Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Domain Name System (DNS)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 139 77 123
Rank change year-on-year -62 +46 +12
Permanent jobs citing DNS 109 120 130
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 1.96% 3.78% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.16% 31.33% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 102 103 106
10th Percentile £31,375 £25,700 £24,250
25th Percentile £36,375 £36,125 £28,946
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,250 £42,000 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.02% - +16.67%
75th Percentile £57,500 £58,125 £53,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £62,250 £62,856
North West median annual salary £39,000 £42,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year -7.14% +24.44% +3.85%

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 719 383 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.93% 12.07% 12.66%
Number of salaries quoted 492 324 579
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,500 £24,450
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.65% -4.44%
75th Percentile £61,602 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%

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 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Bolton 0 3 £27,500 -34.91% 5
Wigan -1 1 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Salford -9 1 £41,500 +3.75% 3
Cheadle - 1 £39,000 -
DNS
North West

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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 74 (67.89%) Microsoft
1 74 (67.89%) Active Directory
2 72 (66.06%) Windows
3 71 (65.14%) DHCP
4 68 (62.39%) Azure
5 60 (55.05%) Windows Server
6 59 (54.13%) VMware
7 56 (51.38%) Microsoft 365
8 48 (44.04%) AWS
9 47 (43.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 40 (36.70%) PowerShell
11 37 (33.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 33 (30.28%) Social Skills
13 31 (28.44%) Firewall
14 30 (27.52%) TCP/IP
14 30 (27.52%) Citrix
15 29 (26.61%) Linux
16 27 (24.77%) SCCM
16 27 (24.77%) Remote Desktop
17 26 (23.85%) Network Security
17 26 (23.85%) SQL Server
17 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
18 24 (22.02%) ITIL
18 24 (22.02%) Wi-Fi
18 24 (22.02%) Clustering
19 23 (21.10%) Change Management
19 23 (21.10%) GCP
20 22 (20.18%) Root Cause Analysis
20 22 (20.18%) IaaS
20 22 (20.18%) Public Sector

