14%) Network+ Certification
12 5 (2.14%) SC Cleared
12 5 (2.14%) VCAP
13 4 (1.71%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.26%) SLA
2 15 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.71%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.28%) GDPR
5 2 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (0.85%) NCSC
6 1 (0.43%) BS7799
6 1 (0.43%) COBIT
6 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 175 (74.79%) Active Directory
2 81 (34.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (18.80%) Hyper-V
4 29 (12.39%) VMware ESXi
5 23 (9.83%) vSphere
6 18 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
7 17 (7.26%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (5.98%) Terminal Services
9 9 (3.85%) Docker
10 8 (3.42%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (2.56%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (2.14%) VMware NSX
13 4 (1.71%) XenApp
14 3 (1.28%) VirtualBox
14 3 (1.28%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.85%) ProxySG
16 1 (0.43%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 32 (13.68%) WSUS
2 29 (12.39%) SCCM
3 10 (4.27%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (3.85%) SCOM
5 7 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (2.99%) Puppet
5 7 (2.99%) Terraform
6 6 (2.56%) Ansible
6 6 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (2.14%) Grafana
7 5 (2.14%) Kibana
7 5 (2.14%) Prometheus
7 5 (2.14%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (2.14%) vCenter Server
8 4 (1.71%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.71%) cPanel
8 4 (1.71%) Nagios
8 4 (1.71%) Plesk
9 3 (1.28%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 140 (59.83%) Microsoft
2 109 (46.58%) VMware
3 80 (34.19%) Cisco
4 21 (8.97%) Citrix
5 20 (8.55%) Veeam
6 14 (5.98%) Meraki
7 12 (5.13%) NetApp
8 11 (4.70%) CyberArk
8 11 (4.70%) McAfee
9 8 (3.42%) Apple
9 8 (3.42%) F5
9 8 (3.42%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.99%) Palo Alto
11 5 (2.14%) AppDynamics
11 5 (2.14%) CheckPoint
11 5 (2.14%) HP
11 5 (2.14%) New Relic
11 5 (2.14%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.71%) Lotus
12 4 (1.71%) SAP