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 12 (11.01%) IIS
1 12 (11.01%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.09%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.42%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.83%) Apache
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.92%) nginx
6 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 68 (62.39%) Azure
2 56 (51.38%) Microsoft 365
3 48 (44.04%) AWS
4 23 (21.10%) GCP
5 22 (20.18%) IaaS
5 22 (20.18%) PaaS
6 12 (11.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 9 (8.26%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (8.26%) Amazon ECS
8 7 (6.42%) Mimecast
9 6 (5.50%) Amazon S3
9 6 (5.50%) CloudFront
10 5 (4.59%) SaaS
11 4 (3.67%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 4 (3.67%) OneDrive
12 3 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (2.75%) Serverless
13 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.92%) Power Platform
14 1 (0.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 71 (65.14%) DHCP
2 31 (28.44%) Firewall
3 30 (27.52%) TCP/IP
4 27 (24.77%) Remote Desktop
5 26 (23.85%) Network Security
6 24 (22.02%) Wi-Fi
7 16 (14.68%) SAN
8 15 (13.76%) VPN
9 14 (12.84%) LAN
9 14 (12.84%) VoIP
9 14 (12.84%) WAN
10 11 (10.09%) Wireless
11 10 (9.17%) IP Telephony
12 8 (7.34%) Skype
12 8 (7.34%) SNMP
13 7 (6.42%) AMQP
13 7 (6.42%) MPLS
13 7 (6.42%) VLAN
14 6 (5.50%) Internet
15 4 (3.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.85%) SQL Server
2 20 (18.35%) MySQL
3 13 (11.93%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (5.50%) Amazon Athena
4 6 (5.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (5.50%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.50%) Redis
5 1 (0.92%) Maltego
5 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.92%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 10 (9.17%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.50%) CircleCI
2 6 (5.50%) Selenium
3 1 (0.92%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.92%) JIRA
3 1 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.92%) Subversion
General
1 33 (30.28%) Social Skills
2 22 (20.18%) Public Sector
3 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (8.26%) Finance
4 9 (8.26%) Marketing
5 8 (7.34%) Retail
6 7 (6.42%) Automotive
6 7 (6.42%) Legal
7 6 (5.50%) Telecoms
8 5 (4.59%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (3.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 3 (2.75%) Presentation Skills
11 2 (1.83%) Games
11 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.92%) Advertising
12 1 (0.92%) Banking
12 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.92%) Law
12 1 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (33.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) IT Engineer
3 11 (10.09%) IT Support
4 10 (9.17%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) Support Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Senior Server Engineer
6 7 (6.42%) Server Engineer
7 6 (5.50%) Architect
7 6 (5.50%) Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Django Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Python Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Python/Django Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Senior Python Developer
8 5 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (4.59%) Network Engineer
8 5 (4.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.27%) LDAP
2 6 (5.50%) Celery
2 6 (5.50%) Django
2 6 (5.50%) FastAPI
2 6 (5.50%) Flask
2 6 (5.50%) pytest
2 6 (5.50%) SQLAlchemy
2 6 (5.50%) WebSockets
3 5 (4.59%) SAML
4 2 (1.83%) .NET
4 2 (1.83%) .NET Core
4 2 (1.83%) REST
5 1 (0.92%) ADO
5 1 (0.92%) EDI
5 1 (0.92%) JSON
5 1 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (0.92%) SOAP
5 1 (0.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.02%) Clustering
2 22 (20.18%) PKI
3 7 (6.42%) Video\Live Streaming
4 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.59%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.59%) Replication
5 4 (3.67%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (2.75%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.75%) e-Learning
6 3 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.83%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.83%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (1.83%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (1.83%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.92%) Blog
8 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.92%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.92%) EFT
8 1 (0.92%) User Experience
8 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 72 (66.06%) Windows
2 60 (55.05%) Windows Server
3 29 (26.61%) Linux
4 20 (18.35%) Windows Server 2016
5 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (16.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.42%) Windows 10
6 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.92%) Unix
7 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 24 (22.02%) ITIL
3 23 (21.10%) Change Management
4 22 (20.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 21 (19.27%) Change Control
6 20 (18.35%) Network Load Balancing
7 11 (10.09%) CI/CD
7 11 (10.09%) DevOps
8 10 (9.17%) Microservices
9 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.26%) Converged Infrastructure
9 9 (8.26%) Server Management
10 8 (7.34%) Data Governance
10 8 (7.34%) Identity Management
10 8 (7.34%) Incident Management
10 8 (7.34%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (7.34%) Technology Roadmap
11 7 (6.42%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.42%) Infrastructure as Code
11 7 (6.42%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.70%) PowerShell
2 17 (15.60%) SQL
3 7 (6.42%) Python
4 2 (1.83%) Java
5 1 (0.92%) C#
5 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 26 (23.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (18.35%) ITIL Certification
2 20 (18.35%) MCSA
2 20 (18.35%) MCTS
2 20 (18.35%) SC Cleared
2 20 (18.35%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.26%) Degree
4 6 (5.50%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (4.59%) CCNA
6 4 (3.67%) CCNP
6 4 (3.67%) MCSE
7 3 (2.75%) AWS Certification
8 2 (1.83%) CISSP
9 1 (0.92%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.92%) CCSP
9 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.92%) OSCP
9 1 (0.92%) PMP
9 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.17%) GDPR
2 4 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.75%) NIST
3 3 (2.75%) SLA
4 2 (1.83%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.92%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.92%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (67.89%) Active Directory
2 47 (43.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (11.93%) Hyper-V
4 10 (9.17%) Docker
5 6 (5.50%) Virtual Desktop
5 6 (5.50%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.67%) vSphere
6 4 (3.67%) XenApp
7 1 (0.92%) Firmware
7 1 (0.92%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (24.77%) SCCM
2 15 (13.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 10 (9.17%) Terraform
3 10 (9.17%) WSUS
4 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (5.50%) SCOM
6 5 (4.59%) Single Sign-On
7 4 (3.67%) Kubernetes
7 4 (3.67%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (2.75%) Ansible
8 3 (2.75%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (2.75%) Grafana
8 3 (2.75%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.92%) Puppet
9 1 (0.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 74 (67.89%) Microsoft
2 59 (54.13%) VMware
3 30 (27.52%) Citrix
4 14 (12.84%) Cisco
4 14 (12.84%) Veeam
5 13 (11.93%) EMC
6 9 (8.26%) Avaya
6 9 (8.26%) NetApp
7 6 (5.50%) Meraki
8 4 (3.67%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (3.67%) Dell
8 4 (3.67%) Fortinet
8 4 (3.67%) HP
8 4 (3.67%) Juniper
8 4 (3.67%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.67%) Sophos
9 3 (2.75%) F5
10 2 (1.83%) WatchGuard
11 1 (0.92%) IronPort
11 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds